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  • Developer Appeals P&Z Subdivision Rejection

    ANDY GOROSKO
    Archive
    December 31, 2001, Monday

    Developer Appeals P&Z Subdivision RejectionBy Andrew GoroskoAn Easton developer is seeking to have a judge overturn the Planning and Zoning Commission’s (P&Z) recent rejection of his controversial proposed seven-lot residential subdivision eyed for a 15.7-acre site off Cedar Hill Road....Read Full Article

  • BAHA’I FAITH OF NEWTOWN

    KAAREN VALENTA
    Archive
    December 31, 2001, Monday

    BAHA’I FAITH OF NEWTOWNContact Michael or Susan Dutton364-1738, mdutton@bestweb.netDevotional meetings; spiritual discussion meetings; discussions of social issues from a religious perspective. Call for current schedule. BIBLE BAPTIST CHURCH 35 Sugar Street (Route 302); 426-6484 Pastor Steve Plo...Read Full Article

  • Bee Calendars Available

    KAAREN VALENTA
    Archive
    December 31, 2001, Monday

    Bee Calendars AvailableThe ever-popular Newtown Bee  2002 calendar is now available at The Bee’s offices at 5 Church Hill Road. Many people like The Bee calendars for their large print and simple design.The calendars are free, but the supply is limited, so stop by and get yours soon....Read Full Article

  • Posters Still Available

    KAAREN VALENTA
    Archive
    December 31, 2001, Monday

    Posters Still AvailableThe United Strength of America posters designed by Curtis Packaging from artwork by Newtown students are still available at The Bee office on 5 Church Hill Road. The posters reflect on the time before, during, and after September 11. They are free to the public. Stop by and...Read Full Article

  • BPW Changes Meeting Site

    KAAREN VALENTA
    Archive
    December 31, 2001, Monday

    BPW Changes Meeting SiteThe Newtown Business & Professional Women’s Club will meet at 6 pm on Monday, January 7, at The Fireside Inn, a change from the previously announced location. The program will focus on networking techniques and using a network as a resource. The dinner meeting is $16....Read Full Article

  • Five Escape Uninjured From Nighttime Fire

    ANDY GOROSKO
    Archive
    December 31, 2001, Monday

    Five Escape Uninjured From Nighttime FireBy Andrew GoroskoFive people escaped injury early Monday morning, after the Mt Pleasant Road wood-frame house which they were in caught fire, extensively damaging a third-story attic apartment.Fire Marshal Bill Halstead said Russell Caroselli, who lived in...Read Full Article

  • A Family That Collects, And A Timely Interest In Patriotism

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    December 31, 2001, Monday

    A Family That Collects, And A Timely Interest In PatriotismNEW BRITAIN — The New Britain Museum of American Art is the oldest museum in the country exclusively devoted to American art. Founded in 1903, the museum houses one of the most distinguished and comprehensive collections of American pain...Read Full Article

  • By Kim J. Harmon

    KIM HARMON
    Archive
    December 31, 2001, Monday

    By Kim J. HarmonDANBURY – Better late than never.That could be the new motto for the Newtown High School hockey team – especially after it defeated South-West Conference rival Joel Barlow, 2-1, in sudden death overtime thriller last Friday at the Danbury Ice Arena....Read Full Article

  • People’s Offers Financial Seminars

    KAAREN VALENTA
    Archive
    December 31, 2001, Monday

    People’s Offers Financial Seminars BRIDGEPORT –– Changes in tax laws, turbulent stock markets, and an uncertain economy can make financial planning more complicated than ever. To help people make more informed decisions about their financial future, People’s Bank and its subsidiaries are b...Read Full Article

  • IMC Group

    KAAREN VALENTA
    Archive
    December 31, 2001, Monday

    IMC Group To MeetDARIEN –– The Connecticut/Westchester Chapter of the Institute of Management Consultants will meet on Monday, January 14, from 6 to 9 pm, The Water’s Edge at Giovanni’s II, 2748 Boston Post Road in Darien....Read Full Article

  • GIRLS BASKETBALL

    KIM HARMON
    Archive
    December 31, 2001, Monday

    GIRLS BASKETBALL Player G       FG     3PT    TP      AVG   FTA   FTM   PCT Lisa Masella   8        41      0        109     13.6    46      27      58.7 Kelley Haines 8        35      12      100     12.5    25...Read Full Article

  • A Perspective On The Horse Arena Approval

    CURT CLARK
    Archive
    December 31, 2001, Monday

    A Perspective On The Horse Arena ApprovalTo the Editor: With regard to the P&Z indoor horse arena approval. I was one of the Aunt Park Lane neighbors who opposed the Boles application in 1998. It was passed by the Planning and Zoning with stipulations which your reporter has cited. At the time...Read Full Article

  • If you have nothing else to do, look about you and see if there isn’t something close at hand that you can improve! It may make you wealthy, thought it is more likely that it will make you happy.

    CURT CLARK
    Archive
    December 31, 2001, Monday

    If you have nothing else to do, look about you and see if there isn’t something close at hand that you can improve! It may make you wealthy, thought it is more likely that it will make you happy.                                                  ...Read Full Article

  • NEW YORK CITY, New York – Every year it is a very quick process, but this year it was quicker than ever as the Westminster Kennel Club opened and closed entries for its 126th annual show in less than an hour.

    KIM HARMON
    Archive
    December 31, 2001, Monday

    NEW YORK CITY, New York – Every year it is a very quick process, but this year it was quicker than ever as the Westminster Kennel Club opened and closed entries for its 126th annual show in less than an hour.Entries opened at 8 am on Friday, December 7, and closed before 9 am. The 126th annual s...Read Full Article

  • By Kim J. Harmon

    KIM HARMON
    Archive
    December 31, 2001, Monday

    By Kim J. Harmon Down 2-0 in the second half of its CIAC Class LL state tournament game with Guilford, the Newtown High School boys’ soccer team was facing as much adversity as it had faced during the entire 2001 season. Al Taubert was on the sidelines for that game and he could certainly relate...Read Full Article

  • By Kim J. Harmon

    KIM HARMON
    Archive
    December 31, 2001, Monday

    By Kim J. HarmonMONROE – For nearly three full quarters, the Newtown High School girls’ junior varsity basketball team struggled to grasp hold of the lead against Trumbull in the championship game of the annual Masuk Holiday Tournament.Finally, after 22 minutes and 48 seconds, Siobhan Cooper p...Read Full Article

  • Equitation Champion

    KIM HARMON
    Archive
    December 31, 2001, Monday

    Equitation Champion...Read Full Article

  • By Kim J. Harmon

    KIM HARMON
    Archive
    December 31, 2001, Monday

    By Kim J. HarmonMONROE – Morgan Haines scored just two baskets, but they were two of the most important baskets of the game.The Newtown High School girls’ basketball team was struggling through a tough, tough game with Trumbull in the finals of the annual Masuk Holiday Tournament and was on th...Read Full Article

  • By Kim J. Harmon

    KIM HARMON
    Archive
    December 31, 2001, Monday

    By Kim J. HarmonCAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts – Could Andrew Gellert become the third Newtown High School basketball player to reach the NCAA Tournament (Karl Fischer with Drexel and Lynn Lattanzio with St. John’s being the first two)?...Read Full Article

  • Bits & Pieces

    KIM HARMON
    Archive
    December 31, 2001, Monday

    Bits & Pieces By Kim J. Harmon S ometimes I should just shut up and be thankful that things aren’t any worse. Like, when I walk into the Edward Bennett Rink in West Haven or the Wonderland of Ice in Bridgeport and complain about how cold it is (way colder than outside) I should take a moment...Read Full Article