• Enjoy The Beauty Of The Village

    To the Editor:

  • Letter Of Endorsement

    To the Editor:

    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.

  • Former Dispatcher Expected To Plead Guilty In Drug Trafficking Case

    HARTFORD — A former Newtown emergency services dispatcher is expected to plead guilty to a federal drug charge at a change-of-plea hearing scheduled for October 19 in US District Court.

    The legal action stems from the man’s participation in a drug trafficking ring, which was allegedly headed by a former Newtown police sergeant.

  • NYFS To Host Halloween Costume Swap

    Newtown Youth & Family Services (NYFS) will host a free Halloween costume swap, Saturday, October 17.

    Participants are invited to drop off gently-used Halloween costumes in any size, weekdays, between 10 am and 7 pm,  through Friday, October 16, at NYFS, 15 Berkshire Road in Sandy Hook. 

  • ‘Empowering Smart Online Choices,’ Tuesday Evening

    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.

  • Hawley Indoor Movie Night Draws Crowd For ‘Willy Wonka’

    The Boughan family won the honor of sofa seating through a raffle during Hawley Elementary School’s Indoor Movie Night on September 25.

  • Statewide Voter Registration Session, October 17

    All Registrars of Voters offices in Connecticut will hold a statewide voter registration session on Saturday, October 17, from 10 am to 2 pm.

    Newtown’s office is within Newtown Municipal Center, at 3 Primrose Street. 

  • Western CT Police K-9 Challenge Event Benefits Horse Guard

    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.

  • AG Jepsen: Take Advantage Of Free Credit Monitoring Services In Wake Of T-Mobile/Experian Breach

    HARTFORD — Attorney General George Jepsen is encouraging all Connecticut residents affected by the recent T-Mobile and Experian data breach to take advantage of the free credit monitoring services being offered.

  • Church Hill Road Intersection Realignment Delayed One Year

    The planned start of construction to create a signalized four-way intersection of Church Hill Road (US Route 6), Commerce Road, and Edmond Road has been delayed, with the state Department of Transportation (DOT) project now expected to start in April 2017, one year later than was earlier planned.

    The long-awaited intersection reconfiguration project has been in the planning stages for many years.