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REMEMBERING NEWTOWN SIX MONTHS LATER

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Today is six months since the Newtown massacre. And in these six months, more than 4,300 persons have died from gun violence in America. And what has Congress done? Nothing. This week, marking the six-month anniversary, families of the Newtown shooting victims were once again in Washington to advocate for gun legislation. And the Newtown […] [Read More]
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DTC EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE CANDIDATE CHOICES

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The Democratic Town Committee’s Executive Committee, which serves as the DTC nominating committee, met last night to decide what names to put forward at the July 18 nominating convention when the full town committee endorses candidates for the November 5 municipal election. From all accounts, the meeting, which didn’t end until around 11:30 p.m., reflected […] [Read More]
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WRITING CONTEST FINALISTS – CONGRATULATIONS!

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Is affirmative action relevant today? That question was recently before high school students in Greenwich schools who chose to enter the fourth annual “Defining Diversity Writing Contest.” This contest is co-sponsored by the Town of Greenwich Affirmative Action Advisory Committee, Greenwich Time and the Narea Family. The question is timely and relevant in light of […] [Read More]
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LETTER TO THE RTM: PLEASE, PLEASE VOTE YES ON MISA

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Like many Greenwich residents, I recently sent an email plea to the RTM members from my district asking them to support the additional appropriation for MISA at Monday night’s budget meeting. Here, reformulated as an open letter to all RTM members, is the email I sent to the RTM members from district 1, which is […] [Read More]
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NOBODY WANTS MISA TO DIE

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There’s much at stake Monday night. The RTM decides whether or not to kill MISA. Kill MISA? Of course not. Nobody wants MISA to die, they say. That’s not what the vote is about. It’s about runaway costs. It’s about getting MISA done for less money, they tell us.It’s not about killing MISA. But it […] [Read More]
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A TRIBUTE TO RUTH SIMS

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She had three firsts: Greenwich’s first full-time first selectman; first woman first selectman ever in Greenwich; and the town’s first Democratic first selectman in 72 years. That’s what our current first selectman, Republican Peter Tesei, pointed out in a recent email in reference to former Greenwich first selectman Ruth Sims, who served from 1978 to […] [Read More]
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TRIBUTE TO RUTH SIMS

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She had three firsts: Greenwich’s first full-time first selectman; first woman first selectman ever in Greenwich; and the town’s first Democratic first selectman in 72 years. That’s what our current first selectman, Republican Peter Tesei, pointed out in a recent email in reference to former Greenwich first selectman Ruth Sims, who served from 1978 to […] [Read More]
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MISA MUST MOVE FORWARD

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This Wednesday, April 24, at 6 p.m. the Board of Estimate and Taxation faces a critical vote. The future of the new music instructional space and auditorium at Greenwich High School – what we’ve come to know as MISA – is at stake. Last week the BET’s Budget Committee split 2-2 with a party line […] [Read More]
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