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Saturday, November 8, 2014

Stamford man, Greenwich woman killed in crash

... aturday for the driver of a car that ran a red light and slammed into a station wagon on West Main Street near the Greenwich border Friday

http://www.greenwichtime.com/policereports/article/Stamford-man-Greenwich-woman-killed-in-crash-5881172.php

Heroin use not just a city problem

Anyone struggling with drug addiction who wants help should call 211 or the State of Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services Agency: 860-418-7000; hearing impaired: 860-418-6707. Two heroin-related arrests and an 18-year-old's overdose in less than a week, plus findings that a Greenwich woman's death last month was tied to the drug, have renewed concerns about heroin's growing presence in town.

http://www.newstimes.com/local/article/Police-see-heroin-use-on-the-rise-in-the-leafy-5880646.php

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Two heroin-related arrests and an 18-year-old's overdose in less than a week, plus findings that a Greenwich woman's death last month was tied to the drug, have renewed concerns about heroin's growing presence in town. Greenwich police have been tracking the rise of the highly addictive opioid for more than a decade, and in recent years its presence has grown greatly, as it has in other municipalities around New England.

http://m.newstimes.com/local/article/Police-see-heroin-use-on-the-rise-in-the-leafy-5880646.php

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Greenwich High School used a key defensive stand to hold on for a 22-14 win over host Westhill in an FCIAC football matchup on Saturday. The Vikings had the ball at the Greenwich 10-yard line with 22 seconds remaining, but Dan Agro came up with a key sack, which ended the game.

http://m.ctpost.com/sports/article/Greenwich-hangs-on-to-beat-Westhill-5880537.php

Driver Flees Toward Greenwich After Double Fatal Crash In Stamford

Two people are dead and police are looking for a driver who fled on foot toward Greenwich after a two-car accident late Friday, Nov. 7, in Stamford. A 2002 Nissan Altima sedan traveling south on Alvord Lane went through a red light at the intersection of West Main Street at 8:37 p.m. Friday and collided with a 2007 BMW 328xi station wagon driven by Anthony Andriulli, 73, of Valleywood Road in Cos Cob, police said.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/stamford-police-search-driver-after-two-die-collision

Driver convicted of killing two Greenwich librarians while drunk given a new trial

The woman convicted of killing two popular Greenwich librarians in Denver while driving drunk has been granted a new trial. A Colorado appeals court this week ordered a new trial for Sandra Jacobson , the woman convicted in a 2009 drunken-driving crash that killed Kate McClelland , 71, and Kathleen Krasniewicz , 54, who were librarians at Perrot Memorial Library in Old Greenwich .

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/Driver-convicted-of-killing-two-Greenwich-5879554.php

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Two heroin-related arrests and an 18-year-old's overdose in less than a week, plus findings that a Greenwich woman's death last month was tied to the drug, have renewed concerns about heroin's growing presence in town. Greenwich police have been tracking the rise of the highly addictive opioid for more than a decade, and in recent years its presence has grown greatly, as it has in other municipalities around New England.

http://m.ctpost.com/local/article/Police-see-heroin-use-on-the-rise-in-the-leafy-5880646.php

Police see heroin use on the rise in the leafy suburbs

Anyone struggling with drug addiction who wants help should call 211 or the State of Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services Agency: 860-418-7000; hearing impaired: 860-418-6707. Two heroin-related arrests and an 18-year-old's overdose in less than a week, plus findings that a Greenwich woman's death last month was tied to the drug, have renewed concerns about heroin's growing presence in town.

http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Police-see-heroin-use-on-the-rise-in-the-leafy-5880646.php

AP Photo/Harry Hamburg

The long wait is almost over for a Connecticut veteran who did not receive military medals for his World War II service nearly seven decades ago. U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal is set to finally present the medals to 91-year-old Vincent Meli at a senior home in Greenwich on Monday morning.

http://wtnh.com/2014/11/08/sen-blumenthal-to-present-world-war-ii-vet-with-medals-nearly-70-years-later/

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The long wait is almost over for a Connecticut veteran who did not receive military medals for his World War II service nearly seven decades ago. U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal is set to finally present the medals to 91-year-old Vincent Meli at a senior home in Greenwich on Monday morning.

http://m.ctpost.com/news/article/Medals-for-Connecticut-veteran-7-decades-late-5880403.php

Showing Appreciation of Our Veterans

... Monday, Nov. 10. Guests are asked to arrive at 8:30 a.m. 10 a.m. Sponsored by the Military Mothers' Network of The Greenwich Military Covenant of Care there will be the 2nd annual community walk beginning at the top of Greenwich Avenue walking down ...

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/showing-appreciation-our-veterans-0?

