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Wednesday, December 31, 2014

After 2014's party, US stock investors may face a hangover

... have paid in many cases since 2000 for stocks?" said Mike O'Rourke, chief market strategist at JonesTrading in Greenwich, Connecticut. That said, earnings expectations coming into 2014 turned out to be far too pessimistic: On Dec. 31, 2013, the ...

http://www.abs-cbnnews.com/business/01/01/15/after-2014s-party-us-stock-investors-may-face-hangover

Old Greenwich's 06870 rules 2014

This home at 11 Meadowcroft Lane in Greenwich, Conn is an example of a property on the market in Central Greenwich's 06830 ZIP code. Photo: Contributed, Contributed Photo This home at 45 Sheephill Road is an example of a home sold this year in the 06878 ZIP code.

http://www.newstimes.com/business/article/Old-Greenwich-s-06870-rules-2014-5988213.php

60th International Debutante Ball

Debutante Madison Olmstead, 19, of Greenwich, Conn., center, and guests attend the 60th International Debutante Ball at The Waldorf Astoria on December 29, 2014 in New York City.

http://www.dariennewsonline.com/news/slideshow/60th-International-Debutante-Ball-100306.php

Greenwich Police honor K9 team on canine Tyro's retirement

Tyro, one half of the Greenwich Police Department's K-9 Team for the past seven years, is retiring effective Dec. 31. He and partner Officer Michael Macchia have been named recipients of the department's Officer of the Month award for December. Photo: Contributed Photo Officer Michael Macchia and his canine partner Tyro pose in the lobby of the Greenwich Police Department headquarters Thursday, Tyro's last day on the job after a seven-year career.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/Greenwich-Police-honor-K9-team-on-canine-Tyro-s-5988279.php

Holiday events raise funds for Kids in Crisis

The season of giving continued in earnest at McArdle's Florist and Garden Center in Greenwich, Conn., in the past several weeks. On a recent visit, Branden Hahn of Kids in Crisis, right, stopped by to visit Santa and accept a donation of $2,465 from James McArdle of McArdleis, left, and Tammi Ketler of TMK Sports & Entertainment, producer of the sixth annual Greenwich Reindeer Festival and Santais Workshop and Greenwich Holiday Stroll.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/news/articleGallery/Holiday-events-raise-funds-for-Kids-in-Crisis-5988262.php

Greenwich Rings Bells To Greet 375th Anniversary Year

The town of Greenwich will be celebrating the 375th anniversary of its founding in 1640 and will be planning a wide variety of events throughout the year. To herald the beginning of the 375th Anniversary, bells in steeples will ring throughout Greenwich at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 1. On Sunday, Feb. 22, the town will rededicate Putnam Hill Park by installing a new memorial that depicts Gen.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/news/greenwich-rings-bells-greet-375th-anniversary-year

Old Greenwich's 06870 rules 2014

Real estate in Old Greenwich had quite a year in 2014, with home prices soaring by about 50 percent when compared to 2013, according to an analysis of real estate transactions on file at the Town Assessor's office. The average sale price of a home in the 06870 ZIP code, which covers Old Greenwich, increased from about $1.4 million in 2013 to roughly $2.1 million in 2014, a surge of 50.6 percent.

http://m.ctpost.com/business/article/Old-Greenwich-s-06870-rules-2014-5988213.php

Brookfield High School Students: 'Brookfield Needs to Invest'

... amount of money the town spends is a direct correlation to the quality of the education received by the students. Greenwich, Connecticut, known for being one of the wealthiest towns in the state, is in the same DRG (District-Reference Group) as ...

http://patch.com/connecticut/brookfield/brookfield-high-school-students-brookfield-needs-invest-0?

"XPO Logistics, Inc. (XPO) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis...

... in the US, Canada, and Mexico. As of September 2014, it operates in 203 locations. XPO is headquartered in Greenwich, Connecticut, the US. The company focuses on expansion of its business operations, and its geographical reach through strategic ...

http://reports.pr-inside.com/xpo-logistics-inc-xpo-financial-r4182600.htm

SouthComm Acquires The Remaining Cygnus Business Media's Properties

... is the publisher of the Nashville Scene and Nashville Post and is backed in its deals by Credit Value Partners of Greenwich, Connecticut (meaning the days of investor ownership of these B2B properties is not over even now).

http://www.agrimarketing.com/s/93267

Giving Fund: Cases 77-79

The Giving Fund is a tradition now in its 31st year at The Advocate and Greenwich Time, in conjunction with Person-to- Person and Family Centers . It provides a chance for the community to help those in need this holiday season.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/news/article/Giving-Fund-Cases-77-79-5987860.php

Willis Weirick, 66, Former Greenwich Resident

He enlisted into the U.S. Army Air Force and served for three years in Japan as a radio operator. He was an active Ham radio operator and an expert in World War II aircraft.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/willis-weirick-66-former-greenwich-resident

Old Greenwich New Year's Day Dip And Run Kicks Off 2015

GREENWICH, Conn. The Old Greenwich New Year's Day Dip and Resolution Run will take place on New Year's Day at Tod's Point at noon Thursday.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/events/old-greenwich-new-years-day-dip-and-run-kicks-2015

Open House at Whitby School

Located on Lake Avenue in Greenwich, Whitby School welcomes the community to visit and tour campus during an upcoming Open House on Sunday, January 11 beginning at 1:00pm. Attendees will have the opportunity to take the journey through Whitby's compelling continuum of inquiry-based learning from 18 months through Grade 8. The school's innovative blend of Montessori and International Baccalaureate throughout the continuum equips students with the skills needed to successfully thrive in today's dynamic world.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/open-house-whitby-school-0?

Fire Damages Garden Catering in Greenwich

The Greenwich Fire Department responded to a structure fire at Garden Catering located at 177 Hamilton Ave at 12:10 a.m. on Wednesday. First arriving units reported a heavy smoke condition throughout the structure with heavy smoke venting from the roof.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/fire-damages-garden-catering-greenwich-0?

Greenwich's Hour-By-Hour New Year's Eve, New Year's Day Forecast

Everyone always asks what will the weather be like on New Year's Eve and New Year's Day and we at Greenwich Patch want to provide you with an hourly forecast according to the latest National Weather Service and Weather.com forecast. Beginning at noon on New Year's Eve temperatures will be between 29-31 degrees and the skies will be sunny.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/greenwichs-hour-hour-new-years-eve-new-years-day-forecast-0?

