Monthly Archives: October 2017

View Sherman’s Face-to-Face Candidate’s Debate

Click here (if not clickable, first click on this post’s title) to view the video of the debate held on October 22, 2017. It started with opening statements from both First Selectman Candidates. This was followed by questions for these candidates from a Town Tribune panel. Audience members also had a chance to ask questions. … Continue reading View Sherman’s Face-to-Face Candidate’s Debate

Vote For Don Lowe and Kevin Keenan

From Town Tribune, October 19, 2017. To the Editor:  Clay Cope is not being honest with Sherman citizens. I say this in response to a recent campaign mailer where Mr. Cope and Mr. Ostrosky seek to take credit for two major capital projects at the Sherman School. This bit of self-congratulation claims that “voters supported our suggested investments in new … Continue reading Vote For Don Lowe and Kevin Keenan

Affordable Housing…Waiting and Wondering When

From Town Tribune, October 19, 2017. To the Editor:  Yes, I too am amazed that it has been almost 3 1/2 years since the Cope administration killed a referendum on Affordable Senior Housing. The referendum would have allowed Sherman to compete for state funds…a process that would have taken 3 plus years. I wish I … Continue reading Affordable Housing…Waiting and Wondering When

Don Lowe (D): I’ve Been Instrumental in the Town Low Budgets

Town Tribune article, Oct 19, 2017. I was interested to see that Bob Ostrosky started his column last week by complaining about “negativity” in this campaign. His column appeared two days after the Sherman Republican Town Committee posted a pretty ugly attack toward me on their Facebook page on behalf of the Cope-Ostrosky campaign. Of course, I’m biased … Continue reading Don Lowe (D): I’ve Been Instrumental in the Town Low Budgets

Ann Chiaramonte for Board of Assessment Appeals

From Town Tribune, October 12, 2017. To the Editor: The Board of Assessment Appeals consists of 3 elected members who hear the appeals of taxpayers who feel their assessments are in error. The mission of the Board is to review and correct valuations, if needed, to the Grand List. This Board is probably the least familiar to … Continue reading Ann Chiaramonte for Board of Assessment Appeals

Kevin Keenan (D): Efficient Budgeting and Stewardship of Infrastructure

Town Tribune Article,  October 12, 2017. In our campaign for Selectman and First Selectman of Sherman, Don Lowe and I have adopted an approach that states we will pursue, among other things: (1) Better and more efficient budgeting, and (2) Proper stewardship of facilities and infrastructure. Achievement of these goals is more of a necessity now than ever … Continue reading Kevin Keenan (D): Efficient Budgeting and Stewardship of Infrastructure