CT Post: Dwyer for Senate in the 28th

Philip Dwyer, the Democratic candidate for state senator in the 28th district, has demonstrated his concern for his communities through a long history — both professionally and personally. Before moving to Fairfield 24 years ago, he had served on the Board of Education in Rye., N.Y., and the Northampton County Council in Pennsylvania. Since November … More CT Post: Dwyer for Senate in the 28th

LETTER: Phil Dwyer has shown up for Fairfield

To the Editor: Philip Dwyer has earned my support for the Connecticut State Senate, District 28. Dedicated, knowledgeable and fair, Phil has spent his career committed to improving the lives of children, local communities, and our schools. As current Chair of the Fairfield Board of Education, Phil is uniquely qualified to tackle the challenges that … More LETTER: Phil Dwyer has shown up for Fairfield

Challenger in the 28th district, Dwyer, hopes to fix education

FAIRFIELD — Fairfield Board of Education Chairman and Democrat Philip Dwyer plans to address “one size fits all” public education legislation, over-regulation of businesses and funds for transportation if elected this November. Dwyer is looking to win the Republican-held 28th District state Senate seat, representing Fairfield, Newtown, Easton, Westport and Weston. “I’m on the local … More Challenger in the 28th district, Dwyer, hopes to fix education

In Connecticut, a Wealth Gap Divides Neighboring Schools

  In the 2014-15 school year, Bridgeport spent about $14,000 per student while Fairfield spent nearly $16,000. The difference between those numbers is not enough to explain the yawning disparities in results. Finding and keeping qualified teachers, especially those certified for math and science, is a battle for administrators like Dane Brown, in his seventh … More In Connecticut, a Wealth Gap Divides Neighboring Schools

Dwyer seeks Democrats’ nod in state’s 28th Senate District

FAIRFIELD — Philip Dwyer, the Board of Education chairman, has announced his candidacy for the Democratic nomination for the 28th state Senate District in November. Dwyer, who is a retired president and CEO of the Central Connecticut Coast YMCA, has served on school board since November 2011. The Senate district, in addition to Fairfield, inlcudes … More Dwyer seeks Democrats’ nod in state’s 28th Senate District

Dwyer backed by Democrats in 28th state Senate District

FAIRFIELD — Phil Dwyer, the Board of Education chairman and retired YMCA executive, has been nominated by Democrats to run for state senator in the 28th District in November. Dwyer was endorsed Monday by Democratic delegates attending the nomination session from the 28th Senate District, which in addition to Fairfield, includes Easton and Newtown, as well … More Dwyer backed by Democrats in 28th state Senate District