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Thursday, March 5, 2015

Bruce Women Are Gearing Up for Golf in Greenwich

The Bruce Women's Golf Association will kick off its 2015 season at Fairways Restaurant at The Griffith E. Harris Golf Course on Tuesday, April 7. The day will begin with a continental breakfast at 8:30 a.m., followed by open golf. Nine- and 18-holers are welcome.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/bruce-women-are-gearing-golf-greenwich-0?

Merriest yule cheer on the radio all year

... in the country going all in on Christmas songs year-round. Station owners Townsquare Media Group , based in Greenwich, Conn., remained mum about the switch when called by the Times Union . But on the station's Facebook page that morning, Townsquare ...

http://www.timesunion.com/tuplus-business/article/Merriest-yule-cheer-on-the-radio-all-year-6115612.php

UPDATED: Decision Made on Greenwich Schools for Thursday

From the Greenwich YMCA: " YMCA Main Facility will open at 8am. Childcare at St. Roch is CLOSED.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/decision-made-greenwich-schools-thursday-0?

Greenwich Delegation Fights Border Tolls

Greenwich delegation state representatives Mike Bocchino and Fred Camillo took a firm stand at a public hearing on Wednesday against a bill raised by the Transportation Committee to propose tolls. Bocchino and Camillo attended the public hearing and submitted testimony against the bill that would install electronic tolling booths on the borders of the state.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/greenwich-delegation-fights-border-tolls

Benheim Western Civic Center Presents Youth Golf Clinics

Youth Golf Clinics will begin at the Bendheim Western Greenwich Civic Center on Fridays starting March 27 for five weeks, the department of parks and recreation announced. Join Coach John Czarnecki for an introduction to the fundamentals of golf.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/benheim-western-civic-center-presents-youth-golf-clinics

Greenwich Police Officer Retires After 27 Years Of Service

David Stewart work as a patrol officer and later in the Marine Section brought praise from his chief, who is also a Greenwich native. "I have known Dave a long time, and he and I share many commonalities," Chief James Heavey said.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/greenwich-police-officer-retires-after-27-years-service

Lyme Disease Expert, Patient Speaks At Greenwich Church March 10

Mark Hopwood, board member of the Stamford-based Lyme Research Alliance and a Lyme-disease patient, will discuss everything you need to know about the disease on Tuesday, March 10, at 10:45 a.m. at Second Congregational Church in Greenwich. The talk will cover symptoms of Lyme disease, how it is spread, new testing methods, complications, and the threat of new strains.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/lyme-disease-expert-patient-speaks-greenwich-church-march-10

Expert At Greenwich's Bruce Museum Helps Launch Fossil Database

The Fossil Calibration Database, a groundbreaking new online resource for scientists, was developed after years of work by a worldwide team co-led by Daniel Ksepka, curator of science at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich. The resource is designed to help answer scientific mysteries, such as when a certain group of plants or animals first evolved.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/expert-greenwichs-bruce-museum-helps-launch-fossil-database

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

How Fast Will the Snow Fall in Greenwich -- a Weather Update:

The real news, is that the snow will be still be falling during Thursday morning's commute, so please exercise caution when driving. The storm itself isn't that impressive.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/how-fast-will-snow-fall-greenwich-weather-update-0?

Greenwich boys hockey team stops St. Joseph, advances to FCIAC...

Greenwich goalie Bryan Archino, center, makes a stop on a rebounded shot attempt by St. Joe's Chris Kirven , left, as Kevin Piotrzkowski comes in to defend during the third period of the FCIAC boys high school hockey semifinal between St. Joseph High School and Greenwich High School at Terry Conners Rink in Stamford, Conn., Wednesday night, March 4, 2015. Greenwich won the game 5-1 advancing to the final where they will play Darien High Shool for the championship on Saturday at 3:30 pm at Terry Connors Rink.

http://m.ctpost.com/highschool/article/Greenwich-boys-hockey-team-stops-St-Joseph-6115720.php

Things to do in and around Greenwich

Zoey is an amazing, goofball of a dog in need of a loving home!!! About 2 Year Old, Zoey is incredibly smart, and has learned some awesome obedience tricks while at the shelter. She loves being around people, and wants to be the center of attention, so a home without other pets would be best for her.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/Things-to-do-in-and-around-Greenwich-6115534.php

SoulCycle Greenwich Hosting Fundraising Ride

GREENWICH, Conn. SoulCycle Greenwich will be holding the September.11 Memorial Fundraising Ride on Saturday, March 7 from 2-2:45 p.m. The ride will be followed by a Green & Tonic sampling of signature juices from 2:45 to 3:30 p.m. After a successful benefit concert in December, awareness and support for the memorial project have grown in recent months, and less than 10 percent of the fundraising goal remains.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/events/soulcycle-greenwich-hosting-fundraising-ride

Prevalence peaks for rentals

Heading into the busiest time of year for residential real estate brokers, listings continue to pile onto the market in Greenwich -- from a condo at Old Greenwich Gables going for $3,900 to a Byram Shore Road estate for $20,000. Per month, that is.

http://www.ctpost.com/printpromotion/article/Prevalence-peaks-for-rentals-6115442.php

Burgling brothers' 'reign of terror' ends

... last week for more than two dozen burglaries and a string of home invasions in communities including New Canaan, Greenwich and Ridgefield, as well as in New York. In sentencing Paul DiBiase, 59, to 27 years in prison, and Daniel DiBiase , 58, to 15 ...

http://m.newcanaannewsonline.com/news/article/Burgling-brothers-reign-of-terror-ends-6115054.php

Fairfield Citizen Athletes of the Week

... the CIAC Class LL state tournament. The win improved Warde's record to 20-3. Scored 18 points in a 47-44 loss to Greenwich in the FCIAC tournament semifinals. Coaches who wish to nominate an athlete for Athlete of the Week can call Fairfield Citizen ...

http://m.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/sports/article/Fairfield-Citizen-Athletes-of-the-Week-6115249.php

Composer Panufnik's work, life inspires admiration

Polish-born British composer Andrzej Panufnik at his London flat, 1957. One of his later chamber works, String Quartet No.3 iWycinanki ,i will be performed by the Chamber Players of the Greenwich Symphony Orchestra for two concerts, March 8 and 9, 2015, in Greenwich, Conn.

http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/news/articleGallery/Composer-Panufnik-s-work-life-inspires-admiration-6114795.php

Iconic inspiration: Artist draws from the sacred to honor spirit of civil rights movement

... the movement's most well-known leaders. Thirty such multi-media works are on display at Les Beaux-Arts Gallery in Greenwich, Conn., through the end of March. aAuIcons of the Civil Rights Movement,aAu teams visual art and written accounts to tell the ...

http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Iconic-inspiration-Artist-draws-from-the-sacred-6114743.php

Composer Panufnik's work, life inspires admiration

Polish-born British composer Andrzej Panufnik at his London flat, 1957. One of his later chamber works, String Quartet No.3 iWycinanki ,i will be performed by the Chamber Players of the Greenwich Symphony Orchestra for two concerts, March 8 and 9, 2015, in Greenwich, Conn.

http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Composer-Panufnik-s-work-life-inspires-admiration-6114795.php

Iconic inspiration: Artist draws from the sacred to honor...

