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2019 Distinguished Teachers Honored in Moving Ceremony

“Self reflection is especially difficult when what makes these six individuals amazing is instinctive. They may not even realize they’re doing it. They engage with each and every one of their students in a different way….Your students are going to remember you for their entire lives.” – Peter Bernstein, Chair, Board of Education Continue Reading →

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PHOTOS: Climb On Board for CMS Theater’s Production of Anything Goes

Climb aboard for the annual spring musical, Anything Goes with music by Cole Porter, at Central Middle School to be performed on Friday, March 22 and Saturday March 23. The cast and crew have been hard at work for months, learning dances, memorizing lines and building the sets. The production is directed and produced by Rebecca Lipschutz and Brian Maher, with choreography by Julia Magglio. Anything Goes is set aboard the ocean liner S. S. American, where nightclub singer/evangelist Reno Sweeney is en route from New York to England. Her pal Billy Crocker has stowed away to be near his love, Hope Harcourt, but the problem is Hope is engaged to the wealthy Lord Evelyn Oakleigh. Continue Reading →

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Public Input on Cardinal Field Upgrades Focuses on Access Road, Ice Rink, Maintenance

In the first half of a double header public input session, residents asked questions about upgrades to Cardinal field. Representatives from the Milbrook Association asked about traffic flow from proposed access road. GAF asked about ice rink on tennis courts in off season. Continue Reading →

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Turf Wars: Options for Improving School Fields is a Townwide Discussion

After some confusion over the meaning of “engineered grass field” it was clarified that the field is to be engineered to drain properly, and not being planted with “engineered grass.” Continue Reading →

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BOE Request for Temporary Lights at Central Middle School Denied by Planning & Zoning

Fields at Central Middle School. File Photo

The Board of Education went before the Planning & Zoning commission on Thursday with a proposal for a few weeks in early sprig 2018 for temporary lights at Central Middle School to be used by the 154 member GHS Rugby team. They said the lights would be powered either by diesel or electricity. When the commissioners said it had to be one or the other, the facilities director picked electricity. The commission voted 5-0 to deny. Continue Reading →

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Experienced Attorney Joins Board of Selectmen, Impacts Timetable on Potential Litigation for GHS Lights

The Board of Selectmen are waiting for Sandy Litvack to be sworn in and fully briefed on potential litigation to reopen the 2003 settlement with GHS neighbor Bill Effros. The court judgement prohibits Cardinal Field from being illuminated more than a handful of nights per year. Continue Reading →

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Greenwich Board of Education Green Lights GHS Lights Litigation

Board of Education special meeting, Nov 14, 2017

A public hearing at CMS on Tuesday night featured about 15 speakers, mostly in favor of litigation, followed by discussion among the BOE members on the pros and cons of launching litigation versus waiting to have more conversations with GHS neighbors. Continue Reading →

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