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  • HAPPY BIRTHDAY

    LARISSA LYTWYN
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    April 29, 2005, Friday

    HAPPY BIRTHDAYApril 27, Colton J. Hein, Age 2April 29, Aniko Walsh, Age 3April 18, J.P. Ford, Age 3 May 2, Brianna Lovely, Age 4 May 1, Boden Hunter Anderson, Age 1 May 1, Michael Alan Cabral, Age 6 May 2, Steven Senf, Age 8 May 4, Alec Almeter, Age 1 May 5, Tonya Marie Tucker, Age 8...Read Full Article

  • Nourishments—Stalking Spring: Asparagus Is A Sure Sign Of The Time

    NANCY CREVIER
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    April 29, 2005, Friday

    Nourishments—Stalking Spring: Asparagus Is A Sure Sign Of The TimeBy Nancy K. CrevierThere was a time when seeing a robin meant that spring was just around the corner. Now it turns out they are hardier and winter over in the woods around New England, never bothering to fly south....Read Full Article

  • West’s Monumental Painting‘Lazarus’ Restored

    LINDA BAUER
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    April 29, 2005, Friday

    West’s Monumental Painting‘Lazarus’ RestoredHARTFORD — After 15 months of restoration, a monumental canvas by Benjamin West, the 18th Century artist regarded as the “father of American painting,” will be the subject of an exhibition at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art from June 18,...Read Full Article

  • Garden Club Plant Sale

    SHANNON HICKS
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    April 29, 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 then on Saturday from 9 am to 2 pm.There will be heirloom plants, annuals, perennials, herb...Read Full Article

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

    LINDA BAUER
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    April 29, 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

  • Kitchen Tour Going Into Branchville This Year

    SHANNON HICKS
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    April 29, 2005, Friday

    Kitchen Tour Going Into Branchville This YearRIDGEFIELD — From the beautiful house of designer Alexander Julian to the house where Houdini himself once practiced in the swimming pool, this year’s Ridgefield Kitchen Tour will take ticket-holders through a variety of interesting and eclectic hom...Read Full Article

  • Lillinonah Audubon Society—Walk With Wildflowers, Enjoy Potluck Lunch

    DOROTHY EVANS
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    April 29, 2005, Friday

    Lillinonah Audubon Society—Walk With Wildflowers, Enjoy Potluck LunchSouthbury — Local nature enthusiasts are invited to join members of the Lillinonah Audubon Society (LAS) as they kickoff a series of spring field trips. The first event is a spring wildflower walk taking place at 10 am on Sat...Read Full Article

  • SCAN Spring Show Opens Sunday, May 1

    SHANNON HICKS
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    April 29, 2005, Friday

    SCAN Spring Show Opens Sunday, May 1The Society of Creative Arts of Newtown (SCAN), Inc. will present its 35th Annual Juried Spring Art Show at Cyrenius H. Booth Library, 25 Main Street in Newtown, from May 1 until May 8.The show will present work by SCAN members and non-members in oil, watercolor...Read Full Article

  • Eavesdropping On Forest Elephants; Free Lecture At Peabody Museum

    SHANNON HICKS
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    April 29, 2005, Friday

    Eavesdropping On Forest Elephants; Free Lecture At Peabody Museum...Read Full Article

  • Wildflower Society & Museum Have Teamed Up For Courses & Programs

    SHANNON HICKS
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    April 29, 2005, Friday

    Wildflower Society & Museum Have Teamed Up For Courses & ProgramsNEW HAVEN — The Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History is offering a series of New England Wild Flower Society (NEWFS) courses and programs for beginning and advanced plant and natural history enthusiasts.Educators affiliat...Read Full Article

  • Pilobolus TOO Dance Company Will Perform At NVCC

    SHANNON HICKS
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    April 29, 2005, Friday

    Pilobolus TOO Dance Company Will Perform At NVCCWATERBURY — Pilobolus TOO, the internationally known dance company out of Washington Depot that hasn’t had a show in Connecticut for two years, will perform at Naugatuck Valley Community College (NVCC) on Saturday, April 30.The duet troupe perfor...Read Full Article

