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  • Bethel Cycle Shifts Gears Smoothly, Opening In A New Location

    JANIS GIBSON
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    June 24, 2011, Friday

    Bethel Cycle Shifts Gears Smoothly, Opening In A New LocationBy Janis Gibson Drivers cannot help but notice that as the weather has become warmer, more and more bicyclists can be seen along the sides of roads. And unlike a few years ago when the vast majority of cyclists were young, spandex-clad m...Read Full Article

  • Scratching The Surface Of Cat Rescue

    NANCY CREVIER
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    June 24, 2011, Friday

    Scratching The Surface Of Cat RescueBy Nancy K. CrevierKitten Associates, Inc, is Newtown’s newest cat rescue program, and is “the new breed of cat rescue,” said president and founder Robin Olson. Formed in September 2010, the non-profit organization differs from other local rescue groups in...Read Full Article

  • Eagle Scout Ryan Pearlman A True Trailblazer

    SHANNON HICKS
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    June 24, 2011, Friday

    Eagle Scout Ryan Pearlman A True TrailblazerBy Shannon HicksRyan Pearlman became Newtown’s newest Eagle Scout on Saturday, May 21. Ryan was joined by family, friends, and dozens of invited guests and Scouts during a Court of Honor at Newtown United Methodist Church.Ryan, 18, is the son of Kim an...Read Full Article

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    NANCY CREVIER
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    June 24, 2011, Friday

    *** A local developer presented on June 19 what he called “a very preliminary” plan for an $8 million shopping center on South Main Street. Thomas Maguire, who previously developed South Main Commons, said the totally commercial venture will include a building of 158,000 square feet on a singl...Read Full Article

  • Knowing The Symptoms Of DVT Can Save Your Life

    JOHN VOKET
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    June 24, 2011, Friday

    Knowing The Symptoms Of DVT Can Save Your LifeWASHINGTON, D.C. — As temperatures warm and travel picks up around the country, the nation’s emergency physicians issue a warning about the serious dangers associated with deep vein thrombosis (DVT). This is a condition occurring when blood clots f...Read Full Article

  • Yale-New Haven Named A Magnet Hospital By Nurse Credentialing Organization

    JOHN VOKET
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    June 24, 2011, Friday

    Yale-New Haven Named A Magnet Hospital By Nurse Credentialing OrganizationNEW HAVEN — After a multiyear application process and four-day site visit, Yale-New Haven Hospital has been granted Magnet recognition by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Only six percent of all American ho...Read Full Article

  • Barbers & Hair Stylists Can Help Military Museum

    SHANNON HICKS
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    June 24, 2011, Friday

    Barbers & Hair Stylists Can Help Military MuseumDANBURY —  The Military Museum of Southern New England is looking for local barbers and hairstylist in all towns of the greater Danbury area to participate in its debut “Buzz-Cut Your Boy for History” fundraiser....Read Full Article

  • KolamA New Experience Of Age-Old Traditions Of Indian Cuisine

    NANCY CREVIER
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    June 24, 2011, Friday

    KolamA New Experience Of Age-Old Traditions Of Indian Cuisine“Kolam” is the age-old tradition in south India of drawing intricate patterns on the ground using finely ground rice flour. Kolam is also the name of a restaurant in Newtown, serving the cuisine of India, and Kolam designs are part o...Read Full Article

  • Judd Road, Southbury

    LINDA BAUER
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    June 24, 2011, Friday

    Judd Road, SouthburyRenee and Christopher Stefanko sold a home at 503 Judd Road, Southbury, to Noah Rosenblatt. Sandy Anderson of Prudential Connecticut Realty was the listing agent and Noah Rosenblatt of Urban Diggs LLC was the selling agent. Attorney Anne Ragusa represented the sellers. Attorney...Read Full Article

  • Leftover Real Estate Notes from 6-17-11

    LINDA BAUER
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    June 24, 2011, Friday

    Leftover Real Estate Notes from 6-17-11 Gelding Hill Road, Sandy HookMelissa and Kevin Massett of Triangle, Va., purchased a home at 28 Gelding Hill Road in Sandy Hook from Lynn Carroll. Wendy Margules of Flagpole Realty, Inc sold the property, which was listed by Barbara Frey of Barbara Frey Rea...Read Full Article

  • Butterfield Road

    LINDA BAUER
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    June 24, 2011, Friday