... the movement's most well-known leaders. Thirty such multi-media works are on display at Les Beaux-Arts Gallery in Greenwich, Conn., through the end of March. aAuIcons of the Civil Rights Movement,aAu teams visual art and written accounts to tell the ...

http://m.ctpost.com/news/article/Iconic-inspiration-Artist-draws-from-the-sacred-6114743.php

Stamford Sympony, GCS join forces for Mozart Requiem

The Stamford Symphony is joining forces with the Greenwich Choral Society for a performance of the Mozart Requiem on March 14 and 15 at the Palace Theatre. Photo: Contributed Photo Paul Mueller, director of the Greenwich Choral Society, has been rehearsing his group for a performance of the Mozart Requiem, with the Stamford Symphony.

http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Stamford-Sympony-GCS-join-forces-for-Mozart-6114527.php

Stamford Sympony, GCS join forces for Mozart Requiem

The Stamford Symphony - under the direction of Eckart Preu - will join forces with the Greenwich Choral Society for two performances of the Mozart Requiem on March 14 and 15 at the Palace Theatre The Stamford Symphony is joining forces with the Greenwich Choral Society for a performance of the Mozart Requiem on March 14 and 15 at the Palace Theatre. Paul Mueller, director of the Greenwich Choral Society, has been rehearsing his group for a performance of the Mozart Requiem, with the Stamford Symphony.

http://m.ctpost.com/news/article/Stamford-Sympony-GCS-join-forces-for-Mozart-6114527.php

Stamford Sympony, GCS join forces for Mozart Requiem

The Stamford Symphony is joining forces with the Greenwich Choral Society for a performance of the Mozart Requiem on March 14 and 15 at the Palace Theatre. Photo: Contributed Photo Paul Mueller, director of the Greenwich Choral Society, has been rehearsing his group for a performance of the Mozart Requiem, with the Stamford Symphony.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/news/articleGallery/Stamford-Sympony-GCS-join-forces-for-Mozart-6114527.php

The lasting appeal of TV's Judge Judy

... with your strong suit. Concentrate on what you are naturally adept at." She splits her time between her 13-acre Greenwich, Connecticut, estate - which features a sprawling jardin A la franA aise - Florida and California, where the show tapes. ...

http://www.stuff.co.nz/entertainment/tv-radio/66941995/The-lasting-appeal-of-TVs-Judge-Judy

Initial Environmental Tests Show No Soil Contamination at New Lebanon School

As Greenwich Public Schools proceeds with its plans for the New Lebanon School building project, an environmental assessment has revealed there are two underground storage tanks on the Mead Avenue campus, according to a preliminary report. And the assessment and soil tests - that are part of the development of educational specifications for the school at 22 Mead Ave. - indicate that neither tank is leaking and there isn't any soil contamination, according to the school district.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/initial-environmental-tests-show-no-soil-contamination-new-lebanon-school-0?

Full Career Retrospective and Greatest Moments for Chyna

... her contributions would be a grave injustice. There was something about seeing a rich, entitled pretty boy from Greenwich, Connecticut, turn to a woman to protect him from his fellow Superstars and occasionally fight in his matches, helping him pick ...

http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2384432-full-career-retrospective-and-greatest-moments-for-chyna

Greenwich Weather Update: Another Winter Storm Watch Is Issued

If you took our advice and made plans to call out of work on Thursday, you may want to reconsider, based on the latest complicated weather forecast for Thursday's snow. According to Connecticut's leading meteorologists this could be an almost all-or-nothing snow event late Wednesday into midday Thursday.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/greenwich-weather-update-another-winter-storm-watch-issued-0?

Ancient Seagoing Maps At Bruce Museum

... discovered something. Over time, the maps became more reflective of reality. An exhibit up now at Bruce Museum in Greenwich shows 30 maps collected by Jack Somer, a Fairfield County resident who has worked as a sailor and as a writer and editor at ...

http://www.ctnow.com/entertainment/hc-bruce-greenwich-sea-maps-0305-20150304,0,7403179.story?track=rss

Greenwich Man Faces Harassment, Protective Order Violation Charges

A Greenwich man remains in custody, unable to post bond following his arrest on violation of a protective order and harassment charges. According to a Greenwich Police report, police obtained an arrest warrant for the suspect after determining that he had sent harassing text messages and trespassed where the victim lives on Feb. 11. Patrick E. Blake, 31, of 8 Peck Ave., Greenwich, was arrested March 1 after Stamford Police investigated a motor vehicle accident involving Blake.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/greenwich-man-faces-harassment-protective-order-violation-charges-0?

St. Catherine's Players Of Greenwich Stage 'Seussical'

St. Catherine of Siena in the Riverside section of Greenwich is putting on a show, with productions of "Seussical the Musical" on the calendar for March. Performances will be held at St. Catherine of Siena Lucey Parish Hall.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/schools/st-catherines-players-greenwich-stage-seussical

Coldest Month On Record Freezes The Landscape At Greenwich Point Park

GREENWICH, Conn. -- Are you feeling frigid from the bone-chilling temperatures experienced in the past few weeks across Fairfield County? There's a a good reason for that.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/lifestyle/coldest-month-record-freezes-landscape-greenwich-point-park

Greenwich Schools Make Decision on Opening Schools

Public and private schools include Brunswick School, Greenwich Academy, Stanwich Scchool and the Whitby Schoo,l will have a two-hour delay in starting classes. The Greenwich Country Day School will open at the regular time on Wednesday, according to its website.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/greenwich-schools-make-decision-opening-schools-0?

