Letters To The Editor

Letter Writer Wants Easier Access To Bids On Ansonia’s Website

by Brian Perkins | Letter to the Editor | Jul 18, 2018 4:53 pm

Before I begin, I just want to make clear how important transparency is, especially when it comes to the taxpayers of this great city.

As a conservative myself, I feel that a municipality that is transparent with its residents is a municipality that can truly spend taxpayer dollars in effective and efficient ways.

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Letter: Cassetti Should Apologize For ‘Hate-Filled’ Statement

by Brian Perkins | Letter To The Editor | Jun 14, 2018 11:18 am

On June 12, 2018, Mayor of Ansonia David Cassetti released what I can only describe as the most immature statement I have ever read from the highest elected official in the city. In the more than five paragraph rant, Mayor Cassetti went on to describe the city as “the bigger person” when it came to the budget issue, and how they were tired of the Board of Education’s “threats and intimidation tactics.”

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Letter Writer: Cassetti Administration Relies ‘On The Ignorance Of The Citizenry’

by Javier Arguello | Letter To The Editor | Jun 8, 2018 6:19 am

Dear Members of the Community,

It saddens me to witness misguided vitriol being directed at an institution that has always held my interests and the interests of thousands of other students in the highest regard.

I seek to reciprocate by educating the community as it did with me and others through leveraging the abilities I attained while I was a student at Georgetown and a professional at different multinational corporations.

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Letter: Give Schools Funding They Deserve

by BRIAN PERKINS | LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Jun 4, 2018 2:47 pm

In the wake of the recent events going on with the City of Ansonia and the Board of Education, there seems to be even more misinformation being spread, most notably from the Board of Apportionment and Taxation, along with the help of some Aldermen.

The newest target of scrutiny from BOAT seems to be the lack of a “full budget” from the Board of Education. They boast about how “the City budget is over 1000 pages,” and that “the Board of Education is lacking transparency.” But is it really?

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Letter: School District Should Not Be Punished For Getting Grants

by Brian Perkins | Letter To The Editor | May 30, 2018 9:10 am

With all the attention surrounding the Board of Apportionment and Taxation continuing to fight to, in the state of Connecticut’s words, illegally take away $600,000 from the Ansonia Board of Education, it seems that the few residents that are on BOAT’s side have been fed misinformation.

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