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  Greenwich 2000: Home of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) + Greenwich Meridian + Greenwich Observatory + Millennium Dome = ...
Greenwich lies on the River Thames, a few minutes by rail or tube, or a short river cruise from central London.
The Royal Observatory at Greenwich is in Greenwich Park along with the National Maritime Museum and the Queens House (on which the White House in Washington DC, USA is based).
Greenwich has a long heritage; it was the birth place of King Henry VIII and his daughters Queen Mary (Bloody Mary) and Queen Elizabeth I (The Virgin Queen).
wwp.greenwich2000.com   (794 words)

 Greenwich News - Topix
The owners of a rival social networking Web site are trying to shut down Facebook.com, charging in a federal lawsuit that Facebook's founder stole their ideas while they were students at Harvard.
For the first time in memory, dozens of needy Greenwich children finished school this year and approached summer not knowing whether they'd be able to attend summer-camp through the long-standing town Campership fund.
The Connecticut Commis-sion on Culture and Tourism has awarded $278,000 in grants to nearly two dozen arts and cultural organizations from Greenwich, Norwalk, and Stamford.
www.topix.net /city/greenwich-ct   (1054 words)

  Greenwich Workhouse and Poor Law Union
Greenwich is one of the earliest examples of this type of design which became extremely popular — around 150 corridor plan workhouses were built between 1840 and 1875.
Greenwich was a member of the South Metropolitan Schools District which, since 1852, had operated schools at Sutton.
In 1899, the Greenwich Board of Guardians purchased 62 acres of land at Sidcup on which to set up the union's own children's cottage-home village which was opened in 1902.
users.ox.ac.uk /~peter/workhouse/Greenwich/Greenwich.shtml   (3663 words)

 Urban Dictionary: greenwich
Bottom line: Greenwich is preppy to the max, a prime example of a community so sheltered that most of the people there have an incredibly skewed perspective of wealth.
the greenwich stereotype has been taken to a new level, and greenwich is, in truth, not at all as extreme as it has been portrayed.
to live in greenwich is to be in constant competition with peers and neighbors, who has the better clohtes, cars, looks etc. it is an amazing game that is constantly going on, the people do not let it known, they are fake and let the smile fool people....
www.urbandictionary.com /define.php?term=greenwich   (1478 words)

 Greenwich Guide - Greenwich
The University's new Library is housed in the former Dreadnought Seamen's Hospital.
The London Borough of Greenwich was formed in 1965 from the former metropolitan boroughs of Greenwich and Woolwich.
Greenwich was chosen as the site for the U.K.'s Millennium Exhibition, comprising mainly of the Millennium Dome, which closed on 31 December 2000.
www.greenwich-guide.org.uk /greenwich.htm   (458 words)

 RIEDC - - PROFILE: Town of East Greenwich
East Greenwich is the eighth oldest community in the state.  The town faces picturesque Narragansett Bay, and has the beauty and appeal of a seaport setting.
East Greenwich was incorporated as a town in 1677, when the Rhode Island General Assembly granted land to 48 men who served during the Wampauag Indian War, also known as the King Philip's War.
An increase of 40 or 51.9% from the 1980 Hispanic population of 77.
www.riedc.com /riedc/ri_databank/31/271   (624 words)

 Historic London: Greenwich Palace Part 1
Greenwich is traditionally said to have been called, by the Romans, Grenovicum, though there is no historical evidence of this.
Henry V (in whose time Greenwich was still a small fishing town) granted the Manor, for life, to his kinsman, Thomas Beaufort, Duke of Exeter.
Henry VI and, for his many virtues, was styled the "Father of his Country." He lent Greenwich to the King for his honeymoon, despite his strong opposition to the marriage.
www.britannia.com /history/londonhistory/grw-pal1.html   (832 words)

 Greenwich House Music School History
Greenwich House Music School is a proud member of the Coalition of New York City Community Schools of the Arts.
The founder of Greenwich House, Mary Kingsbury Simkhovitch, recognized the need for cultural programs as part of the acculturation process for newly arrived immigrants.
It is the policy of Greenwich House Music School not to discriminate on the basis of race, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, gender, sexual orientation or physical handicap in its admission of students, educational programs, student activities and employment.
www.gharts.org /ghmusicschool.html   (1049 words)

 Scarsdale:: Larchmont real estate mls listings ::Rye NY :: Greenwich CT - Greenwich
Greenwich is located along the shores of Long Island Sound in Fairfield County, at the southern tip of Connecticut.
In the late nineteenth century, Greenwich became a fashionable summer resort for wealthy New Yorkers seeking a rural seaside community that was close to New York City.
Civic participation and a commitment to volunteerism of its residents are the underlying strengths of the community, and the backbone of the excellence in education, health care, recreation, cultural facilities and town government.
www.merrittrealty.com /greenwich.htm   (201 words)

