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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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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: 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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Posted on: January 14, 2022

January 14: Community Connections from Fred

Credit: National Weather Service.

Details of what to expect when the severe weather arrives in Connecticut this weekend.

Greetings Greenwich friends and neighbors. 

 

There is some severe winter weather, with bitter cold temperatures buffete...

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First Selectman
Posted on: January 16, 2022

January 16 designated as Religious Freedom Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, Religious Freedom was the first among rights guaranteed by the United States Constitution to protect all people to think, express and act upon what they deeply believe as long as t...

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First Selectman
Posted on: January 7, 2022

January 7: Community Connections from Fred

The Parsonage Cottage Junior Advisory Board is leading a fund-raising campaign to purchase a new van for the senior residence. Contributed photo.

Greetings Greenwich friends and neighbors.

It took some time but we finally had our first snowstorm of the seas...

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First Selectman
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 b...

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First Selectman
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 National Weather ...

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First Selectman
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 ...

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First Selectman
Posted on: December 29, 2021

Greenwich COVID test kit distribution

UPDATED MON JANUARY 3, 2022

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 numb...

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First Selectman
Posted on: December 24, 2021

December 24: Community Connections from Fred

Greetings Greenwich friends and neighbors.

 

COVID-19 update

 

As of Thursday, December 23, Greenwich Hospital was treating 24 COVID-positive patients, with 2 in the Intensive Care Unit and 1 on a mechanical ventilator. The Yale New Haven He...

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First Selectman
Posted on: January 1, 2022

January 1 designated as Gus Lindine Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, Gus Lindine has supported and led the Greenwich High School Athletic Department which is made up of 42 sports consisting of 99 teams; and

WHEREAS, He has led the GHS Athletic Depart...

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First Selectman
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. 

The req...

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First Selectman
Posted on: December 17, 2021

December 17: Community Connections from Fred

Greetings Greenwich friends and neighbors.

 

COVID-19 update

 

As of today, Greenwich Hospital was treating 9 COVID-positive patients, with 1 in

the Intensive Care Unit.

 

In Greenwich Public Schools, as of today, there is a total of 1...

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First Selectman
Posted on: December 15, 2021

December 15 designated as Arline Lomazzo Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, Arline Lomazzo has dedicated 60 years of public service to our Town; and

WHEREAS, She taught at Cos Cob, Hamilton Avenue and Western Middle schools for 31 years; and

WHEREAS...

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First Selectman
Posted on: December 16, 2021

December 16 designated as Thomas J. Byrne Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, Thomas J. Byrne, a graduate of Yale University and Stanford Law School, moved to Greenwich in 1984 with his wife Megan, and together they raised their four children, Joseph, Daniel...

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First Selectman
Posted on: December 17, 2021

December 17 designated as Bobby Kennedy Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, Bobby Kennedy, dad to Daryl, Jaden and Morgan; and

WHEREAS, He is officially the best dad in Greenwich; and

WHEREAS, Bobby is the most loved dad in Greenwich; and

WHEREAS,&am...

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First Selectman
Posted on: December 20, 2021

December 20 designated as Debra Hess 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, Time and effort, have been spent on the proper admin...

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First Selectman
Posted on: December 21, 2021

December 21 designated as Andreas "Andy" Duus 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, Time and effort, have been spent on the proper admin...

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First Selectman
Posted on: December 22, 2021

December 22 designated as Elizabeth "Beth" K. Krumeich 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, Time and effort, have been spent on the proper admin...

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First Selectman
Posted on: December 23, 2021

December 23 designated as Henry "Harry" J. Fisher II 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, Time and effort, have been spent on the proper admin...

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First Selectman
Posted on: December 10, 2021

December 10: Community Connections from Fred

Greetings Greenwich friends and neighbors.

 

There are several updates regarding Tropical Storm Ida and its impact upon our residents.

 

The FEMA field office at the Glenville Volunteer Fire Department closed operations this afternoon. For r...

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First Selectman
Posted on: December 3, 2021

December 3: Community Connections from Fred

Selectwoman Lauren Rabin, First Selectman Fred Camillo and Select-person Janet Stone McGuigan following the Dec. 1 swearing-in ceremony. Greetings Greenwich friends and neighbors. This week marked the beginning of the 2021-23 term of the...
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First Selectman
Posted on: December 14, 2021

December 14 designated as Carm Budkins Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, Carmella “Carm” Budkins was elected Town Clerk and began her first of 15 terms as such in January 1991, being the first female Town Clerk in the Town’...

