Lou from Cos Cob

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Just Say “Lou from Cos Cob.” People Know Who He Is.

Before he ran Post Stationery, otherwise known as “Lou’s,” and long before the lifelong Democrat became Greenwich’s Tax Collector, Lou Caravella was a young boy pacing up and down Greenwich Avenue with a bag full of newspapers. He sold the Greenwich News and Graphic for 3ยข a copy and was allowed to keep a penny for himself with each sale. He was promoted to “carrier,” and later worked in the mail room during World War II, rolling up papers and gluing the brown paper wrappers with a flour and water paste to be mailed overseas. Continue Reading →

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