John G. SoltisBeloved Father And GrandfatherJohn G. Soltis, 75, of Bridgeport, died at his home, May 22. Mr Soltis was born in Bridgeport to John Soltis and Helen (Artymowski) Soltis Murcko.Two beloved children, including Dr Robert Soltis, and his wife, Joann, of Newtown; one brother; four beloved
Frank J. JonesTrue To God And FamilyFrank J. Jones of Newtown, 83, steadfast and true to his God, family, and country, died May 21. Born in Bridgeport, he was predeceased by parents, Elizabeth and Jacob Jones and brother, Leon. Mr Jones was a proud graduate of Fairfield Preparatory School, Univers
CorrectionsThe photo of Sophie's Tea House in the May 21 Way We Were was incorrectly identified as having existed on the site of today's Buzz's Shell Station. The tea house actually stood next to that site, according to longtime Botsford resident Sam Scott.
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Put A Moratorium On New BorrowingTo the Editor:While the debate and discussion about the education budget has come front and center over the last several months, I believe the overall concern over the budget is the consistent increases year after year, much of which comes from continuous and unaba
200 People, 110 DogsTo the Editor:Strut Your Mutt Dog Walk was a huge success! More than 200 people and 110 dogs came out to show their support and helped to raise more than $2,100 for the proposed dog park.
Mocha Coffeehouse Closing Sunday, 'Estate Sale' PlannedBy John VoketDespite a robust community effort that included a social networking initiative attracting more than 800 supporters in just a couple of months to "Save Mocha Now," the popular and community-minded Mocha Coffeehouse in Sandy
Newtown Prevention Council Conducts Last Meeting Until FallBy Eliza HallabeckIn celebration of her last 50 minutes of being a co-chair for the Newtown Prevention Council, Beth Agen shared cupcakes from Mocha Coffeehouse with fellow council members on Thursday, May 20.
NHS Girls' Tennis Team Falls In SWC SemifinalsNewtown High School's girls' tennis team fell to Joel Barlow of Redding 5-2 in the South West Conference Tournament's semifinals on May 20.Newtown got wins at No. 1 and No. 3 doubles in the setback. The top tandem of Ashley Cech and Megan Loose
Water Line Extension Suspended For State Review By Andrew GoroskoUnited Water has agreed to halt the construction of a water line extension from Newtown to the Greenridge residential section of Brookfield at least until a state-sponsored technical review session is held to air Newtown officials'