From left, Ed Philipp, CEO of the YMCA of Greenwich, at a recent fundraiser at Douro restaurant with junior board members John Coursen, Doug Bookbinder, Scott Magnusson, Joseph Pabon, Shahryar Oveissi, Lindsay Longmire, Natalie Bos, Brooke Betteridge, John Yankowich, Jess Shapiro, Lauren Paige Malan, Ann Cipoletti, Lee Denslow, Kelly Clarke, Konstantine Wells, Erin Moody, Win Betteridge, Chris Cortese. (Not pictured: Emily Zerbst).

YMCA of Greenwich supports BANC afterschool swim program

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The YMCA of Greenwich Junior Board has partnered with the town’s Department of Social Services to sponsor weekly swim lessons for students in the Byram Archibald Neighborhood Center (BANC) afterschool program. The Junior Board recently held a fundraising event and raised more than $3,000 for the “Y Community Matters” fund, surpassing their goal. The swim […] [Read More]
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Breast Cancer Alliance holding fundraiser boutique in Greenwich

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The Breast Cancer Alliance will hold its Holiday Gift Boutique fundraiser on Tuesday, Dec. 2 from 12 to 8 p.m.and Wednesday, Dec. 3 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Greenwich Country Club, 19 Doubling Rd. More than 40 artisans, designers, and purveyors of crafted goods and provisions will showcase their wares including apparel for […] [Read More]
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Traffic time on I95.

CT DOT Travel Survey asks your opinions on I-95 and Route 15

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Ever wonder you can improve that clogged up the I-95 corridor, or Route 15 (Merritt Parkway), between New York and New Haven? Here’s your chance to participate but note Dec. 1 deadline date. The Connecticut Department of Transportation (CT DOT) is conducting a travel survey of automobile drivers at select locations along the I-95 corridor. […] [Read More]
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Stephen DeCrescenzo has waived his right to indictment and pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Janet Bond Arterton in New Haven to one count of wire fraud stemming from the embezzlement scheme.

Employee of New Canaan’s JPMorgan Chase Bank embezzles over $100,000

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Stephen DeCrescenzo, 37, of West Haven, employed as a personal banker for JPMorgan Chase Bank in New Canaan, embezzled $106,028 in funds over a three-year period. According to the Greenwich Police Department that was involved in the investigation, DeCrescenzo, between Sept.2008 and Nov. 2011, took the funds from customer accounts by transferring the funds into a […] [Read More]
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Funeral mass being held today for University of Virginia sophomore Peter D'Agostino 20, of Greenwich.

Greenwich UVA student dies — funeral mass today

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Greenwich college student Peter Cuskley D’Agostino, 20, died on Thursday, Nov. 20, in Charlottesville, Va. He was a second-year student at the University of Virginia. D’Agostino attended Brunswick School through the ninth grade, then transferred to St. Andrew’s School in Middletown, Del., where he was student body president. Upon graduation in 2013 from St. Andrew’s, he received the […] [Read More]
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The first inductees, with SoundWaters officers, left to right, Danny Martin, Sound River, NY, John Nelson, Greenwich, Katy Rhodes, Cudjoe Key, FL, Bob Sloane, Greenwich, Len Miller, Essex, CT, Capt. John Boulware, Branford, CT, Capt. Rose Witte, Weston, Dr. Frank Cantelmo, Greenwich, Bill Boysen, Greenwich, Kathy Parker, Greenwich, the daughter of the late Ole Skaarup, accepting the award on behalf of the family, Scott Mitchell, Greenwich, chairman of the SoundWaters board of directors, and Leigh Shemitz, executive director of SoundWaters.

Five from Greenwich selected to SoundWaters Hall of Fame

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Four Greenwich leaders, William J. Boysen, Dr. Frank Cantelmo, John E. Nelson Jr., and Bob Sloane were among st the first 12 selected honorees to be inducted into the SoundWaters Hall of Fame at the recent annual meeting of SoundWaters at the Indian Harbor Yacht Cub. A fifth receiving the honor was the late Ole […] [Read More]
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Antiquarious Winter Antiques Show Gala returns to Old Greenwich

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It’s Greenwich’s ultimate Christmas shopping venue – the Winter Antique Show Gala on December 5 that kicks off the Antiquarious series of events sponsored by the Greenwich Historical Society. You may have to pay $150 to get in the door but you’ll be in good company with people in search of the finer things in […] [Read More]
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Greenwich Board of Ed to meet tonight at Cos Cob School

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  The Board of Education is meeting tonight at 7 p.m. at Cos Cob School. Since this is budget season, this meeting will be entirely dedicated to review and discussion of Superintendent of Schools William McKersie’s proposed 2015-16 budget. While board members seem satisfied with the spending total — about $147 million — there are […] [Read More]