Editorial

Editorial: Giving Thanks

Thanksgiving Day is more than eating too much turkey and watching too many football games, although we do not believe you can have an excess of either. Next Thursday as we gather with family and friends, we give thanks. Or at least we say we do. But what are we giving thanks for? And what if we have no family or friends to gather with or no turkey for the table? read more...

No Mooring Field (For Now)

We nearly had a “stop the presses” moment this week. As we were preparing to print the paper, we received late word that Weeks Marine, of New Jersey, had pulled their permit from consideration at next week’s Stamford Harbor Management Commission meeting.
Meeks Marine had filed a permit to construct a fixed mooring field that, if completed, would have allowed six 150-foot long by 40 feet wide industrial barges to be moored simultaneously within a mile of Tod’s Point. The barges were meant to carry raw materials used to produce cement and asphalt at O&G Industries’ facility in Stamford. read more...

Editorial: One of Our Lights

There are a many serious topics facing our community, our state, and our nation. Often, we address those affecting Greenwich in this space and give our opinion. Such was the case last week when we supported the Board of Estimate and Taxation’s proposal to explain fully and publicly what happened during the 2017 election cycle. It is the best course of action to restore faith and confidence in the board and its members. read more...

Editorial: GLT Guest Editorial

It all began when Dan Badger, a Greenwich Land Trust (GLT) Board Member and his wife, Mariette, went to Nantucket and saw how much open space their land trust had preserved. When they returned home from their trip, Mariette immediately gathered people from Greenwich Land Trust, local garden clubs, and other friends at her home. She declared it was critical that everyone come together to help Greenwich Land Trust raise money with a benefit in order to preserve the open space that contributes to the natural resources, historical character, and scenic beauty of Greenwich. read more...