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01/27/10 Greenwich Newsmaker Richard Blumenthal

The Latest News Reports About Greenwich Resident Richard Blumenthal

Real Life Dr. Doolittle Could Lose 178 Animals
NBC Connecticut
By LIDIA RYAN Attorney General Richard Blumenthal filed a motion Wednesday for custody of dozens of animals seized from Paul Novicki's farm. ...
EDITORIAL: Bysiewicz stumbles over an 1897 law
New Haven Register (subscription)
If she is qualified, the ruling will be open to claims of partisan politics and may prove an embarrassment for Attorney General Richard Blumenthal. ...
State hiring administrator to distribute F&S Oil restitution
Waterbury Republican American
Attorney General Richard Blumenthal's office earlier this month issued a request for proposals to oversee the process for paying out about $1 million to ...
Scenes From Writing the State of the Union
U.S. News & World Report (blog)
A young aide named Richard Blumenthal, now running for senator from Connecticut, helped him home for some much-needed sleep. * Ronald Reagan's 1982 address ...
GOP Should Pick its Fights
By substituting the popular Democratic attorney general, Richard Blumenthal, for the walking-dead Dodd, Democrats had foiled what was practically a sure ...
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Foxwoods dealers to vote on first-ever union contract
Norwich Bulletin
Attorney General Richard Blumenthal, whose office supported the workers' right to organize, applauded the agreement and praised Foxwoods for "doing the ...
Judge to hear last arguments on PandW closures in state
istockAnalyst.com (press release)
... and the office of state Attorney General Richard Blumenthal know last week that she wanted to hold one final hearing before rendering her decision. ...
Verizon to Investigate Town Property as a Cell Tower Site
The first was also withdrawn following widespread objections from local and state legislators, including Gov. Jodi Rell, Atty. Gen. Richard Blumenthal and ...

Richard Blumenthal In The Blogoshere:

