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LETTER: Is an 80,000 Sq Ft Greenwich Hospital Expansion Too Much for Greenwich?

“With New York City hospitals 40 minutes away, shouldn’t we preserve the intimate and personal atmosphere and attention one gets at Greenwich Hospital? Do we really want to have a regional hospital in the midst of some of our most popular and precious close-to-town neighborhoods.” – Berrin Snyder, Greenwich Continue Reading →

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P&Z Balks at Proposed GCDS Stadium; Traffic Is Main Concern

The P&Z commission balked at proposed GCDS proposed lower school athletic fields upgrades mainly because they would generate traffic in an already congested area.

They said they’d prefer GCDS migrate their athletic fields to the school’s Stanwich campus, which is further from the congested GHS/CMS corridor.

They also suggested borrowing locker rooms and toilet facilities from the Greenwich Skating Club in the interim. Continue Reading →

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P&Z, Residents Still Wary of 20-Unit Building; Applicant Hints at 8-30g

“You have all these incentives, and you push back. There is an 8-30g,” contract purchaser Andrew Toth warned, referring to the state statute for affordable housing exempting developers from local zoning regulations. “Property is expensive. You have to have a certain rent roll.” Continue Reading →

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Owners of House in CGB Zone on Cusp of Residential Neighborhood Seek to Build Anew

There is a proposal before the Planning and Zoning commission from the owners of 10 Lexington Ave to tear it down and build anew. It is in the CBG zone and has offices on the first and second floors and an apartment for out of town guests on the third floor. The new building would have the same use. Continue Reading →

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