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Friday, May 2, 2014

New Report ID's Mental Health Challenges and Solutions in Fairfield County

... public education via email. New Canaan is highlighting the 211 resource in its print materials and town website. Greenwich is developing a "Know Your Town" card specifically for local behavioral health services. A Senate bill was proposed in ...

http://westport.patch.com/groups/around-town/p/new-report-ids-mental-health-challenges-and-solutions-in-fairfield-county-westport

Talk of tolls resurfaces in Connecticut

... got a real difficult, challenging situation ahead of us," said state Sen. Scott Frantz, a Republican representing Greenwich. "I don't think there is any other alternative other than putting in tolls and that doesn't mean I like them." As Gov. Dannel ...

http://wtnh.com/2014/05/02/talk-tolls-resurfaces-connecticut/

Greenwich uses four-run seventh inning to beat St. Joseph

Kyle Dunster of Greenwich hits during the high school baseball game between Greenwich High School and St. Joseph High School at Greenwich, Friday, May 2, 2014.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/sports/article/Greenwich-uses-four-run-seventh-inning-to-beat-5449908.php

Greenwich Resident Says New Jersey High School Prank Went Too Far

... in the school, the report said. "I never had a senior prank, but I've heard a lot about them in recent years," Greenwich resident Tara Perlla said. Perlla, who grew up in Fairfield, said, "I think it's OK to have a good time, but don't take it too ...

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/fairfield-residents-say-new-jersey-high-school-prank-went-too-far

Ron Howard Lists Longtime Connecticut Lakefront Estate

Director Ron Howard, whose career spans child-acting roles in "The Andy Griffith Show," Oscar-winning movies, and the cult-favorite sitcom "Arrested Development," has listed his lakefront Greenwich, CT estate for $27.5 million.

http://www.zillow.com/blog/ron-howard-lists-greenwich-home-151286/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+ZillowBlog+%28Zillow+Blog%29

On the Market: Director Ron Howard's Greenwich Estate

... wife Cheryl have built over the years in the gated community of Conyers Farm, tucked in the northern corner of Greenwich, straddling the Armonk, NY border. The couple, who owns homes in Manhattan, Los Angeles and Paris, have decided to put their ...

http://orange.patch.com/groups/real-estate/p/on-the-market-director-ron-howards-conyers-farm-estate6680429

Ron Howard lists Connecticut estate for $27.5...

Hollywood director Ron Howard listed his Greenwich, Connecticut estate, asking $27.5 million for the chance to take his place in the town's posh Backcountry neighborhood.

http://blog.sfgate.com/ontheblock/2014/05/02/ron-howard-lists-connecticut-estate-for-27-5-million/

WayFounder

... Fla., according to Andrew Darmohraj, executive vice president of the American Pet Products Association , the Greenwich, Conn.-based organization responsible for the show. Brett Blumstein, a Southern California attorney, submitted his idea "for a way ...

http://www.petproductnews.com/headlines/2014/05/01/wayfounder-gives-pet-product-inventors-a-crowd-funding-alternative.aspx

Greenwich Man Gets Jail Time for Burglaries, Thefts

A Greenwich man who was arrested in connection with at least a half-dozen burglary and theft cases will serve at least three years in jail after pleading guilty to most of the charges, according to court records.

http://greenwich.patch.com/groups/police-and-fire/p/greenwich-man-gets-jail-time-for-burglaries-thefts

Initial public offerings scheduled to debut next week

... following is a list of initial public offerings planned for the coming week. Sources include Renaissance Capital, Greenwich, CT (www.renaissancecapital.com) and SEC filings. Alcentra Capital Corp. - New York, 6.66 million shares, priced at $15 each, ...

http://www.miamiherald.com/2014/05/02/4093868/initial-public-offerings-scheduled.html

Luxury home sales thrive as low end stumbles

... home was set last month with the $120 million sale of a waterfront mansion on 50 acres (20 hectares) in Greenwich, Connecticut, according to Christie's International Real Estate. The New York-based brokerage marketed the property, known as Copper ...

http://money.msn.com/home-loans/news.aspx?feed=BLOOM&date=20140502&id=17582416

Dearfoams maker R.G. Barry to be acquired for $215M by private equity firm

R.G. Barry Corp. is going private. The Pickerington-based footwear and accessories business, best known for the Dearfoams slipper brand, has agreed to be acquired for an estimated $215 million by Mill Road Capital, the Greenwich, Conn.-based private equity firm that proposed buying it in September .

