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Tuesday, March 31, 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.

http://wtnh.com/2015/03/31/greenwich-police-investigate-hoax-hostage-incidents/

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 ...

http://nhpr.org/post/granite-geek-put-gps-tracker-your-cat-research

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.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/man-faces-charge-he-stole-rolex-watch-gym-locker-0?

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 ...

http://www.bizjournals.com/dayton/news/2015/03/31/government-agency-objects-to-standard-register.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+vertical_15+%28Employee+Compensation+%26+Benefits+Industry+News%29

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 ...

http://www.courant.com/breaking-news/hc-distracted-driving-0401-20150331-story.html

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.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/young-mariners-foundation-plans-keeping-kids-course-gala-0?

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.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/witherells-music-and-memory-program-huge-success-0?

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.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/chopt-creative-salad-company-comes-greenwich-0?

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 ...

http://world.einnews.com/pr_news/257685116/full-circle-capital-corporation-successfully-completes-rights-offering

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.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/greenwich-police-say-report-hostage-taking-was-hoax

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.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/greenwich-police-investigate-swatting-incident-0?

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.

http://www.bcinterruption.com/boston-college-football-recruiting-class-2016/2015/3/31/8317453/boston-college-football-marshfield-ma-tight-end-danny-dalton

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 ...

https://www.pehub.com/2015/03/stone-point-capital-recaps-black-mountain-systems/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+pehub%2Fblog+%28PE+HUB+Blog%29

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.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/greenwich-students-win-top-awards-sustainable-projects-connecticut-science-fair?

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.

http://wtnh.com/2015/03/31/men-beaten-and-robbed-in-greenwich/

Monday, March 30, 2015

Mail theft ringleader sentenced

The head of a mail-theft ring that police said stole hundreds of credit cards and checks from mailboxes from Greenwich to New Haven was sentenced Monday in federal court to four years and seven month. "This is just the tip of the iceberg," said Bridgeport Police Detective Francis Podpolucha , part of a multi-town task force that has been pursuing Dayquan Jackson for several years.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/Mail-theft-ringleader-sentenced-6169119.php

Toppled electric pole causes truck fire, outages on East Putnam early Monday

A truck at a construction site on East Putnam Ave. in Greenwich, Conn. is engulfed in flames after a power line fell on it on Monday, March 30, 2015.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/Toppled-electric-pole-causes-truck-fire-outages-6168792.php

3 new Greenwich PD officers sworn in

From left: Max Rinaldi, Sebastian Arenas and Justin Quagliani finish signing their names after being sworn in as Greenwich police officers at Town Hall Monday. Photo: Robert Marchant New Greenwich Police Officer Sebastian Arenas, a Greenwich High School graduate, is sworn in by First Selectman Peter Tesei Monday at Town Hall.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/3-new-Greenwich-PD-officers-sworn-in-6168798.php

Mail theft ringleader sentenced

The head of a mail-theft ring that police said stole hundreds of credit cards and checks from mailboxes from Greenwich to New Haven was sentenced Monday to four years and seven months in federal court. "This is just the tip of the iceberg," said Bridgeport police Detective Francis Podpolucha, part of a multi-town task force that has been pursuing Dayquan Jackson for several years.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/Mail-theft-ringleader-sentenced-6168913.php

Things to do in and around Greenwich

Soprano Hanna Golodinski will headline the Good Friday concert at First Congregetional Church, 108 Sound Beach Ave., set for 8 p.m. April 3. For more information, visit www.fccog.org or call 203-637-1791. Photo: Contributed Photo For the latest events and activities happening in Greenwich, turn to For the Record.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/Things-to-do-in-and-around-Greenwich-6168848.php

Port Chester Restaurant Workers Beaten and Robbed in Greenwich

After a long night of working at a Port Chester restaurant just across the Greenwich border, two men were walking home about 3 a.m. Sunday. They didn't get too far.

http://patch.com/new-york/portchester/port-chester-restaurant-workers-beaten-and-robbed-greenwich?

Men Assaulted, Robbed In 'Ferocious' Street Attack Near Port Chester Border

GREENWICH, Conn. -- Two men walking home from work were beaten and robbed early Saturday on Armonk Street near the border with Port Chester, N.Y., Greenwich police said The attack occurred just after 3 a.m. at Armonk and North Water streets as a 21-year-old Greenwich man and a 19-year-old Port Chester man were walking home after working at a Port Chester restaurant, police said.

http://portchester.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/greenwich-police-two-men-assaulted-robbed-ferocious-street-attack

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... 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, ...

http://www.newstimes.com/business/article/Danbury-business-grows-plants-with-food-waste-6168567.php

'A Dream Come True' -- Greenwich Hires 3 New Police Recruits

The ranks of the Greenwich Police Department grew by three on Monday with the swearing in of two military veterans and a Greenwich native for whom becoming an officer in town has been a lifelong dream. Since he attended Julian Curtiss School in Greenwich, Sebastian Arenas has wanted to become a Greenwich officer.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/dream-come-true-greenwich-hires-3-new-police-recruits-0?

Greenwich Funeral Home Completes Renovations

Leo P. Gallagher & Son Funeral Homes of Greenwich held a grand reopening of its facility at 31 Arch St. on Friday, March 27. The event marked the completion of a full-scale renovation of the waiting room, two chapels and parking lot. The funeral home has been at its present site for decades.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/greenwich-funeral-home-completes-renovations-0?

