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  • CT Master Chorale To Perform "The Peacemakers," Other Works, Sunday At St Rose

    The Connecticut Master Chorale, under the direction of Tina Johns Heidrich, will present a concert featuring The Peacemakers by Karl Jenkins on Sunday, March 3, at 3 pm, at St Rose of Lima Church. When Ms Heidrich chose the new Jenkins creation over a year ago to be the centerpiece of this March concert, she had no way to know how especially poignant and meaningful it would turn out to be for the community at this time.

  • A Taste Of China At Hurley’s Kitchen

    They gathered around the dining room table. Bowls of pretzels and popcorn tempted Grace, Shawn, and Maggie Kuhling, Isabella Wakeman, Isabella’s Chinese guest, Brenda, Matthew Jaeger, Grace Howgego, and Zach Fuchs, all students of Lorraine Hurley’s “Hurley’s Kitchen” children’s cooking school on South Main Street. The young people, instead of snatching up handfuls of the snacks, were partaking of the after school treat in an unusual manner on Thursday afternoon, February 21.

  • Acts Of Kindness Honor Charlotte Bacon

    With a photo of a smiling Charlotte Bacon displayed at the front of the room and the words, “Happy birthday Charlotte, remember forever,” the first night to honor students entered into the Charlotte Bacon Act of Kindness Awards tooko place Friday, February 22, at Heal...

  • Top of the Mountain, from the issue dated February 22, 2013

    Newtown news from a cat's point of view.

  • Snapshot: Kate Katcher

    Kate Katcher is featured this week.

  • Gestures of Kindness, Part Six: From African Children To Local Hoopsters, Support Continues

    This is the sixth installation of a series of stories that share with Newtown Bee readers special events that continue to take place as Newtown heals following the events of 12/14 at Sandy Hook School. It is also a continuation of anecdotes from across the country, ...

  • Ives Concert Park Partners With New Promoter

    DANBURY — While we may not have seen the worst of winter yet, the board of directors at Ives Concert Park already is looking ahead to next summer. The outdoor concert venue on the Western Connecticut State University westside campus in Danbury has, since 1975, hosted an imp...

  • HealingNewtown Workshops And Programs, February 23-March 9

    Newtown Cultural Arts Commission (NCAC), the Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut and The Connecticut Office of the Arts, have come together to create HealingNewtown Arts Space at 5 Queen Street (next to Caraluzzi’s). As part of the HealingNewtow...

  • Kidologie Getting Ready For Summer With Family Event

    Connectologie LLC, an event production company based in Newtown, will host its semi-annual children’s fair on Sunday, March 10. The event, for kids of all ages and their parents, will run from 11 am to 4 pm at Reed Intermediate School, 3 Trades Lane.

  • Sandy Hook Arcade Center Now Open In Sand Hill Plaza

    Children and adults maneuvered controls translating moves to onscreen race cars and motorcycles Saturday, February 16, during the grand opening of Newtown’s new Sandy Hook Arcade Center (SHAC), which has sprung up in record time in Sand Hill Plaza.