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Saturday, February 28, 2015

Developers of Stamford station project gave big to Democrats

... That same day, his wife, Janet D. McClutchy , wrote the committee a $10,000 check. Their son, Todd McClutchy , of Greenwich, a real estate developer who works for his father, also contributed $10,000 on July 1, 2013. The next week, Todd and John ...

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/Developers-of-Stamford-station-project-gave-big-6108233.php

NY judge tosses Greenwich art dealer's fraud suit

Greenwich collector Richard McKenzie Jr.claims in a lawsuit that this painting is a forged Renoir sold to him by New York art dealer Robert Fishko for $389,539. McKenzie also claims Fishko sold him fake Rodin and Barlach sculptures.

http://m.ctpost.com/local/article/NY-judge-tosses-Greenwich-art-dealer-s-fraud-suit-6108178.php

Greenwich officials seek huge increase of protected open space

This map, provided by the town of Greenwich, shows undeveloped parcels of land in town and their classification.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/Greenwich-officials-seek-huge-increase-of-6108181.php

NY judge tosses Greenwich art dealer's fraud suit

Greenwich collector Richard McKenzie Jr.claims in a lawsuit that this painting is a forged Renoir sold to him by New York art dealer Robert Fishko for $389,539. McKenzie also claims Fishko sold him fake Rodin and Barlach sculptures.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/NY-judge-tosses-Greenwich-art-dealer-s-fraud-suit-6108178.php

Racers fast as greased lightning at 80th anniversary Thunderbolt Ski Race

... in Amherst and also served as race director, with a time of 2:17:27. In the women's division, Katie Vadasdi, of Greenwich, Conn., finished first with a time of 3:14:03. Greta Faccheti, of Savoy, finished second in 3:15:33. In third place was Angela ...

http://www.berkshireeagle.com/news/ci_27617906/racers-fast-greased-lightning-at-80th-thunderbolt-ski

John Breunig: The loud subtext of radio silence

... didn't draw the media to crime or accident scenes. If I had their job, I wouldn't want to see us there either. Greenwich police recently switched to an encrypted system like many other departments around the country. The goal is to prevent criminals ...

http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/John-Breunig-The-loud-subtext-of-radio-silence-6107882.php

Developers of Stamford station project gave big to Democrats

... . That same day his wife, Janet D. McClutchy , wrote the committee a $10,000 check. Their son, Todd McClutchy , of Greenwich, a real estate developer who works for his father, also contributed $10,000 on July 1, 2013. The next week Todd and John ...

http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Developers-of-Stamford-station-project-gave-big-6107781.php

St. Thomian writes book to help children

St. Thomas native and special needs teacher in Greenwich, Conn., Rachel Davis, second from left, has written a children's book to help children know that it is OK to be different. ST. THOMAS - A St. Thomas native who has been a longtime special needs teacher has taken her experience and turned it into a colorful lesson children that it is OK to be different with the release of her first children's book, "Hammer the Hyperactive Hound."

http://virginislandsdailynews.com/news/st-thomian-writes-book-to-help-children-1.1840936

Lemonis Takes On Another North Shore Project

... ge b's Lake Forest store joins its six other locations in New York City, Aspen, Palm Beach; Bethesda, Maryland and Greenwich, Connecticut.

http://patch.com/illinois/highlandpark/lemonis-takes-another-north-shore-project?

Byram Shore Road mansion on market for $29.5 million

The mansion at 207 Byram Shore Road in Greenwich, Conn., Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, is on the market for $29.5 million. The mansion at 207 Byram Shore Road in Greenwich, Conn., Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, has striking views of Long Island Sound and is on the market for $29.5 million.

http://m.ctpost.com/business/article/Byram-Shore-Road-mansion-on-market-for-29-5-6107558.php

Journal News Publisher Janet Hasson Accepts Providence Journal Post

... female publisher in the 185-year history of Rhode Island's largest newspaper, and first since 1879. Hasson, 55, of Greenwich, Conn., joined the Journal News in 2011 and helped the company launch its new digital and print products, LoHud.com said.

http://whiteplains.dailyvoice.com/business/journal-news-publisher-janet-hasson-accepts-providence-journal-post

Journal News Publisher Janet Hasson Accepts Providence Journal Post

... y The Providence Journal and its owner, GateHouse Media, which purchased the publication last year. Hasson, 55, of Greenwich, Conn., joined the Journal News in 2011 and helped the company launch its new digital and print products, LoHud.com said.

http://mamaroneck.dailyvoice.com/business/journal-news-publisher-janet-hasson-accepts-providence-journal-post

In Case You Missed It: Manfredi Jewelry Store Opens in New Canaan

Editor's note: Earlier this week, New Canaan Patch published this story about a longstanding Greenwich business now with a shop in downtown New Canaan. If you missed seeing this before, here's another chance to read it: There is, again, a jewelry and watch store at 72 Elm St. in downtown New Canaan, now that Manfredi Jewels has opened in the store there, the former location of Henry C. Reid & Son Jewelers.

http://patch.com/connecticut/newcanaan/case-you-missed-it-manfredi-jewelry-store-opens-new-canaan?

Old Greenwich Parents Push for Stricter Boating Regulations for Teens

Old Greenwich residents Joseph and Pam Fedorko testified before the Connecticut Legislature's Environment Committee Friday to voice their support of Emily's bill - a proposed revision of state boating regulations that would impose stricter guidelines for teen boat operators. The bill, supported by Greenwich state Sen. Scott Frantz , is in response to the Long Island Sound tragedy on Aug. 6, 2014 that claimed the life of the Fedorkos' 16-year-old daughter Emily.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/old-greenwich-parents-push-stricter-boating-regulations-teens-0?

New CEO at Bankwell

... broker/dealer. He also served as Co-Chief Operating Officer and a Member of the Board of Directors of Greenwich Capital Markets. "Following an extensive CEO search, the Board has determined that Chris is uniquely qualified to meet the challenges and ...

http://patch.com/connecticut/stamford/new-ceo-bankwell-0?

Staples takes fourth at FCIAC swimming

Greenwich swimmer Thomas Dillinger does the breaststroke in 200 IM event that he won during the FCIAC Boys Swimming Championship at Greenwich High School, Conn., Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. Greenwich High School won the championship and Dillinger went on to win the 100 yard breaststroke event with a FCIAC record time of 55.89.

http://www.westport-news.com/sports/article/Staples-takes-fourth-at-FCIAC-swimming-6107319.php

Find Open Houses in Greenwich This Weekend Including This Contemporary on 4 Acres, Overlooking Pond

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.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/find-open-houses-greenwich-weekend-including-contemporary-4-acres-overlooking-pond?

Staples takes fourth at FCIAC swimming

Greenwich swimmer Thomas Dillinger does the breaststroke in 200 IM event that he won during the FCIAC Boys Swimming Championship at Greenwich High School, Conn., Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. Greenwich High School won the championship and Dillinger went on to win the 100 yard breaststroke event with a FCIAC record time of 55.89.

http://m.westport-news.com/sports/article/Staples-takes-fourth-at-FCIAC-swimming-6107319.php

New Lebanon School Embraces Diversity As Part Of Greenwich Drive

Normally first-grader Jazmin Avelar, 6, sits with her classmates when she is at lunch. But that was turned upside down Friday at New Lebanon School as Avelar found herself sitting beside fifth-grader Madison Tessar during a diversity initiative at the Greenwich school.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/schools/new-lebanon-school-embraces-diversity-part-greenwich-drive

Friday, February 27, 2015

Mike Richter talks 'life-altering' effect of concussions

... the founder and managing partner of Healthy Planet Partners, an environmentally conscious company based in Greenwich, Conn. Concussions are especially difficult to diagnose at youth levels, where the least amount of information is available, but ...

http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/hockey/rangers/mike-richter-talks-life-altering-effect-concussions-article-1.2132422

