Sunday, May 18, 2003
NY Times: Where to Find a Local Gadfly? Battling Taxes at the Town Dump
Sundays New York Times takes a look at Westporter Michael Gilbertie and his efforts to win a referendum to cut $5 million from the townҒs budget.
Excerpt: The town dump here may not look like much of a soapbox, but Michael Gilbertie leaps out of his folding chair like a man half his age when cars pull up with their trash. When the subject is taxes, every trip to the dump is suddenly an exercise in democracy.Ӕ