• Raising Funds For A Memorial

    Organizers Missy Santos, left, and Aly Montague coordinated a February 23 event at Edmond Town Hall that raised about $4,300 toward the eventual purchase of granite benches for a memorial to honor the 26 people who died on 12/14 at Sandy Hook School.

  • EverWonder Children’s Museum To Offer Free Programming For Newtown Children In Temporary Location

    EverWonder Children’s Museum, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization aiming to open a children’s museum in Newtown, will provide free programming from April through August at a temporary facility located at 31 Peck’s Lane.

  • Kent School Students Reach Out To Newtown

    Noah Burhance, a Newtown resident who attends The Kent School, worked with fellow members of the independent boarding school's REACH Club to create and sell a T-shirt to show support for his hometown following 12/14.

  • Purple Butterflies For Dylan

    On Friday, March 8, Dylan Hockley would have celebrated his seventh birthday. Dylan was one of the children killed on 12/14. To honor him and his memory, The Sandy Hook Arts Center for Kids (SHACK) will host a special program where visitors to the Church...

  • Valentine's Day Cupcakes Offered "Community Communal Hugs"

    The Newtown High School cafeteria was turned into a confectionary gathering spot on Valentine’s Day. Vikki Grodner, the founder of Life Is Precious, traveled with her husband Ken from Alabama to help deliver thousands of cupcakes to Newtown’s first responders, the immediate families of those who lost loved ones on 12/14, and the children of Sandy Hook School. The offering was Mrs Grodner’s way of “giving the community communal hugs,” she said. She called it The Newtown Community Cupcake Heartwarmer.

  • Newtown Dad, Toy Inventor Help Local Children Find Peaceful Sleep Again

    A Thank You call from a Sandy Hook father to a Los Angeles-based toy has resulted in a friendship and toy donation to help the children of Newtown sleep at night.

  • NHS Graduates Planning Boston Event To Benefit Children’s Museum

    The “Night For Newtown At Fenway Park” is a special fundraiser for the anticipated EverWonder Children’s Museum in Newtown, coordinated by Newtown High School graduates currently living in Boston. In response to the tragedy of 12/14, nine...

  • Next St Rose Bingo Is March 8

    The next St Rose Friday Bingo Night for the 2012-13 season will be on March 8. Games are played in the Gathering Hall of St Rose, at 46 Church Hill Road. Doors open at 5:45, and games run from 6:30 until around 9:30.

  • Portrait Photography With Unique Subjects, March 7 With Flagpole Photographers

    On Thursday March 7, at 7:30 pm, Flagpole Photographers Camera Club is offering a portrait photography workshop with unique subjects: Members of the 501st Connecticut Garrison, who will be posing in Star Wars costumes including Storm Troopers, Darth Vader, Tuscan Raiders, and Jedi Knights.

  • March NICE Night Set: "Ratatouille" & Cookie Decorating, March 6

    The Newtown International Center for Education will host its next NICE Night on Wednesday, March 6. The free community event will include a showing of Disney Pixar’s Ratatouille, and cookie decorating.