By Mike (Ali) Raccoon Eyes Kinney
Richard Blumenthal: My view is some perceptions of me as a public official and perhaps as a person are based on misconceptions. I have deep and unshakeable respect for the principles of sovereignty and I have emphasized at every ...
TEACHING THE VALUES OF PEACE - http://teachingthevaluesofpeace.blogspot.com/
Ag Dept. Finally Captured that Rogue Scottish Highland Cow - Ken ...
By Ken Dixon
"Attorney General Richard Blumenthal today filed a motion for custody of dozens more animals seized from the property of a man recently arrested for separate animal cruelty charges related to a North Haven farm, and who has a long ...
Ken Dixon's Blog-O-Rama - http://blog.ctnews.com/dixon/
Conn AG Seeks Federal Injunction Blocking Pratt's Moving Jobs ...
By George Gombossy
Attorney General Richard Blumenthal today argued in federal court for an injunction blocking Pratt & Whitney's transfer of 1000 jobs out of state because the company violated its union contract by failing to pursue all reasonable ...
Connecticut Watchdog - http://ctwatchdog.com/
Hamzy takes shot at Bysiewicz - The Bristol Press: Bristol, Conn ...
Hamzy gave credit to Attorney General Richard Blumenthal for reaching into his own pocket to pay the $110 client security fund fees that Connecticut lawyers have to fork over to the state Department of Consumer Protection each year. ...
News from www.bristolpress.com - http://bristolpress.com/
Wake up America: And There Goes Pennsylvania
By Susan Duclos
Democrats might want to push Specter out of the race and find another Democrat with statewide standing to run against Toomey, in the same manner that they pushed Chris Dodd out for Richard Blumenthal in Connecticut. ...
Wake up America - http://wwwwakeupamericans-spree.blogspot.com/
Can We Talk Mayoral Campaign?
... policy contrasts from that of the state's current attorney general, Richard Blumenthal, who is not seeking re-election as he runs for U.S. Senate. he requires his 200 or so staff lawyers to pay their fees out of their own pockets. ...
Pethacker - http://www.pethacker.com/
CT News Junkie How Much Is A Politician's Name Worth?
By Christine Stuart
Attorney General Richard Blumenthal, who is running for U.S. Sen. Chris Dodd's seat, already owns www.RichardBlumenthal.com. Sullivan says other domain names in any combination of Blumenthal "would be worth no more than $15-$20 dollars" ...
CT News Junkie - http://ctnewsjunkie.com/ctnj.php
New Haven Advocate: News - Too Close to Home
By By Craig Fehrman
Due to the gag order, Attorney General Richard Blumenthal can't comment on Komisarjevsky's letters or McDonald's journalism. McDonald said that "nobody has contacted me from the Connecticut Attorney General." His publisher received one ...
New Haven Advocate: News - http://www.newhavenadvocate.com/section.cfm?uid=49
Are We Ready for Electronic Health Records? « The Balancing Act
By Saira Nayak
Earlier this month, AG Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut brought the first HIPAA action by a state AG against HealthNet, a Connecticut based insurer that allegedly waited 6 months to report the breach of private medical and financial ...
The Balancing Act - http://thebalanceact.wordpress.com/
RealClearPolitics - Politics Nation - State of the Political Landscape
Democrats' best news this year has been the retirement of five-term Connecticut Sen. Chris Dodd, who was likely to lose in November. Attorney General Richard Blumenthal currently holds big leads over his potential GOP opponents. ...
RealClearPolitics - Politics Nation - http://www.realclearpolitics.com/politics_nation/
The Valley Advocate: News - Letters: What Do You Think?
By By Our Readers
FirstEnergy chose to convert to biomass after settling the lawsuit filed by Connecticut's attorney general Richard Blumenthal (now running to replace Sen. Christopher Dodd) and other parties that sued the company "for failing to clean ...
The Valley Advocate: News - http://www.valleyadvocate.com/article.cfm?aid=7848
VoIP Gateway Solution » Blog Archive » VoIP - BRIEF: State Getting ...
By blogauthor
Connecticut taxpayers stand to get nearly $250000 from a $3 million, multi-state settlement with Vonage, the Internet-based telephone provider, Attorney General Richard Blumenthal said. Connecticut and 31 other states sought redress ...
VoIP Gateway Solution - http://www.voipgatewaysolution.com/blog/
NavyWife: Chuck DeVore discusses the California Senate Race on CBS
By Fearless Leader Sue
National Review Online · The Doddering Old Party -- By: NRO Staff - Call him "Senator." Richard Blumenthal, Connecticut's attorney general, beats his Republican opponents -- Rob Simmons, Linda McMahon, and Peter Schiff --... 3 hours ago ...
NavyWife - http://navyspouce.blogspot.com/

Recently Updated Web Pages About Richard Blumenthal

The Life of Richard Blumenthal: An Interactive Timeline - latimes.com
The Life of Richard Blumenthal: An Interactive Timeline. The Hartford Courant. January 6, 2010. Copyright © 2010, The Hartford Courant ...
Richard Blumenthal The New York Observer
Topic: Richard Blumenthal. Dodd Exits, Gracefully. Dodd Exits, Gracefully. By Steve Kornacki. The longtime Connecticut senator's early exit will make it ...
Friday's Where We Vote: Richard Blumenthal «
by John Dankosky – Attorney General Richard Blumenthal is next on Where We Live's "Where We Vote" series, Friday morning at 9 a.m. He's riding enormous ...
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The first HIPAA-related lawsuit has just been filed by Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal. The AG is suing Health Net of Connecticut for ...

