Steven Katz, vice chair of Greenwich’s Commission on Aging and founder of Sterling Care in Greenwich, talks about assisted living and aging in place in Greenwich, where in fact there are no assisted living facilities.
A recent survey of residents 45+ revealed people want to retire here but many anticipate moving out of town.
“Moving to Stamford is not aging in place,” Katz said. Continue Reading →
Many residents from River Run condominiums said that with the addition of 69 apartments at The Mill they feared more intensified traffic in Glenville, especially around the intersection of Pembewick Rd and Glenville Rd. Continue Reading →
Music & Arts in Greenwich sought to offer private lessons in four small “chambers” at their retail store. The Zoning Enforcement Officer had determined the lessons were an educational use and therefore not permitted. Applicant’s attorney John Tesei said the lessons were not an educational use, but rather “physical conditioning,” which is a Personal Service, which is allowed in the Central Business Retail Zone. The commission voted unanimously to deny the application. Continue Reading →
The amendment, had it gone through, would have given relief to schools that are maxed out on their FAR, including Greenwich High School and Greenwich Academy who have been purchasing adjacent homes to their campus in order to expand their FAR. Continue Reading →
The new building will replace the existing one story brick building and stay within its footprint. During construction the program will be run out of the YMCA. Continue Reading →
At Tuesday night’s P&Z meeting, neighbors of Greenwich Academy said they were unhappy with the school gobbling up downtown neighborhoods to expand their FAR, though many properties are purchased for faculty housing. Continue Reading →
First Selectman Peter Tesei asked for more aggressive police enforcement against double parking on Hillside Road and suggested a working committee be formed to explore smoother drop off and pick up. Continue Reading →
The owners of Acme supermarket want the town to let them re-open the entrance/exit via Brookside Drive. Continue Reading →
Many of the concerns voiced by residents at the January POCD session at Cole Auditorium surfaced again at the District 7 POCD workshop Tuesday night. Continue Reading →
There are 3 upcoming workshops for community input. The first will begin information gathering. The focus of the second will be on Greenwich Ave and village centers. The third will focus on the Post Rd corridor. Continue Reading →