After 2014's Party, Stock Investors May Face 2015 Hangover

... have paid in many cases since 2000 for stocks?" said Mike O'Rourke, chief market strategist at JonesTrading in Greenwich, Connecticut. That said, earnings expectations coming into 2014 turned out to be far too pessimistic: On Dec. 31, 2013, the ...

http://www.newsmax.com/Finance/stock-market-investors-hangover-2015/2014/12/31/id/615763/

2014 In Review: Two Tragic Deaths Rock Greenwich

Emily Fedorko , 16, died Aug. 6 in a water-tubing accident Wednesday on the waters of Long Island Sound off Greenwich Point. Emily was an Old Greenwich resident and would have been a junior in the fall at Greenwich High School.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/news/2014-review-two-tragic-deaths-rock-greenwich

Greenwich Police Believe House Was Targeted In Home Invasion

Greenwich Police said three men robbed a Greenwich couple of thousands of dollars in cash and jewelry during a 10 p.m. Monday home invasion at their Ridge Street home in central Greenwich. No arrests have been made in the case.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/greenwich-police-believe-house-was-targeted-home-invasion

US investors brace for New Year hangover

... have paid in many cases since 2000 for stocks?" said Mike O'Rourke, chief market strategist at JonesTrading in Greenwich, Connecticut. That said, earnings expectations coming into 2014 turned out to be far too pessimistic: On Dec. 31, 2013, the ...

http://www.businessworld.ie/livenews.htm?a=3248739

Analysis - After 2014's party, investors in U.S. stock market may face a hangover

... have paid in many cases since 2000 for stocks?" said Mike O'Rourke, chief market strategist at JonesTrading in Greenwich, Connecticut. That said, earnings expectations coming into 2014 turned out to be far too pessimistic: On Dec. 31, 2013, the ...

https://au.news.yahoo.com/thewest/business/world/a/25883119/analysis-after-2014s-party-investors-in-u-s-stock-market-may-face-a-hangover/

After 2014's party, investors in U.S. stock market may face a hangover

... have paid in many cases since 2000 for stocks?" said Mike O'Rourke, chief market strategist at JonesTrading in Greenwich, Connecticut. That said, earnings expectations coming into 2014 turned out to be far too pessimistic: On Dec. 31, 2013, the ...

http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/12/31/us-usa-markets-2015-analysis-idUSKBN0K908820141231?feedType=RSS&feedName=businessNews

Home invasion rocks quiet Greenwich neighborhood

... to Capt. Mark Kordick, who heads the detective division, "A home invasion of this type is fortunately very rare in Greenwich. The violation of the sanctity of someone's home is a significant crime and one which our department takes extremely ...

http://m.ctpost.com/local/article/Home-invasion-rocks-quiet-Greenwich-neighborhood-5986716.php

Coalition eyes Metro-North improvements in 2015

... Mayor Mark Boughton said. "But it is always good to work with other communities -- even those as far away as Greenwich and Norwalk -- because no one has cornered the market on a good idea." Much like residents who are looking past the challenges of ...

http://m.ctpost.com/local/article/Coalition-eyes-Metro-North-improvements-in-2015-5986712.php

Help Wanted: Jobs on Patch in or Near Darien

... management, confirmations and...1 hour ago from Global Risk Jobs NEWStaffing Opportunities Solutions - Old Greenwich, CTOur client is one of the nation's largest consumer finance organizations looking for a Tax Manager for their Tax Compliance Team. ...

http://patch.com/connecticut/darien/help-wanted-jobs-patch-or-near-darien-0?

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Home prices up across Connecticut

... the number of condo sales across the state was down for the month, these homes saw an increase in interest in Greenwich. According to town records, there were nine sales in multifamily buildings across Greenwich in November 2013; this year that ...

http://m.ctpost.com/business/article/Home-prices-up-across-Connecticut-5986605.php

Going Viral: Students Thank Greenwich Police Officers For All that They Do

Despite a lot of negative attention being directed at the police on a national level, the officers of the Greenwich Police have been fortunate to receive a lot of support from the citizen's that we serve. The students from Western Middle School sent us some wonderful handmade cards thanking the officers for what we do.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/going-viral-students-thank-greenwich-police-officers-all-they-do-0?

Rod Burnham Rod Burnham - Voice Talent

... in Dramatic Literature) 1973 Suffield Academy, Suffield CT, Secondary School Diploma 1967 The Brunswick School, Greenwich CT (12 YEARS OF LATIN - helpful w/those tricky medical and legal terms!) Winner of 13 Addies and numerous other professional ...

https://www.voices.com/people/rodburnham1

Fire damages two apartments at Wilbur Peck

A Christmas-tree fire badly damaged two apartments at the Wilbur Peck Court housing development Monday, highlighting the dangers of leaving a lit tree unattended. Two families -- two parents and their two adult children, and a single mother and her 4-year-old and 9-year-old children -- were displaced by the Monday morning fire off Davis Avenue in central Greenwich.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/Fire-damages-two-apartments-at-Wilbur-Peck-5984211.php

Delauney's colors seeped into myriad media

"Guepard," a print by the late artist Sonia Delaunay , is among about a dozen prints on display at the Greenwich Arts Council in Greenwich, Conn., through Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015. Delaunay was known for her use of bright colors and geometric designs.

http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/news/articleGallery/Delauney-s-colors-seeped-into-myriad-media-5986205.php

Frigid landscape fuels photographer's passion and purpose

New York City-based photographer Diane Tuft traveled to Antarctica in 2012 to captures scenes such as this one of Lake Vanda. About a dozen photographs taken during her six-week trip are on display at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, Conn., through Feb. 1, 2015.

http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Frigid-landscape-fuels-photographer-s-passion-and-5986204.php

Delauney's colors seeped into myriad media

"Guepard," a print by the late artist Sonia Delaunay , is among about a dozen prints on display at the Greenwich Arts Council in Greenwich, Conn., through Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015. Delaunay was known for her use of bright colors and geometric designs.

http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Delauney-s-colors-seeped-into-myriad-media-5986205.php

Greenwich Police Investigate Home Invasion

Police said they are investigating a Monday night home invasion during which three men armed with crow bars tied up the home's residents and then stole thousands in cash and jewelry from the family safe. The incident occurred on Ridge Street in central Greenwich, police said.

http://www.courant.com/breaking-news/hc-greenwich-home-invasion-1231-20141230-story.html

Congrats! Greenwich Police Add 2 New Officers

The following new Police Officers were sworn in as members of the Greenwich Police Department on Monday, December 29, 2014: The Swearing-In Ceremony was held at the Greenwich Town Hall in the Town Hall Meeting Room and family and friends of the new officers attended.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/congrats-greenwich-police-add-2-new-officers-0?

Police: 3 Masked Men Tie Up Homeowners In Greenwich, Make Off With Cash, Jewelry

GREENWICH, Conn. - Police are looking for three masked men who they said tied up a couple inside their Greenwich home and made off the contents of their safe.

http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2014/12/30/police-3-masked-men-tie-up-homeowners-in-greenwich-make-off-with-cash-jewelry/

Police: 3 Masked Men Tie Up Homeowners In Greenwich, Make Off With Cash, Jewelry

... country. Got a nose for [...] Police are looking for three suspects who they said tied up a couple inside their Greenwich home and stole thousands of dollars in cash and jewelry on Dec. 29, 2014. (credit: CBS2) GREENWICH, Conn. (CBSNewYork) - Police ...

http://newyork.cbslocal.com/?p=986484

Greenwich Selectman Dave Theis' Memorial Service is Scheduled

Greenwich town officials confirm that Selectman David N. Theis' memorial service will be held on Saturday, January 10, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at Christ Church Greenwich, 254 East Putnam Avenue, Greenwich, CT 06830. In case you missed it this is an article written by Greenwich Patch Editor Barbara Heins that looked back at the legacy Theis left behind in Greenwich.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/greenwich-selectman-dave-theis-memorial-service-scheduled-0?

Couple Tied Up and Robbed in Greenwich Home

... somewhere between their late 20s and early 30s. "A home invasion robbery of this type is fortunately very rare in Greenwich," Captain Mark Kordick, Commander of the Detective Division said in a press release. "The violation of the sanctity of ...

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/couple-tied-and-robbed-greenwich-home-0?

