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  • LIZA ACCIDENTALLY CHANGED THIS DOC WHILE EDITING FOR THE WEB ON 1/11 – SORRY!

    LINDA BAUER
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    November 26, 2004, Friday

    LIZA ACCIDENTALLY CHANGED THIS DOC WHILE EDITING FOR THE WEB ON 1/11 – SORRY!FOR 12-3 ALTERMANN GALLERIES’ SCOTTSDALE AUCTION EXCEEDED $4 MILLION w/6 cuts 4 on CD 2 jpeg cbs/lsb set 11/26 #611585 SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ. — Altermann Galleries’ recent auction exceeded expectations by reaching $4 m...Read Full Article

  • LIZA ACCIDENTALLY CHANGED THIS DOC WHILE EDITING FOR THE WEB ON 1/11 – SORRY!

    LINDA BAUER
    Archive
    November 26, 2004, Friday

    LIZA ACCIDENTALLY CHANGED THIS DOC WHILE EDITING FOR THE WEB ON 1/11 – SORRY!FOR 12-3 ALTERMANN GALLERIES’ SCOTTSDALE AUCTION EXCEEDED $4 MILLION w/6 cuts 4 on CD 2 jpeg cbs/lsb set 11/26 #611585 SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ. — Altermann Galleries’ recent auction exceeded expectations by reaching $4 m...Read Full Article

  • Dr Henry Roger—Remembering The Wizard Of Sandy Hook And The Rolab Studios And Photo-Science Lab

    JAN HOWARD
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    November 26, 2004, Friday

    Dr Henry Roger—Remembering The Wizard Of Sandy Hook And The Rolab Studios And Photo-Science LabBy Jan HowardFrom Army training films to recordings by such musical artists as Michael Bolton and Paul Winter, Dr Henry Roger’s Rolab Studios and Photo-Science Laboratories on Walnut Tree Hill Road e...Read Full Article

  • Local Coverts Cooperators Help Landowners Manage Forests

    DOROTHY EVANS
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    November 26, 2004, Friday

    Local Coverts Cooperators Help Landowners Manage ForestsBy Dottie Evans[The early New England forest] is a hideous and desolate wilderness,A land of woods and thickets…wild and savage. ––William Bradford, 1620...Read Full Article

  • The League of Women Voters has completed a study of the Cyrenius H. Booth Library and plans for expansion, and on November 15, a consensus meeting of around 30 league members was held. Consensus means agreement among a substantial number of a represe

    JAN HOWARD
    Archive
    November 26, 2004, Friday

    The League of Women Voters has completed a study of the Cyrenius H. Booth Library and plans for expansion, and on November 15, a consensus meeting of around 30 league members was held. Consensus means agreement among a substantial number of a representative group of members reached after discussio...Read Full Article

  • Newtown Support Groups

    JAN HOWARD
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    November 26, 2004, Friday

    Newtown Support GroupsFriday, November 26       AA, Newtown United Methodist Church, 92 Church Hill Road, 8 pm, beginners meeting, open discussion. Saturday, November 27       Daily Reflections meeting, St Rose School (Monsignor Conroy Room), Church Hill Road, 6:30–8 pm. Sunday, Nov...Read Full Article

  • Best Buddies Seeks New Members, Donations

    LARISSA LYTWYN
    Archive
    November 26, 2004, Friday

    Best Buddies Seeks New Members, DonationsThe NHS Best Buddies Club, a nonbudget social and community service organization connecting special needs students with nonspecial needs peers, is back in action for the 2004-05 school year.Meetings are held monthly after school; the next meeting is to be a...Read Full Article

  • Connors Joins PR Services Firm

    JOANNA LESTIC
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    November 26, 2004, Friday

    Connors Joins PR Services FirmNORWALK — ENR Services, Inc, a public relations service firm in Norwalk, recently welcomed Tom Connors of Newtown to its staff as the director of editorial services. Mr Connors’ appointment marks the first hire in a newly launched department for the firm. Tom Conn...Read Full Article

  • Holiday Twilight Tours At Osborne Homestead Museum

    LINDA BAUER
    Archive
    November 26, 2004, Friday

    Holiday Twilight Tours At Osborne Homestead MuseumDERBY — To experience the beautiful flow of holiday lights and decorations, the public is invited to visit Osborne Homestead Museum during the museum’s popular Twilight Tours.On Fridays, December 3, 10 and 17, the museum will be open for self-g...Read Full Article

  • ‘Holiday Memories,’ Coming Right Up

    SHANNON HICKS
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    November 26, 2004, Friday

    ‘Holiday Memories,’ Coming Right UpTown Players of Newtown have been in rehearsal during recent weeeks for Holiday Memories, a presentation of the Truman Capote stories “The Thanksgiving Visitor” and “A Christmas Memory” as adapted for the stage by Russell Vandenbroucke.Mary Poile is d...Read Full Article

