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Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Feds look at big expansion to Connecticut rail routes

A man wearing a winter hat and scarf walks along the platform of the Greenwich Train Station during the first winter storm of the season in Greenwich, Conn., Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014. Photo: File Photo A Metro-North train leaves the Stamford train station in Stamford, Conn., on Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014.

http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/local/articleGallery/Feds-look-at-big-expansion-to-Connecticut-rail-5931194.php

Feds look at big expansion to Connecticut rail routes

A man wearing a winter hat and scarf walks along the platform of the Greenwich Train Station during the first winter storm of the season in Greenwich, Conn., Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014. Photo: File Photo A Metro-North train leaves the Stamford train station in Stamford, Conn., on Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/Feds-look-at-big-expansion-to-Connecticut-rail-5931194.php

Thieves Target Greenwich Homes In Thanksgiving Weekend Spree, Cops Say

... police. Police doubt the crimes were ones of opportunity, instead believing the homes were deliberately chosen and Greenwich investigators are working with other police departments that have seen similar crimes. Due to the break-ins, police have ...

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/thieves-target-greenwich-homes-thanksgiving-weekend-spree-cops-say

First Reserve Announces Partnership with Hoover Container Solutions

... and downstream, including resources, equipment and services and infrastructure. First Reserve has offices in Greenwich, CT; Houston, TX; London, U.K. and Hong Kong. Visit us at www.firstreserve.com for more information. About Hoover Hoover Container ...

http://www.vcaonline.com/news/news.asp?ID=2014120232

Greenwich man charged in gold coin theft

A Greenwich man hired for $15 per hour to help with a basement cleanup in October was arrested for stealing gold and silver coins from the homeowner. Michael Verdon , 23, of Armstrong Court, was arraigned Tuesday at the Stamford courthouse on a charge of second-degree larceny and held in lieu of a $5,000 court appearance bond.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/policereports/article/Greenwich-man-charged-in-gold-coin-theft-5930788.php

Oil's swoon on OPEC is rare boon for a few hedge funds

OPEC's decision not to cut oil output despite a market glut gave a late-month boost to several energy hedge funds in November, pushing them toward double-digit gains in a year marked by commodity fund closures. Greenwich, Connecticut-based Taylor Woods Capital Management, one of the larger U.S. energy hedge funds with nearly $1 billion under management, gained more than 5 percent last month and is up over 10 percent on the year, according to sources familiar with the firm's returns.

http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/12/02/hedgefunds-oil-idUSL2N0TM1QL20141202?feedType=RSS&feedName=rbssFinancialServicesAndRealEstateNews

'Premium' gift cards fly off shelves in Greenwich Starbucks

The display for Sterling Silver gift cards at the Starbucks location on Greenwich Avenue in Greenwich, Conn. Photo: Neil Vigdor GREENWICH--A $200 gift card, loaded with only $50 may seem like an ultimate example of frivolity.

http://www.ctpost.com/business/article/Premium-gift-cards-fly-off-shelves-in-Greenwich-5930552.php

'Premium' gift cards fly off shelves in Greenwich Starbucks

A $200 gift card, loaded with only $50 may seem like an ultimate example of frivolity. But here in southwestern Connecticut, the sterling silver Starbucks gift cards are selling faster than peppermint mochas, with the Greenwich Avenue coffee shop selling clear out of the limited-edition tag earlier this week.

http://m.ctpost.com/business/article/Premium-gift-cards-fly-off-shelves-in-Greenwich-5930552.php

Greenwich police report several burglaries over Thanksgiving weekend

Greenwich police tell News 8 they have stepped up both uniformed and plainclothes patrols in town. They have also made some adjustments to improve their patrol response and staffing levels.

http://wtnh.com/2014/12/02/greenwich-police-report-several-burglaries-over-thanksgiving-weekend/

Saratoga beer festival producer doubling number of festivals for 2015

... of America on Tap, the brand for the beer festivals that will quick off in 2015. Townsquare Media (NYSE: TSQ) a Greenwich, Connecticut-based media company owns five radio stations in the Albany area, including 107.7 FM, 103.9 FM, 105.7 FM, 104.5 FM ...

http://www.bizjournals.com/albany/news/2014/12/02/beer-festival-producer-doubling-festivals-in-2015.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+vertical_59+%28Sports+Business+Industry+News%29

An Epic 'Can-Off' for Western Middle School Students

... fresh food (with a dozen Thanksgiving turkeys thrown in for good measure) to donate to Neighbor to Neighbor (NTN), Greenwich's food pantry. The Western Middle school students found helping the community is a rewarding experience - plus, it didn't ...

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/epic-can-western-middle-school-students-0?

2 Men Accused of Having Drugs in Greenwich Public Housing Complex

Two men are facing drug-related charges afar Greenwich Police conducted a motor vehicle stop in a western Greenwich public housing complex. Officers are continuing increased patrols of the Armstrong Court housing complex on Hamilton Avenue in wake of the late October stabbing that left a man critically wounded, said police spokesman Lt.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/2-men-accused-having-drugs-greenwich-public-housing-complex-0?

