Category Archives: Letters to the Editor

Supports the Democrat’s Clean Campaign, Not the Republican’s Attacks

From Town Tribune Nov 2, 2017. To the Editor: For the record, I never ‘liked’ or ‘requested to join’ Friends of Sherman Republican Town Committee as they recently posted in Facebook. I saw that several other people experienced the same thing; two are on the Democratic Town Committee! I am registered unaffiliated voter. Are we being hacked? Really? … Continue reading Supports the Democrat’s Clean Campaign, Not the Republican’s Attacks

Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty Endorses Lowe/Keenan

From Town Tribune, Nov 2, 2017. To the Editor: “I’m proud to support Don Lowe and Kevin Keenan for the Board of Selectmen. I know that as First Selectman, Don will work hard to protect Candlewood Lake as a beautiful resource for generations to come. He un-derstands the value of listening to residents, and working collaboratively with others to get … Continue reading Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty Endorses Lowe/Keenan

Cope’s Lack of Leadship is a Very Bad Sign for Sherman

From the Town Tribune, Oct 26, 2017.  To the Editor: One would never expect a First Selectman to willfully violate a local zoning regulation because, after all, what kind of example would that set for the rest of us? But this is precisely what Clay Cope has done. Before ordering a rather large sign for the new Wash … Continue reading Cope’s Lack of Leadship is a Very Bad Sign for Sherman

Ann Chiaramonte – Candidate for Board of Assessment Appeals

From Town Tribune, Oct 26, 2017. To the Editor: Ann Chiaramonte’s name will appear on the November 7th ballot as candidate for Board of Assessment Appeals in Sherman, CT. If elected, Ann will represent you in a non-partisan and objective manner. Her 24 years of related property valuation experience, including completing and fulfilling the required coursework and exams for … Continue reading Ann Chiaramonte – Candidate for Board of Assessment Appeals

Cricket Valley – A Major Oversight by Cope

From Town Tribune, Oct 26, 2017. To the Editor:  One of the most important qualities a leader can possess is Honesty, followed closely by Accountability. Neither of those qualities are exhibited by Sherman’s Clay Cope. When the question was asked at the debate “When did you learn about Cricket Valley fracked gas power plant only 3 miles … Continue reading Cricket Valley – A Major Oversight by Cope