Failed golf network that got $5M from Malloy criticized for extravagance

... par on a single hole. Where Malloy saw potential, his rival for the 2010 Democratic gubernatorial nomination, Greenwich cable television magnate Ned Lamont , saw risk. "It's one more reason why you probably don't want the state of Connecticut ...

http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Failed-golf-network-that-got-5M-from-Malloy-6106553.php

New Lebanon students change lunch tables for a day

First-grader Yajaira Castro-Constanza, left, and fifth-grader Madison Tessar talk during a Diversity Day activity at New Lebanon School in Greenwich, Conn. Friday, Feb. 27, 2015.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/New-Lebanon-students-change-lunch-tables-for-a-day-6106506.php

GHS students give up class breaks to donate blood

Greenwich High School senior Matheus Souza waits to get his blood drawn during the blood drive at the high school on Friday, Feb. 27, 2015. Greenwich, Conn.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/GHS-students-give-up-class-breaks-to-donate-blood-6106528.php

Failed golf network that got $5M from Malloy criticized for extravagance

... par on a single hole. Where Malloy saw potential, his rival for the 2010 Democratic gubernatorial nomination, Greenwich cable television magnate Ned Lamont , saw risk. "It's one more reason why you probably don't want the state of Connecticut ...

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/Failed-golf-network-that-got-5M-from-Malloy-6106553.php

Failed golf network that got $5M from Malloy criticized for extravagance

... par on a single hole. Where Malloy saw potential, his rival for the 2010 Democratic gubernatorial nomination, Greenwich cable television magnate Ned Lamont , saw risk. "It's one more reason why you probably don't want the state of Connecticut ...

http://m.ctpost.com/local/article/Failed-golf-network-that-got-5M-from-Malloy-6106553.php

Future of Mackenzie's in Old Greenwich unclear

Speculation has been swirling through Old Greenwich this week about the fate of Mackenzie's Grill Room, an institution in the neighborhood for decades. "If it's for sale, I hope they would stay open," said Richard Fulton , head of the Old Greenwich Merchants Association .

http://www.ctpost.com/business/article/Future-of-Mackenzie-s-in-Old-Greenwich-unclear-6106495.php

Parents of Emily Fedorko lobby for boating safety

Greenwich resident Joseph Fedorko, center, testifies in favor of a boating safety bill before the General Assembly's Environment Committee in Hartford Friday. At his sides are wife Pam Fedorko and state Sen. L. Scott Frantz, R-36th.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/Parents-of-Emily-Fedorko-lobby-for-boating-safety-6106349.php

Byram Shore Road mansion on market for $29.5 million

The mansion at 207 Byram Shore Road in Greenwich, Conn., Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, is on the market for $29.5 million. Photo: Bob Luckey The mansion at 207 Byram Shore Road in Greenwich, Conn., Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, has striking views of Long Island Sound and is on the market for $29.5 million.

http://www.newstimes.com/business/article/Byram-Shore-Road-mansion-on-market-for-29-5-6106422.php

7 Things You Shouldn't Say to Someone Who's Had an Eating Disorder

... thoughts by saying something inappropriate. Judith Mosesso, LMSW, primary therapist at the Renfrew Center in Old Greenwich, Connecticut, emphasizes that every patient is different-what makes one person uncomfortable may not bother another. But, as a ...

http://news.health.com/2015/02/27/7-things-you-shouldnt-say-to-someone-whos-had-an-eating-disorder/

Jammed Roads Greet Commuters Friday In Fairfield County

... cleared by 5 p.m. Traffic, however, was still heavy in both directions. Interstate 95 northbound was clogged from Greenwich through Bridgeport. An afternoon fire in Bridgeport provided an early start to the commuting hassle.

http://stamford.dailyvoice.com/news/jammed-roads-greet-commuters-friday-fairfield-county

Mail Carrier Sues Yonkers Dog Owner Over Bite Incident

YONKERS, N.Y. A postman from Greenwich, Conn., is suing a dog owner in Yonkers, stating her dog bit him and forced him to flee quickly, causing him to twist his right knee and ankle, reports lohud .

http://yonkers.dailyvoice.com/news/mail-carrier-sues-yonkers-dog-owner-over-bite-incident

Surviving divorce after 50

... to live on under one budget, and now will have to break up," says Lili Vasileff, a certified financial planner in Greenwich, Connecticut. That makes planning your moves, both during and after the split, all the more important. Here's what to ...

http://www.bankrate.com/financing/retirement/jean-chatzky-surviving-divorce-after-50/

Discover the World of Gardening in Greenwich

Even though the ground is still covered with snow and ice, it's not too early to start thinking about gardening. The first is at 10 a.m. Feb. 28 when local microgreens guru Chris Hadin of Abilis leads the workshop 'Growing Microgreens: Your Own Indoor Flavor Garden' at the Abilis green house, 50 Glenville St. Attendees of the workshop, that's being co-hosted by Greenwich Community Gardens, will receive one packet of Microgreen seeds and a free Microgreens growing guide.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/discover-world-gardening-greenwich-0?

Greenwich's Khan Named Director Of Programs At Food Bank For Westchester

ELMSFORD, N.Y. Ayesha Khan, a Greenwich resident, has been appointed director of programs and network services at The Food Bank for Westchester. In her new role, Khan is responsible for overseeing the Food Bank's diverse range of programs that, last year alone, facilitated the distribution of 7.2 million pounds of food - providing 6 million meals to families, senior citizens and children across the county.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/news/food-bank-westchester-names-ayesha-khan-its-director-programs

Women Of Vision Plan Annual Luncheon Benefit In Greenwich

GREENWICH, Conn. The "Strong Women, Strong World" annual luncheon will be hosted at the Hyatt Regency Greenwich on March 2. Schaefer has been a voice for oppressed and trafficked women and children in Peru and throughout Latin America.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/women-vision-plan-annual-luncheon-benefit-greenwich

Starwood Capital Group, Melia Acquire Spanish Resorts Through New Joint Venture

... Starwood Capital Group is a private investment firm with a core focus on global real estate. Headquartered in Greenwich, CT, the Firm maintains 12 offices in six countries around the world. Starwood Capital Group has raised more than $30 billion of ...

http://www.hospitalitynet.org/news/154000320/4069245.html

Starwood Capital Group, Melia Acquire Spanish Resorts Through New Joint Venture

... Starwood Capital Group is a private investment firm with a core focus on global real estate. Headquartered in Greenwich, CT, the Firm maintains 12 offices in six countries around the world. Starwood Capital Group has raised more than $30 billion of ...

http://www.hftp.org/index.cfm?feedItem=http://hftp2.hsyndicate.com/news/4069245.html

Market watchers wonder if hot biotech IPO boom can continue

... far in 2015, half as many as went public in the first two months of last year, according to Renaissance Capital, a Greenwich, Conn., firm that manages IPO-focused exchange-traded funds. As for investor appetite, this year's early IPOs are trading up ...

http://www.bostonglobe.com/business/2015/02/27/market-watchers-wonder-hot-biotech-ipo-boom-can-continue/MXLREAgrQanPxS6JtfjzxI/story.html

Greenwich retains FCIAC Boys Swim title

Greenwich swimmer Thomas Dillinger does the breaststroke in 200 IM event that he won during the FCIAC Boys Swimming Championship at Greenwich High School, Conn., Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. Greenwich High School won the championship and Dillinger went on to win the 100 yard breaststroke event with a FCIAC record time of 55.89.

http://m.newstimes.com/sports/article/Greenwich-retains-FCIAC-Boys-Swim-title-6104549.php

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Journal News Publisher Departs.

