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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: June 29, 2020

Parking Enforcement to Resume July 6th

After a unanimous vote by the Board of Selectman, the resumption of all Town of Greenwich parking related fees will take place beginning at 9 a.m. on Monday, July 6, 2020.

Metered locations are enforced Monday thru Saturday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. During...

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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: March 13, 2020

Save a trip to Town Hall

Did you know many Town Departments have online services or can answer your questions by phone or email? Save yourself a trip and visit the website for these services. Phone and email information is readily available.

For the latest information on Town serv...

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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

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 6, 2020

The Dog Restriction at Greenwich Point Remains in Effect

Updated 3/6/2020

Greenwich Point Park will remain closed to dogs as per the order of the Director of Health until further notice.

The Gatehouse will continue to be staffed.

The Department of Parks and Recreation staff continues to work with the oversight of ...

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Posted on: March 5, 2020

Construction on Town Hall Parking Garage begins Monday, March 9

Work on the Town Hall Parking Garage will begin Monday, March 9 and will continue through July 1. Holders of “T” Parking Permits are asked to park in the designated “T” Permit Parking areas located on the 2nd level ...

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Posted on: February 28, 2020

Restrictions at Greenwich Point Due to the Outbreak of Distemper, Disease in Raccoon Population

The Greenwich Point Park will continue to be closed to dogs as per order of the Director of Health until further notice.

The Gatehouse at Greenwich Point will be appropriately staffed, the staff will inform park users that dogs are not allowed.

The Departme...

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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: 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 27, 2020

Lamont: Connecticut closely monitoring coronavirus outbreak in China

(HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont today said that the State of Connecticut is continuing to closely monitor the outbreak of coronavirus in China after the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced several confirmed cases...

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Posted on: January 17, 2020

Election Officials to Pilot Food Drive at Special Election

Calling it a “test run” for the November Elections, the Registrars of Voters are partnering with Neighbor to Neighbor to make the 151st State Rep Election a food drive. Drop-Off bins will be located at the three largest polling places ...

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Posted on: January 3, 2020

Radon testing in well water and air

The month of January has been designated as Radon Action Month by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA). Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the U.S. after smoking, and it is the leading cause of lung cancer among no...

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Posted on: December 27, 2019

Giving Fund: The comprehensive list of cases

The Giving Fund, a joint venture between Family Centers, Person-to-Person, Greenwich Time and the Stamford Advocate, is continuing its goal of helping individuals in the community for a 36th year.

"What makes the Giving Fund unique is that it helps me...

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Posted on: December 11, 2019

Greenwich Fire Department seeking volunteers to become firefighters

The Greenwich Fire Department is actively seeking Volunteer Firefighters and Fire Police, to join the 7 Volunteer Fire Companies/1 Fire Police Patrol with in the Town of Greenwich.  Volunteer members of the Greenwich Fire Department work along th...

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Posted on: December 6, 2019

Mumford & Sons, Zac Brown Band co-headline Greenwich Town Party

Grammy Award-Winning Bands Mumford & Sons and Zac Brown Band have signed on to perform at the tenth anniversary Greenwich Town Party.

The Greenwich Town Party (GTP) has grown into one of the most popular events of the year here in town. At their planni...

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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.

A light dinner will be provided. There...

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Posted on: April 25, 2019

Greenwich 2019 Distinguished Teachers Award Winners Announced

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

* Sean Harriman, Greenwich High School, Social Studies

* Cry...

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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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