Dr. Daniel Ksepka, scince surator at the Bruce Museum is being honored with a New Zealand coin depicting his penguin discovery.

Bruce Museum science curator Ksepka’s penguin discovery gets “coined”

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So, in 2012, there Dr. Daniel Ksepka was in New Zealand poking about looking for fossils on South Island with his colleague R. Ewan Fordyce, University of Otago professor and Fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand, when the two came upon new Kairuku penguin species fossils. Giant size penguins compared to the ones […] [Read More]
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The lone Dearfield Lane hen turkey making its morning rounds as of a year ago in Greenwich.

Greenwich’s Dearfield Lane wild turkey story needs a new chapter

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It’s been a year since “Ethel” the hen turkey on Dearfield Lane was being regularly spotted in that neighborhood. With all the construction in the area with the new Chase bank and residential remakes, the hen may have gravitated to quieter quarters. (But if anyone has any news of its return, please let us know! […] [Read More]
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Greenwich High student president talks AP course proposal

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Greenwich High School student government president Blake Reinken addressed the Board of Education during its meeting Thursday night at The International School at Dundee. In his remarks, Reinken focused on a proposal to launch an Advanced Placement World History course next year for ninth-graders. REINKEN:  I am proud today to announce the unveiling of a […] [Read More]

Greenwich Board of Ed approves Ham Ave STEM theme, turns down AP World

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The Board of Education addressed some major issues at its meeting Thursday night at The International School at Dundee. Here is a quick recap. HAMILTON AVENUE SCHOOL STEM MAGNET THEME As expected, the board approved a proposal to launch next year a STEM [science, technology, engineering and math] magnet program next year at Hamilton Avenue […] [Read More]
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Children’s concert in Greenwich

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The Greenwich Library’s Ashforth Children’s Concert Series, in partnership with the Greenwich Arts Council’s Curiosity Concerts, will present a free family classical music concert, “The Many Faces of the String Quartet,” featuring the Aizuri Quartet on Saturday, Dec. 20, at 11 a.m. at the Byram Shubert Library, 21 Mead Ave. The performance will explore the […] [Read More]
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Hand crafted magnolia leaf wreaths can be ordered at the Greenwich Garden Education Center.

Magnolia wreath preorder time at Greenwich’s Garden Education Center

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Talented hands are crafting once again the handsome magnolia leafed wreaths at Greenwich’s Garden Education Center. They can be ordered – only until Nov. 26 –  in three different widths: 24 inches for $85, 30 inches for $130 and a whopping 36 inches for that McMansion front door for $175. Pick up time is Dec. 2 […] [Read More]
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Greenwich Police responded to an altercation on Henry Street very early on Tuesday morning, Nov. 18. Photo by Bob Luckey.

Altercation at midnight on Henry Street in Byram

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A trespass at a Henry Street residence occupied by Valentin Lopez-Pablo at the 00:47 hour of Tuesday Nov. 18, brought an altercation and assault between Lopez-Pablo, 33,  and the trespasser, 28-year-old Andrae Oneil McLaughlin of New Rochelle, N.Y. According to the Greenwich Police report, upon officers arrival on Henry Street, they found Lopez-Pablo engaged in […] [Read More]
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Greenwich Police Sgt. Ernest Mulhern giving blood during the 2013 Battle of the Badges contest and blood drive at the Greenwich Public Safety Complex. Photo by Lindsay Perry.

Greenwich’s Battle of the Badges Blood Drive returns December 6

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So there you will find them, members of the Greenwich Police, the Greenwich Fire Dept. and GEMS – the Greenwich Emergency Medical Service, lying down with their arms out giving blood, at the Greenwich Public Safety Complex, 11 Bruce Place, on Dec, 6, all morning, from 8 a.m., to 1:30 p.m. This annual event spars […] [Read More]
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