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Friday, April 10, 2015

Sound Tigers Game Days: vs. Manchester Saturday, Sunday

ABOUT THE MONARCHS: LW Sean Backman of Greenwich, the former Sound Tiger, has career highs across the board at 18-24-41. He had the tying goal Friday, then the only goal in the shootout.

http://m.greenwichcitizen.com/sports/article/Sound-Tigers-Game-Days-vs-Manchester-Saturday-6192975.php

Dunne's wife hits back at 'inaccurate' fraud allegations

... to stop Mr Dunne from dissipating funds from the $5.5m ( 5m) sale of a house linked to him in the upmarket town of Greenwich, Connecticut. However, the case was put on hold after Mr Dunne filed for bankruptcy. The proceedings were reactivated when ...

http://www.independent.ie/irish-news/courts/dunnes-wife-hits-back-at-inaccurate-fraud-allegations-31134117.html

Actor, activist Geena Davis speaks on women in media

Academy Award-winning actor Geena Davis pretends to swing a baseball bat while talking about her role in the movie "A League of Their Own" during the Fairfield County Community Foundation's Fund for Women and Girls annual luncheon at the Hyatt Regency in Old Greenwich, Conn. Thursday, April 9, 2015.

http://m.ctpost.com/local/article/Actor-activist-Geena-Davis-speaks-on-women-in-6192798.php

Actor, activist Geena Davis speaks on women in media

Academy Award-winning actor Geena Davis pretends to swing a baseball bat while talking about her role in the movie "A League of Their Own" during the Fairfield County Community Foundation's Fund for Women and Girls annual luncheon at the Hyatt Regency in Old Greenwich, Conn. Thursday, April 9, 2015.

http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Actor-activist-Geena-Davis-speaks-on-women-in-6192798.php

Greenwich Boat Show coming to town this weekend

The Greenwich Boat Show is dropping anchor in town this weekend. The annual event, which is free, will take place Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the Mianus River in Cos Cob, where boaters are invited to walk the docks and go out on the open waters of Long Island Sound.

http://m.greenwichcitizen.com/business/article/Greenwich-Boat-Show-coming-to-town-this-weekend-6192569.php

Five properties to receive Landmark status

... 1894, on Riverside Avenue, is the only predominantly cast-iron bridge in Connecticut. Photo: Contributed Photo The Greenwich Main Post Office building, 1916, on Greenwich Avenue at Arch Street, is part of the Greenwich Municipal Center Historic ...

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/Five-properties-to-receive-Landmark-status-6192581.php

Don't Miss Arch Street's Soho Chic Benefit May 1st

It's that time of year again! Come celebrate at the annual benefit for Greenwich's Arch Street, "Soho Chic" on Friday, May 1. It's that time of year again! Come celebrate with us at the annual benefit for Arch Street, "Soho Chic" on Friday, May 1st 2015. The benefit will be held at Arch Street and will include dancing, cocktails and a full range of urban foods.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/dont-miss-arch-streets-soho-chic-benefit-may-1st-0?

Stamford man sentenced for kiddie porn possession

A city man arrested last November for possessing and sharing digital files of kiddie porn containing more than 10,000 images, was sentenced to six years in jail on Friday. Ranjer Gonzalez , 35, of Greenwich Avenue, pleaded guilty to a charge of first-degree possession of child pornography shortly before being sentenced at the Stamford courthouse.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/policereports/article/Stamford-man-sentenced-for-kiddie-porn-possession-6192449.php

"Human Trafficking in the 21st Century"

The public is invited to attend a World Affairs Forum Great Decisions event at the Greenwich Library on April 27 featuring Joseph Chamie, Former Director, United Nations Population Division. "Human Trafficking in the 21st Century".

http://www.prlog.org/12444805-human-trafficking-in-the-21st-century.html

XPO Logistics Schedules First Quarter 2015 Conference Call for Tuesday, May 5, 2015

GREENWICH, Conn. - April 10, 2015 - XPO Logistics, Inc. will hold its first quarter conference call and webcast on Tuesday, May 5, 2015, at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time.

http://www.pr-inside.com/xpo-logistics-schedules-first-quarter-2015-confere-r4235877.htm

New Canaan Pays Highest State Income Taxes At $24K Per Person

Seven Fairfield County towns and cities were among the Top 10 total taxpayers in Connecticut for 2013, according to The Hartford Courant. Those Top 10 municipalities -- Greenwich, Stamford, Darien, New Canaan, Norwalk, Westport and Fairfield along with Milford, Glastonbury and West Hartford -- paid nearly $2.18 billion to the state in taxes, the Courant said.

http://newcanaan.dailyvoice.com/news/7-fairfield-towns-among-largest-taxpayers-connecticut

Bennet Academy Teacher Is Named Assistant Middle School Principal

A sixth-grade Bennet Academy teacher has been appointed assistant principal at Central Middle School in the Greenwich Public School district in Fairfield County. On Friday, Greenwich Superintendent of Schools Bill McKersie announced the appointment of Scott G. Trungadi, a sixth-grade Technology Integration Specialist at Bennet Academy in the Manchester Public Schools, that will be effective July 1. Central Middle School Principal Shelley Somers said in a statement, "Scott Trungadi is an ideal match for Central Middle School.

http://patch.com/connecticut/manchester/bennet-academy-teacher-named-assistant-middle-school-principal-0?

Greenwich Schools Appoint New Assistant Middle School Principal

On Friday, Superintendent of Schools Bill McKersie announced the appointment of Scott G. Trungadi, a sixth-grade Technology Integration Specialist at Bennett Academy in the Manchester Public Schools, that will be effective July 1. Central Middle School Principal Shelley Somers said in a statement, "Scott Trungadi is an ideal match for Central Middle School. He has a strong 'kids first' perspective and understands well the academic and social-emotional profile of a middle school student."