Greenwich Couple Tied Up, Robbed In Home Invasion

Two homeowners were tied up and robbed by three masked men Monday night who took thousands of dollars in cash and jewelry from the family's safe, Greenwich police said Tuesday morning. The home invasion on Ridge Street in central Greenwich occurred shortly after 10 p.m. Dec. 29, said Greenwich police spokesman Lt.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/greenwich-couple-tied-robbed-home-invasion

Video: Conn DOT to Raise Train Ticket Prices at Start 2015

... raised fares 1 percent for travel between CT and NY stations, and travel within CT stations. A monthly pass from Greenwich to Grand Central will increase about $3.00, and a weekly pass will increase by $.75. Other lesser fares will not be effected ...

http://greenwich.itsrelevant.com/content/21658/Conn-DOT-to-Raise-Train-Ticket-Prices-at-Start-2015

Photos: Debutante Ball in NYC

Debutante Madison Olmstead, 19, of Greenwich, Conn., center, and guests attend the 60th International Debutante Ball at The Waldorf Astoria on December 29, 2014 in New York City.

http://www.newstimes.com/news/slideshow/60th-International-Debutante-Ball-100306.php

Greenwich Lawmaker Receives Leadership Position

State Senator Scott Frantz (R-Greenwich) receives committee assignments for the 2015 Legislative Session and is named Deputy Minority Leader of the Senate Republican Caucus, according to a press release from his office. Sen. Minority Leader Len ...

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/greenwich-lawmaker-receives-leadership-position-0?

Toxins Found In Soil At Three More Greenwich Locations

Tests have confirmed elevated levels of PCBs, heavy metals and other contaminants in three locations in Greenwich other than the high school, according to greenwichtime.com. Recent soil tests at Byram Park revealed arsenic levels 11 times higher than the accepted standard.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/news/toxins-found-soil-three-more-greenwich-locations

AAA Reminds Greenwich: Don't Let Friends Drive Drunk During Holidays

With more than 90 percent of holiday travelers driving to their destinations, AAA of Southern New England is urging motorists in Fairfield County to be extra diligent about the dangers of impaired driving. According to the latest data from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety's annual Traffic Safety Culture Index, 1 in 8 licensed drivers, who drink at least occasionally, reported having driven when they thought their alcohol level might have been close to, or possibly over, the legal limit in the past year.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/news/aaa-reminds-fairfield-county-dont-let-friends-drive-drunk-during-holidays

Monday, December 29, 2014

Help Wanted: Jobs on Patch in or Near New Canaan

... management, confirmations and...2 hours ago from Global Risk Jobs NEWStaffing Opportunities Solutions - Old Greenwich, CTOur client is one of the nation's largest consumer finance organizations looking for a Tax Manager for their Tax Compliance ...

http://patch.com/connecticut/newcanaan/help-wanted-jobs-patch-or-near-new-canaan?

Photo

The League of Women Voters Greenwich will host a talk by Denise Nappier, treasurer for the state of Connecticut on Thursday, Jan. 8 at 7 p.m., at Greenwich Town Hall, 101 Field Point Road.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/For-the-Record-5984251.php

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.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/For-the-Record-5981052.php

Staples girls fall to Greenwich in LaVista final

With Alexa Moses making 3-pointers at a rapid pace and the Greenwich High School girls basketball team playing lockdown defense, it was apparent early in Monday's Tony LaVista Tournament final that the Cardinals were going to seize what they captured the previous two years -- the tournament title. Behind Moses' hot shooting the Cardinals jumped out to a 14-point lead on Staples less than four minutes into the first quarter and never looked back, earning the three-peat they were determined to achieve.

http://m.westport-news.com/sports/article/Staples-girls-fall-to-Greenwich-in-LaVista-final-5984095.php

Christmas Tree Fire Damages Pair Of Apartments At Greenwich's Wilbur Peck

A broken bulb on a Christmas tree is believed to have started a fire that caused smoke and water damage at two Wilbur Peck Court apartments Monday morning, Greenwich police and fire officials said. The natural Christmas tree caught fire after the tenant went to work, police said.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/christmas-tree-fire-damages-pair-apartments-greenwichs-wilbur-peck

Greenwich police add two to ranks

Greenwich First Selectman and Police Commissioner Peter Tesei, left, swears in Officer Michael Hall at Town Hall in Greenwich, Conn. Monday, Dec. 29, 2014.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/Greenwich-police-add-two-to-ranks-5983876.php

Fire damages two apartments at Wilbur Peck

Edwin Vega, left, of Service Management Group, and Gary Ocuma help clean up the inside of an apartment after a fire at the Housing Authority of Greenwich's Wilbur Peck Court apartments in Greenwich, Conn. Monday, Dec. 29, 2014.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/Fire-damages-two-apartments-at-Wilbur-Peck-5983840.php

Connecticut's Boating Laws Could Be Updated in '15

A legislative delegation moved by the August tubing death of a Greenwich High School honors student wants the Connecticut's General Assembly to take a closer look at the state's boating laws. The four Greenwich lawmakers are in the early stages of discussing possible legislation to bring forward when the new session begins Jan. 7. "You can't legislate everything.

http://www.insurancejournal.com/news/east/2014/12/29/351292.htm

Video: Year in Review: Greenwich Business and Economy

"The Sidewalk Sales has been a long standing tradition of our Chamber of Commerce. It's the time when we get to showcase and present all of our retail society at its best," said Marcia O'Kane, the Executive Director of the Greenwich Chamber of commerce.

http://greenwich.itsrelevant.com/content/21648/Year-in-Review-Greenwich-Business-and-Economy-

Favorite local photos of 2014

The silhouette of a walker is visible between a pair of trees on the horizon and is reflected, along with the surroundings, in Eagle Pond at Greenwich Point during sunset, Monday, March 17, 2014. Photo: Bob Luckey A swirl of clouds in the western sky during sunset as seen with a snowdrift in the foreground at Greenwich Point, Thursday evening, Feb. 6, 2014.

http://www.dariennewsonline.com/news/article/Favorite-photos-of-2014-5980221.php

Christmas Tree Catches Fire In Greenwich Apartment

No one was injured after a Christmas tree lit on fired inside an apartment at Wilbur Peck Court on Monday morning, police said. The exact cause of the fire was still under investigation by the local fire marshal but police said it was believed to have been started by a broken light bulb in a string of Christmas lights.

http://www.courant.com/community/greenwich/hc-greenwich-christmas-tree-fire-1230-20141229-story.html

Fire at Greenwich Housing Complex Likely Caused by Broken Christmas Tree Light

The fire broke out at approximately 9 a.m. when a natural Christmas tree caught fire inside an apartment at the complex. The fire is still under investigation by the Greenwich Fire Marshals office but the most likely ignition source is a broken Christmas tree light bulb According to polce, the residents of the apartment left the apartment for work leaving the lights illuminated on the tree.

http://patch.com/connecticut/orange/two-families-displaced-fire-greenwich-housing-complex-0?

Christmas Tree Catches Fire at Greenwich Apartment

... nnot return at this time due to smoke and water damage. The exact cause of the fire is under investigation but the Greenwich Fire Marshall's Office says it most likely was caused by a broken Christmas tree light bulb.

http://wtnh.com/2014/12/29/christmas-tree-catches-fire-at-greenwich-apartment/

Job Openings In and Near Greenwich: Sports, Sales, U.S. Navy Reserve, and More

... and current base salary requirements ASAP: ...@rtijobs.comJob Description International brokerage located in Greenwich,... Corporate Reporting Premier Asset Manager Premier Asset Manager located in Greenwich, CT seeks a Senior Accountant to join ...

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/job-openings-and-near-greenwich-sports-sales-us-navy-reserve-and-more-0?

