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Monday, March 17, 2014

Gold Coast's Gilded Age revealed in new book

Maggie Gordon, a columnist for the Hearst Connecticut Media Group, will be signing copies of her book "The Gilded Age on Connecticut's Gold Coast: Transforming Greenwich, Stamford and Darien" Saturday, March 22, at Elm Street Books, 35 Elm St., New Canaan.

http://www.dariennewsonline.com/news/article/Gold-Coast-s-Gilded-Age-revealed-in-new-book-5325374.php

Greenwich Democrat Running For Governor

Greenwich activist Lisa "Lee'' Whitnum, who lost long-shot political races in 2008 and 2010, is now running for governor.

http://www.courant.com/news/connecticut/hc-whitnum-governor-0318-20140317,0,6179929.story

BMW of Greenwich Is Sold to Penske Automotive Group

BMW of Greenwich has been acquired by Penske Automotive Group, Inc. , an international transportation services company.

http://greenwich.patch.com/groups/business-news/p/bmw-of-greenwich-is-sold-to-penske

The 35 Richest Neighborhoods in Dallas-Fort Worth

... Miami, and Los Angeles. Only Chicago has an inner-city neighborhood among the 10 richest. "The Golden Triangle" of Greenwich, Conn., outdoes everybody with a mean household income of $614,242. Higley defined neighborhoods as groups of contiguous ...

http://frontburner.dmagazine.com/2014/03/14/the-35-richest-neighborhoods-in-dallas-fort-worth/

Driver Faces Early Morning Greenwich DWI Charge

A driver is facing motor vehicle charges including driving while intoxicated following a crash in Old Greenwich.

http://greenwich.patch.com/groups/police-and-fire/p/driver-faces-early-morning-greenwich-dwi-charge

'Great Estates' explores Greenwich's gems of the past

Indian Harbor was built in 1895 for Elias and Sarah Benedict; it will be featured among "Greenwich's Great Estates," an exhibit at the Greenwich Historical Society.

http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Great-Estates-explores-Greenwich-s-gems-of-the-5324286.php

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From a rural community of farmers and oystermen of the 19th century to a town of opulent mansions at the dawn of the 20th, Greenwich's pre-Great Depression history tells a story in many ways similar to that of Newport, R.I. In an upcoming exhibit, the Greenwich Historical Society explores how did the town became "an enclave for the rich and ... (more)

http://m.ctpost.com/news/article/Great-Estates-explores-Greenwich-s-gems-of-the-5324286.php

Anita Egenberger, 83, Of Greenwich

Egenberger is survived by her husband, Charles Egenberger of Greenwich; daughters, Yvonne Yax of Greenwich and Denise LeBlanc of Naugatuck; son, Rudy Egenberger of Danbury; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Peggy Aloise; uncle, Joe Guerin; cousins; nieces and nephews; and godchildren.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/anita-egenberger-83-greenwich

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From a rural community of farmers and oystermen of the 19th century to a town of opulent mansions at the dawn of the 20th, Greenwich's pre-Great Depression history tells a story in many ways similar to that of Newport, R.I. In an upcoming exhibit, the Greenwich Historical Society explores how did the town became "an enclave for the rich and ... (more)

http://m.newstimes.com/news/article/Great-Estates-explores-Greenwich-s-gems-of-the-5324286.php

Sensient urges shareholders to reject hedge fund's bid for board seats

... and colors, dehydrated vegetables and fragrances, is locked in a proxy battle with FrontFour Capital Group, of Greenwich, Conn. The fight will play out at Sensient's annual meeting, set for 2 p.m. April 24 at the Trump International Hotel in ...

http://www.jsonline.com/business/sensient-urges-shareholders-to-reject-hedge-funds-bid-for-board-seats-b99227033z1-250625461.html

Nancy Grace Lies Again -- And May Have to Pay for It

... Grace's recent unfounded allegations about Michael Skakel, who was convicted of a highly publicized murder in Greenwich, Connecticut 12 years ago, has resulted in a libel lawsuit against Grace and the so-called "legal expert" on her show, Beth ...

