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  • Nourishments—Something’s Fishy… And Healthy, Fresh, And Versatile At Any Time Of The YearBy Nancy K. Crevier

    NANCY CREVIER
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    March 31, 2006, Friday

    Nourishments—Something’s Fishy... And Healthy, Fresh, And Versatile At Any Time Of The YearBy Nancy K. CrevierIn the part of the country where I grew up, people spend their free time in the winter chopping holes through three feet of ice on a lake, so that they can spend hours sitting in 20 de...Read Full Article

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    NANCY CREVIER
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    March 31, 2006, Friday

    *** A slowdown in spending and a request to the Board of Education to be prepared not to spend part of its 1980-81 budget were recommended by the Legislative Council Wednesday night to begin combating a projected $250,000 deficit in the town’s $14.5 million budget. However, the council’s recom...Read Full Article

  • Kids With Time And A Pencil Start Playing With Logic

    NANCY CREVIER
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    March 31, 2006, Friday

    Kids With Time And A Pencil Start Playing With LogicBy Nancy K. CrevierThey play it because it is easy; they play it for the challenge. They play it alone or in groups, they play it at work, at home, and in school. It is sudoku, the addictive logic and reasoning puzzle that has grabbed the attenti...Read Full Article

  • Lampwork Glass At Brookfield Craft Center

    SHANNON HICKS
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    March 31, 2006, Friday

    Lampwork Glass At Brookfield Craft CenterBROOKFIELD — A new group exhibition entitled “Passing The Torch: Contemporary Art Glass Lampworking” will open in the Lynn Tendler Bignell Gallery at Brookfield Craft Center on Sunday, April 9. It will remain on view until May 21....Read Full Article

  • Occupation: I am a private conservator of paintings. I used to work at the National Gallery in DC and then I went off on my own. I do a wide range of things, from cleaning of paintings to more complicated processes of removing yellowed, varnished are

    NANCY CREVIER
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    March 31, 2006, Friday

    Occupation: I am a private conservator of paintings. I used to work at the National Gallery in DC and then I went off on my own. I do a wide range of things, from cleaning of paintings to more complicated processes of removing yellowed, varnished areas of paintings, to structural areas, where you...Read Full Article

  • WCSU Will Host Concerts By Famed Pianist

    JOANNA LESTIC
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    March 31, 2006, Friday

    WCSU Will Host Concerts By Famed PianistDANBURY — Western Connecticut State University (WCSU) will present a concert by the internationally recognized pianist Awadagin Pratt at 8 pm, on Wednesday, April 5. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for seniors and non-WestConn students. Admission is fre...Read Full Article

  • RSO Planning Concert With Orchestration ‘Par Excellence’

    SHANNON HICKS
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    March 31, 2006, Friday

    RSO Planning Concert With Orchestration ‘Par Excellence’RIDGEFIELD — Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra will perform its next concert, “An Orchestral High,” at 8 pm on Saturday, April 1. The performance will be at Ridgefield High School....Read Full Article

  • New Instructor Takes The Wheel For Senior Center Driving Course

    NANCY CREVIER
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    March 31, 2006, Friday

    New Instructor Takes The Wheel For Senior Center Driving CourseBy Nancy K. CrevierFor several years, The Newtown Senior Center has hosted the AARP Driving Safety Program at the center on Riverside Drive. On Mondays, March 13 and 20, once again two dozen seniors met for four hours each day to revie...Read Full Article

  • Easter’s On Its Way

    SHANNON HICKS
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    March 31, 2006, Friday

    Easter’s On Its WayThe Sixth Annual St Rose Easter Boutique will be held on Saturday, April 1, from 10 am until 7 pm, and Sunday, April 2, from 8:30 am to 2 pm, in St Rose Parish Hall, 46 Church Hill Road.There will be a variety of spring and Easter gifts and novelties including candles, Willow...Read Full Article

  • Mary Kay Cosmetics At BNI Meeting

    SHANNON HICKS
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    March 31, 2006, Friday

    Mary Kay Cosmetics At BNI MeetingThe next BNI chapter of Newtown meeting will be on Thursday, April 6, from 7 to 8:30 am, at Newtown United Methodist Church, 92 Church Hill Road in Sandy Hook.BNI member Claudia Bates, from Mary Kay Cosmetics, will speak about “How Mary Kay Cosmetics Is Much More...Read Full Article

