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Saturday, February 21, 2015

Born in conflict, a town called Greenwich emerges

A bronze sculpture depicts Mayn Mayano, Chief of the Siwanoy tribe, and Captain Daniel Patrick of the Massachusetts Militia, transferring the deed for the patch of land that became Greenwich on the second floor of Town Hall in Greenwich, Conn. Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015.


The Dish: celebrities, events in and around Greenwich

Cindi Bigelow, president and CEO of Bigelow Tea in Fairfield, , and Elaine Gavoli, Bigelow communications manager, , with Dr. Mehmet Oz. The two local women were at a recent taping of Oz's TV show.


Greenwich Legislators Cast A Wary Eye on Proposed State Budget

Greenwich's legislative delegation is casting somewhat of a collective wary eye at the two-year $37 billion budget proposed this week by Gov. Dannel Malloy. The proposal includes a massive proposal for transportation, criminal justice reform and if adopted as presented, would represent a total increase of 3.1 percent from the prior fiscal year.


'When The Ice Breaks, It Comes Thundering Down the River'

... of water they managed to keep open in the middle of the pond." And you can do what Dorothy did, email your 'Frozen Greenwich' photos to barbara.heins@patch.com. We love to see what you're experiencing around town and share it with your fellow ...


Greenwich, CT Residential Real Estate Blog and Analysis: February 20th

... inventory and this was the first week we see a good size bump in inventory. There are 536 properties for sale in Greenwich currently, up 16 from last week. There are 417 of which are single family homes. We had 64 properties sell on the MLS, up 9 ...


Paper Shredding Day Coming to Greenwich

Box size is approx 12"x18"x12". Remove all plastic and metal bindings, clips, report covers. Shred sensitive documents only. Cost: 2 cans of Tuna or Fruit per box to support local food bank , or $2 per box. No dented or expired cans.


Trumbull falls in FCIAC quarterfinal

At right, Alexa Moses of Greenwich jumps in the air and shouts after Greenwich defeated Trumbull 51-41 in the FCIAC girls high school basketball quarterfinal playoff gamel at Westhill High School in Stamford, Conn., Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015. At left walking off the court is Trumbull's Danielle McGillicuddy and at center is Jamie Kockenmeister of Greenwich.


Greenwich Teen Center debuts 'chill' coffee house

Elyse Crimmins, 12, left, and Caleb Osemobor, 15, both of Greenwich, at the Greenwich Teen Center's new coffee house, the Greenwich Grind, located on the upper floor of the center, that opened for business on Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015. A naming contest was held for the coffee house with three Greenwich students including, Crimmins, Osemobor and Trinity Holmberg, submitting the same winning name, The Greenwich Grind.


Boston College Recruiting: Legacy TE Scooter Harrington Commits To Eagles

... tight end of the class, joining Danny Dalton who committed early last week. Harrington is from the Mean Streets of Greenwich Ct.


A 'Sweetheart Ball' for Abilis

Last weekend's Valentine's Day celebrations included a Sweetheart Ball hosted by Christine Georgopulo, the owner of the Arthur Murray Grande Ballroom in Greenwich. "It came about as a result of a conversation with Chris, who offered to host a ball after I told her we have a lot of couples who share her passion for music and dancing," according to Keelin Daly, an Abilis spokesman.


Wig-wearing bank robber may be linked to Connecticut heist, report says

... parking lot on Rodney Street, where, police said, it's likely the robber had a getaway vehicle nearby. In the Greenwich, Conn. robbery last month, the robber brandished a large gun at the Greenwich Bank and Trust Company, CBS2 reported .The small ...


Police investigating possible link between Glen Rock red-wigged bank robber and heist in Connecticut

... 30, police claim a woman with short dark hair in a black coat with white boots and wearing sunglasses robbed the Greenwich Bank and Trust Co. in Greenwich, Conn., wielding a large handgun. An article in the Greenwich Times quotes a police spokesman ...


Blood Drive at Greenwich Town Hall

The Town of Greenwich will hold a blood drive at Greenwich Town Hall starting at 11:15 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 25. For information and to schedule a donation appointment, call the Red Cross at 1-800-733-2767 or log on to redcrossblood.org.


Greenwich's Bruce Museum Launches New Family Program

Tara Contractor holds a ring-necked pheasant, one of the animals that families can search for among the paintings featured in the Bruce Museum's ARTventure program on Feb. 22. GREENWICH, Conn. ARTventure, a new program that involves families, comes to the Bruce Museum in Greenwich on Sunday, Feb. 22. ARTventure includes a scavenger hunt that incorporates science and art together throughout the Bruce Museum.


Eversource Urges Greenwich Customers To Clear Gas Meters, Vents

With more winter weather on the way, Eversource is encouraging Fairfield County residents to safely remove snow and ice from gas meters and vents, especially when clearing snow from rooftops. While clearing roofs, gas meters could become buried and create safety hazards.


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