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Voters Sour On Pickleball, Sweet On Budgets, Roads, School Projects

Published: April 23, 2019 at 09:30 pm
With fewer than 17 out of every 100 eligible residents casting ballots in the April 23 referendum at Newtown Middle School's polling location today, voters authorized the requested $78,104,410 for the school district 1,527 to 1,351 — and $42,179,503 for the municipal operating budget proposals 1,763 to 1,107.

Run4Hunger To Benefit FAITH Food Pantry On May 11

Published: April 23, 2019 at 03:19 pm
The second annual Run4Hunger-Newtown, benefiting FAITH Food Pantry, will take place on Saturday, May 11, on the campus of Fairfield Hills. The race starts at 8:30 am.

Softball Team Back To Winning Ways With 24-Run Outburst

Published: April 23, 2019 at 03:05 pm
Newtown High School’s softball team got back into the win column with an offensive outburst — two dozen runs to be exact — against visiting Kolbe Cathedral of Bridgeport on April 18. The Nighthawks swung heavy bats en route to a 24-2 triumph over the Cougars, putting the skids on a three-game losing streak.

William J. Pape II

Published: April 23, 2019 at 11:20 am
WATERBURY — The newspaper industry and Connecticut lost a titan of the free press and devoted patron of the community Saturday with the death of William J. Pape II. The longtime editor, former publisher, president, and chairman of the board

David Byrne, Sr

Published: April 23, 2019 at 08:50 am
David Nelson Byrne, Sr, passed away peacefully at his home in El Segundo, Calif., on Saturday, March 30, 2019, surrounded by his wife and children. David was born in Patterson, N.J., on September 24, 1941, to Roy and Mary Byrne.

Team 26 Sets Course For New Destination: Pittsburgh

Published: April 23, 2019 at 06:00 am
On Friday, April 26, Team 26 will depart from Newtown for its seventh annual ride to remember those killed on 12/14 and unite fellow Americans and elected leaders at state and federal levels around their mission of commonsense gun laws. This year's ride, which comes with a few changes, will depart from Trinity Episcopal Church following a send-off event scheduled for 8 am.

Stop & Shop Strike Ends, ‘Tentative’ Agreement Reached

Published: April 22, 2019 at 04:15 pm
Union staff of Stop & Shop in Newtown, as well as employees of the supermarket chain across Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island, who had been picketing outside the stores starting early on the afternoon of April 11, were back to work Monday morning, April 22.

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