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Saturday, March 28, 2015

Good Friday Service and Concert

The First Congregational Church of Greenwich invites you to a special choral performance of John Rutter's Requiem on Good Friday, April 3. Our annual tradition of presenting a time to gather on Good Friday continues this year on April 3 at 8:00 pm in our historic Meetinghouse with a performance of the moving masterpiece, Requiem by John Rutter. The outstanding First Congregational Church Chancel Choir and Chamber Ensemble will be accompanied by flute, oboe, cello, harp, percussion, and organ.


Police: Armed Robber Strikes Greenwich Gas Station On Route 1

The attendant at the Sheep Hill Mobil Gas Station on Route 1 in Greenwich was robbed at gunpoint by a lone male suspect wearing a mask early Saturday, police said. At 1:30 a.m., the suspect entered the gas station at 1129 E. Putnam Ave., brandishing a handgun and demanding cash, said Lt.


Help Wanted: Restaurant, Teaching, Banking Jobs Available in Greenwich

Find a full-time job or part-time job with Patch's Jobs section, with listings provided by SimplyHired.com. GoFundMe campaign started for murder victim, teacher faces termination over sexually-explicit poem read in class, a mouse rescue, and more.


Greenwich Rallies for Gun Safety and Team 26 Cyclists

The Team 26 cyclists left Newtown for Washington on Saturday where they will lobby for gun reform in the wake of the Sandy Hook shootings. More than 100 people came out to support Team 26 - the dedicated group of cyclists who stopped in Greenwich on Saturday as part of their 400-mile ride to Washington, DC where they hope to garner Congressional support for stricter gun safety laws including background checks for gun permit applicants and a ban on large capacity gun magazines.


Trumbull wrangles over recreational fields

... parks and recreation departments under two different directors is not in line with how nearby municipalities, like Greenwich, structure their departments. Tom Kelly , chairman of the Democratic Town Committee , called it redundant, noting that the ...


Photo Gallery: The Greenwich Lions Club Easter Egg Hunt

A couple hundred wee ones and their parents braved the bone-numbing wind and snow Saturday for the annual Greenwich Lions Club Easter egg hunt. The Greenwich Lions & ShopRite Annual Egg Hunt is a fundraiser for the Lions' work in town that includes providing assistance to the blind and visually impaired.


Harsh winter leaves many baseball, softball fields unplayable

Snow is visible near home plate as a tarp covers a portion of the infield of the baseball field at Greenwich High School, Greenwich, Conn., Wednesday, March 25, 2015. Photo: Bob Luckey Snow is still visible on the baseball field at Greenwich High School, Greenwich, Conn., Wednesday, March 25, 2015.


The Dish: seen and heard around Greenwich

(from left) Archbishop Leonard Blair, Bigelow Tea President and CEO Cindi Bigelow, and Governor Dannel Malloy attended the annual ArchbishopaAos St. Patrick Day Breakfast held at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford. Photo: Contributed Photo


Harsh winter leaves many baseball, softball fields unplayable

Snow is visible near home plate as a tarp covers a portion of the infield of the baseball field at Greenwich High School, Greenwich, Conn., Wednesday, March 25, 2015. A muddy home plate area at the Greenwich High School softball field at the school in Greenwich, Conn., Wednesday, March 25, 2015.


Things to do in and around Greenwich

... March 30, Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Drive. Photo: Contributed Photo For the latest events and activities happening in Greenwich, turn to For the Record. To have your event included, submit a description, date, time, price and contact information. ...


A Greenwich WOW House: An Expansive Colonial in the Private Milbrook Neighborhood

The private Milbrook community offers a close-to-town location and with the extensive mature woods in the neighborhood, it has the feel of the backcountry. This Overlook Drive colonial - built in 1956 - has four bedrooms upstairs, with a fifth bedroom or office or den is on the first floor.


top juniors head to carson for usta intl spring championships

... tournament while Dolehide was a US Open Junior semifinalist last fall. In the boys' 18s, William Blumberg of Greenwich, Conn., is the highest ranking ITF world-ranked player moving up from No. 33 to No. 15 after a finalist appearance at the Grade A ...


Artist Exhibits Her 'Visage' Collection in Old Greenwich

Artist Jeanne Steers is exhibiting her Visage collection at the People's United Bank in Old Greenwich, through April 28. In her artist's statement Steers says "Visage explores the common threads connecting humanity and portrays how life's experiences change you throughout one's existence." Some of her paintings are representational, some abstract, some surreal.


Gov. Malloy Cuts Funding to Greenwich and Other CT Boys and Girls Clubs

Seventeen Connecticut Boys & Girls Clubs are petitioning Gov. Malloy to restore the state's government funding to their programs on a petition they've created on Change.org . The petition reads in part: "Governor Malloy, your new budget hurts the children who need us most by cutting state funding for important after-school and summer learning opportunities, including all funding for the Boys & Girls Clubs in Connecticut and other programs serving at-risk children.


What's Coming in April to Redbox in Greenwich, and to Netflix

Interstellar, the Imitation Game, The Penguins of Madagascar and Night at the Museum: The Secret of the Tomb will all be available soon at the Redbox kiosk in Greenwich, according to the Redbox website . Here's a list of what's coming on Redbox and what's arriving on Netflix in April .


Greenwich Rep. Bocchino Slams State Budget Plan In Face Of Growing Deficit

The state legislature is busy with the work of planning the state budget in the face of growing deficits, state Rep. Mike Bocchino, R-150th District, tells his constituents in Greenwich. "The budget is once again front row and center as we face around a $3 billion deficit the next two years," Bocchino said in a statement.


Rev. Lyle Schaller, who helped Protestant churches survive and grow, dies at 91

... Marshall's for discounted clothing, Kay-Bee for toys, Linens & Things for home goods, died of pneumonia Tuesday in Greenwich, Conn. Curtis Gans, 77, a political activist who helped upend the 1968 presidential election with his role in the movement ...


Video: SPLURGE Collecting Easter Basket Donations

The Easter holiday is just over a week away, and SPLURGE Gifts in Greenwich wants to help children celebrate. The store is accepting donations of filled Easter baskets to donate to Kids in Crisis and the Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County.


Video: Byram Pool Project Approved by BET

The Greenwich Board of Estimate of Taxation has approved the Town's request of $9.5 million for a new pool at Byram Park. "The pool project came up because there was a shortage of recreational activities for children," said Cathy Youngman, President of JLG.


Video: Cos Cob Park is Officially Open to the Public

This rainy afternoon in Greenwich has many hoping for summer. Now there is a new place to spend those warm summer days.


Help Wanted: Jobs on Patch in and Around Darien

... seeks a self-motivated, marketing/sales coordinator to...PREMIER 8 days ago from Patch.com Little Friends - Greenwich, CTAssistant Teacher/Early Childhood Full Time Classroom Assistant. High quality, full day/year round, blended childcare/early ...


Darien Top High School Hockey Team in State: Newspaper Poll

The high school hockey team, which won the state Division 1 title against Greenwich on Sunday, was named best in the state in the poll. A New Haven Register/Gametime poll of sports journalists and coaches has named Darien High School's hockey team the best in the state .


Pioneering equine vet Ben Martin dies at 68

Pioneering equine sports medicine and surgery specialist Ben Martin has died in the US after a long illness at the age of 68. Dr Benson Bennett Martin, Jr., VMD, of Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, died March 18. He spent all of his 34-year veterinary career at New Bolton Center, the large animal hospital of the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine . Martin was born in Greenwich, Connecticut.


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