Vote For The Future Of Open Space Property

Published: September 21, 2018 at 10:15 am
To the Editor: On November 6th, a Yes vote on the state ballot gives us a say before any state-owned open space property in town is sold, swapped, or given away. This is particularly relevant to Newtown because this has

A Candidate Dedicated To The Community

Published: September 20, 2018 at 05:10 pm
To the Editor: I write this letter to endorse Rebekah Harriman-Stites for Connecticut’s 106th State Legislative District. I have known Rebekah for 7-plus years and have seen firsthand her business acumen and dedication to our community. As founder of HK

Escalation Of Development A Concern

Published: September 20, 2018 at 05:05 pm
To the Editor: There are several topics of concern that I wanted to share with readers and residents of Newtown to encourage more conversation. Specifically, the recent escalation of commercial development and our planning process resulting in a “double take”

Newtown Well Served By Rep Bolinsky

Published: September 19, 2018 at 04:25 pm
To the Editor: Newtown residents have been well served in Hartford by State Rep Mitch Bolinsky. During his time in the legislature representing the 106th District, Mitch has used his knowledge and experience to get things done. His ability to

Thank You, Tony Hwang

Published: September 19, 2018 at 12:45 pm
To the Editor: Just a few words of special thanks to our State Senator Tony Hwang who always finds time to quickly respond to the extraordinary needs of local constituents and small social agencies. While the Hartford State Capitol may

‘Let The Commission Do Its Job’

Published: September 19, 2018 at 12:25 pm
To the Editor: The Conservation Commission (CC) is right to request more time and information to comment on a request by the Hubbard Animal Sanctuary to allow construction trucks to cross a pedestrian bridge over Deep Brook. The last time

Volunteers, Organizers, And Attendees Contributed To Art Festival’s Success

Published: September 19, 2018 at 11:15 am
To the Editor: Jennifer Cebry, chairman of the Newtown Arts Festival, invited the world to the 2018 Newtown Arts Festival and a lot of them showed up. Under the leadership of Ms Cebry, the Newtown Arts Festival, sponsored by the

Continued Concerns For Hawleyville

Published: September 19, 2018 at 10:30 am
To the Editor: I submitted a letter to the editor last week regarding the current and proposed development in the Hawleyville area near exit 9. I wanted to add that a couple of years ago, in a failed attempt to

Vote For Bolinsky For State Representative

Published: September 19, 2018 at 09:40 am
To the Editor: I am writing in support of Mitch Bolinsky for State Representation from the 106th District. Many of you know Mitch because he may have helped you or your family, either individually or as part of a larger

Thanks To All For A Successful ‘Kick For Nick’ Drive

Published: September 19, 2018 at 09:25 am
To the Editor: My name is Matthew Blanco and I am a senior at Saint Joseph High School. I wanted to thank a number of people and organizations who helped me with my recent Kick for Nick drive. Kick for

September 2018


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