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Justin Pottle

Stanwich School, CSH music teacher arrested for risk of injury to a minor

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Greenwich Police arrested a music teacher Wednesday after he made an “unsuitable  request” to his ten-year-old student. Sean Jackson, 41, of Stamford was allegedly tutoring the student alone “in a private school setting” at the time of the  incident. According to school documents, Jackson taught music at Stanwich School and Convent of the Sacred Heart […] [Read More]
Categories: General, police

Fire Department on scene of Central Greenwich fire

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Greenwich fire personnel are tackling a one alarm fire at a home at 6 Ridgeview Ave. in Central Greenwich according to emergency reports. Police said Tuesday afternoon that no one was injured during the blaze and the Greenwich Emergency Medical Services has responded to the call, but had since left the scene. According to reports, […] [Read More]
Categories: Central Greenwich, fire

Crooner D’Agostino to bring classic style to Baldwin Park Wednesday

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Fairfield County-bred crooner Steve D’Agostino will bring his repertoire of standards to Roger Sherman Baldwin Park Wednesday in this week’s installment of the Department of Parks and Recreation’s Wednesday night performance series. Pulling from the “Great American Songbook” and the style of Dean Martin and  Frank Sinatra, D’Agostino has spent 20 years honing his vocal […] [Read More]

Machete-wielding park worker arrested for Byram assault

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Greenwich Police have arrested a 70-year-old town parks employee following a violent, machete-swinging outburst against a fellow worker at Byram Park Friday morning. Basil Passerelli, of Homestead Lane, allegedly snapped during a workplace argument, pushing and grabbing another employee by the throat while a small group of witnesses looked on. Passerelli is now facing charges […] [Read More]

This week at Town Hall: July 22 – July 25

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It’s another full week at town hall, with two long-awaited items finally set to be  judged by the Board of Selectmen: a $430,000 beautification campaign of downtown Greenwich’s central commons and the highly-anticipated, multi-million dollar expansion of the Byram Park Pool. Also on deck, the BET’s monthly meeting, the IWWA and the Republican Town Committee. […] [Read More]
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Sandblast! 2014 kicks off on Greennwich Point Saturday

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Break out those shovels, grab your sunscreen and start drafting your blueprints: Sandblast! 2014 is nearly upon us. The Greenwich Arts Council and the Department of Parks  and Recreation are teaming up once again, along with Meli-Melo Juice Bar to host the annual sand sculpture festival on Greenwich Point. But don’t call it a competition […] [Read More]
Categories: Greenwich Point

Town to host voter registration session July 29th

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Both Democratic and Republican Registrars of Voters will host voter registration sessions at Town Hall in the coming weeks as the mid-term elections rumble closer and closer. Unregistered voters are encouraged to come to the Town Registrars office between 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 29, to sign up to vote in person. […] [Read More]
Categories: elections

Anonymous tip leads to arrest of teenage bicycle trio

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Greenwich Police have arrested a Port Chester man after he and two other juveniles attempted to elude police on bikes following an anonymous tip that the trio planned to break into Central Greenwich cars. Yerald Fermin, 18, is now facing charges for risk of injury to a minor, criminal trespass and hindering prosecution following the […] [Read More]
Categories: General, police

Nursing home resident arrested for theft from employee

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Greenwich Police have arrested a Greenwich nursing home resident after he was caught using a debit card stolen from an employee. Alan Van Valkenberg, 56, originally of Danbury, is facing a number of larceny charges for swiping cards and car keys from an unattended purse at the Fairveiw Healthcare Center. On July 4, shortly before […] [Read More]
Categories: Greenwich, police

Woman arrested after slashing boss’s tires in Taco Bell dispute

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An employee at a Greenwich Taco Bell is facing charges after living a little too “Más” last week. Greenwich Police arrested Karisha Hurdle, 21, of  Stamford, after she slashed the tires on her boss’s car following an argument at the East Putnam location of the Tex-Mex chain. The act of workplace revenge has earned Hurdle a […] [Read More]
Categories: Old Greenwich, police