Susan Bysiewicz

Greenwich Looks to Improve Census Numbers

The final push to complete this year’s census is on, as local and state officials are making rounds to encourage residents to get counted before the Sept. 30 deadline.

On Monday, Lt. Gov Susan Bysiewicz joined Greenwich First Selectman Fred Camillo, and State Reps. Harry Arora (R-151) and Stephen Meskers (D-150) to knock on doors at Greenwich Close Apartments across from Town Hall.

Tyler Fairbairn, the town’s Director of Community Development and the head of Greenwich’s Complete Count Committee, was part of the group, too, along with Greenwich Communities Executive Director, Tony Johnson.

Zaniac Through COVID-19

When the COVID crisis hit in the middle of March, Zaniac, a small after school and summer camp STEAM-enrichment center for children located in Greenwich, had to close its doors and figure out how to stay afloat. They participated in the state’s COVID-19 Business Response Program, and received a loan which was designed to help women and minority-owned businesses.

Greenwich Working With Governor on Reopening Plans

Last week, Gov. Ned Lamont released rules that eligible businesses falling under phase 1 of Connecticut’s reopening plans must follow during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Greenwich has been working with the governor on reopening plans, which focusses on hair salons and barbershops, museums and zoos (outdoor only), offices, restaurants (outdoor only), and retail and malls.

Bysiewicz Reminds CT Residents to Complete the 2020 Census

Lieutenant Governor Susan Bysiewicz is reminding Connecticut residents to check their mailboxes for an invitation to complete the 2020 Census. Beginning tomorrow, March 12, 2020, initial invitations to respond to the census online and by phone will be delivered by the U.S. Postal Service to households across the state. Areas that are less likely to respond online will receive a paper questionnaire along with the invitation to respond online or over the phone. read more...