Recognized by critics, audiences and professional musicians alike for its uniquely polished and passionate performances, the Dorian Wind Quintet is known worldwide as one of chamber music's preeminent and longest continuously-active ensembles. This ensemble will perform at Newtown's Edmond Town
A free mattress and book recycling point will be part of this year's Earth Day Festival. The festival will return to the front lawn of Newtown Middle School, 11 Queen Street, on Saturday, May 2, from 10 am to 4 pm. The new addition is being sponsored by the Newtown Sustainable Energy Commission,
The MéirtÃÂn O'Connor Trio has toured the world with legendary Irish singer Christy Moore, with Australian guitar master Tony Emmanuel, and with the beloved fiddler Martin Hayes' Masters of Tradition ensemble. They have played to full capacity audiences in venues such as Lincoln Center and UCL
Ronald R. Russell, 70, of Sandy Hook, beloved husband of Deborah L. (Switser) Russell, died March 29. Born in Trenton, N.J., he was raised in Milford, spending many years there before moving to Sandy Hook.
Fire Marshal Bill Halstead has announced that the open burning season is extended to May 15 to allow residents sufficient time to burn small brush for its disposal. Open burning season normally starts on November 1 and extends to April 1, but the season is being extended by more than six weeks in vi
Each year, just prior to Memorial Day, members of Newtown Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 308 place new flags on the graves of all veterans buried in Newtown, a way of honoring departed service members each May. This year, said Donna Monteleone Randle, Chaplain for Post 308 and District 1, the VFW is
First Selectman Pat Llodra is recommending to the Board of Selectman that action on the community center project "not go forward as planned" on April 28, in a statement released Tuesday, March 31. "It is my belief that our community is best served if we allow ourselves and the community the ti
Grace Family Church will host its Annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 4, beginning at 1 pm. The public event will again be held at Treadwell Park, 39 Philo Curtis Road. This is a family event and all children up to age 12 can participate in the egg hunt. A program under the pavilion will inclu