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Monday, March 8, 2010

03/08/10 The Raw Greenwich News Feed; Late Night Edition

The Latest News About Greenwich

Greenwich High School coach to shave his head for charity
Greenwich Time
Gavin, an assistant varsity football coach and the freshmen baseball coach at Greenwich High School, will be at Bradford's Grill and Tavern in Stamford on ...
Greenwich Red Cross provides senior citizen disaster education classes
Greenwich Post
Senior members of the Greenwich community are invited to attend free disaster education classes at the Greenwich Chapter of the American Red Cross. ...
RHS boys hockey team plays Greenwich in states
Ridgefield Press
The Ridgefield High boys hockey team will face FCIAC rival Greenwich in the opening round of the Division I state tournament on Wednesday night at 7:15 at ...
Greenwich Post
Greenwich teens stand up against dating violence
Greenwich Post
Greenwich was well represented at a recent press conference marking National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month. With 13% of Connecticut's ...
Greenwich Post
Greenwich Choral Society performs Salve Regina
Greenwich Post
The Greenwich Choral Society presented Music from a French Cathedral on Sunday afternoon at Christ Church in Greenwich. The packed church was treated to ...
Ashforth Commends John Anderson for 40 Years of Service
Norwalk Plus Magazine
By Albert B. Ashforth, Inc. STAMFORD, CT – After nearly 40 years of service, John Anderson has decided to retire from Greenwich Plaza, Inc., ...
Duke Chorale to perform
Greenwich Post
On Wednesday, March 10, at 8 pm, the Duke University Chorale will present a concert at the First Congregational Church of Greenwich, 108 Sound Beach Ave., ...
In This Week's Barron's Mag: Banking Lonely at the Top; Why Commodities and ...
Barron's (blog)
Sales of luxury homes in Greenwich, Connecticut had near-record volume in the final months of 2009, — whodda thunk!–writes Steven Sears in the cover story. ...
Japan Deflation Battle to Push Yen Lower Versus Rivals
Wall Street Journal
Typically this supports the Japanese unit," said Andrew Wilkinson, senior market analyst at Interactive Brokers in Greenwich, Conn. ...
The heart truth
Danbury News Times
Watson lost his job as a purchasing manager for the Hyatt Regency Greenwich early last year. He said he receives disability payments, but once he gets past ...
Area stocks: Ethan Allen inches up
Danbury News Times
Presstek, a Greenwich-based developer of digital offset printing solutions, gained 29 cents to close at $3.29. Presstek has entered into a $25 million, ...

