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  • March 3 10:15 A11/P11 5: 20th Annual Ephemera 20 Fair 10:15 A11/P11 Conference, Hyatt Regency Greenwich, 1800 Putnam Ave, Old Greenwich, conference Fri 10 am-4 pm 10:15 A11/P11 Sun 9 am-noon, fair hours Fri 10 am-5 pm 10:15 A11/P11 Sun 10 am-4 pm, ca

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    February 29, 2000, Tuesday

    March 3 10:15 A11/P11 5: 20th Annual Ephemera 20 Fair 10:15 A11/P11 Conference, Hyatt Regency Greenwich, 1800 Putnam Ave, Old Greenwich, conference Fri 10 am-4 pm 10:15 A11/P11 Sun 9 am-noon, fair hours Fri 10 am-5 pm 10:15 A11/P11 Sun 10 am-4 pm, call for fees, fair adm charges, 85 exhibitors; 18...Read Full Article

  • *The Newtown Coffee House will host a performance by the Connecticut band (“members come from all over the place,” says event organizer Andy Spencer) THE BROKE & HUNGRY BLUES BAND next weekend. The coffee house is a monthly event presented on

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    February 29, 2000, Tuesday

    *The Newtown Coffee House will host a performance by the Connecticut band (“members come from all over the place,” says event organizer Andy Spencer) THE BROKE & HUNGRY BLUES BAND next weekend. The coffee house is a monthly event presented on the second Saturday of the month at Newtown Con...Read Full Article

  • BOYS BASKETBALL

    KIM HARMON
    Archive
    February 29, 2000, Tuesday

    BOYS BASKETBALL PLAYERS              G    FG     3P     TP   AVG  FTA  FTM   PCTJohn Fiscella               21     103       35     351     16.7     168     107     63.6 Courtney Steele          21     112  ...Read Full Article

  • Programs For Parents

    SUE EVANUSKA
    Archive
    February 29, 2000, Tuesday

    Programs For ParentsFATHERS’ NIGHT – next evening for Dads will be Monday, March 20 beginning at 7:30 PM.Afterschool Programs For Middle School StudentsPASSAGES – BEGINS MARCH 22 This popular, annual program is back again! Sessions will run for six Wednesdays from 4 to 5:30 pm and they are:...Read Full Article

  • Retirement Planning Seminar

    SUE EVANUSKA
    Archive
    February 29, 2000, Tuesday

    Retirement Planning SeminarTrying to make sense of the retirement planning options available to you in your first job? Just starting to think about long-term investment opportunities for you and your spouse? Or are you close to retirement age and looking for higher returns?...Read Full Article

  • Girl Scouts To Celebrate 88th Birthday

    SUE EVANUSKA
    Archive
    February 29, 2000, Tuesday

    Girl Scouts To Celebrate 88th BirthdayHARTFORD — The start of the 20th Century marked a period of historic advancement for women. Female workers organized for better wages and working conditions in 1903, Jeannette Rankin became the first woman elected to the US Congress in 1917, and suffragists...Read Full Article

  • Reassurance From England

    SUE EVANUSKA
    Archive
    February 29, 2000, Tuesday

    Reassurance From EnglandTo the Editor,My name is Kevin Bond, chief executive of Kelda Group based in Leeds, England, and I am writing this letter to tell you a little about who we are and what we do.Kelda specializes in water and environmental services, and we have recently merged with the Aquario...Read Full Article

  • Property Owners Organize To Oppose P&Z Plans For ‘Upzoning’

    ANDY GOROSKO
    Archive
    February 29, 2000, Tuesday

    Property Owners Organize To Oppose P&Z Plans For ‘Upzoning’By Andrew GoroskoA local citizens group held an organizational meeting this week to marshal opposition to “upzoning,” a Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) initiative intended to protect groundwater quality by increasing t...Read Full Article

  • The Board of Selectmen last week made appointments to local boards and commissions.

    STEVE BIGHAM
    Archive
    February 29, 2000, Tuesday

    The Board of Selectmen last week made appointments to local boards and commissions.Democrat Joseph Hemingway of 10 Overlook Knoll was appointed to the Economic Development Commission (EDC) for a two-year term. Democrat Donald C. Collier of 93 Birch Hill Road was appointed to a two-year term on the...Read Full Article

  • The Wonder Of Science

    SUE EVANUSKA
    Archive
    February 29, 2000, Tuesday

    The Wonder Of ScienceTo the Editor,...Read Full Article

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    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    February 29, 2000, Tuesday
  • Police Take OnA Hazard

    ANDY GOROSKO
    Archive
    February 29, 2000, Tuesday

    Police Take OnA HazardPolice Commission members are considering ways to improve traffic safety at the hazardous intersection of Route 34 and Old Mill Road in Sandy Hook....Read Full Article

  • By Kim J. Harmon

    KIM HARMON
    Archive
    February 29, 2000, Tuesday

    By Kim J. HarmonSOUTHBURY – It may be forever known as the shot heard ‘round the SWC.With 7.4 seconds left on the clock, Kate Ryan hit the most dramatic, most gripping, most long-awaited shot in the history of Newtown High School girls’ basketball and – with a thrilling 46-45 win over New...Read Full Article

  • Bikes For Kids

    SUE EVANUSKA
    Archive
    February 29, 2000, Tuesday

    Bikes For KidsTo the Editor,Bikes for Kids has begun its 11th year of fixing donated bikes and giving them to poor kids in Connecticut. In the past 10 years, with the help and financial assistance of local businesses, we have given away over 2,500 bikes....Read Full Article

  • Give The Chief Probation

    SUE EVANUSKA
    Archive
    February 29, 2000, Tuesday

    Give The Chief ProbationTo the Editor,I have read the report about Police Chief Lysaght. It appears that both the Police Commission and the chief were trying to micro-manage and had a lack of communication. In my opinion after only attending the Police Commission once – the commissioners will fi...Read Full Article

  • A Job Well Done

    SUE EVANUSKA
    Archive
    February 29, 2000, Tuesday

    A Job Well DoneTo the Editor,As the millennium moves along I wish to announce that my devoted secretary and confidant of over 30 years has retired from my medical office. Having spoken with tens of thousands of people over these three decades we all owe a debt of gratitude for her endless patience...Read Full Article

  • Another View On Ordination

    SUE EVANUSKA
    Archive
    February 29, 2000, Tuesday

    Another View On OrdinationTo the Editor,When a local church places notices in its weekly bulletins, there is little, if any, opportunity to voice an opposing view. I would like to take this occasion now, to share such a view....Read Full Article

  • High Honors

    SUE EVANUSKA
    Archive
    February 29, 2000, Tuesday

    NHS Honor Roll, First SemesterHigh HonorsGrade 9...Read Full Article

  • NHS Students Respond Well To Humanities Class

    JEFF WHITE
    Archive
    February 29, 2000, Tuesday

    NHS Students Respond Well To Humanities ClassBy Jeff WhiteThe final projects have long been turned in and graded, and a new semester is well underway, yet high school students this week reflected on last semester’s humanities course with enthusiasm. The honors-level class, which required 30 stud...Read Full Article

  • Birds & Birding On The Internet

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    February 29, 2000, Tuesday

    Birds & Birding On The InternetRIDGEFIELD — Writer and editor Jack Sanders will present a talk inspired by his new book, The Internet Guide to Birds and Birding, on Saturday, March 4, at 2 pm. The free program will be at Ridgefield Library, 472 Main Street. Participants will be encouraged to...Read Full Article