Hamilton Avenue faculty bring book characters to life

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Halloween is long gone – but that does not mean there are not plenty of other opportunities for a wardrobe change. Hamilton Avenue School held its first Literacy Book Character Costume Night on November 19, an occasion for faculty members to dress up as their favorite book characters. The event aimed to encourage strong family-school relationships. […] [Read More]
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Thanksgiving on Greenwich roads — 6:45 p.m. update

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Some light snow fell today in Greenwich, but the town’s roads have been relatively quiet. Around 5 p.m., there was a minor two-car accident, with no injuries, on the Merritt Parkway, on the southbound side near Exit 27, according to Greenwich police. There was also a minor vehicle accident on I-95, around 11 a.m., near […] [Read More]
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"Minotaur Escapes the Labyrinth," by Donald Axleroad, is one of the featured pieces at the interactive exhibit.

“Meet the Minotaur” at Greenwich Arts Council

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On Saturday, Dec. 6, from 12 to 4 p.m. Greenwich Arts Council, 299 Greenwich Ave., will host a special children’s event, “Meet the Minotaur, Explore the Labyrinth.” The event will feature an interactive installation in conjunction with Donald Axleroad’s Retrospective Exhibition: “Ancient Myths, Modern Messages,” which is centered on Greek mythology. For the kids, there […] [Read More]
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“Dinosaurs on Ice: Fossil Hunting” at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich

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On Tuesday, Dec. 9, Dr. Nathan Smith will lead a talk, “Dinosaurs on Ice: Fossil Hunting in the Jurassic of Antarctica,” at the Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr. Smith, assistant professor in the Department of Biology at Howard University and a research associate at the Field Museum of Natural History, will discuss some of the […] [Read More]
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Town of Greenwich tree lighting ceremony

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Greenwich’s annual tree lighting ceremony will take place in front of Town Hall, 101 Field Point Rd., on Friday, Dec. 5, from 3:45 to 4:30 p.m. The event will feature a holiday message from First Selectman Peter Tesei, a visit from Santa, Mrs. Claus, Frosty and Rudolf, a mechanical polar bear, and reindeer rides. The […] [Read More]
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Larceny reported at Saks Fifth Avenue in Greenwich (5:30 p.m. update)

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One of the suspects in this morning’s reported larceny at the Saks Fifth Avenue department store is in police custody, while another is still at large, according to Greenwich police. The larceny took place at approximately 11:15 a.m. today, according to Greenwich Police Capt. Robert Berry. The suspect grabbed multiple fur coats, with a total […] [Read More]
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Old Greenwich’s Aidan Buss dances with the Russians in New York

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Twelve year old Aidan Buss, of Old Greenwich, may be advancing normally from Mianus School to now Eastern Middle School as a sixth grader, but elsewhere in his life Buss’s career as a ballet dancer has the trajectory of a rocket. Buss has made local fame as the Prince in the Greenwich Ballet Academy’s Nutcracker […] [Read More]
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Paulus Moreelse (1571-1638), Periander, The Tyrant of Corinth (625-585 BC), Oil on canvas, 103 x 84.5 cm, HOHENBUCHAU COLLECTION, on Permanent Loan to LIECHTENSTEIN, The Princely Collections, Vienna.

Popular lecture series at Bruce Museum to focus on Hohenbuchau Collection

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What better way to learn about this unique, first time in America exhibit, the Northern Baroque Art – Hohenbuchau Collection from Vienna than at a Bob and Pam Goergen Lecture. This one, on Thursday, Dec. 4, is on the “Utrecht Painters from the Hohenbuchau Collection.” The speaker is Wayne Franits, Professor of Art History, Syracuse […] [Read More]
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