First Selectman Declares Local Emergency as Tropical Storm Isaias Beats Up Greenwich

First Selectman Fred Camillo has found that as a result of Tropical Storm Isaias, a condition of extreme peril to life and property exists in Greenwich.

Pursuant to the Charter of the Town of Greenwich and Connecticut State, he has declared a local emergency exists within the Town of Greenwich.

Camillo, as the chief executive officer and in accordance with Connecticut General Statutes §§ 28-1(8) and 28-8a has declared that a local civil preparedness emergency exists in the Town of Greenwich effective August 4, 2020.

“We recommend that everyone limit their travel as the Town of Greenwich Department of Public Works, Tree Department, Parks and Recreation Department, and Public Safety Department coordinate with Eversource to clear our roadways of hazards,” said Greenwich Police Captain Kraig Gray in a release to local media.

Lockwood in Old Greenwich Aug 4, 2020. Contributed photo
Oval and Summit Ave in Riverside. Aug 4, 2020 contributed
Glenville Rd. Aug 4, 2020 Contributed photo

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