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  • Newtown Associates, which hopes to develop the 616-acre Poverty Hollow Farm property into a “cluster” condominium development of housing units in the $150,000 range, has presented a proposal for regulations to the Planning and Zoning Commission f

    NANCY CREVIER
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    February 24, 2006, Friday

    Newtown Associates, which hopes to develop the 616-acre Poverty Hollow Farm property into a “cluster” condominium development of housing units in the $150,000 range, has presented a proposal for regulations to the Planning and Zoning Commission for consideration. ***...Read Full Article

  • Book Discussion Series For Girls And Moms

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    February 24, 2006, Friday

    Book Discussion Series For Girls And MomsDANBURY — The Danbury Library and Connecticut Humanities Council will present “Wings to Fly: Book Voyagers Discussion” for girls in the second, third and fourth grades and their mothers or other adult....Read Full Article

  • Occupation: I am a reference librarian at C.H. Booth Library, a writer, and an editor.

    NANCY CREVIER
    Archive
    February 24, 2006, Friday

    Occupation: I am a reference librarian at C.H. Booth Library, a writer, and an editor.Family: Bill Brassard and I make our home together. My nephew, Dylan, and Bill’s nieces, Kristen and Kelly, have really enlightened our lives. They are just so much fun.Pets: We have Libby, a 4-year-old springe...Read Full Article

  • Volunteers Use Networking Skills—Animal Center Helps 150 Feral Cats In First Year

    DOROTHY EVANS
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    February 24, 2006, Friday

    Volunteers Use Networking Skills—Animal Center Helps 150 Feral Cats In First Year By Dottie EvansTuesday, February 28, is Feral Cat Day. Do you know where your cat is? More importantly, has it been neutered or spayed, and is it safe inside the house when the sun goes down?...Read Full Article

  • Deadline Looms For Exclusive Slip Rentals At Eichler’s Cove

    KENDRA BOBOWICK
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    February 24, 2006, Friday

    Deadline Looms For Exclusive Slip Rentals At Eichler’s CoveBy Kendra BobowickUncertainties are rising to the surface at Eichler’s Cove Marina, a small inlet that nudges the Monroe town line. Parks and Recreation Director Barbara Kasbarian is doing her best to answer all questions that arise....Read Full Article

  • Merit Scholarship Finalists

    SUSAN CONEY
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    February 24, 2006, Friday

    Merit Scholarship FinalistsBy Susan Coney On February 10, Superintendent of Schools Evan Pitkoff, Principal Arlene Gottesman, and Director of Guidance Neil Culhane congratulated three high school seniors who have been named finalists in the 2006 competition for Merit Scholarship Awards....Read Full Article

  • Things Could Not Be Worse: Teen Stress Is Heavier Than We Think

    KENDRA BOBOWICK
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    February 24, 2006, Friday

    Things Could Not Be Worse: Teen Stress Is Heavier Than We ThinkBy Kendra BobowickThe many emotional shards lacerating teen years have different sources, say several professionals in town. “Adolescence is a very dramatic time. Things are not just good, they’re fabulous; things are not just bad,...Read Full Article

  • CWU Planning World Day Of Prayer

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    February 24, 2006, Friday

    CWU Planning World Day Of PrayerThe Newtown-Bethel chapter of Church Women United (CWU) is planning a World Day of Prayer service for Friday, March 3, at 1 pm. It will be at Newtown Congregational Church, 14 West Street, and all are welcome....Read Full Article

  • Designing Gardens With Elegant Silvers

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    February 24, 2006, Friday

    Designing Gardens With Elegant SilversLooking forward to warmer weather and gardening, the February meeting of The Garden Club of Newtown will feature Karen Bussolini, who will present the program “Designing with Elegant Silvers.” Her talk will be based on her book Elegant Silvers, which she c...Read Full Article

  • New Outing Club At Great Hollow

    JOANNA LESTIC
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    February 24, 2006, Friday