    Butterfield RoadDr Phillip and Margareta Kotch sold their home at 36 Butterfield Road to David and Dana Edelman.Patty Gillen McQuail of McQuail Realty, LLC represented both buyer and seller. Attorney H. Joy Previdi represented the sellers. Attorney George Cohan represented the buyers. Oak Grove Ro...Read Full Article

  • Family Fun Day Focuses On Foster Care, Adoption

    JOHN VOKET
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    June 24, 2011, Friday

    Family Fun Day Focuses On Foster Care, AdoptionBy John VoketThere were loads of reasons for children to come to Dickinson Park June 5, including games, a K-9 demonstration, face painting, cookout-style refreshments, a petting zoo, and a chance to explore a fire truck or get up close to an authenti...Read Full Article

  • Obesity Surgery Fails To Extend Life In Older Men

    JOHN VOKET
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    June 24, 2011, Friday

    Obesity Surgery Fails To Extend Life In Older MenBy Carla K. JohnsonCHICAGO, ILL. (AP) — Very obese older men hoping to live longer may be let down by a new long-term study that found weight-loss surgery did not increase survival for people like them — at least during the first seven years....Read Full Article

  • Hospice Breakfast Hosts Largest Group In 22 Years

    NANCY CREVIER
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    June 24, 2011, Friday

    Hospice Breakfast Hosts Largest Group In 22 YearsBy Nancy K. CrevierNearly 600 people started off their day, Wednesday, June 15, in support of the 22nd Annual Newtown Chapter Regional Hospice Thank You Breakfast and Fundraiser, held at the Waterview in Monroe, just over the Newtown line.According...Read Full Article

  • Northeast Auctions Announces Sale Of Kellogg Collection

    SHANNON HICKS
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    June 24, 2011, Friday

    Northeast Auctions Announces Sale Of Kellogg CollectionMANCHESTER, N.H. — Ron Bourgeault of Northeast Auctions has announced that the sale of the American folk art collection of Helen and Steven Kellogg will be conducted on August 6....Read Full Article

  • Thursday, June 16: 8:38 am, public service, intersection of Main Street and Church Hill Road, Hook & Ladder responded; 12:16 pm, alarm, 3 Nunnawauk Road, Hook & Ladder and Botsford responded; 6:23 pm, odor of gas outdoors, near 54 Taunton Lak

    ANDY GOROSKO
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    June 24, 2011, Friday

    Thursday, June 16: 8:38 am, public service, intersection of Main Street and Church Hill Road, Hook & Ladder responded; 12:16 pm, alarm, 3 Nunnawauk Road, Hook & Ladder and Botsford responded; 6:23 pm, odor of gas outdoors, near 54 Taunton Lake Road, Hook & Ladder responded; 7:15 pm, mu...Read Full Article

  • Friday, June 24

    ANDY GOROSKO
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    June 24, 2011, Friday

    Friday, June 24St Rose Carnival, 6–10:30 pm, St Rose of Lima Church grounds, 46 Church Hill Road, carnival rides, games of chance, refreshments, also Bingo tonight (see separate listing), continues nightly to June 25.Bingo Night, doors open at 5:45 pm, games begin at 6:45, St Rose School Gatheri...Read Full Article

  • Newtown Support Groups

    NANCY CREVIER
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    June 24, 2011, Friday

    Newtown Support GroupsFriday, June 24        AA, Newtown United Methodist Church, 92 Church Hill Road, 8 pm, beginners meeting, open discussion.  Saturday, June 25       Daily Reflections meeting, St Rose School (Monsignor Conroy Room), 46 Church Hill Road, 6:30 to 8 pm.   Sunday,...Read Full Article

  • For One Night, General Hospital Bad Guy Is Relocating From Port Charles To Newtown

    SHANNON HICKS
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    June 24, 2011, Friday

    For One Night, General Hospital Bad Guy Is Relocating From Port Charles To NewtownEmmy Award winning actor Maurice Benard is best known as the actor who plays Michael “Sonny” Corinthos Jr, a role he has personified on General Hospital since August 1993....Read Full Article

  • Adele Unger is featured this week.

    NANCY CREVIER
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    June 24, 2011, Friday

    Adele Unger is featured this week.Occupation: I manage the Newtown and Danbury offices of William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty.Family: I have a son, Brandon, who will be a sophomore next year at Newtown High School. My daughter, Alexa, is going into second grade at Sandy Hook School. My p...Read Full Article