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Youth Football And Basketball Coaches Get Positive Pointers

Published: November 30, 2015 at 12:00 am
In an effort to improve the experiences youth athletes have playing games they're learning, coaches and board members from Newtown Youth Football & Cheer and Newtown Youth Basketball Association participated recently in Positive Coaching Alliance workshops, in which presenters came to town to offe

South Main Zone Change Draws Court Appeal

Published: November 30, 2015 at 12:00 am
The owner of commercial real estate at 111 South Main Street, which is near the 116 South Main Street site proposed for the construction of a Tractor Supply Company store, has filed a court appeal challenging and seeking to reverse the Planning and Zoning Commission's controversial decision earlier

Angels Memorial - Accessible, Secluded, Proximate

Published: November 30, 2015 at 12:00 am
To the Editor: I sit at my favorite place for yearly reflection as our town's 12/14 anniversary approaches, behind a house of worship, welcoming all faiths of believers and not, a quiet and subdued space near enough to memories of fear, pain and tears,. far enough from daily distracting sounds of c

Djonne And Nighthawk Diving Teammates Had Season To Remember

Published: November 28, 2015 at 12:00 am
Newtown High School's divers made quite a splash this fall. Led by senior standout Kari Djonne and her talented peers, the Nighthawks excelled throughout the regular season and deep into the postseason, culminating with this past week's State Open. Djonne, regularly the team's top diver, finis

Sabrina's Encore Productions To Stage 'Elf The Musical'

Published: November 28, 2015 at 12:00 am
The students of Sabrina's Encore Productions, LLC, a Newtown-based performing arts studio, are preparing to ring in the holiday season with two performances of "Elf the Musical" on Saturday, December 19.

Boy Scout Wreath Sale Thanksgiving Weekend

Published: November 28, 2015 at 12:00 am
Boy Scout Troop 770 will be conducting its annual Christmas wreath sale Thanksgiving weekend. Scouts will sell wreaths to the public at several locations along Church Hill Road on Saturday, November 28, from 10 am until noon. They will also be at St Rose Church, 46 Church Hill Road, on Sunday, Novem

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