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  • Sandy Hook Runner Taking On The "NYC Half" For A Full List Of Reasons

    Anyone who can pick out a blue baseball cap with white stitching that says “Patriots” from the mass of 15,000 runners expected for Sunday’s New York City Half Marathon may be looking at a Sandy Hook resident who will be running that morning. The blue and white c...

  • "Voices For Heroes:" The Sound Of Healing, Inspiration And Encouragement, For Newtown

    When Denise LaBrecque and friend Evan Betts first heard of the events of 12/14, the two friends were devastated that such a thing could happen so close to home. They grew up in Shelton, and live near Newtown.When they later heard that a friend and former classmate was among those to lose a child in the tragedy, their hearts broke.

  • Video Game Tournament Saturday At SH Arcade Center

    Pinball table manufacturer Stern Pinball, Inc. is partnering with the Sandy Hook Arcade Center to host a video game tournament. The Sandy Hook Challenge Tournament is open to children and teenagers. It will be held at Sandy Hook Arcade Center...

  • HealingNewtown Workshops & Programs, March 15-30

    Newtown Cultural Arts Commission (NCAC), the Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut, and The Connecticut Office of the Arts have come together to create HealingNewtown Arts Space at 5 Queen Street (next to Caraluzzi’s). As part of the HealingNewtow...

  • Open Mic Night At HealingNewtown; Performers Sought

    HealingNewtown Arts Space is planning an open mic event for Saturday, March 30, from 5 to 9 pm. This will be a fun event for everyone, and an opportunity for those interested to perform.  Organizers are hoping to hear from musicians, poets, comedians,...

  • Healing Project Back, March 16-17

    The Sandy Hook Healing Project will return to the Newtown community this weekend to continue its series of workshops on navigating the unknown. Organizers would like to invite the public on Saturday, March 16, from 1 to 3 pm, in the Old Court Room of Edmond Town Hall, 45 Main Street. A second workshop, for the high school community, will be held the following afternoon in the same location.

  • A Cinderella Night For Dads And Daughters

    The Princess Ball was founded in 2002, said co-founder Elizabeth Joyce of Ridgefield, and the first father-daughter formal dance was held at Ridgefield Community Center in March 2003. “I had two wonderful father-daughter dances with my own dad as a ...

  • Snapshot: Sharon Doherty

    Occupation: I’m the owner of PJ’s Laundromat in Sandy Hook Center. I’ve owned it for 12 years. I’m also a Mary Kay consultant and have been doing that for seven or eight years. Family:

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