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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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Town of Greenwich Issues RFP for Mixed-Use Development in Island Beach Parking Lot

On Monday the Town of Greenwich issued an RFP (#7626) for a mixed use development in the Island Beach Parking lot at 121 Arch Street. The Town encourages the developer to submit creative proposals which will include commercial uses that generate strong economic activity such as shopping, dining, and entertainment, while conforming to the existing surrounding area and neighborhoods. 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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First Time Ever – Great White Shark Spotted in Greenwich Waters

On Monday a ping from a great white shark triggered OCearch’s tracking system in Long Island Sound, in the water between Tod’s Point and Great Captains Island. Greenwich Harbormaster Ian MacMillan said that Cabot was likely chasing seals in Greenwich Harbor on Monday. MacMillan said his concern was for kite surfers. “When they hit, it could sound like a seal,” he said. 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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Future of “The Showboat” Not Looking So Good

On Wednesday crane operators on a cargo ship outside Greenwich Harbor attempted to lift the paddle wheel steam boat known as the Showboat or Mark Twain, which originally built as an amusement park ride. The boat had been sold to someone in Korea who wanted to use it for a restaurant. Continue Reading →

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