Jason Auerbach

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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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Sherr and Auerbach: New Hamilton Avenue School Field is Much Needed

“For too many years, the needs of the children at Hamilton Avenue have been postponed. Why the Board of Education accepted the Hamilton Avenue Project from the Building Committee with obvious flaws is beyond comprehension. Basic educational equity requires addressing this long overdue project,” said Jason Auerbach, member of the RTM and the Education Committee. Continue Reading →

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“Obnoxious” Behavior of Charter Change Petitioners Deemed Free Speech; Judge Rejects Bernstein’s Extension Request

Despite testimony of four witnesses who said the defendants had interfered and intimidated them as they petitioned for signatures for Peter Bernstein to earn a place on the ballot for BOE, the judge said they hadn’t demonstrated “irreparable harm.” Continue Reading →

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In Dueling Petition SNAFU, Defendants’ Attorney Argues Behavior was Obnoxious but Not Illegal

Four witnesses testified in Stamford Superior Court on behalf of Peter Bernstein, who is attempting to petition onto the ballot for BOE. All said they’d witnessed or been on receiving end of interruptions and interference during four incidents at the dump, train station and Tod’s Point. Continue Reading →

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BOE’s Bernstein Files Injunction Against Auerbach, Smith and Sherr; Seeks Extension on Petition Deadline

On Wednesday state marshals delivered, simultaneously, letters to Peter Sherr, Randall Smith and Jason Auerbach, saying their behavior has infringed on Peter Bernstein’s constitutional right to free speech. 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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Petitioner Pushes Bounds of Freedom of Speech at Tod’s Point

Peter Bernstein said he’d been told by a caretaker at the beach on Sunday not to circulate his petition. He complied. Parks & Rec director Joe Siciliano and First Selectman Peter Tesei said on Monday there is no prohibition on circulating a petition on the beach. Jason Auerbach circulated a petition in favor of charter change and had children carry large placards mentioning Peter Bernstein. Continue Reading →

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