Cliffdale Road bridge construction as seen back in 2003 from the Riversville road side of the bridge showing the base construction. Photo by Mel Greer.

Lake Ave. bridge construction begins Aug. 4 – expect detour

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Next Monday, Aug. 4, the Dept. of Public Works will begin its superstructure replacement of the Lake Avenue bridge spanning Horseneck Brook. The bridge is located on Lake just north of Wooddale Road, between Grahampton and Clapboard Ridge roads. Construction will close the bridge site for 11 days, from Aug. 4 -25, 2014.   The […] [Read More]
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Rowland "Mike" Harris, pictured far right in 2004, at the Terrace Club  in Stamford as a Greenwich Old Timers Athletic Association Honoree along with other honorees, from left to right, Joe Benvenuto, Harry Peden  Jr., and Everett Fisher. Photo by Bob Luckey.

“All Time Great Guy” Rowland “Mike Harris remembered by nephew

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Cos Cob native Rowland “Mike” Harris, who passed away on Friday, July 25, is remembered by his nephew Griff Harris, president of the Griffith E Harris Insurance Services LLC. “Sadly, my Uncle Mike passed away at the age of 91, on Friday. He was struggling with pneumonia ‎and a lung infection…Mike Harris was a legendary “All […] [Read More]
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Greenwich Library is located at 101 West Putnam Avenue

Free blood pressure screenings today at Greenwich Library

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Today, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., the Greenwich Library will host free blood pressure screenings conducted by a registered nurse from Greenwich Hospital.  The screenings will be held in the library’s health information center. This event takes place every Monday afternoon from 11:30am until 1:30pm in the health information center. No appointment is necessary. [Read More]
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Former Stanwich School headmistress is to serve as interim director of the First Presbyterian Church Nursery School. Photo by Bob Luckey.

Greenwich educator Pat Young to be interim nursery school director

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First Presbyterian Church Nursery School (FPCNS) announced that retired Stanwich School headmistress Pat Young will serve as Interim Director. Young was founding headmistress of the StanwichSchool from 1998 to her retirement in 2012. Young will serve as FPCNS director until a new director is found. Previous FPCNS director Patricia Bria Case retired in April after […] [Read More]
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Batman celebration Saturday at Greenwich Library

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Duh Na Nuh Nuh Nuh Nuh Nuh Nuh BATMAN!!! Yes, a bat-tastic celebration will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. in the meeting room at Greenwich Library of the 75th anniversary of Batman. The library’s website promises games, classic videos and lots of prizes in an event for Batfans of all ages. The event will […] [Read More]
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Augustine’s Farm harvesting has begun in backcountry

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John and Kathleen Augustine are bringing their harvest to market. As Greenwich’s surviving farmer’s market, the couple has tended their garden through a harsh winter and are happily displaying their produce in their garden shop. A table is overloaded with giant red tomatoes but John Augustine picks up one of the few he has harvested. […] [Read More]
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Saturday Greenwich Wiffle Ball kicks off on Polo Club field

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On Saturday, July 26, the Greenwich Wiffle Ball team players, ages 12 and up, take to the Greenwich Polo Club field at Conyers Farm for an exciting and competitive all day event. Over 60 teams of 4-5 players battle it out from 8:45 a.m. until only one team is left standing. First place team receives […] [Read More]
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Ron Howard's family home on Converse Lake in Conyers Farm sells for $27.5 million.

Ron Howard’s home in Conyers Farm sells for 27.5 million

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According to Sotheby International Realty as seen on Facebook, Academy Award winning producer and director Ron Howard has sold his Converse Lake-side estate in Conyers Farm for $27.5 million. The estate went up for sale in May and was in contract two weeks later. For a couple, whose four children are grown, and who have […] [Read More]
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