- Thursday, March 27, 2014
The spotlight found him center stage, where he quietly settled in behind the microphone. Guest performer Mark Barden, a Newtown resident and accomplished career musician, used few words, and let his guitars do the talking Saturday, March 22, at the Flagpole Radio Café, a local production now in its sixth season.
- Tuesday, October 22, 2013
STAMFORD — Newtown Youth Voices will bring their musical message of hope and healing to the First @ First @ Four concert series on Sunday, November 3, at 4 pm. The group will be performing at First United Methodist Church, 42 Cross Road in Stamford.
- Monday, April 15, 2013
Francine Wheeler gave the Weekly Address from The White House on Saturday, April 13, one day before the four-month anniversary of the Sandy Hook shootings.
“Hi,” she began. “As you’ve probably noticed, I’m not the President. I’m just a citizen. And as a citizen, I’m here at the White House today because I want to make a difference and I hope you will join me.
- Friday, April 12, 2013
Francine Wheeler will be giving the Weekly Address from The White House on Saturday, April 13, 2013, one day before the four-month anniversary of the Sandy Hook shootings.
Mrs Wheeler and her husband, David, lost their son Ben, 6, on 12/14. They have another son, Nate.
White House Press Secretary Jay Carney announced the President's decision to have Mrs Wheeler offer comments on April 13 during this afternoon's press briefing.
"The President has asked Francine Wheeler .. to speak to the American people in this week's Weekly Address," he said.
- Wednesday, January 30, 2013
RIDGEFIELD — Created with the intention of bringing the Newtown community together in song, spirit, and common purpose, “A Concert Of Caring, Healing And Togetherness” will be performed at The Ridgefield Playhouse at 3 pm on Sunday, February 10. Peter Yarrow (of Peter, Paul & Mary), Dar Williams, Guy Davis, and Bethany & Rufus will join performers from Newtown’s Flagpole Radio Café to sing songs that follow the evening’s theme. Admission is free, but tickets are required.