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We wish to thank voters of Orange for their support in the election last Tuesday, re-electing us to the Orange Board of Finance. The goal of balancing Town needs with taxpayer affordability is a challenging one. Over the years, one way to achieve that balance is to communicate a message
Congratulations and welcome! You are now part of the largest Regional School Board in the State of Connecticut made up of thirteen elected officials that will begin meeting together monthly for multiple hours over the next four years. In addition to this meeting time, you will receive input
In today's society, pursuing equity in schools remains a crucial goal. However, achieving equity does not require taking from specific individuals to make others equal. Instead, it involves implementing fair budget allocations and policies that reflect the diverse needs of all students.
Effective communication is the cornerstone of a thriving community, fostering trust and ensuring residents are informed. Unfortunately, our current First Selectman consistently leaves us in the dark on issues, decisions, and even exciting news in Orange.The “First Selectman’s Updates” section of
This year as I enjoyed the fair with my family, I could not stop thinking about all of the countless volunteers that dedicate multiple weekends to helping organize and execute the fair. From the families that run the civics tents and the food tents, to the community members who donate their time
We need to be very careful when selecting candidates for election to the Board of Education on November 7th. In particular, what curriculum they approve to be taught at Amity is critical. Amity was ranked first in the state of Connecticut in 2014, but its rank has been dropping over the years and
There’s nothing like football season in our area to bring people together. As students, alumni, and fans aged 21+ pack the stadiums this year, a reminder to plan ahead for a safe ride home if your game day plans include a beer or two.Whether you’re at a tailgate, seated on the 50-yard line or cheer
The upcoming school year brings new classes, activities and often new social opportunities that may include peer pressure to experiment with underage drinking. Though resistance can be difficult for teens, as a parent, your involvement has a significant impact on your child’s decisions.
I am writing to give an update on Fred Wolfe Park since I have heard a lot of misinformation being distributed by a few people.The Town of Orange has needed a new community playground since the closing of the Mary L. Tracy playground during school hours. This has been a wish of mine and brought to
I would like to make the town residents aware of a great program for Seniors at the Amity Regional High School called the Unpaid Experiential Learning Program (UELP). It is run by Lyn Cocco, College & Career Counselor, SAILS Program Counselor at Amity. This is a two-week internship program to give