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Letter: A Call to Leadership. Say “No” to Artificial Turf!

A Message to the Board of Education, Board of Selectman, Board of Estimate and Taxation, Planning and Zoning Commission, RTM.
“Leadership requires making bold decisions because you value and seek to protect the welfare of the community’s citizens rather than lauding the number of playable hours on a field.” – Susan Rudolph, Greenwich Continue Reading →

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Selectmen Decline to Pursue Litigation over GHS Stadium Lights; Eyes Turn to Developing Havemeyer Field

“We should work with the BOE to make Havemeyer field a signature field for football and playoffs. It ties nicely to the downtown. You can illuminate it and I don’t believe there’s limitations on that. It will bring people into our downtown which would help our local economy.” – Peter Tesei Continue Reading →

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P&Z Folds on Proposed 30% Increase in FAR for Schools

The amendment, had it gone through, would have given relief to schools that are maxed out on their FAR, including Greenwich High School and Greenwich Academy who have been purchasing adjacent homes to their campus in order to expand their FAR. Continue Reading →

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Greenwich Housing Authority Seeks MI for New 51-Unit Senior/Disabled Building at McKinney Terrace

The June 27 Board of Selectmen agenda included a request from Greenwich’s Housing Authority for Municipal Improvement (MI) for 51 units of senior and disabled housing to be added to the McKinney Terrace at the former Byram School. To qualify a person must be at least 62 and earn no more than $48,000. Continue Reading →

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Selectmen Mull GHS Student Parking, Double Parking, Lack of Compliance on Drop off and Pick Up Agreement

First Selectman Peter Tesei asked for more aggressive police enforcement against double parking on Hillside Road and suggested a working committee be formed to explore smoother drop off and pick up. Continue Reading →

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Selectmen Weigh Quality of Life of GHS Neighbors on Hillside vs Privilege of Student Parking

The Board of Selectmen weighed the quality of life of neighbors on Hillside Road with the needs of GHS students and their families. At issue was student parking on Hillside Road, where there is room for about 72 cars. Continue Reading →

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Hillside Rd Neighbors Fed Up with Traffic & GHS Students Monopolizing On-Street Parking

Student parking on Hillside Road and visitor parking at Greenwich High School are not written into town code.

Neighbors said that with GHS selling permits to students to park on Hillside Rd and renting both fields and the building to outside groups including Trinity Church on Sundays, Hillside Road was a commercial zone masquerading as a residential zone. Continue Reading →

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