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First Selectman
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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First Selectman
Posted on: November 26, 2021

Nov. 26: Community Connections from Fred

Greetings Greenwich friends and neighbors.

As we enjoy the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, I hope that you will join me in supporting our local businesses on Small Business Saturday, which is tomorrow. Through your support, many of our local businesses were ...

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First Selectman
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Nov 19: Community Connections from Fred

Greenwich Knights of Columbus Coats for Kids Poster

The Knights of Columbus have partnered with the Boy Scouts, the Boys & Girls Club Greenwich and the Greenwich Police Department for a coat giveaway next weekend.

Greetings Greenwich friends and neighbors.

In less than a week, we will celebrate Thanksgiv...

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First Selectman
Posted on: November 22, 2021

November 22 designated as Kathy Jarombek Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, Kathy Jarombek has dedicated countless years to the children of Old Greenwich; and

WHEREAS, Kathy’s love of children's literature has inspired children to become readers, dreamers, ...

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First Selectman
Posted on: November 27, 2021

November 27 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 United States Small B...

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First Selectman
Posted on: November 17, 2021

November 17 designated as Colonel Perry Baltimore and Champs Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, Colonel Perry Baltimore served and honored the United States through 27 years of service in the military; and

WHEREAS, Since joining the Marshall Legacy Institute in 1998, ...

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First Selectman
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Nov. 12: Community Connections from Fred

The completed Pollinator Pathway Mural as seen on East Putnam Ave., Greenwich Nov. 12, 2021 

Greetings Greenwich friends and neighbors.

 

Greenwich recognized as a sustainability leader

Congratulations are in order for our Environmental Affa...

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First Selectman
Posted on: November 14, 2021

November 14 designated as Byram Volunteer Firemen's Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, In April 1890, the community of East Port Chester was no longer a hamlet alongside of Port Chester, New York, but a community of close to 235 homes, stores and shops; and

WHEREAS, As in all ...

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First Selectman
Posted on: November 5, 2021

Nov. 5: Community Connections from Fred

Greetings Greenwich friends and neighbors.

 

Guidance for filing FEMA assistance applications

Now that Fairfield County has received the presidential approval for a disaster declaration, I want all of our residents (homeowners and renters) and busin...

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First Selectman
Posted on: November 1, 2021

FEMA Disaster Aid Application for residents, businesses

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 1, 2021

How Greenwich residents, businesses can apply for federal disaster assistance

Now that Fairfield County has received the presidential approval for a disaster declaration, I want all of our residents (homeowners and re...

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First Selectman
Posted on: October 29, 2021

Oct 29: Community Connections from Fred

Arch Street Construction Alert

Greetings Greenwich friends and neighbors.

Voter information for Tuesday’s election

Election day is Tuesday, November 2, and if you’re uncomfortable voting in person, there is still time to receive an absentee ballot.

The Town Clerk&r...

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First Selectman
Posted on: November 1, 2021

November 1, 2021 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 extra mile” in...

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First Selectman
Posted on: November 4, 2021

November 4 designated as Peter Bernstein Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, Peter Bernstein is recognized for his two terms as member of the Board of Education; and

WHEREAS, He faithfully served the residents of Greenwich and the Greenwich Public Schools; and

WHEREAS...

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First Selectman
Posted on: November 5, 2021

November 5 designated as Peter Sherr Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, Peter Sherr is recognized for his three terms as member of the Board of Education; and

WHEREAS, He faithfully served the residents of Greenwich and the Greenwich Public Schools; and

WHEREAS,&...

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First Selectman
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 ty...

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First Selectman
Posted on: October 25, 2021

Community Connections from Fred: Storm Weather Alert

Credit: Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection.

A map of the expected storm track which will arrive in Connecticut tonight and continue into Tuesday.

 

Greetings Greenwich friends and neighbors. 

The National Weather Service ...

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First Selectman
Posted on: October 22, 2021

Oct. 22: Community Connections from Fred

 

Greetings Greenwich friends and neighbors.

 

There is optimistic news to share with you regarding the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) inspection of Tropical Storm Ida preliminary damage assessments. This week, FEMA representa...