    New Outing Club At Great HollowNEW FAIRFIELD — The Great Hollow Wilderness School (GHWS) is starting a new outing club for people who enjoy outdoor activities and exploring the nearby wilderness. All levels of experience are welcome.Veteran outdoor enthusiasts are encouraged to come share their...Read Full Article

  • Black History Celebration Planned

    SHANNON HICKS
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    February 24, 2006, Friday

    Black History Celebration PlannedWATERBURY — On Saturday, February 25, from 10 am until 4 pm, The Palace Theater will offer a day-long showcase and celebration of  Black History during Black History Month....Read Full Article

  • Openings For Trumpets In Marching Band

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    February 24, 2006, Friday

    Openings For Trumpets In Marching BandDANBURY — The Sons of Portugal Marching Band is recruiting trumpet players with at least four years experience for its senior band.The band is sponsored by the Portuguese Cultural Center and performs in parades and concerts throughout the year, where they pl...Read Full Article

  • A Special Senior Prom For Lockwood Lodge Residents

    NANCY CREVIER
    Archive
    February 24, 2006, Friday

    A Special Senior Prom For Lockwood Lodge ResidentsGlittering garlands of red and silver hearts swathed the pillars and silver linen napkins were tented at each place setting in the Lockwood Lodge Assisted Living dining hall at Ashlar Monday evening, February 13, as residents and their guests prepa...Read Full Article

  • The Bible Through

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    February 24, 2006, Friday

    The Bible Through The Eyes Of WomenLITCHFIELD — Women are invited to attend a weekend retreat, “Women And The Bible: Reading with New Eyes,” which will run from Friday, March 17, at 7 pm , until Sunday, March 19, at 1 pm, at Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center....Read Full Article

  • Gala Art Auction Being Planned

    LINDA BAUER
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    February 24, 2006, Friday

    Gala Art Auction Being PlannedSOUTHBURY — David O’Reilly of Mahopac, N.Y., will be the featured artist at a gala art auction to be presented by Southbury Junior Women’s Club (SJWC) on Saturday, March 4, at the Southbury Volunteer Fire Department Hall, at 7 pm.An 11-by-14-inch oil on canvas d...Read Full Article

  • NUMC To Welcome Its Conference Bishop For Sunday’s Services

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    February 24, 2006, Friday

    NUMC To Welcome Its Conference Bishop For Sunday’s ServicesReverend Terry Pfeiffer and the congregation of Newtown United Methodist Church invite the community to join them on Sunday, February 26, for the church’s worship services.Resident Bishop Jeremiah Jungchan Park, who is the current bish...Read Full Article

  • Flagpole Realty Welcomes Missy Desrochers

    NANCY CREVIER
    Archive
    February 24, 2006, Friday

    Flagpole Realty Welcomes Missy DesrochersFlagpole Realty welcomes Missy Desrochers to the Flagpole Realty team. Ms Desrochers has been in the real estate field since 1998 and has been the recipient of Agent of the Year and Top Listing Agent awards“I’m thrilled to be a part of Flagpole Realty....Read Full Article

  • Hiking The Appalachian Trail

    JOANNA LESTIC
    Archive
    February 24, 2006, Friday

    Hiking The Appalachian TrailDANBURY — On Sunday, March 12, Eastern Mountain Sports at Danbury Fair Mall will host a clinic and talk on “Hiking the Appalachian Trail.”Elaine LaBella, a member of the Appalachian Mountain Club and a thru-hiker, will talk about her trip out on the Appalachian Tr...Read Full Article

  • Weight Gain In Older Women May Not Be From Overeating

    JOHN VOKET
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    February 24, 2006, Friday

    Weight Gain In Older Women May Not Be From OvereatingBy Jennifer Wider, MD...Read Full Article

  • Glebe House Seeking Volunteers

    JOANNA LESTIC
    Archive
    February 24, 2006, Friday

    Glebe House Seeking VolunteersWOODBURY — Glebe House Museum & The Gertrude Jekyll Garden is seeking enthusiastic people with an interest in historic homes and gardens to volunteer their time to share the knowledge they will learn about this historic site with the public.The museum, set in hi...Read Full Article