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  • Forum To Examine Connection Between Religion, Environment

    SHIRLEY WOYTACK
    Archive
    January 31, 2002, Thursday

    Forum To Examine Connection Between Religion, EnvironmentDANBURY — From population control to water use to global warming, Western Connecticut State University Assistant Political Science Professor Dr Christopher Kukk wants people to start thinking about how religion affects the environment....Read Full Article

  • Sign Up Now For ‘Citizens Police Academy’

    ANDY GOROSKO
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    January 31, 2002, Thursday

    Sign Up Now For ‘Citizens Police Academy’By Andrew GoroskoStarting next month, the Newtown Police Department will offer Citizens Police Academy, a 10-week program for the general public designed to provide an overview of local law enforcement and its relationship to the criminal justice system...Read Full Article

  • Friday, February 8

    ANDY GOROSKO
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    January 31, 2002, Thursday

    Friday, February 8Newtown Teen Center Open House, 7-11 pm, 57 Church Hill Road, refreshments, live music by Erik Bagger, Apse, Nintendo Power, and Time Stalker; 270-4340. Saturday, February 9 Head O’ Meadow School PTA Mardi Gras Dinner Dance & Silent Auction, hors d’oeuvres 6:30 pm, dinne...Read Full Article

  • Audit: Better Engineering Could Save DOT Millions

    CURT CLARK
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    January 31, 2002, Thursday

    Audit: Better Engineering Could Save DOT MillionsNEWINGTON (AP) –– The state Department of Transportation may have saved millions of dollars if it had planned better for several road and bridge projects, according to state auditors....Read Full Article

  • State Seeks Donations For Endangered Species

    CURT CLARK
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    January 31, 2002, Thursday

    State Seeks Donations For Endangered SpeciesHARTFORD (AP) –– Don’t dread that tax form – the bog turtle and New England cottontail are counting on you. The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection is reminding taxpayers that they have an opportunity to donate income tax refunds t...Read Full Article

  • Education GrantCap Costs Towns Millions, Report Says

    CURT CLARK
    Archive
    January 31, 2002, Thursday

    Education GrantCap Costs Towns Millions, Report SaysHARTFORD (AP) –– A new report suggests that the state may change the way it provides money to local school districts under Connecticut’s Education Cost Sharing formula....Read Full Article

  • CT Choral Society To

    SHANNON HICKS
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    January 31, 2002, Thursday

    CT Choral Society ToOffer ScholarshipThe Connecticut Choral Society’s  annual scholarship award is being offered again this Spring to encourage and promote young people who are singing in choruses in the  greater Waterbury and Danbury areas. Scholarships are funded through contributions to the...Read Full Article

  • Study: New Counseling Program HelpsYouths Stay Out Of Trouble

    CURT CLARK
    Archive
    January 31, 2002, Thursday

    Study: New Counseling Program HelpsYouths Stay Out Of TroubleHARTFORD (AP) –– Juvenile offenders who received services under a new, comprehensive counseling program were half as likely to commit more crimes than those who received traditional services, a study done for the state has found....Read Full Article

  • BAHA’I FAITH OF NEWTOWN

    KAAREN VALENTA
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    January 31, 2002, Thursday

    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

  • What Do You Want In A Superintendent?

    TANJUA DAMON-MERROW
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    January 31, 2002, Thursday

    What Do You Want In A Superintendent?Parents and community members are being asked to mark Monday, February 11, at 7:30 pm, on their calendars for a community forum. The meeting will be held to seek input on the traits and attributes citizens would like to see in the successor to the retiring Supe...Read Full Article

  • Lorraine M. Dana

    MARY KENNEDY
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    January 31, 2002, Thursday

    Lorraine M. DanaLorraine (Mohagel) Dana, 67, of Bridgeport, died January 29 at her residence. Born in Bridgeport, she was the daughter of the late Elias and Lillian Mohagel.Survivors include a devoted brother, Mitch Mohagel and his wife, Maryann, of Newtown; two sons, Mark Cagle and Scott Cagle, b...Read Full Article

  • Gloria              Dietter

    SHIRLEY WOYTACK
    Archive
    January 31, 2002, Thursday

    Gloria              DietterGloria (Boldrin) Dietter, 68, of 24 Main Street, Bethel, died unexpectedly January 29 at Danbury Hospital. She was born in Buffalo, N.Y., December 8, 1933, daughter of the late Santo and Stella Mary (Boldrin)....Read Full Article

  • The dispatchers at Town Hall South report the following fire calls:

    KAAREN VALENTA
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    January 31, 2002, Thursday

    The dispatchers at Town Hall South report the following fire calls:...Read Full Article

  • Genealogy Club To Meet Feb. 13

    KAAREN VALENTA
    Archive
    January 31, 2002, Thursday

    Genealogy Club To Meet Feb. 13“Creating a Genealogical Manuscript” will be the topic of Connie Harris Fraser’s presentation to the Genealogy Club of Newtown at 7:30 pm on February 13 in the C. H. Booth Library’s meeting room....Read Full Article

  • 6½ Acres On Riverside Road ––Town Pursues Land Purchase In Sandy Hook

    STEVE BIGHAM
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    January 30, 2002, Wednesday

    6½ Acres On Riverside Road ––Town Pursues Land Purchase In Sandy HookBy Steve BighamThe Town of Newtown has reportedly come to terms on the purchase of a 61/2-acre parcel off Riverside Road, possibly for recreational uses. The sale price was not disclosed....Read Full Article

  • Something New: A Degree In Conflict Resolution

    TANJUA DAMON-MERROW
    Archive
    January 30, 2002, Wednesday

    Something New: A Degree In Conflict ResolutionDANBURY — With the wave of recent high profile conflicts ranging from the border dispute between Pakistan and India to the “rink rage” trial in Massachusetts, Western Connecticut State University’s new conflict resolution minor is particularly...Read Full Article

  • Conference Helps  Motivate Gifted Students

    TANJUA DAMON-MERROW
    Archive
    January 30, 2002, Wednesday

    Conference Helps  Motivate Gifted StudentsFAIRFIELD — Are you a school administrator, educator, or parent who would like to learn more about motivating gifted students and developing the maximum potential of young people while keeping current with the latest educational programs? Susanne Richer...Read Full Article

  • By Kim J. Harmon

    KIM HARMON
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    January 30, 2002, Wednesday

    By Kim J. HarmonWESTPORT – With guys like Dan Maxwell, David Rod, John Ehlers, Adam Konneker and James Dellasall doing so well at the South-West Conference Indoor Track Developmental meet last Saturday, the Nighthawks should be ready to – pardon the pun – hit the ground running in the champi...Read Full Article

  • Trinity Day School Registration

    TANJUA DAMON-MERROW
    Archive
    January 30, 2002, Wednesday

    Trinity Day School RegistrationThe Trinity Day School will hold a registration day on Saturday, March 2, starting at 8 am at the Trinity Church Undercroft. Trinity Day School offers developmental programs for three- and four-year-olds.Three-year-olds meet every Tuesday and Thursday with two sessio...Read Full Article

  • Gabrielle Naglieri, daughter of Mr and Mrs John E. Naglieri of Newtown, was named to the fall 2001 dean’s list at Assumption College.

    TANJUA DAMON-MERROW
    Archive
    January 30, 2002, Wednesday

    Gabrielle Naglieri, daughter of Mr and Mrs John E. Naglieri of Newtown, was named to the fall 2001 dean’s list at Assumption College.Christopher Carolan, son of Kevin and Dorothy Carolan of Sandy Hook, was named to the dean’s list for the fall 2001 semester at Saint Michael’s College. Mr Car...Read Full Article