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  • Oakcrest Road, Oxford

    LINDA BAUER
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    July 29, 2011, Friday

    Oakcrest Road, OxfordJoanne and Russell Didonato purchased 51 Oakcrest Road in Oxford from Marian Aiksnoras and Dorothy Vallee.Jane Phillips of William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty listed the property, which was sold by Gary Gilroy of Alpine Realty.Attorney James T. Ryan of Woodbury repre...Read Full Article

  • A Very Beautiful Baby

    SHANNON HICKS
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    July 29, 2011, Friday

    A Very Beautiful BabyOne-year-old Lia Spremullo, pictured, has been named the winner of the 2011 Beautiful Baby Photo Contest....Read Full Article

  • Needle Felting Workshop At Flanders

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    July 29, 2011, Friday

    Needle Felting Workshop At FlandersWOODBURY — The public is invited to learn how to make a 3-D sculpture out of wool at a needle felting workshop designed for adults at Flanders Nature Center & Land Trust.Needle felting is an easy craft, in which a barbed needle is used to sculpt wool into a...Read Full Article

  • Glimpse Of The GardenA Delight For Owner And Guests

    NANCY CREVIER
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    July 29, 2011, Friday

    Glimpse Of The GardenA Delight For Owner And GuestsBy Nancy K. Crevier“A Glimpse Of The Garden” is a seasonal 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 gard...Read Full Article

  • Universities Launch Nanotechnology Program

    CURT CLARK
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    July 29, 2011, Friday

    Universities Launch Nanotechnology ProgramNEW BRITAIN (AP) — The four members of the Connecticut State University System have teamed up to develop a new program awarding graduate certificates in nanotechnology. The first two courses are being offered this summer on a pilot basis at Southern Conn...Read Full Article

  • ***

    NANCY CREVIER
    Archive
    July 29, 2011, Friday

    *** One of Newtown’s most colorful sights, that of formally clad horsemen galloping after a pack of yelping foxhounds across an open field, will become a less frequent sight after this fall’s foxhunting season is over. The Fairfield County Hounds, a foxhunting group that has made its home in t...Read Full Article

  • Snapshot

    NANCY CREVIER
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    July 29, 2011, Friday

    SnapshotOccupation: I am a teacher and the director at the Newtown Congregational Preschool, going on my 37th year. I believe that it is the oldest preschool still in existence in Newtown, going on 44 years....Read Full Article

  • Still Walking For Wildlife In Sandy Hook

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    July 29, 2011, Friday

    Still Walking For Wildlife In Sandy HookBy Shannon HicksJulia Shuman and Liza Tananbaum, who pooled their energy and raised more than $900 last summer for cleanup efforts in the Gulf of Mexico following the disastrous BP oil spill, are not done trying to help the animals of the Gulf Coast....Read Full Article

  • Little Lesson No. 14: How To Grill A Great Burger

    NANCY CREVIER
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    July 29, 2011, Friday

    Little Lesson No. 14: How To Grill A Great BurgerBy Nancy K. Crevier...Read Full Article

  • High School Honor Rolls

    ELIZA HALLABECK
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    July 29, 2011, Friday

    High School Honor Rolls...Read Full Article

  • Sherman Church To Host Vacation Bible School

    SHANNON HICKS
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    July 29, 2011, Friday

    Sherman Church To Host Vacation Bible SchoolSHERMAN — “PandaMania” will be in Sherman, August 15–19, when the Sherman Church Bible School presents its annual summer outreach to children entering kindergarten through grade six. The church  will be transformed into a lush bamboo forest over...Read Full Article

  • WestConn To Host MFA Writers-In-Residence Readings

    SHANNON HICKS
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    July 29, 2011, Friday

    WestConn To Host MFA Writers-In-Residence ReadingsDANBURY — The public is invited to attend readings by two celebrated writers as part of the Western Connecticut State University Master of Fine Arts program....Read Full Article

  • Newtown History Campers Spend Time Touring The 1700s

    KENDRA BOBOWICK
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    July 29, 2011, Friday

    Newtown History Campers Spend Time Touring The 1700sBy Kendra BobowickChurning crushed ice and cream on a hot day, Newtown Historical Society’s afternoon history campers were working hard for a cold dessert on July 15....Read Full Article

  • Newtown Support Groups

    NANCY CREVIER
    Archive
    July 29, 2011, Friday

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

  • Thursday, July 21: 1:29 pm, alarm, 35 Greenleaf Farms Road, Dodgingtown and Hook & Ladder responded; 5:14 pm, investigation, 14 Georges Hill Road, Hawleyville responded; 7:44 pm, investigation, 61 Elm Drive, Hook & Ladder responded.

    ANDY GOROSKO
    Archive
    July 29, 2011, Friday

    Thursday, July 21: 1:29 pm, alarm, 35 Greenleaf Farms Road, Dodgingtown and Hook & Ladder responded; 5:14 pm, investigation, 14 Georges Hill Road, Hawleyville responded; 7:44 pm, investigation, 61 Elm Drive, Hook & Ladder responded....Read Full Article

  • Saturday, July 30

    ANDY GOROSKO
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    July 29, 2011, Friday

    Saturday, July 30CT DEEP Invasive Investigator Training, 9:30 am–noon, C.H. Booth Library, 25 Main Street, free training by the state Department of Energy & Environmental Protection and Lake Zoar Authority, free training for residents interested in learning how to keep waters clean and preve...Read Full Article

  • HAPPY BIRTHDAY

    NANCY CREVIER
    Archive
    July 29, 2011, Friday

    HAPPY BIRTHDAYJuly 28, Adria Susan Knapp, Age 1July 29, Tain Gregory, Age 7August 1, Rebecca Remson, Age 9 August 5, Kaitlyn Mary Jones, Age 8  ...Read Full Article

  • A Quick Response

    CURT CLARK
    Archive
    July 29, 2011, Friday

    A Quick ResponseTo the Editor:On Thursday, July 21, I called the Highway Department around 10:30 am and spoke to Justine Sumple to report a potentially dangerous road condition on Head of Meadow Road located about 110 yards from Boggs Hill Road. I had just finished going for a walk/run....Read Full Article

  • Beth El Planning Open House & Brunch

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    July 29, 2011, Friday

    Beth El Planning Open House & BrunchSOUTHBURY — The membership committee of Beth El Synagogue invites the Jewish community to an open house and brunch on Sunday, August 14, from 10:30 am to 1:30 pm, at the Walzer Family Jewish Community Campus, 444 Main Street North....Read Full Article