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Nourishments-Pudding Provides A Soft Landing After A Hard Day

Published: January 28, 2011 at 12:00 am
Nourishments-Pudding Provides A Soft Landing After A Hard DayBy Nancy K. CrevierWhen cold winter days get hard to swallow, thick stews fragrant with gentle herbs, mashed and pureed vegetables, and creamy soups cling to the ribs and soothe the spirit. But for me, it is the promise of a smooth cus

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Published: January 28, 2011 at 12:00 am
***The Newtown Board of Education approved the new teachers' contract with an estimated total cost of $695,000 at a 9.1 percent cost to taxpayers. The Board also approved the administrators' contract, with raises of 9.4 percent, 8.6 percent, and 8.2 percent over the next three years. ***

Connecticut Choral Society Spring Season Rehearsals Underway; Openings Available

Published: January 28, 2011 at 12:00 am
Connecticut Choral Society Spring Season Rehearsals Underway; Openings AvailableSOUTH BRITAIN - The Connecticut Choral Society (CCS) under the direction of Eric Dale Knapp will have begun rehearsals for its spring concert.

Occupation: I'm a commercial wine maker for DiGrazia Vineyard in Brookfield. I work on private fishing boats out of Rhode Island, as a first mate, and the rest of the time, I'm a stay-at-home dad.

Published: January 28, 2011 at 12:00 am
Occupation: I'm a commercial wine maker for DiGrazia Vineyard in Brookfield. I work on private fishing boats out of Rhode Island, as a first mate, and the rest of the time, I'm a stay-at-home dad.Family: My wife, Amy, and I have a daughter Lydia, who just turned 4 years old.Pets: We have a pet

Business Advisory Group Unloads Volumes On New Governor

Published: January 28, 2011 at 12:00 am
Business Advisory Group Unloads Volumes On New GovernorHARTFORD - According to the Connecticut Business and Industry Association, Governor Dannel P. Malloy will present his first state budget proposal to the General Assembly on February 16 and it must address a budget deficit now pegged at nearl

Meet Jim Sheridan Guitarist For The Adults

Published: January 28, 2011 at 12:00 am
Meet Jim Sheridan Guitarist For The Adults This is the first in a series of articles about local artists who share their creativity through music.Who: Newtown resident Jim Sheridan, a Wilton High School teacher, performs with The Adults, a classic rock band. He lives in town with his wife, Lisa, a

Mac Morlock

Published: January 28, 2011 at 12:00 am
Mac MorlockMorlock is a Newtown High School wrestler who competes in the 285-pound weight division.Favorite part about wrestling: "Learning new things - things I haven't done before."Toughest aspect: Conditioning. When he's not on the mats: Plays football and lifts weights. Favorite subj

Daffodil Days Delivery Angels Wanted

Published: January 28, 2011 at 12:00 am
Daffodil Days Delivery Angels WantedROCKY HILL - Celebrate the arrival of spring and bring hope to cancer patients in Newtown and other area communities. The American Cancer Society is seeking volunteers for several hours during the week of March 14 to help organize and package Daffodil Days ord

Connecticut Hospitals Leading The Nation In Adopting Health IT

Published: January 28, 2011 at 12:00 am
Connecticut Hospitals Leading The Nation In Adopting Health IT WALLINGFORD - Statistically, Connecticut hospitals are ahead of the pack in becoming "meaningful users" of health information technology (IT) to improve safety and efficiency.

Three Suitable Areas-P&Z Reviews Report On Affordable Housing

Published: January 28, 2011 at 12:00 am
Three Suitable Areas-P&Z Reviews Report On Affordable Housing By Andrew GoroskoA consultant's draft study performed for the Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) has identified three areas of town considered to be the most suitable places to create "affordable housing."

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