Greenwich Post

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Watching issues created after: 2010-01-19

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  • 101 Field Point Road Greenwich, CT - Greenwich
    There are a large number of local politicians that inhabit this area making it very difficult to get any actual government work done.
  • 219 River Road Ext cos cob, CT - Greenwich

    As service to the community I made an illustration of daily wind direction and speed.

    Hope this could be used as precautions with surrounding trees and exposed windows.

    Please submit it to the community.

    Not Joe-the-Plumber

  • 32-34 Neil Ln Riverside, CT 06878, USA - Greenwich;txt

    When can cops run license-plate searches?
    ….The U.S. Attorney's office appealed, saying that Americans have no reasonable expectation of privacy in their license-plate numbers, and therefore police need no probable cause to conduct computer checks….
    In a 2-1 ruling, a three-judge panel from the 6th Circuit agreed. They said that "a motorist has no reasonable expectation of privacy in the information contained on his license plate under the Fourth Amendment...The very purpose of a license plate number, like that of a Vehicle Identification Number, is to provide identifying information to law enforcement officials and others."….
    ….Moore said that the key point was not whether police could read someone's license plate but under what circumstances they could perform an extensive search of computer databases. She said the FBI's National Crime Information Center system contains more than 23 million records about people and vehicles--not all accurate or up-to-date--and "allowing the information contained therein to form the basis for a seizure without any other heightened suspicion, let alone probable cause, compounds the risk of privacy intrusions that errors in these databases impose."
    Of particular relevance to Police Blotter are the implications of technological advances that let roadside cameras read every license plate that goes by and perform checks against computer databases--checks that would identify not just outstanding warrants but outstanding parking tickets. If the 6th Circuit's reasoning prevails, there would be no Fourth Amendment protection against it.
    Similar systems are already in place. Indiana police are using cameras attached to a squad car that automatically scan license plates and check each one against a police database….
    …This approach misses the crux of the issue before the court: even if there is no privacy interest in the license-plate number per se, can the police, without any measure of heightened suspicion or other constraint on their discretion, conduct a search using the license-plate number to access information about the vehicle and its operator that may not otherwise be public or accessible by the police without heightened suspicion?
    It is worthwhile to spell out some of the Fourth Amendment concerns that the use of such technology raises, as no court of appeals has yet done so. The use of a computer database to acquire information about drivers through their license-plate numbers without any heightened suspicion is in tension with many of the Fourth Amendment concerns...
    An individual operating or traveling in an automobile does not lose all reasonable expectation of privacy simply because the automobile and its use are subject to government regulation. Automobile travel is a basic, pervasive, and often necessary mode of transportation to and from one's home, workplace, and leisure activities. Many people spend more hours each day traveling in cars than walking on the streets. Undoubtedly, many find a greater sense of security and privacy in traveling in an automobile than they do in exposing themselves by pedestrian or other modes of travel. Were the individual subject to unfettered governmental intrusion every time he entered an automobile, the security guaranteed by the Fourth Amendment would be seriously circumscribed...
    Although the license-plate search at issue here is arguably less invasive than a license-and-registration check, the constitutional concerns regarding abuse of discretion do not disappear simply because drivers are not stopped to conduct the license-plate search. First, a search can implicate the Fourth Amendment even when the individual does not know that she is being searched. Second, the balancing of Fourth Amendment interests also requires consideration of "psychological intrusion[s] visited upon" the individuals searched in assessing the extent of intrusion that a particular police practice imposes. The psychological invasion that results from knowing that one's personal information is subject to search by the police, for no reason, at any time one is driving a car is undoubtedly grave...

  • Permberwick Road & Comly Avenue Greenwich, CT - Greenwich
    Pemberwick Park is a large beautiful park with basketball & tennis courts, softball field, and playground; however, access to the park is limited to residents south of Comly Avenue. Pedestrian's attempting to access the park north of Comly are at serious risk of being hit by a car. Sidewalks should be provided!!!!
  • Rockmere Avenue Old Greenwich, CT - Greenwich
    On left side of Rockmere Avenue just above Lisso Place there is a tree limb hanging across the road just waiting to fall and cover the road as well as pull down wires.If this happens then emergency vehicles cannot get through to help two individuals further up the road that are elderly.
  • Finish paving Archived
    Western Jr Hwy Greenwich, CT - Greenwich
    Finish paving street after new curb installation. Rough road is dangerous and deteriorating.
  • 1 Stonehedge Dr South Greenwich, Connecticut - Greenwich
    2 huge and I mean huge potholes as you turn onto Stonehedge South. No way to avoid them at all
  • At 1700 East Putnam Avenue On Route 1 at 1455-1465 East Putnam Avenue, Old Greenwich, CT - Greenwich
    The intersection of 1700 East Putnam Avenue and 1455 & 1465 East Putnam Avenue
    The South East corner and the Nouth West corner pedsetrian crossing lights...buttons are not working for months now.
  • Governor John Davis Lodge Turnpike Greenwich, CT - Greenwich
    service usually drops from exit 3 to exit 4 on the 95
  • John Street greenwich, ct - Greenwich
    no verizon service
  • dying trees Archived
    Arcadia Road Sound Beach Ave, Old Greenwich, CT 06870, USA - Greenwich
    The trees in the Old Greenwich shopping district are slowly dying. In the past two years alone, 4 trees on Arcadia died, were hit, or are slowly dying. It is time to put some more effort into the appearance of this shopping district to the community and beautify it a bit. New trees, a sidewalk cleaner/sweeper and getting rid of the useless brick that surround the bushes on Sound Beach would be a start.
  • 1238-1286 New York 120 A Greenwich, CT 06831, USA - Greenwich
    12 inches in diameter, a good 5 inches deep. Blew my tire and bent rim on both sides