Tara Restieri

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LETTER: Joint Favorable Reports – Works of Fiction or Unbiased Ways to Understand Bills?

“The non-disclosure of numerous concerns around “deprioritizing” of infrastructure spending in testimonies, mischaracterizations of statements provided by OPM and by the executive director of WestCOG, and not appropriately highlighting opposition statements by local municipal leaders are clearly not isolated incidents.” – Continue Reading →

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RESTIERI: Why “Fair Share” Is Wrong for Greenwich

“Groups like the Regional Planning Association whose long list of donors are a “who’s who” of developers, construction contractors and real-estate investment trusts, fund groups like OCA and DeSegregateCT. Therein lies a real conflict of interest. It is these donors who will ultimately reap the profits of massive “Transit Oriented Development”, “Work Live Ride” and other proposals like HB6633 “Fair Share”, while towns like Greenwich will be guinea pigs for their central planning experiments.” – Tara Restieri Continue Reading →

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Greenwich Community Unites at ‘Better Tomorrow’ Vigil at Arch Street Teen Center

“Teens often feel intense pressure as we try to balance our academic pursuits, our extracurricular activities and our social lives. As all of us in our community chase success, we often find that doing so may come at the expense of our own happiness and well being.” – Tomas Jasson Continue Reading →

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RESTIERI: Preserve The Future Of Greenwich By Preserving Local Zoning Control

“Rather than being the result of a new found altruism among developers, the current massive uptick in 8-30g proposals in Greenwich (and other communities) is a result of a realization among developers that the easy money policies of the past decade are likely over, interest rates are rising, and they had better act fast if they want to take advantage of a law that gives them the ability to plow over local zoning boards and cash in on big developments.” – Tara Restieri, Greenwich Continue Reading →

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