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THE CONNECTICUT EFFECT IS STILL GOING STRONG

The “Connecticut Effect” is still going strong. Our voices will not be silenced. There’s proof of this in the success of the Greenwich Council Against Gun Violence campaign to honor Newtown on the
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STILL TIME TO MAKE YOUR VOICE HEARD

Greenwich Council Against Gun Violence leader Jonathan Perloe ┬ásent an email today, at my request, reporting on the first weekend of the “Honor Newtown. Make Your Voice Heard” campaign. “We were
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REMEMBER NEWTOWN WITH A MESSAGE OF PEACE AND HOPE

The one year anniversary of the Newtown killings is approaching. It’s estimated that since then nearly 31,000 persons have been killed by guns in the United States. We must not let the country forget
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GREENWICH DEMOCRATS IN CRISIS

“This is wrong and should be stopped,” said Greenwich Democratic Town Committee chairman Frank Farricker in a blog posting. But here’s one of many problems with Farricker’s pronouncement: It’s leveled
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CHANGES TO BOE AND BET METHOD OF ELECTION?

  Every so many years, the question of more competitive elections for the school board, and especially the finance board, surfaces. During this fall’s election campaign, First Selectman Peter
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WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 23 – WHAT CHILDREN WISH THEIR PARENTS KNEW ABOUT NAME-CALLING AND BULLYING

This Wednesday evening, parents of children in elementary and middle school have a second opportunity to dialogue with and learn from Greenwich High School teenagers who have been engaged in bullying
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UNAFFILIATED VOTERS: GREENWICH’S LARGEST VOTING GROUP? REALLY?

So how do things that are not true become established facts? A single newspaper reference might be a contributing factor. Be careful not to believe everything you read in the newspapers, especially in
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BULLYING PREVENTION WORKSHOP FOR PARENTS

Parents of school-age children, particularly elementary and middle school children, have a unique opportunity Tuesday evening. Connecticut’s Anti-Defamation League (ADL) and the Jewish Community
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