  • Stories And More By Live Music Project: Celebrate The Spoken Word Tradition

    JOANNA LESTIC
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    November 26, 2004, Friday

    Stories And More By Live Music Project: Celebrate The Spoken Word Tradition FAIRFIELD — Four local storytellers and The Live Music Project, a conductor-less orchestra, will celebrate the spoken word tradition with “Storytelling and Music,” a family event taking place on Sunday, November 28,...Read Full Article

  • Holly Fair At St Peter’s

    JOANNA LESTIC
    Archive
    November 26, 2004, Friday

    Holly Fair At St Peter’sMONROE — St Peter’s Holly Fair will be held on Saturday, December 4, from 10 am to 4 pm in the Parish Hall of St Peter’s Episcopal Church, opposite Monroe Green on Route 111.The fair is sponsored by St Peter’s Episcopal Churchwomen. A luncheon will be served from...Read Full Article

  • Senior Center Exercise Instructor Returns

    JAN HOWARD
    Archive
    November 26, 2004, Friday

    Senior Center Exercise Instructor ReturnsBy Jan HowardPat Babbage has returned as the exercise instructor at the Newtown Senior Center on Riverside Road. She held her first class on November 15. Ms Babbage, who taught classes at the center a few years ago, has been teaching for eight years. The cl...Read Full Article

  • Hat City Theater Is Bringing‘Hansel & Gretel’ To NHS

    JOANNA LESTIC
    Archive
    November 26, 2004, Friday

    Hat City Theater Is Bringing‘Hansel & Gretel’ To NHSHat City Music Theater will welcome vocalists from the Aspen Music Festival, Santa Fe Opera and Los Angeles Opera, and instrumentalists from the Metropolitan Opera and Broadway, to star in its December 4 performances of Humperdinck’s jo...Read Full Article

  • HAPPY BIRTHDAYNovember 22, Chad Lopes, Age 3November 25, Nick Fischer, Age 2

    LARISSA LYTWYN
    Archive
    November 26, 2004, Friday

    HAPPY BIRTHDAYNovember 22, Chad Lopes, Age 3November 25, Nick Fischer, Age 2November 26, Shane Hayden Luzietti, Age 2 November 26, Emily Elizabeth Benson, Age 6 November 27, Kristopher Bonsignore, Age 10 November 30, Jack Clark, Age 4 November 30, Thomas Stewart, Age 11 December 1, Alexis Kathlee...Read Full Article

  • Christmas Town Festival Returns Dec. 3-4

    MARY GAUDET
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    November 26, 2004, Friday

    Christmas Town Festival Returns Dec. 3-4BETHLEHEM — “Connecticut’s Christmas Town” will present its 24th annual old-fashioned Christmas celebration on Friday, December 3, from 5 to 10 pm, and Saturday, December 4, from 10 am to 4 pm. Bethlehem’s town green, which is at the junction of Ro...Read Full Article

  • Campus Notes

    LARISSA LYTWYN
    Archive
    November 26, 2004, Friday

    Campus NotesKelly Rodden of Sandy Hook, a sophomore elementary education major, is among the recipients of the prestigious $1,250 F. Donald Kenney International Scholars award to study in Ireland for the spring 2005 semester. Kelly is a student at St Bonaventure University in St Bonaventure, N,Y....Read Full Article

  • A Spiritual Experience: Visiting Marion Heights

    LARISSA LYTWYN
    Archive
    November 26, 2004, Friday

    A Spiritual Experience: Visiting Marion HeightsBy Michael KirkOn October 20, the seventh grade from St Rose was excited. They were missing a day of school to go on a retreat to a convent, Marion Heights, in Monroe. They didn’t know what to expect as they got on the bus that morning after praying...Read Full Article

  • Fire Marshal Offers Carbon Monoxide Safety Tips

    ANDY GOROSKO
    Archive
    November 26, 2004, Friday

    Fire Marshal Offers Carbon Monoxide Safety TipsFire Marshal Bill Halstead is offering the public some safety tips on how to avoid the prospect of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning in the home.CO is a colorless, odorless, invisible, highly poisonous gas that is a byproduct of combustion. Inhaling too...Read Full Article

  • Saturday, November 27

    ANDY GOROSKO
    Archive
    November 26, 2004, Friday

    Saturday, November 27 Annual Holiday Gift Sale, 10 am–2 pm, Housatonic Valley Waldorf School, 40 Dodgingtown Road, free admission, toys, dolls, silks, children’s books and unusual handmade gifts with emphasis on high-quality workmanship and natural materials; 364-1113. Holiday Memories, curtai...Read Full Article