Even though the smell of turkey and gravy won’t be filling the air and the upper floors of the Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich (BGCG) won’t be bustling with people sitting down for a meal, the 18th annual Thanksgiving feast at the Club will still be special this year. Meals will be distributed to Club members to take home at pick-up between 3:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 24.
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On Tuesday, the Board of Selectmen, along with other town and public safety officials, held a special meeting and public hearing to discuss Greenwich Avenue, parking, outdoor dining, and what the future could look like in the downtown area.
Several residents and business owners spoke during the 90 minute hearing, and the majority said they liked what’s being done on the Avenue. However, a few want some adjustments made.
On Monday night, the Representative Town Meeting approved $359,298 for the purchase of police body cameras for the Greenwich Police Department. The funds were approved by a vote of 182 in favor, with 17 opposed and 16 abstentions, and will purchase 160 cameras from Axon, the company that supplies tasers to the department.
Greenwich Sentinel Editor-Publisher Beth Barhydt relates the history of the Greenwich Sentinel annual award, why this year’s awardee, Pam Pagnani was chosen to receive it. Barhydt also describes this year;s added Sentinel Award for another age group entirely, for two teen recipients, Caitlyn Hone and Nicole (Nikki) Walko.
Every other week, the Greenwich Sentinel will bring you updates from Greenwich’s Board of Estimate and Taxation (BET). This week, BET Chair Michael Mason discussed police body cameras, the current budget process, and the upcoming agenda for the fall.