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Wednesday, August 10, 2011

08/10/11 Breaking News Alert ........

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Police Report Possible Child Abduction at Stamford Mall [Update]

Police across the state are reporting a possible child abduction from Town Center Mall in Stamford, in which a man allegedly put a small child in the trunk of his car and fled the scene.

By Jamal Powell | Aug 10, 2011

Update, 7:48 p.m. An Amber Alert that was called due to a possible child abduction has been cancelled due to unknown specifics, according to local traffic reports. Late Wednesday afternoon, police … Read More


The Department of Parks and Recreation is pleased to announce that registration for its Town sponsored Fall Soccer program has begun. The program is open to boys and girls ages 3 through 11 years old and proof of age will be required for anyone new to the program. The sessions for ages 3 through 9 take place at the Upper and Lower Havemeyer fields behind Town Hall while ages 9 through 11 meet at Loughlin Avenue Park off Strickland Road in Cos Cob. Children must be 3 by August 1, 2011 in order to participate.

The program will start Saturday, September 10th and will end November 5th with a rain date of Saturday, November 12th. It does not meet on October 8th. Brad Wallace and staff will oversee the program at the Havemeyer Fields while Soccer with Aldwin staff will oversee Loughlin Avenue. This year an all girls program will be held at Loughlin Avenue for ages 9 -11.

An informal coach’s clinic for new coaches and those coaching the 3&4 year olds is scheduled for Wednesday, September 7th at 6:00 pm in the Community Room located on the ground floor of the Bendheim Western Greenwich Civic Center. The Civic Center is located on 449 Pemberwick Road. Coaching shirts and whistles will be handed out that time. Anyone wishing to volunteer will need to complete a background check if they have not already done so. All players must wear shin guards and provide their own soccer ball - size 3 for anyone 4 years old or younger and size 4 for everyone else. As in the past there will be an on site training coach at Havemeyer to go over drills and work with the coaches prior to the start of their session.

For more information please call the Recreation Office at 203 618-7649 or visit our web site at www.greenwichct.org and check out Parks and Recreation. Go to youth programs.

CT NEWS ALERT: Hartford UFL Team To Suspend Operations, Source Says

Source: Colonials Finished; UFL To Suspend Operations In Hartford

According to a well-placed league source, the Hartford Colonials are suspending operations after one season. There will be a 2 p.m. announcement from the league office and a 3:30 conference call.

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