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CROP Walks For Hunger Going Virtual For 2020

‘It’s A Beautiful Gift,’ World Opens Up For Daniel Hasselberger After Donated Walkway

Five Former Officials State Their Case Against Housing At Fairfield Hills

At Newtown Press Conference: Rain Does Not Dampen Governor's Enthusiasm For Soaring State Housing Market

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News
Features

Features

‘It’s A Beautiful Gift,’ World Opens Up For Daniel Hasselberger After Donated Walkway

The Hasselberger family in Sandy Hook faces challenges of life in a pandemic while caring for an adult child with PMG and receives a donated walkway that becomes life-changing.
Sports

Sports

Boys' Soccer Team Unbeaten To Begin The Season

Newtown High School’s boys’ soccer team is undefeated six games into the regular season behind new Head Coach Ryan Lyddy. The team continued to defend its home turf with a 1-1 tie against the visiting Rebels of New Fairfield at Blue & Gold Stadium on October 15, then shut out host Abbott Tech of Danbury 4-0 on October 20.
Today's Events

  • October 24, 2020
  • Newtown Savings Bank (all branches)*

    Branches of Newtown-based bank will be accepting donations for food pantries, requested items include canned fruits and vegetables, soup, rice, pasta, tomato products, juice boxes, peanut butter and jelly, cleaning supplies, personal products, dog and cat food, donations at each location will benefit local pantries; 800-461-0672, nsbonline.com.

    *Newtown’s NSB locations are at 32 Church Hill Road, within The Villages at Lexington Gardens; and 274 South Main Street, within Plaza South.

    October 24, 2020 at 09:00 am

    Newtown Middle School front lawn, 11 Queen Street

    Public invited to view collection of pumpkins decorated by eighth grade students and then vote for their favorite by scanning QR code/ballots on site, donations for FAITH Food Pantry requested, competition continues October 25.

    Read more here: Reminder: NMS Painted Pumpkins Set For Display This Weekend

    October 24, 2020 at 09:00 am

    Dickinson Park, Elm Drive

    $5

    Annual Parks & Rec event will include costume contest, games, and activities

    Limited to 100 people and reservations required by noon October 23, facemasks and social distancing required at event; 203-270-4340, newtown-ct.gov/parks-recreation.

    October 24, 2020 at 11:00 am

    Newtown Congregational Church, 14 West Street

    $20 full chicken and shrimp dinner (entrees with salad, roll, butter, and dessert), $18 full shrimp dinner, $15 full chicken dinner, reservations required by October 23

    Presented by members of church, all proceeds to benefit Back Bay Mission in Biloxi, Miss.; 203-426-9024, bit.ly/orderBBQOct24.

    October 24, 2020 at 05:00 pm
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