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01/27/10 Greenwich Newsmaker Ned Lamont

The Latest News Reports About Greenwich Resident Ned Lamont

John Droney: Ned Lamont, Dannel Malloy, and Tom Foley Are The Only "Real ...
Hartford Courant
Among the eight Democrats who are in the race at the moment, only Greenwich cable TV entrepreneur Ned Lamont and former Stamford mayor Dannel Malloy have a ...
Waterbury Mayor Jarjura to run for governor
Waterbury Republican American
The Waterbury mayor is joining a crowded Democratic field that already includes millionaire businessman Ned Lamont; former Stamford Mayor Dan Malloy; ...
New Haven Advocate
Political Rites and Wrongs
New Haven Advocate
Speaking of which, whatever happened to Ned Lamont? The successful businessman turned populist political peacenik (whose lack of political experience was ...
Will Amann bow out of governor's race?
Journal Inquirer
... with the frontrunner in the race for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination, Greenwich cable executive Edward "Ned" Lamont, according to a source. ...
Waterbury Republican American (blog)
Please make him go away
Waterbury Republican American
Civil libertarians have been giving him lower marks of late primarily because he beat Red Ned Lamont. Conservative groups consistently rate him in the ...
Waterbury Mayor Michael Jarjura Will Not Run For Attorney General; Still ...
Hartford Courant
... Jarjura would be battling for the Democratic nomination against seven fellow candidates - Greenwich cable television entrepreneur Ned Lamont, ...

Greenwich Resident Ned Lamont In The Blogoshere:

Connecticut Bob: Thursday: Lamont to speak at Milford DTC
By CT Bob
Gubernatorial hopeful Ned Lamont will speak at the Milford Democratic Town Committee meeting tomorrow (Thursday, Jan. 28th) at 7:30PM. Directions below. The DTC meeting is open to the public, and in addition to Lamont, we'll host Health ...
Connecticut Bob - http://ctbob.blogspot.com/
About to stop running -- Amann
By ConnPolitics.tv Editor
Amann, who was the first Democrat to declare his candidacy has met with Ned Lamont, who led the most recent Quinnipiac University Poll, and is intending to meet with former Stamford Mayor Dan Malloy tomorrow. ...
ConnPolitics - http://connpolitics.tv/index.php
He's in… for now - Connecticut Postings - Connecticut News
By Frank Juliano
MILFORD – Former House Speaker James Amann says he's still a candidate for governor, but that could change if Greenwich businessman Ned Lamont enters the race. "I'm still the only Democrat officially running for governor, so I guess I'm ...
Connecticut Postings - http://blog.ctnews.com/connecticutpostings/
Villainous Company: Sarah Palin and RINO-ization by Association
By Cassandra
Posted by: Kurt Cobain at January 27, 2010 11:21 AM. Well, apparently she's only three steps from that Ned Lamont character. McCain, Leiberman, Lamont. I mean, how close can you get? Posted by: Grim at January 27, 2010 11:29 AM ...
Villainous Company - http://www.villainouscompany.com/vcblog/
Register Citizen Blogs: Northwest Connecticut Politics: More jump ...
By Register Citizen Staff
Ned Lamont, the millionaire failed 2006 U.S. Senate candidate. - Dan Malloy, former mayor of Stamford and failed 2006 Democratic primary candidate. - Mary Glassman, first selectman of Simsbury and failed 2006 lieutenant governor ...
Northwest Connecticut Politics - http://northwestctpolitics.blogspot.com/
Lamont close to decision on gov - Greenwich Real Time
By Neil Vigdor
Ned Lamont, who is in the exploratory phase of running for governor, dropped hints Wednesday to Real Time that he may very well take the plunge. "You're not supposed to explore forever," said Lamont, who has been making the rounds ...
Greenwich Real Time - http://blog.greenwichtime.com/realtime/
Arkansas Blog: With Dems like these...
Mark Pryor, then on the Committee to Elect More Democrats to Congress, endorsed Joe LIEberman's Independent run for Congress the last time around OVER the candidacy of the Democrat Ned Lamont. But that was just dandy with the national ...
Arkansas Blog - http://www.arktimes.com/blogs/arkansasblog/
Mano Singham's Web Journal: The end of politics-5: How Obama sold ...
By Mano Singham
We should not forget that Obama sought out Lieberman as a mentor when he entered the Senate and supported his re-election bid for the senate against the more progressive Connecticut Democratic Party candidate Ned Lamont. ...
Mano Singham's Web Journal - http://blog.case.edu/singham/2009/09/18/the_lack_of_foresight_in_the_bible
iBlog West Hartford: America's Honest Historian, Howard Zinn, 1922 ...
By iBlog
Thursday: Lamont to speak at Milford DTC - Gubernatorial hopeful Ned Lamont will speak at the Milford Democratic Town Committee meeting tomorrow (Thursday, Jan. 28th) at 7:30PM. Directions below.The D... 3 hours ago ...
iBlog West Hartford - http://iblogwesthartford.blogspot.com/

