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Glenville principal takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

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Even principals have to take tests. In the case of Glenville School Principal Marc D’Amico, he was summoned last Friday, Sept. 12, to take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. He passed with flying colors: The school raised more than $1,700 for the ALS Foundation. [Read More]
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Bruce Museum offering elementary kids cutting-edge 3D printing classes

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It’s all happening this Saturday, Sept. 20 at the Bruce Museum. “Students will work in a small group setting to learn engineering concepts and see their designs come to life through rapid prototyping,” says Dr. Daniel Ksepka, Curator of Science at the Bruce Museum. Ksepka is describing the Bruce Museum’s unique partnership with Level Up Village, an […] [Read More]
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Magician Ben Zabin, 16, will perform during the Cos Cob Library Open House on Saturday, Sept. 20.

This weekend Children’s Books sale and more at Cos Cob Library

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For kids and their parents needing some good children book reads at bargain prices, come to the Cos Cob Library Book Sale preview on Saturday, 12 to 1 p.m., free to Library members or $5 for non-members, with the Book Sale commencing from 1 to 4:30 p.m. The Annual Open House will take place simultaneously with the Book […] [Read More]
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Family ReEntry benefit’s new venue with Ailey II Dancers great success

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Last weekend 215 loyal Greenwich supporters of the Norwalk-based nonprofit Family ReEntry gathered in a new venue – the Wallace Theater of Greenwich Academy for a benefit performance by the Ailey II Dancers. For 15 previous years the annual Family ReEntry benefit took place in an outdoor tent in the garden at Joan Warburg’s estate, […] [Read More]
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Greenwich finance board chair reveals budget recommendations

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The Greenwich Board of Estimate and Taxation announced its first official move toward the 2015-2016 budget season Tuesday night as the finance board’s Budget Committee took up the first draft of its departmental guidelines. The nine-page document, upon its acceptance by the BET will be town departments’ first sense of what to expect later this […] [Read More]
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SEC sanctions two Greenwich hedge funds

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Two Greenwich hedge funds settled with the SEC Tuesday, agreeing to pay fines for allegedly violating a rule that is supposed to protect investors for a manipulation of shares. Great Point Partners agreed to pay $110,000 in disgorgement, interest and penalties, while Rockwood Investment Management agreed to a fine of $238,000, the SEC reported. In […] [Read More]
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West Nile-positive mosquitoes found in Greenwich

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The first mosquitoes this year in Greenwich to test positive for West Nile Virus were trapped Sept. 9 near the Eastern Greenwich Civic Center, health officials announced Tuesday. The town is combating the virus with a preventative larviciding program, according to health department officials. The initiative includes treating public and private roadway catch basins, public-school […] [Read More]
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Connecticut State Archaeologist Nicholas Bellantoni.

Bruce Museum lecture on life, death, after life of a Lakota Sioux Indian

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This Thursday evening at 8 p.m., Connecticut State Archaeologist Nicholas Bellantoni, as guest of the Archaeological Associates of Greenwich (AAG), will tell the tale with slides of “The Long Journey Home for Albert Afraid of Hawk.” Bellantoni, who’s been excavating in Connecticut for over 30 years, will tell the tale of his participation in the exhumation, […] [Read More]
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