Restoration Hardware to open second shop on Greenwich Avenue

Restoration Hardware celebrates the grand opening of its design gallery in the former U.S. Post Office on Greenwich Avenue in Greenwich, Conn., May 15, 2014. The historic Greenwich Post Office was repurposed as a Restoration Hardware, the upscale home goods and furniture store, along Greenwich Avenue in downtown Greenwich, Conn.

http://m.ctpost.com/business/article/Restoration-Hardware-to-open-second-shop-on-6168593.php

Restoration Hardware to open second shop on Greenwich Avenue

Restoration Hardware celebrates the grand opening of its design gallery in the former U.S. Post Office on Greenwich Avenue in Greenwich, Conn., May 15, 2014. Photo: Keelin Daly The historic Greenwich Post Office was repurposed as a Restoration Hardware, the upscale home goods and furniture store, along Greenwich Avenue in downtown Greenwich, Conn.

http://www.newstimes.com/business/article/Restoration-Hardware-to-open-second-shop-on-6168593.php

W.R. Berkley to merge two U.S. reinsurer units

W.R. Berkley Corp. on Monday announced it will merge its two U.S. reinsurance underwriting units, Berkley Re America L.L.C. and Facultative ReSources Inc. The companies, both based in Stamford, Connecticut, will operate under the Berkley Re America name, the Greenwich, Connecticut-based insurer said in a statement. Berkley Re America is a specialty treaty reinsurance underwriter that services insurance companies or units within insurance companies that specialize in the products they underwrite, Berkley said.

http://www.businessinsurance.com/article/20150330/NEWS06/150339969?tags=%7C285%7C76%7C302&CSAuthResp=1%3A573568760167614%3A109186%3A64%3A24%3Aapproved%3ABFA2062C0D40B32D5CE33718F1B85DE6&=

Global Markets-Stocks rally on merger activity; dollar gains

... officer at BMO Private Bank in Chicago. Andrew Wilkinson, chief market strategist at Interactive Brokers LLC in Greenwich, Connecticut, said investors believe they can see beyond any take-off of interest rates. "They're beginning to feel that the ...

http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/03/30/markets-global-idUSL2N0WW26K20150330?feedType=RSS&feedName=usDollarRpt

Things to do in and around Greenwich

Thomas Wijck , The Alchemist in His Study with a Woman Making Lace; Chemical Heritage Foundation Fisher Collection, Gift of Fisher Scientific International. Doctoral candidate Elisabeth Berry Drago will discuss "The Bewitching Chemistry: Artistic Experiment and the Making of Color in the Dutch Republic,i 10 a.m. March 30, Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Drive.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/Things-to-do-in-and-around-Greenwich-6165337.php

Two Men Arrested for Trespassing at Greenwich High School

Two men are facing trespassing and loitering charges after they were caught in Greenwich High School and refusing to leave. The men were found inside the school on March 25 and told to leave.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/two-men-arrested-trespassing-greenwich-high-school-0?

Global Markets-Stocks gain on merger activity; dollar rises

... officer at BMO Private Bank in Chicago. Andrew Wilkinson, chief market strategist at Interactive Brokers LLC in Greenwich, Connecticut, said investors believe they can see beyond any take-off of interest rates. "They're beginning to feel that the ...

http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/03/30/markets-global-idUSL2N0WW20U20150330?feedType=RSS&feedName=marketsNews

Truck catches fire in Greenwich

It happened on East Putnam Avenue in the area of Soundbeach Avenue and Havemeyer Lane. (March 30, 2015 12:12 PM) Fire officials say a live power line ended up touching the truck, so they had to evacuate the area and let it burn before the electricity could be turned off.

http://connecticut.news12.com/news/truck-catches-fire-in-greenwich-1.10157752

Another SUV Reported Stolen in Greenwich

... 2012 white Range Rover and left the vehicle unlocked. The theft Sunday i s the tenth vehicle reported stolen in Greenwich since early November, and the sixth theft in central Greenwich, according to police spokesman Lt. Kraig Gray. It's the third ...

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/another-suv-reported-stolen-greenwich-0?

Stamford Almanac

... meets 1 to 2 p.m. on the second floor of 1480 Bedford St. Call 800-842-1501. NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS Greenwich-Stamford affiliate meets 7 to 8:30 p.m. on the first Wednesday of the month in Conference Room B at the Tully Health Center , ...

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/Stamford-Almanac-6167937.php

Truck Fire Closes East Putnam Avenue in Old Greenwich

A power line fell onto a truck on East Putnam Avenue in Old Greenwich Monday morning, setting the truck ablaze. Greenwich Professional Firefighters Local 1042 posted on Facebook, "A power line fell onto the truck, crews had to wait until the power was turned off before they could extinguish the fire."

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/truck-fire-closes-east-putnam-avenue-old-greenwich-0?

Changes in Greenwich's Culinary Landscape

Work continues at the former Hunan Cafe in the Riverside Common shopping center on East Putnam Avenue where Chipotle Mexican Grill is preparing to open. The opening date hasn't been announced by the company.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/changes-greenwichs-culinary-landscape-0?

Truck Fire Closes Route 1 Near Stamford Border

No injuries were reported in the car fire on East Putnam Avenue between the I-95 entrance and Stamford line. GREENWICH, Conn.

http://stamford.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/box-truck-fire-closes-east-putnam-avenue-greenwich

Greenwich Yoga Store Expands To LA With More Stores Planned For 2015

Already the store, known for its comfortable, colorful clothes with superior moisture-wicking properties and genuine ethos of yoga has expanded to the West Coast. This, after being open in Connecticut for only six months -- the Greenwich store opened last September.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/lifestyle/greenwich-yoga-store-expands-la-more-stores-planned-2015

Wall of Honor Ceremony Set for April 15

The Class of 2015 for the East Greenwich High School Wall of Honor will be feted in a ceremony to be held at the high school on Wednesday evening, April 15, 2015 at 6pm. They include Fred I. Brown, Class of 1894 from East Greenwich Academy, who was instrumental in making Bostitch a giant in the corporate world.

http://patch.com/rhode-island/eastgreenwich/wall-honor-ceremony-set-april-15?

