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Anne W. Semmes

Greenwich's clock on Greenwich Avenue.

Greenwich turns its clocks back an hour Sunday morning, Nov. 2

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With our clocks falling back an hour, we’ll be rising earlier this Sunday, Nov 2 at 2 a.m., with the end of 2014′s daylight-saving time, thanks to an entomologist from New Zealand named George Vernon Hudson who first suggested in 1895 a two hour daylight saving shift to give him more after work hours for insect […] [Read More]
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Greenwich to host tonight a happily haunted Halloween

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It will be a mild All Hallow’s Eve this eve, with threatening clouds, a chill in the wind, and the whisper of a light wet rain. All Hallow’s eve which we’ve shortened to Halloween traditionally came before All Saints Day when churches held masses for the dead and put bones of the saints on display. […] [Read More]
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Georgetown University Professor Angela Stent will addreww at the Ambassador's Roundtable upcoming dinner event on Nov. 12.

Ambassadors’ Roundtable to question – U.S. and Russia equals a new cold war?

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Greenwich’s Kay Maxwell, who directs the Stamford-based World Affairs Forum presides over the Ambassador’s Roundtable dinner that features top speakers on hot topics. The upcoming talk on “U.S. Russian Relations: Is This a New Cold War” is an example. For Nov. 12, Maxwell has secured Georgetown University Professor Angela Stent to address this hot topic. Stent […] [Read More]
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Greenwich Arts Council to tour New York’s High Line

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Ever wanted to check out Manhattan’s High Line, the public park built on a historic freight elevated rail line above the streets on Manhattan’s West Side? On Nov. 12, at 11 a.m., you can climb aboard a Greenwich Arts Council (GAC) secured motor coach in Greenwich for a private guided tour by High Line Art with […] [Read More]
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Shore Road sewer construction is ongoing at the intersection with Horseneck Road.

Greenwich’s Shore Road and Horseneck Lane closure set for Nov. 5

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Town construction activities on a sanitary sewer rehabilitation project on Horseneck Lane and Shore Road has been proceeding on schedule. To replace the concrete beam conduit portion of the sanitary sewer across Horseneck Brook will require a one day closure on Nov. 5  of Shore Road – just south of Horseneck Lane – to perform […] [Read More]
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Greenwich Community Gardens celebrate a “productive” year

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The Armstrong Court Community Garden workers and the Bible Street Community Garden workers came together on Sunday, Oct. 19 for their final garden class of the season. Following their lesson there was a most representative pizza party celebration around the Armstrong Court Community Garden’s wood-fired pizza oven. For  the pizzas were topped by samplings from whatever was growing […] [Read More]
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Greenwich's Luc Hardy's nine-member crew as of Oct. 27 were on the Australis waiting still for better weather to traverse the heights of South Georgia Island.

Greenwich’s Luc Hardy’ expedition, “On the Shoulders of Shackleton” stays stalled

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UPDATE: Oct.27 Luc Hardy’s nine member expedition have chosen the safe course – to sit on the their boat and wait for better weather to traverse the icy heights of South Georgia Island in order to trace the actual last gasp rescue trek of Sir Ernest Shackleton, that finally would lead to safety of Shackleton’s […] [Read More]
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The powers behind this year's Breast Cancer Alliance benefit are from left and on the right,  Event Co-Chairs Jieun Wax and Lisa Fischer, and Breast Cancer Alliance Executive Director Yonni Wattenmaker in the middle.

Greenwich’s elegant Breast Cancer Luncheon & Fashion Show returns

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This year the title is “Branching Out, Coming Together, Aspiring to a Cure” for the 19th annual Breast Cancer Alliance (BCA) benefit luncheon and fashion show on Thursday, Nov. 6 at the Hyatt Regency Greenwich where some 900 devoted supporters are expected to attend. The fashion models will parade down two fabulous runways showing the Brunello […] [Read More]
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Greenwich Police Chief Heavey’s requests for Halloween safety

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Chief of Police James Heavey is requesting businesses and residents to leave their outside lights on as a deterrent to vandalism and safety during the Halloween period, the evenings of Oct. 30 and 31. Heavey requests parents: To accompany their younger children while Trick-or-Treating To restrict Trick or Treat visits to homes with porch or […] [Read More]
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Greenwich Council Against Gun Violence group to rally in Stamford

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Its election time, so the nonprofit group – Greenwich Council Against Gun Violence is urging its supporters to “Get Out the Gun Safety Vote” by attending a rally in Stamford tomorrow evening, Thursday, Oct. 30 at the Stamford Gov’t Center, 888 Washington Blvd. The Greenwich group will be joining other gun violence prevention organizations from […] [Read More]
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