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Wednesday, November 11, 2009

11/11/09 The Raw Grenwich News Feed

Norwalk boys soccer team ousted by Greenwich in LL playoffs
Greenwich Time
By Patrick McNamee When the Greenwich and Norwalk boys soccer teams met at the end of the regular season two weeks ago, forwards Kenny Doublette and Andres ...
Recounts change the outcome of two of three Greenwich RTM races
Greenwich Time
This was the second municipal election in which electronic ballot-readers resembling fax machines were used in Greenwich. ...
Greenwich Academy soccer cruises in FAA semifinals
Greenwich Time
Apparently, top-seeded Greenwich Academy never got the memo. The Gators put on a clinic in the FAA semifinals Tuesday afternoon, scoring on four of their ...
Greenwich police blotter
Greenwich Time
- Irazu Fernando Gabriel, 41, of 51 Forest Ave., was charged Monday with threatening and disorderly conduct. He was released on a $2500 bond. ...
FCIAC Swimming -- Young Westhill-Stamford team pleases coach
Stamford Times
By STEVE GEOGHEGAN GREENWICH -- Youth was served for the Westhill-Stamford co-op girls swim team at the annual FCIAC Swimming Championships Saturday at ...
Grannick's was a hub for newsmen on Greenwich Avenue
Greenwich Time
I'd like to tell a little more about this man who was a such an enduring fixture on our town's celebrated Greenwich Avenue. As far as I can determine, ...
Soprano Harman sings with Greenwich Symphony
Connecticut Post
The Chamber Players of the Greenwich Symphony continues its season with back-to-back concerts featuring American soprano Risa Renae Harman. ...

October real estate numbers - Greenwich Real Time - Greenwich Time
By Lisa Chamoff
While real estate agents are still calling 2009 one of the worst years ever in the Greenwich market, sales figures for October are at least ahead of 2008. According to the latest figures from both Shore & Country Properties and ...
Greenwich Real Time - http://blog.greenwichtime.com/realtime/
Nuclear power revival for GE leaves waste unsolved – Greenwich Time...
By Christopher Zurcher
. When 65 scientists met at Princeton University in 1955 to decide where to permanently store radioactive waste from nuclear power plants, their conclusion was simple: ...
CT Environmental Headlines - http://environmentalheadlines.com/ct/

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11/11/09 Bysiewicz, Lamont Top Democrats' Field

HARTFORD — Secretary of the State Susan Bysiewicz declared herself the Democratic front-runner for governor one day after Gov. M. Jodi Rell announced her retirement.

Bysiewicz trumpeted a new Quinnipiac University poll that shows her leading a crowded Democratic field and closely trailing the Republican governor in hypothetical match-ups.

“I think the good news about the Quinnipiac poll is that it shows not only would I be the strongest primary candidate, but I would also be the strongest general election candidate in the race,” she said.

However, Bysiewicz downplayed the results showing her only 3 percentage points ahead of Greenwich businessman Ned Lamont in a Democratic primary.

Lamont just formed an exploratory last week. Bysiewicz set hers up 10 months ago, and she has been secretary of the state since 1999.

Moreover, the 3-point lead was within the poll’s margin of error. Poll director Douglas Schwartz called it “statistically insignificant.”…

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