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  • A Poetic Celebration Of Youth

    SHANNON HICKS
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    November 25, 2005, Friday

    A Poetic Celebration Of YouthDANBURY — The Western CT State University department of world languages and literature will host “Wor(l)ds of Poetry on Wednesday, December 7, at 7 pm. It will be in WCSU’s Alumni Hall, off James Roach Avenue (on the midtown campus, near the elementary school). A...Read Full Article

  • Holiday Variety Show

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    November 25, 2005, Friday

    Holiday Variety ShowWILTON — Home for The Holidays, an annual holiday show presented by Wilton Kiwanis Club with local groups performing music of the holidays, will be performed Saturday, December 3, at 8 pm, at The David F. Klune Center for the Arts, 396 Danbury Road/Route 7. General admission...Read Full Article

  • Music For The Holidays

    SHANNON HICKS
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    November 25, 2005, Friday

    Music For The HolidaysBROOKFIELD CENTER — The Brookfield High School Special Chorus, directed by Karl Harminot, will perform contemporary, traditional and classical holiday music for the Annual Holiday Concert sponsored by Brookfield Historical Society. This year’s concert will be on Wednesday...Read Full Article

  • Field Notes––

    DOROTHY EVANS
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    November 25, 2005, Friday

    Field Notes––What’s Up? Orion The Hunter Rises In The Night Sky By Dottie EvansGood things come in threes. Hard killing frosts, cold starry nights, and Orion rising in the east....Read Full Article

  • After being closed Friday and Monday for the hectic activity of moving time, the Planning and Zoning Commission, Conservation Commission, Zoning Board of Appeals, building department, health department/sanitarian and Parks and Recreation Department w

    NANCY CREVIER
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    November 25, 2005, Friday

    After being closed Friday and Monday for the hectic activity of moving time, the Planning and Zoning Commission, Conservation Commission, Zoning Board of Appeals, building department, health department/sanitarian and Parks and Recreation Department were ensconced in their new, spacious quarters in...Read Full Article

  • Ali Ryerson & Family To PlayFree Holidays Concert

    SHANNON HICKS
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    November 25, 2005, Friday

    Ali Ryerson & Family To PlayFree Holidays Concert BROOKFIELD — Internationally acclaimed performer and recording artist Ali Ryerson will be joined by members of her well-known, musical family for a special concert — “Home for the Holidays with the Ryerson Family” — on Sunday, Decembe...Read Full Article

  • Occupation: I am a nurse and I have a medical/legal consulting business on South Main Street. I am a mom, officially.

    NANCY CREVIER
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    November 25, 2005, Friday

    Occupation: I am a nurse and I have a medical/legal consulting business on South Main Street. I am a mom, officially.Family: My husband, Kevin, my daughters Lucy, who is 17 and Charlotte, 15. Daisy is 9. And my son, Peter, who is 13.Pets: We have Kobe and Mabel. Kobe is a bichon frise dog, 5 years...Read Full Article

  • ‘Elves Gone Wild:’ CGMC’S Holiday Show

    JOANNA LESTIC
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    November 25, 2005, Friday

    ‘Elves Gone Wild:’ CGMC’S Holiday ShowThe Connecticut Gay Men’s Chorus, recently voted Best Vocal Group in the 2005 Connecticut Magazine Readers’ Poll, will begin its twentieth anniversary season with Elves Gone Wild!, a tongue-in-check peek at the lives of Santa’s little helpers....Read Full Article

  • Mission Awareness: A Grandmother And Her Granddaughter Travel To Chile To Help A Child

    SUSAN CONEY
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    November 25, 2005, Friday

    Mission Awareness: A Grandmother And Her Granddaughter Travel To Chile To Help A ChildBy Susan Coney...Read Full Article

  • The staff dressed as Oompa Loompas as well as Willie Wonka to entertain the audience. One lucky student from each grade was chosen to receive a gold ticket that was good for free admission to the movie and a candy treat.

