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Over the Banks: Byram, Glenville, Pemberwick, the Shoreline [Video]

Hurricane Irene left her mark throughout Greenwich which remains under a state of emergency.

Irene Brings Down Trees, Branches; Swells Rivers and Streams [Video]

Although Hurricane Irene lost some of her punch when she hit Greenwich early Sunday morning - the winds and rain were not quite as bad as had been forecasted - the storm did bring down quite a few trees and large branches in the North Mianus section of town.

In the wake of Irene, there were relatively few signs of havoc in Greenwich by Sunday afternoon.

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Tesei, Theis Survey Greenwich During Hurricane


First Selectman Peter Tesei and Selectman David Theis spent Sunday morning surveying damage caused by Hurricane Irene.

Greenwich Officials Advise Residents To Stay Put

(The Daily Greenwich)
Greenwich was still experiencing high winds and floods Sunday afternoon as well as downed power lines and trees in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Irene.

Irene's aftermath in Greenwich

Irene's destruction in Greenwich. Old Greenwich, Merritt Parkway and Round Hill Road

Flooding Concerns Increase; More Than A Half-Million Homes Without...

(Hartford Courant)
Hurricane Irene has been downgraded to a tropical storm as it passes over Connecticut, but more than a half-million households across the state are without power and travel is treacherous....

... if you have a relative who is threatening to go out, take the keys away.'' Malloy noted that Interstate 95 between Greenwich and Stonington was not closed, except to tractor trailers that were banned statewide at 7 a.m. Sunday. When asked about the ...

Merritt And Wilbur Cross Parkways Closed; Malloy Announces Tractor...

(The Hartford Courant)
After many hours of preparations by hundreds of state officials and extensive warnings about the since-downgraded Tropical Storm Irene, Connecticut citizens largely avoided troublespots Sunday through voluntary compliance...

... in recent memory, and crews will likely take days to restore all power. With large numbers of downed trees from Greenwich to Old Saybrook , state and local officials will be working overtime in the coming days to restore the state to normalcy. ...

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Half of Greenwich without Power; School Canceled
At 9 p.m. Sunday, about half of Greenwich's homes- 13,684 in total-remained without power, according to Connecticut Light & Power.

Storm Abating; Residents Allowed to Return to Homes
Greenwich town officials released the following statement at 3:30 p.m. today: The eye of Hurricane Irene has passed over Greenwich; however the Town is still experiencing lingering winds, flooding as well as numerous downed power lines and trees.

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