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09/26/07 - Greenwich News Wire


Rebuilding Media

... ublic Communications, and meanwhile is managing partner of the media consulting firm of Digital Deliverance LLC in Greenwich, Connecticut. September 26, 2007 Journalism and Marketing

Tax Law Revisions May Slap Reinsurers, Hedge Funds

New York Sun

... revisions percolating on Capitol Hill that could have farreaching implications for Wall Street. The chairman of a Greenwich, Conn.-based insurer, W.R. Berkley Corp., told the Senate committee yesterday that measures currently in the tax code ...

For Some, Adult Day Care A Good Option
Hartford Courant

... is $76 a day, said Kathy O'Brien, senior gerontologist for the institute. For the Stamford area, which included Greenwich, Norwalk, Fairfield and New Canaan, the average based on six centers is $70 a day. Adult day care is designed for the frail ...

Fairfield mourns tragic loss of beloved sophomore

The Mirror Online

... dead at Stamford Hospital. She had sustained severe injuries from a car accident on the Merritt Parkway near Greenwich, Conn., state police said. Duhamel, 19, who was sitting in the backseat of classmate Matthew P. Holmes's Ford Bronco, was ejected ...

SEC steps up probes of hedge insider trading

Washington Post Video

GREENWICH, Connecticut - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is conducting more than 30 investigations into potential hedge fund manager misconduct in the northeast United States alone, with more in ...

Stanwich Club's Summa puts knowledge to good use

Journal News

GREENWICH, Conn. - There are two likely scenarios a golf professional faces when a tournament is played at his own club.

Top 10 Most Expensive Markets For "Average Home" in 2007

The Real Estate Bloggers

... average home which is not a surprise with the fantastic run up in property values in 2007. Also on the list are Greenwich, Connecticut and Boston, Massachusetts in the northeast. This has to account for the attention placed on housing out in ...

Report: Dallas housing is still a bargain 1:40 PM CT
Denton Record-Chronicle

... in a neighborhood that would appeal to relocating families. MOST EXPENSIVE Beverly Hills, Calif.: $2,206,883 Greenwich, Conn.: $2,018,750 La Jolla, Calif.: $1,800,000 Santa Monica, Calif.: $1,785,000 Palo Alto, Calif.: $1,677,000 MOST AFFORDABLE ...

Rest Areas Revisited

Westport News

... Interstate 95 and the Merritt Parkway. In lower Fairfield County, it applies to facilities in Darien, Fairfield, Greenwich and New Canaan, but its impact could be felt well beyond those communities. The study is the first step in a process that ...

Fairfield Weekly

... World Tourism Organization. Suggested activities include free entry to "sites of tourism interest" (Maybe Greenwich will share its shoreline with lowly out-of-towners), "illumination of the town's or village's main sites and monuments" (Bridgeport ...

Honoring the Magic and Power of Horses


... Torys LLP; Ascendant Energy, Margaret Bondy Interiors, Cocoa Michelle, The David Austin Collection, Delamar Greenwich Harbor & The Southport Village Inn, Family Care Visiting Nurse & Home Care Agency, LLC, The Higgins Group, Barbara C. Manion, O.D., ...

Free Museum Admissions This Saturday

This Is Connecticut

... free admission coupon. Participating venues in Connecticut Bruce Museum Greenwich, Connecticut Children's Museum of Southeastern Connecticut Niantic, Connecticut Hartford, Connecticut Westport, Connecticut ...

Survey: Boston Near Top Of Pricey Home Markets


... buyers could move into the same sized house. Eight of the top 10 most expensive markets were in California, but Greenwich, Conn., ranked No. 2. Coldwell Banker conducted the survey by compiling the sales data of 2,200-square-foot, four bedroom, 2 ...

Domestic Insurers Urge Congress to Level Playing Field on Taxes for Foreign-Owned Insurers

Insurance Journal West

... foreign-controlled insurers at the expense of domestic insurers. In addition to the W.R. Berkley Corporation of Greenwich, Conn., the Coalition for a Domestic Insurance Industry includes: AMBAC Financial Group Inc., New York, N.Y.; American ...

Department store shuts down rather than change

Beloit Daily News

... under the Macy's name. A few independent department stores, such as Stanley Korshak in Dallas and Richards in Greenwich, Conn., have survived by targeting affluent customers with designer wear. Goldmann's, situated in a working-class neighborhood, ...

Bermuda reinsurers' tax advantage debated

Business Insurance

... told the Senate Finance Committee on Wednesday. William R. Berkley, chairman and chief executive officer of Greenwich, Conn.-based W.R. Berkley Corp., told the committee that such reinsurers enjoy an unfair tax advantage over their U.S. ...

