The Innis Arden House at Greenwich Point.

Greenwich Conservation Commission celebrating 50th anniversary

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Senator Richard Blumenthal is to be the guest speaker at a celebratory reception being held by the Greenwich Conservation Commission to celebrate its 50th Anniversary on Sat., Sept. 13, at the Innis Arden Cottage from 3 to 6 p.m.  The Cottage is located at Greenwich Point Park. Conservation Commission Director Denise Savageau is especially welcoming […] [Read More]
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Greenwich YMCA registration time for activity packed fall season

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If you’re looking for Youth Strength Training, HIIT: High Intensity Interval Training, Friday Family Fun Night, Kids Yoga PJ Party, or Parent Date Night, its all waiting for you at the YMCA beginning Sept. 6. If you’re into swimming – their fall aquatics schedule offers Swim School, the Marlins Swim Team, Marlins Diving Club, Greenwich Aquatics […] [Read More]
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At left, Greenwich resident Tim Armstrong, chief executive officer of AOL, and Arianna Huffington, president of the Huffington Post Media Group, speak during the Junior League of Greenwich membership meeting at Greenwich Library, Wednesday night, Jan. 30, 2013. Photo by Bob Luckey.

Greenwich’s AOL chief Tim Armstrong takes ALS bucket challenge

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Riverside resident Tim Armstrong, the CEO and chair of AOL, has joined the multitudes taking the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge: I accept @jimstengel #icebucketchallenge & donated. @ariannahuff @ronconway, time to #strikeoutALS! #aolgivesback http://t.co/uC3OoXgKIP — Tim Armstrong (@timarmstrongaol) August 20, 2014 As of Wed, Aug. 20, the ALS Association reports that this year with its ice […] [Read More]
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Greenwich Library to host Steve Forbes

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   On Thursday, Sept 18 at 7 p.m., AuthorsLive@Greenwich Library will present New York Times best-selling author and economic policy expert Steve Forbes in the Cole Auditorium, 101 West Putnam Ave. Forbes, chairman and editor in chief of Forbes Media, which publishes Forbes magazine,  will discuss his new book, “Money: How the Destruction of the […] [Read More]
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Superintendent William McKersie opened Wednesday's convocation with a memorial for Emily Fedorko, 16, a student killed in a boating accident on Aug. 6.

Convocation begins school year with moment of silence

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As the start of the school year fast approaches, the town’s hundreds of public school teachers and education administrators turned out to celebrate the year ahead. But where the yearly meeting had usually looked ahead to September’s new possibilities, the events of the summer still weighed heavily on Wednesday morning’s proceedings. Just two weeks earlier, […] [Read More]

Greenwich woman arrested for food stamp fraud

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A Greenwich woman who during a 37-month period received $25,000 worth of food stamps was arrested Saturday after state investigators found out she was living with the father of her five children who was working at the time supporting the family, making her ineligible to collect the federal aid. Valarie Morales, 38, of 11 Saint […] [Read More]
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In Cos Cob soccer class starts at age three

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There they were, on a summer day at Loughlin Avenue Field in Cos Cob, learning to play soccer, at ages 3-5.  The head coach Aga was telling them what to do and when on the grassy field. Further up the field were the 5-7 year olds, looking a bit more experienced, as they kicked the […] [Read More]
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John James Audubon was luckily present at the time of Passenger Pigeons to document them with his art.

Bruce Museum to address centennial of passing of Passenger Pigeons

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The Passenger Pigeon was so called for so often “passing by.” One hundred years ago, on Sept. 1 in 1914 it passed away completely when the last Passenger Pigeon died in the Cincinnati Zoo. But Passenger Pigeons once constituted a quarter of all American birds. Flocks that measured up to a mile wide with over […] [Read More]
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