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P&Z Considers New Format For 'Elderly Housing'

Published: September 01, 2015 at 12:00 am
A local builder/developer is proposing a new set of zoning regulations for "elderly housing," which would allow detached single-family houses on relatively small lots in a subdivision, with each lot having its own water well and septic system. Kim Danziger of Danziger Homes, Inc., presented his

Auditions Set For Town Players

Published: September 01, 2015 at 12:00 am
Town Players of Newtown announces auditions for George Batson's "Design For Murder" will be Tuesday and Wednesday, September 8 and 9, from 7 to 9 each evening. All roles are available. Rehearsals will begin the week of September 14, and the production is scheduled to run Friday and Saturday evenings

Recreation Soccer Kickoff Celebration Planned

Published: September 01, 2015 at 12:00 am
The Newtown Soccer Club will hold its first Recreation Soccer Kickoff Celebration on Thursday, September 3, at NYA Sports & Fitness, 4 Primrose Street. Registered players, as well as prospective participants interested in joining the league, are welcome. Registration will be available at the event.

Julia Wasserman

Published: September 01, 2015 at 12:00 am
There will be a celebration of Julia Wasserman's life, Saturday, September 26, from 2 to 4 pm, at the Fairfield Hills Campus, adjacent to the Newtown Municipal Center, 3 Primrose Street.

School Board Celebrates Former Reed Students For Science Project

Published: September 01, 2015 at 12:00 am
Superintendent of Schools Joseph V. Erardi, Jr, announced a "neat celebration" during the Board of Education's meeting on Tuesday, August 18. Reed Intermediate School students Mitchell Doherty, Tyler Hill, Maddie Hintze, Justin Peck, and Jillian Reilly were introduced to the board members for

Bernice G. Stollman

Published: August 31, 2015 at 12:00 am
Bernice G. Stollman, 87, of Stratford died August 29 at Bridgeport Hospital. She was born in South Norwalk, and was a daughter of the late Frances and Morris Gellis. Her devoted children Hunter Stollman, and his wife Alisa, of Newtown

Al Francis Sampley

Published: August 31, 2015 at 12:00 am
Al Francis Sampley, 92, of Newtown died August 27. He was born February 6, 1923, in Somerville, Mass., the son of Marjorie (Partridge) and Harry G. Sampley. A decorated war hero and well-respected antiques dealer for more than 50 years, Mr Sampley co-owned Almar Antiques of Wells, Maine, with his d

Linda Lutters D'Amato

Published: August 31, 2015 at 12:00 am
Linda Lutters D'Amato, 72, of Trumbull, beloved wife of the late Matthew J. D'Amato, died August 26 at Yale New Haven Hospital. She was born in Bridgeport and was an area resident all of her life. Her loving children Dana L. Nuzzo, and her husb...

Some Ideas To Save The Flagpole

Published: August 31, 2015 at 12:00 am
To The Editor: When my wife and I were looking for a new home, it was Newtown’s stunning flagpole intersection that sparked our love affair with the town. There is something so powerful about it, the strength and values “for

John Saxonmeyer

Published: August 31, 2015 at 12:00 am
John Saxonmeyer, 86, of Southport died peacefully at home from complications of Parkinson's disease August 27, surrounded by his family. He was born October 23, 1928, in Westport, and was a US Army veteran, having served in Europe in World War II.

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