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BUDGET GUIDELINES BECOMING MEANINGLESS

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The BET budget committee last night split 2-2 along party lines in their vote on the 2015-16 budget guidelines. This sets the stage for a 7-6 party line split when the full BET votes on the guidelines on October 20, with the seventh vote the Republican chairman’s tie breaking vote. If this happens, it will […] [Read More]
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GREENWICH DEMOCRATS NEVER LOOKED WORSE

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Sexual harassment is a very serious matter. State and Congressional Democratic leaders –  Governor Malloy, Speaker of the House Brendan Sharkey, Congressman Jim Himes – have reacted in a manner consistent with the gravity of the 2010 sexual harassment complaint against Marc Abrams, the erstwhile Democratic candidate for Connecticut’s 149th house district. “It goes without saying […] [Read More]
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GUN VIOLENCE PREVENTION RALLY IN STAMFORD TODAY

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There’s an important rally today, Tuesday, September 23, at 5:30 p.m. in Stamford, across the street from Bobby V’s restaurant, 225 Main Street. Here’s the press release from the ENOUGH Campaign and the Greenwich Council Against Gun Violence. Hope many will make an effort to attend. It’s important for our state’s future and our own […] [Read More]
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JIM HIMES RIGHT ON SYRIAN REBEL VOTE

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Four of the five Connecticut members of the House of Representatives, including our own 4th Congressional District representative Jim Himes, cast “No” votes in yesterday’s vote to arm and train so-called “moderate” Syrian rebels. The only Connecticut House member to vote “Yes” was  Joe Courtney. The amendment passed by a vote of 273 to 156. […] [Read More]
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CURIOSITY CONCERTS ANNOUNCES 2014-15 SEASON

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“Exceptional music designed to inspire parents and children alike,” is the way Shelly Cryer, producer of Curiosity Concerts, describes the series of free classical music concerts for families. Now in its second season, Curiosity Concerts will present 10 free concerts at different venues in the Greenwich area. The concerts are designed for children ages 6 […] [Read More]
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DREW’S SEARCH FOR CONTAMINATED SITES

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Greenwich selectman Drew Marzullo plans to search through old invoices for any evidence of material transported from the Holly Hill incinerator to other locations in town. His search may begin as early as this week. His concern is primarily for our community’s public health and wellbeing. This is, or should be, everyone’s concern. However, it’s […] [Read More]
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NOT ONE MORE – Gun Violence Must End, Add Your Voice

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Jonathan Perloe, leader of the Greenwich Council Against Gun Violence, issued a press release today, reproduced below in its entirety. There will be a gun violence prevention table on Greenwich Avenue by the Board of Education building this weekend during the Greenwich Sidewalk Sales days. Stop by the table starting at 3 p.m. Friday, July […] [Read More]
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CONGRATULATIONS SAM ROMEO, THANK YOU GEORGE YANKOWICH

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As has been reported, Sam Romeo was elected chairman of the Greenwich Housing Authority last Wednesday, June 25. He succeeds George Yankowich who chose not to run again. Yankowich, who has chaired the Housing Authority’s Board of Commissioners for the past three years, says he no longer has the time to devote to the chairmanship […] [Read More]
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