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Friday, March 27, 2015

First Niagara Foundation Supports Healthy Development and School Success for Children

The Child Guidance Center of Southern Connecticut , a local nonprofit mental health outpatient center for children and adolescents, was awarded a $1,000 grant from the First Niagara Foundation to support mental health treatment for youth struggling at school in Stamford, Greenwich, Darien and New Canaan. Recognizing that academic achievement and the capacity to learn are instrumental in a child's ability to thrive, CGC works with local schools to promote early identification and prevent the consequences of untreated mental health problems.

http://www.stamfordplus.com/stm/information/nws1/publish/News_1/First-Niagara-Foundation-Supports-Healthy-Development-and-School-Success-for-Children22625.shtml

Anti-gun violence riders to rally Saturday in Greenwich on way to D.C.

A 400-mile bicycle ride to raise awareness of gun violence is coming through Greenwich on Saturday, with participants stopping at Town Hall for a rally. This is the third annual Sandy Hook Ride on Washington and the second year they have stopped in Greenwich.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/Anti-gun-violence-riders-to-rally-Saturday-in-6162276.php

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Cos Cob Park officially opens despite drizzle

Folks walk along the paved walking paths at the new Cos Cob Park in the Cos Cob section of Greenwich, Conn. Thursday, March 26, 2015.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/Cos-Cob-Park-officially-opens-despite-drizzle-6161745.php

Cos Cob's Sam Edelston and the Appalachian Dulcimer: A Patch Performers Presentation

... the guitar and the banjo. A few years ago, he was an accompanist, on hammered dulcimer and banjo, for the Greenwich Public Schools Honor Choir. The biggest challenge is making time to get out and perform more, Edelston said. The most rewarding ...

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/cos-cobs-sam-edelston-and-appalachian-dulcimer-patch-performers-presentation-0?

Suspects Face Charges Following Greenwich Teen's Heroin Overdose

Greenwich Police say the arrest last week of a suspect on conspiracy at the sale of narcotics charge is the second arrest that stems from the heroin overdose of a Greenwich youth. "On Dec. 26, in the afternoon, there was a near-death overdose at the Wendy's at 428 W. Putnam Ave.," police spokesman Lt.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/suspects-face-charges-following-greenwich-teens-heroin-overdose-0?

Greenwich's Brunswick Ranks Among Smartest Private Schools In U.S.

The Brunswick School in Greenwich was recently ranked one of the smartest private schools in the country, according to Business Insider. Education database company Niche compiled the rankings by weighing a school's SAT/ACT scores, average score of colleges attended by graduates and percentage of graduates who attend four-year schools after graduation, Business Insider said.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/schools/greenwichs-brunswick-ranks-among-smartest-private-schools-us

Anti-gun violence riders to rally Saturday in Greenwich on way to D.C.

A 400-mile bicycle ride to raise awareness on gun violence is coming through Greenwich Saturday and participants will be stopping at Town Hall for a rally. This is the third annual Sandy Hook Ride on Washington and the second year they have stopped in Greenwich.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/Anti-gun-violence-riders-to-rally-Saturday-in-6161586.php

Port Chester Man Faces Charges Following Greenwich Teen's Heroin Overdose

The Port Chester man is one of two suspects charged following a joint investigation between Port Chester and Greenwich Police. Greenwich Police say the arrest last week of a suspect on conspiracy at the sale of narcotics charge is the second arrest that stems from the heroin overdose of a Greenwich youth.

http://patch.com/new-york/portchester/port-chester-man-faces-charges-following-greenwich-teens-heroin-overdose?

50 Things to do this weekend in Connecticut, March 27-29

The Focus on French Cinema gala is this Friday at 7:00 Criterion Cinemas at Greenwich Plaza. Find out more.

http://m.ctpost.com/entertainment/slideshow/50-Things-to-do-this-weekend-in-Connecticut-106024.php

BlackRock, First Reserve Buy 45% Stake in Two Mexican Pipelines

... es and hospitals, Barry said. First Reserve, one of the oldest private-equity firms focused on energy, is based in Greenwich, Connecticut, and was founded in 1983.

http://washpost.bloomberg.com/Story?docId=1376-NLTY9W6TTDSE01-0F001MS1S17VJ0OFDKKB2N8DCI

Bermuda reinsurer exiting business

AQR Re Management Ltd., the reinsurance arm of Greenwich, Connecticut-based AQR Capital Management L.L.C., will stop writing business April 1. Pembroke, Bermuda-based AQR Re, which launched in 2011, operates funds holding a global portfolio of reinsurance and manages about $500 million of assets, according to its website. In a statement, a spokesman for AQR Capital Management said that "due to consolidating market dynamics, it will become increasingly difficult to put larger amounts of capital to work to achieve attractive risk-adjusted returns for our investors, and ever more important to be in multiple lines of business, many of which we are not currently in."

http://www.businessinsurance.com/article/20150326/NEWS06/150329870?CSAuthResp=1%3A673568356135105%3A109186%3A64%3A24%3Aapproved%3A0002648731CE32410C1D7E7D2734B63E&=

Longtime Cheerleading Coach At Greenwich High To Retire

The longtime beloved cheerleading coach at Greenwich High School will be stepping down from her post, according to Greenwich Time .

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/sports/longtime-cheerleading-coach-greenwich-high-retire

Jean Walker, 87, Of Greenwich, Writer And Editor

Walker was editor of the Greenwich Junior League's Link magazine for many years. She wrote many poems and award-winning essays.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/jean-walker-87-greenwich-writer-and-editor

Greenwich Firefighters Escort Woman From Burning Home

After Greenwich firefighters escorted a woman from her burning home Tuesday evening, they had to keep her from going back in, according to Greenwich Time . The woman was not injured even though she was still inside the home when firefighters arrived, Greenwich Time said.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/greenwich-firefighters-escort-woman-burning-home

Help Wanted: Jobs on Patch in and near New Canaan

... and working well with a team are important for success in...PREMIER 5 days ago from Patch.com Little Friends - Greenwich, CTAssistant Teacher/Early Childhood Full Time Classroom Assistant. High quality, full day/year round, blended childcare/early ...

http://patch.com/connecticut/newcanaan/help-wanted-jobs-patch-and-near-new-canaan-1?

Get Ready to Wine and Dine at the Greenwich Food + Wine Festival

Join the crowd for food, wine, beer, Celebrity Chefs, live music headlined by Little Big Town and more - all for a good cause: The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/get-ready-wine-and-dine-greenwich-food-wine-festival-0?

Staples High School Ranked No. 3 in Connecticut in Website Poll

... Canaan High (No. 2). Rankings of other schools in the area: Darien (No. 4), Ridgefield (No. 6), Wilton (No. 7) and Greenwich (No. 8). The study graded and ranked schools after looking into these factors: academics, health and safety, teachers, ...

http://patch.com/connecticut/westport/staples-high-school-ranked-no-3-connecticut-website-poll-0?

Canine Cuties in Greenwich

It was Wednesday afternoon that this pair of dogs visited downtown Greenwich. Thanks to Clara Bicher, who works at Marmot, located at 165 Greenwich Ave., we have this great photo.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/canine-cuties-greenwich-0?

6th Annual Boarding School Fair

Greenwich Education Group will hold its sixth annual Boarding School Fair on Tuesday, May 19, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. The event will take place at Chelsea Piers, One Blachley Road, Stamford, and is free and open to the public.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/6th-annual-boarding-school-fair-0?

