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Tuesday, July 8, 2014

More than 20 primaries across the state slated for Aug. 12

... local registrars of voters by Aug. 7. Candidates for the gubernatorial primary are party-endorsed Tom Foley of Greenwich and state Sen. John McKinney, R-Fairfield. For lieutenant governor, the candidates are party-endorsed state Rep. Penny ...

http://www.theday.com/article/20140708/NWS12/140709736/-1/nws

Synagogue Sues After Greenwich, Conn. Rejects House Of Worship Plans

A Connecticut synagogue filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday, alleging the Town of Greenwich violated its civil rights and made a discriminatory decision by denying its plan to build a house of worship.

http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2014/07/08/synagogue-sues-after-greenwich-conn-rejects-house-of-worship-plans/

Cupcake shop shuttering all its stores

... company's decision to close all 60 of its outlets. Photo: File Photo The Crumbs Bake Shop at 48 West Putnam Ave., Greenwich, Conn., Tuesday, July 8, 2014. A week after the struggling bakery shop operator was delisted from the Nasdaq, the company has ...

http://www.newstimes.com/news/article/Crumbs-bake-shops-close-5607227.php

Volkswagen dealership closes in Greenwich

... remain vacant? Absolutely not. It's too valuable." Tom Torelli, managing partner of Allied Property Group in Greenwich, said the highest and best use for the site is another car dealership. Records at the Greenwich assessor's office show that ...

http://www.newstimes.com/business/article/Volkswagen-dealership-closes-in-Greenwich-5607403.php

Scientists Uncover Fossil of Largest Flying Bird, Twice the Size of Albatross

... get," said Daniel Ksepka, author of the study and a paleontologist and curator of science at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, Connecticut. "Getting a chance to add something like this to the avian evolutionary tree is really exciting." The fossilized ...

http://mashable.com/2014/07/08/largest-flying-bird/?utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Mashable+%28Mashable%29&utm_cid=Mash-Prod-RSS-Feedburner-All-Partial&utm_medium=feed&utm_source=feedburner

Crumbs in Westport closes

... company's decision to close all 60 of its outlets. Photo: File Photo The Crumbs Bake Shop at 48 West Putnam Ave., Greenwich, Conn., Tuesday, July 8, 2014. A week after the struggling bakery shop operator was delisted from the Nasdaq, the company has ...

http://www.westport-news.com/news/article/Crumbs-bake-shops-close-5607227.php

Crumbs bake shops close

The Crumbs Bake Shop at 48 West Putnam Ave., Greenwich, Conn., Tuesday, July 8, 2014.

http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Crumbs-bake-shops-close-5607227.php

Greenwich Hospital's Stamford Center Receives Grant For Breast Technology

The Greenwich Hospital Foundation announced that Linda McMahon has given a $1 million gift through the Vince and Linda McMahon Family Foundation to purchase 3-D mammography machines, the most advanced technology available for early breast cancer detection.

http://stamford.dailyvoice.com/news/greenwich-hospital-receives-grant-support-technology-breast-cancer

Year of the Horse inspires Bruce Museum's latest family day

The ponies of Pied Piper Pony Rides will return to the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, Conn., on Sunday, July 13, 2014, as part of Family Day celebrations that will honor the Year of the Horse.

http://www.newstimes.com/news/article/Year-of-the-Horse-inspires-Bruce-Museum-s-latest-5607145.php

Largest flying bird ever had a wingspan of at least 20 feet, say scientists

... remarkable species,"study author Daniel Ksepka, a paleontologist and curator of science at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, Connecticut, told Live Science. "It really pushes the limits of how big we think flying birds can get. Getting a chance to add ...

http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2014/0708/Largest-flying-bird-ever-had-a-wingspan-of-at-least-20-feet-say-scientists

Chef Shuffles: Merlin Verrier Leaves Graham Elliot Co.; More Chef Shuffles

... culinary director of Armonk, NY's Fortina. This news comes nearly three weeks after the shuttering of Primary in Greenwich, CT, where Verrier was the executive chef and partner with Elliot. "My position was pretty much gone now that we only have one ...

http://chicago.eater.com/archives/2014/07/08/chef-shuffles-merlin-verrier-graham-elliot.php

Synagogue Claims Civil Rights Violations in Suit Against Town

The Greenwich Reform Synagogue reportedly has filed a federal lawsuit against the Town of Greenwich claiming denial of plans to build a synagogue violates its civil rights.

http://greenwich.patch.com/groups/politics-and-elections/p/synagogue-claims-civil-rights-violations-in-suit-against-town

A newly declared species may be the largest flying bird to ever live

... sandersi, which may be the biggest flying bird ever found. Paleontologist Dan Ksepka of the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, Conn., theorizes that the giant bird, discovered as a fossilized skeleton in 1983, may have been able to fly by running downhill ...

http://westhawaiitoday.com/community-bulletin/newly-declared-species-may-be-largest-flying-bird-ever-live

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Staff at Fontana Couture are counting the hours until the start of the Greenwich Chamber of Commerce's annual Sidewalk Sale Days, which runs Thursday through Sunday.

