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

    NANCY CREVIER
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    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
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    November 8, 2013, Friday
  • Art Exhibits____ _____

    SHANNON HICKS
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    November 23, 2012, Friday

    Art Exhibits____ _____Avancé Esthétiques Day Spa, Sand Hill Plaza, 228 Main St South, Newtown; 203-270-8911.*(new show) Through Dec 31: “SCAN Art About Town: CompARTmentz,” see feature story above.Gunn Memorial Library, 5 Wykeham Rd (at Rte 47), Washington Green; 860-868-7586....Read Full Article

  • Paths To The Finals

    ANDY HUTCHISON
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    November 23, 2012, Friday

    Paths To The FinalsHow Newtown and Glastonbury Got Here …No. 1 Glastonbury: Went 16-0 in the regular season, had its Central Connecticut Conference tournament canceled because of Superstorm Sandy, earned the top seed in the Class LL state tourney. In states, Glastonbury had a first round bye, be...Read Full Article

  • NHS Students Teach Reed Students About India

    ELIZA HALLABECK
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    November 23, 2012, Friday

    NHS Students Teach Reed Students About IndiaBy Eliza HallabeckBrothers and Newtown High School students Karan and Kunal Marwah visited Reed sixth grade teachers Julie Shull and Induk Song’s cluster on Tuesday, November 13, to share information about India.“Our parents were both born in India,...Read Full Article

  • Blood Drive November 26

    JOHN VOKET
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    November 23, 2012, Friday

    Blood Drive November 26SOUTHBURY — The Jewish Federation is holding a Red Cross blood drive on Monday, November 26, from 1 to 6:15 pm, in the social hall at 444 Main Street North. Blood is desperately needed in Connecticut, as many blood drives were cancelled last month due to Superstorm Sandy....Read Full Article

  • Long Hill Road,

    GAIL SLUPATCHUK
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    November 23, 2012, Friday

    Long Hill Road, New FairfieldKaren and Stephen Darcy purchased a home at 3 Long Hill Road, New Fairfield, from Anna and Loucas Hadjistavrou.Debra Trillhaase of Prudential Connecticut Realty was the selling agent and Celeste Boglioli of Keller Williams Realty Partners was the listing agent. Attorne...Read Full Article

  • HAPPY BIRTHDAY

    NANCY CREVIER
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    November 23, 2012, Friday

    HAPPY BIRTHDAYNovember 20Kenneth Canfield, Age 9...Read Full Article

  • State’s Jobless Rate Creeps Up Slightly To 9 Percent

    CURT CLARK
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    November 23, 2012, Friday

    State’s Jobless Rate Creeps Up Slightly To 9 PercentKeith M. Phaneuf ©The Connecticut MirrorConnecticut’s unemployment rate rose marginally in October, climbing to 9 percent despite 1,200 new jobs added last month, the state Department of Labor reported Monday....Read Full Article

  • CompARTmentz: A Look Inside An Artist’s World

    NANCY CREVIER
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    November 23, 2012, Friday

    CompARTmentz: A Look Inside An Artist’s WorldBy Nancy K. Crevier...Read Full Article

  • James Tanner and Kara Dunst

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    November 23, 2012, Friday

    James Tanner and Kara DunstPenny and Jack Tanner of Newtown announce the engagement of their son, James W. Tanner, to Kara A. Dunst of Danbury, daughter of Ellen and Kyle Dunst of Yucaipa, Calif.The future groom, a resident of Newtown, is a graduate of Newtown High School and Western Connecticut S...Read Full Article

  • Movie Presentation About Genetically Engineered Foods

    JOHN VOKET
    Archive
    November 23, 2012, Friday

    Movie Presentation About Genetically Engineered Foods SOUTHBURY — A special presentation of Genetic Roulette — The Movie, about the serious threats genetically engineered foods pose to health will take place on Wednesday, December 5, at 1:30 pm in the Kingsley Room at the Southbury Public Libr...Read Full Article

  • Why Not Speed Tables On Every Street?

    CURT CLARK
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    November 23, 2012, Friday

    Why Not Speed Tables On Every Street?To the Editor:Reading the article regarding “speed tables” on Queen Street [“Queen Street To Get Permanent Speed Tables,” The Newtown Bee, 11/16/12], I have the following question: Why are they installing these tables on Queen Street? If this is because...Read Full Article

  • Three Nights Of Tree Lightings Planned

    SHANNON HICKS
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    November 23, 2012, Friday

    Three Nights Of Tree Lightings PlannedNewtown will host three tree lightings this year.The first will be Friday, November 30, when the 28th Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony takes place at Ram Pasture, at the corner of Elm Drive and Hawley Lane. Festivities including caroling and live music led by stu...Read Full Article

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    NANCY CREVIER
    Archive
    November 23, 2012, Friday

    *** The Computer Study Committee is recommending that the town approve about $620,000 — in addition to $50,000 previously set aside — for a computer system that will be used for many operations in the town government and schools. Different types of computers are already used in a number of tow...Read Full Article

  • The Process

    CURT CLARK
    Archive
    November 23, 2012, Friday

    The ProcessTo the Editor: Last Presidential election, the town clerk’s office issued over 1,700 absentee ballots.This election was not far off with over 1,500 issued in just 22 days. On Election Day at the town clerk’s office we issued over 150 Presidential ballots. This process is very time-c...Read Full Article

  • Snowy Weather Did Not Bury Destination Newtown

    JOHN VOKET
    Archive
    November 23, 2012, Friday

    Snowy Weather Did Not Bury Destination NewtownDespite the swirling snow outside, the Chamber of Commerce of Newtown’s 9th annual Destination Newtown proceeded November 7 in the cozy confines of Rock Ridge Country Club’s banquet room and lobby. Representatives from Newtown Savings Bank, the eve...Read Full Article

  • Schools Collect Donations

    ELIZA HALLABECK
    Archive
    November 23, 2012, Friday

    Schools Collect Donations For WIN’s Thanksgiving BasketsBy Eliza HallabeckSeveral schools and preschools in town collected donations for Women Involved in Newtown’s (WIN) yearly Thanksgiving Baskets campaign this year, and last week the donations were collected and given to the group. At Newt...Read Full Article

  • What role do you play in preparing for Thanksgiving?

    ELIZA HALLABECK
    Archive
    November 23, 2012, Friday

    What role do you play in preparing for Thanksgiving?Eva Vallerie: My mom does the turkey, but I usually help with potatoes and everything else.Katie Laaksonen: I’m going to my grandma’s house. I’m driving.Ellie Nikitchyuk: I stay out of my mom’s way while she’s cooking, and make sure my...Read Full Article

  • In Loving Memory

    NANCY CREVIER
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    November 23, 2012, Friday

    In Loving MemoryJoseph D. Corbod. November 22, 1993Nineteen years ago a beautiful life came to an end. He died as he lived, everyone’s friend. In our hearts a memory will always be kept Of the one we loved and will never forget. Always in our thoughts and prayers, Wife and children...Read Full Article