... on now, executing them well in the field and serving our readers and customers well," he said. Hasson, 55, of Greenwich, Conn., arrived at The Journal News in June 2011 during the news organization's digital transition. She oversaw the publication's ...

http://whiteplainscnr.com/2015/02/26/journal-news-publisher-departs/

Greenwich retains FCIAC Boys Swim title

Greenwich swimmer Thomas Dillinger does the breaststroke in 200 IM event that he won during the FCIAC Boys Swimming Championship at Greenwich High School, Conn., Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. Greenwich High School won the championship and Dillinger went on to win the 100 yard breaststroke event with a FCIAC record time of 55.89.

http://www.newstimes.com/sports/article/Greenwich-retains-FCIAC-Boys-Swim-title-6104549.php

New Haven a Key Part of Transportation Overhaul

Widening I-95 in both directions from New Haven could transform how people view the city and compare it to others in the region, according to New Haven economic development officials. Malloy rolls out infrastructure proposal as GOP says there is not a viable way to pay for it "The extra lane going all the way from New Haven to Greenwich to the New York border will change people's perception of being 70 miles from New York City," said Matt Nemerson, who handles economic development for the city.

http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/news/local/New-Haven-a-Key-Part-of-Transportation-Overhaul-294280801.html

Things to do in and around Greenwich

For the latest events and activities happening in Greenwich, turn to For the Record. To have your event included, submit a description, date, time, price and contact information.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/Things-to-do-in-and-around-Greenwich-6104305.php

Perspectives: How cold can it get?

... than they could be procured. So immediately Christ Church Nursery School, Neighbor to Neighbor and Christ Church Greenwich worked together to get many more blankets on the shelf (and it was minus-2 degrees the next day). Some families and children ...

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/Perspectives-How-cold-can-it-get-6104295.php

Bartol: a visit to Long Ridge, a historical ride

... used it as the village's first inn. Photo: Contributed Photo It seems odd to me that, having lived a lifetime in Greenwich, I had never been in the hamlet of Long Ridge at the end of Long Ridge Road. It is a delightful place with a fun restaurant ...

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/Bartol-a-visit-to-Long-Ridge-a-historical-ride-6104304.php

Malloy Budget Chief Defends Plan To Two Committees

... wanted to levy the surcharge only on those large companies, rather than small businesses. Sen. L. Scott Frantz, a Greenwich Republican who is the tax committee's ranking member, questioned the administration's term of "closing loopholes" for the ...

http://www.courant.com/politics/hc-finance-committee-0227-20150226-story.html

Malloy Budget Chief Defends Plan To Two Committees

... wanted to levy the surcharge only on those large companies, rather than small businesses. Sen. L. Scott Frantz, a Greenwich Republican who is the tax committee's ranking member, questioned the administration's term of "closing loopholes" for the ...

http://www.courant.com/politics/hc-finance-committee-0227-20150226-story.html

Help Wanted: Jobs on Patch in or Close to New Canaan

... and Lifeguards. Positions are full-time seasonal; must be...PREMIER 15 days ago from Patch.com NEWKforce - Greenwich, CTKforce is seeking an Executive Administrative Assistant in the Greenwich, Connecticut (CT) area for one of our premier clients. ...

http://patch.com/connecticut/darien/help-wanted-jobs-patch-or-close-new-canaan-0?

Greenwich elementary school parents question educators over digital initiative

Trish McGuire, principal of the Julian Curtiss School, speaks during the Greenwich Public Schools parent forum on its digital learning initiative held at the Cos Cob School in Greenwich, Conn., Tuesday night, Feb. 24, 2015. Photo: Bob Luckey Julie Hadley, a parent of an Old Greenwich School student, asks a question during the Greenwich Public Schools parent forum on its digital learning initiative held at the Cos Cob School in Greenwich, Conn., Tuesday night, Feb. 24, 2015.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/Greenwich-elementary-school-parents-question-6103924.php

Residents to lawmakers: No tolls

Residents across the state, and especially in southwestern Connecticut, resoundingly told a legislative committee Wednesday they don't want highway tolls on the borders. "This is a nightmare for me," said Andrew Burke , a Greenwich business owner.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/Residents-to-lawmakers-No-tolls-6102200.php

RBS Ceo concedes little future in Stamford

... it built with $100 million in state assistance, consolidating operations there in 2010 from its former RBS Greenwich Capital building on Greenwich Harbor and from New York City. RBS continues to list just over two dozen open jobs in Stamford, ...

http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/news/article/RBS-CEO-concedes-little-future-in-Stamford-6104182.php

Help Wanted: Jobs on Patch in and Near Westport

Home Instead Senior Care - Shelton, CTImmediate openings for Caregivers in greater Shelton area to provide companionship, home helper and personal care assistance for seniors-day, night and live-in shifts, as well as...PREMIER 13 days ago from Patch.com Center For Family Justice - Bridgeport, CTTitle: Child Advocate Date: January 2015 Reports to: Manager of Advocacy Services Status: Permanent Full-Time, Non-Exempt Summary Provides crisis intervention, advocacy, short-...PREMIER 20 days ago from Patch.com NEWKforce - Greenwich, CTKforce is seeking an Executive Administrative Assistant in the Greenwich, Connecticut area for one of our premier clients.

http://patch.com/connecticut/westport/help-wanted-jobs-patch-and-near-westport-1?

Veteran Greenwich Police Officer Retires

Veteran Greenwich Police Officer David Stewart, a familiar face on Greenwich waters as a member of the department's Marine Section, has retired. A Greenwich native, Stewart graduated from Greenwich High School.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/veteran-greenwich-police-officer-retires-0?

Go Birding with Audubon Greenwich

... Fee: $15 ($12 for Audubon or NEWS members). Note: Advance payment is required. To register, please contact Audubon Greenwich directly via email (greenwichcenter@audubon.org) or phone: 203-869-5272 x349. ***** Saturday, March 14 Family Nestbox ...

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/go-birding-audubon-greenwich-0?

50 Things to do this weekend in Connecticut, Feb. 27 - March 1

... perform at the Hartford Funny Bone on Thursday through Sunday . Find out more. The Green Fingers Flower Club of Greenwich presents the preview of its 2015 flower show this Thursday, Friday and Saturday . Find out more. Head to Rizzuto's in Westport ...

http://m.ctpost.com/entertainment/slideshow/50-Things-to-do-this-weekend-in-Connecticut-Feb-104018.php

Madison Man Is Accused of Stealing $180,000 from His Elderly Father

A Madison man has been arrested on charges that he stole more than 90 checks from his 93-year-old father and forged them for a total of $180,000. The thefts was reported recently by relatives of the victim who lives in Greenwich, according to Greenwich Police Lt.

http://patch.com/connecticut/madison-ct/madison-man-accused-stealing-180000-his-elderly-father?

Darien chefs honored at Great Chefs event

Greenwich, Conn., chef Debra Ponzek, co-owner of Aux Delices, and Aaron Sanchez, chef and partner of Paloma in Stamford, Conn., are this year's honorees for Greenwich Hospital's 30th annual Great Chefs event, which benefits the hospital's outreach health services. It takes place Friday, March 6, 2015, at Westchester Country Club in Rye, N.Y. Photo: Contributed Photo Aux Delices Owner Debra Ponzek smiles in front of a display of cakes and pies at Aux Delices in the Riverside section of Greenwich, Conn.

http://www.dariennewsonline.com/news/article/Greenwich-Stamford-chefs-honored-at-Great-Chefs-6099393.php

View Press Release

... successful results for clients. Located in downtown Stamford, The Pickel Law Firm represents clients in Stamford, Greenwich, Norwalk, Bridgeport, Fairfield County and throughout the state of Connecticut. Hablamos espanol. To learn more, visit ...

http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20150226005870/en/Pickel-Law-Firm-Stamford-Sets-Firm-Record

Glenn Close's Mother, Bettine Moore Close, Has Died

... Mom would love that program. Here is their website: virunga.org/projects/ ." Bettine Moore was born in 1924 in Greenwich, Connecticut. She married her high school sweetheart William Close, a surgeon, when they were just teenagers. They lived a life ...

