Author and historical research editor at Army Aviation magazine, Mark Albertson.

Speaker at RMA in Greenwich to discuss Germany vs. Russia during WWII

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The Retired Men’s Association invites you to attend its meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 26, First Presbyterian Church, Lafayette Place, featuring author and historical research editor at Army Aviation magazine, Mark Albertson. His talk, “The Great Patriotic War: The Titanic Clash between Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union,” will focus on greatest land war in history, […] [Read More]
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Johnny Montanez of Brunswick School unloads Thanksgiving baskets with Family Centers’ Director of Community Engagement Jennifer Flatow.

Greenwich volunteers needed for Thanksgiving

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On Monday, Nov. 24 at 11:15 a.m., Family Centers, 40 Arch St. will gather staff and volunteers to assemble hundreds of Thanksgiving baskets. All of these baskets will be distributed to Family Centers’ neediest clients living in lower Fairfield County. For more information and to volunteer, contact Jen Flatow at 203-869-4848 or at jflatow@familycenters.org. [Read More]
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Junior League of Greenwich holding Enchanted Forest

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The Junior League of Greenwich will host its annual holiday fundraiser, The Enchanted Forest, through Sunday, Nov. 23 at the Hyatt Regency, 1800 East Putnam Ave. This year’s event will ring in the holiday season with the theme “Jingle All The Way.” The event will feature decorated trees and gingerbread houses available for purchase throughout […] [Read More]
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Dr. Daniel Ksepka, scince surator at the Bruce Museum is being honored with a New Zealand coin depicting his penguin discovery.

Bruce Museum science curator Ksepka’s penguin discovery gets “coined”

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So, in 2012, there Dr. Daniel Ksepka was in New Zealand poking about looking for fossils on South Island with his colleague R. Ewan Fordyce, University of Otago professor and Fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand, when the two came upon new Kairuku penguin species fossils. Giant size penguins compared to the ones […] [Read More]
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The lone Dearfield Lane hen turkey making its morning rounds as of a year ago in Greenwich.

Greenwich’s Dearfield Lane wild turkey story needs a new chapter

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It’s been a year since “Ethel” the hen turkey on Dearfield Lane was being regularly spotted in that neighborhood. With all the construction in the area with the new Chase bank and residential remakes, the hen may have gravitated to quieter quarters. (But if anyone has any news of its return, please let us know! […] [Read More]
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Greenwich High student president talks AP course proposal

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Greenwich High School student government president Blake Reinken addressed the Board of Education during its meeting Thursday night at The International School at Dundee. In his remarks, Reinken focused on a proposal to launch an Advanced Placement World History course next year for ninth-graders. REINKEN:  I am proud today to announce the unveiling of a […] [Read More]

Greenwich Board of Ed approves Ham Ave STEM theme, turns down AP World

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The Board of Education addressed some major issues at its meeting Thursday night at The International School at Dundee. Here is a quick recap. HAMILTON AVENUE SCHOOL STEM MAGNET THEME As expected, the board approved a proposal to launch next year a STEM [science, technology, engineering and math] magnet program next year at Hamilton Avenue […] [Read More]
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Children’s concert in Greenwich

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The Greenwich Library’s Ashforth Children’s Concert Series, in partnership with the Greenwich Arts Council’s Curiosity Concerts, will present a free family classical music concert, “The Many Faces of the String Quartet,” featuring the Aizuri Quartet on Saturday, Dec. 20, at 11 a.m. at the Byram Shubert Library, 21 Mead Ave. The performance will explore the […] [Read More]
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