In a scathing cover letter dated Nov. 23 to the Connecticut Siting Council, the agency with jurisdiction over power facilities and transmission lines, plus a 26-page document, Greenwich’s Planning & Zoning director Katie DeLuca outlined major objections to the proposals.
Following an early morning crash captured on their dash cam on I-95 the day after Thanksgiving, Connecticut State Police urge motorists to move over and slow down for emergency vehicles, tow trucks, highway maintenance vehicles or any vehicle on the side of the highway.
After nearly two hours of discussion on Tuesday, Nov. 24, the Planning & Zoning Commission approved Catterton’s application for 599 West Putnam Ave, but not without major modifications. Specifically they are required to keep most of the historic stone wall, and build a folly or “ghost” of a portion of the cottage they demolished despite having promised not to until a compromise was reached.
“With Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s eve around the corner, people are going to be using lots of substances and lots of bad stuff will happen.” – Alan Mathis, Liberation Programs CEO and President
Classic Estates and Appraisals is organizing a once-in-a-lifetime sale of the contents of a stately 30-room mansion at 8 Windermere Court in Livingston, New Jersey, the former home of Congressman Robert W. Kean, father of Thomas Kean, Governor of New Jersey.
The 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk will start at 9:30am followed by the 5K at 10:00am. All proceeds from the Turkey Trot will directly benefit the Greenwich Alliance for Education’s programs that aim to foster educational success for Greenwich Public School students. Continue Reading →
The 7th Annual Greenwich Holiday Stroll Weekend is set for Saturday, Dec. 5 from 10:00am to 6:00pm and Sunday, Dec. 6 from noon to 5:00pm. This event will feature a live Nativity, horse-drawn carriage rides, professional ice sculpture, holiday caroling and entertainment, children’s activities, live reindeer and photos with Santa, plus more than 100 Greenwich merchants and restaurants with many offering promotions, including specials through GreenwichVIP.com, refreshments and in-store attractions. Participating retailers and activities can be found on an interactive map accessed online at www.GreenwichReindeerFestival.com and by mobile devices. Continue Reading →
After a festive holiday meal with friends and family, the dishes are done – the relatives are sleeping tight … what’s for breakfast? This frittata is easy to put together with minimal effort or mess. Healthy, sensible ingredients you already have on hand. Sauté, bake until puffed and enjoy. Continue Reading →
Theresa Hatton, executive director of the Greenwich Association of Realtors, was recently named by the National Association of Realtor (NAR) as the Leader of Tomorrow Young Professional’s award recipient. Continue Reading →
Margaret Phillips of Cos Cob entered the contest for the first time last year and won $300 for fourth place. Her entry this year, “Penguin Party,” is a four-sided lighthouse lit from within, edged in red and colored with bright polka dots. It tapers up to a glistening crystal globe. At the lighthouse’s snowy-white fabric base (also playfully polka dotted) stand nine hand-sewn penguins, each with a breast made of different fabrics. A 10th penguin rappels down the lighthouse. Continue Reading →
A Fairfield man happened to be arriving at Stamford Court by bus from Bridgeport Correctional Institution when Greenwich Police were there on an unrelated matter. Greenwich Police had a felony warrant for his arrest for Larceny 3rd degree, Forgery 2nd degree and Insurance Fraud. Continue Reading →
Quite a sight on Tuesday at Greenwich Academy when the entire school community streamed into the gymnasium single file, each student carrying an item to contribute to the assembly of 50 full Thanksgiving baskets, each with enough for a Thanksgiving meal for a Greenwich family. The “Ingathering Assembly” celebrates kindness and neighborliness, key values at the school. Continue Reading →
“We are all going to have to work to remain diligent and to assure our youth that we can keep them safe and secure,” Dr. Winters said. “In this era of heightened security threats around the world and in schools here in the US, we are all going to have to work to remain diligent and to assure our youth that we can keep them safe and secure.” Continue Reading →
Michael Ting has fifteen years of Information Technology (IT) and management experience. “Michael Ting possesses technical expertise across all domains of technology, paired with an ability to communicate complex subject matter clearly. This rare combination of skills is needed to sustain and grow the District’s vision of the Digital Learning Environment (DLE),” said Phil Dun, the district’s chief information officer. Continue Reading →