Lincoln's Log

Lincoln Millstein offers his unique views and insight on Greenwich and its community

Is Louise Day Hicks alive and living in Glenville?

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As I write this, some residents in Glenville are using the PTA’s parent email list to call attention to the battle four years ago when Marianna Ponns Cohen and Anna Povinelli were Parkway parents fighting to keep their school open. It was serious enough to prompt this email from the principal of Glenville School: Dear […] [Read More]
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Video of how I voted on absentee ballot in Greenwich elections

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My apologies to Leslie Tarkington for my error in the above video tape when I said there was only one woman on the ticket for the BET. I did not vote for either first selectman candidates. Blankley is a total non starter. He seems to be making up his campaign platform on the fly. His […] [Read More]
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The ‘Glenville factor’ in Greenwich politics and what you need to know by Nov. 8

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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 the Board of Education … (more on that later.) As Tip O’Neill quipped, “all politics is local.” In Greenwich, all politics are hyperlocal. Glenville […] [Read More]
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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

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

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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 previously that it was unfair to judge his performance after only one year. But after two years, Greenwich […] [Read More]
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Will Greenwich GOP reneg on promise to nominate 4 BOE candidates?

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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 two – for the school board this fall. At the time Edward Dadakis, the GOP bigwig, told the Greenwich Time: “What is […] [Read More]
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Greenwich GOP slate offers big hope for school board reform

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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 likely to blend into the town hall wallpaper and more willing to buy into the status quo than their Republican counterparts whom taxpayers have counted on to deliver […] [Read More]
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