• Business Buss: Hamlin Cycles Of Bethel

    Jim Hamlin came close to opening his own motorcycle shop “two or three times” over the course of his 25-plus-year career. It was not until this May, however, that it all fell into place and Hamlin Cycles, owned by the Newtown native, opened its doors to the public.

    Located at 44 Grassy Plain Road (Route 53) in Bethel, the 5,700-square-foot space houses a small showroom, waiting area, parts center, and a service garage specializing in Triumph, Moto Guzzi, and all Japanese brands, as well as Harley-Davidson motorcycles.

  • Softball Team Gets Back On Winning Track, Falls In Playoff Preview

    BETHEL — Newtown High School’s softball team has found its offensive groove after consecutive setbacks at the hands of two of the South-West Conference’s top teams interrupted the Nighthawk’s winning ways.

    The Nighthawks outscored visiting New Milford 9-6 on May 10, topped the host Bethel Wildcats 9-3 on May 13, and went on the road and blanked Stratford 12-0 on May 14 to improve to 13-5 overall (11-3 in South-West Conference play).