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Monday, January 14, 2013

New Britain Schools Face Another Grim Fiscal Year



After years of getting little or no budget increase, the school administration is seeking a $20 million boost - but admits up front that it stands little chance of getting anything close to that.

http://www.courant.com/community/new-britain/hc-new-britain-budget-0115-20130114,0,987448.story

McDonald faces opponents to nomination



... a discussion ahead of time before the legislation was raised." McDonald said the legislation, first proposed by a Greenwich Republican in 2008, was in reaction to embezzlements in excess of $1 million each by two Catholic leaders in Darien and ...

http://www.norwalkcitizenonline.com/news/article/McDonald-faces-opponents-to-nomination-4193668.php

Exclusive: Communications Corp. of America Puts Stations on Block



... as well as chairman of the Fox affiliates board. He had no comment on CCA's plans. Silver Point Capital of Greenwich, Conn., is the majority owner of CCA, which is based in Lafayette, La. Silver Point, through a representative, declined comment. CCA ...

http://www.broadcastingcable.com/article/491338-Exclusive_Communications_Corp_of_America_Puts_Stations_on_Block.php?rssid=20104

Greenwich Teen Injured In Stamford Collision



... driven by Mallisai Itha, 28, also of Stamford, when it collided with a Ford Focus driven by Alexa Stafford, 18, of Greenwich. The crash took place around 11:40 p.m. at the intersection of Canal Street and North State Street, the release said. The ...

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/stamford-man-critical-after-two-car-collision

Anna Stewart, 50, Greenwich High Graduate



... of Redding died Jan. 11 after a recurring battle with breast cancer. She was 50. Stewart was born Nov. 3, 1962, in Greenwich Hospital to Anthony and Lina Paola Costantino. She married her high school sweetheart, Gregg Stewart, on April 27, 1985, at ...

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/anna-stewart-50-former-paralegal-redding

For seniors - Technology-based classes available



Looking to brush up on your technology skills? The Greenwich Computer Training Center, Sr.Net, is offering courses from Jan.

http://www.greenwich-post.com/online/daily-featured/local-news/101892-for-seniors-technology-based-classes-available.html

Greenwich boys swimming team beats New Canaan, improves to 4-0



The Greenwich High School boys swimming team usually gains momentum as the season progresses and is at its absolute strongest during the postseason.

http://m.newcanaannewsonline.com/newcanaan/db_11292/contentdetail.htm?detailindex=3&contentguid=yN4Z7drg&pn=0

Panapada takes over Trinity Catholic football program



... the Crusaders' offensive line and junior varsity coach under Albonizio from 1994-96, then followed his mentor to Greenwich, where he was an assistant for six seasons before returning to his alma mater three years ago. Panapada, during six years with ...

http://www.ctpost.com/highschool/article/Panapada-takes-over-Trinity-Catholic-football-4193443.php

Exclusive: Communications Corp. of America Puts Stations on Block



... as well as chairman of the Fox affiliates board. He had no comment on CCA's plans. Silver Point Capital of Greenwich, Conn., is the majority owner of CCA, which is based in Lafayette, La. Silver Point, through a representative, declined comment. CCA ...

http://www.broadcastingcable.com/article/491338-Exclusive_Communications_Corp_of_America_Puts_Stations_on_Block.php?rssid=20065

Exclusive: Communications Corp. of America Puts Stations on Block



... as well as chairman of the Fox affiliates board. He had no comment on CCA's plans. Silver Point Capital of Greenwich, Conn., is the majority owner of CCA, which is based in Lafayette, La. Silver Point, through a representative, declined comment. CCA ...

http://www.broadcastingcable.com/article/491338-Exclusive_Communications_Corp_of_America_Puts_Stations_on_Block.php?rssid=20068

Renovations Planned for 297-Room Hilton Houston Westchase;...



... Company (CDS) Wheelock Street Capital Al Hatfield, Senior Vice President of Asset Management 52 Mason Street Greenwich, CT 06830 PH: 203-413-7700 Email: hatfield@wheelockst.com http://www.wheelockst.com Location Description: Greenwich Headquarters ...

http://www.hotel-online.com/News/PR2013_1st/Jan13_BuildCentral2.html

GAM taking 30% stake in QFS



... is closed, according to a GAM news release. QFS will continue to operate independently under its own name from its Greenwich, Conn., headquarters, Ms. Coglan said. QFS managed $1.4 billion in currency, fixed income, volatility and portable alpha ...

http://www.pionline.com/article/20130114/DAILYREG/130119957/gam-taking-30-stake-in-qfs

Doctor Do-good



Andy Bronin, attending dermatologist at Greenwich Hospital and associate clinical professor of dermatology at the Yale School of Medicine, was recently honored by the Melanoma Research Foundation with its Humanitarian Award at the organization's annual gala in New York.

