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I Survived COVID-19: Stamford Man Shares His Story

Taylor Boynton suspects he was one of the first people in Connecticut to be tested for COVID-19. After a BBQ in Cos Cob two weeks ago he developed strange, painful symptoms including no sense of taste. But no one at the BBQ tested positive. Boynton suspects it was travels to Yonkers and New Rochelle in Westchester the previous week were the source of his infection. Continue Reading →

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P&Z Watch: Questions on Fate of Mature Growth Trees Behind Proposed 22-Unit Building at Former Friendly’s

M&T Bank in Cos Cob at 100 East Putnam wants to remain open throughout construction of a mixed use building with 22 apartments including moderate income units, submitted under the town’s 6-110 workforce housing regulation before a moratorium was initiated. The commission has concerns that a stand of old growth trees would be removed at the steep ledge behind the development. Continue Reading →

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RENDERINGS ADDED. P&Z Watch: Tuesday Agenda to Feature Cos Cob 22-Unit Multi-Story Building with Workforce Housing & Retail at Former Friendly’s

The applicant proposes a mixed-use, moderate income housing development of three stories including 22 units, with five of them (20%) being moderate or “workforce” housing as per section 6-110. Continue Reading →

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Just Say “Lou from Cos Cob.” People Know Who He Is.

Before he ran Post Stationery, otherwise known as “Lou’s,” and long before the lifelong Democrat became Greenwich’s Tax Collector, Lou Caravella was a young boy pacing up and down Greenwich Avenue with a bag full of newspapers. He sold the Greenwich News and Graphic for 3¢ a copy and was allowed to keep a penny for himself with each sale. He was promoted to “carrier,” and later worked in the mail room during World War II, rolling up papers and gluing the brown paper wrappers with a flour and water paste to be mailed overseas. Continue Reading →

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Greenwich Historical Society’s Antiquarius Holiday House Tour to Feature Five Stunning Homes Decked for the Holidays

A stately Khakum Wood Tudor, a cozy Milbrook family home, a venerable Belle Haven mansion and a back-country gem are among the fabulous residences included in the Greenwich Historical Society’s Antiquarius Holiday House Tour on Dec 11. Continue Reading →

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At habitatgreenwich, Founder Kim Caravella To Share Creative Interior Design Ideas on Thursday

“It’s a scientific and mathematical equation. The common mistake people make is in proportion and scale, and not juxtaposing the right textures and materials. This can be so exciting when you use the right materials. You can spend a lot of money but that doesn’t result in excitement.” – Kim Caravella, founder habitatgreenwich Continue Reading →

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