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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]
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‘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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A scene from the Greenwich American Legion Post 29's 2012 Memorial Day ceremony at Indian Harbor Yacht Club.

Greenwich American Legion announces Memorial Day ceremony

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The Greenwich American Legion Post 29 has announced that its Memorial Day ceremony will take place at the Indian Harbor Yacht Club on Monday, May 26 at 8 a.m. sharp. State Senator and Greenwich resident L. Scott Frantz will be the ceremony’s guest speaker. “We are honored to have the participation of Scott this year […] [Read More]
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Barge still marooned in Old Greenwich waters

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As of 1:30 p.m., the barge that marooned Wednesday on a jetty in Old Greenwich waters remains there, according to an announcement from the Greenwich Police Department. The United States Coast Guard is on the scene overseeing salvage operations.  Thornton Marine, of Staten Island, N.Y., is performing the salvaging, according to police. “A commercial salvage […] [Read More]
Categories: Greenwich, Old Greenwich

Runaway barge at rest on Old Greenwich jetty

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Greenwich residents can sleep easy tonight; their shore will not be obliterated by a runaway barge. The barge that slipped its moorings in the Stamford Harbor Tuesday night and drifted into Greenwich waters on Wednesday now appears to be safely marooned on a jetty near Rocky Point, just east of East Point Lane. The barge […] [Read More]
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Big fundraising haul for Lions Club’s Egg Hunt

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Talk about an eggs-ellent outcome. The Greenwich Lions Club’s annual Egg Hunt last Sunday in Roger Sherman Baldwin Park raised approximately $5,000. ShopRite was the event’s lead sponsor, while the Greenwich Department of Parks and Recreation co-sponsored. The St. Lawrence Club, McDonald’s and Greenwich Bank & Trust also made contributions. Many volunteered for the event, including […] [Read More]
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Three generations, one haircut

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Like father, like son… and his son. Three generations of the Lasley family helped to set a new Guinness World Record, when they appeared April 9 on NBC’s “Today” show to get their heads shaved in a fundraiser for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, which raises funds for children with cancer. The newly shorn Lasley trio […] [Read More]

Groceries for a good cause

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If you’re a Whole Foods shopper, you might want to consider restocking the pantry on Wednesday, April 2. It’s for a good cause. The Whole Foods Market in Greenwich will donate 5 percent of all sales that day to The Greenwich Land Trust. The store is located at 90 E. Putnam Ave. in Greenwich.   [Read More]
Categories: Greenwich, shopping
47 Round Hill Road sold for $6.7 million last week, the top priced home sale on the street so far this year.

Round Hill home sells for $6.7 million as week’s top sale

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The seven-bedroom Georgian home at 47 Round Hill Road sold for $6,650,000 on Wednesday, March 19, earning it the distinction of Greenwich’s top home sale for last week. The property includes 2.47 acres of “parklike” land, according to the expired listings for the home, and boasts a wine cellar equipped to hold 5,000 bottles of […] [Read More]