http://www.people.com/article/glenn-close-mother-dead?xid=rss-topheadlines&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+people%2Fheadlines+%28PEOPLE.com%3A+Top+Headlines%29

Croton Actor Lands Role In' Moonlight And Magnolias' In Greenwich

The madcap antics behind a script overhaul that led to the iconic film "Gone With The Wind" unravel as comedic farce in the first of at least two productions Connecticut Playmakers is offering for its 68th year of Broadway-style theater in Greenwich. The play is called "Moonlight and Magnolias" and will be staged under Dan Friedman's direction at the First Congregational Church in Greenwich on March 20-22 and March 27-28.

http://cortlandt.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/connecticut-playmakers-staging-moonlight-and-magnolias-greenwich

Greenwich Comedian To Perform At Stamford's Palace Theatre

The Palace Theatre in Stamford is brimming with a variety of events sure to please even the grouchiest among us. Mark your calendars for the following, including two featuring area performers from Bridgeport and Greenwich.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/events/stamfords-palace-theatre-boasts-lineup-locals-national-acts

Greenwich Church Benefit Helps Heart Care International

GREENWICH, Conn. Second Congregational Church raised $135,000 to benefit Heart Care International, a Greenwich-based nonprofit organization that provides life-saving heart care procedures for indigent children in underdeveloped countries, at its 13th annual Valentine's Gala on Feb. 7. The event brought 110 people together for singing, dancing, home cooking and fellowship.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/greenwich-church-benefit-helps-heart-care-international

Greenwich Historical Society Honors Unique Properties

The Greenwich Historical Society's Landmark Recognition Program will honor five distinctive properties that reflect Greenwich's unique architectural heritage at an April 19 reception. Properties include a stunning backcountry estate once home to Joseph Hirshhorn and the fabulous art collection he donated to the Smithsonian; the former Greenwich Post Office, now home to Restoration Hardware; French Farm, whose past owner was a preservation pioneer in Greenwich; a charming Cos Cob Victorian and the Riverside Avenue Bridge .

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/greenwich-historical-society-honors-unique-properties

Connecticut Playmakers Staging 'Moonlight And Magnolias' In Greenwich

The madcap antics behind a script overhaul that led to the iconic film "Gone With The Wind" unravel as comedic farce in the first of at least two productions Connecticut Playmakers is offering for its 68th year of Broadway-style theater in Greenwich. The play is called "Moonlight and Magnolias" and will be staged under Dan Friedman's direction at the First Congregational Church in Greenwich on March 20-22 and March 27-28.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/connecticut-playmakers-staging-moonlight-and-magnolias-greenwich

Greenwich Land Trust Names New Land Steward

Aldrich is a 2012 University of Connecticut graduate with a degree in natural resources and a concentration in sustainable forestry management. He most recently battled invasive plants and insects as well as surveyed flora and fauna at Cumberland Gap National Park in Kentucky.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/greenwich-land-trust-names-new-land-steward

Highway Divison Marks 28 New Streets In Greenwich For Parking Ban

Greenwich residents and merchants should be aware of the parking restrictions that are being enforced because of the recent winter storms. During severe snow events, the Board of Selectman has the option to declare a state of emergency and if the board decides to declare an emergency; a parking ban is immediately enacted.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/highway-divison-marks-28-new-streets-greenwich-parking-ban

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Brunswick comes back to beat Greens Farms in FAA quarterfinals

Matt Gendell of Brunswick powers over Greens Farms Academy's Jim Djema, bottom, to grab a rebound during the FAA boys high school basketball playoff game between Brunswick School and Greens Farms Academy of Westport at Brunswick in Greenwich, Conn., Wednesday night, Feb. 25, 2015. Djema took an elbow to the head on the play from Gendell, drawing blood, and had to leave the game.

http://m.westport-news.com/sports/article/Brunswick-comes-back-to-beat-Greens-Farms-in-FAA-6102155.php

Toll Opponents, Border Towns Plead Their Cases

Residents of Danbury, Greenwich, Enfield and other border towns deluged state legislators Wednesday with emails urging them to oppose highway tolls. "It would almost appear to be political suicide for anyone to go down this path," said Sen. Toni Boucher, R-Wilton, who is joining other Republicans in opposing tolls in Connecticut.

http://www.courant.com/news/connecticut/hc-highway-tolls-0226-20150225-story.html

Brunswick comes back to beat Greens Farms in FAA quarterfinals

Matt Gendell of Brunswick powers over Greens Farms Academy's Jim Djema, bottom, to grab a rebound during the FAA boys high school basketball playoff game between Brunswick School and Greens Farms Academy of Westport at Brunswick in Greenwich, Conn., Wednesday night, Feb. 25, 2015. Djema took an elbow to the head on the play from Gendell, drawing blood, and had to leave the game.

http://www.westport-news.com/sports/article/Brunswick-comes-back-to-beat-Greens-Farms-in-FAA-6102155.php

Trinette Ely, 88, Of Norwalk

... Traphagan School of Design in New York City. Before starting a family, she worked for Conde Nast Publications in Greenwich, sketching Vogue fashion patterns. She was a member of Our Sister's Rebekah Lodge and taught Sunday school at Grace Episcopal ...

http://norwalk.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/trinette-ely-88-norwalk

Tolls on the Table in Transportation Committee

... from neighboring states isn't fair to the residents who live there. State Sen. Scott Frantz, a Republican from Greenwich, said he even thinks such a specific tolling system wouldn't be constitutional. He also said it could put excess strain on local ...

http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/news/politics/Tolls-on-the-Table-in-Transportation-Committee-294122241.html

Shakespeare gets his due; Greenwich students place in annual contest

Greenwich High School student Carly Polistina as Hermione from "The Winter's Tale," during the 31st annual Shakespeare Competition at Greenwich Library, Wednesday afternoon, Feb. 25, 2015. The event is sponsored by the Greenwich Branch of the English-Speaking Union, the Smith College Club of Greenwich & Stamford and the Friends of Greenwich Library.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/Shakespeare-gets-his-due-Greenwich-students-6101840.php

Eversource to pitch new energy substation in Greenwich

Eversource, the energy company formerly known as Connecticut Light and Power, will host an open house at Greenwich Town Hall on Tuesday to present plans for a new power substation on Railroad Avenue. "Building a new substation is not something we do frequently," Eversource spokesman Frank Poirot said.

http://www.newstimes.com/business/article/Eversource-to-pitch-new-energy-substation-in-6102000.php

tolls

... the pros and cons of re-instating highway tolls on six major highways in the state. State Senator Scott Franz of Greenwich was outspoken in his opposition to the idea. "You're going to have backups on the exits," said Franz, R-Greenwich. "You're ...

http://wtnh.com/2015/02/25/state-lawmakers-debate-highway-tolls/

Bootstrapping a career in real estate development

Jonathan Cohen, owner of J. Forrest Development, talks about his construction and development business as he looks over plans for a house he is building in Greenwich, Conn., on Wednesday, February 18, 2015.Photo: Lindsay Perry When Jonathan Cohen decided to try his hand at property development -- with his own money on the line -- he recalls getting a cautionary word from none less than Clay Fowler , his boss and the developer who engineered deals to redevelop Stamford's sprawling Clairol factory into a new headquarters for NBC Sports and a massive athletic complex for Chelsea Piers. "I told what I wanted to do, and he was kind of like, `You're crazy,'" Cohen said.

http://www.ctpost.com/printpromotion/article/Bootstrapping-a-career-in-real-estate-development-6101770.php

Things to do in and around Greenwich

Jack A. Somer will discuss his collection of 30 European-made maps and sea charts at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Bruce Museumis Bantle Lecture Gallery. Free with Bruce Museum admission. Information: educationreservations@brucemuseum.org. Photo: Contributed Photo

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/Things-to-do-in-and-around-Greenwich-6101785.php

Video: Greenwich Adds to Snow Emergency Street List

... 28 new streets have been added to the Town's snow emergency street list, including Connecticut Ave. in central Greenwich. "The Board of Selectman can declare a snow emergency. Once they declare that, it means it's going to be a pretty severe storm ...

http://greenwich.itsrelevant.com/content/22339/Greenwich-Adds-to-Snow-Emergency-Street-List-

Paul P. Palmer, Connecticut's Oldest Living Eagle Scout, Former Sound Beach Fire Department Chief

... e to him. A memorial service will be held on Monday, March 2, 2015 at 2 p.m. at the First Congregational Church of Greenwich, 108 Sound Beach Ave., Old Greenwich.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/paul-p-palmer-connecticuts-oldest-living-eagle-scout-former-sound-beach-fire-department-chief?

