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  • JUNE 7 HOUSE & GARDEN TOUR –

    JOANNA LESTIC
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    April 28, 2003, Monday

    JUNE 7 HOUSE & GARDEN TOUR – SS/jl set 4-28 LONDONDERRY, N.H. — The Londonderry Historical Society is sponsoring a house plus garden tour on June 7, 1 am to 3 pm. It will consist of five homes and one garden. The homes include a 1760 cape; 1840 blacksmith shop and 1859 barn complex of th...Read Full Article

  • Persistent Heartburn Can Be Treated

    KAAREN VALENTA
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    April 25, 2003, Friday

    Persistent Heartburn Can Be Treated DANBURY — At least 44 percent of Americans say they experience heartburn at least once a month, making this digestive problem a widespread cause of concern for many.The problems of gastroesophageal reflux disease were discussed by two Danbury Hospital physicia...Read Full Article

  • SCAN Spring Show Is Approaching

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    April 25, 2003, Friday

    SCAN Spring Show Is ApproachingThe Society of Creative Arts of Newtown (SCAN), Inc. will present its 33rd Annual Juried Spring Art Show at Cyrenius H. Booth Library, 25 Main Street in Newtown, during library hours May 3-11. The show will include more than 150 works of art in oil, watercolor, paste...Read Full Article

  • Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra Plans To Re-Live Five Decades Of Pop Hits

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    April 25, 2003, Friday

    Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra Plans To Re-Live Five Decades Of Pop HitsRIDGEFIELD — The Ridgefield Chorale will celebrate five decades of pop hits from all music genres in its spring concert on Saturday, April 26. Featured scores will include “Forever Motown,” “Beatles in Revue,” “John...Read Full Article

  • Gregory James Gallery Is PresentingGrand Re-Opening Celebration Exhibit

    JOANNA LESTIC
    Archive
    April 25, 2003, Friday

    Gregory James Gallery Is PresentingGrand Re-Opening Celebration ExhibitNEW MILFORD — The Gregory James Gallery is presenting its first group exhibit at its new location on the historic New Milford green, in the Bank Street Plaza at 27 Main Street....Read Full Article

  • The Japanese Influence OnBelle Epoque Masters

    MARY KENNEDY
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    April 25, 2003, Friday

    The Japanese Influence OnBelle Epoque MastersFAIRFIELD — Diana Mille, PhD, director of the Thomas J. Walsh Art Gallery at Fairfield University, will consider Japanese influences on Claude Monet, Mary Cassatt, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec and other Impressionists and post-Impressionists on Wednesday...Read Full Article

  • Sanitarian Jack Goett has warned the Conservation Commission that its regulatory decisions might “make a sham of our work and cause an open rupture of your commission and me.” The commission has responded by calling a special meeting for May 3, 8

    JAN HOWARD
    Archive
    April 25, 2003, Friday

    Sanitarian Jack Goett has warned the Conservation Commission that its regulatory decisions might “make a sham of our work and cause an open rupture of your commission and me.” The commission has responded by calling a special meeting for May 3, 8 pm, to which Mr Goett and his boss, Director of...Read Full Article

  • WestConn To Host Honors Conference

    TANJUA DAMON-MERROW
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    April 25, 2003, Friday

    WestConn To Host Honors ConferenceDANBURY — Western Connecticut State University will host Connecticut’s best and brightest college students as they participate in the third annual Connecticut Honors Conference from 10 am to 2 pm on Saturday, April 26, in Warner Hall on the university’s midt...Read Full Article

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    JAN HOWARD
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    April 25, 2003, Friday
  • Aluminum Cans Are The Theme Of 13th Annual Rube Goldberg Competition

    TANJUA DAMON-MERROW
    Archive
    April 25, 2003, Friday

    Aluminum Cans Are The Theme Of 13th Annual Rube Goldberg CompetitionBy Tanjua DamonLooking for a way to get off the couch to recycle an aluminum can? Well, eighth grade students in the Discovery program at Newtown Middle School may have come up with contraptions that could help recycle cans, but m...Read Full Article

