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Festival Of Arts & Ideas Seeks Volunteers

Published: April 30, 2004 at 12:00 am
Festival Of Arts & Ideas Seeks VolunteersNEW HAVEN - The International Festival of Arts & Ideas is seeking volunteers to assist with many aspects of the Ninth Annual Festival, which will be held June 11-26.There are opportunities for volunteers in many areas, including:*Festival Informat

Only one of our readers managed to find the overgrown fence (inset) pictured here last week. It is on Deep Brook Road, and Paul Alexander of Taunton Lake Drive called to tell us so. He has won a Bee's Buck.

Published: April 30, 2004 at 12:00 am
Only one of our readers managed to find the overgrown fence (inset) pictured here last week. It is on Deep Brook Road, and Paul Alexander of Taunton Lake Drive called to tell us so. He has won a Bee's Buck.

Voters Approve $84.4 Million Budget

Published: April 30, 2004 at 12:00 am
Voters Approve $84.4 Million BudgetBy Jan HowardIn a reversal of last year when it took three townwide votes to approve a budget, voters on Tuesday decisively passed the proposed $84.4 million 2004-05 budget on the first try.The vote may have been the result of a call to action by parents and Boar

Police To Hire Two Officers

Published: April 30, 2004 at 12:00 am
Police To Hire Two OfficersNewtown Police Captain Joe Rios said this week that police are proceeding with plans to hire two patrol officers.More than 100 applicants took a written examination for police officer, which was conducted by the town on April 17, Capt Rios said. Applicants who receive a

Celebrating A Week

Published: April 30, 2004 at 12:00 am
Celebrating A WeekFor Pets May 1-9 is Be Kind to Animals Week and National Pet Week, a week being promoted by the Newtown Canine Advocates and the Spay & Neuter Association of Newtown (SNAN), and other area animal welfare groups.

Newtown High School Recaps

Published: April 30, 2004 at 12:00 am
Newtown High School RecapsBy Kim J. HarmonSpring break is over, the Newtown High School golf team got out on the course for the first time, and the boys' track team enjoyed its first competition 14 days after its scheduled season opener - can it be that the 2004 spring sports season is finally

AmeriCares HomeFront To Fix Local Homes This Weekend

Published: April 30, 2004 at 12:00 am
AmeriCares HomeFront To Fix Local Homes This WeekendSenior citizens living on fixed incomes, single-parent families, disabled residents, and financially limited neighbors have waited patiently in the hopes that their homes would weather this past, harsh winter.

Sophie B. Hawkins Continues Moving Forward With Fans And Friends

Published: April 30, 2004 at 12:00 am
Sophie B. Hawkins Continues Moving Forward With Fans And FriendsBy Shannon HicksHARTFORD - It's been five years since Sophie B. Hawkins released Timbre, and it's been a busy five years. As of April 20 the singer-songwriter has been enjoying the release of her newest album, Wilderness, a beau

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Published: April 30, 2004 at 12:00 am
 On March 22, 1994, Hormel Foods Corporation celebrated the production of its five billionth can of SPAM.  SPAM is produced in the United States at two Hormel Foods in plants that can produce a combined total of more than 44,000 cans per hour.  A can of SPAM is consumed in the United States

Remember when most everyone who drove, drove a car. Well, times have changed. While at Town Hall South this week I saw Jim Shpunt, who operates the building for the town. In a row of nine vehicles parked next to the building, we counted two automobil

Published: April 30, 2004 at 12:00 am
Remember when most everyone who drove, drove a car. Well, times have changed. While at Town Hall South this week I saw Jim Shpunt, who operates the building for the town. In a row of nine vehicles parked next to the building, we counted two automobiles, three sport-utility vehicles, three pickup t

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