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  • Nourishments—Rethinking Leftovers

    NANCY CREVIER
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    October 30, 2009, Friday

    Nourishments—Rethinking LeftoversBy Nancy K. CrevierPerhaps if leftovers had a tastier name, they would not be so disdained. “Re-creations” might be a good term for the regeneration of those half-servings and partially devoured main courses that are often relegated to the lower shelf of the...Read Full Article

  • Newtown High School’s Guest Teacher From China Is Providing ‘A Language & Cultural Resource’

    ELIZA HALLABECK
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    October 30, 2009, Friday

    Newtown High School’s Guest Teacher From China Is Providing ‘A Language & Cultural Resource’Newtown High School Chinese language teacher Ding Hong was selected to host a native Mandarin-speaking teacher position for the 2009-10 school year as part of the Chinese Guest Teacher Program. Mr...Read Full Article

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    NANCY CREVIER
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    October 30, 2009, Friday

    * * * If all goes as planned, Newtown will have its first set of office condominiums on the corner of Mile Hill Road and Queen Street as early as next year. Called Queens Row Professional Office Park, the 30,000 square foot structure will feature narrow blue clapboard siding, pitched roofs and pan...Read Full Article

  • Jenny Lind Club Show & Sale Planned

    SHANNON HICKS
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    October 30, 2009, Friday

    Jenny Lind Club Show & Sale PlannedSOUTHBURY — The Jenny Lind Doll Club will present its 22nd annual Antique and Collectible Doll, Bear & Toy Show & Sale on Sunday, November 1, from 10 am to 4 pm. It will be at The Crowne Plaza, 1282 Strongtown Road (Route 188).In addition to exhibit...Read Full Article

  • NHS Inducts Students  

    ELIZA HALLABECK
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    October 30, 2009, Friday

    NHS Inducts Students Into National Honor Society   Newtown High School inducted 109 juniors and seniors into the National Honor Society on Tuesday, October 6. Chinese Exchange Teacher Ding Hong was also inducted as an Honorary Member during the evening’s event. The ceremony was held in the...Read Full Article

  • Scheduled College Representative Visits To NHS

    ELIZA HALLABECK
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    October 30, 2009, Friday

    Scheduled College Representative Visits To NHSColleges have been visiting Newtown High School throughout the school year, as they do yearly through the Career Center. Below is a list of colleges and the times that will be visiting the school in the next couple of weeks. If students or parents are...Read Full Article

  • Light Divine: Music Of The Baroque On All Saints’ Sunday

    SHANNON HICKS
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    October 30, 2009, Friday

    Light Divine: Music Of The Baroque On All Saints’ SundayMusic@Trinity, the performance series at Trinity Episcopal Church, will present the musical event “Light Divine — Music of the Baroque” on All Saints’ Sunday, November 1, at 4 pm. The program will feature works by Bach, Handel, Albi...Read Full Article

  • 12 Wrabel Circle, Monroe

    GAIL SLUPATCHUK
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    October 30, 2009, Friday

    12 Wrabel Circle, MonroeMargaret Harry sold a home at 12 Wrabel Circle, Monroe, to Rose and Joseph Ciorgio. Lisa Hintzen of Prudential Connecticut Realty was the listing agent and Ann Roma of William Raveis Real Estate was the selling agent. Attorney Kurt Ahlberg represented the seller and attorne...Read Full Article

  • Call For Crafters

    SHANNON HICKS
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    October 30, 2009, Friday

    Call For Crafters MONROE — St Jude Church in Monroe is seeking crafters and artisans for its annual Christmas Fair, which will take place Saturday, December 5, from 10 am to 4 pm.The fair will be at the Parish Center on Route 111. Snow date is Sunday, December 6, from 1 to 5 pm.Table fees are $5...Read Full Article

  • Settlers Lane, Sandy Hook

    LINDA BAUER
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    October 30, 2009, Friday

    Settlers Lane, Sandy HookDebra Bossio and Anthony Dotolo purchased a home at 20 Settlers Lane, Sandy Hook, from Sharon and David Rowe. Mandy Beckett of Prudential Connecticut Realty was the selling agent and Doreen Kostecki of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage was the listing gent. Attorney Er...Read Full Article

