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Sunday, November 30, 2014

Hands-On: The Extraordinary Richard Mille RM030 Le Mans Classic Limited Edition Racing Watch

... Cup, Richard Mille has close relations with the Le Mans Classic. Yesterday I visited Manfredi Jewels, a shop in Greenwich, CT with an exceptional selection of wristwatches from world-renowned manufacturers, to see Richard Mille's RM030 Le Mans ...

http://www.forbes.com/sites/lukerottman/2014/11/30/hands-on-the-extraordinary-richard-mille-rm030-le-mans-classic-limited-edition-racing-watch/

Greenwich Fathers' Forum

The Greenwich Fathers' Forum second session of the season, "Who are your Children's Friends," will be held at 8 a.m. Dec. 6 at the YMCA of Greenwich and will focus on the peer relationships our children develop. Speakers for the meeting will be John Hamilton and Chris Harris.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/greenwich-fathers-forum-0?

A Birding Paradise in Greenwich

... ground to feast on its freshly-caught meal. Ted Gilman, senior naturalist and education specialist at Audubon Greenwich, enjoys "all things hawk" as he treats hundreds of visitors each fall to join him and his team of naturalists for fall hawk-watch ...

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/birding-paradise-greenwich-0?

Happy Birthday To Greenwich's Miljenko Matijevic

Matijevic, who has owned a home in Greenwich, turns 50 on Sunday. The rock singer was born Nov. 30, 1964, in Zagreb.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/celebrations/happy-birthday-greenwich-s-miljenko-matijevic

Happy Birthday To Greenwich's Roger Glover

Glover, who has owned a home in Greenwich, turns 69 on Sunday. The British bassist, songwriter, and record producer was born November 30, 1945, in Brecon, Powys, Wales.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/celebrations/happy-birthday-greenwich-s-roger-glover

Happy Birthday To Greenwich's Craig Swan

Craig Steven Swan, who owns a home in Greenwich, turns 64 Sunday. The former New York Mets pitcher was born Nov. 30, 1950, in Van Nuys, Calif.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/happy-birthday-greenwich-s-craig-swan-0

Arrest Of Suspect In Theft Of Fur Coats In Greenwich Tops Week's News

A suspect grabbed fur coats worth $50,000 in a brazen theft from the Saks Fifth Avenue store on Greenwich Avenue, police said. New York State Police charged a Cos Cob woman Brooke B. Wilson, 30, with two drug counts after she was pulled over on the Taconic State Parkway.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/news/arrest-suspect-theft-fur-coats-greenwich-tops-week-s-news

visit|article-5925250|interleaved-5924842-tab4|1Feds look at expansion to rail routes

In 25 years, a commuter living in Fairfield County might be able to get on a train in Greenwich and go to Long Island, through a tunnel under Long Island Sound. Or ride to Bradley Airport.

http://m.ctpost.com/local/article/Feds-look-at-big-expansion-to-Connecticut-rail-5925250.php

Saturday, November 29, 2014

Feds look at expansion to rail routes

A man wearing a winter hat and scarf walks along the platform of the Greenwich Train Station during the first winter storm of the season in Greenwich, Conn., Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014. Photo: File Photo In 25 years, a commuter living in Fairfield County might be able to get on a train in Greenwich and go to Long Island, through a tunnel under Long Island Sound.

http://www.newstimes.com/local/article/Feds-look-at-big-expansion-to-Connecticut-rail-5925250.php

Feds look at big expansion to Connecticut rail routes

A man wearing a winter hat and scarf walks along the platform of the Greenwich Train Station during the first winter storm of the season in Greenwich, Conn., Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014.

http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/local/articleGallery/Feds-look-at-big-expansion-to-Connecticut-rail-5925250.php

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Scene ... Chef Anthony John Rinaldi spent some time with singer Justin Bieber at Golden View Firenze Italian restaurant on Railroad Avenue in Greenwich. Bieber came into the restaurant late Monday afternoon for an afternoon snack with Evangelical pastor Carl Lentz.

http://m.ctpost.com/local/article/Bieber-snacks-at-Grenwich-restaurant-5924682.php

For the Record

On Tuesday, December 9, Dr. Nathan Smith will talk about iDinosaurs on Ice: Fossil Hunting in the Jurassic of Antarcticai at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich Doors open at 6:30. The talk begins at 7. Photo: Contributed Photo For the latest events and activities in Greenwich, turn to For the Record.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/For-the-Record-5924720.php

Bieber snacks at Greenwich restaurant

Chef Anthony John Rinaldi welcomed singer Justin Bieber to the Golden View Firenze restaurant in Greenwich last week. The pop superstar stopped in at the Railroad Avenue spot for a snack.

http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Bieber-snacks-at-Grenwich-restaurant-5924682.php

Bieber snacks at Grenwich restaurant

Chef Anthony John Rinaldi welcomed singer Justin Bieber to the Golden View Firenze restaurant in Greenwich last week. The pop superstar stopped in at the Railroad Avenue spot for a snack.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/Bieber-snacks-at-Grenwich-restaurant-5924682.php

Bieber snacks at Grenwich restaurant

Chef Anthony John Rinaldi welcomed singer Justin Bieber to the Golden View Firenze restaurant in Greenwich last week. The pop superstar stopped in at the Railroad Avenue spot for a snack.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/Bieber-snacks-at-Grenwich-restaurant-5924682.php

Post Office to open 2 Sundays in December

Some area post offices will be open on Sunday, Dec. 7, and Sunday, Dec. 14, from 1 to 4 p.m. Offices include: Danbury, 23 Backus Ave.; Fairfield, 357 Commerce Drive; Greenwich, 29 Valley Drive; Milford, 300 Pepes Farm Road; Monroe, 270 Monroe Turnpike; Westport, 275 Post Road E. For the next two Sundays several area U.S. Postal Service offices will be open from 1 to 4 p.m. All types of retail business, including buying money orders, renting postal boxes and applying for passports can be conducted, in addition to mailing items, said Christine Dugas , a USPS spokesperson. "We've seen a double digit increase in the number of packages mailed this year," she said.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/news/article/Post-Office-to-open-2-Sundays-in-December-5924490.php

Greenwich museum tracks cats' moves with GPS

It's a fitting nickname, as the trailblazing tabby becomes the first feline to take part in a new initiative exploring life in Greenwich - among a very particular part of the population. The program is called Cat Tracker.

http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/news/article/Greenwich-museum-tracks-cats-moves-with-GPS-5924127.php

Friday, November 28, 2014

For the Record

On Saturday, Dec. 6, from 12 to 4 p.m. Greenwich Arts Council, 299 Greenwich Ave., will host a special childrenis event, iMeet the Minotaur; Explore the Labyrinth,i an interactive installation in conjunction with Donald Axleroadis Retrospective Exhibition: iAncient Myths, Modern Messages.i The event, centered on Greek mythology, will feature a ilive Minotauri and a 3-D labyrinth for children to navigate. Above, one of the pieces in the exhibit, iMinotaur Escapes the Labyrinth,i by Axleroad.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/For-the-Record-5923574.php

Jessie Ford, 92; Mother of Greenwich Resident

Jessie Ford, of Highams Park, London, England, died peacefully surrounded by her family at Greenwich Hospital after battling a short illness, November 22, 2014 at the age of 92. Born in Chilton, County Durham, England on December 1, 1921, she was the daughter of the late Ernest and Mary Cockburn . She was the widow of Denis Arthur Ford whom she met while both were serving in the British Army in the north of England during World War II and they shared 40 wonderful years together in London until his passing in 1987.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/jessie-ford-92-mother-greenwich-resident-0?

