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Letter: New Democratic Party Leadership in Darien?
By Bert von Stulpnagel, The Darien Times, January 27, 2020

To a person, Darien has experienced, thoughtful and caring Democrats on the Representative Town Meeting and on all boards and committees. The residents of Darien are grateful for the time and dedication of our local public servants. Republicans and Democrats work well together, and it shows.

The Democratic Town Committee had a strong hand in finding fine candidates to town offices. However, where the DTC’s performance is often disappointing is in the discourse when state and municipal interests collide....

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Editorial: As the Connecticut legislative session begins, the time is now to focus on what it might bring
By Susan Shultz, Editor, The Darien Times, January 10, 2020

Last year, in the early weeks of January, several bills were proposed quietly regarding Connecticut’s schools and possible regionalization.

Draft bills were sent to the state Senate Education Committee a year ago this month. Both bills were vague in terms of the future impact on local schools.

The bill originally filed proposed regionalizing school districts with a student population of under 40,000 students. Given that figure applies to every town and city in Connecticut, many of the original responses felt this was simply a vague way to just regionalize ALL districts....

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Editorial: Monday night, the RTM will hold the annual “State of the Town.” Stay informed.
By Susan Shultz, Editor, The Darien Times, December 8, 2019

On Monday, Dec. 9, at 8 p.m., town leaders will gather at the Representative Town Meeting for the annual “State of the Town.”

If you are new to town, or just don’t really have time or interest to pay attention to town politics and business, you might not know what that means.

The State of the Town, along with the budget vote, is probably the most important RTM meeting of the year. It is critical information for the RTM, but even more so, it is critical information for those who live in Darien, as residents and taxpayers....

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