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Bible Street Park Neighbor Wants 2 Oak Saplings Removed Before They Cast Shade on Her Yard

Parks and Trees Division's Darrin Wigglesworth (foreground) and Tree Warden Bruce Spaman (center) at hearing regarding two Oak trees in Bible Street Park. Feb 22, 2018 Photo: Leslie Yager

A neighbor whose property backs up to Bible Street Park in Cos Cob objects to 2 of 8 saplings planted last summer by the Greenwich Youth Conservation Program. The Oak trees were selected by the Town in part because they will absorb water in the very wet area by the brook where they were planted. The neighbor likes to garden and is concerned the Oak trees will mature and cast shade on her yard. Continue Reading →

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John Durham Sworn in as US Attorney for District of Connecticut

Deirdre M. Daly, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut - Greenwich Free Press

When Attorney General Jeff Sessions asked for resignations of Obama administration US Attorneys, Connecticut’s Deirdre Daly was out. Then she was reinstated for 6 months, which meant she would have a pension. President Donald Trump nominated Mr. Durham to serve as US Attorney for CT on November 1, 2017. The US Senate confirmed his nomination on February 16, 2018. Continue Reading →

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TV Show Host Steve Wilkos Charged with DUI Darien Crash

Arrest photo of Steve Wilkos on Feb. 21, 2018 Photo courtesy Darien Police Dept

Darien police charged television show host Steve Wilkos with driving while under the influence of alcohol after police said his blood-alcohol content was more than three times the legal limit when his SUV crashed on West Avenue in Darien on Jan. 21. Wilkos turned himself in at Darien Police Headquarters Wednesday night. Continue Reading →

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