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Black Lives Matter Rally

Bolton held a rally to support Black Lives Matter today on the Town Green. Turnout was impressive for our sleepy town: well over 100 (maybe 150–200?) people of all ages. Speakers were passionate, raw, thought-provoking, and inspiring. The key takeaway … Continue reading

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On Peace in a Time of Protest

Peace is not the absence of violence alone. Many Whites seem to define peace as not only being free of violence but being able to safely ignore violence elsewhere in the world. But the price of guaranteeing that type of … Continue reading

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Upcoming Meetings

Two meetings this week: Tuesday, May 26, 7 pm Special Meeting of Bolton DTC to endorse justices of the peace and registrar of voters. This meeting will be held via Zoom and is open to all registered Democrats. If you … Continue reading

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Thoughts from the Chair

We have now lived a full month of COVID-19 restrictions: no school for our students, no gatherings of friends and family, public meetings conducted from kitchen tables and family room couches. The federal government, under the abject “leadership” of Donald … Continue reading

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DTC Caucus Results

At a caucus of Bolton Democrats on January 13, 2020, at the Notch Road Municipal Center, local Democrats endorsed the following individuals to serve on the Bolton Democratic Town Committee for the 2020–2022 term: Eric Bevans Emily Bradley Christopher Davey … Continue reading

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Democratic Caucus

On Monday, January 13, at 7:30 pm, at the Notch Road Municipal Center in Bolton, registered Democrats will hold a caucus to select Democratic Town Committee members for the 2020–2022 term. The caucus is open to all registered Democrats in … Continue reading

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Statement on Alison Romkey

Last night the Connecticut State Police announced that Alison Romkey has been charged with misdemeanor offenses involving minors having access to alcohol. At this point there has been no trial or conviction, and we do not have all of the facts. … Continue reading

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On Defending the Work of Republicans

It must be early November, just after municipal elections—or May just after the budget referendum, or February at the start of budget season, or August, or whenever—because the voice of the grumpy taxpayer has again been heard in our fair … Continue reading

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Bolton Democrat of the Year

Thank you to everyone who attended today’s Bolton Democrat of the Year celebration honoring Bolton First Selectman Sandra Pierog. Connecticut’s Lieutenant Governor Susan Bysiewicz was on hand to present Sandy with proclamations from the governor’s and lieutenant governor’s offices. Senator … Continue reading

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