Chabad Playground

Playground dedication tomorrow at Chabad of Greenwich

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Chabad of Greenwich will host on Sunday at noon a dedication celebration for its new children’s playground. The event will feature Jewish music and lunch catered by 613 Restaurant. The playground has a slide, a small house, climbing areas and a sandbox area as well. The playground was donated in memory of Solomon Azoulay, Shlomo […] [Read More]
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Summer's Itch Greenwich Point

Swimmer’s itch reported at Greenwich Point

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Swimmer’s itch cases have been reported at Greenwich Point. Symptoms of swimmer’s itch include a rash that usually goes away in about a week, an itching or burning feeling on the skin and pimples that show up several hours after being in the water (the pimples might later turn into blisters), according to webmd.com Swimmers […] [Read More]
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Cos Cob School’s Star-Spangled celebration

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On Sunday, the Star-Spangled Banner will turn 200. It’s a momentous occasion, and one not overlooked by Greenwich schools. Today, Cos Cob School held an assembly about Francis Scott Key’s timeless anthem. Here’s Cos Cob Principal Gene Schmidt’s account of the assembly: “Did you know that the Star-Spangled Banner was written on the back of […] [Read More]

ISD welcomes pen pals from Japan

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Fifth-graders at the International School at Dundee last week welcomed their pen pals from the Doshisha International Academy in Kyoto, Japan. The partnership between the schools, which began last year when ISD fourth-graders were assigned fifth-grade pen pals at DIA, culminated Sept. 4 with a day-long visit to ISD by 47 of their Kyoto counterparts. […] [Read More]
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Chess for kids offered in Greenwich

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The Cos Cob Library, 5 Sinawoy Rd., will hold a beginning chess session for students of all ages on Sept. 25 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. National master Rich Jackson will provide instruction, supervise play and challenge participants to a game or two. All grade and skill levels are welcome. You don’t have to bring […] [Read More]
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RIP the Gateway Tree of Greenwich – the axe has fallen

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A legendary tree of the Town of Greenwich is no more. All life went out of the 100-200 year old white oak dubbed the Gateway Tree when the tree was cut down a week ago today, on Sept.5, 2014. Joe Furano, owner of the tree that was named the Gateway Tree by the Greenwich Tree conservancy […] [Read More]
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At the Gimbel Sanctuary in Greenwich, a team from the University of Connecticut's invasive plant working group counted the weevils that had been placed in areas where the invasive mile-a-minute vine has been found. Photo by Helen Neafsey.

New Greenwich Inland Wetlands report out on invasives management

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The problem of invasive plant species is growing in the Town of Greenwich. One of the factors spurring their growth say the scientists is their adaptability to the warmer weather brought by climate change. The invasives particularly like warm wetlands. To see how the Town of Greenwich is addressing these wetland invasives the Inland Wetlands […] [Read More]
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Opera “Music from the Heart” coming to Round Hill Community Church

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It’s called “Verismo – Arias and Ensembles,” an opera concert, that will bring drama and passion to Round Hill Community Church on Friday, Sept. 26, at 8 p.m. Arias, duets, and trios will be sung by the Round Hill Community Church Quartet singers, Risa Renae Harman, soprano; Jenna Hintz, mezzo-soprano; Patrick Hogan, tenor; and Scott Tomlinson, bass, […] [Read More]
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