Christina Downey

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Special Committee to Evaluate Options for Future Use of Historic Havemeyer Building

The building features a theater with a proscenium just wasting away. A drop ceiling was installed in the disused theater to house the building’s HVAC systems. The proscenium arch over the original stage has a Latin inscription which roughly translates to, ‘For the Community and Its People.’ Continue Reading →

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LETTER: Greenwich Board of Education Fails to Follow the Law with Title IX Policy

“This vote sends a message that the Republican BOE members are willing to flout federal and state law in deference to their personal bias and feelings, that they believe codifying protections for students is not that important, and that singling out transgender students for discrimination might be acceptable to them despite clear federal and state protections.” – Jennifer Barro Continue Reading →

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PHOTOS: GHS Class of 2021 Celebrates a Live Graduation on the Heels of Historic Pandemic

The Greenwich High School class of 2021 was able to enjoy a live graduation.
“We have the rare opportunity to experience everything in our lives as though it is for the first time. So go and make your firsts.” – Meredith Blanchard, Class of 2021 president Continue Reading →

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BOE Extends Schools Chief Contract 2 Years Despite Reluctance of Two Members

After some angry voices during the public hearing, Dr. Toni Jones was given glowing reviews from six board members. Two board members said they’d prefer a one year contract extension instead of two, in order not to “tie the hands” of new members of the board in the fall. Continue Reading →

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BOE Talk about Budget Process Turning Partisan

“What we need to do is instruct and guide the Superintendent who is still new and doesn’t really understand the context of Greenwich. Sean (Sean O’Keefe, COO) is even newer and doesn’t understand the context of Greenwich…We need to guide our new employees who may not understand the dynamic in Greenwich and what is accepted.” – Peter Sherr Continue Reading →

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