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  • Bee Calendars Available

    CURT CLARK
    Archive
    November 26, 2010, Friday

    Bee Calendars AvailableThe ever-popular Newtown Bee calendar for the year 2011 is now available at The Bee’s offices at 5 Church Hill Road. Many people like The Bee calendars for their large print and simple design.The calendars are free, but the supply is limited, so stop by and get yours soon....Read Full Article

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    NANCY CREVIER
    Archive
    November 26, 2010, Friday

    * * * The Planning and Zoning Commission has approved plans for a 15,000-square-foot retail store/office complex on South Main Street. The plans for the two-story, U-shaped building, to be constructed on property next to Cedar Hill Farm Nursery, were accepted at the November 21 meeting, after much...Read Full Article

  • Rotary Ready To Celebrate 50 Years Of Flapjacks & Community Service

    KENDRA BOBOWICK
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    November 26, 2010, Friday

    Rotary Ready To Celebrate 50 Years Of Flapjacks & Community Service By Kendra BobowickNewtown Rotary Club members have been cracking eggs, measuring flour, smearing butter across a steaming griddle, and pouring pancakes for eager diners on the first weekend in December since 1960. They have go...Read Full Article

  • Area Cabinetmaker Revives Civil War-Era Desk

    NANCY CREVIER
    Archive
    November 26, 2010, Friday

    Area Cabinetmaker Revives Civil War-Era DeskBy Nancy K. CrevierCabinetmaker Greg McAvoy of Southbury, a longtime former Newtown resident, sees his yearly contribution to the C.H. Booth Library as “a kind of tithing to the community.” What he is contributing, though, is not a monetary donation,...Read Full Article

  • Music From Mexico And Cuba

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    November 26, 2010, Friday

    Music From Mexico And CubaDANBURY — Danbury Community Orchestra will perform under the direction of Stephen Michael Smith, music director and conductor, on Sunday, December 5, at 3 pm. The performance will be in Ives Concert Hall, on Western CT State University’s midtown campus at 181 White St...Read Full Article

  • Valentine’s Project Members Rally For Afghanistan Troops

    ELIZA HALLABECK
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    November 26, 2010, Friday

    Valentine’s Project Members Rally For Afghanistan TroopsBy Eliza HallabeckSt Valentine’s Day Project Chair Donna Monteleone-Randle was pacing her backyard on Saturday, November 13, waiting for an e-mail response from an army chaplain in Afghanistan. Later that day, Ms Randle made her rounds to...Read Full Article

  • Marching Nighthawks Complete Season

    ELIZA HALLABECK
    Archive
    November 26, 2010, Friday

    Marching Nighthawks Complete SeasonThe Newtown High School Marching Band and Color Guard ended its season with its highest score of the season on Saturday, November 13. The Musical Arts Conference Championship was held in Bridgeport’s Kennedy Stadium. Newtown scored the season high of 95.55 to p...Read Full Article

  • Neurology Group: Review Concussions, Especially Among Young Athletes

    JOHN VOKET
    Archive
    November 26, 2010, Friday

    Neurology Group: Review Concussions, Especially Among Young AthletesNEW YORK CITY (AP) — Athletes of all ages who are suspected of suffering a concussion should be evaluated by a specialist before they return to sports, a major doctors group said, signaling the latest sign of concern over potent...Read Full Article

  • Occupation: I own Club NewFit, on Commerce Road. My husband and I purchased the club in August of 2007, completely renovated it and strive to make it better each day. I was a member at the club for four years before we purchased it. The members are t

    NANCY CREVIER
    Archive
    November 26, 2010, Friday

    Occupation: I own Club NewFit, on Commerce Road. My husband and I purchased the club in August of 2007, completely renovated it and strive to make it better each day. I was a member at the club for four years before we purchased it. The members are the most wonderful people you could ever meet. It...Read Full Article

  • Holiday Book Sale Will Be Filled With Bargains

    NANCY CREVIER
    Archive
    November 26, 2010, Friday

    Holiday Book Sale Will Be Filled With Bargains By Nancy K. CrevierThe Friends of the C.H. Booth Library will once again present a holiday book sale, this year to take place on Saturday, December 4, from 9:30 am to 5 pm, and Sunday, December 5, from 10 am to 5 pm, in the hallway near the Children...Read Full Article

