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2014-06-25 23:00:47

Eighth annual Greenwich-Stamford Open Water Swim unites Connecticut residents to find a cure. Stamford, CT (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Over 300 volunteers from across Connecticut and beyond came together on Saturday, June 21 at the eighth-annual Greenwich-Stamford Swim Across America event, raising over $300,000 to benefit Stamford’s Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy (ACGT) in the fight against cancer. Participants spent the morning swimming half-mile, 1.5-mile or three-mile courses in the...

2014-03-21 12:20:25

GREENWICH, Conn., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Simone Development Companies announced the acquisition of auto dealership properties on West Putnam Avenue in Greenwich, for an undisclosed price. Together, the four properties house two luxury car dealerships, including the local Mercedes-Benz and Cadillac franchises. Joseph Simone, president of Simone Development Companies, made the announcement. "This stretch of West Putnam Avenue has become a magnet for luxury auto dealers, and...

2014-01-07 12:21:54

GREENWICH, Conn., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Starwood Energy Group Global, LLC, a leading private investment firm focused on energy infrastructure, announced today that an affiliate has completed agreements to finance and construct its first wind farm, a 211 Megawatt (MW) project 45 miles south of Lubbock, Texas. The Stephens Ranch project, which represents the first of two phases that will total 377 MW, will use GE 1.7-100 turbines and be built by Wanzek Construction, with...

2014-01-07 08:22:55

GREENWICH, Conn., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Starwood Capital Group Global, LLC announced today the final closing of Starwood Energy Group's blind-pool, discretionary funds collectively referred to as Starwood Energy Infrastructure Fund II (SEIF II), with total capital commitments of $983 million. SEIF II will follow the middle-market, value-add focus of its predecessor fund, Starwood Energy Infrastructure Fund, L.P. (SEIF I), and invest in wind, solar, natural gas and other power...

2013-11-22 23:40:16

Patricia M. Cestone is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession. Garden City, NY (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 NAPW honors Patricia M. Cestone as a 2013/2014 Professional Woman of the Year for leadership in delivery services with this prestigious distinction. As the largest, most-recognized organization of women in the country, spanning virtually every industry and profession, the National Association of Professional women...

2013-09-18 23:01:19

Golf, lunch, cocktail reception, auction & more at The Stanwich Club in Greenwich on Thursday, October 10, 2013. Greenwich, CT (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 Lyme Research Alliance (LRA) will host its second annual Golf Tournament on Thursday, October 10, 2013 at the highly rated and exclusive Stanwich Club in Greenwich, CT. Proceeds from the tournament will again go to LRA to help fund research and ultimately find a cure for Lyme and other debilitating tick-borne diseases. “The Centers...

2013-07-23 23:16:58

Moffly Media's Best of the Gold Coast results are in and Melani Lust Photography is honored with Best Wedding Photographer title for the fourth consecutive year. Greenwich, Connecticut (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 Melani Lust Photography was voted Best Wedding Photographer for the fourth consecutive year in Moffly Media’s annual Best Of The Gold Coast edition (July/ August 2013). Readers of Greenwich, New Canaan - Darien, Stamford, Westport, Fairfield Living and atHome magazines cast...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'