Dept. of Health seeking residents for six-week nutritionist course

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The Greenwich Department of Health has announced a series of free nutrition classes aimed at teaching residents how to tackle weight loss, blood pressure and heart disease. The six sessions, which run every Wednesday from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. starting April 30 and ending June 4, will cover lifestyle choices, exercise, behavior, medication use […] [Read More]
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School district officials welcome legislators’ pre-k proposal

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While it might not have a major impact on Greenwich, school district administrators have still welcomed a proposal by Democrats in the state legislature to expand preschool access. The Democrats’ plan calls for a 10-year, $200 million commitment to create as many as 50,000 preschool spaces for 3- and 4-year-olds. The proposal would focus on […] [Read More]

Registration open for Greenwich summer school

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Registration is now open for the Greenwich school district’s summer-school programs. Here’s the registration page: http://www.greenwichschools.org/page.cfm?p=4460 The district will run its summer programs at three sites: Hamilton Avenue and Cos Cob Schools for elementary students and Central Middle School for middle-school and high-school students. The first elementary school session at Hamilton Avenue and Cos Cob […] [Read More]

Greenwich Police and DEA team up for prescription drug disposal April 26

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When it comes to disposing of prescription drugs, out of sight, out of mind just isn’t enough, according to local police. “Americans are now advised that their usual methods for disposing of unused medicines—flushing them down the toilet or throwing them in the trash—both pose potential safety and health hazards,” said Sgt. John Thorme in a release last […] [Read More]
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Tax deadline day at Town Hall

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Since February 4, over 400 Greenwich residents have been going to Town Hall to the third floor Social Services Department to have their taxes prepared for free by 16 volunteer tax aides. Martin Waine was there today as the local coordinator of the team of volunteers and seemed surprised at the few people showing up […] [Read More]
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Updated as of 8:15 a.m., live cam at  I-95 n/o Elm Steet with traffic closest to camera traveling south.

I95 northbound traffic jam

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Northbound traffic in the Stamford area on I95 is a mess after an early morning tractor trailer accident just past Exit 16 in East Norwalk.   But southbound traffic is moving fairy well. [Read More]
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Metro-North has its Good Samaritans

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So there we were at Grand Central on the 10:34 p.m. Metro-North train to Greenwich on Sunday night after an exciting evening of jazz at the Jazz Center of Lincoln Center. My friend and I had gone to hear the “Brubecks Play Brubeck” quartet. Three sons of the great and late jazz musician Dave Brubeck […] [Read More]
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DPW announce second meeting on midcountry intersection

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The Greenwich Department of Public Works has announced a second public hearing on proposed improvements to the  intersection of North Street, Fairfield Road and Parsonage Road. Town engineers will be on hand Tuesday, April 29, at 7:00 p.m. in the Town Hall Meeting Room to discuss the project and its expected impact on traffic in […] [Read More]