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  • Papa Al’s A Family Business Is A Family Favorite

    NANCY CREVIER
    Archive
    January 8, 2016, Friday

    Papa Al’s A Family Business Is A Family FavoriteTwenty years ago, “Papa Al” Selmani opened his San Remo Pizza & Restaurant in Woodbury and began delighting customers in the area with his pizza, sub, and pasta creations. He has since left that business behind him, but luckily for Newtown...Read Full Article

  • Business Buzz: Labels Plus Tags Opens In Sandy Hook

    John Voket
    Archive
    November 8, 2013, Friday
  • Regina Werden

    NANCY CREVIER
    Archive
    November 23, 2012, Friday

    Regina WerdenRegina Werden, 86, of Southbury, formerly of Newtown, died peacefully November 17, at Danbury Hospital. She was born in Southbury, December 13, 1925, to Lurey (Titus) and Lewis Dennis. ...Read Full Article

  • ‘Unity In Diversity’ Programs Preview

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    November 23, 2012, Friday

    ‘Unity In Diversity’ Programs PreviewUnity in Diversity is a weekly television program featuring interviews with leaders and representatives of faith communities in the local area. Its purpose is to enable all people to come to a better understanding of the history and beliefs of their neighbo...Read Full Article

  • Meeting The Pumpkin Challenge

    CURT CLARK
    Archive
    November 23, 2012, Friday

    Meeting The Pumpkin ChallengeTo the Editor:I am thrilled to report that The Great Pumpkin Challenge was again a huge success.  Storm Sandy was not able to take away our enthusiasm or pumpkins!I would like to thank Castle Hill Farm, Mason’s Farm Market, Ropes Baseball Apparel, The Newtown Bee, t...Read Full Article

  • Nominees Sought For Annual Women Of Innovation Awards

    JOHN VOKET
    Archive
    November 23, 2012, Friday

    Nominees Sought For Annual Women Of Innovation AwardsSOUTHINGTON — The Women of Innovation Planning Committee of the Connecticut Technology Council is seeking nominations of women in Connecticut for recognition of their efforts in the technology, science, and engineering fields for the 2013 Wome...Read Full Article

  • Toys For Tots Collection Spots

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    November 23, 2012, Friday

    Toys For Tots Collection SpotsCaptain Mike Hurley, Newtown Coordinator, has announced that the 2012 Toys For Tots Collection is underway. The following local business and professional groups have volunteered to be collection locations in Newtown.  They are:*Dr Joshua E. Baum, 23 Church Hill Road...Read Full Article

  • Title Game Bound!  Girls’ Soccer Team One Win Away From Crown

    ANDY HUTCHISON
    Archive
    November 23, 2012, Friday

    Title Game Bound!  Girls’ Soccer Team One Win Away From CrownBy Andy HutchisonWATERBURY — For the first time since 2004, Newtown High School’s girls’ soccer team is headed to the state championship game. The Nighthawks, behind a pair of Melissa Buccino goals and a virtually impenetrable d...Read Full Article

  • Fatal Crash On I-84 In Middlebury Snarls Traffic For Hours

    ANDY GOROSKO
    Archive
    November 23, 2012, Friday

    Fatal Crash On I-84 In Middlebury Snarls Traffic For HoursMIDDLEBURY — A Massachusetts woman was killed in a six-vehicle chain-reaction accident on eastbound Interstate 84 between Exits 16 and 17 at about 4 pm on Tuesday, resulting in I-84 traffic tie-ups in both directions which lasted for more...Read Full Article

  • Theater Review—The Show Must Go One, And Town Players Are Offering Spectacular ‘Underpants’

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    November 23, 2012, Friday

    Theater Review—The Show Must Go One, And Town Players Are Offering Spectacular ‘Underpants’By Julie Stern...Read Full Article

  • The Dog’s Return

    CURT CLARK
    Archive
    November 23, 2012, Friday

    The Dog’s ReturnTo the Editor:I would like to thank the woman that returned our dog home safely late Sunday morning on High Rock Road. Would you be willing to give us a call at 203-270-7393 to get more details and to thank you again.Jill Weber High Rock Road, Sandy Hook             ...Read Full Article

