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19-year-old Greenwich man charged with endangerment, drug possession
GREENWICH — Police charged a 19-year-old from Greenwich with drug possession, as well as endangering the welfare of a minor. Officers were on the look-out for a missing 13-year-old girl in central Greenwich Tuesday afternoon. According to the arrest report, a lead was made that a car driven by Devin
UPDATE: 98 Degrees Get Apology Cake After Connecticut Parking Lot Issue
I wrote the definitive story on this matter yesterday. 98 Degrees was kicked out of a Stop N' Shop Parking lot in Norwalk, CT. Customers at a Norwalk Stop N' Shop were complaining about the buses in the lot and Stop N' Shop asked them to leave.
Stamford man gets 30 months for supplying heroin that killed Greenwich friend
STAMFORD — A city man will spend more than two years in jail for supplying the heroin that killed his Greenwich friend last year. Christopher Brokaw, 43, of Schuyler Avenue, who has spent most of his life in Greenwich, has been sentenced to 30 months in jail followed by seven and a half years of spe
Greenwich child-care worker force-fed toddler: cops
GREENWICH — A child-care worker has been charged with allegedly force-feeding a 17-month old at a daycare facility in Greenwich. Police said Karen Von Tobel, 56, of Hamilton Avenue, Greenwich, was forcing food into a youngster’s mouth on Oct. 24, “causing the child to cry and choke.”
Greenwich waterways show high bacteria
GREENWICH — A report card on waterways in the region says Greenwich’s rivers and creeks have a lot of room for improvement. The Westport-based environmental watchdog Harbor Watch identified four waterways in Greenwich that show significant bacterial contamination. The water in the rivers exceeded ac
Duo charged with altering debit in central Greenwich
GREENWICH — Police arrested a duo from Bridgeport after a stack of gift-cards, which were found to have been tampered with, were found in their vehicle, authorities said Thursday.
Greenwich Student Diversity Leadership Conference Open to All High School Students in Town
February 2 marks the date of the Greenwich Student Diversity Leadership Conference is open to all high school students in Greenwich, both public and private. The conference, which takes place at Greenwich Academy, will be framed around the idea of intersectionality.
Person struck, killed by train in Darien
DARIEN, CT (WFSB) – A person was struck and killed by a train in Darien Thursday night. According to Metro-North officials, the person was pronounced dead on the scene. The incident happened around 7:45 p.m.
Winterfest Celebration at Greenwich Library
Join the Greenwich Library for a special Winterfest celebration on Saturday, Dec. 15, with songs, stories and holiday-themed crafts for all, as well as a family-friendly musical featuring fun characters, singalongs and plenty of audience participation.
Leak at Greenwich High School Causes Damage to Ceilings, Drywall, Gym Floor
On Wednesday Greenwich High School sprung another leak. According to Greenwich Schools communications director Kim Eves, “a vibration coupling on a hydronic hot water line failed in a soffit of the Greenwich High School Performing Arts Center upper lobby just outside of the restrooms.”
Pot, scales, cannabis oil seized in central Greenwich
GREENWICH — Police pulled over an Audi on Bruce Park Avenue Tuesday afternoon and found a quantity of cannabis-products and paraphernalia, according to authorities. Christopher Vissicchio, 19, of Winthrop Drive, Riverside, was accused of having 162 grams of marijuana, and 27 vape cartridges of canna
NYPD: Armed man shot by police officer in the Bronx
Police say an armed man was shot by an NYPD officer in the Bronx Wednesday night. Officers were responding to a shooting at White Plains Road and East 241st Street in the Wakefield section just after 7:30 p.m.
Man punched hole in door in Byram: cops
GREENWICH — A man was arrested for punching a hole in a door at a residence on West Division Street in Byram. Jose Aguirre, 47, of Grace Church Street, Port Chester, N.Y., was charged with disorderly conduct. According to the arrest report, Aguirre was intoxicated and banging on a door. “It was dete
Man Charged for Repeatedly Touching Woman at Train Station
A New York man was arrested by Greenwich Police on Tuesday afternoon after a woman reported being harassed at the Greenwich train station. Around 1:00pm officers determined that the subject, Albert Davis, 30, of E 30th Street in New York, NY, had created a public disturbance within the train station
Teen Sentenced For Fatal Hit-Run Involving Mercedes-Benz In Greenwich
The teenager who admitted to the driver of a Mercedes-Benz in a 2016 fatal hit-and-run has been sentenced to jail time. Greenwich resident Andrew Schmidt, 19, has been sentenced to two years in prison after pleading guilty earlier this year to the April 2016 hit-and-run that took the life of Edward
Two Nabbed In Greenwich Avenue iPhone Fraud Attempt
Two men were nabbed for attempting to purchase a $1,0000 iPhone using a fake identity. Alberto Lopez-Abreu, 18, and his accomplice, Jacob R. Guttierrez, 20, both of New York City, were arrested Friday, Dec. 7, after Greenwich Police were called to the Verizon Wireless store for a possible fraudulent
Medical marijuana dispensary to open in Stamford
STAMFORD — It was a good bet a medical marijuana dispensary would soon open in the city. With an 18 percent chance a dispensary would come to Stamford and a 5 percent chance it would be located in a small East Side shopping center, those odds played in the city’s favor this week.
Greenwich Family Creates Foundation to Research Daughter’s Rare Genetic Condition
September marked the one-year anniversary of since Taruna Reddy and Nicolas Vassalli created the PACS1 Syndrome Scientific Research Foundation. Taruna Reddy and Nicolas Vassalli created the foundation after their daughter Alya, now 5, was diagnosed with PACS1/SHMS Syndrome.
Anti-Freeze Thrown At Victim During Greenwich Altercation: PD
GREENWICH, CT — A victim required hospital treatment Monday night after they had anti-freeze thrown at them during an alleged dispute over parking, according to Greenwich Police Lt. John Slusarz.
Two arrested in iPhone fraud attempt on Greenwich Ave.
GREENWICH — Two men are under arrest for allegedly trying to use a fake identity to buy a $1,000 cell phone on Greenwich Avenue. Officers went to Verizon Wireless Friday evening and detained two suspects. “They were trying to use somebody else’s identity to obtain a phone,” said Lt. John Slusarz. Th