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Civic Improvement
Thanks to all who responded to our Member Survey last spring. The Round Hill Association would like to grow and connect with residents in the Round Hill Association area. To accomplish this, a survey was mailed to members and residents of our area. The survey included questions about which activities/events the RHA should offer. We were delighted...
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Are you interested in volunteering to help keep our neighborhood safe? Have you considered joining the Round Hill Volunteer Fire Company?  It is completely staffed by volunteers. Not only do our volunteers fight fires, but they respond to other disasters, natural and man-made. Volunteer firefighters are called to car accidents, using the jaws of life to...
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All that the Round Hill Association accomplishes is due to the generosity of its members and its volunteer board. They do even more by working with other groups.  This newsletter and the website, www.RoundHillAssocn.org, inform readers of events and issues that may interest and affect them.  The Civic Improvement fund, supported by member contributions, is...
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The building of railroads was big business in the 19th century. It changed the face of America and of Greenwich. Of four railroads that were planned through Greenwich, only one, the New York New Haven and Hartford, was actually built. After it opened in 1848, New Yorkers came to live here, and people commuted to...
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BackCountry Greenwich braved the ravages of Superstorm Sandy on Oct 29, 2012. To this day, many of us are jolted back to those terrifying winds and rain, followed by 11 long, dark, cold days and nights until the power came back on. We were grateful to the Round Hill Store and Service Station and the...
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Louisa Stone smiles pleasurably as she surveys from the porch of her Sterling Road home the 4.5-acre tract which she and her late husband, Emerson, donated to the Greenwich Land Trust. An ardent conservationist, she has been honored by the GLT with its first-ever Lifetime Achievement Award. Among numerous civic endeavors, Louisa serves as a...
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Q I’ve used water from our well for years and never had a problem. Why should I have it tested, for what, do I have to hire someone to do it, and how much will it cost me.   A It’s wise to have your well tested annually. The “Basic Indicators” of water quality are:...
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Complete with balloons, a ribbon-cutting and several dignitaries, the Round Hill Association and the Round Hill Community Church launched an Emergency Charging Center (ERC) in early February at the Round Hill Community House.    “This center provides a much-needed site in the BackCountry and is a fine example of friends and neighbors banding together to...
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Photos from the Recharging Center Opening The Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting of our Cellular Recharging Center This community facility enables our neighbors to access to their electronic devices. A wonderful resource in the case of outages and emergencies.
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We were honored by Greenwich Green and Clean with their award for Beautification of Public Spaces in appreciation for the ongoing work on the area’s traffic islands. Board members, John Conte and Ines Kingsley led this civic improvement work, cleaning, weeding, and planting hardy landscaping. This is one of the many projects that donations to...
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