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New Phase of the Arch Street Corridor Traffic Improvements Project to Commence Monday, Nov 1

The next phase of the Arch Street Corridor Traffic Improvements Project begins on Monday, November 1. There will be intermittent lane closures that will take place both day and night for a two-week time span in order to prevent a backup of vehicles exiting off of I-95 and on the already congested Arch Street. With approximately 35,000 vehicles traveling on Arch Street per day, this project aims to mitigate traffic congestion and improve air quality. The Arch Street Corridor Traffic Improvements Project focuses on five signalized intersections including one pedestrian crosswalk. To improve the traffic an Adaptive Signal System will be installed. Continue Reading →

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Old Greenwich Merchants to Town: Increase Parking Enforcement

“If parking is not enforced on Sound Beach, I don’t see the incentive for employees to buy permits for $175….I don’t think I’ve ever seen any parking enforcement on Sound Beach and I’ve been there almost 13 years.” – Abigail Fox, Owner Abigail Fox Designs Continue Reading →

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P&Z Watch: Application Seeks to Keep “Temporary” Building in Horseneck Lot; Relocate Town Operations from Roger Sherman Baldwin Park

By further delaying or possibly removing the requirement to demolish the temporary building in Horseneck Lot (currently being used by Byram Fire Station), town operations in Roger Sherman Baldwin Park could be moved away from the waterfront.
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P&Z Watch: Consider Second GHS Egress As Part of Cardinal Stadium Phase 1

The P&Z commissioners want the stadium project to be more “holistic” and possibly prioritize the second egress off East Putnam Ave by including it in Phase 1, along with new bleachers and ADA compliance elements including handicapped parking and elevator to press box. Continue Reading →

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Town Opens RFP for Redevelopment of Roger Sherman Baldwin Park

Greenwich is looking for a licensed design firm to create a new vision for Roger Sherman Baldwin Park, which extends into Greenwich Harbor and is surrounded by water on three sides. It serves as the Town’s public open space and hosts many annual events that draw thousands. Continue Reading →

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Food Scrap Recycling Enthusiasts Tout Benefits to Greenwich’s Budget, Environment, Social Justice

Soon residents will be able to purchase kits to use to set aside food waste inside a compostable bag with food scraps, as well as coffee grinds, egg shells, bones, meat, oyster shells, and even napkins. Continue Reading →

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First Selectman’s Proposed 20-21 Budget: What’s Cut? What’s Funded?

Cuts include police directing traffic on Greenwich Avenue. New would be “Pay As You Throw” at the dump. Residents would not have to pay to to recycle, but would be required to purchase special bags for their trash at local retailers. Continue Reading →

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Attorney for Greenwich DPW Worker “Stunned” Town Disclosed Confidential Personnel Info

“I am surprised at the Town’s interpretation of those sanctions and I am frankly stunned that they think it is appropriate, or even legal, to publicly disclose personnel information when it knows full well that Mr. Clifford has already been identified in the press.” – Attorney Lindy Urso Continue Reading →

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