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Greenwich public schools to let out early Monday

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All Greenwich public schools will dismiss students three hours earlier than usual on Monday, school officials have announced. Here is Monday’s early-release schedule for each school: Greenwich High School: 11:15 a.m. Greenwich Alternative High School: 10:30 a.m. Community Connections: 11:00 a.m. Central Middle School: 11:35 a.m. Eastern Middle School: 11:35 a.m. Western Middle School: 11:35 […] [Read More]

Greenwich officials preparing for predicted blizzard

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4:40 P.M. UPDATE: Kim Eves, the school district’s communications director, has released the following statement: “Superintendent of Schools Bill McKersie is closely tracking the storms forecasted to hit our area Monday (1/26) and Tuesday (1/27), working with the Town’s Emergency Management Operations Center (EMOC) and the Greenwich Police Department. “At this time, Monday’s snowfall is […] [Read More]
Greenwich Boy Scout Troops and Boy Scouts from  the Algonquin District of the Westchester-Putnam Council, BSA and company arrive earlier this morning at the Ernest Thompson Seton Reservation for the Annual Greenwich Boy Scouts Klondyke Derby.

For Greenwich Scouts, perfect weather for dog sledding

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It’s a day tailor made for the Annual Greenwich Boy Scouts Klondike Derby and Winter Camping and Outdoor Skills Competition ongoing today from 9 to 3 p.m. at the Ernest Thompson Seton Reservation on Riversville Road. “We’re likely the only group in town excited for the snow!” emails Jessica Reid, who heads the Scouts Marketing […] [Read More]
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A man wipes snow from the windshield of his vehicle on Byram Road home in Greenwich, Conn., Saturday morning, Jan 24, 2015, during the winter storm that hit the area. The National Weather Service is forecasting a wintry mix of rain and sleet for Greenwich until 3 p.m. and then a chance of snow after that with a daytime total accumulation of snow of around 1-2 inches.

4 inches of snow in Greenwich

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Richard Ford, author of the Frank Bascombe series comes to Greenwich Library Jan.28.

Greenwich Library Authors series brings bestselling writer Richard Ford

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Mississippi born writer Richard Ford has brought his character Franck Bascombe to life again in his fourth and newly published book, “Let Me Be Frank With You,” following his other three “Sportswriter,” “Independence Day,” and “The Lay of the Land.” Ford, a favorite of critics – and Greenwich Library staff (especially his last novel, “Canada”), […] [Read More]
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A house was heavily damaged by fire in Greenwich on Friday, Jan. 23, 2015.

Greenwich fire heavily damages Weaver St. house

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At 5:45 AM., Friday, Greenwich police received a report of a house on fire at 178 Weaver Street. No injuries have been reported, but the house sustained heavy damage. A least 10 fire trucks and scores of firefighters extinguished the fire that tore through the roof. Neighbor Elimor Carr, who lives across street, was awakened […] [Read More]
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The Fire Department is working to put out a fire at Weaver Street betwen Straberry Place and Tree Top Terrace. No injuries reported.

‘Serious’ house fire reported on Weaver Street

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Greenwich firefighters are battling a blaze on Weaver Street that officials are describing as serious, but there are few other details available at the moment. Weaver Street is closed at Glenville Road to allow firefighters access to the scene. We’ll update this as more information becomes available.   [Read More]
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Arch Street teen center in Greenwich is getting anew after school coffee house.

Greenwich’s Arch Street teens get new after school café with name contest

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As of Wednesday, Feb. 4, Greenwich students headed for the Arch Street teen center will have a new coffee house featuring café drinks, the “best grilled cheese” in the North East, ping pong, board games, video games – and  free Wi-fi. “We’re thrilled to offer teens a fun and safe space for them to hang […] [Read More]
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