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Justin Pottle

Cops: Merritt accident in Greenwich to cause delays

A severe accident on the Merritt Parkway shut down all southbound travel between Exits 28 and 29 Thursday afternoon, prompting what police say is likely to cause a traffic headache into the evening commute. GFD put out the fire , no one injured Its going to take CSP sometime to investigate and clean up. EXPECT […] [Read More]
Categories: General
Richards on Greenwich Avenue.

GPD: Thief made off with $6,000 in jackets

Greenwich Police are investigating the theft of nearly $6,000 in high-end coats from a Greenwich Avenue department store last week. On Wednesday, Oct. 15, at approximately 3:35 p.m., police said an unidentified subject made off with six black Moncler jackets from Richards 359 Greenwich Ave. location each valued at roughly $1,000. Police described the  incident […] [Read More]
Categories: Greenwich Avenue, police

Greenwich man arrested for attacking older family member

A 22-year-old Greenwich man is facing charges after allegedly attacking a much older female family member during an argument at their Byram apartment Wednesday. Sultan Sheikh, of Mill St., was held by Greenwich Police in lieu of bond following the assault. Police have charged Sheikh with third-degree assault on a victim older than 60, a […] [Read More]
Categories: Greenwich, police

Abrams officially ends campaign for 149th District

A week after a lawsuit accusing state representative candidate Marc Abrams of sexual harassment surfaced, the backcountry Democrat has officially pulled the plug on his campaign for the 149th District. In a letter submitted to the Secretary of State’s office Thursday morning, Abrams finalized his withdrawal from the race and has since been dropped from […] [Read More]

Abrams speaks on dropping out of 149th District race

Greenwich Democrat Marc Abrams, who announced this morning that he would  suspend his campaign for state representative of the 149th District, has released a statement explaining his decision. Details of an active lawsuit alleging Abrams of sexual harassment while a partner at hedge fund Titan Capital Group had led various high-ranking Democrats, including Gov. Dannell […] [Read More]
Categories: politics

Camillo announces business, law enforcement endorsements for 151st

State Rep. Fred Camillo, the Greenwich Republican incumbent in the 151st District running unopposed for his fourth term in Hartford, has announced a new round of endorsements from state law enforcement and business groups in the weeks leading up to Election Day. In a release dated Sept. 17, the National Federation of Independent Business Connecticut, […] [Read More]
Categories: General, politics

Pemberwick Road reopened following downed wires closure

Update (1:20 p.m.) As of Wednesday afternoon, Greenwich Police have reopened Pemberwick Road to traffic and CL&P has restored power to the affected homes. Original Post Police have closed Pemberwick Road from Buena Vista Drive to Glenville Road due to downed power wires and trees along the stretch. Strong winds are believed to have brought […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Affirmative action committee calls for volunteer members

Greenwich’s committee on affirmative action and diversity issues is looking for new members. The Affirmative Action Advisory Committee  counsels the First Selectman’s  office directly and  launches numerous initiatives promoting diversity and inclusion around town. According to the Committee: “The AAAC is comprised of Greenwich residents and Town Government representatives, and is charged with advising the […] [Read More]
Categories: Town Hall

Greenwich Police set to hold drug take-back Sept. 27

Greenwich Police are set to host a joint drug take-back program with the federal Drug Enforcement Agency, Saturday, Sept. 27, the second such event of the year. Part of a national initiative by the DEA, Greenwich‘s event will be one of thousands occurring simultaneously across the country. That effort follows a national effort in April, […] [Read More]
Categories: police

Greenwich finance board chair reveals budget recommendations

The Greenwich Board of Estimate and Taxation announced its first official move toward the 2015-2016 budget season Tuesday night as the finance board’s Budget Committee took up the first draft of its departmental guidelines. The nine-page document, upon its acceptance by the BET will be town departments’ first sense of what to expect later this […] [Read More]