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Monthly Archives: February 2003
The Moles Are Back!––Taking The Battle Of The Backyard UndergroundBy Ed HutchisonAssociated Press Of moles, one thing is certain: They are back. Actually they never left for the winter; it only seems like they did....Read Full Article
Beware Of The Aggressive Plant By Jane BergerAssociated PressBeware plant geeks bearing gifts. They may be bearing enemies instead of friends. I learned my lesson the hard way, from a true plant geek who lived next door. Hubert’s garden was filled with varieties he came to know in his native...Read Full Article
WITH BOOK GRAPHICS Gardening Books For 2003By The Associated Press This crop of books will keep gardeners in their element year round:...Read Full Article
A Look Back––When Gypsies Plied Their Trade In NewtownBy Jan HowardGroups of gypsies often came through Newtown in the late 1800s and early 1900s and camped at various places in town, offering items for sale, fortune telling, and horses to trade....Read Full Article
Antiques Show At Town Hall, SundayNewtown Historical Society has announced the details of its 18th annual antiques show. The popular event will take place on Sunday, March 2, from 10 am to 4 pm, at Edmond Town Hall, 45 Main Street (Route 25) in Newtown.Select antiques dealers will display a variet...Read Full Article
Newtown Support GroupsFriday, February 28 AA, Newtown United Methodist Church, 92 Church Hill Road, 8 pm, beginners meeting, open discussion. Saturday, March 1 Daily Reflections meeting, St Rose School (Monsignor Conroy Room), Church Hill Road, 6:30–8 pm. Sunday, March 2 AA, Newtow...Read Full Article
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World Day Of Prayer Being Planned In NewtownWorld Day of Prayer (WDP) is an international event that unites Protestant, Roman Catholic, Orthodox, and other Christian women and men in 179 countries in prayer. Throughout the day, from the first sunrise to the last sunset, prayers around the world wi...Read Full Article
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. The meetings are held at the home of Susan and Michael Dutton at 32 Pond Brook Road in Newtown. Call 3...Read Full Article
HAPPY BIRTHDAYFebruary 23, Eleanor Ress, Age 7February 24, Kevin Gorman, Age 7February 25, Luca Crudo, Age 6 February 27, Emma Jane Delia, Age 3 March 4, Jesse John Cabral, Age 5 March 4, Mary Teresa Locke, Age 1 March 8, Katie Cummings, Age 10 ...Read Full Article
Newtown Youth Services’ Wish List — A minivan or 12-passenger transport van is desperately needed for Newtown Youth Services’ programs.
Newtown Youth Services’ Wish List — A minivan or 12-passenger transport van is desperately needed for Newtown Youth Services’ programs.We would also greatly appreciate donations of works of art, pottery, sculpture, etc for our Dinner Dance Auction. The 16th Annual NYS Talent Show — Show ti...Read Full Article
Christopher M. Schmitt of Newtown has earned Faculty Honors from Trinity College for the fall 2002 semester. A graduate of Newtown High School, Mr Schmitt is a member of the Trinity Class of 2006.
Christopher M. Schmitt of Newtown has earned Faculty Honors from Trinity College for the fall 2002 semester. A graduate of Newtown High School, Mr Schmitt is a member of the Trinity Class of 2006.Certificates of achievement were awarded to 1,283 Lehigh University students who were named to the dea...Read Full Article
Newtown Resident Attends Seminar In Washington, DCHAMDEN — Sean Hughes of Newtown, a sophomore political science major, was one of 19 students from Quinnipiac University who recently attended “Inside Washington ‘03,” a two-week seminar in Washington, DC....Read Full Article
Varholak Takes PostAt Quinnipiac UniversityHamden — Mark Varholak of Newtown has been appointed assistant controller at Quinnipiac University.In his new position, Mr Varholak oversees the bursar’s office, new accounting policies, internal audits and financial projections, and is a liaison with...Read Full Article
Immaculate High School Celebrates 40th AnniversaryDANBURY — Immaculate High School will commemorate its 40th anniversary with a celebration in March. Bishop William E. Lori will celebrate Mass at 5:30 pm at St Peter Church, 104 Main Street. A reception at 7 and dinner at 8 will follow at the Inn...Read Full Article
SHU And Bridgeport Library To Host Video Discussion Series...Read Full Article
Mr and Mrs Gregory J. ArmstrongDiane L. Halstead and Gregory J. Armstrong were married September 21 in St Peter Episcopal Church, Oxford, by the Rev Carolyn Dukenski.A reception followed at Lily Lake Inn, Wolcott.The bride is the daughter of Joanne Halstead of Oxford and Frank Halstead of Beacon F...Read Full Article
State Gets Decontamination Trailers With Federal Grant GREENWICH (AP) –– Connecticut has acquired some new tools to help respond to any terrorist attack –– about two dozen 14-foot-high, 13,000-pound mass decontamination trailers. The trailers would be deployed in the event of a biological...Read Full Article
BRIDGEPORT –– A no-fee workshop, “Creating a Successful Child Care Business,” will be held at 5:30 pm on Monday, March 10, at the North Branch Library Community Center, 3445 Madison Avenue.
BRIDGEPORT –– A no-fee workshop, “Creating a Successful Child Care Business,” will be held at 5:30 pm on Monday, March 10, at the North Branch Library Community Center, 3445 Madison Avenue.The program will cover state regulations and licensing, free food programs for children, state-paid c...Read Full Article