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RTM Votes Not to Direct Fire Dept Fees to Affordable Housing Trust Despite Stern Warnings of Possible State Mandates

Advocates for a portion of Fire Dept review fees going to the town’s Affordable Housing Trust Fund noted that Greenwich is not in compliance with the state requirement towns have 10% of their housing be affordable. They said the town was on borrowed time before mandates are handed down from Hartford. Continue Reading →

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Marathon Hearing Draws 340+ to Testify; Republicans Mostly Oppose, Dem’s Mostly Favor SB 1024 “The DeSegregate CT Bill”

These proposed bills not only ignore the economic reality of home pricing in high opportunity towns, but their adoption will suffocate efforts in affluent communities to create actual affordable units via private sector development.” – Danielle Dobin, Westport P&Z chair Continue Reading →

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Update: Hartford Polling Stations to Remain open an Extra Half Hour for Gubernatorial Election

Judge Carl Schuman ruled that polling places in Hartford would remain open an extra half hour, versus the full hour state Democrats requested after a delay Tuesday morning in printing and distributing voter lists in heavily Democratic city. Some voters were turned away as a result. Delays averaged roughly 1-1/2 hours. Continue Reading →

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