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Friday, March 27, 2015

Cyclists ride to D.C. in memory of Sandy Hook and to press for tighter gun laws

... Saturday with a rally at Edmond Town Hall, but includes 14 events along the route, including in Ridgefield and Greenwich. "All of these communities have joined together to amplify our collective voices to raise awareness of the problems with gun ...

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/Cyclists-ride-to-D-C-in-memory-of-Sandy-Hook-and-6164426.php

Greenwich's Jack Weigold plays scores a try as he rugby during a.... photo: 7729004 slideshow 847

Greenwich's Jack Weigold plays scores a try as he rugby during a match against Stamford Academy at Greenwich High School on Friday, March 27, 2015.

http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/local/slideshow/The-week-in-photos-847/photo-7729004.php

'The Top of His Game' a " Collection of W.C. Heinz columns available now

... W.C. Heinz was a 1937 graduate of Middlebury College, where he met his wife, Elizabeth Bailey. Gayl was born in Greenwich, Conn., and lived with her parents in Stamford until they pulled up stakes to move to Dorset. "In 1964, we lost my older ...

http://www.benningtonbanner.com/region/ci_27790957/top-his-game-collection-w-c-heinz-columns

Famous Toastery eyes Greenwich for new restaurant

Famous Toastery, a restaurant that focuses on breakfast and brunch made with fresh ingredients, is gearing up to enter the Greenwich market, according to the company's CEO, Robert Maynard . After opening his first location in Huntersville, N.C., in 2005 with his partner, Brian Burchill , Famous Toastery grew steadily, spurring the business partners to evolve into a franchise system in 2013.

http://www.newstimes.com/business/article/Famous-Toastery-eyes-Greenwich-for-new-restaurant-6164390.php

Things to do in and around Greenwich

Bruce Museum Family Studio Workshop On March 29, from 1-3, the Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Drive, is holding a family studio workshop from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday. Suitable for all ages. Cost and information: 203-869-0376. Photo: Contributed Photo

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/Things-to-do-in-and-around-Greenwich-6164245.php

Greenwich school board member Ospina won't run for 2nd term

Greenwich Board of Education member Adriana Ospina at Greenwich Time in Greenwich, Conn., Friday, March 27, 2015. Ospina, a Democrat, has announced she will not be seeking re-election to the board.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/Greenwich-school-board-member-Ospina-won-t-run-6164085.php

Bill would nearly triple car taxes in Greenwich

Senate President Martin Looney, D-New Haven, proposed a bill before the General Assembly that would allow the state, not the municipality, to collect the car tax and then distribute more revenue to poorer communities. Photo: Lindsay Perry

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/Bill-would-nearly-triple-car-taxes-in-Greenwich-6163903.php

Bill seeks to make car tax more equitable

Senate President Martin Looney, D-New Haven, proposed a bill before the General Assembly that would allow the state, not the municipality, to collect the car tax and then distribute more revenue to poorer communities. HARTFORD -- A car owner in Greenwich pays a fraction of the car taxes that someone from Bridgeport who owns an identical auto pays.

http://m.ctpost.com/local/article/Bill-seeks-to-make-car-tax-more-equitable-6163975.php

Bill seeks to make car tax more equitable

A car owner in Greenwich pays a fraction of the car taxes that someone from Bridgeport who owns an identical auto pays. Now, a bill before the General Assembly would allow the state, not the municipality, to collect the car tax and then distribute more revenue to poorer communities.

http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Bill-seeks-to-make-car-tax-more-equitable-6163975.php

Jennie Frangione, 91, Lifelong Greenwich Resident, Retired Waitress

Survivors include three sons, Luke Jr. (Terry), Michael (Veronica), and Mark (Karen); one daughter, Susan; five grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, at St. Mary's Church, 178 Greenwich Ave., Greenwich.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/jennie-frangione-91-lifelong-greenwich-resident-retired-waitress

Cyclists riding to D.C. in memory of Sandy Hook and to press for tighter gun laws

... a rally at Edmond Town Hall, but includes 14 events in towns and cities along the route, including Ridgefield and Greenwich. "All of these communities have joined together to amplify our collective voices to raise awareness of the problems with gun ...