Vincent S. Giovinco, 94; Former Financial Officer; Stamford Resident

... stian Burial will be held at 11 AM on Monday, December 1, 2014 at St. Michael the Archangel Parish, 469 North St., Greenwich, CT.

http://patch.com/connecticut/stamford/vincent-s-giovinco-94-former-financial-officer-stamford-resident-0?

Armstrong Court Renovation Plan Won't Include Senior Housing

Plans to build apartments for senior citizens at the Armstrong Court public housing complex have been scrapped by the Greenwich Housing Authority. The Housing Authority made the announcement at the Nov. 19 Board of Selectmen's meeting where the three-member board approved a municipal improvement status for the authority's proposal to renovate and expand the complex.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/armstrong-court-renovation-plan-wont-include-senior-housing-0?

Dorothy McCullough, Greenwich Resident

Dorothy J. McCullough passed away peacefully at home in Greenwich on Saturday, November 22, 2014, following an extended illness. Dottie loved her New York Yankees, and she was an avid golfer.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/dorothy-mccullough-greenwich-resident-0?

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GHP Office Realty, a White Plains, N.Y.-based real estate firm with an office in Greenwich, bought the former Martha Stewart production studio property in Westport earlier this month and put it on the market for $3.5 million. Andrew Greenspan, principal of GHP Office Realty, said the company wants to sell the 6-acre, part-commercial and part-residential property at 19 Newtown Turnpike to a hedge fund; technology or financial services company; nonprofit; senior housing developer; or a private school.

http://m.ctpost.com/news/article/Former-Martha-Stewart-studio-property-on-market-5923325.php

Former Martha Stewart studio property on market for $3.5M

GHP Office Realty , a White Plains, N.Y.-based real estate firm with an office in Greenwich, bought the former Martha Stewart production studio property in Westport earlier this month and put it on the market for $3.5 million. Andrew Greenspan , principal of GHP Office Realty, said the company wants to sell the 6-acre, part-commercial and part-residential property at 19 Newtown Turnpike to a hedge fund; technology or financial services company; nonprofit; senior housing developer; or a private school.

http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Former-Martha-Stewart-studio-property-on-market-5923325.php

Just how expensive are Fairfield County homes?

... report is based only on listings on the Coldwell Banker website, so it does not represent all homes on the market. Greenwich lands at number one with an average home price of $923,690 and Hartford is last at number 69 with an average home price of ...

http://www.dariennewsonline.com/realestate/article/Just-how-expensive-are-Fairfield-County-homes-5922527.php

The in-ground pool behind the house at 80 Fleming Lane.

... report is based only on listings on the Coldwell Banker website, so it does not represent all homes on the market. Greenwich lands at number one with an average home price of $923,690 and Hartford is last at number 69 with an average home price of ...

http://www.ctpost.com/realestate/article/Just-how-expensive-are-Fairfield-County-homes-5922527.php

Most Recent Job Openings in Greenwich: Wells Fargo, Kate Spade, Tumi and More

... Solutions is targeting top talent for its latest career opportunity. We are seeking a Sales Manager to join our Greenwich office. This... **Assistant General Manager** **Description** Position Summary: Leads the successful day-to-day operations of ...

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/most-recent-job-openings-greenwich-wells-fargo-kate-spade-tumi-and-more-0?

Small Business Saturday is Here: Support Our Greenwich Stores

Shop at Greenwich small businesses this Saturday, Nov. 29, and support your local neighborhood - and if you use an American Express card, you may get up to three $10 rebates . You can find out which Greenwich small businesses are participating in Small Business Saturday here .

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/small-business-saturday-here-support-our-greenwich-stores-0?

Advent Craft Workshop for the Whole Family

Join us this Sunday, November 30, from 2:00 to 4:00 pm in the Daniels Center of First Congregational Church of Greenwich, 108 Sound Beach Ave. .

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/advent-craft-workshop-whole-family-0?

Greenwich Planning and Zoning Extends Moratorium on Marijuana Dispensaries

The Greenwich Planning and Zoning Commission agreed this week to extend its moratorium for another year on applications for marijuana related businesses, Greenwich Time reports. Town Planner Katie DeLuca said the town is trying to gather information on the experience of other communities where dispensaries have opened, however not much information has been available, the publication reports.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/greenwich-pz-extends-moratorium-marijuana-dispensaries-0?

GRS Receives Unanimous Approval for Synagogue

Greenwich Reform Synagogue was given unanimous approval by the Town of Greenwich Planning & Zoning Commission Nov. 25 for its plan to build a new Synagogue in the Cos Cob section of Greenwich. The P&Z vote paves the way for construction of only the second purpose-built synagogue in the town's 374-year history.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/grs-receives-unanimous-approval-synagogue-0?

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... that allows one party to have a super majority on the RTM, and we have issues because of it. Compare Fairfield to Greenwich, which has similar population and land area. Greenwich's nonpartisan RTM has 12 districts, each with 10 to 26 representatives ...

http://m.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Letter-Don-t-trim-RTM-base-seats-on-population-5922551.php

Greenwich extends medical marijuana moratorium

The Greenwich Time reports the moratorium was initially put in effect last year to give town planning commissioners time to determine where a company selling legalized pot could do business. Town Planner Katie DeLuca said Greenwich is trying to find out what it's been like for other communities where marijuana dispensaries have opened.

http://wtnh.com/2014/11/28/greenwich-extends-medical-marijuana-moratorium/

Staples upends Greenwich, wrecking Cardinals playoff hopes

Greenwich High School football coach Rich Albonizio hollars at a referee during the Thanksgiving Day high school football game between Greenwich High School and Staples High School at Greenwich, Conn., Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014. Staples defeated Greenwich by a score of 38-21.

http://www.newcanaannewsonline.com/sports/article/Staples-upsends-Greenwich-wrecking-Cardinals-5921488.php

Greenwich Celebrates Small Business Saturday With Deals, Discounts

There's something to be said for small boutiques where you can find things not carried in big box stores. So explained Justine Matteis, manager of the Bruce Museum gift shop in Greenwich who believes shopping for the holidays shouldn't be just about heading to the mall or going online.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/lifestyle/greenwich-celebrates-small-business-saturday-deals-discounts

JIB Productions Brings 'A Christmas Memory' To Greenwich

"Seasons Readings," the theater adaption of Truman Capote's "A Christmas Memory" will be performed on Thursday, Dec. 4, in Greenwich and on Dec. 11 in Westport. The Dec. 4 performance will be held at the Greenwich Arts Council, 299 Greenwich Ave. The Dec. 11 performance will take place at the Westport Woman's Club, 44 Imperial Ave. "People who have not been unable to attend our lunchtime series because of work schedules can now come after work, while our lunchtime patrons can enjoy an evening out," said Inge Maki, the managing director.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/jib-productions-brings-christmas-memory-greenwich-westport

Greenwich Sets Date To Light Town's Christmas Tree

The annual tree-lighting ceremony will be held in front of Greenwich Town Hall on Friday, Dec. 5 from 3:45 to 4:30 p.m., the Greenwich Department of Parks and Recreation has announced.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/greenwich-sets-date-light-towns-christmas-tree

How Was Your Black Friday, Greenwich?

