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NFA Purchases 27 Acres For Preservation

Published: June 30, 2013 at 12:00 am
"Just close your eyes and listen," said Newtown Forest Association President Robert Eckenrode. He stood on an overgrown old farming road beside a stream; its splashing sounds mingled with birdsong and a gentle breeze. Referring to a 1934 aerial photograph of the 27.6-acre parcel at 196 Hattertow

NYFS Annual Meeting Honored Volunteers, Others

Published: June 30, 2013 at 12:00 am
During its Annual Meeting on Monday, June 24, the Board of Directors and staff of Newtown Youth & Family Services (NYFS) honored those who have helped the town and the nonprofit mental health clinic and youth service bureau throughout the last year. The board also honored its retiring members for th

'From Broadway With Love: A Benefit Concert For Sandy Hook' To Air On Select Public Television Stations In July

Published: June 30, 2013 at 12:00 am
"From Broadway With Love: A Benefit Concert For Sandy Hook", which took place on January 28, at the Palace Theater in Waterbury, will begin airing on select public television stations throughout the tri-state area in July. "From Broadway With Love" was a concert of healing for the Newtown co

Watercolor Landscape Demo, July 10 At Meeting House

Published: June 30, 2013 at 12:00 am
The Society of Creative Arts of Newtown (SCAN) will have Adele Moros painting a watercolor landscape at a meeting of SCAN on Wednesday, ly 10, at 7:30 pm. This demo will take place in the lower meeting room at Newtown Meeting House, 31 Main Street (at the flagpole). It is not necessary to be a membe

NFA Purchases 27 Acres For Preservation

Published: June 30, 2013 at 12:00 am
"Just close your eyes and listen," said Newtown Forest Association President Robert Eckenrode. He stood on an overgrown old farming road beside a stream; its splashing sounds mingled with birdsong and a gentle breeze. Referring to a 1934 aerial photograph of the 27.6-acre parcel at 196 Hattertow

NYFS Annual Meeting Honored Volunteers, Others

Published: June 30, 2013 at 12:00 am
During its Annual Meeting on Monday, June 24, the Board of Directors and staff of Newtown Youth & Family Services (NYFS) honored those who have helped the town and the nonprofit mental health clinic and youth service bureau throughout the last year. The board also honored its retiring members for th

'From Broadway With Love: A Benefit Concert For Sandy Hook' To Air On Select Public Television Stations In July

Published: June 30, 2013 at 12:00 am
"From Broadway With Love: A Benefit Concert For Sandy Hook", which took place on January 28, at the Palace Theater in Waterbury, will begin airing on select public television stations throughout the tri-state area in July. "From Broadway With Love" was a concert of healing for the Newtown co

Watercolor Landscape Demo, July 10 At Meeting House

Published: June 30, 2013 at 12:00 am
The Society of Creative Arts of Newtown (SCAN) will have Adele Moros painting a watercolor landscape at a meeting of SCAN on Wednesday, ly 10, at 7:30 pm. This demo will take place in the lower meeting room at Newtown Meeting House, 31 Main Street (at the flagpole). It is not necessary to be a membe

Father's Day Ribbon Cutting A Joyful Celebration

Published: June 29, 2013 at 12:00 am
A special ribbon-cutting ceremony took place at the home of Lorraine and Mike Hurley, on South Main Street, on Father's Day Sunday, June 16. For the fourth - and hopefully final - time, family members gathered around the American flag in the front yard to cut a a yellow ribbon. This one had be

Returning July 13: Something Old, And Always Something New At Annual Book Sale

Published: June 29, 2013 at 12:00 am
Those who are familiar with the annual Friends of the C.H. Booth Library Book Sale know that the volunteers strive to make each year bigger and better than the previous one. Whether it is a change of venue that offers air-conditioned comfort, precise categorization of fiction and nonfiction books, o

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