The Avon Theatre and the Alliance Francaise of Greenwich present Hiroshima Mon Amour

The late Alain Resnais' HIROSHIMA MON AMOUR, a pillar of the French New Wave will be released by Rialto Pictures in a spectacular new 4K restoration and will be shown at Stamford's Avon Theatre on Thursday, February 12 at 7:30 p.m. The 1959 film, an official selection of this year's New York Film Festival, will open theatrically October 17 in New York City at The Film Society of Lincoln Center's Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center, and in Los Angeles at Laemmle's Royal Theatre and other select locations. A national rollout will follow.

http://www.stamfordplus.com/stm/information/nws1/publish/Entertainment_12/The-Avon-Theatre-and-the-Alliance-Francaise-of-Greenwich-present-Hiroshima-Mon-Amour22416.shtml

Cleaning Up Long Island Sound: How You Can Help

Environmentalist Jeff Yates will discuss Watersheds: Working to Restore Them on Sunday, Jan. 4, at the Bruce Museum Seaside Center at Innis Arden Cottage in Greenwich Point Park. Yates will discuss the efforts being taken to improve water quality in Long Island Sound by improving the water quality in the many rivers flowing into it.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/cleaning-long-island-sound-how-you-can-help-0?

All We Need Is Snow, Annual Greenwich Snow Sculpture Contest Is Announced

That's what we're going to need here in town for the third annual snow sculpture contest that's being sponsored by the Greenwich Recreation and The Greenwich Arts Council. When we finally do have some snow, residents are encouraged to create their best snow sculpture and submit a photograph to the judges for a chance to win a prize from event sponsor, Chillybear.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/all-we-need-snow-annual-greenwich-snow-sculpture-contest-announced-0?

Greenwich's Lynch Named 10-And-Under Swimmer Of The Year

Greenwich's Meghan Lynch was named the Swimmer of the Year in the 10-and-under age division by SwimSwam.com. Lynch was the top-ranked swimmer in 10 of 23 short course and long course events.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/sports/greenwichs-lynch-named-10-and-under-swimmer-year

2014 In Review: Malloy Prepares For Second Term After Winning Tight Race

In a hard-fought campaign that mirrored their exceptionally close 2010 gubernatorial campaign, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy was able to fend off Greenwich multimillionaire Tom Foley to win his second consecutive four-year term as governor in November's election. A former mayor of Stamford, Malloy was able to overcome an early campaign lead by Foley - a Quinnipiac University poll in early September had Foley leading Malloy by 6 percentage points.

http://weston.dailyvoice.com/politics/2014-review-malloy-prepares-second-term-after-winning-tight-race

Greenwich Lawmakers Seek Boating Legislation After Death Of Teen

Four Greenwich lawmakers are discussing safer boating laws after the water-tubing death of a town teenager in August, NBC Connecticut reports. Emily Fedorko , a 16-year-old Greenwich High School honor student, died while water-tubing on Long Island Sound off Greenwich Point.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/politics/greenwich-lawmakers-seek-boating-legislation-after-death-teen

Suspicious package in Greenwich forces evacuation, delays

A suspicious package reported at the Greenwich train station Sunday afternoon forced the evacuation of the downtown station and caused delays up to an hour along the New Haven Line. The Stamford Police Department 's bomb squad was called in to investigate and after about two hours, determined the item was harmless.

http://www.ctpost.com/policereports/article/Suspicious-package-in-Greenwich-forces-5982796.php

Today's Birthdays

Mary Tyler Moore, the actress recipient of Emmys, Golden Globe awards and People's Choice Awards, at her home in Greenwich, Conn., Dec. 15, 2011. On Jan. 29, 2012 Moore received the Screen Actors Guild's lifetime achievement award during that organization's annual ceremony in Los Angeles.

http://www.timesunion.com/living/article/Today-s-Birthdays-5982517.php

Man remembers meeting "unbreakable" Zamperini

This month, with the debut of the biographical film, "Unbroken," and his last book, "Don't Give Up, Don't Give In -- Lessons from an Extraordinary Life" freshly in book stores, interest in the Olympic runner and World War II prisoner of war is at a high. Zamperini came to Greenwich three years ago, scheduled to speak to a Brunswick School assembly when he took ill and landed in Greenwich Hospital .

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/Man-remembers-meeting-unbreakable-Zamperini-5982762.php

Man remembers meeting "unbreakable" Zamperini

This month, with the debut of the biographical film, "Unbroken," and his last book, "Don't Give Up, Don't Give In -- Lessons from an Extraordinary Life" freshly in book stores, interest in the Olympic runner and World War II prisoner of war is at a high. Zamperini came to Greenwich three years ago, scheduled to speak to a Brunswick School assembly when he took ill and landed in Greenwich Hospital .

http://www.newstimes.com/local/article/Man-remembers-meeting-unbreakable-Zamperini-5982762.php

Sunday, December 28, 2014

Suspicious package in Greenwich forces evacuation, delays

Greenwich Police and Fire Departments and the Stamford bomb squad investigate a suspicious package at the Greenwich train station in Greenwich, Conn. Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014.

http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/policereports/articleGallery/Suspicious-package-in-Greenwich-forces-5982639.php

Greenwich debutante to make her debut at NYC event

Madison Olmstead, 19, photographed wearing a vintage Christian Dior gown at her home in Greenwich, Conn., Dec. 26, 2014. She will wear the dress as she makes her social debut during the 60th Annual International Debutante Ball at the Waldorf Astoria on Monday, Dec. 29. Photo: Keelin Daly Madison Olmstead, 19, photographed wearing a vintage Christian Dior gown at her home in Greenwich, Conn., Dec. 26, 2014.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/Greenwich-debutante-to-make-her-debut-at-NYC-event-5982510.php

Police Activity Delays Metro-North Trains In Greenwich

... a division of CBS Corp. and one of the largest network-owned station groups in the country. Got a nose for [] GREENWICH, Conn. (CBSNewYork/AP) - Metro-North commuter trains on the New Haven Line are back to normal service after police activity at ...

http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2014/12/28/police-activity-delays-metro-north-trains-in-greenwich/

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Suspicious package disrupts trains

Greenwich Police and Fire Departments and the Stamford bomb squad investigate a suspicious package at the Greenwich train station in Greenwich, Conn. Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014.

http://www.ctpost.com/policereports/article/Suspicious-package-in-Greenwich-forces-5982348.php

Suspicious package delays Metro-North trains

A suspicious package reported at the Greenwich train station Sunday afternoon forced the evacuation of the downtown station and caused delays up to an hour along the New Haven Line. The Stamford Police Department's bomb squad was called in to investigate and after about two hours, determined the item was harmless.

http://m.newstimes.com/policereports/article/Suspicious-package-in-Greenwich-forces-5982348.php

Suspicious package delays Metro-North trains

Greenwich Police and Fire Departments and the Stamford bomb squad investigate a suspicious package at the Greenwich train station in Greenwich, Conn. Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014.

http://www.newstimes.com/policereports/article/Suspicious-package-in-Greenwich-forces-5982348.php

Suspicious item delays trains

Greenwich Police and Fire Departments and the Stamford bomb squad investigate a suspicious package at the Greenwich train station in Greenwich, Conn. Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014.

http://www.dariennewsonline.com/policereports/article/Suspicious-package-in-Greenwich-forces-5982348.php

Greenwich Train Station Closed For Police Activity

The Connecticut Post is reporting that trains on the New Haven Line are delayed up to an hour due to police acitivity at the Greenwich Train Station. Police are investigating a "suspicious package" at the Greenwich Metro-North train station.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/breaking-news-greenwich-train-station-closed-police-activity-0?