A Recently Updated Web Page About Greenwich Resident Ned Lamont

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01/27/10 Greenwich Newsmaker Linda McMahon

The Latest News About Greenwich Resident Linda McMahon

Various News: Fox News Pips USA, Lieberman Supports McMahon, More
Joe Lieberman, who at one time was an officer in the PTC which fought hard against the WWF in the 90s, talks about supporting Linda McMahon for Senate here. ...
The Doddering Old Party -- By: NRO Staff
National Review Online
Richard Blumenthal, Connecticut's attorney general, beats his Republican opponents — Rob Simmons, Linda McMahon, and Peter Schiff — by 20 points in ...
Will Connecticut voters continue the Massachusetts trend?
Daily Caller
Candidates Rob Simmons and Linda McMahon have other ideas and what better time to ride the storm of change. Both Republican candidates have the means and ...
More FB madness
Hartford Courant
Linda McMahon. She has over 7000 fans, but the wall amost seems to reflect her background in wrestling. It's chippy and contentious. ...
Wrestling Inc.
News On Linda McMahon, Ultimate Warrior, AXXESS, WWE/UK Tour, More
Wrestling Inc.
By Ryan Clark January 27, 2010 -- Tickets for the shows in Scotland go on sale January 30th at 9AM, while tickets for the England shows go on sale ...
DON PESCI: The Citizens United decision
Middletown Press
Here in Connecticut, the former CEO of World Wrestling Entertainment Linda McMahon, now running for the US Senate as a Republican, has come under fire for ...

Greenwich Resident Linda McMahon In The Blogoshere

Anti-Bernankeism in Connecticut « LewRockwell.com Blog
By Lew Rockwell
UPDATE from Hector Roos: Please add to your post that Linda McMahon actually did give her opinion in an appearance on The Kudlow Report (January 6th, 2010), where she said she'd vote to confirm. Video is available on Youtube. ...
LewRockwell.com Blog - http://www.lewrockwell.com/blog/
What Do We Need? « A Feather Adrift
By Sherry
The last CEO of the WWF, Linda McMahon, is purportedly interested in running for the Senate seat soon to be vacated by CT senator Chris Dodd. One of her arguments, is that she, while having no political experience, is an experienced ...
A Feather Adrift - http://afeatheradrift.wordpress.com/
rasslinriotonline news: (WGN) Jan 27: Monday Night Wars take two ...
By Brian Tramel
Joe Lieberman at http://tinyurl.com/yg99a6e says he may endorse Linda McMahon for Senate. He said he will stand back for now and see how the Senatorial race unfolds before he makes a decision. TNA WRESTLING NEWS ...
rasslinriotonline news - http://rasslinriotnews.blogspot.com/
Dammit: 3rd Party Nonsense
By td
Richard Blumenthal, Connecticut's attorney general, beats his Republican opponents -- Rob Simmons, Linda McMahon, and Peter Schiff --... SCOTUSblog. Last Thursday's ruling in Citizens United v. FEC continues to be the overwhelming focus ...
Dammit - http://wwwdammit.blogspot.com/

