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Monday, January 7, 2013

McKersie's $143M budget includes tech funds



Presenting his first budget proposal to the Board of Education, Superintendent of Schools William McKersie said he wants Greenwich Public Schools to make an "aggressive investment" in digital teaching and learning.

http://m.greenwichcitizen.com/greenwich/db_11279/contentdetail.htm?detailindex=0&contentguid=NfzK6jX0&pn=0

Library in Armonk to Host Ski and Snowboard Injury Prevention Seminar on January 16



... Tim Greene, physical therapist Chalon Lefebvre, PT of the ONS Foundation for Clinical Research and Education in Greenwich, and ski and snowboard experts from Hickory and Tweed in Armonk will present a free seminar on ski and snowboard injury ...

http://gamedeveloper.digitalmedianet.com/article/Library-in-Armonk-to-Host-Ski-and-Snowboard-Injury-Prevention-Seminar-on-January-16-2369271

Top book group facilitator coming to library



... Random House, Simon & Schuster and Harper Collins. Previously, Ms. Bushell was a popular English teacher in the Greenwich Public Schools for some 40 years. Her honors American Literature class was one of the most highly requested courses at ...

http://www.greenwich-post.com/online/daily-featured/local-news/101839-top-book-group-facilitator-coming-to-library.html

Police investigate Belle Haven fatality



The identity of the victim has not yet been released but Greenwich Police Department Lt.

http://www.greenwich-post.com/online/daily-featured/local-news/101866-police-investigate-belle-haven-fatality.html

Worker Suffers Fatal Injuries in Belle Haven



A worker was fatally injured after falling from a tree in the Belle Haven section of Greenwich Monday afternoon, according to Greenwich Police .

http://greenwich.patch.com/articles/worker-suffers-fatal-injuries

Greenwich Man Shares Team Title At State Paddle Tennis Tourney



WESTON, Conn. Greenwich's Juan Arraya teamed with Kerry Delmonico to win his fourth straight title in the Connecticut State Mixed platform tennis championship Saturday at Aspetuck Valley Country Club.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/sports/weston-club-pro-shares-state-mixed-paddle-tennis-title

Tree Worker Dies After Fall In Greenwich



GREENWICH, Conn. A man died after falling about 30 feet Monday afternoon while doing tree work on Bush Avenue in the Belle Haven section of town, according to Greenwich police spokesman Lt.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/tree-worker-dies-after-fall-greenwich

NY caviar distributor gets leniency in fraud scam



... of the world's largest airlines and cruise lines. Originally charged in a November 1987 indictment, he posted his Greenwich, Conn., home as bail and fled the country in July 1989. Prosecutors said he spent time in Como, Italy. He has paid $3 million ...

http://www.abc6.com/story/20522608/ny-caviar-distributor-gets-leniency-in-fraud-scam

Washington Trust Finances $2.9 Million Greenwich CT Office Building



Washington Trust, Rhode Island-based bank, recently provided a $2.9 million commercial real estate mortgage to 80 Mason Street, LLC for the purchase of a 6,324 square foot office building at 80 Mason Street in Greenwich, Connecticut.

http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20130107007020/en/Washington-Trust-Finances-2.9-Million-Greenwich-CT

Cafeteria's report card



... 6, left, and Brian Duffy, 5, buy pizza lunches with fruit cups from cafeteria worker Vickie Timm at the school in Greenwich, Friday, Sept. 28, 2012. Photo: Bob Luckey / Greenwich Time North Street School cafeteria worker Paula Thompson, left, serves ...

http://www.dariennewsonline.com/news/article/Pass-Fail-Schools-cafeteria-s-report-card-4172347.php

NY caviar distributor gets leniency in fraud scam



... by U.S. marshals after he was caught changing planes in Panama. He was charged in a 1987 indictment but posted his Greenwich, Conn., home as bail and fled in 1989. Prosecutors say he spent time in Como, Italy. He has paid $3 million in restitution.

http://www.kfvs12.com/story/20522608/ny-caviar-distributor-gets-leniency-in-fraud-scam

Wheelock Street Capital Acquires Hilton Houston Westchase



GREENWICH, Conn.-Wheelock Street Capital announced that an affiliate of Wheelock Street acquired the Hilton Houston Westchase Hotel located in Houston, Texas within the Westchase District of Houston.

http://www.lodgingmagazine.com/News/News/Wheelock-Street-Capital-Acquires-Hilton-Houston-We-2467.aspx

Snow daze



It wasn't quite a white New Year's but it was close. Greenwich received a nice helping of snow over the weekend, far less than other portions of the state and not enough to cause major headaches, but just enough to lightly cover everything in white on Saturday night.

http://www.greenwich-post.com/online/daily-featured/local-news/101836-snow-daze.html

Food, clothing donations urgently needed



... used clothing and bedding for infants and children of all sizes. Each year, Neighbor to Neighbor provides 500 Greenwich families with 300,000 meals and 750 area families with 14,000 bags of clothes, all of which are donated by generous members of ...

http://www.greenwich-post.com/online/daily-featured/local-news/101837-food-clothing-donations-urgently-needed.html

CT State Rep. Says Bring Back Tolls [Poll]



... the state Senate, the House was not as supportive and the bill quickly died. At the time, Sen. L. Scott Frantz, R-Greenwich, said, "The bill could become a can of worms in terms of implications for tolls in other parts of the state." Elected ...

