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  • Mohegan Sun Casino unveiled in February what it hopes will be the world’s largest wedding cake measuring 17 feet and weighing 15,032 pounds. Mohegan Sun Executive Pastry Chef Lynn Mansel stood high above the crowd as he topped off his masterpiece.

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    February 29, 2004, Sunday

    Mohegan Sun Casino unveiled in February what it hopes will be the world's largest wedding cake measuring 17 feet and weighing 15,032 pounds. Mohegan Sun Executive Pastry Chef Lynn Mansel stood high above the crowd as he topped off his masterpiece.—PRNewsFoto...Read Full Article

  • Mohegan Sun Casino Chefs Shattered A World Record—

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    February 27, 2004, Friday

    Mohegan Sun Casino Chefs Shattered A World Record— A Confection That Takes The Cake! By Shannon Hicks Mohegan Sun executive pastry chef Lynn Mansel has proven that brides can have their wedding cake and eat it too — with plenty left over. The official response may not have been received from G...Read Full Article

  • Historic Site Seeking Help

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    February 27, 2004, Friday

    Historic Site Seeking Help EAST GRANBY –– In these days of shrinking government budgets and limited resources, Old New-Gate Prison and Copper Mine, a Colonial-era museum, has fallen victim. Closed more than a year ago due to budget constraints by the State of Connecticut, which owns and operat...Read Full Article

  • Sandra Scott’s QuiltsAt Good News Cafe Gallery

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    February 27, 2004, Friday

    Sandra Scott’s QuiltsAt Good News Cafe GalleryWOODBURY — “Nature Impressions,” an exhibition of Monroe quiltmaker Sandra Scott’s multi-hued artistic works capturing the rich beauties of the natural world in fabric, will be on display through April 12 at The Good News Café & Gallery,...Read Full Article

  • Wildflowers Of New England

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    February 27, 2004, Friday

    Wildflowers Of New EnglandJohn Pawlowski, one of Town and Country Garden Club of Newtown’s favorite speakers, is returning to make a third presentation at the senior center in Sandy Hook on Wednesday, March 10, at 7:30 pm. His subject will be “Wildflowers of New England.”...Read Full Article

  • Chapin In New Fairfield For Two Shows

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    February 27, 2004, Friday

    Chapin In New Fairfield For Two ShowsNEW FAIRFIELD — On Saturday, February 28, New Fairfield Friends of Music will present two concerts featuring the singer and songwriter Tom Chapin....Read Full Article

  • YCBA, at 1080 Chapel Street (on the corner of High), can be contacted at 203-432-2800.

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    February 27, 2004, Friday

    YCBA, at 1080 Chapel Street (on the corner of High), can be contacted at 203-432-2800....Read Full Article

  • Newtown

    JAN HOWARD
    Archive
    February 27, 2004, Friday

    Newtown Support GroupsFriday, February 27       AA, Newtown United Methodist Church, 92 Church Hill Road, 8 pm, beginners meeting, open discussion. Saturday, February 28      Daily Reflections meeting, St Rose School (Monsignor Conroy Room), Church Hill Road, 6:30–8 pm. Sunday, Febru...Read Full Article

  • Native Americans, Christian Saints

    LINDA BAUER
    Archive
    February 27, 2004, Friday

    Native Americans, Christian SaintsNEW HAVEN — “Native American Grace: The Art of Father John Giuliani” is on view through April 2 at the Yale Institute of Sacred Music, 409 Prospect Street. The paintings in the exhibition emphasize iconic depictions of Native American peoples as Christian sa...Read Full Article

  • Free Income Tax Assistance

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    February 27, 2004, Friday

    Free Income Tax AssistanceMembers of the IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program will be back at the library this tax season.Free tax assistance will be offered at C.H. Booth Library, 25 Main Street, each Saturday from 10 am to 2 pm until April 10. Appointments are not necessary, and th...Read Full Article

  • How Do You Say ‘Bam!’ In Chinese? —Move Over Emeril, Norma Chang Also Cooks For Fun

    DOROTHY EVANS
    Archive
    February 27, 2004, Friday

    How Do You Say ‘Bam!’ In Chinese? —Move Over Emeril, Norma Chang Also Cooks For FunBy Dottie EvansLocal residents looking to infuse an Asian flavor into their home cooking turned out in enthusiastic numbers on February 11 at the Booth Library to hear Traveling Gourmet Norma Chang speak about...Read Full Article

