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What Being Transparent Means to Me

The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines transparent as “free from pretense or deceit, easily detected or seen through, readily understood and characterized by visibility or accessibility of information.” To me, transparent means being accessible, honest, timely, predictable, coherent, and plausible. You should be … Continue reading

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Bolton Events 10/10–10/13

It’s a busy week in Bolton. On Tuesday, the Board of Selectmen meets at 7:00 at Town Hall. The agenda includes an update on the Charter Oak Greenway trail, the budget, the state plan of conservation and development, “granny pods,” … Continue reading

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The Less Things Change . . .

Did you know that Republicans have controlled the First Selectman position for at least the last 20 years? that Republicans have controlled the Board of Selectmen for nearly all of the last 20 years? that Republicans have controlled the Board … Continue reading

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Better Communication, Better Public Safety, Better for Bolton

Did you know that under CT Statutes the First Selectman for a town without a police department is considered the chief of police? As First Selectman, Sandy Pierog will work with Bolton’s Resident Troopers to set up a Facebook page … Continue reading

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Bolton Heritage Weekend, 9/30–10/1

Bolton Heritage Weekend kicks off this Saturday with a family tree–making event at the Bentley Memorial Library (11–2). Cookies will be served! Then at 11:30 at the Bolton Congregational Church, Fire Chief Bruce Dixon presents the history of the Bolton … Continue reading

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Little Things Matter

Communication and the town’s responsiveness to citizens have suffered under years of Republican leadership, as this story about a simple request and an unmet promise demonstrate. Continue reading

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Bolton Democrat of the Year

This year’s Bolton Democrat of the Year celebration will be Sunday, September 17, 2017, at 1:30 pm at Georgina’s Restaurant in Bolton. Please join us as we honor Gwen Marrion, two-term member of the Board of Selectmen and longtime former … Continue reading

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