GA event to let participants learn programming from ‘Scratch’

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Greenwich Academy’s second annual Scratch Day programming event didn’t go live last Saturday, as originally scheduled. But technical glitches weren’t to blame; old-fashioned inclement weather was the culprit. But another Scratch Day is in the forecast for this weekend: The event has been rescheduled to this Sunday, February 1, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. […] [Read More]

“The Green Prince” screening tonight hosted by Greenwich Reform Synagogue

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Tonight, at 7, at the Bow Tie Cinema, the Greenwich Reform Synagogue is hosting a screening of the film, “The Green Prince,” that tells the true story of the son of a founding leader in the Palestinian organization, Hamas who becomes a spy for the Israelis. After the screening the Greenwich Reform Synagogue will host […] [Read More]
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The Greenwich Police Department offers a ride-along with a Police officer such as Greenwich Police Officer such as happened with Bob Ferretti, as part of its upcoming Citizen's Police Academy.

Greenwich Citizen’s Police Academy Spring Session application time

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It’s become a rite of passage for many a Greenwich citizen to experience the gamut of police activity in our town via the Greenwich Police Dept. Citizen’s Police Academy.  Another opportunity is coming up with the Spring Session of the Citizen’s Police Academy which kicks of April 27. Completed applications and a motor vehicle operator’s […] [Read More]
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Greenwich Chamber reschedules Affordable Care Act seminar

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The Greenwich Chamber of Commerce rescheduled its educational seminar on “Making Sense of How The Affordable Care Act Will Affect You” to Monday, Feb.2. at 6 p.m. sharp at CEO Executive Offices, 75 Holly Hill Lane, Suite 100. The seminar, which will spell out in understandable terms exactly how your insurance will be impacted this […] [Read More]
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Greenwich High School students at work on their tablets in an American history class. Photo by Helen Neafsey.

Greenwich WWII anecdote points up need of a high school citizenship exam

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Greenwich’s Peter Flierl reports today in his blog, “Broccoli Soup” on yesterday’s Retired Men’s Association talk by WWII historian David Albertson on the extraordinary will and power of the Soviet Union to overcome the German onslaught in WWII.” In his blog (www.maxexposuresocialmedia.com) entitiled, “An Even Greater Generation Who Won World War II?” he shares an anecdote […] [Read More]
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Town offering free seminar for Greenwich residents with ponds

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Your pond may now be a thing of frozen white snow and ice, but come summer it will be teeming with life. So, in anticipation of that life, the Greenwich Inland Wetlands and Watercourses Agency is hosting some experts to address “A Look at the Policies and Science of Aquatic Herbicide: What you need to […] [Read More]
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Tax Collector Tod Laudonia is putting the word out - Feb. 2 your real estate taxes are due! Photo by Helen Neafsey.

Greenwich Tax Collector reminds: Real estate taxes due Monday

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The time is nigh says our Town Tax Collector, Tod Laudonia, to pay your Real Estate and Supplemental Motor Vehicle tax by Monday, Feb. 2. After that date, interest will be attached. And – taxes for Grand List Oct. 1, 2013 are due July 1, 2014 and Jan. 1, 2015. Laudonia says you can pay your taxes […] [Read More]
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The Millionaires' Unit. Photo courtesy of F. Trubee Davison Papers, Yale University

WWI pioneer flyers film screening with Greenwich connections

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This afternoon, Jan. 29, the Greenwich Historical Society will show the documentary film, “The Millionaires’ Unit: The Aristocratic Flyboys Who Fought the Great War and Invented American Air Power.” The screening comes with the ongoing the Historical Society’s exhibit, “Greenwich Faces the Great War” on view until March 22. The film which takes its inspiration […] [Read More]
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