“We are facing challenges in evaluating our needs to prioritize our capital projects and supervising our Town departments to insure coordination between them. We also need to find ways of attracting new business to replace those that have failed or moved away.” – Richard Bergstresser, Former Greenwich First Selectman Continue Reading →
“With this background, John is well qualified to represent Greenwich in Hartford, but he represents one further advantage, as a Democrat in the Senate, he will be able to participate in the formulation of fiscal legislation.
Since the Democratic majority in the legislature does not accept direct participation of Republican Senators in the development of Budget and Tax policy, Greenwich’s ideas and concerns are not addressed. Our current Senator can criticize and complain, but he has little ability to introduce new ideas and initiatives.” Jean and Richard Bergstreser (former Greenwich First Selectman) Continue Reading →
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“We have seen the proposed and real destruction of historic buildings and the loss of open spaces. This project would continue that process by building an inappropriate structure distracting from the beauty of the setting and utilizing open space which is significant to the setting of the house, the church and across the street, what is left of a former Town Green already reduce by the construction of a parsonage.” – Richard and Jean Bergstresser Continue Reading →