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Earth Day event: Climate crisis solutions with Cong. Jim Himes

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Tomorrow on Earth Day, at 2 p.m. at Audubon Greenwich, Congressman Jim Himes will explore the subject of looking for solutions to the climate crisis with Stewart J. Hudson, the new executive director of Audubon Connecticut, Mark Robbins, Energy Committee Chair and board member of the Connecticut Green Building Council (CTGBC), and Bert Hunter, CFO of […] [Read More]
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EDF VP to address RMA on human health and the environment

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The Environmental Defense Fund’s Vice President of Programs – Gwen Ruta is the guest speaker this Wednesday at the Retired Men’s Association weekly meeting held at the First Presbyterian Church, at Lafayette Place. Ruta will speak on “Unlikely Alliances: Why Good Environmental Strategy is Good for Business.”         Ruta represents this leading […] [Read More]
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Peter Arguimbau to show new paintings

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Greenwich painter Peter Arguimbau has taken his paintbrush down south to the Georgia Sea Islands and returned with some evocative paintings.  Noted for his marine paintings, Arguimbau is having a show on Friday, May 9 of “New Works, Marines, Georgia Sea Islands.” Arguimbau will also give a talk on “Balancing Inspiration with Technique in Painting. There […] [Read More]
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Blumenthal to speak at Stanwich commencement

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The senior senator from Connecticut will have the floor next month at The Stanwich School. U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, a former Stanwich parent, will serve as the school’s keynote speaker at its inaugural commencement ceremony on May 29. “I’m excited and proud to attend this joyous and significant graduation — launching these very special young […] [Read More]

Whitby delegates represent school at Model UN conference

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In case you missed it, Greenwich Time covered on Wednesday a panel discussion at Whitby School, featuring its middle-school students, who represented the school earlier this month at the Montessori Model United Nations conference in New York City. Here’s the link to the article: http://www.greenwichtime.com/default/article/Whitby-students-stand-United-5408596.php In the gallery below are contributed pictures from Whitby School […] [Read More]
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Big fundraising haul for Lions Club’s Egg Hunt

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Talk about an eggs-ellent outcome. The Greenwich Lions Club’s annual Egg Hunt last Sunday in Roger Sherman Baldwin Park raised approximately $5,000. ShopRite was the event’s lead sponsor, while the Greenwich Department of Parks and Recreation co-sponsored. The St. Lawrence Club, McDonald’s and Greenwich Bank & Trust also made contributions. Many volunteered for the event, including […] [Read More]
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ZAC Foundation co-founder talks water safety

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An article in Friday’s print edition of Greenwich Time reported on this week’s ZAC Camp, a water-safety program, at the Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich. After Thursday’s closing ceremony for the camp, Karen Cohn, co-founder of The ZAC Foundation, which partnered with the Boys & Girl Club to organize the camp, spoke with Greenwich […] [Read More]
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Three generations, one haircut

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Like father, like son… and his son. Three generations of the Lasley family helped to set a new Guinness World Record, when they appeared April 9 on NBC’s “Today” show to get their heads shaved in a fundraiser for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, which raises funds for children with cancer. The newly shorn Lasley trio […] [Read More]