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Newtown Girl Scout Creates Library ‘Abilities With Possibilities’ Group For Gold Award Project

Published: April 22, 2019 at 07:00 am
A friendly environment for students “on the spectrum” has been created at C.H. Booth Library thanks to a Girl Scout Gold Award project by Newtown Girl Scout Troop 50617 member and Lauralton High School junior Maya Welber.

Concert Preview: Jethro Tull's Martin Barre Time Tripping Into Ridgefield

Published: April 21, 2019 at 12:51 pm
Jethro Tull's Grammy-winning guitarist Martin Barre talked with The Newtown Bee about a couple of his beloved axes, learning to play mandolin, and the creative opportunities he's able to explore as a solo artist ahead of his Ridgefield Playhouse appearance April 24.

‘A Nice Day’ At Sandy Hook Volunteer Fire & Rescue’s Food Truck Frenzy

Published: April 20, 2019 at 08:15 am
Despite weather forecasts earlier in the week predicting thunderstorms, the Sandy Hook Volunteer Fire & Rescue Company hosted its inaugural Food Truck Frenzy under clear skies on Saturday, April 13. “We prayed for a nice day, and we got it,”

Mandala Dissolution Ceremony Attendees Told ‘Let Go Of Everything Negative’

Published: April 20, 2019 at 08:05 am
A capacity crowd filled The Resiliency Center of Newtown on April 12, when a mandala dissolution ceremony was held following three days of work by visiting monks. Guests were encouraged to let go of their resentments and to try to make themselves as happy as possible during the formal ceremony.

Bunnies, Pony Rides, And More At EverWonder Easter Egg Hunt

Published: April 20, 2019 at 08:00 am
A little mud could not dampen the excitement around EverWonder Children’s Museum’s annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 13. Despite raining the night before, the sold-out event consisted of three separate egg hunt times that took place on the

Snapshot: Anna Wiedemann

Published: April 19, 2019 at 07:00 am
Occupation: I’m retired from Newtown Middle School and am a Nonna (grandmother) to three beautiful grandchildren. I volunteer with a number of organizations, including the Newtown VNA, Commission on Aging, Community Center Programs subcommittee, and Meals on Wheels. I’m also
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This Week's Poll

Would you rather have to sit all day or stand all day?

Sit
67% (2 votes)
Stand
33% (1 vote)
Total votes: 3