Letters To The Editor

Letter: It’s Time For A Republican Recharge

by David Papcin | Letter To The Editor | Feb 1, 2018 9:53 am

Almost one year ago, I entered the political realm. I had been inspired by the rise of outsiders, and the difference they have made.

My passion is in conservative politics and the successful results they have delivered. It has been enthralling to work alongside Mayor Cassetti, the Board of Alderman, and others, as we look to put these conservative principles in place for the people.

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Chief Hale Thanks Church For Fundraising Efforts

by Chief Kevin J. Hale | Ansonia Police Department | Dec 15, 2017 3:43 pm

FILE At the monthly meeting of the Ansonia Board of Police Commissioners on December 6, Pastor John Hinson and his wife Maude presented the police department with a check for $15,006.96. These were the proceeds from a nine-month fundraiser run by the Hinsons and the First Baptist Church in order to support our department.

This was the second consecutive year that the Hinsons conducted a fundraiser, the first year netting better than $8,000. We used those funds to purchase a medical tool kit for each officer in the department to wear on their belt.

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Letter: Consider Giving Stock To Your Favorite Charity

by John J. Zaprzalka | Letter to the Editor | Dec 12, 2017 9:53 am

As 2017 begins to conclude and we come into the holiday season, the topic of year end giving comes up from both the clients I work with as a CPA and the nonprofits I am involved with in the Valley.

For some individuals, there is a way to make a meaningful difference without writing a check, which is often a win-win scenario.

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Shelton Cafeteria Worker: Whitson’s Stole My Christmas

by Jeanette Schiffer | Letter To The Editor | Dec 6, 2017 1:50 pm

My name is Jeanette Schiffer and I am a Shelton lunch lady. For 13 years I have enjoyed a modest and dignified living serving your children and my own. This year, a Grinch has come to town and taken over as my employer. This Grinch is not a fictional character by Dr. Seuss, but a real life monster. Not one of green fur and a heart two sizes too small, but a corporation whose greed has left no room for a heart at all.

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Save Our Shelton Opposes Zone Change At Former UI Property

by Save Our Shelton | Letter To The Editor | Nov 28, 2017 10:30 am

The following statement was sent to the Valley Indy Tuesday (Nov. 28) by Caitlin Augusta of Save Our Shelton:

Save Our Shelton is opposed to the proposed zone change from Light Industrial to Planned Development District for Planning and Zoning application #17-18 at 801 Bridgeport Avenue at the former United Illuminating property. Our opposition is based on the following factors.

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Shelton Cafeteria Workers Deliver Petition To School Board

by Barbara Jelacic | Letter To The Editor | Nov 17, 2017 2:23 pm


L217 Shelton Cafeteria Workers at Board of Ed Meeting from UNITE HERE Connecticut on Vimeo.

On November 15, 2017, my co-workers and I attended the Shelton Board of Education meeting to deliver over 500 signatures on a petition of community support for our campaign.

Before the meeting, we held a candlelight demonstration outside the building and sang the classic civil-rights era song “We Shall Not be Moved.” The lyrics of this song accurately reflect our determination to protect our jobs.

I gave brief remarks at the meeting, which I want to share with the Shelton community as an update on our campaign:

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