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Greenwich plastic-bag ban withdrawn before RTM presentation for more work

GREENWICH - A resolution limiting use of disposable plastic shopping bags set to be introduced before the Representative Town Meeting early this week was withdrawn by its supporters for more work. Instead, plans to eliminate the bags in Greenwich will be reintroduce in December. Advocates of the ba

NEWCANAANNEWSONLINE.COM - 2017-09-19 22:33:47

Greenwich Wine + Food Fest on tap for this weekend

GREENWICH - The two-day Greenwich Wine and Food Festival returns Friday at Roger Sherman Baldwin Park, kicking off a celebration of all things delicious and featuring a menu including celebrity chefs, a grand tasting tent and more than 150 vendors. Proceeds of the festival, now in its seventh year i

DARIENNEWSONLINE.COM - 2017-09-19 21:35:47

Slew of leases highlights turnaround for Greenwich office building

Against the backdrop of a slump in new office leases signed across Fairfield County this year, Ivy Equities is celebrating the payoff of its investment in a downtown Greenwich office building Within the last year, Stamford-based Rhys Commercial - working as Ivy's exclusive broker for the building -

DARIENNEWSONLINE.COM - 2017-09-19 20:38:56

Greenwich Medicaid beneficiaries alerted to potential scam

GREENWICH - Medicare beneficiaries should be on the lookout for potential scam in the mail, said Sharon Gesek, Program Director of Southwestern CT Agency on Aging in an email around 1:30 p.m. Tuesday. Gesek sent out the alert concerning mail from the "National Processing Center." The mail claims to

NEWSTIMES - 2017-09-19 19:39:05

Greenwich field hockey stays unbeaten by topping Stamford

Published 8:40 pm, Tuesday, September 19, 2017 STAMFORD-Besides being wonderfully talented, the Greenwich High School field hockey team proved Tuesday it can play in any weather. The remnants of Hurricane Jose - a mixture of swirling winds and driving rain - couldn't stop the Cardinals from postin

GREENWICHTIME - 2017-09-19 23:59:59

Grassroots 'March On Greenwich' Helps Register Dozens Of RTM Candidates: Report

GREENWICH, CT - An unprecedented 79 new candidates are running for the Greenwich RTM this fall, many of whom are getting their start because of the grassroots organization March On Greenwich, reports the Greenwich Free Press. The Greenwich Representative Town Meeting consists of 230 members from 12

PATCH - 2017-09-19 15:03:00

Greenwich families celebrate accomplishments through YMCA, Family Centers program

GREENWICH - Last year, a teacher at New Lebanon School told Olga Illescas that her 6-year-old son Sebastian couldn't read. He struggled more than his classmates, she said, and he might not be able to move on to second grade. Illescas, who is originally from Ecuador, does not speak much English and c

FAIRFIELDCITIZENONLINE.COM - 2017-09-18 22:35:36

Uncertainty with state budget looms over Greenwich housing market

The somewhat unusual numbers for August home sales in Greenwich depict a change in the town's housing market that seems to have taken a pause while Hartford sorts out the state budget, according to several Greenwich Realtors. The more than 50 home sales tracked in Greenwich last month by Mark Pruner

FAIRFIELDCITIZENONLINE.COM - 2017-09-18 20:35:35

Carbon monoxide poisoning in Old Greenwich

GREENWICH - Police and firefighters rescued a man poisoned by carbon monoxide from his residence in Old Greenwich Saturday afternoon. Emergency crews were dispatched to Old Kings Highway on a report of an alarm and an unconscious male around 1 p.m. The fumes may have been coming from a car in the ga

NEWCANAANNEWSONLINE.COM - 2017-09-18 18:41:53

Assault charge for Greenwich man

GREENWICH - A local man was charged with assault and interfering with a 911 call. George Madison, 63, of Byfield Lane, turned himself into police headquarters late last week, in connection with an incident on Sept. 13. Madison was charged with two counts of interfering with a 911 call, a felony coun

GREENWICHTIME - 2017-09-18 15:43:20

Unconscious Man Rescued After Being Poisoned By Carbon Monoxide In Greenwich: Police