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First Selectman
Posted on: October 21, 2021

October 21 designated as Joe "The Pro" Felder Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, since 1990 Joseph S. Felder has been the head pro at the Griffith E. Harris Golf Course; and

WHEREAS, during his 31-year career Joe has been a teacher and mentor to countle...

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First Selectman
Posted on: October 15, 2021

Oct 15: Community Connections from Fred

Greetings Greenwich friends and neighbors.

 

I continue to hear from residents who want an update on whether there will be federal assistance to help recover from the damage caused by tropical storm Ida. I can tell you that we remain optimistic tha...

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First Selectman
Posted on: October 8, 2021

Oct. 8: Community Connections from Fred

A rendering of how the new Eastern Greenwich Civic Center will look.

Greetings Greenwich friends and neighbors.

This week I was able to announce that a donor has pledged to donate $5 million towards the

cost of replacing the Eastern Greenwich Civic Center. T...

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First Selectman
Posted on: October 6, 2021

Pledge to fund Eastern Greenwich Civic Center project is announced

First Selectman Fred Camillo is pleased to announce a $5 million pledge for the new Eastern Greenwich Civic Center. In a statement, Mr. Camillo said, “The anonymous donor will be revealed shortly and work on this future Town jewel will begin soo...

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First Selectman
Posted on: October 1, 2021

Oct. 1: Community Connections from Fred

Bob Capazzo photo.

The Breast Cancer Alliance held its annual flag-raising at Town Hall Friday morning to kick off Breast Cancer Awareness Month. For more information about their great work in support of breast cancer research and about their upcoming annu...

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First Selectman
Posted on: October 3, 2021

October 2021 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 1, 2021

October 2021 designated as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, October 2021 is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month; and

WHEREAS, The Breast Cancer Alliance flag will be raised over Greenwich Town Hall from October 1st until the 31st to celebr...

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First Selectman
Posted on: September 24, 2021

Sept. 24: Community Connections from Fred

Waste Wizard Sticker

Greetings Greenwich friends and neighbors.

Every now and then we need to take our temperature to see just how we’re doing. The COVID-19 pandemic prompted the postponement of the 2020 biannual resident satisfaction survey.

I am pleased to announce the&nb...

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First Selectman
Posted on: September 24, 2021

First Selectman’s Office Commissions Resident Satisfaction Survey

The Town of Greenwich prides itself on providing the highest level of service possible to its residents. Part of our ability to provide exemplary services is to continually seek input from residents to ensure the priorities and expectations of the communi...

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Posted on: September 23, 2021

Easing Restrictions at Town Hall

For Immediate Release: November 5, 2021

GREENWICH, CT – Beginning Monday, November 8, 2021, visitors and employees at Town Hall will no longer be required to wear a face mask. All social distancing requirements will be eliminated. Individuals are...

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First Selectman
Posted on: September 25, 2021

September 25 designated as Rare Cancer Awareness Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, Nearly 13%, 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 will b...

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First Selectman
Posted on: September 17, 2021

Sept 17: Community Connections from Fred

Newly-appointed head golf pro Patrick Massi Jr., right, with First Selectman Fred Camillo.

 

Greetings Greenwich friends and neighbors.

I’m pleased to announce the selection of Patrick Massi Jr. as the Head Golf Professional at the Griffith E. Harri...

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First Selectman
Posted on: September 10, 2021

Sept 10: Community Connections from Fred

Water-soaked possession waiting for disposal on Mallard Drive in Greenwich, CT on September 10, 2021.

Greetings Greenwich friends and neighbors.

 

The remnants of Hurricane Ida passed through our area last week and left about eight inches of rain wi...

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First Selectman
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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First Selectman
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. Read the Greenwich Emergency Declaration as a result of Tropical Storm Ida.

Click the individual links below for respective offering...

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First Selectman
Posted on: September 3, 2021

Sept. 3: Community Connections from Fred

Route 1 is one of many flooded and blocked roads that caused school and other closures throughout Greenwich on September 2, 2021. 

Greetings Greenwich friends and neighbors.

This week saw the start of school and a historic rain event in Greenwich. ...

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First Selectman
Posted on: September 17, 2021

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-Fourth Anniversary of the drafting of the Constitution of the United States of America with appro...

