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Newtown High School Marching Band & Guard Hosts 21st Annual Grasso Festival

NHS performs exhibition of its award-winning show and plays host to nine Connecticut and New York high school marching bands in competition. The Newtown Nighthawks Marching Band & Guard will host the 21st annual Joseph P. Grasso Marching Band Festival Saturday, September 30, 2017 at the high school'

PATCH - 2017-09-22 14:08:20

Main Street Rx creates niche among big-box neighbors in Newtown

In a world increasingly dominated by titans like CVS and Walgreens, is there still room for an independent pharmacy? Andy Delillo certainly thinks so, having recently opened Main Street Rx, "a hometown-themed pharmacy" in Newtown's Plaza South Shopping Center at 266 S. Main St. "We're willing to fig

WESTFAIRONLINE.COM - 2017-09-22 11:30:38

Brookfield vs. Newtown: Live Football Scores From The Area

NEWTOWN, CT - It's September, and that means high school football season is in full swing in the Nutmeg State. The Brookfield Bobcats will take on the Newtown Nighthawks Friday night in Newtown. There are several other great high school match ups, and Patch has you covered with the latest score upda

PATCH - 2017-09-22 14:54:46

Blue Uniforms Give A New Look To Newtown Police

Town police are making the transition to new uniforms, changing their patrol officers' garb from gray shirts and black pants to garments that are dark blue. The changeover is now occurring, with all uniformed officers expected to be wearing the dark blue clothing by October 1, said Police Chief Jame

NEWTOWN BEE - 2017-09-22 07:00:23

Newtown High Swimming And Diving Team Posts Victories

Newtown High School's girls' swimming and diving team defeated visiting Joel Barlow of Redding 100-83 on September 15 and went on the road and defeated New Fairfield 99-80 on September 19. Top Nighthawk results from the Barlow meet are as follows: 200 yard medley relay: 1. Caroline Mahoney, Lily van

NEWTOWN BEE - 2017-09-21 11:53:46

Learn about butterflies at Newtown animal sanctuary

NEWTOWN - The public is invited to a free workshop on Sunday on how to protect monarch butterflies. The Catherine Violet Hubbard Animal Sanctuary is hosting its latest "Sunday at the Sanctuary" workshop, called "Mindful of Monarchs." Attendees can learn how to support monarch butterfly migration, i

NEWMILFORDSPECTRUM.COM - 2017-09-20 19:51:33

Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971) Screened in Newtown on Sunday!

Don't miss this opportunity to see Gene Wilder in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971) at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Sunday, September 24th, at the Edmond Town Hall Theater, 45 Main Street, Newtown, CT. The matinee will be shown with subtitles for the benefit of the hearing impaired. Tickets are

HAMLETHUB.COM - 2017-09-20 23:28:00

Man Charged With DUI After Crash: Newtown Police

NEWTOWN, CT - A Seymour man was arrested for driving a vehicle under the influence Sunday after a crash on Rte. 34. Police say they responded to Rte. 34 and Jordan Hill Road for a vehicle possibly in an accident. Police at the scene found David Dematlachoski, 33, of Seymour on Jordan Hill Road. Fol

PATCH - 2017-09-20 14:04:58

Car crashes into Danbury building; driver extricated

DANBURY - A driver was extricated from a motor vehicle Thursday morning after crashing into the El Dorado Center building on West Street. When firefighters arrived on the scene they found that a small car had traveled off of Oil Hill Road road and hit the the corner of masonry building at 152 West S

NEWMILFORDSPECTRUM.COM - 2017-09-21 14:27:16

Bridgeport man busted in Stamford for drugs

STAMFORD-A Bridgeport man who just got off parole a week ago was busted after allegedly being in possession a powerful hallucinogen. Capt. Richard Conklin said officers in the Narcotics and Organized Crime squad were on foot Wednesday night on Dale Street in response to neighborhood complaints of d

