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Letter: A Call to Leadership. Say “No” to Artificial Turf!

A Message to the Board of Education, Board of Selectman, Board of Estimate and Taxation, Planning and Zoning Commission, RTM.
“Leadership requires making bold decisions because you value and seek to protect the welfare of the community’s citizens rather than lauding the number of playable hours on a field.” – Susan Rudolph, Greenwich Continue Reading →

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March On Greenwich is Storming the Greenwich RTM Ballot

Members of March On Greenwich at the YWCA on Sept 18, 2017. All but two photographed are candidates for RTM this fall. Photo: Leslie Yager

March On Greenwich said they recruited 40-50 RTM candidates for the Nov 7 election. Town Clerk Carmella Budkins said her office received a total of 110 petitions, 31 of which were from incumbents, with a total of 79 new candidates and contested races in 8 of the 12 districts. Continue Reading →

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“March On Greenwich” Launches Petition, Statement to RTM Denouncing District 8 Leader von Keyserling’s Behavior

“While we understand that Mr. Von Keyserling is “innocent until proven guilty” in a court of law, Mr. von Keyserling has admitted to inappropriate actions against a town employee and the charges against him are based on video recordings of the incident and are in line with behaviors others, including our own first selectman, have observed in the past.” – Statement from Move On Greenwich 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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Tesei on RTM’s Nixing of NW Fire Station: Divisiveness Could Erode Greenwich Cachet

At Thursday morning’s Board of Selectmen Meeting Peter Tesei said the BET hadn’t done a good job selling their budget to the RTM and that it wasn’t fair to characterize the budget increases as “out of control.” He cited unfunded legislative mandates and legal obligations of the town to fund pensions. He lamented the divisive nature of the fire station controversy. Drew Marzullo described Monday’s RTM meeting as a reality show, complete with booing and heckling. Continue Reading →

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