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Excitement Building For Newtown's 2016 Relay For Life

Published: April 01, 2016 at 12:00 am
Are you interested in making a difference in the lives of people affected by cancer? Do you enjoy giving back while making new friends at the same time? Do you have great ideas and suggestions how to make the Relay

Bridge Club Workshops, Weekend Seminar Scheduled To Begin In April

Published: April 01, 2016 at 12:00 am
Newtown Bridge Club is hosting evening workshops and a one-day weekend seminar for beginning bridge players as well as players returning to bridge after some years in the Alexandria Room at Edmond Town Hall, 45 Main Street in Newtown. Easybridge!

Opening Night For NMS's 'Fiddler On The Roof, Jr'

Published: April 01, 2016 at 12:00 am
Newtown Middle School's musical production of Fiddler on the Roof, Jr will take the stage this Friday through Sunday, April 1-3. The musical's show times are Friday and Saturday at 7 pm; and Saturday and Sunday at 2 pm. Tickets

Newtown's Poet Laureate Has Been Busy During First Six Months Of Tenure

Published: April 01, 2016 at 12:00 am
In honor of National Poetry Month, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, Newtown Poet Laureate Lisa Schwartz will be sharing some of her favorite works by local poets each week this month. The Bee has asked her to

Sandy Hook 5K Road Closures Saturday, April 2

Published: April 01, 2016 at 12:00 am
The fourth annual Sandy Hook 5K road race will take place on Saturday, April 2. Following three waves of kids runs beginning at 9 am, the 5K will begin at 9:30 am on the campus of Fairfield Hills. Police announce

Sandy Hook's Team 26 Heading Back To Washington April 9

Published: April 01, 2016 at 12:00 am
Team 26 is ready to ride - again. The 26-member bicycle team organized by award-winning cycling enthusiast and Sandy Hook resident Monte Frank will depart following a brief ceremony and speaking program on the steps of Edmond Town Hall around

Recovery And Resiliency Team Bids Newtown Farewell As Grant Funding Ends

Published: April 01, 2016 at 12:00 am
This is the first of a two-part report as Newtown's Recovery and Resiliency Team transitions services to a newly-established municipal Center for Support and Wellness. Like sand through an upended hourglass, federal funding that helped establish an expert team of

Council Restores School Security Positions

Published: April 01, 2016 at 12:00 am
Reacting to information Legislative Council members apparently received during a closed session, a recommendation to eliminate two armed school security officers (SSOs) from the 2016-17 budget recommendation was rejected as elected leaders began final deliberations on next year's school and

Sycamore Drive-In: A Taste Of Nostalgia

Published: April 01, 2016 at 12:00 am
For 67 years, the Sycamore Drive-In Restaurant has been drawing crowds from Bethel, Newtown, and surrounding towns. The 75-seat dining spot that has maintained an aura of "yesteryear," from its menu and décor to the summertime Cruise Night featuring vintage

Snapshot: Scott Bulkley

Published: April 01, 2016 at 12:00 am
Occupation: I'm a fifth grade teacher in Darien, and I'm the lacrosse coach for NHS. Family: I'm married to Kristen. My wife is a fourth grade teacher in New Canaan. Our son, Jake, is in sixth grade at Reed Intermediate,

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