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Posted on: September 29, 2020

September 29 designated as Elaine Brown Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, On June 3, 2002, Elaine accepted a temporary job with the Town of Greenwich, before becoming a full-time employee as a Clerical Assistant in the Department of Public Works in Septe...

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Posted on: October 1, 2020

October 2020 designated as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, October 2020 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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Posted on: September 30, 2020

September 30 designated as Assistant Chief Robert Kick Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, Robert “Bob" Kick began his firefighting career in 1987 as a volunteer in Newtown,
Connecticut and 6 years later he was hired as a professional firefighter in September of 19...

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Posted on: September 8, 2020

September 8, 2020 designated as Greenwich Communities Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, the number of properties owned and managed by Greenwich Communities has grown dramatically over the years in response to community needs; and

WHEREAS, Greenwich Communities...

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Posted on: September 11, 2020

September 6-12, 2020 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 2018 over 48,...

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Posted on: August 28, 2020

Greenwich Fire Chief Appointed

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PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Greenwich Fire Chief Appointed

The Greenwich Board of Selectmen voted to appoint Fire Department of the City of New York Battalion Chief Joseph O. McHugh as Chief of the Greenwich Fire Department at i...

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Posted on: August 21, 2020

Greenwich Lifeguards Honored for Lifesaving Efforts

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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 ...

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Posted on: August 24, 2020

August 24 designated as Kenny Santoro Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, Kenny Santoro has been a Camp Simmons camper and staff member for the past 20 years; and

WHEREAS, Kenny attended Camp Simmons from the age of 6-12 and has great memories of...

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Posted on: August 28, 2020

August 28 designated as Dr. Alan Barry Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, Dr. Barry has served the Town of Greenwich for the past 10 years as the Commissioner of the Department of Human Services. He earned a Master’s degree in Social Work
and ...

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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: July 23, 2020

New Commissioner Appointed for Greenwich Department of Human Services

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New Commissioner Appointed for Greenwich Department of Human Services.

Greenwich – Thursday, July 23, 2020 – First Selectman Fred Camillo announced today that the Town of Greenwich will wel...

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Posted on: July 26, 2020

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, ...

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Posted on: July 18, 2020

July 18 designated as Greenwich Founders Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

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

WHEREAS, The...

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Posted on: June 30, 2020

June 30 designated as Bobby Walker Jr. Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, Bobby Walker Jr. began his career as the Boys & Girls Club Chief Executive Officer in 2015; and

WHEREAS, Throughout his career, Bobby has distinguished himself as an ed...

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Posted on: July 14, 2020

July 14 designated as Bastille Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

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

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Posted on: June 11, 2020

Greenwich Announces Town-Wide Sidewalk Shopping

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Greenwich Announces Summer-Long Town-Wide Sidewalk Shopping

Dear Valued Greenwich Business,

We recognize the impact the COVID-19 pandemic has caused your business, we want you to know that we want to help you s...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

March 25 designated as Greek Independance Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, Nearly two centuries ago, on March 25, 1821 Bishop Germanos of Patras in Greece raised the flag of revolution over the Monastery of Agia Lavra in the Peloponnese and the people of ...

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Posted on: June 5, 2020

June 5 designated as National Gun Violence Awareness Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, Every day, more than 100 Americans are killed by gun violence and on average there are more than 13,000 gun homicides every year. Americans are 25 times more likely to die by gun h...

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Posted on: May 29, 2020

May 29 designated as Chief Pete Siecienski Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, Peter ’Pete’ Siecienski began his firefighting career in 1972 as a volunteer in Danbury where seven years later he was hired as a professional firefighter in 19...

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

May 15 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 118 Greenwich Public School boys from limited financial means, aims to improve the academic outcome of its ...

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Posted on: May 7, 2020

May 7 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: April 22, 2020

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: March 16, 2020

Greenwich Town Hall to operate with limited access, services.

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Greenwich Town Hall to operate with limited access, services.

Greenwich Town Hall will operate with limited services and access beginning Tuesday, March 17, through at least Friday, April 3, 2020.

 

Fir...

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Posted on: March 11, 2020

Update on Greenwich's Response to Coronavirus

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Update on Greenwich’s Response to Coronavirus

Greenwich First Selectman Fred Camillo announced Wednesday that effective immediately, all out-of-state travel by Town employees is restricted. All previ...

