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Council Reduces Proposed 2017-18 Budget Below Current Year

Published: March 31, 2017 at 12:00 am
Despite all the unknowns and projections of draconian cuts to Newtown's intragovernmental revenues from the state that officials still believe will total around $3 million in the next fiscal cycle, the Legislative Council took action March 29 to begin finalizing

Newtown Odyssey Of The Mind Teams Compete In State Tournament

Published: March 31, 2017 at 12:00 am
Some of Newtown's Odyssey of the Mind teams will be heading to a world finals in May after the 36th Annual State Tournament was held on Saturday, March 18, at Southern Connecticut State University in New Haven. Five teams from

Community Forum Held On School Start Times

Published: March 31, 2017 at 12:00 am
For the second time in the 2016-17 school year, school district administrators hosted a community forum on Wednesday, March 29, in the Newtown High School Lecture Hall, to hear input on school start times. The first community forum on school

Girls' Tennis Lineup Has Wealth Of Newcomers And Strong Returnees

Published: March 31, 2017 at 12:00 am
Note: This article has been updated on March 31 to reflect the schedule change for the match against New Milford. Newtown High School's girls' tennis team lineup, with several talented returnees back, is bolstered by the addition of six freshmen

Reload And Repeat: Laxmen Look To Replicate Last Year's Formula For Success

Published: March 31, 2017 at 12:00 am
Sure, Newtown High School's boys' lacrosse team will have to overcome the graduation of a dozen players from last year's South-West Conference championship squad, but consider this: The Nighthawks had lost 17 seniors after the previous season's run to the

The Top Of The Mountain

Published: March 31, 2017 at 12:00 am
Do we have America's greatest school nurse in our school system? It appears we have the chance to prove that is so. Children's Advil, Children's Robitussin, and Children's Dimetapp want to honor exemplary school nurses nationwide and find "America's Greatest

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