Dan Quigley

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Quigley: Floren’s Retirement Marks the End of Distinguished and Respected Legislative Career

“We thank Representative Floren for her years of dedicated service to our community. We thank her for her countless drives to and from Hartford (177,000 miles worth!) on our behalf, and for representing her constituents with a rare combination of grace and grit.” – Dan Quigley Continue Reading →

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Raphaël’s Bakery is Open, Specializing in French Baguettes, Croissants, Brioches

First Selectman Fred Camillo joined the director of the Chamber of Commerce Marcia O’Kane and the owners of Raphael’s Bakery for a ribbon cutting to mark the grand opening of what is a dream come true for pastry chef Raphaël Dequeker. Continue Reading →

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Wolfram: Local Republican Candidate Similarities to Trump Neither “Silly” nor a “Distraction”

“The ‘big broad’ issues, which Messrs. Medina and Quigley seek to dismiss as ‘merely national’, inform our elected officials’ approach to every issue, no matter how local.” – Richard Wolfram, Old Greenwich Continue Reading →

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Greenwich RTC Food Truck Fetes First Responders

On Wednesday at Greenwich’s public safety complex on Bruce Place the Greenwich Republican Town Committee (RTC) sprung for a visit from the Joey B’s food truck in a gesture of gratitude to first responders following Tropical Storm Isaias. Continue Reading →

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QUIGLEY: The Politics of the School Budget Debate and its Aftermath

Submitted by Dan Quigley, RTC chair

For the better part of the spring in Greenwich as the COVID virus swept into town like a dense fog, our community was engaged in a spirited though sometimes ugly debate about the Board of Education budget. Those who agreed with the BET Republicans request that all Town departments, including the BOE maintain a flat budget for the upcoming fiscal year were cast as being “against schools” or “betraying children”. Those who disagreed positioned themselves on the moral high-ground and made a furious case that the BOE alone among all departments should be given a budget increase. This simplistic and extremely disingenuous portrayal of the debate did a great disservice to what should have been an honest and perhaps, illuminating public discussion about budgeting through a crisis. It has also caused significant distress to many in our community. Continue Reading →

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