Greenwich In The Blogoshere

Greenwich Hedgie Seeks Tax Break On Plywood Palace
Hedge fund manager Charles Davidson paid $22 million for his Greenwich, Conn., estate. But he's going to the mat to save $20000 on his property taxes this year.
Institutional Partners - http://institutionalpartners.com/
Greenwich Roundup: 03/07/10 Where's The Greenwich Time? - Let's Go ...
By Greenwich Roundup
Town Hall Insiders Say That John J. Fareri is President and Chief Executive Officer of Fareri Associates, a real estate development company in Greenwich, Plans Fill The Hole That Greenwich BMW Left With A National Drug Store Chain And A ...
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Cell Towers - Getting involved in Greenwich - Connecticut News
By John Bowman
State and local issues affecting southwestern Greenwich.
Getting involved in Greenwich - http://blog.ctnews.com/bowman/
INTERIOR DESIGN INTERN (GREENWICH, CT ) - Graphic Design Jobs
By webmaster@craigslist.org
LOOKING TO LEARN THE ROPES?? INTERIOR DESIGN INTERNSHIP Cos Cob based Interior Design Studio catering to residential and commercial sites seeks dedicated intern with a social networking edge looking to learn the ropes.
Graphic Design Jobs - http://www.graphicdesign-jobs.com/
Inside Greenwich Real Estate: Greenwich Real Estate News ...
By lairini
Utilizing Online Mailing Services â€" Make the Most of Direct Marketing - RISMEDIA, March 8, 2010â€"Many real estate professionals know that direct marketing is one of the most cost efficient methods of marketing to both new and .
Investors Club - Zentrica.net - http://www.zentrica.net/
Did I Really Move to Greenwich?: Now Here It Is, Your Moment of Zen
By Yelena
So, I've been angry recently. Really really really really really really really angry. At everything and nothing, at myself and other people, indiscriminately and pointedly. If you were to ask me to choose one word to describe myself, ...
Did I Really Move to Greenwich? - http://didireallymove.blogspot.com/
Spring 2010 Newsletter » Parents Together – Greenwich, Connecticut
By admin
Wednesday, April 7, 2010, 9:15 AM The Cone Room, Greenwich Town Hall They Only Get To Grow Up Once: Preventing Your Child's Future Drug and Alcohol Use Alison Birnbaum, LCSW, "Ask the Expert" at www.theAntiDrug.com. Newsletters ...
Parents Together - Greenwich,... - http://www.parentstogetherct.org/
Greenwich Elementary School: Changing Bus Stops
By Greenwich
Please see the letter sent out December 14th discussing bus stop changes. You can view the letter here. This is in place to ensure the safety of all students. Thank you for your cooperation. Sincerely, Sarah Bilotti. Posted by Greenwich ...
Greenwich Elementary School - http://greenwichelementaryschool.blogspot.com/
Sunday liquor sales may uncork in CT
By ConnPolitics.tv Staff
We get killed in Greenwich because we can't sell on Sundays," said Bruce Nevins, a Greenwich store owner. The border stores are getting help from their legislators who point out to be open on Sunday would be an option just as only some ...
ConnPolitics - http://connpolitics.tv/index.php
Interesting statistic about women and the General Assembly ...
By Brian Lockhart
Women representing lower Fairfield County in Hartford include: Sen. Toni Boucher, R-Wilton, Rep. Kim Fawcett, D-Fairfield, Rep. Livvy Floren, R-Greenwich, Rep. Lile Gibbons, R-Greenwich, Rep. Patricia Billie Miller, D-Stamford, and Rep. ...
Political Capitol - http://blog.ctnews.com/politicalcapitol/
Will Zales take the glow off Richard Breeden's trading career ...
By Teri Buhl
Richard Breeden, of Greenwich-based billion dollar hedge fund Breeden Capital, appears to be losing his investors a lot of money, so it's a fair question. Friday, the Wall Street Journal wrote a front page story on Breeden, spelling out ...
Teri Buhl - http://blog.ctnews.com/teribuhl/
Erin Callan Putting Her Flexibility To Good Use Out East ...
By Bess Levin
Was she out in Greenwich, keying Dick Fuld's Benz? Was she stepping out of black cars, momentarily pausing for a camera that was no longer there? Had she let herself go? No one knew. Until now. Fortune did a little investigative ...
Dealbreaker - http://dealbreaker.com/

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03/08/10 Reader Submitted Comments About The Cos Cob Power Plant

How can the Town of Greenwich allow a soccer field to be built under these high tension power lines?

Connecticut State laws will not allow these types of power lines to be built over or next to a school.

Our little children and pregnant soccer moms will suffer under these power lines.

Who is going to measure the EMF radiation?

Please go to the Planning and Zoning meeting on Tuesday night and say no to the soccer field at the old Cos Cob power plant.

Sent from my Verizon Wireless BlackBerry

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03/08/10 The Raw Greenwich News Feed: Afternoon Edition

