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Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Defending Champs Crush Greenwich In Football Playoffs

GREENWICH, Conn. The Greenwich High football team fought to the end of Wednesday night's Class LL state quarterfinal.


Educators rewarded for students' gains

... them and the hard work they put in." The sixth annual Fairfield County Academic Gain Awards were presented by the Greenwich-based Lone Pine Foundation at a ceremony at the University of Connecticut Stamford. The Lone Pine Foundation award is given ...


Getco makes $3.50 per share bid for Knight Capital

... by its partners and executive team. Its only outside investor is General Atlantic, a private equity firm based in Greenwich, Conn. General Atlantic bought a minority equity interest in Getco in 2007. Knight shares rose 45 cents, or 15.2 percent, to ...


Greenwich toy store celebrates 25 years

Andrew Lev, manager, of Smart Kids, a toy store holds a Lego's War Wars in Greenwich, Conn., Nov.


Town begins storm-delayed leaf pickup

Greenwich residents have until Monday, Dec. 3 to collect their leaves roadside for one-time collection by the Highway Department on that day.


On swimming, Sargent, and meeting a husband-to-be . . . at 12

A: It's changed, but not for the better. When we were kids we'd walk down Greenwich Avenue and have a soda in the drugstore or listen to the jukebox.


In so many words: Cathy Ogden steps down after capturing voices of Greenwich for nearly 20 years

Cathy Ogden, who recently retired after 19 years as chairman of the Oral History Project, says of her organization, "The OHP is pretty well known in town, but it should be more so." Photo: Anne W. Semmes / CT Pictured here are just some of the 137 books and nearly 870 oral histories produced by the Greenwich Library Oral History Project.


General earns his stripes: Former Brunswick football star finds a home at Washington and Lee

... Brunswick Bruin Joe Beninati is now a running back for the Washington and Lee Generals. Photo: Contributed Photo / Greenwich Citizen Former Brunswick Bruin star Joe Beninati, No. 38, recently completed his first season as a running back for the ...


Billy Ying sweeps the floor around the Knight Capital trading post on ...

... by its partners and executive team. Its only outside investor is General Atlantic, a private equity firm based in Greenwich, Connecticut. General Atlantic bought a minority equity interest in Getco in 2007. Knight shares closed up 45 cents to $3.42. ...


House of the Day: There's a Barn Hiding Behind This Staid Stone Facade

... of the Day? Get thee to the tipline and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got. Location: Greenwich, Conn. Price: $6,695,000 The Skinny: The buttoned-up bedroom community of Greenwich, Conn. practically demands formal ...


Parolee Charged With Bike Theft, Robbery In Greenwich

A 19-year-old parolee from New Haven was arrested after allegedly stealing a bicycle in Greenwich then robbing a man at gunpoint on Fairfield Road, according to police.


Knight Capital jumps on Getco buyout offer

... by its partners and executive team. Its only outside investor is General Atlantic, a private equity firm based in Greenwich, Conn. General Atlantic bought a minority equity interest in Getco in 2007. Knight shares rose 43 cents to $3.40 in afternoon ...


Second Acts: Turning Your Passion Into a Paycheck

... family, and doing things because you have to, not because you want to," says Nancy Collamer, a career coach in Old Greenwich, Conn., and author of Second-Act Careers: 50+ Ways to Profit From Your Passions During Semi-Retirement , to be published by ...


Holiday gift designed for Greenwich women

The Inner Glow Outer Glam Holiday Package is described as the "little box of BIG health, wellness, personal growth and beauty" and is quickly becoming a sought after item on the holiday wish list of Greenwich and Fairfield County women.


Local bank promotes two

... day-to-day operations of that branch and has supervisory responsibilities for the following branches: New Canaan, Greenwich, and four Stamford branches located at 160 Atlantic St., 2950 Summer St., 1980 West Main St. and 637 Shippan Ave. "At First ...



... recognition should be made to the following organizations for their generosity: St. Paul Lutheran Church in Byram, Greenwich, Perrot, Cos Cob, and especially Byram Library staff, Nestle Waters, Varmax/Liquor Pantry, Costco, Pinny Randall at The ...


CT Powerball Drawing Wednesday; Jackpot Hits $500

... night. Connecticut has had a past of selling winning tickets, including a $254 million jackpot winner to a trio of Greenwich asset managers in 2011 . Visit our directory to find the closest gas station, liquor store or convenience retailer.


Tips for memoir writing Nov. 29

Do you have the kind of life story you feel can entertain or inspire others? Have you ever wanted to tell people about yourself but just thought you didn't know how? A new program in town may have just the kind of tips you are looking for when At Home in Greenwich presents a Memoir Writing Workshop on Thursday, Nov.


Burtons pledge $1 million to Breast Cancer Alliance

For years Bob and Paula Burton of Greenwich have been tireless supporters of innovative research education and outreach programs to fight breast cancer.


Littlejohn Exits Synchronous Aerospace

Greenwich, Conn.-based Littlejohn & Co. is selling Synchronous Aerospace Group to Precision Castparts Corp.


EPA Fines Naugatuck Bus Company for Idling Buses

... In fall 2011, EPA observed school buses idling for extended periods of time at Ocean State locations in East Greenwich and South Kingstown, R.I. and at STA of Connecticut locations in Danbury, Naugatuck , Higganum, Stamford (two locations), and ...


Top Toys Greenwich Kids Are Asking For

... themselves are generally the best judges of what's in. Here are what some of the biggest toy retailers in the Greenwich area and beyond are saying: Toys 'R' Us This retailer has a Top 15 list of toys for boys and girls. Some of its suggestions ...


Join Patch for the Old Greenwich First Light Celebration

What are you doing Saturday night? Head to the village of Old Greenwich to get a jumpstart on the holiday season.


Democrat Moriarty Retains Board of Ed Chair

... the written ballot vote was cast. "For 30 years, both Republicans and Democrats have respected the will of the Greenwich voter and allowed the party that won at the ballot box to nominate the Chairman. Each Republican member of this Board received ...


Greenwich Law Firm Announces Election of One of its Members to Connecticut State Office

... Connecticut's 150th District in the State House of Representatives. Mr. Walko, 42, a third-generation resident of Greenwich, ran on the Republican ticket with a platform stressing the need for fiscal discipline on the state level. Mr. Walko ...


Greenwich Synagogue Talks Put On Hold Until January

Attorney Mario F. Coppola, right, hands a write-up of a case to members of the Greenwich Planning and Zoning Commission that supported his argument against changing lot lines on the proposed synagogue site.


Wintry mix sweeps across Southwestern Conn.

Snow-covered sandbags in the parking lot of the Sound Beach Fire House in Old Greenwich, Thursday afternoon, November 8, 2012, are a reminder of a week of wild weather during which Greenwich was hit with the one-two punch of a hurricane and nor'easter. A woman walks in the rain along the Post Road in downtown Fairfield on Tuesday, November 27, ... (more)


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