Letters

Supporting Fleming & ‘Amazing Skills’

Dear Editor, I have known Maureen Fleming since I moved up to Putnam nearly 20 years ago. In that period of time, I have been so impressed with her character. She has amazing skills: she is intelligent, a mother, an attorney, and a skilled Supervisor… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Why Do You Vote Republican?

Dear Editor: As a relatively new transplant to Brewster/ Putnam County, can you and/or your readers kindly explain to me how and why they vote Republican? I’m admittedly a Democrat due primarily to the party’s views on LGBT and women’s rights, immigr… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Signs of the Times, Missing

To the Editor, I write in reference to the repeated vandalization and/or removal of approximately 100 campaign signs for four Democratic candidates, Sandy Galef, Karen Smythe, Maureen Fleming, and Gary Link, from the roads of western Kent this past w… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

On Doherty’s Reign & How It Ended

Dear Editor, In reference to the letter published on Oct. 23 from Kathy Doherty, I feel obliged to respond to the claims cited for her terms as Supervisor of the Town of Kent. Kathy was voted out by a large margin of voters of all parties because (1)… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier […]

Where’s the Solidarity for the Kent Workers?

To the Editor, A recent photo depicting Kent Supervisor Maureen Fleming standing on the historic Putnam County Court House steps, holding a CSEA picket sign, was a slap in the face to the underpaid Town of Kent employees. I wish she stood in “solidar… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Odell Listens to All; Deserves Your Vote

To the Editor, A few months ago, I woke up to a startling discovery. My son, who is a veteran, was using heroin and was in crisis. Not knowing what to do, I called County Executive MaryEllen Odell at 6:50 a.m. She not only answered my call, but she … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam […]

Fair Deal Needed for Workers

To the Editor, In response to Maryellen Odell’s recent statements regarding her leadership, particularly taking credit for staying under the tax cap and reducing the county’s short and long term debt by $40 million, it is disheartening that she is us… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Playing Fair

To the Editor: In 2012 Heidi Heitkamp, a Democrat, won a U.S. Senate seat in North Dakota, a very red state. Her victory was attributed to the large turnout of Native Americans who always vote and vote Democratic. After this election, the GOPrun stat… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Link Is Informed, Independent

To the Editor: I was proud to be a Kent resident at the Firehouse Forum last Thursday when Kent Town Board candidates Gary Link and Christopher Ruthven set a tone of civility that lasted most of the evening. Since they agreed on key issues – Kent nee… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to […]

Montanaro is the One for Southeast

To the Editor, I met Melinda Montanaro last year as she canvassed door-to-door while running for a seat on the Town Council. She was specifically motivated because of a proposal before the Zoning Board by Morrow Construction to erect a 100+ ft. perma… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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