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Wednesday, November 25, 2009

11/25/09 The Raw Greenwich News Feed: Greenwich Resident Ned Lamont Is In The News

Let's End the Filibuster GOOD
By Brian Beutler
Big political news from last night: Senator Joe Lieberman lost the Connecticut Democratic primary to upstart Ned Lamont. Whether the ... Read & Discuss. Blog : GOOD Blog. Where Are We on Health Care Reform ...
GOOD Main - http://www.good.is/
The Reality Check » Blog Archive » In Defense of Joe Lieberman
By Thomas Lindaman
Isn't Lieberman an Independent because of Senate Democrats stabbing him in the back after they backed Ned Lamont in 2006? As if the Left hasn't shown enough duplicity by opposing Lieberman, there's more. A frequent refrain from Leftists ...
The Reality Check - http://www.therealitycheck.org/
Prog Gold » Lieberman was no mistake
By Martin Wisse
Ned Lamont was an outsider, a candidate of the base who ran against the interests of the party's leadership and they'd rather see an obstructist rightwinger elected than lose control; had Lamont won, we might have seen more of these ...
Prog Gold - http://www.cloggie.org/proggold/



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Psych evaluations continue for Pemberwick grandfather
STAMFORD -- Three months after a 76-year-old grandfather charged with murder was ruled competent to stand trial, his lawyer is continuing to plan psychiatric evaluations to determine how to proceed.

Gerardo Lombardi, of Pemberwick, appeared in state Superior Court on Wednesday morning looking haggard and sporting a long, gray beard.

Lombardi's lawyer, public defender Howard Ehring, told a judge he had obtained the results of a recently performed psychiatric evaluation that will be used to determine if Lombardi is suffering from an "extreme emotional disturbance."

However, the results of the test were not put before the court because the prosecutor said he needed more time to sort through the findings.

"I am just getting that report," said Assistant State's Attorney Paul Ferencek......

Two charged with stealing from unlocked cars
A Rhode Island man and a Greenwich resident were caught after breaking into unlocked cars at the Putnam Green apartment complex Tuesday night when a witness called police to the property, police said.

Mark Pelazza, 20, of 1 Seitz Lane, and Corbin Holland, 20, of 207 Ohio Ave., Providence, were arrested and charged with criminal attempt, simple trespass, sixth-degree larceny from a motor vehicle, conspiracy and third-degree burglary.

Police arrived at the apartment complex at 11:30 Tuesday night and saw a car attempting to leave the parking lot with its headlights off, according to a police report. There were two men in the car who matched the description from a witness, who observed them attempting to enter nearby vehicles, police said.

A bottle of liquor was in plain view, police said, and both suspects were under age 21. Police searched the car and turned up items that had been stolen from the unlocked cars, according to the police report.

A search found a hypodermic syringe and a soda cap with white residue in one of Pelazza's pants pockets, police said......

Glenville fire station renovation project ramps up
A major renovation project at the Glenville Volunteer Fire Co. is starting to show signs of progress, with the construction of two new garage bays finished in time for the winter.

The next phase of the $2.8 million project will begin shortly after Thanksgiving, when the station's sleeping quarters are shifted to a set of modular trailers on site while the rest of the building is renovated.

Fire Chief Peter Siecienski said the renovated building will be a marked improvement.
"It's going to at least meet the needs of the career and volunteer force of a modern fire department," Siecienski said.


Established in 1903, the Glenville Volunteer Fire Co. was an all-volunteer force that operated out of the Veterans Club on Riversville Road until moving to its current Glenville Road site in 1953. Since that time, the force, including 30 active volunteers and eight career firefighters, as well as its five-engine fleet, has outgrown the 8,526-square-foot station.

Greenwich zoning commission requires more information on pair of developments
Opponents of a restaurant that is undergoing a major renovation scored a victory Tuesday as they persuaded the Planning and Zoning Commission not to immediately approve changes the restaurant.

Instead, Luca's Steakhouse at 35 Church St., has to file a site plan and a special permit application for changes it wants, including to its facade and the placement of a gas meter and transformer.

Tuesday, the Town and Country Condominium Association at 20 Church St. -- directly across from Luca's -- argued the changes requested by the restaurant were too extensive to be approved by the commission at the meeting.

Jane Hogeman, the lawyer representing the commission, said Luca's should file an application for a site plan and a special permit, a more formal process that includes notifying neighbors of possible changes to the plan.

