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Familiar Firm Will Oversee Police Headquarters Project

Published: March 08, 2019 at 06:00 am
A firm responsible for delivering the new Sandy Hook Elementary School “on time and under budget” has been retained as the construction manager for the community’s new police station project.

Tennis Association Meeting Saturday

Published: March 07, 2019 at 02:13 pm
In an attempt to revitalize the Newtown Tennis Association (NTA), those involved with the association will hold a meeting and tennis-playing opportunity at Middlebury Racquet Club, 950 Southford Road in Middlebury, on Saturday, March 9, beginning at 6:30 pm. This

Youth Football And Cheer Open House March 14

Published: March 07, 2019 at 02:06 pm
Newtown Youth Football and Cheer (NYFC) has a storied tradition in town dating back to 1969, making this its 50th year. The organization's board hopes to attract new student-athletes and parents into its family at an open house and meeting set for Thursday, March 14, at the Newtown High School cafeteria, from 7 to 9 pm.

Former Newtown Youth Gridder Prepares For Return To NFL’s Los Angeles Chargers

Published: March 10, 2019 at 08:00 am
Patrick Afriyie’s dream of playing in the National Football League became a realization this past season. Afriyie, who grew up learning the game of X’s and O’s in Newtown, competed on the Los Angeles Chargers’ practice squad this past season and signed a futures contract to stay with the Chargers for the 2019-20 season.

Why We Spring Ahead For Daylight Saving Time

Published: March 08, 2019 at 07:00 am
We are about to lose an hour of sleep for one night, but gain an hour of daylight. Overnight Saturday into Sunday, March 9/10, daylight saving time (DST) begins. With advancements in technology, many phones and clock radios set themselves. Some people will have to reset the microwave and oven clocks manually. Good luck resetting yourself or your pet.

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