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Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Panel discussion begins dialogue on race

Greenwich resident, Dorothy Nins, a social activist, speaks during the forum titled "Eliminating Racism: A 21st Century Approach" at the YWCA of Greenwich, Conn., Tuesday night, March 24, 2015. Photo: Bob Luckey Deputy Police Chief Mark Marino was a panelist during the Eliminating Racism Forum at the YWCA of Greenwich, Conn., Tuesday night, March 24, 2015.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/Panel-discussion-begins-dialogue-on-race-6156710.php

Pick one word to describe Connecticut

... Regiment during the Putnam Hill Park Rededication and American Revolutionary War Reenactment at Putnam Cottage in Greenwich, Conn., on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015. Photo: Jason Rearick State: Connecticut Word: Horses According to the US Department of ...

http://www.ctpost.com/living/article/Pick-one-word-to-describe-Connecticut-6148406.php

Fallen tree bill would cause a legal logjam

... come down sooner or later. Enter Fred F. Camillo , the Republican legislator who represents a leafy district in Greenwich, and who recently proposed a bill that has to do with falling trees, HB 5207. Described as "An act concerning a property ...

http://www.ctpost.com/opinion/article/Fallen-tree-bill-would-cause-a-legal-logjam-6156491.php

Still-life tradition celebrated at the Drawing Room Gallery

"Trinity," an oil and gold leaf still life on panel, is among the works by Massachusetts-based artist Stephanie Danforth that will be on display at the Drawing Room Art Gallery in Cos Cob section of Greenwich, Conn., through May 30, as part of the show "Distilled: The Purity of Contemporary Still Life Painting." This still life of an arrangement of rose blossoms is among several works by Philadelphia artist Stanley Bielen that are on display through May 30 at the Drawing Room Art Gallery in Cos Cob section of Greenwich, Conn., as part of the show "Distilled: The Purity of Contemporary Still Life Painting."

http://m.ctpost.com/news/article/Still-life-tradition-celebrated-at-the-Drawing-6156414.php

Greenwich Fire Department Battle House Fire

Crews from the Greenwich Fire Department and surrounding volunteer departments were trying to extinguish a fire in a backcountry Greenwich home Tuesday night. Crews were summoned to a home in the area of 181 Clapboard Ridge Rd. shortly after 7 p.m. Tuesday.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/greenwich-fire-department-battle-house-fire-0?

Helen Chiappetta, 97, Of Greenwich

She was born July 9, 1917, to the late Leonard and Josephine Infante Bria, second generation from Rose, Italy. She resided in Greenwich her entire life.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/helen-chiappetta-97-greenwich

Report: Many Alzheimer's patients not given diagnosis

The Rev. David Wentroble during his service for nursing home patients with Alzheimer's disease, at Nathaniel Witherell in Greenwich, Conn in 1999.Photo: Helen Neafsey Though he was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease about six years ago, Scott Russell considers himself one of the lucky ones.

http://www.ctpost.com/printpromotion/article/Report-Many-Alzheimer-s-patients-not-given-6156395.php

Still-life tradition celebrated at the Drawing Room Gallery

"Trinity," an oil and gold leaf still life on panel, is among the works by Massachusetts-based artist Stephanie Danforth that will be on display at the Drawing Room Art Gallery in Cos Cob section of Greenwich, Conn., through May 30, as part of the show "Distilled: The Purity of Contemporary Still Life Painting." Photo: Contributed Photo This still life of an arrangement of rose blossoms is among several works by Philadelphia artist Stanley Bielen that are on display through May 30 at the Drawing Room Art Gallery in Cos Cob section of Greenwich, Conn., as part of the show "Distilled: The Purity of Contemporary Still Life Painting."

http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/news/article/Still-life-tradition-celebrated-at-the-Drawing-6156414.php

Greenwich's Tudor Jones addresses income inequality in TED Talk

Marchers walk toward Field Point Circle in Greenwich, Conn., on March 14, 2015, to protest hedge fund manager Paul Tudor Jones' funding of Republican politicians. The protestors, marching with the "Hedge Clippers" campaign, claim Jones dodged taxes, privatized schools, and helps fund Republicans who are trying to block a minimum wage hike and pro-immigrant policies, all of which they say is at odds with the mission of his anti-poverty Robin Hood Foundation.

http://m.ctpost.com/business/article/Greenwich-s-Tudor-Jones-addresses-income-6156241.php

