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  • Lorenzo’s Restaurant: A Sandy Hook Tradition For 80 Years

    NANCY CREVIER
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    September 29, 2006, Friday

    Lorenzo’s Restaurant: A Sandy Hook Tradition For 80 Years By Nancy K. Crevier...Read Full Article

  • Carnival Crafts At Peabody Museum

    SHANNON HICKS
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    September 29, 2006, Friday

    Carnival Crafts At Peabody MuseumNEW HAVEN — Children ages 4 and over can enjoy mask-making, hat-making, and other carnival crafts from the traditions of the Dominican Republic, Bolivia, Colombia, and Brazil’s famous Rio de Janeiro Carnaval during “Carnival Crafts” on Saturday, October 7,...Read Full Article

  • Entrepreneur Hits On Right Mix—

    KENDRA BOBOWICK
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    September 29, 2006, Friday

    Entrepreneur Hits On Right Mix—Motivational Series Evolves From Entrepreneurial PursuitsBy Kendra BobowickPaul McManus’s persistence, a desire to help other people, and ability to adapt to setbacks all became clear as he spoke about his hard-won business success. The last several years have be...Read Full Article

  • New Exhibit Features SpongeBob SquarePants 4-D Adventure Ride

    SHANNON HICKS
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    September 29, 2006, Friday

    ‘Adventure Under The Sea’ At The Maritime AquariumNew Exhibit Features SpongeBob SquarePants 4-D Adventure RideNORWALK — Real sponges don’t live in pineapples under the sea. But what do they do?...Read Full Article

  • Fire Company To Sponsor Tag Sale

    ANDY GOROSKO
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    September 29, 2006, Friday

    Fire Company To Sponsor Tag Sale The Sandy Hook Volunteer Fire and Rescue Company will sponsor a large tag sale on Saturday, September 30, at its main firehouse on Riverside Road. The event will be held from 8 am to 2 pm, rain or shine.The tag sale is a fundraiser for the fire company. Antiques, h...Read Full Article

  • Town Players Looking For Direction

    SHANNON HICKS
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    September 29, 2006, Friday

    Town Players Looking For DirectionTown Players of Newtown is an all-volunteer community theatre looking for directors for its 2007 season.The Little Theatre on Orchard Hill Road is a cozy, intimate space capable of housing an audience of 70. Deceptively small, the stage is approximately 24 feet sq...Read Full Article

  • Campus Notes

    LAURIE BORST
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    September 29, 2006, Friday

    Campus NotesHeather Morgan, daughter of Pam and Ernie Morgan, received a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Gordon College in Boston. Heather, NHS Class of 2002, was a four-year starter on the softball team, which she captained her senior year. She plans to do graduate work in school counselin...Read Full Article

  • All Invited To Blessings Of Animals

    SHANNON HICKS
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    September 29, 2006, Friday

    All Invited To Blessings Of Animals The annual Blessing of the Animals Celebration  will take place this weekend at three of Newtown’s churches: Newtown United Methodist Church, St Rose of Lima, and Trinity Episcopal Church....Read Full Article

  • Occupation: I am the Young Adult librarian at the C.H. Booth Library.

    NANCY CREVIER
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    September 29, 2006, Friday

    Occupation: I am the Young Adult librarian at the C.H. Booth Library.Family: My husband, Bill, and I live in Redding and we have two children, both grown. Kristen lives in Bethel. She is married and has a 1-year-old little girl. My son David lives in Danbury. He is a commercial pilot for American...Read Full Article

  • Cooking For Carnivores, Pakistani Style

    SHANNON HICKS
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    September 29, 2006, Friday

    Cooking For Carnivores, Pakistani StyleLooking for some new recipes to bring friends and family back to the kitchen table after a summer of barbecue? C.H. Booth Library may have some help when it hosts a cooking demonstration of Pakistani food with Kanwal Sakhi on Thursday, October 5, at 6 pm....Read Full Article

