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Thursday, August 30, 2012

08/30/12 The Raw Greenwich News Feed

This Just In To The Greenwich Roundup Newsroom...

  • Grand estate 2012-08-30, 01:31 am
    ... West River St. The Palladian villa-inspired house looks like it belongs in the hills of Italy or on the coast of Greenwich, but its owner prefers the neighborhood feeling of Milford, which is dubbed "a small city with a big heart." The house and ...
  • CT Republicans already eying gov's race 2012-08-30, 12:17 am
    Denied Connecticut's highest office two years ago by a margin of about 6,500 votes, the Greenwich Republican and former U.S. ambassador to Ireland under President George W. Bush confirmed to Hearst Connecticut Newspapers Wednesday night will he will run for governor in 2014 against first-term Democratic incumbent Dannel P. Malloy.
  • Racial balance, enrollment on BOE agenda 2012-08-30, 12:16 am
    Superintendent of Schools William McKersie will kick off his first Board of Education meeting of the school year Thursday with a full agenda, including a discussion on how the district will address racial imbalance at two Greenwich elementary schools.
  • Weevils continue battling invasive vines 2012-08-30, 12:16 am
    University of Connecticut researchers and Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station scientists, along with a town official and an Audubon Greenwich employee, on Tuesday visited Audubon Greenwich's Gimbel Sanctuary off Sherwood Avenue and Bruce Park, two areas where weevils, a kind of beetle, had been released to combat the mile-a-minute vine.
  • CT Republicans eying gov's race 2012-08-29, 10:53 pm
    Denied Connecticut's highest office two years ago by a margin of about 6,500 votes, the Greenwich Republican and former U.S. ambassador to Ireland under President George W. Bush confirmed to Hearst Connecticut Newspapers Wednesday night will he will run for governor in 2014 against first-term Democratic incumbent Dannel P. Malloy .
  • Fairfield County Sports Commission names New Canaan's Cole as one of 15 Sports Persons of the Year 2012-08-29, 10:37 pm
    ... will be recognized at the eighth annual Sports Night awards dinner on Monday, Oct. 15 at the Hyatt Regency Greenwich at 6 p.m. In each of the 15 communities, a committee headed by a local town representative of the Commission selected a Sports ...
  • 3 alternate jurors chosen for murder trial 2012-08-29, 08:08 pm
    Three of four alternate jurors were chosen Wednesday for the trial of the Greenwich man charged with the 2009 execution-style murder of a Norwalk gas station attendant and the shooting of another in Old Greenwich.
  • Bridgeport awarded grant to start 'bike-share' project 2012-08-29, 08:06 pm
    ... phase of an ongoing traffic signal upgrade program on Route 1, Route 123, East Avenue and Strawberry Hill Avenue. Greenwich will receive $2.75 million to install Adaptive Signal Control technology along the Arch Street corridor to improve the flow ...
  • Twin Connecticut Resorts Offer Luxurious Late-Summer R&R 2012-08-29, 05:32 pm
    ... a quick getaway to ease out of summer into fall. Two sister hotels in Connecticut, Delamar Southport and Delamar Greenwich, are within walking distance to the train stations. Additionally each provides a fancy-dancy shuttle service to drive guests ...
  • Greenwich resident tests positive for West Nile 2012-08-29, 07:51 pm
    An elderly Greenwich resident has tested positive for West Nile virus and is hospitalized, becoming the fifth person in the state reported to have contracted the virus this year, the state Department of Public Health announced Tuesday.
  • Farrell named Hearst Group chief in Connecticut 2012-08-29, 07:51 pm
    ... four dailies - the Connecticut Post in Bridgeport, The News-Times in Danbury, The Advocate in Stamford and Greenwich Time - and seven weekly newspapers in Fairfield County. John DeAugustine had been acting as group publisher previously and will ...
  • Photo 2012-08-29, 07:18 pm
    The state Department of Public Health announced Tuesday that an elderly Greenwich resident has tested positive for the mosquito-transmitted West Nile virus and has been hospitalized.
  • Welcome to the family: Crumbine initiates Sistership with two Italian origin towns 2012-08-29, 07:17 pm
    Bea Crumbine is the town's official Ambassador-at-Large and she is using that title to help forge a sister city relationship between Greenwich and two Italian towns: Morra De Sanctis , in Campana, and Rose, in Calabria.
  • Sunset sailors 2012-08-29, 07:17 pm
    Bellerophon, owned by Rick and Skip Sinclair of Indian Harbor Yacht Club, competed in Division I , at the Wednesday Night Twilight Series, whice took place recently in Greenwich Harbor.
  • Roundup 2012-08-29, 07:17 pm
    The state Department of Public Health announced Tuesday that an elderly Greenwich resident has tested positive for the mosquito-transmitted West Nile virus and has been hospitalized.
  • Record 2012-08-29, 07:17 pm
    On Sept. 22 and 23, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Audubon Greenwich, at 613 Riversville Road, hosts the 14th annual "HawkWatch Weekend Festival & Green Bazaar." Photo: Contributed Photo / CT From now to Oct.
  • Building blocks: Historical Society exhibition will illustrate role... 2012-08-29, 07:17 pm
    Go back in time to the formative days of Greenwich, say the first hundred years or so, and you'll note that the names of the town's founding families had a certain Anglican ring to them: Feake, Ferris, Husted, Mead, Finch, Fitch, Lockwood and Peck.
  • Imported from Canada: Greenwich Water Polo names former National Team player as head coach 2012-08-29, 07:17 pm
    Greenwich Water Polo has named Nathaniel Miller as its new head coach and program director.
  • S&P takes RailAmerica ratings off watch 2012-08-29, 04:20 pm
    ... ee cash flow used to pay down debt. Jacksonville, Fla.-based RailAmerica's shares fell 2 cents to close at $27.42. Greenwich, Conn.-based Genesee & Wyoming Inc.'s shares rose 40 cents to $64.16.
  • GADC gets more than $60k from United Way 2012-08-29, 04:17 pm
    The GADC River House is in line for a good chunk of change as one of 25 local agencies that will receive grants from the United Way of Greenwich to fund community health and human service programs in the upcoming fiscal year.

