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Harbor Master urgers boaters to prepare for Arthur

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As Hurricane Arthur approaches the Connecticut coastline, Greenwich Harbor Master Ian MacMillan is calling on boaters to prepare their vessels for a lively storm. “The most important issue I face today is to alert the Mariners and coastal residents to the Hurricane Arthur coming up our nation’s coast line,” MacMillan said in an email. “It […] [Read More]
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Conservation Commission launches Sandy recovery survey

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The Greenwich Conservation Commission has announced a new survey to assess the lingering impacts of Hurricane Sandy and the long-term needs of the town’s flood-prone areas. The survey is part of the Commission’s ongoing efforts to help residents still reeling from the storm get back on their feet in wake of the state’s rejection of […] [Read More]
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Winter storm misses Greenwich, only dusting of snow Monday morning

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Some lion. If you were hoping to ring in March with another major snowstorm, you’re going to be disappointed. Despite initial predictions of nearly a foot of snow falling Sunday evening into Monday, the system that has been moving across the mid-Atlantic largely missed Southern Connecticut, leaving Greenwich with barely a dusting of snow. The […] [Read More]
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Low patient volume at Greenwich Hospital ER due to storm

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Even with the treacherous mix of ice and snow yesterday, Greenwich Hospital reported a ¬†slow day and night at the emergency room. While average night time patient totals hover around 120, hospital officials said only 58 people turned up over the course of Thursday. Only 10 patients were treated between midnight Friday and the morning. […] [Read More]

Photos: Greenwich returns to normalcy amid snowdrifts

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Warzoha: town in “clean up mode”

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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 well calmed down by one in the morning,” he said. The town’s focus for much of the night and into the morning has […] [Read More]
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Snow subsides: sunny skies ahead, NWS reports

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That little sliver of 0range out there on the horizon? That’ the sun. Yeah, I forgot what it looked like too. The snow has finally relented after nearly 24 hours of ¬†stormy conditions, and the persistent gray skies that accompanied the storm seem to moving on as well. The National Weather Service forecasts mostly cloudy […] [Read More]
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Henry Street holds up during storm

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As today’s storm pummeled Greenwich and the rest of the area, many hearty Greenwich residents ventured outside elements to keep order in their neighborhoods, as they shoveled driveways and sidewalks. On Henry Street, in the Byram section of Greenwich, many were taking a resilient attitude about the latest storm. “It’s beautiful out here,” said Carlos […] [Read More]
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Lou Acevedo, who works in Greenwich's Highway Division, salts the sidewalks Thursday on Greenwich Avenue.

A message from the Greenwich Highway Division

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While salting the sidewalks on Greenwich Avenue Thursday afternoon, Lou Acevedo, a member of the Greenwich Department of Public Works’ Highway Division offered this message to the community: “Stay home, if you can. It’ll make it easier for us.” So far, many seem to be heeding Acevedo’s message. There are few pedestrians and little traffic […] [Read More]

Snow shifts to freezing rain, turning eyes to power lines and trees

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The snow has finally disappeared, at least for now, but what’s replaced it isn’t much better: freezing rain has been falling over Greenwich, prompting concern on the ice’s impact on town infrastructure. “Our big concern is watching the ice build up on the trees and the power wires around town,” said Emergency Management Director Dan […] [Read More]
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