- Thursday, June 18, 2015 at 11:16 am
School Superintendent Joseph V Erardi, Jr said June 17 he is feeling no political pressure as Town Democrats and Borough Burgesses lined up to oppose closing any Newtown schools at this time even in the face of dwindling enrollment.
- Thursday, June 18, 2015 at 11:09 am
Middle Gate Elementary School music teacher Tina Jones has been selected by the district as the 2015-16 Newtown Public Schools’ Teacher of the Year.
A music educator at Middle Gate for the past eight years, Mrs Jones is a master teacher and one who is held in high regard by students, peers, and the Newtown community, according to a press release issued by the district.
- Thursday, June 18, 2015 at 10:47 am
The Water & Sewer Authority (WSA) has given preliminary approval for municipal sanitary sewer service to The River Walk at Sandy Hook Village, a 74-unit condominium complex proposed for Washington Avenue in Sandy Hook Center.
WSA members granted the preliminary sewer approval to local builder/developer Michael Burton at a June 11 meeting, following their review of technical information on the project at several WSA sessions.
- Thursday, June 18, 2015 at 8:32 am
Detail from “Corrugated Fountain” by James Grashow, who will be the guest artist for the next Society of Creative Arts of Newtown meeting, on June 24.
- Wednesday, June 17, 2015 at 8:58 am
Witness for yourself the inspired lunacy of Monty Python and the Holy Grail like never before, when Edmond Town Hall Theatre hosts the return of the Sunday Cinema Series.
Introduced in 2014 and featuring classic films — all from 1939, “The Greatest Year in Film” — the Sunday series returns this year with occasional screenings of films that are equally classic in their own right.
- Wednesday, June 17, 2015 at 8:50 am
DANBURY — There could not be a more pleasant way to spend a warm summer evening than under the stars, a gentle breeze blowing and being entertained by a cast of performers who are totally in love with musical theatre.
This is just the experience being offered again this year by Musicals at Richter. Opening their 2015 season of outdoor musical productions with the whimsical, funny fairy tale Once Upon a Mattress, MAR is inviting everyone to share in this traditional pastime.
- Wednesday, June 17, 2015 at 8:39 am
Stanley M. Bernstein
- Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at 9:09 am
The Jones Factor will perform in the Alexandria Room of Newtown’s Edmond Town Hall as part of the Town Hall Music Series. The performance is scheduled for Saturday, June 20, at 8 pm.
Drawing on the incredible talents of nine world-class musicians, The Jones Factor creates a musical tapestry with every note. Founded in 1986 by trombonist and bandleader John Fumasoli, the “little” big band fills the gap between a trombone septet and a traditional big band, and then adds their own unique twist.
- Monday, June 15, 2015 at 10:04 am
Town Players of Newtown will continue its 80th-anniversary season with a play about theater itself: Noël Coward’s Hay Fever, opening June 26.
Oftentimes, plays are written about obnoxious guests. Hay Fever is an exception to that rule, as the action surrounds the antics of nightmare hosts.
Can a famous leading lady really enjoy “rustication?” Is there such a thing as “retirement from the stage?”
- Monday, June 15, 2015 at 9:43 am
Magic Wings Butterfly Conservatory in Massachusetts had a special exhibit of tropical butterflies for Catherine’s Birthday Party.