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    NANCY CREVIER
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    July 28, 2006, Friday

    * * * Despite efforts by the director of Newtown’s school lunch program to hold the cost of the lunches at the same level as last year, rising costs and fewer government subsidies have forced the Board of Education to increase the prices by 10 cents. Starting in September of the 1981-82 year lu...Read Full Article

  • Occupation: I’m an EMT for the city of Danbury with DHCA-EMT. I volunteer with Newtown Volunteer Ambulance Corps [NVAC] and am on their executive board. I was honored to be named EMT-B of the Year this spring. I’m a lifeguard instructor and a CPR

    NANCY CREVIER
    Archive
    July 28, 2006, Friday

    Occupation: I’m an EMT for the city of Danbury with DHCA-EMT. I volunteer with Newtown Volunteer Ambulance Corps [NVAC] and am on their executive board. I was honored to be named EMT-B of the Year this spring. I’m a lifeguard instructor and a CPR instructor. I help teach the MRT [Medical Respo...Read Full Article

  • ‘Shifting Terrain’ Landscape Photography At Wadsworth Atheneum

    SHANNON HICKS
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    July 28, 2006, Friday

    ‘Shifting Terrain’ Landscape Photography At Wadsworth AtheneumHARTFORD — “Shifting Terrain: Contemporary Landscape Photography,” an exhibition featuring the work of 17 notable artists including Edward Burtynsky, Olafur Eliasson, Andy Goldsworthy, Rosemary Laing, David Maisel, Sally Mann,...Read Full Article

  • King Tut Book Swap

    SHANNON HICKS
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    July 28, 2006, Friday

    King Tut Book Swap DANBURY — In keeping with this year’s “Get Wrapped Up in Reading” Egyptian theme, the Danbury Library Junior Services Department will host a King Tut Book Swap on Wednesday, August 9, from 4 to 7 pm. Danbury Children First/Leadership Training Institute is co-sponsoring t...Read Full Article

  • Student Radio Operators Connect To The World

    LAURIE BORST
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    July 28, 2006, Friday

    Student Radio Operators Connect To The WorldBy Laurie BorstLast October, seven middle school students began studying amateur radio operation with Don Babbitt. In January, all seven passed the first level of testing and received their Technician’s License. To obtain this certification, the young...Read Full Article

  • Newtown High School Fourth Quarter Honor Roll

    LINDA BAUER
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    July 28, 2006, Friday

    Newtown High School Fourth Quarter Honor Roll...Read Full Article

  • Working Hard Reaps Untold Rewards For These Work Campers

    SHANNON HICKS
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    July 28, 2006, Friday

    Working Hard Reaps Untold Rewards For These Work CampersBy Shannon HicksRochester, N.Y., is home to nearly a quarter of a million people. The city is home to the Eastman-Kodak and Xerox corporations, and near Charlotte Beach on Lake Ontario, Genesee River Gorge and Falls, Seneca Park Zoo, amusemen...Read Full Article

  • Looking For Norwalk Youth Symphony Alumni

    SHANNON HICKS
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    July 28, 2006, Friday

    Looking For Norwalk Youth Symphony AlumniNORWALK — From November 17-19, Norwalk Youth Symphony will be culminating a year-long 50th anniversary season with the organization’s first ever Alumni Weekend.Festivities will feature special events for socializing and celebrating 50 years of music mak...Read Full Article

  • CCT Artist Fellowship Applications Available

    SHANNON HICKS
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    July 28, 2006, Friday

    CCT Artist Fellowship Applications AvailableHARTFORD — The Connecticut Commission on Culture & Tourism (CCT) Artist Fellowship program provides monetary support designed to encourage the continuing artistic development of Connecticut’s finest creative artists who are seriously committed to...Read Full Article

  • GBS Announces 2006-07 Season

    ALBERTA GREGUS
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    July 28, 2006, Friday

    GBS Announces 2006-07 SeasonBRIDGEPORT — Greater Bridgeport Symphony (GBS), one of the oldest fully professional orchestras in Connecticut, will celebrate internationally acclaimed conductor Gustav Meier’s 35th year as GBS music director, starting in October with a series of five musical event...Read Full Article

  • Revolutionary War Exhibit At Mattatuck

    ALBERTA GREGUS
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    July 28, 2006, Friday

