Author Archives: Brenda Viens

A Letter and A Reminder To Send Yours By May 1st!

Please read this lovely letter and send your own gun range opposition letter to local officials. All written correspondence must be received by May 1st. To whom it may concern, Almost 14 years ago, I left a successful teaching career to accept the offer of a job that allowed me to work from home. Although teaching was an exciting and… Read more »

Hampton Selectmen Write a Letter to Oppose the Gun Range!

Hampton Says NO! Please read the following letter from the Hampton Board of Selectmen that was sent in recognition of our petition efforts. Also sending out a BIG THANK YOU to everyone who worked hard to make this happen! Onward! April 28, 2016 Dear Commissioner Currey, Commissioner Schriro, Mr. Beckham, Mr. Bolton and All Concerned, The Hampton Board of Selectmen,… Read more »

REMINDER: We’re on WECS 90.1 FM 2 pm Tuesday April 26th!

Turn on your radio and listen in! No Gun Range Hampton Committee member Roger Burten will be interviewed on WECS 90.1FM (Eastern CT State U online task manager.) on Tuesday April 26th at 2 pm! Way to go Roger! Also please tune in from 1-2 pm for John Murphey’s interview with people from unWillington.

Hartford Courant: A Letter to the Editor

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Gun Range Unwanted In Hampton We used everything we had to buy our dream home in the “Quiet Corner” of Hampton… With service-related PTSD, we need this little piece of heaven to come home to every day. -Barabra Reggio-Brown, Hampton I was in the military when I met my husband, we had a son and I spent the next 20… Read more »

A Letter From the Quiet Corner

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If we were forced to move, we would not be able to sell our houses at the current levels: property values will naturally plummet if this structure is located here. Who wants to buy a house in what sounds like a war zone?-Hampton Resident As a concerned citizen of Hampton and an active member of the newly-formed  “No Gun Range… Read more »

REMINDER: May 1st Deadline for Letters

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Written comments must be received by May 1st. There is only one week left! Please respectfully express your opposition, explain why the proposed property in Hampton is not appropriate, and ask the State Police to find a different location. Please also visit our Say No!: Contact Local Officials page find out who you should send your letter to. Sample letters… Read more »

Video: Gun Range Ruckus

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The noise from the proposed facility will be nothing like the occasional gun fire associated with hunting. A State Trooper who attended the State Police Firearms Training Facility meeting at Hampton Elementary School estimated that there will be roughly 30 State Police Trainees at the facility during regular operating hours and that each Trainee will fire approximately 120 rounds per… Read more »