Artist Annie Gorin, left, with the help of Tim Putnam and Charles.... photo: 7559766 slideshow 847

Artist Annie Gorin, left, with the help of Tim Putnam and Charles Brinley unveils the new Putnam Hill Park sign during the Putnam Hill Park Rededication and American Revolutionary War Reenactment at Putnam Hill Park in Greenwich, Conn., on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015.

http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/local/slideshow/The-week-in-photos-847/photo-7559766.php

Caroline Despres Obituary, 77

... are her husband, Richard Despres of Woodstock; two daughters Kathleen Baran of Woodstock, and Jeanne Lightbody of Greenwich, Connecticut; two sons, Richard Despres of Halton City, Texas, and John Despres of Saugerties; two brothers William Nichols ...

http://www.thevermontstandard.com/2015/02/caroline-despres-obituary-77/

Jaden Pabon organizes free samples during an opening party for.... photo: 7566093 slideshow 847

Jaden Pabon organizes free samples during an opening party for Juice Press on Greenwich Avenue in Greenwich, Conn., on Monday, Feb. 23, 2015.

http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/local/slideshow/The-week-in-photos-847/photo-7566093.php

Founder Marcus Antebi, right, chats with investor Mark Teixeira and.... photo: 7566091 slideshow 847

Founder Marcus Antebi, right, chats with investor Mark Teixeira and his wife, Leigh, during an opening party for Juice Press on Greenwich Avenue in Greenwich, Conn., on Monday, Feb. 23, 2015.

http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/local/slideshow/The-week-in-photos-847/photo-7566091.php

Renowned Lyme Disease Researcher Dr. John N. Aucott to Be Honored at...

Dr. Aucott, president of the Lyme Disease Research Foundation and the principal investigator of a landmark series of Lyme studies done in collaboration with scientists at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, will receive the Lauren F. Brooks Hope Award at the Lyme Research Alliance and Tick-Borne Disease Alliance annual Gala, April 11, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Greenwich in Old Greenwich, CT. His clinical expertise and dedicated efforts toward unraveling the natural history of Lyme disease are worthy of the Hope Award's prestigious recognition.

http://www.prweb.com/releases/2015/02/prweb12541472.htm

First Selectman Peter Tesei during the Putnam Hill Park.... photo: 7559765 slideshow 847

First Selectman Peter Tesei during the Putnam Hill Park Rededication and American Revolutionary War Reenactment at Christ Church parish house in Greenwich, Conn., on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015.

http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/local/slideshow/The-week-in-photos-847/photo-7559765.php

Manfredi Jewels: 26 Years in Greenwich and Now in New Canaan

There is, again, a jewelry and watch store at 72 Elm St. in downtown New Canaan, now that Manfredi Jewels has opened in the store there, the former location of Henry C. Reid & Son Jewelers. The Manfredi store, which officially opened this past weekend, is the first branch location for the store, founded in 1988 in downtown Greenwich.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/manfredi-jewels-26-years-greenwich-and-now-new-canaan-0?

Malloy Hits The Road To Pitch Transportation Plan In Stamford

... systems or replacing systems," Malloy said of the 1983 tragedy when the Mianus River Bridge on Interstate 95 in Greenwich collapsed, sending three people to their deaths and seriously injuring three others. "What we are trying to do is totally ...

http://stamford.dailyvoice.com/politics/malloy-hits-road-pitch-transportation-plan-stamford

N.Y. Times Focuses On Display Of Civil Rights Icons At Greenwich Church

An art exhibit featuring icons of the civil rights movement at Round Hill Community Church in Greenwich was recently featured in a story in the New York Times. The project features the work of New Canaan native Pamela Chatteron-Purday, and includes a a series of mixed-media icons commemorating the civil rights movement.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/lifestyle/ny-times-focuses-display-civil-rights-icons-greenwich-church

Vanderbilt Ed Center Celebrates Figures In Greenwich History

The Vanderbilt Education Center in Greenwich will hold an exhibit to tell the story of some of the extraordinary figures in Greenwich history, who experienced World War I, through different mediums including journals, music and more. The event will be at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 26 and 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 1 at the Vanderbilt Education Center, 139 Strickland Road in Cos Cob.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/vanderbilt-ed-center-celebrates-figures-greenwich-history

Collection Owner Leads Talk On Maps, Sea Charts At Greenwich's Bruce

A discussion of The Bruce Museum's new exhibition, " Discovering the 'New World': Maps & Sea Charts from the Age of Exploration," will be held on March 1. The exhibition, which will run until May 31, features more than 30 European-made maps and sea charts inspired by New World exploration. They were all published between 1511 and 1757, and present a study in geographic and human progress as well as a feast for the eyes.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/collection-owner-leads-talk-maps-sea-charts-greenwichs-bruce

Single-Family Home Sales In Greenwich Slide In January

A total of 23 single-family residential closings were reported in Greenwich in January, according to a report released by the Greenwich Association of Realtors. The figures were provided by the Greenwich Multiple Listing Service Inc., the multiple listing service used by Realtors in the Greenwich area.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/real-estate/single-family-home-sales-greenwich-slide-january

William 'Bill' Hissner, 88, Wooster

... with his mother, Erie Caskey Hissner. Surviving are a son, Will Hissner of Wooster; brothers, Jack Anderson of Greenwich, Conn., and Gene Simmons of Mansfield; and sisters, Marilyn King of Mansfield, and Darlene Elliott of Cooper City, Fla. He was ...

http://www.the-daily-record.com/obituaries/2015/02/25/william-bill-hissner-88-wooster

Greenwich resident Mark Teixeira juicing on The Ave

Founder Marcus Antebi, right, chats with investor Mark Teixeira and his wife, Leigh, during an opening party for Juice Press on Greenwich Avenue in Greenwich, Conn., on Monday, Feb. 23, 2015. Juice Press is a vegan organic raw juice and smoothie bar.

http://www.newstimes.com/business/article/Greenwich-resident-Mark-Teixeira-juicing-on-The-6099736.php

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Greenwich stuns Warde in final seconds to reach FCIAC championship

Wide open after gathering the ball off a steal, Greenwich High School junior Alexa Moses immediately knew what she had to do with her team trailing by two points in the final seconds of Tuesday night's FCIAC semifinal round matchup against Fairfield Warde -- shoot a 3-pointer. Showing poise under pressure, Moses checked where her feet where, flicked her wrists and hoisted up a shot that hit nothing but net when it landed, giving the Cardinals a one-point lead with just 5.1 seconds remaining.

http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/sports/article/Greenwich-stuns-Warde-in-final-seconds-to-reach-6099864.php

Greenwich resident Mark Teixeira juicing on The Ave

Founder Marcus Antebi, right, chats with investor Mark Teixeira and his wife, Leigh, during an opening party for Juice Press on Greenwich Avenue in Greenwich, Conn., on Monday, Feb. 23, 2015. Juice Press is a vegan organic raw juice and smoothie bar.

http://m.ctpost.com/business/article/Greenwich-resident-Mark-Teixeira-juicing-on-The-6099736.php

Police: Woman Robs Darien Bank At Gunpoint

... Detective Division at 203-662-5330. In a similar robbery on Jan. 30, a white woman brandishing a gun robbed the Greenwich Bank and Trust branch at 1103 E. Putnam Ave. in Greenwich. That suspect was described as an approximately 40-year-old white ...

http://newcanaan.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/police-woman-robs-darien-bank-gunpoint

Manfredi Jewelers of Greenwich Opens Store in Downtown New Canaan

There is, again, a jewelry and watch store at 72 Elm St. in downtown New Canaan, now that Manfredi Jewels has opened in the store there, the former location of Henry C. Reid & Son Jewelers. The Manfredi store, which officially opened this past weekend, is the first branch location for the store, founded in 1988 in downtown Greenwich.

http://patch.com/connecticut/newcanaan/manfredi-jewelers-greenwich-opens-store-downtown-new-canaan?

