Archive for October, 2009

Get Outside Your Box.

Sunday, October 18th, 2009

Choose your news, choose your music. What’s not to like? But is customized content just making Americans insular and polarized, parochial and provincial? ( Fox Forum Post )

New Superintendent Proves Himself a Pragmatic Realist

Monday, October 12th, 2009

For the second time in as many months, the new Superintendent of Greenwich Schools has proven himself a pragmatic realist and not a starry-eye ideologue. How refreshing.

Last week Sidney Freund, the Superintendent of Greenwich Schools, nixed a contest encouraging kids to ride bikes to school. The Democrat candidate for First Selectman criticized the Board of Education for that decision.    (more…)

GPD Snipers tops in North America!

Thursday, October 8th, 2009

The Greenwich Police Department Special Response Unit “Sniper/Observer” team finished first at the North American Sniper Summit held earlier this week at the Harvard Sportsmen’s Club in Harvard MA. (The Special Response Unit or “SRU” is Greenwich’s SWAT unit.)

The GPD team, Dave Hall and Chris Girard — both police officer technicians who supervise and train fellow GPD officers in the use of firearms — placed first out of a field of 21 teams comprised of law enforcement sniper/observer teams from all over New England as well as teams from Michigan and Alabama. (more…)

Tesei Excites Crowd at HQ Opening

Monday, October 5th, 2009

Oct 5, 2009, 8:05 p.m. — Speaking to an overflow crowd, First Selectman Peter J. Tesei ignited the party faithful at the grand opening of the Republican Headquarters this evening.

The theme of his extemporaneous remarks can be summed up as “Greenwich should not gamble on who its Chief Elected official should be.” Calling it “performance over platitudes” he pointed to his record of accomplishment in providing a vision of preserving and enhancing the quality of life in our Greenwich and working towards that vision. (more…)

New Laws Take Effect October 1

Friday, October 2nd, 2009


On October 1st a number of laws passed by the state legislature became effective. It is important to remain informed on new Connecticut laws as many of them can directly affect your life or the lives of your loved ones. (more…)