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/Cyclists-riding-to-D-C-in-memory-of-Sandy-Hook-6163678.php

Star Studded 'Time for Lyme' Gala Honors UK's 'Queen of Chic Lit'

This year's "Time for Lyme" Gala is to be held Saturday, April 11, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Greenwich in Old Greenwich, CT The Lyme Research Alliance , sponsor of the event, will be honoring author Jane Green for all her contributions to Lyme disease education and awareness. The foundation will also be presenting an award to Dr. John Aucott for his many accomplishments in, and support of, scientific Lyme disease research.

http://lymeblog.com/modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=1674

History of Flops Proves No Barrier to This VIX Note's Popularity

... something could go awry," said Steve Sosnick, an equity risk manager at Timber Hill, the market-making unit of Greenwich, Connecticut-based Interactive Brokers Group Inc. "The winning streak of the buy-the-dips strategy could be coming to an end, as ...

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-03-27/history-of-flops-proves-no-barrier-to-this-vix-note-s-popularity?

Greenwich Rally for the 2015 Sandy Hook Ride on Washington Is Saturday

The Greenwich Council Against Gun Violence, The ENOUGH Campaign, Brady Campaign Southwestern CT Chapter will host the third annual Greenwich Rally for the 2015 Sandy Hook Ride on Washington on Saturday. The rally, which is expected to draw local, state and federal officials, will be held on the steps of Greenwich Town Hall from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Organizers say the rally is to show support of Team 26 - a group of riders including Newtown residents - that is undertaking its third annual ride covering 400 miles from Newtown to Washington D.C. with additional rallies along the route.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/greenwich-rally-2015-sandy-hook-ride-washington-saturday-0?

Jennie V. Frangione, 91; Lifelong Greenwich Resident Who Shared Her...

Jennie was a lifetime resident of Greenwich. She was a waitress at the Belle Haven Club for over 28 years.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/jennie-v-frangione-91-lifelong-greenwich-resident-who-shared-her-passion-italian-cooking-and-baking?

Artsy, the 'Pandora for art," raises $25M to fuel growth spurt

... in six rounds since its 2009 founding, including an $18.5 million round just seven months ago. Who invests: Greenwich, CT.-based Catterton, a private equity firm. Other investors include Thrive Capital, IDG Capital Partners and the Rockefeller ...

http://www.bizjournals.com/newyork/blog/techflash/2015/03/artsy-the-pandora-for-art-raises-25m-to-fuel.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+vertical_2+%28Commercial+Banking+Industry+News%29

Amity High School Ranked in the top 10 in Connecticut

The nine schools coming in ahead of Amity were Weston High School and New Canaan High , Staples High School , Darien , Simsbury , Ridgefield , Wilton , Greenwich and Glastonbury . High schools in West Hartford, Farmington and Cheshire, were the next-highest ranked, right after Amity.

http://patch.com/connecticut/orange/amity-high-school-ranked-top-10-connecticut-0?

A History of Failure Hasn't Stopped Speculators From Trading This Note

... something could go awry," said Steve Sosnick, an equity risk manager at Timber Hill, the market-making unit of Greenwich, Connecticut-based Interactive Brokers Group Inc. "The winning streak of the buy-the-dips strategy could be coming to an end, as ...

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-03-27/history-of-flops-proves-no-barrier-to-this-vix-note-s-popularity

First Niagara Foundation Supports Healthy Development and School Success for Children

The Child Guidance Center of Southern Connecticut , a local nonprofit mental health outpatient center for children and adolescents, was awarded a $1,000 grant from the First Niagara Foundation to support mental health treatment for youth struggling at school in Stamford, Greenwich, Darien and New Canaan. Recognizing that academic achievement and the capacity to learn are instrumental in a child's ability to thrive, CGC works with local schools to promote early identification and prevent the consequences of untreated mental health problems.

http://www.stamfordplus.com/stm/information/nws1/publish/News_1/First-Niagara-Foundation-Supports-Healthy-Development-and-School-Success-for-Children22625.shtml

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

A 400-mile bicycle ride to raise awareness of gun violence is coming through Greenwich on Saturday, with participants 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-6162276.php

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