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YOUR LETTERS

A slap in the face for frontline workers

The Oct. 18 cartoon, showing frontline workers going from heroes to unemployed, shows just what the governor thinks about them. For almost two years they have been in...

Bordelon looks at issues with a clear eye

Please support our BEST Groton Town Councilor, Portia Bordelon, who won her amazing lone primary against a DTC “approved” (aka docile) slate of Democrats for Town Council, beating them all, and almost all in their own districts! The...

'Balance Groton with a sensible choice'

Want to save Groton money, help build its economy and help build a better Groton? Pick a strong, hardworking woman with nothing to gain other than your trust. Running as a Republican is a tough job and even more difficult today when you do it for...

Hugh McKenney for Salem first selectman

Hugh McKenney is running for First Selectman in Salem. Hugh is highly competent and has a wealth of experience to perform the most important government job for the town of Salem. Hugh is in his fourth year on the Board of Selectmen, he...

Seery will have an open door in East Lyme

I have known Kevin Seery since he moved to East Lyme more than 35 years ago, and I can attest to his qualifications for the role of First Selectman. His adult life has been the embodiment of public service. Kevin was a commissioned officer in the...

Jahncke presumes to be an expert

Red Jahncke, in his op-ed piece, "An action plan for those who want CRT kept out of schools," (Oct. 14), makes the claim that his...

Shoemaker willing to make hard decisions

Instead of meeting with Dave Berggren and fixing the problem in the Old Lyme Land Trust's Jericho Preserve, Tim Griswold is proposing to spend $400,000 on more acreage because the beavers have damaged access to the trails. If Griswold had an...

Thankful to strangers who stopped and helped

On Aug. 31, I was broadsided in my car on Bank Street by another party who evaded responsibility. Upon exiting my car, I heard people asking if I was injured and others describing the car that fled. Seconds later two firemen EMTs were at my side...

Bordelon, Westervelt 'courageous public advocates'

Two rising stars in Groton’s political universe, Portia Bordelon, a Democrat, and Scott Westervelt, a Republican, should be elected to the town council. The lack of transparency and accountability in the current town administration has...

Seery has experience and commitment

Vote for Kevin Seery. Board of Selectman, 10 years; Board of Ed, 14 years; State Trooper, 28 years; U.S. Navy veteran. The accomplishments of Kevin Seery are the qualities that show his experience and commitment for the residents of East...

Alberti has the experience

My letter today is in support of the Democratic Party candidate for first selectman of the Town of East Lyme: Camille Alberti. With an accounting degree from Pace University New York, and decades of managerial experience as a consultant...

'There Is No Such Thing As A Free Lunch'

The Day’s guest editorial on our national debt ceiling was badly flawed, “Eliminate the debt ceiling,” (Oct. 11). When you raise the debt ceiling...

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COLUMNS

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Double holiday, single flag

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