Mike Bocchino

Greenwich Scouting, Troop 9 Celebrates 100th Anniversary

On Dec. 17, Troop 9 celebrated its 100th anniversary in addition to their quarterly Court of Honor ceremony. Founded in December 1918, Troop 9 is the oldest continuously chartered troop in Greenwich sponsored by the Second Congregational Church. Troop 9 started just eight years after Greenwich Council was established in July 1912. Monday evening’s distinguished guest included: Selectman John Toner, Senator Scott Frantz, Representative Mike Bocchino, Greenwich Police Chief Jim Heavey; several executive members from Greenwich Scouting including Craig Harding, Kevin O’Shea, and Wayne Plewniak; former and current adult leaders, and scouts. Selectman Toner presented a Proclamation citing “December 17, 2018 as Greenwich BSA Troop 9 100th Anniversary Day.” Senator Frantz presented a Connecticut State Assembly Citation; a Certificate of Special Recognition was presented from Congressman Jim Himes’ office, and a special commemorative patch was made for the occasion featuring the Second Congregational Church. read more...

United Way Community Planning Council’s Legislative Breakfast

The Greenwich United Way Community Planning Council’s Annual Legislative Breakfast will be held on Thursday, Dec. 6 in the Greenwich Town Hall Meeting Room. The event takes place from 7:30 (program starts at 8) to 9 a.m. and is open to all, including residents, local organizations and service agencies, town government employees, and other community leaders involved in local health and human services. read more...

Greenwich Election Results Updates

Greenwich residents hit the polls today to cast their votes and make their voices heard. As results start to come in, be sure to check back to this post for updates. Also, keep an eye on our Facebook page for live coverage of the Greenwich Republicans, who will be at the Millbrook Club, and Greenwich Democrats, who will gather at the Senior Center. read more...

Riverside School to Host Annual Veteran’s Day Ceremony

On Friday, Nov. 9, Riverside School is hosting its annual school-wide Veteran’s Day Ceremony to honor service men and women, both past and present. An annual tradition for the past 14 years, the school invites local veterans, parents and community members to participate in the ceremony, scheduled to kick off at 8:45 a.m. in the school’s gym. The 4th and 5th grade chorus, trumpet players and the school’s Women’s Chorus are all scheduled to take part in the event. Fifth grade school leaders will announce the special guests and lead the community in the Pledge of Allegiance. read more...