“Because of the literal standstill across all continents, we are beginning to see diminished levels of air pollution and nitrogen dioxide levels from reduced use of cars, factories, airplanes.” – Joanne Clark, Old Greenwich
Taylor Boynton suspects he was one of the first people in Connecticut to be tested for COVID-19. After a BBQ in Cos Cob two weeks ago he developed strange, painful symptoms including no sense of taste. But no one at the BBQ tested positive. Boynton suspects it was travels to Yonkers and New Rochelle in Westchester the previous week were the source of his infection.
“As a neighboring state to New York, with thousands of residents who work in or travel to New York daily, Connecticut is within the epicenter of infection. The virus knows no state boundaries, as demonstrated by the hundreds of positive cases in Fairfield County.” – Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont Continue Reading →
Victims are being targeted through text message, social media posts and messages, and phone calls. One scam is a Facebook post telling seniors about a special grant to help pay medical bills. The link leads to a website claiming to be a government agency called the “US Emergency Grants Federation” (phony, of course). Do not click on it. Continue Reading →
“All eyes are on the BET to provide the leadership and sound financial management this town sorely needs and to rein in the reckless and short-sighted spending of the BoE.” – Jude Braunstein, David Rudolph, Susan Rudolph, Warren Silver, Liane Tel, Bryan Tunney, Ellen Wolfson, M.D. and Arthur Yee, M.D. Continue Reading →
“WasteZero claims PAYT will cut Greenwich MSW by 40%, but we already cut it 32% after instituting single stream recycling seven years ago, have a recycling rate way above Connecticut’s average, and have a 45-50% residential recycling rate already. The problem is commercial, and the solution to that needs more study before ramming PAYT down the throats of residents to solve something over which they have no control.” – Mark Fichtel Continue Reading →