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Barbara Perry Bind

Where the Wild Things Are,  1 Hillside Drive

Greenwich garden a work of art

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  On Sunday, Sept. 14, a private garden in Greenwich will be among three area gardens open to the public through The Garden Conservancy’s Open Days program, which will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Where the Wild Things Are,  1 Hillside Drive, is  an innovative topiary garden with 20 large custom-made topiaries […] [Read More]
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Dolphins Swim Team member, Meghan Lynch, 10, does the breaststroke at the YWCA of Greenwich pool.

Swim with the dolphins in Greenwich

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YWCA Greenwich Dolphins Swim Team is holding  new member tryouts and evaluations Sept. 2 to Sept. 6. Nick Cavataro, head coach of the nationally ranked team, will conduct the evaluations for new team candidates at the YWCA pol, 259 East Putnam Ave. No pre-registration is required. On Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, ages 8-years-old and […] [Read More]
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Juanita James, president and CEO of Fairfield County Community Foundation

Greenwich RMA talk to focus on philanthropy

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  Juanita James, president and CEO of Fairfield County Community Foundation, will speak at a free meeting of the Retired Men’s Association on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m.  at First Presbyterian Church, Lafayette Place. James will discuss how her organization promotes philanthropy in order  to create change in Fairfield County, focusing on innovative and collaborative solutions to […] [Read More]
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Greenwich Rummage Room holds 50th grand reopening

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  The Rummage Room, 191 Sound Beach Ave., will mark its 50th anniversary with a Grand Reopening Sale, starting Monday, Aug. 25. and running through Saturday, Aug. 30. The store, operated by the Women’s Fellowship of the First Congregational Church of Greenwich, began in 1964 as a rummage sale at the church.  The event’s success […] [Read More]
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Greenwich Library to host Steve Forbes

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   On Thursday, Sept 18 at 7 p.m., AuthorsLive@Greenwich Library will present New York Times best-selling author and economic policy expert Steve Forbes in the Cole Auditorium, 101 West Putnam Ave. Forbes, chairman and editor in chief of Forbes Media, which publishes Forbes magazine,  will discuss his new book, “Money: How the Destruction of the […] [Read More]
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Robin Williams and Ron Howard on the set of "Happy Days."

Greenwich’s Ron Howard reacts to death of Robin Williams

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Hearst Connecticut Media Group spoke with actor, director and long-time Greenwich resident Ron Howard to get his reaction on the death of comedian Robin Williams.  Howard first met Williams on the set of “Happy Days,” where the comedian appeared in the role of Mork, an alien from the planet Ork. Howard told Hearst that he’s […] [Read More]
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Gervais Hearn, above, has been named director of development for the September 11th Memorial/Greenwich .

Greenwich 9/11 memorial names development director

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The September 11th Memorial/Greenwich has named Gervais Hearn as its new director of development. Hearn will be responsible for raising funds to complete the project, which honors  the 32 people with ties to Greenwich who were lost in the 2001 attack on the World Trade Center. The memorial’s two glass towers will be built at […] [Read More]
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Greenwich resident Joe Gregory

Greenwich resident marks his place in history

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On Aug. 6, 1945,  the B-29 Enola Gay dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan, and  long-time Greenwich resident Joe Gregory was stationed in the South Pacific as a second class machinist in the U.S. Navy. “We were part of the invasion (of Japan), but none of us knew what was going on – that […] [Read More]
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Greenwich Rotary ushers in new board

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The Greenwich Rotary recently welcomed in its new board of directors, led by President Sally Parris.  The organization serves the local community with scholarships, dictionaries, school packs, green and clean projects. Internationally, the group supplies shelter boxes and water filters for disaster areas.  For information on the group’s weekly meetings, email  drjoerossello@aol.com. Above, from left, […] [Read More]
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Greenwich Police Sgt. Ernest Mulhern donates blood last year at the Greenwich Public Safety Complex in Greenwich, Conn. - Lindsey Perry, staff photo

Quick draw – donate blood!

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  On Sept. 3, from 1:30 to 6:30 p.m., a blood drive will be held at Walgreens, 1333 East  Putnam Ave. The American Red Cross has a crucial  need for blood donors of all blood types to donate before Labor Day.   Donors with types O negative, B negative and A negative blood are especially […] [Read More]
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