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Churchless Greenwich parish creates new way to celebrate Holy Week

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For this Holy Week Drew Williams, the pastor of Greenwich’s Trinity Church has created a most unusual way to celebrate the story of Jesus’s final acts as lived out before his crucifixion, for his 1000-member congregation that after 15 years still has no permanent home in Greenwich. (The parish meets summers at Central Middle School, […] [Read More]
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Greenwich Police have entry job

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If you can see yourself patrolling a specified beat or district on foot, bicycle or in a patrol car, van or vessel.  If you will check out windows and doors in the Greenwich business district and investigate suspicious conditions. If you can navigate and maintain police patrol boats… to enforce laws and harbor regulations, and will […] [Read More]
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Sunshine returns today but sweaters needed

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Today, on Wednesday, the sun will melt away the frosting of snow, and make memory of the soaking rain, but temperatures will only reach the mid 40’s. The coolness will be accentuated by northerly breezes with gusts from 20 up to 30 m.p.h. Tonight,  temperatures will fall to high 20’s but with a bright moon […] [Read More]
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Dept. of Health seeking residents for six-week nutritionist course

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The Greenwich Department of Health has announced a series of free nutrition classes aimed at teaching residents how to tackle weight loss, blood pressure and heart disease. The six sessions, which run every Wednesday from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. starting April 30 and ending June 4, will cover lifestyle choices, exercise, behavior, medication use […] [Read More]
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School district officials welcome legislators’ pre-k proposal

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While it might not have a major impact on Greenwich, school district administrators have still welcomed a proposal by Democrats in the state legislature to expand preschool access. The Democrats’ plan calls for a 10-year, $200 million commitment to create as many as 50,000 preschool spaces for 3- and 4-year-olds. The proposal would focus on […] [Read More]

Registration open for Greenwich summer school

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Registration is now open for the Greenwich school district’s summer-school programs. Here’s the registration page: http://www.greenwichschools.org/page.cfm?p=4460 The district will run its summer programs at three sites: Hamilton Avenue and Cos Cob Schools for elementary students and Central Middle School for middle-school and high-school students. The first elementary school session at Hamilton Avenue and Cos Cob […] [Read More]

Greenwich Police and DEA team up for prescription drug disposal April 26

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When it comes to disposing of prescription drugs, out of sight, out of mind just isn’t enough, according to local police. “Americans are now advised that their usual methods for disposing of unused medicines—flushing them down the toilet or throwing them in the trash—both pose potential safety and health hazards,” said Sgt. John Thorme in a release last […] [Read More]
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Tax deadline day at Town Hall

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Since February 4, over 400 Greenwich residents have been going to Town Hall to the third floor Social Services Department to have their taxes prepared for free by 16 volunteer tax aides. Martin Waine was there today as the local coordinator of the team of volunteers and seemed surprised at the few people showing up […] [Read More]
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