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If you’ve visited the beautiful 135-acre Fairchild Wildflower Audubon Sanctuary off N. Porchuck Road, you may have passed a wrought iron gate on the opposite side of the street. In fact, if you’ve never entered the property but looked upward from this entrance, you’ll see what appears to be a hilltop two-story stone country lodge...
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Hey backcountry neighbor, are you satisfied with your general level of fitness?  Would you like to improve your strength and agility?  You’re in luck! Right here in the backcountry, we have a gem of a gym just waiting to help you achieve your fitness goals. Meet Craig DeCollibus, owner of Stateline Fitness in Banksville. A...
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Outgoing RHA president John Conte reflects on his experiences, contributions, and observations during his five-year tenure. Presiding over an exciting and, at times, challenging era for backcountry, he highlights why Round Hill is so special and what is needed to maintain its character. I’ve been a dedicated member of the Round Hill Association for over 12 years,...
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Which Greenwich clothier regularly pulls up large and small-mouthed bass, sunnies, and yellow perch when fishing? Tyler Mitchell, one of the owners of Richards in Greenwich, says that his backyard pond supplies an astounding variety of fish. “Is it catch and release?” we asked. “Always,” he said. Other hobbies include snowboarding, especially at Yellowstone Club....
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Submitted by Janet McGuigan  3/18/24 The Greenwich Sustainability Committee was established four years ago as a First Selectman’s special committee.  Unlike other advisory committees, its members are not appointed and there is no fixed number of seats.  As a Town entity, the Sustainability Committee is strictly nonpartisan.   According to its statement of purpose, the committee...
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Long-time Round Hill resident and community volunteer Mary Hull has stepped down as Executive Director of Greenwich Green & Clean after 38 years with the nonprofit organization that was founded in 1986.  Mary joined in 1988 to do public relations and within two years became its Director for more than three decades. During her time,...
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The Round Hill backcountry has a long heritage of horsemanship and riding that dates back to 1914 and continues today through The Greenwich Riding and Trails Association (GRTA).  GRTA is a nonprofit organization with the stated mission to preserve, protect, and promote open space, historical trails, and the tradition of horseback riding for our community...
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Do you have an interest in renting out a living space on your property?  With the need for more affordable housing options locally and statewide, Accessory Dwelling Units (ADU) have become a recent topic of interest to Greenwich and Round Hill residents. On Tuesday evening April 2, Sheri Koones, author of ADU, The Perfect Housing Solution,spoke,...
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Round Hill Volunteer Fire Company (“RHVFC”) and its volunteer firefighters will host its first-ever “Family Fun Day” to celebrate children and families of the backcountry and all of Greenwich. The event will take place on Saturday, April 6th from 1-5 pm at Whitby School in Greenwich. A rain date of Sunday, April 7th has been...
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Friday, February 23 Report on the February 21, 2024 presentation at Round Hill Community House On February 21, 2024, at the Road Hill Community Church, The Greenwich Sustainability Committee (GSC) presented an open discussion to approximately 75 backcountry residents on the impact of synthetic chemicals on everyday life. The GSC is a joint effort of...
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