NLGP annual picnic on June 3

In lieu of a business meeting, the New London Green Party will hold its annual potluck picnic on Sunday, June 3, 6:00pm, at the FRESH Urban Farm on Mercer Street, New London. Please come to share your ideas on what activities and causes the NL Greens should focus on this year.

Feel free to bring the whole family! All are welcome – Green Party members, supporters, alllies, and anyone who'd like to learn more about the New London Greens.

GPCT Annual Meeting – May 12

Save the date! The Annual Meeting and Internal Elections of the Green Party of Connecticut will be held on Saturday, May 12, at the Portland Waverly Center, 7 Waverly Avenue, Portland, CT. The meeting will begin at 11am and run till 4pm.

Registered Greens should expect to receive their ballots in the mail by mid-April. All are encouraged to attend the meeting, and take part in the networking, workshops, voting, and planning for next year.

The following candidates are running for office: GPCT co-chairs (3 positions): Barbara Barry, Rob Barstow, Mike DeRosa, Joshua Kelly, Cassandra Martineau, Rolf Maurer, and Tim McKee; secretary: Ronna Stuller and Cora Santaguida; treasurer: Chris Reilly; and GPUS National Committee representatives (3 positions): Rob Barstow, Owen Charles, Mike DeRosa, Joshua Kelly, Tim McKee, Cora Santaguida; and Linda Thompson. Candidate statements can be found on the GPCT website.

Mirna Martínez elected BOE President

Congratulations to Mirna Martínez, who was elected President of the New London Board of Education at its swearing-in and organizational meeting on December 4, 2017. Other officers are Manuel Rivera, Vice President, and Regina Mosley, Secretary, both Democrats.

For the first time in New London's history, a Green Party member was chosen as board president. In addition to officers Rivera and Mosley, Democrats Jefferey Hart, Rebecca Amanti, and Jason Catala, as well as Republican Susan Tierney, serve on the current board.

Board of Education meetings will be held on the second and fourth Thursdays of each month. The public is welcome to attend!