Lucy von Brachel

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An Open Letter to the Members of the Board of Estimate and Taxation

“We are as concerned as everyone about the economic impact of the pandemic. However, current indicators suggest our Town’s finances have held steadfast. Property transactions — and conveyance tax revenues — have increased. Divide the $900,000 difference between the BET and BOE budgets by the 16,000 families living in Greenwich and one gets $56.25.” – group letter Continue Reading →

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SEEC Launches Investigation into Allegations of Misuse of State Election Financing by State Rep Harry Arora

“The expenses mentioned in the complaint are all for legitimate payments made to other entities including Google, USPS etc. through a family-owned entity that did not retain any of the funds. To the extent this needs to be clarified in the fillings, our campaign Treasurer will work with the SEEC to do so.” – Harry Arora Continue Reading →

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Byram Residents Seek I95 Sound Barriers, Protection for Veterans Memorials Near New Hamill Rink Site

The Byram Neighborhood Association met Monday night via Zoom to discuss plans for a new Hamill Rink, concerns about noise from the CT Dept of Transportation’s $205 million I-95 improvement project, and a raft of concerns about beautification, blight, parking and traffic in the neighborhood on the west side of town. Continue Reading →

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RTM Declines to Vote on Anti-Tolling Resolution, Votes to Postpone Indefinitely

Dozens spoke out against the anti-tolling resolution, saying the non-partisan RTM should not get involved in state issues. Other disagreed, including Democrats, saying tolls would hurt “the little guy” and be a regressive tax. Continue Reading →

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