 Microsoft ups ante in IM race | Tech News on ZDNet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Greenwich offers the latest example of the sudden transformation of instant messaging from a grassroots phenomenon into a serious corporate communications tool--an evolution that blindsided the three biggest IM providers in the consumer market: America Online, Yahoo and Microsoft.
Greenwich is expected to officially launch in the "middle of this year," according to a company representative.
Greenwich supports an interoperability standard called Session Initiation Protocol (SIP), which is also supported by Lotus' Sametime, but not currently supported by AOL, Yahoo or even MSN Messenger.
news.zdnet.com /2100-3513_22-991306.html   (1343 words)

 Greenwich Places to Visit - The Cutty Sark, Greenwich Park, The National Maritime Museum
Greenwich is one of London’s most popular places to visit.
Greenwich Park is situated on a hilltop with impressive views of Greenwich and across the River Thames to Canary Wharf, the ex-Millennium Dome newly rebranded The O2 and the City of London.
The Greenwich Foundation manages the site and it is where both the University of Greenwich and Trinity College of Music are based.
www.greenwichwhs.org.uk /places/index.asp   (877 words)

 American Masters . Greenwich Village | PBS
For nearly all of the 20th century Greenwich Village was a central location for artists and innovators from around the world.
One of the first great venues was the Greenwich Village Follies, where dancers and musicians such as Martha Graham and Cole Porter got their start.
By the 1950s and 1960s, Greenwich Village was attracting the furthest ranges of diverse creative minds, among whom composer John Cage, artists Robert Rauschenberg and Jasper Johns, and dancers Merce Cunningham, Alwin Nikolais, and Murray Louis were only a few.
www.pbs.org /wnet/americanmasters/database/greenwich_village.html   (471 words)

 Greenwich travel guide - Wikitravel
Greenwich [1] is a city of about 60,000 that is located in Fairfield County, southwestern Connecticut, in the New England region of the United States of America.
Metro North has commuter train service to Greenwich out of Grand Central Station in New York City; the stations in Greenwich are Greenwich, Cos Cob, Riverside, and Old Greenwich.
The Greenwich Post and Greenwich Citizen are free papers which are mailed to all residents.
wikitravel.org /en/Greenwich   (581 words)

 Greenwich Town Departments - Police Department
A primary goal of Chief James A. Walters is to utilize the resources of the Greenwich Police Department in an effort to create a closer relationship with the residents of the Town of Greenwich, as wel...
The Greenwich Police Department is committed to improving the quality of life of the citizens of the Town of Greenwich by working in partnership with the community to affirmatively promote, preserve and deliver a feeling of security and safety by providing quality services.
The department is charged with the protection of life and property, the preservation of public peace, and the prevention and detection of crime, the apprehension of offenders and the enforcement of State, and local laws and ordinances, as well as the countless calls for service that the Police Department handles on a daily basis.
www.greenwichct.org /PoliceDept/PoliceDept.asp   (778 words)

Greenwich was incorporated in 1754; it was settled as Narragansett Township #4.
Greenwich's population grew to around 1500 in early 1800's but like the other town its population dwindled in the 1920's.
Summer tourist camps did well in the early 20th century as Greenwich boasted a large number of lakes and ponds.
www.westfordcomp.com /quabbin/grnwch.html   (191 words)

 London/Greenwich - Wikitravel
Greenwich is located some 6 miles east of central London, on the south bank of the River Thames.
Many of Greenwich's pubs have been bought and revamped by the American-owned Greenwich Inc group - a source of concern to some locals who miss the old venues, and they have built up a reputation for poor service.
The Greenwich Union on Royal Hill is owned by the Meantime Brewery, based in nearby Charlton, which stocks its own range of lagers.
wikitravel.org /en/London/Greenwich   (1291 words)

 Greenwich Park
Greenwich is the oldest enclosed Royal Park and home to a small herd of fallow and red deer.
The park is part of the Greenwich World Heritage Site, host to the Prime Meridian Line and the old Royal Observatory, as well as having the National Maritime Museum as a neighbour.
Greenwich Park has several historic buildings nearby including the Royal Naval College, the National Maritime Museum and the Queen's House...
www.royalparks.gov.uk /parks/greenwich_park   (115 words)

 Welcome to Greenwich - Recreation
Greenwich has acres and acres of parks and recreational sites availble for its residents.
The Town of Greenwich maintains this 297 acre parcel in its natural state.
In the center of town, Greenwich Common/Havemeyer Park is a great place to enjoy lunch or a walk after shopping on Greenwich Avenue.
www.greenwichctonline.com /recreation.htm   (660 words)

