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Backcountry residents and Round Hill Association members are encouraged to attend the Greenwich  Planning & Zoning Meeting this week, online via Zoom this week.  Two important items are on the docket of interest to the Round Hill  community.  This meeting is open to the public all all are encouraged to attend. See below for the...
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The 2019 backcountry Candidate Forum was held on Tuesday, October 22, 2019, at the Round Hill Community House.  The event was co-sponsored by the Round Hill Association, the Northwest Greenwich Association, and the Northeast Greenwich Association.  A standing-room-only crowd of approximately 300 attended the debate.  Everyone was welcomed in brief remarks by the three Presidents...
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Backcountry resident and Round Hill Association board member, Brendon DeSimone, will moderate a discussion with local real estate experts about the trends that are shaping the real estate market in backcountry, what homeowners can do to enhance their property values, and the ongoing efforts to promote property ownership and life in backcountry Greenwich. Light refreshments...
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On November 23, 2018, friends and family gathered on the lawn of the Round Hill Community House to pay tribute to Lloyd Hull, a much beloved former Director and President of the Round Hill Association.  A resident of backcountry for 60 years, Lloyd devoted a tremendous amount of energy and time to preserving and enhancing what we...
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Have you ever participated in a Turkey Trot?  Round Hill Association hosted its first-ever Turkey Trot on Sunday, November 18, 2018!  Backcountry trotters of all ages gathered at the Round Hill Community House and began with a potato sack race, before starting out down Mooreland Road.  It was a race to the finish for some, while...
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Do you feel completely safe controlling the fires you start? Did you ever have a mishap with fire? Recently, our neighbors, the Round Hill Volunteer Fire Company, hosted their annual open house, featuring demonstrations on the right way to put out a fire. Chief Rick Strain and his daughter Sharon, also a firefighter with RHVFC,...
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Despite sudden wind gusts that blew through the open doors, scattering the decorations and sending balloons to the ceiling, the Round Hill Association’s Halloween Party was a resound-ing success. Deepa Javeri, who organized the party, was on hand early with decorations, which RHA Board Members put up with dispatch. Outdoors a burst of rain kept...
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In an unusual twist of its outreach program, the Round Hill Community Church reached out itself this year to parishioners who are called upon weekly to stuff collection envelopes. “Instead of just writing checks to beneficiaries we decided to give donors a chance to meet with multiple organizations and connect in person with them,” says...
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It wasn’t just the balmy day, or the dazzling sunshine or the spectacular leaves or the wondrous collection of animals at the petting zoo that made such a superb success of the Round Hill Halloween party. It was a combination of all of these, organized and executed by co-chairs Deepa Javeri and Christina Schwefel and...
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One of the institutions that most effectively brought together disparate strands of early BackCountry residents was the Round Hill Community Guild. Founded in 1840, it originated as the Ladies Aid Society, an arm of the Round Hill Church.    Built in 1810, the church sat at the intersection of two unpaved cow paths: Round Hill...
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