Recently Updated Web Pages About Greenwich Resident Linda McMahon

Rob Simmons for U.S. Senate » Linda McMahon's Many Myths
Linda McMahon Cited WWE's Health And Wellness Policies, Claiming The Health Of WWE Performers "Has Always Been And Always Will Be Of Paramount Importance. ...
NorwalkPlus.com News - Linda McMahon adds endorsements of former ...
Linda McMahon for Senate 2010 today announced former state Representatives Carl Dickman and Jack Stone have thrown their support behind Linda's candidacy ...
Do you think Linda Mcmahon will win the Royal Rumble, it could ...
lol WWE went PG for Linda Mcmahon, so maybe they …

Linda McMahon 2010 Connecticut Senate Race:
Politico.com has a big article up, including quotes from former WWE wrestlers, regarding Linda McMahon's Senate campaign. The article focuses largely on the ...
Videos Posted by Linda McMahon: Volunteering for Scott Brown [HD ...
by Linda McMahon. 0:31. On January 18th, 2010, volunteers from ... as a NY person supporting Linda McMahon... I am supporter martha coakley in MA! tonight ...

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01/27/10 Greenwich Diva Starts To Cover The Story That Hearst Newspaper Editor David McCumber Is Affraid To Touch

Protecting Taxpayers And Public School Children: Greenwich Bloggers Go After The Story That Greenwich Time Reporters Turn A Blind Eye To....

Greenwich Diva: Keeping it “REAL” in Greenwich, Connecticut

Greenwich, Connecticut BOE facility director Tony Burns fired ...
By Claudette Rothman

A Board of Education employee in Greenwich, Connecticut was fired for allegedly taking "kick-backs" on the Hamilton Ave school project. It is alleged that Tony Burns, the former Facility Director for the BOE, received payments from ...


In 2005, the elementary school closed its doors after it was discovered that the long-standing building had mold and structural problems.

What was supposed to be an 18-month project lasted four years and cost the taxpayers of Greenwich more than $31 millions.

The school, which houses 317 children, was forced to relocate its students to modulars that were located at Western Middle School.

In 2008, the modulars were forced to shut down after it was discovered that they too had a mold problem.

In 2009, Worth Construction Co. sued the town of Greenwich for almost $6 million for damages and losses they incurred because of numerous delays caused by the school’s building committee and other handlers of the projects, including Tony Burns.

Also in 2009, a group of Hamilton Avenue School parents sued the town saying the school failed to address “persistent” and “pervasive” mold problems at the modular facility......

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Top Story:
Greenwich Time Is Too Affraid To Tell The Single Family Home Owners About The Fraud Waste And Abuse At The Greenwich Public Schools, But Greenwich Roundup Is Never Afraid To Tell Taxpayers The Truth.
Taxpayers And Parents Just Can't Trust Superintendent of Schools Sidney Freund And The Greenwich Board Of Education Members To Be Upfront And Honest.
Freund Just Wants To Hide And Cover Things Up When Greenwich Residents Hard Earned Tax Dollars Are Wasted And Small Children Are Put In Danger.
Greenwich Time Cub Reporter Colin "BOE Brown Nose" Gustafson Is Aware That Town Hall And The Board Of Education Board Of Education Building Is A Buzz With The Rumor That......
Greenwich Public Schools Facility Director Tony Burns was escorted from his job at the Board Of Education last week by security because he is under investigation for receiving kickbacks on the modular project and the Hamilton Avenue School building project.
So far the official BOE spin for his firing is that he falsified time sheets.
That's Why Western Middle School Parents Are Crazy, If They Trust The BOE With The Situation At Western Middle School.
Who Knows Maybe Tony Byrne Was Taking Kick Backs From Charles Schwartz, who the Hamilton Avenue School parents proved was no longer licensed, nor is his company Environmental Assessments & Solutions, Inc. registered with any reputable Environmental Agency or Group.
Anything Is Possible At The Fraud Plauged Greenwich BOE.
Why Do BOE Administrators Keep On Insisting On Using Charles "I Didn't Need A Stinking License" Schwartz?

