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Snapshot: Anna Wiedemann

Published: April 19, 2019 at 07:00 am
Occupation: I’m retired from Newtown Middle School and am a Nonna (grandmother) to three beautiful grandchildren. I volunteer with a number of organizations, including the Newtown VNA, Commission on Aging, Community Center Programs subcommittee, and Meals on Wheels. I’m also

The Top Of The Mountain

Published: April 19, 2019 at 07:00 am
Newtown, from a cat's point of view.

Monument On Main Street Receives New Halyard, Flag Flies Once Again

Published: April 17, 2019 at 09:05 am
Newtown’s Liberty and Peace Monument, known by many as the Soldiers and Sailors Monument, received its new halyard rope and American flag on the breezy morning of April 16.

Offering A ‘Fresh Take’ On Poetry, Readers Shared Favorite Works During Annual Event

Published: April 14, 2019 at 08:00 am
From emergency call dispatchers to Italian neighborhoods, a wide variety of topics were celebrated at the annual Risk A Verse event, sponsored by Newtown Cultural Arts Commission, at Newtown Meeting House on April 7.

Horses & Hounds: Is Your Dog At Risk For Heart Disease? — The Grain-Free Debate

Published: April 14, 2019 at 07:00 am
A topic garnering major news headlines in recent times is the grain-free/boutique diet trend and the possible connection of heart disease. According to the Food and Drug Administration, “dogs that are fed ‘grain free’ food based on lentils, potatoes, and peas” are developing an unusual condition that can cause an enlarged heart.

Newtown Event Planned: Author Gives Voice To Stories, That They May Not Be Lost

Published: April 13, 2019 at 07:00 am
The discovery nine years ago of a homicide victim hidden in the crawl space beneath the summer cottage of a family in Canada ultimately led to the first book by a Connecticut resident. Deborah Vadas Levison, the daughter of the cottage owners, will be in Newtown later this month to lead a program on her book, "The Crate: A Story of War, A Murder, and Justice."

Top of the Mountain

Published: April 12, 2019 at 07:00 am
Newtown, from a cat's point of view.

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