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Posted on: April 1, 2021

2021 Greenwich Police Department Citizen’s Police Academy

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The Greenwich Police Department is accepting applications for the Spring 2021 Citizen’s Police Academy Class. The 6-week session will commence on Wednesday, May 12th, and meet once a week from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. (Wednesdays). Graduation will be held on Wedn...

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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: 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.

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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

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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 24, 2020

Storm to Bring Strong Winds and Heavy Rain

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Thursday, December 24, 2020

There is a high wind warning in effect from 6 o’clock tonight until 10 a.m. Christmas Day with damaging winds blowing at 30 to 40 mph and gusts of up to 65 mph. The winds are expected to dama...

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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: December 18, 2020

Greenwich Board of Selectmen Lift Snow Emergency

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Friday, December 18, 2020

GREENWICH, CT. – At a meeting Friday, December 18, 2020, the Greenwich Board of

Selectmen unanimously approved the lifting of the snow emergency, effective at 4 p.m. Friday,

December 18, 2020.

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Posted on: December 16, 2020

Update on Town Hall Operations for December 17, 2020

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First Selectman Fred Camillo, in concert with the Emergency Closing Group, has decided that in the interest of the health and safety of Town employees and residents, Town Hall offices will be closed to staff and visito...

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Posted on: December 16, 2020

Greenwich Board of Selectmen Enact Snow Emergency

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Wednesday, December 16, 2020

GREENWICH, CT. – In anticipation of the Nor’easter snowstorm that is expected to begin this

afternoon, Wednesday, December 16 and continuing through Thursday, December 17, the

Greenwich Board ...

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Posted on: December 4, 2020

Mitigation Recommendations from Tropical Storm Isaias

An Op-Ed By First Selectman Fred Camillo

On Tuesday, August 4, Greenwich was in the direct path of Tropical Storm Isaias which caused significant damage to trees, and severely compromised the electrical power grid. Numerous roads in town were blocked by fa...

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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 28, 2020

Greenwich Fire Chief Appointed

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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 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

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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.

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

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Posted on: May 8, 2018

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Posted on: August 6, 2018

Proposed zoning text amendments regarding Special Permit and Special Exception

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

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Posted on: May 8, 2018

Greenwich Resident Survey

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

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Posted on: May 8, 2018

Exercising caution around downed utility wires

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

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