Newtown High School’s boys’ basketball team saw the host Bunnell Bulldogs of Stratford overcome a double-digit deficit in the fourth quarter for a 78-75 regular-season finale victory on February 19. The good news for the Nighthawks is that they won three quarters and will get a second chance at taking care of business — with a lot more on the line.
Newtown High School had strong representation against the best indoor track and field competitors in Connecticut at the State Open, held at the Floyd Little Athletic Center in New Haven on February 16.
Ahead of a winter storm moving toward Newtown and the region, events and programs scheduled for this afternoon and evening are being cancelled or postponed. A National Weather Service Winter Weather Advisory covering Fairfield County, among other areas, will be in effect from 2 this afternoon until 6 am Thursday, February 21.
Hazel B. (Smith) Berger, 99, died peacefully February 13, 2019, at Bethel Health Care Center. She had been a Newtown resident for 24 years, living at Nunnawauk Meadows the last 20 years. She was born on September 20, 1919, in
Newtown High School’s wrestling team, led by Joe Zeller’s run the title in the heavyweight division, tied East Hartford for 12th in the Class LL state wrestling championships, at Trumbull High, on February 16.
Newtown High School’s girls’ basketball team replicated a dominant performance against New Fairfield, defeating the Rebels — whom they trounced in the last game of the regular season — with an even more convincing triumph in the playoff opener.
Carolyn Hawley Downing, age 91, of Southbury, died on February 6, 2019. She was a resident of Pomperaug Woods. Carolyn was born to Howard and Eleanor Hawley on October 27, 1927. She grew up in Nahant, Mass., and graduated from