April Fool's Day at The Rummage Room

Don't miss the fun at The Rummage Room in Old Greenwich as LIVE mannequins pose in the windows on April 1! There is a very unique April Fool's Day tradition at The Rummage Room in Old Greenwich , which is owned and operated by the Women's Fellowship of The First Congregational Church ... they have LIVE mannequins in their windows each April 1! The tradition was started by manager, Maria Drieghe, over 10 years ago and has become a community favorite. Volunteers pose in the windows donning items from The Rummage Room from 10 am to 5 pm .

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/april-fools-day-rummage-room-0?

View Press Release

... quality. More than 80% of mid-sized companies and 70% of small businesses participating in a new study from Greenwich Associates say they are satisfied with their banks and are not currently seeking a new provider. Those shares are up significantly ...

http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20150326005591/en/Greenwich-Associates-Reports-Small-Business-Middle-Market

MakerBot Expands 3D Printer Sales to Sama s Club Locations

... , MakerBot Learning training programs, MakerBot MakerCare , and its own retail stores in New York, Boston and Greenwich, Connecticut, as well as partner retailers. MakerBot is a leader in the desktop 3D printing industry and was founded in 2009 as ...

http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20150326005486/en/MakerBot-Expands-3D-Printer-Sales-Sam%E2%80%99s-Club

Dodgers co-owner Todd Boehly looking to leave Guggenheim

... has been ramping up his outside activities for another company, Cain Hoy, a private investment firm based in Greenwich, Conn. Cain Hoy was founded by three executives: Boehly, Henry Silverman and Jonathan Goldstein both former Guggenheim executives, ...

http://nypost.com/2015/03/25/dodgers-co-owner-todd-boehly-looking-to-leave-guggenheim/

Expert Dissects 'Romeo And Juliet' In Greenwich Library Series

Shakespearean expert Bob Smith will lead a seven-week discussion of "Romeo and Juliet" beginning at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 1, at the Greenwich Library. "In the 10 years we've been exploring these great texts, it's hard to believe that we are only now getting to this wonderful early work," Smith said in a statement.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/expert-dissects-romeo-and-juliet-greenwich-library-series

Greenwich High School Student Wins Math Gold Medal In Romania

GREENWICH, Conn. A Greenwich High School student will be honored by the Board of Education for winning a gold medal during a recent math competition in Romania.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/schools/greenwich-high-school-student-wins-math-gold-medal-romania

Chop't Opens Its Doors In Greenwich, Serves Up Signature Salads

Chop't Creative Salad Company opened its first Greenwich location Wednesday for a special event. Customers could buy a salad or sandwich for $2, with the proceeds going to a Greenwich-based charity.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/business/chopt-opens-its-doors-greenwich-serves-signature-salads

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

'The Top of His Game' a " Collection of W.C. Heinz columns available now

... W.C. Heinz was a 1937 graduate of Middlebury College, where he met his wife, Elizabeth Bailey. Gayl was born in Greenwich, Conn., and lived with her parents in Stamford until they pulled up stakes to move to Dorset. "In 1964, we lost my older ...

http://www.benningtonbanner.com/news/ci_27786999/top-his-game-collection-w-c-heinz-columns

YOGASMOGA Closes Its Series B Financing Round Valuing The Company At $74 Million

... Tapasya Bali the Co-Founder and COO. "YOGASMOGA Beverly Hills follows the successful launch of our stores in Greenwich, Connecticut and Brentwood, Los Angeles and we expect to launch an additional 10 stores in 2015." ABOUT YOGASMOGA YOGASMOGA is a ...

http://www.vcaonline.com/news/news.asp?ID=2015032505

Niwot marijuana: Battle lines being drawn over proposed grow, retail facility

... with harsh questions from NBA members and by more than 30 protesters outside the meeting. Four days earlier, the Greenwich, Conn., residents had filed a land-use application with Boulder County to use the property a marijuana grow and retail ...

http://www.dailycamera.com/news/boulder/ci_27786279/niwot-marijuana-battle-lines-being-drawn?source=rss

Niwot marijuana: battle lines being drawn

... with harsh questions from NBA members and by more than 30 protesters outside the meeting. Four days earlier, the Greenwich, Conn., residents had filed a land-use application with Boulder County to use the property a marijuana grow and retail ...

http://www.timescall.com/longmont-local-news/ci_27786279/niwot-marijuana-battle-lines-being-drawn

'Lost boy' shares journey with Greenwich teens

Diversity week keynote speaker Gabriel Bol Deng speaks at Greenwich High School in Greenwich, Conn. Wednesday, March 25, 2015.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/Lost-boy-shares-journey-with-Greenwich-teens-6159023.php

Firefighters keep woman from returning to burning house

Debris is strewn Wednesday in the yard of a Clapboard Ridge Road home where Greenwich firefighters extinguished a fire Tuesday night.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/Firefighters-keep-woman-from-returning-to-burning-6159198.php

Geiger's making leap to Frogtown Road in New Canaan

... woodworkers and horticulturists. Geiger's still has a design studio in Westport, at Sconset Square, and in Greenwich, in addition to office space in Fairfield and Scarsdale, N.Y. But its largest property is in New Canaan and reflects the changing ...

http://www.newcanaannewsonline.com/news/article/Geiger-s-making-leap-to-Frogtown-Road-in-New-6158602.php

7 Reasons Why Regis Philbin Is Still Cooler Than Kelly Ripa

The world learned today that TV legend Regis Philbin hasn't spoken to his former co-host Kelly Ripa since their last Regis & Kelly Show in November 2011. He added that he does see Ripa's predecessor, Kathy Lee Gifford, regularly because he weekends in Greenwich, Connecticut where she lives.

http://radio.com/2015/03/25/regis-philbin-cooler-kelly-ripa-is-better/

Volunteers Needed for Invasive Species Removal at Greenwich Animal Control

Community Invasive Plant Management on North Street will take place Saturday, April 11th, 11am - 3pm, and Friday, April 24th, 11am - 3pm. The site is located at 393 North Street in the location of the Town of Greenwich Animal Control facility.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/volunteers-needed-invasive-species-removal-greenwich-animal-control-0?

Greenwich Resident Faces Drug Sale Charge

A Greenwich man is facing a conspiracy at the sale of narcotics charge after Greenwich Police obtained an arrest warrant. In a brief police report, the warrant was the result of a narcotics investigation.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/greenwich-resident-faces-drug-sale-charge-0?

Former Greenwich School Administrative Assistant Faces Larceny Charge

A former administrative assistant at a Greenwich Public School is facing a larceny charge in connection with the theft of a cell phone from a parent's purse. According to a Greenwich Police report, the suspect was an employee at the Parkway School on Lower Cross Road when the Feb. 5 incident occurred.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/former-greenwich-school-administrative-assistant-faces-larceny-charge-0?

