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Thursday, August 14, 2008

08/14/08 More Greenwich Post Headlines For Thursday

Currently Greenwich Has Some Affordable Housing Available

Frustrated residents to hear housing plan tonight

Written by Kristan Zimmer, editor

Frustrated Quarry Knoll residents will hear Housing Authority plans to rebuild and expand the senior housing development, at a meeting tonight at 6:30 at 15 Quarry Knoll community room.

Earlier this week, residents of Quarry Knoll and neighboring streets complained that they were not notified of the meeting. Then Monday night, many received a notice on their doorstep announcing the planned presentation.

Executive Director Anthony Johnson said the purpose of the meeting is to quell rumors about the proposal and make people aware of the plans for the town’s senior housing units there. The proposal to rebuild its Quarry Knoll senior housing development and expand its McKinney Terrace complex would achieve a net gain of 172 housing units.

“It’s the same proposal we’ve had all along,” he said....


Football legend comes home to give back

Written by Sam Cross, Post Correspondent

In an attempt to honor his childhood roots, Steve Young, Hall of Fame quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers and Greenwich High School graduate, through his Forever Young Foundation, has agreed to a multiyear commitment with Fairfield Sports Commission, with a guaranteed donation of $10,000 for this year...

Police Watch


Miles Thompson, 19, of 318 Delevan Ave. was arrested Aug. 12 and charged with third degree assault, criminal trespass and breach of peace. Thompson was arrested on an outstanding warrant stemming from an alleged fight at Wilbur Peck Court on June 19. Thompson was released on a $500 cash bond and is due in court Aug. 20.


A 17-year-old Greenwich boy was arrested Aug. 12 and charged with first degree failure to appear and second degree failure to appear. The boy allegedly failed to appear in court to respond to an Aug. 12, 2006 arrest for possession of marijuana and an April 10, 2007 arrest for criminal attempt of conspiracy to possess marijuana. The boy was taken into custody without incident. He was released on a promise to appear and is due in court Aug. 19.


Gary Wilson, 53, of 12 Irvine Road, Old Greenwich was arrested Aug. 12 and charged with second degree breach of peace. According to police, Wilson turned himself in on an outstanding warrant stemming from an incident on April 26. Wilson allegedly had an argument with a Greenwich Point employee and punched him. Wilson was released on a $250 cash bond and is due in court Aug. 19.


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