Video: Year in Review - Fairfield County Gives Back

From walks raising funds and awareness about diseases like Alzheimer's to individuals using creativity to help those in need, 2014 was a year of giving back to the community. In Greenwich, one Sacred Heart senior is funding schooling for 45 girls in countries like Kenya, Uganda, Haiti and Paraguay - and it all started with her sewing machine.

http://norwalk.itsrelevant.com/content/21603/Year-in-Review---Fairfield-County-Gives-Back

Greenwich Rail Parking Permit Fee Increase Is Rolled Back

... from a proposal approved by the Board of Selectman in 2012. The Board of Selectmen, which acts as the Town of Greenwich's Traffic Authority, at their Dec. 15, 2011, approved an "increase of 10% for the next three (3) years ending in FY 2015-16." ...

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/greenwich-rail-parking-permit-fee-increase-rolled-back-0?

Greenwich Selectman's Unexpected Death Tops Week's News

Greenwich Selectman David Theis, 65, died unexpectedly Tuesday afternoon , according to a joint statement from his colleagues, First Selectman Peter Tesei and Selectman Drew Marzullo. Colleagues, friends and family remember the third-generation Greenwich resident as a true townie with an engaging sense of humor.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/news/greenwich-selectmans-unexpected-death-tops-weeks-news

Signs point to New York Stock Exchange going up for sale

... - is propped up by listing fees and a data business. Diego Perfumo, an exchange analyst at Equity Research Desk in Greenwich, Conn., is now holding firm to the NYSE sale prediction he made in 2013 after ICE's $8.2 billion takeover of NYSE Euronext. ...

http://nypost.com/2014/12/28/signs-point-to-new-york-stock-exchange-going-up-for-sale/

More toxins found in Greenwich soil

The discovery of PCBs and other contaminants at Greenwich High School two years ago is only part of a mosaic of cancer-causing toxics that have cropped up at various sites around one of the nation's wealthiest, most exclusive communities. Pollutants have now been confirmed at three other locations in Greenwich, providing new and expanding evidence of a decades-old trail of ash stretching from the high school to the west, down along both sides of the Interstate 95 corridor and directly into Long Island Sound.

http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/More-toxins-found-in-Greenwich-soil-5981761.php

Saturday, December 27, 2014

School boards turn to expert

... whose firm, Shipman & Goodwin , represents more than half of the school districts in the state including Stamford, Greenwich, Danbury and Bridgeport. "It is a complex process and there are many different perspectives and answers. So when there is a ...

http://www.ctpost.com/printpromotion/article/School-boards-turn-to-expert-5981379.php

Ken Dixon: The year of blue and green

This was the year Connecticut solidified its blueness, pioneered the new look of the nation's medical-marijuana industry and said no -- again -- to a Greenwich millionaire's effort to become governor for his first elective office. Tom Foley , whose past caught up with him in a second attempt to defeat Dannel Malloy , won the parties -- the GOP convention, primary and the Election Night open bar at the Greenwich Hyatt -- but lost the war.

http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Ken-Dixon-The-year-of-blue-and-green-5980206.php

Work Begins on Rail Bridge Replacements in Old Greenwich

The State of Connecticut Department of Transportation has begun work on a $14.8 million project to replace two Metro-North Railroad bridges in Old Greenwich. The Sound Beach Avenue bridge and the bridge over Tomac Avenue near the Innis Arden Golf Club.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/work-begins-rail-bridge-replacements-old-greenwich-0?

The Tax Man Cometh in Greenwich

Tucked in with the pile of holiday cards delivered this week to Greenwich residents were real estate and supplemental motor vehicle tax bills. The 2014 tax information also can be found on the Town of Greenwich website, and accessed by clicking VIEW OR PAY TAXES in the featured sections box on the right side of this page or by going to the Tax Collector page and clicking the GREEN Button - VIEW OR PAY TAXES - in the center of the page.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/tax-man-cometh-greenwich-0?

Greenwich Resident Scores Most Votes In 'What Works Community Challenge'

... the development of housing that allows young people to live in group settings and share costs. Quentin Ball of Greenwich received the most votes. He proposed the High School and College Completion Network: 8th through Life initiative. The program ...

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/darien-resident-wins-what-works-community-challenge

Greenwich Library Adds 31 New Magazine Titles To Digital Service

New titles include: Vogue and Teen Vogue, Glamour, W, The New Yorker and Greenwich Magazine. Library members can also download foreign language magazines such as Siempre Mujer and Cocina Facile , My Garden and Axis , and Business Weekly .

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/greenwich-library-adds-31-new-magazine-titles-digital-service

Friday, December 26, 2014

Fuel prices, confidence spur borrowing

... First County Bank . Confidence is building, and that is translating into jobs and investments in Stamford, Greenwich and surrounding towns in Fairfield County. Over the first nine months of 2014, Fairfield County community banks increased by 4.3 ...

http://www.ctpost.com/business/article/Fuel-prices-confidence-spur-borrowing-5980320.php

Fuel prices, confidence spur borrowing

... First County Bank. Confidence is building, and that is translating into jobs and investments in Stamford, Greenwich and surrounding towns in Fairfield County. Over the first nine months of 2014, Fairfield County community banks increased by 4.3 ...

http://m.ctpost.com/business/article/Fuel-prices-confidence-spur-borrowing-5980320.php

Tubing Death of Greenwich Teen Prompts Action for Stricter Boating Legislation

The August tubing death of a Greenwich High School student has prompted legislators to demand stricter boating laws in the state, NBC Connecticut reports. Emily Fedorko, 16, was tubing on the Long Island Sound with four other girls her age in August when she and one other girl came in contact with the outboard motor of the boat.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/tubing-death-greenwich-teen-prompts-action-stricter-boating-legislation-0?

Here are the newly public Tampa Bay companies that paid off big for investors

... it the most active period of issuance since 406 companies went public in 2000, according to Renaissance Capital, a Greenwich, Conn. research and management firm. The health care...

http://www.bizjournals.com/tampabay/news/2014/12/26/here-are-the-newly-public-tampa-bay-companies-that.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+bizj_tampabay+%28Tampa+Bay+Business+Journal%29

2014 In Review: Himes Fends Off Challenge From Debicella To Win Re-Election

... Debicella in the Nov. 4 election with 53 percent of the vote. This will be Himes' fourth term in Congress; the Greenwich resident was first elected in 2008. Debicella is a businessman and former state senator from Shelton. The two previously ran ...

http://darien.dailyvoice.com/politics/2014-review-himes-fends-challenge-debicella-win-re-election

Bruce Museum In Greenwich Offers Rare Glimpse Of Northern Baroque Art

Need a winter activity? One of the largest and most varied collections of Northern Baroque art assembled anywhere in recent decades is on view at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich. Northern Baroque Splendor, The Hohenbuchau Collection from: Liechtenstein.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/lifestyle/bruce-museum-greenwich-offers-rare-glimpse-northern-baroque-art

Car Vandalism in Byram

... and a 2011 Lexus - all four cars belong to one family. White paint was splashed over the vehicles," according to Greenwich Police spokesman Lt. Kraig Gray. The incident was reported about 11:15 a.m. Dec. 20. "It happened on Halloween too and they ...

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/car-vandalism-byram-0?

