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Friday, August 28, 2009

08/28/09 The Raw Greenwich Business News Feed: This Just In......

Atlas of Greenwich expands manufacturing base
Westfair Online
Atlas Holdings of Greenwich has acquired producer of engineered wood products and building systems, Trus Joist Commercial. Trus Joist Commercial was a ...

08/28/09 The Raw Greenwich News Feed: This Just In ......

Flood control in Greenwich
Greenwich Time
By Anthony M. Macleod

Greenwich has a problem: too much flooding and too few dollars for flood control. The solution requires public support to fund a ...

08/28/09 MEDIA ALERT FOR GREENWICH PRESS: An Invite to Opening Day for Staff

Hi all,

You are invited to the Greenwich Public Schools' Annual Convocation (First
Day of School for Staff Address)
Monday, August 31, 2009
Greenwich High School Student Center (great photo op of all GPS staff in
one place - only time this happens each year!)
10 Hillside Road
Greenwich, CT
Speakers begin at 8:30 AM
Agenda attached.

Hope you can make it!

Kim Eves
Director of Communications
Greenwich Board of Education
290 Greenwich Avenue
Greenwich, CT 06830


Phone: 203-625-7415
e mail: kim_eves@greenwich.k12.ct.us
Fax: 203-869-8003

08/28/09 The Greenwich Briefing

Comprehensive News Feed for Greenwich, CT.
  • Online Bookstore, Literary Matters, Launched
    posted on August 29, 2009 01:47:55 am
    ... book groups to opening an online bookstore. But that's exactly the career path that Esther Bushell, a teacher in Greenwich, Conn., for 40 years, has taken. By the time she stopped teaching in 2005, she had turned running book groups into a full time ...
  • Danny weakens, but expect a soggy Saturday
    posted on August 28, 2009 10:32:11 pm
    ... have been cut to about 40 mph. High tide today will occur at 6:36 p.m. in Bridgeport harbor, and at 6:40 p.m. in Greenwich and Stamford harbors. On Saturday, when Danny will make his closest approach, high tide will occur at 7:14 a.m. and 7:36 p.m. ...
  • Dominick Dunne, 1926-2009
    posted on August 28, 2009 12:24:24 am
    ... least, other serious crimes. In each case he reported a ' Claus Von Bulow, the parricidal Menendez brothers, the Greenwich, Connecticut murder of a teenage girl allegedly involving a Kennedy relative, the Florida rape acquittal of William Kennedy ...
  • U.S. stocks rebound on financials, oil
    posted on August 05, 2009 03:00:00 pm
    ... reaction from the banking sector, especially Citigroup," said Steve Goldman, market strategist at Weeden & Co in Greenwich, Connecticut. "So that helped to stem the declines." Shares of insurance company American International Group Inc soared 27 ...
  • Jewish network now available in Fairfield County
    posted on August 28, 2009 02:58:50 pm
    ... of interest," Golub said. "It took them a while, but who cares?" Golub, who has served as a rabbi in Stamford and Greenwich for 37 years, said the network will add to the richness of the Jewish experience in Fairfield County. "It's the only place on ...
  • A different tale of tomatoes found at Farmer's Market
    posted on August 28, 2009 01:21:02 pm
    On Saturday the Farmer's Market in Greenwich brought a revelation. Some parts of northern Connecticut had escaped the late blight that has brought such woe to Greenwich gardeners.
  • Teaching the elders the Mediterraneans' memory saving diet
    posted on August 28, 2009 01:20:52 pm
    Following the recent news that a Mediterranean diet with regular exercise can lower the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease by as much as 60 percent, a timely cooking presentation was given to more than 70 seniors on Monday at the Greenwich Senior Center.
  • Teens plant and prosper from two community vegetable gardens
    posted on August 28, 2009 01:20:46 pm
    A green initiative from the White House has taken root at the Boys Girls Club of Greenwich called the Young Gardener's Program, helped along by an enterprising high school student with a green thumb, Sara Bakrow.
  • Town tomato growers share agony over late blight
    posted on August 28, 2009 01:20:36 pm
    For many a Greenwich gardener the summer of 2009 -- one of the coolest and wettest on record -- will be remembered for when their tomatoes suddenly died.
  • Area Stocks
    posted on August 28, 2009 11:55:19 am
    ... led by a group that included Norwalk-based Priceline.com Inc. and PartnerRe, which has its U.S. headquarters in Greenwich. The Hearst/Bloomberg Southwest Connecticut Index was up 0.56, to 95.06, as 34 stocks gained, 38 fell and 10 were unchanged. ...
  • Stamford Highlights
    posted on August 28, 2009 05:48:44 am
    ... Church on Skylar Avenue. Festival directors include Cappola & Sons Construction of Stamford and Golden Events of Greenwich. San Manghese Social Club is donating the use of its field; Sorrento's Pizza and Vinny's Luncheonette are both donating ...
  • Property transactions
    posted on August 28, 2009 12:36:00 am
    ... GREENWICH (Transactions recorded through July 17.) Jed L. and Jana P. Simmons sold to Darran and Cynthia Baird, property at 42 ...
  • Heidenreich answers oily queries
    posted on August 27, 2009 11:59:58 pm
    Fritz Heidenreich, president of Greenwich-based Heidenreich Innovations LLC, has launched a new fee-based service on its Q88 Web site that provides shipbrokers, charterers, agents and other industry participants with tanker information.
  • Writer detailed big crime cases
    posted on August 27, 2009 03:00:00 pm
    ... 1993's 'A Season in Purgatory,' which helped revive interest in the 1975 slaying of teenager Martha Moxley in Greenwich, Conn. A Kennedy relative, Michael Skakel, was convicted in the killing in 2002. Dunne was born in 1925 in Hartford, Conn. He ...
  • Bedford man joins child care center board
    posted on August 27, 2009 03:00:00 pm
    ... itable organizations, including Neighbor's Link in Mount Kisco; Robin Hood in New York City; and Trinity Church in Greenwich, Conn. For more information about Mount Kisco Child Care Center, visit www.mkccc.org or call 914-241-2135.
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