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“Milbrook Crossing” Seeks to Use P&Z Historic Overlay to Preserve Grand Homes on Post Road

A proposal to use the HO regulations to preserve a row of three grand turn-of-century homes on the Post Road would create a residential community appealing to empty-nesters is working its way through Town Hall. On December 5 the Historic District Commission unanimously endorsed the project, approving a certificate of appropriateness. The vote was 8-0. Continue Reading →

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Police Resolve Crush at GHS after Voters Can’t Find Parking

Voters at District 7 polling place at GHS get crushed for parking Tuesday morning. Police resolved the problem by about 10:00am. One voter said it took a half hour to turn onto Hillside and a half hour to turn into the jam packed parking lot. Continue Reading →

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GHS Headmaster: Taking away student parking on Hillside Rd does not begin to address congestion

“Many of the issues you raise are not influenced by student parking on Hillside. Parents make illegal maneuvers, they pull into driveways, they double park. They will do this whether there is street parking or not. …The Greenwich Police Dept has allowed that practice out of sheer practicality. There are not good options for after school pick up.” – GHS Headmaster Dr. Chris Winters Continue Reading →

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GHS Petition Defending Student Parking on Hillside Rd Takes Off

“Parking is more than a privilege enjoyed by GHS seniors; it is a resource that helps us excel in all of the amazing things we do in and outside of the classroom. It is a logistical convenience for our parents who depend upon us to transport both ourselves and our siblings to school and after-school activities.” – Greg Goldstein in Change.org petition Continue Reading →

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GHS Student Government: Student Parking is Not the Source of Congestion on Hillside Rd

“We sympathize with our neighbors’ legitimate concerns about living next to a high school with heavy congestion in the mornings and afternoons… This congestion, however, is not caused by student street parking.” – GHS Student Government Executive Committee Continue Reading →

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Selectmen Weigh Quality of Life of GHS Neighbors on Hillside vs Privilege of Student Parking

The Board of Selectmen weighed the quality of life of neighbors on Hillside Road with the needs of GHS students and their families. At issue was student parking on Hillside Road, where there is room for about 72 cars. Continue Reading →

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GFP Top Stories of the Week: Feb 27-March 5, 2017

As February turned to March, news was dominated by Greenwich High School. The police initiated a traffic enforcement campaign. The Diversity Awareness Club held their annual diversity week, and there was a student protest at Greenwich High School. The Greenwich Police promoted two of their finest. A house in Milbrook came on the market, garnering much interest. Continue Reading →

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Do’s and Dont’s for Parents as Police Continue Traffic Enforcement at GHS

“Going forward during this enforcement period, we’ll issue more summonses,” Lt. John Slusarz said of enforcement efforts on Wednesday on Hillside Road by Greenwich High School. “We’re not there to punish people, we just don’t want them to endanger the children.” Continue Reading →

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