Marie Amoruso Receives Greenwich Pen Women's 2014 Owl Award

Marie Amoruso, a distinguished educator and writer, received the 2014 Owl Award at the Greenwich Pen Women's Annual Holiday Luncheon. The organization's highest honor, the award is given to the member whose contribution in her field, her community and the organization is outstanding.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/marie-amoruso-receives-greenwich-pen-womens-2014-owl-award-0?

Greenwich Student Performs in Wheaton College Christmas Festival

Greenwich resident Gregory Conarroe recently performed in the 2014 Christmas Festival presented by the Wheaton College Conservatory of Music in Wheaton, Ill.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/schools/greenwich-student-performs-wheaton-college-christmas-festival

Eastern Savings Bank FSB v. Cortese

... filed this action on November 6, 2006, seeking to foreclose two mortgages on property at 28 Meeting House Road in Greenwich. 2 The first mortgage secured a promissory note in the amount of $2,500,000, and the second mortgage secured a promissory ...

http://caselaw.findlaw.com/ct-court-of-appeals/1687845.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+FindLawConnAppCt+%28FindLaw+Case+Law+Updates+-+CT+Court+of+Appeals%29

Ashlee Simpson celebrates the holidays in Connecticut with Evan Ross' family

... Ross looked blissfully happy as they attended his mom singer Diana Ross's Christmas celebrations at her home in Greenwich, Connecticut. Now comes baby! On Thursday Ashlee Simpson and Evan Ross attended his mom singer Diana Ross's Christmas ...

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-2887424/Ashlee-Simpson-celebrates-holidays-Connecticut-Evan-Ross-family.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490

Thursday, December 25, 2014

Greenwich schools expand digital learning program

All Greenwich public school students in grades six through 12 will get a Chromebook laptop as part of the an expanding digital learning program in Greenwich. Above, Sixth-graders Alex Zhingri, left, and Derrick Zevola, right, use Chromebook laptops to research Hurricane Camille at Western Middle School back in October.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/Greenwich-schools-expand-digital-learning-program-5979256.php

Synagogue community comes together in celebration

Judy Rayner uncovers the Chinese food before the start of the Greenwich Reform Synagogue holiday open house at Judy and Ed Rayner's home in Riverside Greenwich, Conn., on Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014. This is the second year the Rayners have hosted the interfaith open house.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/Synagogue-community-comes-together-in-celebration-5979084.php

Knights keep Christmas tradition alive

Volunteer Valentina Parker, left, gets water for Soledad Magtibay during the Knights of Columbus community Christmas dinner at their council hall in Greenwich, Conn., on Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014. The Knights of Columbus have been hosting a Christmas Day meal in Greenwich every year for the past 40 years.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/Knights-keep-Christmas-tradition-alive-5979076.php

Richard M. Anderson, 64; Pharmacist, Stamford Resident

... attended St. John's University and graduated with a degree in pharmacy. Early in his career he was a pharmacist in Greenwich, CT, and is the former owner of the Medicine Shoppe in Stamford. He is survived by his wife Kristina, a daughter Sara and ...

http://patch.com/connecticut/stamford/richard-m-anderson-64-pharmacist-stamford-resident-0?

State's boating laws could be updated in 2015

A legislative delegation moved by the August tubing death of a Greenwich High School honors student wants the General Assembly to take a closer look at Connecticut's boating laws. The four Greenwich lawmakers are in the early stages of discussing possible legislation to bring forward when the new session begins Jan. 7. "You can't legislate everything.

http://m.newstimes.com/news/article/Connecticut-s-boating-laws-could-be-updated-in-15-5978710.php

State's boating laws could be updated in 2015

A legislative delegation moved by the August tubing death of a Greenwich High School honors student wants the General Assembly to take a closer look at Connecticut's boating laws. The four Greenwich lawmakers are in the early stages of discussing possible legislation to bring forward when the new session begins Jan. 7. "You can't legislate everything.

http://www.newstimes.com/news/article/Connecticut-s-boating-laws-could-be-updated-in-15-5978710.php

Connecticuta s boating laws could be updated in a 15

A legislative delegation moved by the August tubing death of a Greenwich High School honors student wants the General Assembly to take a closer look at Connecticut's boating laws. Sixteen-year-old Emily Fedorko was killed when the propeller of the boat that was towing her tube struck her.

http://wtnh.com/2014/12/25/connecticuts-boating-laws-could-be-updated-in-15/

Connecticut's boating laws could be updated in '15

A legislative delegation moved by the August tubing death of a Greenwich High School honors student wants the General Assembly to take a closer look at Connecticut's boating laws. Sixteen-year-old Emily Fedorko was killed when the propeller of the boat that was towing her tube struck her.

http://www.cbs3springfield.com/story/27706199/connecticuts-boating-laws-could-be-updated-in-15

Ready to Recycle The Christmas Tree?

The Greenwich Department of Parks and Recreation annual Christmas tree recycling program begins Friday, Dec. 26 and will continue until Saturday, Jan. 31. All trees to be recycled must be undecorated - ornaments, tinsel, lights and stands must be removed. The Parks & Trees Division will be recycling resident's Christmas trees by chipping them.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/ready-recycle-christmas-tree-0?

McArdle's Makes Holiday Gift To Greenwich's Kids In Crisis

Branden Hahn of Kids in Crisis visited Santa at McArdle's Florist and Garden Center to accept a donation of $2,465 from James McArdle of McArdle's and Tammi Ketler of TMK Sports & Entertainment, producer of the 6th Annual Greenwich Reindeer Festival and Santa's Workshop and the 6th Annual Greenwich Holiday Stroll.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/mcardles-makes-holiday-gift-greenwichs-kids-crisis

Greenwich Selectman Dave Theis Remembered As A 'True Townie'

GREENWICH, Conn. -- A former Greenwich selectman remembered late Selectman Dave Theis as a man with an engaging sense of humor who was "a true townie."

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/news/greenwich-selectman-dave-theis-remembered-true-townie

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Memorial Service Set for Greenwich Selectman David Theis

A memorial service for Greenwich Selectman David N. Theis, who passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 10. In an announcement Wednesday afternoon, fellow Republican and First Selectman Peter Tesei said, "Details will be forthcoming and posted on the Town of Greenwich website and to all local media outlets." The 65-year-old lifelong Cos Cob resident was rushed to Greenwich Hospital after he suffered apparent cardiac arrest while working out at a fitness center in Riverside Tuesday afternoon.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/memorial-service-set-greenwich-selectman-david-theis-0?

An old gingerbread house full of memories finds a new home

... boat that George and Betty Dineen bought from Lukse in 1972, when he was a marine mechanic at a boatyard in Greenwich, Conn. Lukse remained their mechanic and friend, and when George Dineen died of a heart attack in 1976 at 51, Betty Dineen welcomed ...

http://seattletimes.com/html/nationworld/2025308857_gingerbreadmementoxml.html?syndication=rss

Public memorial planned for David Theis

The American flag flown at half-staff at Greenwich Town Hall, Wednesday morning, Dec. 24, 2014, to honor Greenwich Selectman David Theis who passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday. Photo: Bob Luckey Selectman Dave Theis with his American flag tie at the Fourth of July Ceremony at the Greenwich Town Hall on Sunday, July 4, 2010.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/Public-memorial-planned-for-David-Theis-5978254.php

Shoppers hunt for last-minute gifts in Greenwich

Rain poured onto the sidewalks lining Greenwich Avenue Wednesday morning, but that didn't stop the stream of last-minute shoppers from flowing door to door in search of the perfect gift. "Christmas Eve is always busy for us," said Katie Irwin, who works at Diane's Books at 8 Grigg St. "I don't think the weather has affected anything.

