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Greenwich PTA’s to RTM, BET: Release Allocated Funds for New Leb, Avoid Forced Redistricting

“The State’s response to our failure to uphold the agreement is to force redistricting. This is currently being discussed in Fairfield and West Hartford. If redistricting is enforced, the Town of Greenwich would be required to cross-town bus approximately 900 students at a minimum estimated expense of $1,500,000 per year for transportation alone. In addition our neighborhood schools would be lost which would impact all residents’ property values.” – PTA Council executive board and 12 additional PTA executive boards Continue Reading →

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Selectmen Debate: Tesei and Litvack Scuffle over Greenwich’s Economic Development

Topics included the controversial re-branding campaign for Greenwich, diminished presence of hedge funds, expansion of Westchester airport, lack of affordable housing and the scourge of developers using loopholes intended to incentivize affordable housing to create monstrosities, and the lousy Grass Island Dog Park. Continue Reading →

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Greenwich RTC Issues Statement Following SNAFU with Competing Petitions

“We, the officers of the RTC, do not condone any obstruction to one’s right to have their name appear on the ballot. Whether a candidate is petitioning for a primary or to simply be included on the ballot in November, no one has the right to impede their access to obtain the necessary signatures. Any such attempts are simply wrong and not in keeping with the virtues of democracy.” – RTC statement, Aug 1, 2017 Continue Reading →

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Tesei’s Unveils Proposed Budget; Hearing Brings a Mix of Voices

At Monday night’s hearing people pushed for funds for the YWCA, Youth Services Coordinator, and for funds for a marketing campaign to combat what one real estate professional called “lackluster.” There was also a call to defer or reject a DPW request to repair the crumbling pier on Steamboat Rd. Continue Reading →

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