Rash of Burglaries Thanksgiving Weekend in Greenwich

There were four burglaries and another attempted one at night over the holiday weekend and there were four other burglaries in November, according to Greenwich police. Burglars got into the homes by forcing doors open, smashing windows and, in one case, entering through an unlocked window on the second-floor balcony, police said.

http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/news/local/Burglaries-at-Greenwich-Homes-Over-Thanksgiving-Weekend-Likely-Connected-Police-284505111.html

First Bank of Greenwich Selects Cummins Allison ATM to Expand Its Brand

Cummins Allison , the leading innovator and provider of coin, currency and check processing technology as well as ATMs, today announced First Bank of Greenwich, located in Cos Cob, Connecticut, will expand its banking services with the addition of a Cummins Allison ATM. First Bank of Greenwich will expand its banking services with the addition of a Cummins Allison ATM "We saw the need to expand our presence in the community by adding additional banking touch points," said John Howland, president and chief executive officer.

http://it.tmcnet.com/news/2014/12/02/8123106.htm

Video: Shop for a Good Cause on Greenwich Ave. Tuesday

Last week we had Black Friday and yesterday was Cyber Monday for all that holiday shopping, but today is Giving Tuesday. This is a day for people to give back to non-profits and the Town of Greenwich is supporting with Greenwich Gives.

http://greenwich.itsrelevant.com/content/21287/Shop-for-a-Good-Cause-on-Greenwich-Ave.-Tuesday

Metro-North commuters at the Old Greenwich Train Station.

... NY just after 6am. The disruption was due to catenary wire damage in the vicinity of the Cos Cob station in Greenwich, Conn. caused by a crane operator who knock wires down while making track repairs. Serviced resumed shortly after 8 am but delays ...

http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/local/article/Metro-North-On-time-performance-will-continue-to-5928232.php

Greenwich Winter Antiques Show, Benefiting the Greenwich Historical Society, To Feature 42 Exhibitors

This exciting weekend of events kicks off with a Gala Preview Party on Friday, December 5 from 6:30 till 9PM benefiting the Greenwich Historical Society offering delicious hors d' oeuvres, cocktails and the first look at the antiques show where buyers take advantage of this shopping privilege. Tickets required for the Gala and can be purchased at greenwichhistory.org/antiquarius.php or call 869-6899 ext.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/greenwich-winter-antiques-show-dec-5-through-7-2014-benefiting-greenwich-historical-society?

A Connecticut Villa

To owner George Khouri, this Greenwich, Conn., home 'looked like the Munsters lived in it' when he first saw it. He said the property was overgrown with about 100 trees, and several bathrooms had leaks in the ceiling.

http://online.wsj.com/articles/house-of-the-day-a-connecticut-villa-1417533836?tesla=y&mg=reno64-wsj&url=http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10104134133213903948904580301183320540178.html

First Reserve invests in Hoover

... and downstream, including resources, equipment and services and infrastructure. First Reserve has offices in Greenwich, CT; Houston, TX; London, U.K. and Hong Kong. Visit us at www.firstreserve.com for more information. About Hoover Hoover Container ...

https://www.pehub.com/2014/12/first-reserve-invests-in-hoover/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+pehub%2Fblog+%28PE+HUB+Blog%29

Marlene Rooney, 81, Of Greenwich

Rooney is survived by her daughters, Janet Silva of Cos Cob, Sandy Panza of Greenwich; son, Terry Rooney of Stamford; five grandchildren; and two great grandchildren.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/marlene-rooney-81-greenwich

Ralph Lauren Rally a Gift for Bulls Eyeing Seasonality

... in place since 2012, according to Jim Stellakis, founder and director of research at Technical Alpha Inc. in Greenwich, Connecticut . This pair trade -- buying Ralph Lauren and shorting the S&P 500 ETF -- recently surpassed a significant resistance ...

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-12-02/ralph-lauren-rally-a-gift-for-bulls-eyeing-seasonality.html

Lera Jewels Plans Show In Rye In December

... Paltrow, Jennifer Aniston, Beyonc, Jill Goodacre and Sharon Osbourne. Lera Jewels are sold at Lillian August in Greenwich, Mayflower Inn and Spa in Washington, Dream Spa in Greenwich and Westport, and Bianca Boutique in Westport. Her line can also ...

http://rye.dailyvoice.com/events/lera-jewels-plans-show-rye-december

Greenwich's Bush-Holley House Hosts Candlelight Tours

The Greenwich Historical Society will host candlelight tours of the Bush-Holley house from 5 to 7 p.m. Dec. 14. In keeping with the society's current exhibition, "Greenwich Faces the Great War," tours of Bush-Holley House will focus on how the Holley family celebrated the holidays during the war years, including the meals they might have prepared.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/greenwichs-bush-holley-house-hosts-candlelight-tours

Westport Jeweler Plans Trunk Show In Greenwich

... Paltrow, Jennifer Aniston, Beyonc, Jill Goodacre and Sharon Osbourne. Lera Jewels are sold at Lillian August in Greenwich, Dream Spa in Greenwich and Westport, and Bianca Boutique in Westport. Her line can also be found at Churchills in Mount Kisco, ...

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/events/westports-lera-jewels-plans-trunk-shows-holidays

Gloria Sugg, 91

Gloria Sugg of Bristol, CT, former Plymouth resident, widow of Merritt R. Sugg, died Friday, Nov. 28, 2014 at VITAS at St. Mary Hospital in Waterbury, CT. Gloria was born March 3, 1923 in Greenwich, CT.

http://www.capecodtimes.com/article/20141202/OBITUARIES/141209949/101063/NEWS

GIC to Buy Blackstone's IndCor Properties for $8.1 Billion

... Inc. (XPO) , a provider of services including airfreight forwarding and warehousing management that's based in Greenwich, Connecticut . Bloomberg reserves the right to remove comments but is under no obligation to do so, or to explain individual ...

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-12-02/gic-to-buy-blackstone-s-indcor-properties-for-8-1-billion.html

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