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Posted on: January 19, 2021

2021 BET Virtual Meeting Updates

The following BET meetings relating to the FY2021 BET budget deliberations are scheduled as follows. More information will be posted as it becomes available. 

Until such time as Governor Lamont and First Selectman Fred Camillo rescind the state of...

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BET Virtual Meetings

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Posted on: March 18, 2021

2021 Neighborhood Assistance Act Program Application

The Town of Greenwich is currently accepting proposals from interested agencies/organizations for the State of Connecticut 2021 Neighborhood Assistance Act (NAA) Program. The NAA Program allows for a tax credit to be earned by business firms that make cas...

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Community Development

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Posted on: February 29, 2024

Vernal Pool Walk

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It’s time for the spring awakening in the wetlands! At 10:00 am we will meet at the Pomerance Park parking lot. Beth Evans, director of Environmental Affairs will help you get up-close and personal with some of the creatures who make the vernal ...

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Conservation Commission
Posted on: February 23, 2024

Signs of Spring Amphibian Walk

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Meet at GLT’s 80-acre Converse Brook Preserve to search for amphibians as they come out to lay eggs in vernal pools.We’ll also see which plants are emerging first in the spring. 

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Additional Info... Conservation Commission
Posted on: February 9, 2024

2024 Geese Egg Oiling in Greenwich - Program Registration & Authorization

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Many lakes, ponds and rivers have been identified by the Town of Greenwich Conservation Commission staff as being impacted by an over abundant population of resident Canada geese. These populations pose disease threats to residents, especially in high-use...

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Additional Info... Conservation Commission

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Posted on: April 19, 2023

Notice: Sign up now to new townwide emergency alert system

After months of hard work by the entire dedicated Emergency Management Team, led by Emergency Management Director Joseph Laucella, the Town is launching the new Greenwich Alerts system powered by EverBridge.

People can sign up by clicking here&...

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Emergency Management

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Posted on: July 5, 2023

Heat Advisory

Heat Warning

Fire Department
Posted on: May 19, 2023

May 19th Structure Fire

On May 19th, Greenwich Fire units were dispatched to a reported structure fire in the vicinity of West Putnam Ave and Greenwich Ave. While enroute multiple calls continued to come in. Upon arrival units found heavy fire in the rear of the location with ex...

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Fire Department
Posted on: April 14, 2023

New Assistant Fire Chief, Justin McCarthy

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On April 12, 2023, Justin McCarthy was sworn in as the new Greenwich Fire Department Assistant Chief of Administration. Justin has had a robust career, previously working with the New Haven Fire Department.

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Additional Info... Fire Department
Posted on: May 28, 2021

Greenwich Fire Department Shares Safe Grilling Guidelines

May 28, 2021 – With the return of warm weather and the official start of summer right around the corner, people are firing up their grills and cooking delicious meals to spend time with loved ones and friends. Whether it’s bur...

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Fire Department

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Posted on: March 1, 2024

MARCH 1: Community Connections from Fred

Rare Disease Day

Strickland Rd forum; RTC primary; Debate for Democracy; Campership; GHS cleanup; Red Cross flag raising & Safety Town; NTN Spring luncheon; researchED; YWCA Women Who Inspire; Rare Disease Day, LIFE: Six Women Photographers; Riverhouse Dr. Seuss Day

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Posted on: February 29, 2024

February 29 designated as Greenwich Leapling Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, The date of February 29 is one that only occurs every four years and is commonly known as “Leap Day” while also being called the 366th day of the year and the 1...

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First Selectman
Posted on: March 1, 2024

March designated as American Red Cross Month

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, In Greenwich, the Red Cross has a long history of helping our neighbors in need.  The Red Cross Metro New York North Chapter responded to more than 130 local disasters in the past ...

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First Selectman
Posted on: February 27, 2024

February 27 designated as Jeffery Locher Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, Jeffery Locher was appointed to the Greenwich Fire Department on February 28, 1997 and graduated the Connecticut Fire Academy Class 10. Jeff has proudly served this department for ...

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First Selectman
Posted on: February 23, 2024

FEB 23: Community Connections from Fred

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Dorothy Hamill Rink; Climate change; Vine cutting postponed; Cos Cob power; RTC Primary voting; Community Gardens; Sustainability Awards & more!

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Posted on: February 16, 2024

FEB 16: Community Connections from Fred

Weathering the storm; Snow sculptures; Town Hall updates; Panhandling; Happy 102nd birthday; Geothermal workshop; Electric landscape; PFA concerns; Home battery webinar; Trivia challenge; Music events & more..

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Posted on: February 12, 2024

Town Hall Closed Tuesday, Feb 13 due to winter storm warning

Feb 13, 2024-5am

TUESDAY 5:00 AM WINTER STORM UPDATE

Snow has just recently started falling and overall total forecasted amounts across the state have decreased a bit.

Total Snowfall : 5 to 8” likely, with reasonable worst case of 9 to 11” into mid to la...

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First Selectman
Posted on: February 9, 2024

FEB 9: Community Connections from Fred

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Budget season; Strickland Road forum; Valentine bake sale & date night; Greenwich Symphony; Eco-friendly salons; Community fundraisers, Blood drive & more...

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Posted on: February 2, 2024

FEB 2: Community Connections from Fred

Outdoor Dining Design Competition

Construction on the Ave; Outdoor dining barriers; Heart Month; Tax help; Public safety; Wildlife program; Town Employees honored; Local events and more...

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Posted on: January 31, 2024

January 31 designated as John K. Wetmore Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, John K. Wetmore was born in Port Chester, New York on Dec. 7, 1958 and came to work for the Town of Greenwich in August 1986 as Assistant to the First Selectman under John Margenot...

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First Selectman
Posted on: January 26, 2024

JAN 26: Community Connections from Fred

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Budget presentation; Survey results; Leaf blowers; Taxes; Wallace Center; Bridge project award; Screen Agers; Magnet school deadline; Volunteers needed; Local performances and more…

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Posted on: January 22, 2024

First Selectman Camillo unveils budget Tuesday night at 6

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First Selectman Fred Camillo will publicly present his proposed 2024-25 municipal budget on Tuesday night, Jan 23, at 6 p.m.

The presentation will be done before the Board of Estimate and Taxation’s Budget Committee and can be watched both in person and li...

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First Selectman
Posted on: January 19, 2024

JAN 19: Community Connections from Fred

Freezing weather ahead; Courteous parking; MLK Jr. Salute; Budget presentation; Blood need is urgent; Wallace Cafe; Students visit Town Hall; Greenwich Symphony is back; Winter Market; Resident Survey...

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Posted on: January 17, 2024

Caution urged during cold temps, warming centers available

Cold Impacts Vulnerable Populations

GREENWICH, CT – With frigid temperatures expected through the weekend, Greenwich has activated its cold weather protocol and First Selectman Fred Camillo is urging residents to take care and avoid the extreme cold whenever possible.

According to the Nation...

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First Selectman
Posted on: January 12, 2024

JAN 12: Community Connections from Fred

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Storm response thank you; Salute to MLK; Korean War Veterans; Operation Fuel; Dancing for DC; Sail into summer; Sustainability; Adopt a pet and more...

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Posted on: January 10, 2024

2023 Greenwich Resident Satisfaction Survey Results

PRESS RELEASE

2023 Greenwich Resident Satisfaction Survey Results

 

GREENWICH, CT – Residents continue to see the Town of Greenwich as a great place to live with excellent amenities one might find in a city while still being a community wi...

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First Selectman
Posted on: January 21, 2024

January 21st designated as Christ Church Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, Christ Church is celebrating its founding in the Town of Greenwich in the year 1749; and

WHEREAS, Christ Church is commemorating its 275th anniversary celebrations with a h...

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First Selectman
Posted on: January 22, 2024

January 22 designated as Greenwich Library Oral History Project Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, The Oral History Project was founded in 1974 at Greenwich Library and is celebrating its 50th anniversary; and

WHEREAS, The Oral History Project exists to collect, preserve...

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First Selectman
Posted on: January 5, 2024

JAN 5: Community Connections from Fred

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Weekend snow watch; MLK Day; Legislative breakfast; Board of Selectmen meeting topics; Block grant applications; Flinn Gallery; Garden clubs & adoptable dogs & more...

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Posted on: December 29, 2023

DEC 29: Community Connections from Fred

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A new year, fresh start; Canine courtesy; Federal safety grant; Christmas tree recycling; Central Middle School forum; Permit fees, deadlines & more

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Posted on: December 22, 2023

DEC 22: Community Connections from Fred

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Have a wonderful Christmas and holiday season; Town Hall hours; Tax bills arriving; Griff concession opportunity; Christmas nativity; SummerFare 2024 and more...

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Posted on: December 15, 2023

DEC 15: Community Connections from Fred

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Noise ordinance repeal; Storm response; Leaf collection complete; Land Use Department hours; Electric rates; Messiah performance: PowerSmart campaign.

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Posted on: December 15, 2023

December 15 designated as Laura Erickson Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, The members of the Greenwich Board of Estimate and Taxation spend countless hours in service to the Town of Greenwich; and

WHEREAS, Laura Erickson has served on the Board o...

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First Selectman
Posted on: December 16, 2023

December 16 designated as Dan Ozizmir Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, The members of the Greenwich Board of Estimate and Taxation spend countless hours in service to the Town of Greenwich; and

WHEREAS, Dan Ozizmir was elected chair of the BET...

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First Selectman
Posted on: December 18, 2023

December 18 designated as Stephne Behrend Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, The Town of Greenwich recognizes the importance of highlighting the accomplishments and bestowing honor on residents who are committed to excellence and consistently strive to serv...

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First Selectman
Posted on: December 19, 2023

December 19 designated as Sue Frieden Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, The Town of Greenwich recognizes the importance of highlighting the accomplishments and bestowing honor on residents who are committed to excellence and consistently strive to serv...

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First Selectman
Posted on: December 20, 2023

December 20 designated as Susan Stern Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, The Town of Greenwich recognizes the importance of highlighting the accomplishments and bestowing honor on residents who are committed to excellence and consistently strive to serv...

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First Selectman
Posted on: December 10, 2023

First Selectman Fred Camillo urges residents to take caution during flood watch

DEC 10 330 PM UPDATE SUNDAY

First Selectman Fred Camillo is urging residents to take caution after he was informed that a flood watch has officially been issued for the Greenwich area for Sunday evening through Monday afternoon. 

 

Camillo was part of a Zoom call on ...

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First Selectman
Posted on: December 8, 2023

DEC 8: Community Connections from Fred

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Board of Selectmen sworn in; Holiday drives and celebrations; Pomerance Tuchman; Bruce lecture; Honor heroes; Cos Cob Park; Parsonage Cottage & more

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Posted on: December 1, 2023

DEC 1: Community Connections from Fred

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Preview Text: Town Hall tree lighting; Holiday celebrations & events all over Town; ‘Tis the Season for giving; GHS Vestibule brick drive; Christmas tree sale & more

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Posted on: December 3, 2023

December 3 designated as Harvest Time Church Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, Harvest Time Church is celebrating 40 years of ministry as a congregation in the Town of Greenwich; and

WHEREAS, The church was founded in 1983 under the leadership of Reve...

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First Selectman
Posted on: December 11, 2023

December 11 designated as Robert T. May Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, Robert T. May was born in Chicago, Illinois and moved to Greenwich in his early teens where he attended Greenwich Public Schools. He is a 1968 graduate of the University of Bridgep...