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First Selectman
Posted on: September 5, 2021

September 5-11, 2021 designated as National Suicide Prevention Week

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, Suicide remains the 10th leading cause of death in the United States and the 2nd leading cause of death among individuals between the ages of 10 to 34; and

WHEREAS, In 2019 over 47,...

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First Selectman
Posted on: September 1, 2021

September 1 designated as Steve Gospodinoff Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, Steve Gospodinoff began his career with the Town of Greenwich in 1987 as a Tree Climber and ably served in many capacities and assignments during his career; and

WHEREAS, H...

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First Selectman
Posted on: August 27, 2021

August 27: Community Connections from Fred

Remediation work on the Greenwich High School fields is ongoing Monday through Saturday to keep the project moving forward as quickly as possible. Photo Credit: Greenwich Public Works 

Greetings Greenwich friends and neighbors.

 

COVID upda...

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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 Con...

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First Selectman
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 20, 2021

AUG 20: Community Connections from Fred Camillo

A map of the expected storm surge from Tropical Storm Henri which will arrive in Connecticut this weekend.

 

Greetings Greenwich friends and neighbors.As the delta variant of the COVID-19 virus continues to spread unabated, I have issued an order t...

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First Selectman
Posted on: August 13, 2021

August 13: Community Connections from Fred Camillo

A yellow tiger swallowtail butterfly gathers nectar from a butterfly bush outside Town Hall.  Photo by Barb Heins.

 

Greetings Greenwich friends and neighbors.

 

This week we returned to the mandatory mask wearing in Town facilities...
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First Selectman
Posted on: August 5, 2021

Greenwich Revises Face Mask Protocol

PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Thursday, August 5, 2021

Good Afternoon,

News that there has been “substantial” community transmission of the Delta variant throughout our state is not surprising. More companies, stores, events venues and restaurants ar...

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First Selectman
Posted on: August 6, 2021

Aug. 6: Community Newsletter from Fred Camillo

Greetings Greenwich friends and neighbors. 

As the spread of COVID-19 is seemingly relentless and unforgiving, the time has come to make some temporary changes in how we operate here in Town. Beginning Monday, Aug. 9, all visitors and Town employ...

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First Selectman
Posted on: August 5, 2021

Greenwich Revises Face Mask Protocol

PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Thursday, August 5, 2021

Good Afternoon,

News that there has been “substantial” community transmission of the Delta variant throughout our state is not surprising. More companies, stores, ev...

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First Selectman
Posted on: July 30, 2021

July 30: Community Newsletter from Fred Camillo

CPR Saves Lives image

Greetings Greenwich friends and neighbors.

It’s been several weeks since it was necessary for me to open my newsletter with COVID-19 news. Unfortunately, statistics in Greenwich mirror what is occurring around our state and the country &ndash...

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First Selectman
Posted on: July 23, 2021

July 23: Community Newsletter from Fred Camillo

This print by Jean Marc Bara of Greenwich is part of the Greenwich Art Society exhibit that's on view at the Greenwich Arts Council, 299 Greenwich Ave.

 

Greetings Greenwich friends and neighbors.It’s difficult to imagine our country without the pr...Read on...

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Posted on: July 16, 2021

July16: Community Newsletter from Fred Camillo

Holly Hill Transfer Station Environmental Operations Manager Pat Collins organized a dedication ceremony Friday morning in memory of Doug Francefort who designed and managed the Book Shed at Holly Hill. Mr. Francefort passed away last year and the shed ha...

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Posted on: July 26, 2021

July 26 designated as Americans With Disabilities Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, On July 26, 1990, President George H.W. Bush signed into law the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to ensure the civil rights of people with disabilities; and

WHEREAS, The Town ...

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First Selectman
Posted on: July 14, 2021

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 American R...

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First Selectman
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...

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First Selectman
Posted on: July 7, 2021

Community Connections From Fred

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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First Selectman
Posted on: July 2, 2021

Community Connections From Fred: Fireworks Changes for July 3

fireworks exploding

Happy Birthday America!

I hope that you will join me this July 4th as we celebrate America’s founding 245 years ago.

The annual Raise the Flag celebration returns to the steps of Town Hall at 9 a.m. Sunday – rain or shine. Every year, hu...

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First Selectman
Posted on: June 25, 2021

Community Connections from Fred Camillo: 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-out intersec...