Martin, Equine Sports Medicine Pioneer, Dies at Age 68

... animal hospital of the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine (Penn Vet). Martin was born in Greenwich, Connecticut, on October 8, 1946, to Benson Bennett Martin and Janeth (Nancy) Martin, who preceded him in death. He graduated ...

http://www.thehorse.com/articles/35534/martin-equine-sports-medicine-pioneer-dies-at-age-68?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%253a%2BTheHorse%252fNews%2B(TheHorse.com%2B-%2BNews)

Nominations deadline extended in Top Workplaces

... qualify for its Top Workplaces section, with winners to be featured in the Connecticut Post , Danbury News -Times, Greenwich Time and Stamford Advocate. Last year, WorkplaceDynamics surveyed more than 10,000 employees anonymously throughout the ...

http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Nominations-deadline-extended-in-Top-Workplaces-6158294.php

SMS skiers record 13 top-10 finishes at Eastern Championships

... Jack Cobb, (Garden City, N.Y.); eighth-grader Lauren Abdow, (Longmeadow, Mass.); and eighth-grader Olivia Holm, (Greenwich, Conn.). At U14 Eastern Championships in Stowe March 13 16, the big winner was Holscher, with two, first-place finishes in the ...

http://www.manchesterjournal.com/sports/ci_27782796/sms-skiers-record-13-top-10-finishes-at?source=rss

An Easter 'Egg-stravaganza' in Greenwich

Grab the Easter baskets and the kids and head over to Roger Sherman Baldwin Park on Saturday for the Greenwich Lions Club annual Easter egg hunt. The Greenwich Lions & ShopRite Annual Egg Hunt fundraiser will be held Saturday, March 28 with the gate opening at 11 a.m. The hunts will start at 11:15.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/easter-egg-stravaganza-greenwich-0?

The forgotten patriarch who started the Bush family dynasty

... removed from Hitler's "secret nest egg," he was never found guilty of any crime. During these years, living in Greenwich, Connecticut, Prescott and Dorothy had five children: four boys and one girl. The Bush kin grew up in a fiercely religious ...

http://www.sfgate.com/technology/businessinsider/article/Meet-the-forgotten-patriarch-who-started-the-Bush-6156740.php

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... Regiment during the Putnam Hill Park Rededication and American Revolutionary War Reenactment at Putnam Cottage in Greenwich, Conn., on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015. Photo: Jason Rearick State: Connecticut Word: Horses According to the US Department of ...

http://www.dariennewsonline.com/living/article/Pick-one-word-to-describe-Connecticut-6148406.php

Quant Who Shook the Financial World Tries More Humble Approach

(Bloomberg) -- More than 16 years after the collapse of the hedge fund he co-founded in Greenwich, Connecticut, Victor Haghani is, understandably, still a bit risk averse. The implosion of that fund -- Long-Term Capital Management -- did, after all, ...

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-03-25/ltcm-quant-has-a-new-take-on-what-long-term-is-supposed-to-mean

Fire damages Greenwich home

Greenwich fire officials are trying to figure out what sparked a house fire on Clapboard Ridge Road.

http://connecticut.news12.com/news/fire-damages-greenwich-home-1.10119643

Greenwich State Rep Faces Criticism Over Sex Assault Comment

... out of context, according to WFSB. Bocchino, who was elected in November to represent the district that covers the Greenwich coastline, was one of 14 legislators who voted in favor of the bill, according to committee records .

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/greenwich-state-rep-faces-criticism-over-sex-assault-comment-0?

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Panel discussion begins dialogue on race

Greenwich resident, Dorothy Nins, a social activist, speaks during the forum titled "Eliminating Racism: A 21st Century Approach" at the YWCA of Greenwich, Conn., Tuesday night, March 24, 2015. Photo: Bob Luckey Deputy Police Chief Mark Marino was a panelist during the Eliminating Racism Forum at the YWCA of Greenwich, Conn., Tuesday night, March 24, 2015.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/Panel-discussion-begins-dialogue-on-race-6156710.php

Pick one word to describe Connecticut

... Regiment during the Putnam Hill Park Rededication and American Revolutionary War Reenactment at Putnam Cottage in Greenwich, Conn., on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015. Photo: Jason Rearick State: Connecticut Word: Horses According to the US Department of ...

http://www.ctpost.com/living/article/Pick-one-word-to-describe-Connecticut-6148406.php

Fallen tree bill would cause a legal logjam

... come down sooner or later. Enter Fred F. Camillo , the Republican legislator who represents a leafy district in Greenwich, and who recently proposed a bill that has to do with falling trees, HB 5207. Described as "An act concerning a property ...

http://www.ctpost.com/opinion/article/Fallen-tree-bill-would-cause-a-legal-logjam-6156491.php

Still-life tradition celebrated at the Drawing Room Gallery

"Trinity," an oil and gold leaf still life on panel, is among the works by Massachusetts-based artist Stephanie Danforth that will be on display at the Drawing Room Art Gallery in Cos Cob section of Greenwich, Conn., through May 30, as part of the show "Distilled: The Purity of Contemporary Still Life Painting." This still life of an arrangement of rose blossoms is among several works by Philadelphia artist Stanley Bielen that are on display through May 30 at the Drawing Room Art Gallery in Cos Cob section of Greenwich, Conn., as part of the show "Distilled: The Purity of Contemporary Still Life Painting."

http://m.ctpost.com/news/article/Still-life-tradition-celebrated-at-the-Drawing-6156414.php

Greenwich Fire Department Battle House Fire

Crews from the Greenwich Fire Department and surrounding volunteer departments were trying to extinguish a fire in a backcountry Greenwich home Tuesday night. Crews were summoned to a home in the area of 181 Clapboard Ridge Rd. shortly after 7 p.m. Tuesday.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/greenwich-fire-department-battle-house-fire-0?

Helen Chiappetta, 97, Of Greenwich

She was born July 9, 1917, to the late Leonard and Josephine Infante Bria, second generation from Rose, Italy. She resided in Greenwich her entire life.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/helen-chiappetta-97-greenwich

Report: Many Alzheimer's patients not given diagnosis

The Rev. David Wentroble during his service for nursing home patients with Alzheimer's disease, at Nathaniel Witherell in Greenwich, Conn in 1999.Photo: Helen Neafsey Though he was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease about six years ago, Scott Russell considers himself one of the lucky ones.

http://www.ctpost.com/printpromotion/article/Report-Many-Alzheimer-s-patients-not-given-6156395.php

Still-life tradition celebrated at the Drawing Room Gallery

"Trinity," an oil and gold leaf still life on panel, is among the works by Massachusetts-based artist Stephanie Danforth that will be on display at the Drawing Room Art Gallery in Cos Cob section of Greenwich, Conn., through May 30, as part of the show "Distilled: The Purity of Contemporary Still Life Painting." Photo: Contributed Photo This still life of an arrangement of rose blossoms is among several works by Philadelphia artist Stanley Bielen that are on display through May 30 at the Drawing Room Art Gallery in Cos Cob section of Greenwich, Conn., as part of the show "Distilled: The Purity of Contemporary Still Life Painting."

http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/news/article/Still-life-tradition-celebrated-at-the-Drawing-6156414.php

Greenwich's Tudor Jones addresses income inequality in TED Talk

Marchers walk toward Field Point Circle in Greenwich, Conn., on March 14, 2015, to protest hedge fund manager Paul Tudor Jones' funding of Republican politicians. The protestors, marching with the "Hedge Clippers" campaign, claim Jones dodged taxes, privatized schools, and helps fund Republicans who are trying to block a minimum wage hike and pro-immigrant policies, all of which they say is at odds with the mission of his anti-poverty Robin Hood Foundation.

http://m.ctpost.com/business/article/Greenwich-s-Tudor-Jones-addresses-income-6156241.php

Get first view of 'Woman in Gold' in Greenwich

Portrait Adele Bloch-Bauer I, circa 1097, is among the paintings the Gustav Klimt paintings that Maria Altmann was successful in getting returned to her family after they had been seized in Austria on the eve of World War II. A new movie by the Weinstein Company tells her story.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/news/articleGallery/Get-first-view-of-Woman-in-Gold-in-Greenwich-6156266.php

