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Blumenthal: Code On Gifts To Docs 'Meaningless'

Published: May 30, 2008 at 12:00 am
Blumenthal: Code On Gifts To Docs 'Meaningless'HARTFORD - Attorney General Richard Blumenthal, in formal testimony April 21, called again for a prohibition against drug company gifts and other benefits provided to doctors that may improperly influence health care decisions.

Frank Simms In Concert

Published: May 30, 2008 at 12:00 am
Frank Simms In ConcertCongregation Adath Israel of Newtown will present the legendary Frank Simms in concert with Chris Arbisi and Terry Thomas on Saturday, June 7, at 8:30 pm.Simms, the voice of "Kool Aid Man," SNL's "TV Funhouse" and Nickelodeon, has sung with David Bowie, Billy Joel,

Occupation: I am the owner/director of MSR Music, an independent classical record label based here in Newtown.

Published: May 30, 2008 at 12:00 am
Occupation: I am the owner/director of MSR Music, an independent classical record label based here in Newtown.Family: I have been married to Anne for 11 years. We have two children, Robert, 8, a student at Head O' Meadow, and Lily, 5, who is in kindergarten there. My wife is a psychotherapist. M

Nature Walk At Orchard Hill, Sunday

Published: May 30, 2008 at 12:00 am
Nature Walk At Orchard Hill, SundayThe Town and Country Garden Club of Newtown, with the cooperation of Newtown Lions Club and the Newtown Parks and Recreation Department, is planning a nature walk for Sunday, June 1, between 2 and 4 pm (the program will run until 5, but those planning to particip

Fixin' To Beat Breast Cancer

Published: May 30, 2008 at 12:00 am
Fixin' To Beat Breast CancerEASTON - A fundraising event in Easton on Saturday, June 7, "BBQ Hoedown: Fixin' To Beat Breast Cancer," will benefit the Norma F. Pfriem Breast Care Center. The event will run from 7 to 11 pm and will be hosted by Kirsten and Lee Gray at their horse farm, Gra

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Published: May 30, 2008 at 12:00 am
* * * The Board of Selectmen voted Wednesday, June 1, to accept the $8,000 handball wall at Treadwell Memorial Park with the stipulation that the contractor paint the side facing the handball court, despite Selectman Joseph Borst's objections that it had depressions and the surface was too roug

Eye Opening Project For Newtown Students And Educators

Published: May 30, 2008 at 12:00 am
Eye Opening Project For Newtown Students And EducatorsBy Nancy K. CrevierReed Intermediate School (RIS) reading specialist Pam Kohn, NHS applied technology instructor Maryann Snieckus, RIS Principal Donna Denniston, former Easton principal Angie Sneiderman, and retired Dr Micheline Williams travel

A Low-Cost Opportunity To Protect Your Pets

Published: May 30, 2008 at 12:00 am
A Low-Cost Opportunity To Protect Your PetsNewtown dog and cat owners are invited to a low-cost rabies vaccination clinic at the Edmond Town Hall gymnasium on June 7 between 10 am and noon.

Too Much, Too Little Sleep Tied To Ill Health

Published: May 30, 2008 at 12:00 am
Too Much, Too Little Sleep Tied To Ill HealthATLANTA, GA. (AP) - People who sleep fewer than six hours a night - or more than nine - are more likely to be obese, according to a new government study that is one of the largest to show a link between irregular sleep and big bellies.The study al

Therapeutic Touch Workshop Offered At Griffin Hospital

Published: May 30, 2008 at 12:00 am
Therapeutic Touch Workshop Offered At Griffin Hospital DERBY - On Friday, June 13, Griffin Hospital will offer a basic level therapeutic touch workshop from 7:30 am to 6:30 pm. The workshop will explain the basic concepts of therapeutic touch and provide time for hands-on practice. There are no

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