Coldwell Banker Sales Associates Win President's Circle Award

Sales associates affiliated with the Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage office in Greenwich have been recognized with the Coldwell Banker International President's Circle award. This distinguished honor is awarded to the top six percent of approximately 87,000 sales associates worldwide in the Coldwell Banker system.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/business/coldwell-banker-sales-associates-win-presidents-circle-award

Greenwich JCC Joins With PJ Library To Offer Passover Mini-Seder

How do you squeeze 40 days and 40 nights into one afternoon? Easy! On Wednesday, April 1, from 4 to 5 p.m., JCC Greenwich and PJ Library of Greenwich will host a Passover mini-seder for kids ages 3 and up at One Holy Hill Lane in Greenwich. Guests will experience the exodus from Egypt in a kid-friendly seder, complete with plagues, the seder, songs, and surprises.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/greenwich-jcc-joins-pj-library-offer-passover-mini-seder

The TechLounge at the Greenwich Senior Center Offers Classes In Technology

The Greenwich Senior Center is offering local seniors the opportunity to get on the cutting edge of technology whether it's learning how to use the latest Smartphone or how to negotiate social media.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/techlounge-greenwich-senior-center-offers-classes-technology-0?

New York-Area Family of Plane Crash Survivors Share Their Experiences

... crash near Atlanta, Georgia in 2005, albeit with a broken back and other injuries. Her father, Karl Suerig of Greenwich, CT survived after the plane he was riding in clipped a tree and nosedived down the side of a cliff just east of Albany, NY in ...

http://www.pr.com/press-release/612558

Presstek, Inc. - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review - New Market Study Published

... The company has operations in India, Germany, Colombia, Venezuela and Africa. Presstek is headquartered in Greenwich, Connecticut, the US. Full Report Details at - .. This ...

http://reports.pr-inside.com/presstek-inc-strategic-swot-analysis-r4230485.htm

Sunday, March 29, 2015

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Greenwich native and longtime Russian resident Charles Bausman shows a clip of a Moscow news broadcast announcing his new website Russia-Insider.com. Photo: Anne W. Semmes Charles Bausman, 6, is carried by his father, Jack Bausman, in Moscow when his father was head of the Moscow Bureau of the Associated Press.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/Greenwich-native-launches-alternative-news-site-6166911.php

Cat Tracker program shows us where cats go - including yours, if you want

... knows what impact these house cats have," said Tim Walsh, Citizen Science Coordinator for the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, Conn. The museum is one of several institutions hosting the Cat Tracker program, along with sites in North Carolina, where it ...

http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/news/1060309-469/cat-tracker-program-shows-us-where-cats.html

Things to do in and around Greenwich

Comedian Jane Condon will be the featured guest at the Retired Mens Association at 10:30 a.m. April 1 at the First Presbyterian Church on Lafayette Place. For more information, call Bernard Schneider at 203-698-2558 or email bgsesq@gmail.com, or visit the RMA website at www.greenwichrma.org.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/Things-to-do-in-and-around-Greenwich-6166798.php

Greenwich native launches alternative news site Russia-Insider.com

Greenwich native and longtime Russian resident Charles Bausman shows a clip of a Moscow news broadcast announcing his new website Russia-Insider.com. Photo: Anne W. Semmes Charles Bausman, 6, is carried by his father, Jack Bausman, in Moscow when his father was head of the Moscow Bureau of the Associated Press.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/Greenwich-native-launches-alternative-news-site-6166830.php

Life Is a Cabaret When the Rose Flows

... the building at 421 E. Sixth St. into an art exhibition space, an extension of the Brant Foundation at his home in Greenwich, Conn. But before he does, what else is there to do but have a party...

http://www.wsj.com/articles/life-is-a-cabaret-when-the-rose-flows-1427680056?mod=topix

Help Wanted: Part-Time Jobs Available in the Greenwich Area

These listings show some of the most recent jobs posted on Greenwich Patch. Click on each heading for more details.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/help-wanted-part-time-jobs-available-greenwich-area-1?

Exploring 'Romeo and Juliet' in Greenwich

Shakespearian raconteur Bob Smith will lead Shakespeare fans on a wide-ranging discussion of Romeo and Juliet beginning Wednesday, April 1 at 7 p.m. in the Greenwich Library's Cole Auditorium. For his 26th session at Greenwich Library, Smith selected one of Shakespeare's most loved works.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/exploring-romeo-and-juliet-greenwich-0?

Policy statement of the world hypertension league on noninvasive...

... devices and blood pressure measurement in the clinical or community setting. Journal of clinical hypertension (Greenwich, Conn.) , Vol. 16, No. 5. (May 2014), pp. 320-322, doi:10.1111/jch.12336 To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a ...

http://www.citeulike.org/user/magalhaesabel/article/13565099

ICYMI: Staples High School Ranked No. 3 in CT by Website

... Canaan High (No. 2). Rankings of other schools in the area: Darien (No. 4), Ridgefield (No. 6), Wilton (No. 7) and Greenwich (No. 8). The study graded and ranked schools after looking into these factors: academics, health and safety, teachers, ...

http://patch.com/connecticut/westport/icymi-staples-high-school-ranked-no-3-ct-website-0?

Marie A. Merole, 87; Retired Secretary, Avid Yankees Fan Who Lived in Old Greenwich

Marie A. Merole, 87, of Old Greenwich passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Saturday, March 28, 2015. Marie was the first secretary at the Sacred Heart RC School of Stamford, when it opened in 1960.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/marie-merole-87-retired-secretary-avid-yankees-fan-who-lived-old-greenwich-0?

