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Recycle your Christmas tree in Greenwich

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Residents can bring their Christmas Trees for recycling Friday, Dec. 26 through Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015. All trees to be recycled must be undecorated (no ornaments, tinsel, lights or stands). The Parks & Trees Division will be recycling residents’ Christmas trees by chipping them. The wood chips can be used by residents as mulch or […] [Read More]
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A Greenwich police car outside the Citibank branch in Cos Cob Monday.

Police activity at Greenwich bank

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Multiple police cars responded to a call at the Citibank branch on the Post Road in Cos Cob  Tuesday afternoon. Several officers entered the bank, while others remained outside with guns drawn. According to Greenwich Police, officers were on scene to investigate a report of  “suspicious activity, possibly a bank robbery.” After investigating, police reported […] [Read More]
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Man charged with menacing in Greenwich

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GREENWICH — Salvatore Gizzo, 64, of 819 West St., Harrison, N.Y., was arrested on a warrant Dec. 18. Police said he was involved in a dispute on Dec. 3 on Cognewaugh Road, and he made a threat to another individual. Police determined there was a loaded shotgun on the premises, and a child was also in […] [Read More]
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Pair face numerous charges after Greenwich CVS theft

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GREENWICH — Brian Payton, 45, of 319 Johnston Ave., Plainfield, N.J., and Ivan Miller, 51, of 16 Main St., Norwich, were both charged with charged with larceny around 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 19. Police responded to a call from CVS at 644 W. Putnam Avenue about a shoplifter, and police stopped a vehicle that fit the […] [Read More]
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Police Blotter

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Marlene C. Gonzalez, 41, of 7 Ruby Street, Stamford, was charged with driving while intoxicated in the early morning hours of Dec. 19. Police said she was weaving while driving on Delavan Avenue. She was also charged with driving without a valid license. She was released on $250 bail and due in court Jan. 2. […] [Read More]
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Greenwich Board of Ed approves $147M budget, backs coaching cuts

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After extensive debate and considering alternatives, the Board of Education has decided to support Superintendent of Schools William McKersie’s plan to cut the district’s number of teaching coaches next year. The decision means that the board has approved without changes McKersie’s proposed 2015-16 operating budget of approximately $147 million, a 2 percent increase over the […] [Read More]
CBS News executive and long time Greenwich resident as died at age 86.

Former CBS newsman and Greenwich resident Emerson Stone dies at 86

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Emerson Law Stone, a CBS newsman during the heyday of the Tiffany Network and who loved nature, language, music, and family, died Monday, December 15, after a fall in his home. He had lived in Greenwich with his wife Louisa H. Stone for 57 years. Stone was born February 15, 1928 in New Haven, the […] [Read More]
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Greenwich Town Hall. Photo by Helen Neafsey.

Greenwich Town services survey brings satisfied responses

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So, the Town of Greenwich conducted a telephone survey to identify just how satisfied the citizens were about the services the Town provides. The results are in – from 22,000 calls made and 1,000 responses. Overall the residents of the Town are highly satisfied with the services that the Town provides. This is the breakdown from Town […] [Read More]
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