  • Wellness Series Program—Internalizing The Personal Spa Experience

    NANCY CREVIER
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    September 29, 2006, Friday

    Wellness Series Program—Internalizing The Personal Spa Experience By Nancy K. Crevier...Read Full Article

  • ‘Heirloom’ At Roxbury Library

    LINDA BAUER
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    September 29, 2006, Friday

    ‘Heirloom’ At Roxbury LibraryROXBURY — Lincoln Hale Turner of Roxbury will present his recent work, “Heirloom,” at Minor Memorial Library, 23 South Street, beginning Saturday, September 30, and continuing during regular library hours through Monday, November 13. An opening reception will...Read Full Article

  • * * *

    NANCY CREVIER
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    September 29, 2006, Friday

    * * * As alarms sounded there was a scurrying of activity throughout town. It was all part of a full alert for a fire at Buckingham Gardens on Toddy Hill Road on Wednesday, September 30. However, luckily, there was no disaster. Instead it was a drill for everyone involved to practice what to do i...Read Full Article

  • Making Strides To Fight Breast Cancer

    KENDRA BOBOWICK
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    September 29, 2006, Friday

    Making Strides To Fight Breast CancerBy Kendra BobowickDiana Paproski stood at the podium on September 14 at the Porsche/Audi/Volkswagen showroom in Danbury and told her audience, “My life is a gift.” More than two years have passed since her breast cancer diagnosis....Read Full Article

  • Award-Winning Pianist To Launch Symphony’s Season

    ALBERTA GREGUS
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    September 29, 2006, Friday

    Award-Winning Pianist To Launch Symphony’s SeasonBRIDGEPORT — Some of the most sublime 20th Century Russian music ever composed will be featured at Greater Bridgeport Symphony’s (GBS) gala opening of its 2006-07 subscription concert series on Saturday, October 7. The performance, which will...Read Full Article

  • The Life Of Mark Twain: A One-Woman Show

    SHANNON HICKS
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    September 29, 2006, Friday

    The Life Of Mark Twain: A One-Woman ShowOn Saturday, October 14, the actress Karen Tracy will be performing the life of Mark Twain as seen through eyes of Katy Leary, his personal family maid. The one-woman show will be presented at Newtown Congregational Church, 14 West Street, and all are welcom...Read Full Article

  • Police Plan Sobriety Checkpoint

    ANDY GOROSKO
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    September 29, 2006, Friday

    Police Plan Sobriety Checkpoint During the nighttime hours of Friday, September 29, and early morning hours of Saturday, September 30, town police plan to hold a sobriety checkpoint on an unspecified local road.Each motorist traveling through the checkpoint will be briefly stopped. Drivers will be...Read Full Article

  • Seeing The Sights When Guests Come To Town—Connecticut’s Eye-Poppers Not Just For Leaf-Peepers

    NANCY CREVIER
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    September 29, 2006, Friday

    Seeing The Sights When Guests Come To Town—Connecticut’s Eye-Poppers Not Just For Leaf-PeepersBy Nancy K. Crevier...Read Full Article

  • A Bible Study Based On Signs Of Healing Friday, October 6

    SHANNON HICKS
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    September 29, 2006, Friday

    A Bible Study Based On Signs Of Healing Friday, October 6Newtown resident Linda Manganaro will be leading a Church Women United (CWU) Bible study based on “Signs of Healing” on Friday, October 6. The program, which is free and open to all, will run from 9:30 am until 2:30 pm at Christ the King...Read Full Article

  • Canine Advocates Fundraiser This Weekend

    SHANNON HICKS
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    September 29, 2006, Friday

    Canine Advocates Fundraiser This WeekendAn evening of fine wines, delicious food, good music, and fun is planned for “Putting on the Dog,” Canine Advocates of Newtown’s gala fall fundraiser, to be held on the grounds of McLaughlin Vineyards on Saturday, September 30, from 6 to 9 pm.Tickets a...Read Full Article