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State Rep. Walko will not seek re-election in 150th District

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State Rep. Stephen Walko has announced he will not run for reelection after serving a single term representing the 150th General Assembly District. In a release Wednesday, Walko,  a Byram resident, explained his family would be moving to a new home in the 149th District. Connecticut state law bars officeholders from representing a districts they […] [Read More]
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Foley endorses Campbell For RTC Chair

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Sitting town GOP chair Jim Campbell has earned the endorsement of Republican gubernatorial front runner Tom Foley ahead of a competitive race for party leadership. Campbell’s name was among the dozens of state and local candidates Foley single out with his stamp of approval — conspicuously absent, however, were any endorsements for national seats. For […] [Read More]

Sen. Frantz: state surplus built on “not legitimate revenues”

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Responding to Gov. Dannell Malloy’s State of the State hearing Thursday, State Senator Scott Frantz lashed out at the Governor’s comments on Connecticut’s budgetary surplus and financial policies. “The governor’s address emphasized that there is a ‘surplus’ in Connecticut today,” said Frantz. “But, where did that surplus come from? Literally just a few months ago […] [Read More]
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Former First Selectman candidate Beth Krumeich announces DTC Chair bid

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Following several weeks of speculation, failed Democratic candidate for First Selectmen Beth Krumeich has announced she will challenge Frank Farricker for his seat as chair of the Democratic Town Committee. In an email obtained by the Greenwich Time sent to DTC members, Krumeich said she was running “to fulfill my vision of forging a winning […] [Read More]

BET set to take on Central Firehouse, Democrat rule changes Tuesday

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The Board of Estimate and Taxation is set to convene tomorrow for their first regular meeting of the 2014-2016 term following a controversial organizational meeting earlier this month. Chairman Michael Mason’s decision to forgo Budget Committee veteran Leslie Tarkington to helm the town’s budgeting and to revoke the committee assignments of outspoken Democrat Sean Goldrick […] [Read More]

Board of Selectmen kick off first meeting of 2014 at 10 a.m.

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The Board of Selectmen will reconvene for their first meeting of the new year this morning at the Town Hall Meeting Room at 10 a.m. The Selectmen’s office has released only a sparse agenda so far — two sets of meeting minutes and a executive session featuring tax appeals and workers’ compensation claims. But with fireworks […] [Read More]
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Greenwich Republican Town Meeting caucuses tonight

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Greenwich Republicans are getting a head start to the caucus season. They’ll host their caucuses to endorse members for two-year terms as RTC officers tonight at 7:00 p.m. in a variety of locations around town. The caucuses are open to all registered Republicans in the town of Greenwich. Contact party chair Jim Campbell at  203-561-1184 with […] [Read More]

Greenwich Democrats to host caucus to elect new members

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An announcement from the Greenwich Democrats: The Greenwich Democratic Town Committee will hold its biennial caucuses on Monday, Jan. 13 at 7 p.m. at the locations listed below. The caucuses provide the opportunity for registered Democrats in Greenwich to seek membership on the DTC as representatives of their respective districts and to get actively involved with the […] [Read More]

BET Organizational Meeting Tonight, 6:30 p.m.

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Nearly two months after Greenwich went to the polls, the new term of the Board of Estimate and Taxation will begin tonight with an organizational meeting at Town Hall. The  months following election day were filled with intraparty wrangling over committee placements and caucus leadership — all the drama comes down to this. On tonight’s […] [Read More]
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Greenwich Police to swear in new recruit Jan. 2

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Greenwich Police lost two veteran officers last month in Capt. Tim Berry and Officer Liza Zack, but they’re already filling the holes left behind. The Department will swear in U.S. Army veteran and Cedar Rapids, Iowa native Kyle Rilett on Thursday, Jan. 2 in the Town Hall Meeting Room at 11:00 a.m. Rilett will begin […] [Read More]
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