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  • Occupation: I have been in the semiconductor industry for about 30 years, and have worked for Photronics in Brookfield for 27 years. They make the integrated circuits that go into computers.

    NANCY CREVIER
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    September 25, 2009, Friday

    Occupation: I have been in the semiconductor industry for about 30 years, and have worked for Photronics in Brookfield for 27 years. They make the integrated circuits that go into computers....Read Full Article

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    NANCY CREVIER
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    September 25, 2009, Friday

    * * * The Newtown Ambulance Association is getting some more elbow room. Construction of the long-awaited addition is well underway. The 1,500-square-foot structure should be completed in about four weeks. * * *...Read Full Article

  • Power Up — But Play It Safe With Portable Generators

    JOHN VOKET
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    September 25, 2009, Friday

    Power Up — But Play It Safe With Portable GeneratorsBERLIN — Portable home electric generators can provide piece of mind in the event that there is a loss of power. The Connecticut Light and Power Company (CL&P) encourages customers to understand how to properly use these machines....Read Full Article

  • Businesses And Homeowners Should Plan For Disasters In September, Year Round

    JOHN VOKET
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    September 25, 2009, Friday

    Businesses And Homeowners Should Plan For Disasters In September, Year Round...Read Full Article

  • ‘I Do It For Daniel’ — A Mother’s Crusade To Help Her Child

    NANCY CREVIER
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    September 25, 2009, Friday

    ‘I Do It For Daniel’ — A Mother’s Crusade To Help Her ChildBy Nancy K. Crevier...Read Full Article

  • Tasteful Benefit Offering Fine Catering

    JOHN VOKET
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    September 25, 2009, Friday

    Tasteful Benefit Offering Fine CateringMIDDLEBURY — “A Tasteful Event 2009” will be held Thursday, October 8, from 6 to 9 pm at the Golden Age of Trucking Museum located at 1101 Southbury Road (Route 188) to benefit YFS, the non-profit Southbury-Middlebury Youth and Family Services (YFS)....Read Full Article

  • ‘Unity In Diversity’ Programs Preview

    SHANNON HICKS
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    September 25, 2009, Friday

    ‘Unity In Diversity’ Programs PreviewUnity In Diversity, a cable television program that provides an education in learning about one’s neighbors, especially through a clearer understanding of their religious heritage, spiritual values, and everyday life, airs each Monday at noon and Wednesda...Read Full Article

  • A Glimpse Of Autumn

    KENDRA BOBOWICK
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    September 25, 2009, Friday

    A Glimpse Of AutumnCasting a rippling shadow over fields and stone was one outbuilding leaning into the hillside at Diana and Stephen Paproski’s farmhouse. Its weathered doors ajar, inside sat a rusted tractor’s grill peeking out toward the driveway at Castle Hill Farm. Mr Paproski waded throu...Read Full Article

  • Strategic Long-Range Planning Becomes A Campaign Issue—Newtown’s Efforts To Plan Its Future Reach Back Decades

    JOHN VOKET
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    September 25, 2009, Friday

    Strategic Long-Range Planning Becomes A Campaign Issue—Newtown’s Efforts To Plan Its Future Reach Back DecadesBy John Voket(This is the first of a series of stories examining Newtown’s efforts at strategic long-term planning.) Strategic long-range planning....Read Full Article

  • St Rose Earns National Recognition As A Blue Ribbon School

    ELIZA HALLABECK
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    September 25, 2009, Friday

    St Rose Earns National Recognition As A Blue Ribbon SchoolBy Eliza HallabeckLast week when Principal Mary Maloney of St Rose of Lima School opened an email notifying her the had been awarded the 2009 US Department of Education’s prestigious national Blue Ribbon Award, she said her initial reacti...Read Full Article

  • Newtown Support Groups

    NANCY CREVIER
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    September 25, 2009, Friday

