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09/13/10 BREAKING CONNECTICUT NEWS: Worker Dies After Accident At New Haven Construction Site

Worker Dies After Accident At New Haven Construction Site

A construction worker died Monday after a steel beam collapsed
at a building under construction at 275 Winchester Ave.,
near Science Park, officials said.

Three other workers at the site were injured in the accident.

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09/13/10 Greenwich High School Teacher Receives Peace Award

Carol Sutton, a social studies teacher at GHS since 1987, has received the
Connecticut Education Association's 2010 Mahatma Ghandi – Martin Luther
King, Jr. Peace Award. See attached for more information.

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

www.greenwichschools.org

Phone: 203-625-7415
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PRESS RELEASE:

Carol Sutton, a socialstudies teacher at GHS since 1987, has received the Connecticut Education Association’s 2010Mahatma Ghandi – Martin Luther King, Jr. Peace Award. Carol has been recognized by the CEA forher work in transforming what is currently Diversity ‘Week’ from a one-day program, creating NamesDay at Greenwich High School – the CT Anti Defamation League’s (ADL) Names Can Really Hurt Usprogram, and her ongoing work in the classroom with students promoting peace education.

Superintendent of Schools Dr. Sidney A. Freund said, “Carol Sutton exemplifies the attributes that weexpect for our students in achieving the Vision of the Graduate. Specifically, collaborating with othersto produce a unified work and/or heightened understanding, and recognizing and respecting othercultural contexts and points of view.

I appreciate all that she contributes to our school community andcongratulate her on receiving CEA’s Ghandi-King Peace Award.”In 1995 Greenwich High School celebrated its first Diversity Week. Fifteen years ago, a one-day eventat the high school - Holocaust Remembrance Day - was transformed into a week-long celebration ofand exploration into our diverse community. Working with administrators, teachers and students, CarolSutton, led the charge for this school-wide initiative.

The Diversity Club at GHS plans and organizesthe week’s program guided by its pledge: “We, the students and staff of Greenwich High School,promise to build a community that promotes mutual respect. We will celebrate our differences and notlet them divide us. We will work hard to understand, to educate, and to listen to each other.”

DiversityWeek plans assemblies, speakers, suggested readings, and other activities that focus on exploring avariety of topics including gender, race, ethnicity, religion, etc. Greenwich High School’s DiversityWeek will be held this year during the week of April 4-8, 2011.

Greenwich High School Headmaster Chris Winters said, “Carol inspires her students and the greaterGHS community to act respectfully and responsibly. Her beliefs and actions, and those of her GHScolleagues, have made a significant impact in supporting the goals of the school to provide a safe and respectful environment."

In 1999, Ms. Sutton took a leave of absence for a semester to work with the Anti-Defamation Leagueand to receive further training in peaceful conflict resolution.

In 2000, again working closely with highschool students and staff, she initiated Names Day (Names Can Really Hurt Us), targeting all incomingfreshmen students. As described by Ms. Sutton’s former supervisor, Michael Batcheller, “Thisprogram (seeks) to target bullying by not only exposing students at the start of their high school careerto the devastating effects it has on young people, but moreover equipping them with strategies tohandle it should it rear its ugly head. Carol chose this program because it empowered students to teachstudents.”

Michelle Pincince, Director of ADL’s A World of Difference Institute, said, “ The programemphasizes peaceful resolution of conflicts and challenges each student to move from being bystandersin the face of prejudice and bullying to being allies to each other. I consider Carol Sutton to be one ofthe top Names Program Coordinators in the State. Her organizational skills and dedication to theprogram are truly exceptional.”

In 2005, the ADL presented Ms. Sutton with a Distinguished EducatorAward for her commitment to their mission of “fighting hate, building hope, and safe-guardingliberty.” Greenwich High School’s Names Day will be held on November 18, 2010.Carol Sutton teaches World Themes and Contemporary America classes at the high school.

Herlessons consistently address peace education – the study and exploration of peaceful conflict resolutionand the ability of individuals to make choices and decisions to avoid the use of violence. Fellowteacher and Ms. Sutton’s co-nominator for the Ghandi-King Peace Award, Kimberly Steinhorn, notedthat “students feel Ms. Sutton’s tangible sense of justice and many end up standing beside her as theyreach towards a place where harmony and nonviolence dominate.”Colleague and co-nominator, Ms. Rae Baczek, said, “Carol’s dedication to (these programs) and toeverything else she does for our district is a tribute to her commitment on educating our students tobecome better citizens of the world.

”The Connecticut Education Association’s Human and Civil Rights Commission sponsors the AnnualCEA Awards program. The Mahatma Ghandi – Martin Luther King, Jr. Peace Award was inspired bythe commitment of these world leaders to non-violent activism in the promotion of human and civilrights. Eligibility for this award requires the development of a school-wide or community-wideprogram promoting peace education and nonviolent conflict resolution.

