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Local Schools Support Torch Run For Special Olympics

Published: June 01, 2016 at 12:00 am
Local schools recently donated to the upcoming Annual Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics, which will have Newtown Police Department members taking part to carry the "Flame of Hope" on Friday, June 10. According to Special Olympics Connecticut, this

James Morgan Mooney

Published: June 01, 2016 at 12:00 am
James Morgan Mooney, 74, of Newtown, died peacefully May 31, surrounded by his loving family. His wife of 54 years, Adele Johnson Mooney; his daughter Adele Mooney McCarthy, and her husband Robert, and children Morgan, Bridget and Robert, of Roxbury;

Memorial Day Commemoration: 'A Day For Reconciliation'

Published: June 01, 2016 at 12:00 am
On Memorial Day, a crowd of veterans, state dignitaries and community members gathered under the pavilion on the grounds of Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 308 to remember and pay their respects to the men and women who died

Keith J. Simmons

Published: June 01, 2016 at 12:00 am
Keith J. Simmons, 67, of Newtown, beloved husband of Kate (Lubus) Simmons, died May 27, at his home. He was born in Bridgeport, October 29, 1948, and was a son of the late Irene (Kish) and John Simmons. He was

Many To Thank<font size="3"> By Marion Thompson</font>

Published: June 01, 2016 at 12:00 am
To the Editor: The Public Issues Committee of the Newtown Woman's Club, GFWC/CT, would like to thank the following for their support of the Memorial Day Flag project to benefit our veterans at Rocky Hill Veterans Home and Hospital and

Honoring Newtown's Veterans

Published: June 01, 2016 at 12:00 am
Nearly 200 small flags were placed around the base of the Soldiers & Sailors Monument on Main Street last Friday, by members of Newtown Woman's Club who were continuing an annual tradition launched in 2009.

Softball Team Picks Up Where It Left Off With First Round State Tourney Win

Published: June 01, 2016 at 12:00 am
Fresh off its second straight South-West Conference championship, an 11-0 win over Pomperaug of Southbury, Newtown High School's softball team opened state playoff competition with a similarly-dominant victory. The fourth-seeded Nighthawks scored early and often in a 12-3 triumph over

NHS Marching Band & Guard Mattress Sale, Saturday

Published: June 01, 2016 at 12:00 am
The Newtown High School Marching Band & Guard will host a fundraiser Saturday, June 4. From 9 am until 5 pm, members will sell name-brand mattresses, adjustable beds, luxury pillows, and mattress protectors at up to 50 percent off retail prices. All sales benefit NHS's Marching Band & Guard.

Nighthawk Girls' Golfers Repeat As Conference Champs

Published: June 01, 2016 at 12:00 am
Newtown High School's girls' golf team retained its South-West Conference trophy by shooting a team-best 395 at the 18-hole Brownson Country Club in Shelton on May 31. The Nighthawks, having won the title in their first season, last spring, are

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