At a “call to action” meeting on reproductive rights at Greenwich Town Hall, a group of about 100 jammed into the lower level lounge to listen to speakers including representatives from NARAL and Planned Parenthood.
Speakers reviewed the positions of the Greenwich delegation to proposed anti-abortion bills. Continue Reading →
Proposed legislation to ban gay conversion therapy, would make it “impermissible for licensed health professionals working with minors to engage in so-called conversion therapy.” Continue Reading →
Livvy Floren, Fred Camillo, Mike Bocchino and Scott Frantz all reported that they remain optimistic about state funding for a new New Lebanon School after meeting on Wednesday with Benjamin Barnes, who is Gov. Malloy’s budget chief. Continue Reading →
All Three Members of the Delegation Will Assume Leadership Roles in 2017. Continue Reading →
On Wednesday a longtime member of the Greenwich business community was honored for hosting an annual Veterans Day breakfast before the Community Walk for Veterans since its inception four years ago.
Susan Della Ragione has operated Pasta Vera for 30 years, starting at a location where Whole Foods currently operates. Continue Reading →
“I pledge to wake up each and every day and go to Hartford with the same energy and enthusiasm evidenced in my first eight terms in office.” – Livvy Floren Continue Reading →
The Greenwich Veterans Council represents a collaboration among American Legion, Byram Veterans Assocation, VFW, Greenwich Military Covenant of Care and the Greenwich Dept of Social Services. On Nov 11 the community walk will honor combat wounded millennials. Many become amputees. “Today, the injuries of millennials in combat is different. Independently exploded devices (IEDs) cause injuries resulting in more amputees,” said Bruce Winningham. “In the past you would have bled to death.” Continue Reading →
The presidential election of 2016 was marked by high voter turnout in Greenwich. By 7:41 pm, 29,943 voters voted out of 37,190 eligible voters in Greenwich had voted.
• That represents a turnout of 80.29% Continue Reading →
The new Anne M. Kristoff playground at Byram Park was re-dedicated on Tuesday. Members of the Kristoff family were in attendance, along with local officials and dozens of school children who had the day off from school for Election Day. Continue Reading →
Sean Goldrick argues that Livvy Floren’s bill is a “voter suppression bill,” and that if no fee is charged for a photo ID, forcing individuals to obtain the ID creates a burdensome process that inordinately impacts minorities and the poor. Continue Reading →