http://www.greenwich-post.com/online/daily-featured/local-news/101891-doctor-do-good.html

Greenwich hockey team's patience pays off in win over Staples



Despite having nothing to show on the scoreboard for a 12-shot first period on Saturday evening, the Greenwich High boys hockey team didn't lose its patience.

http://m.westport-news.com/westport/db_11299/contentdetail.htm?detailindex=1&contentguid=b4L30qjz&pn=0

Shelton Man Charged with DUI, Assault on Officer



... He was administered a field sobriety test, which he reportedly failed. Police said after Haven was brought into Greenwich Police Department, he became combative when officers tried to place him in a holding cell. Officers reportedly had to use a ...

http://greenwich.patch.com/articles/shelton-man-charged-with-dui-assault-on-officer

Greenwich's Stig Host, philanthropist and environmental advocate, dies at 86



... of the American Revolution's 2004 Americanism Medal and a champion of the environment, died Jan. 9 at his Greenwich home. He was 86. Photo: Mel Greer, GT Former Secretary of State Dr. Henry Kissinger, right, speaks with Stig Host during Kissinger's ...

http://www.greenwichcitizen.com/news/article/Greenwich-s-Stig-Host-philanthropist-and-4189200.php

Fitch Rates Greenwich, CT's GO Bonds 'AAA' and BANs 'F1+'; Outlook Stable



Fitch Ratings assigns the following ratings to the Town of Greenwich, CT's general obligation bonds and notes: The bonds and BANs are being issued to permanently finance a portion of outstanding BANs and to finance capital improvements.

http://www.businesswire.com/portal/site/topix/index.jsp?ndmViewId=news_view&newsId=20130114006059&newsLang=en&ndmConfigId=1000639&vnsId=41

Learn to be a storyteller extraordinaire



The art of storytelling has recently made a comeback and the Greenwich Historical Society is right on cue with their upcoming storytelling workshop.

http://www.greenwich-post.com/online/daily-featured/local-news/101890-learn-to-be-a-storyteller-extraordinaire.html

United Rentals, Inc. Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2012 Conference Call and Audio Webcast



... 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=20130114005852&newsLang=en&ndmConfigId=1000639&vnsId=41

What To Do In Greenwich This Week



GREENWICH, Conn. Here's a look a some events happening in Greenwich this weekend.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/events/what-do-greenwich-week-11

Outside the Box: Drastic tax changes only way to save middle class



... joins Lunch Break to look at luxury gym memberships, including Equinox's deluxe, $25,000-a-year facilities in Greenwich, Conn. Photo: Getty Images. Middle-class households typically had a breadwinner with reliable full-time work that provided ...

http://www.marketwatch.com/story/drastic-tax-changes-only-way-to-save-middle-class-2013-01-14?siteid=rss&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A%20marketwatch%2Fcommentary%20(MarketWatch.com%20-%20Commentary)

What To Do In Stamford This Week



... American History Lecture : 6:30 p.m. The Ferguson Library will host author Missy Wolfe, who will discuss an early Greenwich settler. The event is free. 1 Library Plaza. Agatha Christie's "The Unexpected Guest:" 8 p.m. Curtain Call will do its ...

http://stamford.dailyvoice.com/events/what-do-stamford-week-13

Numbers Games: Student Performance, Magnet Schools, Personal Finance



"Greenwich is in a very strong place" The new Accountability System established by the Connecticut State Department of Education , was presented to the Greenwich Board of Education at the Jan.

http://greenwich.patch.com/articles/numbers-games-student-performance-magnet-schools-personal-finance

'Tis The Flu Season-And Greenwich Isn't Immune



... with this season is how fast it ramped up to spread, not only in Connecticut but across the country," said Greenwich Hospital 's Infection Preventionist Sandra Stricoff. "The potential we're facing is this widespread phase this season and we don't ...

http://greenwich.patch.com/articles/tis-the-flu-season-and-greenwich-isn-t-immune

2 Greenwich Senior Housing Proposals Finalists for State Grant



First Selectman Peter Tesei is hopeful that the odds will be in Greenwich's favor as the state of Connecticut considers four proposals for a $12.5 million grant to build up to 50 units of senior citizen housing.

http://greenwich.patch.com/articles/2-greenwich-sr-housing-proposals-finalists-for-state-grant

Budget Crunch Time in Greenwich



... increase from $56.1 million to $57.3 million, according to Tesei's tentative budget plan. The budget proposed by Greenwich School Superintendent William McKersie includes a 1.97 percent increase to $142,099,644, including utilities. The current ...

http://greenwich.patch.com/articles/budget-crunch-time-in-greenwich

O'Rourke helped children's hospital



... ildren and their families. Andrew O'Rourke will forever be in my thoughts and will be sorely missed. John Fareri Greenwich, Conn.

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See Greenwich's Recent Home Sales



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

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/real-estate/see-greenwichs-recent-home-sales-4

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