Development of properties at 581 and 585 West Putnam Ave was discussed well past midnight at Planning & Zoning Tuesday night. The proposal includes excavation of more than 20 feet of ledge over an area exceeding an acre.
That is about 31,000 cubic yards of material. Extensive blasting could last for a prolonged period of time. Continue Reading →
On Thursday night P&Z held an open mic session at town hall for residents to give input to the 2019 Plan of Conservation and Development which is updated every ten years. A couple dozen people spoke, mainly longtime residents and familiar faces in local government and non profits including the Greenwich Tree Conservancy. Aleksandra Moch of the Town’s conservation commission gave a snapshot of the town’s changing demographics and housing trends taken from the Partnership for Strong Communities. Median age is 42.2 years old. Which is 2 years older than average for Connecticut. Continue Reading →
The weather held for most of the Experience the Sound event on Sunday. Beachgoers wandered up to the Bruce Museum Seaside Center with buckets of creatures to have them identified, watch the Osprey Cam, and learn about shellfish and various conservation efforts in Town. Continue Reading →
In Greenwich, the plastic bag ban goes into effect on September 12, 2018. Continue Reading →
The first ever “Last Taste of Summer” in Roger Sherman Baldwin Park on Saturday was a celebration of both beer and the prospect of sustainability. Continue Reading →