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Successful State Competition Day For Nighthawks On Playing Fields, Courts, And Track

Published: May 31, 2018 at 12:00 am
Update: This article has been updated to include softball game highlights. Newtown High School's softball, baseball, boys' lacrosse, and boys' volleyball teams all posted state tournament victories on May 30. The track and field teams also had standout performances at

Nighthawk Squads Begin State Tourney Action

Published: May 30, 2018 at 12:00 am
Newtown High School's softball and baseball teams won first round Class LL state tournament games on May 29, and the girls' lacrosse team was eliminated from Class L, also on May 29. Softball The softball team, the No. 10 seed

Two Nighthawk Medalists As Girls' Golfers Win Conference And Boys Place Third

Published: May 30, 2018 at 12:00 am
A season after missing out on winning the South-West Conference championship by one stroke to Joel Barlow of Redding, Newtown High School's girls' golf team returned to the top by capturing the championship for the third time in four years,

Cherry Grove Farm Purchase Adds To NFA Public Access Acreage

Published: May 30, 2018 at 12:00 am
A land sale preserving meadows, forest and farmland, and trickling streams is final. Newtown Forest Association (NFA) members on May 17 closed on a deal sparing more than 29 undeveloped acres of the former Cherry Grove Farm. The private land

Art Show Celebrates Student Works At Middle Gate

Published: May 30, 2018 at 12:00 am
Middle Gate Elementary School was decorated with artwork created by students throughout the school year for its art show evening on May 10. Art teacher Jean Walter was ready as students and families arrived for the event to point out

Pecks Lane/South Main Intersection Project Underway

Published: May 28, 2018 at 12:00 am
To allow construction to continue in the ongoing project to relocate the intersection of South Main Street (Route 25) and the northern end of Pecks Lane, the northern end of Pecks Lane was closed to through-traffic on May 21. Barricades

Lisa Unleashed: Fun Dog Events Coming To Area This Spring

Published: May 27, 2018 at 12:00 am
Want to find a fun event that you and your dog can enjoy without any training? Then I recommend heading on over to Cassio Pet Resort and Training Center, and to the Greenwich Kennel Club, and the Longshore-Southport Kennel Club

Unified Sports 'Brings Out The Best In Everybody'

Published: May 27, 2018 at 12:00 am
As a freshman, Newtown High School student Kai-li Davey was prompted by her mother, Kathy Davey, to help out as a partner in the school's Unified Sports program that Ms Davey helped establish and has directed for five years. A

St Rose of Lima School Hosts Grandparents And Special Persons Day

Published: May 26, 2018 at 12:00 am
St Rose of Lima School welcomed roughly 450 visitors at the school on May 11 for its Grandparents and Special Persons Day. The day began with a Mass. Later, visitors were treated to food and student performances in the school's

Resident's Love Of Theater Shines Through At The Palace Danbury

Published: May 26, 2018 at 12:00 am
Over the course of Carol Spiegel's career, she has become a chameleon in the entertainment industry. Currently, she uses her expertise at The Palace Danbury, booking everything from live music and theater productions to film presentations and comedy acts for

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