Greenwich Board of Ed approves $147M budget, backs coaching cuts

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After extensive debate and considering alternatives, the Board of Education has decided to support Superintendent of Schools William McKersie’s plan to cut the district’s number of teaching coaches next year. The decision means that the board has approved without changes McKersie’s proposed 2015-16 operating budget of approximately $147 million, a 2 percent increase over the […] [Read More]
CBS News executive and long time Greenwich resident as died at age 86.

Former CBS newsman and Greenwich resident Emerson Stone dies at 86

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Emerson Law Stone, a CBS newsman during the heyday of the Tiffany Network and who loved nature, language, music, and family, died Monday, December 15, after a fall in his home. He had lived in Greenwich with his wife Louisa H. Stone for 57 years. Stone was born February 15, 1928 in New Haven, the […] [Read More]
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Greenwich Town Hall. Photo by Helen Neafsey.

Greenwich Town services survey brings satisfied responses

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So, the Town of Greenwich conducted a telephone survey to identify just how satisfied the citizens were about the services the Town provides. The results are in – from 22,000 calls made and 1,000 responses. Overall the residents of the Town are highly satisfied with the services that the Town provides. This is the breakdown from Town […] [Read More]
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Nathaniel Witherell resident actors perform annual Christmas Pageant

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Eight days before Christmas the theatrical group of residents at Nathaniel Witherell were donning their costumes for the annual three-act Christmas Nativity play. They would perform before gathered residents and family members, and staff in the Recreation Room. The date was Wednesday, Dec. 17. The performers,  all gathered in Witherell’s Chapel, were being helped into […] [Read More]
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Greenwich Board of Ed to vote tonight on budget

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The big meeting is here: the Board of Education is scheduled to vote tonight on next year’s operating budget. The meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m., at Greenwich High School. There, the board will vote on Superintendent of Schools William McKersie’s proposed 2015-16 budget of approximately $147 million. As part of their voting, board members […] [Read More]
Greenwich Police made their arrest of Norwalk man on Edgewood Drive on Dec. 13.

Greenwich Police arrest Norwalk man for DWI, pot, plus drug paraphernalia

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Greenwich Police came upon Nicholas B. Richards, 20, of Norwalk parked oddly on Edgewood Drive of West Putnam Avenue on Dec. 13 at 2:26in the afternoon. In light of a rash of burglaries in the area police confronted Richards and found him glassy-eyed, smelling of alcohol and burnt marijuana. Richards failed field sobriety tests. Within […] [Read More]
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Greenwich Police give tips for safe winter driving

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Be prepared – we know that rule.  But winter weather driving means taking additional precautionary measures, so following on are some do and don’t suggestions from the Greenwich Police. Be equipped for the elements: Winter tires are a good option, as they will provide greater traction under snowy or icy conditions. Keep a snow brush/scraper […] [Read More]
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Old Greenwich’s Le Fat Poodle restaurant to open Christmas week

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Co-owner Antoine Bleck of Greenwich’s hot new restaurant, Le Penguin, reports his and his partner Anshu Vidyarthi’s newest restaurant Le Fat Poodle is to open during Christmas week. “We”ll be serving dinner on Monday or Tuesday,” he says. But the two will be breaking in the new restaurant slowly to serving two meals a day. “We’ll be […] [Read More]
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