Sam Romeo

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Housing Authority Grilled Over Proposed 4-Story, 51 Unit Building for Seniors 55+ at Armstrong Court

Selectman Sandy Litvack questioned the Housing Authority why they want to enter the market rate rental business. Their proposed 4 story building will have 51 units of which 90% will be market rate. Continue Reading →

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Greenwich Housing Authority Seeks MI for New 51-Unit Senior/Disabled Building at McKinney Terrace

The June 27 Board of Selectmen agenda included a request from Greenwich’s Housing Authority for Municipal Improvement (MI) for 51 units of senior and disabled housing to be added to the McKinney Terrace at the former Byram School. To qualify a person must be at least 62 and earn no more than $48,000. Continue Reading →

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P&Z To Require Housing Authority to Re-Test Soil Near Dump

After hours of testimony from HATG’s attorney John Tesei, engineer Tony D’Andrea, land surveyor Mike Finkbeiner and Booth Court neighbors Dawn Fortunato and Otto Lauersdorf, followed by lengthy discussion among the P&Z commissioners long after midnight, the commission decided to approve the preliminary site plan with the condition that HATG add two test pits near Booth Court for “a double-check.” Continue Reading →

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Week in Review: “Pinnoccio” vs “Shirley,” Urban to Exit, 7 Fishes, Beloved Selectman Dies

Top stories on Greenwich Free Press December 21-28, 2014. WGCH TRANSCRIPT: Housing Authority Leader Accuses Booth Ct Mother of Child with Lead Poisoning of Slander

On Dec. 19 Sam Romeo took a call from a woman who initially identified herself as Shirley. The caller was Dawn Fortunato who is a longtime neighbor of Armstrong Court and the former town dump, now “Holly Hill Resource Recovery Facility.” Fortunato took Romeo to task for the Housing Authority’s claim that soil samples tfrom the northwest corner of the public housing complex were “clean” as stated on the authority’s website. Continue Reading →

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