Greenwich police search for gas station robbery suspect

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Greenwich police are searching for a male suspect who reportedly robbed at gunpoint early Saturday morning the Sheep Hill Mobil gas station at 1129 East Putnam Ave. The suspect entered the gas station alone at about 1:30 a.m., brandishing a handgun and wearing a mask, police said.  He demanded cash, and the attendant immediately complied, […] [Read More]
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Sandy Hook Ride on Washington stops by Greenwich for rally

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Snow and frigid temperatures are not exactly ideal weather for a short bicycle ride, much less a 400 mile journey. But the 26 cyclists riding from Newtown to Washington D.C. had a mission they say trumped weather worries. Team 26 stopped off in Greenwich Saturday afternoon for a rally to urge them on their way […] [Read More]
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Greenwich teachers union president talks standardized tests; STEM at Ham Ave

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Carol Sutton, president of the Greenwich Education Association, the school district’s teachers union, addressed the Board of Education at its meeting this week at Julian Curtiss School. Her comments focused on the Common Core-aligned Smarter Balanced standardized tests that students in grades 3-8 and 11 are taking this spring and the launch of a STEM […] [Read More]

Greenwich High theater students to perform at ‘Magic’ festival tonight

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There’s not an actual magic circle, but Greenwich High School students will still be conjuring some magic on stage tonight. The high school’s Black Box Theater will host tonight at 7:30 p.m. the final night of this year’s Magic Circle Festival. The show features short scenes, covering a number of genres, written by Greenwich High […] [Read More]
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Bobby Valentine to headline Cos Cob Fire Police Patrol benefit on Saturday

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The Cos Cob Fire Police Patrol Inc.’s annual fund-raiser is set for tomorrow, March 28, with Bobby Valentine as the special guest. Valentine, former manager of the New York Mets and the Boston Red Sox as well as Stamford athletic legend, will be honored at the event. He will be presented with the Chief’s Award […] [Read More]
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Greenwich resident Emil Louis Smeriglio is celebrating his 90th birthday (March 24) on March 28.

Greenwich’s Emil Smeriglio celebrates his 90th year

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Emil Louis Smeriglio is between his 90th birthday on March 24 and his big family birthday celebration on March 28. For his birthday party he can expect a crowd. Not, unfortunately his late wife Johanna Angotto who he shared married life for nearly 63 years. But his four children will be there – Louise, Charlene, […] [Read More]
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Last year's egg hunt had a big turnout as people of all ages, including First Selectman Peter Tesei, joined the Easter Bunny.  - photo courtesy of Greenwich Lions

Greenwich Lions to hold egg hunt on Saturday

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In the hunt for Easter eggs, Greenwich kids can “hop to it” on Saturday thanks to the Greenwich Lions. The annual fund raiser will take place Saturday, March 28, at Roger Sherman Baldwin Park. The park gates will open at 11 a.m. and then at 11:15 the hunt begins as kids will be searching for […] [Read More]
Kate Guthrie is the director of Academic Services, Greenwich Education Group.

Greenwich parents seminar on “The New SAT”

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The Greenwich Education Group is coming to the rescue for parents of high school students who will be taking an entirely reworked SAT test this time next year. Partnering with the friendly Arch Street Teen Center the Greenwich Education Group will hold a seminar for parents entitled, “The New SAT and What It Means For […] [Read More]
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