Where the Wild Things Are,  1 Hillside Drive

Greenwich garden a work of art

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  On Sunday, Sept. 14, a private garden in Greenwich will be among three area gardens open to the public through The Garden Conservancy’s Open Days program, which will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Where the Wild Things Are,  1 Hillside Drive, is  an innovative topiary garden with 20 large custom-made topiaries […] [Read More]
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Dolphins Swim Team member, Meghan Lynch, 10, does the breaststroke at the YWCA of Greenwich pool.

Swim with the dolphins in Greenwich

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YWCA Greenwich Dolphins Swim Team is holding  new member tryouts and evaluations Sept. 2 to Sept. 6. Nick Cavataro, head coach of the nationally ranked team, will conduct the evaluations for new team candidates at the YWCA pol, 259 East Putnam Ave. No pre-registration is required. On Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, ages 8-years-old and […] [Read More]
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Cops: man stole change, sunglasses from Pemberwick cars

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Police have arrested a local man on burglary after Pemberwick residents caught him using a flashlight to peer into cars during the dark morning hours of Aug. 24. William Nelson, 22, of Bowman Drive, is accused of breaking into parked cars along Pemberwick Road to steal sunglasses and loose change. The backcountry man is now […] [Read More]
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Greenwich High headmaster discusses school climate

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During an interview with Greenwich Time on Tuesday, on the first day of classes of the 2014-15 school year, Greenwich High School Headmaster Chris Winters discussed the school climate. Here are some of his comments. WINTERS:  “We’re very focused on helping students feel connected to Greenwich High School. We know that the more a student […] [Read More]

Firefighters put out small Riverside blaze

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Greenwich firefighters put out a small roof fire in residential Riverside Tuesday afternoon, stemming what fire officials said could have been a much worse incident. The fire was accompanied by a small break in a water main leading to an adjacent fire hydrant, though Aquarion officials were unable to determine if it had been directly […] [Read More]
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First day of school update

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Greenwich educators have a reported a generally smooth first day of classes, after students returned on Tuesday for the start of the 2014-15 school year. In one of the biggest changes in the district this year, New Lebanon School kindergartners will have their academic classes at the neighboring Byram Archibald Neighborhood Center. “We’re really delighted […] [Read More]
Lara Spencer, cohost of ABC's "Good Morning America" was spotted recently at Rumsey Playfield, in Central Park, New York City. Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images.

Lara Spencer to be Homecoming Grand Marshal for her alma mater – Penn State

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Penn State U. is known for many things – its healthy enrollment of some 100,000 students on its 24 campuses, its Dance Marathon or THON event that raises money for kids with cancer – but it’s also known for its famous 1991 grad. – Lara Spencer, the diver, the former THON dancer, the Good Morning […] [Read More]
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Parade of Learners

First day of school in Greenwich today

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Greenwich students and parents — are the backpacks full of supplies and lunches made? Yes, the first day of the 2014-15 school year is here, and thousands of Greenwich students will be heading off to classes today. Greenwich Time reporter Paul Schott will be chronicling the momentous first day, and you are welcome to share […] [Read More]