Forbes' richest counts 3 more in Connecticut than last year

... "The 500 Richest People in the World." Four new names include sisters Alexandra Daitch of Lyme and Lucy Stitzer of Greenwich, who are heirs to food giant Cargill; Andreas Halvorsen of Darien, founding partner and chief executive officer of Viking ...

http://www.theday.com/local-business/20150304/forbes-richest-counts-3-more-in-connecticut-than-last-year

Greenwich Audi Gets Town's Permission To Build Parking Deck

GREENWICH, Conn. The Greenwich Planning and Zoning Commission recently approved an Audi dealership franchise's request to build a parking deck at its West Putnam Avenue site, greenwichtime.com reported.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/business/greenwich-audi-gets-towns-permission-build-parking-deck

Greenwich YMCA Prepares For Back To The Beach Gala

Join the YMCA of Greenwich for dinner, drinks and dancing as it prepares to celebrate the official kickoff of summer with Back to the Beach on Saturday. Watch the YMCA transform as it heads Back to the Beach, a summer-inspired fete supporting Y programs for kids.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/events/greenwich-ymca-prepares-back-beach-gala

Greenwich "Time for Lyme" Gala to Honor Leading Lyme Disease Researcher

... disease. The "Time for Lyme" Gala will be held Saturday, April 11 from 6:30 p.m. to midnight at the Hyatt Regency Greenwich in Old Greenwich, CT. It features a cocktail reception, dinner, dancing, and a silent and live auction. This year's Gala will ...

http://www.stamfordplus.com/stm/information/nws1/publish/News_1/Greenwich-Time-for-Lyme-Gala-to-Honor-Leading-Lyme-Disease-Researcher22572.shtml

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Play With Your Food Draws Sold Out Crowd

Scenes from today's Play with your Food lunchtime play reading at Toquet Hall in Westport, which continues Wednesday and Thursday , then moves to Fairfield on March 10, and Greenwich on March 11 and 12. Among the actors was Patricia Kalember who was asked about her appearances on the popular CBS series "Madam Secretary." "Now that I have matured a bit, I am being offered many more roles," she said.

http://www.westportnow.com/index.php?/v2_5/play_with_your_food_draws_sold_out_crowd/

Andy Garfunkel Joins Lockwood-Mathews Board of Trustees

... of Trustees for the Norwalk Senior Center, Congregation Beth-El of Norwalk, CT, and Connecticut Playmakers of Greenwich, Connecticut. Mr. Garfunkel majored in Theatrical Design at the University of Bridgeport. He is a member of the International ...

http://patch.com/connecticut/norwalk/andy-garfunkel-joins-lockwood-mathews-board-trustees-0?

Greenwich Social Services Department's Campership Program Is Accepting Applications

The Greenwich Department of Social Services' Campership Program is accepting applications for full and partial scholarships for its annual summer camp program. Families with children age 4 to 14, who are Greenwich residents and whose income does not exceed 200 percent of the Federal Poverty Guidelines may apply until the March 27 deadline.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/greenwich-social-services-departments-campership-program-accepting-applications?

Hip-Hop, Yoga Classes at Greenwich Teen Center

Don't miss our Hip-Hop 101 dance class every Wednesday @ 3:45pm! This program is free of charge and no experience is necessary. Just stop by to participate! Join our Yoga Takeover program every Wednesday at 5:00pm.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/hip-hop-yoga-classes-greenwich-teen-center-0?

Woman's Club of Greenwich Host A Painting Party

A blank canvas, your creativity unleashed. Professional artists will show you step by step how to turn your blank canvas into a masterpiece! No experience is required and all supplies are included.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/womans-club-greenwich-host-painting-party-0?

Fairfield County Giving Day is Back

... are participating in this year's event - Bethel, Bridgeport, Brookfield, Danbury, Darien, Easton, Fairfield, Greenwich, Monroe, New Canaan, New Fairfield, Newtown, Norwalk, Redding, Ridgefield, Shelton, Sherman, Stamford, Stratford, Trumbull, ...

http://norwalk.itsrelevant.com/content/22398/Fairfield-County-Giving-Day-is-Back

Behavior Not Well-Done In Greenwich Steakhouse Leads to Patron's Arrest

An "evening long tirade" at the upscale Gabriele's Italian Steakhouse in Greenwich escalated into a fight after restaurant management asked the offending patron "to leave after numerous complaints from guests," ended with the patron's arrest, according to Greenwich Police. The patron's arrest came about 12:30 a.m. Sunday, March 1 after several officers responded to the Church Street restaurant on "the report of a violent, disruptive patron refusing to leave when asked by management," according to a police report.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/behavior-not-well-done-greenwich-steakhouse-leads-patrons-arrest-0?

Greenwich Weather Update: Snow to Have 'Big Impact' on Tuesday's Evening Commute

... heavy in intensity, before it changes to ice late Tuesday, and then some light rain showers on Wednesday. [And Greenwich Public Schools announced Tuesday morning that "All evening activities are cancelled for this evening beginning at 5 p.m.] The ...

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/greenwich-weather-update-snow-have-big-impact-tuesdays-evening-commute-0?

Behavior Not Well-Done In Steakhouse Leads to Stamford Man's Arrest

An "evening long tirade" at the upscale Gabriele's Italian Steakhouse in Greenwich escalated into a fight after restaurant management asked the offending patron "to leave after numerous complaints from guests," ended with a Stamford man's arrest, according to Greenwich Police. The patron's arrest came about 12:30 a.m. Sunday, March 1 after several officers responded to the Church Street restaurant on "the report of a violent, disruptive patron refusing to leave when asked by management," according to a police report.

http://patch.com/connecticut/stamford/behavior-not-well-done-steakhouse-leads-stamford-mans-arrest-0?

Critic accuses Malloy of redistributing wealth

A leading GOP critic of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has accused the second-term Democrat of redistributing income from wealthy towns such as Greenwich to poor cities like Bridgeport, drawing new scrutiny to what is the widest wealth gap of any state in the nation. State Sen. Toni Boucher , R-Wilton, emailed her supporters a link Sunday night to a series of interactive maps -- incorporating 2012 data from the state Department of Revenue Services -- that she said illustrate the inequity in municipal aid distributed by the state.

http://m.newstimes.com/local/article/GOP-critic-Gov-redistributing-income-from-rich-6110229.php

Greenwich Public Schools Cancels Evening Activities Due To Snow, Sleet

Winter refuses to loosen its grip on the area, and it has resulted in the cancellation of all evening activities in the Greenwich Public Schools after 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 3. The National Weather Service is forecasting snow, beginning after 4 p.m. with a total daytime accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/news/greenwich-public-schools-cancels-evening-activities-due-snow-sleet

Forbesa richest counts 3 more in Connecticut than last year

More Connecticut billionaires have made it this year onto Forbes magazine's annual list of "The 500 Richest People in the World." Four new names include sisters Alexandra Daitch of Lyme and Lucy Stitzer of Greenwich, who are heirs to food giant Cargill; Andreas Halvorsen of Darien, founding partner and chief executive officer of Viking Global Investors; and William Berkley, a Greenwich insurance executive.

http://wtnh.com/2015/03/03/forbes-richest-counts-3-more-in-connecticut-than-last-year/

Bronxville Man Named Partner In Law Firm Promotion

Bleakley Platt & Schmidt, LLP, a law firm with offices in White Plains, N.Y. and Greenwich, Conn., is pleased to announce the addition of three new partners to its legal team. Christopher C. Palermo, of Bronxville is a partner in the firm's Litigation Practice Group.

http://bronxville.dailyvoice.com/business/white-plains-greenwich-law-firm-announces-new-partners-promotions

