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Newtown Softball Team Falls In Semis

Published: May 29, 2009 at 12:00 am
Newtown Softball Team Falls In SemisBy Andy HutchisonNewtown High School's softball team advanced to the South-West Conference Tournament semifinals by defeating New Fairfield in the quarterfinal round. The third-seeded Nighthawks' hopes of battling for a conference championship ended in a 4-0

NHS Golfer Doski Wins Tournament

Published: May 29, 2009 at 12:00 am
NHS Golfer Doski Wins TournamentNewtown High School golfer Abbey Doski shot an 88 to win the South-West Conference girls' golf championship at Aspetuck Valley Country Club in Weston on Tuesday. Doski finished two strokes ahead of Franci Litvak of Weston which won the team championship. Doski is

Split Decision-Planning & Zoning Adds M-5 Zone For Repair Garages

Published: May 29, 2009 at 12:00 am
Split Decision-Planning & Zoning Adds M-5 Zone For Repair GaragesBy Andrew GoroskoIn a split decision, the Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) has approved a controversial proposal to increase the number of places where an automotive repair garage is a permitted land use.

Ellen Adriani was the one reader who was able to tell us that last week's challenge (inset), the shed with a trio of buckets hanging on its wall, could be found on Sherman Street. Ellen had a bit of an advantage, being a resident of that same stree

Published: May 29, 2009 at 12:00 am
Ellen Adriani was the one reader who was able to tell us that last week's challenge (inset), the shed with a trio of buckets hanging on its wall, could be found on Sherman Street. Ellen had a bit of an advantage, being a resident of that same street, but hey, whatever works! She will receive a B

A Fish Story?

Published: May 29, 2009 at 12:00 am
A Fish Story?To the Editor:It wasn't only a few little fish that were gushed away through the town-installed drainage pipes that were thrust unexpectedly into The Great Bog's pond on Boggs Hill Road two weeks ago.

Girls' Tennis Tourney Underway

Published: May 29, 2009 at 12:00 am
Girls' Tennis Tourney UnderwayThe South-West Conference's individual girls' tennis tournament got going at Joel Barlow High School in Redding on Tuesday. Newtown's top singles player Christina Ciamarra and the No. 1 doubles team of Meghan Loose and Kristen Tanner advanced with first-round

One FFH Building Falls, Another Prepares For Reuse

Published: May 29, 2009 at 12:00 am
One FFH Building Falls, Another Prepares For ReuseBy Kendra BobowickDemolition work is in progress at Greenwich House, a once-thriving former state hospital building that now sits empty atop space slated for other uses.

As Margot Hall Retirement Approaches-Judge, Legislators Vow To Preserve Probate Court

Published: May 29, 2009 at 12:00 am
As Margot Hall Retirement Approaches-Judge, Legislators Vow To Preserve Probate CourtBy John VoketSitting comfortably in the Mary Hawley Room at Edmond Town Hall, Margot Hall - Newtown's probate judge of nearly 20 years - is anticipating exciting local developments in the court beyond her

Newtown's Baggett And White Help Chase Collegiate School To Successful Season

Published: May 29, 2009 at 12:00 am
Newtown's Baggett And White Help Chase Collegiate School To Successful SeasonThe Waterbury-based Chase Collegiate School boys' lacrosse team, which included Newtown residents Judd Baggett and Emmit White, finished a strong season with an 18-4 overall record and league and division champio

P&Z Ponders Increased Hawleyville Truck Traffic

Published: May 29, 2009 at 12:00 am
P&Z Ponders Increased Hawleyville Truck TrafficBy Andrew GoroskoPlanning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) members are considering the prospect of greatly increased heavy-truck traffic posed by the Housatonic Railroad Company's proposal to more than quadruple the daily tonnage of solid waste t

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