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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]
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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]
Bill Gallagher was installed March 1 as the Grand Marshal

Bill Gallagher installed as Grand Marshal of St. Patrick’s Parade

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The excitement is building for Greenwich’s St. Patrick’s Parade. Bill Gallagher was installed March 1 as Grand Marshal of the 40th annual Greenwich St. Patrick’s Parade at the Greenwich Hibernian Association’s annual St. Patrick’s Dinner Dance. A sellout crowd of 160 attended the event. Gallagher is president and co-founder of the Greenwich-based Summer Rain Sprinkler […] [Read More]
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Greenwich libraries closed today

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All Greenwich libraries are closed today for Presidents Day. They will re-open tomorrow with regular operating hours. [Read More]
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When a Greenwichite uncovered a presidential secret

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On this Presidents Day, it’s worth noting that the numerous connections between Greenwich and the presidency. In case you missed it, here’s the Greenwich Time article that ran yesterday about the town’s past and present links to the commander-in-chief. http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/Greenwich-and-the-presidency-5238702.php One of the most important and interesting Greenwich-related presidential episodes involved Grover Cleveland’s secret cancer […] [Read More]
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A Greenwich presidential historian reflects on Presidents Day

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Lewis Lehrman, a presidential historian and Greenwich resident, has written two books about Abraham Lincoln: “Lincoln at Peoria: The Turning Point” and “Lincoln ‘by littles.’” He is also co-founder of the Lincoln & Soldiers Institute at Gettysburg College in Gettysburg, Pa, which annually awards the Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize for the best work on the […] [Read More]
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Greenwich Avenue does not look like this too often on a Thursday afternoon.

A ghostly Greenwich Avenue

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This is the scene this afternoon on Greenwich Avenue. Many shops and restaurants are closed, and pedestrians and cars are not in abundance. And, to answer the inevitable question, yes, Starbucks is closed, too. [Read More]
Lou Acevedo, who works in Greenwich's Highway Division, salts the sidewalks Thursday on Greenwich Avenue.

A message from the Greenwich Highway Division

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While salting the sidewalks on Greenwich Avenue Thursday afternoon, Lou Acevedo, a member of the Greenwich Department of Public Works’ Highway Division offered this message to the community: “Stay home, if you can. It’ll make it easier for us.” So far, many seem to be heeding Acevedo’s message. There are few pedestrians and little traffic […] [Read More]