What do we need for Newtown’s future? Having gone through the Newtown School System and been a part of Newtown for almost 30 years, I have experience with the answer to that question. The arts, which service all the members of the town, regardless of age, special talents, or handicaps.
I have known Joe Girgasky as a neighbor, friend, and fellow commissioner here in Newtown for almost 20 years. During that time he has been deeply involved in community, the RTC and guided his son in understanding our municipal government.
The school district’s PTAs, PTSA, and the Newtown Prevention Council are sponsoring a presentation by Scott Driscoll for local parents on Tuesday, October 13, from 7 to 8:30 pm, at Newtown Middle School.
The presentation is called “Empowering Smart Online Choices,” and it will be held in the middle school’s auditorium.
The horse ring on the grounds of the Second Company Governor’s Horse Guard (2GHG), at Fairfield Hills, was occupied by dogs on October 3. But not just any dogs. Teams from area Connecticut towns, the MTA K9 unit in New York City, and the 928th Military Police Army National Guard tackled an obstacle course, apprehended suspects, and demonstrated their obedience skills at the inaugural Western CT Police K-9 Challenge.