Karen Fassuliotis

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Special BET Meeting to Reconsider FY ’21 Budget Amounts to Lengthy Argument over Robert’s Rules, Adjournment

The BET held a special meeting via Zoom on Tuesday afternoon with just one item on the agenda: to reconsider FY 21 approved budget before it gets sent on to the RTM for approval. The special meeting was scheduled at the request of Democrats on the BET after an outcry from public school parents over cuts to the education budget. The Republican controlled BET had voted last week during a contentious meeting to cut $3 million from the education budget leaving it at current academic year spending levels. The Democrats had proposed instead a $700,000 cut. Despite the meeting lasting only about 40 minutes, and almost 400 people listening on mute, most of the session was taken up by arguments over motions, Robert’s Rules of Order, and consulting the new Town Attorney Vin Marino. Continue Reading →

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LETTER: Greenwich Women Stand With Harry Arora

“Women in Greenwich want to see their investments in their homes keep their value. They want to see their elderly neighbors be able to stay in their homes. They want to see their children move back to Greenwich and raise their families here. Harry is committed to finding a policy solution to reverse Connecticut’s policy challenges.” Continue Reading →

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BET Republicans: We Welcome Superintendent of Schools Dr. Toni Jones

“We are optimistic that Dr. Jones will serve our school district for many years to come and will honor and respect those principles that brought global renown to our schools and Town.” – Republican BET Members and Republican Candidates for Re-Election to the BET – Bill Drake, Andy Duus, Karen Fassuliotis, Debra Hess, Michael Mason, Leslie Tarkington Continue Reading →

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Republican BET Members: All Greenwich Should Be Concerned

“As the incumbent Republican members of the BET running for re-election, we all pledge to do our best in the upcoming campaign to earn your trust so that you can return us in November as the majority party on the BET.” – Current Republican BET Members and Republican Candidates for Re-Election to the BET Continue Reading →

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PHOTOS: Greenwich Schools Convocation Emphasizes Putting Joy Back Into Education

A theme during convocation 2019 was the impact individual teachers have on students.. Dr. Toni Jone reminded teachers that every day matters and that even remarks made on the first day of school might be remembered by a student in 40 or 50 years. Continue Reading →

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Smooth Sailing As Republicans Unanimously Endorse Slate for Nov 5 Election

“Everyone is unified at this moment. There is no division. Everyone is in support of the candidates who have been and will be nominated tonight, exemplified by the fact that there won’t be any votes tonight.” – RTC Chair Rich DiPreta Continue Reading →

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