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  • ‘IMPERIAL MUGHAL ALBUMS’ ON VIEW AT ARTHUR M. SACKLER GALLERY

    LINDA BAUER
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    June 30, 2008, Monday

    ‘IMPERIAL MUGHAL ALBUMS’ ON VIEW AT ARTHUR M. SACKLER GALLERY AVV 6-13 #742651 WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Arthur M. Sackler Gallery presents the exhibition, “MURAQQA: Imperial Mughal Albums from the Chester Beatty Library, Dublin,” on view through August 3....Read Full Article

  • FBI PROBES MISSING PHILADELPHIA WORK PAINTING

    LINDA BAUER
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    June 30, 2008, Monday

    FBI PROBES MISSING PHILADELPHIA WORK PAINTINGAVV 6-26 #744208 PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The FBI says a Nineteenth Century painting worth tens of thousands of dollars is missing from the Philadelphia Park Systems office. Employees of the park office noticed on June 23 that the John Woodside painting ...Read Full Article

  • HARVARD ART MUSEUM POSTS ONLINE ‘I HAVE A SON TO OFFER’ EXHIBITION

    LINDA BAUER
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    June 30, 2008, Monday

    HARVARD ART MUSEUM POSTS ONLINE ‘I HAVE A SON TO OFFER’ EXHIBITION AVV 6-20 #743422 CAMBRIDGE, MASS. — “I Have a Son to Offer,” an online exhibition comprising American Civil War artworks in Harvard Art Museum’s collections, has been posted at www.artmuseums.harvard.edu/civilwar. The...Read Full Article

  • DUO CHARGED WITH ART THEFT

    LINDA BAUER
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    June 30, 2008, Monday

    DUO CHARGED WITH ART THEFTAVV 6-27 #744208 CHICAGO (AP) — Authorities say two Chicago women were arrested after they tried to steal nearly $600,000 worth of art from a storage locker. Sixty-one-year-old Michele Vasarhelyi and 31-year-old Vera Mamalat were ordered to be held June 22 on $125,000 b...Read Full Article

  • FOR 5/9 SHORTIES

    LINDA BAUER
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    June 30, 2008, Monday

    FOR 5/9 SHORTIES JEROME LIEBLING’S ‘EVERYDAY MONUMENTS’ TO OPEN AT YALE ART GALLERY MAY 23 avv/gs set 4/30 #737685 NEW HAVEN, CONN. — The Yale University Art Gallery will present “Everyday Monuments: The Photographs of Jerome Liebling,” on view May 23–September 7....Read Full Article

  • FOR 7-11

    LINDA BAUER
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    June 27, 2008, Friday

    FOR 7-11 ALJIRA CONTEMPORARY ART CENTER WILL OPEN ‘E9’ JULY 24 avv/lsb set 6/27 #743975 NEWARK, N.J. — Aljira, a center for contemporary art, will present “E9,” the annual group exhibition that is the culmination of Aljira Emerge, the acclaimed strategic career management and exhibitio...Read Full Article

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    NANCY CREVIER
    Archive
    June 27, 2008, Friday

    * * * The big day is this Sunday, July 3. Everything is ready; all we need is you. The gates at Dickinson Town Park on Elm Drive will open at 9 am, and residents are invited to bring a picnic lunch and join in the fun. Events begin at 1 pm. There will be puppet shows and face painting for the chi...Read Full Article

  • Download For Free—Grandfather Invents Web Browser For Autistic Boy

    JOHN VOKET
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    June 27, 2008, Friday

    Download For Free—Grandfather Invents Web Browser For Autistic BoyLAS VEGAS (AP) — John LeSieur is in the software business, so he took particular interest when computers seemed mostly useless to his 6-year-old grandson, Zackary. The boy has autism, and the whirlwind of options presented by PC...Read Full Article

  • Walgreens Settles Medicaid Issue

    JOHN VOKET
    Archive
    June 27, 2008, Friday

    Walgreens Settles Medicaid IssueAttorney General Richard Blumenthal, Chief State’s Attorney Kevin T. Kane, and Department of Social Services Commissioner Michael P. Starkowski recently announced that Connecticut will receive $126,488 as part of a nationwide agreement settling allegations that Wa...Read Full Article

  • Boy Scouts To Cater—Hungering For A Good Book

    NANCY CREVIER
    Archive
    June 27, 2008, Friday

    Boy Scouts To Cater—Hungering For A Good BookBy Nancy K. CrevierFor those who need something more than a good book to sink their teeth into, for the sixth year in a row, Boy Scouts will be serving up breakfast and lunch to hungry book browsers at the 33rd Annual Friends of the C.H. Booth Library...Read Full Article

  • Occupation: I am the animal control officer in Newtown. I love my job. I like being around animals, and the town workers are just great.

