“This is yet another punitive/threatening legislative proposal that, like 8-30g, benefits developers and developer-backed organizations, whose lobbyists are mostly paid for by the developers, at the expense of 163 of 169 municipalities.” – Fred Camillo Continue Reading →
On Street Parking in Greenwich: The Last Frontier
What’s the saying? “Buy land, they’re not making it anymore.” – Mark Twain.
The same could be said for on-street parking, an increasingly scarce resource in Greenwich, especially with 8-30g affordable housing developments that typically include just one parking spot per unit. Continue Reading →
Filed under: Government, Real Estate, Transportation, 8-30g, Charles Street, Chickahominy, DPW, Fred Camillo
GHS Football 2022 State Champion Team Honored during Ring Ceremony that Included Farewell to Longtime Coach
“A picture’s worth a thousand words, but these rings might be worth a little more than a thousand.” – GHS football Head Coach Tony Morello Continue Reading →
Filed under: Schools, Sports, Bruce Cunningham, Cardinals, football, Fred Camillo, Greenwich High School, Janet Stone McGuigan
Greenwich Police Swear in Three New Officers
First Selectman Fred Camillo swore in Officers Sabah Ali, Joseph Marini, and Alexander Moran before Police chief Heavey presented each of them with their badges.
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Filed under: Police & Fire, Alexander Moran, Chief James Heavey, Fred Camillo, Joseph Marini, Sabah Ali
Outdoor Dining Season Starts April 1 with New Rules & Requirements for Restaurants
The selectmen voted 2-0-1 on outdoor dining. P&Z has a tightened up its regulations.
Restaurants have a brief window for the permitting process before the season begins on April 1. Continue Reading →
Filed under: Business, Food Drink Restaurants, Government, Real Estate, Ben Branyan, Fred Camillo, Greenwich Avenue, Janet Stone McGuigan
Spring is Coming; Selectmen Chew on Input about Seasonal Street Dining
In December the Planning & Zoning commission updated voted to approve a text amendment to add rules for outdoor dining, partly in response to dozens of restaurant violations ranging. Some restaurants operated without permits. There were complaints of loud music, sidewalks blocked, lost parking and vermin. Continue Reading →
Filed under: Business, Food Drink Restaurants, Government, Diane's Books, Fred Camillo, Greenwich Avenue, Janet Stone McGuigan, Lauren Rabin
Community Update – Old Greenwich School Readies for Renovation
There are numerous critical improvements to be made to Old Greenwich School and the OGSBC is determined to make them a reality. The BOE and the OGSBC have the bandwidth to get this project done now for our children and the community. We just need adequate/requisite funding.
Most importantly, we believe there should be no unnecessary delays in fixing the serious problems at OGS. Continue Reading →
Filed under: Schools, Alan Gunzburg, Barbara O'Neill, BET, Board of Education, Cristina Dawson, Fred Camillo, Greenwich Public Schools
Greenwich Officials Spar with New Haven State Rep over Non-Resident Beach Fees
“The legislation, if passed, we’d have to turn away more residents. It wouldn’t impact the people in $3 million houses, it would impact the residents I represent.” – Steve Meskers Continue Reading →
Filed under: Government, Byram Beach, Fred Camillo, Hector Arzeno, Planning & Development Committee, Roland Lemar, Ryan Fazio, Steve Meskers
OGA Honors Longtime Volunteer Peter Uhry at Standing Room Only Annual Meeting
Groups that have benefited from Peter Uhry’s long history of volunteering including OGA, Greenwich Audubon, Greenwich Green & Clean and Friends of Binney Park. Continue Reading →
Filed under: Volunteering, Carolyn Petersen, Daren Schneider, Fred Camillo, James Waters, Jane Brash, Marc Ducret, Old Greenwich Association
UPDATED: Camillo Declines to Sign CTCL $500K Grant Agreement, Given Challenge to RTM Vote
“The Town Attorney declined to give an immediate opinion on the matter at Tuesday’s meeting. Thereafter appeal rights were not preserved pursuant to the aforementioned section. With no appeal having been filed it would appear that the vote on Item #10 is final.” – Glen A Canner Esq, District 12 Continue Reading →