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Published: January 29, 2010 at 12:00 am
* * * Town officials and Main Street merchants this week criticized two state plans for the flagpole intersection. The first selectman predicted that the plans, if implemented, would block traffic and put Main Street merchants out of business. The state is waiting for the town to officially commen

Occupation: I'm a carpenter, and I work on the family farm on Platt's Hill Road, Cherry Grove. I also substitute teach in Redding on occasion.

Published: January 29, 2010 at 12:00 am
Occupation: I'm a carpenter, and I work on the family farm on Platt's Hill Road, Cherry Grove. I also substitute teach in Redding on occasion.Family: My mom and dad, Catherine Dougherty and Jerome Mayer, live here in town. I have a sister, Deirdre Dougherty, who lives in Washington, D.C.Pets:

Choral Society Spring Rehearsals Begin February 3; Newcomers Welcome

Published: January 29, 2010 at 12:00 am
Choral Society Spring Rehearsals Begin February 3; Newcomers WelcomeNewtown Choral Society, under the direction of Mary Andreotta, will begin its spring concert rehearsals at 7 pm on Wednesday, February 3, at Newtown Middle School, on Queen Street.

Scholarships Available

Published: January 29, 2010 at 12:00 am
Scholarships AvailableThe Newtown High School Career Center publicizes all scholarships of which it is notified.

Reflections Winners Named At Middle Gate

Published: January 29, 2010 at 12:00 am
Reflections Winners Named At Middle GateAt Middle Gate School on Thursday, January 14, nine students were selected to represent their school at the state level of this year's National PTA Reflections Program, a nationwide K-12 cultural arts program. Judging was based on artistic merit, creativ

Beech Street, Danbury

Published: January 29, 2010 at 12:00 am
Beech Street, DanburyClay Sanchez bought a home at 6 Beech Street, Danbury, from Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation.Bob and Richelle Ward of Prudential Connecticut Realty were the listing and selling agents. Attorney Richard Jacobsen represented the seller. Attorney Eric DaSilva represented th

Winter Still Embraces The Sturdy Ice House

Published: January 29, 2010 at 12:00 am
Winter Still Embraces The Sturdy Ice HouseBy Nancy K. Crevier"The only refrigerator our mothers had was the well, and happy was the woman whose well was deep and cold and never-failing," recalled Newtown's first town historian Ezra L. Johnson in his now nearly century-old tome, Newtown 1705

The dispatchers at the emergency communications center at Town Hall South report the following fire calls:

Published: January 29, 2010 at 12:00 am
The dispatchers at the emergency communications center at Town Hall South report the following fire calls:Thursday, January 21: 5:20 pm, investigation, Meadowbrook Road, Botsford responded. Friday, January 22: 3:14 pm, alarm, 10 Loveland Drive, Sandy Hook responded; 3:55 pm, junk fire, 265 South M

NHS Artists Win In 2010 Scholastic Awards Show

Published: January 29, 2010 at 12:00 am
NHS Artists Win In 2010 Scholastic Awards ShowSeveral Newtown High School Art students were honored recently by having their work selected for exhibition in the 2010 Connecticut Scholastic Awards Show, and with awards from the program. Sara Hill won three awards for her ceramic, "Psycho Love,"

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