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Tuesday, February 7, 2012

02/07/12 The Raw Late Night Greenwich News Feed

News Reports About Greenwich, CT
100 years of art celebrated in Greenwich
Danbury News Times
'Tea in the Arbor,' a 1911 oil painting by American artist Elmer Livingston MacRae (1875-1953), will be among the works featured in the new exhibit 'Coming Full Circle: The Greenwich Art Society Celebrates 100 at the Bruce Museum.
Greenwich Pair Repeats as Platform Champions
The Daily Wilton
Ken Dardis and Max LePivert of the Stanwich Club in Greenwich won their second straight Division 1 title in the main draw of the Paul Fowler Invitational Tournament hosted by the Fairfield County Platform Tennis League. The Stanwich team defeated Dave ...
Greenwich Seniors Learn Art of Qigong
The Daily Greenwich
Daisy Lee meets with members of Greenwich Adult Day Care's River House. River House member Jeannette poses with program coordinator Carla Russell, Daisy Lee, Lamont Thomas and activity assistant Mary Williamson.

The Daily Greenwich
Greenwich Girls Help Skyliners Take 4th in France
The Daily New Canaan
by Tom Renner - GREENWICH, Conn. – Girls from Greenwich and Cos Cob shared in the Skyliners Synchronized Skating Junior team's achievement this past weekend as it finished fourth in the prestigious French Cup in Rouen, France.
Greenwich Man Charged With Risk of Injury to Minor
The Daily Greenwich
by Anna Helhoski - GREENWICH, Conn. – An 18-year-old Greenwich man was charged with risk of injury to a minor when he was arrested in a parking lot with marijuana and two juveniles, police said. Douglas Strathdee, 18, of 74 ...
Greenwich Academy hockey team shut out by unbeaten Morristown-Beard
Stamford Advocate
Morristown-Beard School's #14 Mikhaela Schultz fights for the puck with Greenwich Academy's # 8 Mary Taussig at the girls hockey game at the Dorothy Hamill Rink at Byram Monday, Feb. 6, 2012. Morristown-Bread win 3 to 0.
Greenwich PD: Port Chester Woman Skipped Cab Fare
Patch.com
By Barbara Heins Police say a 20-year-old Port Chester woman fled a Greenwich cab to avoid forking over $30 for her fare in December. She might have gotten away with the skipped fare if she didn't drop her cell phone on her way out.

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02/07/12 Statement About Tim Gaglio From Timothy J. Gaglio (tgauthentic@aol.com)

You should retract the comment that Tim Gaglio is an owner or had any
ownership affiliation to Mark Mazzata, Joe Mazzata or any of their
restaurants. He was a consultant that designed, built and opened a
beautiful restaurant for these two brothers.

A bad rap for a man that worked so hard to create another fine dining
establishment.

02/07/12 The Greenwich Topix News Message Board - (18 stories) - FIRST STORY: Abilis Band Jam puts kids in spotlight

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Greenwich - News February 7, 2012


Abilis Band Jam puts kids in spotlight (Norwalk Citizen News)
Bobby Laman, of Greenwich, director of the Jam Band, drums at the Abilis Family Rock Show for young people of all abilities at the Stamford Jewish Community Center Sunday, Feb.

Greenwich Dilemma: Should Building Projects Wait? (The Daily Greenwich)
Construction work begin at Greenwich High School last summer before contaminated soil was found.

Manhattan Real Estate CEO Pleads Guilty to Bridgehampton DWI
Manhattan Real Estate CEO Pleads Guilty to Bridgehampton DWI (Patch)
Real estate broker Robert Futterman, the CEO of Manhattan-based firm Robert K. Futterman & Associates, pleaded guilty Friday to a felony driving while intoxicated charge and a misdemeanor count of driving while impaired by drugs following an August arrest in Bridgehampton, The Real Deal reports.

Tesei unveils $368 million budget (Connecticut Post)
His hands somewhat tied by a newly-imposed debt ceiling and the unexpected cost of soil contamination at Greenwich High School, First Selectman Peter Tesei unveiled a $368 million consolidated town budget proposal Monday night that increases spending by 2.68 percent and includes planning money for a northwest ambulance post and a Byram pool.

More Greenwich News

Greenwich Legislators Take on Transit Issues (The Daily Greenwich)
State Sen. L. Scott Frantz of Greenwich attends the Southwest Regional Planning Agency's Legislative Briefing on Friday in Norwalk.