Sandy Hook cyclists embark on journey to end gun violence

... leg of a journey that will take them to Washington, D.C. The Team 26 riders made stops Saturday in Ridgefield, Greenwich and Harlem, N.Y. The purpose of the ride, organizers said, is to get "common sense legislation to reduce the epidemic of gun ...

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/Sandy-Hook-cyclists-embark-on-journey-to-end-gun-6166174.php

Gun-Toting Man Robs Riverside Gas Station

The lone suspect - wearing a Halloween mask and brandishing a gun - entered the gas station at 1129 E. Putnam Ave. about 1:30 a.m. and demanded cash from the station attendant, Greenwich Police said in a statement. "The attendant, who was not injured, immediately complied with the demands and the suspect fled the store with a small amount of cash.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/gun-toting-man-robs-riverside-gas-station-0?

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://patch.com/connecticut/stamford/first-niagara-foundation-supports-healthy-development-and-school-success-children?

Bike Riders Head From Fairfield County To DC To Fight Gun Violence

GREENWICH, Conn. -- As a blur of bike riders dressed in green blazed past Greenwich Town Hall early Saturday afternoon, more than a hundred supporters stood by watching, cheering, and holding signs bearing messages from "Hugs Not slugs" to "Together We Can End Gun Violence."

http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/news/bike-riders-head-fairfield-county-dc-fight-gun-violence

New Cos Cob Park Tops Last Week's News In Greenwich

... University of Vermont, has agreed to a two-year deal with the Chicago Blackhawks of the National Hockey League. Greenwich residents have a new spot to enjoy the great outdoors as the town officially opened the new Cos Cob Park with a ribbon-cutting ...

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/news/construction-workers-slaying-tops-weeks-news-bridgeport

Benson Martin, 68; treated equine athletes

... "He was always available for them to ask questions about anything. He was approachable, not judgmental." Born in Greenwich, Conn., to Benson Bennett Martin and Janeth Nancy Martin, he graduated from Fairfield Prep and enlisted in the Navy. He was ...

http://www.philly.com/philly/news/20150329_Benson_Martin__a_leader_in_equine_sports_medicine.html?c=r

Greenwich residents going to work later in the morning

The early bird gets the worm, right? It's an American adage that has encouraged men and women to get a head start on their day for centuries. But in Greenwich, it seems people may be hopping to their days a bit later than other parts of Connecticut.

http://m.newstimes.com/business/article/Greenwich-residents-going-to-work-later-in-the-6164229.php

Recreated Wood Greenwich Artist Shines

Recreated Wood , featuring one of a kind furniture by artist Alejandra Solett, is preparing its initial catalogue of provocative designs, in one of today's hottest furniture trends. Solett creates her artful furniture, using various types of wood, sourced from places like barns, warehouses, schools, construction and flea markets.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/recreated-wood-greenwich-artist-shines-0?

Easter Saturday Family Fun

Bring the Easter Egg Coloring fuss to us on Saturday, April 4, 10 am to 12 noon at First Congregational Church, Old Greenwich. Saturday, April 4, 10:00 am to 12:00 noon at First Congregational Church of Greenwich, 108 Sound Beach Avenue, Old Greenwich .

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/easter-saturday-family-fun-1?

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Good Friday Service and Concert

The First Congregational Church of Greenwich invites you to a special choral performance of John Rutter's Requiem on Good Friday, April 3. Our annual tradition of presenting a time to gather on Good Friday continues this year on April 3 at 8:00 pm in our historic Meetinghouse with a performance of the moving masterpiece, Requiem by John Rutter. The outstanding First Congregational Church Chancel Choir and Chamber Ensemble will be accompanied by flute, oboe, cello, harp, percussion, and organ.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/good-friday-service-and-concert-1?

Police: Armed Robber Strikes Greenwich Gas Station On Route 1

The attendant at the Sheep Hill Mobil Gas Station on Route 1 in Greenwich was robbed at gunpoint by a lone male suspect wearing a mask early Saturday, police said. At 1:30 a.m., the suspect entered the gas station at 1129 E. Putnam Ave., brandishing a handgun and demanding cash, said Lt.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/police-armed-robber-strikes-greenwich-gas-station-route-1

Help Wanted: Restaurant, Teaching, Banking Jobs Available in Greenwich

Find a full-time job or part-time job with Patch's Jobs section, with listings provided by SimplyHired.com. GoFundMe campaign started for murder victim, teacher faces termination over sexually-explicit poem read in class, a mouse rescue, and more.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/help-wanted-restaurant-teaching-banking-jobs-available-greenwich-0?

Greenwich Rallies for Gun Safety and Team 26 Cyclists

The Team 26 cyclists left Newtown for Washington on Saturday where they will lobby for gun reform in the wake of the Sandy Hook shootings. More than 100 people came out to support Team 26 - the dedicated group of cyclists who stopped in Greenwich on Saturday as part of their 400-mile ride to Washington, DC where they hope to garner Congressional support for stricter gun safety laws including background checks for gun permit applicants and a ban on large capacity gun magazines.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/greenwich-rallies-gun-safety-and-team-26-cyclists-0?

Trumbull wrangles over recreational fields

... parks and recreation departments under two different directors is not in line with how nearby municipalities, like Greenwich, structure their departments. Tom Kelly , chairman of the Democratic Town Committee , called it redundant, noting that the ...

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/Trumbull-wrangles-over-recreational-fields-6165409.php

Photo Gallery: The Greenwich Lions Club Easter Egg Hunt

A couple hundred wee ones and their parents braved the bone-numbing wind and snow Saturday for the annual Greenwich Lions Club Easter egg hunt. The Greenwich Lions & ShopRite Annual Egg Hunt is a fundraiser for the Lions' work in town that includes providing assistance to the blind and visually impaired.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/photo-gallery-greenwich-lions-club-easter-egg-hunt-0?

