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RTM pushes vote on Greenwich open space plan until September

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See you in September? That’s the song advocates of the proposed town of Greenwich open space plan will be singing after the Representative Town Meeting deferred a vote until the fall. The motion to postpone consideration of the plan until September did not even need a written vote. By voice vote debate on the plan […] [Read More]

Glenville dumping prompts DEEP involvement

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UPDATE 10:40 p.m. Evan Delman of Fairview Terrace was cited for illegal dumping and simple trespass after chemicals were found in a dumpster Monday in Glenville, police said. Delman will have to reimburse the town for the cost of carting the material away. UPDATE 9:50 p.m. Greenwich Police investigated the incident and issued citations for illegal […] [Read More]

Department of Health offers home tips for mosquito season

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Summer isn’t all rainbows and  sunshine. That hot, muggy weather leads to a boom in all sorts of undesirable critters, one of which stands above the rest — the mosquito. But the tiny bloodsuckers pose more danger than just an insistent whine and an itchy bite. Mosquitoes can carry potentially-life-threatening diseases like West Nile Virus […] [Read More]
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GLT’s volunteer work day rescheduled

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Press release from Greenwich Land Trust: Tomorrow’s forecasts are calling for April showers so the Volunteer Work Day is being moved to WEDNESDAY  April, 16th. We will still begin at 10am at GLT’s Agnew Property and will work on spring orchard maintenance including: Collecting apple tree prunings Chipping with our wood chipper Cutting  invasive vines and […] [Read More]
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Harbormaster seeks support for second term

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Ian MacMillan is seeking support for a second term as Greenwich’s harbormaster, a position appointed by the governor. MacMillan’s first term expires at the end of June. “Dear Friends:,” MacMillan wrote in an email to friends. “William John “Ian” Macmillan is the State Harbor Master of Greenwich, Connecticut and his first term expires June 31, […] [Read More]

Pataki, Salazar to be honored for conservation work

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Press release: GOV. GEORGE PATAKI, KENNETH SALAZAR & JOHN FITZPATRICK TO RECEIVE HIGHEST AUDUBON CT HONORS AT THE “CONSERVATION KNOWS NO PARTY, PARTY” Wednesday, April 30 at 6:30pm The Belle Haven Club in Greenwich, CT WHAT: On April 30, 2014, leading conservationists and philanthropists will gather at The Belle Haven Club to honor former New […] [Read More]

Free fishing permits from Aquarion

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Press release: For the sixth year in a row, Aquarion Water Company will issue free fishing permits to any unemployed person over the age of 18.  Veterans and active duty service members are also included in this year’s program. On Tuesday, April 8th and Thursday, April 10th, anglers can obtain a free fishing permit by […] [Read More]
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Spring nature walk at Babcock Preserve

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Greenwich Tree Conservancy is hosting a spring jaunt at Babcock Preserve from 3 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, March 30. Here’s more info about the event from GTC’s website: All ages are welcome to join us to witness one of the “Rites of Spring” as we visit vernal pools in the Babcock Preserve and learn […] [Read More]
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