Did you brave the crowds, Fairfield County? Control your road rage in the parking lot? Find the perfect deal? We want to hear about it. Share your Black Friday experiences -- the good, the bad and the ugly along with any photos (a pile of shopping bags perhaps?) -- in our Comments area below.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/lifestyle/how-was-your-black-friday-greenwich

Thursday, November 27, 2014

A Kick That Ties a Record

Staples junior placekicker Paul Tricarico tied a state record today by converting his 12th field goal of the season, this one for 21 yards. The Wreckers defeated the Greenwich Cardinals 38-21 to keep Greenwich out of the Class LL Tournament.

http://www.westportnow.com/index.php?/v2_5/51312/

Teardown trend back up in Greenwich

Buena Vista, an Italian-style mansion on Palmer Hill Road in Old Greeniwch, is expected to fall to the rejuvenated teardown trend in town. Photo: Contributed Photo

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/Teardown-trend-back-up-in-Greenwich-5921921.php

Thanksgiving happens at Stamford shelter with mayor's help

... Wells explained that he'd been living in the shelter for a week, despite his part time job at a mini-mart in Greenwich. Wells said that he suffers from health issues with his legs that limit his mobility, and have made it hard to find additional ...

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/Thanksgiving-happens-at-Stamford-shelter-with-5921794.php

Staples upends Greenwich, wrecking Cardinals playoff hopes

Staples quarterback Teddy Coogan throws during the Thanksgiving Day high school football game between Greenwich High School and Staples High School at Greenwich, Conn., Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014. Coogan had three touchdown passes on the day as Staples defeated Greenwich by a score of 38-21.

http://www.ctpost.com/highschool/article/Staples-upends-Greenwich-wrecking-Cardinals-5921721.php

Man arrested in Greenwich fur coat theft

Police say a New York man was arrested after allegedly stealing tens of thousands of dollars' worth of fur coats from a Connecticut department store and touching off a police chase. Greenwich Time reports the theft from the Greenwich Saks Fifth Avenue happened around 11:15 a.m. Wednesday.

http://wtnh.com/2014/11/27/man-arrested-in-greenwich-fur-coat-theft/

Police make arrest in connection with $50,000 fur coat heist in Connecticut

Police have arrested one of two men suspected of grabbing $50,000 worth of fur coats from a high-end clothing shop on Wednesday in Greenwich, Connecticut, and then speeding off in a getaway car to New York. State troopers pulled over the pair on a highway near New York City and arrested the driver before the passenger slipped behind the wheel and took off, crashing into a police cruiser during the ensuing chase and escaping on foot, police said.

http://bangordailynews.com/2014/11/27/news/nation/police-make-arrest-in-connection-with-50000-fur-coat-heist-in-connecticut/

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

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On Sunday, Dec. 7 from 1:30 to 4 p.m., Officer Joe Turcsanyi of Greenwich Marine Police, will give a talk and demonstration at Greenwich Point, along with other members of the Greenwich Police, on cold water rescue techniques in Long Island Sound. The public is invited to try out equipment such as throw ropes, hooks and the special suits that rescuers need to safely perform as emergency responders.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/For-the-Record-5920740.php

Giving Fund aims to help neighbors in need

Despite some encouraging signs that charitable giving might soon match pre-recession levels, local agencies are also seeing more residents who need food, rent or other assistance. At Family Centers in Greenwich, the impact of government spending cuts for food has meant the need for financial assistance has gone up, said Jim Vivier , vice president of the Greenwich and Stamford-based agency that served more than 23,000 people with health and family services last year.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/Giving-Fund-aims-to-help-neighbors-in-need-5920691.php

Two homes sell on Indian Head Road in Riverside

... ales were the only ones recorded in Riverside's 06878 ZIP Code for the week. Three sales were recorded in both Old Greenwich's 06870 and Cos Cob's 06807 ZIP Codes, while the 06831 ZIP Code saw seven sales and 06830 saw 12 sales.

http://www.newstimes.com/business/article/Two-homes-sell-on-Indian-Head-Road-in-Riverside-5920406.php

For the Record

The new pitching machine at YWCA Greenwich throws curves, sliders, changeups, and fastballs up to 95 mph. Photo: Contributed Photo For the latest events and activities happening in Greenwich, turn to For the Record.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/For-the-Record-5920387.php

Police make arrest in $50,000 fur coat heist in Connecticut

Police have arrested one of two men suspected of grabbing $50,000 worth of fur coats on Wednesday from a high-end clothing shop in Greenwich, Connecticut, and then speeding off in a getaway car to New York. State troopers pulled over the pair on a highway near New York City and arrested the driver before the passenger slipped behind the wheel and took off, crashing into a police cruiser during the ensuing chase and escaping on foot, police said.

http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/11/26/us-usa-connecticut-fur-idUSKCN0JA2BU20141126?feedType=RSS&feedName=domesticNews

Guide to Thanksgiving football

What: Greenwich vs. Staples Where: Cardinal Stadium When: Thursday, 10 a.m. Last season's meeting: Austin Longi rushed for 224 yards and three touchdowns in Greenwich's 27-7 road win over Staples. The loss kept the Wreckers out of the postseason.

http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/sports/article/Plenty-at-stake-for-Greenwich-in-Thanksgiving-Day-5918030.php

Police make arrest in $50,000 fur coat heist in Co...

Police have arrested one of two men suspected of grabbing $50,000 worth of fur coats on Wednesday from a high-end clothing shop in Greenwich, Connecticut, and then speeding off in a getaway car to New York. State troopers pulled over the pair on a highway near New York City and arrested the driver before the passenger slipped behind the wheel and took off, crashing into a police cruiser during the ensuing chase and escaping on foot, police said.

http://whtc.com/news/articles/2014/nov/26/police-make-arrest-in-50000-fur-coat-heist-in-connecticut/

Storm mostly a no-show along the coast

A frosting of snow covers the top of the umbrella of Carl Carlson of Greenwich as he was walking on Greenwich Avenue during the first winter storm of the season in Greenwich, Conn., Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014. The National Weather Service is forecasting a twenty percent chance of snow showers between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Thanksgiving.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/news/articleGallery/Storm-mostly-a-no-show-along-the-coast-5919916.php

Thief Swipes Furs Worth Thousands from Saks Fifth Avenue on Greenwich Avenue

In a brazen Thanksgiving eve snatch-and-grab, a thief swiped several fur coats from Saks Fifth Avenue on Greenwich Avenue. The theft the furs worth more than $50,000 occurred about 11:15 a.m. Wednesday at the store located at 205 Greenwich Ave., according to Greenwich Police Capt.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/thief-swipes-furs-worth-thousands-saks-fifth-avenue-greenwich-avenue-0?

Lombardo comes home to head Trumbull PDvisit|article-5919815|mobile_simple_list_body-11991|3

... have even applied for the job." Lombardo comes from a police family. His brother, Robert, is a lieutenant in the Greenwich Police Department, and he has a cousin who's a cop in Stamford. "Chief Lombardo was clearly our first choice," said Testani ...

http://m.ctpost.com/local/article/Lombardo-comes-home-to-head-Trumbull-PD-5919815.php

Special Thanksgiving delivery from Family Centers

Tracy Salvatore, of Old Greenwich, and her daughter, Lyla Salvatore, 4, pack a bag of donated food at Family Centers in Greenwich, Conn. Monday, Nov. 24, 2014.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/Special-Thanksgiving-delivery-from-Family-Centers-5919846.php

Police search for Saks thief

Fur coats worth more than $50,000 were reportedly stolen from the Greenwich Saks Fifth Avenue store on Wednesday, touching off a police chase across the state line that led to one arrest. The larceny at the department store at 205 Greenwich Ave. happened at approximately 11:15 a.m. Wednesday, according to Greenwich Police Capt.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/Police-search-for-Saks-thief-5919921.php

Getaway Driver in CT Fur Heist is Caught in New Rochelle

In a brazen Thanksgiving eve snatch-and-grab, a thief swiped several fur coats from the Saks Fifth Avenue in Greenwich, who with a getaway driver then headed to New Rochelle. The getaway driver was caught by New York State Police on I-95 in New Rochelle, but the thief hopped into the driver's seat, sped away, then crashed the getaway car before fleeing on foot, according to Greenwich Police.

http://patch.com/new-york/newrochelle/getaway-driver-ct-fur-heist-caught-new-rochelle?

