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Greenwich’s Dita Bhargava Elected Vice Chair of CT Democratic State Central Committee

“Dita Bhargava is an excellent choice to serve as state party vice chairwoman,” said U.S. Rep. Jim Himes. “I have gotten to know her as a community leader in Greenwich, and I can tell you from experience that she has the leadership skills to be highly effective in her new role. With Donald Trump preparing to take the oath of office, we need Democrats who will hold him – and the Republicans supporting his agenda – accountable. Dita will do just that.” Continue Reading →

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Poignant Remarks Delivered at YWCA Greenwich Words Still Matter Event

An impressive panel convened at the YWCA of Greenwich on Wednesday night to honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Junior, and serve as a reminder in these times of increased hate speech and hate crimes of the importance of civil discourse. Continue Reading →

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Before the Pinch that Got Him Arrested, von Keyserling was Subject of RTM Decorum Report

Long before he was arrested for sexual assault, Christopher von Keyserling’s behavior triggered formation of a “decorum committee” who wrote 24-page report concluding that the RTM leader had personally attacked a woman nominated to the Wetlands Agency. Continue Reading →

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FBI Outreach Specialist Urges Parents, Pharmacists, Coaches and Youth to Attend ‘Chasing the Dragon’ Event

FBI Community Outreach Specialist Charles Grady told Greenwich Free Press that during Q&A, parents often ask what to look for in terms of signs of drug-seeking behavior from their children. He said there are subtle changes that sometimes parents don’t even recognize. Continue Reading →

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#HateCan’tWin Demonstration Set for Saturday outside Havemeyer Building

Samarpana Tamm has organized a demonstration, dubbed “Hate Can’t Win.” The demonstration is 1:30pm to 3:00pm and she hopes for a grassroots effort where people can speak out against racism and hatred. The event is intentionally timed just before Martin Luther King Day. Continue Reading →

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P&Z Mulls Attics & Basements: Packed House Testy at Times

At Tuesday’s Planning & Zoning meeting, there was an interesting conversation about a proposal to exclude attics and basements in calculations for Floor-Area-Ratio (FAR) of homes in Greenwich. Some residents grew frustrated, even though the commissioners agreed, in concept, with the idea of excluding attics and basements from FAR calculations. Continue Reading →

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