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Friday, October 26, 2012

10/26/12 The Raw Greenwich News Feed

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  • Super PAC backed by Greenwich billionaire fuels anti-Maynard ads 2012-10-26, 10:23 pm
    A Greenwich billionaire whose super PAC is spending millions across the country opposing national Democratic candidates has set his sights on Andrew Maynard of Stonington, the three-term Democratic state senator running for re-election in the 18th District.
  • Prep continues as 'Frankenstorm' looms 2012-10-26, 10:14 pm
    ... boat out of the water Friday, Oct. 26, 2012 at South Benson Marina in Fairfield. Photo: Autumn Driscoll / CT Old Greenwich resident Mike Poles stocks up on batteries at Feinsod Hardware Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, in preparation for Monday's possible ...
  • Greenwich boys soccer team beats shuts out Staples, advances to FCIAC semifinals 2012-10-26, 09:16 pm
    At left, Aidan Rafferty # 11 of Greenwich reacts after teammate, Joao Galbier, right, scored the second goal for his team during the second half of the FCIAC boys soccer quarterfinal match between Staples high School and Greenwich High School at Greenwich, Friday afternoon, Oct.
  • Billionaire Peterffy's pro-Republican ads get local in Hartford 2012-10-26, 09:04 pm
    ... networks, has turned his attention to state politics. Peterffy, the chairman and chief executive officer of Greenwich-based Interactive Brokers Group Inc. , is financing a TV campaign against a Senate Democrat from a Hartford suburb in a drive to ...
  • Police blotter: Youth charged with shooting BB gun 2012-10-26, 08:28 pm
    A Greenwich preteen shot another youth with a BB gun in a town park on Bible Street in Cos Cob on Monday, police said.
  • Jewelry trunk show: Benefiting breast cancer programs 2012-10-26, 07:47 pm
    Jewelry lovers are in for a treat this week at Lux Bond & Green at 169 Greenwich Avenue, where a Carelle fine jewelry trunk show will take place today through Saturday, Oct.
  • As Hurricane Sandy nears, town offers safety tips, urges residents to be prepared 2012-10-26, 07:47 pm
    ... state residents up-to-date on all pertinent information on Hurricane Sandy, which can be accessed at ct.gov/sandy. Greenwich First Selectman Peter Tesei said Friday evening that he had met with town officials and key stakeholders like Greenwich ...
  • Moderate McMahon Offers Promise Of Revival 2012-10-26, 07:18 pm
    ... of having earned her fortune. This is a great offense among liberal voices in Connecticut. It was a virtue when Greenwich scion Ned Lamont funded his campaigns for the Senate and governor a few years ago. Lamont's money had been laundered through ...
  • Jim Himes the right candidate in the 4th 2012-10-26, 06:52 pm
    ... in the Fourth district, a district of economic extremes, stretching from the rarefied air of backcountry Greenwich, his home town, to impoverished pockets of inner-city Bridgeport. He's tended to the needs of each, and when he has focused on a ...
  • Wesley Snipes Returns to the Silver Screen, Gun-slinging his way through the Wild, Wild West 2012-10-26, 06:16 pm
    ... in 2008 by Courtney Lauren Penn and Brandon Burrows, Boundless Pictures is a New York City, Los Angeles and Greenwich, Connecticut-based production company that develops, co-finances and produces independent film. They have produced alongside Jack ...
  • Short getaway to historic Greenwich Connecticut. 2012-10-26, 05:55 pm
    The foliage season is fast waning, but it isn't over yet. The scenery between Boston and Greenwich Connecticut is spectacular right now and the old towns of Greenwich are well worth a visit.
  • Police sharpen efforts to catch supermarket gunman 2012-10-26, 04:23 pm
    Police say they will try again to sharpen surveillance photos of the man who shot a Greenwich woman in the stomach during a robbery in the Super Stop & Shop parking lot on Connecticut Avenue two weeks ago.
  • ENDORSEMENT Chris Murphy Better Choice For U.S. Senate 2012-10-26, 04:19 pm
    ... for U.S. Senate. The Cheshire Democrat, 39, is running against Republican businesswoman Linda E. McMahon , 64, of Greenwich, for the seat that U.S. Sen. Joseph I. Lieberman , Democrat-turned-independent, is retiring from after 24 years. The contest ...
  • Greenwich Begins Preparations For Hurricane Sandy 2012-10-26, 01:30 pm
    GREENWICH, Conn. First Selectman Peter J. Tesei convened a meeting with Greenwich Town Department Managers and Emergency Management Director, Dan Warzoha, on Thursday evening to discuss preparations for the potential impact of Hurricane Sandy on the town.
  • Greenwich Asks For Byram River Flooding Photos 2012-10-26, 01:00 pm
    Specifically, the town wants photos of flooding from Hurricane Irene, which hit Aug. 26, 2011, or from the April 15, 2007 storm. The town and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have been studying how to manage flooding of the river on the New York-Connecticut border.
  • Pitney Bowes to Showcase Latest Customer Communication Management... 2012-10-26, 08:30 am
    Pitney Bowes today announced that it will showcase its latest customer communication management and document processing solutions at the Document Strategy Forum , October 29-31, 2012 in Greenwich, Conn.
  • Initial public offerings scheduled to debut next week 2012-10-26, 02:40 pm
    ... following is a list of initial public offerings planned for the coming week. Sources include Renaissance Capital, Greenwich, CT (www.renaissancecapital.com) and SEC filings. Delek Logistics Partners LP - Brentwood, Tenn., 8 million shares, priced ...
  • UJA Federation celebrates Jewish philanthropy 2012-10-26, 02:15 pm
    The UJA Federation of Greenwich will celebrate its annual dinner Saturday, Oct. 27, at 7:30 p.m. at the Tamarack Country Club where more than 150 philanthropic leaders and dignitaries will be in attendance.
  • Festive parade marks U.N. Day at Julian Curtiss 2012-10-26, 11:26 am
    It was a celebration of the diverse cultures and backgrounds that make up Greenwich as the students at the Julian Curtiss School of World Languages presented its United Nations Day Parade of Nations last Thursday.
  • Earth, Wind & Fire, Jennifer Hudson to perform at gala for multiple myeloma 2012-10-26, 11:26 am
    ... by Jennifer Hudson, Earth, Wind & Fire and Jermaine Paul. The event, which will be at the Hyatt Regency in Old Greenwich with a cocktail reception beginning at 6 p.m. and dinner at 7:30, serves as a fund-raiser to support the development of ...

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