Monthly Archive for June, 2009

: June, 2009

Time to change the way Greenwich school board is selected; give voters a chance to throw the rascals out

Dave Roberson appears to be an impressive guy: MIT grad, aeronautic engineer with serious NASA chops, and a science fiction writer to boot. Dave sounds like a guy I wouldn’t mind sidling up to at a

Photos of fashion photographer using scenic Greenwich Cove as backdrop for new portfolio

You don’t often see a swimsuit model in a photo shoot coming off the dock at OGYC (Old Greenwich Yacht Club), but there they were when former OGYC Commodore John Ehlers and I disembarked from the

Video of reporters walking the shoreline; headed to Greenwich

Unfinished business: construction of crosswalk at Shore Road, Sound Beach coming to completion; clock in Old Greenwich is back!

After what seemed like eternity, construction of the sidewalk at one of the busiest corners in town – Shore Road and Sound Beach Avenue – finally appears to be nearing completion. Not sure why the

Disappointing Greenwich real estate sales in May

A total of 19 single family houses were sold in Greenwich in May, compared with 21 in April, for an average price of $1,987,944, compared with $1,988,295, according to data compiled by William Raveis

Jim Himes tweets a hoot – know any other Connecticut luminary twittering? Please share

Local congressman Jim Himes’s hyper-kinetic tweets are a treat. Here are some recent ones: On the typically delayed shuttle NYC-DC 2:36 PM Jun 8th from mobile web Lieberman and Dodd aboard too, so 43%

GREENWICH SCHOOL BOARD NEEDS NEW BLOOD, BOLD LEADERSHIP, BIG IDEAS – WHY CAN’T WE BE LIKE MONTGOMERY COUNTY?

Nine years ago, when I moved here from Boston for professional reasons, friends touted Greenwich because they said it had a good school system. It certainly rang true with my expectations of the brand

Waiting for Cablevision

Couldn’t post anything the entire weekend because my Cablevision DSL was off line. Started Friday night or Saturday morning. Came back online Saturday at 2 for several hours and then died again. Was

VIDEOS OF THE GREENWICH CONCOURSE D’ELEGANCE JUNE 6 AND 7

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GET THE WORD ‘INTERIM’ OUT OF THE TITLE OF THE NEW HEADMASTER AT GHS; CHRIS WINTERS IS THE PERSON FOR THE JOB

Greenwich High School needs a headmaster who is smart and very creative. After so many years of just plodding along, why bother with a long and expensive search when the best candidate is so obvious?