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Justin Pottle


RTM District 4 seeks Byram candidates

Members of RTM District 4 are looking for Byram residents to answer the call of public service. A message from District 4 Committee Chairman Bob McKnight: “If you are in District 4, Byram, and are looking to serve the Town and our Community, the  RTM has an opportunity for you. Candidates are being sought to […] [Read More]
Categories: Byram

Cops: man stole change, sunglasses from Pemberwick cars

Police have arrested a local man on burglary after Pemberwick residents caught him using a flashlight to peer into cars during the dark morning hours of Aug. 24. William Nelson, 22, of Bowman Drive, is accused of breaking into parked cars along Pemberwick Road to steal sunglasses and loose change. The backcountry man is now […] [Read More]
Categories: Pemberwick, police

Firefighters put out small Riverside blaze

Greenwich firefighters put out a small roof fire in residential Riverside Tuesday afternoon, stemming what fire officials said could have been a much worse incident. The fire was accompanied by a small break in a water main leading to an adjacent fire hydrant, though Aquarion officials were unable to determine if it had been directly […] [Read More]
Categories: fire, Riverside

Stamford teen arrested in Cos Cob for car theft, weapon

A Stamford teenager is under arrest in Greenwich after he was caught behind the wheel of a stolen vehicle with an illegal BB gun inside. Matthew White, 19, is  facing charges for third-degree larceny charges and possession of a weapon in a motor vehicle. White’s bond was set at $5,000, which he was unable to […] [Read More]
Categories: police
Superintendent William McKersie opened Wednesday's convocation with a memorial for Emily Fedorko, 16, a student killed in a boating accident on Aug. 6.

Convocation begins school year with moment of silence

As the start of the school year fast approaches, the town’s hundreds of public school teachers and education administrators turned out to celebrate the year ahead. But where the yearly meeting had usually looked ahead to September’s new possibilities, the events of the summer still weighed heavily on Wednesday morning’s proceedings. Just two weeks earlier, […] [Read More]
The bow of a 26-foot sunken Bayliner peeks out from above Long Island Sound. The boat's stern was resting on the seabed.

Capsized boat salvaged from Long Island Sound

A 26-foot motorboat that sank this weekend in Greenwich waters during an evening  fishing trip has been removed from Long Island Sound, according to Greenwich. The vessel began taking on water just before 9:00 p.m. Saturday, August 16, just as its riders — a  group of  five friends — prepared to head in from a […] [Read More]
Categories: General
Joanny Chavez 26 yrs

Cops: Greenwich teen kidnapped, sexually assaulted by Port Chester boyfriend

A Port Chester man who allegedly kidnapped and raped a Greenwich teenager he was dating is now facing a number of charges in New York for the August 15 assault. Greenwich Police are currently investigating the incident and may levy charges of their own, but have not yet done so. Johanny Chavez, 26, is currently […] [Read More]
Categories: police
The proposed repairs to the Shore Road bridge over Horseneck Brook will occur in tandem with sewer main repairs at the same location.

Shore Road Bridge repairs, detours to begin Monday

The Department of Public Works is set to begin a several-month-long rehabilitation project on a crumbling bridge in Central Greenwich, kicking off a series of closures and detours on Shore Road expected to last until the spring of next year. The Connecticut Department of Transportation has given the Sound Road Bridge over Horseneck Brook a […] [Read More]

Texas warrant leads to Old Greenwich bank arrest

A Brooklyn man was arrested last week on a felony warrant out of Texas after a large cash withdrawal at an Old Greenwich bank drew the suspicion of tellers, police said.  On August 6, reports from the Sound Beach Avenue Bank of America of a potentially fraudulent transaction attracted multiple police cruisers to the location […] [Read More]
Categories: Old Greenwich, police

Homeless man arrested for public masturbation in Byram Park

A homeless Bronx man was caught masturbating near the playground at Byram Park Tuesday afternoon, according to court documents. Rysean Simpson, 30, reportedly asked when Byram Pool was open before exposing himself to a Greenwich nanny while she was watching over two children. Greenwich Police have since charged Simpson for public indecency, breach of peace, […] [Read More]
Categories: Byram, police