Tag Archives: BoltonCT

Statement on Black Lives Matter/Antiracism

The Bolton Democratic Town Committee believes Black Lives Matter. Racial prejudice in various forms still remains in Bolton, as documented by those who experience it. We all have a responsibility to understand and combat systemic racism and the structures that … Continue reading

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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 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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Five Questions with Emily Bradley

Emily Bradley, current cochair of the Board of Finance, is up for reelection on November 5. She brings a wealth of experience from both the corporate and nonprofit worlds. We recently asked her a few questions. What town groups or … Continue reading

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Five Questions with Adam Teller

Adam Teller, a longtime member of Bolton’s Planning and Zoning Commission, was unanimously elected chairman of the commission two years ago. He’s up for reelection this year. Recently, we asked Adam to answer a few of our questions. Here’s what … Continue reading

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Letters for Tiffany

Over the course of the campaign, all five members of the BDTC executive committee wrote letters endorsing 55th Assembly District candidate Tiffany Thiele. Most were published in either the Journal Inquirer or RiverEast newspaper. All are collected here. First Selectman … Continue reading

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The (Republican) Case against Robin Green

Recently a member of the Andover RTC posted on our Facebook page, attacking Tiffany Thiele, the Democratic candidate for the 55th Assembly District. It’s good to hear that Tiffany’s campaign has Republicans running scared. And given the voting record that Republican … Continue reading

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Primary Endorsements

At our meeting on July 26, we voted to endorse Ned Lamont, Susan Bysiewicz, and Chris Mattei in their campaigns for governor, lieutenant governor, and attorney general respectively. All three face primary challenges on August 14. Ned Lamont, Governor Bolton … Continue reading

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Reminder: Caucus in One Week

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On the Removal of Campaign Signs

I wrote this after the 2017 municipal election, and although this year someone else took down the signs (thanks, Gwen!), and nearly twice as many of us voted, and our votes were for different (I won’t say more important) offices, the … Continue reading

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