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  • Remember: Flashing Lights Are Sending A Signal

    SHANNON HICKS
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    May 27, 2011, Friday

    Remember: Flashing Lights Are Sending A SignalBy Shannon HicksFor most drivers it is a simple reflex: when you see lights and hear sirens, for whatever reason, you pull over, stop, and wait for the emergency vehicle with its lights and sirens running to pass you....Read Full Article

  • Hundreds Of Private Gardens Await Visits

    SHANNON HICKS
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    May 27, 2011, Friday

    Hundreds Of Private Gardens Await VisitsThe Garden Conservancy’s Open Days Program offers hundreds of opportunities to learn and exchange gardening ideas, or to simply explore and enjoy magnificent gardens not normally open to the public. The 2011 Open Days season extends into early November and...Read Full Article

  • Better Think Positive: Pessimism Can Block Therapy

    JOHN VOKET
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    May 27, 2011, Friday

    Better Think Positive: Pessimism Can Block TherapyBy Lauran NeergaardWASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — Spine surgeon Anders Cohen puts a lot of stock in patients’ expectations of pain relief. He prefers to operate only on those who “grab you by the collar and say, ‘I can’t take it anymore.’”Ne...Read Full Article

  • Connecticut Green Lodging Certifies 30th Hotel

    JOHN VOKET
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    May 27, 2011, Friday

    Connecticut Green Lodging Certifies 30th HotelThirty hotels, motels and bed & breakfast locations in Connecticut are participating in the state’s Green lodging Program, according to Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and Connecticut Commission on Culture & Tourism (...Read Full Article

  • Free Health Insurance And Medicare Counseling Available

    JOHN VOKET
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    May 27, 2011, Friday

    Free Health Insurance And Medicare Counseling AvailableBRIDGEPORT — St Vincent’s Medical Center is offering a free program of individual health insurance and Medicare counseling to the public every Wednesday from 10 am to noon in the main lobby of the hospital. No appointment is necessary....Read Full Article

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    NANCY CREVIER
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    May 27, 2011, Friday

    *** Fairfield Hills Hospital in Newtown has a new 12-passenger van through the efforts and commitment of the auxiliary organization known as the Friends of Fairfield Hills Hospital. The Friends have raised funds from numerous sources in order to purchase this van, a much needed replacement for one...Read Full Article

  • New CD Available—Local Blues Man Takes Inspiration From Johnny Winter

    KENDRA BOBOWICK
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    May 27, 2011, Friday

    New CD Available—Local Blues Man Takes Inspiration From Johnny WinterBy Kendra Bobowick...Read Full Article

  • Little Lesson #14: How To Tell A Joke

    NANCY CREVIER
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    May 27, 2011, Friday

    Little Lesson #14: How To Tell A JokeBy Nancy K. Crevier...Read Full Article

  • Glen Road, Sandy Hook

    GAIL SLUPATCHUK
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    May 27, 2011, Friday

    Glen Road, Sandy Hook Michael Burnett sold a home at 76 Glen Road to Tonia Stergue. Bob and Richelle Ward of Prudential Connecticut Realty were the listing agents and Linda Martins of Coldwell Banker was the selling agent. Attorney Frank Lieto represented the seller and Attorney Michael Nahoum re...Read Full Article

  • Poverty Hollow Road

    LINDA BAUER
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    May 27, 2011, Friday

    Poverty Hollow RoadGene Verett and Tina Kish purchased 75 Poverty Hollow Road from Roger and Karen Michel. Karen Michel of William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty listed the property, which was sold by Lisa Gallagher of William Raveis Real Estate. Attorney Michael Nahoum represented the sell...Read Full Article

  • Occupation: I’m a full-time student at WestConn, studying mathematics. I’m currently able to go to school on the GI Bill. I served from 2005 to 2009, stationed at Fort Siller in Oklahoma, and I was a year in Kuwait and Iraq. I also work part-time

    NANCY CREVIER
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    May 27, 2011, Friday