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09/13/10 BREAKING CONNECTICUT NEWS: Police Searching For Sex Assault Suspect In New Haven

Police Searching For Sex Assault Suspect In New Haven

Police are looking for a man who is a suspect in an abduction
and possible sexual assault of a 13-year-old in the Forbes
Avenue and Chamberlain Street area.

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09/13/10 The Raw Greenwich News Feed: Afternoon Edition

News Reports About
Greenwich, CT

Honoring victims of 9/11 proves to be divisive subject
Ct Post
Standing before the public library, Andy Kachele recalls the moment when he finally waded into the ...
Which Fashion Model Stripped Naked in Public?
Gawker
"Which fashion designer fired a staffer at her Greenwich, Conn., store for selling off a whole rack of tunics for $25 a piece? No wonder shoppers lined up ...
Financial Group Recognizes Finance as a Global Commons
CSRwire.com (press release)
AUGUSTINE, Fla.; SAO PAULO; Greenwich, Conn., Sep. 13 /CSRwire/ - Financial experts, warning of future crises, call for re-affirming finance as a global ...
Famous Wall Street Trading Blow-Ups: A Shortlist
Wall Street Journal (blog)
Amaranth Advisors: A 32-year-old trader named Brian Hunter was blamed for a $6 billion loss on disastrous gas bets, which precipitated the Greenwich, Conn. ...
Court Clarifies Definition Of Wages, 'Discretionary Bonuses'
Connecticut Law Tribune
Town of Greenwich (argued in the 2008-09 term but officially released this past term), the plaintiff argued that under the collective bargaining agreement ...

Connecticut Law Tribune
Smells Like Clean Spirit
Adweek
Moorhead grew up in Greenwich, Conn., and graduated from the preppy, private Hotchkiss School in Lakeville, Conn. Competition, in the form of lacrosse and ...

Adweek
Blog Posts About
Greenwich, CT

Greenwich A&P closing? « For What It's Worth
By christopherfountain
Circling back to the
Greenwich A&P, it looks like a natural location for a car dealership. I give the odds of another food purveying stepping in 50/50, meanwhile it seems like several of the Greenwich auto dealers could use more space. ...
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Front Desk/ Part-Time (Cos Cob) (Greenwich, CT) - Physical Therapy ...
By physicaltherapy-jobs.com - All Major Cities...
Part time front desk person wanted for physical & occupational therapy office in
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Still River Editions: Ben Larrabee's Moments of Grace in Old ...
By littlecowgirl
Ben Larrabee is exhibiting Moments of Grace® at the Gallery at
Greenwich Tavern, Greenwich, CT from September 9-October 31, 2010. In definining Moments of Grace on his home page, Larrabee says "I really want to make the camera itself ...
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CMG's flu vaccines are in! | Children's Medical Group of Greenwich
By admin
Kids in Crisis. Childrens Medical Group of
Greenwich is a proud participant of Kids in Crisis and is now participating in their 'Safe Place" program. Click here for our Kids in Crisis section and keep checking Read More ...
Children's Medical Group of Greenwich - http://cmggreenwichpediatricians.com/
Did I Really Move to Greenwich?: Again With The Semantics
By Yelena
Sigh. And we were finally getting used to devoted partner. Ribbing and teasing aside, the moniker was both cute and apt and I think we all started to enjoy it - even devoted partner himself. In the first of the lucid moments after what
...
Did I Really Move to Greenwich? - http://didireallymove.blogspot.com/
DC's Premier Men's Fashion Blog: Shoe Report | Transition with ...
By District Cut
Reason three: the price. That's a lot of designer shoe for under $200. Order these Gray John Varvatos Suede Desert Boots over the phone now; Mitchells Family Stores, 359
Greenwich Avenue, Greenwich, Connecticut, (203) 622-0551 ...
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09/13/10 PRESS RELEASE FROM SWEDEN: Polarn O. Pyret Expands Into US - Greenwich Hosts First Standalone Store

Polarn O. Pyret is continuing its international expansion by entering into collaboration with Nordstrom, a leading fashion specialty retailer in the US. In the first stage, Polarn O. Pyret clothing will be sold in seven selected Nordstrom department stores and the objective is to continue rolling out to Nordstrom's entire chain. Polarn O. Pyret has also opened its first US store in Greenwich, CT.

Nordstrom Inc is a leading fashion specialty retailer in the US with 196 stores located in 28 states. The company was founded in 1901 by John W. Nordström, who had emigrated from Sweden. Nordstrom's sales totaled USD 8,258 M in 2009. Nordstrom, Inc. is publicly traded on the NYSE.

"I am happy and proud that we have entered into collaboration with Nordstrom, thus giving Polarn O. Pyret a flying start for its establishment in the US market. Nordstrom's Swedish roots and strong position and Polarn O. Pyret's strong brand, values and Swedish roots make up an exciting combination," says Mikael Solberg, CEO at RNB RETAIL AND BRANDS.

"Polarn O. Pyret is a wonderful brand that has been a household name in Sweden for more than three decades, and has done an excellent job of balancing sustainability with functionality and clean design said Gary Flynn, the National Merchandise Manager for children's wear at Nordstrom. We want to provide a unique mix of high quality brands for our customer to choose from and adding Polarn O. Pyret to the mix gives our children's wear offering a unique balance of styling and sensibility."

