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School Gets Bottled Water-Middle Gate Water Samples Show High Uranium Levels

Published: January 31, 2001 at 12:00 am
School Gets Bottled Water-Middle Gate Water Samples Show High Uranium LevelsBy Steve BighamThe discovery of high levels of uranium in several Newtown wells, including the well for Middle Gate School, has prompted local officials to begin widespread testing of water supplies.

Moving Firm's Warehouse Approved For Barnabas Rd

Published: January 31, 2001 at 12:00 am
Moving Firm's Warehouse Approved For Barnabas RdBy Andrew GoroskoThe Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) has approved a moving firm's plans to construct an almost 20,000-square-foot warehouse on an industrial site on Barnabas Road in Hawleyville.

Garden Club Will Look At CTBirds Through The Seasons

Published: January 31, 2001 at 12:00 am
Garden Club Will Look At CTBirds Through The SeasonsThe Town & Country Garden Club will host a program developed by The Audubon Society, "Connecticut Birds Through the Seasons," during its February meeting. The club will be meeting at Newtown Senior Center, on Riverside Road in Sandy Hook,

P&Z Approves 8-LotSandy Hook Subdivision

Published: January 31, 2001 at 12:00 am
P&Z Approves 8-LotSandy Hook SubdivisionBy Andrew GoroskoThe Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) has approved Belle Vista, an eight-lot residential subdivision planned for rugged land off Great Ring Road in Sandy Hook.

Bee's

Published: January 31, 2001 at 12:00 am
Bee'sBuck Just two of our readers managed to find the old crow sitting on the fence (inset) pictured here last week. Donna Kern of Sawmill Road and Meg Reilly of Possum Ridge Road called to tell us that the crow could be found on Taunton Lake Road. They each have won a Bee's Buck for their co

Support Health Care Security Act

Published: January 31, 2001 at 12:00 am
Support Health Care Security ActTo the Editor:

Selectmen Whittle AwayAt Department Spending Requests

Published: January 31, 2001 at 12:00 am
Selectmen Whittle AwayAt Department Spending RequestsBy Steve BighamThe Board of Selectmen this week began deliberating town agency requests totaling $30.9 million, which represented a 12.7 percent increase over the current town budget. By the end of the week, however, that increase was expected t

Louis C.          Chalifoux

Published: January 31, 2001 at 12:00 am
Louis C.         ChalifouxLouis C. Chalifoux, Jr, 60, of Berkshire Road, Sandy Hook, died January 29 at his home.He was born in Rutlandt, Vt., October 29, 1940, son of the late Louis and Marion (La Montain) Chalifoux.A retired roofer, he has been a resident of Sandy Hook the past 15 year

Town Will Support Homeless Shelter

Published: January 31, 2001 at 12:00 am
Town Will Support Homeless ShelterNewtown taxpayers next year will help to foot the bill for a non-profit Danbury-based homeless shelter for men and women over 58 years of age.The selectmen Tuesday agreed to include $2,500 in the 2001-2002 town budget following a presentation by two representative

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