  • Piano Concert On Sunday Will Be PartOf Newtown’s Tercentennial Celebration

    SHANNON HICKS
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    April 29, 2005, Friday

    Piano Concert On Sunday Will Be PartOf Newtown’s Tercentennial CelebrationIn celebration of Newtown’s Tercentennial, the Trustees of the Heritage Preservation Trust of Newtown, Inc. (which supports the Newtown Meeting House) invite the public to a special free concert featuring the award-winni...Read Full Article

  • Newtown’s best-known landmark, the flagpole on Main Street, will soon lose its scabby appearance as the town’s purchasing authority opened bids this week on painting the pole.

    NANCY CREVIER
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    April 29, 2005, Friday

    Newtown’s best-known landmark, the flagpole on Main Street, will soon lose its scabby appearance as the town’s purchasing authority opened bids this week on painting the pole. *** Sandy Hook Volunteer Fire Company personnel, under the direction of Chief William Halstead, were at the scene of a...Read Full Article

  • Home Décor Store Finds New Home On South Main Street

    KAAREN VALENTA
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    April 29, 2005, Friday

    Home Décor Store Finds New Home On South Main StreetWhen Victoria Yarrow Home Décor opened in the Village Shopping Center at 43 South Main Street two years ago, owner Joan Yarrow quickly realized that she needed more space.“It took me a long time to find a another location,” she said. “Whi...Read Full Article

  • Great Pootatuck Duck Race  To Give Away A Lawn Tractor

    KAAREN VALENTA
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    April 29, 2005, Friday

    Great Pootatuck Duck Race  To Give Away A Lawn TractorTired of pushing the lawn mower? Have you dreamed of an upgrade? The Newtown Lions Club is offering a Cub Cadet lawn tractor as first prize in its annual Great Pootatuck Duck Race that will be held this year on Saturday, May 28, in Sandy Hook...Read Full Article

  • Newtown Middle School Technology Education Students See Hydrogen Fuel Cell Demonstration

    ADMINISTRATOR
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    April 29, 2005, Friday

    Newtown Middle School Technology Education Students See Hydrogen Fuel Cell DemonstrationStudents in Don Ramsey’s eighth grade technology education class experienced “hydrogen fuel cell” technology thanks to Josh Milas, who facilitated the visit by his uncle, Gary W. Miller, senior technical...Read Full Article

  • NHS Freshmen Is A MedalistIn Language Competition

    ADMINISTRATOR
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    April 29, 2005, Friday

    NHS Freshmen Is A MedalistIn Language CompetitionFor 24 years public and private schools in the state have awarded thousands of certificates to world language students who have participated in the poetry recitation contests sponsored by the Connecticut Council of Language Teachers (CT COLT), an or...Read Full Article

  • NHS Dean Of Students Attends Education Policy Fellowship Program

    SUSAN CONEY
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    April 29, 2005, Friday

    NHS Dean Of Students Attends Education Policy Fellowship ProgramBy Susan ConeyJason Hiruo, dean of students for Newtown High School, was one of 200 in the nation selected to participate in the Education Policy Fellowship Program (EPFP) in Washington, D.C., from April 5 through April 10. On a natio...Read Full Article

  • Elena Allmand Joins Julie’s Piano Workshop

    KAAREN VALENTA
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    April 29, 2005, Friday

    Elena Allmand Joins Julie’s Piano WorkshopElena Allmand has joined the staff of Julie’s Piano Workshop.A former resident of Darien, she moved to Newtown a year ago. Ms Allmand is a graduate of New York University and a former school music teacher in Norwalk....Read Full Article

  • All About GPS

    LINDA BAUER
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    April 29, 2005, Friday

    All About GPSDANBURY — Eastern Mountain Sports and The Outing Club of Greater Danbury will sponsor a Global Positioning System (GPS) clinic on Wednesday, May 18, at Tarrywile Park. Space is limited and preregistration is due by May 1.The basic concepts of how a GPS uses a satellite-based navigat...Read Full Article