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Anne W. Semmes

Dr. Mark Melendez, on left,

How a Greenwich doctor gives back on Giving Day

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If all goes according to plan Greenwich plastic and reconstructive surgeon Dr. Mark Melendez will take off on Saturday for a week’s medical mission to Vietnam where he will be performing life-changing surgery. Melendez is to be part of a team of doctors and nurses who will provide free surgical procedures to a wide variety […] [Read More]
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Greenwich event cancellations on today’s Giving Day

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Today is Fairfield County’s Community Foundation Giving Day with many organizations putting out the word to send in support. Its also a day of cancellations. The Bruce Museum’s inaugural “After Hours” free admission evening – their way of giving back on this Giving Day, has been cancelled, with much disappointment on the Museum’s behalf as […] [Read More]
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Save the date for the 2015 Greenwich Horse Show

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There is a relief amidst the snows of winter to think forward to the highlights of a Greenwich summer. And one of those highlights will be the 94th annual Greenwich Horse Show to be held on Sunday, June 7, on the grand green property of the Gerrish Milliken family on Pierson Drive as it has […] [Read More]
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Greenwich schools, other closings announced

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“With snow expected throughout the morning, Greenwich’s schools are not taking any chances and are closed for today. Greenwich’s public schools as well as private schools like Brunswick School, Greenwich Academy, Whitby School and the Convent of the Sacred Heart are closed for Thursday because of the snow. Concerns about the snowfall and refreezing were […] [Read More]
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Barbara Netter, president and co-founder of ACGT (left) accepting an award with Dr. Savio L.C. Woo, Chairman Emeritus, ACGT Scientific Advisory Council (right).

Greenwich’s ACGT co-founder receives new honor and more

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Greenwich’s Barbara Netter, president and co-founder of the Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy, keeps up an impressive momentum with her organization’s efforts to support the potential offered by cell and gene-based therapies towards effective and safe treatment of all types of cancer. To that end she has received a new honor – the 2015 The […] [Read More]
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NAMI Southwest CT offers free support and education to parents of teenagers and those below age 13 who develop behavior  problems.

Greenwich offers free NAMI educational support

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The National Alliance for Mental Illness, or NAMI, of SouthwestCT is holding speaker events, support groups and classes at Greenwich Town Hall in its Ground Floor Mazza Room. These opportunities are free. First off there is NAMI Basics – the Spring Session begins on Monday night, April 6, from 6 – 9 p.m.,  for a six-session program […] [Read More]
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Learn about Cassoulet with the Alliance Francais of Greenwich at table March 5.!

Cassoulet day with Greenwich Alliance Francais

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Tomorrow, March 5, at 11:45 a.m., you can put yourself at “La Table Francaise” to learn about the making of the Cassoulet – the perfect dish for this unfriendly weather. The conception du cassoulet traditionnel includes: Potage parmentier -warm leek and potato soup; Tatin de Tomate – baked tomato and feta cheese tart tatin; and […] [Read More]
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Greenwich Ballet Academy dance Elizabeth Beyer has won new titles.

Greenwich Ballet Academy beauty in the snow

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The Greenwich Ballet Academy (GBA) has given aspiring young ballet dancers a stage upon which to excel and an audience the chance to see some especially impressive performances. A star among those young dancers is Elisabeth Beyer, who managed to make her way – along with nine other GBA dancers through the great snows in […] [Read More]
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Idle snow-covered school buses in the bus yard off Laddins Rock Road, Old Greenwich, during the snow storm that hit the area.  Greenwich public schools delayed two hours due to the weather. Photo by Bob Luckey.

Greenwich Public Schools rule delayed opening

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So, this morning, March 4, families will have a couple of hours delay to manage the weather condition and to get their children to school, so announced the authorities of the Greenwich Public Schools . The Town’s snowplowers meanwhile worked through the night to make a way for drivers . [Read More]
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What was up on Greenwich’s Bruce Park Pond

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UPDATE: 11:30 a.m. Eversource Media Relations spokesman Frank Poirot has sent clarification and information on the drilling crew observed at work yesterday on Bruce Park Pond. “The rock and soil samples collected by this crew will be used to support engineering plans for Eversource’s proposed Greenwich Substation Project,” says Poirot. “If this proposal is approved […] [Read More]
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