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Posted on: March 10, 2020

Greenwich to Close Senior Center/Arts Center

Greenwich First Selectman Fred Camillo announced that beginning Wednesday, March 11, 2020, the Greenwich Senior Center/Arts Center, otherwise known as 299 on The Ave, will be closed to the public until further notice. 

Two cases of Coronavirus, ot...

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Posted on: March 6, 2020

Greenwich Remains Proactive in Covid-19 Prevention Efforts

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Greenwich Remains Proactive in Covid-19 Prevention Efforts

GREENWICH, CT – As the number of cases of coronavirus increases nationwide, First Selectman Fred Camillo is urging residents and visitors to...

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Posted on: March 6, 2020

First Selectman Names Advisory Committee for Greenwich Plaza Rail Station Project

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First Selectman Names Advisory Committee for Greenwich Plaza Rail Station Project

GREENWICH, CT – Greenwich First Selectman Fred Camillo has announced the formation of an advisory group which will he...

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Posted on: March 9, 2020

March 7 designated as Thomas Curtin Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, Thomas Curtin joined the East Port Chester Fire Department on May 3, 1967 at the age of 18; and

WHEREAS, After serving nearly four years in the U.S. Navy, in 1971, Tom returned to B...

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Posted on: March 9, 2020

March 8 designated as William 'Bill' Thompson Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS,  After serving the U.S. Navy during the Korean War, in May 1969 at the age of 35, William ‘Bill’ Thompson joined the East Port Chester Fire Department as a prob...

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Posted on: March 6, 2020

Residents Encouraged to Follow CDC Coronavirus Protocols

Greenwich First Selectman Camillo Urges Residents to Follow CDC Protocols for Coronavirus

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 4, 2020

Greenwich First Selectman Fred Camillo is urging Town residents to follow established protocols as prescribed by the Centers for D...

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Posted on: March 1, 2020

March 2020 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 past year...

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Posted on: February 26, 2020

February 26 designated as Rare Disease Awareness Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, One in every 10 Americans has a rare disease and more than 300 million people around the world are living with a rare disease; and

WHEREAS, There are more than 6,000 identified rare...

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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: April 24, 2020

April 24 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 Day, was ...

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Posted on: May 8, 2020

May 8 designated as Tony Marzullo Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS,  Anthony “Tony” Marzullo, born on this day in Greenwich Hospital in 1929, is a fourth generation and lifelong resident of Cos Cob. He has passionately served an...

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Posted on: February 3, 2020

February designated as Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, One in three adolescent girls in the United States is a victim of physical, emotional or verbal abuse from a dating partner, which far exceeds victimization rates for other types o...

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Posted on: January 23, 2020

January designated as Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, Cervical cancer is the fourth most common cancer in women; and

WHEREAS, Each year, more than 500,000 women will be diagnosed with cervical cancer, and more than 250,000 women will d...

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Posted on: February 28, 2020

February 28 designated as Judith Finneran Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, Judith Finneran’s retirement marks 19 years of dedicated service to the Town of Greenwich as a school nurse; and

WHEREAS, Judith has been a comfort to thousands of childre...

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Posted on: February 27, 2020

February 27 designated as Anthony Lackran Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, Anthony Lackran’s retirement marks 32 years of dedicated service to the Town of Greenwich; and

WHEREAS, He has served the Town of Greenwich with dedication and honor; and

WHEREAS, An...

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Posted on: January 18, 2020

January 18 is designated as Nature Education Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, We celebrate and thank Ted Gilman for his 43 years of service to the Town of Greenwich at the Greenwich Audubon Center; and

WHEREAS, We appreciate Ted’s passion, kindness, knowledg...

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Posted on: December 16, 2019

December 16 designated as Anthony 'Tony' Turner 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 administration of the f...

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Posted on: December 10, 2019

December 10 designated as Poll Worker Appreciation Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

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

WHEREAS, The Town of Greenwich has more than 30,000 voters who exercise their cheri...

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Posted on: December 9, 2019

December 9 designated as Dean Goss Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

WHEREAS, Dean Goss joined the RTM in January 1962. He will have served just over 39 years when he steps down from the RTM at the end of December 2019. Throughout his years of service,
he served on ...

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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 2, 2019

December 1 designated as Albanian-American Independence Day

PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman 

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

WHEREAS, On November 28, 1912, Ismail Qemali raised the Albanian flag -- a b...

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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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