http://www.bizjournals.com/columbus/news/2014/05/02/dearfoams-maker-r-g-barry-acquired-for-215m-by.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+vertical_3+%28Investment+Banking+Industry+News%29

Dearfoams maker R.G. Barry being sold

... Barry becoming a subsidiary of a newly-formed corporation controlled by Mill Road, a private-investment firm in Greenwich, Conn. Mill Road already owns 9.8 percent of R.G. Barry. There are no current plans to move any of R.G. Barry's locations, ...

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/business/2014/05/02/rg-barry-being-sold-mill-road-capital.html

Rick Parker: Finding His Own Space

... details. Where did you grow up? RP: I was born in New York City. When I was about five, my parents moved out to Greenwich, Connecticut. It's a suburb about 45 minutes outside the city. My dad's worked in the city ever since. I went to Greenwich High ...

http://www.allaboutjazz.com/rick-parker-finding-his-own-space-rick-parker-by-jason-crane__3459.php

Miriam L. Johnston, 93, Longtime Old Greenwich Resident

... roles. She was involved with the local Democratic Party, the League of Women Voters, the PTA, and the Old Greenwich-Riverside Community Center. She also served as a cub scout leader and volunteered at Greenwich Hospital. She and her husband retired ...

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/miriam-l-johnston-93-longtime-old-greenwich-resident

Peggy Conway, 85, Of Rye, Worked For CM Almy And Sons

... Avenue, New York, as an assistant actuary at Marsh & McClean on Wall Street and at CM Almy and Sons in Rye and Greenwich, Conn., from 1993 to 2007. She was involved with the Evergreen Twig in Rye and was an Italian language instructor at the ...

http://rye.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/peggy-conway-85-rye-worked-cm-almy-and-sons

Greenwich's Kings Market Supplies Bags For Letter Carrier Food Drive

To make this year's Stamp Out Hunger food drive the largest yet, Neighbor to Neighbor has teamed with Kings Super Market in Old Greenwich.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/business/greenwichs-kings-market-supplies-bags-letter-carrier-food-drive

Greenwich Philanthropist To Discuss New Book At Library

Philanthropist and Greenwich native Adam Braun will be at the Greenwich Library along with journalist Joan Lunden to discuss his book "The Promise of a Pencil" on Monday, May 5, at 7 p.m. Braun founded the not-for-profit group Pencils of Promise, which has built more than 250 schools around the world.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/greenwich-philanthropist-discuss-new-book-library

Carriage Barn Arts Center Benefit Planned In New Canaan

... according to a press release. The "Absolut Kuba!" exhibition highlights pieces from the private collection of Greenwich residents Terri and Steven Certilman. "Absolut Kuba!" will be on view through June 1. Tickets for "A Night In Havana" are $150 ...

http://newcanaan.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/carriage-barn-arts-center-benefit-planned-new-canaan

Luxury-Home Sales Jump as Low End Falters in U.S. Rebound

... home was set last month with the $120 million sale of a waterfront mansion on 50 acres (20 hectares) in Greenwich, Connecticut , according to Christie's International Real Estate. The New York-based brokerage marketed the property, known as Copper ...

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-05-02/luxury-home-sales-jump-as-low-end-falters-in-u-s-rebound.html

Greenwich's Bruce Museum Opens Doors For 'Tales Of Two Cities' Exhibit

The Bruce Museum in Greenwich will open its new exhibition "Tales of Two Cities: New York & Beijing" on May 3. The new exhibition will focus on two of the world's leading centers of art and offers a visual pairing of five New York-based artists with five Beijing-based artists, according to a press release.

http://stamford.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/greenwichs-bruce-museum-opens-doors-tales-two-cities-exhibit

Greenwich Town Planner Diane Fox To Retire

The woman who has led the development and planning for the Town of Greenwich for more than three decades is retiring.

http://greenwich.patch.com/groups/politics-and-elections/p/greenwich-town-planner-diane-fox-to-retire

Barge breaks away from harbor

Greenwich police say they received a notification from Stamford that a barge had broken free from the mooring inside the Stamford Harbor break wall.

http://wtnh.com/2014/05/01/barge-breaks-away-harbor/

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