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Tom Mellana

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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Skakel family statement

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“This is the first step in correcting a terrible wrong. We look forward to Michael being vindicated and justice finally being served. We are thankful to God that after 11 and one half years he will be reunited with his son. We are grateful for the love and prayers of Michael’s many supporters who have […] [Read More]
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Skakel goes free

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By Neil Vigdor   STAMFORD — Michael Skakel is a free man — for now.   Imprisoned for the past 12 years for the 1975 slaying of Greenwich teenager Martha Moxley, the nephew of the late Robert F. Kennedy was granted bail Thursday while he awaits a new trial.   Skakel, 53, posted a bond […] [Read More]
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New Veterans Day event this year

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Fire severely damages home in Byram

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Residents of Byram residence awoke to a nightmare in the early morning hours Sunday as flames coursed through the two-story house at 56 Church Street. “There was smoke everywhere,” said a male resident, sitting on the tailgate of a pick-up truck in the house’s driveway Sunday afternoon as neighbors  stopped by to offer well wishes. […] [Read More]
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Rye Brook Ice Rink Complex Withdrawn

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Developers seeking to build a four-rink hockey complex on the New York side of King Street have withdrawn their application from the village of Rye Brook, according to First Selectman Peter Tesei. The proposed 140,000-square-foot project, while welcomed by hockey families hungry for ice time, drew angry reactions from residents on both sides of the […] [Read More]
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Mickey Sherman reacts to Skakel decision

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“Many people have asked me if I have mixed emotions about the decision,” Michael Sherman, defense attorney for Michael Skakel in his 2002 murder trial, told Hearst newspapers Thursday. “I do not because Michael Skakel was innocent from the get go and I am absolutely delighted that he will be going home.” Skakel’s habeas corpus […] [Read More]
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Attorney: Skakel ‘reclothed in presumption of innocence’

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Stephan E. Seeger, Stamford attorney and member of Michael Skakel’s original defense team, had the following observations this morning — after reading the judge’s 136-page decision to grant Skakel a new trial — about the significance of the decision, what it means for Skakel and what it means for his original defense attorney Mickey Sherman: […] [Read More]
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Pumpkins and politics

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Organizers of Saturday’s Pumpkin Patch event at Old Greenwich School have a message for local candidates who plan on attending: Bring the family, fine, but no politicking by the giant hay maze. “We would … like to use this opportunity to remind the RTC, DTC and all political candidates that campaigning at Pumpkin Patch is […] [Read More]
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Police: Baby reported missing is fine, safe

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Greenwich police have updated the alert for the baby that was reported missing since Monday. The child is believed to be safe, and the father is not worried that she is in any danger, police said. State police early Tuesday afternoon issued a Silver Alert for six-month-old Julie Eli, indicating she had been taken by […] [Read More]
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