Harsh winter leaves many baseball, softball fields unplayable

Snow is visible near home plate as a tarp covers a portion of the infield of the baseball field at Greenwich High School, Greenwich, Conn., Wednesday, March 25, 2015. Photo: Bob Luckey Snow is still visible on the baseball field at Greenwich High School, Greenwich, Conn., Wednesday, March 25, 2015.

http://www.newstimes.com/highschool/article/Harsh-winter-leaves-many-baseball-softball-6165375.php

The Dish: seen and heard around Greenwich

(from left) Archbishop Leonard Blair, Bigelow Tea President and CEO Cindi Bigelow, and Governor Dannel Malloy attended the annual ArchbishopaAos St. Patrick Day Breakfast held at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford. Photo: Contributed Photo

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/The-Dish-seen-and-heard-around-Greenwich-6165333.php

Harsh winter leaves many baseball, softball fields unplayable

Snow is visible near home plate as a tarp covers a portion of the infield of the baseball field at Greenwich High School, Greenwich, Conn., Wednesday, March 25, 2015. A muddy home plate area at the Greenwich High School softball field at the school in Greenwich, Conn., Wednesday, March 25, 2015.

http://m.ctpost.com/highschool/article/Harsh-winter-leaves-many-baseball-softball-6165375.php

Things to do in and around Greenwich

... March 30, Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Drive. Photo: Contributed Photo For the latest events and activities happening in Greenwich, turn to For the Record. To have your event included, submit a description, date, time, price and contact information. ...

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/Things-to-do-in-and-around-Greenwich-6165337.php

A Greenwich WOW House: An Expansive Colonial in the Private Milbrook Neighborhood

The private Milbrook community offers a close-to-town location and with the extensive mature woods in the neighborhood, it has the feel of the backcountry. This Overlook Drive colonial - built in 1956 - has four bedrooms upstairs, with a fifth bedroom or office or den is on the first floor.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/greenwich-wow-house-expansive-colonial-private-milbrook-neighborhood-0?

top juniors head to carson for usta intl spring championships

... tournament while Dolehide was a US Open Junior semifinalist last fall. In the boys' 18s, William Blumberg of Greenwich, Conn., is the highest ranking ITF world-ranked player moving up from No. 33 to No. 15 after a finalist appearance at the Grade A ...

http://www.tsftennis.com/2015/03/28/top-juniors-head-to-carson-for-usta-intl-spring-championships/

Artist Exhibits Her 'Visage' Collection in Old Greenwich

Artist Jeanne Steers is exhibiting her Visage collection at the People's United Bank in Old Greenwich, through April 28. In her artist's statement Steers says "Visage explores the common threads connecting humanity and portrays how life's experiences change you throughout one's existence." Some of her paintings are representational, some abstract, some surreal.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/artist-exhibits-her-visage-collection-old-greenwich-0?

Gov. Malloy Cuts Funding to Greenwich and Other CT Boys and Girls Clubs

Seventeen Connecticut Boys & Girls Clubs are petitioning Gov. Malloy to restore the state's government funding to their programs on a petition they've created on Change.org . The petition reads in part: "Governor Malloy, your new budget hurts the children who need us most by cutting state funding for important after-school and summer learning opportunities, including all funding for the Boys & Girls Clubs in Connecticut and other programs serving at-risk children.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/gov-malloy-cuts-funding-greenwich-and-other-ct-boys-and-girls-clubs-0?

What's Coming in April to Redbox in Greenwich, and to Netflix

Interstellar, the Imitation Game, The Penguins of Madagascar and Night at the Museum: The Secret of the Tomb will all be available soon at the Redbox kiosk in Greenwich, according to the Redbox website . Here's a list of what's coming on Redbox and what's arriving on Netflix in April .

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/whats-coming-april-redbox-greenwich-and-netflix-0?

Greenwich Rep. Bocchino Slams State Budget Plan In Face Of Growing Deficit

The state legislature is busy with the work of planning the state budget in the face of growing deficits, state Rep. Mike Bocchino, R-150th District, tells his constituents in Greenwich. "The budget is once again front row and center as we face around a $3 billion deficit the next two years," Bocchino said in a statement.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/politics/greenwich-rep-bocchino-slams-state-budget-plan-face-growing-deficit

Rev. Lyle Schaller, who helped Protestant churches survive and grow, dies at 91

... Marshall's for discounted clothing, Kay-Bee for toys, Linens & Things for home goods, died of pneumonia Tuesday in Greenwich, Conn. Curtis Gans, 77, a political activist who helped upend the 1968 presidential election with his role in the movement ...

http://www.tampabay.com/news/obituaries/rev-lyle-schaller-who-helped-protestant-churches-survive-and-grow-dies-at/2223225

Video: SPLURGE Collecting Easter Basket Donations

The Easter holiday is just over a week away, and SPLURGE Gifts in Greenwich wants to help children celebrate. The store is accepting donations of filled Easter baskets to donate to Kids in Crisis and the Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County.

http://greenwich.itsrelevant.com/content/22679/SPLURGE-Collecting-Easter-Basket-Donations

Video: Byram Pool Project Approved by BET

The Greenwich Board of Estimate of Taxation has approved the Town's request of $9.5 million for a new pool at Byram Park. "The pool project came up because there was a shortage of recreational activities for children," said Cathy Youngman, President of JLG.

http://greenwich.itsrelevant.com/content/22676/Byram-Pool-Project-Approved-by-BET

Video: Cos Cob Park is Officially Open to the Public

This rainy afternoon in Greenwich has many hoping for summer. Now there is a new place to spend those warm summer days.

http://greenwich.itsrelevant.com/content/22666/Cos-Cob-Park-is-Officially-Open-to-the-Public-

Help Wanted: Jobs on Patch in and Around Darien

... seeks a self-motivated, marketing/sales coordinator to...PREMIER 8 days ago from Patch.com Little Friends - Greenwich, CTAssistant Teacher/Early Childhood Full Time Classroom Assistant. High quality, full day/year round, blended childcare/early ...

http://patch.com/connecticut/darien/help-wanted-jobs-patch-and-around-darien-0?

