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Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Merritt Closed In Greenwich Due To Morning Accident

The Merritt Parkway northbound was closed in Greenwich on Wednesday morning due to an accident shortly after 8 a.m., according to the Connecticut Department of Transportation. The accident involved an overturned vehicle and occurred between Exits 27 and 28 on the northbound side of the Merritt.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/news/merritt-closed-greenwich-due-morning-accident

'point-in-time' count suggests growing homelessness

Volunteer Sidney Elmore stands outside the Dunkin' Donuts on Elm Street with other volunteers on the look for homeless people during the point-in-time homeless count in Stamford, Conn., on Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015. According to Connecituct Coalition to End Homelessness, in Stamford and Greenwich homelessness increased 45 percent in 2013.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/point-in-time-count-suggests-growing-6088652.php

Cars, trains, planes, bikes in Malloy's transportation plan

... Dannel P. Malloy's budget Photo: Christian Abraham Traffic heads south on I-95 through the Riverside section of Greenwich, Conn. A massive long-term investment in Connecticut's transportation infrastructure is the centerpiece of Gov. Dannel P. ...

http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/local/articleGallery/Cars-trains-planes-bikes-in-Malloy-s-6088566.php

Malloy budget would support major local transportation projects

... started. He also said he would like to see lanes and new access points added to the I-95 stretch between Greenwich and Bridgeport, which routinely faces significant congestion. He said called the Gold Star Memorial Bridge a critical piece of both ...

http://www.theday.com/article/20150218/NWS12/150219781/1070/NWS

XPO Narrows Loss, Boosts Revenue, Sets Targets

... of acquisitions and 39% more revenue from existing businesses. The year-earlier net loss was $11.3 million. The Greenwich, Connecticut-based company set 2015 targets, including revenue of $5.25 billion at an annualized rate, a $2 billion increase ...

http://www.ttnews.com/articles/basetemplate.aspx?storyid=37429

Commuter advocate slams Metro-North, says safety must be paramount

Jim Cameron, founder of the Commuter Action Group, speaks to the Retired Men's Association at First Presbyterian Church in Greenwich, Conn., on Wednesday, February 18, 2015. Photo: Lindsay Perry Jim Cameron, founder of the Commuter Action Group, speaks to the Retired Men's Association at First Presbyterian Church in Greenwich, Conn., on Wednesday, February 18, 2015.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/Commuter-advocate-slams-Metro-North-says-safety-6088093.php

Video: Himes Tours Maritime Aquarium

... avis. Congressman Himes will continue his tour of Lower Fairfield County this week by visiting the Bruce Museum in Greenwich Wednesday afternoon. He will be in Stamford Thursday and Friday.

http://norwalk.itsrelevant.com/content/22262/Himes-Tours-Maritime-Aquarium

WESTMED expands into Greenwich

WESTMED Medical Group signed a lease for approximately 13,000 square feet at 644 W. Putnam Ave., in Greenwich. Photo: Contributed Photo WESTMED Medical Group , a Purchase, N.Y.-based medical practice is expanding into Greenwich, having recently signed a lease for about 13,000 square feet of space in town, with plans to bring offices and a walk-in clinic to West Putnam Avenue.

http://www.ctpost.com/business/article/WESTMED-expands-into-Greenwich-6088126.php

XPO Logistics Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014 Results

Increases fourth quarter revenue by 223% to $831 million Exceeds year-end target run rates for $3 billion of revenue and $150 million of EBITDA Provides 2015 outlook and reaffirms 2017 targets Adds cold-starts in truck brokerage and freight forwarding GREENWICH, Conn. - February 18, 2015 - XPO Logistics, Inc. today announced financial results for the fourth quarter and full year 2014.

http://www.pr-inside.com/xpo-logistics-announces-fourth-quarter-and-full-ye-r4210719.htm

What to do in and around Greenwich

On March , at 3 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, Lafayette Place, Randall Atcheson, minister of music and organist, will perform works by Bach, Franck, Langlais and Liszt. The concert is free. For more information, call 203- 869-8686 or visit www.fpcg.org. Photo: Contributed Photo

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/What-to-do-in-and-around-Greenwich-6087786.php

Greenwich middle schoolers qualify for state Mathcounts contest

... ob Buehler, eighth grade; Eric Osband, eighth grade; and Neev Suryawanshi, eighth-grade. Photo: Contributed Photo, Greenwich Time

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/Greenwich-middle-schoolers-qualify-for-state-6087797.php

