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WHAT A WASTE OF TAXPAYER TIME AND MONEY

What a waste of taxpayer time and money! Yesterday, House Republicans tried for the 63rd time to overturn the Affordable Care Act and for the 12th time to defund Planned Parenthood. Thanks to the
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RTM TONIGHT – FINALLY CLOSURE ON PARSONAGE COTTAGE LOAN MODIFICATIONS

The Parsonage Cottage loan modification agreement reached between the Housing Authority and the BET, and approved by the Board of Selectmen, is before the RTM tonight. According to the agreement, the
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CONGRATULATIONS TO NAUREEN KURJI!

Greenwich High School Junior, Naureen Kurji, has won the 11th and 12th grade category in the University of Connecticut’s 2016 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Essay Contest. Broadly speaking, students were
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DEMOCRATIC AND REPUBLICAN PARTY CAUCUS LOCATIONS

Here are the dates, times, and locations of the party caucuses to be held this week and next week. Some of the locations given in my Sunday column were incorrect. Greenwich Democrats will hold their
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PUSHING BACK AGAINST DANGEROUS RHETORIC

Due to an unfortunate error, my regular column didn’t make it into today’s Greenwich Time. John Breunig, the Greenwich Time editorial page editor, indicated he planned to remedy the situation by
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BET MEETING TOMORROW: LOOKING GOOD FOR TUESDAY CLOSURE TO PARSONAGE COTTAGE SAGA

Tomorrow is the last meeting of the current Board of Estimate and Taxation (BET). In January, a new board, with four new members, is sworn in. Hopefully, tomorrow also brings an end to the Parsonage
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CLOSURE TO THE PARSONAGE COTTAGE SAGA: TUESDAY WILL BE TELLING

Tuesday will be telling. That’s when the Parsonage Cottage Working Group holds its fifth public meeting in the more than two years since September 2013 when BET chairman Michael Mason formed the
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BET SHOULD APPROVE CDBG BUDGET WITHOUT CONDITION

It’s been 26 months. So observed BET budget committee member Leslie Tarkington at last Monday’s budget committee meeting. Her observation served to remind us that it’s been over two years since the
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