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  1. Demand high in Belle HavenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | News Times

    Homes in the exclusive enclave of Belle Haven on Greenwich's shoreline are in hot demand, sending prices soaring even as other previously coveted areas throughout town, like Backcountry, fall out of favor with the wealthiest homebuyers. "The demand continues to get stronger and stronger," said Christopher Finlay, a real estate agent with Halstead Property, who last month closed a $5.2 million sale at 101 Otter Rock Drive.

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  2. Bankwell exec set up with longer-range salary packageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | News Times

    Bankwell Financial Group issued financial performance goals for its interim executive chairman for the next two years, with the New Canaan-based company having yet to hire a permanent chief executive following the August departure of its former CEO following revelations of legal actions over personal debts. Former Bankwell CEO Peyton Patterson led the creation of the Bankwell brand from the former BNC Financial, which ran Bank of New Canaan, Bank of Fairfield and Stamford First Bank.

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  3. Danbury Orthopedics opens new surgical centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | News Times

    Danbury Orthopedics has unveiled a state-of-the-art surgical center built as part of a $5 million upgrade of its White Street facility. The practice is celebrating its 60th anniversary and is on its way to becoming one of the largest organizations of its kind in the region.

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  4. Blumenthal tries to be super-referee of NFLRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 6 | News Times

    Not for all that afflicts the National Football League, whether it be the long-standing policy of blacking out games that don't sell out in local television markets, the Washington Redskins naming controversy or its efforts to curtail domestic violence following the arrests of Ray Rice and Adrian Peterson. His name is attached to two bills that could threaten the NFL's business model, which hinges upon a anti-trust exemption that allows teams to collaborate in the negotiation of billion-dollar sponsorships and other deals.

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  5. Stamford museum offers seasonal repast to supportersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | News Times

    The Stamford Museum & Nature Center recently celebrated the bounty of the harvest at its first Farm to Table Supper in September. Chef Brian Lewis, who recently left his post at the helm of New Canaan's Elm restaurant to pursue other opportunities, prepared four courses of seasonal foods that were paired with wines.

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  6. Norwalk company game-plans for Cyber Monday and beyondRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | News Times

    Just after 10 a.m. on Cyber Monday, Tom Lynn's conversation was punctuated every few seconds by a ping from his desk as his ChalkTalk Sports booked another order for personalized, sports-themed merchandise. Moments later, an electrician poked his head into Mr. Lynn's office for a quick check on wiring work as the company readies to bring in an expensive new printing press to handle that demand.

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    Saturday Nov 29 | News Times

    Darien's Alex Ostberg smiles after winning the FCIAC Boys Cross Country Championships at Waveny Park in New Canaan, Conn. on Monday, October 20, 2014.

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    Thursday Nov 27 | News Times

    Darien's Hudson Hamill was called upon to play quarterback in overtime of the FCIAC championship game against New Canaan at Boyle Stadium Thursday morning. Starter Timmy Graham was hurt running a draw on the previous play, leading to Hamill standing behind center for the biggest play of the Blue Wave's season.

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  9. New Canaan banker pleads guilty to Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | News Times

    Former New Canaan banker, Stephen DeCrescenzo of West Haven, pleaded guilty Monday to one count of wire fraud stemming from an embezzlement scheme. DeCrescenzo, who was a member of West Haven's city council, until his resignation Monday, was employed as a personal banker for JPMorgan Chase Bank in New Canaan.

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  10. town ranks 'safest' in CTRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | News Times

    If you judge mainly by the prevalence of violent crime -- or the lack of it -- Ridgefield is the safest place to live in Connecticut. That's according to a personal finance website called ValuePenguin, which researched 2012 crime numbers in 90 municipalities across the state and published its analysis last week.

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  11. Sample recipes at cookbook Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | News Times

    Food samples from Betty Rosbottom latest cookbook iSunday Casserolesi will be served at an Elm Street Books signing in New Canaan on Nov. 22. PBS food personality and blogger Betty Rosbottom will be at Elm Street Books in New Canaan on Saturday, Nov. 22, to sign her latest cookbook, "Sunday Casseroles," and to offer samples to those who attend. For the past two decades, Rosbottom has been a cooking teacher, syndicated columnist, PBS host and cookbook author.

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    Nov 15, 2014 | News Times

    The Darien High School girls swim team won their third consecutive State Open championship late Saturday night at Yale University's historic Kiphuth pool. Darien closed out its tour-de-force performance with 510 points to outdistance FCIAC rivals Greenwich and New Canaan .

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  13. Jewelry store robbery suspect kills Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | News Times

    A man who police said was involved in the smash-and-grab robbery at a New Canaan jewelry store a year ago committed suicide Halloween night, police said Thurday. Ralik Hansen, 28, shot himself in Brooklyn Oct. 31 after a delivery person knocked on his front door and he "erroneously thought it was the police coming to get him," according to a news release.

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    Nov 12, 2014 | News Times

    The New Milford High field hockey team went through the SWC tournament and the first two games of the Class L state tournament without surrendering a goal. In order to reach the program's first Class L final, the Green Wave needed to deliver one more defensive gem against the two-time defending Darien Blue Wave.

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  15. Plane bandit pleads not guilty to new Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | News Times

    The Bethel man infamous for his drunken joyride in a stolen airplane nine years ago pleaded not guilty Wednesday to new DUI charges. Philippe Patricio, 30, was charged last month with driving under the influence and other offenses after his vehicle was seen swerving in front of an officer on Newtown Road, police said.

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  16. Canaan crushes St. JosephRead the original story

    Nov 1, 2014 | News Times

    New Canaan improved to 7-0 with the win, keeping pace with Darien and McMahon for a spot in this year's title game. New Canaan, which handed the Cadets their only two losses last season, was lead by senior running back Frank Cognetta, who rushed for 201 yards and two touchdowns on 30 carries.

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    Oct 30, 2014 | News Times

    Though it already clinched the FCIAC girls swimming title heading into the 400-yard freestyle relay, Darien High School knew the meet wouldn't be complete without finishing it in style. Darien put the finishing touch on its third consecutive FCIAC swimming championship, winning the 400-yard freestyle relay in a school record time of 3 minutes, 32.21 seconds -- a blink of an eye faster than runner-up New Canaan -- before a large, enthusiastic crowd at the FCIAC Championships at Greenwich High School.

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    Oct 30, 2014 | News Times

    Francisco Illarramendi leaves Federal Court in Bridgeport, Conn. Monday, March, 7th, 2011, where he plead guilty to five counts involving investment advising and securities fraud.

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  19. Area companies report Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | News Times

    WWE reported a net loss of $5.9 million or 8 cents per share for the third quarter, compared with a profit of $2.4 million, or 3 cents per share in the comparable year-earlier period. Revenue climbed 6 percent to $120.2 million.

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    Oct 28, 2014 | News Times

    A participant enjoys a snack from the Greenwich YMCA Healthy Snack Program which received a $2,500 grant from First County Bank Foundation. The First County Bank Foundation announced this week that it recently awarded seven Greenwich-based nonprofit groups a total of $33,500 in grants to support these organizations with their mission to provide needed services in local communities.

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