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Paul Schott

Carleen Wood

District hires new special-education administrator

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Carleen Wood, a 27-year educator who has extensive teaching and administrative experience in special education, is returning to Greenwich to become the district’s special-education administrator. Wood had worked since 2007 in the Darien district, as its assistant director of special education. “We are excited to welcome Carleen Wood back to the Greenwich Public Schools,” Superintendent […] [Read More]

Watergate’s John Dean to appear tonight at library

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The Greenwich Library will host author John Dean tonight at 7 p.m. for a discussion of his book The Nixon Defense: What He Knew and When He Knew It. Here’s a summary of the book and the event from the library’s website: “Published to coincide with the August 9, 2014 fortieth anniversary of Richard Nixon’s […] [Read More]
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Greenwich Library is located at 101 West Putnam Avenue

Free blood pressure screenings today at Greenwich Library

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Today, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., the Greenwich Library will host free blood pressure screenings conducted by a registered nurse from Greenwich Hospital.  The screenings will be held in the library’s health information center. This event takes place every Monday afternoon from 11:30am until 1:30pm in the health information center. No appointment is necessary. [Read More]
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Batman celebration Saturday at Greenwich Library

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Duh Na Nuh Nuh Nuh Nuh Nuh Nuh BATMAN!!! Yes, a bat-tastic celebration will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. in the meeting room at Greenwich Library of the 75th anniversary of Batman. The library’s website promises games, classic videos and lots of prizes in an event for Batfans of all ages. The event will […] [Read More]
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Early closing today for Greenwich Library

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The Greenwich Library will close today at 5 p.m. It will close at 5 p.m. every Friday until and through August 29. [Read More]
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MISA 7-22

MISA update

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Construction of the new auditorium at Greenwich High School continues, with most of the steel now up. Building work on the $46 million MISA project started in July 2013, and the new auditorium is scheduled to be completed by May 2015.  Following that timetable, all of the current Greenwich High students, including the 2014-15 seniors, […] [Read More]

‘Back to the Future’ screening today at Cos Cob Library

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This is “heavy”… the Cos Cob Library is hosting a screening of “Back to the Future” today at 3:30 p.m. in its community room. “Back to the Future” is one of those movies that needs little to no introduction for most film buffs. But if you’re not familiar with Marty, Doc and co., check out […] [Read More]
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Cos Cob lemonade stands to fundraise for cancer research

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Running a lemonade stand is one of the great summer traditions. And it becomes an even greater ritual when it raises money for an important cause. In that spirit, Cos Cob School students, parents and faculty will be running lemonade stands and bake sales this week at the following Cos Cob locations on Tuesday, Wednesday […] [Read More]
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3-D printer demonstration tomorrow at Greenwich Library

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This could “make” for a great Saturday afternoon activity. The Greenwich Library is hosting a 3-D printer demonstration tomorrow from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., which will be held in the library’s meeting room. Jon Lavallee, manager of the MakerBot store on Greenwich Avenue, will demonstrate his company’s 3-D printer, share some stories and answer […] [Read More]
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Cristina Baptista

Sacred Heart teacher sets sail on whaleship

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Greenwich teachers are embarking on some exciting adventures this summer. In the case of Cristina Baptista, an English teacher at Convent of the Sacred Heart, she is participating in the 38th Voyage aboard Mystic Seaport’s 1841 whaleship the Charles W. Morgan. Here is her account of the maritime expedition. CRISTINA BAPTISTA: “This summer, I have been […] [Read More]