“It was terrifying for friends and neighbors, but I can’t imagine what his family was going through. My take away is never underestimate the power or prayer and love!” – Liz Eckert, neighbor of Gabriel Cid
This week Governor Ned Lamont, Greenwich First Selectman Fred Camillo, and State Representative Stephen Meskers (D-149) , joined the volunteer firefighters of Greenwich as they delivered meals for the doctors, nurses, and staff of Greenwich Hospital in appreciation for their efforts since COVID-19 reached Greenwich.
“School-related salaries and wages make up roughly 82% of the BOE budget. Due to contractual increases in those costs, the schools are left with a decrease of almost 10.5% in discretionary spending.” – Joan Thakor Continue Reading →
“I’m aware of the need to make cuts due to the BET’s thoughtless actions, but elementary staff is already at a breaking point. We need all the staff we currently have and the Media Program, in its entirety, is essential to every building.” – Jeannine Madoff Continue Reading →
“Children learn social skills and proper etiquette in formal group settings, as well as leadership, discipline, and working as a team. With a goal to work towards and a song to master, learning music keeps students engaged.” – Elliot Greenbaum, Greenwich High School Class of 2021 Continue Reading →
This year, in response to efforts to slow the Covid-19 pandemic, large gatherings including the annual Memorial Day parade in Old Greenwich, were canceled. Instead, residents were invited to attend wreath laying ceremonies and maintain social distancing. Continue Reading →
The virtual program will discuss current status of elections due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. The discussion will begin with introductions by Registrars Fred DeCaro (R) and Mary Hegarty (D) and information about Greenwich’s Registrar of Voters office, followed by a review of the effects the pandemic has had on our elections since March—the primary has been postponed twice, for example. Continue Reading →