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Tesei Issues Statement on Use of Town Hall by Carl Higbie’s Organization for Public Forum

“The forum organizer’s past rhetoric and bigotry do not reflect the Greenwich community and the civility that our residents show one another. While we do not agree with the organizer’s opinions, it is our hope that we will demonstrate that Greenwich is a place where the right of free speech can be exercised with civil discourse in a safe environment.” – Peter Tesei Continue Reading →

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Litvack: Carl Higbie is a Provocateur – Neither Seeking Nor Promoting Civil Discourse

“The venom he (Carl Higbie) spews is abhorrent…I feel strongly that he has the right to espouse his views however obnoxious I and others may find them. BUT he does not have the right to do so at our Town Hall, paid for by the taxpayers, and he should not have the backing of our officials, who by their presence, give legitimacy to him and his ilk.” – Greenwich Democratic Selectman Sandy Litvack Continue Reading →

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Kostin: Tesei’s Outrage is Selective

“Disgraced former Navy Seal Carl Higbie is being allowed to use Greenwich Town Hall for a televised debate taking place later this week (seemingly in violation of Town rules). ….Mr. Tesei has been a supporter of the Think Greenwich initiative, which seeks to market our Town as an ideal place to live, work, eat, shop, etc. This is event is hardly what people should think of when they ‘Think Greenwich.'” – Laura Kostin Continue Reading →

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Municipal and Schools Budgets Proposed for FY ’19-20, Public Comments Focus on Turf, Ice Rink

On Thursday night Greenwich First Selectman Peter Tesei presented his recommended budget for the fiscal year starting July 1, 2019 and ending on June 30, 2020 to the BET. Ralph Mayo presented the proposed public school budget. During a 90 minute public hearing many residents urged the BET not to include funds for artificial turf, and to fund a new Hamill Rink. Continue Reading →

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LETTER: Coming Soon, Greenwich’s Right Wing Reality TV Show

letter to the editor - Greenwich Free Press

“If Republican-elected officials like Fred Camillo and Peter Tesei were serious about having a bipartisan discussion, we would think they could do better than Carl Higbie.” – Augusta Perrin, Joanna Swomley, Phyllis Alexander, Jean Bergstresser, Richard Bergstresser and Lynne Rohrer, Mary Ellen Markowitz, Lucy von Brachel, Andrew Winston, Harald Hille, and Sally Turner Continue Reading →

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