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

08/29/12 Greenwich Patch: Breaking News Alert


Riversville Road Closed Through Morning Rush Hour

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Greenwich Police say car crash took down utility pole.

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

08/28/12 BREAKING NEWS: West Nile Virus Hospitalizes Greenwich...

Tuesday, Aug 28 2012
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GREENWICH, Conn. - A Greenwich resident in their 70s has been hospitalized with West Nile Virus, officials reported ...

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Sunrise Rotary to host U.S. Rep. Himes
Aug 28th 2012, 13:38
... the challenges of urban poverty, the release states. He also served as a commissioner and chairman of the Greenwich Housing Authority , a member of Greenwich's finance board and chairman of the local Democratic Town Committee . For information, ...
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Jury selection to resume Tuesday for LeConte trial
Aug 28th 2012, 12:46
Jury selection continues Tuesday for a Greenwich man charged with the 2009 execution-style murder of a Norwalk gas station attendant and the shooting of another in Old Greenwich.
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Jury selection begins in murder trial
Aug 22nd 2012, 03:00
Two jurors were chosen Tuesday for the trial of the Greenwich man charged with the 2009 execution-style murder of a Norwalk gas station attendant and the shooting of another in Old Greenwich.
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Linda McMahon leads Chris Murphy in new poll
Aug 28th 2012, 07:11
A Quinnipiac University Poll released Tuesday morning gives Greenwich millionaire Linda McMahon a narrow three-point lead over the third-term congressman from the 5th District in the race to replace U.S. Sen.

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TELESEMINAR: Disclaimers in Estate Planning - A National Perspective
Aug 28th 2012, 12:45
... Law School and her LL.M. in taxation from New York University School of Law. Daniel L. Daniels is a partner in the Greenwich, Connecticut office of Wiggin and Dana, LLP, where his practice focuses on representing business owners, corporate ...

Monday, August 27, 2012

08/27/12 Greenwich Newswire

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Mitt Romney - Mini Biography
August 27, 2012 at 1:21 AM
... other Ocean City, Maryland vacationers. Looks at the 1975 bludgeoning murder of Martha Moxley, a 15-year-old from Greenwich, Connecticut. The murder weapon, a golf club, belonged to the Skakel family. Was no one charged because the two brothers ...
Hannibal Hamlin
August 27, 2012 at 1:20 AM
... other Ocean City, Maryland vacationers. Looks at the 1975 bludgeoning murder of Martha Moxley, a 15-year-old from Greenwich, Connecticut. The murder weapon, a golf club, belonged to the Skakel family. Was no one charged because the two brothers ...
Charles G. Dawes
August 27, 2012 at 1:19 AM
... other Ocean City, Maryland vacationers. Looks at the 1975 bludgeoning murder of Martha Moxley, a 15-year-old from Greenwich, Connecticut. The murder weapon, a golf club, belonged to the Skakel family. Was no one charged because the two brothers ...
C.S. Forester
August 27, 2012 at 1:19 AM
... other Ocean City, Maryland vacationers. Looks at the 1975 bludgeoning murder of Martha Moxley, a 15-year-old from Greenwich, Connecticut. The murder weapon, a golf club, belonged to the Skakel family. Was no one charged because the two brothers ...
SEEN: Norwalk High School Senior Prom
August 27, 2012 at 12:21 AM
Norwalk High School held their Senior prom on June 3, 2011 at the Hyatt Regency in Old Greenwich.
Ads at train stations bring strong reactions
August 26, 2012 at 8:05 PM
New billboard ads that have been posted at Metro-North stations along the New Haven line, including in Greenwich stations, are raising eyebrows from residents and condemnation from local officials.
New Orleans-style jazz concert to benefit Family ReEntry
August 26, 2012 at 1:26 PM
... 15th annual benefit and musical afternoon for Family ReEntry. The concert will take place at the Bydale estate in Greenwich of Honorary Event Chairwoman Joan M. Warburg on Sunday, Sept. 23, at noon. "We are really fired up about the performance of ...

