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Anne W. Semmes

Former New York Governor, George Pataki

Audubon CT Greenwich dinner to honor conservation leaders

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Conservation knows no political boundary is the message of this year’s annual Audubon Connecticut Environmental Leadership Benefit Dinner to be held Wednesday, April 30 at the Belle Haven Club. This year Audubon CT is reaching out of state to honor such luminaries as former New York Governor, George Pataki, former U.S. Secretary of the Interior, Ken Salazar, and […] [Read More]
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Author, TV producer, and arts/education advocate - Susan Fales-Hill will be the keynote speaker at the Sole Sisters Luncheon.

Sole Sisters Luncheon to feature Susan Fales-Hill

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The Greenwich United Way is pulling out all the stops and shops this Thursday, April 24, for its annual United Way Sole Sisters Luncheon and Fashion Accessories Boutique at the Greenwich Country Club. The event will benefit Greenwich’s mental health service needs and feature award winning author, TV producer, and arts and education advocate – […] [Read More]
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The Bowman Observatory has a public viewing tonight.

On Earth Day night you might see the stars

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You might not know that this Earth Day morning the Earth was aligned between the Sun and the Moon, according to Rick Bria of the Astronomical Society of Greenwich. You might have missed seeing the Lyrid Meteor Shower that peaked this morning  according to Bria as it was unfortunately competing with the last-quarter Moon, which rose […] [Read More]
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Tree Warden Bruce Spaman stand beside one of Greenwich's grand specimen trees.

Ways to support our environment this week

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With the late and great U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson to guide us as Earth Day founder, there are ways we can continue his legacy to protect our environment and our trees. On Friday the Greenwich Tree Conservancy (GTC) is having its annual Tree Party on Arbor Day, in the McArdle Greenhouse at 48 Arch Street, […] [Read More]
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The Greenwich Land Trust is steward to many find properties around town.

Earth Day celebrations abound around town

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Start with shopping to benefit the Greenwich Land Trust. They’re pitching “Shop & Eat Locally” today. They’ve arranged with the following stores to give a portion to them of what you spend to help them with their conservation work.  Other shops and restaurants include Cabochon Jewelry, Organic Planet, Out of the Box, PlushBlow and Sweaty […] [Read More]
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Diane Fox

Come hear about the future of Cos Cob

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Tonight, there’s a host of folks gathering for the annual Cos Cob Town Meeting in the Community Room of the Cos Cob Library, at 7 p.m., for an “Open Forum to Discuss the Future of Cos Cob,” featuring Diane Fox, Director of Planning and Zoning with commentary by Peter Berg, Cos Cob Neighborhood Association, Chris […] [Read More]
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Gillian Morris, formerly of Greenwich is CEO of the travel software company, TripCommon.

Greenwich native partners travel aid app with Facebook

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For all you spring and summer travel planners there’s a new app available that will connect you not only to travel tips from your friends but it will find you the most economical fares between your nearest airport and your favorite destinations including where your friends live -the app called Hitlist comes courtesy of Greenwich native, Gillian […] [Read More]
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Earth Day event: Climate crisis solutions with Cong. Jim Himes

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Tomorrow on Earth Day, at 2 p.m. at Audubon Greenwich, Congressman Jim Himes will explore the subject of looking for solutions to the climate crisis with Stewart J. Hudson, the new executive director of Audubon Connecticut, Mark Robbins, Energy Committee Chair and board member of the Connecticut Green Building Council (CTGBC), and Bert Hunter, CFO of […] [Read More]
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Gwen Ruta is EDF's vice president of Programs.

EDF VP to address RMA on human health and the environment

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The Environmental Defense Fund’s Vice President of Programs – Gwen Ruta is the guest speaker this Wednesday at the Retired Men’s Association weekly meeting held at the First Presbyterian Church, at Lafayette Place. Ruta will speak on “Unlikely Alliances: Why Good Environmental Strategy is Good for Business.”         Ruta represents this leading […] [Read More]
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Peter Arguimbau to show new paintings

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Greenwich painter Peter Arguimbau has taken his paintbrush down south to the Georgia Sea Islands and returned with some evocative paintings.  Noted for his marine paintings, Arguimbau is having a show on Friday, May 9 of “New Works, Marines, Georgia Sea Islands.” Arguimbau will also give a talk on “Balancing Inspiration with Technique in Painting. There […] [Read More]
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