http://greenwich.patch.com/articles/ct-state-rep-says-bring-back-tolls-poll-7c166d2e

Darien seniors tour the holiday lights



Aging in Place+Gallivant hosted Darien seniors on a tour of holiday lights in Greenwich last month.

http://www.dariennewsonline.com/news/articleGallery/Darien-seniors-tour-the-holiday-lights-4170961.php

This Week In Greenwich Varsity Sports



GREENWICH, Conn. Below is a look at the week's varsity sports schedule for Greenwich High School, Brunswick School, Convent of the Sacred Heart and Greenwich Academy.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/sports/week-greenwich-varsity-sports

Board of Education reduces number of days in February break for 2014-15 school year



In light of major storms like Hurricane Irene and Superstorm Sandy that have discombobulated school calendars for the last three years, the Board of Education voted for a 2014-15 calendar that reduces the number of days in the Greenwich Public Schools traditional February break.

http://www.greenwich-post.com/online/daily-featured/local-news/101835-board-of-education-reduces-number-of-days-in-february-break-for-2014-15-school-year.html

Covenant of Care honors returning soldiers



The holidays are always a time when there are homecomings in Greenwich, but several of them deserved special recognition late last month when five returning soldiers were welcomed home with great fanfare.

http://www.greenwich-post.com/online/daily-featured/local-news/101834-covenant-of-care-honors-returning-soldiers.html

Triathletes compete to support kids



... the city and a 6 mile run finishing at Columbus Park. The event drew more than 500 athletes raising money for Greenwich based Kids in Crisis. Photo: Amy Mortensen / Connecticut Post Freelance Thomas McWalters, of Hartford, crosses the finish line ...

http://www.dariennewsonline.com/news/article/Triathletes-compete-to-support-kids-1441789.php

Broder Bros Buys Imprints Wholesale



... million in sales and $50 million in pro forma EBITDA in 2013." About Littlejohn & Co., LLC Littlejohn & Co. is a Greenwich, Connecticut-based private equity and distressed securities firm focused on investing in middle-market companies that are ...

http://www.pehub.com/179650/broder-bros-buys-imprints-wholesale/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+pehub%2Fnews%2Fall+%28PEHub+News%29

Atlas Purchases Masco Framing from Masco Corp



... and new home construction markets. For additional information, please visit www.masco.com. Atlas Holdings is a Greenwich, Connecticut-based private investment firm owning and operating more than 70 facilities with nearly 8,500 employees worldwide. ...

http://www.pehub.com/179652/atlas-purchases-masco-framing-masco-corp/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+pehub%2Fnews%2Fall+%28PEHub+News%29

The Nathaniel Witherell Will House Pets During Emergencies



Acknowledging the need to provide shelter for Greenwich residents' pets during emergencies, such as Hurricane Sandy, the management of The Nathaniel Witherell , the town-owned nursing home, has agreed to permit residents to bring their pets to the facility during town-wide emergencies.

http://greenwich.patch.com/articles/the-nathaniel-witherell-will-house-pets-during-emergencies

Bella Nonna Restaurant Reopens in Greenwich



... Diners who patronized his original Bella Nonna during the 15 years it was a mainstay in the Cos Cob section of Greenwich, have discovered the reincarnation of the eatery. There were plenty of bear hugs, kisses and handshakes to go around as he ...

http://greenwich.patch.com/articles/bella-nonna-restaurant-reopens-in-greenwich

Greenwich Man Faces One Year in Jail for Machine Gun Possession



A 51-year-old Greenwich resident was sentenced Thursday to serve 12 months and one day in prison, following his conviction for possessing machine guns.

http://wilton.patch.com/articles/greenwich-man-faces-one-year-in-jail-for-machine-gun-possession-cd9784d9

What To Do In Greenwich This Week



GREENWICH, Conn. Here's a look a some events happening in Greenwich this week. For a full listing of events, see our Greenwich events page .

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/events/what-do-greenwich-week-12

Many in Greenwich To Be Hit Hard By Fiscal Cliff Tax, Medicare Investment Tax



... take a big chunk of their retirement savings from the sale of their house in many high value communities, such as Greenwich, New York City, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Honolulu. This may happen even if the house is relatively modest. If the ...

http://greenwich.patch.com/articles/many-in-greenwich-to-be-hit-hard-by-fiscal-cliff-tax-and-medicare-investment-tax

Next Steps For The Greenwich School Budget



Last month the the Greenwich Public Schools' Operating Budget for the 2013-14 school year was unanimously approved by the Greenwich Board of Education with a price tag of $142,099,644. The budget represents a 1.97% increase over the current year's operating spending plan.

http://greenwich.patch.com/articles/next-steps-for-the-greenwich-school-budget

See Greenwich's Recent Home Sales



GREENWICH, Conn. Here is a list of paid Greenwich property transfers and home sales from Dec.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/real-estate/see-greenwichs-recent-home-sales-5

Pound Ridge Landscape Architect Receives Honors



... for his work at the Gray Goose Pond Retreat, a property that straddles the border between North Castle and Greenwich, Conn. He had previously been awarded the 2012 Merit Award from the New York Chapter for the same project. In 1905, the property, ...

http://poundridge.dailyvoice.com/business/pound-ridge-landscape-architect-receives-honors

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