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Friday, November 28, 2014

For the Record

On Saturday, Dec. 6, from 12 to 4 p.m. Greenwich Arts Council, 299 Greenwich Ave., will host a special childrenis event, iMeet the Minotaur; Explore the Labyrinth,i an interactive installation in conjunction with Donald Axleroadis Retrospective Exhibition: iAncient Myths, Modern Messages.i The event, centered on Greek mythology, will feature a ilive Minotauri and a 3-D labyrinth for children to navigate. Above, one of the pieces in the exhibit, iMinotaur Escapes the Labyrinth,i by Axleroad.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/For-the-Record-5923574.php

Jessie Ford, 92; Mother of Greenwich Resident

Jessie Ford, of Highams Park, London, England, died peacefully surrounded by her family at Greenwich Hospital after battling a short illness, November 22, 2014 at the age of 92. Born in Chilton, County Durham, England on December 1, 1921, she was the daughter of the late Ernest and Mary Cockburn . She was the widow of Denis Arthur Ford whom she met while both were serving in the British Army in the north of England during World War II and they shared 40 wonderful years together in London until his passing in 1987.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/jessie-ford-92-mother-greenwich-resident-0?

Vincent S. Giovinco, 94; Former Financial Officer; Stamford Resident

... stian Burial will be held at 11 AM on Monday, December 1, 2014 at St. Michael the Archangel Parish, 469 North St., Greenwich, CT.

http://patch.com/connecticut/stamford/vincent-s-giovinco-94-former-financial-officer-stamford-resident-0?

Armstrong Court Renovation Plan Won't Include Senior Housing

Plans to build apartments for senior citizens at the Armstrong Court public housing complex have been scrapped by the Greenwich Housing Authority. The Housing Authority made the announcement at the Nov. 19 Board of Selectmen's meeting where the three-member board approved a municipal improvement status for the authority's proposal to renovate and expand the complex.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/armstrong-court-renovation-plan-wont-include-senior-housing-0?

Dorothy McCullough, Greenwich Resident

Dorothy J. McCullough passed away peacefully at home in Greenwich on Saturday, November 22, 2014, following an extended illness. Dottie loved her New York Yankees, and she was an avid golfer.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/dorothy-mccullough-greenwich-resident-0?

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GHP Office Realty, a White Plains, N.Y.-based real estate firm with an office in Greenwich, bought the former Martha Stewart production studio property in Westport earlier this month and put it on the market for $3.5 million. Andrew Greenspan, principal of GHP Office Realty, said the company wants to sell the 6-acre, part-commercial and part-residential property at 19 Newtown Turnpike to a hedge fund; technology or financial services company; nonprofit; senior housing developer; or a private school.

http://m.ctpost.com/news/article/Former-Martha-Stewart-studio-property-on-market-5923325.php

Former Martha Stewart studio property on market for $3.5M

GHP Office Realty , a White Plains, N.Y.-based real estate firm with an office in Greenwich, bought the former Martha Stewart production studio property in Westport earlier this month and put it on the market for $3.5 million. Andrew Greenspan , principal of GHP Office Realty, said the company wants to sell the 6-acre, part-commercial and part-residential property at 19 Newtown Turnpike to a hedge fund; technology or financial services company; nonprofit; senior housing developer; or a private school.

http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Former-Martha-Stewart-studio-property-on-market-5923325.php

Just how expensive are Fairfield County homes?

... report is based only on listings on the Coldwell Banker website, so it does not represent all homes on the market. Greenwich lands at number one with an average home price of $923,690 and Hartford is last at number 69 with an average home price of ...

http://www.dariennewsonline.com/realestate/article/Just-how-expensive-are-Fairfield-County-homes-5922527.php

The in-ground pool behind the house at 80 Fleming Lane.

... report is based only on listings on the Coldwell Banker website, so it does not represent all homes on the market. Greenwich lands at number one with an average home price of $923,690 and Hartford is last at number 69 with an average home price of ...

http://www.ctpost.com/realestate/article/Just-how-expensive-are-Fairfield-County-homes-5922527.php

Most Recent Job Openings in Greenwich: Wells Fargo, Kate Spade, Tumi and More

... Solutions is targeting top talent for its latest career opportunity. We are seeking a Sales Manager to join our Greenwich office. This... **Assistant General Manager** **Description** Position Summary: Leads the successful day-to-day operations of ...

