Greenwich Public Health Nurse Deborah Travers gives John Caron, of Greenwich, a flu shot during a recent flu clinic at Greenwich Town Hall. Photo by Helen Neafsey
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Town of Greenwich offering two October flu shot dates

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Yes, it is beginning flu season and the Town of Greenwich is offering flu shots today, Oct. 23, from 3 to 6 p.m., at the Bendheim Western Greenwich Civic Center, 449 Pemberwick Road. Next Thursday, Oct. 28 flu shots will be given at Town Hall from 2 – 5 p.m. The Town Hall is at […] [Read More]
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Board of Ed meeting tonight at Central Middle

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The Board of Education will meet tonight at 7 p.m. at Central Middle School. Here’s a look at the board’s agenda: 1. Meeting Opening A. Call to Order and Pledge of Allegiance 2. School Welcome A. Shelley Somers, Principal, Central Middle School 3. Student/Staff Recognition A. National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists B. National Science & Engineering […] [Read More]
Event Co-Chairs Jieun Wax and Lisa Fischer, and Breast Cancer Alliance Executive Director Yonni Wattenmaker (center)

Breast Cancer Alliance to hold luncheon, fashion show in Greenwich

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Greenwich-based Breast Cancer Alliance will host its 19th annual benefit luncheon and fashion show, “Branching Out, Coming Together, Aspiring to a Cure,” on Thursday, Nov. 6, at the Hyatt Regency Greenwich, 1800 East Putnam Ave. This year’s benefit features two runway shows — the Brunello Cucinelli Fall 2014 Collection and Spring 2015 Collection Preview and […] [Read More]
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Above, Ethan Carpio takes aim on a target during a Cos Cob Archers open shoot day.

Cos Cob Archers to hold open shoot this Sunday

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On Sunday, Oct. 26, the Cos Cob Archers will hold an open shoot from 8 to 11 a.m. at 205 Bible St. The shoot is free for members; $5 for those under 16 accompanied by a paying adult; $10 for guests of members; and $20 for non-members. Fee for non-shooting adults is $10. There is […] [Read More]
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Carol Willson, on left, holds the check for $1450, with Neighbor to Neighbor Executive Director Nancy Coughlin, with Sue McMurray, and Pastor Carol Bloom. The check is proceeds from the Cos Cob Chili Contest benefit on October 4.

Cos Cob Chili Contest nets Town’s Food Pantry $1,450

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There were 19 cooking contestants making 25 varieties of chilies in three different varieties of beef, other meats, or vegetables. On October 4, at the annual Cos Cob Chili Contest, held at Diamond Hill United Methodist Church in Cos Cob, the lineup of crocks steamed with sweet to burn-your-mouth chilies in wait for the over […] [Read More]
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Cos Cob explorer Luc Hardy sails from Elephant Island to South Georgia Island

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As of this morning, Oct. 22, at 7:03 a.m., a real time map shows explorer Luc Hardy to have made landfall on South Georgia Island with before him a climb over the mountainous terrain on skis. The last photo on Hardy’s Pax Arctica Blog shows his team of nine landed on Sir Ernest Shackleton’s ‘beach’ […] [Read More]
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A model of Great Captain Island Lighthouse made with a MakerBot 3-D printer on display during the grand opening of the MakerBot Store-Greenwich at 200 Greenwich Ave last year.  Jenny Lawton, former owner of Just Books in Old Greenwich, is the president of MakerBot.

Greenwich Whitby teacher to show what her students do with MakerBot

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For many of us we’re still getting our tongue around the word, MakerBot that is now a thriving business on Greenwich Avenue. But for a while now Whitby School teacher Leslie Perry, who oversees the technology curriculum for grades from pre-K through 8th grade,  has been using MakerBot Replicator 3D Printers with all grades and they’ve […] [Read More]
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ISD third-graders dance through history

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Going to school these days – it’s not all about what you do with a computer or tablet or pencil and paper. Third-grade students at the International School at Dundee choreographed and performed last week their own dances, representing seven important periods in U.S. history. They covered the following periods:  Colonial Times (1620-1774); American Revolution […] [Read More]