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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.

Red Cross: Ten Ways To Stay Safe When Decking The Halls This Holiday Season

Published: December 11, 2018 at 07:35 am
The holiday season is here, and the American Red Cross wants everyone to stay safe from home fires as they decorate their homes for the upcoming festivities. Decorations like trees, lights, and candles increase the risk of home fires during

New Documents From Sandy Hook Shooting Released

Published: December 10, 2018 at 04:00 pm
Documents from the investigation into the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut are shedding light on the gunman’s anger.

Sandy Hook Promise Releases Newest Public Service Announcement

Published: December 10, 2018 at 11:00 am
In response to this alarming data and in honor of the sixth remembrance of the Sandy Hook School shooting where 20 children and six educators lost their lives to gun violence, Sandy Hook Promise (SHP) debuts its latest public service announcement (PSA), Point of View.

Multiple Road Projects In Town Create Driving Challenges

Published: December 10, 2018 at 07:00 am
Driving through town has been more complicated than usual during recent months as a half-dozen road projects have been underway, creating challenges both for those doing the road work and for motorists traveling through the construction areas.

NSB Staff, Customers Embracing New Power Of Local Branding

Published: December 08, 2018 at 08:00 am
Newtown Savings Bank President and CEO Ken Weinstein is seeing his team and customers celebrating an ambitious new branding campaign that touts its small town roots and hyper-local focus.

Proposed Skating Rink Slips Nicely Into NYA Facility

Published: December 07, 2018 at 03:50 pm
There is a new plan in place for a proposed skating rink to be added to the NYA Sports & Fitness complex at Fairfield Hills. Rink developers, as well as NYA representatives, are hopeful of groundbreaking in April and for the rink to be in operation by the end of July.

Additional Bell Ringers Sought

Published: December 07, 2018 at 11:40 am
A handful of bell ringing opportunities have opened up for the Newtown chapter of Salvation Army, including two for tomorrow.

BOE Approves School Building Projects, Hears Activities Report

Published: December 07, 2018 at 07:45 am
Air conditioning projects for Hawley Elementary School’s multipurpose room and Newtown Middle School’s cafeteria were approved, along with a lightning protection system project for Sandy Hook Elementary School, by the Board of Education at its meeting on December 4.
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