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Heat Advisory Issued for Greenwich

For the next few days Connecticut will experience dangerous heat and humidity conditions. At times the temperature will feel over 100 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...

Eversource Takes to the Sky to Survey Electric Lines

On the heels of the destructive tornadoes and macroburst that hit western Connecticut earlier this month, Eversource is surveying high-voltage power lines in Greenwich, from Wednesday, May 30 through Friday, June 1, checking for any damage done to the lines during the storm that may threaten electric reliability. The low flying helicopter is also looking for any tree limbs or branches that may have broken in the high winds and be in a position to potentially damage a line and cause a power outage. read more...

Town Wide ‘Stamp Out Hunger’ Food Drive Set for May 12

May 12 marks the National Association of Letter Carriers’ 26th annual “Stamp Out Hunger” food drive to benefit Neighbor to Neighbor. This annual drive, by far the largest for Greenwich’s local food pantry, stocks the pantry shelves during the lean summer months. “This food drive comes at a time when our pantry shelves are running bare,” says Neighbor to Neighbor Executive Director Nancy Coughlin. “Each week we provide nutritious food at no cost for 1,000 Greenwich residents, half of whom are children.” read more...

Greenwich Preservation Month, Photo Contest

Greenwich Historical Society announced that May will be designated “Greenwich Preservation Month: This Place Matters!” for the second consecutive year. Inspired by the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s initiative to drive preservation at the local level, the promotion and companion photo contest kicked off at the Historical Society’s Landmarks Recognition reception on April 29 when Greenwich First Selectman Peter J. Tesei presented the official proclamation. read more...

Greenwich Board of Selectmen Enact Snow Emergency

In anticipation of a heavy snowstorm expected to begin overnight Tuesday, March 6 through Thursday, March 8, Greenwich Town Hall will be closed for business on Wednesday, March 7. In conjunction with that decision announced today, Tuesday by First Selectman Peter J. Tesei, a snow emergency has been declared by the Greenwich Board of Selectmen. read more...