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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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RTC Slate Features Tesei for 6th Term; Results in 2 Petition Candidates

Peter Tesei was nominated on July 25 by the RTC for a record 6th term, along with John Toner, nominated for a second full term. Shakeups in the process that excluded incumbents from the slate, including Leslie Tarkington who is petitioning for a place on the ballot for BET. Peter Bernstein is petitioning for a spot on the ballot for BOE. Continue Reading →

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Greenwich Selectmen Ponder Rest Room Accessibility ahead of Chimes Building Restoration

“To build a $600,000 bathroom that not every resident in the town of Greenwich could take part in doesn’t make any sense… Of course it’s about the disabled, but it’s really about everybody too.” – Alan Gunzburg. Continue Reading →

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Steamboat Road Pier: Allow Fishing or Ban It?

A letter from the Indian Harbor Yacht Club, adjacent neighbor of the historic pier, said that despite safety notices and a metal railing in the pier’s crumbling corner, neither have “deterred the curious or discouraged the daring from climbing over, around or through.” Continue Reading →

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Board of Selectmen Install Peter Sherr as Board of Ed Chair; Laura Erickson is Out

Democrat Drew Marzullo said parents of children in Greenwich Public Schools “don’t give a rat’s ass whether you have an R or a D affiliated with your name…. They believe in results. Who will best Lead. Who will keep their children safe. Who will work well with others,” he said. Continue Reading →

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Marzullo Proposes Formation of Committee to Advise Selectmen on Contamination in Greenwich

“This reactive approach to soil contamination remediation is simply not working. It cost the tax payer thousands of additional dollars and it closes down fields, etc In some ways it’s becoming the norm that we test and then we go into remediation defcon 5. There has to be a better way. A proactive way.” – Selectman Drew Marzullo Continue Reading →

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