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First Selectman
Posted on: December 12, 2023

December 12 designated as Bill Drake Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, The members of the Greenwich Board of Estimate and Taxation spend countless hours in service to the Town of Greenwich; and

WHEREAS, Bill Drake was elected a member of the B...

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First Selectman
Posted on: December 13, 2023

December 13 designated as Jeffrey Ramer Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, Board of Estimate and Taxation members spend countless volunteer hours on behalf of the Town of Greenwich; and

WHEREAS, Jeffrey S. Ramer has completed 16 years of service o...

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First Selectman
Posted on: December 14, 2023

December 14 designated as Miriam Kreuzer Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, Board of Estimate and Taxation members spend countless volunteer hours on behalf of the Town of Greenwich; and

WHEREAS, Miriam Kreuzer has served for four years on the BET,...

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First Selectman
Posted on: November 22, 2023

NOV 22: Community Connections from Fred

2023 FOOD DRIVE-FB

Be grateful and give; Coats for families and kids; Crossing guards needed; Albanian flag raising; Old Greenwich Detour; Ukraine fundraiser; Solar forum; Broadband advocacy; Riverside Garden Club; Abilis holiday shopping & more…

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Posted on: November 25, 2023

November 25, 2023 designated as Small Business Saturday

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, The government of Greenwich, CT, celebrates our local small businesses and the contributions they make to our local economy and community; and

WHEREAS, According to the U.S...

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First Selectman
Posted on: November 28, 2023

November 28, 2023 designated as Albanian-American Independence Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, The Town of Greenwich is proud to recognize Albanian-American Independence Day with a flag ceremony and celebration; and

WHEREAS, On November 28, 1912, Ismail Qemali raised...

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First Selectman
Posted on: November 17, 2023

NOV 17: Community Connections from Fred

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Freedom of information concerns; Resident satisfaction survey; Roadwork moratorium; Battle of the Badges; Holiday Festivals & Events; Turkey Trot, Pet supply drive & more…

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Posted on: November 10, 2023

NOV 10: Community Connections from Fred

Veterans Day 11-10

Thank you for your support; Veterans Day; Your Eversource bill; Grapefruit sales; Pumpkin rescue; Holiday food drive & events; Sustainability News; Ceramic Art lecture, Adoptable pets & more!!

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Posted on: November 10, 2023

November 10 designated as Special Education Legal Fund Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, Special Education Legal Fund was founded in 2018 to level the playing field for families in need with children in the special education system; and

WHEREAS, Special Education Legal ...

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First Selectman
Posted on: November 14, 2023

November 14 designated as Greenwich Community Health Improvement Partnership Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, The Greenwich Community Health Improvement Partnership, known more commonly as GCHIP, emerged from a Greenwich Hospital/Greenwich Health Department alliance to conduct a comprehens...

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First Selectman
Posted on: November 1, 2023

November 1, 2023 designated as Go The Extra Mile Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, Greenwich, Connecticut is a community which acknowledges that a special vibrancy exists within the entire community when its individual citizens collectively “go the extr...

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First Selectman
Posted on: November 4, 2023

November 4 designated as Wilfred M. Cameron Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, Wilfred M. Cameron loyally served on the Greenwich Shellfish Commission for twenty-two years and helped manage, protect, propagate and conserve recreational and commercial shellfish resourc...

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First Selectman
Posted on: November 3, 2023

NOV 3: Community Connections from Fred

Voting in Greenwich; Veteran's Day; Leaf collection; Silver Shield walk; More I-95 Construction this weekend; Greenwich Point Wildflowers; Concerts; Fundraisers & more...

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Posted on: October 28, 2023

October 28 designated as Alison Farn-Leigh and Kendra Farn-Finz Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, Pathways Inc. provides housing, education, health services and other support for adults with severe and prolonged mental illness to further recovery, growth and more meaningful lives; and

WH...

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First Selectman
Posted on: October 27, 2023

OCT 27: Community Connections from Fred

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School bus safety; Glenville Forum; EOC Dedication; Pomerance & Tuchman Survey & Meeting; Halloween; Accessory Dwelling Units; Turkey Trot; Town Clerk hours; Coat Drive; ADUs; Arts; Authors...

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Posted on: October 20, 2023

OCT 20: Community Connections from Fred

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Absentee ballots; Parking permit renewals; Howl & Prowl; Ghouls in the Garden; Round Hill Volunteer Rick Strain; Waste injustice; Community cleanup; Radical pots, Garden Club meeting; Pickleball; Greenwich United Way; Adopt Jack the cat & more

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Posted on: October 19, 2023

October 19 designated as Joe Kelly Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, Joe Kelly is being recognized for his service and many contributions to our public schools during his four-year term as member of the Greenwich Board of Education; and

WHEREAS,&...

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First Selectman
Posted on: October 20, 2023

October 20 designated as Riverside School Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, Riverside School opened on September 18, 1933, adorned by its distinctive cupola, as a K-8 school with 318 pupils in attendance and ample room for future growth; and

WHEREAS,&nb...

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First Selectman
Posted on: October 21, 2023

October 21 designated as Christina Downey Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, Christina Downey is being recognized for all her service to the Town and the Greenwich Public Schools during her four-year term as member of the Board of Education; and

WHEREAS,&...

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First Selectman
Posted on: October 22, 2023

October 22 designated as Figli Di Rose Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, In 1993, a group of 30 men who had come to Fairfield County from Calabria, Italy, gathered to found a society to celebrate their arrival in the United States; and

WHEREAS, They name...

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First Selectman
Posted on: October 13, 2023

OCT 30: GLENVILLE FORUM #2

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This past summer we had an overflow turnout at the Glenville Fire House to discuss issues in Glenville and Pemberwick, and First Selectman Fred Camillo pledged we would hold another with updates on projects that directly impact Glenville as well as the la...

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First Selectman
Posted on: October 14, 2023

October 14 designated as Greenwich United Way Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, The Greenwich United Way was founded in 1933 and is currently celebrating its 90th anniversary; and

WHEREAS, The Greenwich United Way works so that every member of the Gree...

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First Selectman
Posted on: October 16, 2023

October 16 designated as Volunteer District Chief Richard Strain Jr. Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, In 1948, Round Hill Volunteer Fire Company was formed to protect the residents and estates of the backcountry of Greenwich. For the last 75 years, the volunteer firefighters of Rou...

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First Selectman
Posted on: October 15, 2023

October 15 designated as Rabbi Mitchell Hurvitz Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, Rabbi Mitchell Hurvitz, whom we all know as our beloved Rabbi “Mitch”, has been the Senior Rabbi at Temple Sholom in Greenwich for 28 years; and

WHEREAS, Rabbi Mitch is a s...

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First Selectman
Posted on: October 13, 2023

OCT 13: Community Connections from Fred

GREATS 10-13

Stand with Israel; Glenville Forum #2; Upcoming traffic issue; Coastal cleanup; Narcan training; Town coat drive; Pedestrian safety; Falling leaves; Glimmerglass concert; Night of illusion; Honoring GREATS & more

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Posted on: October 11, 2023

STAND WITH ISRAEL RALLY SET FOR FRIDAY

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First Selectman Fred Camillo has announced the Town of Greenwich will host a Stand With Israel unity rally on Friday, Oct. 13, at 11:30 a.m. outside of Town Hall.

The event is being put together in partnership between the Town, UJA JCC Greenwich and AJC We...

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First Selectman
Posted on: October 6, 2023

Flood Watch in Effect for Greenwich

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6:00 PM FRIDAY OCTOBER 6, 2023 

A Flood watch is in effect for Southwestern Connecticut with widespread 1 to 2” of rainfall likely, and localized 3 to 4” possible across the Flood Watch area during a 6-9 hr period between 4 a.m. and 2 p.m...

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First Selectman
Posted on: October 6, 2023

October 6 designated as Mary Hull Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, The Glenville Volunteer Fire Company established the David N. Theis Award for Outstanding Service to the Community to honor the memory of our dear friend and commend those who have...

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First Selectman
Posted on: October 6, 2023

OCT 6: Community Connections from Fred

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Flooding issues; Pemberwick Park; Columbus Day; Absentee ballots; Greenwich GO; Abilis Walk/Run; History in the Making; Foodshed Forum & more...

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Posted on: October 5, 2023

October 5 designated as Jan & Ann DuBois Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, The Town of Greenwich recognizes the importance of highlighting the accomplishments and bestowing honor on residents who are committed to excellence and consistently strive to serv...

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First Selectman
Posted on: October 7, 2023

October 7 designated as Frances Robbins Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, Frances Robbins was born October 7, 1923 in Greenwich, Connecticut and was raised in her beloved Town, living in the Pemberwick section of Greenwich for most of her life; and

WHEREA...

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First Selectman
Posted on: October 9, 2023

October 9 designated as St. Lawrence Society Founders' Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, The Italian League, St. Lawrence Martyr, Incorporated – was founded on October 1, 1923; and

WHEREAS, The founding 127 members of the Society were legal immigrants...

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First Selectman
Posted on: October 11, 2023

October 11 designated as The GREATS Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, The GREATS, Inc., which is more formally known as The Greenwich Retirees Eating and Tarrying Society, was founded Oct. 15, 1973 by Fr. Martin Hitchcock of St. Mary Church and Charl...

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First Selectman
Posted on: October 6, 2023

October designated as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, October 2023 is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month; and

WHEREAS, The Breast Cancer Alliance flag will be raised over Greenwich Town Hall from October 6th until the 31st...

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First Selectman
Posted on: October 2, 2023

Nationwide FEMA Alerts to US Cell Phones, TVs and Radios Wednesday

Nationwide Text Alert from FEMA Oct 4 2023

On Oct. 4, 2023, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) plans a nationwide mobile alert test that will send an emergency SMS to all cell phones in the United States.

In coordination with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), the national tes...

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Posted on: September 29, 2023

Greenwich to Remain Fully Open in Event of Federal Government Shutdown

In the event of a federal government shutdown, the Town of Greenwich will continue to be able to assist residents in need.

On Friday, First Selectman Fred Camillo met with several key Town of Greenwich department heads about the looming possibility of a sh...

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First Selectman
Posted on: September 29, 2023

Sept 29: Community Connections from Fred

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Flood preparation; Breast Cancer Awareness; Knights of Columbus Flea Market; Transportation safety forum; Paper shredding; Tulip Project; Dahlias; Meals on Wheels; Animal blessing & more

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Posted on: September 29, 2023

September 29 designated as Dr. Stephanie Paulmeno Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, Dr. Stephanie Paulmeno is a founder of At Home in Greenwich currently celebrating 15 years in operation; and

WHEREAS, Stephanie has served At Home in Greenwich as a Board a...

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First Selectman
Posted on: September 30, 2023

September 30 designated as Rare Cancer Awareness Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, Nearly 13 percent, or one in every eight of all cancers diagnosed in adults are rare, and every child diagnosed with cancer is rare; and

WHEREAS, About 208,000 rare cancers...

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First Selectman
Posted on: October 1, 2023

October 1 designated as Chief Herbie Bocchino Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, Herbert “Herbie” Bocchino began his firefighting career in 1979 as a volunteer at East Port Chester and joined Washington Engine & Hose in 2001, holding num...

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First Selectman
Posted on: October 1, 2023

October designated as Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention Month

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, Domestic violence is prevalent in every community and affects all people regardless of age, socio-economic status, sexual orientation, gender, race, religion, or nationality; and

WH...

