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Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Former Skakel lawyer defends strategy

... prevent Skakel's conviction. Skakel, who is serving 20 years to life in prison for the 1975 bludgeoning death of Greenwich, Conn., neighbor Martha Moxley, claims he got ineffective legal representation from Sherman. Prosecutors say many of the ...

http://www.wtnh.com/dpp/news/connecticut/Former-Skakel-lawyer-defends-strategy-in-2002-trial

U.S. housing starts surpass 1 million in March

A house located on 24 or 26 Hearthstone Drive awaits more work in the Riverside neighborhood of Greenwich on Sunday, March 24, 2013.

http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/U-S-housing-starts-surpass-1-million-in-March-4439967.php

UConn may get math and sciences upgrade

... has among the highest per-capita debts in the nation. "This is a large number," said Sen. L. Scott Frantz , R-Greenwich, a member of the committee. "It's a scary number. The number gets even scarier when you add them all up. I can't be a `yes' on ...

http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/UConn-may-get-math-and-sciences-upgrade-4439794.php

Rail security heightened in wake of Boston bombing

... State Police Officer Sean Connelly with K-9 Viking; and New York MTA Officer Kearon watch the platforms at Greenwich Central Station, Greenwich, Conn., Tuesday, April, 16, 2013. The Boston bombing put MTA police on alert. Photo: Helen Neafsey From ...

http://www.newstimes.com/news/article/Rail-security-heightened-in-wake-of-Boston-bombing-4439805.php

Bond Hedge Fund 5:15 Capital to Close Down After Clients Pull

... by sector rotation" and "weakness in the fund-of-fund industry," E.G. Fisher and Rob Wahl, co-founders of the Greenwich, Connecticut- based firm, wrote in the letter that was sent today to clients. Assets in the firm's core strategy fell from a peak ...

http://washpost.bloomberg.com/Story?docId=1376-MLCRS06S972O01-762RI66RFJE5BK03DFAG5585E4

For poorer spouse, financing for the divorce battle

... Three Hills Partners -- comprised of private equity from Jon and Steve Sabes of Minneapolis and Patrick Preece of Greenwich, Conn. Divorce financing companies do a significant amount of underwriting -- research to calculate the client's chances of ...

http://www.nbcnews.com/business/poorer-spouse-financing-divorce-battle-1C9374247

Alaska Man Runs Marathon In Memory Of Sandy Hook Victim; Finishes Race Before Explosion

Jacob Bera, an art teacher at Eagle River High School outside Anchorage, Alaska, read an article a few months ago by the parents of Daniel Barden, noting how their son's slaying at Sandy Hook Elementary School robbed the speedy 7-year-old of a lifetime's worth of opportunities, including, perhaps, a chance to run the Boston Marathon.

http://www.courant.com/news/connecticut/hc-boston-marathon-daniel-barden-runner-20130416,0,348204.story

Envelope Tests Positive For Ricin At Washington Mail Facility

An envelope that tested positive for the deadly poison ricin was intercepted Tuesday afternoon at the U.S. Capitol's off-site mail facility in Washington, congressional and law enforcement sources tell CNN .

http://www.courant.com/news/breaking/hc-envelope-tests-positive-for-ricin-at-washington-mail-facility-20130416,0,3605496.story

Former Skakel lawyer defends strategy in 2002 trial

... prevent Skakel's conviction. Skakel, who is serving 20 years to life in prison for the 1975 bludgeoning death of Greenwich, Conn., neighbor Martha Moxley, claims he got ineffective legal representation from Sherman. Prosecutors say many of the ...

http://www.cbs3springfield.com/story/21994233/former-skakel-lawyer-defends-strategy-in-2002-trial

Former Skakel lawyer defends strategy in 2002 trial

... prevent Skakel's conviction. Skakel, who is serving 20 years to life in prison for the 1975 bludgeoning death of Greenwich, Conn., neighbor Martha Moxley, claims he got ineffective legal representation from Sherman. Prosecutors say many of the ...

http://www.newschannel9.com/template/inews_wire/wires.national/3cee3212-www.newschannel9.com.shtml

Skakel's Former Trial Attorney Takes Stand

... the stand. Skakel, now 52, has been serving a prison sentence for the 1975 murder of 15-year-old Martha Moxley in Greenwich in a case that gained national attention. Skakel is arguing that Sherman did not adequately represent him at trial a decade ...

http://www.ctnow.com/news/connecticut/tolland/hc-michael-skakel-hearing-begins-0417-20130416,0,5297607.story

Anne Firestone Ball, 79, Of Greenwich, Granddaughter Of Tire Co. Founder

... from Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. Ball served as a director and chairman of the board of Family Centers of Greenwich, which provides education and human services for children, adults and families. She also had been a trustee for Miss ...

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/anne-firestone-ball-79-greenwich-granddaughter-tire-co-founder

Move to Establish Greenwich's 9th Fire Station OK'd

For years, residents of northwest Greenwich have pressed town officials to build a fire station that would reduce response times and better to protect that sector of town.

http://greenwich.patch.com/articles/move-to-establish-9th-fire-station-in-town-ok-d

Teen Steals Trucks, Crashes into Parked Car

A 17-year-old Greenwich boy faces numerous charges stemming from the burglary of a Lower Cross Road garage where he stole a pickup truck he took on a joyride, according to Greenwich Police.

http://greenwich.patch.com/articles/teen-steals-trucks-crashes-into-parked-car

Student Accused of Bringing Knife to Class

A 17-year-old student of the town's alternative high school, the Arch School , was arrested on a weapons possession charge after he displayed a nine-inch knife to a teacher and refused to relinquish it, according to Greenwich Police .

http://greenwich.patch.com/articles/student-accused-of-bringing-knife-to-class

Skakel blames lawyer in latest murder appeal

A trial starts today for Michael Skakel, who is trying to get his murder conviction overturned for the 1975 bludgeoning of his Greenwich, Conn., neighbor.

http://www.onlinesentinel.com/news/Skakel-blames-lawyer-in-latest-murder-appeal-.html

Stratford woman sentenced to two years in prison for Greenwich embezzlement

A Stratford woman who embezzled nearly $1 million from a Greenwich investment firm was sentenced to two years in prison Monday.

http://m.ctpost.com/connpost/db_43466/contentdetail.htm?detailindex=3&contentguid=zhTqsbg7&pn=0

Kennedy relative appeals murder conviction

... Robert F. Kennedy's widow, Ethel, is serving 20 years to life in prison for the 1975 golf club bludgeoning of his Greenwich, Connecticut, neighbour Martha Moxley when they were 15. Skakel argues trial lawyer Michael Sherman failed to challenge the ...

http://www.news.com.au/breaking-news/world/kennedy-relative-appeals-murder-conviction/story-e6frfkui-1226621989421?from=public_rss

'3 Guys In Front Of Me Flew Off the Ground'

... "I was gunning for that finish line. I was ready to have the best day of my life," said Oh from her home in East Greenwich Monday night. Then, "I saw the first bomb go off." There was a huge noise, she said. "I heard screams. Three guys in front of ...

http://eastgreenwich.patch.com/articles/3-guys-in-front-of-me-flew-off-the-ground

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