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Thursday, June 4, 2009

06/04/09 The Raw Greenwich News Feed: Evening Edition

In Greenwich, Big Discounts on Big Homes w/Photo
New York Times
Even in tough times, some things never change. So workmen were busy on Wednesday unloading a Gatsbyesque armada of vintage cars for this weekend's Greenwich Concours d'Elegance , a show of classic yachts and automobiles from makers like Rolls-Royce, Pierce-Arrow, Lagonda and Cord.

Plans to build 21K-sqft palace get canned .....
Tycoona s wife wona t tear down huge mansion
GREENWICH, Conn. - The wife of one of Russia's richest men says she will not tear down a massive mansion in Connecticut to build an even bigger one.

Darien's Hokin recognized by Connecticut Council of Family Service Agencies
Darien News-Review
... a generous personal contributor. He has also recruited several crucial people to serve on the board. Perisa, of Greenwich, has been a member of Family Centers' Head Start Preschool staff for 15 years and acted as an advocate for Greenwich's most ...

Celebrity classic cars auctioned in Greenwich
Hartford Courant
A celebrity car auction this weekend in Connecticut will feature some rare finds, including Clark Gable 's 1938 Packard convertible and a 1928 Rolls Royce driven by Robert Redford in "The Great Gatsby." Also on the block will be a 1939 Cadillac limousine featured in the 2006 Robert Deniro film "The Good Shepherd." The annual Greenwich Concours ...

Dow edges up on cautious optimism: U.S. jobless claims fall, productivity rises ..... Stocks gain after report says workers collecting unemployment benefits fell unexpectedly ......
Stocks mostly gain after data on jobs, retailers
... then the stock market makes all the sense in the world," said Michael Darda, an economist with MKM Partners in Greenwich, Conn. "If it turns out there is no recovery until next year, then the market could run into some trouble." On Wednesday, ...

Putter pushes Sahn into WGA Amateur final
WGA Amateur: Follow the final hole-by-hole as it unfolds
Journal News
Trevor Sahn of St. Andrews and Michael Ballo, Jr. from Woodway have teed off in the finals of the WGA Amateur at Fairview Country Club in Greenwich, Conn.

Residents gear up for third annual Greenwich/Stamford Swim
Darien News-Review
The third annual Swim Across America: Greenwich to Stamford Swim is ready to make a splash in the area for cancer research, prevention and treatment.

Darien Deer Management Committee investigates chronic Lyme disease
Darien News-Review
... connection between the two." The Darien Deer Management Committee is working in conjunction with Time For Lyme, a Greenwich-based organization. "Time for Lyme is a community organization, a non-profit that is focused on research and education," said ...

Patagonia Employees Win Bike Challenge w/Photo
Westport Now
... for the Dahon Company. Pictured are (l-r) Cuomo and Patagonia employees Dave Hames of Weston, Rilke Klingstorn of Greenwich, and Pietig. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Dave Matlow for WestportNow.com 06/03 04:36 PM Comments (0)

And Last But Not Least:

Tom Foley to run for Senate w/Photo
My Left Nutmeg
... committee to officially run for the U.S. Senate seat held by Connecticut's Chris Dodd. Foley, a Republican from Greenwich, also served for the U.S. government in Iraq in 2003 and 2004. He was charged with developing a plan to privatize many of the ...


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