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Monday 09/13/2021
YOUR VIEW: Caggiano called out on city tax increase quote
icon Posted: 13 September 2021 [08:58 PM]

To the Editor: Yesterday [Friday, Sept. 10], [Republican mayoral candidate] Jeff Caggiano tried to deflect being called out on his wrong broadband budget numbers by writing a rebuttal letter that Bristol had "the only tax increase in the State of…

Sunday 09/12/2021
YOUR VIEW: The Dems see me, hear me, work for me
icon Posted: 12 September 2021 [12:09 PM]

To the Editor: I read Republican mayoral candidate Jeff Caggiano's recent letter [Letter to the Editor, Sept. 10, 2021] defending his wrong budget numbers on broadband, after being called out for saying the city is spending $500,000 when the actual…

Friday 09/10/2021
Thursday 09/09/2021
YOUR VIEW: Caggiano: Spending any money on ISP 'wasteful'
icon Posted: 09 September 2021 [09:23 PM]

To the Editor: (Editor’s note: The writer is the Republican candidate for Bristol mayor.) Wasteful government spending has become a norm at the national, state and local levels. I’m Jeff Caggiano and I’m running for Mayor this year…

Wednesday 09/08/2021
YOUR VIEW: Caggiano broadband video had many mistakes
icon Posted: 08 September 2021 [09:26 PM]

To the Editor: Republican mayoral candidate Jeff Caggiano recently made a video with a series of incorrect facts concerning the City's work in evaluating a broadband utility. He said "the City has spent over $500,000 toward this." Here are…

Sunday 09/05/2021
Friday 09/03/2021
Wednesday 09/01/2021
Tuesday 08/31/2021
YOUR VIEW: Bristol Dems have made city welcoming to all
icon Posted: 31 August 2021 [08:35 PM]

To the Editor: Recently, Republican Mayoral Candidate Jeff Caggiano posted a marketing video seeking support of Bristol residents. In this video, he says, “If you believe in traditional values…” which infers anti-LGBTQ and mimics public participation comments recently presented at…

Monday 08/30/2021
CHRIS POWELL: Fighting the virus epidemic is a judgment call every day
icon Posted: 30 August 2021 [08:52 PM]

As was demonstrated by the crude and disgraceful disruption of last week's back-to-school forum in Cheshire, many people in Connecticut are sick and tired of the virus epidemic and government's steps against it, however necessary they may have seemed. Consumed…

Friday 08/27/2021
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Tuesday 08/10/2021
YOUR VIEW: We need to support police against thefts
icon Posted: 10 August 2021 [07:13 PM]

To The Editor: One point in the most recent Mayor’s Corner article I’m proud to see is our Police Chief Gould’s proactive steps to get involved in the regions joint task force on area car thefts. These crimes have…

Saturday 08/07/2021
YOUR VIEW: So much for advocacy from the Post
icon Posted: 07 August 2021 [11:09 AM]

To the Editor: I believe the opinions the Herald has run lately from the Washington Post need some “push back”.  On July 6, Sargent and Waldman of the Post opined that the absence of GOP input will add “integrity” to the select committee examining…

Friday 08/06/2021
Wednesday 08/04/2021
Tuesday 08/03/2021
YOUR VIEW: Resident dislikes Covanta's request
icon Posted: 03 August 2021 [08:58 PM]

To the Editor: I am paying taxes under protest this year. I don't want Bristol to become a magnet for medical waste. Our air is bad enough- we don't need to become another New Jersey. Increased truck traffic would impact…

Monday 08/02/2021
YOUR VIEW: Re-elect Mayor Ellen Zoppo-Sassu
icon Posted: 02 August 2021 [06:17 PM]

To The Editor: The November election is now 3 months away, but it is not too soon to talk about why we need to re-elect our current leadership team. In the early and most uncertain days of Covid-19, our…

CHRIS POWELL: Has consolidation in banking gone too far in Connecticut?
icon Posted: 02 August 2021 [06:16 PM]

Consolidation of the banking industry is gaining speed, in part because technology increasingly allows routine retail banking functions to be conducted via the internet and cell phones, reducing the need for branch offices. But there is another reason: Government’s indifference…

Sunday 08/01/2021
Friday 07/30/2021
Wednesday 07/28/2021
YOUR VIEW: A vote for Bob Mielcarz for City Council, District 2
icon Posted: 28 July 2021 [09:00 PM]

To The Editor: I recently had the opportunity to hear Bob Mielcarz speak about his interest in running for City Council in District 2. I was very impressed with his thoughts and positive direction. As a retired teacher, he understands…

Monday 07/26/2021
YOUR VIEW: Jeff Caggiano releases his goals for Bristol, if elected
icon Posted: 26 July 2021 [08:34 PM]

To the Editor: Most Bristol residents are looking to resume normal activities and long for the freedoms and liberties that this country was founded upon.  Bristol is a big “small town,” with a diverse population that should be celebrated.  If…

Friday 07/23/2021
Wednesday 07/21/2021
YOUR VIEW: We must do better on climate for our children
icon Posted: 21 July 2021 [09:06 PM]

To the Editor: It's hot, and my 3-year-old is sweaty and curious. He always wants to know more about the world, and on Tuesday he asked me 'why is it like the fog but in the sky?' The haziness had…

Monday 07/19/2021
Friday 07/16/2021
Thursday 07/15/2021
YOUR VIEW: An endorsement for Lusitani for Bristol council
icon Posted: 15 July 2021 [09:07 PM]

To the Editor: I am a former Connecticut resident, having moved to Florida in 2015. I am 87 and have just about seen it all! So when I use the word guarantee, I use it very carefully! And this is…

Wednesday 07/14/2021
Monday 07/12/2021
Sunday 07/11/2021
YOUR VIEW: My pitch to donate food to those in need
icon Posted: 11 July 2021 [10:48 AM]

Dear Editor, This used to be solely a newspaper letter to the editor...but with the decrease in newspaper circulation, it's become mostly a virtual letter to the Bristol community. Here's my annual list to help those in need.  My garden…

Friday 07/09/2021
Thursday 07/08/2021
YOUR VIEW: Awake America! Before it's too late
icon Posted: 08 July 2021 [01:53 PM]

To the Editor: Americans are frogs in the pot of water being brought to the boil and cooked.  We ignore incremental chunks of our freedoms being chiseled away by Marxists determining our social mores. A co-founder of Black Lives Matter is…

Sunday 07/04/2021
Friday 07/02/2021
Wednesday 06/30/2021
Monday 06/28/2021