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Greenwich beach season opens Saturday

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Memories of cold and icy winter nights are a thing of the past and it’s time to hit the beach. It’s not just Memorial Day weekend in Greenwich because tomorrow is also the official launch to the beach season in town. Greenwich Point and Byram Park are opening for the season on May 23 right […] [Read More]
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Greenwich school board to meet Thursday night

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The Board of Education will meet Thursday night, at 7 p.m., at Parkway School. Here’s a look at the agenda. AGENDA: Meeting Opening – 7:00 PM A. Call to Order and Pledge of Allegiance – Ms. O’Neill 2. Approval of Agenda A. Approval of 5/21/15 Agenda 3. School Welcome A. Patty Allen, Principal, Parkway School 4. Student/Staff Recognition A. CT Science Fair […] [Read More]
Haley Elminger, president of Greenwich Library’s board of trustees, and First Selectman Peter Tesei formally unveil the Greenwich Reads Together choice. - Ken Borsuk photo

Greenwich Library names Americanah as choice for Greenwich Reads Together

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Greenwich will once again read together and on Wednesday morning “Americanah” by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie was revealed as the choice for the community-wide shared reading experience. The novel, a “New York Times” best-seller, is about a young couple leaving military-ruled Nigeria and how the woman grapples with an adjustment to America, being in a minority […] [Read More]

New book for Greenwich Reads Together to be revealed Wednesday

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Greenwich is ready to “read together” again and Greenwich Library will reveal the choice of this years book Wednesday morning. Greenwich Reads Together is an annual program put together by Greenwich Library where one book is chosen and people in town are encouraged to read it. Educational programs and discussions will be held throughout town […] [Read More]

Registration for Red Cross’ Safety Town ends on Friday

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The Red Cross’ annual Safety Town is returning but interested people need to act fast because registration is closing soon. Registration is open for the remaining spots in the one-week safety education program which is a summer tradition for the American Red Cross Greater New York Region. But time is running out and registration closes […] [Read More]

Nathaniel Witherell gives millions back to town of Greenwich

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It was a day a long time in coming for The Nathaniel Witherell and its supporters as they were able to give the town $4.49 million for the costs of the Project Renew renovation. The money came from a state of Connecticut historic income tax credit and represents years of work from the Friends of […] [Read More]
Gov. Dannel Malloy addresses the crowd at Law Day 2015 in Greenwich. - Ken Borsuk photo

Malloy remarks highlight Greenwich Law Day

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Gov. Dannel Malloy was the keynote speaker Friday afternoon as the Greenwich Bar Association marked its celebration of Law Day. Malloy, an attorney, said while he hadn’t practiced law since 1995 he still remembered the lessons of his first year of law school about looking at both sides of an argument. He talked about the […] [Read More]

Board of Education size change proposal stalls out before Board of Selectmen

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A proposal to increase the size of the Board of Education stalled out before the Board of Selectmen on Thursday when no second was made to actually vote on the matter. First Selectman Peter Tesei put forward the motion to allow the Representative Town Meeting to debate a charter amendment where the school board would […] [Read More]