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Brittany Lyte

Habor Management Commission nixes subcommittees

At its second meeting Wednesday night, the newly formed Harbor Management Commission decided against forming subcommittees as it works toward drafting a plan to manage the town’s waterfront. “We’ve decided to stay as one group and work together,” said Frank Mazza, chairman of the commission. “People felt it would be easier and there would be […] [Read More]
Categories: boating

Manning to host golf classic

Superbowl MVP Eli Manning will host the 37th Annual Guiding Eyes for the Blind Golf Classic at Fairview Country Club in Greenwich. Press release: Guiding Eyes for the Blind provides guide dogs and autism service dogs – enabling freedom for people to achieve life’s goals.  The dogs, training and lifetime support are free of charge […] [Read More]
Categories: animals, Charity, golf

GPD offers class in women’s self-defense

Press release from GPD: The Greenwich Police Department is accepting applications for the 2014 Spring Women’s Self-Defense program is open to female applicants between 18-55 years of age will commence on Monday, May 19, 2014. Class will meet twice a week 6:00-7:30 p.m. and 7:45-9:15pm at the Greenwich Police Department. Applicants may request which class […] [Read More]
Categories: police

GLT’s volunteer work day rescheduled

Press release from Greenwich Land Trust: Tomorrow’s forecasts are calling for April showers so the Volunteer Work Day is being moved to WEDNESDAY  April, 16th. We will still begin at 10am at GLT’s Agnew Property and will work on spring orchard maintenance including: Collecting apple tree prunings Chipping with our wood chipper Cutting  invasive vines and […] [Read More]
Categories: environment

Harbormaster seeks support for second term

Ian MacMillan is seeking support for a second term as Greenwich’s harbormaster, a position appointed by the governor. MacMillan’s first term expires at the end of June. “Dear Friends:,” MacMillan wrote in an email to friends. “William John “Ian” Macmillan is the State Harbor Master of Greenwich, Connecticut and his first term expires June 31, […] [Read More]

Greenwich swimmer scores Sports Illustrated feature

Meghan Lynch, the 10-year-old swimmer from Greenwich who earlier this month broke the national record for her age group in the 100 and 50-yard breast stroke, is featured in the current edition of Sports Illustrated. The magazine, which features UConn’s Shabazz Napier on the cover, is on newsstands today. The magazine reads: “Meghan, 10, a […] [Read More]
Categories: Youth, YWCA

Stanwich kids raise money for cancer research

Press release: Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy (ACGT) – the nation’s only non-profit dedicated exclusively to cell and gene therapies for cancer – has granted over $24.7 million to top oncologists and researchers internationally in the fight against cancer. And recently, the foundation received a boost from a handful of young Greenwich philanthropists. Five sixth-grade […] [Read More]
Categories: Stanwich School, Youth

Fantasy shoe display coming to the Avenue

Press release: In celebration of Art to the Avenueʼs opening night on May 1st, the Stuart Weitzman boutique at 120 Greenwich Avenue will exhibit one of a kind fantasy shoes by Ida Rak, one of the artists included in the book, Art & Sole, by Jane Weitzman. The shoes are constructed of handmade paper and […] [Read More]
Categories: arts, The Avenue

Pataki, Salazar to be honored for conservation work

Press release: GOV. GEORGE PATAKI, KENNETH SALAZAR & JOHN FITZPATRICK TO RECEIVE HIGHEST AUDUBON CT HONORS AT THE “CONSERVATION KNOWS NO PARTY, PARTY” Wednesday, April 30 at 6:30pm The Belle Haven Club in Greenwich, CT WHAT: On April 30, 2014, leading conservationists and philanthropists will gather at The Belle Haven Club to honor former New […] [Read More]

Greenwich’s ‘great estates’ on display

Starting Wednesday, Greenwich Historical Society will feature a new exhibit exploring the clothing, photographs and objects belonging to wealthy Greenwichites in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The exhibit, called Enjoying The Country Life: Greenwich’s Great Estates, will run through August. More info from the GHS website: “By 1921 Greenwich, Connecticut had the highest […] [Read More]