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  • Screening Of ‘The Conjuring,’ With Special Guests, Shed Light On Local Paranormal Investigators

    Following a special one-night encore showing of The Conjuring on Thursday, October 24, an audience at Edmond Town Hall Theatre was treated to a question and answer session with Lorraine Warren and Tony Spera.

  • Kent Artist’s Wife Brought Area News To Newtown— George Laurence Nelson Feted By Kent Historical Society

    On Saturday and Sunday, November 2 and 3, the Kent Historical Society will present its final campaign this year to increase awareness of former Kent resident and early 20th Century artist George Laurence Nelson. On both days, from noon to 4 pm, the Kent Community House, at 93 Main Street, will be filled with student artwork from local schools, all original works with a George Laurence Nelson theme.

  • Seniors Scare Up A Game Of Bingo

  • Local Organization Offering Ways To Honor 12/14

    Newtown Action Alliance (NAA), an action-based grassroots organization founded after 12/14 by Newtown residents that is dedicated to reversing gun violence in this nation, and its sister organization, The Newtown Foundation, focused on educational, healing, and cultural programs, invite the public to take part in three projects designed to move our community forward as the first anniversary of 12/14 draws near.

  • Registration Filled For Therapy/Comfort Dog Walk-A-Thon

    Newtown Kindness will be hosting a Therapy/Comfort Dog Walk-A-Thon this Saturday, November 2. The organization received so much support that registration hass been closed to any further people who wish to participate.

    The walk will take place on from 10:30 am to 2:30 pm at the Fairfield Hills campus.

  • Theater Review: Martin’s ‘Underpants’ Enjoyable As Long Wharf Opener

    NEW HAVEN — A century ago a German playwright named Carl Sternheim wrote a ribald comedy satirizing the manners and aspirations of the rising bourgeoisie. Ninety years later, the actor, comedian and serious writer Steve Martin, took Sternheim’s play — Die Hose — and adapted it into an equally raunchy farce, The Underpants, which is serving currently the season opener for Long Wharf’s C. Newton Schenck III Theatre.

  • Theater Review: Good ‘Mannerly’ In Hartford

    HARTFORD — Having seen about a quarter of his total output of more than two dozen stage works, I’ve never met a Jeffrey Hatcher play I didn’t like.

  • Where Is The Chow?

    Time is running out to make donations to Adopt-A-Shelter Dog Month and when Piper last checked out the drop-off box at The Newtown Bee’s office, it was a long way down to the several cans of food at the bottom. Since that time a nice carrying crate has been added, but donations are still being accepted until November 1.

  • A WIN-Win For FAITH Food Pantry

    FAITH Food Pantry has relied on the kindness and support of Newtown residents and even a few businesses for more than three decades. The pantry, situated in the undercroft of St John’s Episcopal Church on Washington Avenue, earlier this year observed its 30th anniversary of providing food to residents who need a hand putting meals on their table.

    In June, food pantry co-organizers report they were providing food for nearly 5,000 meals per week. Volunteers plan for three meals per day per family member.

  • Snapshot: Dr Rob Bazuro

    Occupation: I’m a doctor of emergency medicine with Western Connecticut Health Network, at Danbury Hospital. I’m a doctor of osteopathy.

    Family: I’m married to a lifelong Newtowner, Kirsten. We have three children. Andrew is 10, Jocelyn is 8, and Gavin is 5 years old.