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Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Railroad Maintenance: One Tax Credit That Is All but Permanent



... up short-line railroads that connect businesses to the country's major, cross-continental rail networks. The Greenwich, Conn.-based company, which counted $829 million in revenue and $119.5 million in after-tax profit last year, purchased its ...

http://www.rollcall.com/news/railroad_maintenance_one_tax_credit_that_is_all_but_permanent-219419-1.html?pos=hbtxt

Greenwich firm helps clients track trades



While federal law enforcement officials are stepping up their efforts to combat insider trading at investment firms, a Greenwich company has introduced a product that can help companies analyze their trades to detect anomalies.

http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Greenwich-firm-helps-clients-track-trades-4071697.php

School bus company fined for idling



The EPA has cited a school bus company that runs buses in Greenwich and Danbury for several cases of excessive diesel idling in Connecticut.

http://www.newstimes.com/news/article/School-bus-company-fined-for-idling-4071579.php

Dorothy Day moves toward sainthood



... a saint. (Meyer Liebowitz/The New York Times) Photo: MEYER LIEBOWITZ, New York Times / NYTNS SPECIAL TO THE TIME, GREENWICH,CT.--Dorothy Day, 76, editor of the Catholic Worker,speaks to newsmen Aug.14, 1973 after being released from the County Jail ...

http://www.newstimes.com/local/article/Dorothy-Day-moves-toward-sainthood-4071499.php

Houston junior wins USTA National Open 16 championships



... Miami, Fla., Tillman Haynes, Dallas, the No. 5 seed Lee-Shawn Stein, Edmond, Okla., and No. 3 Kyle Mautner, Greenwich, Conn. Mautner threatened to upset the second-seeded Gonzalez in the semifinals by winning the first set 6-2, but Gonzalez was able ...

https://www.examiner.com/article/houston-junior-wins-usta-national-open-16-championships?cid=rss

School bus company fined for idling



The EPA has cited a school bus company that runs buses in Greenwich and Danbury for several cases of excessive diesel idling in Connecticut.

http://m.newstimes.com/danbury/db_14253/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=Nz9s8Oh1&detailindex=3&pn=0&ps=4

SCC-FCIAC football



... matchups in 2013-14: New Canaan vs. Daniel Hand Staples vs. Xavier Darien vs. Hillhouse Ridgefield vs. Cheshire Greenwich vs. West Haven St. Joseph vs. Notre Dame Bpt. Central vs. North Haven Trumbull vs. Shelton Stamford vs. Fairfield Prep Danbury ...

http://www.milfordmirror.com/1999/scc-fciac-football/

First Reserve looks to grow Ameriforge's international business



... the company to open more international locations as well as hire more local employees in the coming months. Greenwich, Conn.-based First Reserve, an energy investment firm that has an office in Houston, acquired Ameriforge from Houston-based ...

http://www.bizjournals.com/houston/news/2012/11/27/first-reserve-looks-to-grow.html?ana=RSS&s=article_search&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+vertical_29+%28Energy+Conservation+Industry+News%29

United Rentals to Webcast Investor Day Meeting



... Rentals is a member of the Standard & Poor's MidCap 400 Index and the Russell 3000 IndexA and is headquartered in Greenwich, Conn.

http://www.businesswire.com/portal/site/topix/index.jsp?ndmViewId=news_view&newsId=20121127006514&newsLang=en&ndmConfigId=1000639&vnsId=41

More than Abel: Staples' swimmer making waves at all levels



Verity Abel of Staples High School in the 500 free-style event during the FCIAC girls swimming championships at Greenwich High School, Saturday afternoon, Nov.

http://www.westport-news.com/sports/article/More-than-Abel-Staples-swimmer-making-waves-at-4070480.php

Greenwich Basketball Star Commits To Rice



Basketball standout Sean Obi, a resident of Greenwich who plays at Greens Farms Academy in Westport, committed to play the sport at Rice University.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/sports/greenwich-basketball-star-commits-rice

Harvard doctor turned hedge fund felon lured by ambition, riches



... of dollars a year. He built a gabled, 10,000-square-foot home on three acres in the nation's hedge-fund capital, Greenwich, Connecticut. He assembled a small fleet of pricey cars, including a 2006 Aston Martin Vanquish and a 2009 Alfa Romeo Spider ...

