News


Ordinance Committee Reviews Target Range Issues

Published: April 12, 2013 at 12:00 am
The Legislative Council's Ordinance Committee fielded a range of public comments April 11 on a proposal to rework the town's gun ordinance to better address the various issues, including public safety, posed by target shooting on residential properties. Mary Ann Jacob, who chairs the committee

Spike's Ride For Sandy Hook, Saturday At Lime Rock Park

Published: April 12, 2013 at 12:00 am
George "Spike" LeGrice has organized Spike's Ride For Sandy Hook, an event taking place this weekend that will raise funds for the families of those killed on 12/14. Mr LeGrice has organized an outdoor event that he expects will have nearly 3,000 cars, bikes, and trucks on display at Lime Rock

Cupcakes Galore At Cherries Cupcakes

Published: April 12, 2013 at 12:00 am
“Who doesn’t love cupcakes?” That is what Cherries Cupcakes’ owner Sherry Nash and her sister Carrie Chapin are asking, as they promote the new bakery at 150 South Main Street in Newtown. It is “Everything Cupcakes,” inside the bakeshop, where

Gestures Of Kindness, Part Five: Support And Strength Continue, From Within Town And Across The Country

Published: February 15, 2013 at 12:00 am
This is the fifth installation of a series of stories that share with Newtown Bee readers special events that continue to take place as Newtown heals following the events of 12/14 at Sandy Hook School. It is also a continuation of anecdotes from across the country, of people offering kind gestures o

Hearts Of Hope Spread Messages Of Love

Published: February 15, 2013 at 12:00 am
Groups of volunteers fanned out across Newtown February 13 to ensure Newtowners felt the love of thousands of well-wishers from across the nation who created personal messages attached to ceramic Hearts of Hope.

Hearts Of Hope Spread Messages Of Love

Published: February 15, 2013 at 12:00 am
Groups of volunteers fanned out across Newtown February 13 to ensure Newtowners felt the love of thousands of well-wishers from across the nation who created personal messages attached to ceramic Hearts of Hope.

Temporary Memorial On Church Hill Road Approaching The End Of Its Run

Published: February 08, 2013 at 12:00 am
It all started with an American flag. Seven weeks after a large American flag was put on the arm of a bucket truck and raised at the northwest corner of Church Hill and Edmond Roads, the corner remains occupied by that oversize sign of patriotism and a large white party-style tent. The property has

Temporary Memorial On Church Hill Road Approaching The End Of Its Run

Published: February 08, 2013 at 12:00 am
It all started with an American flag. Seven weeks after a large American flag was put on the arm of a bucket truck and raised at the northwest corner of Church Hill and Edmond Roads, the corner remains occupied by that oversize sign of patriotism and a large white party-style tent. The property has

Sleepless Nights Led To A Design Of Love And Support

Published: February 08, 2013 at 12:00 am
Adam Zuckerman , like many others, had trouble sleeping in the nights following 12/14. Instead of tossing and turning, the Sandy Hook resident and designer got out of bed and went to work. Mr Zuckerman used his restless energy to create a design that has since appeared on stickers: a heart surroun

Volunteers Sought To Populate Newtown With Hearts Of Hope

Published: February 08, 2013 at 12:00 am
Among the thousands and thousands of items and efforts that were offered to the community from well wishers following 12/14, one stood out to town Human Resources Director Carole Ross. It was an offer to populate the town with Hearts of Hope - tiny ceramic hearts with an accompanying message of lo
<<

September 2018

>>
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
      
      

This Week's Poll

Newtown Cultural Arts Commission is presenting or coordinating on six weeks of special events. Which event are you looking forward to the most? (Visit our Features page for a full story with details about all of these events.)

“In The Bag” exhibition, on view to September 28
0% (0 votes)
The Lords of 52nd Street concert, September 14
0% (0 votes)
Newtown Arts Festival weekend, September 15-16
33% (1 vote)
“An Evening of the Arts,” September 15
33% (1 vote)
“The Fox on the Fairway” production by Town Players of Newtown, weekends September 21-October 13
0% (0 votes)
“The Main Street Replica Project,” launching September 25
0% (0 votes)
Someday Cinema Series screenings of “The Blues Brothers,” September 30
0% (0 votes)
Photography display “In Our Rearview Mirror” by Marleen Cafarelli, et al, October 1-30
0% (0 votes)
“Love, Laughter, and Rhubarb” with Tinky Weisblat, October 3
33% (1 vote)
Newtown Day, October 6
0% (0 votes)
The 3rd Annual Newtown-Sandy Hook Restaurant Week, October 8-14
0% (0 votes)
Basket weaving workshop with Tina Puckett, October 13
0% (0 votes)
“Courageous Conversations in A Complex World,” October 17
0% (0 votes)
Live at ETH: David Wax Museum concert, October 19
0% (0 votes)
The 2nd Annual Fall Carnival at Fairfield Hills, October 19-21
0% (0 votes)
Connecticut Author’s Reading Series, October 21
0% (0 votes)
Natalie’s Open Mic, October 21
0% (0 votes)
“The Wordsmiths,” October 24
0% (0 votes)
Pianist Konstanza Chernov, October 28
0% (0 votes)
Someday Cinema Series double feature screenings of “Bride of Frankenstein” and “The Beast with Five Fingers,” October 29
0% (0 votes)
Total votes: 3