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In Appreciation Of Boot Campers

Published: August 01, 2003 at 12:00 am
In Appreciation Of Boot CampersTo the Editor:I would like to take this opportunity to personally thank and congratulate this year's group of fitness boot camp participants. There are not too many people who would eagerly awake at 5 am for two weeks in July to undergo a major exercise program. An

Helen Murtagh

Published: August 01, 2003 at 12:00 am
Helen MurtaghHelen (McKeefrey) Murtagh, 78, wife of the late Thomas Murtagh, formerly of Ridgefield and Newtown, died at Rhode Island Hospital on July 28.Mrs Murtagh was born in Brooklyn on June 1, 1925, daughter of the late John and Elizabeth (Leheny) McKeefrey. She grew up in Brooklyn and attend

Corrections

Published: August 01, 2003 at 12:00 am
CorrectionsIn last week's issue of Health Monitor, an article titled "Aging and Dry-Eye Syndrome" should have stated that Vioxx and Celebrex, often used by arthritis sufferers, are prescription drugs. Tylenol and Motrin are over-the-counter drugs that could also be used to alleviate arthriti

Time To Move Ahead

Published: August 01, 2003 at 12:00 am
Time To Move AheadTo the Editor:As a lifelong resident of Newtown, I have been very interested in what happens at Fairfield Hills. I attended every meeting of the Fairfield Hills Advisory Committee, which took place almost weekly for an entire year.

A Newtown Volunteer In Iraq--In A Land Of Great Losses, An Urgent Effort To Save The Children

Published: August 01, 2003 at 12:00 am
A Newtown Volunteer In Iraq--In A Land Of Great Losses, An Urgent Effort To Save The ChildrenBy Kaaren ValentaWhen most Americans think about Iraq, the images that come to mind are those that are shown on the evening news. Emily Fries, however, recently lived and worked in Iraq, on assignment

Preserving The Familiar Face Of Fairfield Hills

Published: August 01, 2003 at 12:00 am
Preserving The Familiar Face Of Fairfield HillsTo the Editor:The Friends of Fairfield Hills continue our series. This week: "How will the face of Fairfield Hills change if the proposed master plan is adopted?"

By Kim J. Harmon

Published: August 01, 2003 at 12:00 am
By Kim J. HarmonDANBURY - Ever since a loss in the first round of the Al Leonard Tournament many moons ago, the Newtown Babe Ruth Baseball 9-and-under All Stars have been in a groove and no one - not even Danbury - was going to stand in their way.The Blaze blasted Danbury, 10-0, in a four-in

WEST WARWICK, Rhode Island - With a trip to the Cal Ripken World Series on the line, the Newtown Babe Ruth Baseball 10-and-under All Stars saw their miraculous season come to an end with a 12-7 loss to Norton, Massachusetts, in the championship gam

Published: August 01, 2003 at 12:00 am
WEST WARWICK, Rhode Island - With a trip to the Cal Ripken World Series on the line, the Newtown Babe Ruth Baseball 10-and-under All Stars saw their miraculous season come to an end with a 12-7 loss to Norton, Massachusetts, in the championship game of the New England Regional Tournament.

Local Sleep Experts Agree -Earlybird Adolescents: Something To Lose Sleep Over

Published: August 01, 2003 at 12:00 am
Local Sleep Experts Agree -Earlybird Adolescents: Something To Lose Sleep Over By Larissa LytwynEarlier this year when the Board of Education was trying to come up with more economical school schedules, several parents were alarmed by proposed start times that would require their adolescent chil

No one managed to find the wheelbarrow pictured here last week, so we are giving our Bee's Buck hunters another week to find it -this time with an incentive: the fourth correct call will be worth $10. The $10 bonus reflects the Bee's Bucks that

Published: August 01, 2003 at 12:00 am
No one managed to find the wheelbarrow pictured here last week, so we are giving our Bee's Buck hunters another week to find it -this time with an incentive: the fourth correct call will be worth $10. The $10 bonus reflects the Bee's Bucks that went unclaimed in July.

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