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Boggs Hill Crash

Published: December 30, 1999 at 12:00 am
Boggs Hill CrashPolice report a two-car accident at the intersection of Boggs Hill Road and Head O'Meadow Road about 9:20 pm December 28.Police said motorist Timothy S. McCloud, 16, of 6 Purdy Station Road, who was driving a 1989 Volvo 245 station wagon, was making a left turn from Head O' Mea

Gerald H. Manion, Sr

Published: December 30, 1999 at 12:00 am
Gerald H. Manion, SrGerald H. Manion, Sr, 81, of Grassy Plain Street, Bethel, died December 29 at Danbury Hospital. He was the husband of Susan (Lariccia) Manion.He was the father of Gerald H. Manion, Jr, of Sandy Hook and Stephen P. Manion of Newtown.

Ambulance Corps Hits 1,500 Calls

Published: December 30, 1999 at 12:00 am
Ambulance Corps Hits 1,500 CallsThe Newtown Volunteer Ambulance Corps responded to its 1,500th call this year at 6:07 am Thursday. This year's response total shatters all past records. The call went out for an unknown medical problem on Dock Drive.Last year, Newtown's ambulance crews responded

 Fire On The Rails

Published: December 30, 1999 at 12:00 am
 Fire On The RailsBy Andrew GoroskoAn electric-diesel locomotive owned by the Housatonic Railroad, which was hauling fewer than a dozen freight cars carrying lumber, caught fire midday December 30 while traveling from Hawleyville toward the Borough.

Emissions WaiverFee Increase

Published: December 30, 1999 at 12:00 am
Emissions WaiverFee IncreaseWETHERSFIELD - The Department of Motor Vehicles has raised the minimum expense required for obtaining an emissions test waiver.Vehicles previously were required to have $250 in qualifying repairs to be eligible for a waiver, but that cost jumped to $450 on January 3 a

License Plate Changes Start This Month

Published: December 30, 1999 at 12:00 am
License Plate Changes Start This MonthWETHERSFIELD - On January 1 the Department of Motor Vehicles began issuing newly designed and highly reflective license plates which will be required for most vehicles in the state as part of an initiative to enhance public safety.

Technology Center Open Houses

Published: December 30, 1999 at 12:00 am
Technology Center Open HousesDANBURY - In celebration of High Tech Month, Danbury Library will host two open house events in its Technology Center.The public is invited to visit the library's Tech Center, at 170 Main Street, on Tuesday, January 11, from 6 to 8 pm, or Wednesday, January 12, fro

IAIS Has Returned To Winter Hours

Published: December 30, 1999 at 12:00 am
IAIS Has Returned To Winter HoursWASHINGTON - The Institute for American Indian Studies, 38 Curtis Road, has returned to its winter hours schedule.Until March 31, the museum will be open Wednesday through Saturday from 10 am to 5 pm, and on Sunday from noon to 5 pm.For additional information, th

HIV/AIDS Eligibility Changes

Published: December 30, 1999 at 12:00 am
HIV/AIDS Eligibility ChangesMore people living with HIV/AIDS will be able to get help securing state-of-the-art drug treatment as a result of new maximum-income qualifying levels that became effective January 1.This change should particularly benefit those people who are employed but do not have h

Connecticut television was born on June 15, 1948, with the sign-on of New Haven's WNHC-TV Channel 6. It was the first station in southern New England and only the second in all of New England.

Published: December 29, 1999 at 12:00 am
Connecticut television was born on June 15, 1948, with the sign-on of New Haven's WNHC-TV Channel 6. It was the first station in southern New England and only the second in all of New England. A former employee of WNHS Channel 6 in New Haven (the first television station in Connecticut) says the

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