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Thursday, August 30, 2012

08/30/12 The Raw Greenwich News Feed

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  • 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.

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