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Sunday, August 26, 2012

08/26/12 Greenwich Newswire

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Watching Greenwich This Week on GCTV
August 26, 2012 at 6:14 AM
Greenwich Community Television, the local government access channel, has expanded its broadcast reach to a second video provider.
17 Open Houses in Greenwich As Home Values Increase
August 26, 2012 at 6:14 AM
A There are 17 open houses in Old Greenwich, Riverside, Central Greenwich, Byram and mid-country on Sunday, Aug.
Opinions mixed about underground lines
August 26, 2012 at 4:51 AM
... and overhead to underground conversions is five to 10 times higher than overhead construction." Sean Goldrick, a Greenwich, Conn., resident and town official, dismisses the industry's claims as self-serving efforts aimed at holding down costs and ...
Why don't they bury the lines?
August 26, 2012 at 3:00 AM
... and overhead to underground conversions is five to 10 times higher than overhead construction." Sean Goldrick, a Greenwich, Conn., resident and town official, dismisses the industry's claims as self-serving efforts aimed at holding down costs and ...
Buried power lines may not be more reliable
August 26, 2012 at 3:00 AM
... and overhead to underground conversions is five to 10 times higher than overhead construction." Sean Goldrick, a Greenwich, Conn., resident and town official, dismisses the industry's claims as self-serving efforts aimed at holding down costs and ...
Destination Tampa for Connecticut Republicans
August 26, 2012 at 1:27 AM
... They earned the plum assignment of being super delegates or regular delegates. The town with the most delegates is Greenwich, with six regulars and four alternates. Several of them share the same venture-capital DNA as presidential ...
Burying power lines costly, brings new problems
August 26, 2012 at 1:13 AM
... and overhead to underground conversions is five to 10 times higher than overhead construction.' Sean Goldrick, a Greenwich, Conn., resident and town official, dismisses the industry's claims as self-serving efforts aimed at holding down costs and ...
Destination Tampa for Connecticut Republicans
August 26, 2012 at 12:18 AM
... They earned the plum assignment of being super delegates or regular delegates. The town with the most delegates is Greenwich, with six regulars and four alternates. Several of them share the same venture-capital DNA as presidential ...
1 year later, Greenwich residents recall Irene's fury
August 25, 2012 at 7:23 PM
It has taken almost exactly one year for workers to repair the damage inflicted on Tim Conroy's Old Greenwich home during last August's Tropical Storm Irene.
Weevils making a dent in invasive vine growth, officials say
August 25, 2012 at 6:00 PM
A group of scientists are touring the state to see whether countless tiny weevils have turned the tide against a fast-growing invasive vine that was first spotted in the state 12 years ago in northwest Greenwich.
Greenwich schools close to exceeding class-size guidelines
August 25, 2012 at 5:07 PM
A number of Greenwich parents were upset to learn less than a week before the start of school that several grades were on the threshold of exceeding the district's class size guidelines.
I didn't hit her: Celebrity plastic surgeon accused of having 50...
August 25, 2012 at 4:13 PM
... a divorce, according to one friend, that led to an undignified tussle at the poolside of their 3million home in Greenwich, Connecticut, and the police being called. Prof Kirwan later handed himself in to the police. He has been charged with ...
Flagship Networks sails for success
August 25, 2012 at 3:02 PM
... part of a customer appreciation event. Commenting on the company's success, Flagship Networks CEO John Blankley, a Greenwich resident, said, "Our growth strategy has served customers in many different industries including healthcare, shipping, ...
'Shedding' light on water resources
August 25, 2012 at 11:03 AM
... supply of drinking water, will be held at the Bargh Reservoir in Stamford, the largest source of water for Greenwich. According to the town, participants will learn about the Mianus River Watershed and the complex water supply system that provides ...
Extreme Wealth and Poverty Grow in Brooklyn
August 25, 2012 at 8:00 AM
... Marilyn Gelber, president of the Brooklyn Community Foundation said. "Yet there are more wealthy people than in Greenwich, Conn." Sixty-nine people have been shot this year in Brownsville. Four miles away, a mansion at 70 Willow St. in Brooklyn ...
Winsley Taps GOP Support in Greenwich [Video]
August 25, 2012 at 5:18 AM
Candidates for national office know that Greenwich's political pockets can run deep when it comes to financial support.
Winsley Criticizes DeLauro at Greenwich Fundraiser
August 25, 2012 at 4:43 AM
Candidates for national office know that Greenwich's political pockets can run deep when it comes to financial support.
Find A Job In Greenwich
August 25, 2012 at 4:24 AM
GREENWICH, Conn. - Two fires at a home under construction on Winthrop Drive in Greenwich appear to have been set intentionally, police and fire officials say.

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