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Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Crews Tear Down Greenwich Central Fire Station

Demolition crews tore down the last of the old Greenwich Central Fire Station on Wednesday to make room for the new $20 million station that was approved by the Board of Estimate and Taxation in March.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/news/crews-tear-down-greenwich-central-fire-station

Fairfielder Deirdre Daly named acting U.S. attorney

... Michael J. Daly trauma center at St. Vincent's Medical Center in Bridgeport. On Monday, she replaces Fein, 52, of Greenwich, who resigned last week to pursue employment in the private sector. Fein left with a year remaining on his four-year term. ...

http://m.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/fairfield/db_11269/contentdetail.htm?detailindex=0&contentguid=4DI5f7US&pn=0

Proposed Connecticut River Ferry Fare Increases Meeting Resistance

The state Department of Transportation's plan to double fares on the historic Connecticut River ferries is running into opposition from residents along the lower river.

http://www.courant.com/news/connecticut/hc-ferry-fare-increases-20130508,0,2309997.story

Darien divers help Whirlwind team win YMCA National Championship

... and 15 of them medaled by reaching the finals in at least one event: Allie Courtney (Wilton), Andrew Bologna (Greenwich), Annabelle Pollack (Greenwich), Anne Farley (New Canaan), Cameron Rhind (New Canaan), Genevieve Angerame (Orange), Jake Bowtell ...

http://www.dariennewsonline.com/news/article/Darien-divers-help-Whirlwind-team-win-YMCA-4499626.php

Are we comfortable slipping into genes?

... what it would be like if the small Podokesaurus, a small meat-eating dinosaur from Connecticut, returned to Greenwich? They would make short work out of our resident coyotes! Objections to these endeavors have been recently voiced by the scientific ...

http://www.greenwichcitizen.com/opinion/article/Are-we-comfortable-slipping-into-genes-4499059.php

Joseph A. Previte, 82, Formerly Of Stamford, Army Veteran

Previte was born May 25, 1930, in Greenwich, son of Angelo and Rose Previte. He was a U.S. Army veteran, member of the union of operating engineers, and belonged to numerous organizations.

http://stamford.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/joseph-previte-82-formerly-stamford-army-veteran

Pulse: Project News From Dodge Construction

... in 2017. The project is valued at between $300 million and $400 million. WR Berkley Corp., 475 Steamboat Rd., Greenwich, Conn. 06830. DR#12-00618275. England The Carlyle Group is planning to build the Blackfriar Bridge mixed-use development in the ...

http://enr.construction.com/resources/pulse/2013/0513-pulse.asp

Blyth lowers full-year forecast; shares fall

GREENWICH, Conn. -- Blyth Inc.'s shares sank Wednesday after the direct marketing company reported a 65 percent drop in first-quarter net income and lowered its full-year outlook.

http://technews.tmcnet.com/news/2013/05/08/7122004.htm

Letter: Greenwich Tree Conservancy Praises Bird Study

On Sunday, April 28, at the Garden Education Center, Audubon Greenwich, in collaboration with the Greenwich Tree Conservancy and the Bruce Museum, presented its "Urban Oases, Expanding Bird Habitat for Migrating Songbirds, a research program spearheaded by Dr.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/opinion/letter-greenwich-tree-conservancy-praises-bird-study

Greenwich Board Of Selectmen To Meet Thursday Morning

The 2013 Neighborhood Assistance Act applications are on the agenda as the Greenwich Board of Selectman convenes Thursday for its bimonthly meeting at Greenwich Town Hall at 10 a.m. Traffic investigation report by Department of Public Works and request for 25 mph speed limit to be established and posted on Hemlock Drive.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/politics/greenwich-board-selectmen-meet-thursday-morning

LLBH Private Wealth Management Surpasses $1 Billion in Client Assets

... in client assets. Based in Westport, Connecticut, with an established presence in both Southern California and Greenwich, Connecticut, the firm has doubled its assets since its formation four and a half years ago. LLBH's growth is a product of the ...

http://www.businesswire.com/portal/site/topix/index.jsp?ndmViewId=news_view&newsId=20130508005435&newsLang=en&ndmConfigId=1000639&vnsId=41

Auditions upcoming for 'Darien's Got Talent'