The story of the forgotten patriarch who started the Bush family dynasty

... removed from Hitler's "secret nest egg," he was never found guilty of any crime. During these years, living in Greenwich, Connecticut, Prescott and Dorothy had five children: four boys and one girl. The Bush kin grew up in a fiercely religious ...

http://www.businessinsider.com/prescott-bush-career-biography-2015-3?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+businessinsider%2Fthelife+%28The+Life%29

Greenwich's Tudor Jones addresses income inequality in TED Talk

Marchers walk toward Field Point Circle in Greenwich, Conn., on March 14, 2015, to protest hedge fund manager Paul Tudor Jones' funding of Republican politicians. The protestors, marching with the "Hedge Clippers" campaign, claim Jones dodged taxes, privatized schools, and helps fund Republicans who are trying to block a minimum wage hike and pro-immigrant policies, all of which they say is at odds with the mission of his anti-poverty Robin Hood Foundation.

http://www.ctpost.com/business/article/Greenwich-s-Tudor-Jones-addresses-income-6156241.php

Greenwich funeral home gets makeover

Manager Christopher Farrugio shows the newly-renovated smaller chapel at Leo P. Gallagher & Son Funeral Home in Greenwich, Conn. Monday, March 23, 2015.

http://www.ctpost.com/business/article/Greenwich-funeral-home-gets-makeover-6156128.php

Luxury vehicles stolen in Greenwich

A Range Rover was stolen Saturday night from West Putnam Avenue. Police say the driver had locked his car doors and that he was only gone for a few hours. Golf clubs were inside the stolen vehicle.

http://connecticut.news12.com/news/luxury-vehicles-stolen-in-greenwich-1.10114793

Greenwich funeral home gets makeover

Manager Christopher Farrugio shows the newly-renovated smaller chapel at Leo P. Gallagher & Son Funeral Home in Greenwich, Conn. Monday, March 23, 2015.

http://m.ctpost.com/business/article/Greenwich-funeral-home-gets-makeover-6156128.php

An Expensive Lesson For Wilson-Foley

Former Republican congressional candidate Lisa Wilson-Foley leaves the federal courthouse in New Haven on Tuesday after being sentenced to five months in prison. Former Republican congressional candidate Lisa Wilson-Foley leaves the federal courthouse in New Haven on Tuesday after being sentenced to five months in prison.

http://www.courant.com/opinion/editorials/hc-ed-wilson-foley-goes-to-jail-20150324-story.html

Hit-and-Run Crash Leads to Greenwich Resident's Arrest

According to a police report, officers went to the woman's Putnam Park home after receiving a report that she hit a vehicle and fled the scene. Police said that the driver refused to give officers her license, vehicle registration and insurance documents.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/hit-and-run-crash-leads-greenwich-residents-arrest-0?

'Moonlight and Magnolias' in Greenwich This Weekend

The madcap antics behind a script overhaul that led to the iconic film "Gone With The Wind" will continue to unravel this weekend with the Connecticut Playmakers production of "Moonlight and Magnolias." "Moonlight and Magnolias" is directed by playwright and actor Dan Friedman of Carmel, NY with performances at the First Congregational Church, 108 Sound Beach Ave., Old Greenwich scheduled for 8 p.m. on March 27 and 28. The script by screenwriter Ron Hutchison is a look back at Hollywood in 1939 when the legendary producer David O. Selznick realizes the original screenplay for Margaret Mitchell's novel is a dud and recruits script doctor Ben Hecht and director Victor Fleming to resuscitate the storyline.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/moonlight-and-magnolias-greenwich-weekend-0?

Greenwich Police Warn Residents To Lock Vehicles After Rash Of Thefts

After a number of thefts in town, Greenwich police are reminding residents to lock their cars and to remove valuables from inside their vehicles, according to the Greenwich Time . The most recent theft was reported Saturday, when a Range Rover went missing from Greenwich Avenue, police told Greenwich Time.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/greenwich-police-warn-residents-lock-vehicles-after-rash-thefts

Panel: College students must say 'yes' before sex

... of recent efforts to combat sexual assault at state colleges and universities. First-year Rep. Mike Bocchino , R-Greenwich, said that the broadly written law could have several weak points. In particular, the law could be abused by someone after the ...

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/Panel-College-students-must-say-yes-before-sex-6155419.php

Richman Senior Housing Developments That Accent Miami's Reemerging Skyline Find Quick Popularity

... to providing new senior, affordable housing in Florida. The Richman Group of Florida Inc. is an affiliate of The Greenwich, Conn. based Richman Group Real Estate Company and is ranked by the 2014 Multi-Family Executive as the seventh largest owner ...

http://www.prlog.org/12438695-richman-senior-housing-developments-that-accent-miamis-reemerging-skyline-find-quick-popularity.html

The Westfair Singers Invite Interested Women to Join in Creating...

... presence in the region in the coming year. Rehearsals, Monday evenings from 7 to 9 p.m. at The Stanwich School in Greenwich, CT, are underway for Westfair's spring concert, which will take place on Saturday, May 2 at 7:30 PM, at South Salem ...

http://patch.com/new-york/bedford/westfair-singers-invite-interested-women-join-creating-music-beauty-westchester-and-fairfield?

Greenwich Basketball Standout Selected for National Championship

Greenwich basketball standout Donovan Mitchell, a senior at Brewster Academy in Wolfeboro, NH, has been selected as one of 24 outstanding senior athletes to compete in the 2015 American Family Insurance High School Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championships. Mitchell is a six-foot-three shooting guard for the Brewster Bobcats that won the 2015 National Prep Championship and the 2015 NEPSAC Class AAA Championship.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/greenwich-basketball-standout-selected-national-championship-0?

Greenwich Conservation Commission To Hold Mianus River Fishway Open Houses

The Greenwich Conservation Commission will be hosting two open house events at the Mianus River Fishway during the annual herring migration. The open houses are scheduled for Saturday, April 11, from 2 to 4 p.m. and Saturday, May 9, from 1 to 3 p.m. All are invited to stop by and learn about the history of the fishway and the incredible life cycle of the fish that depend on it.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/greenwich-conservation-commission-hold-mianus-river-fishway-open-houses-0?

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... woodworkers and horticulturists. Geiger's still has a design studio in Westport, at Sconset Square, and in Greenwich, in addition to office space in Fairfield and Scarsdale, N.Y. But its largest property is in New Canaan and reflects the changing ...

http://www.newcanaannewsonline.com/news/article/Geiger-s-leaves-Westport-for-New-Canaan-6153315.php

Geiger's leaves Westport

... woodworkers and horticulturists. Geiger's still has a design studio in Westport, at Sconset Square, and in Greenwich, in addition to office space in Fairfield and Scarsdale, N.Y. But its largest property is in New Canaan and reflects the changing ...

http://www.westport-news.com/news/article/Geiger-s-leaves-Westport-for-New-Canaan-6153315.php

Lara Spencer, 'GMA' Star on the Rise, Divorcing Husband of 15 Years

... Haffenreffer left the journalism field to work as a real estate broker and is currently with Houlihan Lawrence in Greenwich, Connecticut, according to Page Six. Us Weekly reported that the divorce is amicable and that the couple was on vacation last ...

http://www.newsmax.com/TheWire/lara-spencer-good-morning-america-divorce/2015/03/23/id/631864/

