Jara Burnett

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LWV Greenwich Bestows Distinguished Awards on Caroline Adkins & Deb Rogan at Annual Dinner

The Burnett Award is presented to a long-standing member of LWV Greenwich whose significant contributions to the organization have positively impacted the work of the League through their time, actions, talents, and dedication.
Created in 2023, The Community Impact Award is presented to an individual or group whose exemplary support of the LWV Greenwich mission has made a difference by influencing others to become informed and to participate actively in the democratic process. Continue Reading →

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Round Hill Selectmen Candidates Debate Flashpoints: Financing Capital Projects, Partisanship, P3s, Public Housing

Questions came from the Northwest Greenwich Association, the Northeast Greenwich Association and the Round Hill Association, as well as from the audience. Continue Reading →

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Selectmen Debate: Tesei and Litvack Scuffle over Greenwich’s Economic Development

Topics included the controversial re-branding campaign for Greenwich, diminished presence of hedge funds, expansion of Westchester airport, lack of affordable housing and the scourge of developers using loopholes intended to incentivize affordable housing to create monstrosities, and the lousy Grass Island Dog Park. Continue Reading →

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Greenwich BOE Candidates Hash Out Racial Balance, Achievement Gap, Redistricting and Equity during Oft Testy Debate on the West Side of Town

Kathleen Stowe, Jason Auerbach, Peter Bernstein, Meghan Olsson and Peter Sherr, candidates for Board of Education. Oct 11, 2017 Photo: Leslie Yager

Board of Education candidates talked about racial balance, achievement gap, contingency plans should CT not provide the $23 million grant for a new New Lebanon, and much more. Continue Reading →

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