Greenwich High School students at work on their tablets in an American history class. Photo by Helen Neafsey.

Greenwich evidence for need of a high school citizenship exam?

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Greenwich’s Peter Flierl reports today in his blog, “Broccoli Soup” on yesterday’s Retired Men’s Association talk by WWII historian David Albertson on the extraordinary will and power of the Soviet Union to overcome the German onslaught in WWII.” In his blog entitled, “An Even Greater Generation Who Won World War II?” he shares an anecdote that […] [Read More]
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Town offering free seminar for Greenwich residents with ponds

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Your pond may now be a thing of frozen white snow and ice, but come summer it will be teeming with life. So, in anticipation of that life, the Greenwich Inland Wetlands and Watercourses Agency is hosting some experts to address “A Look at the Policies and Science of Aquatic Herbicide: What you need to […] [Read More]
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Tax Collector Tod Laudonia is putting the word out - Feb. 2 your real estate taxes are due! Photo by Helen Neafsey.

Greenwich Tax Collector reminds: Real estate taxes due Monday

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The time is nigh says our Town Tax Collector, Tod Laudonia, to pay your Real Estate and Supplemental Motor Vehicle tax by Monday, Feb. 2. After that date, interest will be attached. And – taxes for Grand List Oct. 1, 2013 are due July 1, 2014 and Jan. 1, 2015. Laudonia says you can pay your taxes […] [Read More]
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The Millionaires' Unit. Photo courtesy of F. Trubee Davison Papers, Yale University

WWI pioneer flyers film screening with Greenwich connections

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This afternoon, Jan. 29, the Greenwich Historical Society will show the documentary film, “The Millionaires’ Unit: The Aristocratic Flyboys Who Fought the Great War and Invented American Air Power.” The screening comes with the ongoing the Historical Society’s exhibit, “Greenwich Faces the Great War” on view until March 22. The film which takes its inspiration […] [Read More]
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Frances Middendorf – Greenwich native, artist, scent enthusiast

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Frances Middendorf, a child of Greenwich, who grew up to be an artist now teaching drawing in Rome, Italy has been about lately as she and her artist dad, William Middendorf  have their art on exhibit in a new art gallery – The Barn, in North Stamford owned by Greenwich’s David Yudain and  his art […] [Read More]
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Two arrested in domestic incident

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Police responded to 3 Finney Knoll in the Riverside section of town on Tuesday evening about a loud confrontation. Officers arrested two people on a charge of disorderly conduct. Andrea Dorothy Gottfried, 51, and boyfriend Mark Strazza, 51, were both charged. [Read More]
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The Youth Group Players will perform “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” in the auditorium of First Congregational Church on Jan. 30 and 31.

Greenwich’s First Congo Youth Group performing “Charlie Brown” classic

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The Youth Group Players at First Congregational Church are going to put their acting foot forward this Friday and Saturday night at 7:30 p.m., with a performance of “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” in the auditorium of First Congregational Church. All the proceeds from the show will go to benefit the church’s Youth Group’s […] [Read More]
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Author talk on “Joys of Letter Writing” at Greenwich’s Perrot Library

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Author Nina Sankovitch will speak to the subject of “Celebrating the Joys of Letter Writing” at the Perrot Memorial Library at 7:30 p.m., next Wednesday, Feb. 4 in the Radcliffe Children’s Wing. Sankovitch’s book, “Signed, Sealed, Delivered: Celebrating the Joys of Letter Writing,” was the result of her discovering a trove of one hundred year […] [Read More]
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