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GOP Primary Voting Location Changed, Registration Deadlines Loom

Published: August 01, 2014 at 12:00 am
Due to the likelihood of extreme heat, and no other place in the facility with air-conditioning, Republican Registrar of Voters Karin Aurelia is moving all GOP Primary voting August 12 from the Newtown Middle School gym to the Reed Intermediate School. Any registered Republican who normally votes at

One Year Later: Sandy Hook Man's Disappearance Still 'A Big Question Mark'

Published: August 01, 2014 at 12:00 am
As the family and friends of Robert Hoagland this week formally marked the first anniversary of his mysterious disappearance from town, police continued to pursue leads on his possible whereabouts in a case that has puzzled both police and the people who knew the Sandy Hook man. On the night of Mond

Peacock Comes To Roost With Newtown Couple

Published: August 01, 2014 at 12:00 am
A wandering peacock chose a beautiful late afternoon to walk into a backyard on Shepard Hill Road Thursday, July 24. The interloper, now named Harley, has made himself at home with Lex Nalley and Neil Unger. When people ask, "We tell them we've been adopted by a peacock," Ms Nalley said. Harle

SHOP Presents Donation To Newtown Scholarship Association

Published: August 01, 2014 at 12:00 am
SHOP (Sandy Hook Organization for Prosperity) President Joe Hemingway presented Newtown Scholarship Association President Glenn Nanavaty with a donation of $1,000 on Thursday, July 17. The donation will go to fund SHOP's third annual scholarship, and the Newtown Scholarship Association will choos

Continuing Education's SMART Camp

Published: August 01, 2014 at 12:00 am
The second session of Newtown Continuing Education's SMART (Summer Music And Arts) Camp began on July 21, and offered a range of classes for students. The first session ran July 7-18. "I hear positive things about all the classes," SMART head intern Ashley Maturo said July 24, while students w

A Summer Of Cooking Thanks To Parks & Rec

Published: August 01, 2014 at 12:00 am
Newtown Parks & Recreation's summer camp "Fresh and Fun Cooking" ended Friday, July 18, with an End of Cooking Camp Party. Parents were invited to enjoy different food creations, including bruschetta, watermelon slushies, and other offerings made by their children. Sharon Martovich, the ca

Sounds Of SilverTones At NCC, August 15

Published: August 01, 2014 at 12:00 am
On Friday, August 15, at 7 pm, the SilverTones will perform at Newtown Congregational Church.Members represent several area towns and have performed at many civic events as well as nursing homes and assisted living facilities. The SilverTones have also played at The Strand Theater in Seymour. The ba

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Toilet Paper: Under (opening under/against the wall) or Over (opening over/away from the wall)?

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