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Friday, January 16, 2015

Greenwich students hear of Civil Rights battles first hand

Concordia College GospelKnight, Chelsea Birch, sings during the annual assembly and prayer service to honor the legacy and memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., at the Convent of the Sacred Heart in Greenwich, Conn., Friday, Jan. 16, 2015. Photo: Bob Luckey Lulu Westbrooks-Griffin, a Civil Rights veteran and poet, speaks during the annual assembly and prayer service to honor the legacy and memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., at the Convent of the Sacred Heart in Greenwich, Conn., Friday, Jan. 16, 2015.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/Greenwich-students-hear-of-Civil-Rights-battles-6021697.php

Greenwich's 'Black Houdini' back in custody

Bryan Francois , 21, who dubbed himself the "Black Houdini" after escaping from police custody outside his Cos Cob home last week, was arrested Monday in a Chadbourn, N.C., hotel and soon will be heading back to Connecticut, according to Greenwich police. "Mr. Francois is a long-time Greenwich resident who has made a few bad choices, the most recent of which was deciding to flee rather than face the charges, exacerbating the bad situation that he was in to begin with," said Greenwich Police Lt.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/Greenwich-s-Black-Houdini-back-in-custody-6021639.php

Developer Dunne to face more questions about asset transfers

... having "an equitable interest" in the apartment. Nama claims Ms Killilea purchased and redeveloped three houses in Greenwich, Connecticut, in 2010 and 2011, using at least $4m (a 3.47m) transferred to her by her husband. Two of the houses were later ...

http://www.independent.ie/irish-news/news/developer-dunne-to-face-more-questions-about-asset-transfers-30914758.html

Brunswick basketball team edges rival St. Luke's, 65-54

St. Luke's Walter Whyte takes a shot during Friday's basketball game at Brunswick in Greenwich, Conn., on January 16, 2015. Photo: Lindsay Perry Brunswick's Nacho Nwana takes a shot during Friday's basketball game against St. Luke's at Brunswick in Greenwich, Conn., on January 16, 2015.

http://www.newcanaannewsonline.com/sports/article/Brunswick-basketball-team-edges-rival-St-Luke-s-6021651.php

Swiss franc rise wreaks havoc

... Cruddas, conceded the firm sustained losses, he said the overall impact has not materially affected the group. And Greenwich, Connecticut.-based retail trading platform Interactive Brokers revealed it lost $120 million. Still, the firm said that was ...

http://thechronicleherald.ca/business/1263593-swiss-franc-rise-wreaks-havoc

Greenwich wins AAA debt ratings

The town of Greenwich received AAA ratings on its general obligation bonds this week from both Moody's and Fitch, in what has become an annual expectation for the town. "The fact that we got a AAA rating, that's like saying the sun comes up in the east every morning," said Sean Goldrick , a member of Greenwich's Board of Estimate and Taxation .

http://www.newstimes.com/business/article/Greenwich-wins-AAA-debt-ratings-6020805.php

Video: Greenwich High School Sports Wrap Up

... from Brian Silard, Montana Larson, and Kevin Piotrizkowski. Here the Cardinals scoring two within one minute. Greenwich goalies Bryan Archino and Danny Gazaille combined for the 9-3 FCIAC win. Big Red is now 9-1. Now let's switch gears to wrestling. ...

http://greenwich.itsrelevant.com/content/21892/Greenwich-High-School-Sports-Wrap-Up

Swiss franc's massive surge claims brokerage firm scalps

... Cruddas, conceded the firm sustained losses, he said the overall impact has not materially impacted the group. And Greenwich, Connecticut.-based retail trading platform Interactive Brokers revealed it lost $120 million. Still, the firm said that was ...

http://www.nbcrightnow.com/story/27866400/swiss-francs-massive-surge-claims-brokerage-firm-scalps

Greenwich School Principal Announces Resignation

Cynthia Womack, who has led the Hamilton Avenue School as principal for the past five years, will be leaving the school at the end of this school year. In an announcement released by Greenwich Public Schools Friday afternoon, Womack said she will be getting married and relocating to Maryland.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/greenwich-school-principal-announces-resignation-0?

Greenwich Historical Society -- Greenwich Faces the Great War

World War I marked the beginning of modern nation states, modern warfare technology and the emergence of the United States as an international power. Commemorating the centennial of the 1914 onset of that shattering event in Europe, the Greenwich Historical Society will launch a multi-faceted project beginning with an exhibition mounted in the Storehouse.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/greenwich-historical-society-greenwich-faces-great-war-0?

