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‘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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Synagoge sues town for civil rights violation

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Greenwich Reform Synagogue has filed a lawsuit in federal court alleging that its civil rights were violated when the town shot down its controversial plan to build a new house of worship. The complaint filed Monday calls to question the “burdensome, discriminatory and unreasonable” land use regulations that the town, and specifically the Planning and […] [Read More]

Planning and Zoning approve preliminary synagogue plan

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Following another marathon public hearing  last night, the Planning and Zoning Commission has unanimously approved the preliminary site plan application for the Greenwich Reform Synagogue’s controversial Cos Cob temple. The Commission initially closed on the issue, giving the 65 days to render a verdict. The decision comes amid continued outcry from neighbors and legal action […] [Read More]

Planning and Zoning close on Cos Cob synagogue, have 65 days for decision

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There was applause. There was grumbling.  There was the occasional impassioned interruption. But after a nearly two hour debate over the Greenwich Reform Synagogue’s controversial plan to build a new house of worship in residential Cos Cob at the Planning and Zoning Commission’s meeting Tuesday night, one thing there wasn’t was an official decision. The […] [Read More]

Planning and Zoning to talk Synagogue, Cos Cob plan tonight

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The Planning and Zoning Commission is set to meet tonight at 7:00 p.m. to take on two of Cos Cob’s biggest issues: the neighborhood plan drafted to protect Cos Cob’s distinctive feel and a planned Orchard St. synagogue that residents say threaten it. The meeting will be held in the Town Hall Meeting Room — […] [Read More]
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Cos Cob students ‘read like rock stars’

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What do you do when you reach a major reading milestone? You party like a rock star, of course. On May 9, Cos Cob School celebrated its students reading for 131,190 minutes during the school’s read-a-thon during the previous two months. During the “Read like a Rock Star” assembly, students dressed like rock stars, danced […] [Read More]

Internet safety forum tonight in Cos Cob

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A forum on children’s Internet safety will be held for parents tonight at 7 p.m.  at Diamond Hill United Methodist Church at 521 East Putnam Avenue in Cos Cob. The forum will feature a panel of experts, and it is free and open to all who have questions about how to handle Internet issues. Diamond […] [Read More]
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GEMS benefit at the Cos Cobber all day Thursday

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GEMS survived the town budgeting process for the upcoming fiscal year without a single cut to its $4.4 million request — but that only covers part of the organization’s needs, and GEMS leadership is wasting no time with their fundraising. All day tomorrow, May 15, GEMS and the Cos Cobber restaurant will host a joint […] [Read More]

Diamond Hill Church, town services, to host youth cybersafety panel

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Kids are good at computers these days, and not just the ones with the pocket protectors. Many have never experienced a world without the Internet and grow up naturally comfortable with its contours — a  fact that can make parenting them difficult for the less tech-savvy (and that’s quite a few of us). Fittingly, Diamond […] [Read More]
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