'Buddy Bench' honors memory of bullied teen

A special bench dedicated to a Greenwich teen who took his own life last year was unveiled today. As News 12 Connecticut previously reported, the family of 15-year-old Bart Palosz says he shot himself inside their home on the first day of school.

http://connecticut.news12.com/news/buddy-bench-honors-memory-of-bullied-teen-in-norwalk-1.9596909

Fairfield's Kids In Crisis Names New Board Of Directors

... managing partner of Stamford's Midstate Printing Group and a partner of Oxygen Fitness in New Canaan. Amy Lewis, a Greenwich resident and current co-chair of this year's annual Kids in Crisis spring event fundraiser.

http://norwalk.dailyvoice.com/news/fairfield-s-kids-crisis-names-new-board-directors

Stamford bulletin board

... Inc. in Stamford and $10,000 to Housing Development Fund Inc. in Stamford, $5,000 Family Centers Inc. in Greenwich and $7,000 Kids in Crisis Inc. in Cos Cob. First County Bank Foundation of Stamford recently awarded four Darien-based nonprofit ...

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/Stamford-bulletin-board-5880258.php

Passenger killed in accident, driver flees

... the victim was thrown from the Nissan onto the road. They say the driver of the Nissan fled on foot towards Greenwich. The BMW hit was occupied by a 73-year-old Cos Cob man and his wife, 70. Both were taken to Stamford Hospital, where police say the ...

http://wtnh.com/2014/11/08/passenger-killed-in-accident-driver-flees/

Got Lunch? A New Spin on Fly Fishing in Greenwich

Amateur photographer Joe DeMarte enjoys boating and fishing along the Greenwich waterfront - so much so that he's been doing it for five decades. Here's his description: "I took this photo of an Osprey as it dove, caught a fish for lunch and is taking back off with it tightly grasped in its talons so it can find a tree nearby to land and gobble it down."

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/got-lunch-new-spin-fly-fishing-greenwich-0?

A 1925 Classic Colonial Among Greenwich Open Houses This Weekend

Check back every week for a listing of the latest open houses scheduled in the area and new homes for sale. Pictured is a 1925 classic Colonial with six bedrooms on North Maple Avenue that's on the market for $1.775 million.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/1925-classic-colonial-among-greenwich-open-houses-weekend-0?

Greenwich Restaurant Week Kicks Off With 34 Choices For Diners

Thirty-four restaurants are taking part in Greenwich's inaugural Greenwich Restaurant Week , set for Nov. 12 through Nov. 19. Participating restaurants are Applausi, Beach House Caf, Bella Nonna, Bistro Latino, Bistro Versailles & Patisserie, Blackstones, Bobby Q's, Char Restaurant, Coast Seafood Restaurant, Crew, Douro Restaurant, Eatalian, Elm Street Oyster House, Famous Greek Kitchen, Gabriele's Italian Steakhouse, Golden View Firenze, Harvest, Le Penguin, l'escale, Leafline Salad Co., Little Luigis Pizza, Little Pub, Mark's Quality Meats & Gourmet Seafood, Mediterraneo, Morello Italian Bistro, Organic Planet, Polpo Restaurant and Saloon, Sweet Peas Baking Company, Tengda, Terra, The Cos Cobber, The Drawing Room, The Jhouse Restaurant and The Mumbai Times.

http://newcanaan.dailyvoice.com/events/greenwich-restaurant-week-kicks-34-choices-diners

Greenwich Rail Riders Will See More Trains With New Metro-North Schedule

... at Stamford. But Metro-North has added a new train that will depart Grand Central at 6:35 p.m., making stops at Greenwich, Stamford, Noroton Heights, Darien, Rowayton and South Norwalk. In conjunction with this change and to shorten the time between ...

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/news/greenwich-rail-riders-will-see-more-trains-new-metro-north-schedule

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The woman convicted of killing two popular Greenwich librarians in Denver while driving drunk has been granted a new trial. A Colorado appeals court this week ordered a new trial for Sandra Jacobson, the woman convicted in a 2009 drunken-driving crash that killed Kate McClelland, 71, and Kathleen Krasniewicz, 54, who were librarians at Perrot Memorial Library in Old Greenwich.

http://m.ctpost.com/local/article/Driver-convicted-of-killing-two-Greenwich-5879838.php

Driver convicted of killing two Greenwich librarians while drunk given a new trial

The woman convicted of killing two popular Greenwich librarians in Denver while driving drunk has been granted a new trial. A Colorado appeals court this week ordered a new trial for Sandra Jacobson , the woman convicted in a 2009 drunken-driving crash that killed Kate McClelland , 71, and Kathleen Krasniewicz , 54, who were librarians at Perrot Memorial Library in Old Greenwich .

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/Driver-convicted-of-killing-two-Greenwich-5879838.php

Woman creates 'Buddy Bench' in memory of bullied teen

The woman behind the effort, Lori Keegan, of Norwalk, says the bench will be called the "Buddy Bench". A special bench dedicated to a Greenwich teen who took his own life last year will be unveiled this weekend.

http://connecticut.news12.com/news/norwalk-woman-creates-buddy-bench-in-memory-of-bullied-teen-who-took-his-own-life-1.9596909

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