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Tom Mellana

Greenwich results starting to come in

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UPDATE 10:43 p.m. Tom Foley took his hometown of Greenwich over Dannel Malloy in the governor’s race: 7,300 to 4,697.   UPDATE 9:56 p.m. With most of the Greenwich precincts in the 36th state Senate District in, L. Scott Frantz is cruising to re-election as expected. The total so far is 89%-11%, or 11,773-1,502 over […] [Read More]
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Greenwich pizza party with a mission

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Chicken Joe’s aims to raise some serious (pizza) dough Friday night. The Cos Cob eatery will donate all the money it makes on its brick oven pizzas between 5 p.m. and 10 p.m. to children’s charities. Place your orders prior to arriving. All orders to go. The restaurant is at 231 E. Putnam Ave. Call […] [Read More]
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An artist's rendering of a new Greenwich Reform Synagogue in Cos Cob.

Greenwich selectmen approve synagogue settlement

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  The Board of Selectmen Thursday morning approved an agreement to settle a federal lawsuit brought by the Greenwich Reform Synagogue. The settlement would allow a plan for the synagogue to build a scaled-back version of a new house of worship at 92 Orchard Avenue to move forward. The Greenwich Zoning Board of Appeals is […] [Read More]
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Greenwich First Selectman Peter Tesei delivers his State of the Town address before local business leaders Thursday.

Tesei delivers State of Greenwich address

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First Selectman Peter Tesei blasted the concept of cutting officers from the town’s police department at his annual State of the Town address Thursday. Responding to a recent plan prepared by two members of the Board of Estimate and Taxation examining potential cost savings through law-enforcement lay-offs, Tesei said: “That is just asinine. It is […] [Read More]
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The crowd of iPhone shoppers extends down Greenwich Avenue Friday morning.

Business owner angry over crowd of iPhone buyers on Greenwich Avenue

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  People began arriving Thursday at the Apple store on Greenwich Avenue to be among the first to get their hands on the new iPhone, which went on sale Friday. “They were sleeping in the doorway of my building,” said an Avenue property owner who did not want to be identified  — and was none […] [Read More]
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Crash on I-95

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A car crashed into a disabled truck Wednesday morning on I-95 south between exits 6 and 5. [Read More]
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Letter to Greenwich from the Palosz family

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As many of you know, Wednesday is the anniversary of Bart Palosz’s tragic suicide.  We wish to thank all of you in the community who have supported us and have given us such kind words of encouragement.  It is so nice to see there are many good people around.  It is our greatest wish that the bullying Bart […] [Read More]
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Greenwich Polling Places

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Greenwich Polling Places Here are the places in Greenwich to vote in Tuesday’s primary elections:   District 1 Julian Curtiss School 180 E. Elm St.   District 2 Town Hall 101 Field Point Road   District 3 Western Middle School 1 Western Junior Highway   District 4, 4A New Lebanon School 25 Mead Ave.   […] [Read More]
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Update: fatal boat accident at Greenwich Point

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A 16-year-old girl was killed in a tubing accident in Greenwich waters of Long Island Sound Wednesday afternoon, and another teenage girl was seriously injured. Both were riding on a rubber tube being pulled by a boat when the accident occurred near the Old Greenwich Yacht Club at approximately 2 p.m. There were two other teenage […] [Read More]
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Left out in the cold

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One Queens man stranded at the Greenwich train station during the shutdown complained that the station was closed even though people were freezing. It’s a good point. It was 16 degrees on the platform with a whipping wind. The overhead walkway provided little relief. If the trains are going to fail this often arrangements should […] [Read More]
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