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Friday, December 12, 2014


... able to possess a gun again until at least next July, probably longer. Similar gun seizures have taken place from Greenwich, where a woman pulled a silver Ruger .357 on her daughter, saying, "She would rather shoot her and have her go to heaven as a ...


Skakel sounds off on his case

Sitting outside the State's Attorney's office in Bridgeport on Friday afternoon the Kennedy cousin, accused of the 1975 murder of Martha Moxley of Greenwich, motioned at the glass partition with a left arm that has a GPS device strapped to it. "Those people in there, they are terrorists," he said.


Friday was Be Safe Day in Greenwich Schools

Greenwich High School seniors Nicholas Cesarini and Alexis Pollack, both fire explorers, at the Be Safe Day at the high school in Greenwich, Conn. on Friday, Dec. 12, 2014.



On Sunday, December 7, the Temple Sholom Teen Choir pitched in to provide music for the 2014 edition of the annual Greenwich Holiday Stroll. The choral group is led by Cantor Asa Fradkin of Temple Sholom and is comprised of 12 to 17 year olds.


CIA spymaster decries torture during Greenwich speech

Former CIA official Jack Devine signs copies of his book iGood Hunting: An American Spymasteris Story,i at the Hyatt Regency in Old Greenwich Friday, during a fundraiser for Family Centers. Photo: Robert Marchant, Anne W. Semmes Former CIA Director Jack Devine spoke at the Greenwich Hyatt in Greenwich, Conn.


Find Open Houses in Greenwich This Weekend Including A Close to Downtown Colonial

Check back every week for a listing of the latest open houses scheduled in the Greenwich area and new homes for sale. These real estate listings come to Patch in a direct feed from Zillow and automatically update to show the 10 most recently listed homes in a given category.


Cheese chop opens in Cos Cob after success in Fairfield

After five years operating a successful cheese shop in Fairfield, cheesemongers Laura Downey and Chris Palumbo branched out this week, opening Greenwich Cheese Company at 154 E. Putnam Ave. "Greenwich didn't have a cheese shop, and we really saw this as an opportunity to bring that to town," said Downey, who said she has loved cheese her whole life. She and her co-owner, who came to the cheese world after a career in catering, are the only retail owners in the state of Connecticut to be American Cheese Society Certified Cheese Professionals, a certification held by only a few hundred people nationwide.


Cheese chop opens in Cos Cob after success in Fairfield

Cheesemongers Camille Royce and Kevin Palmaccio give a sample to Germaine and Charlie Andruss, of Cos Cob, at the Greenwich Cheese Company at 154 Putnam Ave. in the Cos Cob section of Greenwich, Conn. Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014.


Report: Michael Skakel Rants That Investigator, Prosecutor in Greenwich Murder Case 'Are Terrorists'

Michael Skakel reportedly unleashed his anger at an investigator and prosecutor involved in his conviction for the 1975 murder of 15-year-old Greenwich resident Martha Moxley. Apparently, while waiting outside the State's Attorney's office in Bridgeport Friday afternoon the Kennedy cousin motioned at a window with his left arm that has a GPS device strapped to it, according to The Connecticut Post.


Copper Thefts at Greenwich Construction Sites Lead to Arrest After Suspect Sells Metal for Scrap

A man is facing larceny charges in connection with the theft of copper gutters and roofing panels from Greenwich construction sites, according to reports. According to a Greenwich Police report, Andrew J. Woltmann, 31, of 14 Ohio Ave., Norwalk, was arrested Dec. 8 after Norwalk Police took him into custody for unspecified reasons.


'Pancakes with Santa' at the Boys and Girls Club Greenwich

The Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich will hold its annual Pancake Breakfast with the jolly old elf on Saturday, Dec. 13. The Greenwich community are invited to get a jumpstart on their day with a hot breakfast at the club headquarters at 4 Horseneck Lane in Greenwich. Breakfast will include pancakes, sausage, juice, milk and coffee.


Geminids: Year's Best Meteor Shower Late Saturday -- Will Weather Cooperate in Greenwich?

