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 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
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.
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.
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
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, 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 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