Greenwich's Bendheim Civic Center Presents Youth Golf Clinics

The Department of Parks and Recreation will offer youth golf clinics at the Bendheim Western Greenwich Civic Center on Fridays for five weeks, starting March 27. The course fee for the five-week session is $125. Mail-only registration will begin Monday, March 9. Walk-in registration will begin on Monday, March 16 until classes are full.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/greenwichs-bendheim-civic-center-presents-youth-golf-clinics

More Snow, More Cold As March Comes In Like A Lion In Greenwich

A worker knocks snow off the roof off a building at the corner of Greenwich Avenue and East Elm Street Monday morning as the area was hit with another round of snow overnight Sunday. GREENWICH, Conn.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/more-snow-more-cold-march-comes-lion-greenwich

Andy Garfunkel Joins Trustees At Norwalk's Lockwood-Mathews Mansion

... Trust, the Norwalk Senior Center Board of Trustees, Congregation Beth-El of Norwalk, and Connecticut Playmakers of Greenwich. Garfunkel majored in theatrical design at the University of Bridgeport. He is a member of the International Alliance of ...

http://norwalk.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/andy-garfunkel-joins-trustees-norwalks-lockwood-mathews-mansion

Prey for Lunch in Greenwich -- Squawk About Take-Out

... coastline. But given the bird's position while dining on what apparently was a tasty afternoon delight in western Greenwich Monday afternoon, I wasn't able to discern whether this was a red-tailed hawk. But talk about take-out! This burly bird with ...

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/prey-lunch-greenwich-squawk-about-take-out-0?

Monday, March 2, 2015

GOP critic: Gov. redistributing income from rich towns to cities

A leading GOP critic of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has accused the second-term Democrat of redistributing income from wealthy towns such as Greenwich to poor cities like Bridgeport, drawing new scrutiny to what is the widest wealth gap of any state in the nation. State Sen. Toni Boucher , R-Wilton, emailed her supporters a link Sunday night to a series of interactive maps -- incorporating 2012 data from the state Department of Revenue Services -- that she said illustrate the inequity in municipal aid distributed by the state.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/GOP-critic-Gov-redistributing-income-from-rich-6111274.php

GOP critic: Malloy redistributing income from rich towns to cities

A leading GOP critic of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has accused the second-term Democrat of redistributing income from wealthy towns such as Greenwich to poor cities like Bridgeport, drawing new scrutiny to what is the widest wealth gap of any state in the nation. State Sen. Toni Boucher , R-Wilton, emailed her supporters a link Sunday night to a series of interactive maps -- incorporating 2012 data from the state Department of Revenue Services -- that she said illustrate the inequity in municipal aid distributed by the state.

http://m.newstimes.com/local/article/GOP-critic-Malloy-redistributing-income-from-6111272.php

Greenwich Cargill heiress lands on Forbes billionaire list

Greenwich is known throughout the nation and world as a safe place for billionaires to call home. But the town's "billionaires club" has always been a boys' club.

http://www.newstimes.com/business/article/Greenwich-Cargill-heiress-lands-on-Forbes-6111168.php

Danbury's Buck Makes List Of Forbes Billionaires

Ray Dalio of Greenwich, founder & co-chief investment officer of Westport's Bridgewater Associates, ranks No. 60 on the list of the world's richest billionaires, according to a report published Monday by Forbes.

http://danbury.dailyvoice.com/business/15-ties-fairfield-county-make-forbes-list-billionaires

Taxi drivers and Uber clash over licensing

The old and the new -- traditional cab drivers and the technology-driven Uber -- clashed Monday over whether ride-sharing companies should be licensed and regulated the same as taxi and livery companies. "These gypsies are low-balling the prices," said Ernie Paglieri , a driver with the Greenwich Taxi Inc., referring to Uber, which offers rides through an app downloaded to smartphones.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/Taxi-drivers-and-Uber-clash-over-licensing-6111148.php

Westport's Dalio Is Fairfield County's Wealthiest Billionaire

Ray Dalio of Greenwich, founder & co-chief investment officer of Westport's Bridgewater Associates, ranks No. 60 on the list of the world's richest billionaires, according to a report published Monday by Forbes.

http://westport.dailyvoice.com/business/14-ties-fairfield-county-make-forbes-list-billionaires

What to do in and around Greenwich

Paralympic Gold Medalist Pilot Noam Gershoni will speak at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Temple Sholom, 300 East Putnam Ave. To RSVP, call 203-869-7191 or visit www.templesholom.com. For more information, call Alice Schoen at 203-542-7165 or email her at alice.schoen@templesholom.com.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/What-to-do-in-and-around-Greenwich-6111005.php

Forbes List 16 Connecticut Billionaires, Up From 13 In 2014

... for 2014; and Thomas Peterffy, the electronic trading pioneer. Alexandra Daitch of Lyme and Lucy Stitzer of Greenwich, sisters, are heirs to the Cargill fortune; Andreas Halvorsen is a citizen of Norway who lives in Darien; and William Berkley, ...

http://www.courant.com/business/hc-list-of-connecticut-billionaires-grows-to-16-20150302-htmlstory.html

Taxi drivers and Uber clash over licensing

The old and the new -- traditional cab drivers and the technology-driven Uber -- clashed Monday over whether ride sharing companies should be licensed and regulated the same as taxi and livery companies. "These gypsies are low-balling the prices," said Ernie Paglieri , a driver with the Greenwich Taxi Inc., referring to Uber, which offers rides through a smart app downloaded to smart phones.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/Taxi-drivers-and-Uber-clash-over-licensing-6110809.php

The Wearin' of the Green in Stamford

... offer nearly 80 marching units, bagpipe bands and floats. Favorites will include the Celtic Cross Pipe Band, the Greenwich Pipe Band, and the popular Shriners mini T-Bird cars. Several Stamford school bands also will be participating. The parade ...

http://patch.com/connecticut/stamford/wearin-green-stamford-0?

Stamford billionaire-less on Forbes list with McMahon's exit

... Linda McMahon have a suite, Stamford's moneyed neighborhood spreads out below, shaped like a "b" running down the Greenwich border before ballooning out east into wealthy enclaves along the shore neighborhoods, with nearly 2,300 taxpayers averaging ...

http://www.newstimes.com/business/article/Stamford-billionaire-less-on-Forbes-list-with-6110825.php

Stamford billionaire-less on Forbes list with McMahon's exit

... Linda McMahon have a suite, Stamford's moneyed neighborhood spreads out below, shaped like a "b" running down the Greenwich border before ballooning out east into wealthy enclaves along the shore neighborhoods, with nearly 2,300 taxpayers averaging ...

http://m.ctpost.com/business/article/Stamford-billionaire-less-on-Forbes-list-with-6110825.php

Long Duration Snow, Ice and Rain Storm to Hit Greenwich

Another Monday in Connecticut must mean another storm that dumped snow on the state and led to mass school delays and cancellations. The latest storm dumped 3 to 6 inches of snow on the state and the big winner, I guess you can call it that, was Milford receiving 7 inches of snow, according to WFSB 3 TV.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/weather-update-long-duration-snow-ice-and-rain-storm-hit-greenwich-0?

