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Friday, December 19, 2014

Storied Boston jeweler opens on Greenwich Avenue

Greenwich Avenue is shimmering a little brighter this month, with the addition of Shreve, Crump & Low, a Boston-based jewelry store that opened its doors and stocked its display windows with carats upon carats of glimmering jewels. The storied shop claims to be America's oldest jeweler, with roots dating back to 1796 when original owner John McFarlane, a watchmaker and silversmith, opened a workshop across the street from Paul Revere at Downtown Crossing.

http://m.ctpost.com/news/article/Storied-Boston-jeweler-opens-on-Greenwich-Avenue-5969722.php

SavAdate helps find sweet spot on calendar for fundraisers

... For Alexander, it's simply the latest step in a career based on maximizing potential. Alexander, who grew up in Greenwich and now lives in Goldens Bridge, N.Y., graduated with a degree in psychology from Tufts University . She went on to spend a ...

http://www.ctpost.com/printpromotion/article/SavAdate-helps-find-sweet-spot-on-calendar-for-5969733.php

Storied Boston jeweler opens on Greenwich Avenue

Vice President and Creative Director of Shreve, Crump & Low, Brian Walker, left, and Adam Bossi, president of Shreve, Crump & Low, in the store located at 125 Greenwich Ave., Greenwich, Conn., Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014. The fine jewelry, watches and gift store that was founded in Boston in 1796 and recently open a new store in Greenwich.

http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Storied-Boston-jeweler-opens-on-Greenwich-Avenue-5969722.php

Darien, Greenwich, Lauralton Hall and Weston Girls Win Connecticut...

Four schools earned Connecticut high school state swimming championships across five divisions as the 2014 girls' high school swimming season wrapped up on Nov. 15 at Yale University. Darien High School scored 510 points to take home the Open division team title ahead of Greenwich and New Canaan .

http://www.swimmingworldmagazine.com/news/darien-greenwich-lauralton-hall-weston-girls-win-connecticut-high-school-state-swimming-championships/

Sen. Murphy Tours Greenwich Nonprofits That Help Children

The first-term senator toured three Greenwich agencies Thursday afternoon, meeting with staff and board members, as well as children and their families to learn about each agency's role in the community and how the federal government can provide more assistance. The tour began with a visit to the Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/sen-murphy-tours-greenwich-nonprofits-help-children-0?

'Together in Life, And Together In Heaven' -- Couple Married 69 Years ...

... is holding funeral services that will conclude with the couple being buried together at St. Mary's Cemetery in Greenwich. Giuseppe was born in Minturno, Italy on Jan. 1, 1922 to the late Stefano and Angela Vento Fortuna. Livia was born on Dec. 12, ...

http://patch.com/connecticut/stamford/together-life-and-together-heaven-couple-married-69-years-dies-within-minutes-one-another?

Brigham Business Park In Marlborough Sold For $14.5M

Marlborough-based First Colony Development has sold the Brigham Business Park, a 169,230-sqquare-foot industrial and flex complex, to Greenwich, Conn.-based Ivy Realty for $14.5 million. The park contains a mix of office, flex, R&D, industrial, warehouse and manufacturing space within three high-bay buildings at 19, 41 and 53 Brigham St. The complex contains 31 tenants, including AT&T, Carquest Auto Parts and Ambri Inc. Avison Young's Michael Smith, Scott Jamieson and Brandon Dickason represented Jon Delli Priscoli, CEO of First Colony Development, in the transaction.

http://www.bankerandtradesman.com/news162244.html

Douglas Elliman pushes into another luxury market

The acquisition continues an aggressive push this year by Douglass Elliman into luxury markets outside the New York City Metropolitan area, where it claims to command over 75 offices and 5,000 agents. Earlier this year, Elliman touched down in Beverly Hills, California and Greenwich, Connecticut, and stretched out its footprint in South Florida.

http://www.inman.com/2014/12/19/douglas-elliman-pushes-into-another-luxury-market/

JD.com adds Gap clothes online

... a statement on Thursday announcing the partnership and launch. Henry Guo, senior equity analyst at JG Capital in Greenwich, Connecticut, said that the partnership with Gap is an attempt by JD.com to grab headlines with a well-known US brand while ...

http://usa.chinadaily.com.cn/us/2014-12/19/content_19130064.htm

Greenwich Teen Selected For U.S. Soccer Boys National Team

... one of the strongest U15-16 teams in the Northeast. "I have known Tyler since he started playing soccer in the Old Greenwich Riverside Community Center recreational and travel programs. I am so excited to be working with him again at the academy ...

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/sports/greenwich-teen-selected-us-soccer-boys-national-team

Greenwich Board Of Education Receives Leadership Award

GREENWICH, Conn. The Greenwich Board of Education was presented with the Connecticut Association of Boards of Education Level One Leadership Award during the annual Connecticut Boards of Education/Connecticut Association of Public School Superintendents Convention held last month at the Mystic Marriott.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/schools/greenwich-board-education-receives-leadership-award

Greenwich Family Raises Record-Breaking $50,000 For Alzheimer's Association

Eleonora Tornatore-Mikesh, CEO, Alzheimer's Association CT Chapter; Lexi Rodriguez, Special Events Director, Alzheimer's Association CT Chapter; members of the Zaccagnini family including Douglas; Barbara Brock and Steven GREENWICH, Conn. Greenwich resident Barbara Brock Zaccagnini along with her sons Douglas and Steven raised a record-breaking $50,000 during the recent Walk to End Alzheimer's event supporting the Alzheimer's Association.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/greenwich-family-raises-record-breaking-50000-alzheimer-s-association

Former Stamford Music Teacher Wants Child Endangerment Charge Cleared

... in July to telling a 10-year-old student to take off her shorts and underwear during a piano lesson at her Greenwich school, the report states. The felony charge would be expunged if Jackson is accepted into the accelerated rehabilitation program ...

http://stamford.dailyvoice.com/news/former-stamford-music-teacher-wants-child-endangerment-charge-cleared

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