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Anne W. Semmes

Swimmers who sign up by May 1 for Swim Across America

Sign up opp for Greenwich Swim Across America

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Swimmers who aim to head out into Long Island Sound on June 27 to raise funds to fight cancer and to benefit the Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy (ACGT) will get the added benefit of an additional $100 added to their fundraising goal by a generous Swim Across America supporter if they register by May […] [Read More]
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Greewich artist Peter Arguimbau opening new gallery

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Greenwich painter Peter Arguimbau has a new show, “New York City Scapes & Marines”  and a new gallery opening today.  He’s particularly keen to display his recent and new works of New York City Scapes as they are sizeable. “They’re six feet, and seven feet long,” he says. So Arguimbau has created a new Peter […] [Read More]
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Zacchaeus Mead Road now passable in Greenwch

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UPDATE: 8:00 a.m. Greenwich Police that Eversource at work clearing the downed wire and now Zaccheus Mead Road is passable at Rock Ridge and Witherall. Greenwich Police are reporting as of 6 a.m. a downed wire on Zaccheus Mead  Road, closing the road at Rock Ridge and Witherall Drive. The Fire Department is on hand […] [Read More]
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The Dept. of Parks and Rec. are holding a Public Forum on the future of Binney Park on April 22. Photo by Bob Luckey.

Good stewardship opps for Earth Day in Greenwich

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Interested in the future of Binney Park? The Dept. of Parks and Rec. wants your input on the future of Binney Park on April 22 at a Public Forum  from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at the Eastern Greenwich Civic Center, 90 Harding Road. Parks and Rec. are in the  process of preparing a long-term master […] [Read More]
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Cos Cob resident arrested for smoking pot near school

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Cos Cob resident Griselda B. Reyes, 21, was arrested on April 15 for being found smoking Marijuana and in possession of marijuana within 1500 feet of the Cos Cob Preschool on Bible Street, reported Patrol Officer Kyle Rilett. Reyes was spotted by a plainclothes Officer smoking a pipe later found to contain marijuana in an […] [Read More]
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Greenwich author Allegra di Bonaventura will share her discovery of slave history in Connecticut this evening at 8 at the Bruce Museum's Archaeological Associates of Greenwich meeting. Photo by Andrew Hogan.

Greenwich’s Allegra di Bonaventura to address Connecticut’s slave trade

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Greenwich author Allegra di Bonaventura has done an impressive amount of research and writing about the early slave trading that went on in the state of Connecticut as displayed in her much heralded book, “For Adam’s Sake: A Story of Families and Slavery in Colonial New England. ” The book was chosen as on the […] [Read More]
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There is likely a racoon in your future in Greenwich. Learn how to live with it on April 18 at the Greenwich Animal Control shelter.

Learn about the Wild Things at Greenwich Animal Control

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There’s no doubt that Greenwich with all its wooded areas and generous bird feeders is going wild, with stories of coyotes and bears and foxes and Fishers. So its time for a Wildlife Education Class. The Greenwich Animal Control is teaming up with the New Canaan Nature Center for a Wildlife Education Lecture on Saturday, […] [Read More]
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Florence Henri (American, 1893-1982), Cygne,1928, Printed 1975, #7/9, Gelatin Silver Print, 11 5/8” x 8 7/8”
Bruce Museum Collection, Gift of Rick Wester and Jennifer Garvin, 2007.05.11
Image courtesy of Florence Henri@Galleria Martini & Ronchetti, Genoa, Italy

Pioneering photographer Henri to emerge at Bruce Museum

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Bruce Museum Executive Director Peter Sutton has bid goodbye to the grand Dutch Baroque masters from Vienna. So now some of the rare treasures of the Bruce can rise from their hidden locations such as the pioneering photographs of Florence Henri (1893-1982).  The new show is called “Florence Henri: Modernist Photographs from the Collection of […] [Read More]
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