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Justin Pottle

What would the GOP’s proposed tax credit cuts do to Greenwich?

Last week, the Republican State Representatives announced their alternative budget plan, touting $55 million in savings, “common sense” spending cuts and no deficit increases. The all-Republican Greenwich delegation to Hartford — Reps. Livvy Floren, Stephen Walko and Fred Camillo — are towing the party line, calling the rival plan a “bold path” forward. While the […] [Read More]

Greenwich-bred police recruit to be sworn in Wednesday

Greenwich Police are preparing to swear in the newest member of the force Wednesday, April 23 — Jeffery Franco, a 2003 Greenwich High School graduate and Riverside resident. Franco comes back to Greenwich after two years serving as an officer in the Bridgeport Police Department. His swearing in — set for Wednesday, April 23, at […] [Read More]
Categories: police

Arrests made after South Water Street tussle

A pair of Greenwich teens have been arrested after an after-school brawl in a Byram pocket park last  week. The teens — one-17 year-old, who was not identified due to his age, and Matthew White, 18, of  171 South Water St.– are both second-degree breach of peace charges. The juvenile also garnered a third-degree assault […] [Read More]
Categories: Byram, police

Bishop Caggiano to attend St. Roch’s Easter Sunday mass

For local Christians, Easter Sunday means many things: an observance of the rebirth of Jesus Christ, a celebration of the return of spring, a moment to gather with family and friends to share goodwill and a Marshmallow peep or two. This Sunday, one new member of the St. Roch’s Church’s extended family is preparing to […] [Read More]
Categories: Chickahominy, religion

Seeing Yellow: Greenwich Daffodil Show set for April 24-25

Spring started late this year, but while that’s a pain for most Greenwich gardeners, it’s a blessing for the town’s daffodil devotees. Their prized flowers are expected to bloom right on time for the 56th annual Greenwich Daffodil Show next week at Christs Church Greenwich. On Wednesday, April 23, from 1:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. […] [Read More]
Categories: gardening

Greenwich Police: hostage report being investigated as hoax

Update (2:35 p.m.) Police have announced the reported hostage incident at a home at 641 Round Hill Road Thursday night was a false report and possibly hoax. However, they have not ruled out the involvement of the homeowners. “We continue to investigate the incident last night regarding the report of hostages being taken at a […] [Read More]
Categories: General
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Glenville volunteer firefighters to host Easter egg hunt Saturday

Break out your basket, the Easter bunny is coming to town. Or the Glenville Firehouse, more specifically. The men and women of the Glenville Volunteer Fire Company will welcome the beloved egg-tossing rabbit for a morning of fun in Western Greenwich this Saturday, April 19. Starting at 10 a.m., children ages two to nine are […] [Read More]
Categories: General
Lisa Lori, Kathy Van Zeeland and Lori's three sons show off stuffed bears distributed as part of their "Three Little Bears" initiative.

Greenwich couple recognized for Operation Smile fundraising

Lisa and Mat Lori have plenty of reason to smile. The Greenwich couple is being recognized for their fundraising commitments to Operation Smile, a global non-profit providing free facial corrective surgery to children with cleft lips and cleft palates all over the world. They, along with friends Kathy Van Zeeland and Bruce Makowsky, are recipients of this year’s […] [Read More]
Categories: Charity

Greenwich Town Party tickets still available after early rush

A week and a half in since ticket went on sale, it’s still far from the last call for the Greenwich Town Party. Against all odds, tickets remain available for the townwide music and community festival at both full-priced and community-funded levels for the Havemeyer Field venue. Organizers had previously said they were pleased with […] [Read More]

Dept. of Health seeking residents for six-week nutritionist course

The Greenwich Department of Health has announced a series of free nutrition classes aimed at teaching residents how to tackle weight loss, blood pressure and heart disease. The six sessions, which run every Wednesday from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. starting April 30 and ending June 4, will cover lifestyle choices, exercise, behavior, medication use […] [Read More]
Categories: health