http://m.ctpost.com/business/article/Shoppers-hunt-for-last-minute-gifts-in-Greenwich-5978032.php

Contractors give remnants to Habitat for Humanity shop

... upgrading or remodeling. The store then sells items to help fund the building of homes. Photo: Christian Abraham Greenwich home remodeling contractor Pat Kirkpatrick, left, and Stratford ReStore procurement manager Lana Moore at ReStore in ...

http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Contractors-give-remnants-to-Habitat-for-Humanity-5977951.php

Greenwich Selectman Dies Suddenly

... the untimely passing of our beloved selectman, friend and colleague David N. Theis," the statement said. "As a Greenwich native Dave was involved in many facets of the community. His contributions touched the lives of so many our fellow residents ...

http://www.courant.com/breaking-news/hc-greenwich-selectman-death-1225-20141224-story.html

Rummage Room celebrates 50 years of giving

Bargain hunting knows no boundaries -- at least in Greenwich, where the Rummage Room is celebrating its 50th anniversary full of anticipation of another banner year. Regardless of religion, economic status, race, ethnic background or political persuasion, the Old Greenwich landmark -- a former U.S. Post Office and later a hardware store -- appeals to just about everyone, said thrift shop manager Maria Drieghe.

http://m.ctpost.com/news/article/Rummage-Room-celebrates-50-years-of-giving-5977640.php

Video: Greenwich High School Sports Wrap Up

Welcome to this edition of Greenwich Sports Wrap Up. The boys ice hockey team continued their win streak in their home opener against New Canaan.

http://greenwich.itsrelevant.com/content/21599/Greenwich-High-School-Sports-Wrap-Up

Websites crucial for galleries, but can't replace physical spaces

... that was a very difficult time ... but we have made great progress," Alvarez said of his 2009 move from Greenwich to Bedford St. The gallery operator has stuck to his mission statement -- "to build careers from the doors in and to build a community ...

http://www.newstimes.com/news/article/Websites-crucial-for-galleries-but-can-t-replace-5977662.php

Rummage Room celebrates 50 years of giving

Moira Ward of Chickahominy shops at the Rummage Room at 191 Sound Beach Ave., Old Greenwich, Conn., Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014. The store, operated by the WomenaAos Fellowship of the First Congregational Church in Old Greenwich, is celebrating its 50th anniversary.

http://www.newstimes.com/news/article/Rummage-Room-celebrates-50-years-of-giving-5977640.php

Websites crucial for galleries, but can't replace physical spaces

... that was a very difficult time ... but we have made great progress," Alvarez said of his 2009 move from Greenwich to Bedford St. The gallery operator has stuck to his mission statement -- "to build careers from the doors in and to build a community ...

http://m.newstimes.com/news/article/Websites-crucial-for-galleries-but-can-t-replace-5977662.php

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... resident, the 41st president of the United States was born in Milton, Mass., on June 12, 1924, and grew up in Greenwich, Connecticut. This June, he skydived to celebrate the birthday milestone. A White House spokesman said, "The President has been ...

http://lucianne.com/main2/?fcnt=814411

Track Santa's Trek to Greenwich

Greenwich area families wondering just what time Santa Claus will make his appearance locally can track the jolly old elf's journey courtesy of NORAD. The North American Aerospace Defense Command is once again putting its technological prowess to use helping children around the world keep up with Santa's Christmas Eve ride.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/track-santas-trek-greenwich-0?

Latest Greenwich Storm Update: Christmas Eve Travel Will Be Difficult

The good news for Greenwich motorists looking to travel on Christmas Eve is you won't have to deal with the wintry white stuff, but unfortunately you'll be dealing with heavy rains, gusty winds, patchy fog, and maybe even some thunder. According to the National Weather Service, rain was to begin between 3 a.m. and 5 a.m. Wednesday for the entire state of Connecticut.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/latest-greenwich-storm-update-christmas-eve-travel-will-be-difficult-0?

Fairfield County's Community Foundation Names Challenge Winners

... costs. Most Votes: High School and College Completion Network: 8th through Life, submitted by Quentin Ball of Greenwich, recommends connecting eighth grade students to an array of academic, guidance and mentoring supports that help them make a ...

http://westport.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/fairfield-countys-community-foundation-names-challenge-winners

2014 In Review: Himes Defeats Debicella In Congressional Race

... Debicella in the Nov. 4 election with 53 percent of the vote. This will be Himes' fourth term in Congress; the Greenwich resident was first elected in 2008. Debicella is a businessman and former state senator from Shelton. The two previously ran ...

http://norwalk.dailyvoice.com/politics/2014-review-himes-defeats-debicella-congressional-race

What's Open/Closed In Greenwich On Christmas

Thursday, Dec. 25, is a federal holiday. Here's a look at what will be open and what will be closed in Greenwich on Christmas.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/news/whats-openclosed-greenwich-christmas

Darien Resident Wins Foundation Challenge To Help Young Adults

... costs. Most Votes: High School and College Completion Network: 8th through Life, submitted by Quentin Ball of Greenwich, recommends connecting eighth grade students to an array of academic, guidance and mentoring supports that help them make a ...

http://darien.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/fairfield-countys-community-foundation-names-challenge-winners

Greenwich Selectman David Theis, 65, Dies Unexpectedly

Greenwich Selectman David Theis, 65, died unexpectedly Tuesday afternoon, according to a joint statement from his colleagues, First Selectman Peter Tesei and Selectman Drew Marzullo. "It is with profound sadness that we announce the untimely passing of our beloved selectman, friend and colleague David N. Theis," the statement said.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/news/greenwich-selectman-david-theis-65-dies-unexpectedly

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Urban Outfitters calling it quits in Greenwich

Urban Outfitters is saying goodbye to its Greenwich storefront, vacating almost 10,000 square feet of retail space on East Elm Street as it prepares to pull out of the town's central business district in the coming months. The store made its way into Greenwich in 2010, after submitting plans to the town's Planning and Zoning Commission that August.

http://m.ctpost.com/business/article/Urban-Outfitters-calling-it-quits-in-Greenwich-5976584.php

First Reserve Acquires Navigator Energy with $250 Million Equity Commitment

... and downstream, including resources, equipment and services and infrastructure. First Reserve has offices in Greenwich, CT; Houston, TX; London, U.K. and Hong Kong. Visit us at www.firstreserve.com for more information. About Navigator Energy ...

http://www.vcaonline.com/news/news.asp?ID=2014122331

Hearst Media Services Laying Off 72 Employees In February

... also on the list. Hearst Media Services publishes the Connecticut Post, The News-Times, Stamford's Advocate and Greenwich Time. The jobs that will be eliminated are in Bridgeport. The Hartford Courant Media Group will take over the insert work, and ...

http://www.courant.com/business/hc-hearst-layoffs-20141223-story.html?track=rss

Greenwich Traffic Alert: Multi-Vehicle Crash on I-95

At least one northbound lane of I-95 in Greenwich between the off-ramp and on-ramp in Byram are closed because of a multi-vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon. The crash was reported about 3 p.m. and there are injuries, according to police reports.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/greenwich-traffic-alert-multi-vehicle-crash-i-95-1?

