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Published: April 30, 2015 at 12:00 am

Newtown Doctors Join To Provide <br>A Week Of Healing, A Lifetime Of Health

Published: April 30, 2015 at 12:00 am
A rooster crows. The sun shimmies up behind still dark hills. Cups of coffee in hand, Drs Dan Federman and Eric Chanko step out of rustic quarters and breathe in the calm morning air lying over the village of Opataro, Honduras. It is a calm they know will soon dissipate, as dozens of villagers from

Training Day May 30 For LOF Adaptive Skiers; Registration Required By May 15

Published: April 30, 2015 at 12:00 am
The Sandy Hook-based LOF Adaptive Skiers will host its annual Adaptive Water Sports Training Day for volunteers on Saturday, May 30, from 8:30 am to 3 pm, at 90 Housatonic Drive on Lake Zoar. Individuals 16 years of age or older are welcome to join the event, which will provide instruction on new ad

District Announces 2014-15 Profiles In Professionalism Honorees

Published: April 30, 2015 at 12:00 am
The school district announced on Thursday, April 30, the honorees who have been chosen for the district's 2014-15 Profiles in Professionalism award. This is the first year the award will honor local educators, school personnel, and parents. Nominations for the award were submitted to the district

Aces On The Courts: Girls' Tennis Squad Has Winning Streak

Published: April 30, 2015 at 12:00 am
Newtown High School's girls' tennis team won four matches in five days to carry a 5-4 record into a scheduled visit to Bethel on April 30. The Nighthawks defeated host Weston 5-2 on April 25, edged host Pomperaug of Southbury 4-3 on April 27, got past visiting Bunnell of Stratford 4-3 the next d

Special Night Held At Middle Gate

Published: April 30, 2015 at 12:00 am
In different rooms on Tuesday, March 31, Middle Gate Elementary School students and their parents experienced art, music, the library/media center, and Project Adventure lessons during the school's Special Night. Middle Gate Principal Chris Geissler welcomed everyone to the evening event in the

Majorities, Minorities, And The Board of Education

Published: April 30, 2015 at 12:00 am
When the town voted in 2008 to increase the size of the Board of Education from six to seven members, the charter change that accomplished that goal stipulated that the existing 3-3 division of the six seats between Democrats and Republicans be changed to allow a 4-3 partisan bare majority. It is fr

Boys' Tennis Team Follows Win Streak With Battles Against SWC's Best

Published: April 30, 2015 at 12:00 am
It's hard to say which block of matches is most significant for Newtown High School's boys' tennis team: A four-match winning streak that unfolded April 13-21, or back-to-back hard-fought setbacks to tough South-West Conference foes Weston and Pomperaug of Southbury, April 25 and 27, respect

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