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Greenwich: 2012 turnout falls short of 2008

A steady stream of Greenwich voters headed to the town’s 12 polling places Tuesday, but turnout fell short of that seen in 2008, the last presidential election year. Seventy-one percent of the

Sandy and Election Day

Did Hurricane Sandy have any impact on the election? It didn’t seem like it, even at the polling places in coastal Greenwich, one of the hardest hit areas. Power was on to the schools, and a steady

Spot the candidates

Dispatch from Greenwich Time correspondent Jay Polansky: Greenwich resident Austin Clark has a penchant for spotting candidates at the polls. He spotted Cos Cob resident Jim Himes, who is running for

Obamacare vs. entitlements: A tale of two voters

Megan Epand usually votes for Democrats, but this year her decision was personal. Epand, 31, doesn’t want to see the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, commonly referred to as Obamacare,

A candidate’s best friend

Dispatch from Greenwich Time correspondent Jay Polansky: State Rep. Fred Camillo,R-151st District, tried to start a conversation with all who walked by him Tuesday afternoon, including man’s best

Birthday ballots

Dispatch from Greenwich Time’s Frank MacEachern: Luke McCarthy celebrated his 72nd birthday Tuesday by casting his ballot for Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney. He was unhappy with both

E-Day: An end to political emails?

Aside from some closure, voters like Steven and Jean Rubin are looking forward to an end to the nasty debates that have crept into seemingly every form of communication this election season. And it’s

More than bake sales

The news may have turned to Election Day, but at schools in coastal Greenwich, hit hard with flooding and fire, people haven’t forgotten about Hurricane Sandy. The Riverside School PTA is collecting