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/bennett-l-gershman/nancy-grace-lies-again-an_b_4959451.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+HP%2Fmedia+%28Media+on+The+Huffington+Post%29

PW Picks: Books of the Week, March 17, 2014

... testimony to the power of idealism, readers will realize that Braun is not an ordinary person. Raised in affluent Greenwich, Conn., by parents who embraced noncomformity and charity as sidelines to a good job and six-figure income, Braun struggled ...

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/03/17/pw-picks-books-of-the-wee_11_n_4978861.html

Henry F. Herbert, 84, Of Darien, Former President, Herbert Fuel Corporation

... Golf Club in Naples. Herbert is survived by his wife, Doris of Darien; daughters, Janet Glazer (Charles) of Greenwich, Lauren Banerjee (Ravi), Bebe Fisher (John), and Carol Herbert all of Darien; son, Frazer Herbert (Victoria) of Rowayton; and 12 ...

http://darien.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/henry-f-herbert-84-darien-former-president-herbert-fuel-corporation

Morning Joe' Gushes Over Joe Scarborough's New Hampshire Visit in Campaign Style Segment

... just as relevant to an 18-year-old Latino voter in south central L.A. as it is a 65-year-old hedge fund broker in Greenwich, Connecticut. BRZEZINSKI: Joe Scarborough went to New Hampshire this weekend to promote the ideas in his book, "The Right ...

http://newsbusters.org/blogs/jeffrey-meyer/2014/03/17/morning-joe-gushes-over-joe-scarborough-s-new-hampshire-visit-campaig

John I. Howell, 97, Of Greenwich, WWII Veteran, Banker

... Howell. A memorial service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, March 22, at St. Barnabas Church, Lake Avenue, Greenwich. A second service is planned for early July in Springfield Center. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the ...

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/john-i-howell-97-greenwich-wwii-veteran-banker

Angelina Perna, 89, Of Cos Cob

Perna was a lifelong Greenwich resident. In addition to being a homemaker, she was a nursery school teacher at Christ Church in Greenwich and a volunteer at Greenwich Hospital.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/angelina-perna-89-cos-cob

Malcolm Pray's estate sells rare cars for over $14 million

Malcolm Pray, the late Greenwich, Conn. auto magnate, was devoted to his classic cars but he was also passionate about his non-profit Pray Achievement Center .

http://blog.mysanantonio.com/carsource/2014/03/malcom-prays-estate-sells-rare-cars-for-over-14-million/

Gerald 'Chick' Wilson, 82; Teacher in Greenwich, Stamford, Wilton Schools

Gerald Wilson, a retired teacher, died on Thursday, March 13, 2014 at The Nathaniel Witherell nursing home in Greenwich.

http://greenwich.patch.com/groups/obituaries/p/gerald-chick-wilson-82-teacher-who-worked-in-greenwich-stamford-wilton-schools

Woman Arrested for Failing to Appear in Court

The woman cited in December for removing the holiday decorations from the Byram Veterans Association building and throwing them away, was arrested by Greenwich Police for failing to show up in court.

http://greenwich.patch.com/groups/police-and-fire/p/woman-arrested-for-failing-to-appear-in-court

Letter: Strategic Plan For Norwalk's Oak Hills Park Is Flawed

... market" (Smith Richardson in Fairfield, Long Shore in Westport, Sterling Farms in Stamford and Griff Harris in Greenwich) would diminish its financial prospects. Third, a large commercial driving range with its high ugly nets would make the golf ...

http://norwalk.dailyvoice.com/opinion/letter-strategic-plan-norwalks-oak-hills-park-flawed-0

Businessman Sandy Weill Lists Greenwich Estate For $14 Million

Former Citigroup Chief Executive Sandy Weill is looking to sell his Greenwich estate, located on 6.3 acres on Round Hill Road, for $14 million, according to the real estate listing and the Wall Street Journal.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/real-estate/businessman-sandy-weill-lists-greenwich-estate-14-million

CDI Global Has Established an Office in Princeton, New Jersey under...

... wider coverage in the region. Partners Allen Kushins in Morristown, NJ; Jerry Owen in Westport, CT; Chad Wind in Greenwich, CT and Frank Cherry in New York City all work collaboratively on behalf of CDI clients in the Northeast. CDI Global was ...

http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/03/prweb11671090.htm

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