Downed wires, truck fire force closure of Route 1 in Greenwich. Photo: Andrew Buss, contributed

East Putnam closed down with truck fire

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Update, 10 A.M.  One lane has been opened in both directions on Route 1 in Greenwich, police say. The truck fire has been put out. Original post East Putnam Avenue is closed in both directions between Havemeyer and Sound Beach Avenue due to an electrically ignited fire, reported around 7:15 a.m. East Putnam Ave closed […] [Read More]
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Staying out of the sun at Miami Beach.

Greenwich Red Men head south

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You have got to say it for these Greenwich Red Men – they know to go when the going gets tough with this  SPRING?!? weather. Hey, give me a spring break!! We have no clue who creates these Red Men but for the years this Greenwich artist has been making them these Red Men may […] [Read More]
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George Smith IV is seen here with actress Tara Reid the day he disapeared from the "Brilliance of the Seas" cruise ship on July 4, 2005.

That new photo on the George Smith IV Facebook page

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The George Smith family of Greenwich in their continuing search for answers for the why of the disappearance and death of their son, George Smith IV, have placed on their Facebook page – created in their son’s name to aid in that search – a rather explosive photograph taken of George with a woman not […] [Read More]
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Greenwich police search for gas station robbery suspect

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Greenwich police are searching for a male suspect who reportedly robbed at gunpoint early Saturday morning the Sheep Hill Mobil gas station at 1129 East Putnam Ave. The suspect entered the gas station alone at about 1:30 a.m., brandishing a handgun and wearing a mask, police said.  He demanded cash, and the attendant immediately complied, […] [Read More]
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Sandy Hook Ride on Washington stops by Greenwich for rally

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Snow and frigid temperatures are not exactly ideal weather for a short bicycle ride, much less a 400 mile journey. But the 26 cyclists riding from Newtown to Washington D.C. had a mission they say trumped weather worries. Team 26 stopped off in Greenwich Saturday afternoon for a rally to urge them on their way […] [Read More]
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Greenwich teachers union president talks standardized tests; STEM at Ham Ave

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Carol Sutton, president of the Greenwich Education Association, the school district’s teachers union, addressed the Board of Education at its meeting this week at Julian Curtiss School. Her comments focused on the Common Core-aligned Smarter Balanced standardized tests that students in grades 3-8 and 11 are taking this spring and the launch of a STEM […] [Read More]

Greenwich High theater students to perform at ‘Magic’ festival tonight

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There’s not an actual magic circle, but Greenwich High School students will still be conjuring some magic on stage tonight. The high school’s Black Box Theater will host tonight at 7:30 p.m. the final night of this year’s Magic Circle Festival. The show features short scenes, covering a number of genres, written by Greenwich High […] [Read More]
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Bobby Valentine to headline Cos Cob Fire Police Patrol benefit on Saturday

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The Cos Cob Fire Police Patrol Inc.’s annual fund-raiser is set for tomorrow, March 28, with Bobby Valentine as the special guest. Valentine, former manager of the New York Mets and the Boston Red Sox as well as Stamford athletic legend, will be honored at the event. He will be presented with the Chief’s Award […] [Read More]
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