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'Howl-O-Ween' Party Held To Benefit Newtown Park And Bark

Published: October 31, 2013 at 12:00 am
As volunteers put the final touches on a hay-hunt, other helpers at the Saturday, October 26, "Howl-o-ween" canine costume party readied additional stations. The family event was sponsored by Newtown Parks and Recreation, and benefited the Friends of Newtown Park and Back and was held on the Fai

Halloween Walk In Sandy Hook Draws Trick-Or-Treaters

Published: October 31, 2013 at 12:00 am
As trick-or-treaters began making their way through Sandy Hook Village for a Halloween Walk, participating businesses were ready on Saturday, October 26. This year marked the third Halloween Walk hosted by Sandy Hook Organization for Prosperity, better known as SHOP. Local children were invited to

Hawk Spikers Advance To Championship Match

Published: October 31, 2013 at 12:00 am
The loss of six players from last year's squad certainly hasn't slowed this year's Newtown High School girls' volleyball team. In fact, the Nighthawks have gone deeper in the conference tournament than they did a year ago.

Penalty Kicks The Difference As Boys' Booters Fall In Title Game

Published: October 31, 2013 at 12:00 am
Newtown High School's boys' soccer team saw its South-West Conference Tournament championship aspirations end in the title game the same way the team had kept its hopes alive in the tourney's first round - via game-deciding penalty kicks following 100 minutes of scoreless soccer, which inclu

Screening Of 'The Conjuring,' With Special Guests, Shed Light On Local Paranormal Investigators

Published: October 31, 2013 at 12:00 am
Following a special one-night encore showing of The Conjuring on Thursday, October 24, an audience at Edmond Town Hall Theatre was treated to a question and answer session with Lorraine Warren and Tony Spera. The supernatural horror film directed by James Wan follows one of the biggest cases investi

Kent Artist's Wife Brought Area News To Newtown-<br><br>George Laurence Nelson Feted <br>By Kent Historical Society

Published: October 31, 2013 at 12:00 am
On Saturday and Sunday, November 2 and 3, the Kent Historical Society will present its final campaign this year to increase awareness of former Kent resident and early 20th Century artist George Laurence Nelson.Kent Historical Society Executive Director Margaret Smith and Good Gallery owner Tim Good

NFA Foliage Hike, Saturday At Holcombe Wildlife Preserve

Published: October 31, 2013 at 12:00 am
Hikers of all ages are invited to enjoy panoramic views of Newtown and surrounding areas during Newtown Forest Association's Autumn Foliage hike on Saturday, November 2, beginning at noon. Join NFA member Aaron Coopersmith on a stroll through the Holcombe Wildlife Preserve on Great Hill Road. Not

Police News October 21 - 28, 2013

Published: October 31, 2013 at 12:00 am
Reckless Burning Police said they went to Oakview Road, near Newtown High School, about 1:45 pm on October 23 after receiving a report about a ground fire in the area. Police said they charged each of two youths under age

Fire Reports October 24 - 30, 2013

Published: October 31, 2013 at 12:00 am
The dispatchers at the Newtown Emergency Communications Center at 3 Main Street report the following fire calls and the responders: Thursday, October 24: 8:41 am, alarm, 60 Elm Drive, Hook & Ladder and Bo...

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