Music teacher arrested for risk of injury to a minor

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Greenwich Police arrested a music teacher Wednesday after he made an “unsuitable  request” to his ten-year-old student. Sean Jackson, 41, of Stamford was allegedly tutoring the student alone “in a private school setting” at the time of the  incident, though police have not released which school employed Jackson. Jackson has been charged with risk of […] [Read More]
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The Sound Beach Community Band will be performing on the Showmobile at Binney Park on Sunday, July 27, from 7 to 8:30 pm. Photo by Bob Luckey.

Sunday night is Band music night at Binney Park

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They’re striking up their band – all 40 of them that make up the Sound Beach Community Band as hosted by the Town’s Dept. of Parks and Rec. for their performance at Binney Park on Sunday, July 27, from 7 – 8:30 p.m. And it’s free! So, bring your picnic dinner and a blanket, and […] [Read More]
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Collis P. Huntington State Park is a Connecticut state park that spreads into three towns: Redding, Newtown, and Bethel.
Photo by Cathy Zuraw.

This weekend Gov. Malloy gifts “Free State Parks Weekend”

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Greenwich has much to offer on a summer weekend, but if the kids are getting restless and want to explore other natural environments Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy is offering an incentive to visit the state parks. All parking and museum fees will be waived throughout Connecticut’s state park system. The free weekend of July 26-27, is part […] [Read More]
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Senator Jay Rockefeller at the 2008 Democratic National Convention. Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images.

Greenwich’s George Smith family finds support in Senate hearings

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The George Smith family who continue to mourn the loss of their son and brother, George Smith IV to mysterious circumstances on his honeymoon cruise nine years ago were witness to powerful support in Washington, D.C yesterday at a hearing before the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation, Committee. Their Facebook page today tells the story […] [Read More]
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Connecticut farmers donating fresh produce to Greenwich food pantry

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So, where does all that fresh farm produce go at the end of the day at the Old Greenwich Farmer’s Market, every Wednesday in summer? The news is that as of yesterday, Wednesday, July 23, a good portion of what isn’t sold is being donated to needy families via Neighbor to Neighbor! The news is […] [Read More]
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Greenwich Ballet Academy dancers score at Youth America Grand Prix

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Greenwich Ballet Academy (GBA) dancer Elisabeth Beyer of Rye, NY, age 11, danced herself into second place in the prestigious regional competition of the Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP)  in Providence, RI. As part of the pre-Competitive Division, Beyer performed three of her variations to win her second place which qualifies her for the finals. […] [Read More]
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Encounter with a white heron on a busy Cos Cob road

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Spotted like a deer in headlights was this fragile looking white heron walking tentatively in the tall grasses along Sound Shore Drive in Cos Cob, in the leeway of I95.  Was it a juvenile learning its way around, recovering from flying over I95, or merely lost from its watery home base? A truck passed him/her […] [Read More]
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Intersection of Byram Road and Henry Street.

Byram Road getting prepared for repaving

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Traffic is being held up a bit as Greenwich’s Highway Department is hard at work on Bryam Road, scraping and preparing the road for repaving.  This section of Byram Road connects drivers to access to I95 from the Post Road, so add extra time to traverse this part of town.     [Read More]
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