Brian Murray-Dalrymple moved his family to Weston eight years ago for the excellent school system for his five children. He is pictured in front of the high school holding a sign he made for a Black Lives Matter protest in Weston on June 7. Photo: CLOE POISSON | CTMIRROR.ORG

“Uttering the words “affordable housing ” in my town is akin to an act of war. Defenses are thrown up, accusations of “racist” vie with those of “socialist,” the occasional allusion to legal threats is made – -and that’s just the debate as played out in Facebook threads. Our town’s bucolic two-acre zoning laws are an endless source of pleasure for those able to afford the beauty and privacy of our town, and an endless supply of denial as to the zoning codes’ insidiously exclusionary nature.” — CT Mirror

Read Weston resident Effie Thieme’s entire opinion piece here:  Advocating ‘affordable housing’ in some towns is regarded as an act of war — CT Mirror