Darien Top High School Hockey Team in State: Newspaper Poll

The high school hockey team, which won the state Division 1 title against Greenwich on Sunday, was named best in the state in the poll. A New Haven Register/Gametime poll of sports journalists and coaches has named Darien High School's hockey team the best in the state .

http://patch.com/connecticut/darien/darien-top-high-school-hockey-team-state-newspaper-poll-0?

Pioneering equine vet Ben Martin dies at 68

Pioneering equine sports medicine and surgery specialist Ben Martin has died in the US after a long illness at the age of 68. Dr Benson Bennett Martin, Jr., VMD, of Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, died March 18. He spent all of his 34-year veterinary career at New Bolton Center, the large animal hospital of the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine . Martin was born in Greenwich, Connecticut.

http://horsetalk.co.nz/2015/03/27/pioneering-equine-vet-ben-martin-dies-68/

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

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Cos Cob Park officially opens despite drizzle

Folks walk along the paved walking paths at the new Cos Cob Park in the Cos Cob section of Greenwich, Conn. Thursday, March 26, 2015.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/Cos-Cob-Park-officially-opens-despite-drizzle-6161745.php

Cos Cob's Sam Edelston and the Appalachian Dulcimer: A Patch Performers Presentation

... the guitar and the banjo. A few years ago, he was an accompanist, on hammered dulcimer and banjo, for the Greenwich Public Schools Honor Choir. The biggest challenge is making time to get out and perform more, Edelston said. The most rewarding ...

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/cos-cobs-sam-edelston-and-appalachian-dulcimer-patch-performers-presentation-0?

Suspects Face Charges Following Greenwich Teen's Heroin Overdose

Greenwich Police say the arrest last week of a suspect on conspiracy at the sale of narcotics charge is the second arrest that stems from the heroin overdose of a Greenwich youth. "On Dec. 26, in the afternoon, there was a near-death overdose at the Wendy's at 428 W. Putnam Ave.," police spokesman Lt.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/suspects-face-charges-following-greenwich-teens-heroin-overdose-0?

Greenwich's Brunswick Ranks Among Smartest Private Schools In U.S.

The Brunswick School in Greenwich was recently ranked one of the smartest private schools in the country, according to Business Insider. Education database company Niche compiled the rankings by weighing a school's SAT/ACT scores, average score of colleges attended by graduates and percentage of graduates who attend four-year schools after graduation, Business Insider said.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/schools/greenwichs-brunswick-ranks-among-smartest-private-schools-us

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

A 400-mile bicycle ride to raise awareness on gun violence is coming through Greenwich Saturday and participants will be 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-6161586.php

Port Chester Man Faces Charges Following Greenwich Teen's Heroin Overdose

The Port Chester man is one of two suspects charged following a joint investigation between Port Chester and Greenwich Police. Greenwich Police say the arrest last week of a suspect on conspiracy at the sale of narcotics charge is the second arrest that stems from the heroin overdose of a Greenwich youth.

http://patch.com/new-york/portchester/port-chester-man-faces-charges-following-greenwich-teens-heroin-overdose?

50 Things to do this weekend in Connecticut, March 27-29

The Focus on French Cinema gala is this Friday at 7:00 Criterion Cinemas at Greenwich Plaza. Find out more.

http://m.ctpost.com/entertainment/slideshow/50-Things-to-do-this-weekend-in-Connecticut-106024.php

BlackRock, First Reserve Buy 45% Stake in Two Mexican Pipelines

... es and hospitals, Barry said. First Reserve, one of the oldest private-equity firms focused on energy, is based in Greenwich, Connecticut, and was founded in 1983.

http://washpost.bloomberg.com/Story?docId=1376-NLTY9W6TTDSE01-0F001MS1S17VJ0OFDKKB2N8DCI

Bermuda reinsurer exiting business

AQR Re Management Ltd., the reinsurance arm of Greenwich, Connecticut-based AQR Capital Management L.L.C., will stop writing business April 1. Pembroke, Bermuda-based AQR Re, which launched in 2011, operates funds holding a global portfolio of reinsurance and manages about $500 million of assets, according to its website. In a statement, a spokesman for AQR Capital Management said that "due to consolidating market dynamics, it will become increasingly difficult to put larger amounts of capital to work to achieve attractive risk-adjusted returns for our investors, and ever more important to be in multiple lines of business, many of which we are not currently in."

http://www.businessinsurance.com/article/20150326/NEWS06/150329870?CSAuthResp=1%3A673568356135105%3A109186%3A64%3A24%3Aapproved%3A0002648731CE32410C1D7E7D2734B63E&=

Longtime Cheerleading Coach At Greenwich High To Retire

The longtime beloved cheerleading coach at Greenwich High School will be stepping down from her post, according to Greenwich Time .

