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Woman arrested after slashing boss’s tires in Taco Bell dispute

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An employee at a Greenwich Taco Bell is facing charges after living a little too “Más” last week. Greenwich Police arrested Karisha Hurdle, 21, of  Stamford, after she slashed the tires on her boss’s car following an argument at the East Putnam location of the Tex-Mex chain. The act of workplace revenge has earned Hurdle a […] [Read More]
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Greenwich man charged with sexual assault of minor

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Greenwich Police on Wednesday arrested an Old Greenwich man after he allegedly sexually assaulted a minor. Keenan Houston, 51, of Ballwood Road, is facing charges of fourth-degree sexual assault and sexual contact with a victim under the age of 13. Police were dispatched to his residence shortly after 11 p.m. Wednesday on reports of a possible […] [Read More]
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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]
The intersection at Sound Beach and Webb Avenues.

Sidewalk closed along Memorial Day parade route

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There will be a little less standing room at Monday’s Memorial Day parade in Old Greenwich. That’s because Public Works crews have roped off a stretch of sidewalk  along Sound Beach Avenue from Webb Avenue to Binney Park while they work to replace it with fresh concrete. “The long and short of it is it […] [Read More]
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A preview of Memorial Day weekend events

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Greenwich will hold a number of events this Memorial Day weekend to honor the nation’s fallen troops. Here’s a look at some of the main events. The Byram Veterans Association will hold its Memorial Day parade on Sunday, stepping off at 2 p.m. at the Byram Veterans Club at 300 Delavan Ave. The parade will […] [Read More]
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Fire ravages home in Old Greenwich

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Town fire officials are investigating the cause of a major structure fire that ripped through an Old Greenwich home Sunday evening, destroying part of its roof and blackening it inside and out. The homeowners, who were home at the time of the blaze, were able to escape unharmed, but could do little as the fire […] [Read More]
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Man arrested after fight with girlfriend over dog, moving

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Greenwich Police have arrested a Mississippi man after he allegedly punched his girlfriend in the face while the pair were packing their belongs in preparation to move. The cause of the assault was allegedly a new dog the couple had gotten. The man, who has not been identified to protect the victim, is now facing […] [Read More]
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Barge still marooned in Old Greenwich waters

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As of 1:30 p.m., the barge that marooned Wednesday on a jetty in Old Greenwich waters remains there, according to an announcement from the Greenwich Police Department. The United States Coast Guard is on the scene overseeing salvage operations.  Thornton Marine, of Staten Island, N.Y., is performing the salvaging, according to police. “A commercial salvage […] [Read More]
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Runaway barge at rest on Old Greenwich jetty

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Greenwich residents can sleep easy tonight; their shore will not be obliterated by a runaway barge. The barge that slipped its moorings in the Stamford Harbor Tuesday night and drifted into Greenwich waters on Wednesday now appears to be safely marooned on a jetty near Rocky Point, just east of East Point Lane. The barge […] [Read More]
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School officials blame custodian, unsecured door for drunken intruder

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And you thought sleeping in class was bad. On Saturday, March 29, John Holl, 47, of Shore Road, was found by police drunk and asleep inside the Old Greenwich School shortly before 3:00 a.m. When questioned as to how he got there, Holl told police he had simply walked through an open door. Now, the […] [Read More]