Greenwich sex abuse trial begins with victim testimony

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The Stamford trial of former Greenwich resident Ronald Joseph began Tuesday with the hours long testimony a 23-year-old girl who said had been sexually assaulted by Joseph for years since she was about eight years old. The woman, whose name is not being disclosed by The Advocate to protect her identity, said Joseph, 52, began […] [Read More]
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British football priest speaking to Men on Fire Friday

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The Men on Fire group that meets in Christ Church’s Parish Hall for hymn singing, fellowship, and to hear inspirational speakers on matters of faith is welcoming back Rico Tice, the Associate Minister (Evangelism) at All Souls, Langham Place in Great Britain to address them this Friday. Rico has spoken several times before in Greenwich […] [Read More]
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Saturday is Island Beach Paper Shredding Day

Prepare for Saturday’s Paper Shredding Day

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The Greenwich Recycling Advisory Board and Greenwich Green & Clean  are offering you once again a free Paper Shredding Day on this Saturday, April 26,  from 9 – 1 p.m. , at the Island Beach parking lot. Start with choosing a box size that is 12” x 18” x 12”.   (There’s an eight box maximum.) Then put into it all those […] [Read More]
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“This is Gold” film in works on Greenwich’s Bill Gold

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Greenwich’s Bill Gold has had a star studded 70-year career creating movie film posters for some of Hollywood’s greatest filmmakers, including the famous ones of “Casablanca.” Three years ago he stepped out of a restless retirement – he’s now 93 – to create a poster for Clint Eastwood‘s film, “J. Edgar.”   Soon Gold will be in […] [Read More]
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Presentation on advance planning of your funeral

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There’s a man in town who recently had a near death experience. While he was in the ICU his wife was not only facing losing her husband but having to think out a possible  funeral. She had double heavy load to carry. That’s why the upcoming presentation by the organization, At Home in Greenwich , […] [Read More]
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Greenwich Library launches new online catalog

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Today marks the launch of the Greenwich Library’s new digital catalog. It can be accessed through the following URL: http://greenwichlibrary.bibliocommons.com/ Here’s the release from the library about the new system: “Greenwich Library is the first library in Connecticut to offer this service, which is powered by BiblioCommons, a leading Canada-based software developer. The BiblioCommons catalog […] [Read More]
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What would the GOP’s proposed tax credit cuts do to Greenwich?

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Last week, the Republican State Representatives announced their alternative budget plan, touting $55 million in savings, “common sense” spending cuts and no deficit increases. The all-Republican Greenwich delegation to Hartford — Reps. Livvy Floren, Stephen Walko and Fred Camillo — are towing the party line, calling the rival plan a “bold path” forward. While the […] [Read More]
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Greenwich Academy goes green

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Talk about putting the “green” in Greenwich Academy. In a fitting accomplishment on Earth Day, Greenwich Academy has been named a Green Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education. This recognition honors schools that have reduced their environmental impact and costs; improved the health and wellness of students and staff; and provided effective environmental […] [Read More]