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Thursday, September 18, 2014

Video: Historic Greenwich Home Added to CT Freedom Trail

In the 1830's, fugitive slave Peter John Lee escaped from Virginia with a stolen boat and made his way up to Greenwich, where he lived in this home belonging to Thomas Lyon Jr. "He stayed in the house for six years, and somehow was lured across the bridge again by some friends, and was abducted by Blackbirders," said Jo Conboy, the Chairman of the Greenwich Preservation Trust. "It was quite a nice honor.

http://greenwich.itsrelevant.com/content/20359/Historic-Greenwich-Home-Added-to-CT-Freedom-Trail

New Website for Kieselstein-Cord Photography

... was featured in his first book, and is a continuation series. Nancy-Hall Duncan, formerly of the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, Connecticut, wrote the introduction to Kieselstein- Cord's first photography book, Awarded. Her introduction is posted on the ...

http://www.prlog.org/12373103-new-website-for-kieselstein-cord-photography.html

Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF) to Honor Tom Brokaw at...

Brian Williams, Anchor and Managing Editor of NBC Nightly News, will serve as Master of Ceremonies at MMRF Annual Fall Gala The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation is proud to announce that it will honor Tom Brokaw, Special Correspondent for NBC News who is living with multiple myeloma, with its Spirit of Hope Award at the MMRF Annual Fall Gala on November 8, 2014 in Old Greenwich, Connecticut. Funds raised through this premier event will benefit the innovative cancer research models of the MMRF, which are aimed at accelerating the development of new treatments to extend the lives of patients and to lead to a cure of multiple myeloma, the second most prevalent blood cancer.

http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/multiple-myeloma-research-foundation-mmrf-honor-tom-brokaw-annual-fall-gala-benefit-cancer-research

Thieves Continue to Target Parked Cars in Greenwich

An unlocked car parked in the driveway of a MacArthur Drive home in Old Greenwich was targeted by a thief who stole a quantity of loose change overnight Sunday, according to Greenwich Police. Police spokesman Lt.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/thieves-continue-target-parked-cars-greenwich-0?

Artists engage in the science of art at the Flinn Gallery

"Seed Dreaming IV," a fiber work by Brattleboro, Vt.-based artist Karen Kamenetzky will be on display at the Flinn Gallery in Greenwich, Conn., through Oct. 22, 2014, in the show iRelativity." For more information, visit flinngallery.com.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/news/articleGallery/Artists-engage-in-the-science-of-art-at-the-Flinn-5764813.php

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... intersection of art and science that guided the curators of "Relativity," the show that opens the new season for Greenwich's Flinn Gallery this month. Four artists use textiles, sculpture, oil paint and watercolor to explore that crossroads. For New ...

http://m.ctpost.com/news/article/Artists-engage-in-the-science-of-art-at-the-Flinn-5764813.php

Meet Tom Foley, accused union buster

... mansion kind of guy. We don't know how much money Tom Foley has, but it's a lot. Indeed, his lakefront mansion in Greenwich would shame the one Malloy is squatting in. After all, Foley wrote $11 million in checks for his last race against Malloy, ...

http://www.theday.com/article/20140917/NWS05/309179956/1079/NWS01

Greenwich Man Charged with Bilking Another Darien Merchant

Robert Connolly, 45, of Shore Road in Greenwich, told Village Cleaners at 9 Tokeneke Rd. on July 25 that he'd forgotten his wallet but needed the tailored and cleaned suit they had for him, so it was agreed he could take the suit and return later with the $70, according to police. Then that return never happened, Darien police say, and now Connolly is charged with sixth-degree larceny after police applied for and received a warrant for his arrest.

http://patch.com/connecticut/darien/greenwich-man-charged-bilking-another-darien-merchant-0?

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... are right here in Fairfield County. Darien has the seventh most expensive waterfront homes in the country, and Greenwich comes in at ten. These pricey Long Island Sound properties are on the same list as paradise getaways in Hawaii and Malibu. The ...

http://m.newstimes.com/realestate/article/Fairfield-County-is-a-hot-spot-for-waterfront-5764282.php

Fairfield County is a hot spot for waterfront homes

Click through to see some of the Darien and Greenwich waterfront homes that have gone on the market in recent years. A custom in-ground pool and spa at 209 Long Neck Point in Darien have Long Island Sound at their backdrop.

http://www.ctpost.com/realestate/article/Fairfield-County-is-a-hot-spot-for-waterfront-5764282.php

Darien girls volleyball routs Wilton, 3-0

Darien's Izzy Taylor makes a dig during the Blue Wave's regular season game against Greenwich last season. Photo: Jason Rearick The Darien girls volleyball team surrendered a combined 10 points in the first and third set of a 3-0 win against Wilton Wednesday in its first road game of 2014.

http://www.dariennewsonline.com/sports/article/Darien-girls-volleyball-routs-Wilton-3-0-5764333.php

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... are right here in Fairfield County. Darien has the seventh most expensive waterfront homes in the country, and Greenwich comes in at ten. These pricey Long Island Sound properties are on the same list as paradise getaways in Hawaii and Malibu. The ...

http://m.ctpost.com/realestate/article/Fairfield-County-is-a-hot-spot-for-waterfront-5764282.php

Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF) to Honor Tom Brokaw at...

