Letters to the Editor 2022

Don’t take our word for it, here are some messages of support for candidates Rachel Ehrlich and Tom Haralampoudis.

  • LETTER: Vote for Forte in Madison council race
    TO THE EDITOR: John Forte is a strong candidate for Madison’s Borough Council, and I hope everyone concerned with maintaining Madison as a wonderful place to live will join with me in voting for him. With generations-long roots in Madison, John understands the value of traditions, family, and a community of neighbors helping neighbors. With … Read more
  • LETTER: Support John Forte for Madison Borough Council
    TO THE EDITOR: I am writing to voice my support for John Forte for a seat on the Madison Borough Council. I have known John for many years, and I can’t think of a better individual in our borough to represent each resident of Madison. I have worked with John on the Hartley Dodge Foundation for … Read more
  • LETTER: New redistricting impacts Madison
    TO THE EDITOR: This November 7 election – like every election – is not one to sit out. The 2023 election results will have a huge impact on who represents Madison in Trenton and this is a crucial time to make your vote count. As many of you know, the New Jersey legislative districts (LD) … Read more
  • LETTER: Support Conley, Landrigan, Forte in Madison Democratic primary
    TO THE EDITOR: We are thrilled to be supporting Bob Conley for mayor and Bob Landrigan and John Forte for Madison Borough Council. Mayor Conley is not only thoughtful, compassionate, and inclusive of all Madisonians, but he also knows how to get things done. He is a passionate supporter of saving the Drew Forest and … Read more
  • LETTER: Madison resident responds to Republican claims on electric utility
    TO THE EDITOR: The Madison Republican candidates and their Madison Republican Committee (MRC) supporters are at it again. For almost a decade now, they have been arguing that our electric rates are excessive as their flagship campaign issue. And they are doing it again this year in multiple letters to the editor of the Madison Eagle. Yet … Read more
  • LETTER: In response to Madison Republican claims on climate, energy
    TO THE EDITOR: I am writing specifically in response to the letter signed “Mary Wilson/Sherwood Avenue,” which opens with the suggestion that (Republican candidates for Borough Council) Matt Van Natten and Lenora Clark should be elected “because they offer a fresh perspective, balance and will put ‘Community First,’” and which features a completely-out-of-context “quotation” from (Democratic candidate … Read more
  • LETTER: Vote for Ehrlich, support democracy and civic engagement in Madison
    TO THE EDITOR: Next week we are going again to the voting booths. Democracy requires our participation and on November 8th, that means voting. For several years we have watched Rachel Ehrlich work diligently to improve our town. Her work has shown special attention to include all. We are better when all are sitting at … Read more
  • Madison Eagle Editorial Board Endorses Ehrlich and Haralampoudis for Council
    The Madison Eagle announced their endorsement of incumbent Rachel Ehrlich and candidate Tom Haralampoudis for two council seats in the upcoming election. The following are excerpts from the Madison Eagle Endorsement: EDITORIAL: All Madison voters benefit from the Republican Party’s return to the Borough Council race this year. The two Democratic candidates, however, based on … Read more
  • LETTER: Excited to vote for Ehrlich, Haralampoudis in Madison
    TO THE EDITOR: I’m excited to vote (again) for Rachel Ehrlich for Madison Borough Council. I’ve had the honor and pleasure of getting to know Rachel personally over the past few years and am consistently impressed by her commitment to ensuring our town continues to flourish as a strong, kind and safe community. Rachel is … Read more
  • LETTER: Councilman endorses Haralampoudis, Ehrlich in Madison
    TO THE EDITOR: I encourage Madison voters to elect Tom Haralampoudis and Rachel Ehrlich to the Madison Borough Council. I have had the opportunity to work with Rachel on the Borough Council these past three years. She has proven to be a tireless advocate for the people of Madison and a strong proponent of climate action. … Read more
  • LETTER: Ehrlich, Haralampoudis the right choice for Madison’s future
    TO THE EDITOR: I care about the future of Madison and our planet; therefore I will be voting for Rachel Ehrlich and Tom Haralampoudis for Madison Borough Council on November 8. I’ve had the pleasure of meeting Rachel several times over the last few years and Tom over the last few months. While they have … Read more
  • LETTER: Madison resident grateful to have Ehrlich, Haralampoudis as candidates
    TO THE EDITOR: I am a lifelong New York Mets fan. My friends and family know I take my baseball seriously, and anyone following the sports pages knows the Mets had a crushingly disappointing season end. Fortunately, baseball is a game and every spring teams and their fans get a brand-new start. Not so with … Read more
  • LETTER: Vote for Ehrlich, Haralampoudis in Madison
