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  • Armstrong & Race Car To Make A Stop At VFW

    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.

  • Egg Hunt Is A 'Huge' Success

    A sunny spring day Saturday, March 30, found hundreds of parents and children crowding Treadwell Park, eager for this year’s egg hunt. “It’s starting,” someone shouted as children lined up, waiting to rush the field and gather plast...

  • Parade Committee Sees That Newtown Marches On

    The Irish melodies played by bands nationwide in St Patrick's Day parades are still swirling on the currents, but it is not too early to start thinking about a parade that is near and dear to the hearts of so many: The 52nd annual Newtown Labor Day Parade. Newtown Labor Day Parade President Beth Caldwell and committee members Robin Buchanan, Andy Cluff, Dan Cruson, Ellie Whalen, Stacey Olszewski, Betsy Kenyon, Kym Stendahl, Kelly Stendahl, Steve Bigham, and Tom D’Agastino began meeting in January to plan the September 2 event. “We’re trying to keep the parade all about Newtown this year, and all that makes it special,” Ms Caldwell said Thursday, March 28. With that in mind, she is pleased to announce the parade theme for 2013, “We Are Newtown — Marching Strong!”

  • Easter Egg Hunt At Treadwell Park, Saturday: The Real Meaning Of Easter, And Some Fun

    Grace Family Church (formerly Grace Christian Fellowship) will host its annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 30, at Treadwell Park. Children up to age 12 are invited; groups have been traditionall divided by age for the egg hunts. Shown here are 10-to 12-year-olds racing toward the East...

  • The Top of The Mountain

    The news of Newtown from a cat's point of view

  • The Way We Were

    A look back at Newtown, 25, 50, 75, and 100 years ago.

  • Snapshot - Suzanne Zuckerman

    Suzanne Zuckerman is a nurse in the intensive care unit at Danbury Hospital.

  • Cookies For The Commissioners (And Firefighters)

    Hannah Warshaw opened the March 25 Board of Fire Commissioners meeting by presenting a gift to the commissioners: more than 100 boxes of Girl Scout cookies, to be distributed among Newtown’s fire companies.

  • Brookfield Film Festival To Be Screened In Newtown This Year

    The fifth annual Brookfield Film Festival will be held this year in the Alexandria Room at Edmond Town Hall. The 2½-hour program can be attended at four screenings on Friday, April 5, at 8 pm; Saturday, April 6, at 2 and 8 pm; and Sund

  • Produced & Directed By Emmy Winning Newtown Resident— Star-Studded Season 3 Of Michael Feinstein’s American Songbook Debuts

    Stephen Sondheim, Liza Minnelli, Angela Lansbury, Christine Ebersole and other great stars of American music and musical theatre share the spotlight with the country’s most passionate music preservationist as Michael Feinstein’s American Songbook returns to PBS for its star-studded, three-part season on Friday, April 5. The series, which debuted in October 2010 and is produced by Newtown resident and multiple Emmy Award winner Amber Edwards, has taken viewers on a dynamic road trip through the glorious history of American song by the acclaimed musician and five-time Grammy-nominated vocalist.