Wednesday, August 04, 2021

Madison Letters

Letters • Published Aug. 04, 2021 08 a.m.

Concern Over Sustainability

Our jewel nestled by the sea is undergoing a transformation. Madison is for sale. Instead of promoting a green infrastructure to help absorb water by preserving trees, plants, and soil, bigger and ...

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Letters • Published Aug. 04, 2021 08 a.m.

The Work of Many Hands

Many thanks to The Source for its front-page coverage of the Scranton Library’s new report on downtown Madison [“Library Survey Recommends Three Buildings for Historic...

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Letters • Published July 28, 2021 08 a.m.

Absolutely Irresponsible

As a long-time Madison resident, I have noticed new stop signs popping up around town over the last couple years. However, there is one very dangerous intersection that continually gets ignored,...

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Letters • Published July 28, 2021 08 a.m.

Monitoring the Process

The Save Academy grassroots organization is still here. Initially formed to oppose high-density development of our historic district and preservation of our open space, we’ve for a long...

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Letters • Published July 21, 2021 08 a.m.

Hand-Wringing and Ex

Unfortunately the Board of Selectmen (BOS) is postponing action on the proposed changes to the flood plain ordinance as put forward by the Coastal Resilience Committee (CRC).It was the BOS...

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Letters • Published July 21, 2021 08 a.m.

A Flag a Day

I’ve requested that the Town of Madison fly the Italian flag. My grandfather came over from Italy, legally, at the age of 15, opened his own company, and became a success. My father had to...

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Letters • Published July 21, 2021 08 a.m.

On Sunday Morning

First and foremost, much thanks and appreciation to the Madison Exchange Club for sponsoring a great Independence Day Parade! Measured by the attendance along the parade route and by the number of ...

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Letters • Published July 21, 2021 08 a.m.

Two Boxes Left Blank

It is deeply concerning to me that The Ledges project was accepted by the Planning & Zoning Commission. Seemingly, all a property owner has to do is sit down with an attorney to check all the...

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Letters • Published July 07, 2021 08 a.m.

Can’t Even Acknowledge

I was encouraged to read Dottie Simonides June 24 letter [“Greatly Dismayed”] in regard to the July 4 parade. I, too, was dismayed that the parade was started at 10 a.m. and not 1 p....

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Letters • Published June 30, 2021 08 a.m.

Citizens Have No Voice

The Planning & Zoning Commission (PZC) decides appropriate proposals for the Town of Madison. Does the proposal suit the site, enhance, benefit the community?The Ledges 856 Boston Post...

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Letters • Published June 23, 2021 08 a.m.

Greatly Dismayed

I was greatly dismayed to read this year’s July 4 Parade would begin at 10 a.m. This is a Sunday, when people will be spending their morning in worship. Was this fact given any...

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Letters • Published June 16, 2021 08 a.m.

The Friends Stayed Active

As president of the Scranton Library Friends, I want to say a huge “Thank You” to our Madison community (and to all others, some of whom drove all the way from New Jersey) Because of ...

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Letters • Published June 09, 2021 07 a.m.

Get This Done

Thank you to The Source for your May 27 article “Ethics Commission Question Returns to Madison.” Your information was most accurate. Back in 2008, I led the effort to create ...

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Letters • Published June 09, 2021 07 a.m.

Would Enrich Lives and Learning

Music is an integral part of American culture, often defining whole generations. Music is a very important part of shoreline culture, too. Chorus, theater, orchestra, band— these programs...

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Letters • Published June 03, 2021 12:01 a.m.

Rejuvenate this Town Asset

What happened to Academy? When Peggy Lyons took office in 2019, the community center was poised for referendum. Great Blue (GB), conducting the most comprehensive survey of public sentiment in 14...

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Letters • Published May 26, 2021 08 a.m.

A Wonderful Asset

The Madison American Legion on Bradley Road announced a $200,000 fund raising effort in the summer of 2020 to enable a renovation of their building. The building and meeting hall were constructed...

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Letters • Published May 26, 2021 08 a.m.

We Were Able to Help

Some of your readers may be aware of our Food Hut behind Walker Loden, the brainchild of Peter Loden. We’ve been so fortunate to have people donate nonperishable items and money over the...

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Letters • Published May 19, 2021 08 a.m.

A Thankful Ending

We are very grateful to the Madison Post office for assisting us on the morning of May 6. After safely navigating the first three steps leaving the building, Ken did not see the final step down,...

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Letters • Published May 19, 2021 08 a.m.

Easier to Malign

I am writing in response to a letter published in the May 6th edition of The Source written by Annette Chittenden (“Stand in Support”) responding to a letter that I ...

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Letters • Published May 12, 2021 08 a.m.

Acknowledge and Respect

As I followed this year’s budget deliberation process by the Madison Board of Selectmen (BOS) and Board of Finance (BOF), I became increasingly impressed by the number of meetings and hours ...

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Letters • Published May 12, 2021 08 a.m.

Equitable and Meets Diverse Needs

I for one am grateful to the members of both Madison’s Board of Selectmen and Board of Finance. These individuals have for many months worked to create a town budget that is equitable and...

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Letters • Published May 12, 2021 08 a.m.

Maintains Crucial Services

I write in support of the pair of budgets (town and education) that will come up for town-wide vote later this month. The boards of Finance and Selectmen have crafted a fiscal plan that...

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Letters • Published May 12, 2021 08 a.m.

Record-Breaking Attendance

On behalf of the Madison Newcomers Club, we want to express our heartfelt thanks to everyone who made Touch a Truck a success—the people of Madison, the attendees, our sponsors, volunteers, ...

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Letters • Published May 12, 2021 08 a.m.

Helpers Are Heroes

Please allow me to endorse wholeheartedly the recent letter in your paper from Andrea Aron [April 1, “Kindness and Care”]. I too, would offer deep gratitude to all who enabled my...

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Letters • Published May 05, 2021 08 a.m.

Refreshing to See

I am so proud to see that both State Senator Christine Cohen (D-12) and State Representative John-Michael Parker (D-98) have been actively seeking input from local officials on legislative...

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