Greenwich High Student Charged in Theft of Cash (The Daily Greenwich)
GREENWICH, Conn. - A 16-year-old Greenwich High School student was charged with larceny after a teacher reported that cash was stolen from personal belongings she left in her office when she stepped out, police said.

Greenwich Literacy Program Needs Volunteers (The Daily Greenwich)
From its small start as a pilot program at North Mianus School, Reading Champions has grown so that it now operates at 11 elementary schools and after-school sites with a roster of over 100 tutors.

Hedge Funds Underestimating Europe's Will (BusinessWeek)
Hedge funds seeking to wring profits from a Greek debt restructuring are underestimating the will of policy makers to impose losses on them, according to investors who say trying to beat the politicians is too risky.

Kaspersky to buy out U.S. investors, rules out IPO (Reuters)
Russian tech entrepreneur Eugene Kaspersky, who runs the world's fourth-biggest maker of anti-virus software, is parting ways with a group of U.S. investors who bought 20 percent of his company a year ago when he was considering taking it public.


Greenwich Sports

Greenwich Sports Roundup: Feb. 7 (Patch)
Editor's Note: Send any write-ups on youth or recreational games in your town to michaeld+sports@patch.com The Greenwich High School boys basketball team looks to snap a three-game losing streak on Tuesday when the Cardinals host New Canaan at 7 p.m. The Cardinals are coming off a tough 52-52 loss to Trumbull and are in danger of falling out of an ... (more)

Ridgefield Sports Roundup: Feb. 7 (Patch)
A Editor's Note: Send any write-ups on youth or recreational games in your town to michaeld+sports@patch.com The Ridgefield High School girls hockey team coasted toA a 7-0 victory over Stamford on Monday afternoon at the Winter Garden Arena.

New Canaan Sports Roundup: Feb. 7 (Patch)
The 34-game winning streak of the New Canaan High School girls hockey team ended Monday as the Rams suffered a 4-3 loss to Simsbury at the International Skating Center of Connecticut.

Staples Boys Basketball Enters Pivotal Stretch (The Daily Westport)
WESTPORT, Conn. - Staples' boys basketball team faces a critical stretch of games as tries to land a berth in the Fairfield County Interscholastic Athletic Conference and Class LL tournaments.

Past, Present Come Together at Norwalk Swim Meet (The Daily Greenwich)
Sheila Stolarski, left, and her sister, Kate Mortell, right, with Zeus Swim Club coach Omar Cruz at Saturday's Marie Corridon Mortell swim meet in Norwalk.


Greenwich Business

A sobering look at Facebook (Business Times)
IT'S the year's hottest IPO, but some wealth managers find themselves having a hard time recommending Facebook to their clients.

Order Book: Facing Up to Facebook (On Wall Street)
It's the year's hottest initial public offering, but some wealth managers find themselves having a hard time recommending Facebook to their clients.

As cosmetic firms cash in on tween demand, is ten too young to start wearing make-up? (Daily Mail)
Cosmetics brands and wily entrepreneurs are cashing in on the growing trend for make-up for girls as young as seven.

Hedge Funds Underestimating EU's Will to Force Greek Losses (The Washington Post)
Hedge funds seeking to wring profits from a Greek debt restructuring are underestimating the will of policy makers to impose losses on them, according to investors who say trying to beat the politicians is too risky.


02/07/12 The Greenwich First Selectman Report

News Reports About Greenwich First Selectman Peter Tesei
Tesei Unveils $367M Budget Proposal
Patch.com
By Barbara Heins First Selectman Peter Tesei presents his budget proposal to the Board of Estimate and Taxation Budget Committee.
Tesei unveils $368 million budget
Greenwich Time
His hands somewhat tied by a newly-imposed debt ceiling and the unexpected cost of soil contamination at Greenwich High School, First Selectman Peter Tesei ...
Greenwich Dilemma: Should Building Projects Wait?
The Daily Greenwich
... many very worthy projects will have to be deferred to remain within the debt cap," First Selectman Peter Tesei said in his presentation to the board.

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02/07/12 3rd Suspect Nabbed for Theft from Greenwich Teacher and more from Greenwich Patch


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February 7, 2012

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February 7, 2012

3rd Suspect Nabbed for Theft from Greenwich Teacher

Barbara Heins | Feb 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

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Students swiped $37 from a teacher's coat.

