Sen. Murphy on Virtual Forum

Senator Chris Murphy was the featured speaker at a Virtual Discussion Forum, "COVID-19 and Global Affairs: A View from the U.S. Senate," hosted by the Yale Jackson Institute on May 20, 2020. He was interviewed by Jackson Senior Fellow and former Governor Howard Dean...

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A Letter from the Chair

I wanted to take this opportunity to thank Peggy Lyons for her unwavering leadership in the face of this pandemic. To say that Peggy started her term with tremendous challenges that the Town faced is an understatement. Then came COVID19, something no one could have...

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Madison Faces COVID-19

With 50 confirmed cases as of April 17, Madison continues to maintain policies of social distancing and sheltering at home in an effort to protect citizens and prevent the spread of COVID-19 in our community. First Selectwoman Peggy Lyons has shown outstanding...

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Re-Election Announcement

Christine Cohen has officially filed paperwork to run for re-election as our State Senator for Connecticut's 12th District. In her announcement letter, Senator Cohen expressed what an honor it has been to serve the residents in the six towns she represents - Branford,...

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Government Study Committee

The Madison Board of Selectmen is taking applications for an Ad-Hoc Government Study Committee for the purpose of considering different forms of government permissible under state statute and making recommendations for possible changes to Madison's government...

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Island Avenue Committee

The Madison Board of Selectmen is taking applications for an Ad-Hoc Island Avenue Future Use Committee for the purpose of reviewing and recommending the fate of the former Island Avenue School building currently being leased and used as a school for Our Lady of Mercy...

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First Selectwoman Lyons

On November 12, 2019, Peggy Lyons became the second woman in Madison's history to be elected to the office of First Selectman, and the first woman Democrat to hold the office. She is the latest in a trend toward female leadership in Madison as she joins her...

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“Our Common Goals”

"Since announcing my candidacy for first selectman of Madison, I’ve had the honor to meet many wonderful people and listen to their history, suggestions, and concerns. Across the board, people recognize that Madison offers a complete package of opportunities at a fair...

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“Insight and Expectations”

"As this campaign season has progressed, I find myself coming back to one central question: What do we want from our elected officials? Over my 12 years of service to this town as a selectman and a first selectman, I have benefited from a great many discussions on...

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“At a Critical Point”

"Be authentic, fight for what you believe in, and focus on solving town challenges: This has been my personal motto and my promise to residents as selectman for the past three years. I’m seeking re-election this Nov. 5 so I can continue to represent residents’...

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“An Ideal Background”

"I am writing to ask your readers to elect me to the Madison Board of Finance (BOF). My extensive public service record and state management experience comprise an ideal background for effective service on the BOF. I served on the Zoning Board of Appeals for three...

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See Recordings of the Debates

The Madison Parent Representative Council (PRC) and the League of Women Voters (LWV) hosted a debate on Thursday, October 24th at the Polson Middle School for Madison candidates in the 2019 municipal elections for First Selectman and Board of Finance.

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“Can Rebuild That Trust”

"I hear a recurring theme in my discussions with the community that people are mystified by decisions being made by town government, and often confused by the motivations behind them. The perception is that everything happens in a vacuum, with little transparency, and...

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“An Ethics Commission”

"Madison is experiencing a time of uniquely consequential and complex local issues. This occurs against a national backdrop of murky ethical, moral, and legal maneuvering. The resulting mistrust may have already spilled into our local dialogue as well. The citizens of...

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“A New Mindset”

"I often hear from citizens that nothing gets accomplished in Madison. High-profile projects like our school buildings, Academy, or the Downtown Center Project remain incomplete. We have a long list of other projects on the “to-do” list carried over from multiple...

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Upcoming Events

7:00 pm MDTC June Meeting @ Venue to be determined
MDTC June Meeting @ Venue to be determined
Jun 8 @ 7:00 pm
The next regular monthly meeting of the Madison Democratic Town Committee is scheduled for Monday, June 8 beginning at 7:00 pm.  Meetings have been moved to a virtual format on Zoom during the COVID-19 pandemic[...]

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