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  • Aquarion Offering Free Reservoir Fishing Permits To Unemployed, Active Military, Veterans

    EASTON — For the fifth consecutive season, Aquarion Water Company will issue free fishing permits to any unemployed person over the age of 18. Veterans and active duty service members will also be included in this year’s program.

  • Mullins Tosses No-Hitter

    Newtown High School baseball pitcher Pat Mullins threw a no-hitter in Newtown’s second game of the season, a 5-0 win over visiting Fairfield Ludlowe on April 4. Mullins struck out six batters and issued just two walks in the effort.

  • Brown Still Playing Sports, At A Competitive Level, At 63

    From softball to pickleball, and everything in between, sports, and just about any athletic activity, are what it’s all about for Newtown’s Jan Brown. She’s run in marathons and sprint triathlons, and run (as in organized) sports leagues. A participant of the Connecticut Masters’ Games — the largest amateur multisport, Olympic-style event for master’s athletes in the state — since 2003, Brown was named the Connecticut Masters’ Games Athlete of the Year for 2012.

  • Moore Soccer Clinic For Young Newtown Athletes, Saturday At Treadwell Park

    Moore Soccer Academy was started in January 2012 by former Major League Soccer midfielder Jason Moore.

    Jason started his MLS career with DC United, and won a MLS Cup Championship his rookie year. He played a total of six years with the MLS, his last year spent at the New England Revolution.

    Jason has always been passionate about soccer and helping the community. Last year, he decided he wanted to dedicate his passions full-time and start an academy. Moore Soccer Academy (MSA) was the result.

  • Guilt And Excitement Rule The Opening Day Air As First Responders Are Honored

    BRONX, N.Y. — Being there for Opening Day is thrill in itself for any baseball fan. Standing on the famous Yankee Stadium grass, along with the players, and surrounded by 49,514 cheering fans — now that’s just a dream come true for any fanatic of the old ballgame.

  • Events Honoring Sandy Hook Victims

    The following are among the ongoing/upcoming events in honor of Sandy Hook Elementary School victims:

     

    Quinnipiac Shirt Auction

  • No Pads, Lots Of Bruises ... But Plenty Of Fun For Women On Rugby Fields

    Bruises, sprains … turf burn — when it comes to rugby, these are perhaps as much a part of the game as are things such as good old offense, defense, scoring, and winning. Just ask some of the women from Newtown who, in college, traded in their soccer shin pads and running shoes for — well … bruises, cuts, and turf burn (and bags of ice) on the rugby field.

  • Race Car Will Make A Stop At VFW Post

    Newtown’s Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #308 Ladies Auxiliary member Kathy DiCecca’s nephew Kyle Armstrong will be bringing his dirt modified big block race car to the VFW in Newtown on Sunday, April 7 at 2 pm. The public is invited to see the car and enjoy refreshments at the VFW.

    Mr Armstrong, an auto racer at Lebanon Valley Speedway in West Lebenon N.Y. is bringing his car down to inspire others to “follow their dreams,” Ms DiCecca said. His own dream is to get into Nascar.

  • Run For Families Brings Community Together, Pulls In $438,000

    Thousands of runners and walkers — of a variety of ages — cluttered the streets of Hartford not for just the exercise, a fast time, or the competitive nature of a race but, rather, a good cause, on March 23. They participated in the Hartford Marathon Foundation's Sandy Hook Run For The Families, a 5K race which was so much more than a race — a means for giving, remembering, and supporting those who have been through so much.