    SUSAN CONEY
    Archive
    November 25, 2005, Friday

    The staff dressed as Oompa Loompas as well as Willie Wonka to entertain the audience. One lucky student from each grade was chosen to receive a gold ticket that was good for free admission to the movie and a candy treat. Principal Jo-Ann Peters continued in her annual tradition of reading the firs...Read Full Article

  • By Nancy K. Crevier 

    KIM HARMON
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    November 25, 2005, Friday

    By Nancy K. Crevier   Soldiers wear them, marching bands wear them, and school children wear them. Police and fire units have seasonal ones and dress ones, as do mail carriers and delivery people. They are lightweight, heavy weight, drab or colorful. Uniforms are truly the fabric of a group...Read Full Article

  • What is your favorite, must-have food, in the Thanksgiving dinner? Asked at Reed Intermediate School.

    SUSAN CONEY
    Archive
    November 25, 2005, Friday

    What is your favorite, must-have food, in the Thanksgiving dinner? Asked at Reed Intermediate School.Sharon Vetrano: “I have to have the cranberry sauce. We always forget about it until we sit down to eat.”Ruth McCrodden: “Creamed onions. Because it reminds me of my parents, that was a tradi...Read Full Article

  • CCS To Perform ‘Messiah’ At Trinity Church

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    November 25, 2005, Friday

    CCS To Perform ‘Messiah’ At Trinity ChurchRing in the holiday season with The Connecticut Choral Society’s performance of Messiah (Part I) by George Frederic Handel on Saturday, December 10, at 8 pm.CSS will be performing in a new venue this holiday season: Trinity Episcopal Church, 31 Main...Read Full Article

  • Holiday ShowFor Preschool Children

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    November 25, 2005, Friday

    Holiday ShowFor Preschool ChildrenDANBURY — Danbury Library will present The Magic of Dan Bowen: A Holiday Show for Preschool Children on Wednesday, December 7, from 10:30 until 11:15 am.The program is free, and registration is not needed. There will be small prizes for everyone. Danbury Library...Read Full Article

  • Attanasio Named ChairmanOf AHA Board

    KAAREN VALENTA
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    November 25, 2005, Friday

    Attanasio Named ChairmanOf AHA BoardWALLINGFORD — Tracy Brazelton, regional vice president of the American Heart Association in Southern Connecticut, announced that Bob Attanasio of Newtown has been named the new chairman of the Heart Association’s Southern Connecticut Board of Directors....Read Full Article

  • Catherine Elizabeth Dalton

    NANCY CREVIER
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    November 25, 2005, Friday

    Catherine Elizabeth DaltonAmy and Matt Dalton announce the birth of  a daughter, Catherine Elizabeth, born November 1 at Danbury Hospital.Catherine weighed 7 pounds 13 ounces and was 19½  inches in length.She joins her brothers William, 8 years old, and Sean, 7 years old. Maternal grandparents...Read Full Article

  • Workshop Helped Participants Find Their Inner Artist

    NANCY CREVIER
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    November 25, 2005, Friday

    Workshop Helped Participants Find Their Inner ArtistBy Nancy K. CrevierHow long has it been since someone placed a giant sheet of white paper in front of you, a rainbow of tempera paint colors, handed you a giant paintbrush, and told you to paint whatever you wanted, to play with the paints? For m...Read Full Article

  • Newtown High School Lists Available Scholarships

    SUSAN CONEY
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    November 25, 2005, Friday

    Newtown High School Lists Available ScholarshipsThe Career Center publicizes all scholarships of which it is notified. A few of the scholarships, typically national ones, request that money be enclosed with the application....Read Full Article

  • Mr and Mrs Robert Freeman

    NANCY CREVIER
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    November 25, 2005, Friday

    Mr and Mrs Robert FreemanTheresa Marie Edo, daughter of Marie and Bob Smith, Newtown and of Alan and Millie Edo, Milford, and Robert Allen Freeman, son of Bill and Donna Freeman, Brookfield, exchanged wedding vows May 7 at St Mark Church in Stratford. Father Joseph “Skip” Karcsinski officiated...Read Full Article

  • Pleasant Rise Road,

    JOANNA LESTIC
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    November 25, 2005, Friday

    Pleasant Rise Road, BrookfieldLinda Hyman purchased a home on 6 Pleasant Rise Road, Brookfield, from James and Elizabeth Elia.Alice Mascher with Coldwell Banker Bob Tendler Real Estate was the listing agent while Steve Filippakos with Horizon Real Estate was the selling agent. Attorney Ceil Barnum...Read Full Article