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Holiday Closings & Reminders

Published: July 01, 2013 at 12:00 am
All town offices will be closed on Thursday, July 4, in honor of Independence Day. It is also a holiday for the USPS, so there is no regular mail delivery/pickup or retail services. Newtown Senior Center, C.H. Booth Library and the offices of The Newtown Bee will also be closed for the holiday.

Robert Staudinger

Published: July 01, 2013 at 12:00 am
Robert Stephen Staudinger, 74, husband of Joyce (Carey) Staudinger, of Sandy Hook died peacefully on Saturday, June 29, at his home surrounded by his family after a two year courageous battle of cancer.

James MacKerracher

Published: July 01, 2013 at 12:00 am
James MacKerracher, 86, a longtime resident of Woodbury, died Thursday, June 27, at Masonicare in Newtown. He was the husband of Elizabeth (Aitcheson) MacKerracher.

Theater Review: Great Production In Sherman About The Other Red-Headed Orphan

Published: July 01, 2013 at 12:00 am
The Sherman Playhouse is currently offering an adaptation of "Anne of Green Gables," in which three of L.M. Montgomery's stories have been melded into one play. It is, writes The Newtown Bee Theater Reviewer Julie Stern, "a great show to see with kids, because it is as much fun to watch them be tota

Tornado, Flash Flood Warnings Issued

Published: July 01, 2013 at 12:00 am
The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Warning for this area until 11:40 am. In addition, the National Weather Service in Upton, N.Y., has issued a Flash Flood Warning for Fairfield Couny, until 12:30 pm. UPDATE: Tornado Warning has expired, but the Flash Flood Warning has been extended t

Limited Yankees Newtown Day Tickets Available

Published: July 01, 2013 at 12:00 am
Over 4,000 tickets have been given to the town by the New York Yankees for Sunday's game against the Baltimore Orioles. Many residents and families who had originally requested tickets are now unable to use tickets, so there have been some returns. Tickets will be available first-come, first-serve

Auditions For 'Tom, Dick And Harry,' July 15-16 For Town Players

Published: July 01, 2013 at 12:00 am
Town Players of Newtown will host auditions for Tom, Dick And Harry, by masters of British farce, Ray and Michael Cooney, on Monday and Tuesday, July 15-16. Auditions will run from 7:30 to 9 pm each night. Gene Golaszewski will direct the production, which calls for six men and three women of variou

Holiday Closings & Reminders

Published: July 01, 2013 at 12:00 am
All town offices will be closed on Thursday, July 4, in honor of Independence Day. It is also a holiday for the USPS, so there is no regular mail delivery/pickup or retail services. Newtown Senior Center, C.H. Booth Library and the offices of The Newtown Bee will also be closed for the holiday.

Robert Staudinger

Published: July 01, 2013 at 12:00 am
Robert Stephen Staudinger, 74, husband of Joyce (Carey) Staudinger, of Sandy Hook died peacefully on Saturday, June 29, at his home surrounded by his family after a two year courageous battle of cancer.

James MacKerracher

Published: July 01, 2013 at 12:00 am
James MacKerracher, 86, a longtime resident of Woodbury, died Thursday, June 27, at Masonicare in Newtown. He was the husband of Elizabeth (Aitcheson) MacKerracher.

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