Monthly Archives: October 2017

Cope’s Lack of Leadship is a Very Bad Sign for Sherman

From the Town Tribune, Oct 26, 2017.  To the Editor: One would never expect a First Selectman to willfully violate a local zoning regulation because, after all, what kind of example would that set for the rest of us? But this is precisely what Clay Cope has done. Before ordering a rather large sign for the new Wash … Continue reading Cope’s Lack of Leadship is a Very Bad Sign for Sherman

Ann Chiaramonte – Candidate for Board of Assessment Appeals

From Town Tribune, Oct 26, 2017. To the Editor: Ann Chiaramonte’s name will appear on the November 7th ballot as candidate for Board of Assessment Appeals in Sherman, CT. If elected, Ann will represent you in a non-partisan and objective manner. Her 24 years of related property valuation experience, including completing and fulfilling the required coursework and exams for … Continue reading Ann Chiaramonte – Candidate for Board of Assessment Appeals

Cricket Valley – A Major Oversight by Cope

From Town Tribune, Oct 26, 2017. To the Editor:  One of the most important qualities a leader can possess is Honesty, followed closely by Accountability. Neither of those qualities are exhibited by Sherman’s Clay Cope. When the question was asked at the debate “When did you learn about Cricket Valley fracked gas power plant only 3 miles … Continue reading Cricket Valley – A Major Oversight by Cope

Kevin Keenan (D): Overview of local government

From Town Tribune, Oct 26, 2017. Local politics is the purest form of governance. It is approachable and readily available. You can walk in your Town Hall (for Sherman that is Mallory Town Hall) and see the functioning of government. The people who collect our taxes, maintain our records, and enforce our local laws and … Continue reading Kevin Keenan (D): Overview of local government