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First Selectman
Posted on: June 30, 2021

June 30 designated as Mary Lavelle Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, Mary Finnerty Lavelle was born on June 30th 1921 in Birr, County Offaly, Ireland, the second youngest child of three sisters and four brothers to Thomas Finnerty, Retired Soldier, and Mary ...

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First Selectman
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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First Selectman
Posted on: June 14, 2021

Greenwich Time: Selectmen plan neighborhood forums 'to hear people's concerns'

The Board of Selectmen is planning to do more direct outreach so members can hear directly from residents in different neighborhoods.

Last year, the board hosted a forum to hear from residents and merchants in downtown Greenwich about issues, including out...

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First Selectman
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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First Selectman
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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First Selectman
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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First Selectman
Posted on: June 1, 2021

June 1 designated as Deputy Chief Mark Marino Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, Mark Marino began his law enforcement career in 1977 when he joined the U.S. Army and served as a military police officer until 1980 when he was honorably discharged; and

WHEREAS, O...

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First Selectman
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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First Selectman
Posted on: May 26, 2021

May 23-29 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.; nearly 80% of these fatalities are caused by drowning; and

WHEREAS, The vast majority of th...

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First Selectman
Posted on: May 12, 2021

May 12 designated as Greenwich Nurses Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, The professional nurse holds an irreplaceable place in our health care system whether in a hospital setting, our schools or the community; and

WHEREAS, Nurses prov...

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First Selectman
Posted on: May 16, 2021

May 16-22 designated as National Public Works Week

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, The Department of Public Works was established on January 1,1940; and

WHEREAS, The Department's functions are distributed across six divisions: Engineering, Highwa...

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First Selectman
Posted on: May 27, 2021

May 27 designated as Day of Remembrance for the Enslaved People of Greenwich

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, The Town of Greenwich proudly supports the Greenwich Historical Society and its partners - the Witness Stones Project, Sacred Heart Greenwich and Greenwich Academy — for ...

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First Selectman
Posted on: May 8, 2021

May 8 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 130 Greenwich Public School boys from limited financial means, aims to improve the academic outcome of its ...

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Posted on: May 4, 2021

May 4 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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Posted on: April 30, 2021

April 30 designated as Penny Lore Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, Penny Lore has served as Executive Director of Parsonage Cottage Senior Residence for twenty years since April 9, 2001; and

WHEREAS, Parsonage Cottage Senior Residence, est...

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Posted on: April 23, 2021

April 23 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...

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Posted on: May 7, 2021

May 7 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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Posted on: April 22, 2021

April 22 designated as Earth Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, A national Earth Day was established in 1970 to focus attention on the importance of our environment; and

WHEREAS, Earth Day was created to increase awareness of how fragile our env...

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Posted on: April 5, 2021

April 5-11 designated as National Public Health Week

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, The Greenwich Department of Health and the Town’s many public health system partners have collaborated heroically to thwart the pandemic spread of COVID-19 that has infected more t...

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Posted on: March 31, 2021

March 31 designated as Dr. Saul Hertz Nuclear Medicine/Radio Pharmaceutical Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, The Dr. Saul Hertz (1905-1950) Archives, established in Greenwich, Connecticut, document Dr. Hertz as conceiving and bringing from bench to bedside the medical uses of Radioiodine ...

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Posted on: March 25, 2021

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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Posted on: March 24, 2021

March 24 designated as Education and Sharing Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, A quality education is one of the significant foundations for the continuing success of our state, our country, and our society at large; and in the town of Greenwich we strive for...

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Posted on: May 6, 2021

May 6 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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Posted on: February 26, 2021

February 26 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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Posted on: March 1, 2021

March 2021 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 200 local disasters in the...

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Posted on: February 18, 2021

Town Hall Back Open for Operations - February 19, 2021

GREENWICH, CT. – Greenwich Town Hall will be open for regular business on Friday, February 19, 2021.

Please remember that offices are open to the public from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. and by appointment from 1 to 3:30 p.m. 

Snow cleanup regulation...

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Posted on: February 17, 2021

First Selectman Makes Announcement on Town Hall Operations for February 18, 2021

GREENWICH, CT. – With a moderate winter storm forecast to begin early Thursday, February 18, 2021 and continue into Friday morning, February 19, 2021, First Selectman Fred Camillo has announced that Town Hall will be closed for regular business ...

