Yearly Archive for 2011

: 2011

The ‘Glenville factor’ in Greenwich politics and what you need to know by Nov. 8

The village of Glenville has had an extraordinary influence over Greenwich, its finances and ultimately its schools, including a full-nelson grip on the current agenda to place two key Republicans on
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Photos of Old Greenwich Art Society sidewalk show

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Photos of flooding in Old Greenwich in Irene’s wake

Arch Street Perrot Library roundabout Porricelli parking lot Arch Street RR underpass Softball field OG gas station at Arcadia and Park
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Dundee, IB school in Greenwich, continues its sharp decline in statewide ranking – is this our future?

No wonder Sid Freund wants to move the goal posts. I would too. After two years of his tenure as superintendent, Greenwich went from being the 41st ranked district in the state to No. 48. I wrote
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Will Greenwich GOP reneg on promise to nominate 4 BOE candidates?

Less than a week ago, the Greenwich Republican executive committee earned the bragging rights to claim a higher road when it agreed to give voters a choice by recommending four candidates- instead of
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Greenwich GOP slate offers big hope for school board reform

Local Democrats publicly lament the century-old Republican dominance of Greenwich politics, but year after year they put up candidates who are more conservative, more establishment oriented, more
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Photos of silt filling in Binney Park pond in Old Greenwich

This is one of those cases where the photos speak for themselves. Binney Park is one of the most picturesque and treasured places in Greenwich, but its pond is filling in with silt. It’s so bad that a
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Greenwich schools should look to Cherry Hill, N.J. as example

A reader pointed me to this story yesterday about a retiring superintendent in New Jersey with remarkable relevance for Greenwich. Click here for the article The parallels are uncanny. It’s also
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Greenwich Magazine founder attacks ‘lack of good governance’ of school board

Jack Moffly, founder of Greenwich Magazine, is not the sort given to hysteria and overreaction. That is why his column in the July issue which just hit the newsstand is a must read if you are a
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Wall Street Journal: ‘Greenwich Faces Class Struggles’

Greenwich residents are accustomed to the collateral publicity associated with its notoriety. It’s a trade-off we make for the privilege of living in the Connecticut waterfront town closest to New
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