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Democratic Candidates Prevailed in the Mid-Term Elections in CT

Although the Sherman votes for the Governorship and State Senator edged ahead for the Republicans, the margin was narrower than expected based on the mix of registered voters by party line. Sherman’s voting results show a strong shift towards the Democrats as reported in the Town Tribune on November 15, 2018: Ballotpedia identified six of the … Continue reading Democratic Candidates Prevailed in the Mid-Term Elections in CT

Don Lowe (D): Volunteerism, Openess, Stopping the Waste of Taxes

From Town Tribune, Nov 2, 2017. The best part of the 2017 campaign has been the opportunity to visit with so many Sherman residents and  business owners, and to hear your concerns. These concerns encompass a broad spectrum and they speak to the challenge of being First Selectman and to the type of leader we need here … Continue reading Don Lowe (D): Volunteerism, Openess, Stopping the Waste of Taxes

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

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

Don Lowe (D): 2 Capital Projects with Problems

Town Tribune Article,  October 5, 2017. As I write this, our nation is once again confronted with a senseless mass killing in Las Vegas, this time the largest one in our history. In the coming days, many issues will come into play as the shooting’s facts are revealed. We will again seek answers for the motives behind this horrifically … Continue reading Don Lowe (D): 2 Capital Projects with Problems

Kevin Keenan (D): Why I am a candidate

Town Tribune Article, September 28, 2017.  When I announced to family and friends my intent to run for Selectman this year, the most common response was a question: “Why?” I admit that this is what I had to answer for myself before I made the decision to declare my candidacy. When l was first approached … Continue reading Kevin Keenan (D): Why I am a candidate

Don Lowe (D) Candidate for First Selectman

Town Tribune Article, September 21, 2017. I am deeply honored to be a candidate for First Selectman. I wouldn’t take this on if I didn’t think I could improve Sherman and give maximum commitment toward keeping your tax bill low and your safety and well-being bolstered. I will work for you. If elected, the job … Continue reading Don Lowe (D) Candidate for First Selectman