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  • Rounding The Bases — Youth Baseball Highlights

    ANDY HUTCHISON
    Archive
    April 28, 2009, Tuesday

    Rounding The Bases — Youth Baseball HighlightsThe Newtown Babe Ruth Baseball League, comprised of 13- to 15-year-old players, kicked off its 2009 spring season last weekend at Fairfield Hills Field. Game results from the first week are as follows:...Read Full Article

  • April 27, 1984

    NANCY CREVIER
    Archive
    April 24, 2009, Friday

    April 27, 1984The Legislative Council’s proposed $19,395,059 town budget for fiscal year 1984-85 was unanimously approved at the town meeting April 24 in the auditorium of Newtown High School. Except for brief explanations by town officials of the expenditures, there was no discussion or debate...Read Full Article

  • Historical Society Antiques Appraisal Day Planned

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    April 24, 2009, Friday

    Historical Society Antiques Appraisal Day PlannedNewtown Historical Society will host an Antiques Appraisal Day Saturday, April 25, at Newtown Meeting House, 31 Main Street.The public is invited to bring their antique items any time between noon and 4 pm. There is a charge of $10 per item and phot...Read Full Article

  • Scholarships Available

    ELIZA HALLABECK
    Archive
    April 24, 2009, Friday

    Scholarships AvailableThe Newtown High School Career Center publicizes all scholarships of which it is notified....Read Full Article

  • Young Occupational Therapist Sees A Bright Future

    NANCY CREVIER
    Archive
    April 24, 2009, Friday

    Young Occupational Therapist Sees A Bright FutureBy Nancy K. Crevier...Read Full Article

  • Indoor Flea Market At Woodbury Church

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    April 24, 2009, Friday

    Indoor Flea Market At Woodbury ChurchWOODBURY —  The North Congregational Church will host its 11th annual Indoor Flea Market, Bake Sale & Raffle on Saturday, April 25, from 9 am to 3 pm.Over 30 vendors will be exhibiting.  There will be something for everyone including antiques, collectib...Read Full Article

  • Volunteer Center Opportunities Available

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    April 24, 2009, Friday

    Volunteer Center Opportunities AvailableThe Volunteer Center is a leader in strengthening the greater Danbury community by connecting people to volunteer service. Some of the center’s current opportunities are outlined below.Call 797-1154 for more information on these opportunities or visit Volu...Read Full Article

  • The Real Dirt On Soil

    NANCY CREVIER
    Archive
    April 24, 2009, Friday

    The Real Dirt On SoilBy Nancy K. CrevierJack, of the Jack and The Beanstalk fame, had great success when he stuck his magic bean into the ground and it grew overnight into a stairway to the heavens. But remember — Jack’s bean was “magic” and without well-prepared and healthy soil, the aver...Read Full Article

  • Occupation: I’m a nanny for three preschoolers in Wilton, and I’m a doula. A doula takes care of new moms and new babies. I used to do it for my friends and then I got a job doing it. I was trained by an agency, but I do it privately now.

    NANCY CREVIER
    Archive
    April 24, 2009, Friday

    Occupation: I’m a nanny for three preschoolers in Wilton, and I’m a doula. A doula takes care of new moms and new babies. I used to do it for my friends and then I got a job doing it. I was trained by an agency, but I do it privately now.Family: My husband, Skip, and my son, Justin, who is 31...Read Full Article

  • Woman’s Club To Sponsor Food Drive April 25

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    April 24, 2009, Friday

    Woman’s Club To Sponsor Food Drive April 25Newtown Woman’s Club GFWC, Inc will hold its 3rd Annual Federation For Food Collection Day at the Super Stop & Shop in Sand Hill Plaza, 228 Main Street South, on Saturday, April 25, from 9 am until 3 pm. This food collection is being held to comme...Read Full Article

  • National Day Of Prayer To Be Celebrated In Newtown

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    April 24, 2009, Friday

    National Day Of Prayer To Be Celebrated In NewtownA National Day of Prayer Gathering will be held at The Pleasance in Newtown, 1 Main Street (at Route 302/Sugar Street) on Thursday, May 7, from 6 to 7:30 pm. In case of rain the celebration will move to The Alexandria Room at Edmond Town Hall, 45 M...Read Full Article

  • For Newtown Fifth Grader

    ELIZA HALLABECK
    Archive
    April 24, 2009, Friday

    For Newtown Fifth GraderBy Eliza HallabeckThe home of fifth grade Reed Intermediate School student Matthew Troy and his family was open for guests on Sunday, April 5, for a celebration to kick-start Matthew’s Dream Come True of Western Connecticut trip to a NASCAR speedway. The family, Matthew...Read Full Article

  • Summer Expo For Special Needs Families

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    April 24, 2009, Friday

    Summer Expo For Special Needs FamiliesTRUMBULL — An educational expo of summer options for children with special needs will be held at the Family Program Center at Lakewood-Trumbull YMCA, 20 Trefoil Drive, Saturday, April 25....Read Full Article

  • ‘Caught In The Net’ Will Open Town Players 2009 Season

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    April 24, 2009, Friday

    ‘Caught In The Net’ Will Open Town Players 2009 SeasonWhat do you get when you put mistaken identities, sexual innuendo, crazy plot twists, much slamming of doors, and dirty old men together? A classic British farce, and Town Players is pleased to present Caught in the Net by that “master of...Read Full Article

  • KAA Spring Juried Show Open

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    April 24, 2009, Friday

    KAA Spring Juried Show OpenKENT — The Gallery at the Kent Art Association is hosting the annual KAA Spring Juried Show until Monday, May 25.Many prize-winning artists both locally and regionally are displaying more than 100 paintings in oils, watercolors, pastels and graphics as well as sculptur...Read Full Article

  • Tom Callinan In Concert

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    April 24, 2009, Friday

    Tom Callinan In ConcertBROOKFIELD — Tom Callinan — folksinger, songwriter, storyteller, sea-chanteyman, multi-instrumentalist, environmental activist, and Connecticut’s first official State Troubadour  — will be performing at The Brookfield Library, 182 Whisconier Road (Route 25). on Sund...Read Full Article

  • Joan Drive

    ANDY GOROSKO
    Archive
    April 24, 2009, Friday

    Joan DrivePolice report that at about 1:30 pm, on April 13, motorist Pamela Mickewich, 40, of 9 Joan Drive, who was driving a 2008 Honda Accord sedan, backed out of the driveway at that address and collided with an unoccupied 2001 Volkswagen Passat station wagon that as parked along the southbound...Read Full Article

  • Bill Kobrock, Sr

    NANCY CREVIER
    Archive
    April 24, 2009, Friday

    Bill Kobrock, SrFormer ResidentBill Kobrock, Sr, 68, of Valrico, Fla., formerly of Newtown, died April 15. Mr Kobrock and his wife lived in Newtown for 28 years, raising their three sons here. He was actively involved with Pop Warner Football and Little League. He is survived by Regina, his lovin...Read Full Article

  • A Flawed System

    CURT CLARK
    Archive
    April 24, 2009, Friday

    A Flawed SystemTo the Editor:The system by which this town proposes, amends, and subsequently votes on its budget is terribly flawed. It does not allow the voice of a significant portion of the population to be heard. Those, like myself, who disapprove of this budget based on the significant cuts...Read Full Article

  • Nettleton Cleanup Planned For May 2—Help Newtown Forest Association Preserve Open Spaces

    KENDRA BOBOWICK
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    April 24, 2009, Friday

    Nettleton Cleanup Planned For May 2—Help Newtown Forest Association Preserve Open SpacesBy Kendra Bobowick...Read Full Article