Artist's Visage Exhibit In Old Greenwich Explores Humanity's Connections

GREENWICH, Conn. Artist Jeanne Steers is exhibiting her Visage collection at the People's United Bank in Old Greenwich through April 28. Visage explores the common threads connecting humanity and portrays how life's experiences can change a person throughout one's existence.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/artists-visage-exhibit-old-greenwich-explores-humanitys-connections

Greenwich Rotary Club Donates $5K To Heart Care International

Heart Care International founder and CEO Dr. Robert Michler, of Riverside, talked about the organization at the Rotary Club's Feb. 25 meeting. Sally Parris, president of the Greenwich Rotary Club, along with other members, presented Michler with a $5,000 check after his speech.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/greenwich-rotary-club-donates-5k-heart-care-international

CT Green Bank Offering Incentives To Go Solar In Greenwich

With the demand for solar energy doubling each year in the state, the Connecticut Green Bank has rolled out a "Go Solar" initiative, to help homeowners in Fairfield County and beyond who are looking to be more green and save money on their monthly electric bills. "The Go Solar Program is a call to action for Connecticut to Go Solar," said Kerry O'Neil, director of the residential program for Go Solar.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/business/ct-green-bank-offering-incentives-go-solar-fairfield-county

Learn About Public Safety At Citizen's Police Academy In Greenwich

GREENWICH, Conn. The Greenwich Police Department is taking applications for its next session of the Citizen's Police Academy, which starts April 27. The seven-week academy will meet from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays at the Greenwich Police Department's main headquarters.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/learn-about-public-safety-citizens-police-academy-greenwich

Monday, March 23, 2015

Geiger's leaves Westport for New Canaan

... woodworkers, horticulturists and more. Geiger's still has a design studio in Westport, at Sconset Square, and in Greenwich, in addition to office space in Fairfield as well as in Scarsdale, N.Y. But its largest property is in New Canaan, and ...

http://www.newstimes.com/news/article/Geiger-s-leaves-Westport-for-New-Canaan-6153315.php

Geiger's leaves Westport for New Canaan

... woodworkers, horticulturists and more. Geiger's still has a design studio in Westport, at Sconset Square, and in Greenwich, in addition to office space in Fairfield as well as in Scarsdale, N.Y. But its largest property is in New Canaan, and ...

http://m.newstimes.com/news/article/Geiger-s-leaves-Westport-for-New-Canaan-6153315.php

PTA names Central Middle principal tops in state

Central Middle School Principal, Shelley Somers, smiles as she holds an empty bucket after dousing her Asst. Principal Shamain Johnson during the Ice Bucket Challenge at the school in Greenwich, Conn., Thursday, Sept.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/PTA-names-Central-Middle-principal-tops-in-state-6153703.php

Crash Closes Lanes of I-95 in Greenwich

The Connecticut Department of Transportation is reporting a two-vehicle crash is causing traffic congestion and delays on I-95 northbound in Greenwich. The crash is located between exits 5 and 6 and there is congestion backing up to Exit 4, according to the DOT.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/crash-closes-lanes-i-95-greenwich-0?

Greenwich YWCA Dolphins Win 17 Gold Medals at State Championship

Paced by six gold medals each from Kate Hazlett and Meghan Lynch; three golds from William Belmont and a first-ever win by Ryan Bedell, as well as a winning state record relay effort, the Greenwich YWCA Dolphins Swim Team placed eighth overall in the recently completed Connecticut State Age Group Championships. The 40-team, 1,100 swimmer meet was held over three-and-one-half days at Wesleyan University and featured competition among Connecticut's top swimmers in over 120 events.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/greenwich-ywca-dolphins-win-17-gold-medals-state-championship-0?

High-End SUV Stolen in Downtown Greenwich

A man who left his car locked at 44 W. Putnam Ave. in central Greenwich discovered it had been stolen Saturday night. The victim, a Stratford resident, told Greenwich Police his black 2012 Range Rover was parked from about 8:30 p.m. until 11 p.m. March 21, according to police spokesman Lt.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/high-end-suv-stolen-downtown-greenwich-0?

Letter: Building of a Synagogue at 92 Orchard St.

Many concerns have been expressed by neighbors who have opposed the building of a synagogue at 92 Orchard St. Cos Cob by Greenwich Reform Synagogue, non residential development, parking, traffic, noise, does not conform to the Plan of Conservation and Development and various other concerns voiced at town agency meetings. Why I have opposed the synagogue and will continue to voice my opposition is that the lives of Tony and Barbara Lovallo have been greatly impacted.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/why-have-my-neighbors-and-i-been-opposed-building-synagogue-92-orchard-st-0?

Art in Bloom in Greenwich

... as the multitude of flowers found in nature. Highlights of ART IN BLOOM are paintings by the talented Greenwich native Jessie Drennen and her twin, Sue Martin, Illia Barger and the Chicago based artist, Robert Porasinki. DrennenMartin's paintings ...

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/art-bloom-0?

NCHS Boys Varsity Squash No. 2 Public School Team in U.S.

... on Feb. 28 at Chelsea Piers in Stamford and represented the culminating event of the FairWest season. Teams from Greenwich, Bronxville, Darien, Rye and Fairfield competed in three Divisions. New Canaan Varsity A, in Division 1, played Greenwich High ...

http://patch.com/connecticut/newcanaan/nchs-boys-varsity-squash-2-public-school-team-nation?

Proposed transit authority loses power of eminent domain

... , executive director of the Western Connecticut Council of Governments , which represents communities from Greenwich to New Milford. "It no longer says eminent domain and local communities have to opt in," Pickering said. "The big concern was the ...

http://m.ctpost.com/local/article/Proposed-transit-authority-loses-power-of-eminent-6153509.php

Proposed transit authority loses power of eminent domain

... , executive director of the Western Connecticut Council of Governments , which represents communities from Greenwich to New Milford. "It no longer says eminent domain and local communities have to opt in," Pickering said. "The big concern was the ...

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/Proposed-transit-authority-loses-power-of-eminent-6153509.php

Police warn residents to lock vehicles, be vigilant after weekend Range Rover theft

The Saturday night theft of a 2012 Range Rover while parked on Putnam Avenue near Greenwich Avenue is the latest such theft to be reported to police, and authorities are reminding the public to be vigilant about auto-thefts and thefts from autos. The car, which belonged to a Stratford resident, was parked between 8:30 and 11 p.m. and was locked at the time.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/Police-warn-residents-to-lock-vehicles-be-6153593.php

Dogs Attack Stamford Woman And Her Labrador At Tilley Pond Park

... March 19. A man walking his two bichons approached them, and the two spoke briefly. The man, a 64-year-old Greenwich resident, told the woman that his dogs were friendly, police said. He let them off their leashes, and they proceeded to charge at ...

http://stamford.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/dogs-attack-woman-and-her-labrador-tilley-pond-park

After 62 years, landmark Post Road business moves on

... woodworkers, horticulturists and more. Geiger's still has a design studio in Westport, at Sconset Square, and in Greenwich, in addition to office space in Fairfield as well as in Scarsdale, N.Y. But its largest property is in New Canaan, and ...

http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Geiger-s-leaves-Westport-for-New-Canaan-6153315.php

After 62 years, landmark Post Road business moves on

... woodworkers, horticulturists and more. Geiger's still has a design studio in Westport, at Sconset Square, and in Greenwich, in addition to office space in Fairfield as well as in Scarsdale, N.Y. But its largest property is in New Canaan, and ...

http://m.ctpost.com/news/article/Geiger-s-leaves-Westport-for-New-Canaan-6153315.php

