John Toner

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PHOTOS: Crowds Flock to Opening of Kindness Rocks Garden at Greenwich Town Hall

“I want to say thank you to Steven because this year he has given us something to play for – something a little bit extra. He’s given the community something to come together for,” Marinelli said, adding that for the First Selectman and Parks & Rec and other town departments to come together to make the kindness rocks garden happen. “That speaks volumes about what Steven means to us.” – GHS football coach John Marinelli Continue Reading →

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Greenwich Celebrates 100th Anniversary of Island Beach in Style

Island Beach’s 100 years in Greenwich’s possession is rich in history. It once had an excellent restaurant and amusement park. Later it had a tower and high dive and popular float to rest and socialize after swimming. It has weathered many storms and now has new bathrooms, dock, plantings and more. Continue Reading →

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Selectmen Decline to Pursue Litigation over GHS Stadium Lights; Eyes Turn to Developing Havemeyer Field

“We should work with the BOE to make Havemeyer field a signature field for football and playoffs. It ties nicely to the downtown. You can illuminate it and I don’t believe there’s limitations on that. It will bring people into our downtown which would help our local economy.” – Peter Tesei Continue Reading →

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Founder’s Day Features Unveiling of Restored Feake-Ferris House c1645 in Old Greenwich

Wednesday, July 18 was Founder’s Day, a tradition in Greenwich since 1947. To mark the occasion the Feake-Ferris House, c1645, which was restored rather than demolished, was open for tours. The owners, Martin and Anna Waters opened their new home, which is connected to the historic one, for the reception. Continue Reading →

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P&Z Folds on Proposed 30% Increase in FAR for Schools

The amendment, had it gone through, would have given relief to schools that are maxed out on their FAR, including Greenwich High School and Greenwich Academy who have been purchasing adjacent homes to their campus in order to expand their FAR. Continue Reading →

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Greenwich Housing Authority Seeks MI for New 51-Unit Senior/Disabled Building at McKinney Terrace

The June 27 Board of Selectmen agenda included a request from Greenwich’s Housing Authority for Municipal Improvement (MI) for 51 units of senior and disabled housing to be added to the McKinney Terrace at the former Byram School. To qualify a person must be at least 62 and earn no more than $48,000. Continue Reading →

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Selectmen Mull GHS Student Parking, Double Parking, Lack of Compliance on Drop off and Pick Up Agreement

First Selectman Peter Tesei asked for more aggressive police enforcement against double parking on Hillside Road and suggested a working committee be formed to explore smoother drop off and pick up. Continue Reading →

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