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Swimmer’s itch reported at Greenwich Point

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Swimmer’s itch cases have been reported at Greenwich Point. Symptoms of swimmer’s itch include a rash that usually goes away in about a week, an itching or burning feeling on the skin and pimples that show up several hours after being in the water (the pimples might later turn into blisters), according to webmd.com Swimmers […] [Read More]
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Sandblast! 2014 kicks off on Greennwich Point Saturday

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Break out those shovels, grab your sunscreen and start drafting your blueprints: Sandblast! 2014 is nearly upon us. The Greenwich Arts Council and the Department of Parks  and Recreation are teaming up once again, along with Meli-Melo Juice Bar to host the annual sand sculpture festival on Greenwich Point. But don’t call it a competition […] [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]

Greenwich runners raise $40,000 for cancer services

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CancerCare announced last week that Greenwich runners raised more than $40,000 in support of the New York City-based non-profit during it’s Second Annual Walk/Run for Hope at Greenwich Point May 4. The fund go toward  CancerCare‘s mission of providing free social, financial and counseling  services for cancer victims and their families. “Thank you to all of […] [Read More]
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Karen Valencia of Greenwich gets her octopus kite into the air during the Greenwich Department of Parks & Recreation and the Greenwich Arts Council kite-flying festival at Greenwich Point, Saturday afternoon, April 14, 2012.

Kite Flying Festival set to soar April 5

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The skies are blue and the winds whipping, and that certainly  means one thing: it’s  kite flying season. The Greenwich Arts Council and the Department of Parks and Recreation will ring in spring this Saturday, April 5, with their annual Kite Flying Festival. Starting at 11:30 a.m. on the Greenwich Point beach, residents are encouraged […] [Read More]

Earth Day at Greenwich Point

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In honor of Earth Day, Greenwich Conservation Commission, the Shellfish Commission and Greenwich Public Schools is hosting a day jam-packed with activities on Sunday, April 6 at Greenwich Point. Check out the schedule of events below: Bird walk: 9 am – 11 am Dune planting: 9 am – 1 pm Beach clean up: 11 am […] [Read More]
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All is peaceful at Greenwich Point after the storm

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Old Barn gets the green light

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The Old Barn has gotten the go-ahead from Planning and Zoning. The Commission unanimously voted to approve the Greenwich Point Conservancy’s final site plan, which means a building permit is the only thing standing in between them and breaking ground. The project received a crucial variance last month from the Planning and Zoning Board of […] [Read More]
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Old Barn approaches final hurdle

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It hasn’t quite been smooth sailing for proposed restoration of Greenwich Point’s Old Barn. But despite its stormy past, the Greenwich Point Conservancy’s project is as closer than ever to reality. Last week, the Planning and Zoning Board of Appeals unanimously approved to grant the project a crucial variance to FEMA flood codes that will […] [Read More]

Town addresses safety concerns over lifeguard trailer

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The trailer used by lifeguards at Greenwich Point has been equipped with weights and fencing to address safety concerns brought about by beachgoers who raised fears that the structure could blow over in a strong wind storm. First Selectman Peter Tesei said the Parks and Recreation Department weighted down the trailer to help keep it […] [Read More]
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