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Maggie Gordon

Dogs and their human companions enjoy the beach at Greenwich Point Park, Conn., Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015. Dogs are allowed into Greenwich Parks from December 1st through March 31st.

Last day for dogs at Greenwich’s beaches

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Today’s March 31, which means it’s your last day to bring your four-legged friends to Greenwich’s beaches before they revert back to their peak season ban on dogs. If you’re anything like me and my little guy, who loves Greenwich Point, you’ll be taking advantage of this last day of doggy heaven later today. Perhaps […] [Read More]
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Blizzard forces rescheduling of annual homeless count

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Each year, the Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness conducts a Point In Time Count complying with national standards, tallying the number of homeless people staying in shelters around the state. This year, the count was scheduled to take place on Wednesday, Jan. 28. But the CCEH just sent out an alert announcing that the count […] [Read More]
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Greenwich hedge fund controller charged with embezzling millions

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 Greenwich resident Lawrence J. Herzing, 45, was arrested Wednesday on a federal criminal complaint alleging that he embezzled millions of dollars from the hedge fund where he was employed. As alleged in the criminal complaint, Herzing was recently employed as the controller of Greenwich-based Contrarian Capital Management, L.L.C.  On 32 occasions between 2004 and 2013, Herzing used […] [Read More]
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SEC sanctions two Greenwich hedge funds

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Two Greenwich hedge funds settled with the SEC Tuesday, agreeing to pay fines for allegedly violating a rule that is supposed to protect investors for a manipulation of shares. Great Point Partners agreed to pay $110,000 in disgorgement, interest and penalties, while Rockwood Investment Management agreed to a fine of $238,000, the SEC reported. In […] [Read More]
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Got business news?

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Hey there, Greenwich! Just wanted to offer a friendly introduction: I’m the new business reporter here at the Greenwich Time, starting this week. While I’m no stranger to Greenwich — having covered real estate in town for about a year, and writing about demographic trends here for my Trending column for a couple years — […] [Read More]
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Greenwich millennial tells Forbes what she wishes she knew going into job market

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Greenwich millennial Juliana Collamer penned a piece featured on Forbes about the advice she wishes she’d received when first entering the job market last year, fresh out of George Washington University. The Old Greenwich resident, who is now executive director of Volunteers On Call, a non-profit based in Fairfield, published a response to a piece […] [Read More]
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Paul Simon performs during the Greenwich Town Party at Roger Sherman Baldwin Park, Saturday, May 26, 2012. File Photo

Town Party tickets on sale today

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In case you didn’t see the giant sign in the hallway at Town Hall this morning to remind you: Tickets for the Greenwich Town Party went up for sale this morning. They can only be purchased online, so if you’re interested in going, you should head over to greenwichtownparty.com/tickets right now and score them while you […] [Read More]
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Police vehicles are parked outside 261 Round Hill Road in Greenwich, Conn., where Michael DeMaio, 55, was arrested and charged with criminal attempt at murder and first degree assault after his wife, Diane DeMaio, was bludgeoned with a baseball bat. File Photo

DeMaio’s house on Round Hill Road for sale

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The Round Hill Road home of Michael DeMaio, which was the scene of a brutal beating late last year, hit the market earlier this week, asking $11.8 million for the 9,600 square foot mansion. “From the outside, it exudes unbridled opulence for such a blue-blooded Greenwich address, imposing eagles carved from stone perched atop the […] [Read More]
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