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West Putnam Avenue re-opens after car crash

West Putnam Avenue has re-opened after a car crash around 6:30 p.m. at the intersection of West Putnam and Dearfield Drive caused “injuries of unknown severity,” police said. An initial assessment indicates the injuries are non-life threatening, according to police. Because of the accident, West Putnam Avenue was briefly closed westbound at the intersection with […] [Read More]
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Greenwich police say Cos Cob incident was a hoax

UPDATE 7:30 P.M. –  River Road at East Putnam Avenue was closed to traffic during rush hour on Monday and the Greenwich Police Department believes a hoax is to blame. Chief of Police James Heavey said Thursday evening that he believed the department had been the victim of a prank known as swatting where false […] [Read More]

Greenwich police search for gas station robbery suspect

Greenwich police are searching for a male suspect who reportedly robbed at gunpoint early Saturday morning the Sheep Hill Mobil gas station at 1129 East Putnam Ave. The suspect entered the gas station alone at about 1:30 a.m., brandishing a handgun and wearing a mask, police said.  He demanded cash, and the attendant immediately complied, […] [Read More]
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Sandy Hook Ride on Washington stops by Greenwich for rally

Snow and frigid temperatures are not exactly ideal weather for a short bicycle ride, much less a 400 mile journey. But the 26 cyclists riding from Newtown to Washington D.C. had a mission they say trumped weather worries. Team 26 stopped off in Greenwich Saturday afternoon for a rally to urge them on their way […] [Read More]
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Last year's egg hunt had a big turnout as people of all ages, including First Selectman Peter Tesei, joined the Easter Bunny.  - photo courtesy of Greenwich Lions

Greenwich Lions to hold egg hunt on Saturday

In the hunt for Easter eggs, Greenwich kids can “hop to it” on Saturday thanks to the Greenwich Lions. The annual fund raiser will take place Saturday, March 28, at Roger Sherman Baldwin Park. The park gates will open at 11 a.m. and then at 11:15 the hunt begins as kids will be searching for […] [Read More]

Planning and Zoning Commission approves Greenwich open space plan

The Planning and Zoning Commission approved the 2015 Open Space Plan for the town, allowing it to go before the Representative Town Meeting next month. The commission approved the plan by a four to one margin at close to 1 a.m. on Wednesday morning after beginning debate Tuesday night. In approving the plan, the commission […] [Read More]

Public hearing scheduled Tuesday night for Greenwich budget

Before the Board of Estimate and Taxation holds its vote this week, members of the public will be allowed one last opportunity to campaign for (or maybe even against) projects they are passionate about. The BET will hold a public hearing Tuesday night at 7 p.m. in the Town Hall Meeting room to discuss the […] [Read More]

Eastern Greenwich neighborhood plan to be discussed Wednesday

Residents will have another chance to make their voices heard on the neighborhood plan for Eastern Greenwich. A public meeting will be held Wednesday, March 18, at North Mianus School at 8 p.m. to discuss the Eastern Greenwich Neighborhood Plan. The meeting had originally been scheduled for March 5 but bad weather caused the postponement. […] [Read More]
Joanne Berger-Sweeney

Trinity College president to speak at Greenwich Academy graduation

Trinity College President Joanne Berger-Sweeney will deliver the graduation address at Greenwich Academy’s 188th commencement on May 21. “Dr. Berger-Sweeney’s distinguished career as a woman in science, academia, and now, as president of Trinity College afford her a unique perspective on the future of our girls,” Head of School Molly King said in a statement. […] [Read More]
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Breaking: Robbery at TD Bank on Greenwich Avenue

The TD Bank branch at 235 Greenwich Ave. was robbed Sunday afternoon, after a man held up a teller and made off with cash. A lone man entered the bank at approximately 1:30 p.m. and presented the teller with a note demanding cash, according to police. The teller complied, and the suspect left with an […] [Read More]