    Newtown Support GroupsFriday, September 25        AA, Newtown United Methodist Church, 92 Church Hill Road, 8 pm, beginners meeting, open discussion.Saturday, September 26       Daily Reflections meeting, St Rose School (Monsignor Conroy Room), 46 Church Hill Road, 6:30 to 8 pm. Sund...Read Full Article

  • HAPPY

    NANCY CREVIER
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    September 25, 2009, Friday

    HAPPY BIRTHDAYSeptember 21, Ethan Kravec, Age 2September 23, Logan Matthews, Age 1 September 26, Ryan Berard, Age 8 September 27, Ryan Ward, Age 4 September 29, Jake Fernandes, Age 8 September 29, Sadie Patrick, Age 7 September 30, Faith Margaret Venezia, Age 1  ...Read Full Article

  • Recruiting Seminar At Newtown High

    ANDY HUTCHISON
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    September 25, 2009, Friday

    Recruiting Seminar At Newtown HighNewtown High School’s Guidance and Athletic departments are offering an informational session on recruiting for NHS athletes on Thursday, October 1, at 7 pm in the NHS Lecture Hall....Read Full Article

  • Local Realtor Earns Prestigious Industry Achievement

    NANCY CREVIER
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    September 25, 2009, Friday

    Local Realtor Earns Prestigious Industry Achievement NORWALK — Christine Fairchild, of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, has been accepted as a member of the Top 5 in Real Estate Network. The Top 5 in Real Estate Network meets the need of helping consumers identify the most professional rea...Read Full Article

  • New Players Help Get NHS Football Team Off To Strong Start

    ANDY HUTCHISON
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    September 25, 2009, Friday

    New Players Help Get NHS Football Team Off To Strong StartBy Andy HutchisonOpening night could have been named “Little Brothers Night” or “Kickoff Return Night” at Blue & Gold Stadium, where Newtown High School football began the season with a 27-6 win over the Bunnell Bulldogs on Sept...Read Full Article

  • Connecticut Solar Tour To Include One Newtown Home

    SHANNON HICKS
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    September 25, 2009, Friday

    Connecticut Solar Tour To Include One Newtown HomeSolar powered homes and businesses across Connecticut including the Hedrick residence at 54 Scudder Road in Newtown will be on display Saturday, October 3, from 10 am to 4 pm, as part of the National Solar Home Tour. The local tour is being present...Read Full Article

  • In Memoriam

    NANCY CREVIER
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    September 25, 2009, Friday

    In MemoriamMichelle VanasseMay 14, 1964 to September  29, 2003 Six Septembers have come and gone, Many days where some nights are long. No point to run, nor to hide, From an emptiness nestled deep inside. However the light grows brighter now, You the figurehead, us the prow. So we give thanks so...Read Full Article

  • Jeffrey’s Painting To Be Featured At Putting On The Dog IV

    SHANNON HICKS
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    September 25, 2009, Friday

    Jeffrey’s Painting To Be Featured At Putting On The Dog IVPutting on the Dog will return for a fourth year when Canine Advocates of Newtown hosts the fundraiser at Taunton Press on Saturday, October 3. The event will run from 5 to 9 pm and tickets are $40 per person ($30 for Canine Advocates mem...Read Full Article

  • Newtown Prevention Council Discusses Events And Grants

    ELIZA HALLABECK
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    September 25, 2009, Friday

    Newtown Prevention Council Discusses Events And Grants By Eliza HallabeckAt its first meeting since May, the Newtown Prevention Council discussed upcoming events, an after school program at Newtown Middle School, and grants that will effect the community and the Newtown Prevention Council....Read Full Article

  • A Blueprint For Financial Planning

    CURT CLARK
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    September 25, 2009, Friday

    A Blueprint For Financial PlanningTo the Editor:What is the Capital Improvement Plan? It is a blueprint for planning the financing of capital expenditures that are proposed over the next five years. The CIP gives the Board of Finance the ability to determine how to best stabilize debt and consolid...Read Full Article