Practicing a captain-in-the-making’s concentration is Young Mariner Kyle Keller at the helm receiving help from boat  owner Mike Zelenz.

Young Mariners will celebrate with Ira Flatow

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The Young Mariners Foundation (YMF)  celebrates its 17th anniversary on May 1 with a harbor side “Celebration of Our Commitment to Keeping Kids on Course” fundraising event and auction at the Indian Harbor Yacht Club. Highlighting the event will be special guest and speaker Ira Flatow, host of the popular Public Radio International’s “Science Friday” […] [Read More]
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Adopt-A-Dog volunteers Veronika Mayhew, left, of Greenwich, holding Sarah and Amy Garcia, of Patterson N. Y., holding Pork Chop at "Puttin' on the Dog" at Roger Sherman Baldwin Park.

A call for volunteers for Puttin’ On The Dog Festival

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Adopt-A-Dog’s popular fund-raiser Puttin’ On The Dog Festival is scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 21 in Greenwich’s Roger Sherman Baldwin Park. To ensure its success, volunteers are needed! A volunteer meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 13 at 7 p.m. at the Glenville Fire Station Meeting Hall located on Glenville Road, and interested individuals are encouraged to attend to […] [Read More]
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On tap tonight at the Board of Ed meeting

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The Board of Education will meet tonight at 7 p.m. at Riverside School at 90 Hendrie Avenue. Here’s a look at the meeting agenda: 1.       Call to Order and Pledge of Allegiance 2.         School Welcome – Christopher Weiss, Riverside School principal                             3.         Student/Staff Recognition                                                                                                          a.   Elizabeth Stepton, Johns Hopkins Talent Search b.   Distinguished Teacher […] [Read More]
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High school poets wanted for poetry contest!

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 Are you a 9th, 10th, 11th or 12 grade student with an eye and an ear for poetry?  In honor of  National Poetry Month the Greenwich Education Group (GEG) is  inviting you to use your creative expression and interpretation of the theme “by the time I turn 20″ in an original poem.   Your poem […] [Read More]
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Stamford, Port Chester Michaels stores affected by data breech

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Michaels has released a list of stores affected by a data breech that jeopardized the security of customer credit card information, and two of those stores are in municipalities bordering Greenwich. Your payment data could have been stolen from the company’s computers if you shopped at the Michaels on Summer Street in Stamford between May […] [Read More]
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Zumbathon Friday at YMCA

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The YMCA of Greenwich will hold a Zumbathon on Friday from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Children, adults and families are welcome to attend. Participants are asked to consider making at the door a donation to the YMCA’s annual fund. The YMCA is located at 50 East Putnam Avenue in downtown Greenwich. [Read More]
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Big turnout for YWCA fundraiser

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The YWCA of Greenwich recently celebrated its Persimmon Ball, a fundraiser with with a Tales of the South Pacific theme. Here’s a recap of the event from the YWCA of Greenwich: 500 community-minded guests, the largest crowd in the event’s history, attended the very popular 2014 YWCA Greenwich Persimmon Ball, on a recent Friday evening […] [Read More]
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YWCA Stand Against Racism Day Friday at Town Hall

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Town Hall will host on Friday from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. the fifth annual YWCA Stand Against Racism Day. The event will include First Selectman Peter Tesei, YWCA President and Chief Executive Officer Adrianne Singer, Superintendent of Schools William McKersie, Greenwich High School students and the First Baptist Church choir. The event is free […] [Read More]
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