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First Selectman
Posted on: October 2, 2023

October designated as National Disabilities Employment Awareness Month

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, For more than 70 years, Abilis has been providing employment and job training for individuals with disabilities in our community; and

WHEREAS, Abilis has placed more than 5...

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First Selectman
Posted on: September 22, 2023

First Selectman Camillo warns storm could impact Greenwich

SEPT 22 WEATHER INFO AND VIDEO

Greenwich First Selectman Fred Camillo is urging residents to be cautious as heavy rains and wind could impact the area on Saturday because of Tropical Storm Ophelia.

Emergency Management Director Joseph Laucella has said that the current forecast is for r...

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Posted on: September 22, 2023

SEPT 22: Community Connections from Fred

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Storm watch & weather cancellations; American Legion BBQ; Affordable Housing; I-95 Noise; DART to the Finish; Patriotic Concert; Glove Up Greenwich; Blood Drive; Flu Clinics; Community Cleanup at Binney Park and more...

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Posted on: September 20, 2023

September 20 designated as Debbie and Russ Reynolds Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, The David Ogilvy Preservation Award is the Greenwich Historical Society’s highest individual honor for lifetime work dedicated to the advancement of preservation in Green...

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First Selectman
Posted on: September 26, 2023

September 26 designated as Geraldine Christophersen Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, Geraldine Christophersen, more commonly known as Gerry, was born on September 26, 1923 in Bronx, NY. She moved to Greenwich when she was 6 years old. Her family settled in Cos Cob ...

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First Selectman
Posted on: September 15, 2023

SEPT 15: Community Connections from Fred

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Flag policy; Constitution Day; Woman's Club tag sale; Mexican Independence Day; Mary Hull honored; Pediatric cancer; Fall Carnival; Byram FD Car Show; Pemberwick Glenville ValleyJam, COVID and more

 

 

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Posted on: September 8, 2023

Fred Camillo applauds Historic Local Property Decision for Bruce Park

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First Selectman Fred Camillo is applauding the decision made by the Town of Greenwich’s Planning and Zoning Commission to confer local historic property status on Bruce Park without any opposition.

Consideration of the local historic property status must n...

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Posted on: September 8, 2023

SEPT 8: Community Connections from Fred

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Bruce Park historic designation; Glove Up Greenwich; Coastal Cleanup Day; Mexican Independence; Byram Vets 100th; Parking survey; Sept 11th ceremonies; Free Music Friday; Adoptable dogs & more...

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Posted on: September 8, 2023

Town Building Committees urged to review MI Legal Opinion

The following is a statement from Greenwich First Selectman Fred Camillo 

“Recently there has been a lot of discussion about the municipal improvement status for Town school construction projects. I was approached by a member of the fina...

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First Selectman
Posted on: September 7, 2023

September designated as Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, Every day 47 kids get diagnosed with cancer in the U.S; and

WHEREAS, 17,000 children are diagnosed with cancer each year; and

WHEREASCancer is the number one caus...

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Posted on: September 10, 2023

September 10 designated as Edward Schachter Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, Edward Schachter was born on September 10, 1923 to Rose and Leo Schachter in Cologne, Germany; and

WHEREAS, He came to the United States on New Year's Eve 1938, arriving at...

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Posted on: September 17, 2023

September 17 designated as Constitution Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, It is a privilege and duty of the American people to commemorate the Two Hundred and Thirty-Sixth Anniversary of the drafting of the Constitution of the United States of America with approp...

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First Selectman
Posted on: September 18, 2023

September 18 designated as Diaper Need Awareness Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, Diaper need, the condition of not having a sufficient supply of clean diapers to keep babies and toddlers clean, dry, and healthy, can adversely affect the health and well-being of...

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First Selectman
Posted on: September 6, 2023

September 6 designated as American Red Cross Metro NY North Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, The mission of the American Red Cross is to prevent and alleviate human suffering in the face of emergencies through mobilizing volunteers and the generosity of the American public...

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First Selectman
Posted on: September 1, 2023

SEPT 1: Community Connections from Fred

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Labor Day weekend; Preparedness month; Senior tax relief; Rethink Waste Day; Cos Cob Library; Armstrong Court dedication; Foodshed forum & more...

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Posted on: August 31, 2023

August 31 designated as Winona Mullis Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, Mrs. Winona Mullis was born in western Pennsylvania and was a graduate of Johnstown’s Central High School; and

WHEREAS, She then spent a year at Indiana State Teachers Col...

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First Selectman
Posted on: August 22, 2023

Investigation finds no evidence of discrimination in GPS hiring practices

An independent investigation into the hiring practices at Greenwich Public Schools has concluded and the final report has determined there is no evidence of systematic discrimination on the basis of age, religion, or political affiliation by the GPS durin...

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Posted on: August 18, 2023

AUG 18: Community Connections from Fred

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Help for Maui; Glenville Forum; Parks & Rec photos; More Free Music Fridays; Become a poll worker; Mothers for Others; Historical Society; West Nile & more...

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Posted on: August 14, 2023

Glenville Community Forum

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MONDAY, AUGUST 14 AT 6:00 PM

Glenville Fire House & Zoom

The recorded video is available here: https://youtu.be/5eTjLXsYvfw?t=287

Fred Camillo & Lauren Rabin are hosting a community forum in Glenville to hear directly from residents about ma...

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Posted on: August 11, 2023

AUG 11: Community Connections from Fred

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Good news from Aquarion; Glenville forum; Health fair; OG Sidewalks; News from Izyum; GrahamBerries; St. Roch's Feast & more...

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Posted on: August 4, 2023

AUG 4: Community Connections from Fred

Free music Friday; Swimmers itch; Bear sightings; Byram construction begins; Fountain on the Ave?; Commissioner visits; Summer school students, adoptable pets and more...

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Posted on: July 28, 2023

July 28: Community Connections from Fred

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Heat continues; Taxes deadline August 1; St. Roch's Feast returns; Lighting & sign regulations hearing; Blood drive in Cos Cob; Greenwich crew honored at Town Hall; Old Greenwich Farmers Market, & more...

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Posted on: July 26, 2023

July 26 designated as Sal DeAngelo Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, Sal DeAngelo was born in the Town of Greenwich 100 years ago today and has lived his entire live here; and

WHEREAS, Sal attended Hamilton Avenue School and the “old&rd...

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First Selectman
Posted on: July 31, 2023

July 31 designated as Peter Grunow and Gro Pro Landscaping Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, The renovated gardens in front of the Sound Beach Fire Station have been rededicated in memory of Todd Sobran, a longtime volunteer fireman in the Town of Greenwich; and

WHEREAS, Pe...

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Posted on: July 21, 2023

JULY 21: Community Connections from Fred

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Flooding forum planned; Park cleanup; Parking guide; Share the fare; Jazz on the Sound; Tour de Veggie; Conga line honors; BOS at night...

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Posted on: July 14, 2023

JULY 14: Community Connections from Fred

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Sign up for Greenwich Alerts! Sidewalk sales continue; Bastille Day; LWV Capital Projects Study; Tree removals on Sheephill and Guinea Roads; Green thumbed youth; Honoring Crew athletes & more...

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Posted on: July 7, 2023

July 7: Community Connections from Fred

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High heat concerns; Free Music Fridays; Sidewalk Sales; Carnival of Fun; Byram stories; Paving program & Mr. Grumpus finds a home...

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Posted on: July 5, 2023

First Selectman Camillo announces opening of cooling centers

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The State of Connecticut has activated its heat-related protocol and Greenwich First Selectman Fred Camillo has announced the opening of several cooling stations around Town for residents seeking relief from the heat and humidity as well as from air quali...

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Posted on: July 11, 2023

July 11 designated as Greenwich Youth Conservation Program Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, The Greenwich Youth Conservation Program, which was formerly known as the Youth Conservation Project, was established in 1978; and

WHEREAS, The Greenwich Youth Conservation Program&...

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First Selectman
Posted on: July 14, 2023

July 14 designated as Bastille Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, France was the first power to ally itself in 1778 with the newly born United States of America, and contributed to its independence with financial and military support during the A...

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Posted on: July 16, 2023

July 16 designated as Greenwich Founders Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, On July 18, 1640, Watertown, Massachusetts neighbors Robert Feake and Daniel Patrick jointly purchased land in Old Greenwich from the local Munsee Indians; and

WHEREAS, The Munsee a...

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First Selectman
Posted on: June 30, 2023

Camillo announces we will go ahead with July 1st Fireworks

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After meeting with the Department of Parks & Recreation and our planning team, we have decided to go ahead with Saturday night’s planned fireworks shows at Greenwich Point and Binney Park.We are aware that the Connecticut Department of Publi...

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Posted on: June 30, 2023

June 30 designated as Frank J. Gaudio Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, every year since 2016, the Greenwich Sentinel Foundation has honored an outstanding Greenwich individual who embodies the spirit of a “Sentinel” with its Greenwich Sentinel Award a...

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First Selectman
Posted on: June 28, 2023

June 28 designated as Jewish Family Services of Greenwich Summer Celebration Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, Jewish Family Services of Greenwich has provided social services to the community since 1983; and

WHEREAS, the mission of Jewish Family Services of Greenwich is to respond to existi...

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First Selectman
Posted on: June 30, 2023

June 30: Community Connections from Fred

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Celebrate Independence Day; Safe Streets grant sought; Storm preparedness; Full ferry service is back; Permits for Holly Hill; DHS Campership & more...

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Posted on: June 29, 2023

June 29, 2023 Letter to Secretary of Transportation, Pete Buttigieg

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June 29, 2023

 

The Honorable Pete Buttigieg

Secretary of Transportation

U.S. Department of Transpotation

1200 New Jersey Avenue SE

Washington, D.C. 20590 

 

 

Dear Secretary Buttigieg,

The Town of Greenwich respectfully asks for...

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First Selectman
Posted on: June 26, 2023

Greenwich is one of America's Safest Small Towns

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Greenwich is one of the 10 safest small towns to live in according to a new study by the personal finance firm MoneyGeek.

This study is done annually and it ranks the safest small towns by the cost of crime per capita. On this year’s list, Greenwich is ran...

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Posted on: June 23, 2023

JUNE 23: Community Connections from Fred

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Fireworks and July 4th ceremony; Ferry service changes; Glenville forum; Summer paving to begin; Dog license deadline June 30; Climate change survey; Women Engineers celebrated; GHS summer interns at Town Hall & more…

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Posted on: June 10, 2023

June 10 designated as Greenwich Alliance for Education AVID Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, The Greenwich Alliance for Education was founded in 2006 as a partner with the Greenwich Public Schools to drive innovation, opportunity and access in learning to empower all stude...

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First Selectman
Posted on: June 16, 2023

June 16 designated as Marc E. Jaffe Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, Marc E. Jaffe has been a champion for Early Childhood Education, most recently as CEO of Children's Learning Centers of Fairfield County, and a tireless partner to local, ...

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First Selectman
Posted on: June 19, 2023

June 19 designated as Juneteenth Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, Juneteenth Independence Day, also known as Jubilee Day, Emancipation Day, Freedom Day, and Black Independence Day, is a federal holiday commemorating the emancipation of enslaved A...

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Posted on: June 9, 2023

JUNE 9: Community Connections from Fred

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Signs outside Town Hall; GHS Parade of Champions; Free Music Fridays return; Students visit Town Hall; Binney Park fundraiser; Youth Philharmonic; Voter registration; Father’s Day Comedy at Senior Center; Teen Library Volunteers...

