Angela Jameson

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Letter: Colm Dobbyn for Town Council

Editor,

I have served with Colm Dobbyn on New Canaan’s Inland Wetlands Commission for five plus years. He is exactly the kind of person we need on Town Council. Colm is very smart, a good listener and always fair-minded. As a corporate attorney, currently at MasterCard and formerly at PepsiCo, Colm has had years of experience dispassionately analyzing complex problems and coming up with creative solutions. He has used these skills to good effect on the IWC, where he is a thought leader and his clear arguments often command the agreement of other commission members. Continue Reading →

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Letter: Rob Fryer ‘By Far the Better’ Candidate for Town Treasurer

Editor,

Rob Fryer is by far the better fit for Town Treasurer. Rob’s 45-year business career was entirely in accounting and finance. He worked for decades as a CPA for large industrial companies, which have treasury operations that involve issuing bonds and managing cash balances—just like municipalities. He was a partner for many years at Deloitte. His opponent has much less business experience, primarily in regulatory compliance, which is not relevant to a municipal treasury operation. Continue Reading →

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Letter: Vote for Kit Devereaux for First Selectman

Editor:

Kit Devereaux has served in more capacities in New Canaan government and not-for-profits than there is space to list. Her tenure on Town Council, Board of Finance and the Charter Review Commission, and her financial services background, provide the necessary experience and skills to manage town government, improve accountability and save taxpayers’ money. Kit’s track record, including serving on the Parks & Recreation Commission, as president of the League of Women Voters and her many roles at St. Mark‘s Church, provides hard evidence that Kit is collaborative, a good listener, transparent and an effective problem solver. New Canaan needs such qualities to solve challenges like declining state funding for schools and other services, poor cell phone service, inadequate parking, and sloppy oversight of town projects. Continue Reading →

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