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Tom Mellana

No Parking on Snow Routes

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Greenwich police are stressing that vehicles are not permitted to be parked on posted snow emergency routes during a declared snow emergency. Those parked there are subject to ticketing and immediate towing.  Off-street municipally-owned parking lots can be used for parking during Snow Emergencies, with the exception of the garage at Greenwich Town Hall and […] [Read More]
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Greenwich Police Update Storm Information

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Greenwich Police have released a new message to residents updating them on storm information: Greenwich Town Hall will be closed tomorrow, January 27th. Greenwich Public Schools will be closed tomorrow as well. Eastern Middle School and the Bendheim Western Greenwich Civic Center will be on standby as shelters, but are not open at this time. […] [Read More]
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Greenwich’s DeMaio pleads guilty to attempted murder

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6:06 p.m. We’ve posted our full story—including the details of Michael DeMaio’s plea deal—here. 5:42 p.m. Sixteen months after nearly killing his wife with a baseball bat in their Greenwich mansion, Michael DeMaio pleaded guilty to attempted murder Tuesday and will be sentenced up to 10 years in jail when he returns in late March […] [Read More]
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Flags fly in honor of Dave Theis

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The American flags on the Post Road bridge over the Mianus River are a favorite sight for Greenwich residents during the spring and summer, but they usually are not seen during the winter months. First Selectman Peter Tesei ordered the flags returned to their posts this week following the sudden death Tuesday of Selectman Dave […] [Read More]
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A Greenwich police car outside the Citibank branch in Cos Cob Monday.

Police activity at Greenwich bank

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Multiple police cars responded to a call at the Citibank branch on the Post Road in Cos Cob  Tuesday afternoon. Several officers entered the bank, while others remained outside with guns drawn. According to Greenwich Police, officers were on scene to investigate a report of  “suspicious activity, possibly a bank robbery.” After investigating, police reported […] [Read More]
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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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