Dr. Jill Gildea

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Experienced Attorney Joins Board of Selectmen, Impacts Timetable on Potential Litigation for GHS Lights

The Board of Selectmen are waiting for Sandy Litvack to be sworn in and fully briefed on potential litigation to reopen the 2003 settlement with GHS neighbor Bill Effros. The court judgement prohibits Cardinal Field from being illuminated more than a handful of nights per year. Continue Reading →

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Greenwich Board of Education Green Lights GHS Lights Litigation

Board of Education special meeting, Nov 14, 2017

A public hearing at CMS on Tuesday night featured about 15 speakers, mostly in favor of litigation, followed by discussion among the BOE members on the pros and cons of launching litigation versus waiting to have more conversations with GHS neighbors. Continue Reading →

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GHS Neighbors Blast Schools Super During “What If” Presentation on Options for Lighting and Cardinal Field Upgrades

While Greenwich Schools superintendent Dr. Jill Gildea said the idea of Monday’s meeting was to connect with neighbors and get feedback on improving lighting and Cardinal field, neighbors saw it differently, arguing that GHS has been a bad neighbor and that the overture was disingenuous. Continue Reading →

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Neighbors Slam BOE Proposal for Temporary Lighting on CMS Field; P&Z Says Come Back with More Details

At Tuesday night’s P&Z meeting, neighbors turned out with their objections to illuminating the field at CMS with temporary lights powered by generators. The superintendent and director of facilities for Greenwich Schools said they’d like to use the field for the GHS boys rugby team, which includes freshmen, JV and Varsity teams. A major concern was parents picking up students on Orchard Street where teens cut through an unlit path. Continue Reading →

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Greenwich BOE Candidates Hash Out Racial Balance, Achievement Gap, Redistricting and Equity during Oft Testy Debate on the West Side of Town

Kathleen Stowe, Jason Auerbach, Peter Bernstein, Meghan Olsson and Peter Sherr, candidates for Board of Education. Oct 11, 2017 Photo: Leslie Yager

Board of Education candidates talked about racial balance, achievement gap, contingency plans should CT not provide the $23 million grant for a new New Lebanon, and much more. Continue Reading →

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