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Back saving shovels shopping for soon to be snowbound Greenwich residents

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A recent quick inspection in the town’s three hardware stores in downtown Greenwich, Cos Cob, and Old Greenwich brought recommendations – in particular – for back saving snow shovels. First stop was at the venerable Greenwich Hardware store on Greenwich Avenue. Joel Quiambao, store manager recommends a curvaceous model back saver shovel made by the Rugg […] [Read More]
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Greenwich sets its feet for an"epic storm" to arrive on January 26-27. Photo by Bob Luckey.
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Greenwich Town Hall and residents prepare for “Epic Storm”

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Last night at 6 p.m. dinner time the parking lots of supermarkets across town were packed, the lines long at the checkout counter as residents stocked up with food for a storm expected to close them in with predictions of up to three feet of snow on the way. At Glenville’s Stop & Shop milk […] [Read More]
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Greenwich Boy Scout Troops and Boy Scouts from  the Algonquin District of the Westchester-Putnam Council, BSA and company arrive earlier this morning at the Ernest Thompson Seton Reservation for the Annual Greenwich Boy Scouts Klondyke Derby.

For Greenwich Scouts, perfect weather for dog sledding

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It’s a day tailor made for the Annual Greenwich Boy Scouts Klondike Derby and Winter Camping and Outdoor Skills Competition ongoing today from 9 to 3 p.m. at the Ernest Thompson Seton Reservation on Riversville Road. “We’re likely the only group in town excited for the snow!” emails Jessica Reid, who heads the Scouts Marketing […] [Read More]
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A man wipes snow from the windshield of his vehicle on Byram Road home in Greenwich, Conn., Saturday morning, Jan 24, 2015, during the winter storm that hit the area. The National Weather Service is forecasting a wintry mix of rain and sleet for Greenwich until 3 p.m. and then a chance of snow after that with a daytime total accumulation of snow of around 1-2 inches.

4 inches of snow in Greenwich

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Richard Ford, author of the Frank Bascombe series comes to Greenwich Library Jan.28.

Greenwich Library Authors series brings bestselling writer Richard Ford

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Mississippi born writer Richard Ford has brought his character Franck Bascombe to life again in his fourth and newly published book, “Let Me Be Frank With You,” following his other three “Sportswriter,” “Independence Day,” and “The Lay of the Land.” Ford, a favorite of critics – and Greenwich Library staff (especially his last novel, “Canada”), […] [Read More]
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A house was heavily damaged by fire in Greenwich on Friday, Jan. 23, 2015.

Greenwich fire heavily damages Weaver St. house

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At 5:45 AM., Friday, Greenwich police received a report of a house on fire at 178 Weaver Street. No injuries have been reported, but the house sustained heavy damage. A least 10 fire trucks and scores of firefighters extinguished the fire that tore through the roof. Neighbor Elimor Carr, who lives across street, was awakened […] [Read More]
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The Fire Department is working to put out a fire at Weaver Street betwen Straberry Place and Tree Top Terrace. No injuries reported.

‘Serious’ house fire reported on Weaver Street

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Greenwich firefighters are battling a blaze on Weaver Street that officials are describing as serious, but there are few other details available at the moment. Weaver Street is closed at Glenville Road to allow firefighters access to the scene. We’ll update this as more information becomes available.   [Read More]
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Arch Street teen center in Greenwich is getting anew after school coffee house.

Greenwich’s Arch Street teens get new after school café with name contest

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As of Wednesday, Feb. 4, Greenwich students headed for the Arch Street teen center will have a new coffee house featuring café drinks, the “best grilled cheese” in the North East, ping pong, board games, video games – and  free Wi-fi. “We’re thrilled to offer teens a fun and safe space for them to hang […] [Read More]
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Want a deflated football with that?

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Corbo’s Corner Deli in Old Greenwich is having some fun with the latest controversy over whether the New England Patriots deliberately deflated footballs used by Tom Brady to improve his passing accuracy. The sandwich of the day, a “Tommy,”  is being served with “crushed” meatballs and Provolone, yuk, yuk. No word on whether the sandwiches […] [Read More]
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New minutes for improper meeting

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The Board of Estimate and Taxation approved a new set of minutes for a meeting which a judge later said was improperly closed to the public. The BET meeting, in February of 2013, was intended to discuss a pending legal claim filed against the town over contaminated soil at Greenwich High School. The law allows […] [Read More]
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