- Friday, September 4, 2015
Occupation: I am the grants coordinator for the Planning Department for the Town of Newtown, and I work on the Fairfield Hills-related projects and oversee fair and affordable housing.
Family: I have three children. Julie is a senior at Newtown High School, Scott is a freshman at the high school, and Nick is in eighth grade at Newtown Middle School.
- Thursday, September 3, 2015 at 3:58 pm
Here is the lineup for Monday’s 54th Newtown Labor Day Parade, as provided by the Newtown Labor Day Parade Committee. The theme of this year’s parade is “Celebrating the Fine Art of Newtown,” and longtime resident and artist Ruth Newquist will serve as grand marshal.
- Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at 9:02 am
Newtown Soccer Club will hold its first Recreation Soccer Kickoff Celebration on Thursday, September 3, at NYA Sports & Fitness, 4 Primrose Street. Registered players, as well as prospective participants interested in joining the league, are welcome. Registration will be available at the event.
Age division-based times are as follows:
*U4-U6 from 6 to 7 pm;
*U8-U10 from 7 to 8 pm; and
*U14 and older from 8 to 9 pm.
- Monday, August 31, 2015 at 9:47 am
Instructor Amie Meleshkewich led one group of 2015 Newtown Yoga Festival participants on Saturday, August 22, at NYA Sports & Fitness Center.
- Monday, August 31, 2015
Residents who would like to volunteer for the upcoming Newtown Forest Association (NFA) wine tasting event on September 12 are invited to a meeting Tuesday, September 1 at 7 pm at the Holcombe Hill offices at 65 Great Hill Road.
The NFA board members are reaching out to residents to help put on this year’s 2nd Annual Sunset Wine Tasting. The NFA, Inc. is a local non-profit private land trust and is dependent upon volunteers from the community.
- Sunday, August 30, 2015
Taking on the challenge of a triathalon, as she has challenged others to do in memory of her son, Chase, Rebecca Kowalski will compete in the Women’s Sprint Triathalon, Sunday, August 30
- Saturday, August 29, 2015
My senses were overtaken recently by all things dog show! As a ring steward for the Newtown Kennel Club, the Elm City Kennel Club, and the Northwestern Connecticut Dog Club dog shows at the Eastern States Exposition in West Springfield, Mass, I ring stewarded over four days for the judging of nearly 600 dogs. Ring stewards have been called the “office managers” of the dog show ring. The reality is that it’s more like the ultimate test of multitasking, efficiency, and endurance.
- Friday, August 28, 2015 at 10:01 am
The Way We Were
August 31, 1990
- Friday, August 28, 2015 at 9:51 am
There is a big hungry cat right around here that is not afraid of an afternoon raid on small animals in bright daylight, I’m told by Ann Ziluck. Ann lives in the Aunt Park Lane area of town, near the bridle trails, and a large bobcat had a smackdown with a squirrel, right off of her deck, this past Saturday evening.
- Friday, August 28, 2015
From left, Patrick Keough, Cole Salce, and Mike and Tommy Paloian stood together at the Summer Bash.