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Enough Chair To Host The Neighborhood

Published: August 30, 2014 at 12:00 am
Doug Calderone had quite a few heads turning Friday morning, as he swabbed one coat after another of bright green paint onto a wooden Adirondack chair out front of My Place Restaurant and Pizza on Queen Street. It was not the color that was grabbing the attention, though, as much as the size of the

Peacock Finds A Home On Pennsylvania Farm

Published: August 30, 2014 at 12:00 am
Harley the peacock, who made a temporary home at a Shepard Hill Road address earlier this summer, has found a permanent roost. A friend of resident Susan Nalley has welcomed the colorful bird to her farm in Pennsylvania. Ms Nalley said after publication of an August 1 Newtown Bee article, she reache

Panacea Members Return For August 31 Reunion Show: Rain Or Shine, Sunday At Dickinson Park

Published: August 30, 2014 at 12:00 am
Panacea, who performed what turned out to be an abbreviated reunion set during The Great Newtown Reunion last summer, has promised fans that this time they are not leaving the stage early. The band - which formed when members were students at Newtown High School during the late 1960s and early 70s

Yoga Festival Attracts 150 Attendees For Mind-Body Discipline

Published: August 30, 2014 at 12:00 am
About 150 participants or "yogis" attended the Second Annual Newtown Yoga Festival on Saturday, August 23, at Newtown Youth Academy Sports & Fitness Center at Fairfield Hills. The participants sampled various versions of yoga. Area teachers who participated included Barbara Templeton, Kristi Gun

Hoyt Leads The Pack In 9th Annual Newtown Road Race

Published: August 30, 2014 at 12:00 am
Kevin Hoyt, Newtown's race dominator, almost didn't successfully defend his Newtown Road Race title, but that's only because he came close to not running the event. The 24-year-old Newtown resident's late decision to not attend his Keene State College alumni race on Saturday, August 30, enab

Margaret B. Oliver

Published: August 29, 2014 at 12:00 am
Margaret B. Oliver, 97, of Sandy Hook, died August 28 at her home. Mrs Oliver was the widow of the late Frank Oliver, and had been a resident of Sandy Hook since 1956.

Ruth Joyce Murray

Published: August 29, 2014 at 12:00 am
Ruth Joyce Murray, 82, of Bethel, widow of Robert E. Murray, died August 24, after a brief illness. Born and raised in Philadelphia, she lived in Weston for 33 years.Her greatest joy was her family. Her sons and spouses Robert and Suzanne of Newtown...

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