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  • The Top Of The Mountain

    The Newtown Bee
    Features
    January 20, 2017, Friday
    Top of the Mountain

    Belated congratulations are due to all of the Newtown restaurants who made it into January 2017 issue of Connecticut Magazine. Local chefs seem to have really kicked things up recently, judging by the...Read Full Article

  • Snapshot: Shawn Andreasen

    The Newtown Bee
    Features
    January 20, 2017, Friday
    Shawn Andreasen, Snapshot

    Occupation: I'm a real estate consultant at Coldwell Banker, and I've been a Diamond Award winner for sales for the past four years. I started doing real estate nine years ago up in Middlebury. Then I...Read Full Article

  • Lost In Winter’s Tales: Books To Satisfy Avid Readers

    Nancy K. Crevier
    Features
    January 15, 2017, Sunday
    books, favorite, suggestions, winter

    Whether there is a dusting of snow, bare ground, or thigh-high piles of winter precipitation, the chilly days of winter are an opportunity to hunker down with a good book. A comfortable chair and the ...Read Full Article

  • Lisa Unleashed: Westminster Week 2017 Features Fun For Everyone

    Lisa Peterson
    Features
    January 15, 2017, Sunday
    AKC, Lisa Peterson, Lisa Unleashed, Wesminster Week

    In less than a month, more than 3,200 dogs, including 90 golden retrievers, will descend on Manhattan during Westminster Week 2017. Among the 2,798 dogs and 87 junior handlers entered, competitors fro...Read Full Article

  • Cafarelli’s Photo Exhibit Brings Community Into Lives Of Horse Guard

    Andy Hutchison
    Features
    January 14, 2017, Saturday
    Ken Fay, Marleen Cafarelli. Horse Guard, Municipal Center, Photo Exhibit

    A walk down the Municipal Center’s main corridor, throughout this month, gives members of the community the feeling they are someplace very different, yet not too far away — actually just across t...Read Full Article

  • The Way We Were, for the week ending January 13, 2016

    The Newtown Bee
    Features
    January 13, 2017, Friday
    The Way We Were

    January 17, 1992 Board of Ethics members voted 6-0 on January 14 to absolve First Selectman Zita McMahon of allegations that she might have violated the town’s code of ethics through her authorizat...Read Full Article

  • Way We Were Follow-Up: A Good Team Is Recognized, Again

    Shannon Hicks
    Features
    January 13, 2017, Friday
    1982 Little League All-Star team, Dave Samoskevich, The Way We Were

    Dave Samoskevich had one of those “I know those people!” moments recently. The longtime Newtown resident was flipping through the December 30, 2016, issue of The Newtown Bee, and reached the page...Read Full Article

  • It’s A Boy! Newtown’s First Baby Of 2017 Arrived With A Few Surprises

    Shannon Hicks
    Features
    January 13, 2017, Friday
    First Baby, First Baby Newtown, First Baby Newtown 2017, Logan Phillips, Russell Phillips, Sabrina Phillips

    The early arrival of Logan Oliver Phillips on January 7 meant a very happy start to the year for his parents. Additional joy arrived in the Sandy Hook home of Sabrina and Russell Phillips three days l...Read Full Article

  • The Top Of The Mountain

    The Newtown Bee
    Features
    January 13, 2017, Friday
    bees, birds, Carafelli, Good Egg, The Top of the Mountain

    Retired NMS tech-ed teacher Don Ramsey received a beautiful gift from Mother Nature last Wednesday. While walking across the Fairfield Hills campus, Don spotted a double rainbow during one of the brie...Read Full Article

  • Artist’s Reception Celebrated For ‘Photographs From The Fruit Trail’

    Shannon Hicks
    Features
    January 11, 2017, Wednesday
    George Duncan, photographer George Duncan, Photographs from The Fruit Trail

    “Photographs From The Fruit Trail,” the latest exhibition hosted by Newtown Cultural Arts Commission, was celebrated with an artist’s reception on December 29. The public was invited to join Ge...Read Full Article