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    NANCY CREVIER
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    June 25, 2010, Friday

    * * * Town officials learned this week that F. Francis D’Addario filed an application with the state Department of Environmental Protection June 17 to expand his Button Shop Road bulky waste disposal site another 16 acres. The additional 16-acre site under review is adjacent to the original area...Read Full Article

  • Occupation: I have my own business, “Sue Chef,” preparing home-cooked, healthy, customized meals delivered directly to homes, for folks who need assistance. I’ve been cooking ever since I was a kid. I trained with Randy Fuhrmann in California y

    NANCY CREVIER
    Archive
    June 25, 2010, Friday

    Occupation: I have my own business, “Sue Chef,” preparing home-cooked, healthy, customized meals delivered directly to homes, for folks who need assistance. I’ve been cooking ever since I was a kid. I trained with Randy Fuhrmann in California years ago and was the staff chef for Panavision i...Read Full Article

  • Kids For Canines Celebrated Shelter Dogs Through Fundraiser

    ELIZA HALLABECK
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    June 25, 2010, Friday

    Kids For Canines Celebrated Shelter Dogs Through FundraiserFace painting and projects centered around helping Newtown’s dog pound and its inhabitants, including decorating bandanas for dogs in the pound, took place during Kids For Canines Celebration Day Saturday, June 5, from 10:30 am until noo...Read Full Article

  • Ferris Farm Land Preserved For Generations

    NANCY CREVIER
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    June 25, 2010, Friday

    Ferris Farm Land Preserved For Generations By Nancy K. CrevierState and local officials, and friends and family of Charles Ferris III, and his wife, Shirley, gathered with Newtown Deputy Director of Planning and Land Use Rob Sibley, Friday morning, June 11, at the historic Ferris Farm, 144 Sugar S...Read Full Article

  • How hard would it be to convince your two best friends to spend between $4,000 and $5,000 each to squeeze into an open-air, golf cart-sized, seven-horsepower, three-wheeled vehicle prone to breaking down, and drive across India from Gagtok, Sikkim to

    NANCY CREVIER
    Archive
    June 25, 2010, Friday

    How hard would it be to convince your two best friends to spend between $4,000 and $5,000 each to squeeze into an open-air, golf cart-sized, seven-horsepower, three-wheeled vehicle prone to breaking down, and drive across India from Gagtok, Sikkim to Jaislamer, Rajasthan? “Shockingly, not at all...Read Full Article

  • Upcoming Blood Drives

    SHANNON HICKS
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    June 25, 2010, Friday

    Upcoming Blood DrivesThe American Red Cross has a pair of blood drives during upcoming weeks that are convenient for Newtown residents hoping to donate.Masonicare of Newtown will hold a blood drive on Monday, June 28. The Red Cross’s Save-A-Life bus will be parked at 139 Toddy Hill Road from 1:3...Read Full Article

  • Ichiro Hibachi & Sushi Bar Offers Many Choices For Area Diners

    NANCY CREVIER
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    June 25, 2010, Friday

    Ichiro Hibachi & Sushi Bar Offers Many Choices For Area Diners...Read Full Article

  • Ducks Dally Along Main Street

    KENDRA BOBOWICK
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    June 25, 2010, Friday

    Ducks Dally Along Main StreetBy Kendra BobowickDuck, duck… duck!Phil Lyon and Tarren Horvath were admittedly just “doing something odd,” and watching reactions of passersby, when they decided to lead three ducks on leashes along Main Street for a little while one recent afternoon....Read Full Article

  • Local Students Recognized By Fairfield University

    ELIZA HALLABECK
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    June 25, 2010, Friday

    Local Students Recognized By Fairfield UniversityFairfield University’s School of Engineering and the Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation honored high school students from Fairfield and New Haven Counties for excelling in math and science studies at the 14th annual Excellence in Mathematics and Scienc...Read Full Article

  • SNAP, EarnBenefits Screening Helps Struggling Residents

    JOHN VOKET
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    June 25, 2010, Friday

    SNAP, EarnBenefits Screening Helps Struggling ResidentsSOUTHBURY — During tough economic times, many people in Connecticut are having difficulty putting enough food on the table. Many people have a neighbor, friend, or relative who is out of work, uninsured, and struggling to make ends meet....Read Full Article

  • ‘Unity In Diversity’

    SHANNON HICKS
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    June 25, 2010, Friday

    ‘Unity In Diversity’Unity 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 Wednesday at 5:30 pm on C...Read Full Article

  • Program Honors Varian Fry

    NANCY CREVIER
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    June 25, 2010, Friday

    Program Honors Varian FryBy Nancy K. CrevierNewtown Chapter of Hadassah organizers of the “Varian Fry: America’s Oskar Schindler” program hauled in the benches Tuesday evening, June 15, to accommodate the nearly 100 audience members who gathered in the meeting room of the C.H. Booth Library...Read Full Article

  • Namath Camp

    ANDY HUTCHISON
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    June 25, 2010, Friday

    Namath CampThe Joe Namath/ John Dockery Instructional Football Camp will host its 39th annual contact and non-contact program for boys ages 8-18 this summer. The camp runs June 27 through July 2 at Western Connecticut State University. Namath, a member of the NFL Hall of Fame, will conduct the cam...Read Full Article

  • Plant Nursery Proposal—P&Z Approves Change Of Zone In Hawleyville

    ANDY GOROSKO
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    June 25, 2010, Friday

    Plant Nursery Proposal—P&Z Approves Change Of Zone In Hawleyville By Andrew GoroskoPlanning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) members have approved a change of zone for a 3.7-acre parcel along Hawleyville Road (Route 25) from R-2 (Residential) to HCDD (Hawleyville Center Design District) for f...Read Full Article

  • Nicholas A. Costantino

    NANCY CREVIER
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    June 25, 2010, Friday

    Nicholas A. CostantinoArt Director And Designer...Read Full Article

  • Members Of The 2010 Class ‘Go’ Out Into The World

    ELIZA HALLABECK
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    June 25, 2010, Friday

    Members Of The 2010 Class ‘Go’ Out Into The WorldBy Eliza HallabeckCameras and video recorders were raised outside Western Connecticut State University’s O’Neill Center as Newtown High School’s Class of 2010 gathered together before making their way inside for this year’s commencement...Read Full Article

  • John J. Haduk

    NANCY CREVIER
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    June 25, 2010, Friday

    John J. HadukBeloved Husband And FatherJohn J. Haduk, 84, of Fairfield, beloved husband of Ann Rose Haduk, died June 16. Born and raised in the Bronx, N.Y., Mr Haduk was a World War II veteran, serving in the US Marine Corps in the Pacific Theater and participated in the invasion of Japan....Read Full Article

  • Association Of Social Workers Honors Lyddy

    CURT CLARK
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    June 25, 2010, Friday

    Association Of Social Workers Honors LyddyThe National Association of Social Workers, Connecticut Chapter, honored State Representative Christopher Lyddy among others at its annual awards dinner on June 23 in New Haven.The local state legislator, according to the association, was among notable ind...Read Full Article

  • Milton R. Pierce

    NANCY CREVIER
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    June 25, 2010, Friday

    Milton R. PiercePurple Heart Recipient Was WWII And Vietnam VeteranMilton R. Pierce (Ret Lt Col USAF), 91, of Trumbull, died June 14, in the Watermark of 3030 Park, in Bridgeport....Read Full Article

  • Newtown Support Groups

    NANCY CREVIER
    Archive
    June 25, 2010, Friday

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