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YMCA of Greenwich marks Men’s Health Week

There’s no time like the present to focus on your health and the YMCA of Greenwich is encouraging people to take part in their physical wellness programs. Until June 21, the YMCA will be waiting its

Town offers Lyme disease prevention advice to Greenwich residents

As the weather heats up and people spend more time outdoors, the risks of Lyme disease grow and the town is urging residents to be aware. The town warned June, July and August are the times when the

Glenville dumping prompts DEEP involvement

UPDATE 10:40 p.m. Evan Delman of Fairview Terrace was cited for illegal dumping and simple trespass after chemicals were found in a dumpster Monday in Glenville, police said. Delman will have to

West Nile-positive mosquitoes found in Greenwich

The first mosquitoes this year in Greenwich to test positive for West Nile Virus were trapped Sept. 9 near the Eastern Greenwich Civic Center, health officials announced Tuesday. The town is combating
Summer's Itch Greenwich Point

Swimmer’s itch reported at Greenwich Point

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

Department of Health offers home tips for mosquito season

Summer isn’t all rainbows and  sunshine. That hot, muggy weather leads to a boom in all sorts of undesirable critters, one of which stands above the rest — the mosquito. But the tiny bloodsuckers

Pineapple Classic returns to Greenwich Polo Club

The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Connecticut Pineapple Classic 5K (with obstacles!) will take place May 17 at Greenwich Polo Club. Here’s the info on how you can get involved in the annual

Dept. of Health seeking residents for six-week nutritionist course

The Greenwich Department of Health has announced a series of free nutrition classes aimed at teaching residents how to tackle weight loss, blood pressure and heart disease. The six sessions, which run

Get swabbed at Old Greenwich bone marrow drive tonight

The First Congregational Church of Greenwich is hosting a bone marrow drive tonight from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., offering residents from ages 18 to 55 the chance to enter themselves into the national bone
A group of men clears a walkway of snow and ice in front of a building on Holly Hill Lane, Greenwich, Conn., Wednesday afternoon, Feb. 5, 2014. Photo: Bob Luckey

Snow storm safety tips

More snow is on the way tonight, and forecasters say it could very well continue falling through the end of Thursday. With that in mind, Greenwich Public Health Emergency Preparedness Coordinator