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Posted on: June 7, 2023

Smoke from the Canadian wildfires continues to be present here in Connecticut

STATEMENT FROM THE OFFICE OF THE FIRST SELECTMAN

As of 12 p.m., smoke from the Canadian wildfires continues to be present here in Connecticut.

We are being advised by the State of Connecticut Department of Emergency Services & Public Protection that the...

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First Selectman
Posted on: June 7, 2023

June 7 designated as Judith Raphael Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, For the past 50 years, Judith Raphael has worked for the Abilis community; and

WHEREAS, Judith has been an advocate for people with disabilities for most of her life; and

WH...

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First Selectman
Posted on: June 8, 2023

June 8 designated as Jerry Cotrone Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, Jerry Cotrone has given more than 50 years of his life helping the community in times of need through dedicated and outstanding service to the Sound Beach Volunteer Fire Department...

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First Selectman
Posted on: June 2, 2023

June 2: Community Connections from Fred

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Leaf blower restrictions; Parade of Champions; Lights Out Greenwich; Art Shows; Garden Tours and more...

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Posted on: May 26, 2023

May 26: Community Connections from Fred

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Remembering our fallen heroes; Glenville Dog Park; Safe Boating; Jewish American Heritage; Recreational trails grant; Barbara’s House Walk-a-thon; Pride Month; Parsonage Cottage “Tee” Party; Gun Violence Awareness Day; Low-cost Rabies Clinic & more...

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Posted on: June 2, 2023

June 2 designated as National Gun Violence Awareness Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, Connecticut saw 241 gun deaths during 2022, the highest toll in the State in more than 15 years; and

WHEREAS, As of early May there has been an average of more than one mass shootin...

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First Selectman
Posted on: June 4, 2023

June designated as Pride Month in Greenwich

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, The Town of Greenwich proudly supports the rights of every citizen to experience equality and freedom from discrimination; and

WHEREAS, All people regardless of age, gender identity, race, e...

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First Selectman
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Greenwich designated an Age Friendly Community

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, A significant portion of the Town of Greenwich’s population is aging, and an aging population affects all – as individuals and as a civil society; and

WHEREAS, As Greenwich residents stay he...

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First Selectman
Posted on: May 24, 2023

May 24 designated as Patrick Taylor Music Education Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, Patrick Taylor is the Choral Director and Music Program Associate at Greenwich High School and has enriched the lives of thousands of Greenwich children and our community; and

WHERE...

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First Selectman
Posted on: May 19, 2023

May 19: Community Connections from Fred

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Tribute to Vietnam-era vets; Memorial Day events; GTP Parade; Food drives; Horseshoe crabs & fish ladders; Rose expert speaks at Christ Church; Byram Park cleanup and more

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Posted on: May 20, 2023

May 20-26 designated as North American Safe Boating Week

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, Approximately 800 people die each year in boating-related accidents in the U.S. and nearly 80% of these fatalities are caused by drowning; and

WHEREAS, The vast majority of...

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First Selectman
Posted on: May 22, 2023

May designated as Jewish American Heritage Month

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, The United States has many heritage months that celebrate the various communities that form the mosaic of our country. By celebrating heritage months, we learn about one another, we honor t...

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First Selectman
Posted on: May 21, 2023

May 21 designated as Pathways Stop the Stigma Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, May is Mental Health Awareness Month; and Pathways Inc. invites the Greenwich community to join it in promoting inclusivity, and to help it eliminate the stigma attached to individ...

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First Selectman
Posted on: May 12, 2023

May 12 designated as Law Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, The Rule of Law is a fundamental concept undergirding justice, freedom, and representative government; and

WHEREAS, The Rule has been a guiding ideal of constitutional gove...

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First Selectman
Posted on: May 13, 2023

May 13 designated as Greenwich Arts Council Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, The Greenwich Arts Council (GAC) was incorporated in 1973 to be an umbrella organization to coordinate and develop the arts in Greenwich; and

WHEREAS, The GAC promotes the ...

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First Selectman
Posted on: May 15, 2023

April 30-May 6 designated as Professional Municipal Clerks Week

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, The Office of the Professional Municipal Clerk, a time honored and vital part of local government exists throughout the world; and

WHEREAS, The Office of the Professional M...

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First Selectman
Posted on: May 7, 2023

May 7 designated as Ramze Zakka Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, May 7th is Breast Cancer Alliance’s annual 5K for Hope; and

WHEREAS, Breast Cancer Alliance was founded in Greenwich, Connecticut in 1996 and has raised more than thirty-t...

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First Selectman
Posted on: May 5, 2023

MAY 5: Community Connections from Fred

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CMS Community Forum; Old Greenwich Construction; RTM Budget Vote; Strickland Brook; Call for Vietnam Veterans; Mental Health Awareness Month; Hazardous Waste Day; GPD Car Show; Plant sale at GLT; Augmented Reality STEAM camp & National Day of Prayer...

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Posted on: May 4, 2023

May 4 designated as National Day of Prayer

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, The National Day of Prayer is an American tradition first proclaimed by the Continental Congress in 1779; and

WHEREAS, The Declaration of Independence, our first statement as Americ...

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First Selectman
Posted on: May 4, 2023

May 4-13 designated as Nurses Week, Hospital Week, and the Ten Days of Gratitude

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, The themes of this year’s observances are: “We Are Health Care” recognizing the amazing people who work in hospitals and health systems; “Yo...

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First Selectman
Posted on: May 5, 2023

May 5 designated as Horizons at Brunswick School Awareness and Giving Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, Horizons at Brunswick School, an academic and enrichment program serving 135+ Greenwich Public School boys from under-resourced communities, provides access and opportunity to summ...

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First Selectman
Posted on: May 2, 2023

May designated as Mental Health Awareness Month

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, There is a proven connection between good mental health and overall personal health; and

WHEREAS, Mental illnesses affect almost every family in America; and

WHEREAS, People with mental illne...

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First Selectman
Posted on: April 28, 2023

April 28: Community Connections from Fred

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Park/Beach passes required May 1; Vietnam War Anniversary; Events around town; Sound Beach Bridge completion ceremony; Sustainability Committee report: Cos Cob Survey ending soon and more!

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Posted on: April 27, 2023

April 27 designated as Arbor Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, In 1872 J. Sterling Morton proposed to the Nebraska Board of Agriculture that a special day be set aside for the planting of trees; and

WHEREAS, This holiday, called Arbor ...

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First Selectman
Posted on: April 25, 2023

April 25 designated as Peter Crumbine Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, Peter Jay Crumbine has been a Greenwich resident with his wife Bea for 42 years and during that time he has dedicated his life to selflessly volunteering and serving the community to help m...

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First Selectman
Posted on: April 21, 2023

April 21: Community Connections from Fred

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Sister city in Ukraine; Leaf blowers; Cos Cob Library; Earth Day events; Arch Street Hope Day; Maestro Mueller's final concert; Adoptable pets & more: 

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Posted on: April 22, 2023

April 22 designated as Paul F. Mueller Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, The Town of Greenwich recognizes the importance of acknowledging and bestowing honor on community leaders who are committed to excellence and consistently strive to serve and improve our co...

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First Selectman
Posted on: April 28, 2023

April 28 designated as Stand Against Racism Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, The Town of Greenwich, Connecticut proudly supports YWCA Greenwich in recognition of Stand Against Racism; and

WHEREAS, Stand Against Racism is a signature campaign of YWCA USA to r...

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First Selectman
Posted on: April 30, 2023

April 30 designated as National Therapy Animal Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, Pet Partners has designated April 30 as National Therapy Animal Day; and

WHEREAS, Pet Partners therapy animal teams in the Town of Greenwich play an essential role in improving human health ...

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First Selectman
Posted on: April 17, 2023

April 17 launches sister city relationship with Izyum, Ukraine

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, The Town of Greenwich, Connecticut has established sister city relationships in multiple countries; and

WHEREAS, The city of Izyum, Ukraine has suffered terribly since the beginning of the w...

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First Selectman
Posted on: April 18, 2023

April 18 designated as At Home in Greenwich Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS,  At Home in Greenwich, Inc. was opened in February 2008; and

WHEREAS, The At Home in Greenwich mission is to give members the peace of mind and resources to enjoy a safe, independen...

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First Selectman
Posted on: March 31, 2023

March 31: Community Connections from Fred

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Our commitment to school funding; New home for Chabad; Take the plunge for Elodie; Peace pole in Old Greenwich; New Bruce; YWCA Open House & more...

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Posted on: April 1, 2023

April designated as Earth Month

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, A national Earth Day was established in 1970 and celebrated each year on the 22nd of April to increase awareness of how fragile our environment is and how each individual can make a differe...

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First Selectman
Posted on: April 2, 2023

April 2 designated as Education and Sharing Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, The basis for the continuity of any society is education; and in the great Town of Greenwich the education of our youth is a priority; and

WHEREAS, In order to achieve its highest goals, edu...

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First Selectman
Posted on: April 3, 2023

April designated as Sexual Assault Awareness Month

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, Sexual Assault Awareness Month calls attention to the fact that sexual violence is widespread and impacts every person; and

WHEREAS, Sexual Assault Awareness Month aims to raise public aware...

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First Selectman
Posted on: March 24, 2023

March 24: Community Connections from Fred

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Outdoor dining returns; Parking fees; Harbor Dredging; Greek Independence Day; Earth Day; Food drive; Bruce Museum; Boman Observatory & more...

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Posted on: March 25, 2023

March 25 designated as Greek Independence Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, with the fall of the Byzantine Empire, in 1453, in 1821 the Greek people had been under Ottoman rule for almost four centuries; and

WHEREAS, in 1814, a secret organization ...

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First Selectman
Posted on: March 17, 2023

March 17: Community Connections from Fred

Happy St Patricks Day Banner

Happy St. Patrick’s Day; GHS Athlete Celebration; Vernal pool walk; Essay Contest; Invasive species webinar; 36th Annual GHS Jazz Festival; Greenwich Tree Doctors; GEMS Back to the 80s; ReThink Waste Fair, & more…

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Posted on: March 10, 2023

March 10: Community Connections from Fred

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March 10: Community Connections from Fred

Correction: Please note that the Lion's Club Pancake Breakfast is Saturday at Greenwich High School.

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Posted on: March 10, 2023

March 10 designated as Rare Disease Awareness Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, One in every ten Americans has a rare disease and over 300 million people around the world are living with a rare disease; and

WHEREAS, There are over 7,000 identified rare...

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First Selectman
Posted on: March 4, 2023

March 4 designated as The Milbrook Club Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS,  In 1923 a group of real estate developers purchased 300 acres of land in Greenwich, CT to establish a planned community centered around a country club to promote the ideals of com...

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First Selectman
Posted on: March 3, 2023

MARCH 3: Community Connections from Fred

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March snow response; BET Budget meetings; Central Middle School forum; Geese management; Cos Cob Association; Community Gardens; Adoptable Yorkie...

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Posted on: March 2, 2023

March 2 designated as Poll Worker Appreciation Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, The Town of Greenwich entrusts the integrity of its elections to more than 200 dedicated poll workers; and

WHEREAS, The Town of Greenwich has more than 40,000 voters who exercise th...

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First Selectman
Posted on: March 3, 2023

March designated as American Red Cross Month

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, In Greenwich, the Red Cross has a long history of helping our neighbors in need.  The Red Cross Metro New York North Chapter responded to nearly 100 local disasters in the...

