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PHOTOS: Extended Adopt-A-Dog Family Gather for Joyful Reunion in Greenwich

Adopt A Dog, based in Armonk, NY, had a great turnout for their reunion of adopted dogs on Saturday on the lawn of Second Congregational Church in Greenwich. As the skies cleared, an adoptees reconnected with shelter staff and volunteers, families shared their heartfelt adoption stories. Director Courtney Bellew said that in the 3+ years she had been the director at Adopt A Dog, adoptions had increased five-fold, and this year they anticipated another increase. Continue Reading →

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Second Congregational Church Announces Easter Service, Easter Egg Hunt & Small Animal Visit

Second Congregational Church at 139 East Putnam Ave in Greenwich welcomes all to attend their Easter Sunday, April 9th 10:30 am Festival Service. “We encourage all ages, infants to seniors, to worship together on Easter Sunday,” said a message from the church. Their nursery will be open as wiggle room for parents to come with their children as needed.  

Bring your baskets! Following the 10:30 am service they will hold their annual Easter Egg Hunt along with small animal visitors who will engage young and old alike. Continue Reading →

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P&Z Applauds Abilis Coffee Shop, Reluctant on Historic Overlay for 48 Maple

“An HO allows additional uses, but it also allows for an increase in square footage in the building, up to 28,800 sq ft….Now there is 12,000 sq ft. …You’re having a Historic Overlay to save the building in perpetuity, but in 20 years the church could add an awful lot and redevelop to 28,000 sq ft.” – P&Z Commissioner Nick Macri Continue Reading →

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Maple Avenue Neighbors Versus Greenwich Academy: The Battle Has Just Begun

At Tuesday’s P&Z meeting  Greenwich Academy returned with an updated proposal to combine 96 Maple and 100 Maple into one property where they seek to relocate their Cowan Center, a program for children from 8 weeks old to 4 years old, that services teachers at Greenwich Academy, Brunswick School, and “affiliate families.” The house is located in the single family R-20 zone. It was granted a Historic Overlay (HO) for a second unit in 1979 in return for preserving the historic structure in perpetuity. In later years, the house was illegally divided into four units and has four kitchens. Subscribe to the daily Greenwich Free Press newsletter. Continue Reading →

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Second Congregational’s Valentine Benefit Boosts Heart Care International

Second Congregational Church raised $135,000 to benefit Heart Care International at its 13th annual Valentine’s Gala on Feb. 7. The church was instrumental in establishing Heart Care International more than 21 years ago and has nurtured it ever since. HCI has helped more than 1,800 children suffering from congenital heart disease and performed heart surgery on almost 1,000 more children in Guatemala, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador and Peru. This year, the organization will launch a new mission to Chiapas, Mexico, the poorest state in Mexico.
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