09/25/07 - Greenwich News Wire


School Library Journal

... of five, and a National Book Award winner, lives with her husband and first illustrator, Norman Hoberman, in Greenwich, CT. SLJ spoke with the author about what it's like to turn 50--in print. Fifty years! How's that feel? It's hard to believe, ...

Two Senior Appointments Made At W.R. BerkleyLoading...

Insurance News Net

BestWire September 25, 2007 167 words TWO SENIOR APPOINTMENTS MADE AT W.R. BERKLEY GREENWICH, Conn.

York Dispatch, The York Sunday News

... of three York Railway Co. parcels for $600,000 in a deal with parent company Genesee & Wyoming Inc., based in Greenwich, Conn. Formal settlement should be complete by next month. Developers Kinsley Companies and Maryland-based Enterprise Homes Inc. ...

'Effectively dead?': An activist investor makes its case for getting out


... of the company, which owns 18 "strategically valuable industrial properties" at the airports. Mercury, based in Greenwich, Conn., said it is the largest shareholder in International Aviation's owner, IAT Air Cargo Facilities Income Fund, with a 19.6 ...

Mercury Urges Board to Explore Strategic Alternatives and a Potential Sale to Maximize Value

PR Newswire

GREENWICH, Conn., Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Mercury Real Estate Advisors LLC, an affiliate of Mercury Partners LLC, a real estate investment management company based in Greenwich, CT, sent the following letter ...

Tween Girls Get Their Songs Professionally Recorded


Miss O & Friends Launches "Miss O Music" With Partners AOL and Recording Industry Veteran Producer/Songwriter John Boylan OLD GREENWICH, Conn.

Megadata Reports Strong Increase in Sales and Profits


Release date: September 19, 2007 Megadata Reports Strong Increase in Sales and Profits GREENWICH, Conn., Sept.

Greenwich Academy field hockey edges Greenwich High on last minute goal

Norwalk Advocate

Anticipation and excitement was in the air on the Greenwich High School sideline as the Cardinals field hockey team was several minutes away from claiming what has eluded them in the past --AOEa victory against ...

Lord & Taylor revamps image

Norwalk Advocate

... to tell the public it's relevant in the 21st century. The New York City-based chain that is controlled by a Greenwich family has started a magazine and billboard ad campaign, redesigned its shopping bags and revamped the bulk of its merchandise ...

Lawmakers get personal on laptop theft during state hearing

Norwalk Advocate

... taxpayers and businesses. The revelation from state Reps. Carlo Leone, D-Stamford, and Lile Gibbons, R-Greenwich, came during a three-hour hearing held by the legislature's Finance, Revenue and Bonding Committee on the August theft. Leone told ...

Rell's trooper-delivered subpoenas irk Democratic lawmakers
Norwalk Advocate

... that should 'shock and alarm' taxpayers. Duff said last night that he spoke with a state trooper Sunday at the Greenwich weigh station who delivered similar letters to other Fairfield County lawmakers. 'He said it took him about two hours,' ...

GHS volleyball tops St. Joe to move to 6-0

Norwalk Advocate

When the Greenwich High School volleyball team looked at its schedule, it knew this stretch of games in mid-September was not going to be easy.

Girls Soccer Velaj keys Westhill win

Norwalk Advocate

... Mo Spellman (five saves) each had an assist for St. Joseph. Alexa Bitetto had 14 saves for Stamford (1-3-1). Greenwich 7, Trinity Catholic 0 - Senior co-captain Emily Niehaus had two goals and one assist, while Kristina Patrk tallied one goal ...

The house where Whittier died

Hampton Union

... began right here in Hampton Falls, New Hampshire." The Gove house was dismantled in 1996 and sold to a family in Greenwich, Conn. It still maintains the thick shutters which once acted as a defense against Indian raids. The Gove stables and tavern ...

Fed's rate cut may give little relief to homeowners, shoppers

The Morning Call

... will follow, said Michael Darda, chief economist at the equity trading and research firm MKM Partners LP in Greenwich, Conn. ''Lock in your rate now,'' Darda said. ''Long-term bond yields will put a floor under how much further mortgage payments ...

Area schedule and results

Journal News

... Solomon Schechter 3, Blind Brook 0 Bronxville 1, North Salem 0 Westlake 3, Kennedy 1 Greens Farms 3, Masters 2 Greenwich Academy 4, Rye Country Day 3 Horace Greeley 3, Ursuline 1 Hackley 7, Convent of the Sacred Heart 0 Croton-Harmon 2, ...

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