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
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 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 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
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
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
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: