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Published: April 30, 2010 at 12:00 am
* * * Fishermen still are warned not to eat fish caught in Lakes Lillinonah and Zoar, although a recently issued report by the Department of Environmental Protection shows that the PCB level in Housatonic fish has dropped since 1979. While fish from the Housatonic normally are not sold commerciall

A Low-Tech Look At More High-Tech

Published: April 30, 2010 at 12:00 am
A Low-Tech Look At More High-TechBy Nancy K. CrevierTelevision ads are causing me angst. Just when I think I have technology figured out, advertisers begin assailing me to try something new.

Ken Toal

Published: April 30, 2010 at 12:00 am
Ken ToalToal is a member of the Newtown High School track and field team - runs the 100- and 200-meter events - and also plays baseball.Favorite part about track: "Running fast."Toughest aspect: "Staying mentally strong throughout the day. It's a very rigorous practice." When he's

Occupation: I'm a senior teller at the Savings Bank of Danbury, right here in Newtown, next to Hometown Wine and Spirits on Church Hill Road.

Published: April 30, 2010 at 12:00 am
Occupation: I'm a senior teller at the Savings Bank of Danbury, right here in Newtown, next to Hometown Wine and Spirits on Church Hill Road.Family: I have three children. Kristen graduated from Iona College and works in White Plains; Robert is a junior at UConn, majoring in chemical engineering

Avoid Cosmetic Contact Lenses

Published: April 30, 2010 at 12:00 am
Avoid Cosmetic Contact LensesAttorney General Richard Blumenthal recently demanded that two retailers and two distributors immediately stop illegal sales of noncorrective cosmetic contact lenses, which under state law can only be sold by licensed eye care professionals.

Lions Club Donations Help Myriad Groups

Published: April 30, 2010 at 12:00 am
Lions Club Donations Help Myriad Groups The Newtown Lions Club, using money raised through fundraisers sponsored by the club during the year, continues to live up to its motto "We Serve" with donations to local organizations.Club member Skip Sims recently presented a check to support the Make-

NHS Athletes Vendel, Bowen Sign

Published: April 30, 2010 at 12:00 am
NHS Athletes Vendel, Bowen Sign By Andy Hutchison and Nancy K. CrevierLacrosse player Lisa Vendel and softball player Kate Bowen are leading their respective Newtown High School teams to nearly flawless season. Life on the athletic fields is going well for the high-scoring and tough-on-defense Ven

NHS Athletics, Recruiting Agency Form Partnership

Published: April 30, 2010 at 12:00 am
NHS Athletics, Recruiting Agency Form PartnershipNewtown High School athletes who are trying to get noticed - and eventually get recruited - by coaches in collegiate athletic programs are having their chances bolstered thanks to a partnership between the school and College Showcases America'

Young Professional Group To Bring Social Networking Series To Mattatuck Museum

Published: April 30, 2010 at 12:00 am
Young Professional Group To Bring Social Networking Series To Mattatuck MuseumWATERBURY - The Mattatuck Young Professionals Ambassador Collaborative (MYPAC) will kick off its first social event on Wednesday, May 5, at 5:30 pm. The Cinco de Mayo themed night will launch the Mattatuck After Dark s

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