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Recent articles by Ken:

Kanye West breaks with Trump, claims 2020 run is not a stunt

NEW YORK (AP) - Kanye West says he is no longer a Trump supporter. The rapper, who once praised President Donald Trump and said the two share "dragon energy," tells Forbes that he is "taking the red hat off" - a reference to Trump's trademark red "Make America Great Again" cap. In a story published Wednesday, West also insisted that his weekend announcement that he's running for President was… → Read More

4 great white sharks detected near Rhode Island shore

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Researchers at the Atlantic Shark Institute detected four great white sharks Wednesday in the waters near Block Island, Rhode Island. Seven acoustic receivers detected the presence of the sharks, which range in length from 8 to more than 13 feet, in the waters near the island, the institute's officials said in a news release. The sensors were installed as a part of a… → Read More

Famed clothier Brooks Brothers files for bankruptcy

NEW YORK (AP) - The storied Manhattan clothier Brooks Brothers is filing for bankruptcy protection. The company that says it's put 40 U.S. presidents in its suits survived two world wars and navigated through casual Fridays and a loosening of dress standards even on Wall Street, but the coronavirus pandemic pushed the 200-year-old company into seek Chapter 11 protection Wednesday. Another famed… → Read More

Former Greenwich legislator named to board of trustees at Smith College

Lile Gibbons was appointed to a four-year term serving her alma mater, Smith College, where she remains active in programming and events. → Read More

Riverside Garden Club digs into project at train station

The local garden aficiandoes have maintained the gardens for 100 years at the Riverside Train Station. For its centennial, the club added a pollinator garden. → Read More

Ferry for the Fourth in Greenwich

The town of Greenwich has started to run ferries out to Island Beach again. The late start of the season was due to the COVID-19 pandemic. → Read More

Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich salutes CEO at send-off

A crowd of Club kids, staff, officials, family and friends gathered to honor Outgoing CEO Bobby Walker Jr. on his last day. → Read More

Greenwich Tree Conservancy works to spread green across town

The nonprofit organization is planning to plant trees in parking lots areas - to add beauty and cut down on flooding and pollution. → Read More

Greenwich celebrates the growth of its pollinator pathway

Volunteers dig in to pull weeds and put in plants to provide pollinators with a perfet spot to do their thing. → Read More

Tanzanian miner is overnight millionaire with large gem find

DODOMA, Tanzania (AP) - A small-scale miner in Tanzania has become an overnight millionaire after unearthing two of the biggest rough tanzanite gemstones ever found. Tanzania's government bought the book-sized stones weighing 20 pounds (9 kg) and 11 pounds (5 kg) from miner Saniniu Laizer for $3.4 million. Minerals Minister Doto Biteko said on state television Wednesday the government is buying… → Read More

BackCountry Jazz prepares for backyard concert in Greenwich

BackCountry Jazz is inviting its supporters to enjoy music in the backyard, complete with social distancing, to support its musical education programs. → Read More

Pandemic takes a bite, Chuck E Cheese files for bankruptcy

NEW YORK (AP) - Chuck E Cheese, the restaurant chain that became a Mecca for children and a crucible for many of their parents, is filing for bankruptcy protection. CEC Entertainment Inc. has reopened 266 of its 612 company-operated Chuck E Cheese and Peter Piper Pizza restaurants, but did not elaborate on how willing parents are to again host birthday parties and other gatherings with so many… → Read More

Western Middle School counselor up for Teacher of the Year Program

The educator - described as a 'champion for her students' - will represent the Greenwich school district in the statewide program. → Read More

Greenwich’s Bruce Museum focuses on the relevance of street art in protest era

The discussion on Zoom will look at contemporary street artists as people take to the streets and march for equality and civil rights. → Read More

Greenwich school district appoints new K-8 curriculum leader

The longtime principal at Glenville School will be moving to a new position with the district's administrative team. → Read More

Letter: Riverside School students in Greenwich thank guests

Riverside School fifth-grade students in Greenwich extend thanks to guests during daily classZoom sessions throughout distance learning. → Read More

1 man dead, 11 people wounded in Minneapolis shooting

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - One man is dead and 11 people suffered non-life-threatening wounds in a shooting in Minneapolis, police there said early Sunday. Minneapolis police had first said 10 people had been shot with "various severity levels of injuries," but revised their total upward in a tweet posted just after 3 a.m. The man died at the hospital, not at the scene, according to the police daily… → Read More

Greenwich celebrates the ‘rejuvenation’ of Armstrong Court with new townhomes

When all the phases of the project are completed, Armstrong Court 'will be a jewel of the town,' according to housing officials. → Read More

Comedian DL Hughley COVID-19 positive after fainting onstage

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Comedian D.L. Hughley announced he tested positive for COVID-19 after collapsing onstage during a performance in Nashville, Tennessee. The stand-up comedian, 57, lost consciousness while performing at the Zanies comedy nightclub on Friday night and was hospitalized, news outlets reported. On Saturday, Hughley posted a video on Twitter in which he said he was treated for… → Read More

Greenwich property tax bills set to go out; residents eligible for extensions

Town property tax bills will go out next week, but residents can take advantager of a 90-day extension before paying. → Read More