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“Honey Harvest Time” this weekend at Audubon Greenwich

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On Saturday and Sunday (Aug. 2-3), from 10- 4 p.m., plan a sweet visit to a good old-fashioned Honey Harvest hosted by the ‘Backyard Beekeepers’ at Audubon Greenwich. Meet real beekeepers and learn how honey gets from hive to table, and take away freshly harvested honey for sale … while supplies last! And don’t miss […] [Read More]
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Nixon book author to appear tonight at library

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The Greenwich Library will host author John Dean tonight at 7 p.m. for a discussion of his book The Nixon Defense: What He Knew and When He Knew It. Here’s a summary of the book and the event from the library’s website: “Published to coincide with the August 9, 2014 fortieth anniversary of Richard Nixon’s […] [Read More]
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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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