  • Christmas Boutique Will Have A Special Addition This Year

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    November 26, 2010, Friday

    Christmas Boutique Will Have A Special Addition This YearBy Shannon HicksSt Rose of Lima will bring back its “You Can Never Have Enough Christmas” boutique the weekend of December 3–5, featuring a wide selection of Christmas decorations and gifts in many price ranges and interests. In addit...Read Full Article

  • Bank Of America Merrill Lynch Hires Newtowner As Business Banking SVP, Senior Client Manager

    JOHN VOKET
    Archive
    November 26, 2010, Friday

    Bank Of America Merrill Lynch Hires Newtowner As Business Banking SVP, Senior Client ManagerBank of America Merrill Lynch recently announced that Newtown resident Paul F. Larsen has been hired as business banking senior vice president and senior client manager for Danbury. As the senior leader in...Read Full Article

  • Guide Explains How Affordable Care Act Helps Cancer Patients, Families

    JOHN VOKET
    Archive
    November 26, 2010, Friday

    Guide Explains How Affordable Care Act Helps Cancer Patients, FamiliesROCKY HILL — Cancer patients and their families looking for information on how the new Affordable Care Act will help them better access health care can now turn to a new consumer-friendly guide developed by the American Cancer...Read Full Article

  • Meat, And So Much More, At The Meat House

    NANCY CREVIER
    Archive
    November 26, 2010, Friday

    Meat, And So Much More, At The Meat House By Nancy K. CrevierThe Meat House, located at Plaza South on South Main Street, opened September 24 and is Newtown’s newest market in Newtown’s newest shopping plaza. The name evokes a vision of cleaver-wielding men in white paper hats, working under d...Read Full Article

  • Horse Guard Holding Recruit Class Open House

    ANDY HUTCHISON
    Archive
    November 26, 2010, Friday

    Horse Guard Holding Recruit Class Open House The Second Company Governor’s Horse Guard (2GHG) is hosting a Recruiting Open House Saturday, December 4, at 10 am at the Fairfield Hills headquarters. This is a unique opportunity to meet with the 2GHG recruit training staff and obtain information o...Read Full Article

  • SNAP Screening, Talk On Mastering The Medicare Maze Set

    JOHN VOKET
    Archive
    November 26, 2010, Friday

    SNAP Screening, Talk On Mastering The Medicare Maze SetSOUTHBURY — To help area residents in these difficult economic times, Brownstein Jewish Family Service has teamed up with the Connecticut Association for Human Services (CAHS) to continue offering free monthly social service screenings for a...Read Full Article

  • Taunton Press Receives Psychologically Healthy Workplace Award

    JOHN VOKET
    Archive
    November 26, 2010, Friday

    Taunton Press Receives Psychologically Healthy Workplace AwardNewtown-based Taunton Press has received the Connecticut Psychological Association’s 2010 Psychologically Healthy Workplace Award. “We are honored to receive this award recognizing Taunton’s comprehensive efforts to create a posit...Read Full Article

  • Carriage Drive, New Milford

    LINDA BAUER
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    November 26, 2010, Friday

    Carriage Drive, New MilfordFederal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation sold a home at 18 Carriage Drive, New Milford, to Christopher Eaton and Lauren Sproule. Bob and Richelle Ward of Prudential Connecticut Realty were the listing agents and Ed DeBellis of William Raveis Real Estate was the selling age...Read Full Article

  • Two Tree Lightings Give Residents Twice As Much Holiday Fun

    NANCY CREVIER
    Archive
    November 26, 2010, Friday

    Two Tree Lightings Give Residents Twice As Much Holiday FunBy Nancy K. CrevierFriday, December 3, and Saturday, December 4, the villages of Newtown and Sandy Hook will gleam with holiday spirit as first the Newtown Chamber of Commerce sponsors the 26th Annual Ram Pasture Tree Lighting, beginning a...Read Full Article

  • Newtown Support Groups

    NANCY CREVIER
    Archive
    November 26, 2010, Friday

    Newtown Support GroupsFriday, November 26        AA, Newtown United Methodist Church, 92 Church Hill Road, 8 pm, beginners meeting, open discussion.  Saturday, November 27       Daily Reflections meeting, St Rose School (Monsignor Conroy Room), 46 Church Hill Road, 6:30 to 8 pm.  ...Read Full Article