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  • Local Police Specialist Agrees: Kids Safest In Rear-Facing Car Seats Until Age 2

    JOHN VOKET
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    April 29, 2011, Friday

    Local Police Specialist Agrees: Kids Safest In Rear-Facing Car Seats Until Age 2Newtown police officers including Traffic Unit specialist Jeffrey Silver, who are trained to properly install and inspect child safety seats among the hundreds of mechanical features on vehicles they encounter, are now...Read Full Article

  • Floral Arrangement Demonstration Planned

    SHANNON HICKS
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    April 29, 2011, Friday

    Floral Arrangement Demonstration PlannedOn Wednesday, May 11, Melinda Wolcott will present a program titled “Floral Arrangements,”  sponsored by The Town & Country Garden Club of Newtown, at Newtown Senior Center.Ms Wolcott will be doing a floral design demonstration using different techn...Read Full Article

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    NANCY CREVIER
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    April 29, 2011, Friday

    *** Todd Sylvester claimed the 1986 Mr Newtown title at the annual pageant held at the High School recently. Sean Cassidy and Dan Cox were runners-up. About 200 people attended the Class of ’87-sponosred event which traditionally is a spoof of the Miss Newtown Pageant. ***...Read Full Article

  • Occupation: I’m a stay-at-home mom, and I’m the volunteer coordinator of the new Animal Center of Newtown dog rescue program.

    NANCY CREVIER
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    April 29, 2011, Friday

    Occupation: I’m a stay-at-home mom, and I’m the volunteer coordinator of the new Animal Center of Newtown dog rescue program.Family: My husband is Stephen, and we have one son, Arri, who is 7 years old.Pets: We have four dogs, all rescues. Stella is a 12-year-old pit bull; Sweet Pea is a 15-ye...Read Full Article

  • Moongate Is Gateway To Many Memories

    NANCY CREVIER
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    April 29, 2011, Friday

    Moongate Is Gateway To Many MemoriesBy Nancy K. Crevier“A Glimpse Of The Garden” is a miniseries focusing on the heart of a gardener’s work — a special spot, an extraordinary plant, a place of respite, or a place that evokes a heartfelt memory. What is down the garden path of your friends...Read Full Article

  • Local Businessman Organizes Support For Victims Of Japanese Disaster

    NANCY CREVIER
    Archive
    April 29, 2011, Friday

    Local Businessman Organizes Support For Victims Of Japanese DisasterBy Nancy K. CrevierPeter D’Amico, Sr, Newtown businessman, philanthropist, and founder of the Newtown Youth Academy, admits that when he writes out a check in June to match ten percent of the donations to rescuedirect.org, benef...Read Full Article

  • Stray Kats Season Finale To Challenge Questions Of Faith, May 6

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    April 29, 2011, Friday

    Stray Kats Season Finale To Challenge Questions Of Faith, May 6 The Stray Kats Theatre Company, a not-for-profit professional theatre company based at Edmond Town Hall, announces the final offering in its inaugural season: a staged reading on Friday, May 6, of  Christopher Demos-Brown’s Our Lad...Read Full Article

  • Heritage Village, Southbury

    LINDA BAUER
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    April 29, 2011, Friday

    Heritage Village, SouthburyMichael Schwartz purchased 754A Heritage Village in Southbury from Mary and Marriott Dowden.Lisa Solheim DeVellis and Tina Witthoefft Wessel of William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty sold the property in cooperation with the listing agent, Peggy DeSantis of Herita...Read Full Article

  • Newtown Neonatologist Honored In A Celebration Of Immigrants

    NANCY CREVIER
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    April 29, 2011, Friday

    Newtown Neonatologist Honored In A Celebration Of ImmigrantsBy Nancy K. CrevierDr Eitan S. Kilchevsky, Newtown resident and physician in the neonatal department of Danbury Hospital, was honored at the 14th Annual Immigrant Day at the State Capitol in Hartford, Thursday, April 14. Dr Kilchevsky was...Read Full Article

  • Team Effort By Softball Players Will Put Food On Pantry’s Shelves

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    April 29, 2011, Friday

    Team Effort By Softball Players Will Put Food On Pantry’s ShelvesFor the past two years the members of Newtown High School’s softball team have spent time fundraising to pay for trips to Florida for spring training. During its most recent off-season, however, the girls decided they would not b...Read Full Article

