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Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Memorial Service Set for Greenwich Selectman David Theis

A memorial service for Greenwich Selectman David N. Theis, who passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 10. In an announcement Wednesday afternoon, fellow Republican and First Selectman Peter Tesei said, "Details will be forthcoming and posted on the Town of Greenwich website and to all local media outlets." The 65-year-old lifelong Cos Cob resident was rushed to Greenwich Hospital after he suffered apparent cardiac arrest while working out at a fitness center in Riverside Tuesday afternoon.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/memorial-service-set-greenwich-selectman-david-theis-0?

An old gingerbread house full of memories finds a new home

... boat that George and Betty Dineen bought from Lukse in 1972, when he was a marine mechanic at a boatyard in Greenwich, Conn. Lukse remained their mechanic and friend, and when George Dineen died of a heart attack in 1976 at 51, Betty Dineen welcomed ...

http://seattletimes.com/html/nationworld/2025308857_gingerbreadmementoxml.html?syndication=rss

Public memorial planned for David Theis

The American flag flown at half-staff at Greenwich Town Hall, Wednesday morning, Dec. 24, 2014, to honor Greenwich Selectman David Theis who passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday. Photo: Bob Luckey Selectman Dave Theis with his American flag tie at the Fourth of July Ceremony at the Greenwich Town Hall on Sunday, July 4, 2010.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/Public-memorial-planned-for-David-Theis-5978254.php

Shoppers hunt for last-minute gifts in Greenwich

Rain poured onto the sidewalks lining Greenwich Avenue Wednesday morning, but that didn't stop the stream of last-minute shoppers from flowing door to door in search of the perfect gift. "Christmas Eve is always busy for us," said Katie Irwin, who works at Diane's Books at 8 Grigg St. "I don't think the weather has affected anything.

http://m.ctpost.com/business/article/Shoppers-hunt-for-last-minute-gifts-in-Greenwich-5978032.php

Contractors give remnants to Habitat for Humanity shop

... upgrading or remodeling. The store then sells items to help fund the building of homes. Photo: Christian Abraham Greenwich home remodeling contractor Pat Kirkpatrick, left, and Stratford ReStore procurement manager Lana Moore at ReStore in ...

http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Contractors-give-remnants-to-Habitat-for-Humanity-5977951.php

Greenwich Selectman Dies Suddenly

... the untimely passing of our beloved selectman, friend and colleague David N. Theis," the statement said. "As a Greenwich native Dave was involved in many facets of the community. His contributions touched the lives of so many our fellow residents ...

http://www.courant.com/breaking-news/hc-greenwich-selectman-death-1225-20141224-story.html

Rummage Room celebrates 50 years of giving

Bargain hunting knows no boundaries -- at least in Greenwich, where the Rummage Room is celebrating its 50th anniversary full of anticipation of another banner year. Regardless of religion, economic status, race, ethnic background or political persuasion, the Old Greenwich landmark -- a former U.S. Post Office and later a hardware store -- appeals to just about everyone, said thrift shop manager Maria Drieghe.

http://m.ctpost.com/news/article/Rummage-Room-celebrates-50-years-of-giving-5977640.php

Video: Greenwich High School Sports Wrap Up

Welcome to this edition of Greenwich Sports Wrap Up. The boys ice hockey team continued their win streak in their home opener against New Canaan.

http://greenwich.itsrelevant.com/content/21599/Greenwich-High-School-Sports-Wrap-Up

Websites crucial for galleries, but can't replace physical spaces

... that was a very difficult time ... but we have made great progress," Alvarez said of his 2009 move from Greenwich to Bedford St. The gallery operator has stuck to his mission statement -- "to build careers from the doors in and to build a community ...

http://www.newstimes.com/news/article/Websites-crucial-for-galleries-but-can-t-replace-5977662.php

Rummage Room celebrates 50 years of giving

Moira Ward of Chickahominy shops at the Rummage Room at 191 Sound Beach Ave., Old Greenwich, Conn., Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014. The store, operated by the WomenaAos Fellowship of the First Congregational Church in Old Greenwich, is celebrating its 50th anniversary.

http://www.newstimes.com/news/article/Rummage-Room-celebrates-50-years-of-giving-5977640.php

Websites crucial for galleries, but can't replace physical spaces

... that was a very difficult time ... but we have made great progress," Alvarez said of his 2009 move from Greenwich to Bedford St. The gallery operator has stuck to his mission statement -- "to build careers from the doors in and to build a community ...

http://m.newstimes.com/news/article/Websites-crucial-for-galleries-but-can-t-replace-5977662.php

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... resident, the 41st president of the United States was born in Milton, Mass., on June 12, 1924, and grew up in Greenwich, Connecticut. This June, he skydived to celebrate the birthday milestone. A White House spokesman said, "The President has been ...

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Track Santa's Trek to Greenwich

Greenwich area families wondering just what time Santa Claus will make his appearance locally can track the jolly old elf's journey courtesy of NORAD. The North American Aerospace Defense Command is once again putting its technological prowess to use helping children around the world keep up with Santa's Christmas Eve ride.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/track-santas-trek-greenwich-0?

Latest Greenwich Storm Update: Christmas Eve Travel Will Be Difficult

The good news for Greenwich motorists looking to travel on Christmas Eve is you won't have to deal with the wintry white stuff, but unfortunately you'll be dealing with heavy rains, gusty winds, patchy fog, and maybe even some thunder. According to the National Weather Service, rain was to begin between 3 a.m. and 5 a.m. Wednesday for the entire state of Connecticut.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/latest-greenwich-storm-update-christmas-eve-travel-will-be-difficult-0?

Fairfield County's Community Foundation Names Challenge Winners

... costs. Most Votes: High School and College Completion Network: 8th through Life, submitted by Quentin Ball of Greenwich, recommends connecting eighth grade students to an array of academic, guidance and mentoring supports that help them make a ...

http://westport.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/fairfield-countys-community-foundation-names-challenge-winners

2014 In Review: Himes Defeats Debicella In Congressional Race

... Debicella in the Nov. 4 election with 53 percent of the vote. This will be Himes' fourth term in Congress; the Greenwich resident was first elected in 2008. Debicella is a businessman and former state senator from Shelton. The two previously ran ...

http://norwalk.dailyvoice.com/politics/2014-review-himes-defeats-debicella-congressional-race

What's Open/Closed In Greenwich On Christmas

Thursday, Dec. 25, is a federal holiday. Here's a look at what will be open and what will be closed in Greenwich on Christmas.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/news/whats-openclosed-greenwich-christmas

Darien Resident Wins Foundation Challenge To Help Young Adults

... costs. Most Votes: High School and College Completion Network: 8th through Life, submitted by Quentin Ball of Greenwich, recommends connecting eighth grade students to an array of academic, guidance and mentoring supports that help them make a ...

http://darien.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/fairfield-countys-community-foundation-names-challenge-winners

Greenwich Selectman David Theis, 65, Dies Unexpectedly

Greenwich Selectman David Theis, 65, died unexpectedly Tuesday afternoon, according to a joint statement from his colleagues, First Selectman Peter Tesei and Selectman Drew Marzullo. "It is with profound sadness that we announce the untimely passing of our beloved selectman, friend and colleague David N. Theis," the statement said.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/news/greenwich-selectman-david-theis-65-dies-unexpectedly

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