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  1. Obituary: Eda (Nereo) Benivegna, 95, Mother of Artist Rosemary BenivegnaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Orange Live

    She was the wife of the late Salvatore L. Benivegna, MD and mother of Rosemary Benivegna of Orange, CT and Anthony Benivegna of Roxbury, CT. A Memorial Service will take place on Saturday, Mar. 21, 2015 at 12pm at the Green Funeral Home, 57 Main St., Danbury.


  2. West Roxbury gas pipeline proposal draws fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 |

    Dynamite explodes inside a massive West Roxbury quarry many times each week, rattling plates in nearby homes and jarring nerves in this far-flung section of the city. A Houston energy company is planning to build a $1 billion natural gas pipeline through the neighborhood along with a gas pressure regulating station across from the quarry.


  3. Veteran veterinarian a rare breed in RoxburyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | News Times

    Veterinarian Paul Elwell has had a practice in Roxbury for 30 years and has sold it as of the end December of last year. He is still working a few days a week at the practice.


  4. Longtime veterinarian a rare breed in RoxburyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | News Times

    ... with their hind leg." Elwell is semi-retired. At the end of December, he sold his veterinary practice of 30 years in Roxbury to his long-time associate, Mark Carlson. But he plans to continuing working with Carlson two days a week because veterinary ...


  5. Irish tavern going in at Simon Pearce exhibitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | News Times

    ... Pearce when he was sourcing items for a remodel ing job in Manhattan, said the opportunity is huge. "We're based in Roxbury, Conn., where it's mostly second homes, and we are really looking to expand our base," he said. "It's exciting to be doing ...


  6. Old Lyme Church Celebrates Its 350 Year Heritage with Numerous Events Throughout 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 4 |

    ... fight for liberty. He later served as chaplain in the regiment led by Col. Samuel H. Parsons from Lyme and reached Roxbury at the end of the fight for Bunker Hill. In colonial times, the meetinghouse was not only a place for public worship but also ...


  7. Election Commission dismisses complaint against Region 12 BOERead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 29 | Greenwich Citizen

    ... consolidated elementary school on the Shepaug campus as well as renovations for Shepaug Valley School . Bridgewater, Roxbury and Washington residents voted against both referendum questions. "On behalf of the board, I am grateful that the commission ...


  8. Litchfield schools float merger idea with Region 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 26 | Greenwich Citizen

    As the state's small-town school districts continue to lose student population, officials have begun edging toward the dance floor in search of potential partners for merger. One of the latest districts to overcome its shyness is Litchfield, which extended a tentative hand to nearby Region 12 after a brusque rejection from Region 6. Region 12, which includes Washington, Roxbury and Bridgewater, is projected to lose nearly 300 of its 740 students by 2023.


  9. Fitch Affirms Regional School Dist. No. 12, CT's GOs 'AA+'; Outlook StableRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2014 | Business Wire

    ... Rating Outlook is Stable. The bonds are a general obligation of the district and of the member towns of Washington, Roxbury, and Bridgewater, CT. The district has no independent taxing power, but the member towns have the ability and obligation to ...


  10. Voices of Poetry at Hunt Hill Farm on Dec. 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 |

    ... Art Museum in Ridgefield; The New Britain Museum of American Art; The Sherman Playhouse; Minor Memorial Library in Roxbury; Gunn Memorial Library in Washington; Ridgefield Library; Hopkins Vineyard; and Hartford Public Library. VOP also has ...


  11. Marilyn's lost love letters sell for $121KRead the original story

    Dec 7, 2014 | Connecticut Post

    ... 1956 file photo, actress Marilyn Monroe, left, and playwright Arthur Miller embrace on the lawn of Miller's home in Roxbury, Conn., several hours before they were married in White Plains, New York. A handwritten letter from Monroe to her third and ...


  12. A Trip To The Bent Of The Pomperaug RiverRead the original story

    Dec 5, 2014 | The Hartford Courant

    ... loop" trail with views out to the valleys or "Scalo's" trail with distant views out to Newtown, Bridgewater and Roxbury. For those interested in birding, more than 184 species were seen at the santuary during a bird-a-thon earlier this year. At the ...


  13. 'Cocktail Hour' playwright A.R. Gurney: An outsider in his own familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | Star Tribune

    ... Gurney and his wife, Molly, split time between an apartment on the Upper West Side of Manhattan and a home in Roxbury, Conn. He spoke by phone from New York before heading down for a matinee of his most-famous play, "Love Letters," with Alan Alda ...


  14. Charge Batteries Conveniently With InventHelp Client Invention, Robo-ShoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | PRWeb

    "When I was a child my family did a lot of camping," said an inventor from Roxbury, Conn. "There were seven of us, so flashlights were used a lot.


  15. Marilyn Monroe's lost love letters to be auctionedRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2014 | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... 1956 file photo, actress Marilyn Monroe, left, and playwright Arthur Miller embrace on the lawn of Miller's home in Roxbury, Conn., several hours before they were married in White Plains, New York. Monroe's Lost Archives are coming to light now, ...


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    Nov 7, 2014 | News Times

    The steady decline of the student population in the Region 12 system has prompted the hiring of a marketing firm to polish the district's image and help it attract families with school-age children. The district, which includes the towns of Bridgewater, Roxbury and Washington, has fewer than 800 students this year, down from 1,100-plus students in 1999, and the number is projected to fall to just 460 by 2023.


  17. Sculpture Garden Transforms Hartford's Bushnell PlazaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 |

    ... deceased, David Hayes of Coventry, which is showing two of his totem sculptures. The works are by Tom Doyle of Roxbury, who created the tripod sculpture "Maynooth," from cherry, oak and sassafrass wood; Brian Walters of Bethel, who is showing five ...


  18. Preview of 'Once Upon a Matress' at Westover SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 |

    ... The music was written by Mary Rodgers and the lyrics by Marshall Barer. The show is directed by Marla Truini of Roxbury and the choreography is by Alec Varcas of New York City. The production cast includes Hannah Olshansky of Bridgewater as Lady ...


  19. Southbury Teenager Accused of Sexually Assaulting Child Accepts Plea AgreementRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 |

    ... assault. Keller is accused of sexually assaulteing the girl, who was 6 at the time while babysitting her at her Roxbury home in Jan. 2010, the paper reports. He was arrested nearly a year after the incident. Keller is eligible to serve just one year ...


  20. Oxford Residents Have You Seen Hoppy?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 |

    MISSING SINCE 9/1/14: Hoppy is a 7-year-old, reddish-brown Pomeranian. She was last seen on 9/1/14, in Roxbury, CT.


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