Bridgewater’s Leader a Model of Good Manners

To the Editor: When my partner and I stumbled upon Bridgewater barely five years ago ending a four-year house-hunting odyssey, we believed we’d finally found our Brigadoon, the mythical town that contrasted empty city life with country warmth and simplicity. The comparison wasn’t much of a stretch. The cordiality of the people, the Currier & …

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Read and Brown Protect Burnham School

As a leader of Save Our School and a Burnham parent, I give my full support to Curtis Read and Alan Brown. They have worked creatively and relentlessly to save our local elementary school. They have both gone out on a limb to implement policies regionally and locally that supported Burnham when threats of closure were …

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Leadership Style

Bridgewater has had very few negative headlines in the last four years.  We don’t play politics in Town Hall.  Our job is to serve all residents, various groups and constituencies both in our town and others in our region.  Curtis’ door is always open.  Issues or concerns are resolved quickly and fairly.  Meetings are open …

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A Needed Lift

We have come a long way in the last four years and we have more to do to keep our town vital without sacrificing our unique character.  Bridgewater is no longer a dry town and we now have the Bistro.  Our town buildings and recreation facilities have benefited from renovations, repairs, and enhancements.  Doing business …

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Two Generations to Re-elect Read and Brown

As Bridgewater residents since 1962, our family represents two generations that support Curtis Read and Alan Brown. The progress made in the last four years is obvious and tangible. •  With the allowance of alcohol to be served, we’re now able to enjoy a lovely dinner at the Bistro which blossomed from the Village Store. …

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As first selectman, Read has achieved much in Bridgewater

Democrat Curtis S. Read served Bridgewater for many years before being elected first selectman in 2013. He served 26 years on the Bridgewater Conservation & Inland/Wetlands Commission and was chairman for about 10 of those years. He also has served for decades on the Northwest Conservation District board and has been chairman for the last …

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Keep Bridgewater Green

Curtis Read is widely recognized – far beyond the borders of our town – as an environmental expert.  His vast experience is crucial to the protection of Bridgewater’s natural resources that we all share.  His expertise is essential in situations such as how to handle the proposed Joshua Heights Affordable Housing Project – a building …

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Finance and Taxes

Most every citizen knows that the First Selectman wears many hats in leading the town government. Perhaps the most important role is that of CFO (chief financial officer), who is responsible for defining and defending our annual budgets and ensuring that town departments and special projects are carefully managed. Curtis Read has been successful at …

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Education

For the past eleven years, nine of which serving as the Vice Chairman of the Region 12 Board of Education, Alan Brown has been fighting for Bridgewater’s students. Both Curtis Read and Alan Brown have worked as a team with even greater strength and resources over the past four years to keep Burnham as the …

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Read and Brown Deserve to be Reelected

We are writing in support of Curtis Read and Alan Brown for reelection to the  Board of Selectmen of the Town of Bridgewater.  The facts are compelling. As First Selectman, Curtis Read has had a remarkable record of accomplishment.  Together with Selectman Alan Brown, he has provided effective leadership in meeting the many challenges facing …

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