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Town Hall South Phone System Still Being Worked On

Published: April 30, 2014 at 12:00 am
A changeover for the phone system at Town Hall South is complete this evening, but there are still a few technical issues being worked on, according to Newtown Director of Emergency Communications Maureen Will. "Voicemail is still being worked on, so there may be an issue if anyone calls the polic

'Alice, A New Musical' To Debut At Edmond Town Hall

Published: April 30, 2014 at 12:00 am
Newtown's Community Learning Project (CLP) will entertain young and old alike with their all-new musical adaptation of Lewis Carroll's classic story about a girl caught in a mesmerizing dreamworld. Alice, of down-the-rabbit-hole fame, is back for a brand new musical adventure in New York City in

Recovery Project Reschedules 'Summer Planning,' Slates Next Parent Forum

Published: April 30, 2014 at 12:00 am
The Newtown Public Schools Recovery Project has slated its next parent forums, which will be held at Sandy Hook Elementary School and Reed Intermediate School. Each forum will be presented twice, once during the school day and again in the evening, to allow for maximum participation. Programs last

Theater Review: 'Menagerie' An Excellent Season Opener For Town Players

Published: April 30, 2014 at 12:00 am
Every now and then the Town Players of Newtown mount a production that is as fine as any regional theater in the area, and as good as any of the professional companies in Hartford or New Haven. Such is the case with their current production of Tennessee Williams's "The Glass Menagerie," which has

Phone System Changeover At Town Hall South This Morning

Published: April 30, 2014 at 12:00 am
A changeover to a new phone system at Town Hall South will be taking place this morning around 9:30 am, according to Director of Emergency Communications Maureen Will. The system change will cover the police, Parks & Rec and Social Services departments. There will be no disruption in emergency 911 s

Edward P. Brandon

Published: April 30, 2014 at 12:00 am
Edward P. "Ed" Brandon, 98, of Brookfield died peacefully April 26, surrounded by his loving family. He was born October 20, 1915, in Yonkers, N.Y.

WWF To Host Career Paths Discussion

Published: April 30, 2014 at 12:00 am
The Working Women's Forum, an association of local professionals and entrepreneurs, will feature a talk titled "If I Wasn't (What I'm Doing Now), I Probably Would Be..." on Wednesday, May 14, at The Villa Restaurant. Networking and light dinner begin at 6 pm, followed by discussion of care

School Board Selects New Hawley School Principal

Published: April 30, 2014 at 12:00 am
While the Board of Education interviewed Christopher Moretti for the position of principal of Hawley Elementary School in an executive session on April 29, a group of district personnel, Hawley staff members, and current principal Jo-Ann Peters Edmondson waited outside the Council Chambers at Newtow

Timely Help For The Town And Country Club

Published: April 30, 2014 at 12:00 am
To the Editor:: On behalf of The Town and Country Club of Newtown, I would like to extend the thanks of all the members to Fred Hurley, head of public works, and Ron Bolmer, project manager, and everyone else who

Senior Tax Breaks Should Continue To Be Based On Need

Published: April 30, 2014 at 12:00 am
To the Editor: The Legislative Council is considering amending Newtown’s senior tax relief program. According to the Chairman of the Board of Finance Newtown has one of the more generous programs in the state. I am in support of our

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