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Obituary: Mahmoud Essaid

Mahmoud Ihsan Essaid passed away on April 7, 2020 at his home in Old Greenwich. He was 86 years old. Mahmoud was born in his grandfather’s home in Jaffa, Palestine on Dec. 21, 1933 to the late Ihsan and Zuleikha Essaid where he lived until 1948. Over the subsequent years, Mahmoud lived throughout the Middle East and the United Kingdom finally settling in Greenwich, CT in 1979. He came to America seeking a better life for his family and found it. read more...

Greenwich Point Ornament Photo Contest is Underway

The Friends of Greenwich Point has kicked off its 3rd annual Holiday Ornament Photo Contest. This year, they are looking for a beautiful photo of a location that makes you think of the Point that can serve as the template for their 2020 hand-painted holiday ornament. Other images in the past have included the bridge in winter, a sunset on the beach with the Innis Arden Cottage, the Chimes Building, the Old Greenwich Yacht Club with the boat racks, the lifeguard chair on the beach and Eagle Pond. The Friends would like to feature an image that has not been used before. read more...