Lifting the ban on assault weapons was a mistake. We can fix it. Let's imagine that Congress outlaws the use of military assault weapons. This new law would allow the use of these weapons for "sporting purposes" to continue for
To the Editor: The proposed Hunter Ridge development at Exit 10, Church Hill Road and Walnut Tree Hill Road, will create a traffic nightmare for most of Newtown's residents. Anyone using those roads will be negatively impacted. If you have
To the Editor: I have been reading with great interest information regarding the proposed Hunter's Ridge development. The Newtown Plan of Conservation and Development (POCD) reflects the opinions and desires of the community. Good responsible planning and development are paramount.
Seeded eighth and enthusiastic about the accomplishment of qualifying for the South-West Conference tournament, Newtown High School's boys' basketball team went into its February 23 quarterfinal-round visit to the buzzsaw known as top-seeded and unbeaten Notre Dame-Fairfield seeking to improve
To the Editor: Homeland Security has put in place procedures, in accordance with Trump's anti-immigration policies, that give ICE the license to invade schools, hospitals, and now courts in dragnet operations to apprehend undocumented immigrants. ICE personnel have started scanning
Newtown police arrested a Ridgefield man and a West Hartford woman on robbery, larceny, and assault charges following a shoplifting incident on the night of Tuesday, February 27, at the Big Y supermarket on Queen Street.
Paul A. Okrentowich, 73, of Trumbull died on his birthday, February 26, after a brief, courageous battle with leukemia. He was the beloved husband of Ann T. Deilus Okrentowich. Born in Norwalk, he was the son of the late Peter
Harold T. Kerns, 93, of Fairfield died February 24 at Elim Park in Cheshire. He was born in Big Rock, Ill., son of the late Linnie (Meads) and Thomas P. Kerns. Four sons and their spouses, Bruce and Holly Kerns
The Board of Education voted unanimously to name Dr Lorrie Rodrigue as Newtown's superintendent of schools at its meeting on February 27. Dr Rodrigue has been serving as interim superintendent since last August. Her appointment followed the retirement of former
To the Editor: Hunters Ridge is a large urban development planned to encroach on a quiet and very small rural area where, in Walnut Tree Village, there are 212 Condo units with 350 (plus) elderly residents. Everyone knows that there