In Drug Trial, Parents Weigh Life and Loss

... Mr. Marella said. "This is a logical trade-off." He looked over at Andrew, who on the drive from their home in Greenwich, Conn., had been lobbying for a PlayStation 4. "You can rationalize all you want," Mr. Marella said. "There is still a moment of ...

http://www.wsj.com/articles/deaf-or-death-in-drug-trial-parents-weigh-life-vs-hearing-loss-1425267002?mod=WSJ_article_EditorsPicks

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The Chinese Language School of Connecticut's 13th annual Chinese New Year Festival was held on March 1, 2015. For the year of the ram, the school will gather at Eastern Middle School in the Riverside section of Greenwich.

http://www.dariennewsonline.com/entertainment/slideshow/The-Weekend-in-Photos-Feb-27-to-March-1-2015-104371.php

The Weekend in Photos

The Chinese Language School of Connecticut's 13th annual Chinese New Year Festival was held on March 1, 2015. For the year of the ram, the school will gather at Eastern Middle School in the Riverside section of Greenwich.

http://www.newcanaannewsonline.com/entertainment/slideshow/The-Weekend-in-Photos-Feb-27-to-March-1-2015-104371.php

Tractor-Trailer Crash Blocks Lanes Of I-95 In Greenwich

A crash involving a car and a tractor-trailer on Monday morning is blocking two lanes of northbound I-95 in Greenwich, according to the Connecticut Department of Transportation. The accident is between Exit 3 for Arch Street and Exit 5 for Route 1. The right and center lanes are closed in the area.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/news/tractor-trailer-crash-blocks-lanes-i-95-greenwich

Truck Crash Closes 1 Lane of I-95 in Greenwich

Emergency crews are on the scene of a Monday morning crash involving a tractor-trailer and another vehicle on I-95 in Greenwich.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/truck-crash-closes-1-lane-i-95-greenwich-0?

Decisions Made on Greenwich School Openings

Because of the weather and road conditions Greenwich Public Schools and most private Greenwich schools will have a delayed opening on Monday.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/decisions-made-greenwich-school-openings-0?

City Consultant Says No New Office Space Is Needed In Norwalk

... rents for an average of $32 per square foot; Stamford commands slightly higher rents of $38 per square foot; while Greenwich commands significantly higher rents at $71 per square foot. CBRE Group's report states today's new construction costs ...

http://norwalk.dailyvoice.com/business/city-consultant-says-no-new-office-space-needed-norwalk

Girl Scouts Launch A New Cookie Season In Greenwich

The annual delivery of Girl Scout cookies descended on Norwalk on Saturday, drawing troop members from across lower Fairfield County to Norden Park to collect their iconic desserts for delivery to excited customers. One of the 23 locations statewide delivering nearly 2 million boxes of cookies, the East Norwalk pickup spot was responsible for distributing to Girl Scout troops in Greenwich, Stamford, Darien, Norwalk, New Canaan, Weston, Wilton and Westport.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/girl-scouts-launch-new-cookie-season-fairfield-county

Greenwich Library Holds Programs For Teens In March

GREENWICH, Conn. Greenwich Library will hold several programs for teens throughout March including teen tech week, gaming day, showing the independent film "Haze" and more.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/greenwich-library-holds-programs-teens-march

Mamaroneck's Murphy Brothers Win National Award

The Shore Road Project in Old Greenwich, Conn., was recently recognized as one of the most innovative projects in the country. The honor was presented as part of the ICF Builder Awards, an international competition designed to showcase the advantages of building with insulated concrete forms, commonly called ICFs.

http://mamaroneck.dailyvoice.com/business/mamaronecks-murphy-brothers-win-national-award

SEEN: Chinese New Year Festival in Greenwich

The Chinese Language School of Connecticut's 13th annual Chinese New Year Festival was held on March 1, 2015. For the year of the ram, the school will gather at Eastern Middle School in the Riverside section of Greenwich.

http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/seen/slideshow/SEEN-Chinese-New-Year-Festival-in-Greenwich-104379.php

Amy Klein, center, runs with her dog, Wyatt, and her friend Taruna.... photo: 7593377 slideshow 847

Amy Klein, center, runs with her dog, Wyatt, and her friend Taruna Reddy as a snow storm hits Greenwich, Conn., on Sunday, March 1, 2015.

http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/local/slideshow/The-week-in-photos-847/photo-7593377.php

Cycling instructor Gary Morello pumps up the crowd of cyclists.... photo: 7593583 slideshow 847

Cycling instructor Gary Morello pumps up the crowd of cyclists during Cycle for Survival at Equinox fitness club in Greenwich, Conn., on Sunday, March 1, 2015.

http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/local/slideshow/The-week-in-photos-847/photo-7593583.php

Kathy Magid, with the team Cheryl's Crusaders, begins her cycling.... photo: 7593582 slideshow 847

Kathy Magid, with the team Cheryl's Crusaders, begins her cycling as Cheryl's husband, Ira Lutsky, looks on during Cycle for Survival at Equinox fitness club in Greenwich, Conn., on Sunday, March 1, 2015.

http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/local/slideshow/The-week-in-photos-847/photo-7593582.php

Craig Robinson hangs out at the bar of Mackenzies Grill Room in the.... photo: 7593648 slideshow 847

Craig Robinson hangs out at the bar of Mackenzies Grill Room in the Old Greenwich neighborhood of Greenwich, Conn., on Sunday, March 1, 2015. Robinson remembers going to the bar in the late 1970s when it was called Tracks, moved away for a time, and moved back across the street and has been a regular since the late 1990s.

http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/local/slideshow/The-week-in-photos-847/photo-7593648.php

Eric Campinell and his children, Eric, left; Quinn, at right; and.... photo: 7593646 slideshow 847

Eric Campinell and his children, Eric, left; Quinn, at right; and Claire; leave Mackenzies Grill Room after having a meal there in the Old Greenwich neighborhood of Greenwich, Conn., on Sunday, March 1, 2015.

http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/local/slideshow/The-week-in-photos-847/photo-7593646.php

Wearing boxing gloves Sandy Goodman pumps up cyclists during Cycle.... photo: 7593581 slideshow 847

Wearing boxing gloves Sandy Goodman pumps up cyclists during Cycle for Survival at Equinox fitness club in Greenwich, Conn., on Sunday, March 1, 2015.

http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/local/slideshow/The-week-in-photos-847/photo-7593581.php