Tesei Unveils $367M Budget Proposal

Barbara Heins | Feb 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

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If approved, proposed town, education, capital budget plans would mean a tax hike of 2.86 percent.

Overweight Grades?

Sue Rogers | Feb 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

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Does the grading system at Greenwich High School need a diet?

Greenwich Sports Roundup: Feb. 7

Bob Birge | Feb 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

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Your daily interactive digest for all Greenwich scores and standings and a place to add information and images for all youth sports

GFA Boys Defeat King School, 68-51

Bob Birge | Feb 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

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Greenwich's Hunter Eggers scores 26 points for the Dragons, who improve to 14-3 following their 11th straight victory

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Opinion

February 7, 2012

'Carrot Top is Now Fearful ...'

Chandra Johnson-Greene | Feb 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

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The best of today's comments from Patch account-holders in your town and neighboring communities.

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Local Voices

February 7, 2012

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Coping with PTSD

Glenn Wolff, LCSW

An estimated 5.2 million American adults have Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD.
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Mounting Support for Green Change-Over at GHS

Liz Stillman

An update on efforts to switch from plastic water bottles to Green Planet 100% plant water bottles at Greenwich High School.
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Gerrymandering Threatens Our Democracy

Ed Krumeich

The gerrymandering of congressional districts across the country threaten our Republican form of government.


Community Bulletin

February 7, 2012

Local Connections

Golf Injury Prevention Seminar

Leslie | Feb 6, 2012

The ONS Foundation for Clinical Research and Education will offer a golf injury prevention seminar to help players of all levels …

Government

Women and Social Security

Maria C Grice | Feb 6, 2012

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March is Women's History Month — a time to focus not just on the past, but on the challenges women continue to face in the 21st …

Local Connections

20th Annual SuperShow is a Big Hit

Mary Rowley | Feb 6, 2012

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SuperShow '12 took place in the Central Middle School auditorium this past weekend. The non-traditional, all-inclusive theatrical …

Local Connections

United Way Welcomes 6 New Board Members at Annual Meeting

Susan Ferris | Feb 6, 2012

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The Greenwich United Way welcomed six new members to the board at the annual meeting Jan. 26th. Susan Wohlforth chaired the …

Promotions

H&R Block Dollars & Sense Helps Teens Become Financially Fit

Brian Anderson | Feb 2, 2012

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Imagine if teenagers controlled their families' finances. Would they know how to spend and save money wisely? Or would they max out …

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Things to Do

February 7, 2012

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SUPPORT YOUR CHOICE OF CHARITIES @SAKS GREENWICH

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This February, Saks Fifth Avenue will give 5% of all registered purchases made with a Saks Fifth Avenue credit card back to local …

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To the Extreme: Images of the Arctic and Antarctic

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Les Beaux Arts Gallery ushers in the new year with a stunning photography exhibit by Charles C. Kingsley. The exhibit, "To the …

02/07/12 New Today in The Daily Greenwich: Metro-North Plans Extra Trains for Giants Parade And More News

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Metro-North Plans Extra Trains for Giants Parade
by Melvin Mason | 02/07/12

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. – Metro-North Railroad will run extra trains Tuesday for fans attending the ticker-tape parade for the Super ...

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Greenwich Dilemma: Should Building Projects Wait?
by Anna Helhoski | 02/07/12

GREENWICH, Conn. – Although the town's proposed budget is "very lean," according to the chair of the Board of Estimate and Taxation, ...

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'Upscale Neighborhood Pub' Comes to Fairfield
by Greg Canuel | 02/07/12

FAIRFIELD, Conn. – It's been a busy 75 days for Dennis "D.J." Schack. He and his wife, Casey, welcomed a baby girl 10 weeks ago. Not ...

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Darien Dishes Up Specials for Restaurant Week
by Casey Donahue | 02/07/12

DARIEN, Conn. – Try some of Darien's new restaurants or revisit some old favorites this week during the Darien Chamber of ...

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Duo Aims to Make Norwalk Entertainment Destination
by Nancy Guenther Chapman | 02/07/12

NORWALK, Conn. — Miles Marek was looking at a map a few weeks ago, trying to find a venue for two Grammy Award-winning artists to ...

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