Cos Cob explorer Luc Hardy sails from Elephant Island to South Georgia Island

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As of this morning, Oct. 22, at 7:03 a.m., a real time map shows explorer Luc Hardy to have made landfall on South Georgia Island with before him a climb over the mountainous terrain on skis. The last photo on Hardy’s Pax Arctica Blog shows his team of nine landed on Sir Ernest Shackleton’s ‘beach’ […] [Read More]
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A model of Great Captain Island Lighthouse made with a MakerBot 3-D printer on display during the grand opening of the MakerBot Store-Greenwich at 200 Greenwich Ave last year.  Jenny Lawton, former owner of Just Books in Old Greenwich, is the president of MakerBot.

Greenwich Whitby teacher to show what her students do with MakerBot

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For many of us we’re still getting our tongue around the word, MakerBot that is now a thriving business on Greenwich Avenue. But for a while now Whitby School teacher Leslie Perry, who oversees the technology curriculum for grades from pre-K through 8th grade,  has been using MakerBot Replicator 3D Printers with all grades and they’ve […] [Read More]
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ISD third-graders dance through history

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Going to school these days – it’s not all about what you do with a computer or tablet or pencil and paper. Third-grade students at the International School at Dundee choreographed and performed last week their own dances, representing seven important periods in U.S. history. They covered the following periods:  Colonial Times (1620-1774); American Revolution […] [Read More]
Gourmet Mark is expected to open in January on West Putnam.

Gourmet Market coming to west Greenwich in January

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So, the West end of Greenwich is going to have its gourmet go-to grocery store, on West Putnam, not far from CVS, come January, say the workers on site.  It’s called Gourmet Market and those who know the Hamptons well will know it  offers fresh seafood,  aged prime meats, prepared foods and gourmet groceries. Its […] [Read More]
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A dirty hole left behind by a gas station is being filled with clean dirt.

In Greenwich a hole is to dig for a variety of reasons

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So, at the corner of Oak Street and West Putnam, across from the great felled Gateway Oak tree, they’re digging a very deep hole in what looks like a parking lot of cars. So, what are they planning to build there? “We’re digging out a gas station fuel tank area,” said the workman, “and filling the […] [Read More]
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Bruce Museum hosting unique weekend of art scholars, scientists and explorers

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The Bruce Museum is the happening place in Greenwich this weekend  Organize your Saturday and Sunday, yourself and your high schoolers around it. It’s a blockbuster one time offering. On Saturday, Oct. 25.from 10 to 4:30 p.m.,  a panel of renowned speakers are coming to address, “The Splendor of a Golden Age: Topics in Northern Baroque Art,” […] [Read More]
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Family-friendly Curiosity Concerts in Greenwich

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This Saturday, Oct. 25, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., Curiosity Concerts will hold its next family-friendly concert, “Stories through Music,” featuring musicians from ClassNotes. In “Stories Through Music,” ClassNotes transforms everyday classical music into a roller-coaster of colorful sounds and emotions. Get on board as these young, charismatic teaching musicians take you and your […] [Read More]
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Richards on Greenwich Avenue.

GPD: Thief made off with $6,000 in jackets

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Greenwich Police are investigating the theft of nearly $6,000 in high-end coats from a Greenwich Avenue department store last week. On Wednesday, Oct. 15, at approximately 3:35 p.m., police said an unidentified subject made off with six black Moncler jackets from Richards 359 Greenwich Ave. location each valued at roughly $1,000. Police described the  incident […] [Read More]
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