• The Way We Were

    October 5, 1990

  • NHS Grad To Be On 'Who Wants To Be A Millionaire' Thursday

    Newtown High School 2015 graduate Alec Hersh is set to have his appearance on ABC's Who Wants To Be A Millionaire air this Thursday, October 1.

    Alec is now a freshman at Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, Penn.

    He auditioned for the chance to be on the show last spring, and filmed his participation with the game show on Friday, July 31. He and his friends, Alec said, and family have been waiting to watch the episode ever since.

  • A Return To Grandeur For A Historic Main Street Property

    In renovating the building at the corner of West and Main Streets, the history of the property has been a priority for developers Chris Wilson and Chris Hottois, of Flint Ridge Development, LLC, in Monroe. Commonly known as “the Chase Building,” the structure was “a mess,” said Mr Hottois, when the partners purchased the building two years ago, and began restoration.

  • A Night To Shine With The Stars

    Newtown Middle School eighth grader Cooper McLaughlin returned home Sunday, September 20, with stars in his eyes and stars on his mind — famous stars, that is, like actor Alec Baldwin, comic Jim Gaffigan, actor/director Jim Naughton, and Broadway performer Cody Williams.

  • Massive ‘MEGA Body’ Heading To Newtown Next Weekend For Health Fair

    It’s hard for kids, or adults for that matter, to really understand what the dentist is doing in there when they’re working intently filling a cavity. And what the heck does asthma look like from inside your lungs?

  • Going Retro

    Golden Opportunities hosted a special Retro Fest program at Nunnawauk Meadows last week, when residents were invited to dress in the style of their favorite era for some dinner, dancing, and live entertainment. The VonZells provided the entertainment, performing music from the 40s to the 70s. From left are band members Kevin McDonough, Sue Leonard and Dick Hetrick, performing their pre-dinner set. The September 17 event also included a roast beef dinner, a trivia game, and more dancing.

  • Snapshot: Tara Tomaselli

    Occupation: I’m a fine art photographer with previous work experience in arts administration, art education, and museum education. I have a lot of my photos on my website, www.tomaselliphoto.com. Currently, I have an exhibit at Visual Impact in Danbury, and I’ll be in a show at Danbury City Hall toward the end of the year.

    Family: I’m from Pound Ridge, N.Y., where my parents still live. I have a sister, Christina, who lives in Oregon.

  • The Top of the Mountain

    Giavanna Dentice and Olivia McMurray fluttered by The Bee’s booth at the Newtown Arts Festival, Saturday, September 19, held on the Fairfield Hills campus.  As you can see the girls were appropriately dressed. I just hope they haven’t started a new wardrobe requirement for Bee workers...

  • The Way We Were

    September 28, 1990

  • Choose Love Concert Series Begins In Sandy Hook Center

    The Sandy Hook Organization for Prosperity (SHOP) kicked off its 2nd Annual Choose Love Outdoor Concert Series on Saturday, September 19, with a performance by The Midlife Crisis at the Sandy Hook Village Green.

    Band members performed hits like “Rock This Town,” “American Girl,” “Small Town,” and “Listen To The Music.”