On Sunday, January 7, at 2 pm Madison citizens are invited learn about the risks of toxic, radioactive fracking wastes at a special presentation at Scranton Memorial Library, 801 Boston Post Road. The lecture will be given by Jen Siskind, Local Coordinator for Food & Water Watch. This event is free and open to the public. Over 200 Madison residents have signed a petition asking Madison officials to pass a local ordinance banning this waste. Shoreline Green Party members, in coordination with other civic, local and church groups are working on the initiative. If passed, Madison will become the 35th CT municipality to enact a localRead More →

Members of the Madison Green Town Committee met on Tuesday, June 13th to hold a nominating convention for the newly formed Green Party in Madison. Owen Charles was nominated to run for the Board of Finance. He previously served on the Board of Finance from 2007 – 2009 as a Democrat. Pictured in the photo are members of the Madison Green Town Committee (left to right): Owen Charles, Deputy-Treasurer; Yann van Heurck, Co-Chair; Lynne Charles, Recorder and Treasurer; and Bill Cash. Not present: Michael Abbodandodo, Co-Chair.Read More →

Finally, the Senate has released its version of the American Health Care Act to replace Obamacare. National polls reveal that only 29 percent of Americans support the bill, making it perhaps the most unpopular piece of legislation in decades. Meanwhile, the majority of Americans know what they want. They support expanding Medicare to provide health insurance to every American. A Pew Research Center survey shows 60 percent of Americans say the government should be responsible for ensuring health care coverage for all Americans; while a whopping 85 percent of Democrats and Democratic-leaning independents say the same. It’s a pragmatic solution, yet here in Connecticut notRead More →