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P&Z Watch: Chabad Lubavitch of Greenwich Proposes Pre-School at Former Carmel Academy on Lake Ave

A new pre application for proposed use of the former Carmel Academy (a private school for children of all Jewish affiliations, serving children from transitional kindergarten through 8th grade) for a pre-school program has been submitted to Greenwich’s P&Z Dept for review. Per the field card the property is exempt from taxes. The property is 16.2 acres in the A-2 Single Family zone. 75 Mason Street, which has been home to Chabad Luvabitch, is for sale. Per the pre application, Chabad Lubavitch of Greenwich proposes to use the former Carmel Academy property at 270 Lake Ave for its preschool program which is currently held at 75 Mason St and 6 Lincoln Avenue. Continue Reading →

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Standing Room Only as Anticipation Mounts for P&Z Decision on Chabad Synagogue

At the Dec 18 P&Z meeting the commission reviewed the application for a new Chabad Lubavitch synagogue at the corner of Mason Street and Havemeyer including parking, rooftop playground, and safety given there is an entrance opposite the fire house.

Rabbi Yossi Deren said the commission was being discriminatory and “moving the lines.” The acting chair said the commission was working according to regulations and the process is iterative. Continue Reading →

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