Francia Alvarez

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Greenwich Tree Conservancy Urges DOT to Work with Town on Tree Removal and Re-Planting Plan

“Greenwich is the Gateway to Connecticut. CTDOT has a responsibility to do no further harm, to mitigate the damage that has been done, and to work with the Town of Greenwich and other community stakeholders.” – JoAnn Messina and Francia Alvarez Continue Reading →

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Sharp Words Exchanged at P&Z Meeting on Proposed 6-110 Development at 62 Mason Street

Several commissioners gave architectural advice on the design proposed for 62 Mason Street after the applicant had done what ARC asked during 3 meetings. The chair asked them to refrain. Then the applicant surprised P&Z by saying a century old Magnolia tree was unhealthy, and needed to come down. That was a surprise considering that was not mentioned at last week’s tree hearing on a different tree. Continue Reading →

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Residents Defend Stately Trees in Rare Face-to-Face Moment with Eversource

On Thursday Deputy Tree Warden Steve Gospodinoff held a public hearing at Greenwich town hall on the fates of 6 mature trees that Eversource wants to cut down. At issue are 5 mature Norway Maples and an Ash Tree at 98 Round Hill Road. Continue Reading →

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