• Energy Challenge Program Bringing Solar To Newtown Rooftops; Meeting/Info Session, October 8

    The Newtown Sustainable Energy Commission has launched a new initiative, beginning in October, to bring solar panel systems to residents and businesses.

    The first community meeting will be Thursday, October 8, from 6:30 to 8 pm, in the meeting room at C.H. Booth Library, 25 Main Street.

  • Going Solar Feels Like The Right Thing To Do

    To the Editor:

    Why did I go solar?

    1. Is it because I am an old hippie?  (I did attend the very first Earth Day in April, 1970 as a college freshman so maybe.)

  • Newtown Household Taps The Sun

    Every time Nina and David Stout run a home appliance or flip a light switch, they can thank the sun.

    Solarize Newtown celebrated its first solar installation at the Stout residence at 9 Grand Place on Saturday, November 9. With a yard clear of trees, Mr Stout said, “I have always known I had a really good house for solar.”