Peter J. Tesei

Greenwich BoS Issue Statement on Pittsburgh Tragedy

The Greenwich Board of Selectmen, Peter J. Tesei, First Selectman, John Toner and Sandy Litvack, Selectmen, issue the following statement regarding the tragic event which has occurred in Pittsburgh:
“Our hearts and our prayers are with the families of those attacked as well as the entire Pittsburgh community. We condemn the murderous act and the hatred that inspired it. Greenwich is, and will continue to be, a community where we celebrate our diversity and which will not accept or condone rhetoric or conduct which seeks to diminish or attack anyone because of their race, creed, national origin or because of how they choose to worship. We are committed to civil discourse and respect for our residents.”
On Saturday at the Tree of Life Congregation in Pittsburgh, Pa., a gunman charged inside the Jewish synagogue and opened fire, killing 11 people and injuring six others.
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Town Announces First ‘Experience Greenwich Week’

The Town of Greenwich announced its first annual “Experience Greenwich Week,” a town-wide economic development enhancement initiative that will take place Oct. 22 to 28. The initiative will feature in-store promotions, experiences and dining specials at more than 150 merchants spanning Greenwich, Byram, Cos Cob, Riverside and Old Greenwich. Participants include retail stores, restaurants, fine arts galleries and the Bruce Museum. Experience Greenwich Week was developed to promote local businesses and to drive awareness to the town’s many offerings for visitors from across the U.S. in addition to local and regional residents. read more...

Greenwich Offers Resource Guide For Immigrants

The First Selectman’s Diversity Advisory Committee hosted a special meeting for residents of Greenwich and the surrounding areas to discuss immigration back on Nov. 16, 2017. The purpose was to help residents and new immigrants understand fact vs. fiction as it relates to local policies, how the laws are implemented, and where people can go to learn more and find access to services. read more...

Greenwich Preservation Month, Photo Contest

Greenwich Historical Society announced that May will be designated “Greenwich Preservation Month: This Place Matters!” for the second consecutive year. Inspired by the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s initiative to drive preservation at the local level, the promotion and companion photo contest kicked off at the Historical Society’s Landmarks Recognition reception on April 29 when Greenwich First Selectman Peter J. Tesei presented the official proclamation. read more...