Get first view of 'Woman in Gold' in Greenwich

Portrait Adele Bloch-Bauer I, circa 1097, is among the paintings the Gustav Klimt paintings that Maria Altmann was successful in getting returned to her family after they had been seized in Austria on the eve of World War II. A new movie by the Weinstein Company tells her story.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/news/articleGallery/Get-first-view-of-Woman-in-Gold-in-Greenwich-6156266.php

The story of the forgotten patriarch who started the Bush family dynasty

... removed from Hitler's "secret nest egg," he was never found guilty of any crime. During these years, living in Greenwich, Connecticut, Prescott and Dorothy had five children: four boys and one girl. The Bush kin grew up in a fiercely religious ...

http://www.businessinsider.com/prescott-bush-career-biography-2015-3?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+businessinsider%2Fthelife+%28The+Life%29

Greenwich's Tudor Jones addresses income inequality in TED Talk

Marchers walk toward Field Point Circle in Greenwich, Conn., on March 14, 2015, to protest hedge fund manager Paul Tudor Jones' funding of Republican politicians. The protestors, marching with the "Hedge Clippers" campaign, claim Jones dodged taxes, privatized schools, and helps fund Republicans who are trying to block a minimum wage hike and pro-immigrant policies, all of which they say is at odds with the mission of his anti-poverty Robin Hood Foundation.

http://www.ctpost.com/business/article/Greenwich-s-Tudor-Jones-addresses-income-6156241.php

Greenwich funeral home gets makeover

Manager Christopher Farrugio shows the newly-renovated smaller chapel at Leo P. Gallagher & Son Funeral Home in Greenwich, Conn. Monday, March 23, 2015.

http://www.ctpost.com/business/article/Greenwich-funeral-home-gets-makeover-6156128.php

Luxury vehicles stolen in Greenwich

A Range Rover was stolen Saturday night from West Putnam Avenue. Police say the driver had locked his car doors and that he was only gone for a few hours. Golf clubs were inside the stolen vehicle.

http://connecticut.news12.com/news/luxury-vehicles-stolen-in-greenwich-1.10114793

Greenwich funeral home gets makeover

Manager Christopher Farrugio shows the newly-renovated smaller chapel at Leo P. Gallagher & Son Funeral Home in Greenwich, Conn. Monday, March 23, 2015.

http://m.ctpost.com/business/article/Greenwich-funeral-home-gets-makeover-6156128.php

An Expensive Lesson For Wilson-Foley

Former Republican congressional candidate Lisa Wilson-Foley leaves the federal courthouse in New Haven on Tuesday after being sentenced to five months in prison. Former Republican congressional candidate Lisa Wilson-Foley leaves the federal courthouse in New Haven on Tuesday after being sentenced to five months in prison.

http://www.courant.com/opinion/editorials/hc-ed-wilson-foley-goes-to-jail-20150324-story.html

Hit-and-Run Crash Leads to Greenwich Resident's Arrest

According to a police report, officers went to the woman's Putnam Park home after receiving a report that she hit a vehicle and fled the scene. Police said that the driver refused to give officers her license, vehicle registration and insurance documents.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/hit-and-run-crash-leads-greenwich-residents-arrest-0?

'Moonlight and Magnolias' in Greenwich This Weekend

The madcap antics behind a script overhaul that led to the iconic film "Gone With The Wind" will continue to unravel this weekend with the Connecticut Playmakers production of "Moonlight and Magnolias." "Moonlight and Magnolias" is directed by playwright and actor Dan Friedman of Carmel, NY with performances at the First Congregational Church, 108 Sound Beach Ave., Old Greenwich scheduled for 8 p.m. on March 27 and 28. The script by screenwriter Ron Hutchison is a look back at Hollywood in 1939 when the legendary producer David O. Selznick realizes the original screenplay for Margaret Mitchell's novel is a dud and recruits script doctor Ben Hecht and director Victor Fleming to resuscitate the storyline.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/moonlight-and-magnolias-greenwich-weekend-0?

Greenwich Police Warn Residents To Lock Vehicles After Rash Of Thefts

After a number of thefts in town, Greenwich police are reminding residents to lock their cars and to remove valuables from inside their vehicles, according to the Greenwich Time . The most recent theft was reported Saturday, when a Range Rover went missing from Greenwich Avenue, police told Greenwich Time.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/greenwich-police-warn-residents-lock-vehicles-after-rash-thefts

Panel: College students must say 'yes' before sex

... of recent efforts to combat sexual assault at state colleges and universities. First-year Rep. Mike Bocchino , R-Greenwich, said that the broadly written law could have several weak points. In particular, the law could be abused by someone after the ...

