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  • ‘In Inner Eye: Folk Art Of India’ At Robins Gallery September 19

    LINDA BAUER
    Archive
    August 31, 2007, Friday

    ‘In Inner Eye: Folk Art Of India’ At Robins Gallery September 19 RICHMOND, VA. — The Lora Robins Gallery of Design from Nature will present the exhibition, “The Inner Eye: Folk Art of India from the William and Ann Oppenhimer Collection,” on view September 19–December 2....Read Full Article

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    LINDA BAUER
    Archive
    August 31, 2007, Friday

    BALTIMORE, MD. — Opening September 8 on the fourth-floor drawing gallery of the Walters Museum of Art, “The Repeating Image in Renaissance and Baroque Art” will complement the “Déjà vu?” exhibition by looking at the theme of artistic copying from a Renaissance and Baroque perspective....Read Full Article

  • 1½ col  abstract.jpg

    LINDA BAUER
    Archive
    August 31, 2007, Friday

    1½ col  abstract.jpg The top lot of the auction was this Italian abstract oil on canvas; signed and titled illegibly, it attained $89,125. 2 ½ col metamorfosi.jpg An oil on canvas, “Metamorfosi,” signed Scialoja Toti, 1957, attracted much presale interest and was a good buy at just over $10...Read Full Article

  • Antiques Shows______

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    August 31, 2007, Friday

    Antiques Shows______ Saturdays (through mid-Dec): 39th Season Woodbury’s Famous Antiques & Flea Market, 787 Main St South (Rte 6, near Rte 64), Woodbury, 7 am-1 pm, 150+ vendors each week; 203-263-2841.Sundays (through Dec): Elephant’s Trunk Country Flea Market, Rte 7, New Milford, 7 am-2:...Read Full Article

  • Saturday, September 1

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    August 31, 2007, Friday

    Saturday, September 1Newtown Road Race 5K & Kids Run, 9 am rain or shine (registration opens 7:30 am; Kids’ Run begins 10:15), Dickinson Park, Elm Drive, pre-entry $20, race day $25, Kids’ Run kids pay their age up to $10, USATF-sanctioned event (trail available online, NewtownRoadRace.com...Read Full Article

  • Flanders Looking For Fall Fest Crafters

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    August 31, 2007, Friday

    Flanders Looking For Fall Fest CraftersWOODBURY — If you’re “crafty,” Flanders Nature Center & Land Trust wants you… to participate in its Fall Festival 2007, scheduled for Sunday, October 7, from 10 am until 4 pm.Flanders is looking for individuals who posses unique crafts, trades o...Read Full Article

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    NANCY CREVIER
    Archive
    August 31, 2007, Friday

    * * * The Cyrenius H. Booth Library is kicking off its 50th anniversary jubilee with a giant book sale over the Labor Day weekend. In addition, the Newtown Jaycees are working on a special birthday float which will celebrate the occasion in the parade on Monday. Events and exhibits will continue...Read Full Article

  • ‘On The Road’ At C.H. Booth Library

    NANCY CREVIER
    Archive
    August 31, 2007, Friday

    ‘On The Road’ At C.H. Booth LibraryBy Nancy K. CrevierThe photography of former Newtown residents Faith and Peter Vicinanza will be exhibited at C.H. Booth Library in the Olga Knoepke Memorial Room on the first floor, Thursday, September 6, through Friday, September 28....Read Full Article

  • A Celebration Of All Things Shakespeare

    NANCY CREVIER
    Archive
    August 31, 2007, Friday

    A Celebration Of All Things Shakespeare“Searching For Shakespeare” is a new series beginning in September, sponsored in part by the Friends of C.H. Booth Library in honor of the library’s 75th anniversary. A film presentation, lecture, and discussion of each of six plays written by William S...Read Full Article

  • Marching Band Competition Begins Soon

    LAURIE BORST
    Archive
    August 31, 2007, Friday

    Marching Band Competition Begins SoonThe Newtown High School Nighthawks Marching Band and Color Guard began in July preparing for another successful season. The rigorous program called for practices twice a week in July and August leading up to Band Camp during the weeks of August 15 through Augus...Read Full Article

