Camillo, Oberlander Debate in Backcountry

On Tuesday night in the backcountry in front of a standing-room-only crowd of about 300 people inside the Round Hill Community House, First Selectman candidates Jill Oberlander, a democrat, and Fred Camillo, a republican, faced off in their final public debate before the Nov. 5 election.

Sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Greenwich and moderated by Jara Burnett of the League, the candidates were asked questions which were submitted by the Round Hill Association, Northeast Greenwich Association and Northwest Greenwich Association. They were also asked questions that were submitted by the public. Most of the questions focused on the backcountry.

Greenwich BoS Issue Statement on Pittsburgh Tragedy

The Greenwich Board of Selectmen, Peter J. Tesei, First Selectman, John Toner and Sandy Litvack, Selectmen, issue the following statement regarding the tragic event which has occurred in Pittsburgh:
“Our hearts and our prayers are with the families of those attacked as well as the entire Pittsburgh community. We condemn the murderous act and the hatred that inspired it. Greenwich is, and will continue to be, a community where we celebrate our diversity and which will not accept or condone rhetoric or conduct which seeks to diminish or attack anyone because of their race, creed, national origin or because of how they choose to worship. We are committed to civil discourse and respect for our residents.”
On Saturday at the Tree of Life Congregation in Pittsburgh, Pa., a gunman charged inside the Jewish synagogue and opened fire, killing 11 people and injuring six others.