  • Connecticut Choreographers’Forum Concerts

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    April 25, 2003, Friday

    Connecticut Choreographers’Forum ConcertsWATERBURY — Naugatuck Valley Community College and Brass City Ballet will present the third Connecticut Choreographers’ Forum Concerts on Friday, April 25, and Saturday, April 26, in the college’s Fine Arts Center, 750 Chase Parkway.Performances wil...Read Full Article

  • Wooden Clockmaking––A Hobby Where Timing Is Everything

    JAN HOWARD
    Archive
    April 25, 2003, Friday

    Wooden Clockmaking––A Hobby Where Timing Is EverythingBy Jan HowardTiming is everything for many things, and especially so for clocks. But this was only one of the topics in a program about wooden clockworks April 14 sponsored by the Newtown Historical Society at the C.H. Booth Library on Main...Read Full Article

  • Mr and Mrs Marko J. Fonovic

    JAN HOWARD
    Archive
    April 25, 2003, Friday

    Mr and Mrs Marko J. FonovicJessica Ann Shivy and Marko Joseph Fonovic were joined in marriage on November 23 at St Rose of Lima Church with the Rev Robert Weiss officiating.The bride is the daughter of Dr and Mrs Victor Shivy of Southbury.The groom is the son of Mr and Mrs Dario Fonovic of Myrtle...Read Full Article

  • EVERYDAY HORSEMANSHIP (©May 2003 by Eliza R. L. McGraw, published by Sterling Publications, 224 pages, $29.95) – An illustrated guidebook for horse people who understand that horsemanship is much more than saddling up and heading out for a ride. C

    KIM HARMON
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    April 25, 2003, Friday

    EVERYDAY HORSEMANSHIP (©May 2003 by Eliza R. L. McGraw, published by Sterling Publications, 224 pages, $29.95) – An illustrated guidebook for horse people who understand that horsemanship is much more than saddling up and heading out for a ride. Competitive and recreational equestrians will fin...Read Full Article

  • Poet/Essayist To Speak AtAAUW Spring Breakfast

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    April 25, 2003, Friday

    Poet/Essayist To Speak AtAAUW Spring BreakfastThe Bridgeport Area Branch of American Association of University Women (AAUW) will host a spring buffet breakfast at Fireside Inn on Saturday, May 3, at 8:30 am....Read Full Article

  • Church Women Invite CommunityTo Unite For Friendship Day

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    April 25, 2003, Friday

    Church Women Invite CommunityTo Unite For Friendship DayOn Monday, May 1, 1933, a May Day Luncheon was held at The George Washington Hotel in New York City, planned by the Women’s Council for Home Mission. Wall Street had crashed; people were still in a state of depression, financially and spiri...Read Full Article

  • Pond Gardening

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    April 25, 2003, Friday

    Pond GardeningThe Garden Club of Newtown will learn about pond gardening at its April meeting. Brad Cooper of Cooper Mulch and More will begin his slide and video presentation at 1 pm on Tuesday, April 29, at Cyrenius H. Booth Library, 25 Main Street in Newtown....Read Full Article

  • A Day For Celebrating Children

    LINDA BAUER
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    April 25, 2003, Friday

    A Day For Celebrating ChildrenDANBURY — Children in the greater Danbury area can join communities around the country when they voice their wishes, hopes, and dreams for the future on April 26, when they celebrate the Third Annual El Día de los Niños (Children’s Day) at the CityCenter Green f...Read Full Article

  • Free Program On The Gilded Age

    LINDA BAUER
    Archive
    April 25, 2003, Friday

    Free Program On The Gilded AgeBROOKFIELD — The Regional YMCA of Western Connecticut is hosting a free workshop/lecture about “The Gilded Age, 1877–1890” on Friday, April 25, starting at 7 pm.Mark Twain called it the Gilded Age to describe the difference between how it seemed on the surface...Read Full Article

  • Audubon Center Readies For Earth Day

    LINDA BAUER
    Archive
    April 25, 2003, Friday

    Audubon Center Readies For Earth DaySOUTHBURY — The following programs are being offered at The Audubon Center at Bent of the River, 185 East Flat Hill Road (off Route 172).The public is invited to celebrate Earth Day on Saturday, April 26, at the Audubon Center. Join scouts and other volunteers...Read Full Article