Niel Bluger hangs out at the bar of Mackenzies Grill Room in the.... photo: 7593651 slideshow 847

Niel Bluger hangs out at the bar of Mackenzies Grill Room in the Old Greenwich neighborhood of Greenwich, Conn., on Sunday, March 1, 2015. In his twenties, Bulger worked at the restaurant bringing food to customers.

http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/local/slideshow/The-week-in-photos-847/photo-7593651.php

Sunday, March 1, 2015

The Weekend in Photos, Feb. 27 to March 1, 2015

The Chinese Language School of Connecticut's 13th annual Chinese New Year Festival was held on March 1, 2015. For the year of the ram, the school will gather at Eastern Middle School in the Riverside section of Greenwich.

http://www.ctpost.com/entertainment/slideshow/The-Weekend-in-Photos-Feb-27-to-March-1-2015-104371.php

Snow could make mess of morning commute

... March 1, 2015. Amy Klein, center, runs with her dog, Wyatt, and her friend Taruna Reddy as a snow storm hits Greenwich, Conn., on Sunday, March 1, 2015. A Greenwich Public Works plow makes its way down Putnam Avenue as a snow storm hits Greenwich, ...

http://m.newstimes.com/local/article/Snow-slippery-roads-cause-numerous-accidents-6109132.php

Snow, slippery roads cause numerous accidents, possible messy morning commute

... Brian A. Pounds Amy Klein, center, runs with her dog, Wyatt, and her friend Taruna Reddy as a snow storm hits Greenwich, Conn., on Sunday, March 1, 2015. Photo: Jason Rearick A Greenwich Public Works plow makes its way down Putnam Avenue as a snow ...

http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Snow-slippery-roads-cause-numerous-accidents-6109132.php

Snow, slippery roads cause numerous accidents, possible messy morning commute

... March 1, 2015. Amy Klein, center, runs with her dog, Wyatt, and her friend Taruna Reddy as a snow storm hits Greenwich, Conn., on Sunday, March 1, 2015. A Greenwich Public Works plow makes its way down Putnam Avenue as a snow storm hits Greenwich, ...

http://m.ctpost.com/local/article/Snow-slippery-roads-cause-numerous-accidents-6109132.php

'Swing into Spring' -- A Benefit, Fashion Show for Greenwich Community Answers

The event - scheduled for 11:30 a.m. Sunday, March 8 at the Hyatt Regency Greenwich - includes a luncheon, a silent auction, and the opportunity to check out a variety of new spring fashions from Beam & Barre, Lilly Pulitzer, Lord & Taylor, Stella M'Lia, Vilebrequin, Vineyard Vines and Wishlist. Models will be Greenwich residents, teachers, coaches and town employees.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/swing-spring-benefit-fashion-show-greenwich-community-answers-0?

Celebrate Dr. Seuss's Birthday at the Greenwich Library's Children's Room

Greenwich youngsters have the opportunity to participate in the Read Across America program at the Greenwich Library's Children's Room on Monday afternoon for a Dr. Seuss birthday celebration. The Children's Room is planning special crafts all day and a storytime at 4 p.m. Children will be able to participate in the reading this year's selection Oh the Places You'll Go , and can pledge the 'Reader's Oath', to read every day.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/celebrate-dr-seusss-birthday-greenwich-librarys-childrens-room-0?

Stamford archives: Week of March 1

... Center . Commercial real estate professional John D. Goodkind , managing principal for Newmark Knight Frank in Greenwich, said the buyers secured an exceptionally low price for the 32.68-acre site. At $16.75 million, the investors paid an equivalent ...

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/Stamford-archives-Week-of-March-1-6108886.php

WOW House: Stone Manor in Private Backcountry Greenwich Enclave

A 16-room stone manor that is secluded in a private, gated estate enclave in backcountry Greenwich is on the market. The nearly 10,000 square-foot home is located on Old Round Hill Lane on two verdant acres bordering a conservation area.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/wow-house-stone-manor-private-backcountry-greenwich-enclave-0?

May 12-14: Document Strategy Forum

EventEvolution Management Inc . is pleased to announce that the 2015 DOCUMENT Strategy Forum will be held on May 12-14, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency, in Greenwich, CT once again.

http://outputlinks.com/industry-content/hvto-industry-news/forum_030115_ol_document-strategy

ENGAGEMENT: Avina – Pope

Mr. and Mrs. Faustino Avina of Chatsworth, Calif., announce the engagement of their daughter, Nelva Avina of Chatsworth, Calif., to James “Erik” Pope of Greenwich, Conn., a son of Jay and Lynn Pope of Aiken. The bridegroom-elect is a maternal grandson of the late Mitchell and Kay Burgess of Aiken and a paternal grandson of the late Jim and Dot Pope of Fort Myers, Fla.

http://www.aikenstandard.com/article/20150301/AIK0402/150309981/-1/feed&source=RSS

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Developers of Stamford station project gave big to Democrats

... That same day, his wife, Janet D. McClutchy , wrote the committee a $10,000 check. Their son, Todd McClutchy , of Greenwich, a real estate developer who works for his father, also contributed $10,000 on July 1, 2013. The next week, Todd and John ...

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/Developers-of-Stamford-station-project-gave-big-6108233.php

NY judge tosses Greenwich art dealer's fraud suit

Greenwich collector Richard McKenzie Jr.claims in a lawsuit that this painting is a forged Renoir sold to him by New York art dealer Robert Fishko for $389,539. McKenzie also claims Fishko sold him fake Rodin and Barlach sculptures.

http://m.ctpost.com/local/article/NY-judge-tosses-Greenwich-art-dealer-s-fraud-suit-6108178.php

Greenwich officials seek huge increase of protected open space

This map, provided by the town of Greenwich, shows undeveloped parcels of land in town and their classification.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/Greenwich-officials-seek-huge-increase-of-6108181.php

NY judge tosses Greenwich art dealer's fraud suit

Greenwich collector Richard McKenzie Jr.claims in a lawsuit that this painting is a forged Renoir sold to him by New York art dealer Robert Fishko for $389,539. McKenzie also claims Fishko sold him fake Rodin and Barlach sculptures.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/NY-judge-tosses-Greenwich-art-dealer-s-fraud-suit-6108178.php

Racers fast as greased lightning at 80th anniversary Thunderbolt Ski Race

... in Amherst and also served as race director, with a time of 2:17:27. In the women's division, Katie Vadasdi, of Greenwich, Conn., finished first with a time of 3:14:03. Greta Faccheti, of Savoy, finished second in 3:15:33. In third place was Angela ...

http://www.berkshireeagle.com/news/ci_27617906/racers-fast-greased-lightning-at-80th-thunderbolt-ski

John Breunig: The loud subtext of radio silence

... didn't draw the media to crime or accident scenes. If I had their job, I wouldn't want to see us there either. Greenwich police recently switched to an encrypted system like many other departments around the country. The goal is to prevent criminals ...

