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]
Categories: Town Hall, YWCA

Langhorne Lane lots sell for $17 million

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Yesterday we reported that a 16,000-square-foot colonial estate at 11 Langhorne Lane sold for $13.5 million on Monday. But today we learned from realtor Shelly Trettor of Sotheby’s International Realty that the purchase included a neighboring tax lot, bumping the total property sale up to $17 million. Trettor said the 4 acres bundled with the […] [Read More]
Categories: real estate

Sacred Heart to hold student film festival on April 30

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Convent of the Sacred Heart will host its fifth annual film festival on Wednesday, April 30 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the school’s Lennie and John de Csepel Theater at 1177 King Street. The event is free and open to the public. All are invited to view the new documentaries, creative videos and […] [Read More]
Kerry Mendez will talk you into a more manageable garden.

How to downsize your garden

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It’s not too late to sign on to a talk on Thursday at 10 a.m. at the Garden Education  Center (GEC) on how to “Simplify Gardens to Fit Our Lifestyles.” Kerry Mendez will show you some easy-to-follow downsizing strategies, recommended plant material, and design tips for stunning year-round gardens that will be as close to […] [Read More]
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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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