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Papa Al's A Family Business Is A Family Favorite

Published: January 08, 2016 at 12:00 am
Papa Al's A Family Business Is A Family FavoriteTwenty years ago, "Papa Al" Selmani opened his San Remo Pizza & Restaurant in Woodbury and began delighting customers in the area with his pizza, sub, and pasta creations. He has since left that business behind him, but luckily for Newtown

Occupation: I am a communications and electronics technician for the federal prison in Danbury, in charge of all communications there. I've been at this position for 21 years. I also was in active duty for five years with the Navy/Submarine Reserve

Published: November 23, 2012 at 12:00 am
Occupation: I am a communications and electronics technician for the federal prison in Danbury, in charge of all communications there. I've been at this position for 21 years. I also was in active duty for five years with the Navy/Submarine Reserves and 17 years in the Air Force Reserves. I rece

Occupation: I am a communications and electronics technician for the federal prison in Danbury, in charge of all communications there. I've been at this position for 21 years. I also was in active duty for five years with the Navy/Submarine Reserve

Published: November 23, 2012 at 12:00 am
Occupation: I am a communications and electronics technician for the federal prison in Danbury, in charge of all communications there. I've been at this position for 21 years. I also was in active duty for five years with the Navy/Submarine Reserves and 17 years in the Air Force Reserves. I rece

Santa On Track

Published: November 23, 2012 at 12:00 am
Santa On TrackSanta Claus will once again greet visitors to the Danbury Railway Museum, who may ride to meet him on a vintage train. The event will take place on Saturdays and Sundays, December 2, 8-9 and 15-16. Trains will depart every half-hour from noon to 3:30 pm on Saturdays; 12:30 pm t

Malloy Working On Plan For $365 Million Shortfall

Published: November 23, 2012 at 12:00 am
Malloy Working On Plan For $365 Million ShortfallHARTFORD (AP) - Governor Dannel P. Malloy says he'll soon offer a plan to state lawmakers for closing Connecticut's current $365 million budget deficit.The Democrat said Monday the proposal for addressing the shortfall will be ready within two

Conn. Medical Marijuana Business Group Discussed

Published: November 23, 2012 at 12:00 am
Conn. Medical Marijuana Business Group DiscussedHARTFORD (AP) - Advocates of Connecticut's new medical marijuana law are considering whether to start a business alliance for entrepreneurs and others interested in getting involved in the initiative.An organizational meeting of the proposed Conn

We didn't have any luck - or we should say our readers didn't have any luck - with last week's challenge, so we are offering it again this week, with a hint: If you are having a hard time reading the writing over the front door of this part

Published: November 23, 2012 at 12:00 am
We didn't have any luck - or we should say our readers didn't have any luck - with last week's challenge, so we are offering it again this week, with a hint: If you are having a hard time reading the writing over the front door of this particular residence, it is the word Fourteen, in bl

Shop 'Til You Drop, Thursday In Sandy Hook

Published: November 23, 2012 at 12:00 am
Shop 'Til You Drop, Thursday In Sandy HookNewtown Newcomers & Neighbors Club will host a special "Shop 'Til You Drop" shopping event featuring more than 15 local vendors next week.The club traditionally hosts these events at the homes of members, but has decided to share their successf

Bus Talks Lead To FOI Concerns

Published: November 23, 2012 at 12:00 am
Bus Talks Lead To FOI ConcernsBy Eliza HallabeckA transportation update at the Board of Education's meeting on Tuesday, November 20, sparked concerns by two members that conversations with All-Star Transportation were not handled by the full board or in a public meeting.School board Chair Debbie

This Week's Poll

Newtown Cultural Arts Commission is presenting or coordinating on six weeks of special events. Which event are you looking forward to the most? (Visit our Features page for a full story with details about all of these events.)

“In The Bag” exhibition, on view to September 28
0% (0 votes)
The Lords of 52nd Street concert, September 14
0% (0 votes)
Newtown Arts Festival weekend, September 15-16
50% (1 vote)
“An Evening of the Arts,” September 15
50% (1 vote)
“The Fox on the Fairway” production by Town Players of Newtown, weekends September 21-October 13
0% (0 votes)
“The Main Street Replica Project,” launching September 25
0% (0 votes)
Someday Cinema Series screenings of “The Blues Brothers,” September 30
0% (0 votes)
Photography display “In Our Rearview Mirror” by Marleen Cafarelli, et al, October 1-30
0% (0 votes)
“Love, Laughter, and Rhubarb” with Tinky Weisblat, October 3
0% (0 votes)
Newtown Day, October 6
0% (0 votes)
The 3rd Annual Newtown-Sandy Hook Restaurant Week, October 8-14
0% (0 votes)
Basket weaving workshop with Tina Puckett, October 13
0% (0 votes)
“Courageous Conversations in A Complex World,” October 17
0% (0 votes)
Live at ETH: David Wax Museum concert, October 19
0% (0 votes)
The 2nd Annual Fall Carnival at Fairfield Hills, October 19-21
0% (0 votes)
Connecticut Author’s Reading Series, October 21
0% (0 votes)
Natalie’s Open Mic, October 21
0% (0 votes)
“The Wordsmiths,” October 24
0% (0 votes)
Pianist Konstanza Chernov, October 28
0% (0 votes)
Someday Cinema Series double feature screenings of “Bride of Frankenstein” and “The Beast with Five Fingers,” October 29
0% (0 votes)
Total votes: 2