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Greenwich to mark Armenian genocide with Town Hall event

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The 100th anniversary of the 1915 Armenian genocide, which claimed the lives of 1.5 million people will be marked Friday, April 24, at Town Hall. There will be a flag raising outside Town Hall and First Selectman Peter Tesei will then read a proclamation for the anniversary, which marks the beginning of the arrests and […] [Read More]
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Public meeting to be held May 28 on Post Road bridge replacement

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A public meeting will be held May 28 at 7 p.m. to discuss replacement of a bridge on the Post Road over Greenwich Creek. The existing bridge, which was built due to the expansion of Route 1, is close to Hillside Road and it will need to be replaced. According to the town, the bridge […] [Read More]
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Greenwich YMCA’s Y Mile Swim makes a big splash

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More than $12.000 was raised at the third annual Y Mile Swim last weekend. The event, which was sponsored by Combine Training, was held April 19 at the YMCA of Greenwich. Money raised by the event will go toward the YMCA’s “No Swimmer Left Behind” program, a new initiative designed to provide scholarship assistance to […] [Read More]
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Zoning commission again defers decision on proposal for moderate income housing

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The discussion over changing town zoning codes to try and create more moderate income housing units in town will go on after the Planning and Zoning Commission decided Tuesday night to seek more information. This is the second deferral of a decision on the proposal. The commission did not immediately set a date for when […] [Read More]
Ben Branyon at the Tuesday announcement of his appointment as the new town administrator. - Ken Borsuk photo

Branyan named new Greenwich town administrator

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The search for a new town administrator did not require going very far. In fact it only took a short walk from Town Hall to the Havemeyer Building. Ben Branyan, who has been working as managing director of operations for the Greenwich Public Schools, was officially named town administrator on Tuesday. Branyan, who has been […] [Read More]
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New principal hired at Hamilton Avenue School

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Cindy Rigling, a magnet school principal in East Hartford, has been hired as Hamilton Avenue School’s next principal and will take over at the start of the new school year. Rigling will replace Cynthia Womack, who is leaving at the end of the school year. She will join the school on July 1, as it […] [Read More]

Buffalo Wild Wings teams with Boys and Girls Club of Greenwich for Wednesday event

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If you feel like overindulging in some chicken wings on Wednesday then you now have a good excuse for it, as Buffalo Wild Wings is teaming up with the Boys and Girls Club of Greenwich. On Wednesday April 22, the Buffalo Wild Wings in Port Chester will be giving 10 percent of its total restaurant […] [Read More]

Greenwich Boy Scouts to withdraw plaque request after controversies

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After new questions emerged about the wording of a plaque planned to honor Ernest Thompson Seton, the proposal will be shelved, at least temporarily. The proposal had been scheduled to be heard by the Board of Selectmen at its meeting today at 10 a.m. in Town Hall but the Greenwich Council of the Boy Scouts […] [Read More]