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Sandy Hook Revitalization Gains Momentum

Published: May 01, 2001 at 12:00 am
Sandy Hook Revitalization Gains MomentumBy Steve BighamThings are happening rather quickly in Sandy Hook these days as the revitalization of the area continues.In April, the Rocky Glen Mill at 75 Glen Road was sold by the Glen Mill Corp to the Jack Braverman Group of Westport (under the name Lynwo

Health District Budget HearingDraws No Comment

Published: May 01, 2001 at 12:00 am
Health District Budget HearingDraws No CommentBy Jan HowardThere were no members of the public present at a Newtown Health District hearing on Monday on its proposed 2001-2002 budget of $356,706.83. Though the total Health District budget is up $5,220.79 over that of the current budget, there is a

EMT Course At NHS

Published: May 01, 2001 at 12:00 am
EMT Course At NHSJules Triber, assistant principal, Mike Agius, and Debby Aubin of the Newtown Volunteer Ambulance are organizing an EMT course for juniors and seniors.The course follows national standards and fulfills state requirements for certification of Emergency Medical Technicians. It would

Career Center Lists Scholarships

Published: May 01, 2001 at 12:00 am
Career Center Lists ScholarshipsApplications and information for the following scholarships have arrived in the Career Center at Newtown High School. For a complete list of scholarships available, check out the scholarship file in the Career Center. Please call Mrs McEvoy at 426-1915 if you have a

State Warns Of Toxins In Housatonic Fish

Published: May 01, 2001 at 12:00 am
State Warns Of Toxins In Housatonic FishBy Andrew GoroskoWith anglers again plying rivers and lakes for their favorite fish, the state has issued health warnings about eating fish taken from Connecticut's waters, including the Housatonic River.Those warnings are based on the fish being contamina

May is the month when the sap rises, seedlings start to assert themselves, and birds filled with amorous impulses sing their hearts out from dawn until dusk. No wonder lots of folks struggling through the muddle of middle age get a little distracted

Published: May 01, 2001 at 12:00 am
May is the month when the sap rises, seedlings start to assert themselves, and birds filled with amorous impulses sing their hearts out from dawn until dusk. No wonder lots of folks struggling through the muddle of middle age get a little distracted in this first blush of spring with thoughts of t

By Kim J. Harmon

Published: May 01, 2001 at 12:00 am
By Kim J. HarmonThere was no mistaking it - after a 12-2 win over New Fairfield on Friday, April 20, and a 9-8 win over New Milford on Wednesday, April 25, the Newtown High School baseball team had won three of its last four games and was on the kind of roll that would help it try and overcome t

Since When Is Public Service A 'Narrow Agenda'?

Published: May 01, 2001 at 12:00 am
Since When Is Public Service A 'Narrow Agenda'?To the Editor:"When is the next election?" was the question posed in one of last week's letters to the editor. Not soon enough for this proud relative of one of the "incompetent and arrogant leaders of this town."

A Network Of Caring For Breast Cancer Survivors

Published: May 01, 2001 at 12:00 am
A Network Of Caring For Breast Cancer SurvivorsBy Kaaren ValentaBy nature, Chris Dzujna is a very private person. But after she was diagnosed with breast cancer, the Sandy Hook resident wanted to tell the world about the disease."I want to stand up on a soap box and help educate women about br

Concert Review-A Standing Ovation Concludes Concert And Season

Published: May 01, 2001 at 12:00 am
Concert Review-A Standing Ovation Concludes Concert And SeasonBy June AprilThe sounds of silence can speak loudly of many sentiments. At the final concert of the Newtown Friends of Music on April 29 the stillness was palatable, for it reflected the intensity and emotional involvement of the audi

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