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  • Farmer’s Market Celebrates Its 20th Year

    KAAREN VALENTA
    Archive
    July 31, 2001, Tuesday

    Farmer’s Market Celebrates Its 20th YearThe farmer’s market held at the Cooperative Extension System’s Bethel office on Route 6 on Saturday mornings is celebrating its 20th year, with plenty of fresh vegetables, fruit, plants, and baked goods.The market will operate rain or shine from 9 am t...Read Full Article

  • Aug 4: 28th Annual Hist Scty of Glastonbury Antiques Festival, On The Green, Main St at Hubbard St, Glastonbury, 9 am-4 pm rain or shine, adm Nov4 ###early buying during set-up 7 am, Nov20), verbal appraisals ###9 am-noon, Nov5/item, by Richard LaBla

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    July 31, 2001, Tuesday

    Aug 4: 28th Annual Hist Scty of Glastonbury Antiques Festival, On The Green, Main St at Hubbard St, Glastonbury, 9 am-4 pm rain or shine, adm Nov4 ###early buying during set-up 7 am, Nov20), verbal appraisals ###9 am-noon, Nov5/item, by Richard LaBlanc); 860-633-6890.Aug 5: 42nd Edition Greater Ha...Read Full Article

  • Newtown Lifeguards Float To The Top In Statewide Competition

    KAAREN VALENTA
    Archive
    July 31, 2001, Tuesday

    Newtown Lifeguards Float To The Top In Statewide CompetitionNewtown Park & Rec lifeguards took first place in the statewide Lifeguard Olympics held at Treadwell Park on Sunday, soundly beating five other teams in three of the five competitions and finishing best overall.The annual event was sp...Read Full Article

  • Newtown Woman’s Ancestors –Remembering The Civil War’s Only Triplets

    JAN HOWARD
    Archive
    July 31, 2001, Tuesday

    Newtown Woman’s Ancestors –Remembering The Civil War’s Only TripletsBy Jan Howard...Read Full Article

  • Audubon Bird Watching Day Trip & Insect Walk

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    July 31, 2001, Tuesday

    Audubon Bird Watching Day Trip & Insect WalkSOUTHBURY — Audubon Center at Bent of the River will host two free programs this month, including a day trip to a stopover location for migrating shorebirds....Read Full Article

  • Senior Preview Of ‘Ra venscroft’

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    July 31, 2001, Tuesday

    Senior Preview Of ‘Ra venscroft’SHERMAN — Area senior citizens are invited to enjoy a free preview performance of Don Nigro’s psychological thriller Ravenscroft on Thursday, August 9, at Sherman Playhouse. The play is the next production by The Sherman Players; its official opening night...Read Full Article

  • ‘Student Ambassadors’ Return From UK

    TANJUA DAMON-MERROW
    Archive
    July 31, 2001, Tuesday

    ‘Student Ambassadors’ Return From UKFive local middle school students recently returned from a three-week adventure in the United Kingdom. The youths traveled with the People to People Student Ambassador Program visiting England, Scotland, Ireland, and Wales. Local residents Nick and Jenna Mos...Read Full Article

  • Wheel World Experience

    KAAREN VALENTA
    Archive
    July 31, 2001, Tuesday

    Wheel World ExperienceBy Kaaren ValentaDavid Tortora frowned in concentration as he guided his bicycle on a zigzag course through a line of orange cones on the parking lot at Newtown High School. The Cub Scout, a member of Den 13, Pack 170, of Sandy Hook School, was intent on passing all of the te...Read Full Article

  • Louise N.       Conger

    SHIRLEY WOYTACK
    Archive
    July 31, 2001, Tuesday

    Louise N.       CongerLouise (Nichols) Conger of Cheshire died on July 28 at the Cheshire Convalescent Center. She was the wife of Edward M. Conger....Read Full Article

  • NVCC Info Sessions

    TANJUA DAMON-MERROW
    Archive
    July 31, 2001, Tuesday

    NVCC Info SessionsWATERBURY — Naugatuck Valley Community College will hold a free information session and tour of the campus highlighting the college’s degree and certificate programs at 10 am and 5:30 pm in Kinney Hall, Room K505, on Tuesday, August 7.For more information call 203-575-8294....Read Full Article

