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Open Letter to OGRCC: Children’s Health is Non-negotiable!

“We know that artificial turf has been installed in numerous communities and institutions because it satisfies a need to conduct sports programs in inclement weather. However, long term studies of exposure to the plastic mat and blades of “grass” along with infill have not been able to show the product is safe.” – Real Grass for Healthy Kids! Continue Reading →

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Many Voices Heard at Eastern Greenwich Civic Center Hearing for Input

There were dozens of thoughtful suggestions and many rounds of applause. Residents were told not to include fields in the discussion, but they did. Fred Camillo urged the committee to “Do it big and look to the private sector.” Others warned the committee to think within the budget. “Think Scottish” was Patty Roberts’ advice. “What’s popular today may not be popular later on.” Continue Reading →

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Letter: Greenwich Sports Programs Need to Focus on Safe Fields, Not the Bottom Line

“We are deeply concerned that OGRCC and GSA are more highly focused on hours of field play time and loss of revenue as a result of fewer participants rather than on the long-term health and well-being of Greenwich’s kids.” – Arthur Yee MD, Jude Braunstein, Warren Silver, Susan Rudolph Continue Reading →

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