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Greenwich Town Party announces first Silent, Online Auction

The Greenwich Town Party, Inc., a non-profit organization, will host an online benefit auction from Tuesday, May 24 through Sunday, May 29 surrounding the sixth annual event. The 2016 Greenwich Town Party, a day-long family music festival, is set for Saturday, May 28, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., at Roger Sherman Baldwin Park. Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees Daryl Hall & John Oates, Grammy award winners John Fogerty and Tedeschi Trucks Band, as well as CJ Chenier and the Red Hot Louisiana Band, and six local bands will rock this year’s crowd.  Each year, the GTP brings multiple generations of Greenwich residents together to celebrate town pride and the spirit of giving. The proceeds from this first-ever auction will help support the party’s sustainability for future years. The auction will consist of more than 100 items and experiences ranging from $25 to $50,000. The majority of lots include items donated by Greenwich businesses and residents ranging from travel and sports to jewelry and art. read more...

Editorial: Parenting 2.0

Last week’s editorial on Mother’s Day got us thinking and remembering our childhood in greater detail. It was pretty comical as we shared stories of our misadventures in the 1970’s. What emerged was a wonderment of how we, today’s parents, are so different from our own. Yes, moms are still putting their children first and there in that moment of pain to make their young charges feel better. But it’s what we were doing, what our parents allowed us to do, that make us wonder when we became so protective of our children. read more...