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  • Trumbull Man Discovers Family Link To Newtown Founders

    Kendra Bobowick
    Features
    February 20, 2018, Tuesday
    38 Main Street, 44 Main Street, Amos Marchant, Cruson, David Benjamin, Eunice Marchant, Matthew Curtiss, Matthew Curtiss House, Sarah Benjamin, Sarah Johnson Benjamin, Sherman, Stanley Benjamin

    Sitting in the sun on a fieldstone front stoop was David Benjamin of Trumbull and his son, Kyle, visiting the Matthew Curtiss House, February 12. The bright red saltbox at 44 Main Street is a part of ...Read Full Article

  • Eileen Malsch Celebrates 100 Years

    Kendra Bobowick
    Features
    February 20, 2018, Tuesday
    100th birthday, 100th birthday celebration, Eileen Malsch, Eileen Murphy Malsch, Karen Banks

    Eileen Murphy Malsch’s birthday was a family event. With generations of children and grandchildren around her, Ms Malsch celebrated her 100th birthday on February 10 at The Villa restaurant in Sandy...Read Full Article

  • Residents Preparing This Year’s Crop Of Entries For Connecticut Flower & Garden Show

    Shannon Hicks
    Features
    February 18, 2018, Sunday
    Connecticut Flower & Garden Show, Deb Osborne, Peg Townsend

    HARTFORD — Newtown will be well represented later this week during the 37th Annual Connecticut Flower & Garden Show. Peg Townsend of Bethel, a member of both The Town and Country Garden Club of...Read Full Article

  • Longtime Residents Of Newtown: The Watts Family

    Alissa Silber
    Features
    February 17, 2018, Saturday
    Bill Watts Jr, Bill Watts Sr, Edwin and Anni Weber, Evelyn Watts, Heidi Ansari, Jacob Ansari, Judy Watts, Kyle Watts, Longtime Newtown Residents, Megan Watts, Melissa Watts, Watts Family

    From Newtown’s humble beginnings in 1705, its population has grown to nearly 29,000 residents, according to the 2016 census. Many of those who have been born and raised here choose to remain in tow...Read Full Article

  • NYFS Is New Local Hub For My Place CT, Empower Together Resources

    John Voket
    Features
    February 17, 2018, Saturday
    Case Manager Darryl Might, Empower Together, My Place CT, Newtown Youth & Family Services, NYFS

    If you have a concern that a beloved senior relative, neighbor, or friend may be the victim of theft, elder abuse, or is someone who just hopes to age in place at home as they grow older, Newtown Yout...Read Full Article

  • The Way We Were, for the week ending February 16, 2018

    The Newtown Bee
    Features
    February 16, 2018, Friday
    Arthur Spector, Bill Gradowich, Dave Lydem, David Lydem, Fred Mayer, Garner Correctional Institution, Girl Scout Weekly Rally, Hawley Manor Inn, Louie Lovell, Newtown Hook & Ladder Company, Pohtatuck Grange, Queen Street traffic, State Rep Julia Wasserman, The Way We Were, traffic, traffic concerns, Way We Were, Yankee Drover

    February 19, 1993 WHERE'S THE FLAG? There's been no flag atop the Newtown flagpole this week. Police Officer David Lydem, who has been taking care of the flagpole for many years, said the flag was ap...Read Full Article

  • Muscular Dystrophy Association’s Shamrock Season At Wheels

    Alissa Silber
    Features
    February 16, 2018, Friday
    Barbara Andrews Wood, Consumer Petroleum/Wheels of CT, Muscular Dystrophy Association funraiser, Shamrock Season

    For more than 20 years, the locally owned and independently operated Citgo gas station called Consumer Petroleum/Wheels of CT has been participating in the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s Shamrock ...Read Full Article

  • The Top Of The Mountain

    The Newtown Bee
    Features
    February 16, 2018, Friday
    Top of the Mountain

    Alan Will found himself looking toward spring while working in winter’s ultimate weather, last week. Alan, an employee of Newtown Power Equipment, found himself unloading the first spring order of C...Read Full Article

  • Snapshot: Leigh Gerety

    The Newtown Bee
    Features
    February 16, 2018, Friday
    Leigh Gerety, Snapshot

    Occupation: I’ve been a cashier at a supermarket since 2016. I have a lot of things I want to be when I grow up, so it’s tough to decide. Right now I’m taking a class at Naugatuck Valley on how ...Read Full Article

  • Music Dynamics Class Engages Children In Interactive Play

    Alissa Silber
    Features
    February 13, 2018, Tuesday
    Brad Peterson, C.H. Booth Library, Music Dynamics

    During the C.H. Booth Library’s Music Dynamics class, on February 9, children ages 2 through 6 and their adult partners participate in a variety of energetic songs, dances, nursery rhymes, and games...Read Full Article