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Lucy Borruso

Published: November 25, 2009 at 12:00 am
Lucy BorrusoLoving Mother And GrandmotherLucy Borruso, 88, wife of the late Joseph Borruso, died peacefully November 20, at Glen Hill Care & Rehabilitation Center, Danbury. She was born in New York City, May 10, 1921, and lived most of her life in Franklin Square, N.Y. Surviving are a son, Jo

Shaun W. McLean

Published: November 25, 2009 at 12:00 am
Shaun W. McLeanBeloved Son And BrotherShaun W. McLean, 30, of Newtown, died suddenly November 23. He was born September 3, 1979, the son of William J. McLean, Jr, and Judith (Olson) McLean. Mr McLean was a graduate of Newtown High School, Class of 1998, and was most recently a student at Porter &a

Court Claim- Firm Seeks Final Payment For Revaluation

Published: November 25, 2009 at 12:00 am
Court Claim- Firm Seeks Final Payment For RevaluationBy Andrew GoroskoThe firm that conducted the town's most recent revaluation of properties for tax-assessment purposes has filed a claim against the town in Waterbury Superior Court, charging that it has not been fully paid for services provi

Conn. College Enrollment Sets Record

Published: November 25, 2009 at 12:00 am
Conn. College Enrollment Sets Record HARTFORD (AP) - Connecticut education officials say enrollment at public and private colleges in the state has set another record, as the bad economy continues to push more people into school for degrees and retraining.

Conn. Unemployment Rate Jumps To 8.8 Percent

Published: November 25, 2009 at 12:00 am
Conn. Unemployment Rate Jumps To 8.8 Percent WETHERSFIELD (AP) - The Connecticut Labor Department says the state's unemployment rate increased slightly to 8.8 percent, even though employers added 1,000 jobs in October.The gain announced November 19 is statistically small and does not erase th

Inmate Who Mailed Bomb Threat Sentenced

Published: November 25, 2009 at 12:00 am
Inmate Who Mailed Bomb Threat SentencedBRIDGEPORT (AP) - A Connecticut prison inmate has been sentenced to 18 months for mailing a bomb threat to a federal agency.Federal prosecutors said 41-year-old Glen Sharkany was sentenced November 20 in Bridgeport.

Model Airplane Held For Safekeeping

Published: November 25, 2009 at 12:00 am
Model Airplane Held For SafekeepingPolice are holding for safekeeping a radio-controlled model airplane recently found in a tree by a Grand Place resident.Police suspect that someone was flying the remotely controlled toy airplane at the adjacent Newtown Middle School property when it went out of

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Published: November 25, 2009 at 12:00 am
For police reports Berkshire Road About 2:26 pm November 24, motorist Erica Raymond, 17, of 15 Shut Road was driving a 2001 Ford Taurus sedan eastward near 7 Berkshire Road, when a deer entered the street, resulting in a collision, police report. Raymond was not injured. Police took no enforcement

Volunteer Forum On November 30

Published: November 25, 2009 at 12:00 am
Volunteer Forum On November 30Starbucks Newtown will host its next Volunteer Open Forum on Monday, November 30.The café recently underwent dramatic renovations, with new banquet-style meeting tables that will be perfect for forums like this. Much of the material used in the construction are recla

Together Again For Christmas

Published: November 24, 2009 at 12:00 am
Together Again For ChristmasWOODBURY - The Connecticut Choral Society Chamber Singers and the Naugatuck Valley Community College (NVCC) Gospel Choir will present a joint concert on Friday, December 4, at 7:30 pm, at North Congregational Church.The Chamber Singers's a cappella repertoire includ

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