Just Look At The Crap That Greenwich Time Cub Reporter
Colin "BOE Brown Nose" Gustafson Writes ....

By Colin "BOE BROWN NOSE" Gustafson

Superintendent of Schools Sidney Freund believes his success as the town's latest education leader depends heavily on the success of his teachers and how effectively his administration supports them.

That's why some of his first moves since taking over as the superintendent have included holding off on introducing new initiatives that might add to the burden on educators and expanding the use of so-called "data teams" to set priorities from the ground up, he said.....

The Public Schools Don't Need Any Freaking "DATA TEAMS".
They Need Empowered Parental Investigative Teams Who Will Put And End To The Fraud Waste And Abuse That Is Bankrupting The Single Family Homeowners Of Greenwich.

Every BOE Cover Up Wastes Valuable Tax Dollars That Are Supposed To Go To Greenwich School Children.
The Greenwich Time Editors do not have the journalistic balls to ask why a copy of the test results and the letter from the so-called environmental consultant Charles Schwartz is not posted on the Greenwich Public Schools website for all to see.
Why hasn't Steven B. Anderson, Board of Education Chairman or Dr. Sidney A. Freund, Superintendent of Schools issued a press release about the mold and the leaking steam pipe that some Western Middle School parents say is wraped in asbestos.
The Greenwich Board Of Education Has Downplayed And Lied To Parents About Mold In The Past. Can Parents really Be Expected To Trust Thier Childrens Health To The Same Old Cast Of Characters Who Tried To Cover Up Serious Mold Infestations In The Hamilton Avenue School And The Modular Classrooms.
For FIVE Days This Is All That Western Middle School Parents Have Been Told .....
January 21, 2010
Dear WMS Parents,
I am writing to inform you about some facilities work that will occur at Western this weekend.
A steam pipe leak in the crawlspace below the art storage room was reported. There was excessive humidity and condensation in the closet, presumably due to the steam leak.
An environmental investigation of the adjoining art rooms and storage closet was conducted by Charles Schwartz representing Environmental Assessments & Solutions, Inc.
The report noted, "no mold like staining, odor, or irritation were experienced in the adjoining rooms including the Kiln Room, E2 classroom, E6 classroom, or the E4 computer classroom.
Based upon our observations we conducted bioaerosol (mold in air) and asbestos air testing in the concern storage room and all adjoining rooms and halls with rapid turn-around. Asbestos air samples with TEM analysis identified no asbestos in air in any of the sample locations." Mr. Schwartz did note "visible mold like staining on thewindow, exterior wall and wood cabinets in the storage room.
"There was no musty odor nor did the investigator experience irritation symptoms while in the storage room."
Please note this is a locked storage room that students do not access. Based on this information, a mold remediation contractor was immediately employed to conduct interim control measures directed on-site by the investigator including the following actions:
1. The E2 storage room was placed under negative pressure with a HEPA filtered negative air machine, then the room was locked and sealed.
2. The Kiln Room was surface cleaned using HEPA vacuums and biocidal single use rags. Following these interim control measures retesting for bioaerosols was conducted and the results confirmed no asbestos in the air in any of the sample locations."
As you know from our summer facility projects, the Connecticut State Department of Health requires that all abatement projects, including this one, must be done when no childrenunder the age of eighteen are in the building.
The leak repair work and required abatement of the E2 storage room will be conducted this weekend.
Thus, all afterschool activities and the late bus on Friday, January 22nd, will be canceled.
Although we understand this is an issue of concern, we are pleased with the rapid response of the district and our team of consultants.
We are relieved that this report confirms that at no time was the health of students or staff in danger.
A copy of the testing results letter from the environmental consultant is available upon request.
Please feel free to contact me with any concerns or questions.
Sincerely, Stacey Gross, Ed.D.
The BOE Publicly Released Mold Test Results Before:
01/23/10 You Wont Read This At The Greenwich Time: Now There Is Mold At Western Middle School
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01/22/10 The Raw Greenwich News Feed: Afternoon Edition

