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Newtown Babe Ruth, in association with the Bridgeport Bluefish (Class A minor league baseball) sponsored a fund raiser night at the ball park recently. Babe Ruth sold 823 tickets to league players, parents and relatives at $8 per ticket and the Bluef

Published: June 28, 2002 at 12:00 am
Newtown Babe Ruth, in association with the Bridgeport Bluefish (Class A minor league baseball) sponsored a fund raiser night at the ball park recently. Babe Ruth sold 823 tickets to league players, parents and relatives at $8 per ticket and the Bluefish organization returned 50% of the sales direc

Babe Ruth NL Champs - Base Technologies

Published: June 28, 2002 at 12:00 am
Babe Ruth NL Champs - Base TechnologiesBase Technologies defeated Shoreline Construction, 4-3, to capture the Babe Ruth Baseball National League championship. First row, from left, are Anthony Corleto, Steven Musco, Dash Jeffries, Kurt Nacewicz and Kris Arndt. Second row - Dan Spencer, AJ Ritc

During a recent one-day water ski clinic at Lake Zoar, sponsored by Joel Ziesler, a clinic counselor took a shot at making the jump. While his first pass - complete with midair twirl - went off without a hitch, he wasn't so lucky the second tim

Published: June 28, 2002 at 12:00 am
During a recent one-day water ski clinic at Lake Zoar, sponsored by Joel Ziesler, a clinic counselor took a shot at making the jump. While his first pass - complete with midair twirl - went off without a hitch, he wasn't so lucky the second time. As seen in the six-photo sequence, the approa

Newtown Country Club

Published: June 28, 2002 at 12:00 am
Newtown Country Club Two-Ball Classic

Local Tax Bills Sent Out

Published: June 28, 2002 at 12:00 am
Local Tax Bills Sent OutBy Steve BighamNewtown residents who own a home, piece of land, or a car began receiving their tax bills in the mail early this week. The tax collector's office mailed out 35,845 tax bills last Friday.A total of 10,626 bills were sent out for residential and vacant land a

There, I guess King George will be able to read that.

Published: June 28, 2002 at 12:00 am
There, I guess King George will be able to read that.                                                                    --John Hancock Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom must, like men, undergo the fatigue of s

Sandy Hook DUI

Published: June 28, 2002 at 12:00 am
Sandy Hook DUI At about 8:40 pm on June 27, motorist Daniel Kost, 35, of 7 River Edge Drive was driving a 1971 Chevrolet pickup truck westbound on Riverside Road, while motorist Brenden Wark, 19, of 25 Underhill Road was driving a 1988 Subaru GL station wagon eastbound on Church Hill Road, police

Fireflies: Elusive And Magical --Looking For Lightning Bugs

Published: June 28, 2002 at 12:00 am
Fireflies: Elusive And Magical --Looking For Lightning BugsBy Dottie EvansAsk anyone to recall fondest memories of summers growing up and you might get a wide variety of replies encompassing a full range of early childhood experiences. These include going barefoot in newly mowed grass, swimmin

Town MeetingApproves Water Line

Published: June 27, 2002 at 12:00 am
Town MeetingApproves Water LineBy Steve BighamA small group of citizens turned out at a town meeting Wednesday to approve the $516,000 water line hookup to Newtown High School. The town meeting took just 15 minutes. Attorney Robert Hall served as moderator. Board of Education Chair Elaine McClure

Lawrence R. Gaynor, Sr

Published: June 27, 2002 at 12:00 am
Lawrence R. Gaynor, SrLawrence R. "Tiff" Gaynor, Sr, 73, of 12 Alberts Hill Road, Newtown, husband of the late Mona (Donaldson) Gaynor, died at his home on June 26.Mr Gaynor was born in Norwalk November 3, 1928, son of the late Ambrose and Mary (Slattery) Gaynor. He attended Norwalk schools an

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