After reading about the company’s 80th Anniversary celebration and planned expansion last year in The Newtown Bee, US Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) announced March 11 that Aldine Metal Products in New Milford is his latest “Murphy’s Monday Manufacturer.”
A Canada goose showed up on Hawley Pond nearly five months ago. Injured and alone, he has formed a tentative friendship with one couple who may have saved his life by paying attention to him when other geese would not.
What started as one Sandy Hook mom’s quest to help find a way for her children to “get involved” has led to an outpouring of support, and more members of the community can help join the effort to aid Bridgeport’s homeless.
Throughout the winter, girls and boys competed on the youth basketball hardwood in Newtown Recreation and travel league play. Behind all of the smiles that came with baskets scored and friendships made was a lot of devotion to make this learning, fun-filled, and competitive atmosphere for rising athletes possible.
Occupation: Author/editor/teacher. My third book, Motherland: A Memoir of Love, Loathing, and Longing , is coming out in August from Ballantine Books. Family: My spouse of 19 years is Susan. Pets: A rescued terrier mutt, Petey, and a Maine Coon,