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Baseball Team Wins Road Playoff Contest

Published: May 31, 2017 at 12:00 am
As was the case during Newtown High School's South-West Conference championship run, pitching dominated in the opener of the state playoffs. Jason Hebner, who helped Newtown's staff shut down a trio of SWC foes en route to the title, tossed

Softball Team Blanked In State Playoff Opener

Published: May 31, 2017 at 12:00 am
Newtown High School and host EO Smith of Storrs combined to hang goose egg after goose egg on the scoreboard during the May 30 Class LL state tournament first round contest. Unfortunately for the No. 19 seed Nighthawks, No. 14

Bonnie Gray

Published: May 31, 2017 at 12:00 am
Bonnie Leigh Gray died unexpectedly on May 18, in the home that she shared with her partner and wife, Jessica Carter, in Nottingham, Md. She was born on June 6, 1963, to Norma and Charles Preusser in New Rochelle, N.Y.

Shirley Pitcher

Published: May 31, 2017 at 12:00 am
Shirley North Pitcher, 89, previously of Southbury and Sandy Hook, died May 30, surrounded by her family. Born on September 7, 1927, in Torrington, she was the daughter of Madeline and Roy North. She was the devoted wife of 52

A Disturbing Editorial

Published: May 31, 2017 at 12:00 am
To the Editor: The Editorial Ink Drops of May 19 was disturbing. You stated that some of your readers feel the "cost of lives to gun violence is acceptable." And for these readers, "perhaps numbers that hit the wallet are

Newtown Train Mural Project

Published: May 31, 2017 at 12:00 am
To the Editor: Thank you so very much to all of the volunteers, big and small, who came out to help me prime the walls [for the Church Hill Road mural project] on May 20. You have given me the

Capeci For Running Mate

Published: May 31, 2017 at 12:00 am
To the Editor: Hopefully many of you have heard or read of my intention to seek the endorsement of the Republican Town Committee for the office of first selectman. I write now to announce that while it remains the prerogative

Troubling Times

Published: May 31, 2017 at 12:00 am
To the Editor: In any time, troubling or not, it can be instructive to view current events within a combined legal and historical prism. Here's one, very brief case in point that seems to have relevance in our troubled times:

A FUN Fundraiser: Anne And Pete Sibley Concert And Reception, June 16 At NCC

Published: May 31, 2017 at 12:00 am
Families United in Newtown, in partnership with Anne and Pete Sibley, is sponsoring a benefit concert and reception at Newtown Congregational Church on Friday, June 16, at 7 pm.

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