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  • Events Honoring Sandy Hook Victims

    The following are among the ongoing/upcoming events in honor of Sandy Hook Elementary School victims:   Quinnipiac Shirt Auction Quinnipiac University’s soccer progr...

  • No Pads, Lots Of Bruises ... But Plenty Of Fun For Women On Rugby Fields

    Bruises, sprains … turf burn — when it comes to rugby, these are perhaps as much a part of the game as are things such as good old offense, defense, scoring, and winning. Just ask some of the women from Newtown who, in college, traded in their soccer shin pads and ru...

  • Race Car Will Make A Stop At VFW Post

    Newtown’s Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #308 Ladies Auxiliary member Kathy DiCecca’s nephew Kyle Armstrong will be bringing his dirt modified big block race car to the VFW in Newtown on Sunday, April 7 at 2 pm. The public is invited to see the car and enjoy refreshments at the VFW.

  • Run For Families Brings Community Together, Pulls In $438,000

    Thousands of runners and walkers — of a variety of ages — cluttered the streets of Hartford not for just the exercise, a fast time, or the competitive nature of a race but, rather, a good cause, on March 23. They participated in the Sandy Hook Run For The Families, a 5K race which was so much more than a race — a means for giving, remembering, and supporting those who have been through so much. The event, held in honor of those lost in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre of December 14, pulled in $438,131 for Sandy Hook School Support Fund, and brought together community members, families, and friends, many of whom otherwise wouldn’t run.

  • One-Day Boating License Course At Town Hall, April 13

    Leaps of Faith Disabled Skiers will host a Boating License Course on Saturday, April 13, from 8 am to 4 pm, at Edmond Town Hall, 45 Main Street in Newtown. Completion of the course will qualify registrants for their Connecticut Boating & Personal Water Craft License.

  • ‘College GameDay’ Comes To Town

    In an event to benefit the Jessica Rekos Memorial Fund, the stars of ESPN’s College GameDay will be at Newtown High School on Saturday, March 30, from 10 am to 12:30 pm Jessica was one of the victims of 12/14. One of her passions was learnin...

  • Hawk Gridders Show Strength In Weight-Lifting Competition

    If the Newtown High School football team’s early showing of success in offseason workout efforts is a precursor for what’s to come in the fall, the Nighthawks stand to be one of the stronger teams — literally — in the South-West Conference.

  • This Is March Madness All Right

    It’s called March Madness, and fans of college basketball understand why when they fill out (then mark up or tear up and redo) their brackets. Inevitably there will be upsets. Which No. 12 seed will “shock” a No. 5 this time around? It seems to happen almost eve...

  • Yankees, Red Sox To Honor Sandy Hook Community

    The New York Yankees announced on Wednesday, March 20,  that they will honor the community of Newtown and the memory of those lost in the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School during two games this year. On Opening Day at Yankee Stadium, on April 1,...

  • Thoughtful Community Selected For Sportsman Honors

    Given to someone who has had a significant impact on Newtown athletics for years, the Newtown Bee’s Harmon Award For Sportsman of the Year — this time around — goes to not just one person but, rather, the many people and organizations that have reached out to as...