Hoping to build on what Newtown schools already do well, said Vivek Subramanian and Geetha Rajgopalan, they are pleased to present the Mathnasium concept of learning and enrichment to Newtown and area students.

  • Spring Fling Block Party Invites Community Back To Sandy Hook Center

    Members and supporters of SHOP (Sandy Hook Organization for Prosperity) spent the weekend of April 13 sprucing up Sandy Hook Center and the banks of the Pootatuck River in anticipation of welcoming hundreds of community members and visitors for a Spring Fling Block Party on Saturday, April 27. Festivities will run from 11 am to 4:30 pm that day.

  • Is Franchising Right For You?

    Newtown resident and franchise advisor Bill Brimmer will speak about entrepreneurship and business ownership at C.H. Booth Library, 25 Main Street, on Tuesday, April 23, from 7 to 8:30 pm. Attendees can learn the differences between a start-up business, bu...

  • Cupcakes Galore At Cherries Cupcakes

    “Who doesn’t love cupcakes?” That is what Cherries Cupcakes’ owner Sherry Nash and her sister Carrie Chapin are asking, as they promote the new bakery at 150 South Main Street in Newtown. It is “Everything Cupcakes,” inside the bakesho...

  • Focusing On Those Over 40 Seeking Employment, At Next Northern Fairfield Professionals Meeting

    The Northern Fairfield Professionals, a networking group focusing on people in transition, will have its next meeting Tuesday, April 9, from 5:30 to 8 pm, at the Knights of Columbus, at 46 Church Hill Road behind St Rose Church. Attendance to NFP meeting...

  • Newtown Savings Bank On Board For Destination Newtown

    The Newtown Chamber of Commerce is hosting its 10th Annual Destination Newtown Wednesday, May 1, at Rock Ridge Country Club, 214 Sugar Street. A VIP reception will be held from 2:30 to 4 pm and the business showcase will continue from 4 to 7 pm.

  • "Five Commonalities Of Successful Entrepreneurs" At Next WWF Meeting

    The Working Women's Forum, an association of local professionals and entrepreneurs, will feature Holly Hurd with “Five Commonalities of Successful Entrepreneurs” at its next meeting, scheduled for April 10. Ms Hurd is the founder of VentureMom.com, a website devoted to featuring moms who have started their own businesses.

  • Terry’s Purrfect Stitches Is The Cat’s Meow For Vintage Sewing Machine Aficionados

    You might find her ragdoll cat, Humphrey Bogart, keeping a close eye on all of the comings and goings, but you will not find Terry Qubick stitching up any kitty cats at Terry’s Purrfect Stitches, her vintage sewing machine repair and sales business that she runs from her Newtown home.

  • Buying Local Heralded As ‘The Newtown Way’

    A core group of about 20 local business leaders and town officials gathered March 20 to hear about the next phase of a multistep plan to help boost business and the economic status of many local businesses that have suffered under the combination of a general economic downturn and the 12/14 tragedy.The town’s Economic Development Commission has already organized a “cash mob” activity targeting Sandy Hook businesses that were acutely affected by the school shootings because for many, customer access was prevented or hampered by the crush of media, well-wishers, and curiosity seekers who came to the village shopping district during what would have been a busy holiday season.The commission also is administering a $500,000 emergency grant program, which was opened up to any Newtown business

  • Llodra To Be Featured At Chamber Breakfast Event

    In order to help foster business opportunities in the greater Newtown area, The Newtown Chamber of Commerce is hosting another free monthly networking session open to all local business professionals. The next event is sponsored by Charter Business and w...