Features

Year In Review: Milestone Anniversaries In The Community

Published: December 31, 2018 at 07:00 am
Every year counts when it comes to continuing an organization’s legacy, but 2018 had a lot to celebrate, with many of its longtime groups reaching milestone anniversaries. The Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) of Newtown kicked off a year of events,

Year In Review: Remembering Newtown Residents’ Lives

Published: December 31, 2018 at 06:45 am
Whether a person was a lifelong resident or called Newtown home for just a short while, the community faced the loss of many people this year who will be remembered for their great impact. On February 13, Church Hill Road

Year In Review: SHPMC Select Final Design, Present To BOS

Published: December 31, 2018 at 06:30 am
Over the last year, the Sandy Hook Permanent Memorial Commission (SHPMC) completed its goal of selecting a memorial design to honor the victims of 12/14. In January, the group began what was called “Phase 1-A,” which included going over nearly

Year In Review 2018: A Look Back At The Longtime Residents Of Newtown Series

Published: December 30, 2018 at 07:00 am
The Newtown Bee introduced a special series in 2018 dedicated exclusively to tracing longtime Newtown residents’ family trees and asking its current generation what makes the town such a special place to call home. The Shortt Family, which operates Shortt’s

Year In Review: Library Welcomes New Director, Continues Activities For All Ages

Published: December 30, 2018 at 07:00 am
The C.H. Booth Library may have gone through some changes earlier this year, but it has continued to provide the community with a wide variety of fun, educational programs for all ages to enjoy, thanks to its dedicated staff. After

Year In Review: Hobbies As Diverse As The Community

Published: December 29, 2018 at 07:00 am
A number of resident’s unique hobbies were highlighted in The Newtown Bee in 2018, ranging from those that are done outdoors to ones that can be done from the comfort of home to… some a little bit in between. Outdoor

Year In Review: The People And Events That Made 2018

Published: December 29, 2018 at 07:00 am
In the last twelve months, there have been countless memorable moments and people that captured the community’s hearts and attention. Here are a few of what Newtown Bee readers enjoyed reveling in this last year: Tanya DeJesus’s epidural did not

Snapshot: Kay Kiernan Brix

Published: December 28, 2018 at 08:00 am
Occupation: After graduating from the University of Illinois, I taught French at Pierce Middle School in Grosse Pointe, Mich. Over the next several years, I was home raising my four sons: Trey, Scott, Ted, and Ryan Kiernan. After the boys

Top of the Mountain

Published: December 28, 2018 at 07:00 am
Newtown, from a cat's point of view.

Year In Review: The Live Music That Made 2018

Published: December 28, 2018 at 07:00 am
Music fans of rock, pop, a cappella, and everything in between could find a concert to enjoy in 2018 thanks to the wide assortment of talent that visited Connecticut and New York this year.
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This Week's Poll

When do you purchase calendars?

As early as possible.
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November
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Early December
29% (2 votes)
Late December
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The first time I go to write something in one in January and realize I've forgotten to buy one for the new year
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I don't. I do everything electronically.
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