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Town Wide Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive is May 13

Saturday, May 13 marks the National Association of Letter Carriers’ 25th 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...

Water Irrigation Focus of New Water Restriction Order

The Town of Greenwich Board of Selectmen, at their March 9 meeting, unanimously adopted new water restrictions that focus on restricting water use for outdoor irrigation and are in keeping with the Emergency Water Supply Order recently issued by the CT Department of Public Health. The new restrictions recognize that reservoir levels are improving but are still below average. Precipitation over the past 90 days has resulted in the Greenwich reservoir system reaching 73% full as of Feb. 22. Average is normally around 88% at this time of year. read more...