  • Newtown Forest Association Gets 15 Acres––Conservation Easement, A Flexible Tool For Saving Land

    DOROTHY EVANS
    Archive
    February 27, 2004, Friday

    Newtown Forest Association Gets 15 Acres––Conservation Easement, A Flexible Tool For Saving LandBy Dottie EvansLongtime Hawleyville resident Susan Toll is like many Newtown landowners whose extensive property includes not only a house and barn but also many acres of unimproved surrounding land...Read Full Article

  • LUCKY: Adorable tan color shepherd mix, mellow, quiet, 40 lbs., 5 years old, good with everyone, sweetest temperament, has had a rough life, he has some separation anxiety and needs a home with someone around a lot.

    KIM HARMON
    Archive
    February 27, 2004, Friday

    LUCKY: Adorable tan color shepherd mix, mellow, quiet, 40 lbs., 5 years old, good with everyone, sweetest temperament, has had a rough life, he has some separation anxiety and needs a home with someone around a lot.SCOTTY: Scottish terrier, black/gray color, male neutered, 5 years old, 40 lbs., me...Read Full Article

  • A Place To Find The Personalized Gift That Is Truly Yours

    KAAREN VALENTA
    Archive
    February 27, 2004, Friday

    A Place To Find The Personalized Gift That Is Truly YoursBy Kaaren ValentaDawn Leonardi always wanted her own business but it wasn’t until she was expecting her second son and looking for birth announcements that she had the inspiration that would become Truly Yours.A former corporate sales prof...Read Full Article

  • World Day Of PrayerBeing Planned

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    February 27, 2004, Friday

    World Day Of PrayerBeing PlannedChurch Women United in Newtown/Bethel extend an open invitation to the public to attend the 2004 World Day of Prayer (WDP) program being planned for Friday, March 5. The service will begin at 1 pm.This year’s service will be at Newtown United Methodist Church, at...Read Full Article

  • HAPPY BIRTHDAY

    LARISSA LYTWYN
    Archive
    February 27, 2004, Friday

    HAPPY BIRTHDAYFebruary 19, Megan O’Connell, Age 10February 21, Alex Chau, Age 3February 22, Christopher Daubert, Age 4 February 24, Kevin Gorman, Age 8 February 26, Melissa Nowak, Age 4 February 27, Jared Pearson, Age 6 February 27, Eleanor Ress, Age 8 March 1, Jack Palermo, Age 5...Read Full Article

  • Danbury Hospital Plans 13th Annual Children’s Day

    KAAREN VALENTA
    Archive
    February 27, 2004, Friday

    Danbury Hospital Plans 13th Annual Children’s DayDANBURY — Danbury Hospital invites children and families to attend the 13th Annual Children’s Day on Saturday, March 20. The event will take place from 10 am to 2 pm at the Danbury Hospital campus, 24 Hospital Avenue. There is free parking in...Read Full Article

  • Singles Dance At Fireside

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    February 27, 2004, Friday

    Singles Dance At FiresideConnecticut ConTacts, one of the state’s leading singles organizations, is proud to announce the grand opening of a new location for its singles dances: Fireside Inn in Newtown.The group’s first dance at the new location will be on Saturday, February 28, from 8 pm to 1...Read Full Article

  • Newtown Historical Society Is PreparingFor Its Annual Antiques Show

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    February 27, 2004, Friday

    Newtown Historical Society Is PreparingFor Its Annual Antiques ShowNewtown Historical Society has announced the details of its 19th Annual Antiques Show. This year’s event will be Sunday, March 7, from 10 am to 4 pm, at Edmond Town Hall, 45 Main Street (Route 25) in Newtown.Select antiques deale...Read Full Article

  • Campus Notes

    LARISSA LYTWYN
    Archive
    February 27, 2004, Friday

    Campus NotesMelissa A. Grossman, daughter of John and Gail [Carboy] and granddaughter of Robert and Annamae Grossman, is currently interning at the Connecticut General Assembly in the Legislative Office Building in Hartford. She is working for Representative Gary Orefice (D-37 East Lyme and Salem]...Read Full Article