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  • Pam Duthie offered suggestions on what to plant in sun and shade in order to have continuous bloom in the garden during the 2005 Connecticut Flower and Garden Show. Inset is one of Ms Duthie’s favorite flowers, Knock Out Rose, which was being shown.

    CURT CLARK
    Archive
    March 30, 2005, Wednesday

    Pam Duthie offered suggestions on what to plant in sun and shade in order to have continuous bloom in the garden during the 2005 Connecticut Flower and Garden Show. Inset is one of Ms Duthie's favorite flowers, Knock Out Rose, which was being shown. —Bee Photos, Hicks...Read Full Article

  • Hall-Brooke Awarded HUD Housing Grant

    JOANNA LESTIC
    Archive
    March 29, 2005, Tuesday

    Hall-Brooke Awarded HUD Housing GrantWESTPORT — Hall-Brooke Behavioral Health Services has been awarded $750,000 from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development, (HUD), under the McKinney-Vento Continuum of Care Programs, to provide 12 new units of supportive housing for persons with chr...Read Full Article

  • A Lighter Look At Colonoscopy

    KAAREN VALENTA
    Archive
    March 28, 2005, Monday

    A Lighter Look At ColonoscopyDANBURY — As part of National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, Danbury Hospital is showing the video, Screening Saves Lives: A Lighter Look at Colonoscopy, on the Danbury Hospital website www.danburyhospital.com. Visitors may access the video link on the right side...Read Full Article

  • House And Garden Show At Burr Homestead

    CURT CLARK
    Archive
    March 28, 2005, Monday

    House And Garden Show At Burr HomesteadFAIRFIELD — The landmark Burr Homestead will host the eighth annual House & Garden Show on Saturday, April 30, 10 am to 4:30 pm, and Sunday, May 1, 11 am to 4 pm. Tickets, good for both days, are $7.The show’s preview party with silent and live auctio...Read Full Article

  • Rice Salad With Peas and Red Pepper

    KAAREN VALENTA
    Archive
    March 25, 2005, Friday

    Rice Salad With Peas and Red Pepper 1 cup frozen peas, thawed2 cups long grain brown rice, cooked 1 small red pepper, diced 1 small bunch watercress, chopped 2 Tbs extra-virgin olive oil 1 Tbs rice vinegar 1 small clove garlic, finely minced Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste 2 Tbs pin...Read Full Article

  • Lecture By Sydney Eddison—‘Fine Art & Flowers’ Returning To Wadsworth In May

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    March 25, 2005, Friday

    Lecture By Sydney Eddison—‘Fine Art & Flowers’ Returning To Wadsworth In MayHARTFORD — “Fine Art & Flowers” will bloom at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art this year from Thursday, May 5, through Sunday, May 8.The theme of this 24th annual spectacular of blossoms, greenery a...Read Full Article

  • From Man Behind The Garden Hotline—

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    March 25, 2005, Friday

    From Man Behind The Garden Hotline—A Basket Of Gardener’s Tricks, And A Cautionary Message By Shannon Hicks Ralph Snodsmith says the only gardeners he has met who did not need help scaring off deer are those who live in Manhattan....Read Full Article

  • Garden Club Plant Sale

    CURT CLARK
    Archive
    March 25, 2005, Friday

    Garden Club Plant SaleWILTON — Rain or shine, Wilton Garden Club will present its annual plant sale on Friday and Saturday, May 6-7, on Wilton Town Green. The sale will run on Friday from 5 to 6:30 pm and on Saturday from 9 am to 2 pm.There will be heirloom plants, annuals, perennials, herbs, wi...Read Full Article

  • Dietary Guidelines For Americans 2005

    KAAREN VALENTA
    Archive
    March 25, 2005, Friday

     Dietary Guidelines For Americans 2005Dietary Guidelines for Americans is published jointly every five years by the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Department of Agriculture (USDA). The guidelines provide authoritative advice for people two years and older about how good...Read Full Article

