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  • Newtown Strong Runners Ready For Relay

    Newtown will be well-represented by 24 runners who will run in the Ragnar Relay Cape Cod May 3 and 4. There will be women’s and men’s 12-person teams, named Newtown Strong and Newtown Strong 2. The participants will raise money for Newtown Youth and Family Services by...

  • NHS Girls’ Lacrosse Team Seeks Improvement

    Maura Fletcher schedules tough out-of-conference games to challenge her Newtown High School girls’ lacrosse team, which, for the most part, has dominated the South-West Conference competition through the years. The coach of the eight-time SWC champio...

  • Newtown High Wrap Up

    Newtown High School’s softball, baseball, tennis, and golf recap from the week of April 17-23 is as follows:   Softball Team Returns From Disney The Nighthawk softba...

  • Track And Field Teams Compete

    Newtown High School’s girls’ and boys’ track and field teams competed in meets this week. The girls defeated all three opponents they faced in a competition at Joel Barlow in Redding on April 23, improving to 6-0 this spring, and the boys defeated two of three o...

  • Giants Visit NYA, Offer Pointers At Camp

    Members of the New York Giants football team came to Newtown Youth Academy (NYA) to visit with residents and offer pointers to up and coming grid iron battlers at the NYA/ American Youth Football (AYF) Spring Break Football Camp on April 18. The event was ...

  • It’s ‘Reely’ Fishing Season

    Opening Day for fishing season was on April 20. Fishermen (and fisherwomen) of all ages reeled in some fresh dinner (or tossed their catches back) at bodies of water throughout the state. The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection expected to have 376,000 trout stocked...

  • Pride Soccer Honors Newtown

    The Newtown Parent Connection, Inc (NPC), a nonprofit organization serving the community of Sandy Hook and Newtown since 1993, is collaborating with the town’s premier soccer team, Newtown Pride, in a fundraising initiative. The mission of the Newtow...

  • LeBron James Shoes To Benefit Newtown Memorial Fund

    Proceeds from an auction of Lebron James’ game-worn sneakers, through the LeBron James Family Foundation, will benefit the Newtown Memorial Fund. Visit SCP Auctions (SCPAuctions.com) to bid on the sneakers through April 27. Ja...

  • Fishing Opening Day And Clinic In May

    Opening Day for fishing season is Saturday, April 20. The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) began its annual spring trout stocking earlier this year and expects to have 376,000 fish stocked throughout the state by Opening Day. More t...

  • Sandy Hook Mom’s Half-Marathon Run In NYC An "Overwhelming Experience"

    Catherine Galda recently ran the New York Half Marathon, her first road race since last spring, and the Sandy Hook mother of two young girls called it “a great, amazing, overwhelming experience.” The weekend enthusiast, a Sandy Hook resident and the mother of two girls, decided to run this year's 13.1-mile race to see how well her training has been going since a stress fracture sidelined her in October. She finished within her self-imposed time limit and also raised a few thousand dollars for one of the local funds established following 12/14.