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First Selectman
Posted on: February 27, 2023

Town Hall delayed opening on Tuesday, Feb. 28

Statement from Acting First Selectwoman Lauren Rabin on Town Hall Delayed Opening:

 

Due to the winter storm warning in effect, Town Hall will have a delayed opening on Tuesday, February 28, 2023.

This is being done out an abundance of caution due t...

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First Selectman
Posted on: December 22, 2022

Winter Storm Advisory Report

GREENWICH, CT – With a concerning drop in temperatures forecast for the Christmas holiday weekend, Greenwich is advising residents to be cautious.

Due to the Christmas holiday, warming center opportunities will be limited in the Town of Greenwich....

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First Selectman

News Flash

Posted on: February 21, 2024

Rink Replacement Project Newsletter February 2024

At the Rink User Committee meeting of January 17, 2024, Mr. Rick Bouchard of SLAM presented a series of slides: overview of updates to the site plan, parking, ball field, driveways, pathways and sidewalks around the rink. These presentation slides are pos...

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First Selectman's Rink User Committee for Design & Planning-Rink Replacement Project Updates
Posted on: February 9, 2023

Rink Replacement Project Newsletter February 2023

The Rink Replacement Project is making significant progress.

The Community Engagement Survey Report of 47 pages and the Supplemental Appendix of 150 pages were received in January 2023 and are available on the Rink Proje...

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First Selectman's Rink User Committee for Design & Planning-Rink Replacement Project Updates
Posted on: February 8, 2022

Rink Replacement Project Newsletter February 2022

Progress continues towards the creation of a modern, high-quality replacement for the Dorothy Hamill Skating Rink.   The Town’s architect, SLAM Collaborative of Glastonbury, CT is developing a preliminary design to meet the needs of Gre...

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First Selectman's Rink User Committee for Design & Planning-Rink Replacement Project Updates

News Flash

Posted on: February 20, 2024

Request for Nominations: Second Annual Sustainability Awards

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The Greenwich Sustainability Committee is pleased to solicit nominations for its Second Annual Sustainability Awards, to be awarded at the Rethink Waste Fair organized by Waste Free Greenwich to be held on Saturday, April 6 at Christ Church. For more info...

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FS Sustainability Committee
Posted on: January 24, 2024

Green Salon Challenge

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The Business and Waste Reduction Sectors of the Greenwich Sustainability Committee, in partnership with Waste Free Greenwich, announce the Greenwich Green Salon Challenge, a program to foster environmental responsibility and sustainable practices for loca...

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Posted on: January 5, 2024

January Newsletter

You can subscribe to read the newsletter in your inbox by scrolling to the bottom of the newsletter and clicking "subscribe" or by navigating to the link on the Sustainability Committee main page. 

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Posted on: February 13, 2024

Food and Water Safety During Power Outages and Floods

Emergencies can happen, especially with extreme weather conditions. When they do, the best strategy is to already have a plan in place. This includes knowing the proper food safety precautions to take before, during, and after a power outage — a...

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Health Department
Posted on: January 2, 2024

Discounted radon testing available for both radon in well water and air now through March

 

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WINTER IS THE BEST TIME TO TEST FOR RADON

DISCOUNTED RADON TESTING AVAILABLE FOR BOTH RADON IN WELL WATER AND AIR NOW THROUGH MARCH

 

[Greenwich, CT] - - The month of January has been designated as Radon Action Month by...

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Health Department
Posted on: December 18, 2023

Quaker recalls granola bars and granola cereals due to possible health risk

The Quaker Oats Company announced the recall of specific granola bars and granola cereals because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

The products impacted are sold in outlets throughout the United States. Consumer...

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Posted on: March 2, 2023

New Regulations for Food Establishments in Connecticut

As of February 17, 2023 the State of CT has adopted the FDA Food Code. The link below will take you to the Division of Environmental Services page, which has more information.

New Regulations for Food Establishments 

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Posted on: August 26, 2021

Lost your vaccination card, want your vaccination record or a QR Code?

CT residents can look up your vaccination record for vaccinations received within the State of Connecticut by visiting the CT WiZ Public Portal. Input the information requested and a code will be sent to you. Once the code is verified, your record will sh...

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Posted on: March 1, 2024

PUBLIC MEETING DATE CHANGE: North Street Bridge Replacement Project

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The public meeting date for the North Street Bridge Replacement Project has been moved to April 9, 2024, at 6 p.m. in the Town Hall's Cone Room. This public information meeting is hosted by the Town of Greenwich Department of Public Work...

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Posted on: November 9, 2023

Town of Greenwich Awarded $400,000 by the U.S. Department of Transportation to Improve Road Safety

The Town of Greenwich Department of Public Works (DPW) secured $400,000 in federal grant funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) to develop a comprehensive, data-driven safety action plan aimed at improving road safety for all modes of ...

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Posted on: October 17, 2023

Greenwich Time: DPW plans to raze, replace Dorothy Hamill Rink despite neighborhood objections

GREENWICH — After years of deliberations, study and committee work, plans to build a new ice skating rink off Western Junior Highway have been submitted for approval by the town Planning & Zoning Commission.

The plan calls for building the ri...

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Posted on: September 22, 2023

Open Forum on Affordable Housing Trust Fund

The Town of Greenwich will continue to advocate for local solutions to create more affordable housing instead of one-size fits all State mandates. The new Affordable Housing Trust Fund is a major step forward in these efforts and, as they begin to ramp up...

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Posted on: July 5, 2023

First Selectman Camillo announces opening of cooling centers

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The State of Connecticut has activated its heat-related protocol and Greenwich First Selectman Fred Camillo has announced the opening of several cooling stations around Town for residents seeking relief from the heat and humidity as well as from air quali...

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Posted on: June 19, 2023

Patch: Grannick's Pharmacy Closes After 80 Years In Greenwich

Grannick's Pharmacy, a staple on Greenwich Avenue for 80 years, closed up shop on June 13.

"Thank you for selecting us as your pharmacy and supporting us for so many years. We'd like you to know that Grannick's Pharmacy has ...

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Posted on: June 7, 2023

Smoke from the Canadian wildfires continues to be present here in Connecticut

STATEMENT FROM THE OFFICE OF THE FIRST SELECTMAN

As of 12 p.m., smoke from the Canadian wildfires continues to be present here in Connecticut.

We are being advised by the State of Connecticut Department of Emergency Services & Public Protection that the...

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Posted on: April 19, 2023

Notice: Sign up now to new townwide emergency alert system

After months of hard work by the entire dedicated Emergency Management Team, led by Emergency Management Director Joseph Laucella, the Town is launching the new Greenwich Alerts system powered by EverBridge.

People can sign up by clicking here&...

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Posted on: April 13, 2023

Notice to Greenwich Alarm Users

Alarm Annual Registration Fee for the period July 1, 2023 - June 30, 2024 is due by July 1, 2023 and must be paid by July 31, 2023.

Penalties will be assessed for any payment received after July 31, 2023.  

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Posted on: March 17, 2023

March 17: Community Connections from Fred

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day; GHS Athlete Celebration; Vernal pool walk; Essay Contest; Invasive species webinar; 36th Annual GHS Jazz Festival; Greenwich Tree Doctors; GEMS Back to the 80s; ReThink Waste Fair, & more…

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Posted on: March 10, 2023

March 10: Community Connections from Fred

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March 10: Community Connections from Fred

Correction: Please note that the Lion's Club Pancake Breakfast is Saturday at Greenwich High School.

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Posted on: February 27, 2023

Town Hall delayed opening on Tuesday, Feb. 28

Statement from Acting First Selectwoman Lauren Rabin on Town Hall Delayed Opening:

 

Due to the winter storm warning in effect, Town Hall will have a delayed opening on Tuesday, February 28, 2023.

This is being done out an abundance of caution due t...

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Posted on: October 28, 2022

ATTENTION: Town Hall Elevators Out of Service

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As of October 28, the Town Hall elevators are out of service; repairs are scheduled to take at least a week. Town departments will accommodate those who wish to visit Town Hall and require elevator use. Please call the main Town Hall phone line, 203-622-7...

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Posted on: September 7, 2022

New robotic mower at Town Hall eliminates direct emissions

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On Sept. 21 at 12 p.m., First Selectman Fred Camillo will initiate a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Town Hall for a robotic mower that cuts the grass without producing direct emissions.

Robotic mowers offer environmental benefits as they don't produce any dire...

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Posted on: July 1, 2022

Greenwich July 2nd Fireworks Cancelled Due to Forecast

The Greenwich Department of Parks and Recreation held a joint meeting this morning with the Office of the First Selectman, Greenwich Police, Greenwich Fire, and the Town’s Emergency Manager to review the weather forecast for tomorrow and make a determinat...

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Posted on: June 21, 2022

Extended Expiration Dates: Flowflex COVID-19 Antigen Home Test

Since the launch of its Flowflex COVID-19 Antigen Home Test, ACON Laboratories, Inc. has continued testing for product stability to extend the shelf-life. These results have been shared with the FDA . We are pleased to announce that the request to extend ...

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Posted on: May 26, 2022

Ride-A-Bike Week was a rolling success

The recent Ride-A-Bike Week garnered a lot of attention from website visitors, its announcement the second-most viewed news item in the last month.

First Selectman Fred Camillo proclaimed the week of May 1-7, 2022 Ride a Bike Week in Greenwich, to raise aw...

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Posted on: April 7, 2022

First Selectman Camillo issues update on 1-95 project

First Selectman Fred Camillo is pleased to announce that the state Department of Transportation is withdrawing its plan for the refurbishment of the 1-95 corridor from Exit 2 to Exit 6.

"Governor Lamont has informed me that he has directed the DOT to ...

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Posted on: March 24, 2022

2021 Resident Satisfaction Survey Results

PRESS RELEASE

 

2021 Greenwich Resident Satisfaction Survey Results

 

 

GREENWICH, CT – Improvement to the level of and quality of services the Town of Greenwich provides its residents continues to be a top priority of First Selectma...

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Posted on: January 28, 2022

Greenwich Board of Selectmen Enact Snow Emergency

GREENWICH, CT. – In anticipation of the Nor’easter snowstorm that is expected to begin this evening, Friday, January 28, and continue through tomorrow evening, Saturday, January 29, the Greenwich Board of Selectmen has imposed a snow emergency that will r...

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Posted on: January 6, 2022

Additional COVID test kit distribution for Greenwich residents announced

GREENWICH, CT – Greenwich First Selectman Fred Camillo has announced plans for a second distribution of COVID-19 home test kits for residents.

The Town has received an additional allocation from the State of Connecticut.  The kits will be distribu...

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Posted on: January 6, 2022

Snow storm impact on Greenwich operations

 Dear Greenwich friends and neighbors,

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory, effective at midnight tonight, Thursday, January 6, and continuing until noon tomorrow, Friday, January 7.  

According to the Nationa...

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Posted on: January 3, 2022

UPDATED: Greenwich COVID test kit distribution plan

GREENWICH, CT – Greenwich First Selectman Fred Camillo has announced plans for the first phase to distribute approximately 6,000 COVID test kits to residents. 

The number of available kits is significantly less than the 16,020 tests the Town was o...