  • Community Colleges Linking With CBIA On Manufacturing Training

    JOHN VOKET
    Archive
    August 31, 2007, Friday

    Community Colleges Linking With CBIA On Manufacturing TrainingHARTFORD — The Connecticut Business & Industry Association (CBIA), through a unique public-private partnership, is developing an infrastructure and capacity within the state Community College System to provide needed technical tra...Read Full Article

  • Thurber Homestead Receives National Register Recognition

    NANCY CREVIER
    Archive
    August 31, 2007, Friday

    Thurber Homestead Receives National Register RecognitionBy Nancy K. Crevier...Read Full Article

  • Jazz Band Will Launch WWII Series Of First Thursday Programs

    GAIL SLUPATCHUK
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    August 31, 2007, Friday

    Jazz Band Will Launch WWII Series Of First Thursday Programs...Read Full Article

  • Early Diet Advice For Kids Apparently Sticks

    JOHN VOKET
    Archive
    August 31, 2007, Friday

    Early Diet Advice For Kids Apparently SticksDALLAS (AP) — Teaching children from a young age to eat a low-fat diet can be effective — even as they reach their teens and begin eating more meals away from home, according to a new study.The study of children in Finland found that those who were t...Read Full Article

  • Erik Dawe Can Tell A Whale Of A Tale

    LAURIE BORST
    Archive
    August 31, 2007, Friday

    Erik Dawe Can Tell A Whale Of A TaleBy Laurie BorstErik Dawe has journeyed from Newtown to Wesleyan University to the fast-paced world of Los Angeles to the ocean off Cape Cod. Next, he will be attending Cornell University this fall.Erik credits a good basic skill set and being in the right place...Read Full Article

  • Sunset Celebration Highlights New Holcombe Memorial Garden

    KENDRA BOBOWICK
    Archive
    August 31, 2007, Friday

    Sunset Celebration Highlights New Holcombe Memorial GardenBy Kendra BobowickAmid the foliage and native blossoms is a deeper meaning to the fresh plantings now enlivening the Holcombe Preserve. “It’s mostly in remembrance,” said Newtown Forest Association President Martha Wright. The land at...Read Full Article

  • Occupation: I’m a landscape design/builder contractor. The name of my company is The LaurelRock Company out of Wilton.

    NANCY CREVIER
    Archive
    August 31, 2007, Friday

    Occupation: I’m a landscape design/builder contractor. The name of my company is The LaurelRock Company out of Wilton.Family: My wonderful wife of 17 years, Tammy. We have three children. Anastasia is 14 and just going into high school; Shay is 11 and in the sixth grade at Reed Intermediate; and...Read Full Article

  • FDA Delaying More New Drugs Over Safety

    JOHN VOKET
    Archive
    August 31, 2007, Friday

    FDA Delaying More New Drugs Over Safety TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Under growing scrutiny since the blockbuster painkiller Vioxx was pulled from the market, the Food and Drug Administration in recent months has rejected a slew of experimental drugs or delayed their approval and required more data....Read Full Article

  • Water is filled with minerals and other naturally occurring substances. Ground water in a natural environment has “a lot of things in it,” he said. “That’s OK, that’s natural.”

    KENDRA BOBOWICK
    Archive
    August 31, 2007, Friday

    Water is filled with minerals and other naturally occurring substances. Ground water in a natural environment has “a lot of things in it,” he said. “That’s OK, that’s natural.” Is the drinking water safe? Yes, according to recent water quality testing results compiled in a Consumer Co...Read Full Article

  • 65th Anniversary

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    August 31, 2007, Friday

    65th AnniversaryThe 65th anniversary of Ann and Harry Carey was recently celebrated with their family at Stony Hill Inn. The Careys are residents of Lockwood Lodge, having returned to Newtown this year after living at Heritage Village in Southbury for 15 years. The Careys raised their five childre...Read Full Article