Tracee Ellis Ross to speak in Greenwich

Star of the hit ABC television show, “black-ish,” Tracee Ellis Ross has long used her platform and voice to champion causes important to her, advocating for equity, inclusivity and acceptance, which closely align with the core values and mission of the Fairfield County’s Community Foundation’s Fund for Women & Girls. The Emmy-winning actress, producer and activist will be the keynote … read more

Sesto named Environmental Affairs director in Greenwich

Ridgefield resident Pat Sesto has been named director of the Greenwich Environmental Affairs Department. She previously served as that town’s director of Inland Wetlands and Watercourses Agency. Sesto, who has taken a leadership role in the development of the Norwalk River Valley Trail, previously served as director of Environmental Affairs Department in Wilton for 23 years. Her appointment in Greenwich … read more

Greenwich’s John Blankley announces run for state treasurer

Democrat John Blankley, a top CFO and Connecticut business owner, and Greenwich resident for 35 years, announced today that he is running for Connecticut State Treasurer. After nearly a year speaking with residents across the State and raising funds for Connecticut’s Citizens’ Election Program, Blankley released the following statement:   “When my family came to America 35 years ago, as … read more

Shaban, former GOP state rep, to run for attorney general

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Former Republican state Rep. John Shaban announced Tuesday his intention to form a candidate committee to run for Connecticut attorney general. Shaban will be filing paperwork with the State Elections Enforcement Commission, and has already spoken with most of the Republican gubernatorial candidates and the Republican Attorneys General Association about his plans. “Connecticut’s economy continues to underperform, starving our citizens … read more

This Weekend: Plays & improv, art fest & exhibits, Top 40, Sinatra & folk tunes, cruises & more

Meeting marine life on cruise Holding up a sea robin (the bottom feeding Triglidae) is Maritime Aquarium educator Kara Glezer on a Marine Life Encounter Cruise aboard the Norwalk aquarium’s R/V Spirit of the Sound, a 64-foot catamaran. TGIF Cruises Fridays, 6:30 p.m., Sunset Cruise each Saturday at 6:30 p.m., $29.95 ($19.95 members); Marine Life Encounter Cruises at 1 p.m., … read more

Eversource to conduct area aerial inspections this week

Beginning this week, Eversource will be conducting aerial inspections of high-voltage electrical equipment on rights-of-way throughout Connecticut. This semiannual inspection is an important part of the company’s ongoing commitment to providing reliable electric service.  The work involves the use of a helicopter equipped with heat-sensing, infrared scanning technology which can detect potential equipment issues before they occur. “Over a million … read more

HAN On Demand: Simsbury at Greenwich girls hockey

In a potential state playoff preview, the Simsbury Trojans travel to Greenwich to take on the Cardinals in girls ice hockey on the HAN Network. You can watch the game live from the Dorothy Hamill Skating Rink on Thursday, Feb. 16, at 5:30 p.m. (or anytime on-demand) in the video player below. The game will also be simulcast live on Frontier Communications’ … read more

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