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Tree Warden Issues Decision on 20 Trees in Binney Park

“Based on my research of the circumstances associated with these trees, and taking into account the concerns of parties present at the public hearing and correspondence received, my decision is not to remove all of the 20 trees as the proposed but to gradually phase in the tree removals over the next two to three years and require the immediate replacement of any trees removed with tree species tolerant of a wet environment.”– Bruce Spaman, Greenwich Tree Warden Continue Reading →

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Upset Binney Park Neighbors Vocal on Fate of 20 Trees, Mostly Crab Apples

Neighbor after neighbor of Binney Park insisted the Crab Apple trees are beautiful when they flower and are not dead. The trees are slated to be cut down per the Binney Park Master Plan and replaced with trees suitable to soggy, wet soil and salt. Continue Reading →

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P&Z Pushes Back on DPW Bridge/Rotary Project on Sound Beach Ave

Jim Michel said the State has set aside $3.8 million in funding, though the current estimate is $4.9 million. “They said they’d honor and bring the funding up to $4.9 million when we submit the final design plans,” he said. One resident warned that the only place where there is free cheese is in a mouse trap. Continue Reading →

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Supermoon Storm Surge Inundates Binney Pond and Its New Plantings

Conservation Commission director Denise Savageau said it’s difficult to know how much salt water intrusion there was in Binney Pond last week, given there was significant snow and rain coming downstream. The new plantings around the pond were completely submerged. Continue Reading →

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