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Posted on: December 22, 2021

First Selectman Camillo announces update to face mask requirement

With the number of residents contracting COVID-19 continuing to rise on a daily basis, First Selectman Fred Camillo announced that visitors to and employees at all Town facilities, including Town Hall, will be required to wear face masks. 

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Posted on: November 30, 2021

American Rescue Plan Funding Opportunities for Nonprofit Organizations

For Immediate Release: November 30, 2021

This morning the Town released a RFP for nonprofits to submit proposals to respond to the public health emergency or its negative economic impact due to COVID-19 pandemic.

The RFP will be funded from a portion of the...

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Posted on: November 24, 2021

New Greenwich table tennis center offers training, play times

Among the fine dining and luxury shops of downtown Greenwich stands a new epicenter for table tennis. 

CRUSH, a state-of-the-art table tennis center, has opened to the public with two floors filled with table tennis equipment sprawled out across 6...

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Posted on: October 26, 2021

October 26th - Storm Update

Credit: Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection. A map of the expected storm track which will arrive in Connecticut tonight and continue into Wednesday. 

Greetings Greenwich friends and neighbors.

The powerful Nor’easter type storm i...

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Posted on: October 18, 2021

Resident Satisfaction Survey - Available Online

The Town has conducted a biannual resident satisfaction survey in 2014, 2016, and 2018. The survey was scheduled to be conducted in 2020, but was postponed until 2021 due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The Town has again contracted with Great Blue Research of ...

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Posted on: September 23, 2021

First Selectman Camillo announces update to face mask requirement

For Immediate Release: September 23, 2021

GREENWICH, CT – As residents continue to receive COVID-19 vaccinations and infection and hospitalization rates continue to decline, First Selectman Fred Camillo announced that the mandate to wear a mask businesses ...

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Posted on: September 9, 2021

International Coastal Cleanup & Environmental Fair

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Greenwich Green & Clean, in partnership with Skip the Straw Greenwich, is sponsoring the International Coastal Cleanup (ICC) and Environmental Fair on Saturday, September 18 (11 am - 3 pm) at Greenwich Point Park. 

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Posted on: September 3, 2021

Emergency Declaration as a result of Tropical Storm Ida

RESOLUTION OF THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF THE TOWN OF GREENWICH DECLARING AN EMERGENCY AS A RESULT OF TROPICAL STORM IDA

 

WHEREAS, under Connecticut General Statute section 28-8a, the Chief Executive Officer of a municipality in which a major d...

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Posted on: September 3, 2021

FEMA offers Public Assistance in declared disaster areas for wide range of affected people

FEMA offers Public Assistance (PA) funds for individuals, homeowners, renters, business owners in declared disaster areas.

Click the individual links below for respective offerings: 

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Posted on: September 2, 2021

Ida Remnants Storm Update

The remnants of Hurricane Ida passing through our area last night left about eight inches of rain within a nine-hour period of time resulting in flooding in many neighborhoods, in addition to many downed trees and power lines.  Public safety and ...

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Posted on: August 26, 2021

Lost your vaccination card?

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Posted on: August 21, 2021

Greenwich First Selectman announces changes in mask, vaccination protocols

First Selectman Fred Camillo issued an order Friday, August 20 regarding universal masking in an attempt to mitigate the spread of the highly contagious delta variant of the COVID-19 virus.

 

“I believe it is a small inconvenience to make this mino...

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Posted on: August 21, 2021

Hurricane Henri Storm Impact

PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Saturday, August 21, 2021

Hurricane Henri is expected to arrive in Connecticut early Sunday. The track of the hurricane – as of Saturday afternoon – puts landfall further west along the Connecticut coastline than origin...

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Posted on: August 21, 2021

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Posted on: August 19, 2021

Connecticut DPH Issues Health Alert: Fairfield County Now Upgraded To The High Transmission Category

HARTFORD, Conn. – The Centers for Disease Control has now placed Fairfield County in the “High Transmission” category of COVID-19. Fairfield is the fifth county in the state to be upgraded to the High Transmission category. New Haven, Ha...

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Posted on: August 18, 2021

Republican Fazio declares victory in race for 36th State Senate District

About an hour-and-a-half after the polls closed Tuesday night in the special election for the 36th Senate District, Republican Ryan Fazio claimed victory in the three-way race.

Cheers erupted at Fazio’s campaign headquarters in Riverside as the w...

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Posted on: August 10, 2021

Greenwich police marine unit rescues boat that hit rocks

GREENWICH — The Greenwich Police Department’s Marine Section made a rescue near the Cos Cob Harbor over the weekend, coming to the assistance of people on a pleasure boat that hit rocks and began taking on water, police said.

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Posted on: July 19, 2021

Greenwich Time: Town to study long-term trends on conservation and development

GREENWICH — The town of Greenwich will soon have a report card that grades its progress on the guiding principles of its Plan of Conservation and Development.The POCD is developed every 10 years and acts as a guiding document for the town&rs...

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Posted on: July 9, 2021

Community Newsletter from Fred Camillo: July 9

Greetings Greenwich friends and neighbors.

More than 5 inches of rain from tropical storm Elsa soaked the Town today. We were fortunate that the heavy winds that were forecast did not materialize.

Our first-responders have been doing yeoman’s work in answer...

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Posted on: July 7, 2021

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Tropical Storm Elsa is on a path to impact Connecticut

Greetings Greenwich friends and neighbors.

As the hurricane season is upon us and Tropical Storm Elsa is on a path to impact Connecticut later this week, I want to take this opportunity to provide you with helpful personal safety guidelines as the Town pre...
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Posted on: June 28, 2021

Greenwich Time: Police prepare for all scenarios including DUIs, emergency first aid

Back in 2015, a sanitation worker’s arm became trapped inside the compactor of a garbage truck, nearly severing his limb below the elbow.A police sergeant and a patrol officer who responded to the emergency used what is known as a combat applica...

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Posted on: June 25, 2021

Community Connections from Fred: Permit Deadlines, Fourth of July...

Greetings Greenwich friends and neighbors.

We are finishing up the first week of summer and judging from the number of activities and programs scheduled around Town, we certainly aren’t in the summer doldrums.

The ribbon-cutting of the new bump-ou...

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Posted on: June 18, 2021

Community Newsletter from Fred Camillo: Tax bills being mailed Monday, June 21

Starting July 1, the 2021-22 Holly Hill Resource Recovery Center permits will be required to use the dump. 

 

Greetings Greenwich friends and neighbors. 

Tax bills coming 

Tax Collector Heather Smeriglio has announced that ...

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Posted on: June 11, 2021

Community Newsletter from Fred Camillo, June 11: Honoring John Margenot

Honoring former First Selectman John Margenot.

Greetings Greenwich friends and neighbors.

Community service and volunteerism are two of the greatest aspects of living here in Greenwich.

And I cannot think of anyone who epitomizes service and volunteerism mor...

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Posted on: June 10, 2021

Senior Center open for limited programs

Dear Friends, We hope this letter finds you and your loved ones healthy, happy and safe and that the warmer, brighter days of Spring bring renewed hope and a stronger sense of optimism and excitement for the future. 

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Posted on: June 8, 2021

Water main break on Station Drive

A water main break occurred at 8:49 a.m. at Station Drive in Greenwich. Repairs will take an estimated 8-10 hours to complete. Customers affected on Indian Field Rd & Intrieri Ln. Hydrants are also affected. 

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Posted on: June 4, 2021

June 4 Community Newsletter from Fred Camillo

Greetings Greenwich friends and neighbors,

The Sewer Division of the Department of Public Works will be rehabilitating a portion of the Old Greenwich Common Force Main. This work is one segment of the Old Greenwich Common Force Main and includes the replac...

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Posted on: June 2, 2021

Greenwich Time: No new COVID cases reported for nearly two weeks

GREENWICH — For all of May, just 13 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in the Greenwich schools.It’s the lowest total in any month since September. And June is starting with zero cases of the coronavirus, as well. On Tuesday, the dist...

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Posted on: May 29, 2021

Memorial Day Weekend Community Newsletter from Fred Camillo

Greetings Greenwich friends and neighbors.This weekend we will celebrate Memorial Day – a day with a history that dates back to the Civil War.  

It was General John A. Logan, the commander-in-chief of the Union veterans group that was kno...

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Posted on: May 28, 2021

Greenwich Fire Department Shares Safe Grilling Guidelines

May 28, 2021 – With the return of warm weather and the official start of summer right around the corner, people are firing up their grills and cooking delicious meals to spend time with loved ones and friends. Whether it’s burgers and dogs on a p...

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Posted on: May 21, 2021

Community Newsletter from Fred Camillo

Greetings Greenwich friends and neighbors.

 

There is some great news from the Department of Public Works for back country residents who live on Taconic Road and North Street.

 

At 4 p.m. today, the South Stanwich Road causeway was reopened ...

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Posted on: March 18, 2021

2021 Neighborhood Assistance Act Program Application

The Town of Greenwich is currently accepting proposals from interested agencies/organizations for the State of Connecticut 2021 Neighborhood Assistance Act (NAA) Program. The NAA Program allows for a tax credit to be earned by business firms that make cas...

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Posted on: March 11, 2021

Greenwich High School Community Breaks Ground on Cardinal Stadium Improvement Project

On Wednesday afternoon under bright blue skies, the Greenwich High School community said goodbye to an old friend, and symbolically kicked-off the process to usher in a new one with a groundbreaking ceremony. One by one, town and school officials, along w...

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Posted on: January 31, 2021

Greenwich Board of Selectmen Enact Snow Emergency

 

GREENWICH, CT. – In anticipation of the Nor’easter snowstorm that is expected to begin this evening, Sunday, January 31, and continuing through Tuesday, February 2, the Greenwich Board of Selectmen has imposed a snow emergency that will restrict...

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Posted on: January 29, 2021

Community Connections from Fred

Greetings Greenwich friends and neighbors. 

Congratulations and welcome to five new Greenwich Fire Department recruits. I had the pleasure of swearing in the new firefighters this week on the apparatus floor of Central Station.

 

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Posted on: January 14, 2021

Adults over 75 can register today for COVID vaccines. Here's how it works

Starting Monday, Connecticut residents 75 and older who don’t live in a long-term care facility can roll up their sleeves and get their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

But as with most things pandemic-related, it won’t be as simple as calling the famil...

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Posted on: January 6, 2021

First Selectman Fred Camillo Makes Statement on Washington, DC Violence

One of the most honored traditions of our great Republic is the peaceful transition of power. What is transpiring today in our Nation's Capitol is disgraceful and against everything good that this nation has stood for more than 244 years. 

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Posted on: December 21, 2020

Greenwich looks to offer 90-day delay on property taxes

GREENWICH — Greenwich will again offer relief for property tax payments that are due Jan. 1 — just as it did for the summer payments.

By an executive order signed Wednesday, Gov. Ned Lamont said municipalities should put forth either a ...

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Posted on: October 26, 2020

Greenwich First Selectman’s Statement on Political Sign Vandalism, Thefts

“The recent vandalism and theft of political lawn signs is improper and is being investigated. This is something that will not be tolerated here in Greenwich. These signs, no matter what our personal thoughts are, have been paid for by someone a...

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Posted on: October 16, 2020

State Treasurer Shawn Wooden Launches Able CT to benefit disability community

Hartford, CT - On Thursday, October 15, 2020, Connecticut State Treasurer, Shawn T. Wooden, announced the launch of the Connecticut Achieving a Better Life Experience Savings Program (ABLE CT) to allow individuals living with a disability or their legal g...