"(The changes have) come in dribs and drabs," Hogeman said, adding that her clients and other neighbors haven't been formally notified of the requests.

She said her clients had other concerns including traffic, noise and landscaping, which could affect property values and quality of life.

Thomas Heagney, the lawyer for Luca's, said the changes were minimal and asked for the commission's blessing to proceed......

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11/25/09 The Raw Greenwich News Feed:

Greenwich Old Timers celebrate local and national honorees
Greenwich Time
Greenwich Old Timers board member Peter Pennella and boxing writer Bert Sugar, with his trademark fedora and cigar, joke at the Annual Old Timers Dinner at ...
Greenwich woman charged with impersonating a police officer fights back
Greenwich Time
By Debra Friedman The lawyer for a Riverside woman charged with impersonating a police officer said Greenwich detectives got it wrong when they arrested her ...
YWCA to honor 11 in Aquatic Hall of Fame
Greenwich Post
The YWCA Greenwich Aquatic Hall of Fame was established to honor outstanding swimmers, divers, water polo players, coaches and volunteers whose ...

Girls Soccer: "Final Ratings of the Season." - iTeams High ...
By Matt Conyers
Looking for the best quarterfinal game among the four classes? Look no further than Glastonbury's 2-0 double overtime victory over Greenwich. That's how close Greenwich came to playing in the semifinals or better. ...
Sports blogs - http://blogs.courant.com/sports_blogs/
South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford Needs a Big-Time Hartford Lawyer ...
By Ken Dixon
Greenwich's Foley considering a run for governor Ken Dixon's Blog-O-Rama - http://blog.ctnews.com/dixon/
Greenwich Luxury Prime Real Estate The LA 10 - Top Ten Lists of ...
By Allison Davis
The storied mansions of Greenwich real estate are bastions of timeless style and centuries-old sensibilities. The classic design of Victorian homes outlasts.
The LA 10 - Top Ten Lists of... - http://la10.cityspur.com/



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11/25/09 The Raw Greenwich News Feed: Greenwich Residents Linda McMahon, Ned Lamont And Tom Foley

Foley Weighs Switch From Senate Race To Governor's Race
Hartford Courant
With nearly a full year before the election, low poll numbers and Linda McMahon's pledge to spend as much as $50 million of her own money have already ...
Ryan: The election is over, but it's election time again
Darien Times
Maybe you noted that one Linda McMahon has been swamping the airwaves and your mailbox with her up-to-$50-million-or-more campaign (see CapitolWatch by ...
In Defense of Joe Lieberman
American Daily
Isn't Lieberman an Independent because of Senate Democrats stabbing him in the back after they backed Ned Lamont in 2006? As if the Left hasn't shown enough ...

Heat On Linda McMahon For 9/11 Stance, PWU/VERUS Controversy ...
By Ryan Clark
Linda McMahon is getting some criticism from Republicans and Democrats alike for her wishy-washy response to a question about whether the 9/11 trials should be held in New York. "I'll probably have more firm policy statements after the ...
TPWW - http://www.tpww.net/
Wrestling Smackdown in Connecticut Republican Primary Race
By David Brody
Will Linda McMahon become the next Dede Scozzafava? Look. McMahon is a serious threat to win the Republican nomination because she's rich and that means she's going to spend her millions of her own money in the race. ...
The Brody File - http://blogs.cbn.com/thebrodyfile/
Republicans clearing field against Dodd - The Scorecard - POLITICO.com
By Josh Kraushaar
It's looking increasingly likely that former GOP congressman Rob Simmons and former World Wrestling Entertainment CEO Linda McMahon will be fighting mano-a-mano for the Republican nomination against Sen. Chris Dodd (D-Conn.) ...
Scorecard's Blog - http://www.politico.com/blogs/scorecard/
My Left Nutmeg:: 'Tis The Season
By Jon Kantrowitz
Tue Nov 24, 2009 at 16:49:35 PM EST. For some great parties and get-togethers in my neck of the woods - hope to see you at some of these: 1. Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009. Cocktails and conversation with Ned Lamont ...
My Left Nutmeg - Front Page - http://www.myleftnutmeg.com/
Ned Lamont to vote in the Senate Caucus World llc Articles Of ...
By admin
Ned Lamont describes today's vote in the Senate, Joe Lieberman as chairman of the HSC. ... CTBob Ned Lamont Joe Lieberman Homeland Security Connecticut.
World llc Articles Of Organization - http://www.articlemild.com/

Linda McMahon We Need To Focus On Real Issues NotFictitious ...
Former WWE CEO Linda McMahon, a candidate for the Republican nomination to run against Sen. Chris Dodd (D-CT), denounced Democratic attacks on her for the ...



