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Anne W. Semmes

Bruce Museum’s Peter Sutton gives preview of Hohenbuchau Collection

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Bruce Museum Executive Director Peter Sutton gave a special media walking tour on Friday afternoon, September 19, of the extraordinary collection of 64 paintings of a rare and robust collection of Dutch and Flemish seventeenth-century paintings from The Hohenbuchau Collection from: Liechtenstein, The Princely Collections, Vienna he is first to bring to the U.S. and […] [Read More]
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Cos Cob water treatment plant issues on the mend

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UPDATE 4:20 p.m. Kim Eves, Director of Communications of Greenwich Public Schools reports that as of 12:30 p.m., the low water pressure which at times prevented the toilets from operating properly in Greenwich High School, Cos Cob School and the Alternative High School, has been resolved. UPDATE 10:45 a.m. Bruce Silverstone of Aquarion Water Company reports that […] [Read More]
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CT State archeologist Bellantoni steps down and shares some facts

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Nick Bellantoni, the Connecticut State Archaeologist, who recently stepped down after over 30 years of digging up the past across the Nutmeg state, was in town last night for a talk at the Bruce Museum on his participation in the exhumation, forensic work, and final repatriation of a Lakota Sioux Indian to the Cheyenne River Sioux […] [Read More]
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Ambassador Kara is ready, willing, and able for adoption.

Ambassador “Kara”to preside over Greenwich’s “Puttin’ On The Dog” festival

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Kara is a three-year-old Shepherd selected as the Ambassador for the 27th annual Puttin’ On The Dog Festival, on Sunday, Sept. 21 at Roger Sherman Baldwin Park in Greenwich. The Festival kicks off with the traditional dog costume contest, with gates opening at 10 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. for a day of activities, contests, demonstrations, […] [Read More]
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Pronck Still LIfe with Overturned Silver, Ewer, Oil," by Joris van Son (1623 - 1667), HOHENBUCHAU COLLECTION, on Permanent Loan to LIECHTENSTEIN.  The Princely Collections,Vienna.

Debut of rare Hohenbuchau Collection at Bruce Museum this weekend

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The Bruce Museum has a blockbuster show opening on Saturday, Sept 20 of a rare and robust collection of Dutch and Flemish seventeenth-century paintings from The Hohenbuchau Collection from: Liechtenstein, The Princely Collections, Vienna. The selective showing of paintings of “Northern Baroque Splendor – the Hohenbuchau Collection” is the its inaugural venue in the U.S.  […] [Read More]
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Realtor Sandi Klein has a new book, "Realtor Rescue - How to be a Realtor and Still Have a Life." She'll be signing books tonight, from 5:30 to 7:30 at Greenwich Bank and Trust.

Greenwich Realtor Sandi Klein packs her work wisdom in new book – “Realtor Rescue”

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Greenwich’s Sandi Klein has packed 39 years of realtor experience into her new book, “Realtor Rescue” that shares her personal stories and tips of how to achieve a work-life balance for a realtor, or for any other independent contractor. Klein, who is a realtor with Berkshire Hathaway Home Services of New England, but had her […] [Read More]
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Bruce Museum offering elementary kids cutting-edge 3D printing classes

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It’s all happening this Saturday, Sept. 20 at the Bruce Museum. “Students will work in a small group setting to learn engineering concepts and see their designs come to life through rapid prototyping,” says Dr. Daniel Ksepka, Curator of Science at the Bruce Museum. Ksepka is describing the Bruce Museum’s unique partnership with Level Up Village, an […] [Read More]
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Magician Ben Zabin, 16, will perform during the Cos Cob Library Open House on Saturday, Sept. 20.

This weekend Children’s Books sale and more at Cos Cob Library

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For kids and their parents needing some good children book reads at bargain prices, come to the Cos Cob Library Book Sale preview on Saturday, 12 to 1 p.m., free to Library members or $5 for non-members, with the Book Sale commencing from 1 to 4:30 p.m. The Annual Open House will take place simultaneously with the Book […] [Read More]
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Family ReEntry benefit’s new venue with Ailey II Dancers great success

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Last weekend 215 loyal Greenwich supporters of the Norwalk-based nonprofit Family ReEntry gathered in a new venue – the Wallace Theater of Greenwich Academy for a benefit performance by the Ailey II Dancers. For 15 previous years the annual Family ReEntry benefit took place in an outdoor tent in the garden at Joan Warburg’s estate, […] [Read More]
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Connecticut State Archaeologist Nicholas Bellantoni.

Bruce Museum lecture on life, death, after life of a Lakota Sioux Indian

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This Thursday evening at 8 p.m., Connecticut State Archaeologist Nicholas Bellantoni, as guest of the Archaeological Associates of Greenwich (AAG), will tell the tale with slides of “The Long Journey Home for Albert Afraid of Hawk.” Bellantoni, who’s been excavating in Connecticut for over 30 years, will tell the tale of his participation in the exhumation, […] [Read More]
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