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Downed wires force midcountry road closures, bus evacuation

Dingletown Road remains closed between Perkins and Doubling Road following the downing of a utility wires this morning. Palmer Hill Road was also closed due to burning wires, but has since reopened,

CL&P: No “explosion,” fuse behind Central Greenwich outage

Contrary to initial police reports, Connecticut Light and Power said Wednesday that the reported explosions in Central Greenwich were not actually explosions at all, but rather sound from a fuse
Greenwich Police Detective Fred Quezada teaches a women's self-defense class at the Greenwich Police Department.

Female Fight Club: Class 3/10

As we lined up facing the fall, Police Officer Jeff Morris instructed us to lift one knee, thrust our hips forward and kick. “If you put a hole in the wall, I don’t care,” Morris said. “I don’t care,
Patrol Officer Jeff Morris demonstrates standing up in base at a Women's Self-Defense class offered free of charge at Greenwich Police Department.

Female Fight Club: Class 2/10

In the second round of Greenwich Police Department’s 10-session course in women’s self-defense, we learned how to choke a person unconscious. The maneuver begins when you’re on the ground beneath your

Seatbelt campaign: dozens of drivers fail to click it, receive tickets

You have to admit, the options were pretty clear: in the span of three hours on the first night of Greenwich’s Click-It or Ticket seat belt campaign, 65 motorists failed to click it and, as a result,

Female Fight Club: Greenwich PD offers self-defense training

“You’re not learning self-defense,” said Greenwich Police Officer Jeff Morris. “You’re gonna learn to fight, and then you’re gonna apply that to self-defense.” And that’s how Morris kicked off the
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GPD, DEA collect 150 pounds of drugs during prescription take-back

Greenwich Police collected nearly 150 pounds of prescription and unsafe drugs following a joint drug take-back program with the federal Drug Enforcement Agency Saturday. Part of a national initiative
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Greenwich Police and DEA team up for prescription drug disposal April 26

When it comes to disposing of prescription drugs, out of sight, out of mind just isn’t enough, according to local police. ÔÇťAmericans are now advised that their usual methods for┬ádisposing of unused
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GPD: despite more snow, calm morning

Greenwich Police are reporting another quiet morning despite more snowfall, the third snow event in five days. Only minor accidents with no injuries and no serious traffic impact have been recorded
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Warzoha: town in “clean up mode”

While the snow has subsided and the sun has begun to peek out, the effects of Thursday’s snowstorm are still being felt, said Emergency Management Director Dan Warzoha Friday morning. “Things pretty
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