Good day Greenwich!
Here's a glimpse of what's happening around town today, Wednesday, Oct. 9.
The National Weather Service has issued a "coastal flooding statement" for this afternoon. That means there's a possibility of coastal flooding along the Fairfield County coast from 1 to 4 p.m. because tides will be running up to 1 1/4 feet above the astronomical high tides. High tide will be at 3:06 p.m.
And here's the forecast:
- Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 65. Northeast wind 8 to 14 mph.
- Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Northeast wind around 9 mph.
- Tomorrow: Rain likely, mainly after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 64. Northeast wind 11 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
And if you haven't heard, Greenwich United Way Youth Services Coordinator Jenny Byxbee has been named Co-Chair of the School Readiness Council for the coming year. "As the Youth Services Coordinator for the Town of Greenwich, Jenny’s familiarity with issues facing our young people is comprehensive. She will be a strong Council leader,” said First Selectman Peter Tesei in making the appointment. Jenny succeeds Bob Short, Family Centers Vice President. Mary Forde, Greenwich Public Schools Director of Pupil Personnel Services/Special Education Superintendent serves again this year as Council Co-Chair. She was appointed by Schools Superintendent William McKersie.
Ensuring that all children enter kindergarten with the preparation, experiences and supports needed to achieve academic success is the goal of the School Readiness Council. The group is comprised of community leaders, early childhood educators, health professionals, and parents, working together on issues effecting the health, education, and development of local children (ages birth to 8). For more information or to get involved contact Byxbee, email@example.com or 203-869-2221.