Charlene Abdal, 'the fourth selectman,' calls it a career
Not once did her name appear on the ballot.
Abdal, 57, who has served as an aide to 11 first selectmen over 34 years, will call it a career on Monday......
Abdal rattled off the list of bosses she has worked under during her career -- Rupert Vernon, Ruth Sims, Rebecca Breed, Roger Pearson, John Margenot Jr., Ragland, Lolly Prince, Richard Bergstresser, Jim Lash and Tesei......
For nearly 29 of her 34 years in the first selectman's office, Abdal has worked alongside Paula Belmont, an administrative assistant.
"She's like family," Belmont said of Abdal. "She's taught me everything. It won't be the same.".....
"We've always fought against the odds. We've always fought the current and operated in the headwind as Democrats in Greenwich," said Himes. "If we make a commitment today that we're going to work hard for these two, they will win. They will win."
Blumenthal hailed Marzullo's work as an emergency responder, saying his ability to work under pressure was on display recently when the candidate responded to an accident scene in which the attorney general's college-age son sustained minor injuries on his bike after hitting a car.
"He is first of all a professional, a consummate professional, in an area where people literally save lives," Blumenthal.....
State DOT considers selling Route 7 property
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Japanese election upends long-ruling party
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