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Illegal Sticks Result In Unusual Girls’ Lacrosse Game Tie, Then Hawks Defeat Masuk

Published: April 24, 2019 at 12:53 pm
Ties in lacrosse are unusual enough — Newtown High School’s girls’ team hadn’t had one in more than a decade, if ever, before a 9-9 deadlock with visiting Pomperaug of Southbury on a damp April 11 night — but the way in which this game ended up a stalemate is all the more unusual.

Voters Sour On Pickleball, Sweet On Budgets, Roads, School Projects

Published: April 23, 2019 at 09:30 pm
With fewer than 17 out of every 100 eligible residents casting ballots in the April 23 referendum at Newtown Middle School's polling location today, voters authorized the requested $78,104,410 for the school district 1,527 to 1,351 — and $42,179,503 for the municipal operating budget proposals 1,763 to 1,107.

Run4Hunger To Benefit FAITH Food Pantry On May 11

Published: April 23, 2019 at 03:19 pm
The second annual Run4Hunger-Newtown, benefiting FAITH Food Pantry, will take place on Saturday, May 11, on the campus of Fairfield Hills. The race starts at 8:30 am.

Softball Team Back To Winning Ways With 24-Run Outburst

Published: April 23, 2019 at 03:05 pm
Newtown High School’s softball team got back into the win column with an offensive outburst — two dozen runs to be exact — against visiting Kolbe Cathedral of Bridgeport on April 18. The Nighthawks swung heavy bats en route to a 24-2 triumph over the Cougars, putting the skids on a three-game losing streak.

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