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A group of men clears a walkway of snow and ice in front of a building on Holly Hill Lane, Greenwich, Conn., Wednesday afternoon, Feb. 5, 2014. Photo: Bob Luckey

Snow storm safety tips

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More snow is on the way tonight, and forecasters say it could very well continue falling through the end of Thursday. With that in mind, Greenwich Public Health Emergency Preparedness Coordinator Joanna Lipson has put together a fact sheet for town residents. The following press release is from the Town of Greenwich: Winter storm “PAX” […] [Read More]

BOS green lights tax relief for seniors

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The town’s senior tax relief program on Thursday cleared one of three hurdles needed to keep the program in place. The Board of Selectman voted 2-1 to extend the senior tax relief ordinance another five years. The ordinance provides tax relief each year to 650 to 700 Greenwich seniors who meet certain income requirements. The […] [Read More]
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Town budget includes $170K for school counselors

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The town budget draft includes a new $170,000 line item for two new teen talk positions at Greenwich Public Schools. At Thursday morning’s regularly scheduled Board of Selectman meeting, First Selectman Peter Tesei spent several minutes explaining the budget request. “The counselor would help support, intervene and identify at-risk youth and work with them not […] [Read More]

Tesei explains budget increase

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First Selectman Peter Tesei gave a brief budget overview Thursday morning at the Board of Selectman’s regularly scheduled meeting in the Cone Room at Town Hall. “To give just a quick thumbnail, this budget, as submitted, reflects a 3.52% increase in the mill rate,” Tesei said. “That is a departure from the last several years. […] [Read More]
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Tesei: substation construction would be ‘disruptive’

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CL&P recently announced that it will close its work station at 330 Railroad Ave. by the fourth quarter of next year and relocate the site’s 23 employees, as well as trucks and other equipment, to a facility in Stamford’s Glenbrook neighborhood. Despite CL&P’s intent to close the Greenwich work site, there are plans to open […] [Read More]

Town officials discuss tax relief for seniors

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Greenwich’s Board of Selectman will discuss topics including a senior tax relief ordinance at its regularly scheduled meeting at 10 a.m. Thursday in the Town Hall Meeting Room. [Read More]

RTM meeting postponed

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Due to tonight’s winter storm, the Greenwich Representative Town Meeting‘s January meeting has been postponed until 8 p.m. Monday, January 27. The meeting will take place in the auditorium at Central Middle School. [Read More]
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Greenwich Democrats to host caucus to elect new members

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An announcement from the Greenwich Democrats: The Greenwich Democratic Town Committee will hold its biennial caucuses on Monday, Jan. 13 at 7 p.m. at the locations listed below. The caucuses provide the opportunity for registered Democrats in Greenwich to seek membership on the DTC as representatives of their respective districts and to get actively involved with the […] [Read More]

BET bids farewell to Bedrosian, Pellegrino, Brady

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Monday night’s Board of Estimate and Taxation meeting marked the end of the road for three current members, who will depart from the Board at the beginning of the 2014-15 term next month. Republicans Gregory Bedrosian and Joseph Pellegrino and Democrat Bob Brady all bid the BET a final farewell in the meeting’s closing minutes. […] [Read More]

Dems campaign at Senior Center

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Before digging in to $4 plates of stuffed shells, Greenwich Democrats running for local offices in the upcoming November election gave stump speeches Wednesday to about 30 seniors at the Greenwich Senior Center. First Selectman Candidate Beth Krumeich kicked off the campaign event with a few words of her own. Selectman Drew Marzullo, who is […] [Read More]
Categories: Seniors, Town government