Monday, October 18, 2021

Old Saybrook Letters

Letters • Published Oct. 13, 2021 08 a.m.

Honest and Transparent

My name is Jeff Jordan and I am excited to be running for a seat on the Old Saybrook Police Commission. My wife and I moved to Old Saybrook 20 years ago because we couldn’t imagine a better ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 13, 2021 08 a.m.

Trustworthy, Qualified, and Dedicated

I strongly recommend John Gamble for treasurer in Old Saybrook. As a senior citizen who has lived and voted in town for more than 50 years, I know John Gamble is the right choice for us.We...

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Letters • Published Oct. 13, 2021 08 a.m.

More Engaged and Informed

The current Republican majority on the Old Saybrook Police Commission, as well as new GOP candidates in 2021, seems to confuse oversight as meaning lack of support. Good oversight involves looking ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 13, 2021 08 a.m.

Has What It Takes

I strongly encourage the voters of Old Saybrook to vote for Barbara Labriola for treasurer of Old Saybrook. As an unaffiliated voter, I always look for competency, integrity, honesty, and devotion ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 13, 2021 08 a.m.

Responsive, Civil, and Optimistic

I’m proud to be a Republican in Old Saybrook! Proud because our Republican leaders are honest, accessible, responsive, civil, and optimistic about the future.Old Saybrook Republicans ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 13, 2021 08 a.m.

Strong and Effective Partnerships

I’m writing to support the Old Saybrook Republican slate of candidates, a highly capable group of volunteer commissioners and board members. Our Republican town leaders have consistently...

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Letters • Published Oct. 13, 2021 08 a.m.

Preserve Home Rule

Local control is vital to our quality of life in Old Saybrook. This past year, the State of Connecticut attempted to stage a takeover of our planning and zoning laws. It has been a fight of...

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Letters • Published Oct. 06, 2021 08 a.m.

Has Strategic Vision

I am writing to support Bruce Carlson for the Old Saybrook Board of Finance. To be frank, we are lucky to have someone with the breadth and depth of professional experience that Bruce brings to...

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Letters • Published Oct. 06, 2021 08 a.m.

Long History of Achievements

For years, Old Saybrook’s success has been driven by Republican public servants. Old Saybrook Republicans have demonstrated a long history of achievements in delivering for our town, so...

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Letters • Published Oct. 06, 2021 08 a.m.

Represent the Citizens

I’m writing to introduce, or reintroduce, myself to the citizens of Old Saybrook who will be electing many members of the town’s Police Commission. These voters will want to know the ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 06, 2021 08 a.m.

Indefatigable Advocates

On Nov. 2, Old Saybrook voters have an opportunity to strengthen our democracy on the local level. Some important questions to consider when electing members of the Police Commission include:...

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Letters • Published Oct. 06, 2021 08 a.m.

Dedication to Public Service

I am writing to endorse Barbara Labriola for treasurer in Old Saybrook. As a former secretary of the state of Connecticut, I know just how seriously town clerks take their jobs and the scope of...

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Letters • Published Oct. 06, 2021 08 a.m.

Attention to Detail and Tenacity

I have known Elizabeth Steffen as a neighbor and friend for more than 20 years. Elizabeth has served on the Zoning Commission for 10 years, serving her last two as vice chairman. She is a...

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Letters • Published Oct. 06, 2021 08 a.m.

Confidence and Strength

My name is Paula Kay and for the past four years I have had the honor of serving as a member, and current chairman, of the Old Saybrook Planning Commission. The Planning Commission is primarily...

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Letters • Published Oct. 06, 2021 08 a.m.

Truly Wants the Best

I encourage your readers to vote for Kathryn Toolan for Old Saybrook Police Commission. I appreciate Katie’s thoughtful leadership.As a colleague who works with her on a local board, ...

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Letters • Published Sep. 29, 2021 08 a.m.

The Future Bodes Well

I’m voting for the Republican slate of Old Saybrook candidates on Nov. 2. For the past several years, the Republicans have consistently had a clear vision for our town and demonstrated...

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Letters • Published Sep. 29, 2021 08 a.m.

Addressing the Challenges

My name is Mike Bender and I am excited to be nominated for the Old Saybrook Planning Commission by the Old Saybrook Democratic Town Committee. Currently, I am serving as an alternate member of...

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Letters • Published Sep. 29, 2021 08 a.m.

Strong and Open-Minded

I am writing this letter to encourage your readers to help elect Jill Notar-Francesco to the Old Saybrook Police Commission.I know that Jill was a well-respected member of the Board of...

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Letters • Published Sep. 29, 2021 08 a.m.

Shocked and Disappointed

I am shocked and disappointed that Democratic Police Commission candidate Jessica Calle has injected race into Old Saybrook’s 2021 municipal elections through her Sept. 16 letter...

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Letters • Published Sep. 29, 2021 08 a.m.

Strong Voice and Kind Heart

Deciding to run on the Republican Slate for the Old Saybrook Police Commission was not a decision I took lightly, but it is one I’m passionate about. Being that I am mom of two, I want to...

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Letters • Published Sep. 29, 2021 08 a.m.

Oversight, Transparency, and Support

As the seasons change, schools resume, and soccer season (which I coach) begins, we shouldn’t forget about the upcoming municipal election. These small elections typically have the lowest...

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Letters • Published Sep. 29, 2021 08 a.m.

Individual Qualifications Utmost

As the only female member of the Old Saybrook Board of Finance, I am compelled to address the issue of gender diversity on our local boards. Several recent letters appearing in this forum have...

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Letters • Published Sep. 29, 2021 08 a.m.

If It Ain’t Broke

My family had a great, fun Old Saybrook summertime and year-to-date, as things re-opened coming out of a tough COVID-19 stretch. Our community is well run, looks great, is welcoming and very safe...

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Letters • Published Sep. 29, 2021 08 a.m.

Tried by Fire

Several years ago, I was privileged to be elected as a selectman in Old Saybrook. During those two years I learned about town government and the various departments with both good and not-so-good...

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Letters • Published Sep. 29, 2021 08 a.m.

The Needs and Challenges

We would like to endorse Barbara Labriola who is running for treasurer of Old Saybrook. Barbara has several years of municipal government experience having recently served as the town clerk for a...

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