Greenwich upscale BBQ fundraiser for wounded vet brings Malloy and Blumenthal

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A backcountry BBQ fundraiser on the 47-acre estate of Steven and Diana Steinman brought together 150 guests, including special guests Governor Daniel Malloy and U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, to honor and bring aid to Green Beret Sergeant First Class Mark Holbert, who lost his legs in hostile action in Afghanistan in 2010. Holbert is the […] [Read More]
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Crooner D’Agostino to bring classic style to Baldwin Park Wednesday

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Fairfield County-bred crooner Steve D’Agostino will bring his repertoire of standards to Roger Sherman Baldwin Park Wednesday in this week’s installment of the Department of Parks and Recreation’s Wednesday night performance series. Pulling from the “Great American Songbook” and the style of Dean Martin and  Frank Sinatra, D’Agostino has spent 20 years honing his vocal […] [Read More]

Machete-wielding park worker arrested for Byram assault

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Greenwich Police have arrested a 70-year-old town parks employee following a violent, machete-swinging outburst against a fellow worker at Byram Park Friday morning. Basil Passerelli, of Homestead Lane, allegedly snapped during a workplace argument, pushing and grabbing another employee by the throat while a small group of witnesses looked on. Passerelli is now facing charges […] [Read More]

Byram Park assault leads to arrest

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Last Friday morning, July 18, Greenwich Police were summoned to Byram Park on the report of a possible assault that occurred between two Park employees in the vicinity of the Park’s maintenance shed. According to Patrol Officer Oliver Doenges, Park employee Basil Passerelli had gotten into an argument with another employee, pushed him in the […] [Read More]
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Traffic incident cleared for King Street and Hutchinson Parkway north

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UPDATE 8:30 A.M. Greenwich Police report Hutchinson Parkway northbound lanes are now clear. And traffic in Greenwich King Street area has returned to normal.   Greenwich Police are reporting that in early morning a tractor trailer traveling north on the Hutchinson River Parkway struck the Kings Street overpass at the state line sometime – around 2 […] [Read More]
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‘Back to the Future’ screening today at Cos Cob Library

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This is “heavy”… the Cos Cob Library is hosting a screening of “Back to the Future” today at 3:30 p.m. in its community room. “Back to the Future” is one of those movies that needs little to no introduction for most film buffs. But if you’re not familiar with Marty, Doc and co., check out […] [Read More]
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This week at Town Hall: July 22 – July 25

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It’s another full week at town hall, with two long-awaited items finally set to be  judged by the Board of Selectmen: a $430,000 beautification campaign of downtown Greenwich’s central commons and the highly-anticipated, multi-million dollar expansion of the Byram Park Pool. Also on deck, the BET’s monthly meeting, the IWWA and the Republican Town Committee. […] [Read More]

Cos Cob lemonade stands to fundraise for cancer research

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Running a lemonade stand is one of the great summer traditions. And it becomes an even greater ritual when it raises money for an important cause. In that spirit, Cos Cob School students, parents and faculty will be running lemonade stands and bake sales this week at the following Cos Cob locations on Tuesday, Wednesday […] [Read More]
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