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Foley wins in Greenwich

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Just as he did statewide, Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley was the clear winner Tuesday among voters in Greenwich, his hometown. Foley defeated state Sen. John McKinney by a 63 percent to 37 percent margin, according to numbers released by Greenwich’s registrars of voters. Foley received 1,217 votes from town Republicans, compared to 715 for […] [Read More]
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Primary Day — close-of-polls update

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After the close of the polls at 8 p.m. in today’s Republican primary, these are today’s voting totals: Total Votes: 1,940 (16% turnout) In-person votes: 1,786 Absentee votes: 154 Number who did not vote: 10,194 Total eligible voters: 12,134 For more information, check out the town’s voting tracker: http://www.greenwichct.org/Government/Departments/Voter_Registration/voter-turnout-live-results/ [Read More]
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Primary Day in Greenwich — 6 p.m. update

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Here’s a recap of the Primary Day voting numbers in Greenwich, as of 6 p.m. Total votes: 1,672 (14% turnout) Total eligible voters: 12,134 In-person votes: 1,523 Absentee votes: 149 Supplemental voters: 28 Number who Haven’t voted: 10,462 [Read More]
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Primary Day in Greenwich — 2:30 update

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Primary Day turnout today at the western Greenwich polling stations has been very low so far. None of the four polling stations in the western part of town had a turnout of more than approximately 10 percent, as of 2:30 p.m. “It’s been a light day,” said John Halpin, moderator of the District 9 polling […] [Read More]
An artist's rendering of the proposed new home for the Greenwich Reform Synagogue in Cos Cob.

Selectman, Zoning Board to meet again over Synagogue suit

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The Greenwich Board of Selectmen is set to meet with the Zoning Board of Appeal Monday night for a second closed door meeting to discuss the latter’s  vote to halt a controversial proposal to build a synagogue in residential Cos Cob. The ZBA’s decision not to grant the necessary exemption resulted in the Greenwich Reform […] [Read More]

Signed, sealed, delivered: Greenwich has new postmaster

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Jeffrey P. Salamon is Greenwich’s new postmaster — and he arrives with extensive knowledge of town routes. Salamon began his career with the U.S. Postal Service in 1993 when he was hired as a letter carrier in New Canaan. In 2002, he was promoted to supervisor of customer service at the Ridgefield Post Office. In […] [Read More]
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Linwood Fowlkes is facing a number of drug charges after being caught with several packages of crack cocaine.

Port Chester pair busted for crack, pipes near New Lebanon School

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A  pair of Port Chester residents were busted with crack and methadone in Byram Tuesday after they were found loitering inside a car just a stones throw from New Lebanon School. Following a call from a  nearby resident, police allegedly found Linwood Fowlkes, 54, and Jesserose Amberstone, 44, with crack cocaine and pipes used to […] [Read More]
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Nursing home resident arrested for theft from employee

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Greenwich Police have arrested a Greenwich nursing home resident after he was caught using a debit card stolen from an employee. Alan Van Valkenberg, 56, originally of Danbury, is facing a number of larceny charges for swiping cards and car keys from an unattended purse at the Fairveiw Healthcare Center. On July 4, shortly before […] [Read More]
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Norwalk beachgoer arrested for “indecent sunbathing” at Greenwich Point

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A 60-year-old Norwalk man is facing charges after police found him soaking in a little too much sun last weekend on Greenwich Point. According to police, a group of children stumbled upon Thomas Belmont “indecently sunbathing” on some secluded rocks in a shellfishing area of the park on the afternoon of Friday, Jun 27. Belmont […] [Read More]
Toons for Ten

‘Toons for Ten’ cartooning event Saturday at Civic Center

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The Eastern Greenwich Civic Center will host on Saturday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. “Toons for Ten,” the first cartooning fundraiser for the Greenwich Music and Art Camp and a celebration of the 10th issue of “The Cartooning Chronicles.” Phil Lohmeyer, an art and music teacher in the Greenwich school district, offered this description […] [Read More]
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