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Posted on: October 14, 2020

Mandatory Irrigation Ban in Effect

In coordination with state and local officials, Aquarion has issued a mandatory irrigation ban in Darien, Greenwich, New Canaan, Stamford, and Westport as southwest Fairfield County hits its third drought trigger this fall. This will help to ensure an ade...

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Posted on: September 30, 2020

Greenwich Town Hall to reopen to public next month

GREENWICH — After closing down nearly everything in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, slowly but surely the town has been reopening.

The parks, the municipal golf course, the tennis courts, the beaches, the marinas, the schools and everything e...

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Posted on: September 15, 2020

‘It’s about the residents:’ Housing Authority rebrands as Greenwich Communities

The Housing Authority of the town of Greenwich has worked for years to transform affordable housing.

And that effort is not limited to projects that create new housing units in town — it also extends to the organization itself.

The housing authori...

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Posted on: August 23, 2020

Greenwich Lifeguards Honored for Lifesaving Efforts

First Selectman Fred Camillo recognized the heroic efforts of a team of lifeguards assigned to Island Beach. 

On July 19, a Riverside couple decided to pack a lunch and take the ferry to Island Beach for a relaxing Sunday afternoon. While at the b...

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Posted on: August 20, 2020

Bicycle safety training

Remember the feeling of first learning to ride a bicycle on your own—without training wheels and without a parent’s balancing hand? Remember that sudden rush of freedom? Bicycling is not only fun and freeing, but it’s also an...

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Posted on: August 6, 2020

Update from First Selectman Fred Camillo on town's recovery from Tropical Storm Isaias

Good afternoon.  This is Greenwich First Selectman Fred Camillo with an update on our recovery from Tropical Storm Isaias. Your Town Departments have been working tirelessly to open roadways and make the community safe.  Immediately afte...

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Posted on: August 4, 2020

First Selectman Camillo declares state of emergency in wake of Tropical Storm Isaias

GREENWICH — The town was heavily battered by heavy rain and strong winds from Tropical Storm Isaias as it sprinted up the East Coast, prompting First Selectman Fred Camillo to declare a state of emergency in Greenwich by early Tuesday evening.

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Posted on: August 3, 2020

CT residents told to stock up, prepare to stay home during Isaias

Connecticut emergency management officials are beginning to prepare for the potential impact of Tropical Storm Isaias this week.

The storm reached hurricane strength overnight Friday before being downgraded Saturday to a tropical storm as it approached Flo...

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Posted on: July 27, 2020

Greenwich Appoints New Department Of Human Services Commissioner

GREENWICH, CT — First Selectman Fred Camillo announced this week Greenwich will welcome a new commissioner to the town’s department of human services next month.

In a statement released Thursday, Camillo said the board of directors vote...

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Posted on: July 13, 2020

Selectmen create a ‘no parking zone’ near Mianus River Park

The Board of Selectmen last Thursday approved a prohibition on parking along both sides of Cognewaugh Road between Shannon Lane and Stonebrook Lane.

Deputy Police Chief Mark Marino told the board there has been a steady increase in the use of Mianus River ...

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Posted on: May 29, 2020

Greenwich Time: Pedal Power

GREENWICH — Are you ready to get outside for a bike ride in Greenwich?

The town is offering an event on Saturday called “Pedal Greenwich” that is designed for residents to do just that.

Everyone is encouraged to celebrate cycli...

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Posted on: May 19, 2020

Greenwich seeking volunteer firefighters

The Greenwich Fire Department is currently seeking civic minded Greenwich citizens to become volunteer firefighters within all the Volunteer Fire Companies/Fire Patrol throughout town. The Greenwich Fire department are seeking volunteers of all skill leve...

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Posted on: February 20, 2020

CT DEEP Commissioner Letter Supporting PAYT

Letter of Support for Greenwich PAYT Proposal from CT DEEP Commissioner:

February 19, 2020

Mr. Fred CamilloFirst SelectmanTown of Greenwich101 Field Point Rd.Greenwich, CT 06830

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Posted on: February 6, 2020

Greenwich Retirement Board Chairman Announces Pension Plan Updates

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GREENWICH, CT – With the start of a new year, it seems appropriate to share an update on the status of the Town’s Retirement System.

This past calendar year (20...

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Posted on: December 2, 2019

Camillo sworn in as First Selectman

On a cold, snowy Sunday evening, the newest Board of Selectmen for the Town of Greenwich was sworn-in in front of a large crowd at the Boys and Girls Club of Greenwich.

First Selectman Fred Camillo, and Selectwomen Lauren Rabin and Jill Oberlander, each to...

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Posted on: November 19, 2019

Click here for the November Draft of the Plan of Conservation & Development

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Click on the link to view the updated NOVEMBER 15, 2019 draft of the Plan of Conservation and Development (POCD). This updated version of the draft POCD incorporates the excellent feedback we received from the community since we shared our first draft in ...

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Posted on: November 14, 2019

November 17 designated as John F. Toner Day

 PROCLAMATION from Peter J. Tesei, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, John F. Toner was born at Greenwich Hospital, grew up in Bruce Park, and has spent most of his life in Greenwich. After attending St. Mary Grammar and St. Mary High schools, he ...

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Posted on: November 7, 2019

November 7 designated as Greenwich Board of Education Members Recognition Day

 PROCLAMATION from Peter J. Tesei, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, Board of Education members spend countless volunteer hours on behalf of the children of Greenwich Public Schools; and

WHEREAS, Time, effort, and care have been spent in attending...

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Posted on: November 7, 2019

Fred Camillo wins First Selectman race in Greenwich

GREENWICH — Greenwich voters on Tuesday chose Republican Fred Camillo, a native son who has represented the town in the state General Assembly for the past 11 years, to be their next first selectman.

According to results from Republican and Democ...

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Posted on: October 29, 2019

October 29 designated as Dr. James A. Brunetti Day

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Posted on: October 23, 2019

Click here for the October Draft of the POCD

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Click on the link to view the updated draft of the Plan of Conservation and Development (POCD), dated Oct. 22, 2019. The Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, Nov. 12 at 7 p.m. in the Town Hall Meeting Room at Town Hall, to...

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Posted on: October 17, 2019

Greenwich roads affected by storm

GREENWICH - Greenwich public schools are on a 2-hour delay.

Up to 50 roads in town are affected by down trees and wires.

Among the closings:

Indian Field Road closed between the Town’s Fleet Department and Bruce Park Drive for downed primary wires....

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Posted on: October 14, 2019

October 14 designated as Peter J. Tesei Day

PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS, Peter J. Tesei, a lifelong Greenwich resident, is serving an historic sixth term as First Selectman; and

WHEREAS, During his 12-year stewardship, the Town has consistently and effectively improved its infrastructure through strategic c...

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Posted on: October 8, 2019

Greenwich Time: Commercial mooring proposal faces major criticism from Greenwich and Stamford

STAMFORD — Environmentalists, boaters and residents of the shoreline in Stamford and Greenwich came out in force Monday afternoon to criticize a proposal to build a marine storage facility off Stamford, a short distance from popular and busy rec...

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

Forbes: Greenwich A Place Forever Synonymous With Luxury Lifestyle

In Greenwich, Conn., A-list celebrity residents are in no short supply. But there exists an irony to their presence in this town on Connecticut’s southwest edge. Despite the noise and attention that buzz around well-known people, Greenwich appea...

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Posted on: September 23, 2019

The draft POCD, our vision for Greenwich 2030, is ready for your review

Click on the link to the draft Plan of Conservation and Development (POCD), our vision for Greenwich 2030. For upcoming events and additional information please click here. This is a vision for a better Greenwich, as articulated by our residents, and the ...

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Posted on: September 6, 2019

Sept. 11 ceremonies planned in Cos Cob and Glenville

Two ceremonies will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 11, to mark the 18th anniversary of the 2001 terrorist attacks that claimed the lives of 32 people with ties to Greenwich.

The first ceremony will take place from 5-6 p.m. at Cos Cob Park and will include rem...

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Posted on: September 4, 2019

Expert on getting young people to vote plans speech in Greenwich

GREENWICH — Young adults voted in the 2018 midterm election at an unprecedented rate, yet they continue to have the lowest participation rate of voting-age people in the United States.

Paul Loeb, founder of the Campus Election Engagement Project, ...

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Posted on: July 9, 2019

Greenwich Train Station, Railroad Avenue and surrounding area to be redeveloped

GREENWICH, CT - The Town of Greenwich is pleased to announce the redevelopment of the Greenwich Transportation Center through a public-private partnership between the Town of Greenwich and Greenwich Plaza, owned by The Ashforth Company. 

The $45 m...

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Posted on: July 9, 2019

Greenwich grows customer service improvements

As my office is assembling the final report for FY19 Community First Goals, I can’t help but reflect on the tremendous progress the Town has made on customer service. Upon entering office, the Town didn’t have a formal customer service...

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Posted on: June 14, 2019

Town, Eversource reach agreement on new central Greenwich substation and transmission lines

GREENWICH, CT – The Town of Greenwich and Eversource have reached an agreement to settle the legal challenge to the construction of a new Eversource substation and transmission lines in central Greenwich.

The Greenwich Board of Selectmen voted un...

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Posted on: May 14, 2019

Fire station funds slashed as Greenwich approves budget

GREENWICH — The town’s municipal budget got a late night approval from the Representative Town Meeting — but not before advocates of a proposed northwest fire station in Greenwich got some bad news. The full budget was approv...

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Posted on: April 29, 2019

Technology workshop presented by The Junior League

Junior League Tech Night

Join us and get your tech questions answered. The Junior League is presenting a Tech Workshop to members of the Senior Center on Wednesday, May 8, from 5:30-7:00 p.m. at the Greenwich Senior Center, 299 Greenwich Ave.

A light dinner will be provided. There...

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Posted on: April 25, 2019

Greenwich 2019 Distinguished Teachers Award Winners Announced

GREENWICH, CT - From Greenwich Public Schools: The Greenwich Distinguished Teachers Awards Committee, Inc. is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019 Distinguished Teachers Awards:

* Sean Harriman, Greenwich High School, Social Studies

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Posted on: April 25, 2019

Greenwich Time: Local bands unveiled for Greenwich Town Party

On Wednesday, the GTP officials unveiled the acts that will be performing on the Town Stage as part of the all-day family music festival, set for May 25 in Roger Sherman Baldwin Park. That stage is for bands with local roots and those that perform in the ...

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Posted on: March 21, 2019

Greenwich Town Hall voicemail upgrades announced

GREENWICH, CT – Upgrades to the Greenwich Town Hall voicemail system will be made on the evening of Monday, March 25.

In order to perform the upgrades, the Town Hall voicemail system will be shut down from 5 p.m. to at least 11 p.m. on March 25.

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Posted on: February 20, 2019

Town of Greenwich to expand pay-by-mobile parking on Greenwich Avenue

Greenwich, CT - Visitors to Greenwich who park on Greenwich Avenue now have another way to pay for parking. Patrons of Town of Greenwich parking lots have already been able to use their mobile device to pay for parking in addition to the multi-space or si...

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Posted on: December 14, 2018

Greenwich ‘Parade of Champions’ date announced

GREENWICH, CT - Greenwich First Selectman Peter J. Tesei is pleased to announce that a date for a “Parade of Champions,” to honor the accomplishments of the Greenwich High School Cardinal athletic teams has been selected.

