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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.

Volunteers Needed For Wine Tasting Event

Published: August 31, 2015 at 12:00 am
Residents who would like to volunteer for the upcoming Newtown Forest Association (NFA) wine tasting event on September 12 are invited to a meeting Tuesday, September 1 at 7 pm at the Holcombe Hill offices at 65 Great Hill Road.

chbMakers Wrap Up A Fun Summer

Published: August 31, 2015 at 12:00 am
Throughout the summer, the C.H. Booth Library has been holding educational classes, called chbMakers, for the youth of Newtown. The final class of the season was recently hosted by C.H. Booth Library Young Adult Librarian Kim Weber. The chbMakers classes highlight different projects, and the classes

State Grants To Newtown Down More Than $82k In Latest OPM Report

Published: August 31, 2015 at 12:00 am
In an apparent signal to state towns and cities to step up efforts to find greater efficiencies through regionalizing programs and services to residents, the Office of Policy and management announced late Friday, August 21, that Newtown will be losing about $70,000 in state grants this fiscal year f

Third Annual Newtown Poetry Project Celebrated

Published: August 31, 2015 at 12:00 am
The third annual Newtown Poetry Project celebration took place recently at the home of NPP co-founder Lea Attanasio. The garden party was held to celebrate the launch of "Hello World: The Newtown Poetry Project 2015," a collection of poetry generated last spring by second to sixth graders and their

2015 Newtown Yoga Festival

Published: August 31, 2015 at 12:00 am
The Newtown Yoga Festival was held at NYA Sports & Fitness Center on Saturday, August 22. This was the third year for the annual event. During the morning people practiced yoga under the guidance of a number of instructors and danced with Newtown energy healer and yoga teacher Joanne Keane and lat

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