GREENWICH, Conn. - Here are some of the stories that topped the news in Greenwich this week:
- Blind Greenwich Triathlete Amy Dixon finished third for the United States in her division of the Pan American Triathlon Confederation paratriathlon championships in Dallas.
- Greenwich's ELLELA Cosmetics launched its first nonprofit organization, Beauty for Courage, to help groups that raise funds to assist women facing adversity.
- The Greenwich Planning and Zoning Commission unanimously approved the preliminary plans for a proposed synagogue on Orchard Street in Cos Cob.
Paul Hicks, the National Football League’s executive vice president of communications and Class of 1975 Greenwich High School graduate, was selected by the GHS Class of 2014 as the commencement speaker for the June 19 graduation ceremony.