No Parking on Snow Routes

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Greenwich police are stressing that vehicles are not permitted to be parked on posted snow emergency routes during a declared snow emergency. Those parked there are subject to ticketing and immediate towing.  Off-street municipally-owned parking lots can be used for parking during Snow Emergencies, with the exception of the garage at Greenwich Town Hall and […] [Read More]
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Greenwich merchants coping with shoppers’ needs

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On the afternoon of  the arriving snow storm, tales of food stores running out of bread and the like are a bit unfounded after a stop in to a couple of Greenwich supermarkets in the early afternoon. Whole Foods may have a crowded parking lot, but there was bread of various kinds on the shelves. […] [Read More]
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Domestic incident, assault charge

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Alexander Silvano, 23, of 20 Brookside Drive, Greenwich, is facing numerous charges following a domestic incident. Police said his wife contacted authorities Saturday afternoon and said he struck her in the face and threatened additional physical harm. She was holding a 10-month-old infant at the time, according to police. Silvano was charged with assault in […] [Read More]
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Greenwich Police Update Storm Information

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Greenwich Police have released a new message to residents updating them on storm information: Greenwich Town Hall will be closed tomorrow, January 27th. Greenwich Public Schools will be closed tomorrow as well. Eastern Middle School and the Bendheim Western Greenwich Civic Center will be on standby as shelters, but are not open at this time. […] [Read More]
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Bar melee leads to arrest

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Mike Vacca, 28, of 17 Ridge St., Greenwich, was charged with breach of peace, a misdemeanor, just after midnight on Saturday. Police said a disturbance took place at the Sundown Saloon on Greenwich Avenue, and a bouncer was separating two parties. Police said Vacca reached around the bouncer and attempted to grab another man’s neck, […] [Read More]
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Busy day at the gas station

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The local service stations have been getting plenty of customers on Monday: From Anthony Zaccagnino, owner of the Glenville Shell station…. “It’s been crazy today and really busy since yesterday morning. “We’re well-prepared: We’ve got fuel in the ground, firewood, snow melt. We’re ready to keep serving our customers through the storm.” To the last […] [Read More]
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Shelters prepared to open

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Here’s an update on storm preparations, and a notice that the town is preparing emergency shelters: Eastern Middle School and the Bendheim Western Greenwich Civic Center will be on standby as shelters, but are not open at this time. Please make sure to bring your medications with you to the shelter. Both shelters have generators […] [Read More]
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Blizzard forces rescheduling of annual homeless count

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Each year, the Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness conducts a Point In Time Count complying with national standards, tallying the number of homeless people staying in shelters around the state. This year, the count was scheduled to take place on Wednesday, Jan. 28. But the CCEH just sent out an alert announcing that the count […] [Read More]
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