WESTPORT NEWS - 2017-09-21 16:00:58

Danbury man facing charges after alleged attempted robbery of ex-girlfriend

(Photo: Stratford Police Department) STRATFORD, Conn. (WTNH) - A Danbury man is facing numerous charges after police say he broke into the home of his ex-girlfriend and attempted to rob her and her boyfriend. According to Stratford Police, officials were called to a home around 9 a.m. on Thursdays

WTNH.COM - 2017-09-21 23:13:50

One shot after attempted robbery in Bridgeport

BRIDGEPORT - One person was shot after an attempted robbery Thursday afternoon, police said. One person was found shot near the intersection of Barnum Avenue and Central Avenue around 5:20 p.m., police spokesman Av Harris said. The attempted robbery took place in the 900 block of Kossuth Street, H

CONNECTICUT POST - 2017-09-21 18:19:34

Friends, family gather at funeral of Bridgeport teen fatally shot

Friends and family of a Bridgeport teen who was fatally shot are saying their goodbyes today at his funeral. Loved ones and friends from across the region have come to Luz de Paz Funeral Home to say their final farewells to Eric Diaz. According to police, the 19-year-old was fatally shot last week a

NEWS 12 - 2017-09-21 19:23:00

Feds Nab Suspected Bridgeport Heroin Dealer From Fatal Overdose

SEYMOUR, CT - A suspected heroin dealer, whose dope allegedly led to a fatal overdose in Seymour in July, was arrested Wednesday with the help of police officers several area departments, according to United States Attorney Deirdre M. Daly. Arrested Wednesday was Richard Estaba, also known as "Raw,

PATCH - 2017-09-21 14:11:28

Temporary Utility Outages Probable Along Sugar Street Early Tuesday

Newtown Director of Emergency Communications Maureen Will has been advised by the provider of phone and Internet services that some local customers may suffer temporary outages during the early morning hours of September 26. Frontier Communications, according to Ms Will, is planning to work on fiber

NEWTOWN BEE - 2017-09-22 13:00:31

Republican Delegation Reacts To Historic State Budget Passage

It is safe to say that all four Republican members of Newtown's state legislative delegation were pinching themselves, figuratively if not literally, as Democratic colleagues crossed the aisle in both the Senate and General Assembly last weekend to approve a two-year state budget proposal that was t

NEWTOWN BEE - 2017-09-22 12:46:27

NYFS To Honor Community Members At Annual Breakfast & Awards Ceremony

BETHEL - On Tuesday, September 26, Newtown Youth & Family Services (NYFS ) will host its Annual Breakfast and Awards Ceremony at 8 am at Michaels at the Grove, 42 Vail Road in Bethel. This year's guest speaker will be Anthony Ianni, who will talk about facing challenges associated with having autism

NEWTOWN BEE - 2017-09-22 07:00:52

Time To Plan For 'Random Acts Of Chamber Music'

For the third year running, the New England New Music Ensemble (NENME) will make its autumnal offering of "Random Acts of Chamber Music" at the Newtown Meeting House on Friday, October 6. The 7:30 pm performance is a featured 2017 Newtown Arts Festival event. There is no admission fee, however the e

NEWTOWN BEE - 2017-09-22 07:00:11

Business Buzz: Storm Brothers LLC

Address: 123 South Main Street Owners: Stephen Bordoy and Alberto Barbosa Business background: The exterior restoration company Storm Brothers officially opened its doors in the Highland Plaza seven months ago, on February 17. The business celebrated its arrival to town with a ribbon cutting ceremon

NEWTOWN BEE - 2017-09-22 07:00:03

NHS's Allen Xue Is National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist

Newtown High School senior Allen Xue learned on September 13 that he has been named a semifinalist in the 63rd Annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Interim Superintendent of Schools Lorrie Rodrigue and Newtown High School Interim Principal David Roach shared the news with Allen as a small grou

NEWTOWN BEE - 2017-09-22 06:00:42