Former Greenwich resident pens book on networking

In recent years, former Greenwich resident Suzanne Garber has run into scores of successful businesspeople who have found their lives turned upside down by downsizing and layoffs. A former executive at FedEx, Garber left the company after 14 years to become the chief operating officer of a medical evacuation company several years ago, but made an effort to keep in touch with her colleagues.

http://m.ctpost.com/business/article/Former-Greenwich-resident-pens-book-on-networking-6153304.php

Bichon bite worse than bark at Tilley Pond Park

Police are investigating a dog fight at Tilley Pond Park on West Avenue last Thursday during which two bichon frises owned by a Greenwich man bit a Stamford woman's finger when she attempted to stop them from attacking her chocolate Labrador, according to Darien Police Detective Mark Cappelli . The bichon frises were taken into custody for a state mandated 14-day quarantine for biting a person, Cappelli said.

http://www.dariennewsonline.com/news/article/Bichon-bite-worse-than-bark-at-Tilley-Pond-Park-6153233.php

Ridgefield sees benefits of Singapore math program

Buses are lined up at the end of the school day at Scotts Ridge Middle School in Ridgefield, Conn., Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014.Photo: Carol Kaliff/file, Carol Kaliff The Ridgefield, Greenwich and Bridgeport public schools may not have a lot of similarities, but the Fairfield County school districts have at least one thing in common: Singapore math.

http://www.newstimes.com/printpromotion/article/Ridgefield-sees-benefits-of-Singapore-math-program-6153077.php

Fans set to savor French-flavored cinema in Greenwich, NYC

A family film, "Minuscule: Valley of the Lost Ants," will be among the films screened during the Focus on French Cinema which begins Friday, March 27, 2015. In this film, a picnic riles up two rival ant gangs who have their eyes on a box of sugar.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/news/articleGallery/Fans-set-to-savor-French-flavored-cinema-in-6153062.php

2015 Paul Howard Award for Courage recipient named

... of California, San Diego Library, San Diego; Robert Newlen, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.; Jasmine Posey, Greenwich Library, Greenwich, Connecticut; and Ann K. Symons, Douglas, Alaska. The 2015 Paul Howard Award will be presented in June at ...

http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/2015-paul-howard-award-courage-recipient-named

Bridge Work to Close Portions of I-95 in Greenwich

If you're planning to use I-95 in Greenwich Monday night or early Tuesday, plan on giving yourself some extra driving time. Scheduled maintenance work on the James Street Bridge over I-95 in Byram will cause overnight lane closures on the interstate Monday night and Tuesday morning.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/bridge-work-close-portions-i-95-greenwich-0?

'GMA' Co-Host Lara Spencer Separating From Husband

... ise them and care for them together." Haffrenreffer is currently a broker at real-estate firm Houlihan Lawrence in Greenwich, CT. He previously contributed to CNN morning show Ahead of the Curve.

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/gma-host-lara-spencer-separating-783665

Fans set to savor French-flavored cinema in Greenwich, NYC

... gangs who have their eyes on a box of sugar. Photo: Contributed Photo Bow Tie Criterion Cinemas, 2 Railroad Ave., Greenwich. Friday, March 27, 7 p.m. (followed by 9:30 p.m. gala and concert at 100 Arch St., Greenwich). Opening night movie and gala ...

http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Fans-set-to-savor-French-flavored-cinema-in-6153062.php

Fans set to savor French-flavored cinema in Greenwich, NYC

... a film festival that returns to the area for its 11th year. Focus on French Cinema will take place in theaters in Greenwich, New Haven and New York City from Friday, March 27, to Tuesday, March 31. As in previous years, organizers have canvassed the ...

http://m.ctpost.com/news/article/Fans-set-to-savor-French-flavored-cinema-in-6153062.php

'GMA' co-host Lara Spencer divorce: The laughter is over after 15 years

According to a report by MSN on Sunday, March 22, Lara Spencer and David Haffenreffer did not come to the decision to end the marriage lightly. In the statement the couple confirmed that their main concern is their children and they will continue to co-parent their two children, it is assumed, making their Greenwich, Conn.

http://www.examiner.com/article/gma-co-host-lara-spencer-divorce-the-laughter-is-over-after-15-years?cid=rss

Western Middle School Students Give Back to Their Greenwich Community

The future of Greenwich will be in good hands if the students at Western Middle School continue their good efforts. Last week, the students presented the fruits - and vegetables, pasta, cereals and soups - of their labor to the Neighbor to Neighbor food pantry.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/western-middle-school-students-give-back-their-greenwich-community-0?

Best Video Production Companies Selected by 10 Best Production

... 2016, respectively. The second competitor for this category's Top Agency is Blue Sky Studios, based in the city of Greenwich, Connecticut. This company is one that focuses on film, video, and animation. It has brought its audiences various works, ...

http://www.prweb.com/releases/best-video-production/top-agency/prweb12596703.htm

Paying Most Since '08 on Dollar Hedges Works as Currency Plunges

... which cause massive knock-offs in sentiment," Andrew Wilkinson, chief market analyst at Interactive Brokers LLC in Greenwich, Connecticut, said by phone March 19. Economic reports in the U.S. have fallen short of prognosticators' expectations by the ...

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-03-23/paying-most-since-08-on-dollar-hedges-works-as-currency-plunges

tamed/untamed The Cat Tracker Project could follow your pet

... researchers at North Carolina State University, North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences and the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, Conn., are hoping to get five days of travel data on 1,000 cats. They're loaning equipment to cat owners in Fairfield, ...

http://www.bostonglobe.com/lifestyle/2015/03/22/petscolumn/OtuIDfLWdrxGCslLOU3xMP/story.html

Greenwich Billionaire Paul Tudor Jones II Predicts End To Income Inequality

Greenwich hedge fund billionaire Paul Tudor Jones II took to the podium at a sold-out TED talk in Canada last week and blasted income inequality in America, according to CNBC.com . "The gap between the 1 percent and the rest of America, and between the U.S. and the rest of the world, cannot and will not persist," Tudor Jones is quoted as saying.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/news/greenwich-billionaire-paul-tudor-jones-ii-predicts-end-income-inequality

DOT Begins Overnight Work On I-95 Bridge In Greenwich

Greenwich motorists may see delays on I-95 northbound on the evening of Monday, March 23, as the Connecticut Department of Transportation performs overnight bridge work on the James Street bridge over the highway.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/news/dot-begins-overnight-work-i-95-bridge-greenwich-0

Thorman Earns Coldwell Banker President's Elite Award In Greenwich

Tory Thorman, a sales associate affiliated with the Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage office in Greenwich, has been recognized with the Coldwell Banker International President's Elite award. This distinguished honor is awarded to the top 2 percent of approximately 87,000 sales associates worldwide in the Coldwell Banker system.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/real-estate/thorman-earns-coldwell-banker-presidents-elite-award-greenwich

Greenwich Man Keeps Up Annual Tradition Of Celebrating The Irish

John Halpin is no longer the chairman of the Greenwich St. Patrick's Day parade, but the Irish immigrant who left his native land for a better life in America 44 years ago proudly participated in Sunday's parade. The parade is in its 41st year.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/greenwich-man-keeps-annual-tradition-celebrating-irish

Greenwich Steps Off In Style With St. Patrick's Day Parade

... Rylie, 10, and friend Linda McDermott, all from Port Chester, N.Y., enjoy the St. Patrick's Day parade Sunday. GREENWICH, Conn. -- Thousands of people lined the streets of downtown Greenwich to watch the 41st edition of the town's St. Patrick's Day ...

http://darien.dailyvoice.com/news/greenwich-steps-style-st-patricks-day-parade

F. D. Rich Company President and CEO Thomas L. Rich honored with...

... Summer House Stamford apartments under construction. The exclusive Commercial Real Estate event was held at the Greenwich- based L'escale Restaurant March 19, 2015 featuring a cocktail reception and one-of-a kind dining experience by its renowned ...

http://www.stamfordplus.com/stm/information/nws1/publish/realestate/F-D-Rich-Company-President-CEO-Thomas-L-Rich-honored-with-IMPACT-Award-by-NAIOP-at-their-Night-of-the-Stars-Awards-Gala22609.shtml

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Wearin' of the Green in Greenwich

Yes it was nearly a week after the official St. Patrick's Day celebration. But that didn't make any difference in Greenwich Sunday afternoon as town residents showed their green pride brightly at the 41st annual Greenwich Hibernians' St. Patrick's Parade.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/wearin-green-greenwich-0?

