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  • Food Drive At Masonicare To Benefit Food Pantry

    Masonicare at Newtown will hold a food drive Monday, November 3, through Sunday, November 23, at its location, 139 Toddy Hill Road in Newtown.

    Donation boxes will be located in the main lobby of Masonicare at Newtown as well as the lobby of Lockwood Lodge.

  • Newtown Artist Helps Complete ‘Missing Links’

    Newtown resident Andrea Zimmermann is one of 12 artists from Connecticut and New York featured in the “Missing Links” exhibit at The Gallery at the Institute Library, in New Haven.

    Curated by Catherine Vanaria, who with husband Mark Savoia owns Connecticut Photographers in Danbury, the show opened Saturday, October 18 and will run through Saturday, November 29.

  • Running Down Some Halloween Treats

    Three young girls dressed as Elsa, one of the princesses in Disney's Frozen, run toward one of their candy destinations last weekend during the Fourth Annual Sandy Hook Halloween Walk. Girls in the light blue gowns seemed to be everywhere for a few hours on October 25, as children dressed up to give their costumes a trial run (literally, in this case) in a daytime event in Sandy Hook Center. Nearly two dozen local businesses welcomed visitors through their doors.

  • Forest Association Announces Nettleton Preserve Memorial Orchard Project

    Newtown Forest Association will begin work shortly to enhance Nettleton Preserve, one of Newtown’s most well-known properties, located on Castle Hill Road and overlooking historic Main Street. 

  • Work From Home Lunch Gathering Planned

    Work From Home Newtown-CT will host its next lunch gathering on Thursday, November 6.

    Remote workers, home-based business owners, sole proprietors, jobseekers, stay-at-home parents, retirees, et al, are invited to join Newtown resident Greg Pategas for networking and socializing beginning at 11:30 am, at Sweet Mango, at 266 South Main Street, within Plaza South.

  • Polling Places And Absentee Ballot Voting Reminders

    Democratic Registrar of Voters LeReine Frampton reminds residents that the local registrars office has permanently deactivated Edmond Town Hall as a polling location.

  • Local Voters Will See One Ballot Question On Tuesday

    Local voters casting absentee ballots, or appearing at the local polling sites to vote on Election Day, will be asked to vote on a proposed constitutional amendment that would have future implications for electors, according to Secretary of the State Denise Merrill.

  • Additional Trail Slated For Fairfield Hills

    Sharing a short story with the Fairfield Hills Authority Monday, Parks and Recreation Director Amy Mangold offered a glimpse of what “makes me feel good” about her job: A woman stopped her recently while on the Fairfield Hills grounds, saying she had to leave her child’s bike behind as they walked through a meadow, which the bike couldn’t cross. The woman had said to Ms Mangold, “Wouldn’t it be great if we had a trail going all the way around the campus?”

  • Kevin’s Community Center Clinic Expanding Service Under Grant

    Kevin’s Community Center, the free or low-cost community health clinic serving Newtown and the surrounding region, is expanding its hours and scope of operations with underwriting now in place from a federal recovery grant.

  • Spector To Present Program For SCAN

    The Society of Creative Arts of Newtown (SCAN) will have an internationally famous artist demonstrating figure painting in oil for its next program.

    Joel Spector will be at Newtown Meeting House, 31 Main Street, on Wednesday, November 12. The program will begin at 7:30 pm in the building’s lower level. The event is open to the public and admission is free.