Greenwich performance revisits music of WWI

An example of a cover of sheet music shows the impact World War I had on music and vice versa. A group of Greenwich, Conn., musicians, including Greenwich resident Stefanie Kies, will be coming together for two performances, Feb. 26 and March 1, 2015, for a program that explores the art of the covers and importance of the music.

http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/news/articleGallery/Greenwich-performance-revisits-music-of-WWI-6087498.php

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Pianist Mark Kaczmarczyk will be among the musicians putting on iA Little Night Musici at St. Catherine of Siena Church in Greenwich, Conn., on Saturday, Feb. 28 at 8 p.m. Works by Franz Schubert, Samuel Barber and Felix Mendelssohn will be featured. For more information, visit www.stcath.org or call 203-637-3661.

http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/news/articleGallery/Culture-cache-6087500.php

Valentine's Day Continues for Greenwich 7th- and 8th-Grade Students

Join us this Friday at 7 p.m. for our Valentine's Dance. Stop by the table in the lobby to learn about K4K - Kids Helping Kids Across America and how to enter a prize drawing during the event!

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/valentines-day-continues-greenwich-7th-and-8th-grade-students-0?

Furniture Designers to Host Benefit for Relay for Life of Greenwich

No admission cost, free food, free drinks and valet parking. Enter the raffle to win an item from the 2015 Spring Collection. Furniture designers Mitchell Gold and Bob Williams will host a benefit for Relay for Life on March 5 that also includes the unveiling of their spring 2015 collection.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/furniture-designers-host-benefit-relay-life-greenwich-0?

Botanical beauties: Green Fingers offers prelude to spring's blossoms

Nora Galland, right, of Hastings-on-Hudson, N.Y., walks past a table full of narcissus flowers during the first day of the Green Fingers Garden Club of Greenwich, Conn., flower show at Christ Church Parish Hall Friday, Mar. 2, 2012. The event, which takes place every three years, returns Feb. 27 and 28, 2015 to Christ Church.

http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Botanical-beauties-Green-Fingers-offers-prelude-6087547.php

Road Work Slows Northbound Traffic On I-95 In Stamford

Construction work on northbound I-95 is slowing traffic between Exit 2 for Delavan Avenue in Greenwich and Exit 6 for Harvard Avenue in Stamford on Wednesday, according to the Connecticut Department of Transportation.

http://stamford.dailyvoice.com/news/road-work-slows-northbound-traffic-i-95-greenwich

Botanical beauties: Green Fingers offers prelude to spring's...

Nora Galland, right, of Hastings-on-Hudson, N.Y., walks past a table full of narcissus flowers during the first day of the Green Fingers Garden Club of Greenwich, Conn., flower show at Christ Church Parish Hall Friday, Mar. 2, 2012. The event, which takes place every three years, returns Feb. 27 and 28, 2015 to Christ Church.

http://m.newstimes.com/news/article/Botanical-beauties-Green-Fingers-offers-prelude-6087547.php

Egerton Capital Jumps to Top of Institutional Investor's Alpha Hedge Fund Report Card

... their funds are going through a rough patch." London-based Egerton Capital climbs to the top of the ranking, while Greenwich, Connecticut-based Silver Point Capital slips one rung to No. 2. This year marks the sixth iteration of the Hedge Fund ...

http://www.sys-con.com/node/3301297

Culture cache

Pianist Mark Kaczmarczyk will be among the musicians putting on iA Little Night Musici at St. Catherine of Siena Church in Greenwich, Conn., on Saturday, Feb. 28 at 8 p.m. Works by Franz Schubert, Samuel Barber and Felix Mendelssohn will be featured. For more information, visit www.stcath.org or call 203-637-3661.

http://m.ctpost.com/news/article/Culture-cache-6087500.php

Greenwich performance revisits music of WWI

An example of a cover of sheet music shows the impact World War I had on music and vice versa. A group of Greenwich, Conn., musicians, including Greenwich resident Stefanie Kies, will be coming together for two performances, Feb. 26 and March 1, 2015, for a program that explores the art of the covers and importance of the music.

http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Greenwich-performance-revisits-music-of-WWI-6087498.php

Culture cache

Pianist Mark Kaczmarczyk will be among the musicians putting on iA Little Night Musici at St. Catherine of Siena Church in Greenwich, Conn., on Saturday, Feb. 28 at 8 p.m. Works by Franz Schubert, Samuel Barber and Felix Mendelssohn will be featured. For more information, visit www.stcath.org or call 203-637-3661.

