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Civic Improvement
Since its founding in 1948 by local landowners and workers, the Round Hill Volunteer Fire Company has been a welcome and comforting presence for the backcountry community in the response time to fires and other emergencies.  It was originally housed in an old estate barn until 1957 when the current firehouse was built on Old...
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Everyone in Round Hill and backcountry is aware of the presence of the nearby Westchester (NY) County Airport.  The noise and flight patterns are routinely evident, but there are other facts that are less well known.  For instance, it is the 3rd busiest airport in the state, occupies over 700 acres (larger than LaGuardia), and...
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This is a chance to experience an extraordinary 13-acre private property in the Round Hill area which combines beautiful flowers, landscape architecture, and a working organic farm.  Greenwich Green and Clean is organizing the tour at the home of Fred Landsman who bought the house and grounds in 1994 and has spent 25 years creating...
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RHVFC doesn’t just protect human life, but wildlife as well. David Chass, President of the RHVFC was alerted late Monday  afternoon that an owl was struggling in fishing line suspended from tree branches over the South Stanwich Causeway. Immediately he, Jeffrey Raiente, a Captain of Glenville Fire company and Sharon Strain, Assistant Chief of RHVFC,...
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It has become easier and more convenient for backcountry and Round Hill residents to be part of the town wide food scrap recycling program.  On Wednesday from 10:00 AM to 12:00 Noon, people can use a composting drop-site with volunteers at the rear of the Round Hill Community House. The program is administered by the...
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Japanese Knotweed is rampant, spreading at an alarming pace and killing everything in its path. Debra, my neighbor called, “We must do something about this before it takes over all of our yards.” She took action. On Wednesday, six adjacent neighbors met at the end of Debra’s driveway. Pat Sesto, Director of Greenwich Environmental Affairs,...
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WELCOME NEW NEIGHBORS! From time to time, we at the Round Hill Association would like to share a pleasant thought about life in Backcountry Greenwich. To this end, we will also enlist the assistance of a Junior Contributor who loves living here! For our first post, we would like to ask everyone to take a...
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At long last, Round Hill and northwest Greenwich may be closer to having a fully staffed fire station. At a public hearing in January, the Board of Estimate and Taxation considered the 145-page report from the Town-Wide Fire Study it commissioned by Matrix Consulting Group. The Matrix Group found what residents here have been saying...
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FOUNDATION HOUSE AT OLD MILL FARM NEARING APPROVAL Foundation House, the name of the proposed learning center with focus on health and wellness at 124 Old Mill Road, is moving ahead to gain approval by the Planning and Zoning Commission. With workshops, lectures, and events, the center will advance a wide range of interests including...
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Visit Local Backcountry Greenwich
The Round Hill Association area is filled with great shops, organizations, and institutions!  Click on the logos to learn more. Check back frequently as we are always adding more to this page. Shops, Restaurants, Farms and Horseback Riding               ORGANIZATIONS       INSTITUTIONS & HOUSES OF WORSHIP  ...
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