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Old Greenwich celebrates with lively parade

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Vets, bright sun and a baby blue convertible were all part of the fun Monday morning at the Memorial Day parade in Old Greenwich. Check out our video montage of the parade, below, and a clip from the Sound Beach Community Band’s performance during the culminating ceremony at Binney Park.   [Read More]
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Memorial Day ceremony at yacht club

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A Memorial Day ceremony was held at 8 a.m. Monday at Indian Harbor Yacht Club complete with a rifle squad and memorial wreath presentation. Sen. L. Scott Frantz was among the speakers at the waterfront event. He spoke about the pride of being American. “I don’t think any of us woke up this morning without […] [Read More]
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Col. Raynal Bolling flaunts wintry style on Greenwich Ave.

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It may be damper than it is cold out there, but it hasn’t stopped one legendary Greenwich resident from bundling up for the winter. Col. Raynal Bolling, the first high-ranking American officer to be killed in World War I, or at least his likeness, has added a tasteful, pom-pommed scarf to his military regalia. While […] [Read More]

Camillo helps veterans launch businesses

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State Rep. Fred Camillo is behind a new business aimed at helping Connecticut veterans start up their own. Business Development for Veterans, a privately funded non-profit that provides grant money to veterans who want to start or expand their own businesses in Connecticut, launched Sept. 18 at the Armory in Hartford. Camillo is the venture’s […] [Read More]
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Things to do in Greenwich this week

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Things to do in Greenwich this week

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YWCA Greenwich and local artist Janet Baldi will hold an opening reception Wednesday for “Freedom” in the YWCA [Read More]

Valentines for Vets drive

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U.S. Rep. Jim Himes, a Cos Cob resident, is launching his third annual Valentines for Vets drive. Here’s how to get involved: Himes Announces 3rd Annual Valentines for Vets Drive Program organizes creation of valentines to be delivered to local Vets BRIDGEPORT, CT [Read More]

Favorite faces from 2011 – Bob Luckey/GT Staff Photographer

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Things to do in Greenwich this week

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Above:The Garden Education Center will host its election day plant sale from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday. Monday Greenwich Cares, a nonprofit community service club at Greenwich High school, is hosting a holiday gift boutique to benefit Neighbor to Neighbor from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Nov. 7. There will be 11 vendors, with […] [Read More]

Call for photos of local veterans

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A message from Greenwich Library: This Veterans Day, Greenwich Library will honor veterans by displaying photographs of those who have served in the military. All photos will be placed in a locked glass case for the public to view. Participants will be asked to give their name, branch of service, and approximate service dates. Details […] [Read More]
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