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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.┬áThis 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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GEMS PROVIDES AN EXTRAORDINARY SERVICE

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Recent talk about doing away with the town’s outstanding emergency medical service and possibly replacing GEMS with a for profit service is shocking. Such talk must stop immediately. It does us all a disservice. The suggestion that GEMS be replaced is all the more appalling in light of the consensus that exists regarding the exceptional […] [Read More]
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HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE DAY SATURDAY

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  This Saturday, May 10, Greenwich residents have an opportunity to safely dispose of their household hazardous waste. The town will be collecting residential hazardous waste on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Greenwich High School parking lot on Hillside Road. Household hazardous waste is any material from your home that demonstrates […] [Read More]
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GREENWICH DEMOCRATIC TOWN COMMITTEE FACES A DIFFICULT TASK

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They’ve chosen a chairman. But can members of the Greenwich Democratic Town Committee now unite behind their leader? And, conversely, can this chosen chairman provide the leadership that’s needed to unify the 75-member body? No matter how one looks at it, the task will be difficult. Whoever was destined to win the chairmanship at the […] [Read More]
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