    TO THE EDITOR: There are so many reasons why I feel lucky to live in Madison: wonderful friends and neighbors; a walkable, shoppable downtown; great restaurants; fantastic schools; beautiful parks; and a responsive, caring, diligent Borough Council. The fact that seven residents volunteer so much of their time to make sure Madison is run smoothly … Read more
  • LETTER: Former councilwoman supports Ehrlich, Haralampoudis in Madison election
    TO THE EDITOR: On Nov. 8, I will be voting for Rachel Ehrlich and Tom Haralampoudis. As a former Madison Borough Council member, I have worked with both Rachel and Tom. Rachel and I served on the Planning Board and we served on the Borough Council together. Rachel is very thorough and thoughtful in her … Read more
  • LETTER: Environmental, civic groups recognize Ehrlich’s service in Madison
    TO THE EDITOR: I’m writing to enthusiastically support Rachel Ehrlich, incumbent candidate for Madison Borough Council. Rachel is experienced, committed, and dedicated to our town and the wider world. Her commitment to volunteerism is deep and demonstrable. I’m not the only one who has recognized her excellence as a candidate. In the past month, she … Read more
  • LETTER: Naysayers perpetuate misinformation on Madison climate efforts
    TO THE EDITOR: I am not as regular an attendant at the Borough Council meetings as I wish I were – even late at night and at the end of a contentious comment section, I come home feeling really good about the group of intelligent, resourceful, and dedicated people who serve Madison in elective offices. … Read more
  • LETTER: Madison councilwoman supports Ehrlich, Haralampoudis for Borough Council
    TO THE EDITOR: Rachel Ehrlich and Tom Haralampoudis have the skills and determination to make Madison an even better place to live and work. As the Borough Council representative to the Department of Public Works and Utilities, and as the chair of the Climate Action Commission, Rachel is an advocate for Madison’s move to a … Read more
  • LETTER: Ehrlich, Madison council exhibit leadership on climate change
    TO THE EDITOR: We are all here and alive because generations before us cared enough about the future to shoulder major challenges so that our lives would be better. My parents’ generation cared enough about the future to face the hardships of a world war. They set an example of courage. How grateful I am, … Read more
  • LETTER: Important climate action work in Madison should not be used as a political issue
    TO THE EDITOR: Here’s a quiz – did the following statement come from a Republican or a Democrat: “Madison needs a significant energy paradigm shift. Our town needs to adopt energy policies that will foster energy conservation, not stifle it.” The answer: the 2019 GOP candidates Rob Catalanello, Pat Rowe and Kathy Dailey. Fast forward … Read more
  • LETTER: Rewarding to see environmental groups’ endorsement of Ehrlich in Madison
    TO THE EDITOR: It’s rewarding to see the Sierra Club’s New Jersey Chapter endorse Rachel Ehrlich in her re-election bid to the Madison Borough Council – for her efforts to engage our hometown in the climate change fight. But, frankly, I’m worried Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis will notice and scrape together all the carbon emissions … Read more
  • LETTER: Madison needs Haralampoudis on Borough Council
    TO THE EDITOR: I am tired of Washington politics. I want Madison to be a haven for civic-minded leaders doing the right thing for the community. We place a lot of trust in our Madison Borough Council. Their actions directly impact the quality of our lives. Most of us don’t have time to attend every … Read more
  • LETTER: Haralampoudis, Ehrlich the perfect ‘one-two punch’ for Madison Borough Council
    TO THE EDITOR: I can’t think of another person in Madison who has devoted as much time and intelligent conversation in support of so many causes in our great community than Thomas Haralampoudis. All while doing it selflessly and tirelessly. I’m sure he sleeps at some point, but when you total the time he spends … Read more
  • Letter: ‘Radicalization’ of Madison GOP, debate snub are concerning. Ehrlich & Haralampoudis have her vote.
    TO THE EDITOR: When my family moved to Madison almost 22 years ago we knew that we were moving to an area with a robust Republican presence in politics. Morris county was and is more conservative than Essex County, where we had previously lived. That fact was not at all a factor in our decision … Read more
  • LETTER: No one better suited for Madison Borough Council than Rachel Ehrlich
    TO THE EDITOR: I’d like to ask my fellow Madison residents to vote for Rachel Ehrlich in the upcoming primary election on Tuesday, June 7, 2022. As someone who follows council meetings pretty closely, I’ve seen Rachel dedicate so much hard work and commitment in her council member role these past three years. As an … Read more
  • LETTER: Madison is lucky to have Ehrlich on Borough Council
    TO THE EDITOR: I’m writing to endorse incumbent candidate Rachel Ehrlich for Madison Borough Council. Ehrlich has shown that she’s committed to our town, the environment, and the people of Madison. She’s been transparent about her work, and always makes herself available to anyone with questions about her positions on key issues or, more generally, … Read more