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“Obnoxious” Behavior of Charter Change Petitioners Deemed Free Speech; Judge Rejects Bernstein’s Extension Request

Despite testimony of four witnesses who said the defendants had interfered and intimidated them as they petitioned for signatures for Peter Bernstein to earn a place on the ballot for BOE, the judge said they hadn’t demonstrated “irreparable harm.” Continue Reading →

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Letter: 143 Sound Beach Developers Using Clever Tactic to Distract

One reader argues the developers proposing a 44-unit apt building for 143 Sound Beach Ave changed the conversation from real planning and zoning issues concerning their apartment building project’s height and size, the number of units, ground cover, excavation, traffic congestion, surface water run-off, wetlands, school capacities, and neighborhood character, to one about “affordable housing.” Continue Reading →

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Words Still Matter – Building a Community without Hate Event Honors Martin Luther King at YWCA Greenwich

Martin Luther King at YWCA of Greenwich - Greenwich Free Press

Due to the recent rise in hate speech and hate crimes, the YWCA’s focus for the event will be “Why Words Still Matter” in the context of building a community without hate. Featured guests will be Moderator, Steve Ginsburg, Director – Connecticut Region, Anti-Defamation League; Deirdre Daly, U.S. Attorney, State of Connecticut; Bobby Walker, Jr., Chief Executive Officer, Boys and Girls Club of Greenwich; and Dr. Salvatore Corda, Interim Superintendent, Greenwich Public Schools. Continue Reading →

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Joseph Verner Reed, 78

Ambassador Joseph Verner Reed Jr., a former US Chief of Protocol under President George Herbert Walker Bush and former Ambassador to Morocco, died Thursday in Greenwich.
Many in Greenwich will remember Mr. Reed for his annual visit to Julian Curtiss School for “UN Day,” with its colorful parade of nations highlighting the diversity of the school’s student body. Continue Reading →

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Megan Sweeney Joins Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich as VP of Administration

Megan Sweeney arrives at the Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich just in time for the start up the summer camp season. In her new role, she will oversee the day to day operations of the Club ensuring that the children in Greenwich who need us most have a first-class experience. Continue Reading →

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