Conn. woman avoid jail after stealing from maid

Greenwich resident Shari Lampert avoided prison Tuesday when she was given a suspended jail sentence after pleading guilty to stealing nearly $3,000 from her maid after the woman broke a fixture in Lampert's $7 million backcountry mansion. Lampert, 56, made guilty pleas to charges of second-degree larceny and driving while under the influence and was given a one year suspended jail sentence and three years' probation by Judge Gary White .

http://www.ctpost.com/policereports/article/Greenwich-woman-makes-guilty-plea-to-stealing-6099436.php

Stamford Museum, Loft Artists join forces

... thought, `Oh yeah, I used to draw with a pen.'" The Stamford Museum received the prints in 1986 as a donation from Greenwich collector Peter Brant . Only two of the pieces are on display at the moment. Brophy hopes to mount a full Warhol exhibit at ...

http://www.newstimes.com/news/article/Stamford-Museum-Loft-Artists-join-forces-6099339.php

Greenwich, Stamford chefs honored at Great Chefs event

Greenwich, Conn., chef Debra Ponzek, co-owner of Aux Delices, and Aaron Sanchez, chef and partner of Paloma in Stamford, Conn., are this year's honorees for Greenwich Hospital's 30th annual Great Chefs event, which benefits the hospital's outreach health services. It takes place Friday, March 6, 2015, at Westchester Country Club in Rye, N.Y. Photo: Contributed Photo Aux Delices Owner Debra Ponzek smiles in front of a display of cakes and pies at Aux Delices in the Riverside section of Greenwich, Conn.

http://www.newstimes.com/news/article/Greenwich-Stamford-chefs-honored-at-Great-Chefs-6099393.php

Activities in and around Greenwich

An example of a cover of sheet music shows the impact World War I had on music and vice versa. A group of Greenwich musicians, including Greenwich resident Stefanie Kies, will give two performances, Feb. 26 and March 1, for a program that explores the art of the covers and importance of the music in the The Great War.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/Activities-in-and-around-Greenwich-6099547.php

Greenwich, Stamford chefs honored at Great Chefs event

Greenwich, Conn., chef Debra Ponzek, co-owner of Aux Delices, and Aaron Sanchez, chef and partner of Paloma in Stamford, Conn., are this year's honorees for Greenwich Hospital's 30th annual Great Chefs event, which benefits the hospital's outreach health services. It takes place Friday, March 6, 2015, at Westchester Country Club in Rye, N.Y. Photo: Contributed Photo Aux Delices Owner Debra Ponzek smiles in front of a display of cakes and pies at Aux Delices in the Riverside section of Greenwich, Conn.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/news/articleGallery/Greenwich-Stamford-chefs-honored-at-Great-Chefs-6099393.php

Greenwich stuns Warde in final seconds to reach FCIAC championship

The Greenwich High School girls basketball team pulled out a last-second victory over Warde in the FCIAC semifinals Tuesday, winning 47-44. Trailing by two with less than 10 seconds to go, Greenwich's Alexa Moses stole a Warde inbounds pass and then sank a 3-pointer to put the Cardinals up 45-44 with 5.1 seconds remaining.

http://www.ctpost.com/highschool/article/Greenwich-stuns-Warde-in-final-seconds-to-reach-6099544.php

Stamford Museum, Loft Artists join forces

... thought, `Oh yeah, I used to draw with a pen.'" The Stamford Museum received the prints in 1986 as a donation from Greenwich collector Peter Brant . Only two of the pieces are on display at the moment. Brophy hopes to mount a full Warhol exhibit at ...

http://m.newstimes.com/news/article/Stamford-Museum-Loft-Artists-join-forces-6099339.php

Greenwich, Stamford chefs honored at Great Chefs event

Greenwich, Conn., chef Debra Ponzek, co-owner of Aux Delices, and Aaron Sanchez, chef and partner of Paloma in Stamford, Conn., are this year's honorees for Greenwich Hospital's 30th annual Great Chefs event, which benefits the hospital's outreach health services. It takes place Friday, March 6, 2015, at Westchester Country Club in Rye, N.Y. Aux Delices Owner Debra Ponzek smiles in front of a display of cakes and pies at Aux Delices in the Riverside section of Greenwich, Conn.

http://m.newstimes.com/news/article/Greenwich-Stamford-chefs-honored-at-Great-Chefs-6099393.php

New fire station construction behind schedule; cold blamed

Construction is dormant at the site of the Central Greenwich Fire Station located off Havemeyer Place in Greenwich, Conn., Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2015. Photo: Bob Luckey Construction is dormant at the site of the Central Greenwich Fire Station located off Havemeyer Place in Greenwich, Conn., Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2015.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/New-fire-station-construction-behind-schedule-6099262.php

Women's Lacrosse Weekly Release - Week 1

... 1 GP, 17:39 Mins., 1 GA, 3.40 GAA, 3 Svs., 75.0 Sv. %, 1-0 vs. No. 9 Loyola (Md.) Arnie Dickson , Cornell (So., M Greenwich, Conn.) 4G, 1A, 5 Pts., 4 GB, 4 DC, 1 CT, 66.7 Shooting %, 100.0 SOG % at Temple Yuna Hur , Brown (Fr., A/M Stony Brook, ...

http://www.ivyleaguesports.com/sports/wlax/2014-15/releases/Womens_Lacrosse_Weekly_Release_-_Week_2

Thomas H. Connell

Mr. Connell was born in 1934 in Old Greenwich, CT. In 1956 he received his bachelor's degree in English from Wesleyan University, and graduated from the U.S. Navy OCS after training as a diver, underwater swimmer and bomb disposal technician.

http://www.capecodtimes.com/article/20150224/OBITUARIES/150229768/101063/NEWS11

News Corner February 25, 2015

... and contributions to the world of insert media. Smith will receive the award during a Feb. 25 event in Greenwich, Conn. Media Design Group adds direct response veteran Darwin Aguinaldo to its client services department as senior account director. ...

http://www.responsemagazine.com/direct-response-marketing/news/news-corner-february-25-2015-8221

Video: Greenwich High School Sports Wrap Up

We start off with some boys hockey. St. Joe's traveled to Dorothy Hamill Ice Rink to face Greenwich for the Cardinals final game of the regular season.

http://greenwich.itsrelevant.com/content/22323/Greenwich-High-School-Sports-Wrap-Up

MAC Solutions CT now in Greenwich, CT

is now open in Greenwich, CT and accepting clients in the tristate area. MAC Solutions CT is a sister company to LAN & PC Services. MAC Solutions CT offers professional Apple repair, training and integration. MAC Solutions CT has 5 full-time ...

http://www.prlog.org/12428781-mac-solutions-ct-now-in-greenwich-ct.html

Greenwich Land Trust Seeks Help with Barn Projects

Greenwich Land Trust staffers Chris and Steve spent some time out of the weather today working on the Mueller stewardship barns. We are dismantling existing structures in anticipation of building new benches and storage for our new youth and volunteer programs.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/greenwich-land-trust-seeks-help-barn-projects-0?

