Binney Pond

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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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UPDATE: MORE VIDEO: What’s Behind All the Dead Fish in Greenwich?

The severe drought has impacted Bunker in Greenwich’s Binney Pond and Bruce Park. There have been a series of fish kills, raising eyebrows and making people hold their noses. Unlike eels and goldfish, in Binney Pond, Bunker need more oxygen. We spoke to experts who elaborated on this “single species event,” which is expected to get worse before it gets better. Continue Reading →

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Wetlands Agency Gives DPW Green Light for Binney Pond Dredge

In a scantly attended public hearing Monday night, the Wetlands Agency voted unanimously in favor of the DPW’s application to dredge Binney Pond. There was some discussion of putting up buffer plantings to protect the pond, but Mr. Michael said Parks & Rec wants residents to have access right up to the edge of the pond for activities including the annual sailboat regatta. Continue Reading →

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