Sacred Heart celebrates ‘Topping Off’ of athletic complex

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This week marked a milestone in the construction of Convent of the Sacred Heart’s new athletic complex. Its final steel beam was raised to the summit of the facility during a “Topping Off” ceremony Thursday. The athletic complex is the cornerstone of $25.5 million construction project that also includes a new dining room with an […] [Read More]
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Greenwich High update from senior class president

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In her speech at this week’s Board of Education meeting, Greenwich High School senior class president Julia Bunte-Mein addressed a number of issues, including student community service initiatives and a proposed AP World History class for ninth-graders.   BUNTE-MEIN: Good evening, Dr. McKersie, Chairman O’Neill, members of the Board, Cabinet, and guests. Thank you for […] [Read More]

Western MS steps up as good ‘neighbor’ with food drive

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Consider this a great Thanksgiving table-setter. During the last two weeks, Western Middle School students and faculty collected about 2,000 canned and boxed items for its food drive for the Greenwich nonprofit Neighbor to Neighbor. That total works out to more than three items donated for each student and faculty member. And, in the holiday […] [Read More]
Author and historical research editor at Army Aviation magazine, Mark Albertson.

Speaker at RMA in Greenwich to discuss Germany vs. Russia during WWII

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The Retired Men’s Association invites you to attend its meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 26, First Presbyterian Church, Lafayette Place, featuring author and historical research editor at Army Aviation magazine, Mark Albertson. His talk, “The Great Patriotic War: The Titanic Clash between Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union,” will focus on greatest land war in history, […] [Read More]
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Johnny Montanez of Brunswick School unloads Thanksgiving baskets with Family Centers’ Director of Community Engagement Jennifer Flatow.

Greenwich volunteers needed for Thanksgiving

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On Monday, Nov. 24 at 11:15 a.m., Family Centers, 40 Arch St. will gather staff and volunteers to assemble hundreds of Thanksgiving baskets. All of these baskets will be distributed to Family Centers’ neediest clients living in lower Fairfield County. For more information and to volunteer, contact Jen Flatow at 203-869-4848 or at jflatow@familycenters.org. [Read More]
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Junior League of Greenwich holding Enchanted Forest

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The Junior League of Greenwich will host its annual holiday fundraiser, The Enchanted Forest, through Sunday, Nov. 23 at the Hyatt Regency, 1800 East Putnam Ave. This year’s event will ring in the holiday season with the theme “Jingle All The Way.” The event will feature decorated trees and gingerbread houses available for purchase throughout […] [Read More]
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Dr. Daniel Ksepka, scince surator at the Bruce Museum is being honored with a New Zealand coin depicting his penguin discovery.

Bruce Museum science curator Ksepka’s penguin discovery gets “coined”

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So, in 2012, there Dr. Daniel Ksepka was in New Zealand poking about looking for fossils on South Island with his colleague R. Ewan Fordyce, University of Otago professor and Fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand, when the two came upon new Kairuku penguin species fossils. Giant size penguins compared to the ones […] [Read More]
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The lone Dearfield Lane hen turkey making its morning rounds as of a year ago in Greenwich.

Greenwich’s Dearfield Lane wild turkey story needs a new chapter

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It’s been a year since “Ethel” the hen turkey on Dearfield Lane was being regularly spotted in that neighborhood. With all the construction in the area with the new Chase bank and residential remakes, the hen may have gravitated to quieter quarters. (But if anyone has any news of its return, please let us know! […] [Read More]
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