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Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Back to School Tax-Exempt Shopping Week Covers Clothing, Footwear

With the start of school just weeks away, Greenwich families can save money on their school shopping during Connecticut's annual tax holiday.

http://greenwich.patch.com/groups/back-to-school/p/back-to-school-taxexempt-shopping-week-covers-clothing-footwear_a9855a97

Suspect Charged Greenwich Car Burglaries

A man from the Bronx, NY faces several burglary and larceny charges stemming from incidents last December at two Greenwich waterfront condominium complexes.

http://greenwich.patch.com/groups/police-and-fire/p/suspect-charged-greenwich-car-burglaries

A Little License Plate Humor in Greenwich

While out and about in Greenwich, we sometimes see some interesting and whimsical vanity license plates.

http://greenwich.patch.com/groups/around-town/p/a-little-license-plate-humor-in-greenwich

Greenwich Mid-Month Update: Hedge Funds Up +1.18% in July

... S&P 500 returning +5.09%, MSCI World Index +5.19% and FTSE 100 +6.05% for the month. All but 3 strategies in the Greenwich Global Hedge Fund Indices returned positive results for July, with 72% of all constituents reporting positive returns. Global ...

http://www.prlog.org/12193119-greenwich-mid-month-update-hedge-funds-up-118-in-july.html

Obituary: Josephine C. Palstro, 87; Retired Accountant, Secretary

Josephine Calabro Palastro, a native of Greenwich, died peacefully on Aug. 10, 2013, surrounded by her loving family.

http://greenwich.patch.com/groups/obituaries/p/obituary-josephine-c-palstro-87-retired-accountant-secretary

NJ suit says Essex County travel clubs owe $1M to customers

... went under. Acting Attorney General John Hoffman announced the lawsuit Wednesday against Robert Paris of Greenwich, Conn., and Thomas Paris of New York. The brothers are charged with violating New Jersey's Consumer Fraud Act. The Paris brothers ...

http://www.app.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2013308140069

Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton Running For Governor

... voters," Boughton said. Boughton is challenging another party moderate, state Sen. John McKinney as well as Greenwich businessman Tom Foley . In 2010, Foley, who is self-financing another run, lost to Gov. Malloy in a razor-thin race. A statewide ...

http://www.ctnow.com/news/hc-mark-boughton-governor-0815-20130814,0,4848471.story?track=rss

State Sues Travel Companies That Allegedly Cheated Hundreds Of Customers

... will use its full authority in an effort to recover the money they lost." The brothers, Robert S. Paris, 59, of Greenwich, Connecticut, and Thomas H. Paris, 61, of New York City, are the sole owners and operators of both travel companies. Club ABC ...

http://njtoday.net/2013/08/14/state-sues-travel-companies-that-allegedly-cheated-hundreds-of-customers/

NJ suit says travel clubs owe $1M to customers

... companies went under. Acting Attorney General John Hoffman announced the lawsuit Wednesday against Robert Paris of Greenwich, Conn., and Thomas Paris of New York. The brothers are charged with violating New Jersey's Consumer Fraud Act. The Paris ...

http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/08/14/3562144/nj-suit-says-travel-clubs-owe.html

NJ suit says Essex County travel clubs owe $1M to customers

... companies went under. Acting Attorney General John Hoffman announced the lawsuit Wednesday against Robert Paris of Greenwich, Conn., and Thomas Paris of New York. The brothers are charged with violating New Jersey's Consumer Fraud Act. The Paris ...

http://www.app.com/article/20130814/NJBIZ/308140069/1003/BUSINESS&source=rss?gcheck=1

State files suit against former Bloomfield-based travel companies

... to pay out-of-pocket for hotels - or book immediate flights back home. The brothers, Robert S. Paris, 59, of Greenwich, Conn., and Thomas H. Paris, 61, of New York City, are the sole owners and operators of both travel companies. Club ABC Tours was ...

http://www.northjersey.com/news/219578651_State_files_suit_against_former_Bloomfield-based_travel_companies.html

N.J. sues 2 brothers in Bloomfield travel agency collapse that left customers with $1M in losses

... Division of Consumer Affairs and the state's acting attorney general. The suit targets Robert S. Paris, 59, of Greenwich, Conn., and Thomas A. Paris, 61, of New York City, who were the sole owners of Crown Travel Services, also known as Club ABC ...