Community Centers Inc. To Host Greenwich Fashion Show, Luncheon

Please join us for lunch and conversation with acclaimed Red Carpet Designer Kevan Hall for a Fashion Show and Luncheon benefit Wednesday, April 1 at 11:30 a.m. at L'escale restaurant in Greenwich.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/community-centers-inc-host-greenwich-fashion-show-luncheon-0?

Sold: Houlihan Lawrence Acquires Shore and Country Real Estate

The real estate firm of Houlihan Lawrence has announced that it has acquired Shore & Country Properties, a residential brokerage in Greenwich. Shore & Country's 20 agents brokered about $165 million in home sales in 2014.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/sold-houlihan-lawrence-acquires-shore-and-country-real-estate-0?

Greenwich Woman's Club Hosts Tea for Members of Greenwich Adult Day Care

Members of the Woman's Club of Greenwich hosted the 3rd annual Silver Tea on February 20th for more than thirty-five members of Greenwich Adult Day Care at River House. Attendees enjoyed desserts and coffee or tea while they sang along with the piano music provided by Ned McDowell.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/greenwich-womans-club-hosts-tea-members-greenwich-adult-day-care-0?

IU scientist part of international team launching fossil database

... College of Arts and Sciences. The project was led by Daniel Ksepka, curator of science at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, Conn., and former postdoctoral fellow at the National Evolutionary Synthesis Center -- known as NESCent -- and James Parham, ...

http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/iu-scientist-part-international-team-launching-fossil-database

International team of scientists launches fossil database

IMAGE: Fossil calibrations for select groups: Here is a look at the way the new fossil calibration database will help to tell evolutionary time. view more GREENWICH, CT, February 24, 2015, Have you ever wondered exactly when a certain group of plants or animals first evolved? This week a groundbreaking new resource for scientists will go live, and it is designed to help answer just those kinds of questions.

http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-02/bm-ito022315.php

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... Casualties: Around 238,810 deaths and 213,540 injuries (Alex Wellerstein/Stevens Institute Of Technology) City: Greenwich, Conn. Casualties: Around 2,447,850 deaths and 7,923,460 injuries (Alex Wellerstein/Stevens Institute Of Technology) City: ...

http://www.timesunion.com/news/science-environment/article/Online-tool-lets-you-detonate-a-virtual-nuclear-6092689.php

Transportation Advocate Takes Issue With Safety Problems On Metro-North

Commuter advocate Jim Cameron of Darien is blunt in how he views Metro-North, even to the point of castigating the railroad in the title of a speech he gave to the Retired Men's Association of Greenwich. "Metro North: From First to Worst" is what he called the talk last week.

http://norwalk.dailyvoice.com/news/transportation-advocate-takes-issue-safety-problems-metro-north

Greenwich Scouts Plan Neighbor To Neighbor Food Drive

Greenwich Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts will participate in the "Scouting for Food" drive from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 7. Food donations may be brought to any of four drop-off locations: Glenville Volunteer Fire Company , Cos Cob Volunteer Fire Company , Sound Beach Volunteer Fire Department and Christ Church's Parish Hall Auditorium . Greenwich residents are encouraged to drop off non-expired items such as canned beans , canned fruit, tuna, boxed milk, pasta sauce, jelly, peanut butter and more.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/greenwich-scouts-plan-neighbor-neighbor-food-drive

Advocate Takes Issue With Safety Problems On Metro-North In Greenwich Talk

Commuter advocate Jim Cameron of Darien is blunt in how he views Metro-North, even to the point of castigating the railroad in the title of a speech he gave to the Retired Men's Association of Greenwich. "Metro North: From First to Worst" is what he called the talk last week.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/news/transportation-advocate-takes-issue-safety-problems-metro-north

The Palace In Stamford Hosts ABBA Tribute, Comedy At Girls Night Out Events

... the theater will be hosting the "Colleens Of Comedy" on Friday, March 13, at 8 p.m. Comediennes Jane Condon, a Greenwich resident and veteran of NBC's "Last Comic Standing," and Maureen Langan, a veteran of Caroline's on Broadway, will talk about ...

http://stamford.dailyvoice.com/events/palace-stamford-hosts-abba-tribute-comedy-girls-night-out-events

Women's Forum Benefits The Center, Which Serves Greenwich

The Center for Sexual Assault Crisis Counseling and Education will present its third annual Women Empowering Women forum on Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Stamford Marriott Hotel and Spa. This year's panel discussion, "Building Your Personal Brand," will be moderated by Rebecca Surran of News 12 Connecticut.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/events/womens-forum-benefit-center-stamford

Purim Costume Party Planned For Kids In Greenwich

JCC Greenwich and PJ Library will host a Purim costume party for kids under age 5 at the YMCA on Friday from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Children will enjoy an interactive, musical journey through the Purim story with special guest performer Isaiah Rothstein, spiritual educator at Carmel Academy, as well as story time with PJ Library, craft projects, a costume parade and snacks.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/purim-costume-party-planned-kids-greenwich

Monday, February 23, 2015

January, February see role reversal in Greenwich home sales

This home at 25 Pilot Rock Road in Riverside sold for $19 million last month. According to the Greenwich Association of Realtors, January's sales volumes and prices were both down in 2015 from their 2014 levels, while February is gearing up to see increases in both measures.

http://www.newstimes.com/business/article/January-February-see-role-reversal-in-Greenwich-6097306.php

January, February see role reversal in Greenwich home sales

This home at 25 Pilot Rock Road in Riverside sold for $19 million last month. According to the Greenwich Association of Realtors, January's sales volumes and prices were both down in 2015 from their 2014 levels, while February is gearing up to see increases in both measures.

http://m.ctpost.com/business/article/January-February-see-role-reversal-in-Greenwich-6097306.php

Thumbs for Tuesday, 2.24.15

... course specifically on towing tube-riders and water skiers. We're encouraged by the parents of Emily Fedorko , the Greenwich teen killed last August while tube-riding, are part of the law-drafting process. Thumbs down to the resistance in Hartford ...

http://www.ctpost.com/opinion/article/Thumbs-for-Tuesday-2-24-15-6097214.php

Committee to consider public bank bill

... State, one of 15 such efforts tracked nationally by the National Conference of State Legislatures . Ed Heflin , a Greenwich resident who lost last year as a Green Party candidate for the seat of state Sen. L. Scott Frantz , R-Greenwich and Stamford, ...

http://www.ctpost.com/business/article/Committee-to-consider-public-bank-bill-6097301.php

Tesla A Risky Buy Without Dealer Protection

Tesla CEO Elon Musk unveiled the dual engine Tesla D, a faster and all-wheel-drive version of the Model S electric sedan, on Oct. 9 at the Hawthorne Airport in Hawthorne, Calif. Tesla CEO Elon Musk unveiled the dual engine Tesla D, a faster and all-wheel-drive version of the Model S electric sedan, on Oct. 9 at the Hawthorne Airport in Hawthorne, Calif.

http://www.courant.com/opinion/op-ed/hc-op-fleming-deny-tesla-independent-connecticut-sales-0224-20150223-story.html

Greenwich National Merit finalists most in state

Greenwich High School has 15 finalists in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program. The students were honored at a Board of Education meeting on Oct. 23, 2014, at Central Middle School.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/Greenwich-National-Merit-finalists-most-in-state-6097003.php

Parts of Alaska are Warmer Than Greenwich: Our Hour-by-Hour Temperature Drop

Wind chill readings will reach as low as 20 below in some parts of the state. That strong of a wind chill can cause frostbite in just 30 minutes to exposed skin.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/parts-alaska-are-warmer-greenwich-our-hour-hour-temperature-drop-0?

