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  • Phosphorescent To Rock Edmond Town Hall, April 19

    A concert by Phosphorescent at the Edmond Town Hall on Friday, April 19, will be “a unique mix of country rock,” said Live at Edmond Town Hall series coordinator Hayden Bates. A Newtown resident since 2009, Mr Bates has been organizing the Live at Edmond Town Hall series since 2011 as fundraisers to support the town hall’s restoration work.

  • Connecticut’s First Therapy Dogs International Chapter Comes To Newtown

    Therapy Dogs International Chapter 268 held its first meeting in Newtown on Tuesday, February 26, after receiving permission from Therapy Dogs International (TDI) to create a local chapter. TDI Chapter 268, currently with 41 members, is the only TDI chapter in Connecticut.

  • The Everwonder Experience Offers A Taste Of Things To Come

    Everwonder Children’s Museum board members Chris and Kristin Chiriatti, Rebekah Harriman-Stites, and Karen Smiley welcomed a steady stream of curious parents and children, from Newtown and other area towns, to opening day of the “Everwonder Experience,” Saturday, April 6.

  • Snapshot: Marci Benitez

    Marci Benitez is owner/operator of Family Fun Kuts in Sandy Hook Center.

  • The Way We Were

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

  • Top of the Mountain

    Newtown, from a cat's point of view.

  • Nourishments— Ginger: The Spice Of Life

    Whether crystallized, powdered, fresh, or infused in tea, ginger gives a healthy kick to many recipes.

  • EverWonder Children’s Museum To Open "The EverWonder Experience" Saturday

    EverWonder Children’s Museum, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization aiming to open a children’s museum in Newtown, is opening “The EverWonder Experience” this Saturday, April 6. The miniature version of a children's museum will then have weekend hours, free of charge, until the end of August.

  • Historical Society Program Will Explore Attempts To Create Utopia

    Sir Thomas Moore coined the term “utopia” in his book of the same name in 1516, describing the intricacies of an island nation that could be called a “perfect” society. On Monday, April 8, Newtown Historical Society will host a program by Gordon Williams about just that subject. “All This And Heaven Too” will looking at many attempts by others to create their own utopias here on earth.

  • St Rose Bingo Night April 12

    The next St Rose Friday Bingo Night for the 2012-13 season will be on April 12. Games are played in the Gathering Hall of St Rose, at 46 Church Hill Road. Doors open at 5:45, and games run from 6:30 until around 9:30. Designed for the Bingo enthusiast, evenings feature substantial cash prizes for all games, as well as door prizes.