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Thursday, April 16, 2015

Sherman embraces its small-town appeal

In an area where traffic lights grow scarce and where, unofficially, "the country" begins, lies Sherman, Fairfield County's last frontier. The northernmost town in the county lacks the boundlessness of Bridgeport and the shore clubs of Greenwich.


New Canaan girls lacrosse tops Wilton

... New Canaan will host Eastport/South Manor (NY) Saturday at 6 p.m. at Dunning Stadium. Wilton -- which also lost to Greenwich (11-10) this week -- travels to Middle Country (NY) Saturday at 1:30 p.m. "We want to get better. And playing Long Island ...


Greenwich kids learn water safety at ZAC Camp

Leslie DeJesus, 8, of Greenwich, chants her swimming group's song on the last day of ZAC Camp at the Boys and Girls Club in Greenwich, Conn. Thursday, April 16, 2015.


Mandel's Lone Pine Quits Hong Kong to Start San Francisco Office

Stephen Mandel's $29 billion Lone Pine Capital plans to move its Hong Kong office to a new one in San Francisco. The Greenwich, Connecticut-based hedge fund firm cited research benefits for the relocation, which will occur later this year, according to a letter, a copy of which was obtained by Bloomberg.


Brownfield breaks an imperative

... redevelopment. And how doubly refreshing to see a suburban legislator, particularly a Republican legislator from Greenwich, speaking enthusiastically about the bill's prospects. State Sen. Scott Frantz , that legislator, said "This is a chance to ...


Voices of Greenwich opens at Historical Society

Museum curator Karen Frederick shows the upcoming Greenwich Voices exhibit at the Greenwich Historical Society in Greenwich, Conn. Wednesday, April 15, 2015.


Cooperative police effort nabs notorious band of thieves

When the bang of a gavel sent three armed robbers to lengthy prison sentences in late February, it marked the end of a crime wave that terrorized homeowners in southern Connecticut, including Ridgefield, and Westchester County, N.Y. It also capped a long, intricate effort by investigators to track and capture the trio of robbers -- Paul DiBiase, 59, his brother Daniel DiBiase , 58, and Jason Foskey , 36. "It was very labor-intensive," said Greenwich Detective Sgt. Kristopher Shockley , one of the lead investigators on the case.


Port Chester's Capitol Hosts Kids For Rockin' Afternoon

... "I think this is great, and the children are so engaged in this; it's wonderful," said Cohen. Yassamin Vaden, of Greenwich, Conn., attended for the first time with her daughter, niece and nephew. "The children are having a grand time, and I love it ...


Greenwich home turns to art to help sale

... into the house." The solution is a three-week exhibit, featuring several Brooklyn-based artists, including former Greenwich resident Ella Yang , a representational oil painter. Artworks from six different artists were chosen for their emphasis on ...


United Therapeutics Corporation (UTHR), Amgen, Inc. (AMGN): Neil...

March Altus Capital Management , headquartered in Greenwich, Connecticut, was founded by Neil Shah in December 2011.This healthcare focused fund follows bottom-up fundamental analysis to make its investments. Based on the recent 13F filing, March Altus Capital Management disclosed an equity portfolio of $218.9 million with 93% of its investments in the healthcare sector.


Greenwich home turns to art to help sale

... into the house." The solution is a three-week exhibit, featuring several Brooklyn-based artists, including former Greenwich resident Ella Yang , a representational oil painter. Artworks from six different artists were chosen for their emphasis on ...


Across the Greenwich Border: Expand Evacuation, Emergency Plans Around Indian Point, Study Urges

The Disaster Accountability Project issued a report this week that says local authorities need disaster planning that includes evacuating the 20 million people living up to 50 miles out from the nuclear power plants at Indian Point. The Disaster Accountability Project , founded in 2007 after Hurricane Katrina, works to save lives and reduce suffering after disasters by maximizing the impact of preparedness, response and relief.


Thank a Greenwich Dispatcher -- It's National Telecommunicator Week

... people, who with their measured voices, calmly answer those panicked calls 24 hours a day seven days a week. In Greenwich there are 16 professional dispatchers or telecommunicators who answer the phones and then assign police, fire and emergency ...


Maserati rolls out Post Road East dealership

... their car off and take a loner car," Vanneck added. Maserati of Westport is owned by Miller Motorcars based in Greenwich, which is the only authorized dealer for such high-end brands in Connecticut as Maserati, Ferrari, McLaren and Aston Martin. ...


Boys and Girls Club Greenwich To Host Annual Corporate Basketball Challenge

Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich is hosting its 9th annual 3-on-3 Corporate Basketball Challenge this afternoon at 5 p.m. at the Clubhouse. More than 190 professionals comprised of corporate basketball enthusiasts, Boys & Girls Club representatives and Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich alumni from Fairfield County and New York, will play in the tournament and fundraiser to benefit the club's programs which focus on academic success, good character & citizenship and healthy lifestyles.


Greenwich Food Drive: The Annual Postal Service Collection for Neighbor to Neighbor Is Coming Soon

Just as easy as leaving your mail for the carrier, leave food donations for Greenwich's only food pantry for postal service pick-up. Fill it with food and leave it by your mailbox on Saturday, May 9th for your letter carrier to pick up and bring to Neighbor.


Tax credits for toxic sites proposed

The General Assembly is considering expanding traditional tax credits to the blighted industrial sites that ring Bridgeport and other cities in an effort to spur redevelopment and create jobs. "This is very much a bipartisan effort and it's caught fire in our caucus and spreading throughout the building," said state Sen. Scott Frantz , R-Greenwich, during a public hearing Wednesday.


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