The Latest News Reports About Greenwich

NY's Paterson Shuns Wall Street Stock Transfer Tax
BusinessWeek
"If you want to move Wall Street to Greenwich, Connecticut, impose a stock transfer tax," Paterson said at a so-called town hall meeting in Brooklyn today. ...
10 Best Places for Second Homes
Wall Street Journal
In Greenwich, Conn., realty brokers say, the final months of 2009 were almost record-setters for sales volume, as two years of pent-up demand was unleashed. ...
Connecticut DOT To Pitch $50 Million Resurfacing Project, Plus Bridge Repairs
Hartford Courant
All told, nearly 163 miles of state highways from Stonington to Salisbury and Greenwich are scheduled for repair under the $50 million state Department of ...
Least-tested candidate may have most to say
Journal Inquirer
Interviewed on WFSB-TV3's "Face the State" program the other day, Foley, another Greenwich businessman, gave indications that he has been taking Connecticut ...
Police blotter
Greenwich Time
Police said Silver was arrested on a warrant for stealing funds from a Bank of America branch in Greenwich through fraudulent accounts. ...
Child rape case has Madison on defensive
New Haven Register (subscription)
People in Madison are just like people in New Haven or Hartford or Greenwich. Some good, some bad. I live in Madison. Some ... come from very wealthy ...
BTIG launches US convertible securities business
Reuters
Founded in 2002, BTIG has offices in New York, San Francisco, Dallas, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Greenwich, Red Bank, Aspen and Orinda. ...
Failed Banks May Get Pension-Fund Backing as FDIC Seeks Cash
BusinessWeek
Sageview, based in Greenwich, Connecticut, and Palo Alto, California, would get yearly fees as an adviser and would also invest about $100 million of its ...
Performance Bicycle to open in Raleigh
Bizjournals.com
Performance Bicycle is a subsidiary of Performance Inc., which is majority owned by North Castle Partners of Greenwich, Conn. ...
Bain Seeks 177% Return in IPO of Sensata After Losses Since '06
BusinessWeek
"We're in the kind of market where investors are looking closely at valuation," said Nick Einhorn, an analyst at Greenwich, Connecticut-based Renaissance ...

Greenwich In The Blogosphere

Greenwich Roundup: 03/07/10 Where's The Greenwich Time? - Let's Go ...
By GreenwichRoundup@gmail.com (Greenwich Roundup)
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April Program » Parents Together – Greenwich, Connecticut
By admin
The Cone Room, Greenwich Town Hall. They Only Get To Grow Up Once: Preventing Your Child's Future Drug and Alcohol Use. Alison Birnbaum, LCSW, "Ask the Expert" at www.theAntiDrug.com,. This skill building session focuses on how to ...
Parents Together - Greenwich,... - http://www.parentstogetherct.org/

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From GOP to GDI, Greenwich shows an independent streak - GreenwichTime
"The voters in Greenwich are motivated by core Republican principles, which are smaller, less intrusive government, lower taxes and having a government that ...





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03/08/09 The Himes Times: A Critical Step

Friends,

It has been a very long year working on comprehensive health care reform. Over 60 town halls and health care events, much discussion, and historic votes in the House and the Senate have led us to where we are now. And if you haven't seen this recent report on Anthem's drastic increases in Connecticut - state regulators approving a 20% increase after Anthem requested a 32% increase - I recommend you look into it. It shows we need comprehensive reform now more than ever.

As we come closer to passing health care reform, I wanted to highlight a crucial victory we achieved in the House of Representatives two weeks ago - repealing the anti-trust exemption that health care companies have enjoyed for so long. This act will improve choice and competition for health care consumers across the board, leading to better decisions and better care. The unfair exemption drives up costs and, left unchecked, will ensure that we continue to pay too much for too little when it comes to our health care.

We must celebrate important moments like this. It was anticipation of these victories - truly changing the way Washington works and helping middle class families - that drove me to campaign for Congress three years ago. We have now empowered regulators to hold health care insurers accountable for their actions and righted a long-standing wrong.

But you know as well as I do that the death-panel promoters and the obstructionists will come after me this election year for these very same victories. That's why I'm glad to have the support of key groups like Students for a New American Politics PAC, which just granted me their early endorsement. Most importantly, I'm glad to enter this election year with you on my side to share these victories and gird ourselves for the next fight.

Jim

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03/08/10 The Greenwich First Selectman Report

The Latest News About Greenwich First Selectman Peter Tesei

What Is The First Selectman Afraid Of?

His Constituents?

Visiting the selectmen's office? Say the magic password ...
Open-door access to the leadership of the town, a hallmark of
First Selectman Peter Tesei's administration, isn't what it used to be.


Visitors to the selectmen's office suite at Town Hall must now be buzzed in by the receptionist, using a recently installed red telephone outside the front door. A video camera was also mounted on the ceiling above the phone to give Tesei's aides a birds-eye view of callers on closed-circuit television.


Access is also gained by key cards issued to town employees and some elected officials ...

...."There's been some disgruntled people, but nothing I would say that precipitated it," said Tesei. "I'm down in my office. I don't hear who comes in. It gives some semblance of order to it."....

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