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Are you as tired as I am of sitting Shiva for the departed superintendent? It’s time to move on and let the real conversation begin – about the future of our public schools – and doing it without
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Tale of two superintendents – Greenwich and Stamford

He ran one of Lower Fairfield County’s largest school districts. He often battled parents and the school board. He was an extremely effective communicator. And he resigned recently. His name is Joshua
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Photos of new boat ramp at Greenwich Cove

As we are all witness to the rapid deterioration of the town’s infrastructure due to its cheap, pay-as-you-go mantra (oops, I meant fiscally responsible policy), it’s a bit of a shock to see money
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Photos of new Old Greenwich pizzeria on Sound Beach Ave.

The long-awaited pizzeria in the space previously occupied by “Beyond Bread,” the bakery which was an Old Greenwich fixture, finally opened on Sound Beach Avenue Saturday. Several types of pizzas are
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Videos of UConn victory at Reliant Stadium

Like many, I worried about the experience of watching a basketball game at a cavernous football stadium. But Reliant turned out to be a pleasant experience. From my vantage point in the Houston
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Photos, video of car stuck on shoreline at Greenwich Point

The driver of this “Smart Car” tried to give new meaning to “off road” by driving along the water’s edge near the Chimes Building at Greenwich Point Sunday morning until the car got stuck in the deep
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Photos of power outage repair in Old Greenwich

As of noon Sunday, there were still 442 homes without power in the section known as “south of village” in Old Greenwich. A tree at the corner of Tomac and Lockwood was blown across the street and took
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Video of soccer game at Tod’s Point beach

What is a British ex-Pat to do about his favorite weekly pastime – pickup “football” game at the park – when all the playing fields are covered under a foot of snow? Head to the beach, that’s what.
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Photos show Old Greenwich gets the short shrift on plowing

Three days after the big snowstorm, most of Greenwich has been dug out. Greenwich Avenue was finally cleared of the mountain of snow clogging its narrow parking spaces. But Old Greenwich – as evident
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More fees on tap for Greenwich boaters

Boaters get no respect. We are always the first line of offense for distressed local officials looking to squeeze more revenues out of the citizenry. Consider this recent article in the Greenwich Time
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