    Occupation: I’m a full-time student at WestConn, studying mathematics. I’m currently able to go to school on the GI Bill. I served from 2005 to 2009, stationed at Fort Siller in Oklahoma, and I was a year in Kuwait and Iraq. I also work part-time at the Game Stop in Danbury.Family: My parents,...Read Full Article

  • Jockey Hollow Road, Monroe

    GAIL SLUPATCHUK
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    May 27, 2011, Friday

    Jockey Hollow Road, MonroeScott and Heather Christiano purchased a home at 11 Jockey Hollow Road, Monroe from Anthony Cartisano Deanna Cocivi of Prudential Connecticut Realty was the selling agent and Jeffrey Craw of William Raveis Real Estate was the listing agent. Attorney Karin NeJame represent...Read Full Article

  • Cards Sought For Praxair Cancer Center Patients

    JOHN VOKET
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    May 27, 2011, Friday

    Cards Sought For Praxair Cancer Center PatientsArea residents are invited to become CHEM-pals — Cheerful, Heartfelt, Encouragement, Message-pals — to encourage patients undergoing treatment at Danbury Hospital’s Praxair Cancer Center.There are different ways to participate. Some examples ar...Read Full Article

  • State Police, GPP Advise— Parents Must Be Vigilant During Prom Gradution Season

    JOHN VOKET
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    May 27, 2011, Friday

    State Police, GPP Advise— Parents Must Be Vigilant During Prom Gradution SeasonHARTFORD — During this prom and graduation season, the Governor’s Prevention Partnership and the Connecticut State Police are urging parents to open lines of communication and to talk with their teens about the da...Read Full Article

  • New Offerings For Continuing Education

    ELIZA HALLABECK
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    May 27, 2011, Friday

    New Offerings For Continuing EducationNewtown Continuing Education announced a new summer camp program for children exiting grades five through eight.  The Graphic Design and Print Production camp is geared for creative students who want to explore the design tools to create and produce T-shirts,...Read Full Article

  • May Is Skin Cancer Awareness Month; Prevention Guidelines Offered

    JOHN VOKET
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    May 27, 2011, Friday

    May Is Skin Cancer Awareness Month; Prevention Guidelines OfferedA few fair days this May have already have left some outdoorsy folks with a low-level sunburn, but that rosy glow can also increase an individual’s risk of contracting skin cancer. With more than two million people diagnosed annual...Read Full Article

  • Newtown Podiatrist Blames Flimsy Flip-Flops For Foot Pain, Injuries

    JOHN VOKET
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    May 27, 2011, Friday

    Newtown Podiatrist Blames Flimsy Flip-Flops For Foot Pain, InjuriesBy John VoketDr Rebecca Brickman recently took over Dr Brian Fullem’s podiatry practice in Newtown. Chiropractor Richard Coopersmith is currently providing office space to Dr Brickman’s new practice, Newtown Family Podiatry, at...Read Full Article

  • May Is National Electrical Safety Month: Are You Being Safe Around Electricity?

    JOHN VOKET
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    May 27, 2011, Friday

    May Is National Electrical Safety Month: Are You Being Safe Around Electricity? BERLIN — May is National Electrical Safety Month and Connecticut Light & Power (CL&P) is reminding customers that with warmer weather and vacations come more outdoor activities and potential distractions. CL&...Read Full Article

  • Serene Way

    LINDA BAUER
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    May 27, 2011, Friday

    Serene Way Andrea Frohning purchased a home at 16 Serene Way from Ardam Group.Sandy Anderson of Prudential Connecticut Realty was the selling agent and Mike Damato was the listing agent.Attorney Eric DaSilva represented the buyer. Attorney Michael Nahoum represented the seller. Mt Pleasant Road Kr...Read Full Article

  • Home Away From Home: The Rustic Grille

    NANCY CREVIER
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    May 27, 2011, Friday

    Home Away From Home: The Rustic Grille...Read Full Article