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JIM HIMES RIGHT ON SYRIAN REBEL VOTE

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Four of the five Connecticut members of the House of Representatives, including our own 4th Congressional District representative Jim Himes, cast “No” votes in yesterday’s vote to arm and train so-called “moderate” Syrian rebels. The only Connecticut House member to vote “Yes” was  Joe Courtney. The amendment passed by a vote of 273 to 156. […] [Read More]
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CURIOSITY CONCERTS ANNOUNCES 2014-15 SEASON

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“Exceptional music designed to inspire parents and children alike,” is the way Shelly Cryer, producer of Curiosity Concerts, describes the series of free classical music concerts for families. Now in its second season, Curiosity Concerts will present 10 free concerts at different venues in the Greenwich area. The concerts are designed for children ages 6 […] [Read More]
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DREW’S SEARCH FOR CONTAMINATED SITES

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Greenwich selectman Drew Marzullo plans to search through old invoices for any evidence of material transported from the Holly Hill incinerator to other locations in town. His search may begin as early as this week. His concern is primarily for our community’s public health and wellbeing. This is, or should be, everyone’s concern. However, it’s […] [Read More]
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NOT ONE MORE – Gun Violence Must End, Add Your Voice

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Jonathan Perloe, leader of the Greenwich Council Against Gun Violence, issued a press release today, reproduced below in its entirety. There will be a gun violence prevention table on Greenwich Avenue by the Board of Education building this weekend during the Greenwich Sidewalk Sales days. Stop by the table starting at 3 p.m. Friday, July […] [Read More]
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CONGRATULATIONS SAM ROMEO, THANK YOU GEORGE YANKOWICH

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As has been reported, Sam Romeo was elected chairman of the Greenwich Housing Authority last Wednesday, June 25. He succeeds George Yankowich who chose not to run again. Yankowich, who has chaired the Housing Authority’s Board of Commissioners for the past three years, says he no longer has the time to devote to the chairmanship […] [Read More]
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COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PARTNERSHIP PLANNING COMMITTEE OPEN FOR PUBLIC COMMENT ON AFFORDABLE HOUSING ZONING REGULATIONS

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Last night the Planning and Zoning Commission held a public workshop on new affordable housing regulations that have been drafted by the community development partnership, an outgrowth of the Plan of Conservation and Development (POCD) housing task force. Members of the CDP planning committee have been developing this proposal since their first meeting in October […] [Read More]
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MODERATE INCOME HOUSING WORKSHOP JUNE 24

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The Community Development Partnership Planning Committee (CDP-PC) will hold a workshop on moderate income housing next week, June 24, at 7 p.m., at the start of the Planning and Zoning Commission meeting in the Town Hall Meeting Room. Workshop discussion will be on the CDP-PC’s proposed amendments to the moderate income housing zoning regulations. According […] [Read More]
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CONGRATULATIONS TO DIVERSITY WRITING CONTEST WINNERS

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This is the fifth year that the Town of Greenwich Affirmative Action Advisory Committee has sponsored a diversity writing contest for high school students who live in Greenwich, or attend school in Greenwich. This year there were 46 entries from 3 different Greenwich schools. The writing topic: Bullying behavior is not new but societies have not […] [Read More]
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