Greenwich Board of Ed to meet tonight at Cos Cob School

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  The Board of Education is meeting tonight at 7 p.m. at Cos Cob School. Since this is budget season, this meeting will be entirely dedicated to review and discussion of Superintendent of Schools William McKersie’s proposed 2015-16 budget. While board members seem satisfied with the spending total — about $147 million — there are […] [Read More]
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Parkway School students give back with candy drive

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Here’s one sweet service initiative. Students in Parkway School’s “Kids With a Purpose” team led an all-school candy drive on November 13. The donated Halloween candy from Parkway students was exchanged for healthy snacks from Whole Foods of Greenwich. The healthy treats were then donated to the Greenwich nonprofit Neighbor to Neighbor. In Kids with […] [Read More]

Sacred Heart celebrates ‘Topping Off’ of athletic complex

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This week marked a milestone in the construction of Convent of the Sacred Heart’s new athletic complex. Its final steel beam was raised to the summit of the facility during a “Topping Off” ceremony Thursday. The athletic complex is the cornerstone of $25.5 million construction project that also includes a new dining room with an […] [Read More]
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Greenwich High update from senior class president

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In her speech at this week’s Board of Education meeting, Greenwich High School senior class president Julia Bunte-Mein addressed a number of issues, including student community service initiatives and a proposed AP World History class for ninth-graders.   BUNTE-MEIN: Good evening, Dr. McKersie, Chairman O’Neill, members of the Board, Cabinet, and guests. Thank you for […] [Read More]

Western MS steps up as good ‘neighbor’ with food drive

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Consider this a great Thanksgiving table-setter. During the last two weeks, Western Middle School students and faculty collected about 2,000 canned and boxed items for its food drive for the Greenwich nonprofit Neighbor to Neighbor. That total works out to more than three items donated for each student and faculty member. And, in the holiday […] [Read More]
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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