... around midnight, but you can still see many of the falling stars after that. Here's the National Weather Service's Greenwich-specific forecast as of 10:15 a.m. Friday (Friday looks bad; Saturday night looks best; get the latest update in the ...


Arthur F. Davis, Sr., 91, Of Rye Brook, WWII Veteran, Retired IBM Executive

... tian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 15 at Saint Paul's Roman Catholic Church, 84 Sherwood Ave., Greenwich. Interment to follow at Greenwood Union Cemetery, Rye.


The Greenwich Real Estate Report for November 2014 - Part 2

... up so the average price is up. The result is a deceptive increase in the average and median price house price in Greenwich. When you compare the sales to assessment ratios year over year, we have a 7.1% increase in house prices. Old Greenwich, ...


PHOTOS: Most expensive houses for sale

... and it's rumored to have an underground bunker! The most expensive home in Connecticut costs $65 million. It's in Greenwich, CT and has a Neo-Gothic Romanesque style Enjoy your in-home IMAX theater at this $139 million Florida house. The home is ...


Marguerite Futie, 83, Of Greenwich

Futie is survived by her husband, Benjamin; daughter, Tracy Heyde of Darien; son, Lawrence of Greenwich; two grandsons; sister, Mary Lou Castronovo; brother, Vincent Insingna of Greenwich; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her son, Rev.


Eleanor Dernier, 100, Lifetime Resident Of Greenwich

Dernier was born to state Senator Floyd E. Barbour and Florence Clock Barbour. She was a graduate of Greenwich High School.


Frank G. DeLuca, 90, Formerly Of Greenwich, Co-Owned Village Pharmacy

DeLuca was born April 6, 1925, in New York City, N.Y., to Ferdinand J. and Josephine DeLuca and was a resident of Greenwich, for most of his life before moving to Shelton. He served during World War II.


Greenwich Man Facing Probation Violation Charges

A Greenwich man turned himself in to police Wednesday on a pair of warrants in connection with two separate incidents last year. Wad P. Curley, 21, of 6 Benders Drive, in the Pemberwick section of Greenwich, was wanted on two alleged incidents of violations of probation from July 23 and July 24, 2013, in Greenwich.


Greenwich Residents Add Voices To Vigil Against Gun Violence

About 60 people attend the Stamford Vigil of Hope on Thursday evening to prevent gun violence. It was held in front of the Ferguson Library.


The Greenwich Cheese Company Has Cometh

Every cheese has a story and cheesemongers Laura Downey and Chris Palumbo and their able staff can't wait to share those stories with Greenwich residents. After two months of renovation, transforming the former Laundromat in 'The Hub' of Cos Cob into Greenwich's only cheese shop became a reality Thursday.


Greenwich Man Faces Probation Violation Charges

According to a police report, the man is facing two counts of violation of probation, both stemming from two separate arrests in 2013. Wade P. Curley 23, of 6 Benders Dr., Greenwich, surrendered at police headquarters Dec. 10. One charge stems from his original arrest on burglary and larceny charges in connection with an incident on Seitz Lane in Cos Cob in July 2013, according to the police report.


Greenwich Holiday Decorating Winners Announced

About 125 people attended the Greenwich Chamber of Commerce annual holiday party and storefront decorations award event on Wednesday evening at The Bruce Museum. This year's winners of the storefront holiday decorating contest include Sally Lockner from Greenwich Hospital Auxiliary, Wendy Siegel from Greenwich Orchids, Kathy O'Malley from Hoagland's, Caren Vizzo from Cos Cobber and Diane Dutcher from Coldwell Banker.


Marshall E. Winokur, 86; Retired Lawyer, Old Greenwich Resident

... retained as a consultant by his colleagues in the legal community for complex cases. Mr. Winokur retired to Old Greenwich to be near his family in 1993. He enjoyed books and learning, wisdom and justice. He encouraged and inspired everyone he met to ...


Needs Clearing House Organizes Pizza Buffets for Area Shelters

... The "pilot" was a big success and now there are plans to expand to other social service agencies including one in Greenwich. Some 200 people were treated to pizza for lunch and dinner at the Bridgeport Rescue Mission (BRM) and at the Disability ...


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