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Greenwich Housing Authority plans on display during block party at Adams Garden public housing complex, Riverside, Saturday Aug. 6, 2011. (Photo: Bob Luckey / Greenwich Time)

Greenwich planning board approves Riverside housing complex expansion

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After more than a year and a half of wrangling, the expansion of the Adams Garden housing complex is set to go forward. After postponing the project earlier this summer amid continued wetlands concerns, the Planning and Zoning Commission voted unanimously  5-0 Tuesday night to approve a final site plan application, as well as municipal […] [Read More]

Firefighters put out small Riverside blaze

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Greenwich firefighters put out a small roof fire in residential Riverside Tuesday afternoon, stemming what fire officials said could have been a much worse incident. The fire was accompanied by a small break in a water main leading to an adjacent fire hydrant, though Aquarion officials were unable to determine if it had been directly […] [Read More]
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Riverside targeted in rash of car break-ins

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Greenwich Police are investigating a rash of thefts from unlocked cars in residential Riverside neighborhoods this weekend. At least four Riverside residents reported that over the course of the night of Friday, March 21, someone had entered their vehicles — in each case parked in a driveway. According to police reports, two vehicle on Hidden […] [Read More]
Categories: police, Riverside

Budget to set aside funds for Old Greenwich/Riverside neighborhood plan

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Nestled in the Board of Selectmen’s nearly $400 million recommended budget is some $50,000 allocated for the town’s third neighborhood plan. Following the Byram and Cos Cob plans over the past several years, the funds set aside for Old Greenwich Riverside are more than triple its predecessors, increasing from $15,000 to $50,000. The neighborhood plans, […] [Read More]

Greenwich teen arrested for narcotics, trespassing

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A Greenwich teenager is facing drug and trespassing charges following reports of suspicious behavior in a Riverside neighborhood Monday night. Osman Merida, 19, of 15 Scofield Street, was found running through private yards on Hoover Road with an unspecified amount of narcotics on his person shortly before 10 p.m. on Feb. 3, according to police […] [Read More]
Categories: police, Riverside
The boys were submerged in the water, hanging onto the ice shelf, when Greenwich firefighters arrived on scene and pulled them to shore.

Teens fall through thin ice in Riverside

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Two teenage boys were hospitalized after falling through thin ice into the frigid brackish waters of a small pond on Willowmere Circle in Riverside Thursday afternoon. Fire officials said the boys were submerged in the pond, hanging onto the ice shelf, when firefighters arrived on scene and pulled them to shore. The boys were treated […] [Read More]
Categories: fire, police, Riverside, Youth

Barnum auditions this week at St. Catherine of Siena

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Tonight is the first night of auditions for St. Catherine of Siena’s upcoming production of “Barnum” the musical, which will be performed by the St. Catherine’s Players in February and March. Auditions are 7:30 p.m. today, Tuesday and Wednesday at St. Catherine of Siena Parish Hall, 4 Riverside Ave. If you’re unfamiliar with the show, […] [Read More]
Categories: arts, Riverside

Lockwood Lane bridge re-opens

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By Amanda Cuda The bridge that carries Lockwood Lane over Interstate 95 has reopened to traffic after being closed for construction since May. The bridge was expected to re-open by Nov. 30, but Frank W. Petise, senior civil engineer for the town, sent an email out Tuesday stating the bridge was to be re-opened by […] [Read More]
Categories: Riverside

Fire Marshal: Three vehicles damaged in Riverside fire

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UPDATE: The 2012 Jeep Liberty that caught fire at the Riverside Metro-North Railroad station early Wednesday morning caused damage to two other nearby vehicles, Greenwich fire officials said Thursday. All told, three vehicles were damaged in the 7:50 a.m. fire: the Jeep and another vehicle were heavily damaged and a third vehicle suffered minor damage, […] [Read More]
Categories: Public Safety, Riverside

Car fire in Riverside

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Check out these contributed photos of a car that caught fire at the Riverside Metro-North Railroad station today in Greenwich. We’re checking with the Fire Department to find out what might have started the blaze and whether anyone was hurt.   [Read More]