http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/John-Breunig-The-loud-subtext-of-radio-silence-6107882.php

Developers of Stamford station project gave big to Democrats

... . That same day his wife, Janet D. McClutchy , wrote the committee a $10,000 check. Their son, Todd McClutchy , of Greenwich, a real estate developer who works for his father, also contributed $10,000 on July 1, 2013. The next week Todd and John ...

http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Developers-of-Stamford-station-project-gave-big-6107781.php

St. Thomian writes book to help children

St. Thomas native and special needs teacher in Greenwich, Conn., Rachel Davis, second from left, has written a children's book to help children know that it is OK to be different. ST. THOMAS - A St. Thomas native who has been a longtime special needs teacher has taken her experience and turned it into a colorful lesson children that it is OK to be different with the release of her first children's book, "Hammer the Hyperactive Hound."

http://virginislandsdailynews.com/news/st-thomian-writes-book-to-help-children-1.1840936

Lemonis Takes On Another North Shore Project

... ge b's Lake Forest store joins its six other locations in New York City, Aspen, Palm Beach; Bethesda, Maryland and Greenwich, Connecticut.

http://patch.com/illinois/highlandpark/lemonis-takes-another-north-shore-project?

Byram Shore Road mansion on market for $29.5 million

The mansion at 207 Byram Shore Road in Greenwich, Conn., Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, is on the market for $29.5 million. The mansion at 207 Byram Shore Road in Greenwich, Conn., Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, has striking views of Long Island Sound and is on the market for $29.5 million.

http://m.ctpost.com/business/article/Byram-Shore-Road-mansion-on-market-for-29-5-6107558.php

Journal News Publisher Janet Hasson Accepts Providence Journal Post

... female publisher in the 185-year history of Rhode Island's largest newspaper, and first since 1879. Hasson, 55, of Greenwich, Conn., joined the Journal News in 2011 and helped the company launch its new digital and print products, LoHud.com said.

http://whiteplains.dailyvoice.com/business/journal-news-publisher-janet-hasson-accepts-providence-journal-post

Journal News Publisher Janet Hasson Accepts Providence Journal Post

... y The Providence Journal and its owner, GateHouse Media, which purchased the publication last year. Hasson, 55, of Greenwich, Conn., joined the Journal News in 2011 and helped the company launch its new digital and print products, LoHud.com said.

http://mamaroneck.dailyvoice.com/business/journal-news-publisher-janet-hasson-accepts-providence-journal-post

In Case You Missed It: Manfredi Jewelry Store Opens in New Canaan

Editor's note: Earlier this week, New Canaan Patch published this story about a longstanding Greenwich business now with a shop in downtown New Canaan. If you missed seeing this before, here's another chance to read it: There is, again, a jewelry and watch store at 72 Elm St. in downtown New Canaan, now that Manfredi Jewels has opened in the store there, the former location of Henry C. Reid & Son Jewelers.

http://patch.com/connecticut/newcanaan/case-you-missed-it-manfredi-jewelry-store-opens-new-canaan?

Old Greenwich Parents Push for Stricter Boating Regulations for Teens

Old Greenwich residents Joseph and Pam Fedorko testified before the Connecticut Legislature's Environment Committee Friday to voice their support of Emily's bill - a proposed revision of state boating regulations that would impose stricter guidelines for teen boat operators. The bill, supported by Greenwich state Sen. Scott Frantz , is in response to the Long Island Sound tragedy on Aug. 6, 2014 that claimed the life of the Fedorkos' 16-year-old daughter Emily.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/old-greenwich-parents-push-stricter-boating-regulations-teens-0?

New CEO at Bankwell

... broker/dealer. He also served as Co-Chief Operating Officer and a Member of the Board of Directors of Greenwich Capital Markets. "Following an extensive CEO search, the Board has determined that Chris is uniquely qualified to meet the challenges and ...

http://patch.com/connecticut/stamford/new-ceo-bankwell-0?

Staples takes fourth at FCIAC swimming

Greenwich swimmer Thomas Dillinger does the breaststroke in 200 IM event that he won during the FCIAC Boys Swimming Championship at Greenwich High School, Conn., Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. Greenwich High School won the championship and Dillinger went on to win the 100 yard breaststroke event with a FCIAC record time of 55.89.

http://www.westport-news.com/sports/article/Staples-takes-fourth-at-FCIAC-swimming-6107319.php

Find Open Houses in Greenwich This Weekend Including This Contemporary on 4 Acres, Overlooking Pond

Check back every week for a listing of the latest open houses scheduled in the Greenwich area and new homes for sale. These real estate listings come to Patch in a direct feed from Zillow and automatically update to show the 10 most recently listed homes in a given category.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/find-open-houses-greenwich-weekend-including-contemporary-4-acres-overlooking-pond?

Staples takes fourth at FCIAC swimming

Greenwich swimmer Thomas Dillinger does the breaststroke in 200 IM event that he won during the FCIAC Boys Swimming Championship at Greenwich High School, Conn., Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. Greenwich High School won the championship and Dillinger went on to win the 100 yard breaststroke event with a FCIAC record time of 55.89.

http://m.westport-news.com/sports/article/Staples-takes-fourth-at-FCIAC-swimming-6107319.php

New Lebanon School Embraces Diversity As Part Of Greenwich Drive

Normally first-grader Jazmin Avelar, 6, sits with her classmates when she is at lunch. But that was turned upside down Friday at New Lebanon School as Avelar found herself sitting beside fifth-grader Madison Tessar during a diversity initiative at the Greenwich school.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/schools/new-lebanon-school-embraces-diversity-part-greenwich-drive

Friday, February 27, 2015

Mike Richter talks 'life-altering' effect of concussions

... the founder and managing partner of Healthy Planet Partners, an environmentally conscious company based in Greenwich, Conn. Concussions are especially difficult to diagnose at youth levels, where the least amount of information is available, but ...

http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/hockey/rangers/mike-richter-talks-life-altering-effect-concussions-article-1.2132422

Failed golf network that got $5M from Malloy criticized for extravagance

... par on a single hole. Where Malloy saw potential, his rival for the 2010 Democratic gubernatorial nomination, Greenwich cable television magnate Ned Lamont , saw risk. "It's one more reason why you probably don't want the state of Connecticut ...

http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Failed-golf-network-that-got-5M-from-Malloy-6106553.php

New Lebanon students change lunch tables for a day

First-grader Yajaira Castro-Constanza, left, and fifth-grader Madison Tessar talk during a Diversity Day activity at New Lebanon School in Greenwich, Conn. Friday, Feb. 27, 2015.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/New-Lebanon-students-change-lunch-tables-for-a-day-6106506.php

GHS students give up class breaks to donate blood

Greenwich High School senior Matheus Souza waits to get his blood drawn during the blood drive at the high school on Friday, Feb. 27, 2015. Greenwich, Conn.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/GHS-students-give-up-class-breaks-to-donate-blood-6106528.php

Failed golf network that got $5M from Malloy criticized for extravagance

... par on a single hole. Where Malloy saw potential, his rival for the 2010 Democratic gubernatorial nomination, Greenwich cable television magnate Ned Lamont , saw risk. "It's one more reason why you probably don't want the state of Connecticut ...