  • Contributors Thanked

    SHIRLEY WOYTACK
    Archive
    July 31, 2001, Tuesday

    Contributors ThankedTo the Editor:The International Fellowship Fund would like to acknowledge and thank the following local businesses for their financial help in sending a group of local students to the United Kingdom this summer. Contributing to the fund were: Ms Ellie Lewis of the Sandy Hook Di...Read Full Article

  • Degree In Social Work At UConn

    TANJUA DAMON-MERROW
    Archive
    July 31, 2001, Tuesday

    Degree In Social Work At UConnWEST HARTFORD —Have you been thinking about taking that next step to further your education? Are you considering a career change to social work? The University of Connecticut Graduate School of Social Work can help you get started....Read Full Article

  • Town Begins Marking Open Space Holdings

    ANDY GOROSKO
    Archive
    July 31, 2001, Tuesday

    Town Begins Marking Open Space HoldingsBy Andrew GoroskoThe town has started installing orange open space marker posts along its open space holdings to identify areas that are open to the public for passive recreation....Read Full Article

  • Continuing Ed Fall Courses

    TANJUA DAMON-MERROW
    Archive
    July 31, 2001, Tuesday

    Continuing Ed Fall CoursesWatch for Newtown Continuing Education’s fall brochure. With lots of exciting new classes, there promises to be something for everyone.Classes will include revitalizing the tired home garden, dinner party basics, ballroom dancing, classical painting techniques, fencing,...Read Full Article

  • Castle Hill Road

    SHIRLEY WOYTACK
    Archive
    July 31, 2001, Tuesday

    Castle Hill RoadJacquelyn Stiles recently sold her home at 6 Castle Hill Road to Lisa Saltzman of Sandy Hook.Cathy Masi, broker, CRS, ABR, of Flagpole Realty, Inc, listed and marketed the property, which was sold by Kari Rustici of William Pitt Real Estate.Attorney Tim Holian of Newtown represente...Read Full Article

  • By Kim J. Harmon

    KIM HARMON
    Archive
    July 31, 2001, Tuesday

    By Kim J. HarmonJOHNSTON, Rhode Island – Just when you thought it couldn’t get any better, it did.Maybe winning a state championship was more than most teams had a right to hope for in any given summer, but the Newtown U10 travel softball team went one better last weekend by winning the New En...Read Full Article

  • Knights Of Columbus Open Museum In City Of Order’s Founding

    MARY KENNEDY
    Archive
    July 31, 2001, Tuesday

    Knights Of Columbus Open Museum In City Of Order’s FoundingNEW HAVEN — After six years of planning and construction, one of the state’s newest attractions opened this past spring. Emphasizing the need to preserve a commendable and noteworthy history of volunteerism and community services, Su...Read Full Article

  • Mr And Mrs Steven W. Nelson

    JAN HOWARD
    Archive
    July 31, 2001, Tuesday

    Mr And Mrs Steven W. NelsonDeborah Marie Farrell and Steven Warren Nelson were joined in marriage on July 29 at Waveny House in New Canaan with the Rev Steven Gordon officiating.The bride is the daughter of Peter and Arleen Farrell of Danbury.The groom is the son of Robert and Dianne Nelson of New...Read Full Article

  • Megan Szarek To David J. Beigel

    JAN HOWARD
    Archive
    July 31, 2001, Tuesday

    Megan Szarek To David J. BeigelStanley and Cheryl Szarek of Sandy Hook announce the engagement of their daughter, Megan Bondeson Szarek, to David Joseph Beigel, son of Joanne Beigel of South Hadely, Mass., formerly of Sandy Hook, and Michael Beigel of New Milford.The future bride graduated from Ne...Read Full Article

  • NEW MILFORD – The Newtown U14 traveling softball team continued to fill its summer with success. A couple weeks after finishing second in the Babe Ruth State Tournament in Hamden, and amidst amassing an impressive 14-4 overall record, the Hawks cap

    KIM HARMON
    Archive
    July 31, 2001, Tuesday

    NEW MILFORD – The Newtown U14 traveling softball team continued to fill its summer with success. A couple weeks after finishing second in the Babe Ruth State Tournament in Hamden, and amidst amassing an impressive 14-4 overall record, the Hawks captured the New Milford Tournament championship.Co...Read Full Article