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HealingNewtown Announces Summer Art Camp

Published: February 28, 2014 at 12:00 am
"A Different Artist, A Different Day" will be the theme of the HealingNewtown Summer Art Camp. Set to be held at Newtown Congregational Church, 14 West Street, the camp will be offered July 7-11 for ages 7-11 and July 14-18 for ages 12-15. Sessions will run from 10 am to 1 pm each day, and will

More Hypocrisy From Congress

Published: February 28, 2014 at 12:00 am
To the Editor: Today, February 27, C-SPAN informed us that the United States Senate blocked a Bill that would have expanded Veterans' Benefits to include dental care. The proposed Bill would also have provided funding to support remedial health care

Public Invited To St Rose Of Lima School For Rex Crain 'Life Lift' Program

Published: February 28, 2014 at 12:00 am
St Rose of Lima School is pleased to announce that acclaimed speaker, writer and peak performance coach Rex Crain will be hosting a community session on Thursday, March 6, at 6:30 pm. The program, "Life Lift: Where the impossible becomes possible," will be in the Monsignor Weiss Gathering Hall a

Traditional Irish Music By Niamh Ní Charra Trio, March 7 At Meeting House

Published: February 28, 2014 at 12:00 am
On Friday, March 7, at 8 pm, the Niamh Ní Charra Trio will perform at Newtown Meeting House in a concert sponsored by Fairfield County's own Shamrock Traditional Irish Music Society. Ms plays fiddle and concertina, and sings in both the Irish Gaelic language and in English. She will be joined by Do

Course Educates Garner Inmates On Personal Development

Published: February 28, 2014 at 12:00 am
A group of 12 men, most of whom wore the plain khaki-colored uniforms of prison life, sat in molded-plastic chairs arrayed in a ring around an instructor, listening intently as the teacher discussed the topics of moral philosophy, such as values, the meaning of life, and conflict resolution. The Fe

NMS's Literary Magazine Cited For Excellence

Published: February 27, 2014 at 12:00 am
Newtown Middle School's literary magazine, Opus Optima, has been selected by the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) for the rank of "Highest Award" in the 2013 NCTE Program to Recognize Excellence in Student Literary Magazines.The 2013 edition of Opus Optima is the first edition of

NHS Art Creations To Go On Display At National K-12 Ceramic Exhibition

Published: February 27, 2014 at 12:00 am
Two Newtown High School students will have their ceramic pieces displayed during the Annual National K-12 Ceramic Exhibition, which will be held in Wisconsin March 19 to 22. Hannah Godbout's "Angler Fish" and Dawson Stout's "Sea Tea" were both selected from submissions from around the

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