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/Failed-golf-network-that-got-5M-from-Malloy-6106553.php

Failed golf network that got $5M from Malloy criticized for extravagance

... par on a single hole. Where Malloy saw potential, his rival for the 2010 Democratic gubernatorial nomination, Greenwich cable television magnate Ned Lamont , saw risk. "It's one more reason why you probably don't want the state of Connecticut ...

http://m.ctpost.com/local/article/Failed-golf-network-that-got-5M-from-Malloy-6106553.php

Future of Mackenzie's in Old Greenwich unclear

Speculation has been swirling through Old Greenwich this week about the fate of Mackenzie's Grill Room, an institution in the neighborhood for decades. "If it's for sale, I hope they would stay open," said Richard Fulton , head of the Old Greenwich Merchants Association .

http://www.ctpost.com/business/article/Future-of-Mackenzie-s-in-Old-Greenwich-unclear-6106495.php

Parents of Emily Fedorko lobby for boating safety

Greenwich resident Joseph Fedorko, center, testifies in favor of a boating safety bill before the General Assembly's Environment Committee in Hartford Friday. At his sides are wife Pam Fedorko and state Sen. L. Scott Frantz, R-36th.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/Parents-of-Emily-Fedorko-lobby-for-boating-safety-6106349.php

Byram Shore Road mansion on market for $29.5 million

The mansion at 207 Byram Shore Road in Greenwich, Conn., Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, is on the market for $29.5 million. Photo: Bob Luckey The mansion at 207 Byram Shore Road in Greenwich, Conn., Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, has striking views of Long Island Sound and is on the market for $29.5 million.

http://www.newstimes.com/business/article/Byram-Shore-Road-mansion-on-market-for-29-5-6106422.php

7 Things You Shouldn't Say to Someone Who's Had an Eating Disorder

... thoughts by saying something inappropriate. Judith Mosesso, LMSW, primary therapist at the Renfrew Center in Old Greenwich, Connecticut, emphasizes that every patient is different-what makes one person uncomfortable may not bother another. But, as a ...

http://news.health.com/2015/02/27/7-things-you-shouldnt-say-to-someone-whos-had-an-eating-disorder/

Jammed Roads Greet Commuters Friday In Fairfield County

... cleared by 5 p.m. Traffic, however, was still heavy in both directions. Interstate 95 northbound was clogged from Greenwich through Bridgeport. An afternoon fire in Bridgeport provided an early start to the commuting hassle.

http://stamford.dailyvoice.com/news/jammed-roads-greet-commuters-friday-fairfield-county

Mail Carrier Sues Yonkers Dog Owner Over Bite Incident

YONKERS, N.Y. A postman from Greenwich, Conn., is suing a dog owner in Yonkers, stating her dog bit him and forced him to flee quickly, causing him to twist his right knee and ankle, reports lohud .

http://yonkers.dailyvoice.com/news/mail-carrier-sues-yonkers-dog-owner-over-bite-incident

Surviving divorce after 50

... to live on under one budget, and now will have to break up," says Lili Vasileff, a certified financial planner in Greenwich, Connecticut. That makes planning your moves, both during and after the split, all the more important. Here's what to ...

http://www.bankrate.com/financing/retirement/jean-chatzky-surviving-divorce-after-50/

Discover the World of Gardening in Greenwich

Even though the ground is still covered with snow and ice, it's not too early to start thinking about gardening. The first is at 10 a.m. Feb. 28 when local microgreens guru Chris Hadin of Abilis leads the workshop 'Growing Microgreens: Your Own Indoor Flavor Garden' at the Abilis green house, 50 Glenville St. Attendees of the workshop, that's being co-hosted by Greenwich Community Gardens, will receive one packet of Microgreen seeds and a free Microgreens growing guide.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/discover-world-gardening-greenwich-0?

Greenwich's Khan Named Director Of Programs At Food Bank For Westchester

ELMSFORD, N.Y. Ayesha Khan, a Greenwich resident, has been appointed director of programs and network services at The Food Bank for Westchester. In her new role, Khan is responsible for overseeing the Food Bank's diverse range of programs that, last year alone, facilitated the distribution of 7.2 million pounds of food - providing 6 million meals to families, senior citizens and children across the county.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/news/food-bank-westchester-names-ayesha-khan-its-director-programs

Women Of Vision Plan Annual Luncheon Benefit In Greenwich

GREENWICH, Conn. The "Strong Women, Strong World" annual luncheon will be hosted at the Hyatt Regency Greenwich on March 2. Schaefer has been a voice for oppressed and trafficked women and children in Peru and throughout Latin America.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/women-vision-plan-annual-luncheon-benefit-greenwich

Starwood Capital Group, Melia Acquire Spanish Resorts Through New Joint Venture

... Starwood Capital Group is a private investment firm with a core focus on global real estate. Headquartered in Greenwich, CT, the Firm maintains 12 offices in six countries around the world. Starwood Capital Group has raised more than $30 billion of ...

http://www.hospitalitynet.org/news/154000320/4069245.html

Starwood Capital Group, Melia Acquire Spanish Resorts Through New Joint Venture

... Starwood Capital Group is a private investment firm with a core focus on global real estate. Headquartered in Greenwich, CT, the Firm maintains 12 offices in six countries around the world. Starwood Capital Group has raised more than $30 billion of ...

http://www.hftp.org/index.cfm?feedItem=http://hftp2.hsyndicate.com/news/4069245.html

Market watchers wonder if hot biotech IPO boom can continue

... far in 2015, half as many as went public in the first two months of last year, according to Renaissance Capital, a Greenwich, Conn., firm that manages IPO-focused exchange-traded funds. As for investor appetite, this year's early IPOs are trading up ...

http://www.bostonglobe.com/business/2015/02/27/market-watchers-wonder-hot-biotech-ipo-boom-can-continue/MXLREAgrQanPxS6JtfjzxI/story.html

Greenwich retains FCIAC Boys Swim title

Greenwich swimmer Thomas Dillinger does the breaststroke in 200 IM event that he won during the FCIAC Boys Swimming Championship at Greenwich High School, Conn., Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. Greenwich High School won the championship and Dillinger went on to win the 100 yard breaststroke event with a FCIAC record time of 55.89.

http://m.newstimes.com/sports/article/Greenwich-retains-FCIAC-Boys-Swim-title-6104549.php

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