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By Eliza Hallabeck

Published: March 25, 2011 at 12:00 am
By Eliza Hallabeck  So wrote Levan to Jennie on June 12, 1856. Flowers he had picked from his Newtown home's garden on his return from school earlier in the night were near him as he wrote. "In the morning, if my life be spared until then," wrote Levan, "I will arrange them in a bouquet

The building plans that were submitted to the Borough of Newtown on March 7 for the new Congregational Church on Castle Hill Road have been temporarily withdrawn because of some problems with the soil erosion plan and the proposed driveway. A new sta

Published: March 25, 2011 at 12:00 am
The building plans that were submitted to the Borough of Newtown on March 7 for the new Congregational Church on Castle Hill Road have been temporarily withdrawn because of some problems with the soil erosion plan and the proposed driveway. A new state mandated law, recently enacted, requires eros

What We Are Reading

Published: March 25, 2011 at 12:00 am
What We Are ReadingBy Nancy K. CrevierReaders love to share with others the books about which they feel passionate. Last summer, Newtown Bee employees shared with our readers what they were reading. Expanding on that, this winter local book clubs have been sharing what they are reading, what they

Hartford SCORE Workshops Are Free

Published: March 25, 2011 at 12:00 am
Hartford SCORE Workshops Are FreeHARTFORD - The Greater Hartford Chapter of SCORE has announced an upcoming series of special seminars specifically designed for small business owners.

SNAPSHOT: ANTHONY METZ

Published: March 25, 2011 at 12:00 am
SNAPSHOT: ANTHONY METZ Occupation: I'm a social studies teacher at Newtown High School. European history is my focus, and I also teach Latin American history and Middle Eastern history. Family: I have a sister who is a doctor. She lives in Santa Cruz, Calif. My mother and father live in Shelton

Former Youth Agency Director Lands At Urgent Care Group

Published: March 25, 2011 at 12:00 am
Former Youth Agency Director Lands At Urgent Care GroupSOUTHBURY - Beth Agen of Danbury has been appointed as multisite manager for Urgent Care of Connecticut. Ms Agen will be responsible for daily operations at both Urgent Care of Southbury and Urgent Care of Brookfield medical treatment facili

Hospital's 20th Annual Children's Day Promises Kid-Sized Fun

Published: March 25, 2011 at 12:00 am
Hospital's 20th Annual Children's Day Promises Kid-Sized FunDANBURY - Danbury Hospital invites the public to its 20th Annual Children's Day on Saturday, March 26, from 10 am to 2 pm. The kid-sized fun starts at the Praxair Cancer Center lobby, located on the first floor of the Stroock Buil

'Nutrition Detectives' Program Available To Local Schools

Published: March 25, 2011 at 12:00 am
'Nutrition Detectives' Program Available To Local SchoolsDERBY - According to a recent study conducted by the Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center, it takes less than two hours to turn students and their parents into "Nutrition Detectives," able to identify better-for-you foods quickl

Governor's Tax Proposals Part Of A Plan Of 'Shared Sacrifice'

Published: March 25, 2011 at 12:00 am
Governor's Tax Proposals Part Of A Plan Of 'Shared Sacrifice'By Nancy K. CrevierThe budget speech presented by Governor Dannel P. Malloy, February 16, outlined means of increasing revenue and decreasing spending at the state level, to reduce the budget deficit. The proposals will affect resi

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