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Greenwich schools, other closings announced

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“With snow expected throughout the morning, Greenwich’s schools are not taking any chances and are closed for today. Greenwich’s public schools as well as private schools like Brunswick School, Greenwich Academy, Whitby School and the Convent of the Sacred Heart are closed for Thursday because of the snow. Concerns about the snowfall and refreezing were […] [Read More]
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A garage collapsed under the weight of snow at the Putnam Park condo complex in central Greenwich.

Snow causes roof collapse in central Greenwich

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The roof of the parking garage at the Putnam Park Apartments co-op complex on Milbank Avenue collapsed Wednesday, apparently under the weight of snow. No one was hurt in the collapse, but there were up to four cars inside, all of which were damaged.   [Read More]
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Barbara Netter, president and co-founder of ACGT (left) accepting an award with Dr. Savio L.C. Woo, Chairman Emeritus, ACGT Scientific Advisory Council (right).

Greenwich’s ACGT co-founder receives new honor and more

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Greenwich’s Barbara Netter, president and co-founder of the Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy, keeps up an impressive momentum with her organization’s efforts to support the potential offered by cell and gene-based therapies towards effective and safe treatment of all types of cancer. To that end she has received a new honor – the 2015 The […] [Read More]
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AARP meeting cancelled

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Due to the inclement weather, the monthly meeting of the AARP, chapter 3020, at the Benheim Center at 1 p.m. Thursday has been cancelled. There is no make-up date. [Read More]
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Madison man pleads not guilty to bilking Greenwich father

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A Madison man arrested two weeks ago by Greenwich police alleging he stole nearly $180,000 from his 92-year-old father, made not guilty pleas to criminal charges at state Superior Court in Stamford Tuesday. Appearing with his defense attorney, lead public defender Barry Butler, Thomas Herrmann, 59, of High Hill Circle, made the not guilty pleas […] [Read More]
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NAMI Southwest CT offers free support and education to parents of teenagers and those below age 13 who develop behavior  problems.

Greenwich offers free NAMI educational support

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The National Alliance for Mental Illness, or NAMI, of SouthwestCT is holding speaker events, support groups and classes at Greenwich Town Hall in its Ground Floor Mazza Room. These opportunities are free. First off there is NAMI Basics – the Spring Session begins on Monday night, April 6, from 6 – 9 p.m.,  for a six-session program […] [Read More]
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Learn about Cassoulet with the Alliance Francais of Greenwich at table March 5.!

Cassoulet day with Greenwich Alliance Francais

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Tomorrow, March 5, at 11:45 a.m., you can put yourself at “La Table Francaise” to learn about the making of the Cassoulet – the perfect dish for this unfriendly weather. The conception du cassoulet traditionnel includes: Potage parmentier -warm leek and potato soup; Tatin de Tomate – baked tomato and feta cheese tart tatin; and […] [Read More]
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Greenwich Ballet Academy dance Elizabeth Beyer has won new titles.

Greenwich Ballet Academy beauty in the snow

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The Greenwich Ballet Academy (GBA) has given aspiring young ballet dancers a stage upon which to excel and an audience the chance to see some especially impressive performances. A star among those young dancers is Elisabeth Beyer, who managed to make her way – along with nine other GBA dancers through the great snows in […] [Read More]
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