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

‘Drink Wiser’ This Holiday Season

Published: December 10, 2018 at 09:55 am
To the Editor: As we gather over holiday feasts this time of year, many of us choose to enjoy some holiday spirits. Before you ring in the New Year with friends and family, we ask that you resolve to enjoy

Support Of Many For Successful Holiday Festival

Published: December 05, 2018 at 04:15 pm
To the Editor: On behalf of Newtown Youth and Family Services, I would like to thank all those that made the 33rd Annual Holiday Festival a success. NYFS is very fortunate to have the support of the community, local businesses,

Trotting Out The Thanks To All

Published: December 05, 2018 at 03:40 pm
To the Editor: Thanksgiving morning in Newtown was again full of runners and walkers who turned up to earn their stuffing and help support the Cyrenius H. Booth Library by participating in this year’s ninth annual Newtown Turkey Trot. While

A Delightful Holiday Party

Published: December 05, 2018 at 11:45 am
To The Editor: I would like to thank Newtown Troop 170 Boy Scouts for the delightful holiday party they gave to Nunnawauk Meadows’ residents last Sunday. The sing-along songs were great, and so were the refreshments. The holiday cards presented

A Wonderful Community Response To Book Sale

Published: December 05, 2018 at 09:30 am
To the Editor: This past weekend, Friends of the C.H. Booth Library sponsored our 15th annual Holiday Gift Sale to benefit the C.H. Booth Library. Holiday cheer prevailed as many shoppers purchased gifts for their friends and family. This generous

A Standout Concert, With Many Thanks

Published: December 04, 2018 at 04:40 pm
To The Editor: Once again, The Newtown Choral Society played to a standing room only crowd, this time at our holiday concert, December 2, at The Meeting House. The concert highlighted Benjamin Britten’s Ceremony of Carols with harpist Annnelise Ellars.

Appreciation For 34th Ram Pasture Tree Lighting Volunteers

Published: December 03, 2018 at 03:30 pm
To The Editor: In September, before the leaves make their gentle trip to our yards, committees begin planning the magic that accompanies the Tree Lighting in Ram Pasture. Who are these volunteers who enable the sparkling trees and luminaria to

A Mystery Solved

Published: November 26, 2018 at 12:15 pm
To the Editor: Had you dispatched one of your enterprising reporters to Parmalee Hill Road last week, The Bee would have solved the mystery of the State of Connecticut DOT plows that went missing during Newtown’s first snowstorm. In fact,

Salvation Army Needs Bell Ringers

Published: November 26, 2018 at 12:10 pm
To the Editor: It is that time of year again when the local unit of the Salvation Army will be setting up kettles and ringing the bells to raise money for our friends and neighbors in Newtown that need our

December 2018


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