It’s spring, and Newtown is on the move. Wherever there are sidewalks or broad roadways, people are afoot. If you are looking for companionship, “ Walk With Dan ” (noon to 12:45 pm) was scheduled to step off this Friday,
A treasure is precious, cherished, and appreciated. We value treasures, and in Newtown, we are wealthy with not only treasures of brick and mortar, but those of flesh and bone. Each year, the community is invited to celebrate two of
Unlike the appetizing summer specialties our local ice cream shops are scooping up, “Disappointment” seems to be the flavor of the month for ice skating fans in Newtown. A much-hoped-for ice rink at NYA facility at Fairfield Hills is not
The voters have spoken — the few who bothered to come out on April 23, a pleasant referendum day. With a turnout of 17 percent, smaller than First Selectman Dan Rosenthal had hoped, Newtown residents passed the municipal budget of
Just as the Connecticut Council on Problem Gambling prepared to kick off the March Problem Gambling Awareness Month, the Connecticut General Assembly’s Public Safety & Security Committee voted to draft four pieces of legislation concerning sports betting and casino expansion.
We have just celebrated April Fool’s Day this past Monday, a day of tom-foolery, jokes, and hijinks. Pranks played with no malicious intent can have a spirit-raising effect on the prankee (a new word coined here, perhaps) and the prankster.
The recent untimely deaths of two Parkland, Fla., youths and that of Avielle Foundation and Brainstorm Experience cofounder Dr Jeremy Richman here in Newtown is a reminder that violence has the patience to wait out the initial grief, that it is willing to stalk those most affected and strike when least expected.