Glen Sheeran, Stamford Resident, 60

Glen H. Sheeran, a Stamford resident, died on Friday at Stamford Hospital with family and a close friend by his side. He was 60. Sheeran was a U.S. Postal Service worker in the Town of Greenwich for the past 27 years.

http://stamford.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/glen-sheeran-stamford-resident-60

Greenwich Begins Property Revaluation

... commercial and tax exempt properties. While tax exempt property owners do not pay real property tax in the Town of Greenwich, if in the sewer district they are required by Greenwich Town Charter to pay a sewer tax, based on property value. State law ...

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/greenwich-begins-property-revaluation-0?

Police looking for area bank robber

The scene Sunday afternoon outside the TD Bank Branch on Greenwich Avenue after the branch was robbed The scene Sunday afternoon outside the TD Bank Branch on Greenwich Avenue after the branch was robbed The scene Sunday afternoon outside the TD Bank Branch on Greenwich Avenue after the branch was robbed Surveillance footage of the man suspected of robbing Sunday afternoon the TD Bank branch on Greenwich Avenue Photo: Contributed Photo The suspect is described as a clean-shaven white male in his 50s. He is said to be 5 feet, 6 inches with very pale skin, blue eyes and a pointy nose.

http://www.dariennewsonline.com/local/article/Police-looking-for-Greenwich-bank-robber-6095433.php

Eagle Hill School To Host Alumni Games in Greenwich

If you have not done so already, please RSVP to Mr. Leonard at j.leonard@eaglehill.org or Mr. Kates at d.kates@eaglehill.org.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/eagle-hill-school-host-alumni-games-greenwich-0?

Road Work Causes Turnpike Lane Closure in Greenwich

The Connecticut Department of Transportation is performing road work on the two-mile stretch between Exits 4 and 5 northbound. The DOT reported at 9:13 a.m. that the highway is congested between Exits 2 and 5 because the right lane is closed.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/road-work-causes-turnpike-lane-closure-greenwich-0?

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day at the Greenwich Senior Center

It'll be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Friday, March 13 at the Greenwich Senior Center at 299 Greenwich Ave. Participants will be able to dance the day away to live entertainment with Billy Lopez and sate their appetites with the traditional St. Patrick's Day dinner that will be served up by several town officials who traditionally are the 'celebrity guest servers'.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/celebrate-st-patricks-day-greenwich-senior-center-0?

'A Novel Affair' at Stamford's Ferguson Library

... at 203 351-8208. BevMax Bravo New York Delicatessen Charter Oak Brewing Company David's Soundview Catering Greenwich Staffing DiMare Pastry Shop Half Full Brewery Hudson Grille Kona Grill Lorca Ocha Thai Japanese Cuisine napa & co Remo's Brick Oven ...

http://patch.com/connecticut/stamford/novel-affair-stamfords-ferguson-library-0?

Man Faces Criminal Trespass Charge

A man is facing a criminal trespass charge after Greenwich Police checked on a car idling in a parking lot of the Armstrong Court apartment complex on Hamilton Avenue. When police approached the car about 9:47 p.m. Feb. 19, officers detected the smell of marijuana, according to a police report.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/man-faces-criminal-trespass-charge-1?

Greenwich Seminar Focuses On Hand, Wrist, Foot, Ankle Injuries

GREENWICH, Conn. Hand, wrist, ankle and foot injuries will be the topic of a seminar on Wednesday, Feb. 25, at 6:30 p.m. in the Noble Conference Center at Greenwich Hospital Drs.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/greenwich-seminar-focuses-hand-wrist-foot-ankle-injuries

Greenwich Native Makes Dean's List At RIT

Emily Barresi, of Greenwich, was named to the Dean's List at the Rochester Institute of Technology for the fall 2014 semester. Barresi is a fourth-year student in the professional photographic illustration program in RIT's College of Imaging Arts and Sciences.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/schools/greenwich-native-makes-deans-list-rit

Greenwich Legislators Blast Gov. Malloy's Budget Plan

GREENWICH, Conn. Greenwich state Reps. Livvy Floren , Mike Bocchino and Fred Camillo reacted strongly to Gov. Dannel Malloy's budget proposal in statements released last week.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/politics/greenwich-legislators-blast-gov-malloy-s-budget-plan

Some Of The Best Pizza In Connecticut Is Found In Greenwich

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. Let them eat pizza! Well, maybe it was cake. But either way, when it's cold and snowing outside, what better way to warm up than with the best pizza in Fairfield County.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/lifestyle/some-best-pizza-connecticut-found-fairfield-county

Euro-Hedged Fund Poised to Dethrone Biggest European Stock ETF

... market and catch the bull by the horns," Andrew Wilkinson, chief market analyst at Interactive Brokers LLC in Greenwich, Connecticut, said in a phone interview. "This is an excellent type of vehicle to go for with a currency in free-fall." The ...

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-02-23/euro-hedged-fund-poised-to-dethrone-biggest-european-stock-etf

Probate Courts funding stripped bare in budget proposal

... Bridgeport, New Haven and Hartford concentrating on children's matters, and judges in wealthier districts, such as Greenwich, more focused on the administration of wills and trusts. The probate system started as a way for the property of deceased ...

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/Probate-Courts-funding-stripped-bare-in-budget-6095797.php

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Students explain choice of monologue

Stanwich School student Aidan Sebold is one of 11 Greenwich students competition in the 31st Annual Shakespeare Competition on Wednesday. Photo: Contributed Photo Brunswick School student Andrew Israel is one of 11 Greenwich students competing in the 31st annual Shakespeare Competition Wednesday.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/Students-explain-choice-of-monologue-6095741.php

The Weekend in Photos, Feb. 20-22, 2015

... Scenes from the Putnam Hill Park Rededication and American Revolutionary War Reenactment at Putnam Cottage in Greenwich, Conn., on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015. Artist Annie Gorin, left, with the help of Tim Putnam and Charles Brinley unveils the new ...

http://m.ctpost.com/entertainment/slideshow/The-Weekend-in-Photos-Feb-20-22-2015-103735.php

Entertainment in and around Greenwich

Martin Greenfield, Auschwitz survivor and tailor to presidents, titans of business and Hollywood celebrities will speak about his experiences from 2 to 4 p.m. March 8 at a private home in Greenwich. For information, reservations and directions, RSVP to Alice Schoen at alice.schoen@templesholom.com.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/Entertainment-in-and-around-Greenwich-6095617.php

Video: Greenwich Celebrates Its History

"We have a rich history and I am so pleased that so many people and so many young people have come to really understand and appreciate it and celebrate it with us," said First Selectman Peter Tesei. Greenwich is turning 375 years old this year & on Sunday, the town kicked off its year long celebration with the rededication of a historic landmark.

http://greenwich.itsrelevant.com/content/22310/Greenwich-Celebrates-Its-History

Scholarship Application Deadline Set for Greenwich HS Seniors

The Greenwich Scholarship Association is an umbrella organization which awards scholarships from numerous organizations. Completion of this application automatically makes students with demonstrated financial need eligible for all scholarships GSA represents, including PTA and PTAC scholarships.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/scholarship-application-deadline-ghs-seniors-0?

Police looking for Greenwich bank robber

The scene Sunday afternoon outside the TD Bank Branch on Greenwich Avenue after the branch was robbed The scene Sunday afternoon outside the TD Bank Branch on Greenwich Avenue after the branch was robbed The scene Sunday afternoon outside the TD Bank Branch on Greenwich Avenue after the branch was robbed Surveillance footage of the man suspected of robbing Sunday afternoon the TD Bank branch on Greenwich Avenue Photo: Contributed Photo

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/Police-looking-for-Greenwich-bank-robber-6095433.php

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