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/sports/longtime-cheerleading-coach-greenwich-high-retire

Jean Walker, 87, Of Greenwich, Writer And Editor

Walker was editor of the Greenwich Junior League's Link magazine for many years. She wrote many poems and award-winning essays.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/jean-walker-87-greenwich-writer-and-editor

Greenwich Firefighters Escort Woman From Burning Home

After Greenwich firefighters escorted a woman from her burning home Tuesday evening, they had to keep her from going back in, according to Greenwich Time . The woman was not injured even though she was still inside the home when firefighters arrived, Greenwich Time said.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/greenwich-firefighters-escort-woman-burning-home

Help Wanted: Jobs on Patch in and near New Canaan

... and working well with a team are important for success in...PREMIER 5 days ago from Patch.com Little Friends - Greenwich, CTAssistant Teacher/Early Childhood Full Time Classroom Assistant. High quality, full day/year round, blended childcare/early ...

http://patch.com/connecticut/newcanaan/help-wanted-jobs-patch-and-near-new-canaan-1?

Get Ready to Wine and Dine at the Greenwich Food + Wine Festival

Join the crowd for food, wine, beer, Celebrity Chefs, live music headlined by Little Big Town and more - all for a good cause: The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/get-ready-wine-and-dine-greenwich-food-wine-festival-0?

Staples High School Ranked No. 3 in Connecticut in Website Poll

... Canaan High (No. 2). Rankings of other schools in the area: Darien (No. 4), Ridgefield (No. 6), Wilton (No. 7) and Greenwich (No. 8). The study graded and ranked schools after looking into these factors: academics, health and safety, teachers, ...

http://patch.com/connecticut/westport/staples-high-school-ranked-no-3-connecticut-website-poll-0?

Canine Cuties in Greenwich

It was Wednesday afternoon that this pair of dogs visited downtown Greenwich. Thanks to Clara Bicher, who works at Marmot, located at 165 Greenwich Ave., we have this great photo.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/canine-cuties-greenwich-0?

6th Annual Boarding School Fair

Greenwich Education Group will hold its sixth annual Boarding School Fair on Tuesday, May 19, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. The event will take place at Chelsea Piers, One Blachley Road, Stamford, and is free and open to the public.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/6th-annual-boarding-school-fair-0?

April Fool's Day at The Rummage Room

Don't miss the fun at The Rummage Room in Old Greenwich as LIVE mannequins pose in the windows on April 1! There is a very unique April Fool's Day tradition at The Rummage Room in Old Greenwich , which is owned and operated by the Women's Fellowship of The First Congregational Church ... they have LIVE mannequins in their windows each April 1! The tradition was started by manager, Maria Drieghe, over 10 years ago and has become a community favorite. Volunteers pose in the windows donning items from The Rummage Room from 10 am to 5 pm .

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/april-fools-day-rummage-room-0?

View Press Release

... quality. More than 80% of mid-sized companies and 70% of small businesses participating in a new study from Greenwich Associates say they are satisfied with their banks and are not currently seeking a new provider. Those shares are up significantly ...

http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20150326005591/en/Greenwich-Associates-Reports-Small-Business-Middle-Market

MakerBot Expands 3D Printer Sales to Sama s Club Locations

... , MakerBot Learning training programs, MakerBot MakerCare , and its own retail stores in New York, Boston and Greenwich, Connecticut, as well as partner retailers. MakerBot is a leader in the desktop 3D printing industry and was founded in 2009 as ...

http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20150326005486/en/MakerBot-Expands-3D-Printer-Sales-Sam%E2%80%99s-Club

Dodgers co-owner Todd Boehly looking to leave Guggenheim

... has been ramping up his outside activities for another company, Cain Hoy, a private investment firm based in Greenwich, Conn. Cain Hoy was founded by three executives: Boehly, Henry Silverman and Jonathan Goldstein both former Guggenheim executives, ...

http://nypost.com/2015/03/25/dodgers-co-owner-todd-boehly-looking-to-leave-guggenheim/

Expert Dissects 'Romeo And Juliet' In Greenwich Library Series

Shakespearean expert Bob Smith will lead a seven-week discussion of "Romeo and Juliet" beginning at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 1, at the Greenwich Library. "In the 10 years we've been exploring these great texts, it's hard to believe that we are only now getting to this wonderful early work," Smith said in a statement.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/expert-dissects-romeo-and-juliet-greenwich-library-series

Greenwich High School Student Wins Math Gold Medal In Romania

GREENWICH, Conn. A Greenwich High School student will be honored by the Board of Education for winning a gold medal during a recent math competition in Romania.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/schools/greenwich-high-school-student-wins-math-gold-medal-romania

Chop't Opens Its Doors In Greenwich, Serves Up Signature Salads

Chop't Creative Salad Company opened its first Greenwich location Wednesday for a special event. Customers could buy a salad or sandwich for $2, with the proceeds going to a Greenwich-based charity.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/business/chopt-opens-its-doors-greenwich-serves-signature-salads

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

'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/news/ci_27786999/top-his-game-collection-w-c-heinz-columns

YOGASMOGA Closes Its Series B Financing Round Valuing The Company At $74 Million

... Tapasya Bali the Co-Founder and COO. "YOGASMOGA Beverly Hills follows the successful launch of our stores in Greenwich, Connecticut and Brentwood, Los Angeles and we expect to launch an additional 10 stores in 2015." ABOUT YOGASMOGA YOGASMOGA is a ...

http://www.vcaonline.com/news/news.asp?ID=2015032505

Niwot marijuana: Battle lines being drawn over proposed grow, retail facility

... with harsh questions from NBA members and by more than 30 protesters outside the meeting. Four days earlier, the Greenwich, Conn., residents had filed a land-use application with Boulder County to use the property a marijuana grow and retail ...

http://www.dailycamera.com/news/boulder/ci_27786279/niwot-marijuana-battle-lines-being-drawn?source=rss

Niwot marijuana: battle lines being drawn

... with harsh questions from NBA members and by more than 30 protesters outside the meeting. Four days earlier, the Greenwich, Conn., residents had filed a land-use application with Boulder County to use the property a marijuana grow and retail ...