  • Notable Economic Growth Initiatives To Be Recognized At CERC Event

    JOHN VOKET
    Archive
    November 23, 2012, Friday

    Notable Economic Growth Initiatives To Be Recognized At CERC Event ROCKY HILL – The Connecticut Economic Resource Center, Inc (CERC), a nonprofit company that provides resources to support making Connecticut a competitive business environment, is honoring the top economic development projects fr...Read Full Article

  • BAHA’I FAITH OF NEWTOWN

    JANIS GIBSON
    Archive
    November 23, 2012, Friday

    BAHA’I FAITH OF NEWTOWNContact Margo Deselin203-241-5525; Mdeselin@gmail.comDevotional meetings; spiritual discussion meetings; discussions of social issues from a spiritual perspective. The meetings are held at various locations in Newtown. Call for meeting locations or questions.   CHRIST THE...Read Full Article

  • Sandy Hook Tree May Host Its Last Lighting Event

    KENDRA BOBOWICK
    Archive
    November 23, 2012, Friday

    Sandy Hook Tree May Host Its Last Lighting EventBy Kendra BobowickThe Sandy Hook center’s unofficial Christmas tree is coming down, but not before this holiday season’s tree lighting on December 1....Read Full Article

  • Eclipse Announces Annual Christmas Concert

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    November 23, 2012, Friday

    Eclipse Announces Annual Christmas ConcertEclipse — siblings Matt Wilkie and his twin sisters Trish Keil and Nell Malyszka — will perform their 8th Annual Christmas Concert on Saturday, December 15, at Newtown Meeting House. Doors will open at 7 pm, and the concert will begin at 7:30.While the...Read Full Article

  • Newtown Arts Festival Artwork Contest Announced

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    November 23, 2012, Friday

    Newtown Arts Festival Artwork Contest AnnouncedWould you like to see your art on Newtown Arts Festival posters and T-shirts and a chance to win $500? The Newtown Arts Festival Committee has announced the 2013 Artwork Contest. Entries will not be accepted until early February, but Artwork Selection...Read Full Article

  • Preparedness Officials Credit CERT Team, Volunteers With Easing Sandy’s Burden

    JOHN VOKET
    Archive
    November 23, 2012, Friday

    Preparedness Officials Credit CERT Team, Volunteers With Easing Sandy’s BurdenBy John VoketDuring the critical 48 hours following Superstorm Sandy’s unwelcome visit to Newtown, local emergency preparedness officials lauded the efforts of the new Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), as wel...Read Full Article

  • Open Hearts And Facilities

    CURT CLARK
    Archive
    November 23, 2012, Friday

    Open Hearts And Facilities(The following letter to John Sweeney, administrator of Masonicare of Newtown, has been received for publication.)Dear Mr Sweeney:On behalf of a very grateful Emergency Management Team we would like to take this opportunity to thank you and your staff at Masonicare for op...Read Full Article

  • Environmental Council Seeks Input

    JOHN VOKET
    Archive
    November 23, 2012, Friday

    Environmental Council Seeks InputHARTFORD — The Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) will hold a public forum on Wednesday, November 28, at 9:30 am, in Room 1C of the Legislative Office Building in Hartford. The purpose of the forum is to hear from the public on recommendations for environment...Read Full Article

  • NEWTOWN HIGH school

    GAIL SLUPATCHUK
    Archive
    November 23, 2012, Friday

    NEWTOWN HIGH schoolMONDAY, NOVMEBER 26Saucy Italian meatballs, garlic bread, pasta, roasted Italian vegetables, peas, milk  TUESDAY, NOVMEBER 27 Beef nachos, brown rice, jalapeno cornbread, Mexican-style black beans, mixed vegetables, milk   WEDNESDAY, NOVMEBER 28 Orange chicken stir fry with ve...Read Full Article