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Marzullo will run for reelection to Greenwich Board of Selectmen

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You can add Selectman Drew Marzullo to the list of Greenwich office holders who will be running for reelection after he announced his intention to seek a fourth term on Friday. Marzullo, the Board of Selectman’s lone Democratic member, is among the town’s most visible and popular politicians. He had been expected to run for […] [Read More]

Tesei to announce reelection bid tonight

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It’s been an open secret for months and tonight it will become official. First Selectman Peter Tesei is going to throw his hat in the ring for a new term. Tesei, first selectman since 2007, will run for his fifth term in office and should be win it would tie him with former First Selectman […] [Read More]

Proposal to increase school board size sent to Board of Selectmen

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The resolution to increase the size of the Board of Education took a detour Monday night and is now headed toward the Board of Selectmen. The Representative Town Meeting’s Legislative and Rules Committee, by a nine to three vote, approved a sense of the committee resolution which requests the selectmen bring to the RTM for […] [Read More]

Greenwich BET candidates slate continues to take shape

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You can add Democrat John Blankley’s name to the list of Board of Estimate and Taxation members running for reelection. Blankley said on Tuesday he will run for a second two-year term on the town finance board. Declaring himself “gung ho for it,” Blankley became the second Democrat on the 12-person board to announce they […] [Read More]

Bocchino says remarks at sexual assault bill hearing taken out of context, offers apology

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State Rep. Mike Bocchino (R-150th) says controversial comments he made at a hearing on a bill aimed at stopping college campus rapes are being taken out of context. Bocchino, who voted for the bill, is being criticized for what some say was a comment making light of sexual assault. In a clip first broadcast Tuesday […] [Read More]

Abrams officially ends campaign for 149th District

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A week after a lawsuit accusing state representative candidate Marc Abrams of sexual harassment surfaced, the backcountry Democrat has officially pulled the plug on his campaign for the 149th District. In a letter submitted to the Secretary of State’s office Thursday morning, Abrams finalized his withdrawal from the race and has since been dropped from […] [Read More]
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Abrams speaks on dropping out of 149th District race

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Greenwich Democrat Marc Abrams, who announced this morning that he would  suspend his campaign for state representative of the 149th District, has released a statement explaining his decision. Details of an active lawsuit alleging Abrams of sexual harassment while a partner at hedge fund Titan Capital Group had led various high-ranking Democrats, including Gov. Dannell […] [Read More]
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House Speaker urges Greenwich candidate Abrams to stand down amid harassment suit

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Update (5:55 p.m.) Despite Abrams’ commitment to stay in the race for the 149th District, the Greenwich Democrat and former hedge fund manager may not be welcome in Hartford even if manages to win. Amid reports of an ongoing lawsuit in New York accusing Abrams of sexual harassment and discrimination, Speaker of the House Brendan […] [Read More]
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