greenwichfreepress

Recent Posts

After Irma, Greenwich Native Shares Story of Destruction, Resilience in St. John, US Virgin Islands

Marek Olszewski is no stranger to the concept of starting over. Three decades ago his parents Marius and Barbara departed Poland when it was still a communist country with limited opportunities and headed to the US with Marek, and Marek was just a year old. “My parents made an enormous sacrifice by abandoning everything they knew to come to Connecticut,” Olszewski said this week, adding that his parents didn’t speak English well when they arrived in Greenwich. “We lived with our uncle in town,” he said. “We didn’t have our own house or apartment. Continue Reading →

Filed under: , , , , , , ,

March On Greenwich is Storming the Greenwich RTM Ballot

Members of March On Greenwich at the YWCA on Sept 18, 2017. All but two photographed are candidates for RTM this fall. Photo: Leslie Yager

March On Greenwich said they recruited 40-50 RTM candidates for the Nov 7 election. Town Clerk Carmella Budkins said her office received a total of 110 petitions, 31 of which were from incumbents, with a total of 79 new candidates and contested races in 8 of the 12 districts. Continue Reading →

Filed under: , , , , , , ,