Holiday food distribution links sister parishes

Vassos Vassiliou, a volunteer from St. Michael's Church in Greenwich, carries turkeys to the waiting needy during the Thanksgiving food distribution at Blessed Sacrament Church at 275 Union Avenue in Bridgeport, Conn. on Wednesday, November 26, 2014.

http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Holiday-food-distribution-links-sister-parishes-5919732.php

Lombardo comes home to head Trumbull PD

... have even applied for the job." Lombardo comes from a police family. His brother, Robert, is a lieutenant in the Greenwich Police Department , and he has a cousin who's a cop in Stamford. "Chief Lombardo was clearly our first choice," said Testani ...

http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Lombardo-comes-home-to-head-Trumbull-PD-5919815.php

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... year, said Jackie Soares, one of the coordinators. "We're connected to St. Michael (the Archangel) Church, in Greenwich, as sister parishes, and they help us a lot,'' Soares said. The Blessed Sacrament gospel choir also performs at Masses in other ...

http://m.ctpost.com/news/article/Holiday-food-distribution-links-sister-parishes-5919732.php

Suspect Takes Off With $50K In Fur Coats From Greenwich's Saks Fifth Avenue

A suspect grabbed fur coats worth $50,000 in a brazen theft from the Saks Fifth Avenue store on Greenwich Avenue at 11:15 a.m. Wednesday, said police, who have made one arrest in the case and are looking for a second suspect. After grabbing multiple fur coats and leaving the store without paying, the suspect jumped into a waiting sedan with at least one other passenger in it, police said.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/suspect-takes-50k-fur-coats-greenwichs-saks-fifth-avenue

Armed Robbery in Greenwich Leads to New York State Police Chase...

A wild chase down a snowy and slushy I-95 began following an armed robbery in Greenwich, CT and ended with two New York State Police cars wrecked and one Trooper injured in New Rochelle. Two men were in the vehicle, a black Dodge Charger with New York Plates.

http://www.newrochelletalk.com/content/armed-robbery-greenwich-leads-new-york-state-police-chase-ending-multi-vehicle-crash-new-roc?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+NewRochellesTalkOfTheSoundBlogs+%28Most+Recent+Blog+Posts%29

Ten Thousand Villages Fundraiser to Benefit Child Guidance Center

Ten Thousand Villages in New Canaan to donate part of sales on Dec. 3 to Child Guidance Center of Southern Connecticut. Ten Thousand Villages in New Canaan is hosting a holiday shopping fundraiser to benefit the Child Guidance Center of Southern Connecticut , a regional children's nonprofit agency serving New Canaan, Darien, Stamford, and Greenwich.

http://patch.com/connecticut/newcanaan/ten-thousand-villages-fundraiser-benefit-child-guidance-center?

Moffly Media Hosts 7th Annual Light A Fire Awards In Westport

... Phillips (Lifetime Achievement). Moffly Media is the publisher of at home in Fairfield County, Fairfield Living, Greenwich, New Canaan/Darien, Stamford and Westport Magazines. In addition to Light a Fire, Moffly Media hosts Women In Business, The ...

http://westport.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/moffly-media-hosts-7th-annual-light-fire-awards-westport

Greenwich Schools Closed Wednesday With Snow Expected

Greenwich is expected to receive 3 to 5 inches of snow on Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service, which predicts 1 to 3 additional inches possible at night.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/schools/greenwich-schools-closed-wednesday-snow-expected

Serving Up Thanksgiving Greenwich Style

Ariana Sandoval and Irulan Williams giggled with glee as they held colorful paper plates laden with an early Thanksgiving dinner - turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, green beans and gravy. The pair of 11-year-olds were among the more than 400 Greenwich youngsters who were treated to the 12th annual holiday dinner served up in the gymnasium of the Boys & Girls Club Greenwich Tuesday evening.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/serving-thanksgiving-greenwich-style-0?

Greenwich Public Schools Are Closed Thanksgiving Eve

Nor'easter Heading Connecticut's Way; Woman Has a Dying Wish; Sandy Hook Promise Says Lanza Report is Incredibly 'Painful' Woman stuffs stolen mall merchandise in her kid's backpack, 'neglected dog' needs a new home, and a murder arrest is made. I am not sitting here, 15 whole feet away from my kids, because I am too lazy to get up and help them climb the ladder.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/greenwich-public-schools-are-closed-thanksgiving-eve-0?

FinFolio's Portfolio Management Software Adds Windowsa PowerShell...

FinFolio's Portfolio Management Software adds Windowsa PowerShell integration that will allow IT professionals and power users to automate and streamline the import processes. Sonia Rosenbaum, Managing Director of Newgate Capital Management LLC in Greenwich, CT stated "we have found FinFolio's team to be responsive to our feature requests, enabling improved effectiveness of our portfolio management processes.

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Barbara L. Coe, 89

... Vt. - Barbara L. Coe, 89, of 178 Poplar Drive died Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, at North Adams Commons. Born in Greenwich, Conn., on May 6, 1925, daughter of Guy and Frances Burr Lent, she graduated from Greenwich High School with the class of 1943 and ...

http://www.iberkshires.com/obituaries_new.php?ob_id=10503&source=obits_block

Catalyst Said to Plan New $1.25 Billion Fund for Early Next Year

... has held preliminary talks with existing and potential investors, known as limited partners, the people said. Greenwich, Connecticut- based Atlantic-Pacific Capital Inc., which has worked with Catalyst on two previous funds, will act as the ...

http://washpost.bloomberg.com/Story?docId=1376-NFLZQ26TTDS501-18KIST2FTL15UFKUOKNFNJ4JK6

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Greenwich Resident Afloat in Java

And in doing so, Jae Choi of Greenwich, had the good fortune of becoming the 2 millionth registeree receiving the "Ultimate Perk," which includes a cash prize of $1,000 and free coffee for a year. Choi also will receive an exclusive trip for two to the brand's hometown near Boston, which will include a special VIP day at Dunkin' Donuts' headquarters with leaders of the company's culinary and coffee excellence teams.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/greenwich-resident-afloat-java-0?

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With millions of dollars expected to flow into the economy on Black Friday, smaller shops are gearing up to respond to the big-box holiday with what has come to be known as Small Business Saturday the following day. "The big, national stores are what Black Friday seems to be all about, but having said that, our chamber emphasizes that we support shoppers buying local and going into the Greenwich stores to support our local economy," said Marcia O'Kane, executive director of the Greenwich Chamber of Commerce.

http://m.ctpost.com/business/article/Greenwich-gears-up-for-Small-Business-Saturday-5918111.php

Contemporary Jazz in Stamford -- Enjoy the Sounds of The Bill Harris Quartet

... "Jamaica's Album in the 1980s. Priess currently plays contemporary jazz at many local venues including the Greenwich Hyatt. Saxophonist Bill Harris describes the Quartet " as a group of old friends exploring the traditional jazz quartet format with ...

http://patch.com/connecticut/stamford/contemporary-jazz-stamford-enjoy-sounds-bill-harris-quartet-0?