  • Blumenthal, FDA Challenging Food Industry On ‘Smart Choices’ Labeling

    JOHN VOKET
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    October 30, 2009, Friday

    Blumenthal, FDA Challenging Food Industry On ‘Smart Choices’ LabelingHARTFORD — Attorney General Richard Blumenthal, in a warning to consumers, announced an investigation into a potentially misleading national food label program that deems mayonnaise, sugar-laden cereals, and other nutrition...Read Full Article

  • State Bankruptcies Up 51 Percent

    JOHN VOKET
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    October 30, 2009, Friday

    State Bankruptcies Up 51 PercentHARTFORD (AP) — A new report shows Connecticut’s bankruptcy rate has reached a four-year high. There were 6,289 Chapter 7 filings from January through September. That is up nearly 51 percent from the 4,176 filings during the same months in 2008. During the same...Read Full Article

  • A Return Engagement Of ‘The Man In Black’

    SHANNON HICKS
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    October 30, 2009, Friday

    A Return Engagement Of ‘The Man In Black’BRIDGEPORT — Popular demand and critical acclaim have prompted the award-winning Downtown Cabaret Theatre to present the return engagement of The Man In Black, a live stage and media celebration of the music of the late, great Johnny Cash starring Sco...Read Full Article

  • New SBA Report Addresses Employees Risk For Losing Health Coverage

    JOHN VOKET
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    October 30, 2009, Friday

    New SBA Report Addresses Employees Risk For Losing Health CoverageWASHINGTON, D.C. — Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius and Small Business Administration Administrator Karen Mills released a new report October 20, entitled “Insurance at Risk: Small Business Employees Risk...Read Full Article

  • New Mammography Coach Offering Free, Low-Cost Mammograms At Masonicare

    JOHN VOKET
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    October 30, 2009, Friday

    New Mammography Coach Offering Free, Low-Cost Mammograms At Masonicare...Read Full Article

  • Room For More In AARP Driver Course

    JOHN VOKET
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    October 30, 2009, Friday

    Room For More In AARP Driver CourseSOUTHBURY — There is still room for a few more participants in the AARP Driver Safety Course offered by Brownstein Jewish Family Service on two Mondays, November 2 and 9, from 9 am until 1 pm, at the Jewish Federation, 444 Main Street North....Read Full Article

  • Hospital Hosting Three-Part Cancer Education Series

    JOHN VOKET
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    October 30, 2009, Friday

    Hospital Hosting Three-Part Cancer Education SeriesNEW MILFORD — On, Mondays, November 2, 9, and 16, from 6:45 to 8:30 pm, the New Milford Hospital Regional Cancer Center will host a Cancer Education Series. These lectures will be held in the New Milford Hospital Robison Conference Rooms as foll...Read Full Article

  • Breaking A Sweat Reduces Breast Cancer Risk

    JOHN VOKET
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    October 30, 2009, Friday

    Breaking A Sweat Reduces Breast Cancer RiskIt is well-known that it is good for the waistline, but did you know that exercise can also lower the overall risk for developing cancer? That is the message Lisa Druxman, founder of Stroller Strides, wants to convey to area residents during October, Brea...Read Full Article

  • Music, Walking Tour And More: Charles Ives Day, October 31

    SHANNON HICKS
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    October 30, 2009, Friday

    Music, Walking Tour And More: Charles Ives Day, October 31DANBURY — Danbury Music Centre has unveiled its plans for Danbury’s annual celebration honoring the October 20, 1874 birth of Danbury native Charles Edward Ives. The day-long celebration, including a concert of the Rag Tag players, will...Read Full Article

  • Music From Both Sides Of The Atlantic

    SHANNON HICKS
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    October 30, 2009, Friday

    Music From Both Sides Of The AtlanticDANBURY — Music from both sides of the Atlantic Ocean will be performed by Danbury Symphony Orchestra on Sunday, November 1, at 3 pm, at Ives Concert Hall, 181 White Street (within White Hall on the midtown campus of Western Connecticut State University)....Read Full Article