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VNA Is Seeking New Members <font size="3">By Mary Tietjen</font>

Published: February 29, 2016 at 12:00 am
To the Editor: Did you know that the Visiting Nurse Association of Newtown has been a vital part of our community since 1914? The VNA is looking for new members who would like to volunteer with our organization. And, you

Nighthawk Gymnasts Participate in Class L Championships

Published: February 29, 2016 at 12:00 am
Newtown High School's gymnastics team scored 124.125 points to earn seventh place in the Class L state championship meet, at Pomperaug High in Southbury, on February 27. Greenwich, with 140.425, won the event. Maddie Jannott, Ally Kenny, Cam Vazquez, and

Nature Alone Is Our Finest Memorial <font size="3">By Melinda Reynolds</font>

Published: February 29, 2016 at 12:00 am
To the Editor: I am grateful to Bob Eckenrode and the Newtown Forest Association for expressing its position in re-gard to the preservation of the meadow habitat in the High Meadow at Fairfield Hills. (See Bob's letter on behalf of

Additional Round Of NewArts Auditions Announced For March 4

Published: February 29, 2016 at 12:00 am
NewArts: Newtown Musicals theater program Director Michael Unger is reminding young local actors, singers and dancers that auditions are continuing March 4-6 for a brand new youth version of School of Rock , and the beloved classic The Wizard of

Lisa Unleashed: CJ Captures Best in Show At Westminster

Published: February 29, 2016 at 12:00 am
A handsome German shorthaired pointer named CJ was crowned Best in Show at the 140th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in front of a capacity crowd at Madison Square Garden on February 16 in New York City. After two

Collin George Whitmore

Published: February 29, 2016 at 12:00 am
Beloved son, Collin George Whitmore, 8, of Sandy Hook, died peacefully February 25, with his Mom and Dad at his side. He was born in Bridgeport, November 22, 2007. Collin was an old soul whose light brightened any room and

Linda M. Prendergast

Published: February 29, 2016 at 12:00 am
Linda M. (Matthews) Prendergast, 73, beloved wife of the late Raymond J. Prendergast of Monroe, died February 24 at St Vincent's Medical Center, Bridgeport. She was born in Bridgeport and had been a lifelong area resident. Survivors include nine children

Theodore G. Whippie

Published: February 29, 2016 at 12:00 am
Theodore G. Whippie, 90, died February 25 in Newtown, with family at his side. He was born in Winchester, N.H., July 17, 1925, to Muriel (Frizzell) and George L. Whippie. He was the husband of the late Mary Elizabeth "Betty"

Pruning For 'A Lot Of Fruit,' Saturday At Victory Garden

Published: February 29, 2016 at 12:00 am
Early March is a good time for pruning fruit trees, said board certified master arborist Dan Dalton. The Newtown resident is encouraging others to grab their pruners and join a hands-on workshop that he will be leading at The Victory

WWF Program To Promote Publicity For Business

Published: February 29, 2016 at 12:00 am
Working Women's Forum (WWF) invites local professionals, entrepreneurs, and business owners to the group's next meeting, Wednesday, March 16. The group meets at The Villa Restaurant, 4 Riverside Road in Sandy Hook, on the third Wednesday of each month. On

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