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Knights Of Columbus Present Monsignor Weiss With Caritas Award, $100,000 Donation For St Rose Parish

Published: October 01, 2013 at 12:00 am
To honor the selfless leadership St Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church continues to offer its community, the Knights of Columbus formally presented Monsignor Robert Weiss with its first Caritas Award Monday night. The award honors exemplary works of charity and service. The presentation followed a M

Access Health CT Gets First Obamacare Enrollment Amid Website Woes

Published: October 01, 2013 at 12:00 am
The website has been spotty, but Access Health CT, the state's new health insurance marketplace created by the federal health reform law, enrolled its first member shortly before 9:30 Tuesday morning. CEO Kevin Counihan was an in-studio guest on WNPR's Where We Live when the Access Health site

NUMC Planning Fall Arts & Crafts Fair

Published: October 01, 2013 at 12:00 am
Newtown United Methodist Church will present its annual juried Fall Arts and Crafts Fair on Saturday, October 19, from 10 am to 4 pm, at Reed Intermediate School, 3 Trades Lane. Thirty-five professional artisans will offer a variety of handcrafted items including jewelry, quilts, doll clothes, knit

Feeding Cats

Published: October 01, 2013 at 12:00 am
To the Editor: On behalf of The Animal Center of Newtown, we wish to thank Caraluzzi's management for generously holding an extended cat food drive during September. The event was a success due to the many donations of canned and dry food from Caraluzzi's customers.

American Red Cross CPR Certification Class, October 16 At NYFS

Published: October 01, 2013 at 12:00 am
Newtown Youth and Family Services, Inc. (NYFS) will hold an American Red Cross CPR Certification class on Wednesday, October 16, from 6 to 9 pm. "The class which will cover cardiopulmonary resuscitation for infants, children and adults, is a great class for all caregivers and anyone interested in

Vote Yes for SHS and Newtown

Published: October 01, 2013 at 12:00 am
To the Editor: Please be sure to vote in the town-wide referendum on Saturday to accept the grant that will fund rebuilding of Sandy Hook Elementary School. We fully support the unanimous decision made by all 28 town officials from all three parties representing the Board of Selectmen, Board of Ed

Show What We Are Made Of

Published: October 01, 2013 at 12:00 am
To the Editor: In Sandy Hook, like in other areas, our elementary school is the center of our community. Our children learned to ride their bikes in the parking lot. They learned to read and write in the classrooms alongside their friends and neighbors. They played baseball on hot summer days and t

Newtown Needs Four Elementary Schools

Published: October 01, 2013 at 12:00 am
To the Editor: I am writing in support of the Sandy Hook School referendum being held this Saturday, October 5, at the Newtown Middle School from 6 am to 8 pm.

A Perfect Venue

Published: October 01, 2013 at 12:00 am
To the Editor: The Garden Club of Newtown would like to thank McLaughlin Vineyards and staff for hosting our Fall Luncheon.

No Such Thing As Free

Published: October 01, 2013 at 12:00 am
To the Editor: In reading Ms. LeRow's letter ["Accepting A Gift," Letter Hive, 9/27/13] I was amused by her statement that the $50 million grant to the town of Newtown was a "free gift with no strings attached." I am sorry to inform you that there are strings attached in the form of high

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