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PHOTOS: Veterans Day Patriotic Walk & Ceremony Mark 100 Years Since World War I

The 6th annual patriotic community walk on Veterans Day marked 100 years since the end of World War I, which was the topic of remarks by keynote speaker Dean Gamanos. Commander of the American Legion Peter LeBeau talked about Greenwich’s Col Raynal Bolling, whose likeness is immortalized in a statue outside the Havemeyer building. Bolling was the first high-ranking officer of the United States Army to be killed in combat in World War I.
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PHOTOS: Frantz vs Bergstein Too Close to Call. Camillo, Meskers Victorious

In local races, Republican State Rep for district 150 Mike Bocchino was defeated by challenger, Democrat Steve Meskers. Republican incumbent Fred Camillo in district 151 fended off a challenge from Greenwich mom of four Laura Kostin. Continue Reading →

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Floren: Wright Tech and UConn Stamford “Get It”

“Recent college graduates are drawn to the allure and opportunity of cities like Boston and New York. Now, with new companies and intriguing career options springing up in Stamford, Wright Tech and UCONN/Stamford will be at the center of it all. This synergy may be the key to attracting and keeping young people in our state.” Livvy Floren Continue Reading →

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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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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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