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Greenwich RTM should postpone MISA funding

As a recovering Greenwich parent, I should sport a bumper sticker that says, “I survived a GHS concert.” At least that’s what the supporters of the $37 million project to build a fancy concert hall at
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Old Greenwich Yacht Club opens season (video) to the public

Saturday was ominously overcast – not the perfect day for commissioning a yacht club. But the rain held off. And OGYC commodore Kim Crocco declared the 2012 boating season open, the 69th season for
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Old Greenwich’s Binney Park pond in disgraceful condition – Photos

It was a beautiful day Sunday. So I went for a walk in my favorite Greenwich park. As I made the turn into the inner part of Binney Park pond, I was taken aback by its disgraceful condition. As the
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Old Greenwich gridlock? Let’s start with UPS, Fed Ex trucks

The Greenwich Time spent a great deal of its pages Sunday reporting on the four-year project soon to come to re-build the rail bridges in Old Greenwich. It raises the specter of tremendous traffic
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Coming soon to Old Greenwich: Complete gridlock

Recessions have a way of producing some of the worst town planning decisions. Out of desperation, towns and cities allow businesses to occupy prime spaces which in ordinary times would never get
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So-so Review of Greenwich restaurant underscores town’s lack of culinary enterprise

When I was asked recently where I would like to dine on my birthday, I could think of only one restaurant in Greenwich: Homestead Inn. Then I thought about all the restaurants in town I’ve sampled
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Photos of new retail/apartment building under construction in Old Greenwich

It certainly beats having the eyesore of that old, abandoned gas station occupy the south end of the village of Old Greenwich. But now that the hulking steel frames of a new retail building is
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Video of new Apple store at Grand Central

Check out Apple’s new store at the space previously occupied by the restaurant Metrazur at Grand Central …
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Greenwich school board member Peter Sherr’s chance to make a difference

The problem with gadflies is, while we know they don’t approve of the status quo, we rarely know what they stand for or what proposed solutions they hold, if any. Gadflies are also uncomfortable
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Will Greenwich Democrats seize the opportunity to take charge of school board?

They are like the nerdy kids in high school who cow under the shadows of the popular kids. The popular kids in this case would be the brawny Republicans, who have run Greenwich since when Andrew
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