A total of 24 cars competed in the 2015 Greenwich Council Cub Scout.... photo: 7661239 slideshow 847

A total of 24 cars competed in the 2015 Greenwich Council Cub Scout Pinewood Derby Championship at Miller Motorcars in Greenwich, Conn., on Sunday, March 15, 2015.

http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/local/slideshow/The-week-in-photos-847/photo-7661239.php

Kevin Piro releases the pinewood cars from the starting gate during.... photo: 7661244 slideshow 847

Kevin Piro releases the pinewood cars from the starting gate during the 2015 Greenwich Council Cub Scout Pinewood Derby Championship at Miller Motorcars in Greenwich, Conn., on Sunday, March 15, 2015.

http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/local/slideshow/The-week-in-photos-847/photo-7661244.php

Scouts look on during the 2015 Greenwich Council Cub Scout Pinewood.... photo: 7661241 slideshow 847

Scouts look on during the 2015 Greenwich Council Cub Scout Pinewood Derby Championship at Miller Motorcars in Greenwich, Conn., on Sunday, March 15, 2015.

http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/local/slideshow/The-week-in-photos-847/photo-7661241.php

Doyle Zisson shows off his Pinewood Deby car that he is entering.... photo: 7661240 slideshow 847

Doyle Zisson shows off his Pinewood Deby car that he is entering into the Best of Show competition during the 2015 Greenwich Council Cub Scout Pinewood Derby Championship at Miller Motorcars in Greenwich, Conn., on Sunday, March 15, 2015.

http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/local/slideshow/The-week-in-photos-847/photo-7661240.php

Ethan Miklantsh, with pack 23, places his pinewood car on the.... photo: 7661242 slideshow 847

Ethan Miklantsh, with pack 23, places his pinewood car on the starting blocks before the start of one of his races during the 2015 Greenwich Council Cub Scout Pinewood Derby Championship at Miller Motorcars in Greenwich, Conn., on Sunday, March 15, 2015.

http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/local/slideshow/The-week-in-photos-847/photo-7661242.php

Jack Sepot with Pack 33 places his pinewood car on the starting.... photo: 7661243 slideshow 847

Jack Sepot with Pack 33 places his pinewood car on the starting blocks before the start of one of his races during the 2015 Greenwich Council Cub Scout Pinewood Derby Championship at Miller Motorcars in Greenwich, Conn., on Sunday, March 15, 2015.

http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/local/slideshow/The-week-in-photos-847/photo-7661243.php

Push is on for new stadium at Greenwich High

Greenwich High School's athletic field and bleachers at Cardinal Stadium as seen from West Putnam Avenue Friday afternoon, May 27, 2011. Photo: David Ames, David Ames/For Greenwich Time A giant puddle of water was all that remained of the winter storm that hit yesterday as Justin Bologna and his wife, Lisa, worked a table to raise money for the Greenwich High School band prior to the high school football game at Cardinal Stadium in Greenwich, Conn., Thanksgiving Day morning, Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/Push-is-on-for-new-stadium-at-Greenwich-High-6151429.php

Deavonte Kimble uses a megaphone as she and other marchers move.... photo: 7657147 slideshow 847

Deavonte Kimble uses a megaphone as she and other marchers move toward Field Point Circle in Greenwich, Conn., on March 14, 2015, to protest hedge fund manager Paul Tudor Jones' funding of Repubican politicians.

http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/local/slideshow/The-week-in-photos-847/photo-7657147.php

Lorna Blake chants as she and other marchers move down Greenwich.... photo: 7657146 slideshow 847

Lorna Blake chants as she and other marchers move down Greenwich Avenue in Greenwich, Conn., on March 14, 2015, to protest hedge fund manager Paul Tudor Jones' funding of Repubican politicians.

http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/local/slideshow/The-week-in-photos-847/photo-7657146.php

Sammy Diaz holds a sign that reads "Students Over Billionaires" as.... photo: 7657159 slideshow 847

Sammy Diaz holds a sign that reads "Students Over Billionaires" as he and other marchers move toward Field Point Circle in Greenwich, Conn., on March 14, 2015, to protest hedge fund manager Paul Tudor Jones' funding of Repubican politicians.

http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/local/slideshow/The-week-in-photos-847/photo-7657159.php

An employee looks out the Tiffany and Co. store as marchers move.... photo: 7657133 slideshow 847

An employee looks out the Tiffany and Co. store as marchers move past on Greenwich Avenue in Greenwich, Conn., on March 14, 2015, to protest hedge fund manager Paul Tudor Jones' funding of Repubican politicians.

http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/local/slideshow/The-week-in-photos-847/photo-7657133.php

Darius Gordon holds paper hedge clippers as he and other marchers.... photo: 7657139 slideshow 847

Darius Gordon holds paper hedge clippers as he and other marchers move down Greenwich Avenue in Greenwich, Conn., on March 14, 2015, to protest hedge fund manager Paul Tudor Jones' funding of Repubican politicians.

http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/local/slideshow/The-week-in-photos-847/photo-7657139.php

Marchers move down Greenwich Avenue in Greenwich, Conn., on March.... photo: 7657134 slideshow 847

Marchers move down Greenwich Avenue in Greenwich, Conn., on March 14, 2015, to protest hedge fund manager Paul Tudor Jones' funding of Repubican politicians.

http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/local/slideshow/The-week-in-photos-847/photo-7657134.php

Michael Korn holds a sign supporting Citizen Action of New York as.... photo: 7657141 slideshow 847

Michael Korn holds a sign supporting Citizen Action of New York as he an other marchers move down Greenwich Avenue in Greenwich, Conn., on March 14, 2015, to protest hedge fund manager Paul Tudor Jones' funding of Repubican politicians.

http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/local/slideshow/The-week-in-photos-847/photo-7657141.php

Marchers walk toward Field Point Circle in Greenwich, Conn., on.... photo: 7657138 slideshow 847

Marchers walk toward Field Point Circle in Greenwich, Conn., on March 14, 2015, to protest hedge fund manager Paul Tudor Jones' funding of Repubican politicians.

http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/local/slideshow/The-week-in-photos-847/photo-7657138.php

Zakiyah Ansari of Brooklyn, mother of eight and Advocacy Director.... photo: 7657137 slideshow 847

Zakiyah Ansari of Brooklyn, mother of eight and Advocacy Director for the Alliance for Quality Education, speaks to a crowd of protesters in Greenwich, Conn., on March 14, 2015, to protest hedge fund manager Paul Tudor Jones' funding of Repubican politicians.