http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Culture-cache-6087500.php

Man Accused Of Stabbing Cab Driver In Greenwich Appears In Court

A Port Chester, N.Y., man charged with stabbing a cab driver in Greenwich early Saturday entered no plea when he appeared in state Superior Court on Tuesday, according to greenwichtime.com. Miguel A. Reyes-Pantoja, 26, is charged with grabbing the driver by the neck at about 3:15 a.m. and demanded his wallet, police said.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/news/man-accused-stabbing-cab-driver-greenwich-appears-court

Son Charged With Stealing $178K From Elderly Father In Greenwich

Greenwich police arrested a Madison man Tuesday after his sister reported he stole $178,000 from their elderly father, according to greenwichtime.com. Thomas Herrmann, 59, withdrew the money from various bank accounts in his father's name and controlled by his sister, greenwichtime.com reported.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/son-charged-stealing-178k-elderly-father-greenwich

Letter: 'Give Where You Live' for Annual Fairfield County Community Foundation Giving Day

... Fairfield County-in 24 hours! As the board chair of Fairfield County's Community Foundation and a resident of Greenwich, I encourage everyone age 18 and over to visit FCGives.org during the day on March 5th. The site allows donations to any of the ...

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/letter-give-where-you-live-annual-fairfield-county-community-foundation-giving-day?

ARTventure To Launch At Greenwich's Bruce Museum

Tara Contractor holds a ring-necked pheasant, one of the animals that families can search for among the paintings featured in the Bruce Museum's ARTventure program on Feb. 22. GREENWICH, Conn. ARTventure, a new Museum Family Day program featuring a scavenger hunt that incorporates both art and science, will launch at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich this month.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/events/artventure-launch-greenwichs-bruce-museum

Duke Ellington's Music Highlights Black History Month At Greenwich Library

The compositions of one of the giants of American music will be performed at an event to celebrate Black History Month on Saturday at the Greenwich Library that is sure to be standing room only. BackCountry Jazz will perform the music of Duke Ellington in a concert followed by panel discussion on his music and contribution to American life.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/duke-ellingtons-music-highlights-black-history-month-greenwich-library

Greenwich's GOP Legislators Endorse Toll-Free Transportation Plan

GREENWICH, Conn. Republican lawmakers Tuesday unveiled Prioritize Progress, a comprehensive, long-term plan to address Connecticut's infrastructure needs, and State Reps.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/politics/greenwichs-gop-legislators-endorse-toll-free-transportation-plan

ElderHouse's 'Dancing With The Stars' Event Benefits Weston Seniors

... dance partners perform. The idea behind the team match was to allow studio teams from all Fred Astaire studios in Greenwich, Ridgefield, Brookfield and Norwalk to compete for the top studio trophy. The 2015 "Dancing with the Stars" gala benefit will ...

http://weston.dailyvoice.com/events/norwalks-elderhouse-plans-dancing-stars-benefit

New York fans to A-Rod: Your apology was just plain sorry

... a handwritten apology he published Tuesday afternoon. "I don't think he has credibility," said Joe Angland, a Greenwich, Conn. resident who grew up in The Bronx. "The less he says, the better." In the apology, which is almost a page and a half long, ...

http://nypost.com/2015/02/18/new-york-fans-to-a-rod-your-apology-was-just-plain-sorry/

Couple sells Belle Haven home for $26 million, moves to Darien

A Greenwich couple who sold their Belle Haven property last week for $26 million have settled down in their new digs - the property at 209 Long Neck Point in Darien.The home, which has breathtaking views of Long Island Sound, was once home to actor Christopher Plummer. The family room at 209 Long Neck Point in Darien has a floor-to-ceiling brick fireplace and more water views.

http://m.ctpost.com/business/article/Couple-sells-Belle-Haven-home-for-26-million-6086615.php

Couple sells Belle Haven home for $26 million, moves to Darien

A Greenwich couple who sold their Belle Haven property last week for $26 million have settled down in their new digs - the property at 209 Long Neck Point in Darien.The home, which has breathtaking views of Long Island Sound, was once home to actor Christopher Plummer. Photo: Contributed Photo, Contributed The view from the in-ground pool and spa at 209 Long Neck Point in Darien Photo: Contributed Photo, Contributed The family room at 209 Long Neck Point in Darien has a floor-to-ceiling brick fireplace and more water views.

http://www.ctpost.com/business/article/Couple-sells-Belle-Haven-home-for-26-million-6086615.php

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