  • African Violet Society Show & Sale

    CURT CLARK
    Archive
    March 25, 2005, Friday

    African Violet Society Show & SaleWESTPORT — Earthplace (formerly The Nature Center) in Westport will host the annual Silvermine African Violent Society Judged Show & Sale on Saturday and Sunday, April 16-17.The theme of this year's show is “Symphony of Violets.”An array of member-gr...Read Full Article

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    KAAREN VALENTA
    Archive
    March 25, 2005, Friday

     Q: Does cranberry juice really help prevent bladder infections?...Read Full Article

  • Lockwood-Mathews Will Present Spring Garden Show

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    March 25, 2005, Friday

    Lockwood-Mathews Will Present Spring Garden ShowNORWALK — Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum will present its first Spring Garden Show the weekend of April 29 to May 1.A gala preview party with cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and music will open the weekend on Friday, from 6:30 until 9 pm. Tickets are...Read Full Article

  • Books For Gardeners

    CURT CLARK
    Archive
    March 25, 2005, Friday

    Books For GardenersThis spring brings a great new crop of gardening books for those looking for inspiration and new ideas to try out in this year’s garden....Read Full Article

  • For An Owner Who Knows Her Mind—Building A Smaller, More Personal Home

    JOHN VOKET
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    March 25, 2005, Friday

    For An Owner Who Knows Her Mind—Building A Smaller, More Personal HomeBy John VoketLongtime Newtown resident and State Representative Julia Wasserman has probably heard enough clichés about adversity making you stronger, and references to her new home in terms of a Phoenix rising from the ashes...Read Full Article

  • Gone With the Wind producer David O. Selznick paid a fine of $5,000 for violating the Motion Picture Production Code banning the use of profanities when he refused to rewrite the line “Frankly my dear, I don’t give a damn.”

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    March 25, 2005, Friday

    Gone With the Wind producer David O. Selznick paid a fine of $5,000 for violating the Motion Picture Production Code banning the use of profanities when he refused to rewrite the line “Frankly my dear, I don’t give a damn.” None of the African-American stars of Gone With the Wind were invite...Read Full Article

  • Building Waterbury: The Art Of Architecture

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    March 25, 2005, Friday

    Building Waterbury: The Art Of ArchitectureWATERBURY — “Building Waterbury: The Art of Architecture” is on exhibit at the Mattatuck Museum through May 22. The exhibit tells the story of how Waterbury was built through blueprints, drawings, photographs and renderings from some of the most pro...Read Full Article

  • American Folk Art, Traditional And Spontaneous, At NBMAA

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    March 25, 2005, Friday

    American Folk Art, Traditional And Spontaneous, At NBMAANEW BRITAIN — The New Britain Museum of American Art will offer a glimpse into the exuberant world of the “untrained” artist in “American Folk Art: Traditional and Spontaneous,” an exhibition of some 120 folk art objects from privat...Read Full Article

  • Poetry Workshop At NCC, April 9

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    March 25, 2005, Friday

    Poetry Workshop At NCC, April 9The public is invited to a “Garden With Us” poetry workshop at Newtown Congregational Church on Saturday, April 9, from 2 to 4 pm.The workshop will be led by Newtown resident Liz Arneth. It is geared toward poets of all levels and ages. Space is limited to 15 par...Read Full Article

  • Easter Flowers In Sandy Hook

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    March 25, 2005, Friday

    Easter Flowers In Sandy HookThe Ladies Auxiliary of Sandy Hook Volunteer Fire & Rescue Company will once again be presenting an Easter Flower Sale at the fire company’s main firehouse.The sale will be Friday and Saturday, March 25-26, from 10 am to 4 pm each day. Plenty of seasonal potted fl...Read Full Article

  • Book Sale Accepting Donations

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    March 25, 2005, Friday

    Book Sale Accepting DonationsMONROE — The 2005 annual Book Sale of the Friends of Monroe Public Library will take place June 4-8 at the Harmony Grange, on the corner of routes 110 and 111.This new location will allow the Friends to accommodate more books and other media for sale. The decision wa...Read Full Article