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Monday, January 12, 2009

1/12/08 The Raw Greenwich News Feed (Updated)

Greenwich Roundup is once again spanning the globe to bring Greenwicites the latest news about thier town.....

Top Story:

Greenwich Yankee Fans Who Derive A Sick Pleasure From Other's Dispair. Now These Rude And Obnoxious Fans Will Have To Pay More Money To See A Ball Club Owned By A Jacka$$.

Metro-North sets Yankee train fares
Norwalk Advocate
Greenwich residents would pay $11.75 during peak hours and $10 off-peak. It's a little pricey, but the service will make it easier to get to Yankee Stadium, ...

Madoff fallout grows
Cay Compass, Cayman Islands
....They include funds linked to the Fairfield Greenwich Group, a fund of funds that lost $7.4 billion of its investors’ money after entrusting it to Mr. Madoff ...

US jobless rate at 16-year high
... ita s likely to be a long slog for the US labour market,a said Michael Darda, chief economist at MKM Partners in Greenwich, Connecticut. Further highlighting the grim economic picture, a separate government report showed US wholesale inventories ...

Top 10 Madoff Losers
Politonomist, Canada
Fairfield Greenwich Group - $7.3 billion. By far the biggest loser of all, Fairfield Greenwich Group staked 100% of it’s Fairfield Sentry assets with ...

Demand Still Strong in 'Belly of the Curve'
Wall Street Journal
... that's threatening to the market, and rates are probably going to improve," said David Ader, head of government bond strategy at RBS Greenwich Capital. ...

MCW Offers Children Introduction To Musical Instruments
... and founding member of Anonymous Four). Pre-concert hands-on string instrument display provided by Atelier of Greenwich, CT. Kids on Central Tickets are $15; $10 for students and senior citizens; and free for Conservatory students and faculty. For ...

Main Head
Norwalk Advocate
Those five along with Sarah Mannelly, who had 31 points in a win over Greenwich last week, and freshman point guard Kacey Pippitt have managed to turn a ...

Greenwich Pileup On 95:
CONFUSION IN GREENWICH: "First Responders Debate How Chain Reaction Accident on I 95 Occurred.

The Greenwich Police Department and Fire Department disagree on what caused the massive pile up on 95.

Sgt. Brent Reeves of Greenwich Police Department says, "...a car slid on the ice from Saturday's snowstorm and other vehicles collided with it", but Greenwich Deputy Fire Chief Thomas Nixon says a construction barrel caused the chain reaction accident .

13-car pileup closes Interstate 95
Connecticut Post
... a car slid on the ice from Saturday's snowstorm and other vehicles collided with it, said Sgt. Brent Reeves of Greenwich police. No one was badly hurt, Reeves said. Two people were transported to Stamford Hospital with minor injuries. The accident, ...

Construction barrel in roadway sparks 12-car chain reaction crash on 95
The Patent Trader
A construction barrel in the middle of Interstate 95
in Greenwich caused a 12-car chain reaction accident this morning, shutting down all northbound traffic for about two hours, from 12:15 to about 2:20 p.m.
Thomas Nixon, the deputy fire chief for the town of Greenwich, said they are investigating how the obstruction got into the roadway, but noted the construction on the overpass above where the accident happened, Exit 4 at Indian Field Road. ....

Bridgeport News
... an animated movie studio responsible for the movie “Horton Hears a Who” and “Ice Age,” among others, has moved from White Plains, NY, to Greenwich, ...

Hedge funds: Cut down to size?
The Peninsula
... writes James Mackintosh As hedge fund managers returned last week to their plush offices in London's Mayfair and Greenwich, Connecticut, many hoped to forget the industry's worst year on record. But 2009 threatens to bring a detox diet for traders ...

Peninsula On-line, Qatar
US-based Fairfield Greenwich and Tremont Capital, two of the biggest, alone account for about a quarter of the $42bn total. Some high-profile investors, ...

Big donations from 12 Connecticut residents
... and lobbyists. George Bush had a $250,000 inauguration contribution ceiling four years ago. Daniel Fass, a Greenwich oncologist, said he doesn't expect any perks for his $50,000 donation. But he will have access to hard-to-get tickets to balls, ...

Stamford Advocate
Greenwich's free bed expenditures are large for a hospital of its size because there are few donor stipulations, director of finance Jim Phillips said. ...

I-95 reopens after 13-car pileup
Connecticut Post
Interstate 95 in Greenwich reopened to traffic after a 13-car pilup closed the northbound side for about two hours.

Norwalk Advocate
An informational meeting for parents of players ages U9-U12 will be held Jan. 15 at 7 p.m. at the OGRCC, 90 Harding Road, in Old Greenwich. Paperwork as well as information on fees, schedules and teams will be available. All tryouts will be held at Bobby Valentine's Sports Academy. Players must pre-register by Jan. 21. Tryouts will be held Jan. 23 and Jan. 24. Contact the OGRCC at 637-3659 or e-mail ogrcc.execasst@yahoo.com

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Greenwich Roundup Demonstrates It's Psychic Abilities
Look For This Upcoming Feature News Story In The Mainstream Greenwich Newspapers One Week From Today:

The Date In History Ex-Greenwich Time Editor Joe "I Commisioned An Investigative Report On Murder Victim Martha Moxley And Kept In My Desk For Ten Years Because I Was Afraid I Would Get Sued" Pisani Would Like Us All To Forget.

January 19, 2000 - Michael Skakel, nephew of the late Sen. Robert Kennedy surrenders in Greenwich, Connecticut, to face charges that he beat a childhood friend to death 24 years before.

Stamford Advocate
In Greenwich, police and firefighters had responded to about 10 accidents by about 5 pm and had answered more than 100 phone calls, according to police. ...

DoD Spending To Peak in '10?
Defense News
... agencies. That initiative is expected to cost about $30 billion over the next five to seven years. Analysts from Greenwich, Conn.-based Broadpoint AmTech, a stock trading and research firm, said they expect modest growth for the defense industry ...

Columbia Daily Tribune, MO

The "Equus" horses went to Greenwich, Conn., for a day to visit a horse farm owned by one of the show’s producers. The actors watched professionals groom ...

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