Marcia O’Kane

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Town Environmental Affairs Director Reflects on Plastic Bag Ban’s One Year Anniversary

Enforcement has been uncomplicated, rarely taking more than a phone call for businesses to comply with the program. “People shouldn’t hesitate to report non-compliance. There is no heavy-handed consequence needed – only education.” Continue Reading →

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Gretchen Carlson Shares Timely Talk on Sexual Harassment at Women Who Matter Luncheon

Jen Graziano and Gretchen Carlson

At the Greenwich Chamber of Commerce Women Who Matter luncheon, Gretchen Carlson spoke out about her experience of workplace sexual harassment. She advocated for bystanders and enablers to become allies, and talked about proposed legislation to restrict forced arbitration agreements in employment contracts, which, she said deprive employees a public jury trial and are conducted in secret. Continue Reading →

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PHOTOS: Greenwich Chamber of Commerce Celebrates 100 Years, Honors Local “Heroes”

2017 Greenwich Chamber honorees were Sue Rogers of the Junior League, Jeb Fiorita of Val’s, Jack Moffly of Moffley Media, and three emergency services workers, Adam Jakubowski, Jeffrey Morris and Kara Schiff. Leslie Yager, founder/editor of Greenwich Free Press received the R. Michael Dunne Quality of Life Award for her dedication to covering hyper-local Greenwich news. Continue Reading →

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Greenwich Restaurant Week Kicks Off With a Glamorous Party at The JHouse

The 3rd Annual Restaurant Week’s opening night party was a smashing success with over 500 guests sipping creative cocktails, choice wines and an amazing array of tasty nibbles. Kathie Lee Gifford was luminous as she served wines from Gifft, and Geoffrey Zakarian graciously signed his latest cookbook for his fans. Continue Reading →

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Annual Greenwich Sidewalk Sales, July 14-17, to Feature Entertainment and Live Music

In addition to the many participating retail stores, this year’s Greenwich Sidewalk Sale Days will feature live music throughout the weekend on the front lawn of the Board of Education, 290 Greenwich Avenue. BarbaraEntertains.com will perform Saturday, 12 noon to 3 p.m. and JD Southard Band will perform Sunday, 12 noon to 3 p.m. Continue Reading →

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