    NANCY CREVIER
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    June 27, 2008, Friday

    Occupation: I am the animal control officer in Newtown. I love my job. I like being around animals, and the town workers are just great.Family: My husband is Charles. We have two children. Our son Anthony is 23, and Melissa, our daughter, is 20 years old....Read Full Article

  • Boggs Hill Road

    GAIL SLUPATCHUK
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    June 27, 2008, Friday

    Boggs Hill RoadJill and Gregg Maimel sold their home at 156 Boggs Hill Road to Lisa and Michael Sette. Lisa Hintzen of Prudential Connecticut Realty was the both the listing agent and the selling agent. Attorney Karin NeJame represented the sellers and attorney Robert Martinik, Jr represented the...Read Full Article

  • Black Identity & Beauty:  Art At Wadsworth Atheneum

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    June 27, 2008, Friday

    Black Identity & Beauty:  Art At Wadsworth AtheneumHARTFORD — African American identity, America’s complex history of race relations, definitions of race, and the barrage of influences that color our perceptions of ethnicity, gender and beauty are the subjects of two contemporary art exhi...Read Full Article

  • Gelding Hill

    GAIL SLUPATCHUK
    Archive
    June 27, 2008, Friday

    Gelding HillRobert Stampp sold his property at 25 Gelding Hill to Steven Malary and Terry Ballan of Sandy Hook. The Mauer Family of William Raveis listed and marketed the property, which was sold by Alison Gilbert of Flagpole Realty. Attorney Peter Scalzo of Bethel represented the sellers and atto...Read Full Article

  • Local Dentist: FDA’s Silver Filling Precaution Should Not Concern Most Patients

    JOHN VOKET
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    June 27, 2008, Friday

    Local Dentist: FDA’s Silver Filling Precaution Should Not Concern Most Patients By John VoketDavid Kessler, DDS, of Newtown’s Dental Associates has been practicing for more than 20 years, and he has been advising patients against installing silver or amalgam fillings for at least 15. So he was...Read Full Article

  • ‘Sacred Space’ CD Release Party Planned

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    June 27, 2008, Friday

    ‘Sacred Space’ CD Release Party PlannedRabbi Shaul Praver is having a CD Release Party and everyone is invited to join him and the members of Congregation Adath Israel for the celebration.The celebration will take place at Congregation Adath Israel on Sunday, June 29, at 3 pm. A little wine an...Read Full Article

  • New Report Identifies Dangerous Web Domains

    JOHN VOKET
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    June 27, 2008, Friday

    New Report Identifies Dangerous Web DomainsSAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — When surfing the Internet for safe Web sites, not all domains are equal.Companies that assign addresses for websites appear to be cutting corners on security more when they assign names in certain domains than in others, accordin...Read Full Article

  • Bears Afoot In Newtown

    KENDRA BOBOWICK
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    June 27, 2008, Friday

    Bears Afoot In NewtownBy Kendra BobowickGet to know his name: Ursus americanus. Most of us know him as the black bear. Travelers and residents along Great Hill Road, Galilee Way, and Boggs Hill Road have seen him, or found evidence that he had “visited.” Early last week two residents contacted...Read Full Article

  • Annie Elizabeth Wellman

    NANCY CREVIER
    Archive
    June 27, 2008, Friday

    Annie Elizabeth WellmanAnnie Elizabeth Wellman was born at Danbury Hospital on May 21 to Caren and Andy Wellman of Newtown.  Annie weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces and was 18½ inches in length.  Annie joins big brothers Jack, 8,  and Luke, 5 years old.  Maternal grandparents are Sandy and Barry L...Read Full Article

  • ‘Blue Leaves’ Auditions

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    June 27, 2008, Friday

    ‘Blue Leaves’ AuditionsRIDGEFIELD — Open auditions for House of Blue Leaves by John Guare will be held at Ridgefield Theater Barn, 37 Halpin Lane, on Sunday, June 29, 6 to 8 pm, and Monday, June 30, 7:30 to 9:30 pm. Rehearsals will be held evenings and some weekends from mid-July until openi...Read Full Article