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Anne W. Semmes

Hand crafted magnolia leaf wreaths can be ordered at the Greenwich Garden Education Center.

Magnolia wreath preorder time at Greenwich’s Garden Education Center

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Talented hands are crafting once again the handsome magnolia leafed wreaths at Greenwich’s Garden Education Center. They can be ordered – only until Nov. 26 –  in three different widths: 24 inches for $85, 30 inches for $130 and a whopping 36 inches for that McMansion front door for $175. Pick up time is Dec. 2 […] [Read More]
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Greenwich Police responded to an altercation on Henry Street very early on Tuesday morning, Nov. 18. Photo by Bob Luckey.

Altercation at midnight on Henry Street in Byram

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A trespass at a Henry Street residence occupied by Valentin Lopez-Pablo at the 00:47 hour of Tuesday Nov. 18, brought an altercation and assault between Lopez-Pablo, 33,  and the trespasser, 28-year-old Andrae Oneil McLaughlin of New Rochelle, N.Y. According to the Greenwich Police report, upon officers arrival on Henry Street, they found Lopez-Pablo engaged in […] [Read More]
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Greenwich Police Sgt. Ernest Mulhern giving blood during the 2013 Battle of the Badges contest and blood drive at the Greenwich Public Safety Complex. Photo by Lindsay Perry.

Greenwich’s Battle of the Badges Blood Drive returns December 6

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So there you will find them, members of the Greenwich Police, the Greenwich Fire Dept. and GEMS – the Greenwich Emergency Medical Service, lying down with their arms out giving blood, at the Greenwich Public Safety Complex, 11 Bruce Place, on Dec, 6, all morning, from 8 a.m., to 1:30 p.m. This annual event spars […] [Read More]
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Elizabeth Beyer from Rye dances the lead role of Clara in this year's "Nutcracker" production by the Greenwich Ballet Academy.

Greenwich Ballet Academy’s “Nutcracker” to star town dancer as Prince

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The Greenwich Ballet Academy’s “Nutcracker” has become a regional wonder this holiday time. Having performed in Greenwich, they are this year bringing their “Nutracker” to the White Plains Performing Arts Center on Friday, Dec. 5, and Saturday, Dec. 6. Dancing the lead role of Clara again is the outstanding Elisabeth Beyer from Rye, now a […] [Read More]
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Four hundred American Chestnuts now rooted in Greenwich

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It was a clear crisp day on Saturday, Nov. 15, for the arrival and planting of Greenwich’s first chestnut grove in backcountry on Burning Tree Lane. Seventy-five volunteers planted nearly 400 American Chestnut seedlings at The Greenwich Land Trust’s American Chestnut Sanctuary located on a section of the Land Trust’s 13-acre Duck Pond Preserve property. […] [Read More]
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Greenwich Library rates five stars again – for the sixth year

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Lest we take for granted our marvelous Greenwich Library, its time to congratulate those that make it so marvelous that it has been named once again a five-star library for the sixth year by those judging it at the Library Journal. The Greenwich Library is one of four in the state in Connecticut to receive the […] [Read More]
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Greenwich Community Garden’s Patty Sechi turning rocks into vegetable art

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If you have a passion and you’re resourceful, you’ll use every medium to express it. Take Patty Sechi who was born with a green thumb and desire to share her love for plants and planting. So now we have Greenwich Community Gardens. Now, with the growing time come to an end, Patty has picked up […] [Read More]
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A scene of the restored Innis Arden Cottage on Greenwich Point decorates this new Christmas ornament.

Friends of Greenwich Point offering newly designed Christmas ornament

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There’s a new 2014 Limited Edition Holiday Ornament waiting be hung on someone’s Christmas Tree. The Friends of Greenwich Point have brought forth a design showing the  beautifully restored Innis Arden Cottage. The hand painted ornaments were introduced last year by the Friends of Greenwich Point as a holiday ornament fundraiser.  Their inaugural ornament, depicting a […] [Read More]
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Santa and his four reindeer return ton McArdle's Garden Center on November 28.

Santa’s reindeer return for monthly visit to Greenwich Nov. 28

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Its jingle bells time when Santa and four of his reindeer will return to Greenwich. We haven’t been told whether it’s Dasher or Dancer, Prancer or Vixen, or Comet or Cupid or Donner or Blitzen who’ll arrive. But on Nov. 28 they will take up residence once again at McArdle’s Florist & Garden Center for […] [Read More]
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Greenwich ladies who lunched and learned about getting happy and healthy

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There was a free by invite “lunch and learn” session at one of Greenwich’s high end gyms – the Equinox – this past Monday geared to help women “gain clarity on what they really want from life and create a rock-solid plan for change.” Addressing the gym space decorated with 50 not unhealthy looking young […] [Read More]
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