... evening include Baywater Properties; Bank of America; Grove Street Plaza; Halstead Property; Mercedes-Benz of Greenwich; Nielsen's; Dr. David Osherow , orthodontist; Palmer's Market; SBD Kitchen, LLC; and Andrew Stefanou Salon & Spa. Tickets for ...

http://www.dariennewsonline.com/news/article/Auditions-upcoming-for-Darien-s-Got-Talent-4498729.php

LLBH Private Wealth Management Surpasses $1 Billion in Client Assets

... in client assets. Based in Westport, Connecticut, with an established presence in both Southern California and Greenwich, Connecticut, the firm has doubled its assets since its formation four and a half years ago. LLBH's growth is a product of the ...

http://www.businesswire.com/news/topix/20130508005435/en

'Home Again' At Windsor Art Center

... Air Force, where in addition to his service he also drew a cartoon. After the service, he got married, moved to Greenwich in 1960 and got work as an illustrator. On the side, he painted. His favorite subject was the sights he saw while traveling ...

http://www.courant.com/entertainment/arts/hc-artweek-0509-20130508,0,4585131.story

Celebrate getting older

... from the U.S. Census Bureau. They were shared by Dr. Stephen Jones, director of the Center for Healthy Aging at Greenwich Hospital in Greenwich, Conn. When the U.S. government conducted its first census report in 1790, fewer than 2 percent of the ...

http://www.bankrate.com/financing/retirement/celebrate-getting-older/

$104M school budget OK'd as RTM completes '14 spending plans

... of approximately $17,600 this year ranks fifth among 10 peer districts in Fairfield County. At the high end, Greenwich spends about $18,700; at the other end, Ridgefield allocates about $14,500. While the school budget easily won the RTM's approval, ...

http://www.westport-news.com/news/article/104M-school-budget-OK-d-as-RTM-completes-14-4497984.php

'Dancing With The Stars' Helps Stamford's Curtain Call

STAMFORD, Conn. A local version of "Dancing with the Stars" will hit the stage May 18 at the Palace Theatre in Stamford featuring dancers from the Arthur Murray Grande Ballroom of Greenwich and from community groups.

http://stamford.dailyvoice.com/events/dancing-stars-helps-stamfords-curtain-call

Greenwich Holds Police Day To Teach Kids, Honor Officers

Residents can get an up-close look at the operations of the Greenwich Police Department and meet many of the officers and personnel at the second annual Police Day event Saturday, May 11.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/greenwich-holds-police-day-teach-kids-honor-officers

Greenwich Swimmer Hazlett Erases Team Records

GREENWICH, Conn. Greenwich's Kate Hazlett, a 12-year-old student at Greenwich Academy, took down two longstanding records of the Greenwich YMCA Dolphins during a sensational finish to the indoor swimming season.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/sports/greenwich-swimmer-hazlett-erases-team-records

LVMH teases behind-the-scenes events with dedicated Instagram account - Luxury Daily

... come together on the polo field as team sponsors for the Sentebale Royal Salute Polo Cup fundraiser May 15 at the Greenwich Polo Club in Greenwich, CT. Click here to read the entire story on Luxury Daily LVMH teases behind-the-scenes events with ...

http://www.mobilemarketer.com/cms/news/advertising/15310.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+homepage-news+%28Mobile+Marketer++Homepage+Feed%29

State ranks near top in CEOs' poll

... best in the Midwest, state officials announced Tuesday. The list, based on a survey of more than 500 CEOs, is the Greenwich, Conn.-based magazine's ninth annual compilation. The niche publication asks chief executives to rank states on numerous ...

http://www.journalgazette.net/article/20130508/BIZ/305089983/1031/BIZ

Reactions To Rhode Island's Top High Schools 2013

... student and that's why at Narragansett High School we can offer AP courses, as well as remedial courses." In East Greenwich, Michael Podraza, Principal of East Greenwich High School, that ranked second, spoke of strong school and community ...

http://www.golocalprov.com/news/reactions-to-rhode-islands-top-high-schools-2013/

Where wealth and poverty rub shoulders

... on the topic with a series titled "Inside The Great Divide": the single mother of four living in public housing in Greenwich, the immigrant from Bangladesh who's become a Danbury real estate impresario, the Bridgeport Bassick High School ...

http://m.newstimes.com/danbury/db_11152/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=u64zf2uG&detailindex=1&pn=0&ps=3

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