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Turf Wars: Options for Improving School Fields is a Townwide Discussion

After some confusion over the meaning of “engineered grass field” it was clarified that the field is to be engineered to drain properly, and not being planted with “engineered grass.” Continue Reading →

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BOE Request for Temporary Lights at Central Middle School Denied by Planning & Zoning

Fields at Central Middle School. File Photo

The Board of Education went before the Planning & Zoning commission on Thursday with a proposal for a few weeks in early sprig 2018 for temporary lights at Central Middle School to be used by the 154 member GHS Rugby team. They said the lights would be powered either by diesel or electricity. When the commissioners said it had to be one or the other, the facilities director picked electricity. The commission voted 5-0 to deny. Continue Reading →

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Experienced Attorney Joins Board of Selectmen, Impacts Timetable on Potential Litigation for GHS Lights

The Board of Selectmen are waiting for Sandy Litvack to be sworn in and fully briefed on potential litigation to reopen the 2003 settlement with GHS neighbor Bill Effros. The court judgement prohibits Cardinal Field from being illuminated more than a handful of nights per year. Continue Reading →

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Greenwich Board of Education Green Lights GHS Lights Litigation

Board of Education special meeting, Nov 14, 2017

A public hearing at CMS on Tuesday night featured about 15 speakers, mostly in favor of litigation, followed by discussion among the BOE members on the pros and cons of launching litigation versus waiting to have more conversations with GHS neighbors. Continue Reading →

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With No End in Sight for GHS Fields Shortage and Lighting Restrictions, GCDS Enjoys “Friday Night Lights”

The good news is the gym floor at GHS is done and is beautiful. But, with daylight savings time around the corner, the squeeze on fields is tightening. Meanwhile GCDS brought in temporary lights for “Friday Night Lights” and had a blast. Continue Reading →

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Neighbors Slam BOE Proposal for Temporary Lighting on CMS Field; P&Z Says Come Back with More Details

At Tuesday night’s P&Z meeting, neighbors turned out with their objections to illuminating the field at CMS with temporary lights powered by generators. The superintendent and director of facilities for Greenwich Schools said they’d like to use the field for the GHS boys rugby team, which includes freshmen, JV and Varsity teams. A major concern was parents picking up students on Orchard Street where teens cut through an unlit path. Continue Reading →

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Greenwich Board of Ed May Consent to Town Litigation of 2003 Lighting Restrictions for GHS Fields

An item has been added by Peter Sherr to Thursday night’s Board of Education meeting agenda to take up the possibility of litigating a 2003 agreement concerning lighting of fields at Greenwich High School. Continue Reading →

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