GREENWICH, Conn. - Here are some of the stories that topped the news in Greenwich this week:
- A total of 13 Stanwich School students and their bus driver were sent to area hospitals after their bus ran into a "very large tree" at the intersection of Stanwich Road and Pine Ridge Road in Greenwich.
- New details emerged in the sexual assault case against Michael Maida, a teacher at the Convent of the Sacred Heart in Greenwich, including that the victim was 11 at the time of the alleged incident that took place in the fall of 2009, according to arrest warrants. He denies the charges.
- Greenwich High School, Eastern Middle School, the International School At Dundee, North Mianus School and Riverside School in Greenwich have all been named "Schools of Distinction" in various categories by the Connecticut Department of Education.
- Blind Greenwich triathlete Amy Dixon will represent the United States in the Pan American Triathlon Confederation Championships in Dallas.
- Greenwich police arrested 51-year-old town resident Keenan D. Houston, 51, with inappropriately touching an intimate area of a juvenile, a police report said. He was charged with fourth-degree sexual assault and sexual contact with a child under the age of 13, police said.
- Greenwich Police are trying to determine the true identity of a man who attempted to cash a fake tax return check at the Wells Fargo Bank branch at 28 Havemeyer Place.