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What Does Your Halloween Look Like?

Published: October 31, 2015 at 12:00 am
What does Halloween look like in your household and/or neighborhood? What's everyone dressing up as this year? Who has the best seasonal display? Email your photos to The Newtown Bee by 8 pm Sunday, November 1, and we will present those submissions in a slideshow to accompany our staff photos on M

Voters Called The Local Polls November 3, Absentee Voting Saturday

Published: October 31, 2015 at 12:00 am
Residents who are unsure of whether they can make it to the local polling places on Election Day, Tuesday, November 3, can cast absentee ballots during a special voting session being held Saturday, October 31, at Newtown Municipal Center, 3 Primrose Street, from 9 am to noon. Secretary of the State

Celebratory Snoopy Sculpture Wins NMS Scarecrows Contest

Published: October 31, 2015 at 12:00 am
Newtown Middle School art teachers Leigh Anne Coles and Kristen Ciarletto announced the top three winning My Favorite Scarecrow Sculpture Contest on Friday, October 30. "Snoopy Halloween with the Dog House," one of two of this year's entries to feature a Peanuts theme, was voted into the top spot at

Great Pumpkin Challenge Collection Gathers Supporters Ahead Of Halloween

Published: October 31, 2015 at 12:00 am
The Great Pumpkin Challenge is gearing up to light up Main Street on Saturday, October 31.Representatives of the Hole In The Wall Gang Camp and Life Is Good gathered at 14 Main Street, the home of the Great Pumpkin Challenge and its creator Mackenzie Page, on Friday, October 30, as many people were

Pre-Halloween Activities Abound, Along With Safety Advisories

Published: October 31, 2015 at 12:00 am
From ghost stories on Main Street to hundreds of spooky goblins flitting around Sandy Hook, the ramp-up to Halloween 2015 is in full swing - with bubbling anticipation of Newtown's main event on October 31 becoming palpable around the community. A heavy police presence is anticipated on Main Str

Girls' Soccer Team Advances And Field Hockey Squad Falls In Double OT

Published: October 31, 2015 at 12:00 am
Newtown High School's girls' soccer team advanced in the South-West Conference tournament, defeating host Weston 1-0 in the quarterfinal round, on October 31. Maddie Pirone one-timed a cross from Emma Curtis with just 2:08 remaining in the opening half, for what proved to be the decisive goal. T

Access Health CT Open Enrollment Begins Sunday

Published: October 31, 2015 at 12:00 am
Jim Wadleigh, CEO of Access Health CT (AHCT), has released a checklist for residents in preparation for Connecticut's third open enrollment, which begins Sunday, November 1, and runs through Sunday, January 31, 2016. "With in-person navigators, online assisters, and other consumer tools, AHCT is

Mawdsley Second Overall As Cross Country Team Places Third

Published: October 31, 2015 at 12:00 am
Newtown High School's girls' cross country team placed third in the Class LL state championship meet, at Wickham Park, in Manchester, on October 31. The Nighthawks were led by Sarah Mawdsley, who was runner-up among 156 finishers, in a time of 19:17. The Nighthawks, who had a trio of runners amo

Annual Flagpole Photographers 'Newtown & Beyond' Photo Exhibition Opens November 2

Published: October 30, 2015 at 12:00 am
The Flagpole Photographers Camera Club will be offering an exhibit of some of the best work of its members during the month of November at Newtown Municipal Center. In this 6th Annual "Newtown & Beyond" Exhibit, many photos of Newtown will be featured, but there will also be photos taken acros

Ben's Lighthouse Outreach Trip Information Session Planned

Published: October 30, 2015 at 12:00 am
Ben's Lighthouse is gearing up to head to Montana next summer, and will take 20 teenagers to help a community impacted by tragedy, for the fourth year in a row. Anyone interested in participating on this trip is invited to attend an informational meeting and application session that will take pla

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