Monthly Archive for November, 2011

: November, 2011

Greenwich school board member Peter Sherr’s chance to make a difference

The problem with gadflies is, while we know they don’t approve of the status quo, we rarely know what they stand for or what proposed solutions they hold, if any. Gadflies are also uncomfortable

Will Greenwich Democrats seize the opportunity to take charge of school board?

They are like the nerdy kids in high school who cow under the shadows of the popular kids. The popular kids in this case would be the brawny Republicans, who have run Greenwich since when Andrew

An inconvenient truth about Greenwich public schools

Now that the Townies have vanquished the evil queen and returned control of the school board to the boosters eager to restore the alternative reality of Greenwich, we can all breathe a sigh of relief.

Finally, 2011 boating season ends in Greenwich

Sunday was the last day for boats to be hauled out at Greenwich Cove and the last day for launch service at Old Greenwich Yacht Club. I couldn’t have been more grateful for this season to end. As if

Will Greenwich have the resolve to arrest the decline of its schools?

It’s a stunning lineup. Every school board chair since 1997 has joined forces to oust the evil queen, Marianna Ponns Cohen. And none has been as vocal as Sandy Waters, who avers that the ability for a

Who will have the courage to confront the MISA dilemma?

Question: What confidence level do you have that the high school auditorium project will come in under or on budget? Sorry for the trick question, because the remediation of toxic soil at the site

Is Louise Day Hicks alive and living in Glenville?

As I write this, some residents in Glenville are using the PTA’s parent email list to call attention to the battle four years ago when Marianna Ponns Cohen and Anna Povinelli were Parkway parents

Video of how I voted on absentee ballot in Greenwich elections

My apologies to Leslie Tarkington for my error in the above video tape when I said there was only one woman on the ticket for the BET. I did not vote for either first selectman candidates. Blankley is