George Washington

Editorial: On Civil Discourse

Turn on the television, tune into any of the national news channels, sit back and be prepared to be assaulted by a continuous stream of uncivil discourse. It is not just politics, although it is readily apparent there at the moment. Our standards for debate, and even some discussions, has lowered to a crass “he said, she said” without the opportunity of moving the discussion or debate forward. read more...

Putnam Hill to Receive Historic District Marker

The Greenwich Historical Society and the Greenwich Preservation Network will dedicate a new historic district marker that outlines the history of the Putnam Hill Historic District, Wednesday, July 12 at 12 p.m. Elected officials, historic preservationists, Greenwich residents, and others will gather to dedicate the permanent marker, located on the sidewalk in front of the Tomes-Higgins House, 216 East Putnam Ave. read more...

Editorial: Celebrating Our Independence

This coming Monday is Independence Day, or the Fourth of July as it is more commonly referred to. It celebrates the day in 1776 when the Continental Congress approved of the Declaration of Independence. From that summer day forward, the 13 colonies, which primarily made up the East Coast from Massachusetts to Georgia, began their journey to becoming a self-governing nation and the first states of the United States. read more...