Neither of the two candidates, Alexis Voulgaris and Brian Raney, were affiliated with a political party. Continue Reading →
Representative Town Meeting
Results Summary: Nov 5, 2019 Greenwich Municipal Election
Summary of results from the CT Secretary of State website as of Thursday. Continue Reading →
Filed under: Government, 2019, Board of Education, election results, Fred Camillo, Jill Oberlander, Lauren Rabin, municipal election
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 →
Filed under: Letter to the Editor, Board of Education, Board of Estimate and Taxation, Board of Selectmen, Planning & Zoning Commission, Representative Town Meeting, Susan Rudolph
Who is the bully? And, are RTM contests pitting men against women?
In his LWV voter guide bio, Von Keyserling says a Greenwich issue is fanatical bullying and character assassination of public volunteers in the media. Continue Reading →
Filed under: Government, League of Women Voters, Representative Town Meeting, RTM
As Contentious Muni Election Races Loom in Greenwich, LWV Voter Guides Feature Candidate Bios
Listing 3 issues facing Greenwich today, District 8’s von Keyserling wrote, “provision of public debate without the fanatical bullying and character assassination of pubic volunteers in the media.” Continue Reading →
Filed under: Government, Schools, BET, Board of Education, Board of Selectmen, BOE, Carmella Budkins, Chris von Keysserling
March On Greenwich is Storming the Greenwich RTM Ballot
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 →
Filed under: Government, #MarchonGreenwich, #TownofGreenwich, Jenny Baird, Karen Giannuzzi, March on Greenwich, Representative Town Meeting, RTM
Indivisible Greenwich: Trump Agenda Threatens Democracy
The meeting highlighted the idea of a National Popular Vote, changing representation in the Representative Town Meeting and maintaining equal representation in the town’s school board.
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Filed under: Government, News, Christ Church Greenwich, Greenwich Board of Education, Indivisible Greenwich, Jennie Baird, Joanna Swomley, National Popular Vote Compact CT (NPV CT)
Joan Eleanor Caldwell, Served on RTM for 52 Consecutive Years
Calling hours are at Knapp Funeral Home on Thursday, April 6 and Friday, April 7 from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 am on Saturday, April 8 at St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church 178 Greenwich Avenue. Continue Reading →
Filed under: Obituaries, Joan Caldwell, Representative Town Meeting, RTM
“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 →
Filed under: Government, Police & Fire, Greenwich RTM, Hilary Stark, Karen Giannuzzi, Move On Greenwich, Representative Town Meeting, sexual assault
Greenwich’s von Keyserling, Charged with Sexual Assault, Steps Aside for Now
RTM District 8 chair was charged with Sexual Assault 4 on Jan 11. Noting the circumstance, he is temporarily turning over his duties to his vice chair, Joshua Brown. Continue Reading →