Sports

Girls’ Booters Begin Campaign With Wins And Tie

Published: September 13, 2018 at 01:20 pm
Newtown High School’s girls’ soccer team defeated nonconference team Amity of Woodbridge, 2-0, at Blue & Gold Stadium, on September 8. Karsen Pirone scored a goal and assisted Keeley Kortze on the other. Both net-finders in the season-opener came on

Boys’ Soccer Team Falls In Opener Despite Strong Effort

Published: September 11, 2018 at 02:30 pm
Newtown High School’s boys’ soccer team dropped a 1-0 decision at nonconference opponent Hamden on September 8. Despite the outcome, there were some encouraging signs for Coach Charley Amblo, whose team’s originally scheduled opener — against South-West Conference foe New

Christina Caron Steps Into Girls’ Cross Country Coaching Role With Hawks

Published: September 07, 2018 at 08:05 am
There is a new coach on board to lead the way for Newtown High School’s girls’ cross country team. Christina Caron succeeds Rich Marcello, who departed for a collegiate coaching position at SUNY Oneonta. Caron is new to coaching at

Newtown High Girls’ Cross Country Squad To Make Run At One Of SWC’s Top Spots

Published: September 07, 2018 at 08:00 am
A bulk of last year’s top runners return as Newtown High School’s girls’ cross country team gets set to race this fall. First-year Coach Christina Caron (see related story) is optimistic for success and hopeful for improvement from last year’s

Defending Champion Boys Again Look To Contend With Best Runners In Conference

Published: September 07, 2018 at 08:00 am
A combination of strong preparation, talent, and everything falling into place at the right time for Newtown High School’s boys’ cross country team led to the Nighthawks celebrating a South-West Conference championship. This year, it will take all of these

Cheerleading Squad Strives To Put Best Routine Together On Competition Days

Published: September 07, 2018 at 07:00 am
Months of practice-makes-perfect efforts to nail sometimes complex routines — made up of tumbles, flips, basket tosses, pyramids, dance, and more — will come down to just two and a half minutes of performance time to show off how well
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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