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Robust Election Turnout for Sherman

Town Tribune Front Page*, Nov 11. 2021 SHERMAN – Election Day was a busy one for Sherman. Though non-Presidential. municipal elections arc typically quieter, they had a higher than typical turnout this year with 914 residents voting. Democratic Town Committee Chair Mr. Jeff Ginsburg believes that “The BOE races spurred turnout, since structural issues with … Continue reading Robust Election Turnout for Sherman

Endorsing Kate Frey for Board of Education

From Town Tribune Oct 7, 2021. To the Editor: Kate Frey, known to many of you as Kate Kelley Frey, is seeking to serve a four-year term on the Sherman Board of Education.  Kate is a dedicated, experienced educator having taught for 33 years in the public school system. She is an outstanding candidate for the Board … Continue reading Endorsing Kate Frey for Board of Education

Endorsing James Neunzig for Board of Education

From Town Tribune Oct 7, 2021. To the Editor: Sherman is fortunate to have James Neunzig as a candidate for our Board of Education. James communicates in an organized, transparent, team-oriented style. His communication skills have been developed through 30 years of effectively managing staff, employees, and the public. James listens to all sides, assesses … Continue reading Endorsing James Neunzig for Board of Education

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

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