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11/25/09 MEDIA ALERT: Join Ned on Dec. 10th in New Haven

Please join

Ned Lamont

And friends

For a holiday celebration and small-dollar fundraiser
as he explores a potential run for Governor of Connecticut.

Thursday, December 10th, 2009
7:30 PM to 9:00 PM


at BAR
254 Crown Street
New Haven, CT 06511
[
Map and Directions]

Suggested minimum contribution $5

or RSVP to Jessie Jamar at jessiejamar@gmail.com or (203) 656 3719.

RSVP and spread the word on Facebook here!

P.S. Please forward this invite to your friends and family!
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11/25/09 Happy Thanksgiving - Reminder - Rob Mathes Christmas Concert Tickets On Sale - Concerts Dec 18, 19 & 20

Rob Mathes 09 Concert Poster


The 16th annual Rob Mathes Christmas Concert
Friday, December 18, 8 pm
Saturday, December 19, 8 pm
Sunday, December 20, 3 pm


Presented at The Performing Arts Center, Purchase College
PepsiCo Theatre
· 735 Anderson Hill Road, Purchase, NY
Tickets: $40 & $55

The Performing Arts Center Box Office: 914-251-6200
The Music Source: 203-698-0444

Concert Benefits The Max Scotti Fund and Making Headway Foundation - Dedicated to the care, comfort and cure of children with brain and spinal cord tumors

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11/24/09 The Raw Greenwich News Feed

Guide to Thanksgiving Day football
The Hour
Greenwich has won the last two meetings by scores of 27-0 and 37-0 and Staples won the previous two, 20-0 and 10-0. Players to watch: ...
Man shot in gas station robbery
Greenwich Post
According to police, the incident took place early Saturday morning at the Mobil On the Run station at 1429 East Putnam Ave. in Old Greenwich. ...
Greenwich Old Timers celebrate local and national honorees
Greenwich Time
With Thanksgiving just around the corner, it was time to give thanks to Mongovan Monday night at the Greenwich Old Timers Athletic Association's 49th Annual ...
Matt Doran column: Staples-Greenwich: More on the line than you think
The Hour
If Staples and Greenwich meet on the football field next season with a combined two losses between them, there won't be much to play for other than deciding ...
Darien second, New Canaan third as Greenwich wins Open swim crown
Greenwich Time
By David Fierro NEW HAVEN -- When going up against a program with the tradition, talent and depth Greenwich has, one for two is pretty good. ...
Bus versus truck accident injures 15, snarls traffic
Connecticut Post
The accident caused extensive delays during the morning commute with a 12-mile backup on I-95 South and congestion from Rye, NY, to Greenwich on the ...
Health Department to offer third clinic
Greenwich Post
Today the Greenwich Department of Health will be offering a third H1N1 Vaccination Clinic open to all persons who meet the priority group criteria on ...
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Christmas Won't Come to Greenwich This Year -- Daily Intel
By Jessica Pressler
But the place that has suffered the most, the real eye of the financial storm, is Greenwich, Connecticut. Since the financial crisis, the bedroom community popular with financial-services professionals has become like a ghetto, ...
Daily Intel - http://nymag.com/daily/intel/
Get Back to Computer Basics at Greenwich Library - Library News
By Kate
Get back to basics and hone your computer and Internet skills as Greenwich Library's Technology Training center rolls out 10 programs in December geared toward helping you master your PC. The Technology Training Center will also host ...
Library News - http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/blog/library_news/
Harrow Posts: Greenwich, Granby Memorial and Darien win titles in ...
By JosephR
The Connectict Interscholastic Athletic Conference field hockey tournament was so competitive in the Class L bracket this year that of the six previous state playoff games involving finalists Greenwich and Pomperaug, not a single one ...
Harrow Posts - http://hockeypower.blogspot.com/
Hedgefinger: Calling All You Hedge Fund Angels: Greenwich ...
By Holden D. Redbone
Greenwich, CT is probably going to be forced to cut back on its Christmas lights this year, having only raised $30000 for a display that costs a minimum of $45000 to put on, if we're talking bare bones, $60000 if we want it done up ...
Hedgefinger - http://hedgefinger.blogspot.com/



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