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Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Greenwich 'swatting' call part of troubling national trend

Greenwich emergency responders closed off part of River Road Monday in response to a call that turned out to have been faked.


Video: Two Range Rover Thefts in 8 Days in Greenwich

For the second time in just eight days, a Range Rover has been stolen in Greenwich. The most recent theft occurred Sunday night here at the corner of East Elm St. and Mason.


Ashlee Simpson beams domestic bliss while out to lunch in LA with Evan Ross and son Bronx

... shorts, a graphic T-shirt and flip flops. The couple - who wed last August in a Bohemian-style wedding at the Greenwich, Connecticut home of Evan's mother, Diana Ross - just returned from a few days of tropical bliss in Los Cabos, Mexico. As far ...


Black Mountain Systems Acquired By Stone Point Capital

... About Stone Point Capital Stone Point Capital LLC is a financial services-focused private equity firm based in Greenwich, CT. The firm has raised six private equity funds - the Trident Funds - with aggregate committed capital of approximately $13 ...


Women executives discuss work-life balance

... as WWF, first aired its flagship cable program on USA. "WWE was the most fun I've had," Hammer said. McMahon, a Greenwich resident, and Hammer each talked about the dearth of women in corporate boardrooms, and how progress is difficult when ...


Annual gun control ride leaves for D.C.

... make their way from Newtown to the Capitol in Washington. Saturday, March 28, 2015 Photo: Scott Mullin The Greenwich Council Against Gun Violence annual rally in support of "Team 26" (26 cyclists) who are pedaling 400 miles from Sandy Hook, Conn., ...


How food waste is beautifying region

... materials from recycled food waste that his company collects from restaurants and schools from as far away as Greenwich. Unlike the few other companies that have begun offering compost using recycled food waste, Demers' company is fully integrated, ...


Chop't salads opens in Riverside

Sabino Acevedo makes a salad at the new Chop't Salad location in the Riverside Commons shopping center in Greenwich, Conn. Monday, March 30, 2015.


Chop't salads opens in Riverside

Sabino Acevedo makes a salad at the new Chop't Salad location in the Riverside Commons shopping center in Greenwich, Conn. Monday, March 30, 2015.


Greenwich police investigate hoax hostage incidents

Police departments have enough real crime to worry about which is why they take reports of fake incidents so seriously. Greenwich police are now looking for suspects in a prank in which two calls came into headquarters yesterday involving a case of domestic violence and a hostage situation.


Granite Geek: Put a GPS Tracker on Your Cat - For Research

... what effect they might have. I talked to Tim Walsh, who's the citizen science coordinator for the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, Connecticut about it. And he admitted that part of the desire for the program from their point of view was to let people see ...


Man Faces Charge He Stole a Rolex Watch from Greenwich Gym Locker

A 35-year-old man is facing a third-degree larceny charge in connection with the theft of a Rolex watch from a Greenwich gym locker. Greenwich Police said the suspect surrendered at police headquarters on March 26 after he was informed that investigators had obtained an arrest warrant.


Government agency objects to Standard Register bankruptcy sale

... all or some of the pension plan. Dayton-based Standard Register owes $195 million to PBGC. The company's sale to Greenwich, Conn.-based hedge fund Silver Point Capital L.P is contingent on an auction process through bankruptcy court. The outcome of ...


Double Trouble For Those Who Text And Drive

... effort called "U drive. U text. U pay." April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Police from Greenwich to Groton to New Milford to Willimantic will be involved, thanks to a $2.3 million grant from the National Highway Traffic Safety ...


Young Mariners Foundation Plans 'Keeping Kids on Course' Gala

The Young Mariners Foundation is planning its fourth annual Keeping Kids on Course gala to benefit underserved students in Stamford and Greenwich. The April 16 gala, which will be held at Stamford Yacht Club from 6 to 9:30 p.m., will honor Stamford Mayor David Martin and Judy Martin, founders of Starfish Connection Inc., a partner of YMF.


Witherell's Music and Memory Program a Huge Success

With downloads, uploads and playlists in progress, the Music and Memory program in Greenwich helps those with Alzheimer's and dementia. Photo: Nathaniel Witherell resident Cordella Shaw listens to her favorite religious and gospel music on an iPod as part of the facility's Music and Memory program.


Chopt Creative Salad Company Comes To Greenwich

Chopt Creative Salad Company, a farm-to-fast food restaurant based in New York City, held its grand opening on in Greenwich, Connecticut. With roots in reinventing the classic salad in 2001 and spurring the rise of salad in New York City and Washington, DC, the original salad specialists celebrated the opening of their first Connecticut restaurant with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Monday.


Full Circle Capital Corporation Successfully Completes Rights Offering

/ EIN News / -- GREENWICH, Conn., March 31, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Full Circle Capital Corporation (the "Company") (Nasdaq:FULL) announced today the successful completion of its non-transferable rights offering, which expired on March 30, 2015 as ...


Greenwich Police Say Report Of Hostage-Taking Was A Hoax

Two calls to Greenwich police reporting a violent domestic incident with hostages being taken in Cos Cob on Monday night turned out to be a hoax, police said. The calls, often referred to as "swatting," came in at about 6 p.m. Monday, March 30, on the non-emergency number, not 911, said Lt.


Greenwich Police Investigate 'Swatting' Incident

Greenwich Police are investigating a 'swatting' incident Monday that prompted the closure of River Road in Cos Cob for more than an hour during the evening rush hour. It was 6 p.m. when the Greenwich Public Safety Dispatch Center received "two calls where the reporting person falsely described a violent domestic incident with hostages being taken" at the River Landing Condominiums at 115 River Rd., according to a Greenwich Police statement released Tuesday morning.


Boston College Football: Marshfield, MA Tight End Danny Dalton Decommits From Eagles

... ion to BC, Alabama, and Rutgers. BC still has the commitment of Scooter Harrington, a similar-built tight end from Greenwich, CT who chose The Heights over several other institutions, including Wisconsin.


Stone Point Capital recaps Black Mountain Systems

... About Stone Point Capital Stone Point Capital LLC is a financial services-focused private equity firm based in Greenwich, CT. The firm has raised six private equity funds - the Trident Funds - with aggregate committed capital of approximately $13 ...


Greenwich Students Win Top Awards for Sustainable Projects At Connecticut Science Fair

Greenwich High School students Ethan Novek and Bryce Anderson, and Brunswick School student Angus Fraser are headed to national competitions after winning awards at the 67th annual Science and Engineering Fair held at Quinnipiac University. eesmarts a , an Energize CT program, sponsored the Special Award categories of Alternative/Renewable Energy for middle and high school students in the competition held on March 14. Novek's project on Low Grade Waste Heat Recovery received 1st place in the Future Sustainability category for High School students.


Men beaten and robbed in Greenwich

The two victims, a twenty-one year old and a nineteen year old, were walking home from their shifts at a Port Chester, New York restaurant at the time. Police say, when they reached Armonk Street in Greenwich an SUV pulled up and three people jumped out.


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