Katherine Du

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Calling Teen Volunteers, Greenwich Safe Rides to Launch Friday, Sept. 18

Greenwich Safe Rides needs more teen volunteers (driver’s license not necessary) to manage dispatching and help screened professional drivers navigate Greenwich on nine Fridays from 10:00 pm – 2:00 am. For those dates, view the complete article. To volunteer or inquire further, email kdu@greenwichacademy.org.
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Greenwich Academy Girl Scout Blazes a Storied Trail in Babcock Preserve

Babcock Preserve’s latest family-friendly nature trail is a lovely weekend escape for families with young children and/or dogs on leashes. Cool, shady, and bug-free before sunset, this must-see StoryWalk is Greenwich Academy junior Sophia Ferraro’s Girl Scout Gold Award project. Continue Reading →

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ADA 25th Anniversary Celebration Feted at Greenwich Town Hall

At Greenwich’s 25th Anniversary Celebration of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), First Selectman Peter Tesei declared July 27, 2015 Americans With Disabilities Day. The First Selectman’s Advisory Committee for People with Disabilities, a letter from United States Senator Richard Blumenthal, and a representative from Congressman Jim Himes’s office also made appearances. Happy birthday, ADA! Continue Reading →

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Battling E-cigarettes and Empowering Teens, Communities 4 Action Soars

E-cigarettes, which indeed contain nicotine, are glamorized to target teen consumers, according to Communities 4 Action (C4A) Executive Director Ingrid Gillespie and Chairman Stephanie Paulmeno. The two spoke at length about C4A’s capacity and collaboration building, teen empowerment engagements, and educational prevention initiatives. Continue Reading →

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PHOTOS: Wiffle Glory at Polo Grounds, a Sun Blessed Tradition in Greenwich

Sunshine and smiles abounded at the 8th Annual Greenwich Wiffle Ball Tournament. Directed by Greenwich Police Department’s Silver Shield Association, the tournament was a tremendous success, boasting 44 teams, one nugget nation mascot, police officers (on and off the field), and a slew of spectators and staff. Continue Reading →

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Porn, Sexting, Violence: Greenwich Police Det. Christy Girard Talks Cybercrime

“If you have a phone and a tea party, you won’t have a problem, but if you have a phone and alcohol, you’ll have lots of problems. With technology, teens also have easier ways to connect not only to drug dealers, but also to pornography that can be very violent and doesn’t teach kids what love really is or what relationships really are,” said Greenwich Police Detective Christy Girard. Continue Reading →

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Fresh High School Grads Reflect on the College Selection Process

Five rising college freshmen opened up about their college selection processes. What drew them to their future schools? How did each high school college counseling office fit into the puzzle? Featuring Grant MacFaddin, Uma Ramesh, Walker Nadeau, Andrew Ma, and Keith Radler. Continue Reading →

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