The Latest Greenwich News Reports:

Greenwich mansion goes up in flames
Eyewitness News is told the sprawling house erupted in flames on North Porchuck Road just after 4:30 am Heavy flames shot through the structure, ...
A Pogrom in Greenwich?
Atlantic Online (blog)
According to Ira Stoll, the founder of AQR Capital Management, Clifford Asness, is comparing President Obama to the Cossacks because of his attacks on... ...
Photo series begins tomorrow
Greenwich Post
This year's series, "Greenwich Tails," which will run the last week of every month, offers a closer sniff of some of the most needy animals at town shelters ...
Local teams have their ups and downs
Stamford Times
They dropped a 6-2 decision to Greenwich on Thursday, Jan. 21, and lost to Fermi 4-2 on Saturday, Jan. 23. The Black Knights slipped to 2-8 following an 8-2 ...
Manhattan Prosecutors Probe Plainfield Hedge Fund
Wall Street Journal
Plainfield Asset Management LLC, based in Greenwich, Conn., has been in litigation in federal and state courts with several companies it took stakes in who ...
Delay In Alleged Murder Case On Paloma CEO's Estate
The landscaper accused of murdering his daughter on a Greenwich, Conn., hedge fund manager's estate last month has had his plea delayed again after his ...
McMahon tabs Albano as new football coach
The Hour
Albano has also been the head coach of the Greenwich High School wrestling team for the past three seasons, a member of the staff with the Cardinals for the ...
Hedge funds still popular but under greater investor scrutiny
Portfolio Adviser
... for institutional investors investing in hedge funds, according to a global survey report released by SEI in collaboration with Greenwich Associates. ...
Area Stocks: Crane drops; to pay March dividend
Danbury News Times
Gamco Investors of Rye, NY, an investment advisory firm run by Greenwich resident Mario Gabelli, lost $1.24 to close at $42. ...
Oil-Field Services: An Uncertain Investor Outlook
... is used to loosen tight rock formations in which shale gas is trapped, says Geoff Kieburtz, an oil service analyst at Weeden & Co. in Greenwich, Conn. ...
SEI Survey: Transparency Tops List of Concerns for Hedge Fund Investors
Securities Industry News (subscription)
... to a survey conducted by fund administrator and operations service provider SEI and Greenwich Associates, a Greenwich, Connecticut based research firm. ...
Swaps Trading Surges as National Deficits Rise: Credit Markets
Traders "are not necessarily betting there's a default," said Brian Yelvington, head of fixed-income strategy at Greenwich, Connecticut-based broker-dealer ...

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By Claudette Rothman
A Board of Education employee in Greenwich, Connecticut was fired for allegedly taking "kick-backs" on the Hamilton Ave school project. It is alleged that Tony Burns, the former Facility Director for the BOE, received payments from ...
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Joe Lieberman is on Twitter. "The Senate Twitter Caucus has gone tri-partisan!" Lieberman spokeswoman Erika Masonhall wrote in an e-mail this morning. You can follow him at http://twitter.com/joelieberman ...
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Once upon a time there was a special pair of shoes. These shoes were first spied in a glossy magazine, most likely the New York Times Fashions of the Times magazine. A little girl and her mother (fine the girl was not so little inasmuch ...
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Nelson "Oz'' Griebel Announcing Run Against Greenwich Resident Tom Foley In CT Governor's Race On Thursday

R. Nelson "Oz'' Griebel, one of the top business leaders in the Greater Hartford region, will announce Thursday that he is running for governor....

... be facing off against the two front-running Republican candidates - former U.S. Ambassador to Ireland Tom Foley of Greenwich and Lt. Gov. Michael Fedele of Stamford. Former U.S. Rep. Larry DeNardis of Hamden, who served in the Congress .....

