Archive for September, 2009

KEEP Chief Ridberg

Friday, September 18th, 2009

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia ended his famed “60 Minutes” interview with Lesley Stahl last year saying, “When I first came on the court I thought I would for sure get off as soon as I could which would have been when I turned 65.  Because you know, justices retire at full salary. So there’s no reason not to leave and go off and do something else.  So you know, essentially I’ve been working for free, which probably means I’m too stupid to be on the Supreme Court.”   While Greenwich Police Chief David Ridberg is not working for free, financially he may have been better off retiring from GPD 2 and 1/2 years ago when he “maxed-out” on his potential pension. (more…)

Get Ready, Greenwich (Emergency Preparedness/Important Numbers)

Monday, September 14th, 2009


Get Ready, Greenwich

[Greenwich] — Because natural disasters, disease outbreaks and other hazards can occur at any time, the Greenwich Department of Health reminds you that it’s important to be prepared. This September marks the 6th annual National Preparedness Month, as declared by the Department Of Homeland Security (DHS). It is as important as ever to be prepared for emergencies of all kinds. DHS Secretary Napolitano stated, “This month, we ask all Americans to visit    (more…)

Cos Cob Time

Thursday, September 10th, 2009

Downtown Cos Cob — known to Townies as “the Hub” — is the home of the newest pole-mounted clock.   It is similar to the one on Sound Beach Avenue and the two on opposite ends of Greenwich Avenue.  A technician was seen late Thursday evening adjusting the clock, locate in front of the Cos Cob Firehouse.    (more…)