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Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Strong finish propels Greenwich hockey team past Staples-Weston-Shelton

At left, Charlie Whiteley of Greenwich and teammate Kevin Piotrzkowski , at center, go for a loose puck in front of Staples-Weston-Shelton goalie Zachary Bloom, right, during the boys high school ice hockey game between Greenwich and the Staples-Weston-Shelton combined team at Hamill Rink, Greenwich Conn., Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015. At right is Ryan Purgay of Staples-Weston-Shelton.


Greenwich police return 'Thank You' to Western Middle School

Greenwich Police Sgt. Timothy Hilderbrand speaks to Western Middle School students on Tuesday, January 20, 2015, to thank them for holiday cards sent by the students and to raffle bicycles.


Brandon Thetford and Amy Oestreicher are planning a June wedding in Greenwich, Conn.

The future bride, who lives in Westport, is attending Amherst, Mass.-based Hampshire College in pursuit of a master's degree in expressive arts therapies. She also is an artist and an actress who performs an autobiographical one-woman show in New York City.


Accident Clogs Interstate 95 South In Greenwich

Traffic was backed up on Interstate 95 southbound Tuesday as the result of a one-car accident between exits 2 and 3 in Greenwich at 4:35 p.m. There was no estimate on how long it would take to clear the incident. Traffic was backed up to Stamford on the southbound side of the highway.


FREE Parking on Greenwich Avenue

If you have been an active member of the Greenwich Senior Center , you are eligible for a parking permit like the one above. It enables you to park for free on Greenwich Avenue between Elm Street and Havemeyer/Arch Street.


Save The Children CEO Picked For Connecticut Women's Hall Of Fame

... efforts and corporate responsibility, according to the Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame. She is a resident of Greenwich. Margaret Bourke-White (1904-1971), the first female photographer for Life magazine and first female American war journalist, ...


Chetrit refinances Suspenders Building

Joseph Chetrit's firm Chetrit Group refinanced the Soho mixed-use building known as the Suspenders Building, obtaining a $70.5 million loan. The mortgage for the cast-iron building at 428 Broadway comes from Greenwich, Conn.-based Jeffries LoanCore.


SNB's 'nuclear explosion' spreading to Credit Suisse, Saxo

... caught everybody by surprise." 'No Idea' Thomas Peterffy, the billionaire chairman and chief executive officer of Greenwich, Connecticut-based Interactive Brokers Group Inc., said that he expects banks' losses from the currency swings to increase as ...


Riverside home sells for $19 million, bypasses MLS

Less than a month into 2015, Greenwich's real estate market has already seen two homes sell for more than $10 million, the most recent of which closed last Thursday when 25 Pilot Rock Lane sold for $19 million--without ever being formally listed. The three-bedroom home, which sits on 1.9 acres of waterfront property in Riverside's prestigious Harbor Point Association , is the most expensive closing in town since the record-breaking $120 million transaction at 499 Indian Field Road last April.


SNB's - Nuclear Explosion' Spreading to Credit Suisse, Saxo

... "It caught everybody by surprise." Thomas Peterffy, the billionaire chairman and chief executive officer of Greenwich, Connecticut-based Interactive Brokers Group Inc., said that he expects banks' losses from the currency swings to increase as ...


Rain Couldn't Stop the Party at This Classic Connecticut Wedding

Though Laura Gamble and Sam Sullivan both grew up in Greenwich, Connecticut , they didn't officially meet until they were both in college, when they were introduced because her friend was dating his. Their mutual love of their hometown stuck with them and, after Sam popped the question during a picnic at Shakespeare on the Sound , the duo knew they'd head home for their wedding.


A Wintry Weather Redux? Here's The Latest Greenwich Weather Forecast

The only remnants of the icy holiday weekend are the white salt streaks and the sparkly crystals of salt along Greenwich roadways. The weather wreaked havoc for motorists and Greenwich emergency responders.


Recent Homes Sold in East Greenwich

A day after protesters shut down traffic on Interstate 93 in Massachusetts, a Rhode Island Senator announced his bill to stiffen penalties. With the Connecticut earthquakes shaking up Rhode Island, Patch set out to see why the earth quakes and how bad it can get in New England.


senior awarded 2015-16 Churchill Scholarship

... to travel around the United Kingdom and Europe. Sophie E. Miller, a 21-year-old chemical engineering major from Greenwich, Connecticut, was one of 14 Americans "of exceptional ability and outstanding achievement" awarded Churchill Scholarships for ...


Stark Office Suites Acquires Assets of Plaza Executive Suites

... of premier office suite locations in New York City, White Plains, Harrison, Mount Kisco, Rye Brook, Scarsdale, Greenwich and Stamford, totaling 175,000-square-feet of premium office. Since its establishment in 2004, Stark Office Suites has grown ...


Himes looks for middle ground in Dodd-Frank fight

... expertise has made for a lonely uphill slog to the no-man's land of Wall Street reform. Lately Himes, who lives in Greenwich, has found himself caught in the fire between warring Republicans and Democrats over changes to the 2010 Dodd-Frank ...


Road Construction Alert in Greenwich

The Connecticut Department of Transportation announced the road work about 11:40 a.m. Tuesday.


Greenwich Hibernians Name St. Patrick's Parade Grand Marshal

Longtime Greenwich resident Brian O'Connor has been named Grand Marshal of the 41st annual Greenwich St. Patrick's Parade that's being planned by the Greenwich Hibernian Association. O'Connor will be installed as grand marshal on Saturday evening, March 7, at the organization's annual St. Patrick's dinner dance.


Trump's former Greenwich home on the market for $54M

The home that was once owned by Donald Trump at 21 Vista Drive in Greenwich, Conn., Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, is now on the market with an asking price of $54 million. The waterfront mansion sits on roughly 6 acres of land near the tip of Indian Harbor Point.


Special Health Needs Is Topic of Next Abilis Workshop

... ers, and anyone interested is welcome to attend the Feb. 4, that will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Cone Room of Greenwich Town Hall, 101 Field Point Rd., Greenwich.


A Curiosity Concert -- 'HMS Pinafore'

Take a ride on the British ship the HMS Pinafore with members of the Greenwich Choral Society, led by music director Paul F. Mueller. Enjoy an afternoon of musical hilarity in this semi-staged version of a Gilbert & Sullivan classic.


Can You Help a Greenwich Child Learn to Read?

If so, then head directly to the Greenwich United Way. Their Reading Champions literacy program for elementary schoolers is in need of additional tutors for its after-school sites.


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