  • Porco’s Karate Participates In Region 9 Championships

    ANDY HUTCHISON
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    April 29, 2011, Friday

    Porco’s Karate Participates In Region 9 ChampionshipsPorco’s Karate Academy recently participated in the 13th Annual Region 9 Championships. Hosted by the entire Region (which consists of Tang Soo Do studios all over New England), the Championship was held at the XL Center in Hartford, and acc...Read Full Article

  • SCAN’s 41st Annual Spring Art Show To Blossom This Weekend

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    April 29, 2011, Friday

    SCAN’s 41st Annual Spring Art Show To Blossom This WeekendThe Society of Creative Arts of Newtown (SCAN), Inc., will present its 41st Annual Spring Juried Art Show at Cyrenius H. Booth Library from Saturday, April 30, until Sunday, May 8. Traditional and contemporary artists will be exhibiting t...Read Full Article

  • Lions Announce Prizes For 2011 Duck Race

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    April 29, 2011, Friday

    Lions Announce Prizes For 2011 Duck RaceHundreds if not thousands of people will once again line the Pootatuck River in Sandy Hook Center to observe the splashdown and subsequent floating of hundreds of yellow rubber ducks on Saturday, May 28, when Newtown Lions Club hosts its 11th annual Great Po...Read Full Article

  • Newtown’s SMART Program To Mark 20 Years This Summer

    ELIZA HALLABECK
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    April 29, 2011, Friday

    Newtown’s SMART Program To Mark 20 Years This SummerThis summer marks the 20th anniversary of the SMART (Summer Music and Arts) Summer Camp Program in Newtown. Since 1991, as part of Newtown Continuing Education, SMART Camp has offered educational, creative, and fun summer courses for thousands...Read Full Article

  • Sneak Previews And Environmental Films Will Be Part Of April 30 Earth Day Festival

    KENDRA BOBOWICK
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    April 29, 2011, Friday

    Sneak Previews And Environmental Films Will Be Part Of April 30 Earth Day FestivalBy Kendra BobowickVisitors to the Fourth Annual Newtown Earth Day Festival will have the opportunity to peek inside a movie screening booth, where they can view the movie Living Downstream, sponsored by Audubon Conne...Read Full Article

  • Energy Savings At NCC Get The Green Light

    NANCY CREVIER
    Archive
    April 29, 2011, Friday

    Energy Savings At NCC Get The Green LightBy Nancy K. Crevier...Read Full Article

  • Newtown Support Groups

    NANCY CREVIER
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    April 29, 2011, Friday

    Newtown Support GroupsFriday, April 29        AA, Newtown United Methodist Church, 92 Church Hill Road, 8 pm, beginners meeting, open discussion.  Saturday, April 30      Daily Reflections meeting, St Rose School (Monsignor Conroy Room), 46 Church Hill Road, 6:30 to 8 pm.   Sunday,...Read Full Article

  • Share Newtown’s history with Newtown old-timers and newcomers alike by passing on photos of interest to The Newtown Bee. The Bee welcomes submissions of photos for “The Way We Were.” Photos can be submitted via email to Nancy@thebee.com or hard

    NANCY CREVIER
    Archive
    April 29, 2011, Friday

    Share Newtown’s history with Newtown old-timers and newcomers alike by passing on photos of interest to The Newtown Bee. The Bee welcomes submissions of photos for “The Way We Were.” Photos can be submitted via email to Nancy@thebee.com or hard copies can be sent to The Newtown Bee, 5 Church...Read Full Article

  • Charles N.

    NANCY CREVIER
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    April 29, 2011, Friday

    Charles N. Cannato, SrDied April 18, 2011God saw he was getting tired And a cure was not to be. So He put his arms around him And whispered,  “Come with me.” With tearful eyes we watched him suffer And saw him fade away. Although we loved him dearly, We could not make him stay. A golden hear...Read Full Article

  • Charles Natale Cannato, Sr

    NANCY CREVIER
    Archive
    April 29, 2011, Friday

    Charles Natale Cannato, SrFun-loving And WittyCharles Natale Cannato, 86, of Southbury, and formerly of Harwich, Mass., and Valhalla, N.Y., died April 18. He was born on the Fourth of July, 1924, in White Plains, N.Y., the son of Antoinette (Minasi) and Vincent Joseph Cannato....Read Full Article