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Will “gapping” onto a rail on the National Slopestyle Course on his way to a Bronze Medal in the 10-11 year-old age group. Photo credit: VAST Action Photography

Greenwich snowboarder wins the gold

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Greenwichite Will Healy, 12, won gold and bronze medals in the National Snowboarding Championships on Tuesday at Copper Mountain in Colorado. Will won the the gold in the Rail Jam event for boys ages 10 to 13. He also took home the bronze in the Slopestyle event for boys in his age group. The Riverside […] [Read More]
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Last chance to register for Parks and Rec winter sports program

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As 2013 comes to a close, so too does the chance to register for the Greenwich Parks and Recreation Department’s winter sports program. Activities offered this season include a girls indoor softball clinic for ages 8 to 14, coed indoor baseball for 7 through 10-year-olds, and youth soccer, on weekends and weekdays. Registration forms must […] [Read More]

Former New York Yankee John ‘Zeke’ Bella passes away at 83

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John “Zeke” Bella, a Greenwich native who played for the New York Yankees in the late 1950s and later became a long-serving youth sports official in town, died Sunday from complications related to a stroke and fall he suffered during the last week. He was 83. Widely regarded as one of the greatest athletes produced […] [Read More]

Old Timers dinner to honor Wilson, Oates Nov. 1 at Hyatt Regency

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The Greenwich Old Timers Athletic Association will hold its 53rd Annual Sports Awards Dinner on Friday, Nov. 1 at 6 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency hotel at 1800 East Putnam Ave in Old Greenwich. Mookie Wilson and Bart Oates are the Old Timers’ National Honorees this year.  Wilson played for the 1986 World Series champions […] [Read More]
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Tesei honors Greenwich teen killed in crash

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A moment of silence in memory of Vinny Scorese marked the start of Thursday morning’s Board of Selectman meeting. Scorese, a 2012 graduate of Greenwich High School and a rising sophomore at Manhattanville College, died when he lost control of his Audi sedan and collided with a stone wall off Riversville Road at about 1:30 […] [Read More]

Things to do in Greenwich this week

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The Town of Greenwich Conservation Commission is offering a training program Wednesday to teach volunteers how to oil Canada Geese eggs to help stabilize the local geese population. Monday Alliance Francaise of Greenwich spring classes for adults, teens and children begin March 26. The 12-week courses allow participants to brush-up on basics, improve grammar and […] [Read More]

Things to do in Greenwich this weekend

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Audubon Greenwich will host a presentation on mountain lions in Connecticut Friday evening. Friday Audubon Greenwich will host a presentation about mountain lions in Connecticut from 7:30 to 9 p.m. March 23. Bill Betty and Bo Ottman will present the latest on sightings in the Northeast and other places where these large cats are spotted. […] [Read More]

Things to do in Greenwich this week

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The Greenwich Historical Society will launch “Focus on Photography” with an opening reception Wednesday evening. Above, Barbara O’Shea’s “Glass Half Full.” Tuesday Greenwich Library will offer the following workshops in March: 4 p.m. March 6: Downloading Digital Audiobooks; 10 a.m. March 7: PowerPoint Special Effects; 10 a.m. March 9: Advanced Web Search; 10 a.m. March […] [Read More]

Things to do in Greenwich this weekend

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The Green Fingers Garden Club will host a flower show, “The Nature of the Game,” Friday and Saturday at Christ Church Parish Hall. Friday Greenwich Library [Read More]

Things to do in Greenwich this week

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The Greenwich Wine Society will sample Italian wines and hor d’oeuvres at Toscana restaurant Tuesday. Monday Herbert London, president emeritus at the Hudson Institute, will speak on Middle East realignment at 7 p.m. Feb. 27 at Greenwich Library. London served as the Hudson Institute [Read More]