Blizzard forces rescheduling of annual homeless count

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Each year, the Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness conducts a Point In Time Count complying with national standards, tallying the number of homeless people staying in shelters around the state. This year, the count was scheduled to take place on Wednesday, Jan. 28. But the CCEH just sent out an alert announcing that the count […] [Read More]
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Greenwich Library closing early plus cancellations with snow storm

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UPDATE: 11 a.m. Today, Greenwich Library Director Barbara Ormerod-Glynn has announced: “Due to the impending snow storm, the Library will be closing today at 3 p.m. to give staff ample time to get home before blizzard conditions begin.  The Library will also be closed Tuesday, January 27.  A decision about what time the Library will […] [Read More]
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Cathy Ogden, former chair of the GreenwichLibrary OralHistory Project has died in Greenwich at age 68.

Cathy Ogden – former director of Greenwich Library Oral History Project dies at 68

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Cathy  Ogden, the long serving volunteer director of the Greenwich Library Oral History Project, died in her Greenwich home on Friday, January 23. Ogden, who succumbed after a long battle with ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s Disease, was 68. Ogden was appointed chair of the Oral History Project in 1993 and served until 2012 when her disability […] [Read More]
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Arch Street Teen Center to hold speaker series kicking off on Jan. 29. Photo by Bob Luckey.

Greenwich’s Arch Street to host teen speaker series

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The Arch Street Teen Center not only is getting its new After School Coffee House as of Feb. 4,  featuring café drinks, the “best grilled cheese” in the North East, fund and games and  free Wi-fi, its getting a new teen speaker series starting even earlier, entitled “For Teens Only!” First up speaker is Peter Kazaze on Thursday, Jan. […] [Read More]
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Back saving shovels shopping for soon to be snowbound Greenwich residents

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A recent quick inspection in the town’s three hardware stores in downtown Greenwich, Cos Cob, and Old Greenwich brought recommendations – in particular – for back saving snow shovels. First stop was at the venerable Greenwich Hardware store on Greenwich Avenue. Joel Quiambao, store manager recommends a curvaceous model back saver shovel made by the Rugg […] [Read More]
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Greenwich sets its feet for an"epic storm" to arrive on January 26-27. Photo by Bob Luckey.
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Greenwich Town Hall and residents prepare for “Epic Storm”

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Last night at 6 p.m. dinner time the parking lots of supermarkets across town were packed, the lines long at the checkout counter as residents stocked up with food for a storm expected to close them in with predictions of up to three feet of snow on the way. At Glenville’s Stop & Shop milk […] [Read More]
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Greenwich public schools to let out early Monday

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All Greenwich public schools will dismiss students three hours earlier than usual on Monday, school officials have announced. Here is Monday’s early-release schedule for each school: Greenwich High School: 11:15 a.m. Greenwich Alternative High School: 10:30 a.m. Community Connections: 11:00 a.m. Central Middle School: 11:35 a.m. Eastern Middle School: 11:35 a.m. Western Middle School: 11:35 […] [Read More]

Greenwich officials preparing for predicted blizzard

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4:40 P.M. UPDATE: Kim Eves, the school district’s communications director, has released the following statement: “Superintendent of Schools Bill McKersie is closely tracking the storms forecasted to hit our area Monday (1/26) and Tuesday (1/27), working with the Town’s Emergency Management Operations Center (EMOC) and the Greenwich Police Department. “At this time, Monday’s snowfall is […] [Read More]