- Friday, November 20, 2015 at 8:34 am
The annual Fill The Fire Truck Food Drive is just around the corner. Newtown firefighters will be spending time outside two of the town’s markets this weekend, accepting donations for FAITH Food Pantry just in time for Thanksgiving.
Members of Hawleyville, Newtown Hook & Ladder, and Sandy Hook fire companies will be at Big Y, at 6 Queen Street, on Saturday, November 21, from 9 am until 2 pm. Then on Sunday, members of Botsford and Dodgingtown will be outside Stop & Shop at 228 South Main Street, during the same timeframe.
- Wednesday, June 10, 2015
To the Editor:
The officers and members of Sandy Hook Volunteer Fire & Rescue Co. would like to thank our family, friends, fellow firefighters, residents of Newtown and out-of-town guests for helping to make our 28th annual LobsterFest on Friday and Saturday, June 5-6, a success. We served over 2,000 lobsters and 660 pounds of steak last weekend, along with hundreds of burger and hot dog dinners.
- Monday, September 1, 2014
BRIDGEWATER — A few Newtown residents earned trophies, ribbons and other honors during the 63rd Bridgewater Country Fair, which was presented at Bridgewater Fairgrounds Friday through Sunday, August 15-17.
Sandy Hook Volunteer Fire & Rescue Company received the trophy for Best Overall Fire Company following the fair’s opening event on August 15, Bridgewater Fair Firemen’s Parade.
In addition, other residents received honors for their efforts during the annual three-day event.
- Wednesday, May 28, 2014
A severe thunderstorm, which passed through the area Tuesday evening, focused its strongest wind energy in the Riverside section of Sandy Hook, causing many trees to fall, resulting in extensive property damage and electrical outages in that neighborhood along Lake Zoar, near Interstate 84.
- Saturday, April 12, 2014
The Ladies Auxiliary of Sandy Hook Volunteer Fire & Rescue will present its annual Easter Flower Sale on Friday and Saturday, April 18 and 19.
Members of the auxiliary will be at the Sandy Hook main station, 18-20 Riverside Road, from 10 am until 6 pm each day.
Available for purchase will be baskets of flowers, flats of annuals, potted plants, and more. The sale regularly offers lilies, hydrangea, and other seasonal favorites.
- Friday, August 2, 2013
Roadblocks to through-traffic initially were set up at the intersection of Berkshire Road and Toddy Hill Road (above), the intersection of Berkshire Road and Sherman Street, and the intersection of Pole Bridge Road and Jeremiah Road.
- Friday, June 21, 2013
MONROE — Sandy Hook Fire & Rescue will host the 26th Annual George & Timothy Powell Memorial Golf Tournament on Monday, July 15, at Whitney Farms Golf Course in Monroe.
The tournament will be an 18-hole siren start, rain or shine, with golf to begin promptly at 9 am.
- Friday, June 14, 2013
A LobsterFest attendees smiles Friday night after receiving the final item on her food tray: a just-cooked lobster. Sandy Hook Volunteer Fire & Rescue presented its 26th Annual LobsterFest on Friday and Saturday, June 7-8.
- Tuesday, June 11, 2013
To the Editor:
The officers and members of Sandy Hook Volunteer Fire & Rescue Co. would like to thank our family, friends, fellow firefighters, residents of Newtown and out-of-town guests for helping to make our 26th annual Lobsterfest a success.
The rain did not hold people away on Friday night, as it remained steady. Saturday was busy, but we were able to feed the entire crowd.
- Friday, May 31, 2013
Members of Sandy Hook Volunteer Fire & Rescue Co., its Ladies Auxiliary, Junior Corps and even family members and friends will all be volunteering their time to put on the 26th Annual Sandy Hook LobsterFest. The two-day event returns to Sandy Hook Fire & Rescue’s main station on June 7-8. Seated in front are four of this year’s LobsterFest committee chairs: George Lockwood Jr, Karin Halstead, Anthony Capozziello and Mike Burton.