Greenwich wins AAA debt ratings

The town of Greenwich received AAA ratings on its general obligation bonds this week from both Moody's and Fitch, in what has become an annual expectation for the town. "The fact that we got a AAA rating, that's like saying the sun comes up in the east every morning," said Sean Goldrick, a member of Greenwich's Board of Estimate and Taxation.

http://m.ctpost.com/business/article/Greenwich-wins-AAA-debt-ratings-6020805.php

Greenwich wins AAA debt ratings

The town of Greenwich received AAA ratings on its general obligation bonds this week from both Moody's and Fitch, in what has become an annual expectation for the town. "The fact that we got a AAA rating, that's like saying the sun comes up in the east every morning," said Sean Goldrick, a member of Greenwich's Board of Estimate and Taxation.

http://m.newstimes.com/business/article/Greenwich-wins-AAA-debt-ratings-6020805.php

Greenwich Woman Faces Assault Charge

A 37-year-old woman is facing assault and disorderly conduct charges after Greenwich Police say they witnessed an argument that turned physical while inside a car. Donna Patafio, of 15 Scofield St., Cos Cob, was arrested about 3:15 p.m. Wednesday by officers who went to the area of Bertolf Road to search for Patafio, according to a police report.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/greenwich-woman-faces-assault-charge-0?

Westchester County Office Leasing Showed Improvement In 2014

... countywide Fairfield County's availability rate dropped by 45 basis points, driven by tenant expansions in the Greenwich, Stamford Central Business District and non-CBD submarkets, ending 2014 at 20.5 percent. Central Fairfield saw a stable demand ...

http://mountpleasant.dailyvoice.com/business/westchester-county-office-leasing-showed-improvement-2014

OP-ED | Connecticut's Tax Policy: Soak the Rich, Poor, and Everybody In Between

... paying their fair share. For example, in an article about the tax study, Senate President Martin Looney told the Greenwich Times that he wants to increase the Earned Income Tax Credit, and is exploring ways to bring "greater fairness" to the tax ...

http://www.ctnewsjunkie.com/archives/entry/op-ed_connecticuts_tax_policy_soak_the_rich_poor_and_everybody_in_between/

Colorado farm reopens after bankruptcy, sale

... were here." Rakhra went bankrupt in 2013 and was subsequently purchased by A&M Capital LLC, an investment firm in Greenwich, Conn. Clair said Baljit Nanda, one of the owners of Rakhra, leased the farm back from A&M. Clair expressed optimism that ...

http://www.thepacker.com/fruit-vegetable-news/marketing-profiles/Colorado-farm-reopens-after-bankruptcy-sale-288828131.html

Greenwich's Ray Dalio Named Connecticut's Richest Person

GREENWICH, Conn. With a net worth of $14.3 billion, Greenwich resident Ray Dalio was named the "Richest Person in Connecticut" by MarketWatch.com .

http://norwalk.dailyvoice.com/business/greenwichs-ray-dalio-named-connecticuts-richest-person

How home staging changes 'everything'

A before picture of the living area at 30 Montgomery Lane in Greenwich. The property sold quickly after the owner re-staged it late last year.

http://www.newcanaannewsonline.com/business/article/Adding-staging-to-your-home-selling-toolkit-6015506.php

Greenwich Student Named To Fall Dean's List At Marietta College

Alison Kach of Greenwich, has been named to the Fall 2014 Dean's List at Marietta College in Marietta, Ohio.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/schools/greenwich-student-named-fall-deans-list-marietta-college

Founder of Westport's Bridgewater Associates Named Richest Man In Conn.

GREENWICH, Conn. With a net worth of $14.3 billion, Greenwich resident Ray Dalio was named the "Richest Person in Connecticut" by MarketWatch.com .

http://westport.dailyvoice.com/business/greenwichs-ray-dalio-named-connecticuts-richest-person

Greenwich Ballet Academy To Hold Auditions For Spring, Summer

GREENWICH, Conn. The Greenwich Ballet Academy is announcing that students can audition for spring and summer sessions coming up this month.

http://darien.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/greenwich-ballet-academy-hold-auditions-spring-summer

Office Lease Report Shows Strong Tenant Expansion In Greenwich

Office space leasing showed strong growth in Fairfield County and Westchester County last year, according to statistics released Thursday by Stamford-based CBRE. Fairfield County's availability rate dropped by 45 basis points, driven by tenant expansions in the Greenwich-Stamford Central Business District and non-CBD submarkets, ending 2014 at 20.5 percent.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/business/fairfield-county-office-leasing-shows-strong-growth-2014

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