 Universal Time   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The two terms are often used loosely to refer to time kept on the Greenwich meridian (longitude zero), five hours ahead of Eastern Standard Time.
In astronomical and navigational usage, UT often refers to a specific time called UT1, which is a measure of the rotation angle of the Earth as observed astronomically.
Greenwich Mean Time is a widely used historical term, but one that has been used in several ways.
aa.usno.navy.mil /faq/docs/UT.html   (683 words)

 Greenwich Real Estate in Connecticut   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Greenwich, Connecticut is not the kind of community you would expect to find just 28 miles from mid-town Manhattan.
Greenwich Hospital, founded in 1903, opened a new $60 million facility in 1999 to better serve the Greenwich area.
The Greenwich Library underwent a nearly $28 million expansion and renovation about the same time, creating a building with both distinct architecture and hi-tech capabilities.
www.lorraineleonard.com /greenwich   (393 words)

GMT is sometimes called Greenwich Meridian Time because it is measured from the Greenwich Meridian Line at the Royal Observatory in Greenwich.
Twenty-five countries were represented and voted to adopt the Meridian at Greenwich as the Prime Meridian for the world.
In 1960, shortly after the transfer of the Royal Greenwich Observatory to Herstmonceux (and, later, Cambridge), Flamsteed House was transferred to the National Maritime Museum's care and over the next ten years the remaining buildings on the site were also transferred.
www.georgianhousehotel.co.uk /greenwich.htm   (498 words)

 Greenwich Village Habitué bed and breakfast - Manhattan, New York. Manhattan Bed and Breakfast Inns.
Greenwich Village Habitué bed and breakfast - Manhattan, New York.
Greenwich Village Habitué has two fully appointed private apartments available in an owner occupied 1830's Federal brownstone in the historic West Village of New York City.
It seemed a great bargain." Greenwich Village Habitué welcomes both business travelers and seasonal visitors for both short and long term stays and attracts sophisticated, well-traveled persons.
www.bedandbreakfast.com /new-york-manhattan-greenwichvillagehabitu.html   (395 words)

 Greenwich Connecticut
Its 50 square miles encompass all aspects of country living, from its waterfront coastline dotted with sailboats, through mid-country sprinkled with protected conservation land and riding trails, to back country’s rolling hills studded with polo fields and horse farms.
Greenwich is the perfect place to be if you’re looking for a superior education.
The Greenwich Public Schools have a vision: "To enable all students to achieve at their highest level of academic potential and to become lifelong learners, responsible decision makers, and capable, contributing citizens in an interdependent, competitive, rapidly changing world."
www.country-living.com /greenwich.htm   (493 words)

 Greenwich, Connecticut CT, town profile (Fairfield County) - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
Greenwich is a town in Fairfield County, in the Bridgeport-Stamford metro area.
Greenwich received national attention for the 1975 slaying of 15-year-old Martha Moxley.
At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Greenwich was $74,346, compared with $21,587 nationally.
www.epodunk.com /cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=9161   (738 words)

 Greenwich Citizen - News - Home
A perfect July afternoon at Sue McCalley's secluded estate in Riverside last Thursday was the scene of the "members only" Greenwich League of Women Voters (LWV) annual legislative picnic.
It was a different kind of POPS concert that the Greenwich Arts Council hosted last Sunday.
The free concert series, which used to take place at the Pappas Pavilion at Roger Sherman Baldwin Park, had to relocate since the pavilion was deemed unusable last year.
www.greenwichcitizen.com   (292 words)

 Maps & Neighborhoods - Greenwich Village
Greenwich Village - also known as the West Village or the Village - is more upscale than the East Village and is the original corner of cool, the closest any American neighborhood comes to a corner of Paris.
Across 7th Avenue is Christopher Street, site of a historic clash (in front of the Stonewall bar) in 1969 between city police and gay men, marking the beginning of the gay rights movement.
Enjoy a weekend in Greenwich Village with Next Stop New York (800-434-7554). The package includes 3 nights hotel accommodations in Greenwich Village,  3 hour food tasting, walking and historical tour of Greenwich Village, 3 hour food tasting, walking and cultural tour of the trendy Meatpacking District and Chelsea Market, and continental breakfast daily.  Advance reservations required.
www.nycvisit.com /content/index.cfm?pagePkey=439   (390 words)

 Welcome to the official Town of Greenwich Connecticut Web site
Here you will find a lot of useful information from Town Hall including meeting schedules, forms, applications & permits, department information, and more.
The Conservation Commission and the Greenwich Land Trust want to remind land owners of a tax incentive program scheduled to expire by the end of 2007.
The F.E.M.A. /State disaster recovery center is now open at the Benhiem Western Greenwich Civic Center in Glenville.
www.greenwichct.org   (240 words)

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