http://www.nj.com/business/index.ssf/2012/11/harvard_doctor_turned_hedge_fu.html

SAC Capital said to plan investor conference call



SAC Capital Advisors, the $14 billion hedge fund run by Greenwich resident Steven A. Cohen, plans to hold a conference call with clients on Wednesday, according to an investor who asked not to be named because the information is private.

http://m.ctpost.com/connpost/db_43481/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=d2kIO88P&detailindex=1&pn=0&ps=4

Snow still possible today



So far it's been nothing but a rainy morning in Greenwich, but one to three inches of snow could stick Tuesday in the area and possibly mix with rain Tuesday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service.

http://www.greenwich-post.com/online/daily-featured/local-news/101589-snow-still-possible-today.html

Adopt-A-Dog receives $15,000 donation



Adopt-A-Dog, a Greenwich-based nonprofit shelter and sanctuary for rescued cats and dogs, has received a $15,000 donation from The Veterinary Cancer Center to support the shelter's animal care and adoption initiatives.

http://www.greenwich-post.com/online/daily-featured/local-news/101580-adopt-a-dog-receives-15000-donation-.html

SAC Capital said to plan investor conference call



SAC Capital Advisors , the $14 billion hedge fund run by Greenwich resident Steven A. Cohen , plans to hold a conference call with clients on Wednesday, according to an investor who asked not to be named because the information is private.

http://www.newstimes.com/news/article/SAC-Capital-said-to-plan-investor-conference-call-4070340.php

The Jimi Hendrix 'Experience' on His 70th Birthday



Looks at the 1975 bludgeoning murder of Martha Moxley, a 15-year-old from Greenwich, Connecticut.

http://www.biography.com/bio-now/the-jimi-hendrix-experience-on-his-70th-birthday-21045359

Snow Postpones Greenwich Playoff Football Game



The postponed game will be played at Palmer Field in Middletown on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. State semifinal games that were scheduled for Saturday have been moved to Sunday to maintain the scheduled three days of rest between games.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/sports/snow-postpones-greenwich-playoff-football-game

4th Annual Greenwich Holiday Stroll Weekend



Carriage rides, holiday entertainment, professional ice carving, bouncy castles, live reindeer and more will set the season in motion in downtown Greenwich, Conn.

http://www.stamfordplus.com/stm/information/nws1/publish/News_1/4th-Annual-Greenwich-Holiday-Stroll-Weekend18790.shtml

The anti-Black Friday



Brunswick student volunteer Thomas Errichett wipes chalk off the jacket of Julie Campos at Family Centers Arch Street Preschool in Greenwich, Conn.

http://www.dariennewsonline.com/news/article/Giving-Tuesday-The-anti-Black-Friday-4068067.php

Colorado BioScience Association Names Sophono Finalist for 'Rising Star' Award



... on $7 million in growth capital financing. Wexford Capital LP, an SEC-registered investment advisor based in Greenwich, Conn., led the Series B round of financing. To support its rapid-growth pace, Sophono also moved its Boulder, Colo., headquarters ...

http://www.prweb.com/releases/2012/11/prweb10173041.htm

Stamford Unemployment Rate Rises to 7.3 Percent



... last month rose to 9.0 percent overall. Nationally, the United State's unemployment rate is 7.9 percent. Locally, Greenwich's unemployment rate currently sits at 5.9 percent, Darien's at 6.3 percent and New Canaan's is at 6.0 percent. A PDF of the ...

http://stamford.patch.com/articles/stamford-unemployment-rate-holds-at-93-percent

Police: Identity Theft Caper Spans Northeast



Last December, when a man who gave his name as Theng F. "Eddie" Chia left the employ of Bambou restaurant in Greenwich before his two-week training period was up, he may have taken away more than his paycheck.

http://stamford.patch.com/articles/police-identity-theft-caper-spans-northeast-0ab2413d

Weight-Loss Powder Fraud



... ViSalus' corporate parent is Blyth , a New York Stock Exchange-traded marketing and catalog company based in Greenwich, Conn. Blyth owns most of ViSalus and has come to depend on the subsidiary's rapid growth to sustain it. That's a very big risk ...

