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The Rotary Club of Newtown is credited with coming up with the idea of presenting a Labor Day parade in Newtown.

Published: August 29, 2003 at 12:00 am
The Rotary Club of Newtown is credited with coming up with the idea of presenting a Labor Day parade in Newtown. Newtown Labor Day parade marshal Lee Davidson roller skated the parade route dressed in a gorilla suit in 1979. Because most towns schedule their annual parades for Memorial Day weekend

Church Flea Market, Saturday

Published: August 29, 2003 at 12:00 am
Church Flea Market, SaturdayNewtown Congregational Church will present a flea market this weekend to raise funds for its building expansion project, which is currently underway. The Newtown Congregational Church Fun-Raising Committee will host the sale on Saturday, August 30. The sale will run fro

Danbury Hospital Announces Medical Town Meeting Programs

Published: August 29, 2003 at 12:00 am
Danbury Hospital Announces Medical Town Meeting ProgramsDANBURY -- Danbury Hospital's popular Medical Town Meeting series will begin its new season in September. The hospital announced a series for 2003-2004 that contains more than a dozen evening lectures to improve community health and w

Members of the Board of Burgesses were told at their August 28 meeting that the Borough of Newtown has an "organizational and supervisory role over what happens" regarding the quality of Newtown's future water supply. "There is no question we

Published: August 29, 2003 at 12:00 am
Members of the Board of Burgesses were told at their August 28 meeting that the Borough of Newtown has an "organizational and supervisory role over what happens" regarding the quality of Newtown's future water supply. "There is no question we have one of the greatest resources in the world

Local OrganicGarlic Market

Published: August 29, 2003 at 12:00 am
Local OrganicGarlic Market

Stalking Dragonflies: State Entomologist Leads The Way

Published: August 29, 2003 at 12:00 am
Stalking Dragonflies: State Entomologist Leads The WayBy Dottie EvansYou can observe an awful lot just by watching.--Yogi Berra When it comes to catching dragonflies or holding a live one by its transparent wings in order to get a better look at its bug-eyed face, this is what most people woul

For full guidelines send an SASE to Winchell Contest c/o The Connecticut Poetry Society, PO Box 4053 Waterbury CT 06704-0053.

Published: August 29, 2003 at 12:00 am
For full guidelines send an SASE to Winchell Contest c/o The Connecticut Poetry Society, PO Box 4053 Waterbury CT 06704-0053. Founded in 1974, The Connecticut Poetry Society (CPS) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion and enjoyment of poetry with a 25 year tradition of excellence

Gas Prices Spike AsHoliday Weekend Begins

Published: August 29, 2003 at 12:00 am
Gas Prices Spike AsHoliday Weekend BeginsGasoline prices spiked across the country at the end of last week, bringing the cost of regular grade gasoline close to the $2 mark in at Newtown's eight gas stations -- just in time for the Labor Day weekend.

Tough Economy Takes Its TollAt The Food Banks

Published: August 29, 2003 at 12:00 am
Tough Economy Takes Its TollAt The Food BanksBy Kaaren ValentaCharities that give food to people in need say the demand for donations is being pushed up by a tough economy and costly housing in Connecticut. At the FAITH Food Pantry, which operates out of St John's Episcopal Church in Sandy Hook

Yvonne Danielle Booth to Clifford James Laube, III

Published: August 29, 2003 at 12:00 am
Yvonne Danielle Booth to Clifford James Laube, IIIDanny and Angela Booth of Sandy Hook, and Karen Lewis-Booth of Monroe, announce the engagement of their daughter, Yvonne Danielle Booth of Danbury to Clifford James Laube, III, also of Danbury.Mr Laube is the son of Clifford and Esther Laube of Her

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