  • Auditions For Musicals At Richter; Call For Performers & Volunteers

    SHANNON HICKS
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    March 31, 2006, Friday

    Auditions For Musicals At Richter; Call For Performers & VolunteersBREWSTER, N.Y. — Musicals at Richter, celebrating its 22nd season as the longest-running outdoor theater in southwestern Connecticut, is holding 2006 season auditions for high school, college and adult performers through Apri...Read Full Article

  • Spring Welcome Craft Fair

    SHANNON HICKS
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    March 31, 2006, Friday

    Spring Welcome Craft FairArtisans Alliance will sponsor Newtown Spring Welcome Craft Fair on Sunday, April 2, at Edmond Town Hall.The event will be in the gymnasium of the town hall, at 45 Main Street. Hours are 11 am to 5 pm.Admission is free. Call 261-2414 for additional information....Read Full Article

  • GWCC Will Present The Arensky Trio

    JOANNA LESTIC
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    March 31, 2006, Friday

    GWCC Will Present The Arensky TrioWATERBURY — On Sunday, April 2, at 3 pm, The Arensky Trio will perform with works by Mozart, Arensky and  Shostakovich to commemorate Mozart’s 250th birthday and Shostakovich’s 100th.The concert, sponsored by Greater Waterbury Classic Concerts (GWCC), will...Read Full Article

  • Breath Of Spring Artisans And Crafts Will Return

    JOANNA LESTIC
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    March 31, 2006, Friday

    Breath Of Spring Artisans And Crafts Will ReturnFAIRFIELD — Community Service Club of New Fairfield (CSC) will present the 21st annual “Breath of Spring Artisans and Crafters” on Saturday, April 1, from 10 am to 4 pm, at New Fairfield High School.The showcase will feature 70 artisans from th...Read Full Article

  • Lessons Lurk Beneath The Pond’s Surface—Enjoying Nature’s Lessons At Children’s Adventure Center

    KENDRA BOBOWICK
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    March 31, 2006, Friday

    Lessons Lurk Beneath The Pond’s Surface—Enjoying Nature’s Lessons At Children’s Adventure CenterBy Kendra Bobowick“Here come the goldfish,” said Will Michael, immediately drawing a young audience to his feet. Promptly children’s heads crowded around the open top of a bucket as they e...Read Full Article

  • Library Chocolate Program Provided A Popular Night Out

    NANCY CREVIER
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    March 31, 2006, Friday

    Library Chocolate Program Provided A Popular Night OutBy Nancy K. CrevierIf you leave a cooking class with one good tip, it has been a good class. If you leave a cooking class with lots of tips and the taste of chocolate lingering on your tongue, it has been an excellent class.For the more than 40...Read Full Article

  • Lecture On Women Botanical Artists

    SHANNON HICKS
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    March 31, 2006, Friday

    Lecture On Women Botanical ArtistsWOODBURY — Flanders Nature Center & Land Trust will continue its series of art lectures with a slide talk on “Women Botanical Artists, 1700-1990” presented by Patricia Carr at 7:30 pm on Friday, March 31. Featured artists will include Marianne North, Isa...Read Full Article

  • Jerry Pinkney To Lecture

    SHANNON HICKS
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    March 31, 2006, Friday

    Jerry Pinkney To LectureFAIRFIELD — Children’s book illustrator Jerry Pinkney will lecture at Sacred Heart University’s Gallery of Contemporary Art on Tuesday, April 11, at 10:30 am. His lecture will take place within the gallery’s annual student art exhibition. The gallery is on SHU’s c...Read Full Article

  • Holism: Mind, Body, Spirit

    SHANNON HICKS
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    March 31, 2006, Friday

    Holism: Mind, Body, SpiritSt Rose of Lima and Newtown Congregational Church will open a new “You and Your Health” lecture series with a presentation called “Holism: Mind, Body, Sprit” on Wednesday, April 5. The program will begin at 7:30 pm and will be at Newtown Congregational Church, 14...Read Full Article

  • The dispatchers at Town Hall South report the following fire calls:

    ANDY GOROSKO
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    March 31, 2006, Friday

    The dispatchers at Town Hall South report the following fire calls:Thursday, March 23: 11:31 am, hazardous condition, 4 Turkey Hill Road, Botsford responded; 11:33 am, hazardous condition, Glover Avenue, Hook & Ladder responded. Friday, March 24: 1:22 pm, motor vehicle accident, Mt Pleasant Ro...Read Full Article