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/Panel-College-students-must-say-yes-before-sex-6155419.php

Richman Senior Housing Developments That Accent Miami's Reemerging Skyline Find Quick Popularity

... to providing new senior, affordable housing in Florida. The Richman Group of Florida Inc. is an affiliate of The Greenwich, Conn. based Richman Group Real Estate Company and is ranked by the 2014 Multi-Family Executive as the seventh largest owner ...

http://www.prlog.org/12438695-richman-senior-housing-developments-that-accent-miamis-reemerging-skyline-find-quick-popularity.html

The Westfair Singers Invite Interested Women to Join in Creating...

... presence in the region in the coming year. Rehearsals, Monday evenings from 7 to 9 p.m. at The Stanwich School in Greenwich, CT, are underway for Westfair's spring concert, which will take place on Saturday, May 2 at 7:30 PM, at South Salem ...

http://patch.com/new-york/bedford/westfair-singers-invite-interested-women-join-creating-music-beauty-westchester-and-fairfield?

Greenwich Basketball Standout Selected for National Championship

Greenwich basketball standout Donovan Mitchell, a senior at Brewster Academy in Wolfeboro, NH, has been selected as one of 24 outstanding senior athletes to compete in the 2015 American Family Insurance High School Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championships. Mitchell is a six-foot-three shooting guard for the Brewster Bobcats that won the 2015 National Prep Championship and the 2015 NEPSAC Class AAA Championship.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/greenwich-basketball-standout-selected-national-championship-0?

Greenwich Conservation Commission To Hold Mianus River Fishway Open Houses

The Greenwich Conservation Commission will be hosting two open house events at the Mianus River Fishway during the annual herring migration. The open houses are scheduled for Saturday, April 11, from 2 to 4 p.m. and Saturday, May 9, from 1 to 3 p.m. All are invited to stop by and learn about the history of the fishway and the incredible life cycle of the fish that depend on it.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/greenwich-conservation-commission-hold-mianus-river-fishway-open-houses-0?

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... woodworkers and horticulturists. Geiger's still has a design studio in Westport, at Sconset Square, and in Greenwich, in addition to office space in Fairfield and Scarsdale, N.Y. But its largest property is in New Canaan and reflects the changing ...

http://www.newcanaannewsonline.com/news/article/Geiger-s-leaves-Westport-for-New-Canaan-6153315.php

Geiger's leaves Westport

... woodworkers and horticulturists. Geiger's still has a design studio in Westport, at Sconset Square, and in Greenwich, in addition to office space in Fairfield and Scarsdale, N.Y. But its largest property is in New Canaan and reflects the changing ...

http://www.westport-news.com/news/article/Geiger-s-leaves-Westport-for-New-Canaan-6153315.php

Lara Spencer, 'GMA' Star on the Rise, Divorcing Husband of 15 Years

... Haffenreffer left the journalism field to work as a real estate broker and is currently with Houlihan Lawrence in Greenwich, Connecticut, according to Page Six. Us Weekly reported that the divorce is amicable and that the couple was on vacation last ...

http://www.newsmax.com/TheWire/lara-spencer-good-morning-america-divorce/2015/03/23/id/631864/

Artist's Visage Exhibit In Old Greenwich Explores Humanity's Connections

GREENWICH, Conn. Artist Jeanne Steers is exhibiting her Visage collection at the People's United Bank in Old Greenwich through April 28. Visage explores the common threads connecting humanity and portrays how life's experiences can change a person throughout one's existence.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/artists-visage-exhibit-old-greenwich-explores-humanitys-connections

Greenwich Rotary Club Donates $5K To Heart Care International

Heart Care International founder and CEO Dr. Robert Michler, of Riverside, talked about the organization at the Rotary Club's Feb. 25 meeting. Sally Parris, president of the Greenwich Rotary Club, along with other members, presented Michler with a $5,000 check after his speech.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/greenwich-rotary-club-donates-5k-heart-care-international

CT Green Bank Offering Incentives To Go Solar In Greenwich

With the demand for solar energy doubling each year in the state, the Connecticut Green Bank has rolled out a "Go Solar" initiative, to help homeowners in Fairfield County and beyond who are looking to be more green and save money on their monthly electric bills. "The Go Solar Program is a call to action for Connecticut to Go Solar," said Kerry O'Neil, director of the residential program for Go Solar.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/business/ct-green-bank-offering-incentives-go-solar-fairfield-county

Learn About Public Safety At Citizen's Police Academy In Greenwich

GREENWICH, Conn. The Greenwich Police Department is taking applications for its next session of the Citizen's Police Academy, which starts April 27. The seven-week academy will meet from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays at the Greenwich Police Department's main headquarters.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/learn-about-public-safety-citizens-police-academy-greenwich

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