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/greenwich-schools-appoint-new-assistant-middle-school-principal-0?

Andreas Halvorsen Keeps Buying DVA, HLT, ACT

Andreas Halvorsen is a founding partner of Viking Global Investors LP and currently serves as its CIO. Viking was formed in 1999 and is based in Greenwich, Connecticut.

http://www.gurufocus.com/news/328711/andreas-halvorsen-keeps-buying-dva-hlt-act

Two Roads finds success by brewing for fellow beermakers

... next month, the Stratford microbrewery will have ample new capacity for the beers it produces. For founder and Greenwich resident Brad Hittle , those beer silos may as well be monuments to his original vision for a company buying itself time to ...

http://m.ctpost.com/business/article/Two-Roads-finds-success-by-brewing-for-fellow-6191960.php

Norwalk Pays More Than $3K In State Income Taxes Per Person

Seven Fairfield County towns and cities were among the Top 10 total taxpayers in Connecticut for 2013, according to The Hartford Courant. Those Top 10 municipalities -- Greenwich, Stamford, Darien, New Canaan, Norwalk, Westport and Fairfield along with Milford, Glastonbury and West Hartford -- paid nearly $2.18 billion to the state in taxes, the Courant said.

http://norwalk.dailyvoice.com/news/7-fairfield-towns-among-largest-taxpayers-connecticut

Two Roads finds success by brewing for fellow beermakers

... next month, the Stratford microbrewery will have ample new capacity for the beers it produces. For founder and Greenwich resident Brad Hittle , those beer silos may as well be monuments to his original vision for a company buying itself time to ...

http://m.greenwichcitizen.com/business/article/Two-Roads-finds-success-by-brewing-for-fellow-6191960.php

Could Deeply Flawed Lapointe Confession Happen Again?

After 26 years in prison, Richard Lapointe was released from prison on bond Friday. Here Lapointe leaves Superior Court in Hartford.

http://www.courant.com/opinion/editorials/hc-ed-lapointe-flawed-confession-20150410-story.html

Why Did Omnicom's Former CFO Get Paid So Little in 2014 When Its CEO Made So Much?

... decided to return to his Wall Street roots. (At the beginning of this year, he launched his own investment firm in Greenwich, Conn.) "The incentive compensation programs at [Omnicom] that I was a part of required that I continue to be employed at ...

http://www.adweek.com/news/why-did-omnicoms-former-cfo-get-paid-so-little-2014-when-john-wren-made-so-much-163978

SEC charges 2 with insider trading in defunct Cooper-Apollo deal

The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged two investors with illegally profiting from insider trading in connection with the failed acquisition of Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. by India's Apollo Tyres Ltd. Amit Kanodia, an entrepreneur and private equity investor based in Brookline, Mass., and Iftkar Ahmed, a Greenwich, Conn.-based venture capitalist and owner of the firm Rakitfi Holdings L.L.C., were named as defendants in a fraud complaint filed April 2 in the Connecticut federal district court.

http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20150410/NEWS/150419987/sec-charges-2-with-insider-trading-in-defunct-cooper-apollo-deal?CSAuthResp=1%3A373569843017560%3A52284%3A7%3A24%3Aapproved%3AE098BBBD421134792142B3D03DA2452B&=

Lawmakers: Tesla Bill Headed Toward Passage

... luxury electric car startup, would like to do direct sales, too, although it sold its Karma model through a Greenwich dealer before going bankrupt, according to Jay Malcynsky, who is lobbying for the company. Fisker was bought by a Chinese firm and ...

http://www.theday.com/business/20150410/lawmakers-tesla-bill-headed-toward-passage

Fund That Bet on Canada Oil Company's Crash Now Wants to Own It

... $70 billion deal for BG Group Plc -- the oil industry's biggest acquisition in a decade. The saga of Connacher and Greenwich, Connecticut-based Trilogy -- founded by former Bear Stearns distressed debt investor Jonathan Rosenstein -- escalated in ...

http://washpost.bloomberg.com/Story?docId=1376-NMJJWR6TTDSS01-016P29USIR4LQ8154STG1PENGM

Report: Income tax payments greatest in Fairfield County

Residents in 10 Connecticut towns - mostly in Fairfield County - paid more state income taxes in 2013 than residents of the 113 towns who paid the least. The Hartford Courant reports that according to data from the state Department of Revenue Services, the average New Canaan tax bill was $24,760, higher than the average Greenwich tax return of $24,209.

http://www.cbs3springfield.com/story/28769679/report-income-tax-payments-greatest-in-fairfield-county

Norwalk Woman Brings Her Story To Charity's Fundraising Luncheon

GREENWICH, Conn. -- Academy Award-winning actress and activist Geena Davis brought her educational message about girls and the media Thursday to a very receptive audience at fundraising luncheon in Greenwich.

http://norwalk.dailyvoice.com/lifestyle/geena-davis-brings-her-story-fairfield-county-charitys-benefit-lunch

Greenwich Fifth-Grader Goes For Big Win In Girl Scout Cookie Baking Contest

Who knows how the cookie will crumble? Or more specifically, which Girl Scout will win the "Taste of Home" baking contest? She and her aunt, former Girl Scout Donna Fumuso of Pawling, N.Y., have been selected among the Top 16 in the National Girl Scout Cookie Recipe Contest sponsored by "Taste of Home" magazine for their oatmeal raisin cookie pie. "We know we loved how it tasted," said Sylvester of their creation.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/greenwich-fifth-grader-goes-big-win-girl-scout-cookie-baking-contest

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