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Despite Reorganization By LLS, Newtown Will Have 2014 Light The Night Walk

Published: May 31, 2014 at 12:00 am
While organizers of the tenth Relay For Life of Newtown are in their home stretch this week, making final preparations for their 12-hour event taking place May 31-June 1 at Newtown High School, organizers of a similar event are beginning to ramp up their annual efforts. Tessa Ruggeri, campaign man

Community Invited To Learn Signs Of Suicide, Prevention Tactics

Published: May 31, 2014 at 12:00 am
In 1906, the internationally recognized Morse code distress signal SOS was established and has grown to represent a call for help. On June 5, community members are being called to learn how to recognize if someone they know or care about may be reaching out for help because they are contemplating su

BOS Launching Town Wide Facilities Analysis Monday; Public Input Requested

Published: May 31, 2014 at 12:00 am
Every Board of Selectmen's meeting provides two opportunities for members of the public to comment on agenda items and other issues of public importance. First Selectman Pat Llodra is reaching out to residents to come with questions or ideas about the future of town-owned buildings and facilities.

Prevention Council Reviews A Season Of Accomplishment

Published: May 31, 2014 at 12:00 am
During its final meeting of the 2013-14 school year, Newtown Prevention Council reviewed work completed since last September. Since its first meeting the school year, the council has held or participated in events monthly, according to Co-Chair Judy Blanchard. The council also had a number of campai

Community Invited To Learn Signs Of Suicide, Prevention Tactics

Published: May 31, 2014 at 12:00 am
In 1906, the internationally recognized Morse code distress signal SOS was established and has grown to represent a call for help. On June 5, community members are being called to learn how to recognize if someone they know or care about may be reaching out for help because they are contemplating su

BOS Launching Town Wide Facilities Analysis Monday; Public Input Requested

Published: May 31, 2014 at 12:00 am
Every Board of Selectmen's meeting provides two opportunities for members of the public to comment on agenda items and other issues of public importance. First Selectman Pat Llodra is reaching out to residents to come with questions or ideas about the future of town-owned buildings and facilities.

Prevention Council Reviews A Season Of Accomplishment

Published: May 31, 2014 at 12:00 am
During its final meeting of the 2013-14 school year, Newtown Prevention Council reviewed work completed since last September. Since its first meeting the school year, the council has held or participated in events monthly, according to Co-Chair Judy Blanchard. The council also had a number of campai

Joining A National Discussion: 'Not One More'

Published: May 31, 2014 at 12:00 am
Every time she hears about a shooting in this country, Katie Morosky said she is traumatized. "It comes back every time," the Newtown resident said Friday afternoon. "Every time you hear about another shooting, everything that happened here comes right back." Ms Morosky was one of about 18 peo

Joining A National Discussion: 'Not One More'

Published: May 31, 2014 at 12:00 am
Every time she hears about a shooting in this country, Katie Morosky said she is traumatized. "It comes back every time," the Newtown resident said Friday afternoon. "Every time you hear about another shooting, everything that happened here comes right back." Ms Morosky was one of about 18 peo

Nutmeg Book Award Selection Committee Experience 'Beneficial' For NMS Student

Published: May 31, 2014 at 12:00 am
As just one of two young people selected in January 2013 to serve on the 15-member Connecticut Nutmeg Book Award 2015 Intermediate Selection Committee, Newtown Middle School eighth grader Michael Arther read more than 30,000 pages in 120 books over the course of eight months - 40 of those books du

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