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Local Legislators LWV Event

Greenwich Legislators discuss unfunded pension liabilities and mailing out applications for absentee ballots for the Nov. 3 election at the League of Women Voters Greenwich livestream event. The legislators also talked about their legislative efforts before the session was cut short in mid-March

Heat Wave Continues

Fairfield County will continue to experience dangerous heat and humidity conditions today, Monday, July 20. The temperature will reach over 90 degrees with the heat index making it feel around 96 degrees. Because of this, the Greenwich Department of Health notes that heat-related illnesses are a Public Health threat. All residents, especially persons who are young, elderly, have medical or mental health conditions, use medications that impede body temperature regulation, those who do not have air conditioning, those whose work requires outdoor activities and people who are socially isolated are encouraged to pay special attention to the weather. read more...

Commission on Aging Holds Drive-Thru BBQ

On Friday, July 10, Lori Contadino, the Director of the Greenwich Commission on Aging, and her team, arranged a free lunch- a Drive-Thru BBQ featuring Chef Teddy, the daily Chef at the Greenwich Senior Center. Most members haven’t seen Teddy and the rest of the Senior Center staff since they closed in March, due to the pandemic. The staff has been working tirelessly to help all Greenwich Older Residents to remain engaged, healthy and happy. They have been offering digital classes and events but this was the first in-person opportunity to see each other. read more...

Aquarion Urges Continued Conservation

Despite receiving some beneficial rainfall over the last few weeks, high temperatures and high water demands continue to reduce water reservoir levels in Connecticut. 2020’s below average rainfall has resulted in Southwest Fairfield County has hitting its second drought trigger this summer. In order to help avoid further mandatory water restrictions, Aquarion Water Company today urged customers to continue conserving water. read more...

Abilis, PTAC Receive COVID-19 Community Relief Fund Grants

The Greenwich United Way’s Greenwich COVID-19 Community Relief Fund issued a $25,800 grant to the PTA Council (PTAC) – the umbrella organization formed by the 15 PTAs of the Greenwich Public Schools – and a second grant to Abilis in the amount of $15,000. PTAC is using the grant to provide breakfast and lunch for Greenwich students who receive free and reduced lunch during the school year. Abilis’ second grant will cover PPE and staffing support for Greenwich participants. The fund has now provided $416,064 of aid across 18 organizations helping Greenwich residents in need. read more...