http://www.northjersey.com/news/219575051_N_J__sues_2_brothers_in_travel_agency_collapse_that_left_customers_with__1_million_in_losses.html

NJ suit says travel clubs owe $1M to customers

Acting Attorney General John Hoffman announced the lawsuit Wednesday against Robert Paris of Greenwich, Conn., and Thomas Paris of New York.

http://www.ledger-enquirer.com/2013/08/14/2633649/nj-suit-says-travel-clubs-owe.html#storylink=rss

Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton Running For Governor

... voters," Boughton said. Boughton is challenging another party moderate, state Sen. John McKinney as well as Greenwich businessman Tom Foley . In 2010, Foley, who is self-financing another run, lost to Gov. Malloy in a razor-thin race. Boughton, ...

http://www.courant.com/news/breaking/hc-mark-boughton-governor-0815-20130814,0,7444630.story?track=rss

Car Vandalism Continues in Pemberwick

As Greenwich Police beef up patrols in the Pemberwick Road area of town in an attempt to stem the vandalism to cars parked in the neighborhood, three more have been damaged.

http://greenwich.patch.com/groups/police-and-fire/p/car-vandalism-continues-in-pemberwick

Robert J. Schaffner, 76, Lifelong Greenwich Resident

Schaffner was born in 1937, to Joseph Schaffner and Mary Regina Gallagher of Greenwich.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/robert-j-schaffner-76-lifelong-greenwich-resident

Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton To Announce Plans For Governor's Race

... with his party's union base. The Republican race could be particularly interesting, with former ambassador and Greenwich multimillionaire Tom Foley now facing two upstarts - state Sen. John McKinney and Boughton. Both are likeable, press-friendly ...

http://www.courant.com/news/breaking/hc-danbury-mayor-mark-boughton-to-announce-plans-for-governors-race-20130814,0,7691550.story?track=rss

New Canaan Ranked Money Magazine's No. 5 Top-Earning Town

... second top-earning town, with a median family income of $275,154 and a median home price of $755,000, knocking Greenwich out of that slot which it held in 2012. New Canaan's short hop to Stamford and 70-minute train ride to New York City were cited ...

http://newcanaan.patch.com/groups/around-town/p/new-canaan-ranked-no-5-topearning-town

Swingaholics; Riverside Pizza Frittas; A Reading Dig

Good morning Greenwich! It's Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013-a mere 77 days until Halloween...although you've been able to buy Halloween candy in some major retailers for a couple weeks now.

http://greenwich.patch.com/groups/5-things/p/swingaholics-riverside-pizza-frittas-a-reading-dig

Report: Greenwich Mooring Dispute Escalates Into Porn Accusation

A conflict surrounding the badly placed mooring of a boat owned by a former Greenwich cop has escalated into public battle, including accusations of child pornography.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/news/report-greenwich-mooring-dispute-escalates-porn-accusation

Greenwich Schools Chief 'Not Satisfied' With State Test Scores

Greenwich Superintendent of Schools William McKersie said in a news release that he was "not satisfied" with the district's scores on this year's state standardized tests.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/schools/greenwich-schools-chief-not-satisfied-state-test-scores

Greenwich Artist To Give Gallery Talk At Weir Farm

American Impressionist artist Dimitri Wright of Greenwich will be hosting a gallery talk titled "American Impressionism & Plein Air" on Saturday, Aug. 17, at 2 p.m. at Weir Farm National Historic Site.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/greenwich-artist-give-gallery-talk-weir-farm

Thieves steal Cadillac parts from Elm Street garage

... Monday to find his rims and tires missing and his car resting on milk crates, police said. The man, who lives in Greenwich, Conn., left the 2004 car the evening of Aug. 2, according to a copy of the incident status report. He reported the problem to ...

http://www.southcoasttoday.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20130814/NEWS/308140338/-1/rss14

Porn accusation stalls in Greenwich mooring flap

A police source confirmed Tuesday that an accusation of inappropriate picture-taking made against the Greenwich harbormaster Sunday was investigated and is not moving forward.

http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Porn-accusation-stalls-in-Greenwich-mooring-flap-4730473.php

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