RNB RETAIL AND BRANDS owns, operates and develops fashion, clothing, accessories, jewelry and cosmetics stores that focus on providing excellent service and a world-class shopping experience. Sales are mainly conducted in Scandinavia through the three store concepts Brothers & Sisters, JC and Polarn O. Pyret, as well as through shops in the department stores NK in Stockholm and Gothenburg, and Illum in Copenhagen. RNB RETAIL AND BRANDS has operation in 11 countries. RNB RETAIL AND BRANDS has been listed on the OMX Nordic Exchange since 2001.

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09/13/10 BREAKING CT NEWS: Multiple People Trapped In New Haven Building

BREAKING NEWS: Multiple people trapped in New Haven building

Multiple people are trapped inside a building on Winchester Street in New Haven, a fire department dispatcher said. The incident was reported about 10 a.m.

09/13/10 The Greenwich First Selectman Report

News Reports About
Greenwich First Selectman
Peter Tesei

Tesei vows to catch those responsible for swastika
Greenwich Time
... according to First Selectman Peter Tesei, who vowed to catch those responsible. "It is reprehensible," said Tesei, who went down to Guilford Lane late ...

Blog Posts About
Greenwich First Selectman
Peter Tesei

Update on idiot kids « For What It's Worth
By christopherfountain
But I also applaud our First Selectman, Peter Tesei, who suggests that, if the morons are caught, they be sentenced to sitting down with a Holocaust survivor and learning what it was all about. Failing that, they should watch all 30 ...
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09/13/10 BREAKING CONNECTICUT NEWS: Wesleyan Student Airlifted With Severe Burns

BREAKING NEWS: Wesleyan Student Airlifted With Severe Burns

MIDDLETOWN - A Wesleyan University student was found in a field near Cross Street this morning suffering from burns to 100 percent of her body, authorities said.

09/13/10 The Raw Greenwich News Feed: Morning Edition

News Reports About
Greenwich, CT

Nine years later, memorial brings peace to victim's families
Greenwich Time
Gabriele Lenihan, 17, of Greenwich, daughter of Joseph Lenihan who died on Sept. 11, 2001, passes a wreath to her cousin, Sarah Smith, 15, of West Haven, ...
Clinton resident contracts West Nile virus, falls ill
New Haven Register
So far this year, a total of six people, from Bridgeport, Clinton, Greenwich, New Haven, Stamford and Trumbull, have been diagnosed with West Nile. ...
Bond `Darling' of 1990s Is Making Comeback as Sales Jump: Argentina Credit
Bloomberg
... want to touch Argentina for years after the default," said Jim Harper, director of corporate research at BCP Securities in Greenwich, Connecticut. ...
College Notes: Fortt, Redd make debuts at Penn State
Greenwich Time
Julia Esposito (Greenwich Academy) and Colleen Macedo (Brien McMahon) have seen action with the Manhattanville field hockey team in losses to New Paltz and ...
Talking Transportaton: Why Hartford Hates the Gold Coast
Westport Now
Something like 15 percent of the state's total collections come from Greenwich, New Canaan and Darien alone. Without Fairfield County taxes, ...
Goldman Sachs Putting Majority Of Donations Behind Republican Party
IndyPosted
"Billionaire hedge fund manager Steven A. Cohen, another former Obama man, reportedly held a secret meeting with Republican candidates at his Greenwich, ...
giggle Opens New Store in Boston Area
Trading Markets (press release)
... and Walnut Creek; Greenwich, Connecticut; Chicago, Illinois (Lincoln Park); Greenvale, New York (Long Island); and Chevy Chase, MD (Washington, DC), ...
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09/13/10 GREENWICH BRIEFING: Soap Box Derby draws hundreds to the Avenue

This Just In To The Greenwich Roundup Newsroom ....
Debra Friedman, Staff Writer
Inspecting Her Pink And Blue Car At The Viva Pop All-American Soap Box Derby Sunday Morning, Isabelle Tarbell-Arnaboldi Gave Her Friends Some Tips On How To Gain Speed."You Gotta Get Really Low In The Car, Push Yourself Back Against The Seat And Duck Your Head," Said Tarbell-Arnaboldi, 11, Of Greenwich."You Don't Want To ...
At least a third of all Connecticut tax filers pay no state income tax at all, and Tom Marsh says that needs to end.
Even A Broken Clock Is Right Twice A Day .....
Greenwich Time and The Advocate staffs were honored for education, business, crime and enterprise work in this year's New England Associated Press Executives Association competition.
Coyote Ugly
Coyote Ugly (New Canaan Patch)
A crazed coyote that attacked three people in Westchester County has tested positive for rabies.
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Everything from Clorox to canned tuna to Capri Sun lay in neatly stacked piles at the annual Town Hall employee food drive held by the Salvation Army 's Greenwich Service Unit Thursday.
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