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2012/11/27/will-blyth-investors-suffer-powder-burn.html

Police: Identity Theft Caper Spanning Northeast, Began in Greenwich



Last December, when a man who gave his name as Theng F. "Eddie" Chia left the employ of Bambou restaurant in Greenwich before his two-week training period was up, he may have taken away more than his paycheck.

http://greenwich.patch.com/articles/police-identity-theft-caper-spanning-northeast-began-in-greenwich

That's The Way The Ball Bounces...a Ticket for Trespassing



A Greenwich father and his son avoided more serious charges such as burglary, because they used an unlocked door to enter Central Middle School Saturday night to play basketball.

http://greenwich.patch.com/articles/that-s-the-way-the-ball-bounces-a-ticket-for-trespassing

Shoppers Beware! Don't Leave Valuables in Plain Sight



Greenwich Police say that when you park your car, hide your valuables. Don't give thieves a reason to smash a car window and hijack the purse, briefcase or other shopping bag containing valuables.

http://greenwich.patch.com/articles/shoppers-beware-don-t-leave-valuables-in-plain-sight

Peter J. Francis, 75, Cos Cob Resident Who Enjoyed 'The Griff'



... local golf course "The Griff". Family and friends may visit at the Castiglione Funeral Home , 134 Hamilton Ave., Greenwich, on Wednesday Nov. 28, 2012 from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. A funeral service will begin at 12 p.m. at the funeral home with internment ...

http://greenwich.patch.com/articles/peter-j-francis-75-cos-cob-resident-who-enjoyed-the-griff

Town Expects Sandy Damage To Be Covered By Insurance, FEMA



... of damage to its parks, beaches, golf course and to its trees, all caused by Hurricane Sandy. According Greenwich Comptroller Peter Mynarski, the town has $350 million in insurance coverage that it will use for payment to repair the extensive damage ...

http://greenwich.patch.com/articles/town-expects-sandy-damage-to-be-covered-by-insurance-fema

Fairfield Unemployment Rises to 7.3 Percent



... State's unemployment rate is 7.9 percent. Locally, Westport's unemployment rate currently sits at 6.4 percent, Greenwich at 5.9 percent and Darien's is at 6.3 percent. The Fairfield County unemployment average for October was 8.6 percent. A PDF of ...

http://fairfield.patch.com/articles/fairfield-unemployment-rises-to-73-percent

Arrowood Indemnity Co v. King



... & Storrs (Peter F. Durning, on the brief), Boston, MA, (Frederick P. Rickles, Gilbride, Tusa, Last & Spellane LLC, Greenwich, CT, on the brief), for G. Oliver, Mulvey, Oliver, ...

http://caselaw.findlaw.com/us-2nd-circuit/1615376.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+FindLaw2nd+%28FindLaw+Case+Law+Updates+-+2nd+Circuit+COA%29

Letter: State Rep.-Elect Walko Thanks Greenwich Voters



The Greenwich Daily Voice accepts signed, original letters to the editor. Letters may be emailed to Greenwich reporter Eric Gendron at egendron@dailyvoice.com. The following letter is from State Rep.-Elect Stephen Walko.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/opinion/letter-state-rep-elect-walko-thanks-greenwich-voters

Greenwich Kicks Off Season With Holiday Stroll Weekend



Carriage rides, holiday entertainment, professional ice carving, bouncy castles and live reindeer will set the holiday season in motion in downtown Greenwich at the fourth Annual Greenwich Holiday Stroll Weekend.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/events/greenwich-kicks-season-holiday-stroll-weekend

Greenwich High Releases High Honor, Honor Roll



GREENWICH, Conn. Greenwich High School released the names of the students who achieved high honor and honor roll for the first marking period.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/schools/greenwich-high-releases-high-honor-honor-roll

Greenwich Football Begins Quest For State Title



Sixth-seeded Greenwich takes on defending state champion Xavier in Middletown to kick off the Class LL state quarterfinals on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. The Cardinals are one of the most successful football programs in state history, having made 14 appearances in the state championship game and having won seven .

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/sports/greenwich-football-begins-quest-state-title

Crash Victim Tells Teens In White Plains To Ex The Text



... those who asked got the driver to stop, said Steve Mochel, owner of Fresh Green Light, a driving school in Rye and Greenwich, Conn. "Being the person that says, 'Stop driving while texting,' is a good thing, and is the one thing that will probably ...

http://whiteplains.dailyvoice.com/news/crash-victim-tells-teens-white-plains-ex-text

Caroline Kennedy Videos



Looks at the 1975 bludgeoning murder of Martha Moxley, a 15-year-old from Greenwich, Connecticut.

http://www.biography.com/people/caroline-kennedy-204598/videos/caroline-kennedy-youthful-ambition-2197993218

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