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  • Town Players Of Newtown Seeking Directors, Alumni

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    October 29, 2010, Friday

    Town Players Of Newtown Seeking Directors, Alumni Town Players of Newtown invites area directors to submit play selections for consideration for 2011, the local theater company’s 76th season. Plays are welcomed from a variety of genres – comedy, drama, and period pieces. Due to space limitatio...Read Full Article

  • Connecticut Awarded $1.3 Million To Promote Prevention, Public Health

    JOHN VOKET
    Archive
    October 29, 2010, Friday

    Connecticut Awarded $1.3 Million To Promote Prevention, Public HealthWASHINGTON, D.C. — As a result of the new health care law, Connecticut Senator Chris Dodd (D) announced that Connecticut residents purchasing or joining new health insurance plans will now receive preventive services without ha...Read Full Article

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    NANCY CREVIER
    Archive
    October 29, 2010, Friday

    * * * At a press conference October 31, First Selectman Jack Rosenthal announced that the town finished the 1984-85 fiscal year with a record audited surplus of $984,809. Mr Rosenthal said it will be up to the Legislative Council to decide what to do with the surplus. The surplus resulted from rev...Read Full Article

  • Rigorous Lead Paint Safety Regulations Are In Effect Now

    JOHN VOKET
    Archive
    October 29, 2010, Friday

    Rigorous Lead Paint Safety Regulations Are In Effect NowA Newtown-based publication is reporting that strict new rules from the EPA for lead-safe remodeling, enforced with steep fines for noncompliance, are going to significantly change the way remodeling contractors work. While contractors will b...Read Full Article

  • Medicare Expands Coverage To Help Smokers Quit

    JOHN VOKET
    Archive
    October 29, 2010, Friday

    Medicare Expands Coverage To Help Smokers QuitWASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — They have lived with the health warnings about smoking for much of their lives and doubtless seen the ill effects on friends, relatives, and even themselves, yet about 4.5 million older people in the United States keep on ligh...Read Full Article

  • Stress Reduction Key To Fertility

    NANCY CREVIER
    Archive
    October 29, 2010, Friday

    Stress Reduction Key To FertilityBy Nancy K. Crevier...Read Full Article

  • HARTFORD — The Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) is warning residents about the dangers of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning associated with malfunctioning heating systems, blocked chimneys, vehicle exhaust, and the improper use of portabl

    JOHN VOKET
    Archive
    October 29, 2010, Friday

    HARTFORD — The Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) is warning residents about the dangers of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning associated with malfunctioning heating systems, blocked chimneys, vehicle exhaust, and the improper use of portable gasoline-powered generators.They also stressed...Read Full Article

  • Smokers Needed For  NIH-Funded Study

    JOHN VOKET
    Archive
    October 29, 2010, Friday

    Smokers Needed For  NIH-Funded Study FARMINGTON — Doctors at the University of Connecticut Health Center are looking for smokers who want to stop smoking and participate in a study with two approaches to kick the habit for good.Through a grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) smoker...Read Full Article

  • Scientists Hopeful Cause Of CCD Identified

    NANCY CREVIER
    Archive
    October 29, 2010, Friday

    Scientists Hopeful Cause Of CCD IdentifiedBy Nancy K. Crevier...Read Full Article

  • ‘The Newtowner’ Enters Final Stages Of Production

    NANCY CREVIER
    Archive
    October 29, 2010, Friday

    ‘The Newtowner’ Enters Final Stages Of Production By Nancy K. Crevier The first layouts for The Newtowner, Newtown’s first literary magazine devoted to showcasing local talent, are in the hands of editor-in-chief Georgia Monaghan, and she is as excited as a new mother. “The layouts are st...Read Full Article

  • Local Mechanics Urge Newtowners To Prepare Vehicles For Winter Weather

    JOHN VOKET
    Archive
    October 29, 2010, Friday

    Local Mechanics Urge Newtowners To Prepare Vehicles For Winter WeatherBy John Voket...Read Full Article

  • Popular Networking Luncheon Will Help The Hungry

    JOHN VOKET
    Archive
    October 29, 2010, Friday

    Popular Networking Luncheon Will Help The HungryWESTPORT — The Entrepreneurial Woman’s Network will host its annual luncheon on Tuesday, November 16, from noon to 2 pm at The Norwalk Inn & Conference Center, 99 East Avenue. The network luncheon is not only a time for EWN to give thanks for...Read Full Article

  • ‘Barn Stories From Roxbury’

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    October 29, 2010, Friday

    ‘Barn Stories From Roxbury’ ROXBURY — “Barn Stories from Roxbury: The Exhibition,” an exhibit of paintings and photographs of Roxbury barns by nine area artists, will open at Minor Memorial Library with a reception on Saturday, October 30, from 2 to 4 pm. The collection will then remain...Read Full Article

  • Warren Harding High Class of 1960 Reunion Scheduled

    ELIZA HALLABECK
    Archive
    October 29, 2010, Friday

    Warren Harding High Class of 1960 Reunion Scheduled The Warren Harding High School Class of 1960 will celebrate its 50th reunion, Friday, November 26, at 6:30 pm at Testo’s Restaurant, 1775 Madison Avenue, Bridgeport. The cost is $45, to cover the DJ and dinner. There will be a cash bar at the...Read Full Article

  • Open House Scheduled For Chase Collegiate School

    ELIZA HALLABECK
    Archive
    October 29, 2010, Friday

    Open House Scheduled For Chase Collegiate School WATERBURY— Chase Collegiate School, an independent day school for prekindergarten through grade 12, will hold an open house Sunday, November 14. The program is scheduled to begin with a presentation and a question and answer session at 1 pm, and...Read Full Article

  • Webster Place

    LINDA BAUER
    Archive
    October 29, 2010, Friday

    Webster PlaceKaren O’Connell purchased a home at 15 Webster Place from John Marcucilli. Bob Smith of Prudential Connecticut Realty was the selling agent and Chris Fairchild of Coldwell Banker was the listing agent. Attorney Chris Donohue represented the buyer. Attorney Ward Mazzucco represented...Read Full Article

  • Youth Is A Passing Phase When Adopting Felines

    ANDY HUTCHISON
    Archive
    October 29, 2010, Friday

    Youth Is A Passing Phase When Adopting FelinesBy April SmithFew can resist those tumbling balls of fluff with bright, curious eyes. Even hardened dog people soften a bit in the presence of a kitten. But when Janice Roman came to a recent adoption event presented by The Animal Center of Newtown, sh...Read Full Article

  • Scholarships Available

    ELIZA HALLABECK
    Archive
    October 29, 2010, Friday

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

  • A Photographic View Of ‘When Fall Comes To New England’

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    October 29, 2010, Friday

    A Photographic View Of ‘When Fall Comes To New England’An exhibition of photographs entitled “When Fall Comes to New England: A Short Lived Gift to Behold” will open at Cyrenius Booth Library in Newtown on Sunday, November 7. The work, by former Newtown resident Tom Kretsch, was inspired...Read Full Article

  • Garden Club of Newtown Off To A Busy Season

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    October 29, 2010, Friday

    Garden Club of Newtown Off To A Busy SeasonThe Garden Club of Newtown had an event-filled first meeting of the 2010-11 season a few weeks ago....Read Full Article