http://m.ctpost.com/business/article/Bridal-salon-anxious-to-impress-at-sidewalk-sale-5606951.php

Greenwich Hospital Receives Grant To Support Technology For Breast Cancer

The Greenwich Hospital Foundation announced that Linda McMahon has given a $1 million gift through the Vince and Linda McMahon Family Foundation to purchase 3-D mammography machines, the most advanced technology available for early breast cancer detection.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/news/greenwich-hospital-receives-grant-support-technology-breast-cancer

Bridal salon anxious to impress at sidewalk sale

Owner Cory Fontana poses next to dresses at his store, Fontana Couture, in Greenwich, Conn., on Monday, July 7, 2014.

http://www.ctpost.com/business/article/Bridal-salon-anxious-to-impress-at-sidewalk-sale-5606951.php

Greenwich Nursing Home Resident Faces Theft Charges

A resident of a Greenwich nursing home is facing charges he stole a debit card and car keys from the purse of a staff member at the facility.

http://greenwich.patch.com/groups/police-and-fire/p/greenwich-nursing-home-resident-faces-theft-charges

Great Point Partners Completes Growth Recapitalization of Softbox...

... industry," said Adam B. Dolder, Managing Director at Great Point Partners Great Point Partners, a Greenwich-based health care investment firm, today announced a growth recapitalization of Softbox Systems, Ltd. ("Softbox"). Softbox is a leading ...

http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/07/prweb12001413.htm

Study: Fossil soaring bird had huge wingspan

In this undated image provided by Daniel Ksepka via the Bruce Museum, Daniel Ksepka, curator of Science at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, Conn., studies the skull of Pelagornis sandersi, identified by Ksepka as the largest-ever flying bird.

http://www.myrtlebeachonline.com/2014/07/07/4340033/study-fossil-soaring-bird-had.html?sp=/99/134/

This is How the Cupcake Crumbles: Crumbs Stores All Close

... of outlets around the country, has closed its doors. Crumbs, which had four outposts in Connecticut - Danbury, Greenwich, Stamford and Westport, closed its doors on Monday. According to reports, employees were notified of the decision on Monday. A ...

http://ridgefield.patch.com/groups/business-news/p/this-is-how-the-cupcake-crumbles-crumbs-stores-all-close_a86d2c74-ridgefield

Study: Fossil found in South Carolina is soaring bird with huge wingspan

This undated image provided by the Bruce Museum shows a reconstruction image of the world's largest-ever flying bird, Pelagornis sandersi, as identified by Daniel Ksepka, Curator of Science at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, Conn.

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656370/Study-Fossil-soaring-bird-had-huge-wingspan.html

Crumbs Cupcake Company Closes All Locations, Including Stamford

... dozens of outlets around the country, has closed its doors. Crumbs, which had four outposts in Connecticut - Greenwich, Stamford, Danbury and Westport, closed its doors on Monday. According to reports, employees were notified of the decision on ...

http://darien.patch.com/groups/business-news/p/cupcake-emporium-crumbs-closes-its-doors-darien

Winklevoss Twin Posts Video of Shark off Montauk

... above, to see video. The twins, 32, are local-sort of-they were born in Southampton, though they grew up in Greenwich, CT. They are best known for their portrayal by Armie Hammer in the movie The Social Network. They famously invented ConnectU, ...

http://riverhead.patch.com/groups/arts-and-entertainment/p/winklevoss-twin-posts-video-of-shark-off-montauk50817

POLL: Which of These Gubernatorial GOP Ads Convinces You?

... candidate for Connecticut senator. They will have the choice of state Senate Minority Leader John McKinney and Greenwich businessman Tom Foley . Both candidates have now released campaign videos, with markedly different methods for convincing ...

http://oxford-ct.patch.com/groups/politics-and-elections/p/poll-which-of-these-gubernatorial-gop-ads-convince-you76050

Study: Fossil soaring bird had huge wingspan

... Monday by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Daniel Ksepka (SEP'-kuh) of the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, Connecticut, who wrote the paper, said the creature probably did not land on water. And it was apparently clumsy on land. The ...

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/07/study-fossil-soaring-bird-had-huge-wingspan

Sensata Picks Up PE-Backed DeltaTech Controls

... equity-backed CoActive Technologies For an enterprise value of $190 million. The deal marks a partial exit for Greenwich, Conn., PE firm LittleJohn & Co. LLC, which inherited DeltaTech through its acquisition of CoActive Technologies from ITT Corp. ...

http://www.thestreet.com/story/12767422/1/sensata-picks-up-pe-backed-deltatech-controls.html

Great Point Partners makes growth recap of Softbox

... of temperature-controlled packaging solutions for the biotech and pharmaceutical sectors. Great Point Partners, a Greenwich-based health care investment firm, today announced a growth recapitalization of Softbox Systems, Ltd. ("Softbox"). Softbox is ...

http://www.pehub.com/2014/07/great-point-partners-makes-growth-recap-of-softbox/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+pehub%2Fblog+%28PE+HUB+Blog%29

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