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Posted on: April 21, 2021

April 21 designated as Patricia Burns 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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Posted on: February 19, 2021

February 19 designated as Greenwich Rotary Club Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, Greenwich Rotary Club is celebrating the 100th anniversary of its Charter on February 19, 1921; and

WHEREAS, The parent company, Rotary International, was founded in 1917 i...

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Posted on: February 8, 2021

Snow Emergency Lifted

GREENWICH, CT. – The Board of Selectmen approved the lifting of the snow emergency effective at 8 a.m. Monday, February 8. 

Snow depths averaged 7.5 inches around Town, according to Emergency Management Director Dan Warzoha.

Town Hall is ...

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Posted on: February 6, 2021

Greenwich Board of Selectmen Enact Snow Emergency

GREENWICH, CT. – With a forecast for another winter storm that is expected to begin in the early morning hours of Sunday, February 7, and continuing through the day, the Greenwich Board of Selectmen has imposed a snow emergency that will restric...

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Posted on: February 2, 2021

Snow Emergency and Town Hall Operations Updates

GREENWICH, CT. – The State of Emergency that First Selectman Fred Camillo declared on Monday, February 1, will expire at 6 p.m. Tuesday, February 2.

The Board of Selectmen approved the lifting of the snow emergency effective at 3 p.m. Tuesday, February 2.&...

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Posted on: February 1, 2021

First Selectman Declares State of Emergency; Town Hall Operations Update

GREENWICH, CT. – With the severe winter weather conditions forecasted to continue through tomorrow afternoon, Greenwich First Selectman Fred Camillo has declared a state of emergency for the Town.

This declaration enables Town departments to cont...

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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 emergenc...

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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.

 

Ryan Crook...

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Posted on: January 22, 2021

Eligible Greenwich residents can register for COVID-19 vaccine clinics

PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Friday, January 22, 2021

 

Greenwich residents who are 75 and older are eligible in Phase 1B to sign up for the COVID-19 vaccine which will be available – by appointment only – at f...

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Posted on: January 26, 2021

January 26 designated as Founding Day of the Soka Gakkai International

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, The Soka Gakkai International (SGI)--an organization devoted to peace, culture and education--was founded on January 26, 1975; and

WHEREAS, SGI members seek to contribute t...

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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.&nbs...

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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: July 23, 2020

First Selectman Camillo: Young residents need to be vigilant about following Covid-19 guidelines

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Good afternoon. 

This is First Selectman Fred Camillo with a message for our younger residents and their parents. 

Most of us have been smart and respectful in following the CDC guidelines of...

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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

Dear First Selectman Camillo:

I was encouraged to see Greenwich’s decis...

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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: December 3, 2019

November 29 designated as Despina K. Fassuliotis Day

PROCLAMATION from Peter J. Tesei, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, Despina K. Fassuliotis was born in Englewood, N.J., and raised in the Bronx, N.Y., where she graduated from Walton High School in 1946; and

WHEREAS, Despina graduated with a Bachelor of Ar...

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Posted on: November 26, 2019

November 26 designated as Grannick's Pharmacy Day

PROCLAMATION from Peter J. Tesei, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, Grannick's Pharmacy has long been a staple of the Greenwich community. It is the legacy of pharmacist and entrepreneur Irving Grannick, who was born in 1916 in New Haven. In the 1930s he ...

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Posted on: November 18, 2019

November 18 designated as Jill K. Oberlander Day

PROCLAMATION from Peter J. Tesei, First Selectman 

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

WHEREAS, Time and effort, have been spent on the proper administration of the...

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Posted on: November 15, 2019

November 16 designated as Reverend Dr. Thomas L. Nins Day

PROCLAMATION from Peter J. Tesei, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, Rev. Dr. Thomas L. Nins has dedicated 20 years of faithful service as the Senior Pastor of First Baptist Church, Greenwich. During this time Rev. Nins earned the Doctorate of Ministry Deg...

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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 training program an...

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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: 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-membe...

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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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News Flash

Posted on: April 21, 2021

Greenwich Sustainability Committee Land/Water Sector Article Series

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The Land/Water Sector of the Greenwich Sustainability Committee is publishing a series of seven articles on our water supply called, "One Water." The articles delve into the challenges to our water supply and measures residents can take to keep ...