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/most-recent-job-openings-greenwich-wells-fargo-kate-spade-tumi-and-more-0?

Small Business Saturday is Here: Support Our Greenwich Stores

Shop at Greenwich small businesses this Saturday, Nov. 29, and support your local neighborhood - and if you use an American Express card, you may get up to three $10 rebates . You can find out which Greenwich small businesses are participating in Small Business Saturday here .

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/small-business-saturday-here-support-our-greenwich-stores-0?

Advent Craft Workshop for the Whole Family

Join us this Sunday, November 30, from 2:00 to 4:00 pm in the Daniels Center of First Congregational Church of Greenwich, 108 Sound Beach Ave. .

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/advent-craft-workshop-whole-family-0?

Greenwich Planning and Zoning Extends Moratorium on Marijuana Dispensaries

The Greenwich Planning and Zoning Commission agreed this week to extend its moratorium for another year on applications for marijuana related businesses, Greenwich Time reports. Town Planner Katie DeLuca said the town is trying to gather information on the experience of other communities where dispensaries have opened, however not much information has been available, the publication reports.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/greenwich-pz-extends-moratorium-marijuana-dispensaries-0?

GRS Receives Unanimous Approval for Synagogue

Greenwich Reform Synagogue was given unanimous approval by the Town of Greenwich Planning & Zoning Commission Nov. 25 for its plan to build a new Synagogue in the Cos Cob section of Greenwich. The P&Z vote paves the way for construction of only the second purpose-built synagogue in the town's 374-year history.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/grs-receives-unanimous-approval-synagogue-0?

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... that allows one party to have a super majority on the RTM, and we have issues because of it. Compare Fairfield to Greenwich, which has similar population and land area. Greenwich's nonpartisan RTM has 12 districts, each with 10 to 26 representatives ...

http://m.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Letter-Don-t-trim-RTM-base-seats-on-population-5922551.php

Greenwich extends medical marijuana moratorium

The Greenwich Time reports the moratorium was initially put in effect last year to give town planning commissioners time to determine where a company selling legalized pot could do business. Town Planner Katie DeLuca said Greenwich is trying to find out what it's been like for other communities where marijuana dispensaries have opened.

http://wtnh.com/2014/11/28/greenwich-extends-medical-marijuana-moratorium/

Staples upends Greenwich, wrecking Cardinals playoff hopes

Greenwich High School football coach Rich Albonizio hollars at a referee during the Thanksgiving Day high school football game between Greenwich High School and Staples High School at Greenwich, Conn., Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014. Staples defeated Greenwich by a score of 38-21.

http://www.newcanaannewsonline.com/sports/article/Staples-upsends-Greenwich-wrecking-Cardinals-5921488.php

Greenwich Celebrates Small Business Saturday With Deals, Discounts

There's something to be said for small boutiques where you can find things not carried in big box stores. So explained Justine Matteis, manager of the Bruce Museum gift shop in Greenwich who believes shopping for the holidays shouldn't be just about heading to the mall or going online.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/lifestyle/greenwich-celebrates-small-business-saturday-deals-discounts

JIB Productions Brings 'A Christmas Memory' To Greenwich

"Seasons Readings," the theater adaption of Truman Capote's "A Christmas Memory" will be performed on Thursday, Dec. 4, in Greenwich and on Dec. 11 in Westport. The Dec. 4 performance will be held at the Greenwich Arts Council, 299 Greenwich Ave. The Dec. 11 performance will take place at the Westport Woman's Club, 44 Imperial Ave. "People who have not been unable to attend our lunchtime series because of work schedules can now come after work, while our lunchtime patrons can enjoy an evening out," said Inge Maki, the managing director.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/jib-productions-brings-christmas-memory-greenwich-westport

Greenwich Sets Date To Light Town's Christmas Tree

The annual tree-lighting ceremony will be held in front of Greenwich Town Hall on Friday, Dec. 5 from 3:45 to 4:30 p.m., the Greenwich Department of Parks and Recreation has announced.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/greenwich-sets-date-light-towns-christmas-tree

How Was Your Black Friday, Greenwich?

Did you brave the crowds, Fairfield County? Control your road rage in the parking lot? Find the perfect deal? We want to hear about it. Share your Black Friday experiences -- the good, the bad and the ugly along with any photos (a pile of shopping bags perhaps?) -- in our Comments area below.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/lifestyle/how-was-your-black-friday-greenwich

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