    Revolutionary War Exhibit At MattatuckWATERBURY — The Mattatuck Museum Arts and History Center has opened a new exhibit, “From The Farm To The Front: Our Towns and the Revolutionary War,” which will be on display thorough September 30....Read Full Article

  • Castle Hill Road

    LINDA BAUER
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    July 28, 2006, Friday

    Castle Hill RoadJeff and Kristin Larson sold their home at 94 Castle Hill Road to Carl and Elizabeth Anderson of Danbury.Cathy Masi, Broker, CRS, ABR, of Flagpole Realty, Inc listed the property. Ginny Beasley of Coldwell Banker Shaker Real Estate sold the property.Attorney Michael Nahoum of Newto...Read Full Article

  • Bethel Library Offering Teen Workshops

    LAURIE BORST
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    July 28, 2006, Friday

    Bethel Library Offering Teen WorkshopsBETHEL — The Bethel Public Library will host two workshops for area teens in August.On Wednesday, August 9, from 6:30 to 7:45, students in grades six through 12 are invited to design their own beaded necklace using glass beads and semiprecious stones. Space...Read Full Article

  • Gotliboski Chosen To Serve As UNH Public Service Fellow

    LAURIE BORST
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    July 28, 2006, Friday

    Gotliboski Chosen To Serve As UNH Public Service FellowWEST HAVEN — Jacob Gotliboski of Newtown has been selected to serve as a University of New Haven President’s Public Service Fellow for the summer of 2006. Mr Gotliboski, a junior majoring in criminal justice, will be volunteering at the W...Read Full Article

  • Newtown Road Race 5K and Kids’ Run — Saturday, September 2, 9 am, Dickinson Park. Proceeds benefit Newtown Youth Services. Individuals of all ages welcome: runners, walkers, jogging strollers. Entry forms are available at Newtown Youth Services o

    LAURIE BORST
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    July 28, 2006, Friday

    Newtown Road Race 5K and Kids’ Run — Saturday, September 2, 9 am, Dickinson Park. Proceeds benefit Newtown Youth Services. Individuals of all ages welcome: runners, walkers, jogging strollers. Entry forms are available at Newtown Youth Services or online at NewtownRoadRace.com or Active.com. T...Read Full Article

  • Being Safe At College

    LAURIE BORST
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    July 28, 2006, Friday

    Being Safe At CollegeDanbury — The Women’s Center of Greater Danbury is sponsoring a College Safety workshop for college-bound students and their parents that will focus on personal safety tips, risk reduction strategies, the link between sexual assault and alcohol/drugs, students’ rights, a...Read Full Article

  • Booth Library To Present ‘Cool Drinks And Cool Stories’

    LAURIE BORST
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    July 28, 2006, Friday

    Booth Library To Present ‘Cool Drinks And Cool Stories’Relax and beat the heat with a delicious smoothie, then settle back and listen to stories that should be in history books. Master story teller Carol Birch will present captivating tales of legend and lore for rising sixth graders and up on...Read Full Article

  • Craig W. Edmondson Appointed ACES Executive Director

    LAURIE BORST
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    July 28, 2006, Friday

    Craig W. Edmondson Appointed ACES Executive DirectorNORTH HAVEN — Area Cooperative Educational Services (ACES) announces the appointment of veteran school administrator Craig W. Edmondson as executive director. Mr Edmondson was appointed by the ACES Governing Board following the departure of Che...Read Full Article

  • Ralston Gallery To Auction Museum Marble Collection

    SHANNON HICKS
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    July 28, 2006, Friday

    Ralston Gallery To Auction Museum Marble CollectionSHELTON — Lloyd Ralston Gallery, in association with Block’s Marble Auctions, will be holding a vintage and collectible marble auction featuring marbles and games from the Lee’s Legendary Marble Museum of York, Neb., on Saturday, July 29...Read Full Article

  • HAPPY BIRTHDAYJuly 27, Thomas Jensen, Age 6July 28, Savannah Davidow, Age 7

    LAURIE BORST
    Archive
    July 28, 2006, Friday

    HAPPY BIRTHDAYJuly 27, Thomas Jensen, Age 6July 28, Savannah Davidow, Age 7July 28, Madison Ziperstein, Age 5 July 28, Nickolas Lansing, Age 7 July 29, Annaleigh Davidow, Age 4 July 29, Mason Fiorilla, Age 6 July 29, Tain Elijah Gregory, Age 2 July 30, Elisha Wilson, Age 10 August 1, Richard J. Fa...Read Full Article