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Tue Apr 22, 2014
McCartney guitar tops Bethel
A new electric guitar autographed by Paul McCartney tops the offerings at this year's St. Thomas Episcopal Church benefit auction.
'The Glass Menagerie' in Newtown
Left to right are Chris Luongo of Bethel and Miles Everett of Thomaston rehearsing a scene from "The Glass Menagerie," opening at Town Players of Newtown on Friday, April 25. Photo: Contributed Photo Fresh off of its recent Broadway revival, Tennessee Williams' classic "The Glass Menagerie" kicks off Town Players' 2014 season on Friday, April 25.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Seven firms vying for dispatch contract
Seven companies have submitted bids to operate the city's centralized emergency dispatch center, but a decision on awarding the contact is still several weeks away, city Purchasing Director Charles Volpe said Monday.
Summer school has role, but it varies in districts
How about a Wilderness Survival course that teaches middle school students to survive in the wilderness or a pass/fail chemistry class to become eligible for a more advanced high school science class? Some districts, like Newtown, offer more traditional remedial summer school courses that ensure their students don't fall behind the summer, but ... (more)
Sat Apr 19, 2014
One trip abroad rocked her
Bethel native Margo Kopec first went to Europe when she was 21. She was fascinated with the culture, the people and the lifestyle.
You wouldn't think opening a frozen dessert establishment during one of the most brutal winters in recent memory was a good idea.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Area teachers part of statewide Common Core training
Half a dozen teachers from the area are among what has been dubbed the "Connecticut Dream Team " made up of 97 educators selected to receive intensive training in Common Core Standards so they can train their peers.
Courted by other states, Cartus
After being aggressively courted by officials from Texas and New York, one of the city's largest employers has decided to stay in Connecticut and expand its operations here with the help of a $6.5 million forgivable loan announced Thursday by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Bethel finds refunds in utility bills
Lilli Steinberg, CEO of TRI Utility Cost Reductions, explains the utility refund being given to the town of Bethel with Comptroller Robert Kozlowski, left, and First Selectman Matt Knickerbocker at the Hurgin Municipal Center in Bethel, Conn.
Miles Davis' Jazz Music Recreated In Bethel by 'Birth of Cool Nonet' at Pizzeria Lauretano
Report and Photography by Paula Antolini See a VIDEO of the performance here: http://vimeo.com/92131817 See more PHOTOS here: picturesbypaula.com This recent extra-special event in Bethel was not to be missed! What could be better than cool jazz by renowned musicians and conductor, delicious food and great company, all here in Bethel on a Sunday ... (more)
Some Bethel Residents Might Have Discolored Water Next Week
Aquarion will be cleaning the water mains for the Chimney Heights system in Bethel next week, which could cause some temporary water discoloration.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Democrat to seek 107th House seat
Saying he's concerned about a lack of advocacy for all voters in the 107th General Assembly District , Democrat Dan Smolnik announced Tuesday he will become a candidate for the seat held by 15-year Republican incumbent David Scribner .
Bethel to Auction Three Deliquent Properties in May
The town of Bethel will be holding a public auction on May 2 for three properties in arrears on taxes.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Danbury branch signal fix may be in sight
A Metro-North train bound for Danbury crosses Greenwood Avenue in Bethel, Conn.in this file photo.
Many Local and State Officials Attended Rita's Grand Opening
Report, Photos and Video by Paula Antolini See video of ribbon cutting ceremony here: http://vimeo.com/91809452 See more photos here: picturesbypaula.com There was much fanfare and a jovial atmosphere at the Rita's Grand Opening at the new custard and Italian ice store 2-day event, on April 3-4, 2014, located at 180-9 Old Hawleyville Road in ... (more)
Fri Apr 11, 2014
'The Glass Menagerie' in Newtown
Fresh off of its recent Broadway revival, Tennessee Williams ' classic, "The Glass Menagerie," kicks off Town Players' 2014 season on Friday, April 25. A faded, tragic remnant of Southern gentility, Amanda Wingfield lives in poverty in a drab, gloomy St. Louis apartment with her adult children, Tom and Laura.
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The Top of the Mountain
Congratulations to former superintendent of Newtown Schools Evan Pitkoff, for his fast running on Sunday, April 6. The running Super, who finished near the front of the 5K race sponsored by Stratton-Faxon in Danbury, said that he took up running two years ago, and has never felt better.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Bethel budget hearing draws small crowd
The Board of Finance has amended the proposed spending plan for 2014-15 based on some residents comments at the public hearing this week, and the budget will go to a town meeting May 5. The new budget plan is $69.3 million, $39,285 higher than the plan discussed Tuesday night at a public hearing at Bethel High School .