Cinematheque series showcases French films every month

... The monthly French Cinematheque series - cosponsored by the Avon Theatre in Stamford and the Alliance Francaise of Greenwich - will sceen a newly restored version of the 1964 classic "That Man from Rio," starring Jean-Paul Belmondo and Francoise ...

http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/news/articleGallery/Cinematheque-series-showcases-French-films-every-5918092.php

Singer set for Greenwich return and some 'Christmas Magic'

Kimberly Sogioka will return for a second time to perform with the Greenwich Choral Society for its "Christmas Magic," concert on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 6 and 7, 2014, in Greenwich, Conn. She will be featured on John Rutter's 1990 work, "Magnificat."

http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Singer-set-for-Greenwich-return-and-some-5918015.php

Cinematheque series showcases French films every month

... The monthly French Cinematheque series - cosponsored by the Avon Theatre in Stamford and the Alliance Francaise of Greenwich - will sceen a newly restored version of the 1964 classic "That Man from Rio," starring Jean-Paul Belmondo and Francoise ...

http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Cinematheque-series-showcases-French-films-every-5918092.php

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... soon will turn her talents on far more uplifting pieces for the holiday season. She will be the soloist at the Greenwich Choral Society's Christmas Concert, "Christmas Magic," which will be performed twice -- Saturday, Dec. 6, and Sunday, Dec. 7. By ...

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In an era when fewer foreign films make it out of New York City, the monthly French Cinematheque series at Stamford's Avon Theatre presents carefully curated new movies and classics from France. Avon programmer Adam Birnbaum coordinates the series with Renee Ketcham, the president of the Alliance Francaise of Greenwich, and they both agree that France has somehow managed to keep producing smart mainstream adult films in an era when Hollywood seems to have eyes only for teenagers and other fans of comic book/science-fiction extravaganzas.

http://m.ctpost.com/news/article/Cinematheque-series-showcases-French-films-every-5918092.php

Singer set for Greenwich return and some 'Christmas Magic'

Kimberly Sogioka will return for a second time to perform with the Greenwich Choral Society for its "Christmas Magic," concert on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 6 and 7, 2014, in Greenwich, Conn. She will be featured on John Rutter's 1990 work, "Magnificat."

http://www.newstimes.com/news/article/Singer-set-for-Greenwich-return-and-some-5918015.php

Small Business Preparedness -- a Small Business Strategies Program at the Fairfield Public Library

... for years. His experience includes working as a financial systems architect for the hedge fund Paloma Partners in Greenwich, CT and as a senior consultant for Control Group, New York, NY. These talks are part of the Small Business Strategies series ...

http://patch.com/connecticut/fairfield/small-business-preparedness-small-business-strategies-program-fairfield-public-library?

Plenty at stake for Greenwich in Thanksgiving Day football matchup vs. Staples

What: Greenwich vs. Staples Where: Cardinal Stadium When: Thursday, 10 a.m. Last season's meeting: Austin Longi rushed for 224 yards and three touchdowns in Greenwich's 27-7 road win over Staples. The loss kept the Wreckers out of the postseason.

http://www.westport-news.com/sports/article/Plenty-at-stake-for-Greenwich-in-Thanksgiving-Day-5918030.php

Storm will make holiday traffic trickier

Rosario Gomez, a Greenwich Hardware store employee, stacks newly arrived shovels inside the store in Greenwich, Conn., Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014. Gomez said the business for shovels, ice-melt and ice scrapers has been brisk as people prepare for a noraAoeaster that the National Weather Service is forcasting will hit Greenwich early in the morning on Thanksgiving Eve day with a possible accumulation of snow of between 3 - 6 inches.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/news/articleGallery/Storm-will-make-holiday-traffic-trickier-5917743.php

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Singer set for Greenwich return and some 'Christmas Magic'

Kimberly Sogioka will return for a second time to perform with the Greenwich Choral Society for its "Christmas Magic," concert on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 6 and 7, 2014, in Greenwich, Conn. She will be featured on John Rutter's 1990 work, "Magnificat."

http://www.greenwichtime.com/news/articleGallery/Singer-set-for-Greenwich-return-and-some-5918015.php

Timeless treasures: Antiques connect generations and styles in today's designs

This purse, with its arc of jewels and shimmery fabric, is an example of some of the antique handbags, purses and clutches that East Hampton, N.Y., dealer Nula Thanhauser is expected to bring to the Winter Antiques Show, which wil run Dec. 6 and 7, 2014. It is part of a series of holiday events that fall under the umbrella of the Greenwich Historical Society's Antiquarius 2014, the organization's largest fundraiser of the year.

http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Timeless-treasures-Antiques-connect-generations-5918010.php

Eastern Middle School Sixth Grader, Aidan Buss, dances with Mikhailovsky Ballet

PRLog - Nov. 25, 2014 - GREENWICH, Conn. -- The Mikhailovsky Ballet kicked off its U.S. Tour with several performances at Lincoln Center's Koch Theater last week in New York City.

http://www.prlog.org/12399246-eastern-middle-school-sixth-grader-aidan-buss-dances-with-mikhailovsky-ballet.html

Catalyst Set to Start $1.25 Billion Fund in Early 2015

... has held preliminary talks with existing and potential investors, known as limited partners, the people said. Greenwich, Connecticut-based Atlantic-Pacific Capital Inc., which has worked with Catalyst on two previous funds, will act as the exclusive ...

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-11-25/catalyst-set-to-start-1-25-billion-fund-in-early-2015.html

Ian Q. Whittall, 91, Of Greenwich, Worked For Celanese Corporation

... At the end of the war Ian worked in a family shipping business in Istanbul, Turkey. After his marriage he moved to Greenwich in 1955 and worked in New York City and South and Central America for the Celanese Corporation. He was a member of the Belle ...

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/ian-q-whittall-91-greenwich-worked-celanese-corporation

A.M. Best Assigns Indicative Rating to W.R. Berkley Corporationa s New Shelf Registration

... debt, "bbb+" to subordinated debt and "bbb" to preferred stock of W.R. Berkley Corporation (W.R. Berkley) (Greenwich, CT) [NYSE:WRB]. These securities may be issued under W.R. Berkley's recently filed shelf registration, which took effect Nov. 20, ...

http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20141125005871/en/A.M.-Assigns-Indicative-Rating-W.R.-Berkley-Corporation%E2%80%99s

Chris Crofton, Advice King: Visiting Racist Relatives Over Thanksgiving

... conflict in that area, because there is only one fucking race. Take a Northeastern white liberal "non-racist" from Greenwich, Conn., to Memphis, Tenn., and they would shit their pants/call the police/mace everybody. Now, as far as what to do with ...

http://www.nashvillescene.com/nashvillecream/archives/2014/11/25/chris-crofton-advice-king-visiting-racist-relatives-over-thanksgiving

Wrong-way Driver on Greenwich Avenue Faces DUI Charge

A motorist seen driving the wrong way towards Greenwich Police patrolling the one-way Greenwich Avenue is facing a driving under the influence charge. According to a Greenwich Police report, officers were southbound on Greenwich Avenue near Havemeyer Place about 1:20 a.m. Nov. 21 when a Nissan Altima came towards them, driving northbound.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/wrong-way-driver-greenwich-avenue-faces-dui-charge-0?

