Sunday, May 09, 2021

Westbrook Letters

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

The Genuine Thing

Almost 21 years ago I walked into the Westbrook Public Library with my two-month-old son for a mom and tot playgroup. One of the first people I met was the lovely children’s librarian, Mary ...

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

Do What’s Right

In response to Hugh Birdsall’s April 8 letter “A Small First Step,” I feel compelled to respond to this problem. This situation exists at all the shoreline beaches as I recall ...

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

The Same Respect

I’m Lucy. I’m 21 years old; I’m a senior at UConn. In the beginning of the pandemic, I worked at Big Y until I began serving with the AmeriCorps. I am a part of the...

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Letters • Published March 24, 2021 08 a.m.

A Major Celebration

The Town of Westbrook is extremely proud that Habitat for Humanity has constructed a home in our community. There was a major celebration on March 14, at the West Beach parking lot commemorating...

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Letters • Published Feb. 10, 2021 08 a.m.

Professionalism Was Perfection

As an RN in Westbrook, I was fortunate enough to secure a appointment for the first of my COVID vaccinations on Jan. 9. I chose to obtain my vaccination from the Connecticut River Area Health...

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Letters • Published Jan. 27, 2021 08 a.m.

A Debt of Gratitude

I would like to thank our election officials for their hard work again processing a free, fair and safe election. More people voted than ever recorded. While everyone was worried about their own...

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Letters • Published Nov. 18, 2020 08 a.m.

Not in Westbrook

I was astonished to hear national and state leaders try to undermine the integrity of the 2020 election and was heartened by the local response in Westbrook, where I reside.Our first...

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Letters • Published Oct. 28, 2020 07 a.m.

Experienced and Steadfast

I am writing to offer my strongest endorsement to John Hall, who is running for state representative in the 35th District. During these uncertain times, we need leaders who are experienced and...

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Letters • Published Oct. 28, 2020 07 a.m.

Respects Individual Rights

I’m voting to re-elect State Senator Norm Needleman (D) for the 33rd District. Senator Needleman is the chair of the Energy and Technology Committee and led the charge to call for the Take...

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Letters • Published Oct. 28, 2020 07 a.m.

Solutions, Not Acquiescence

Sleepy leaders who promote the status quo were fine in the past. Now we need representatives at the state level who will protect our access to healthcare, build our communities, and support small...

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Letters • Published Oct. 28, 2020 07 a.m.

Fair and Proven Leader

State Senator Norm Needleman (D) has proven to be a fair and proven leader for the 33rd District. He listens to both sides and takes every decision seriously before voting on a bill, whether it is ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 28, 2020 07 a.m.

A Real Fighter

We longtime Westbrook residents have fond memories of Art and Jean Carney. They were kind people and part of our Westbrook community. The apple didn’t fall far from the tree with their...

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Letters • Published Oct. 28, 2020 07 a.m.

Energy Level and Dedication

I support John Hall, who is running for 35th District State Representative. John would represent Clinton, northern Westbrook, and Killingworth.I have known John for many years and he has...

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Letters • Published Oct. 28, 2020 07 a.m.

Plan for the Future

When voting for the 23rd District state representative position, I encourage your readers to vote for Dave Rubino. An attorney and small business owner, Dave has experience litigating voting...

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Letters • Published Oct. 21, 2020 08 a.m.

An Independent Thinker

I encourage voters in the 35th District, consisting of northern Westbrook, Killingworth and Clinton, to cast their votes for Christine Goupil for state representative.Christine will support ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 21, 2020 08 a.m.

A Positive Change

I am honored to support John May as the 35th District state representative for Clinton, Killingworth, and Westbrook. John’s candidacy represents a positive change for all of us in the Nov....

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Letters • Published Oct. 21, 2020 08 a.m.

Positive Economic Climate

I have been a registered Democrat since I was first able to vote, which was many years ago. I have always examined the candidates and have often split my ballot even at the presidential level. I...

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Letters • Published Oct. 21, 2020 08 a.m.

Honest and Effective

I am writing in support of State Senator Norm Needleman (D-33). He has first hand experience in both business and local government. He also led the effort to clamp down on Eversource. He is an...

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Letters • Published Oct. 21, 2020 08 a.m.

For the Right Reasons

I am writing to encourage voters to re-elect Norm Needleman (D) as state senator for the 33rd District, a legislator I truly admire for his character and competence. Norm is serving as state...

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Letters • Published Oct. 21, 2020 08 a.m.

Innovative, Creative and Business Savvy

It took very little time for State Senator Norm Needleman (D-33)’s leadership skills to be mobilized on behalf of the citizens of Connecticut. He assumed the helm of the Energy and...

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Letters • Published Oct. 21, 2020 08 a.m.

True Character

I am writing in support of my husband, John L. Hall III, who is running for the 35th House of Representatives District.You have read about his accomplishments in the newspaper. I want to...

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Letters • Published Oct. 14, 2020 08 a.m.

Has Always Stood Up

I am proud to support Devin Carney for re-election as our 23rd District state representative. He is a strong supporter of improving our local small businesses, local education, and non-profits. He ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 14, 2020 08 a.m.

Expertise in Spades

The year 2020 has delivered formidable challenges for our shoreline towns. Extraordinary times call for extraordinary people running for office. Setting ourselves up for a successful recovery from ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 14, 2020 08 a.m.

More Qualified to Serve

The voters in Clinton, Killingworth, and northern Westbrook, the 35th House District, will be voting for a new legislator to take the seat of retiring State Representative Jesse MacLachlan (R-35). ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 14, 2020 08 a.m.

Record Speaks for Itself

In November, I’ll be casting my vote for John Hall for 35th District state representative. John’s record speaks for itself. John has served our community for years fighting for...

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