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  • Newtown Earth Day Festival Launches T-Shirt Design Contest

    Now in its sixth year, the Newtown Earth Day Festival -- taking place this year on Saturday, April 27, from 10 am until 4 pm, at Newtown Middle School -- continues to increase town awareness about being earth-friendly and community minded.  To help raise additional awareness festival organizers have launched a T-shirt design contest.

  • Bunny Watch To Return March 29 & 30 To Fairfield Hills

    For the third year a Newtown High School Odyssey of the Mind team will be hosting a Bunny Watch near Glander Field on the Fairfield Hills campus.

  • 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.

  • Florals In Oil, Next For SCAN

    The Society of Creative Arts of Newtown (SCAN) will have an oil painting demonstration by Carol Reeves on Wednesday, March 27, at 1:30 pm. Her subject will be a floral. The program is open to the public and will be held in the lower level of Newtown Meetin...

  • Nourishments: Nuts About Nutella

    I think it is a good idea to avoid processed foods, but like so many good ideas it is one that I find hard to adhere to in some cases. Nutella, for instance. Nutella is a hazelnut and cocoa spread (the original hazelnut spread, as the label is hap...

  • The Way We Were, from the issue dated March 22, 2013

    Newtown news of 25, 50, 75 and 100 years ago.

  • SNAPSHOT: Linda Manna

    Weekly profile of people around town, this week Linda Manna.

  • Song, Dance, And A Dog At HealingNewtown Arts Space

    A special guest will be on hand at the All Hands In traditional song and dance event scheduled for Friday, March 22, from 6 to 10 pm, at the HealingNewtown Arts Space, 5 Queen Street. Therapy dog Willow, a female white Standard Poodle owned by Alison Kelley, a member of The Johnson Girls & Friends, will be available to offer comfort from 6 to 7 pm, and following the community dance.

  • The Top of The Mountain

    Newtown news, from a cat's point of view.

  • Learning To ‘Fly’ At CircusYoga

    “Are you staying for the flying?” she asked. Kat Barton of A Graceful Planet and the Sandy Hook Peaceful Arts took part in a CircusYoga class Sunday, March 17, with instructors Kevin and Erin Maile O’Keefe. “...