David Gurliacci

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RTM to Vote Monday on Teachers Union Contract — the Biggest Part of the Town’s Next Three Budgets

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Two Representative Town Meeting committees have each voted to recommend that the full RTM, when it meets Monday night, approve the teachers union contract. The proposed three-year Darien teachers union contract will be the single largest expenditure made by the town — not just for the coming fiscal year, but for the two that follow it, as well. Once the RTM vote is taken, that expenditure of tens of millions of dollars a year will be locked in, essentially, unavailable for either the Board of Education or RTM to change for three years. Most of the town’s education spending is on teacher’s salaries, and town education spending is close to 70 percent of the entire town budget. The RTM’s vote will be the final one, putting the contract into effect starting July 1 and ending June 30, 2020.  (more…) Continue Reading →

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Talk on Landscapes as Healthy Ecosystems ‘From Trees to Bees’ March 7

Kim Eierman environmental horticulturist 02-25-17
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Environmental Horticulturist Kim Eierman will share her knowledge on landscapes as healthy ecosystems in her lecture, “The EcoBeneficial Landscape: From Trees to Bees,” at 7 p.m., Tuesday, March 7 at the Darien Library. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Advice from Counselors on March 8 for Teens, Parents on Leaving the Nest

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Is your teenager ready to leave the nest? A growing number of mid-to-late adolescents aren’t sufficiently prepared for college and/or life beyond high school. Join Family Centers counselors James McGinn and Betsi Mufson at Darien Library for an evening of concrete, practical advice on issues ranging from health care to finances to emotional well-being. (more…) Continue Reading →

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