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Greenwich Schools Superintendent to Hartford: Denying Funds for Diversity School for Which it is Eligible is Unacceptable

“Redistricting was not selected as a viable option as it would create irrational school boundaries which would have to be redrawn every two or three years because of continually changing demographics in the district; necessitate busing large numbers of students and the reassigning of approximately 900 students, significantly increase annual transportation costs, and appreciably add to congestion and traffic emissions on the roads of Greenwich.” – Dr. Sal Corda Continue Reading →

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Frantz: Potential for partially funding the New Lebanon School project is still alive

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 →

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Greenwich Tree Warden on New Leb Tree Cuts: “My decision is to remove the minimum number of trees.”

Greenwich Tree Warden Bruce Spaman issued a decision on tree removal at New Lebanon School. He said trees on school campuses are included in “Greenwich’s Community Forest” and that the trees removed must be replaced with a 1 to 1-1/4 ratio. Continue Reading →

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Marzullo Proposes Formation of Committee to Advise Selectmen on Contamination in Greenwich

“This reactive approach to soil contamination remediation is simply not working. It cost the tax payer thousands of additional dollars and it closes down fields, etc In some ways it’s becoming the norm that we test and then we go into remediation defcon 5. There has to be a better way. A proactive way.” – Selectman Drew Marzullo Continue Reading →

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Matt Popp to RTM: Proposed New Leb Magnet School is Too Big and Won’t Work Anyway.

Longtime Byram resident Matt Popp, an architect, is challenging the MI for New Lebanon School. He told 3 committees of the RTM that the 3-lane bus loop is simply too big and that without it, a new school be built on the hilltop and save the “urban forest.” He said he doubted families from the east side of town would send their children to New Leb, and an exodus from under-enrolled Parkway would be problematic for that school. Continue Reading →

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BOE Agrees: No Modulars for New Leb Kids. Keep Students in Existing School During Construction

Tuesday night’s special Board of Education meeting, where New Lebanon School was added to the agenda, resulted in an interesting 7-1 vote to accept the recommendation of the New Lebanon Building Committee to avoid modulars. Continue Reading →

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