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Thursday, March 26, 2015

Cos Cob Park officially opens despite drizzle

Folks walk along the paved walking paths at the new Cos Cob Park in the Cos Cob section of Greenwich, Conn. Thursday, March 26, 2015.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/Cos-Cob-Park-officially-opens-despite-drizzle-6161745.php

Cos Cob's Sam Edelston and the Appalachian Dulcimer: A Patch Performers Presentation

... the guitar and the banjo. A few years ago, he was an accompanist, on hammered dulcimer and banjo, for the Greenwich Public Schools Honor Choir. The biggest challenge is making time to get out and perform more, Edelston said. The most rewarding ...

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/cos-cobs-sam-edelston-and-appalachian-dulcimer-patch-performers-presentation-0?

Suspects Face Charges Following Greenwich Teen's Heroin Overdose

Greenwich Police say the arrest last week of a suspect on conspiracy at the sale of narcotics charge is the second arrest that stems from the heroin overdose of a Greenwich youth. "On Dec. 26, in the afternoon, there was a near-death overdose at the Wendy's at 428 W. Putnam Ave.," police spokesman Lt.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/suspects-face-charges-following-greenwich-teens-heroin-overdose-0?

Greenwich's Brunswick Ranks Among Smartest Private Schools In U.S.

The Brunswick School in Greenwich was recently ranked one of the smartest private schools in the country, according to Business Insider. Education database company Niche compiled the rankings by weighing a school's SAT/ACT scores, average score of colleges attended by graduates and percentage of graduates who attend four-year schools after graduation, Business Insider said.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/schools/greenwichs-brunswick-ranks-among-smartest-private-schools-us

Anti-gun violence riders to rally Saturday in Greenwich on way to D.C.

A 400-mile bicycle ride to raise awareness on gun violence is coming through Greenwich Saturday and participants will be stopping at Town Hall for a rally. This is the third annual Sandy Hook Ride on Washington and the second year they have stopped in Greenwich.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/Anti-gun-violence-riders-to-rally-Saturday-in-6161586.php

Port Chester Man Faces Charges Following Greenwich Teen's Heroin Overdose

The Port Chester man is one of two suspects charged following a joint investigation between Port Chester and Greenwich Police. Greenwich Police say the arrest last week of a suspect on conspiracy at the sale of narcotics charge is the second arrest that stems from the heroin overdose of a Greenwich youth.

http://patch.com/new-york/portchester/port-chester-man-faces-charges-following-greenwich-teens-heroin-overdose?

50 Things to do this weekend in Connecticut, March 27-29

The Focus on French Cinema gala is this Friday at 7:00 Criterion Cinemas at Greenwich Plaza. Find out more.

http://m.ctpost.com/entertainment/slideshow/50-Things-to-do-this-weekend-in-Connecticut-106024.php

BlackRock, First Reserve Buy 45% Stake in Two Mexican Pipelines

... es and hospitals, Barry said. First Reserve, one of the oldest private-equity firms focused on energy, is based in Greenwich, Connecticut, and was founded in 1983.

http://washpost.bloomberg.com/Story?docId=1376-NLTY9W6TTDSE01-0F001MS1S17VJ0OFDKKB2N8DCI

Bermuda reinsurer exiting business

AQR Re Management Ltd., the reinsurance arm of Greenwich, Connecticut-based AQR Capital Management L.L.C., will stop writing business April 1. Pembroke, Bermuda-based AQR Re, which launched in 2011, operates funds holding a global portfolio of reinsurance and manages about $500 million of assets, according to its website. In a statement, a spokesman for AQR Capital Management said that "due to consolidating market dynamics, it will become increasingly difficult to put larger amounts of capital to work to achieve attractive risk-adjusted returns for our investors, and ever more important to be in multiple lines of business, many of which we are not currently in."

http://www.businessinsurance.com/article/20150326/NEWS06/150329870?CSAuthResp=1%3A673568356135105%3A109186%3A64%3A24%3Aapproved%3A0002648731CE32410C1D7E7D2734B63E&=

Longtime Cheerleading Coach At Greenwich High To Retire

The longtime beloved cheerleading coach at Greenwich High School will be stepping down from her post, according to Greenwich Time .

