Letter to the Editor: Heather is the Right Choice for Redding Board of Education

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My husband and I have raised 3 children, and they all attended our outstanding public schools. Our schools certainly had a hand in shaping their bright futures. I am concerned about the election this year, and that is why I am voting for Heather Whaley for BOE. She understands that being on the BOE is more than budgeting. It’s about educating our children to be the best that they can be. Heather is a smart,…

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Family Hike with Democratic Candidates!

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The Redding Democratic municipal candidates invite the community to a family friendly event at Huntington State Park, located at 250 Sunset Hill Road in Redding. The event is scheduled Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 10am (rain date Sunday, Oct 22) as a way to get to know members on the Democratic ticket. A leisurely recreational hike will follow at 11am. Bagels and Doughnuts from Uncle Leo’s of Georgetown will be provided, and children are encouraged…

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Century Club is next Sunday

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Redding Democrats are invited to attend their Town Committee’s annual Century Club party and fundraiser, set for Sunday, October 15, from 4-7pm. The fundraiser will be held at the home of Andrew and Mary Ann Carman, 164 Umpawaug Road, with parking on site. Lieutenant Governor Nancy Wyman will be in attendance this year, and has been a popular speaker at Redding events in the past. Gourmet-style, classic American comfort food will be made fresh to…

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Redding DTC Elects Leadership

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  The Democratic Town Committee held its regular meeting on Thursday, September 28th, where three officers were elected to their positions: Selectman Peg O’Donnell will serve as Treasurer, following the resignation of Sara Sobel earlier in the week; Vice Chair Mary Ann Carman has replaced Daniel Barrett as Secretary; and Daniel Barrett will serve as Chair, following the decision by Mark Lewis to resign from that role. Mike D’Agostino and Margi Esten will serve as…

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Save the Date! Century Club is set for October 15th

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JOIN US! October 15th from 4 – 7pm  for the DTC’s annual CENTURY CLUB. Help elect Redding Democratic candidates, enjoy great food, live music, and visits from our town, state and federal elected officials.  With all that is at stake in our country and our state, we have work to do — and it begins right here in Redding. View Here Your Invitation to Century Club (Visit the Donate page to contribute to Century Club online)

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Brown Bag Lunch Q & A with Candidates

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The DTC encourages you to attend this week’s debate between BOF candidates Ed Miller and Mark Lewis. The three Republican BOE candidates will also participate. The debate will be held during First Selectman Julia Pemberton’s “Brown Bag with the First Selectman” lunch at noon on Wednesday, September 6 at Town Hall.  The Redding League of Women Voters will screen questions and time the answers in this less formal question and answer session. Due to an expected…

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Democrats to Hold Primary on September 12

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Both political parties in Redding will hold Primaries on September 12, 2017. Voting will take place at the Redding Community Center. The Democrats will choose a candidate to run for a 4 year term on the Board of Finance for the November 7th, 2017 election. Edward Miller is the candidate endorsed by the party, at the Democratic Caucus held July 25th. Incumbent Mark Lewis has filed a petition to run on the Democratic ticket for…

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