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Golfers Raise Money For Newtown Scholarship Association At Annual Jack Friel Memorial Scramble

Published: June 20, 2019 at 03:07 pm
The 27th Annual Jack Friel Memorial Golf Scramble, sponsored by Newtown Scholarship Association (NSA), was held at two courses, Newtown Country Club and Rock Ridge Country Club on June 17.

Concert Preview: From 'The Dark Side' To Hearts On Fire — John Cafferty Headlining Choose Love Benefit

Published: June 22, 2019 at 08:00 am
Read about how John Cafferty of 'Eddie and the Cruisers' fame teamed up with Scarlett Lewis, who launched the global Jessie Lewis Choose Love Movement — and how to get tickets to see Cafferty headline the June 30 'Hearts On Fire' benefit concert at Danbury's Ives Concert Park.

Bolinsky Hosts Pizza & Politics Gathering To Debrief Constituents On 2019 State House Session

Published: June 21, 2019 at 07:15 am
About two dozen residents showed up for a 90-minute 'Pizza & Politics' gathering with Newtown's State Rep Mitch Bolinsky, and to get his input on various pieces of state government business.

Local Officials Promote Need Help Resources

Published: June 21, 2019 at 07:00 am
A first of its kind "Need Help?" brochure is being mailed to each resident with key contact information about local, trusted resources for any issue involving medical needs, mental health, domestic violence, or alcohol and drug abuse.

District Director Of Teaching And Learning Hired

Published: June 21, 2019 at 07:15 am
Along with filling the district’s new director of teaching and learning position at its meeting on June 18, the Board of Education approved its May financial report and celebrated two educators. A preview of the district’s new website was also

Fundraiser Supports A Promise To Ugandan Preschoolers

Published: June 22, 2019 at 07:00 am
REDDING — Grace’s Promise Inc, a nonprofit based in Sandy Hook that grew out of a Girl Scout Gold Award project, held its first official fundraiser on June 8 at Maple Hill Farm in Redding to benefit underprivileged preschool children living in the rural Nakaseke District in Uganda.

Who's That Bee: John Voket

Published: June 22, 2019 at 07:00 am
Name: John Voket Title: Associate Editor Duties: General assignment writer, photographer, covers local government agencies, boards and commissions, also entertainment reporting/interviewing, Health and Business pages, and editor of the specialty sections For Better Health and Home & Garden. Fun Fact:

Reed End Of The Year Assembly Surprises Principal Anne Uberti

Published: June 21, 2019 at 07:10 am
As Reed Intermediate School Principal Anne Uberti welcomed her entire school community to an end of the year assembly on June 13, the last day of the 2018-19 school year, she said the musical event was for “sixth graders getting ready to move on and fifth graders getting ready to move up.”

NHS Graduates Return To Elementary Schools

Published: June 21, 2019 at 07:00 am
As “Pomp and Circumstance” played over the loudspeaker at Sandy Hook Elementary School on June 12, Newtown High School 2019 graduates walked the main hallway at Sandy Hook Elementary School, their former alma mater.

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