First Reserve acquires midstream services firm Navigator

... and downstream, including resources, equipment and services and infrastructure. First Reserve has offices in Greenwich, CT; Houston, TX; London, U.K. and Hong Kong. Visit us at www.firstreserve.com for more information. About Navigator Energy ...

https://www.pehub.com/2014/12/first-reserve-acquires-midstream-services-firm-navigator/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+pehub%2Fblog+%28PE+HUB+Blog%29

Video: Greenwich High School Sports Wrap Up

The Greenwich boys swimming and diving team are still riding high from impressive national accomplishments last season. The boys finished 10th in the country in the 200 medley relay, 4th in the 400 freestyle relay, and 12th in the US in the 200 free relay.

http://greenwich.itsrelevant.com/content/21584/Greenwich-High-School-Sports-Wrap-Up

Greenwich's Second Congregational Church Will Hold 3 Christmas Eve Services

The Second Congregational Church of Greenwich invites the community to three diverse Christmas Eve worship services that together will feature choral singing, a pageant, lessons and candle lighting. 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.: Family service: The service will feature music performed by the church's Youth Choir, directed by Music Educator Lisbeth Lloyd, as well as a children's pageant, written by Alexander Constantine, director of music, and Jessica Stanciu, director of children's ministries.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/greenwichs-second-congregational-church-will-hold-3-christmas-eve-services

Pulitzer Prizewinner and WSJ Columnist Bret Stephens to Speak in Greenwich

Bret Stephens writes "Global View," the Wall Street Journal's foreign-affairs column, for which he won the Pulitzer Prize for commentary in 2013. He is the paper's deputy editorial page editor, responsible for the international opinion pages of the Journal, and a member of the paper's editorial board.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/pulitzer-prizewinner-wsj-columnist-bret-stephens-speak-greenwich-0?

Harrison Man Is Accused of Having Loaded Shotgun During Argument in Greenwich

A man is facing firearms and threatening charges following an argument during which he had a loaded shotgun and threatened the victim. According to a Greenwich Police report, the suspect had an argument during "which a threat to harm the victim was made" and there was the "presence of a loaded shotgun owned by the accused that was not locked or secured and there was a minor child in the house."

http://patch.com/new-york/harrison/harrison-man-accused-having-loaded-shotgun-during-argument-greenwich-0?

Westport's Kaia Yoga Takes Over Venture Yoga in Downtown Darien

... open to the public. With the integration of the Venture Yoga team, the Kaia Yoga family of studios in Westport, Greenwich and Darien now has 80 teachers and more than 250 yoga classes per week across a wide range of styles. The studio also hosts a ...

http://patch.com/connecticut/darien/westports-kaia-yoga-takes-over-venture-yoga-downtown-darien-0?

UConn Coach Auriemma Spotted at Greenwich-Fairfield Ludlowe Girls' Basketball Game

UConn women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma was spotted at Monday's girls' basketball game between Fairfield Ludlowe and Greenwich in Fairfield, according to GameTimeCT.com.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/uconn-coach-auriemma-spotted-greenwich-fairfield-ludlowe-girls-basketball-ga-0?

Couples in Interfaith Homes Wrestle With the Christmas Tree

... she was living in," he wrote. One of the most creative compromises can be found in the home of Michael Patchen of Greenwich, Connecticut: a 7-foot-tall "Menorah Tree," with nine oversize candelabra stems, each vined with evergreen foliage and ...

http://www.adn.com/article/20141223/couples-interfaith-homes-wrestle-christmas-tree

Richard M. Anderson, 64, Pharmacist In Greenwich

... attended St. John's University and graduated with a degree in pharmacy. Early in his career he was a pharmacist in Greenwich and was the former owner of the Medicine Shoppe in Stamford. Anderson is survived by his wife, Kristina; daughter, Sara ...

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/richard-m-anderson-64-stamford-former-owner-medicine-shoppe

UConn Coach Geno Auriemma Spotted at Fairfield Ludlowe Girls' Basketball Game

UConn women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma was spotted at Monday's girls' basketball game between Fairfield Ludlowe and Greenwich in Fairfield, according to GameTimeCT.com. Henry Chisholm reports that Greenwich junior Abbie Wolf has been one of the most recruited players in Southwestern Connecticut and Auriemma had a front-row view of her scoring 23 points and grabbing 13 rebounds to lead Greenwich to a 61-48 victory.

http://patch.com/connecticut/fairfield/uconn-coach-geno-auriemma-spotted-fairfield-ludlowe-girls-basketball-game-0?

Greenwich Native Receives Doctorate Of Chiropractic Degree

Lindsay Herzog, of Greenwich, recently received a doctorate of chiropractic degree from the National University of Health Sciences in Lombard, Ill. "We are very proud of Lindsay and all of our graduates, as our academic program is among the most rigorous in this profession," Joseph Stiefel, NUHS president, said in a press release.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/schools/greenwich-native-receives-doctorate-chiropractic-degree

10 Meet Records Fall At Greenwich Swim Championships

Ten meet records were set as more than 300 swimmers competed over three days in 48 events at the 14th annual Greenwich Town Swim Championships. Swimmers from the town's four major teams, The YWCA Dolphins, the YMCA Marlins, the Boys & Girls Club Barracudas and the Sharks Swim Team got together for some friendly mid-season competition and competed at the Greenwich High School in eight races Thursday and Friday night, featuring distance freestyle and stroke events and returned Saturday for 40 sprint events.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/sports/10-meet-records-fall-greenwich-swim-championships

Greenwich Fitness Expert Offers Stay-Fit Holiday Tips

The holiday season beckons with decadent treats making it a stressful time for those trying to stay consistent with workouts. According to Greenwich resident Ali Gilbert, director of Performance & Golf Fitness at CLAY Health Club + Spa in Port Chester, that doesn't mean you have to give up the traditional foods you love.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/lifestyle/greenwich-fitness-expert-offers-stay-fit-holiday-tips

Greenwich Resident Receives Commanders Award At Toys For Tots Event

GREENWICH, Conn. Greenwich resident Jack Kriskey was presented with the Commanders Award during the Marine Toys for Tots charity toy drive held at the Cos Cob Firehouse in Greenwich.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/greenwich-resident-receives-commanders-award-toys-tots-event

10 Crazy Prices Paid for Art, Jewels, Collectibles in 2014

An Alberto Giacometti sculpture sold to Greenwich, Conn. hedge funder Steve Cohen for $109.6 million in November of this year, but it was far from the only eye-popping price set at auction.

http://observer.com/2014/12/10-crazy-prices-for-art-collectibles-in-2014/

Greenwich's Kaliko honored for service

Greenwich resident Joe Kaliko at a ceremony to honor the work of his nonprofit, The Needs Clearing House. Mayor Bill Finch, second from left, Donna Romano of Bridgeport Rescue Mission, Senator Blumenthal , Charles Fuller formerly homeless, who the organization placed at Goodwill's Wahlstrom House, honoree Kaliko, his wife, Mary Gai, who also is on NCH board, and Rosa Gonzales, one of the group's clients.

http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Greenwich-s-Kaliko-honored-for-service-5974885.php

Greenwich's Kaliko honored for service

Greenwich resident Joe Kaliko has heard from many people in many places since he and Greenwich state Rep. Fred Camillo started Needs Clearing House a little over a year ago. Most recently, he got a call from Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch, summoning him to receive awards for all the nonprofit has accomplished.

http://m.ctpost.com/local/article/Greenwich-s-Kaliko-honored-for-service-5974885.php

Suspect in Stamford machete attack found dead

... N.Y., until early Halloween morning. When the men got back to Stamford, they threw him out of their car on Greenwich Avenue near the Solar Car Wash and stripped him of his clothes. One of them, believed to be Morales, grabbed a machete and pushed ...

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/Suspect-in-Stamford-machete-attack-found-dead-5974810.php

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