Letter: Republican BOF Members Did Propose to Defund Park & Rec

To the Editor,

The Republican BOF members did make a motion to defund the Park & Rec budget last March, with no formal plan to consolidate the department with another department.

Separately, a second motion was made by the R’s to consolidate field maintenance into the Highway Continue reading “Letter: Republican BOF Members Did Propose to Defund Park & Rec”

Letter: Please Support Democratic BOF Candidates

To the Editor:

I am writing in support of the Democratic Board of Finance candidates, Art Laske, Ira Kaplan, and Jackie Kaufman.

I want you to remember one thing: Republican BOF members motioned to eliminate 100% of the Park and Recreation budget in 2021-22. Like bringing your kids Continue reading “Letter: Please Support Democratic BOF Candidates”

Letter: Support the Sport Hill Road Pathway

To the Editor:

I am writing in support of the proposed pathway from Helen Keller Middle School to the Easton Village Store.

Just for a minute, I want you to imagine you are an 8th grader at Helen Keller. School just let out and you are walking to the Easton Village Store (or Silverman’s) Continue reading “Letter: Support the Sport Hill Road Pathway”

Letter: Response to Kristi Sogofsky’s Op-Ed on Region 9 Board Appointment

To the Editor:

I am writing in response to Kristi Sogofsky’s LTE dated July 22.

I’m reminded of the phrase “you only get one chance to make a first impression.”

Kristi and the RTC had the same opportunity as the DTC to search for a BOE candidate, prepare a response, and make a recommendation Continue reading “Letter: Response to Kristi Sogofsky’s Op-Ed on Region 9 Board Appointment”

Letter: Elect Michelle McCabe to State Senate

To the Editor,

Please support of Michelle McCabe for State Senate. She has spent her career taking on some of the biggest challenges that face our community and will head to Hartford ready to fight for gun violence prevention, affordable healthcare, small businesses and the workforce, Continue reading “Letter: Elect Michelle McCabe to State Senate”

Letter: Re-Elect State Rep. Anne Hughes, D-135

To the Editor:

I am in support of Anne Hughes for re-election to the 135th District. We need leaders who listen to the quietest voices in the room. As a social worker and from thousands of conversations she has had with constituents, Anne knows that people whose lives are most Continue reading “Letter: Re-Elect State Rep. Anne Hughes, D-135”

Unclear About Long-Term Care Insurance? You Have Lots of Company

These days, there’s an abundance of information about long-term care services and facilities, but knowledge of how to pay for it seems lacking. This knowledge gap was recently highlighted by “The Motley Fool.”

The article states: “An estimated 48% of Americans aged 55 to 64 are not Continue reading “Unclear About Long-Term Care Insurance? You Have Lots of Company”

Fear of Infection in Long-Term Care Facilities Highlights Value of In-Home Plans

Like many people, you may envision long-term care insurance paying for care in a nursing home or other care facility. However, there are plans that may also cover care in your own home, according to David Katz, a Connecticut-based agent with ACSIA Partners LLC.

That may give you Continue reading “Fear of Infection in Long-Term Care Facilities Highlights Value of In-Home Plans”

Searching for Long-Term Care Insurance is Good. Finding a Good Agent is Better

David Katz is a Connecticut-based agent with ACSIA Partners LLC.

Many people in the market for long-term care (LTC) insurance go to their browsers and enter a search term such as “long-term care insurance” or “long term care quotes.” That’s fine, “but don’t stop there,” says Continue reading “Searching for Long-Term Care Insurance is Good. Finding a Good Agent is Better”

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