M I L L E N N I A L S : U R B A N D W E L L E R S
O R S U B U R B A N I T E S ? NEWS FOR CT: http://www.nhregister.com/general-news/20170414/millenials-in-cities-no-longer-living-in-group-houses
Does it matter if Weston, Connecticut misses out on the "first home"
influx of Millennials? Or for that matter, if Millenials only rent?
MAYBE THE GROUND IS SHIFTING? WHEN WILL THEY START FAMILIES?
WARNING - these groups post notices but do not publish minutes of
their meetings on the Town of Weston website.
- Do they take
- Are they available in Town Hall for review (because they
are not on the Town website)?
- Why do we bother mentioning this? Because the more sunlight
is shown on their activities, the more likely it is that their actions
will be taken seriously.
HOUR article on Millenials, 9-10-18
"'...Cindi Bigelow, CEO of Bigelow Tea in Fairfield, said she’s known to
spontaneously invite employees to product innovation meetings, among
many other ways to keep workers engaged in a broad way. She, too, said
it’s impossible for a tea-maker with 400 employees, half in Connecticut
and half of those in manufacturing, to compete with large companies on
ATTENTION WESTON: What are some MILLENIALS thinking?
Article in business section of COURANT: http://www.courant.com/business/hc-biz-connecticut-affordable-housing-report-20180206-story.html
Article in The Day show 1960 house renovation for new look,12-3-17: https://www.theday.com/business/20171202/millennials-find-useful-tool-in-hunt-for-perfect-house
How does this issue (downtown rent driving out small shops as we have observed for years in Westport) relate to land use? In Greenwich?
Hold your breath CT - millenials will be 40 someday! Article: http://www.newstimes.com/business/article/Specter-of-Corporate-Exodus-Leaves-Connecticut-12284000.php
Still waters run deep: what do "Millennials" want? http://www.newstimes.com/technology/businessinsider/article/Here-s-how-many-millennials-are-living-at-home-in-11118239.php#photo-12836871
BUT NOT EVERYBODY!!! Read this - maybe prices dropping in Weston could be a selling point? http://www.newstimes.com/technology/businessinsider/article/Zillow-is-launching-a-new-site-just-for-11113737.php
Whither education in CT? http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Most-say-don-t-wait-for-the-courts-to-fix-10302766.php
Weston's future: http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/realestate/article/Southwestern-Conn-millennials-are-financially-10161269.php
Weston LWV Betty Hill Forum 2015 on the impact of the next generation on politics: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7YgMSyhH2ac
WHY THIS IS GOOD NEWS: Because it will work in favor of
recommendations of the Fiscal Stability and Economic Growth Commission,
READ U.S. CENSUS STUDY IN FULL HERE
MILLENIAL RUNNING FOR CONGRESS: https://www.nationalreview.com/2018/07/alexandria-ocasio-cortez-embarrasses-herself-on-firing-line/
SPEAKING OF TIME PASSING...
UTOPIAN DREAM: REDEVELOPMENT REBORN AS TIME PASSES