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Saturday, February 14, 2015

Greenwich, New Canaan skate to a tie

The longer the Greenwich boys hockey team sits atop the polls as the No. 1 team in the state the larger the bull's eye on its back grows and the harder opponents come at them each night.


Darien girls win FCIAC Gymnastics title

... championship plaque in recognition of the Blue Wave's first FCIAC Girls Gymnastics crown since the 2009-10 season. Greenwich (129.15) finished fourth in the 11-school team standings followed by Wilton (127.75) and Staples (123.7). "This FCIAC team ...


WOW House: A 16-Room Greenwich Colonial Set on 3 Verdant Acres

A 16-room Colonial designed by the same architect whose work can be seen on the Yale University campus is on the Greenwich market. The home - with seven bedrooms and eight fireplaces - is situated on 3.16 level acres on Old Church Road in central Greenwich.


A Little Red in Greenwich for Valentine's Day

Flocks of chubby American robins were feeding on berries fallen from the trees in Bruce Park on Saturday afternoon - seemingly oblivious to the flakes of snow gently falling around them. The robins, which happen to be the state bird of Connecticut, better eat up quick.


Israel Putnam descendant set to relive her ancestor's famous ride

... attend a re-dedication of the Park on February 22 as part of the celebration of the 375th year of the founding of Greenwich. Photo: Anne Semmes, Paul Schott Muriel Putnam Smith in her early 20's worked for Vogue and Colliers doing fashion work. This ...


Contamination concerns go back a century

... dump trucks loaded with refuse. From its inception, the dump was unwelcome in the Chickahominy section of western Greenwich, then classified as part of the Third District. A neighborhood leader, Josephine Evaristo, who died in 1989 at the age of 84, ...


Contamination concerns go back a century

... of the new incinerator in Chickahominy. Hamilton Avenue is in the background. Photo: Contributed Photo/Greenwich Hist, Contributed Photo The town incinerator was built on Holly Hill Lane in 1938, after a lawsuit by neighbors was thrown out of court. ...


Greenwich Youth Mission Building for the Future

Greenwich teens from First Congregational Church spent their mid-winter break in Nicaragua helping to build a school's water system. Our Youth Mission Group in Nicaragua working on a water system at Fabretto Children's Foundation 's Education Center.


Meet Greenwich Animal Control's February Pets of the Month: Piglet and Marjorie

Luckily, Piglet and Marjorie are still available! Piglet is a lovable and active 2-3 year old guy whose good looks make him "leash candy"! Marjorie is an 8 month old "girl next door" - a little shy at first meeting, but the most sweet and kind companion you could ever hope for! Please note: Piglet and Marjorie can be adopted separately.


Cabbie Robbed, Severely Injured in Greenwich

A cab driver is recovering after being robbed at knifepoint and severely injured early Saturday and Greenwich Police say they have arrested a suspect who's being held on $500,000 bond. According to police, a cab driver for RC Taxi in Port Chester, NY, it was about 3:15 a.m. Feb. 14 when the suspect received a ride to South Water Street, just across the Port Chester border in the Byram neighborhood of Greenwich.


'Near Blizzard Conditions' to Hit Greenwich

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory that is in effect from 1 p.m. this afternoon until 1 p.m. Sunday, and during that period of time "near blizzard conditions" are forecast for late tonight and early Sunday. The advisory is for snow of course, but the biggest concern are winds that could gust to up to 55 m.p.h. Snow is expected to accumulate between 3-5 inches before the storm ends by midday Sunday.


'Conjurer to the Stars' Emcee's Fundraiser for Program Benefitting Stamford Kids

The Horizons Student Enrichment Program at New Canaan Country School will hold its biennial benefit on Saturday, Feb. 28 at the Greenwich Hyatt beginning at 6:30 p.m. The event is titled "Spotlight on Success" and will feature first-hand success stories of generations of Horizons students and graduates. New Canaan Country School alumnus Ryan Oakes '93 "Conjurer to the Stars" will emcee the event.


Author To Explore The Holocaust During Talk At Greenwich's Temple Sholom

GREENWICH, Conn. The Temple Sholom will host a special Lunch 'n' Learn Tuesday event featuring guest author Sal Tagliareni from noon to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 17. This former Roman Catholic priest's presentation will explore the events leading up to the Holocaust and attempt to understand its causes.


Matchmaker serves Wall Street's demanding singles

... online chats, but Kelsey's business is hands-on and homespun. Her territory is as unforgiving as they come: Greenwich, Connecticut, where she lives; the towns of Lower Fairfield County such as Darien and New Canaan that make up the so-called Gold ...


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