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Drug Trafficking Trial For Santucci, Chickos Postponed

Published: October 01, 2015 at 12:00 am
HARTFORD - Jury selection in the federal drug trafficking trial of a former Newtown police sergeant and a former Newtown emergency communications dispatcher has been postponed from October 13 to January 12. Thomas Carson, spokesman for the US Attorney for Connecticut, said September 30 that on S

Stories Elicit Laughter, Tears From Friends Gathered At Wasserman Celebration

Published: October 01, 2015 at 12:00 am
As friends, colleagues, and admirers gathered for a celebration of her life at Fairfield Hills Saturday September 26, one could easily imagine Julia Wasserman somewhere beyond the wispy clouds that dotted the afternoon sky, head cocked earthward, listening to the hundreds of stories unfolding about

Choose Love '60s Tribute Concert Moving Indoors

Published: October 01, 2015 at 12:00 am
Due to anticipated rain showers Saturday, October 3, Sandy Hook Organization for Prosperity is relocating its free California Dreamers concert from the park in Sandy Hook Center to Newtown Congregational Church. This final show in the 2015 concert series will still take place from 1 to 3 pm.

Field Hockey Squad Continues Earning Points

Published: October 01, 2015 at 12:00 am
Newtown High School's field hockey team played visiting Weston to a 2-2 draw at Blue & Gold Stadium, on September 29. The tie marked Newtown's first non-win since a season-opening defeat to Bethel, but kept the Nighthawks unbeaten in four straight contests. The Nighthawks carried a 3-1-1 record

Cross Country Teams Win Winding Trails Invitational

Published: October 01, 2015 at 12:00 am
Newtown High School's girls' and boys' varsity cross country teams both claimed first place at the Winding Trails Invitational, in Farmington, on September 26. The Newtown girls had the top three finishers as Sarah Mawdsley won the race in a time of 19:14.0; Erin Tressler was runner-up in 19:2

SOS Campaign Conducts Informational Meeting

Published: October 01, 2015 at 12:00 am
Following the SOS (Support Our Schools) meeting on Monday, September 28, at Reed Intermediate School, campaign Co-Founder Kristen Bonacci said the event was an informational meeting and forum for the community to hear about upcoming events and ways to get involved. "It was also to help people kn

Fairfield Hills Authority Declines Lease With Psychiatric Facility

Published: October 01, 2015 at 12:00 am
Fairfield Hills Authority members Monday argued procedure for more than 30 minutes before voting to decline to engage in negotiating a lease agreement with US HealthVest, a psychiatric health care facility. In past months US HealthVest President and CEO Richard A. Kresch, MD, had submited a letter

Local Republicans Tout All Volunteers Coming Forward To Serve

Published: October 01, 2015 at 12:00 am
In their latest pre-election position paper, local Republicans recognize the "special kind of person" who steps up to volunteer and serve Newtown on a board or commission. The local GOP also takes the opportunity to affirm how many Republicans and unaffiliated voters the party has met, interview

Absentee Ballots Available October 2

Published: October 01, 2015 at 12:00 am
Town Clerk Debbie Aurelia Halstead advises Newtown voters that absentee ballots are available Friday, October 2, for the Municipal Election to be held in Newtown on Tuesday, November 3.ÂÂ

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