http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/local/slideshow/The-week-in-photos-847/photo-7657137.php

New York City school board member Elzora Cleveland speaks to a.... photo: 7657129 slideshow 847

New York City school board member Elzora Cleveland speaks to a crowd of protesters in Greenwich, Conn., on March 14, 2015, to protest hedge fund manager Paul Tudor Jones' funding of Repubican politicians.

http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/local/slideshow/The-week-in-photos-847/photo-7657129.php

A Review: Greenwich Symphony Soloist Performs with 'Finesse, Passion and Power'

In a performance scored entirely for full orchestra , the Greenwich Symphony showed its interpretive power as a musical group to be reckoned with in a near-flawless rendering of works of Samuel Barber and Jean Sibelius, , and Ludwig van Beethoven . The GSO, at full complement, began the Saturday evening with Conductor David Gilbert's remarks on the works to be played, alluding to the musical history of the pieces, the thoughts of the composers, and the relevance of the works to their time.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/review-greenwich-symphony-soloist-performs-finesse-passion-and-power-0?

Keeping an Easter Tradition in Greenwich

For the eighth consecutive year SPLURGE Unique Gifts, Home Decor and Jewelry is partnering with Kids in Crisis and the Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County to collect Easter baskets for children in need. To continue the Easter tradition, owner Sonia Sotire Malloy is providing her shop at 39 Lewis St. as a downtown location for residents to donate filled Easter baskets through Wednesday, April 1. Malloy said, "We are so thankful for our generous clients who have supported this event year after year.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/keeping-easter-tradition-greenwich-0?

Lara Spencer, Husband to Divorce After 15-Year Marriage

... a GMA contributor and David was a contributor to a morning show on CNN. He's now a broker at Houlihan Lawrence in Greenwich, Connecticut.  It's always sad to see couples split and the divorce rate climb, but only they know what's right for ...

http://www.mix96tulsa.com/feed/entertainment/lara-spencer-husband-to-divorce-after-15-year/f534R/

Lara Spencer's marriage over

... top priority. We will raise them and care for them together." Sources tell the paper that the couple, who live in Greenwich, Conn., are remaining friends and the split is amicable. In fact, they've headed out of town for a vacation with their kids, ...

http://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/2015/03/22/gma-co-host-lara-spencer-and-husband-split-after-15-years/

Local roundup: Fitch's Williams swims to pair of runnerup finishes at State Open

New Haven - Fitch High School senior Dakota Williams finished his season in style, recording a pair of second-place finishes at the CIAC State Open swimming and diving championships on Saturday at Yale University. Greenwich cruised to the team title with 658 points, and it was a pair of Greenwich swimmers who beat Williams to the wall.

http://www.theday.com/local-sports/20150322/local-roundup-fitchs-williams-swims-to-pair-of-runnerup-finishes-at-state-open

Greenwich homes often linger on the market

Dunnellen Hall, the Greenwich estate of the late Leona and Harry Helmsley, has been on the market for more than 240 days, after listing for $65 million in July, 2014. Despite the well-manicured lawns and multimillion-dollar estates dotting the streets of town, houses in Greenwich typically sit on the market for about 173 days -- just like the rest of the state.

http://m.ctpost.com/business/article/Greenwich-homes-often-linger-on-the-market-6148746.php

Greenwich homes often linger on the market

Dunnellen Hall, the Greenwich estate of the late Leona and Harry Helmsley, has been on the market for more than 240 days, after listing for $65 million in July, 2014. Photo: Contributed Photo, ST Despite the well-manicured lawns and multimillion-dollar estates dotting the streets of town, houses in Greenwich typically sit on the market for about 173 days -- just like the rest of the state.

http://www.newstimes.com/business/article/Greenwich-homes-often-linger-on-the-market-6148746.php

Students go head-to-head in robotics competition

... affected his Higgs Bots team. Alexa Murray, 18, wearing a pink wig, fires up the crowd with her RoboEpic team from Greenwich Academy in Greenwich, Connecticut on Saturday during the First Tech Challenge Super Regional Championship for the east, held ...

http://thetimes-tribune.com/news/students-go-head-to-head-in-robotics-competition-1.1851743

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Darien Wins First State Hockey Title Since 1969

Jack Pardue's second-period goal accounted for the game's only goal Saturday as Darien High School defeated Greenwich, 1-0, to win the Division I state title. Darien won its first state title since 1969.

http://darien.dailyvoice.com/sports/darien-wins-first-state-hockey-title-1969

Ephemera On Display At Greenwich Convention

An example of ephemera advertising for Old Town canoes and boats. The 35th annual conference of the Ephemera Society of America is being held at the Hyatt Regency in Old Greenwich.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/lifestyle/ephemera-display-greenwich-convention

Darien beats Greenwich 1-0 for Divison I hockey championship.

The Darien High School boys hockey team celebrates their 1-0 CIAC Division I boys state hockey championship victory over Greenwich High School at Ingalls Rink in New Haven, Conn., Saturday March 21, 2015. Darien took the title with a 1-0 victory over Greenwich on a Jack Pardue goal in the second period.

http://m.dariennewsonline.com/sports/article/Darien-beats-Greenwich-1-0-for-Divison-I-hockey-6150386.php

Things to do in and around Greenwich

Kent Russellis garden stories and expertise will be the feature of a 6:30 p.m. April 1 talk at the Greenwich Garden Education Center, 130 Bible St. Photo: Contributed Photo

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/Things-to-do-in-and-around-Greenwich-6150140.php

Darien beats Greenwich 1-0 for Divison I hockey championship.

At right, Brian Silard of Greenwich shoots high as Darien goaltender Will Massie, at center, goes for the save during first period action in the CIAC Division I boys state hockey championship game between Greenwich High School and Darien High School at Ingalls Rink in New Haven, Conn., Saturday March 21, 2015. At right looking on for Darien is Aidan Loh .

http://www.dariennewsonline.com/sports/article/Darien-beats-Greenwich-1-0-for-Divison-I-hockey-6150097.php

Woman's Club of Greenwich Holds Annual Philanthropy Tea

On Thursday, March 19th, The Woman's Club of Greenwich held their Annual Philanthropies Tea to distribute awards to local Greenwich organizations. The Woman's Club of Greenwich was founded in 1910 to bring together women to promote civic, philanthropic, and educational activities and exert a helpful influence in the community.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/womans-club-greenwich-donate-local-charitable-organizations-annual-philanthropic-tea?

Just Listed: 150 North Greenwich, CT 06830

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage is proud to support community news & The Greenwich Daily Voice.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/real-estate/just-listed-150-north-greenwich-ct-06830

Greenwich Goes Green For St. Pat's Day Parade On Sunday

St. Patrick's Day may have come and gone, but Greenwich residents have one more chance celebrate their Irish spirit. The town's annual St. Patrick's Day Parade, one of the largest in the state, will be on Sunday, March 22. It will step off from Town Hall on Field Point Road at 2 p.m. The parade route is Field Point Road to the Post Road/Route 1 to Greenwich Avenue.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/events/greenwich-goes-green-st-pats-day-parade-sunday

As Spring Arrives, Winter Takes A Parting Shot At Greenwich

Winter weather made a return to the Fairfield County area on the first day of spring, as snow started around midday Friday and continued into the overnight.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/news/spring-arrives-winter-takes-parting-shot-fairfield-county

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