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Putting Famous Crimes Under The Magnifying Glass

Published: June 01, 2001 at 12:00 am
Putting Famous Crimes Under The Magnifying GlassBy Jan HowardWas justice served? A book written by Dr Henry Lee and Dr Jerry Labriola re-examines some of the 20th Century's most notorious crimes, analyzes evidence, and introduces new issues regarding them.Dr Labriola, a resident of Naugatuck, di

P&Z Begins To Plan For The Next Decade

Published: June 01, 2001 at 12:00 am
P&Z Begins To Plan For The Next DecadeBy Andrew GoroskoPlanning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) members plan to seek out residents' views on how the town can best balance local growth against the conservation of natural resources, as the P&Z begins revising the decennial Town Plan of Con

Occupation: I have been a financial representative with Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance, located in Ridgefield, for 11 years. I received a bachelor of science degree in marketing from Plymouth State College in New Hampshire.

Published: June 01, 2001 at 12:00 am
Occupation: I have been a financial representative with Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance, located in Ridgefield, for 11 years. I received a bachelor of science degree in marketing from Plymouth State College in New Hampshire.How Long in Newtown: I have lived in Newtown for 16 years. Previously,

Raising Happy, Healthy Teenagers

Published: June 01, 2001 at 12:00 am
Raising Happy, Healthy TeenagersBy Patti CummingsChildren, Mary Ronan explains, are like the pull of the river's current, running swiftly to adulthood. Their parents are the canyon walls, taking what is fluid and formless in their children's lives and providing identity and structure. With dis

Local radio stations dissolve into static every five miles; insects detonate against the windshield. He stops and has the oil checked. The American is in his seasonal migration.

Published: June 01, 2001 at 12:00 am
Local radio stations dissolve into static every five miles; insects detonate against the windshield. He stops and has the oil checked. The American is in his seasonal migration. - James Thurber I've never made the trip to or from Connecticut without its resembling the worst excesses of the Fre

Weller Foundation Honors NHS Students

Published: June 01, 2001 at 12:00 am
Weller Foundation Honors NHS StudentsIn recognition of their exemplary achievements, four Newtown High School seniors were recently presented with awards by The Weller Foundation, Incorporated, at its Annual Awards Banquet on May 10 in the Dolan School of Business at Fairfield University.

Tag Sale For Families With Tikes

Published: June 01, 2001 at 12:00 am
Tag Sale For Families With TikesThe New Moms' Group at Newtown Youth Services is organizing a tag sale specifically for the needs of families with small children. The group will be selling items only for children ages birth to 4 years old. The sale will be on Saturday, June 16, from 9 am to 1 pm

Last Call On School Health Records

Published: June 01, 2001 at 12:00 am
Last Call On School Health RecordsThe Health Office at Newtown High School has issued a statement advising people that the health records for the members of the graduating class of 1994 or anyone who withdrew will be destroyed on June 15.If parents or students would like their records, they must c

Cortney Roy Bird of Newtown recently received a bachelor of arts degree from Bowling Green State University in Ohio.

Published: June 01, 2001 at 12:00 am
Cortney Roy Bird of Newtown recently received a bachelor of arts degree from Bowling Green State University in Ohio.Wendy Borst, daughter of Jim and Laurie Borst of Sandy Hook, was named a United States National Award Winner in science. She is a student at Newtown Middle School and was nominated b

What is the first thing you are going to do on the last day of school when the last bell rings? (Newtown students' last day of school is June 22. Graduation is June 19.)

Published: June 01, 2001 at 12:00 am
What is the first thing you are going to do on the last day of school when the last bell rings? (Newtown students' last day of school is June 22. Graduation is June 19.)Jon Read: "I'm going to jump for joy."Steve Hubina: "I'm going to throw my fist in the air."Chris Sheehan: "Go pl

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