The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation is proud to announce that it will honor Tom Brokaw, Special Correspondent for NBC News who is living with multiple myeloma, with its Spirit of Hope Award at the MMRF Annual Fall Gala on November 8, 2014 in Old Greenwich, Connecticut. Funds raised through this premier event will benefit the innovative cancer research models of the MMRF, which are aimed at accelerating the development of new treatments to extend the lives of patients and to lead to a cure of multiple myeloma, the second most prevalent blood cancer.

http://www.businesswire.com/portal/site/topix/index.jsp?ndmViewId=news_view&newsId=20140918005814&newsLang=en&ndmConfigId=1000639&vnsId=41

Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF) to Honor Tom Brokaw at...

The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation is proud to announce that it will honor Tom Brokaw, Special Correspondent for NBC News who is living with multiple myeloma, with its Spirit of Hope Award at the MMRF Annual Fall Gala on November 8, 2014 in Old Greenwich, Connecticut. Funds raised through this premier event will benefit the innovative cancer research models of the MMRF, which are aimed at accelerating the development of new treatments to extend the lives of patients and to lead to a cure of multiple myeloma, the second most prevalent blood cancer.

http://www.businesswire.com/news/topix/20140918005814/en

NJ Gov. Christie Coming to Stamford to Stump for Foley

... Sept. 23, according to the Foley campaign. The event, which will include an appearance by Foley, who lives in Greenwich and lost the 2010 election to Malloy by 6,400 votes, is set to begin at 6 p.m. The event is the second in two months for ...

http://patch.com/connecticut/stamford/nj-gov-christie-coming-stamford-stump-foley-0?

West Nile diagnosed in Stamford

State health officials say a Stamford resident is the second in Connecticut to test positive for West Nile Virus this year. (September 18, 2014 7:44 AM) This comes as Greenwich officials said this week that mosquitoes caught in the town this month tested positive for the disease....

http://connecticut.news12.com/news/west-nile-diagnosed-in-stamford-1.9343166

William B. Osgood, 78, Of Riverside, Owned William B Osgood Associates

Osgood was born in Birmingham, Mich. in 1936, moved with his family to Old Greenwich in 1943 and spent much of his life in Greenwich.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/william-b-osgood-78-riverside-owned-william-b-osgood-associates

Howard W. Connaughton, Jr., 78, Of Riverside, Tractor Trailer Driver

... Calif., and Stephen J. Connaughton of Bronx, N.Y.; three grandchildren; and brother, Kenneth Connaughton of Greenwich. He was predeceased by his parents. There will be no calling hours. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. ...

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/howard-w-connaughton-jr-78-riverside-tractor-trailer-driver

Christie Redux -- NJ Governor to Return to CT to Stump for Foley

... Sept. 23, according to the Foley campaign. The event, which will include an appearance by Foley, who lives in Greenwich and lost the 2010 election to Malloy by 6,400 votes, is set to begin at 6 p.m. The event is the second in two months for ...

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/christie-redux--nj-governor-return-ct-stump-foley?

Comedy Night At The Cole Planned in Greenwich

GREENWICH, Conn. Tickets now are on sale for the popular Comedy Night @ The Cole, planned for Sept.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/events/comedy-night-cole-planned-greenwich

Greenwich Prepares For Puttin' On The Dog Fundraiser

Adopt-A-Dog's 27th annual "Puttin' On The Dog" festival will be held at Roger Sherman Baldwin Park on Sunday, Sept. 21, from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. All children under the age of 12 are free with paid adult admission.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/greenwich-prepares-puttin-dog-fundraiser

Convent Of Sacred Heart Duo Named National Merit Semifinalists

Virginia Blessing and Grace Isford, both of Greenwich, are among approximately 16,000 semifinalists nationwide competing for scholarships to continue their education in college.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/schools/convent-sacred-heart-duo-named-national-merit-semifinalists

Tag Sales In And Around Darien

... 190 Green Acre Lane in Fairfield is hosting a tag sale between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Saturday. 234 Mill St. in Greenwich is hosting a moving sale between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Saturday. 388 Wahackme Road in New Canaan is hosting an estate sale between ...

http://darien.dailyvoice.com/business/tag-sales-planned-fairfield-county-3

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