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/sports/longtime-cheerleading-coach-greenwich-high-retire

Jean Walker, 87, Of Greenwich, Writer And Editor

Walker was editor of the Greenwich Junior League's Link magazine for many years. She wrote many poems and award-winning essays.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/jean-walker-87-greenwich-writer-and-editor

Greenwich Firefighters Escort Woman From Burning Home

After Greenwich firefighters escorted a woman from her burning home Tuesday evening, they had to keep her from going back in, according to Greenwich Time . The woman was not injured even though she was still inside the home when firefighters arrived, Greenwich Time said.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/greenwich-firefighters-escort-woman-burning-home

Help Wanted: Jobs on Patch in and near New Canaan

... and working well with a team are important for success in...PREMIER 5 days ago from Patch.com Little Friends - Greenwich, CTAssistant Teacher/Early Childhood Full Time Classroom Assistant. High quality, full day/year round, blended childcare/early ...

http://patch.com/connecticut/newcanaan/help-wanted-jobs-patch-and-near-new-canaan-1?

Get Ready to Wine and Dine at the Greenwich Food + Wine Festival

Join the crowd for food, wine, beer, Celebrity Chefs, live music headlined by Little Big Town and more - all for a good cause: The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/get-ready-wine-and-dine-greenwich-food-wine-festival-0?

Staples High School Ranked No. 3 in Connecticut in Website Poll

... Canaan High (No. 2). Rankings of other schools in the area: Darien (No. 4), Ridgefield (No. 6), Wilton (No. 7) and Greenwich (No. 8). The study graded and ranked schools after looking into these factors: academics, health and safety, teachers, ...

http://patch.com/connecticut/westport/staples-high-school-ranked-no-3-connecticut-website-poll-0?

Canine Cuties in Greenwich

It was Wednesday afternoon that this pair of dogs visited downtown Greenwich. Thanks to Clara Bicher, who works at Marmot, located at 165 Greenwich Ave., we have this great photo.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/canine-cuties-greenwich-0?

6th Annual Boarding School Fair

Greenwich Education Group will hold its sixth annual Boarding School Fair on Tuesday, May 19, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. The event will take place at Chelsea Piers, One Blachley Road, Stamford, and is free and open to the public.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/6th-annual-boarding-school-fair-0?

April Fool's Day at The Rummage Room

Don't miss the fun at The Rummage Room in Old Greenwich as LIVE mannequins pose in the windows on April 1! There is a very unique April Fool's Day tradition at The Rummage Room in Old Greenwich , which is owned and operated by the Women's Fellowship of The First Congregational Church ... they have LIVE mannequins in their windows each April 1! The tradition was started by manager, Maria Drieghe, over 10 years ago and has become a community favorite. Volunteers pose in the windows donning items from The Rummage Room from 10 am to 5 pm .

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/april-fools-day-rummage-room-0?

View Press Release

... quality. More than 80% of mid-sized companies and 70% of small businesses participating in a new study from Greenwich Associates say they are satisfied with their banks and are not currently seeking a new provider. Those shares are up significantly ...

http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20150326005591/en/Greenwich-Associates-Reports-Small-Business-Middle-Market

MakerBot Expands 3D Printer Sales to Sama s Club Locations

... , MakerBot Learning training programs, MakerBot MakerCare , and its own retail stores in New York, Boston and Greenwich, Connecticut, as well as partner retailers. MakerBot is a leader in the desktop 3D printing industry and was founded in 2009 as ...

http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20150326005486/en/MakerBot-Expands-3D-Printer-Sales-Sam%E2%80%99s-Club

Dodgers co-owner Todd Boehly looking to leave Guggenheim

... has been ramping up his outside activities for another company, Cain Hoy, a private investment firm based in Greenwich, Conn. Cain Hoy was founded by three executives: Boehly, Henry Silverman and Jonathan Goldstein both former Guggenheim executives, ...

http://nypost.com/2015/03/25/dodgers-co-owner-todd-boehly-looking-to-leave-guggenheim/

Expert Dissects 'Romeo And Juliet' In Greenwich Library Series

Shakespearean expert Bob Smith will lead a seven-week discussion of "Romeo and Juliet" beginning at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 1, at the Greenwich Library. "In the 10 years we've been exploring these great texts, it's hard to believe that we are only now getting to this wonderful early work," Smith said in a statement.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/expert-dissects-romeo-and-juliet-greenwich-library-series

Greenwich High School Student Wins Math Gold Medal In Romania

GREENWICH, Conn. A Greenwich High School student will be honored by the Board of Education for winning a gold medal during a recent math competition in Romania.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/schools/greenwich-high-school-student-wins-math-gold-medal-romania

Chop't Opens Its Doors In Greenwich, Serves Up Signature Salads

Chop't Creative Salad Company opened its first Greenwich location Wednesday for a special event. Customers could buy a salad or sandwich for $2, with the proceeds going to a Greenwich-based charity.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/business/chopt-opens-its-doors-greenwich-serves-signature-salads

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