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PHOTOS, VIDEO: Friday Flooding in Cos Cob Was Precursor to Severe Cold and Wind

The worst of the weather was forecast to arrive in the form of plunging temperatures, strong wind, rain and possible snow on Friday afternoon. And that happened. But first there were the floods. The scene in Cos Cob was captured by Myra Klockenbrink who noted that the timing of the heavy rain overlapped with high tide. She captured video showing flooding of Suburban Ave and water flowing the wrong direction as the tide pushed water north from Mill Pond to the brook running south from behind the former Drawing Room and under Suburban Ave and under Putnam Ave. Continue Reading →

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Join Army Corps of Engineers, Fred Camillo and Jim Himes for “A Conversation about The Byram River”

The recommended plan includes removal of the two US Route 1 bridges spanning the Byram River and construction of new bridges within the same footprint at a high elevation and without any piers that enter the floodway in order to reduce restrictions to river flow. Continue Reading →

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GFP Year in Review: Top Beach & Boat Stories from 2018

In 2018 the Harbor Master shared stories of hazards to navigation and the demise of the Showboat. In October a sudden storm coincided with high tide and the town closed Greenwich Point. In June the Greenwich Pool at Byram Park opened with fanfare. In August the Town celebrated 100 years of ownership of Island Beach. Continue Reading →

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