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Town to Host Community Discussion About Immigration

“Achieving the American Dream for All – A Community Conversation on Immigration” will be hosted by the First Selectman’s Diversity Advisory Committee. The program, which will cover local policies pertaining to new immigrants and local services available for new immigrants, will be held Thursday, Nov. 16 at 6:30 p.m., at the YWCA Greenwich, 259 E. Putnam Ave. read more...

Editorial: Buy Local

One of the great things about having a community paper is the opportunity to really get to know our local business community. It is diverse. From financial services to real estate to the local mom and pops, these businesses work in tandem to ensure that our local economy keeps chugging along. Our retail businesses and restaurants are the heartbeat of that economic engine. It is important we support them. read more...

Greenwich Town Party Tickets On Sale

Two levels of tickets are now on sale for the 2017 Greenwich Town Party (GTP), the seventh annual day-long family music festival planned for Saturday, May 27 at Roger Sherman Baldwin Park. Since tickets traditionally sell out quickly, there are multiple options for buying tickets in order to guarantee entry into this year’s party: Greenwich residents and businesses can now purchase Neighbor Tickets and Sponsor Packages online at greenwichtownparty.org. read more...

Historical Society Asks Community’s Help to Create Pop-Up Museum

If life as you knew it came to an end tomorrow, what single object would you choose to sustain your most cherished memories? You can help the Historical Society create a “Lasting Relics” pop-up museum at the Byram Shubert Library to explore the ideas of love, loss and memory in connection with this year’s Greenwich Reads Together selection, Station Eleven, by Emily St. John Mandel, on Saturday, Oct. 29. read more...

YWCA Puts a Focus on Domestic Abuse in Greenwich

Conceived by the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV), October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM). According to the NCADV, one in three women, and one in four men have been physically abused by an intimate partner, and the effects on children are painful and overwhelming. The intent of DVAM is to raise awareness of this devastating and complex issue and connect victims with advocates and agencies that are working together to end domestic violence. read more...

New Prayer Box Ministry at First UMC

First UMC Greenwich has recently launched a new Prayer Box Ministry for the collection of the prayers of the community. All are welcome, regardless of religious or church affiliation, to place their prayer requests in the Prayer Box located on the front lawn of the church. Prayer Boxes are also located at various locations around town. Prayer requests will be lifted up on Sunday mornings during 10:30 a.m. Worship, as well as at a 7 p.m. Prayer Service on the third Wednesday of each month. read more...

Junior League partners with businesses to promote programs

The Junior League of Greenwich is joining forces with Polpo Restaurant, Venanzi Suits, and Miller Motor Cars to support the Junior League of Greenwich’s community impact programs. This four-day event will run from June 20 to 23, each night from 5 to 7 p.m. Activities at Polpo Restaurant, in collaboration with Venanzi Suits and Miller Motor Cars, will provide funding to the Junior League of Greenwich. A gracious 10% of all sales during this time period will be donated to the Junior League. The Junior League of Greenwich could not continue its work in the community without the help of organizations such as Polpo Restaurant, Venanzi Suits, and Miller Motor Cars. read more...