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In Tradition Established in 1973, Greenwich Firefighters Deliver Thanksgiving Fixings to Widows

On Monday morning more than a dozen Greenwich Firefighters from the Local 1042 IAFF met at Stop & Shop on West Putnam Ave to purchase turkey and fixings to deliver to widows of firefighters and needy families. The effort is a longtime tradition at among town’s firefighters. Chuck Teichert, a longtime Greenwich resident who started as a volunteer in 1977 and became a career firefighter in 1991 said he looked forward to Monday’s effort. “It’s important for the community. It’s important for the retirees and it feels good,” said Teichert, who had just finished an 8:00am til 8:00am 24-hour shift. Continue Reading →

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