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Monday, December 29, 2014

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The League of Women Voters Greenwich will host a talk by Denise Nappier, treasurer for the state of Connecticut on Thursday, Jan. 8 at 7 p.m., at Greenwich Town Hall, 101 Field Point Road.


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Staples girls fall to Greenwich in LaVista final

With Alexa Moses making 3-pointers at a rapid pace and the Greenwich High School girls basketball team playing lockdown defense, it was apparent early in Monday's Tony LaVista Tournament final that the Cardinals were going to seize what they captured the previous two years -- the tournament title. Behind Moses' hot shooting the Cardinals jumped out to a 14-point lead on Staples less than four minutes into the first quarter and never looked back, earning the three-peat they were determined to achieve.


Christmas Tree Fire Damages Pair Of Apartments At Greenwich's Wilbur Peck

A broken bulb on a Christmas tree is believed to have started a fire that caused smoke and water damage at two Wilbur Peck Court apartments Monday morning, Greenwich police and fire officials said. The natural Christmas tree caught fire after the tenant went to work, police said.


Greenwich police add two to ranks

Greenwich First Selectman and Police Commissioner Peter Tesei, left, swears in Officer Michael Hall at Town Hall in Greenwich, Conn. Monday, Dec. 29, 2014.


Fire damages two apartments at Wilbur Peck

Edwin Vega, left, of Service Management Group, and Gary Ocuma help clean up the inside of an apartment after a fire at the Housing Authority of Greenwich's Wilbur Peck Court apartments in Greenwich, Conn. Monday, Dec. 29, 2014.


Connecticut's Boating Laws Could Be Updated in '15

A legislative delegation moved by the August tubing death of a Greenwich High School honors student wants the Connecticut's General Assembly to take a closer look at the state's boating laws. The four Greenwich lawmakers are in the early stages of discussing possible legislation to bring forward when the new session begins Jan. 7. "You can't legislate everything.


Video: Year in Review: Greenwich Business and Economy

"The Sidewalk Sales has been a long standing tradition of our Chamber of Commerce. It's the time when we get to showcase and present all of our retail society at its best," said Marcia O'Kane, the Executive Director of the Greenwich Chamber of commerce.


Favorite local photos of 2014

The silhouette of a walker is visible between a pair of trees on the horizon and is reflected, along with the surroundings, in Eagle Pond at Greenwich Point during sunset, Monday, March 17, 2014. Photo: Bob Luckey A swirl of clouds in the western sky during sunset as seen with a snowdrift in the foreground at Greenwich Point, Thursday evening, Feb. 6, 2014.


Christmas Tree Catches Fire In Greenwich Apartment

No one was injured after a Christmas tree lit on fired inside an apartment at Wilbur Peck Court on Monday morning, police said. The exact cause of the fire was still under investigation by the local fire marshal but police said it was believed to have been started by a broken light bulb in a string of Christmas lights.


Fire at Greenwich Housing Complex Likely Caused by Broken Christmas Tree Light

The fire broke out at approximately 9 a.m. when a natural Christmas tree caught fire inside an apartment at the complex. The fire is still under investigation by the Greenwich Fire Marshals office but the most likely ignition source is a broken Christmas tree light bulb According to polce, the residents of the apartment left the apartment for work leaving the lights illuminated on the tree.


Christmas Tree Catches Fire at Greenwich Apartment

... nnot return at this time due to smoke and water damage. The exact cause of the fire is under investigation but the Greenwich Fire Marshall's Office says it most likely was caused by a broken Christmas tree light bulb.


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The Avon Theatre and the Alliance Francaise of Greenwich present Hiroshima Mon Amour

The late Alain Resnais' HIROSHIMA MON AMOUR, a pillar of the French New Wave will be released by Rialto Pictures in a spectacular new 4K restoration and will be shown at Stamford's Avon Theatre on Thursday, February 12 at 7:30 p.m. The 1959 film, an official selection of this year's New York Film Festival, will open theatrically October 17 in New York City at The Film Society of Lincoln Center's Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center, and in Los Angeles at Laemmle's Royal Theatre and other select locations. A national rollout will follow.


Cleaning Up Long Island Sound: How You Can Help

Environmentalist Jeff Yates will discuss Watersheds: Working to Restore Them on Sunday, Jan. 4, at the Bruce Museum Seaside Center at Innis Arden Cottage in Greenwich Point Park. Yates will discuss the efforts being taken to improve water quality in Long Island Sound by improving the water quality in the many rivers flowing into it.


All We Need Is Snow, Annual Greenwich Snow Sculpture Contest Is Announced

That's what we're going to need here in town for the third annual snow sculpture contest that's being sponsored by the Greenwich Recreation and The Greenwich Arts Council. When we finally do have some snow, residents are encouraged to create their best snow sculpture and submit a photograph to the judges for a chance to win a prize from event sponsor, Chillybear.


Greenwich's Lynch Named 10-And-Under Swimmer Of The Year

Greenwich's Meghan Lynch was named the Swimmer of the Year in the 10-and-under age division by SwimSwam.com. Lynch was the top-ranked swimmer in 10 of 23 short course and long course events.


2014 In Review: Malloy Prepares For Second Term After Winning Tight Race

In a hard-fought campaign that mirrored their exceptionally close 2010 gubernatorial campaign, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy was able to fend off Greenwich multimillionaire Tom Foley to win his second consecutive four-year term as governor in November's election. A former mayor of Stamford, Malloy was able to overcome an early campaign lead by Foley - a Quinnipiac University poll in early September had Foley leading Malloy by 6 percentage points.


Greenwich Lawmakers Seek Boating Legislation After Death Of Teen

Four Greenwich lawmakers are discussing safer boating laws after the water-tubing death of a town teenager in August, NBC Connecticut reports. Emily Fedorko , a 16-year-old Greenwich High School honor student, died while water-tubing on Long Island Sound off Greenwich Point.


Suspicious package in Greenwich forces evacuation, delays

A suspicious package reported at the Greenwich train station Sunday afternoon forced the evacuation of the downtown station and caused delays up to an hour along the New Haven Line. The Stamford Police Department 's bomb squad was called in to investigate and after about two hours, determined the item was harmless.


Today's Birthdays

Mary Tyler Moore, the actress recipient of Emmys, Golden Globe awards and People's Choice Awards, at her home in Greenwich, Conn., Dec. 15, 2011. On Jan. 29, 2012 Moore received the Screen Actors Guild's lifetime achievement award during that organization's annual ceremony in Los Angeles.


Man remembers meeting "unbreakable" Zamperini

This month, with the debut of the biographical film, "Unbroken," and his last book, "Don't Give Up, Don't Give In -- Lessons from an Extraordinary Life" freshly in book stores, interest in the Olympic runner and World War II prisoner of war is at a high. Zamperini came to Greenwich three years ago, scheduled to speak to a Brunswick School assembly when he took ill and landed in Greenwich Hospital .


Man remembers meeting "unbreakable" Zamperini

This month, with the debut of the biographical film, "Unbroken," and his last book, "Don't Give Up, Don't Give In -- Lessons from an Extraordinary Life" freshly in book stores, interest in the Olympic runner and World War II prisoner of war is at a high. Zamperini came to Greenwich three years ago, scheduled to speak to a Brunswick School assembly when he took ill and landed in Greenwich Hospital .


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