Monday, November 24, 2014

MakerBot Expands 3D Printer and Filament Sales with Retailer Frya s Electronics

... Digital Store and partnerships with leading companies, as well as its own retail stores in New York, Boston and Greenwich, Connecticut. MakerBot's products include the award-winning MakerBot Replicator line of 3D printers, which includes the ...

http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20141124006374/en/MakerBot-Expands-3D-Printer-Filament-Sales-Retailer

Paul Tudor Jones Lives Up to Reputation As Active Trader in Third Quarter

Memphis native Paul Tudor Jones , who founded Greenwich, Connecticut-based Tudor Investment Corporation, a private asset management company and hedge fund , in 1980, is known to be an active trader. The third quarter of 2014 may or may not be representative of how Jones typically invests in a quarter, but he certainly lived up to his reputation, purchasing shares in nearly 900 companies and selling holdings in more than 500 others.

http://www.gurufocus.com/news/294844/paul-tudor-jones-lives-up-to-reputation-as-active-trader-in-third-quarter

Berkshire Hathaway Real Estate Helps Their Greenwich Neighbors

The Greenwich and Old Greenwich offices of Berkshire Hathaway New England Properties joined forces with Neighbor to Neighbor to help 300 families in need in Greenwich for the Thanksgiving holiday. In a statement, the firm said, "We heard that N2N was distributing 300 turkeys that were donated by a local market and thought we could help by providing the trimmings.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/berkshire-hathaway-real-estate-helps-their-greenwich-neighbors-0?

Greenwich Chamber Of Commerce Plans Holiday Party

GREENWICH, Conn. The Greenwich Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual holiday party on Wednesday, Dec. 10, from 5:30-7 p.m. at Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Drive.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/greenwich-chamber-commerce-plans-holiday-party

Santa set to visit Greenwich with reindeer friends

Stamford Mayor David Martin and his Chief of Staff, Michael Pollard, at Agabhumi's 12th anniversary celebration last week on Magee Avenue in Stamford. Photo: Contributed Photo

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/Santa-set-to-visit-Greenwich-with-reindeer-friends-5911477.php

Greenwich gets high marks for safety

A woman and child hold hands as they cross Greenwich Avenue in the business district of Greenwich, Conn., Friday afternoon, Nov. 21, 2014. Greenwich was named the safest big city in the state of Connecticut by researchers at ValuePenguin, coming in with the lowest crime rate for cities with a population of more than 45,000 people.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/Greenwich-gets-high-marks-for-safety-5909928.php

Greenwich Historical Society: Preserving the past

Greenwich Historical Society's Curator of Education, Anna Marie Greco, is joined by, from left, young local history buffs Marisol Flores, Anika Gupta, Carlos Flores, Glen Rivas, and Victoria Delaurentis.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/Greenwich-Historical-Society-Preserving-the-past-5911447.php

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... classes with Lohmeyer (philliplohmeyer@yahoo.com), an artist from Cos Cob who teaches group lessons at the Old Greenwich-Riverside Community Center (203-637-3659) and private lessons at Jack Dog Studio on Greenwich Avenue (203-570-6870) Photo: ...

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For the Record

For the latest events and activities happening in Greenwich, turn to For the Record. To have your event included, submit a description, date and time, and contact information.

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UVA sophomore and heir to grocery store legacy kills himself in latest campus tragedy

... who started the ubiquitous New York City supermarket chain D'Agostino's. He was one of four siblings, all of Greenwich, Connecticut. He's also survived by a large extended family Vice President and Chief Student Affairs officer Pat Lampkin said in ...

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A Holiday Dinner Rescue for Greenwich Firefighters

As they have since 1973, a band of members of the Greenwich Professional Firefighters Local 1042 made their appointed holiday rounds the Monday morning before Thanksgiving, delivering dinners to the widows and local residents who might not have the fixings for a holiday dinner. "It started in 1973 with a couple guys who collected donations and went out and bought dinner for a couple of widows," said Firefighter Matt Romeo.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/holiday-dinner-rescue-greenwich-firefighters-0?

Rocco Docimo, 89, Worked In Construction And Landscaping In Greenwich

Docimo was born Jan. 8, 1925, in Rose, Cosenza, Italy, to Secondo Docimo and Annunziata Paese Docimo. He worked in construction and as a landscaper in Stamford and Greenwich for most of his life.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/rocco-docimo-89-worked-construction-and-landscaping-stamford

John N. Dole

John Nicholas Dole, 84, passed away peacefully at Pen Bay Medical Center Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014, surrounded by his family, following a period of declining health. John grew up in Spuyten Duyvil, N.Y., a suburb of the Bronx, and as a teenager moved with his family to Greenwich, Conn.

http://knox.villagesoup.com/p/john-n-dole/1273231

Skype-a-Docent: Visit the Bruce Museum at the Fairfield Public Library

Visit the Bruce Museum in Greenwich from a seat in the Library's Rotary Room. A docent will take us on a private tour of the exhibit "Northern Baroque Splendor" via Skype.

http://patch.com/connecticut/fairfield/skype-docent-visit-bruce-museum-fairfield-public-library-0?

Karen Gail Roth Hodge, 57, Of Port Chester, Owned Jewelry Company

Hodge was born June 15, 1957, in Greenwich, Conn., to Walter and Vivian Roth. She graduated from Port Chester High School in 1975 and continued to pursue her studies of rocks and minerals at the University of Arizona, where she completed a degree in metal smithing.

http://portchester.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/karen-gail-roth-hodge-57-port-chester-owned-jewelry-company

Fallen Tree Blocks Merritt Parkway In Greenwich

A fallen tree was blocking the Merritt Parkway northbound between Exits 27 and 28 on Monday morning, the Connecticut Department of Transportation said. The Connecticut State Police and DOT are reportedly on the scene between the exits for Route 120A/King Street and Round Hill Road.

http://portchester.dailyvoice.com/news/fallen-tree-blocks-merritt-parkway-greenwich

William J. Burke, 98, Of Stamford

Burke was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. He was a long time resident of Greenwich.

http://stamford.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/william-j-burke-98-stamford

TheCleanBedroom Shop Coming to Montague St., Brooklyn Heights

... en pet beds. According to their website, other showroom are located in Manhattan; Wellesley, MA, Santa Monica, CA, Greenwich, CT; Austin, TX; Kittery & Portland, ME. Go to McBrooklyn's HOME PAGE .

http://mcbrooklyn.blogspot.com/2014/11/thecleanbedroom-shop-coming-to-montague.html

Greenwich Doctor Co-Authors Textbook On Rotator Cuff Tears

NEW CANAAN, Conn. -- Rotator cuff injuries, the bane of baseball pitchers everywhere and the injury that ended Mark "The Bird" Fidrych's career, is the focus of a book by a New Canaan doctor Dr. Edward Craig, an orthopedic surgeon at the Hospital for Special Surgery Physician Office in Greenwich, has co-authored a textbook on large rotator cuff tears, a common shoulder injury.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/new-canaan-doctor-co-authors-textbook-rotator-cuff-tears

Greenwich High May Add AP World History Course For Freshmen

A proposal to include an Advanced Placement world history class for ninth-graders has become a divisive issue among Greenwich parents, according to greenwichtime.com. Some PTA members have asked the school to include an AP class in an effort to challenge students, but there are others who say high school freshmen shouldn't be taking college level courses, greenwichtime.com reported.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/schools/greenwich-high-may-add-ap-world-history-course-freshmen

Greenwich Reform Synagogue Town Meetings

The Inlands Wetlands & Watercourses Agency will be holding a meeting on Monday, November 24th at 7PM in the town hall meeting room. The Greenwich Reform Synagogue is on the agenda for this meeting.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/greenwich-reform-synagogue-town-meetings-0?

