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Taking Stock—Accomplishments with Don Lowe as First Selectman—Through Feb 14, 2022

As Sherman enters the fourth year with Don Lowe as First Selectman, it’s gratifying to appreciate what he and the town have accomplished together. Here’s a list of 37 of the more noticeable items. Taxes and Finances Taxes have decreased more than 8% during Don’s first 4 years Surplus and capital fund and Happy Acres … Continue reading Taking Stock—Accomplishments with Don Lowe as First Selectman—Through Feb 14, 2022

The Current State Senator for Our New District Will Retire

The SDTC has had a close relationship with our State Senator Julie Kushner (D) who represents the 24th Senate District which includes New Fairfield and Danbury. The 2020 Census has shown Danbury to increase in population. Therefore, the CT Legislature has all but ratified moving Sherman into another senate district, District 30. Sadly, effective Jan … Continue reading The Current State Senator for Our New District Will Retire

Danbury’s superintendent makes $20 per student. Sherman’s makes $887 per student. Here’s why

From Newstimes June 12, 2021 Updated: June 12, 2021 9:58 p.m. Written by Julia Perkins Experience, performance and their community’s affluence are among the factors local school boards consider as they set their superintendents’ salaries. Superintendent average compensation in Fairfield County is higher than in other parts of the state, a Hearst Connecticut Media analysis found. The … Continue reading Danbury’s superintendent makes $20 per student. Sherman’s makes $887 per student. Here’s why

Campaign Kickoff to Re-Elect State Senator Julie Kushner at Mark Weber’s House, 1 – 3 p.m. Sunday, January 26

Former SDTC Chairman Mark Weber and Current SDTC Chair David Silvay are co-hosting this kickoff party. David writes “Since 2018, I’ve had a front seat view of how hard she has worked as our State representative addressing the issues that face Danbury, Sherman, New Fairfield, and Bethel.Julie has been tireless in her efforts to connect to … Continue reading Campaign Kickoff to Re-Elect State Senator Julie Kushner at Mark Weber’s House, 1 – 3 p.m. Sunday, January 26

Sherman Democratic Town Committee Newsletter 07/23/2019

      Welcome to the newsletter of the Sherman Democratic Town Committee, particularly to our new subscribers. Our goal is to share with local Democrats news and resources to help us stay involved for positive change on a state and local level. We are committed to working for and with the citizens of Sherman … Continue reading Sherman Democratic Town Committee Newsletter 07/23/2019

Sherman Democratic Town Committee Newsletter 03/11/2019

      Welcome to the newsletter of the Sherman Democratic Town Committee, particularly to our new subscribers. Our goal is to share with local Democrats news and resources to help us stay involved for positive change on a state and local level. We are committed to working for and with the citizens of Sherman … Continue reading Sherman Democratic Town Committee Newsletter 03/11/2019

Sherman Democratic Town Committee Newsletter 01/17/2019

      Welcome to the newsletter of the Sherman Democratic Town Committee, particularly to our new subscribers. Our goal is to share with local Democrats news and resources to help us stay involved for positive change on a state and local level. We are committed to working for and with the citizens of Sherman … Continue reading Sherman Democratic Town Committee Newsletter 01/17/2019

Sherman Democratic Town Committee Newsletter 11/5/2018

      Welcome to the newsletter of the Sherman Democratic Town Committee, particularly to our new subscribers. Our goal is to share with local Democrats news and resources to help us stay involved for positive change on a state and local level. We are committed to working for and with the citizens of Sherman … Continue reading Sherman Democratic Town Committee Newsletter 11/5/2018