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Posted on: October 29, 2018

Unregistered Mooring Holders Take Note

All moorings are required to be permitted annually along with required documentation outlined in the application provided by the Greenwich Harbor Management Commission.

It is the responsibility of a mooring holder to submit, along with a completed applicat...

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Posted on: November 3, 2021

UPDATED Greenwich Department of Health Moderna Booster Vaccination Clinic Information

COVID-19 Moderna Booster Vaccine Clinics Offered

The Greenwich Department of Health will be offering adult (18 years and older) COVID-19 Moderna Vaccine Booster Clinics by appointment only through the Vaccination Administration Management System (VAMS) pro...

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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: December 6, 2021

CT DPH Mobile COVID-19 Vaccination Van Clinic Schedule

The Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) is working to reduce barriers to COVID-19 vaccination, particularly for our state's hardest-hit communities. We are organizing mobile, pop-up clinics with DPH yellow vans.

Get vaccinated at a DPH Van:

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Posted on: November 3, 2021

Greenwich Hospital Pfizer Vaccination Clinics for 5-11 year olds

The Yale New Haven Hospital System has announced their Pfizer Vaccination Clinic Schedule for 5-11 year olds. The closest location is Greenwich Hospital located at 5 Perryridge Road. The clinics are held in the Noble Conference Room. The Vaccine Calendar ...

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News Flash

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. 

The req...

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Posted on: December 6, 2021

CT DPH Mobile COVID-19 Vaccination Van Clinic Schedule

The Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) is working to reduce barriers to COVID-19 vaccination, particularly for our state's hardest-hit communities. We are organizing mobile, pop-up clinics with DPH yellow vans.

Get vaccinated at a DPH Van:

? &...

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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: November 19, 2021

Nov 19: Community Connections from Fred

Greenwich Knights of Columbus Coats for Kids Poster

The Knights of Columbus have partnered with the Boy Scouts, the Boys & Girls Club Greenwich and the Greenwich Police Department for a coat giveaway next weekend.

Greetings Greenwich friends and neighbors.

In less than a week, we will celebrate Thanksgiv...

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Posted on: November 1, 2021

FEMA Disaster Aid Application for residents, businesses

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 1, 2021

How Greenwich residents, businesses can apply for federal disaster assistance

Now that Fairfield County has received the presidential approval for a disaster declaration, I want all of our residents (homeowners and re...

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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 25, 2021

Community Connections from Fred: Storm Weather Alert

Credit: Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection.

A map of the expected storm track which will arrive in Connecticut tonight and continue into Tuesday.

 

Greetings Greenwich friends and neighbors.

 

The National Weather Service ...

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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: October 6, 2021

Pledge to fund Eastern Greenwich Civic Center project is announced

First Selectman Fred Camillo is pleased to announce a $5 million pledge for the new Eastern Greenwich Civic Center. In a statement, Mr. Camillo said, “The anonymous donor will be revealed shortly and work on this future Town jewel will begin soon. A grate...

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Posted on: September 24, 2021

First Selectman’s Office Commissions Resident Satisfaction Survey

The Town of Greenwich prides itself on providing the highest level of service possible to its residents. Part of our ability to provide exemplary services is to continually seek input from residents to ensure the priorities and expectations of the communi...

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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. 

To participate:

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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?

Look up and print your vaccination record on CT Wiz

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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

Are you in a flood zone? Check the town map

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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 5, 2021

Greenwich Revises Face Mask Protocol

PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Thursday, August 5, 2021

Good Afternoon,

News that there has been “substantial” community transmission of the Delta variant throughout our state is not surprising. More companies, stores, events venues and restaurants ar...

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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

Community Connections From Fred

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 14, 2021

Greenwich Time: Selectmen plan neighborhood forums 'to hear people's concerns'

The Board of Selectmen is planning to do more direct outreach so members can hear directly from residents in different neighborhoods.

Last year, the board hosted a forum to hear from residents and merchants in downtown Greenwich about issues, including out...

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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. 

In accordance with State and C...

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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. 

During and after the outage event,...

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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 22, 2021

Eligible Greenwich residents can register for COVID-19 vaccine clinics

PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Friday, January 22, 2021

 

Greenwich residents who are 75 and older are eligible in Phase 1B to sign up for the COVID-19 vaccine which will be available – by appointment only – at four locations in Town.

