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MaryEllen Harris

Published: October 29, 2010 at 12:00 am
MaryEllen Bjorklund Chemero Harris of Newtown died suddenly on October 21 at Yale-New Haven Hospital. She had been doing one of her favorite things (taking care of dogs with her stepdaughter) when a cerebral aneurysm ruptured. She was 65. She is survived by her husband, David Harris of Newtown; a si

Medicare Expands Coverage To Help Smokers Quit

Published: October 29, 2010 at 12:00 am
Medicare Expands Coverage To Help Smokers QuitWASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) - They have lived with the health warnings about smoking for much of their lives and doubtless seen the ill effects on friends, relatives, and even themselves, yet about 4.5 million older people in the United States keep on ligh

Stress Reduction Key To Fertility

Published: October 29, 2010 at 12:00 am
Stress Reduction Key To FertilityBy Nancy K. Crevier

HARTFORD - The Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) is warning residents about the dangers of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning associated with malfunctioning heating systems, blocked chimneys, vehicle exhaust, and the improper use of portabl

Published: October 29, 2010 at 12:00 am
HARTFORD - The Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) is warning residents about the dangers of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning associated with malfunctioning heating systems, blocked chimneys, vehicle exhaust, and the improper use of portable gasoline-powered generators.They also stressed

Smokers Needed For  NIH-Funded Study

Published: October 29, 2010 at 12:00 am
Smokers Needed For NIH-Funded Study FARMINGTON - Doctors at the University of Connecticut Health Center are looking for smokers who want to stop smoking and participate in a study with two approaches to kick the habit for good.Through a grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) smoker

Town Players Of Newtown Seeking Directors, Alumni

Published: October 29, 2010 at 12:00 am
Town Players Of Newtown Seeking Directors, Alumni Town Players of Newtown invites area directors to submit play selections for consideration for 2011, the local theater company's 76th season. Plays are welcomed from a variety of genres - comedy, drama, and period pieces. Due to space limitatio

Popular Networking Luncheon Will Help The Hungry

Published: October 29, 2010 at 12:00 am
Popular Networking Luncheon Will Help The HungryWESTPORT - The Entrepreneurial Woman's Network will host its annual luncheon on Tuesday, November 16, from noon to 2 pm at The Norwalk Inn & Conference Center, 99 East Avenue. The network luncheon is not only a time for EWN to give thanks for

'The Newtowner' Enters Final Stages Of Production

Published: October 29, 2010 at 12:00 am
'The Newtowner' Enters Final Stages Of Production By Nancy K. Crevier The first layouts for The Newtowner, Newtown's first literary magazine devoted to showcasing local talent, are in the hands of editor-in-chief Georgia Monaghan, and she is as excited as a new mother. "The layouts are st

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