On the school board agenda: Greenwich High students’ achievements

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Board of Education meetings — they’re not only about budgets and other planning documents. Go to one, and you’ll often see some very impressive student accomplishments recognized. At the board’s meeting Thursday at Central Middle School, school officials recognized Greenwich High School students for some major achievements. Senior Andrew Ma and sophomore Ethan Novek were […] [Read More]
"On King Haakon Bay ‘beach’, South Georgia.," writes Luc Hardy, "I landed first to be able to take some photos of a  welcoming elephant seal."

Cos Cob explorer Luc Hardy describes crossing South Georgia Island

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Luc Hardy, deep into his “On the Shoulders of Shackleton” centenary expedition to Antarctica and voyage to South Georgia Island has sent his latest report from the field on his Pax Arctica blog. It gives the raw description of their journey across South Georgia Island. It is dated October 22. “We have been anchored in […] [Read More]
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Stark photos of Antarctica in new Bruce Museum exhibit

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Next Tuesday, Oct. 28, the Bruce Museum will take on a glacial look when it opens its new exhibition “Antarctica: Photographs by Diane Tuft,” on view through Feb.1. The show features large-format photographs, many more than three feet wide, by photographer Tuft who is a New York-based mixed-media artist and photographer. The images are selected […] [Read More]
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H.T. Narea's "The Fund" eerily foretold many aspects of the global financial crisis, and was nominated for best debut novel by the International Thrillers Association. He is busy working on his second thriller.

All day Westport mystery writers conference includes Greenwich author Narea

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It’s called the CrimeCONN: All Day Mystery Conference and its happening tomorrow at the Westport Library, Oct. 25, from 9 to 6:30 p.m. Multiple Connecticut mystery authors will be featured along with panel discussions, forensic, police experts and more. Greenwich author H.T. Narea whose novel, “The Fund,” has been called “a financial apocalyptic thriller,” joins the mystery writers lineup […] [Read More]
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First Selectman Peter Tesei speaks during a recent meeting in the Cone Room at Greenwich Town Hall. Photo by Amy Mortensen

Issues before Greenwich Board of Selectmen meeting today

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Want to know how your town manages? Come to today’s Board of Selectmen meeting at 12 noon in the Cone Conference Room at Town Hall. There are a number of new issues coming before the Selectmen. There’s a speed limit request for Close Road by the DPW Engineering Division, and their request to establish a Town Ordinance […] [Read More]
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Greenwich pizza party with a mission

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Chicken Joe’s aims to raise some serious (pizza) dough Friday night. The Cos Cob eatery will donate all the money it makes on its brick oven pizzas between 5 p.m. and 10 p.m. to children’s charities. Place your orders prior to arriving. All orders to go. The restaurant is at 231 E. Putnam Ave. Call […] [Read More]
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Cops: Merritt accident in Greenwich to cause delays

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A severe accident on the Merritt Parkway shut down all southbound travel between Exits 28 and 29 Thursday afternoon, prompting what police say is likely to cause a traffic headache into the evening commute. GFD put out the fire , no one injured Its going to take CSP sometime to investigate and clean up. EXPECT […] [Read More]
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The Delamar Hotel is located at Steamboat Road.

Today’s Greenwich Chamber meeting moved to next Thursday

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The Greenwich Chamber of Commerce’s After Six Networking event to be held at the Delamar Hotel this evening has been pushed to next Thursday, Oct. 30 at the request of the Delamar Hotel, located at 500 Steamboat Road . Those registered for this evening are asked to please let the Chamber know if you can make the next […] [Read More]
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