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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

Dear First Selectman Camillo:

I was encouraged to see Greenwich’s decis...

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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

                                        PROCLAMATION from Peter J....

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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.

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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.

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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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Spring Activities are Here

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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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Energy Assistance

Energy Assistance for Winter 2021-2022

The Greenwich Department of Human Services is reminding residents that there is help with energy bills for those whose incomes fall below 60% of the State Median Income Guidelines and those facing financial hardship. ...

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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: September 27, 2019

Proposed Redevelopment of the Greenwich Train Station and surrounding area

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Greenwich Plaza is proposing a redevelopment of the Greenwich Train Station and surrounding area. The applications include: two (2) preliminary site plan and special permit applications; and text amendments to the Town of Greenwich’s Building Zone Regulat...

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Posted on: December 23, 2021

Parks and Recreation 2022 Proposed Fees

On 12/23/21, the Department of Parks and Recreation presented the proposed fee changes for 2022 to the Board of Selectmen for consideration. A vote is scheduled for the 1/13/22 meeting. 

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Posted on: December 23, 2021

The Holiday Food Drive Was a Tremendous Success!

The Greenwich Department of Parks & Recreation, in coordination with the non-profit organization Neighbor to Neighbor teamed up for a food drive this holiday season. Collection bins were placed at various Parks and Recreation facilities from ...

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Posted on: November 18, 2021

Greenwich Point Causeway Construction

This winter, construction on the Greenwich Point Causeway will continue.  In this phase, reinforcement will be added to the back of the seawall on the north east side of the causeway.    Starting December 13, the causeway will b...

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Posted on: August 15, 2019

Greenwich Recreation Newsletter

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Posted on: November 10, 2021

Statement Regarding the Unexpected Closure of Greenwich Community Sailing

Click here for Parks and Recreation's statement. 

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Posted on: May 5, 2021

Dorothy Hamill Skating Rink Replacement Presentation by SLAM

Presentation by SLAM at the Dorothy Hamill Skating Rink Committee Meeting 5/5/21

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Posted on: February 5, 2021

Athletic Field Study

The Department of Parks and Recreation, the Office of the First Selectman, and the BET commissioned a comprehensive Athletic Field Study during the 2019-20 fiscal year.  The Study was prepared by Ryan Chmielewski, Senior Project Manager at Weston...

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Posted on: August 6, 2019

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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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Posted on: November 19, 2021

Arrest in 1986 Homicide of Infant Child

GREENWICH, CT (November 19, 2021) – On May 16, 1986, an infant male child was found deceased inside a sanitation truck that had just emptied a dumpster at the apartment building located at 27 Havemeyer Place in Greenwich.  The Office of...

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Posted on: May 8, 2018

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Posted on: December 2, 2021

New Interactive Projects Map Available!

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Want to know what public works projects are happening in town? Check out our new interactive map to learn the location, description, timeline, and phase of all Department of Public Works' major improvement projects. View our projects map, HERE.

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Posted on: December 22, 2020

Wastewater Analytics Tracking COVID-19

The Sewer Division of Public Works is excited to announce that the Town of Greenwich, CT is using wastewater analytics to track COVID-19 spread within the community. Infected individuals shed the virus in stool during the first few days of infection (whet...

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Posted on: May 26, 2021

Old Greenwich Common Force Main-Construction

As part of the Old Greenwich Common Force Main rehabilitation project the Sewer Division of Public Works will begin construction Mid-June in the vicinity of the Riverside Train Station Parking lot entrance off of Oval Avenue. Construction will continue in...

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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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Posted on: May 8, 2018

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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Posted on: May 16, 2018

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Posted on: January 12, 2022

Appointments Committee is seeking candidates

We are seeking RTM Members for Claims, LCC and the new AHTAC (submission date Noon Jan 28th).  See below for info sheets:

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Posted on: January 4, 2022

RTM Vacancy

RTM Vacancy in District 2 - 1 seat

Please contact the Chair - Wilma Nacinovich twnacinovich@optonline.net 

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Posted on: August 23, 2021

Project updates

The Committee met on August 18, 2021 to discuss the rink sitting and costs.

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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: 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: 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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Welcome to the new website