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Anne W. Semmes

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Check out the summer outreach of the Greenwich Police Dept.

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Over the last few months the Greenwich Police have been especially busy. Besides keeping order in the town the Police Dept. does an inordinate amount of educating its citizenry about what the Dept. does, whether its young people are adult citizenry. In the Spring 35 adults took advantage of the 2014 Citizens Police Academy (CPA) […] [Read More]
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No major incidents in Greenwich Labor Day weekend

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Greenwich Police Public Information Officer Lt. Kraig Gray reports a weekend that passed similarly to a year ago with his Labor Day Holiday Police Enforcement Stats. There were 16 arrests, compared to 18 last year with four motor vehicle injuries compared to three. And again, no fatalities for the second year in a row. The […] [Read More]
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Greenwich GEC’s Mushrooms Nature Play Group starts for toddlers

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Tomorrow, Sept. 3, Greenwich toddlers will be introduced to all different ways to engage with nature with their parents or caregivers in the Mushrooms Nature Play Group at the Garden Education Center on Bible Street. Show up time is from 9 – 10 a.m. for toddlers up to and including three years. There will be […] [Read More]
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Sound Shore Drive closes today for two weeks

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Motorist are warned that Sound Shore Drive is closed as of today as constructions crews will be working 24/7 to lay in new sidewalks underneath the railroad bridge between Strickland Road/Station Drive and new Cos Cob Park driveway (old power plant location). The new sidewalks are needed to provide continuous pedestrian routes to the proposed Cos […] [Read More]
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Dancers have instruction from the staff at the Fred Astaire Dance Studio in Norwalk .

New Greenwich Fred Astaire Dance Studio offers free dance party

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A grand opening dance party is  to be held this Saturday, Sept. 6 free to all at the new Fred Astaire Ballroom Dance Studio in Greenwich, at 36 Sherwood Place, on the second floor. From 3 to 7 p.m., veteran dance teachers, Greg Fidurski, Isabelle Gollwitzer, and Elmar Schmidt will offer lessons to beginners as […] [Read More]
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Greenwich GEMs volunteers about to take the Ice Bucket Challenge to end ALS.

Greenwich GEMS volunteers take the Ice Bucket Challenge

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There was a group challenge for the Ice Bucket Challenge to end ALS last week for GEMS. See how the Greenwich Police honored the GEMS volunteers ice water shower as seen on a video on the Greenwich Police Facebook page. Actor and GEMS volunteer Scott Winters reads the declaration before getting dunked with the rest. […] [Read More]
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Dr. James Rosoff is an urologist at Greenwich Hospital.

Blood pressure testing and lecture on prostate cancer at YMCA

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Next Friday, Sept. 5,  at the YMCA two health issues will be addressed with blood pressure testing from 8:30-9:30 a.m.,  followed by a free lecture from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. on men’s wellness  by Dr. James Rosoff. Dr.Rosoff is an Urologist at Greenwich Hospital. The lecture comes during Prostate Cancer Awareness month.  YMCA membership is not required to attend.         […] [Read More]
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The Bruce Museum Seaside Center is located in Greenwich Point Park.

Bruce Museum closes on Labor Day – not Seaside Center

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The Bruce will close on Monday, Sept. 1 for the Labor Day holiday, but the Bruce Museum Seaside Center will be open. There is no admission fee for the Seaside Center. But beach passes are needed from May through Oct. for both residents and non-residents to enter Greenwich Point Park, where the Seaside Center is located. For more […] [Read More]
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Cos Cob artist Josie Merck’s summer’s end painting show

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With summer ebbing the images of summer are being shared in different mediums – some have photographs and others have paintings. Artist Josie Merck of Cos Cob who makes her summer home on Block Island is sharing her paintings in a one week show at the Aurora Gallery on Block Island that ends tomorrow, Sat., Aug. […] [Read More]
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Zumbathon

Zumbathon event coming up at the Greenwich YMCA

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The YMCA Zumba instructors are hosting a Zumbathon benefit evening filled with games, prizes and more on Friday, Sept. 12 from 7 – 9 p.m. Along with all that Zumba activity there be relief and sustenance found at a Food/ hydration station provided by Whole Foods Greenwich. Price for the Zumbathon is a mere $5 […] [Read More]
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