At approximately 1:30am on Saturday, a lone suspect entered the Sheep Hill Mobil station brandishing a handgun and demanded cash. The suspect was wearing a plastic semi-opaque Halloween mask and sunglasses, dark hoodie sweatshirt , brown jacket, dark colored pants, white sneakers. Police seek tips.
At Saturday’s rally for gun safety, focus on legislation in Hartford named after Lori Jackson, who was shot to death in Oxford by her husband against whom she had a temporary restraining order. The Lori Jackson Domestic Violence Survivor Protection Act would close the loophole that allows domestic abusers to keep their guns.
“Mistakes prepare us for the rest of our lives,” said GHS Student Gov president Blake Reinken during his remarks at Thursday’s BOE meeting, of the push to have Chicken Joe’s or Garden Catering on the Cardinal Café menu. While students have been remiss in cleaning their lunch tables, for decades, Reinken said, “Custodians have been instructed not to clean up. It is our responsibility to clean up.” Reinken said. He said a deal has been struck with school administration that if students clean up, Cardinal Games will return. (The day of team building formerly called House Olympics.)
North Street School’s “On Stage” production features talented students in grades 2-5 this weekend. The show is produced,directed and choreographed by Anne Beaty. Parent leaders are Tara Butcher and Katy Massam. Student teachers are Lucy Massam, Sophia Orlando, Greg Goldstein and Romano Orlando.
The 1963 election had a profound impact on the communities we call Town of Greenwich. 50 years ago we elected, backed up and proceeded with a future for the Town based on the ugly Regional Plan Association protocols. The chance to turn this disaster around will help many in our State and Region. Unfortunately, many other communities used Greenwich as a model to follow. We were enviable form 1743 to 1963 as a model Town close to a major city. – Peter Alexander, Greenwich Landscape Architect Planner Continue Reading →
Residents are invited to donate filled Easter baskets at SPLURGE on Lewis Street between Friday, March 6 and Wednesday, April 1. The baskets will be distributed in partnership with Kids in Crisis and the Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County. Continue Reading →
The Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth (CTY) Talent Search challenges students with above-grade level tests and a number of Greenwich students distinguished themselves this year. The Greenwich students scored among the top 25 to 30% of tens of thousands of students who challenged themselves by entering the talent search. Students include Calla Bai, Nicholas Biglin, Samantha Biglin, Steven Blank, Matias Carballo, Mark Chen, Conor Devaney, Samuel Florin, Caleb Fockens, Wesley Heim, Shani Katz, Dennis Li, Christopher McDonnell, Monique Nikolov, Alexander Pratt, Alexander Tu, Andrew Tu and Clara Tu. Although the Scholastic Art Awards competition has become more selective, with fewer awards, Greenwich has always placed in the top 5% of the 130 participating schools in Connecticut. Now, in their 92nd year, the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards is largest, longest running and most prestigious recognition program for creative young people in the US. Continue Reading →
The near fatal overdose of a Greenwich juvenile on Dec. 26 at Wendy’s in Greenwich resulted in an investigation that netted alleged dealer Michael Forgione-Dattilo of North Street. The investigation also led to Luis Migel Santiago-Romero of Port Chester. Continue Reading →
Despite the Greenwich Planning & Zoning Commission’s condition that the Housing Authority of Greenwich hire an outside company, and not Melick-Tully as before, Anthony Johnson and Terry Mardula said they would not comply. The heads of the housing authority said P&Z did not have authority to set that condition. “We don’t even know what we’re looking for,” Mr. Mardula said at the monthly HATG meeting held in the community room at Armstrong Court on Wednesday night. Continue Reading →
A petition is circulating in iPetition to extend dog season at Tod’s Point in Greenwich. The petitioners seek to add two weeks at the end of November and the first two weeks of April, times they contend are under-utilized. Continue Reading →
The National Incident Management System (NIMS) is a systematic, proactive approach to guide governmental agencies and the private sector to work together seamlessly. A recent NIMS exercise consisted of several training scenarios realistically designed, but likely to over-extend any of our local agencies individual resources and expertise. These scenarios include elements from a natural disasters, chemical spills, and significant criminal incidents. Continue Reading →