http://www.timescall.com/longmont-local-news/ci_27786279/niwot-marijuana-battle-lines-being-drawn

'Lost boy' shares journey with Greenwich teens

Diversity week keynote speaker Gabriel Bol Deng speaks at Greenwich High School in Greenwich, Conn. Wednesday, March 25, 2015.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/Lost-boy-shares-journey-with-Greenwich-teens-6159023.php

Firefighters keep woman from returning to burning house

Debris is strewn Wednesday in the yard of a Clapboard Ridge Road home where Greenwich firefighters extinguished a fire Tuesday night.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/Firefighters-keep-woman-from-returning-to-burning-6159198.php

Geiger's making leap to Frogtown Road in New Canaan

... woodworkers and horticulturists. Geiger's still has a design studio in Westport, at Sconset Square, and in Greenwich, in addition to office space in Fairfield and Scarsdale, N.Y. But its largest property is in New Canaan and reflects the changing ...

http://www.newcanaannewsonline.com/news/article/Geiger-s-making-leap-to-Frogtown-Road-in-New-6158602.php

7 Reasons Why Regis Philbin Is Still Cooler Than Kelly Ripa

The world learned today that TV legend Regis Philbin hasn't spoken to his former co-host Kelly Ripa since their last Regis & Kelly Show in November 2011. He added that he does see Ripa's predecessor, Kathy Lee Gifford, regularly because he weekends in Greenwich, Connecticut where she lives.

http://radio.com/2015/03/25/regis-philbin-cooler-kelly-ripa-is-better/

Volunteers Needed for Invasive Species Removal at Greenwich Animal Control

Community Invasive Plant Management on North Street will take place Saturday, April 11th, 11am - 3pm, and Friday, April 24th, 11am - 3pm. The site is located at 393 North Street in the location of the Town of Greenwich Animal Control facility.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/volunteers-needed-invasive-species-removal-greenwich-animal-control-0?

Greenwich Resident Faces Drug Sale Charge

A Greenwich man is facing a conspiracy at the sale of narcotics charge after Greenwich Police obtained an arrest warrant. In a brief police report, the warrant was the result of a narcotics investigation.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/greenwich-resident-faces-drug-sale-charge-0?

Former Greenwich School Administrative Assistant Faces Larceny Charge

A former administrative assistant at a Greenwich Public School is facing a larceny charge in connection with the theft of a cell phone from a parent's purse. According to a Greenwich Police report, the suspect was an employee at the Parkway School on Lower Cross Road when the Feb. 5 incident occurred.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/former-greenwich-school-administrative-assistant-faces-larceny-charge-0?

Martin, Equine Sports Medicine Pioneer, Dies at Age 68

... animal hospital of the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine (Penn Vet). Martin was born in Greenwich, Connecticut, on October 8, 1946, to Benson Bennett Martin and Janeth (Nancy) Martin, who preceded him in death. He graduated ...

http://www.thehorse.com/articles/35534/martin-equine-sports-medicine-pioneer-dies-at-age-68?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%253a%2BTheHorse%252fNews%2B(TheHorse.com%2B-%2BNews)

Nominations deadline extended in Top Workplaces

... qualify for its Top Workplaces section, with winners to be featured in the Connecticut Post , Danbury News -Times, Greenwich Time and Stamford Advocate. Last year, WorkplaceDynamics surveyed more than 10,000 employees anonymously throughout the ...

http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Nominations-deadline-extended-in-Top-Workplaces-6158294.php

SMS skiers record 13 top-10 finishes at Eastern Championships

... Jack Cobb, (Garden City, N.Y.); eighth-grader Lauren Abdow, (Longmeadow, Mass.); and eighth-grader Olivia Holm, (Greenwich, Conn.). At U14 Eastern Championships in Stowe March 13 16, the big winner was Holscher, with two, first-place finishes in the ...

http://www.manchesterjournal.com/sports/ci_27782796/sms-skiers-record-13-top-10-finishes-at?source=rss

An Easter 'Egg-stravaganza' in Greenwich

Grab the Easter baskets and the kids and head over to Roger Sherman Baldwin Park on Saturday for the Greenwich Lions Club annual Easter egg hunt. The Greenwich Lions & ShopRite Annual Egg Hunt fundraiser will be held Saturday, March 28 with the gate opening at 11 a.m. The hunts will start at 11:15.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/easter-egg-stravaganza-greenwich-0?

The forgotten patriarch who started the Bush family dynasty

... removed from Hitler's "secret nest egg," he was never found guilty of any crime. During these years, living in Greenwich, Connecticut, Prescott and Dorothy had five children: four boys and one girl. The Bush kin grew up in a fiercely religious ...

http://www.sfgate.com/technology/businessinsider/article/Meet-the-forgotten-patriarch-who-started-the-Bush-6156740.php

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... Regiment during the Putnam Hill Park Rededication and American Revolutionary War Reenactment at Putnam Cottage in Greenwich, Conn., on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015. Photo: Jason Rearick State: Connecticut Word: Horses According to the US Department of ...

http://www.dariennewsonline.com/living/article/Pick-one-word-to-describe-Connecticut-6148406.php

Quant Who Shook the Financial World Tries More Humble Approach

(Bloomberg) -- More than 16 years after the collapse of the hedge fund he co-founded in Greenwich, Connecticut, Victor Haghani is, understandably, still a bit risk averse. The implosion of that fund -- Long-Term Capital Management -- did, after all, ...

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-03-25/ltcm-quant-has-a-new-take-on-what-long-term-is-supposed-to-mean

Fire damages Greenwich home

Greenwich fire officials are trying to figure out what sparked a house fire on Clapboard Ridge Road.

http://connecticut.news12.com/news/fire-damages-greenwich-home-1.10119643

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