Sports

Boys’ Soccer Team Has New Leader And Fresh Start

Published: August 31, 2018 at 03:20 pm
It is the start of a new era for Newtown High School’s boys’ soccer team. Charley Amblo, who has extensive coaching and playing experience, takes over as head coach, and he is looking to change the culture of boys’ soccer

Girls’ Spikers Take Aim At South-West Conference Championship

Published: August 31, 2018 at 07:00 am
Newtown High School’s girls’ volleyball team is once again on a mission to dethrone South-West Conference king Joel Barlow of Redding. The Nighthawks defeated the Falcons in their first of two regular-season meetings last fall before falling to Barlow once

Boys’ Booters Will Take Cerebral Approach To The Game

Published: August 31, 2018 at 07:00 am
Newtown High School’s boys’ soccer team will look to be a factor in the South-West Conference with a mostly-new look. In addition to Charley Amblo taking over head coaching duties (see related story), the roster is significantly different following the

Girls’ Soccer Squad Looks For Teamwork To Achieve Success

Published: August 31, 2018 at 07:00 am
Newtown High School’s girls’ soccer team, coming off a run to the South-West Conference tournament championship game and Class LL state tourney quarterfinals, brings back plenty of experienced players but a bit of a new feel. The goals, as always,

Field Hockey Team Has Strong Work Ethic

Published: August 31, 2018 at 12:00 am
Newtown High School’s field hockey team begins the campaign with a strong work ethic that Coach Stephanie Kearns is hopeful will help carry her Nighthawks to some postseason success. “I’m really looking forward to the season. I think it’s going

Not Too Late To Register For Saturday's Road Race

Published: August 30, 2018 at 01:55 pm
There still are openings for the 13th Annual Newtown Road Race and Kids Fun Run, which will take place at Dickinson Park, 50 Elm Drive, on Labor Day Weekend, Saturday, September 1, beginning at 8 am. This event welcomes individuals,

Rain, Rules, And Vote Contribute To Outcome: Cover Two Claims Championship Over Black Swan

Published: August 25, 2018 at 07:00 am
Two months of Newtown Women’s Softball action, often altered because of rain and unplayable field conditions, culminated with a playoffs and a championship game — postponed a week — with the pinnacle contest never being completed because of, what else,

Getting Ready For Kickoff: Youth Football And Cheer Season Begins With Preseason Drills

Published: August 19, 2018 at 07:00 am
Since early August, Newtown Youth Football and Cheer participants have been hard at work preparing for the upcoming season. The football players have used the turf at Treadwell Park and natural grass surface behind Newtown High School, participating in agility,
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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
25% (1 vote)
“An Evening of the Arts,” September 15
50% (2 votes)
“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
25% (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: 4