Greenwich Gets Ready For The Holiday Stroll Weekend

The sixth annual Greenwich Holiday Stroll Weekend will be held on Saturday, Dec. 6, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 7, from noon to 5 p.m. The event will feature more than 110 Greenwich merchants and restaurants offering special promotions, refreshments and in-store events. All the participating retailers and activities can be found online .

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/events/greenwich-gets-ready-holiday-stroll-weekend

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Breast Cancer Alliance Holiday Gift Boutique

... - Status Faux*, Collared Greens*, Cynthia Alexander, Designing Women, Diane James Home, East End Foodies, EMBY, Greenwich Food Company*, Hema New York*, Hot Head*, House Portraits by Barbara Bellin, Ilyse's Pieces, Jean Forte Vintage Gifts, ...

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/breast-cancer-alliance-holiday-gift-boutique-0?

Greenwich, CT Residential Real Estate Blog and Analysis: Nov. 21

... and two fireplaces. It sits on 1.01 acres and has 6,534 s.f. There are 628 current properties for sale in all of Greenwich. I have also included a link to the 3rd Quarter Market Report my firm puts out for your review. You will be able to review the ...

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/greenwich-ct-residential-real-estate-blog-and-analysis-november-21st-0?

Panel takes on Connecticut's 'honeycomb' of taxes

... "We now have 35,000 people who pay 45 percent of the entire taxes," said former state Sen. William Nickerson , a Greenwich Republican who is co-chairing the State Tax Panel. "That is a very precarious and unreliable way to run a railroad." The ...

http://www.greenwichtime.com/news/article/Panel-takes-on-Connecticut-s-honeycomb-of-taxes-5912524.php

Student doing battle with invasive species in Greenwich forestland

From the heart of the thicket, you can't see the road, just trees growing bare and tangles of weeds, still green against the reds and yellows of the ground cover. North Street School is just a stone's throw away, and the fire training tower peaks through the gaps in trees at certain angles.

http://www.theday.com/state-news/20141123/student-doing-battle-with-invasive-species-in-greenwich-forestland

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Obituary for Peter D'Agostino

... at Brunswick School, where he attended 2nd through 9th grade. More recently, Peter had coached younger rowers in Greenwich. While at UVa, he pursued an American Studies major, had been writing fiction, and was also a member of The Whethermen, an ...

http://www.cavalierdaily.com:80/article/2014/11/obituary-for-peter-dagostino

Native American Heritage Month Family Day at Greenwich's Bruce Museum

November is Native American Heritage Month, and the Bruce Museum will celebrate with a special Family Day dedicated to Native American traditions on Sunday, Nov. 23. In addition to family activities and crafts about Native American life, a live performance by traditional Native American dancers is planned. "Family days are a longstanding and happy tradition at the Bruce," says Julie Harrington, Manager of Youth & Family Programs at the Bruce Museum.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/native-american-heritage-month-family-day-greenwichs-bruce-museum-0?

Former Presidential Budget Director David Stockman Sells His Greenwich Estate

Republican power couple David Stockman and his wife Jennifer Blei Stockman have sold their backcountry Greenwich estate in the gated community of Conyers Farms. The Stockmans who have long been associated with conservative efforts - he as budget director under President Ronald Reagan, she as leader of the Republican Majority for Choice who's also served as president of the fabled Guggenheim Museum in New York - sold their nearly 22-acre estate in the Conyers Farm community for $13.15 million.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/former-presidential-budget-director-david-stockman-sells-his-greenwich-estat-0?

Harvard, Yale, Stanford - Beware, Attending Them Could Carry Stigma

... motions of still being in the game. Regarding the latter, one Harvard Law alumnus took the MetroNorth train from Greenwich, Connecticut to Manhattan and back every day. He had been forced out of his investment banking job. He didn't know what else ...

http://speechwriting-ghostwriting.typepad.com/speechwriting_ghostwritin/2014/11/harvard-yale-stanford-beware-attending-them-could-carry-stigma.html

Greenwich Resident Of Pacific Cycling Races First Cyclocross

Pacific Cycling is part of a team out of Pacific Swim Bike Run, a local bike shop in Stamford known for primarily road and triathlon racing. The team of six men, ages 22 to 48, live in Stamford, Norwalk, Greenwich and New York City.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/sports/stamford-resident-pacific-cycling-races-first-cyclocross

Greenwich Man To Play In Rivalry Game At Yankee Stadium

GREENWICH, Conn. Dylan Wadsworth of Greenwich, a member of the Lafayette College football team, will be participating in the 150th meeting of college football's most-played rivalry on Saturday, Nov. 22, at Yankee Stadium.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/sports/greenwich-man-play-rivalry-game-yankee-stadium

Friday, November 21, 2014

Fight in Western Greenwich Ends with 2 Arrests

A pair of men were arrested after they were found fighting outside one of the suspect's Greenwich residence on the town's west side. When officers arrived at 10 Henry St. about 12:45 a.m. Nov. 18, they found the two men "engaged in a violent, tumultuous altercation," according to a Greenwich Police report.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/fight-western-greenwich-ends-2-arrests-0?

Coined from Greenwich to New Zealand

... Today coins are still minted, used for commerce and collected. The Bruce Museum www.brucemuseum.org located in Greenwich Connecticut on One Museum Drive has announced that two extinct giant penguins that once roamed the wilds of New Zealand and were ...

http://www.examiner.com/article/coined-from-greenwich-to-new-zealand?cid=rss

Triad apartments sell for $9.8M

A Connecticut-based private investment group has bought the 144-unit Sedgefield Apartments complex in Winston-Salem for $9.8 million. An entity managed by Greenwich, Conn.-based Starwood Capital Group LLC on Oct. 30 closed on the apartment purchase from a group managed by Boston-based Berkshire Property Advisors LLC, according to a Forsyth County deed.

http://www.bizjournals.com/triad/news/2014/11/21/triad-apartments-sellfor-9-8m.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+vertical_50+%28Commercial+Real+Estate+Industry+News%29

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... down from his role as the hospital chair to assume his new position. The system also includes Bridgeport and Greenwich hospitals. Since 2003, Crespo has been the chairman of EQV Advisors. Thomas Parrino, co-founder and principal of Westport-based ...

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Menorah tree combines two traditions

... iconically Jewish but that would still be a centerpiece for the family," said Michael Patchen, 40, who lives in Greenwich, Connecticut, and works as a financial analyst. "So we surprised her with it. It addressed her need for something warm and ...

http://www.miamiherald.com/living/home-garden/article4046367.html

SHIPPING: Ross fund orders four supertankers

... with AWilhelmsen AS, an Olso-based shipping company, he said at a conference in New York. Diamond S Group Inc., a Greenwich, Connecticut-based company controlled by Ross, ordered the tankers with options for four more due in 2016 and 2017, he said. ...

http://www.financialmirror.com/news-details.php?nid=33521

Elizabeth Anne Owen, 68, Worked At Perrot Library In Old Greenwich

... three children in October, 1986 where she lived for the remainder of her life. She worked at Perrot Library in Old Greenwich for many years and was a member of several different church communities throughout her life (St. Mary's Church, Maidenhead, ...

