The vote to approve the grant passed with a total of 210 votes – 104 in favor, 101 against and 5 abstentions.
After the announcement of the vote, there was a bit of a kerfuffle and members interrupted the moderator during discussion of item 11 to say some people believed their votes had not been counted. Continue Reading →
“The takeaway from this is that the new Republican party is even more energized against this establishment.” – Carl Higbie Continue Reading →
The race for State Senate between incumbent Republican Ryan Fazio and challenger Democrat Trevor Crow was narrow enough that Crow anticipated activating a recount. Continue Reading →
“When you first meet Peter Sherr, you’re struck by his warm nature and confident handshake.” – Karen Kowalski, Lauren Rabin and Peter Von Braun – Current and Former Members of the Greenwich Board of Education Continue Reading →
“Hector has zero interest in grandstanding. You surely will not see him on Newsmax propagating a narrative that a broad swath of public school teachers are indoctrinating our children. This false narrative negatively portrays our local school system and hurts all of us.” – Laura Erickson is currently serving her second term on the BET and is a former Chair of the BOE Continue Reading →
All eight candidates on the panel agreed the state affordable housing statute had failed.
It was the only area of agreement. Continue Reading →
“Kim Fiorello, Ed Lopez and Peter Sherr have thrown caution, fairness and concern for the town’s finances to the wind.” – Joe Angland, DTC chair
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Elected officials in attendance included US Congressman Jim Himes, Greenwich First Selectman Fred Camillo, Selectwoman Lauren Rabin, Selectwoman Janet Stone McGuigan, State Rep Steve Meskers (D-150), State Rep Harry Arora (R-151), State Rep Kimberly Fiorello (R-149) and State Senator Ryan Fazio (R-36). Continue Reading →
On Friday, elected officials and candidates in Greenwich reacted to the US Supreme Court decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health overturning Roe v. Wade. Continue Reading →
“It doesn’t make sense for politicians in Hartford to mandate day-by-day curriculum plans. I know Ann (Carabillo), you’re going to say it was all designed by experts, but it’s still a political process.” – BOE member Cody Kittle Continue Reading →