The Cardinal football team won the...

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Posted on: November 16, 2018

A plan to make Greenwich the next Davos

Could the Town of Greenwich be the setting for the type of major financial summit that takes place yearly in Davos, Switzerland?

That's the plan, according to Bruce McGuire, president of the Connecticut Hedge Fund Association and co-founder of the inaugura...

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Posted on: October 29, 2018

Greenwich named safest city in America

SafeHome.org, which bills itself as a leading authority on home security and home-automation testing, rated Greenwich as No. 1 in its annual review of “safest cities,” defined as communities over 50,000 in population. It used recent st...

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Posted on: August 6, 2018

Proposed zoning text amendments (8/1/18 version) regarding Special Permit and Special Exception

The Building Zoning Regulations currently specify when a particular use is subject to a special permit application subject to Planning and Zoning Commission review and approval, or a special exception subject to review and approval by the Zoning Board of ...

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Posted on: September 13, 2018

Greenwich Retirement Board chairman announces pension plan Updates

GREENWICH, CT – With another Fiscal Year in the books, a reprise of the activities of the Retirement Board for Fiscal Year 2018 is in order.  This past year was a dynamic period of change and accomplishments for the Retirement Board. It was the f...

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Posted on: August 24, 2018

Greenwich announces decision on school resource officer assignments

GREENWICH, CT - Town of Greenwich First Selectman and Police Commissioner Peter J. Tesei announced on Friday that beginning with the start of the 2018-19 school year the Greenwich Police Department will assign a second School Resource Officer (SRO) at Gre...

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Posted on: August 24, 2018

Town of Greenwich hires Parking Services consultant

GREENWICH, CT –  The Town of Greenwich has engaged an independent parking management consultant to review Town Parking Services operations.

The Chicago-based firm of SP Plus Corporation was the successful bidder selected by a seven-member project ...

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Posted on: May 8, 2018

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Posted on: August 6, 2018

Proposed zoning text amendments regarding Special Permit and Special Exception

Top schools, preservation of community character and enhancing neighborhoods are goals we all share.  How these goals are achieved has been the focus of recent debate with respect to the pending text amendment to increase the allowable floor area...

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Posted on: May 8, 2018

Greenwich Resident Survey

The Town of Greenwich Commission on Aging wants you to share your opinion on matters that are important to you and your community. The information collected from this brief Survey will be used to assess all aspects of life for 45+ in Greenwich. The result...

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Posted on: May 8, 2018

Exercising caution around downed utility wires

While most utility repairs of the damage caused by Tuesday’s powerful thunderstorms are nearing completion in Greenwich, we are forwarding this message from the state Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection regarding safety around downed po...

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Stay Prepared

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Learn more about what materials are and are not accepted through the city by visiting our Waste Disposal page.

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Posted on: August 2, 2018

Immigration Resource Guide

This resource guide is intended to provide new members of our community and our country with help in navigating their new surroundings and in finding services, such as childcare, healthcare, employment, housing and legal services. These services will enab...

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Posted on: October 16, 2020

State Treasurer Shawn Wooden Launches Able CT to benefit disability community

Hartford, CT - On Thursday, October 15, 2020, Connecticut State Treasurer, Shawn T. Wooden, announced the launch of the Connecticut Achieving a Better Life Experience Savings Program (ABLE CT) to allow individuals living with a disability or their legal g...

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

IN THE NEWS: Greenwich’s Hoarding Task Force is busier than you might think

Greenwich’s Hoarding Task Force is busier than you might think

By Tatiana Flowers September 29, 2019

GREENWICH — In 2012, firefighters rushed into an Old Greenwich home after the house was set ablaze with a mother and son in it. Official...

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Posted on: September 26, 2019

IN THE NEWS: Greenwich crafting new accessibility policy for people with disabilities

Greenwich crafting new accessibility policy for people with disabilities

By Tatiana Flowers Published 3:38 pm EDT, Wednesday, September 25, 2019              

   

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Posted on: September 25, 2019

IN THE NEWS: Greenwich residents on Medicare, Medicaid struggle to find health care specialists

Greenwich residents on Medicare, Medicaid struggle to find health care specialists

by Tatiana Flowers Sep. 22, 2019

GREENWICH — Alyssa Williams was shopping at Target in Stamford nearly five years ago when her then-2-month-old daughter's face turn...

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Posted on: July 20, 2018

Creating New Town Email Accounts

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Members of the Representative Town Meeting, Town Boards, and Town Commissions are eligible for town email addresses. To obtain an email account after their term has begun, they can contact the Town of Greenwich Information Technology Help Desk via phone, ...

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Posted on: November 19, 2019

Click here for the November Draft of the POCD

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Click on the link to view the updated NOVEMBER 15, 2019 draft of the Plan of Conservation and Development (POCD). This updated version of the draft POCD incorporates the excellent feedback we received from the community since we shared our first draft in ...

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Posted on: October 23, 2019

Click here for the October Draft of the POCD

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Click on the link to view the updated draft of the Plan of Conservation and Development (POCD), dated Oct. 22, 2019. The Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, Nov. 12 at 7 p.m. in the Town Hall Meeting Room at Town Hall, to...

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Posted on: February 26, 2024

Religious Service Reservations

Sunday Service reservation permit requests for Greenwich Point will be available on Monday, March 4, 2024 beginning at 9 a.m.  The requested dates for your organization must all be on the same request form, prioritized in order of your preference...

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Posted on: August 15, 2019

Greenwich Recreation Newsletter

Check out what’s going on in Recreation by clicking here. If you wish to receive our Newsletters via email,  register here.

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Posted on: November 21, 2023

P&R Proposed Fee Changes for 2024

On 11/21/23, the Department of Parks and Recreation presented the proposed fee changes for 2024 to the Board of Selectmen for consideration. A vote is scheduled for the 12/14/23 meeting. 

Click here for fee change proposal.

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Posted on: August 6, 2019

Receive Updates on Program and Facility Postponements

For updates on program and facility postponements, check out the RECREATION SPORTS webpage. To sign up for text and e-mail weather communications, click here.

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Posted on: August 6, 2019

Youth Scholarship Donation Program

The Greenwich Parks & Recreation Scholarship Fund provides Greenwich’s youth access to recreational programs. Our scholarship program provides income eligible families exposure to positive experiences, and active lifestyles, as well as opportunities t...

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Certified Police Officer or State Trooper Test Announcement

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The Greenwich Police Department is seeking Certified Law Enforcement Officers who are service-oriented and dedicated individuals to take on the duties of a Greenwich Police Officer. If you are looking to join an agency with a clear mission, is dedicated t...

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Posted on: February 12, 2024

Accepting Applications for Public Safety Dispatch Telecommunicator

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In accordance with the appropriate standards, policies, and procedures, answers and responds to 911 emergency and non-emergency radio and telephone calls for police, fire, emergency medical services (EMS), and other associated s...

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Posted on: January 26, 2024

GPD Youth Citizens Police Academy in June 2024

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The Youth Citizen’s Police Academy is a 5-day course designed to give youth a first-hand overview of the Greenwich Police Department and what it takes to pursue a career in Law Enforcement.   June 24th - 28th 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

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Posted on: April 16, 2023

Town of Greenwich Emergency Alert System

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The Town of Greenwich Emergency Management Team will use Greenwich Alerts, powered by EverBridge, to ensure you know about emergent situations that may affect your saf...

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Posted on: December 21, 2022

Mail Theft Prevention Tips

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The Town of Greenwich has seen increased reports of stolen checks from mailboxes. These checks are then washed with ink-removing chemicals and rewritten to a new payee for large amounts of money. The Greenwich Police Department is working with th...

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How We Police

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The Greenwich Police Department strives to improve our services to the citizens of Greenwich.  One way we stay up to date with our Constitutional Policing is to train our Officers in the most current and best-recommended practices for law enforce...

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Posted on: May 8, 2018

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Posted on: March 1, 2024

PUBLIC MEETING DATE CHANGE: North Street Bridge Replacement Project

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The public meeting date for the North Street Bridge Replacement Project has been moved to April 9, 2024, at 6 p.m. in the Town Hall's Cone Room. This public information meeting is hosted by the Town of Greenwich Department of Pu...

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Posted on: February 26, 2024

PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE: North Street Bridge Replacement Project

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On April 9, 2024, at 6 p.m. in the Town Hall's Cone Room, the Town of Greenwich Department of Public Works (DPW) is hosting a public information meeting to share the preliminary design of the North Street Bridge. Learn more h...

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Posted on: January 23, 2024

Town of Greenwich Department of Public Works’ Award-Winning Davis Avenue Bridge Replacement Project

Greenwich, CT, January 23, 2024 – The Town of Greenwich Department of Public Works (DPW) today announced that it has received a third award for the Davis Avenue Bridge Replacement Project. Accolades include the 2023 Achievement in Civil Engineer...

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Posted on: December 22, 2023

Government Leaders Unite at Greenwich Town Hall to Celebrate $400,000 Federal Road Safety Award

Greenwich, CT, December 22, 2023 – Today U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal and U.S. Representative Jim Himes joined Greenwich town officials and the Department of Public Works to announce $400,000 in federal funding to develop a comprehensive, dat...

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Posted on: November 9, 2023

Town of Greenwich Awarded $400,000 by the U.S. Department of Transportation to Improve Road Safety

The Town of Greenwich Department of Public Works (DPW) secured $400,000 in federal grant funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) to develop a comprehensive, data-driven safety action plan aimed at improving road safety for all modes of ...

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Posted on: May 8, 2018

List of Recyclables Now Available

Find out what items are collected as part of single stream recycling.

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Permit Applications

Get information about applying for permits online.

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Posted on: May 8, 2018

Streetlight Outage Reporting Available Online

Is there a streetlight out near you? Report it online through Eversource.

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Building Inspection Process

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Building permits do not automatically include zoning approval. There is a separate zoning permit issued by the Zoning Enforcement officer.

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Call Before You Dig

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Planning a back yard project? Call and verify underground utilities before you dig.

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Have questions about codes and code enforcement? Get in touch with us or read about what codes we enforce.

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Posted on: February 2, 2024

Outdoor Dining Barrier Design Competition

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The calendar does seem to fly by and before you know it temperatures will be warming up and we will have another year of outdoor dining in Town.This is a program we are always trying to improve every year and one thing we would like to improve for this sp...

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Senior Center open for limited programs

Dear Friends, We hope this letter finds you and your loved ones healthy, happy and safe and that the warmer, brighter days of Spring bring renewed hope and a stronger sense of optimism and excitement for the future. 

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Posted on: April 29, 2019

Technology workshop presented by The Junior League

Junior League Tech Night

Join us and get your tech questions answered. The Junior League is presenting a Tech Workshop to members of the Senior Center on Wednesday, May 8, from 5:30-7:00 p.m. at the Greenwich Senior Center, 299 Greenwich Ave.

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Posted on: October 6, 2023

Absentee Ballot Process for November 2023 Municipal Election

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There is a Municipal Election on November 7, 2023

Absentee Ballots are available beginning October 6, 2023 to registered voters through the Town Clerk's office.   

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Posted on: August 5, 2018

Welcome to the new website

On, Aug. 8 the Town of Greenwich launched a new website, GreenwichCT.gov, that will revitalize how residents interact with the town and its departments. The modern, branded and unified website will improve the relevancy, accuracy, timeliness and overall q...

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