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/elizabeth-anne-owen-68-norwalk

National outsourcing firm with Tampa presence sold

Oasis Outsourcing , one of the largest outsourcing firms in the country and the third largest in Tampa Bay, has been sold to a private equity firm. Based in West Palm Beach, Oasis was bought by Stone Point Capital of Greenwich, Conn.

http://www.bizjournals.com/tampabay/blog/morning-edition/2014/11/national-outsourcing-firm-with-tampa-presence-sold.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+vertical_23+%28Human+Resources+Industry+News%29

Lynn Ann Bahnken, 59, Of Greenwich

Bahnken is survived by her son, Ashley; husband, John; mother, Ann; and sister, Karen Pearl. She was predeceased by her father, Richard.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/lynn-ann-bahnken-59-greenwich

National outsourcing firm with Tampa presence sold

... has been sold to a private equity firm. Based in West Palm Beach, Oasis was bought by Stone Point Capital of Greenwich, Conn., the South Florida Business Journal said. Oasis performs human resources work for more than 4,700 companies and employs ...

http://www.bizjournals.com/tampabay/blog/morning-edition/2014/11/national-outsourcing-firm-with-tampa-presence-sold.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+bizj_tampabay+%28Tampa+Bay+Business+Journal%29

Greenwich's Convent Of The Sacred Heart Celebrates Construction Milestone

... flag attached to it - is raised during the "topping Off" ceremony Thursday for the school's new athletic center. GREENWICH, Conn. -- Convent of the Sacred Heart celebrated another milestone as the "topping off" ceremony for the $25.5 million ...

http://stamford.dailyvoice.com/schools/greenwichs-convent-sacred-heart-celebrates-construction-milestone

Thursday, November 20, 2014

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... including the Eastern Woodlands and Southwest, as well as answer questions. Bruce Museum, One Museum Drive, Greenwich. Family Day, Sunday, Nov. 23, 1 to 4 p.m. The Redhawk Dance Troupe will perform 2:15 to 3:15 p.m. Suitable for ages 5 and up. ...

http://m.ctpost.com/news/article/Pottery-puts-focus-on-native-traditions-5906905.php

Greenwich Catholic School Embarks on $2.5 Million Capital Campaign

Greenwich Catholic School has announced the kickoff of the Imagine capital campaign to raise $2.5 million to renovate and expand the Upper School building. Principal Patrice Kopas said the goal of the initiative - the first capital campaign in the school's 44-year history - is to renovate and expand GCS' Upper School building, which serves Grades 6 through 8. "The Upper School may look fine to the naked eye, but the truth is that with our positive enrollment numbers comes a burden: the need to create additional space," Kopas said in a statement.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/greenwich-catholic-school-embarks-25-million-capital-campaign-0?

Connecticut Holiday House Tours

... for one-day only during house tours to benefit local organizations. Tours in the towns of Woodbury, Westport and Greenwich will offer a rare chance to see exceptional residences dressed in their holiday best. One of the most popular tours will mark ...

http://patch.com/connecticut/westport/connecticut-holiday-house-tours-0?

Pottery puts focus on native traditions

Dancers with the New York City-based Redhawk Native American Arts Council, such as the one pictured, will be at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, Conn., on Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014 for Family Day activities that will celebrate Native American Heritage Month. Photo: Contributed Photo A black storage jar, which will be on display at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, Conn., from Nov. 22, 2014 to March 29, 2015, was created by Maria and Santana Martinez about 60 years ago.

http://www.newstimes.com/news/article/Pottery-puts-focus-on-native-traditions-5906905.php

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There is always something on the line when the Staples and Greenwich football teams hook up on Thanksgiving morning. While there is nothing tangible at stake for the men from Westport, they would like nothing more than to dash the Cardinals' healthy Class LL playoff spots.

http://m.westport-news.com/sports/article/Staples-football-gearing-up-for-Greenwich-showdown-5906764.php

IRS Warns Greenwich Residents Of Phone Scam

The Internal Revenue Service is warning residents of Fairfield County to beware of a new telephone scam demanding money or bank information from taxpayers. Scammers have been contacting taxpayers nationwide providing bogus badge numbers, fake names and are able to alter information on caller IDs.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/news/fairfield-county-residents-are-warned-taxpayer-phone-scam

Crafty Cos Cobber Creates A Lighthouse Island

A clever crocheted lighthouse made by a Greenwich woman is vying for the $1,500 grand prize in The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk's 13th annual "Festival of Lighthouses Contest," opening Nov. 22. "Lighthouse Island" by Margaret Phillips of Cos Cob is among the 24 creative handmade entries in the holiday display, which will be open daily through Jan. 19 in the popular Connecticut family attraction. The lighthouse contest works like a juried art show except that you and thousands of other Maritime Aquarium visitors are the jury.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/crafty-cos-cobber-creates-lighthouse-island-0?

Growing Greenwich's Culinary Landscape

... into "one of the top food destinations in Manhattan and the Hamptons," according to the company's website. The Greenwich location will be the first Connecticut operation for the company that has three stores in Manhattan and three in the Hamptons. ...

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/growing-greenwichs-culinary-landscape-0?

Ludlowe freshman Sarah Grinalds made a big splash

... event tying New Canaan's Katie Colwell during the during the FCIAC Girls High School Swimming Championship at Greenwich High School, Greenwich, Conn., Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. Darien won the meet taking the championship over New Canaan, the second ...

http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/highschool/article/Ludlowe-freshman-Sarah-Grinalds-made-a-big-splash-5906733.php

Jesuits still have good chance to make CIAC playoffs

... at Ken Strong Stadium on Thanksgiving morning -- Prep sits in the No. 8 spot in the rankings, two points ahead of Greenwich in the latest CIAC computer rankings. "It seems like it," said Prep coach Tom Shea regarding the fact that the Jesuits hold ...

http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/highschool/article/Jesuits-still-have-good-chance-to-make-CIAC-5906729.php

It's FastPay's turn to get paid $15 million

... platform has raised $15 million from Oak HC/FT, marking the first financial technology investment from the Greenwich, Conn., firm's recently launched $500 million growth-equity fund. FastPay will use the money to expand the company, develop ...

http://www.bizjournals.com/losangeles/news/2014/11/20/it-s-fastpay-s-turn-to-get-paid-15-million.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+vertical_2+%28Commercial+Banking+Industry+News%29

The Connecticut Giant Pumpkin Growers Club holds their annual Giant...

... County communities that ranked among the state's 10 safest -- including Darien, Wilton, Redding, New Canaan and Greenwich. "We've always fared well when it comes to safety, and I think it has a lot to do with the sense of community that we have and ...

http://www.newstimes.com/local/article/Website-Ridgefield-ranks-highest-on-state-safety-5904582.php

Cecile F. Rubin, 85, Of Stamford

Rubin is survived by her daughters, Karen Elizabeth Rubin, of Greenwich and Faith Victoria Rubin, of Washington; sister, Janet Frankel Goldberg of Toronto; numerous cousins; and nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, James Elwood Rubin; daughter, Amy Helene Rubin; and brother, David Lewis Frankel.

http://stamford.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/cecile-f-rubin-85-stamford

Oasis Outsourcing acquired by private equity firm

... organization (PEO) in the country, agreed to be acquired by a private equity firm. Stone Point Capital, of Greenwich, Conn., didn't disclose the terms of its deal for the West Palm Beach-based company. Oasis Outsourcing was founded in 1996 as a ...

http://www.bizjournals.com/southflorida/news/2014/11/20/oasis-outsourcing-acquired-by-private-equity-firm.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+bizj_southflorida+%28South+Florida+Business+Journal%29

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