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This article was written by Margarita Alban, Chair, Greenwich Planning & Zoning Commission, at the request of the Northeast Greenwich Association.  It is reprinted here with the permission of the NEGA. June 2021   Hello NEGA. Thank you for asking me to contribute to your newsletter.  It’s been a roller coaster ride at the State...
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Our treasured friend and fellow Board member, Carol James, passed away on September 16, 2020. Carol was the RHA Board Treasurer, member of the Executive Committee, and a longtime member of the Board of Directors. The Round Hill Association has chosen to honor her memory by establishing a scholarship fund in her name. Carol had...
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Missing the inspiration, solace, and thrill of live music? If so, stop in for a concert this Sunday, June 13th from 5-6 pm with Grammy-nominated cellist Michael Nicolas and Juilliard pianist Carlos Avila. North Greenwich Church continues its tradition of offering community concerts, and invites you to discover the exceptional acoustics of its peaceful backcountry...
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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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As the weather warms up and the pandemic subsides, are you interested in hearing good live outdoor music with excellent picnic dinners on selected summer evenings at a local backcountry spot? Happiness Is Back Country Market is again hosting five summer concert/ picnic series at its location at 1067 North Street in the Banksville Shopping...
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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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Our Prize for Endurance Okay, here’s a bit of great news.  After suffering through almost a year of deprivation, distanced from friends and even family, with restaurants and theatres closed or greatly restricted, with travel  banned, in short, living a life of bland sameness, we have been rewarded for dismal months of sacrifice. The famed...
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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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After a relatively dry winter last year, the current 2020-21 season has delivered approximately 35 inches of snow in the Round Hill community from three storms through the first half of February. And with the temperature dipping below freezing most evenings, the snow pack has remained for extended periods of time.  While substantial snow amounts...
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