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Robert Besse

Published: December 12, 2018 at 04:03 pm
Robert A. “Bob” Besse, 74, of Newtown, beloved husband, father, and grandfather, died December 9. Born in Easton, April 3, 1944, he grew up on a farm and enjoyed tending to and riding horses. His wife, Rose Mary Besse; his

Gerard Kuhn Jr

Published: December 12, 2018 at 03:55 pm
Gerard F. “Jerry” Kuhn, Jr, 63, of the Rocky Hill Veterans Home, formerly of Newtown, died suddenly December 9. He was the son of Evelyn (Lynn) Hayes Kuhn and the late Gerard F. Kuhn, Sr. His two brothers, Peter Kuhn

Dance Squad Strives For Championships And Fun-Filled Routines

Published: December 13, 2018 at 07:00 am
Coming off State Large Division championship and runner-up finish in the South-West Conference championships — both in the Jazz category — Newtown High School’s dance team has high hopes for another strong campaign.

Rucking Event To Benefit Sandy Hook Promise

Published: December 12, 2018 at 03:12 pm
The fourth annual GORUCK Sandy Hook Memorial Light Challenge, raising money for the Sandy Hook Promise organization, is an endurance event is organized by GORUCK, a veteran-owned fitness and apparel company. It will be held at Wolfe Park, 285 Cutler's Road in Monroe, on Saturday, December 15, beginning at 10 am.

Opportunities For Reflection For 12/14 Remembrance

Published: December 12, 2018 at 08:30 am
An interfaith service of remembrance will be held on Friday, and local houses of worship will be open for reflection, to honor the sixth anniversary of the Sandy Hook School shootings.

Lions Donate To NYFS, Present Progressive Melvin Jones Award

Published: December 12, 2018 at 08:30 am
Newtown Lions Club recently presented a donation to Newtown Youth & Family Services, and awarded a Progressive Melvin Jones Award.

Grateful For A Special Community

Published: December 11, 2018 at 05:15 pm
To the Editor: Our gratitude goes out to Karen Halstead and all of our local fire departments for a fabulous food drive on November 17. We are grateful to Stop & Shop and Big Y for hosting the fire trucks

Girls’ Basketball Team Tips Season Off With Victory

Published: December 11, 2018 at 02:16 pm
Newtown High School’s girls’ basketball team withstood a Danbury comeback effort, then pulled away to defeat the Hatters 54-41 at neutral site St Joseph in Trumbull in the season-opener on December 10.

Barbara Newmark

Published: December 11, 2018 at 08:55 am
Barbara Newmark, 86, of Danbury, died December 8, at Danbury Hospital. Born September 23, 1932, in Fairfield, she was the daughter of the late Abner and Mary (Sherwood) Miller. She was wife of the late William Newmark. Her children and

Owen Gallagher

Published: December 11, 2018 at 08:53 am
Owen James “Coach” Gallagher, 76, of Aberdeen, N.C., died peacefully December 8, at home, surrounded by his family. He was born in Danbury. Mr Gallagher had a Bachelor’s Degree in Teaching from the University of Bridgeport and a Master’s of

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