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State Auditors: Teachers Union Affiliate ‘Likely’ Misused 12/14 Donations

Four Golden Opportunities Tag-A-Gift Locations Set Up

Holiday Festival Returning To Main Street This Weekend

Football Team Blanks NFA, Moves Into Semifinals



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Four Golden Opportunities Tag-A-Gift Locations Set Up

Four Tag-A-Gift locations have been set up by Golden Opportunities, which works in partnership with several Newtown and regional elder care facilities, for this holiday season. The public is invited to take a tag, purchase the requested item, and return it to that location by Tuesday, December 10.


Help Select Sportsman Of The Year

It's time to select the winner of the Newtown Bee's Award For Sportsman of the Year — named in honor of former Newtown Bee Sports Editor Kim Harmon.
Today's Events

  • December 6, 2019
  • The following Newtown locations are participating as public drop-off locations (call for business hours), through December 15:

    Allstate Insurance, 17 Church Hill Road (203-426-8080);

    Berkshire Hathaway, 84 South Main Street (203-426-8426);

    C.H. Booth Library, 25 Main Street (203-426-4533);

    Club 24, 266 South Main Street (Plaza South, 203-304-9654);

    Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, 32 Church Hill Road (The Village at Lexington Gardens, Suite 106; 203-426-5679);

    Dodgingtown Market & Deli, 57 Dodgingtown Road (203-270-1678);

    Efficient Lighting Consultants Inc, 31 Pecks Lane (203-270-7400);

    Eggs & Company, 71 South Main Street (Ricky’s Plaza, 203-491-2727);

    Eversource, 20 Barnabas Road (800-286-2000);

    EverWonder Children’s Museum, 31 Pecks Lane (203-364-4009);

    Giglio Landscaping Service, 71 South Main Street (203-270-4585);

    McKenney Mechanical, 15 Commerce Road (203-364-1000);

    Murphy’s Pub, 71 South Main Street (Ricky’s Plaza, 203-270-1800);

    The Newtown Bee, 5 Church Hill Road (203-426-3141);

    Newtown Police Department, 3 Main Street (203-426-4255);

    Newtown Hardware, 61 Church Hill Road (203-426-4076);

    Newtown Savings Bank, both locations (Sand Hill Plaza, 228 South Main Street, 203-270-7402; and The Village at Lexington Gardens, 32 Church Hill Road, 203-426-2563);

    NYA Sports & Fitness Center, 4 Primrose Street (203-426-0088);

    Popowich Chiropractic, 71 South Main Street (203-300-4922);

    Ricci’s Salon & Spa, 99 South Main Street (203-426-1611);

    Tractor Supply Company, 116 South Main Street (203-270-1197); and

    Verizon/Wireless Zone, 228 South Main Street (Sand Hill Plaza, 203-748-4704).

    December 06, 2019 at 12:00 am

    Newtown Municipal Center, 3 Primrose Street


    Dozens of photographs by members of Flagpole Photographers Camera Club, on view weekdays through December 27; flagpolephotographers.com.

    December 06, 2019 at 08:00 am

    Art & Frame Gallery, 77 Main Street

    Celebration of juried exhibition/holiday show with large and small works, on view to January 25; 203-748-0197.

    December 06, 2019 at 10:00 am

    parked at Edmond Town Hall, 45 Main Street


    Visit by classroom this month will offer Excel class for those seeking help with job hunts and/or increasing workplace skills, co-hosted by American Job Center of Southwestern Connecticut and C.H. Booth Library, space very limited so registration requested; 203-426-8552, reference@chboothlibrary.org, chboothlibrary.org.

    December 06, 2019 at 10:00 am

    C.H. Booth Library, 25 Main Street

    Recent series of paintings by Roberta Shea that celebrate the transitional landscape, on view until January 4; 203-426-4533.

    December 06, 2019 at 11:00 am

    Sandy Hook Volunteer Fire & Rescue main station, 18-20 Riverside Road

    Fresh-cut Christmas trees, wreaths, pine roping and cemetery boxes, sold by members of Sandy Hook Volunteer Fire & Rescue, continues to Christmas Eve or while supplies last; 203-426-4392, SandyHookFire.com, Facebook.com/SandHookFire.

    December 06, 2019 at 06:00 pm

    Ram Pasture, Elm Drive at Hawley Road

    Entertainment begins at 6:30, tree lit at 7, then caroling and visits with Santa and Mrs Claus, light refreshments.

    Read more here: Tree Lighting Events Will Welcome Holiday Season

    December 06, 2019 at 06:30 pm

    Showtime 8 pm (doors open at 7)

    Edmond Town Hall, 45 Main Street

    Tickets $23-$27, $55 Meet & Greet also available (separate from show ticket)

    Stand-up performance by popular Canadian comedian with weekly podcast “Very Really Good” and 1 million YouTube followers; eventbrite.com.

    Read more here: Canadian Comedian To Headline Edmond Town Hall

    December 06, 2019 at 08:00 pm

    The Little Theatre, 18 Orchard Hill Road

    Tickets $25

    Season finale by Town Players of Newtown will continue weekends through December 7; newtownplayers.org.

    Read more here: ‘Columbo Mystery’ To Close Town Players 2019 Season

    and here: Theater Review: ‘Columbo Mystery’ The Perfect Prescription For Town Players Season Finale


    December 06, 2019 at 08:00 pm
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