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01/27/10 Congressional hopeful tells Greenwich resident Jim Himes,"Our economy needs real stimulus"

Connecticut's recession continues to get worse. Official unemployment in our state is now 9 percent, which is really closer to 17 percent when you include the under-employed. We lost over 87,000 jobs last year in Connecticut. Every middle class family has been directly or indirectly impacted by this job loss, and the federal government has failed to come up with solutions that work.

Our congressman, Jim Himes, has failed us on the economy by rubber-stamping Nancy Pelosi's big government proposals. The stimulus package passed by Washington has failed to stimulate the economy and has done nothing to stem the tide of unemployment facing our state. Ask yourself -- has your family benefited from the stimulus package? Unfortunately, the main result of the stimulus package is another $10,000 in federal government debt for every family in Fairfield County. The stimulus package has been an expensive failure.

Government cannot end the recession by spending more money. Small businesses will need to lead us out of the recession. Small business owners have created more than 90 percent of the new jobs in our state in the last 10 years. While big corporations are great to have in Connecticut, it is the little guy who really drives our economic growth. Government's role should be to set up the best tax, regulation, and legal system for small businesses to create good jobs for Connecticut families -- and I believe Washington can still take action to accomplish this goal.

First, the federal government should repeal the remainder of the stimulus package and use it to cut payroll taxes for small businesses and middle class families. Less than 20 percent of the stimulus has actually been spent, meaning there is over $500 billion just sitting in Washington. We could cut the payroll tax in half for the next year and still spend less than that. This tax cut would mean the average middle class family would receive $1,500 of their income back, and small businesses would get 3 percent of their payroll back.

Instead of the pork-barrel projects in the stimulus package, we can directly help small businesses and middle class families. Instead of give-aways to special interest groups, a direct tax cut will enable small businesses to hire more people and put money directly into middle class families' pockets. Best of all, the deficit would be lowered because the tax cut would be less expensive than the current "stimulus" package.

Second, we need to stop Jim Himes' out-of-control spending that has led to a record $1.4 trillion deficit this year. Instead, we should implement a federal spending cap to eliminate our deficit by 2015. I propose we limit government spending increases to the rate of inflation plus population growth -- about 1-2 percent under current conditions. America is projected to have a deficit of over $9 trillion in the next 10 years, but this is based on the assumption that politicians continue to grow government at 7 percent per year (which they historically have done).

A federal spending cap would force politicians of both parties to make choices about what our spending priorities are as a nation. Without a forcing responsibility through a spending cap, politicians from both parties will take the easy way out when it comes to making the hard choices we need to make about government spending. A spending cap will force the politicians to get serious about controlling government spending and entitlement reform.

We need real stimulus for our economy. Our high unemployment numbers send a clear message: Jim Himes and Nancy Pelosi are getting it wrong. My hope is that both Republicans and Democrats can work together to implement the real solutions I have proposed for small business and middle class families.

Dan Debicella is the Republican state senator representing Stratford, Shelton, Monroe and Seymour. He is seeking the Republican nomination to challenge incumbent Democrat Jim Himes for the U.S. Congress in Connecticut's Fourth District.

Source: http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/default/article/Congressional-hopeful-Our-economy-needs-real-338542.php

01/27/10 Greenwich Frontrunner Ned Lamont Keeps Kicking But In Connecticut

CT Gov: Amann bows out?

I guess Joe Lieberman's best friend is giving up on his fantasy... Is former House Speaker James A. Amann's bid to become Connecticut's next governor about to end? The Democrat from Milford was to have met early today with the frontrunner in the race for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination, Greenwich cable executive Edward "Ned" Lamont, ...

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01/27/10 The Himes Times, State of the Union

Dear Greenwich Roundup,

The President will deliver his State of the Union speech this evening. I have recorded a short message about what I hope to hear.

Himes Times, SOTU

Please enjoy the speech tonight, and as always, I welcome your input and ideas.



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