GREENWICH, CT - An Old Greenwich man, who had been rendered unconscious by carbon monoxide fumes, had to be rescued by emergency personnel from his condo on Old Kings Highway Saturday afternoon, according to Greenwich police. The exact cause of the carbon monoxide poisoning, which police are calling

PATCH - 2017-09-18 18:42:20

Greenwich P&Z meeting set for Tuesday, Sound Beach, Sheephill Road, postponed

GREENWICH - Tuesday night's Planning and Zoning meeting features postponements on several controversial building projects, including multi-family house on Sound Beach Avenue and Sheephill Road. The Sheephill project, which includes moderate-housing units, has been postponed from the Planning and Zon

GREENWICHTIME - 2017-09-18 23:27:53

Youth Planning Council moves to Greenwich DHS

Published 5:36 pm, Monday, September 18, 2017 GREENWICH - The Greenwich United Way's Youth Planning Council is moving under the umbrella of Town Hall's Department of Human Services. Greenwich United Way CEO David Rabin made the announcement Monday to the members of the council, which includes repr

GREENWICHTIME - 2017-09-18 22:22:21

Letter: Putting spotlight on Indivisible Greenwich

To the editor, I am writing in response to the Sept. 12 news article "Senators, congressman talk DACA, first selectman campaign" by Alexandra Villarreal and would like to offer my perspective as an attendee. The Indivisible Greenwich meeting held at Eastern Middle School focused on providing an upda

GREENWICHTIME - 2017-09-18 21:43:14

Safety tips offered in case Hurricane Jose hits Greenwich

Published 4:25 pm, Monday, September 18, 2017 GREENWICH - While Greenwich is not expected to receive the brunt of Hurricane Jose, the town is urging its residents to be on their guard and prepare for possible heavy rains and wind. Southern Fairfield County, which includes Greenwich, is under a tro

GREENWICHTIME - 2017-09-18 20:38:44

Family of man who died in Cos Cob marina waters sues Greenwich

Updated 3:57 pm, Tuesday, September 19, 2017 GREENWICH - The family of an 80-year-old man who drove off the edge of the municipally owned Cos Cob Marina to his death is suing the town, citing "negligence and carelessness." The lawsuit brought by the estate of Patrick Conroy, managed by his son, cl

NEWCANAANNEWSONLINE.COM - 2017-09-19 20:35:09

Historic Test Results For Greenwich High School's Class Of 2017

The class set a school record for its results on this test. GREENWICH, CT - Greenwich High School's Class of 2017 obtained an average composite score of 27.5 this year on the on the American College Testing program (ACT test), exceeding the highest ACT composite score in the school's history, distri

PATCH - 2017-09-18 14:03:43

Greenwich Man Surrenders to Police on Charges Including Unlawful Restraint and Assault

George Wheeler Madison, September 18, 2017 Photo courtesy Greenwich Police Dept A Greenwich man turned himself in at Greenwich Police headquarters on Friday on an outstanding warrant for Assault 2, Disorderly Conduct, Interfering with a 911 Call and Unlawful Restraint. George Wheeler Madison, 63, of

GREENWICHFREEPRESS.COM - 2017-09-18 11:06:57

Faces of Greenwich: Andreia Pelaez and Victoria Ceci

A: I'm 15, I just turned 15 (Sept. 11). V: I'm 14. J: Oh, and you're off for the day (because of voting, right?) You guys go to the high school? V: Yes. J: And so 14, 15 does that make you- A: Freshmen. J: This is your first year in the high school and there's a lot of new things between the time ch

FAIRFIELDCITIZENONLINE.COM - 2017-09-17 04:38:35

Greenwich kid grows up, writes book on trucking

GREENWICH - Finn Murphy described a big, brawny guy, his massive belt buckle like a dumbbell. The cowboy hat shading his eyes would signify his Southerness, and you could almost hear his accent, straight out of a country Western script. This, Murphy said, is the stereotypical trucker specimen in al

STAMFORD ADVOCATE - 2017-09-17 04:32:14