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Duchess and Drift Will Ride Newtown Veterinary Specialists' Labor Day Parade Float

Duchess and Drift Will Ride Newtown Veterinary Specialists' Labor Day Parade Float

Duchess, a blind Newtown Therapy Dog and Drift Will Ride Newtown Veterinary Specialists’ Labor Day Parade Float

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Man Fakes Death to Avoid Wedding; Uncle Accused of Stabbing 1-Year-Old Niece to Death; Pregnant ALS Patient Takes Ice Bucket Challenge

Man Fakes Death to Avoid Wedding; Uncle Accused of Stabbing 1-Year-Old Niece to Death; Pregnant ALS Patient Takes Ice Bucket Challenge

Plus, a handyman accused of forging a deceased woman's checks, a police officer seen on video hitting a suspect, a DUI with two kids in car.
Tweet Your Support of #HumanitarianHeroes on World Humanitarian Day

Tweet Your Support of #HumanitarianHeroes on World Humanitarian Day

Today is World Humanitarian Day, a day to honor those who put their lives in danger to help people in need across the globe.
2014 Newtown Yoga Festival to Benefit Sandy Hook Promise

2014 Newtown Yoga Festival to Benefit Sandy Hook Promise

Second annual Newtown Yoga Festival is scheduled for August 23, 2014.
10 Ways to Motivate Your Child to Succeed in School This Year

10 Ways to Motivate Your Child to Succeed in School This Year

Do you have a child who comes home with straight C’s when you know he or she could get A’s? Then this article is for you.
5 People Rescued as Boat Sinks; Mom Leaves Son In Car While At the Bar; State Trooper Charged With DUI

5 People Rescued as Boat Sinks; Mom Leaves Son In Car While At the Bar; State Trooper Charged With DUI

CT Gov. Dannel P. Malloy takes the ALS ice bucket challenge and a Naugatuck man is charged with sexual assault.
Newtown Craft & Tag Sale to Benefit Hawleyville Fire is Sept. 14

Newtown Craft & Tag Sale to Benefit Hawleyville Fire is Sept. 14

This community fundraiser is presented by the Stony Hill 4 Corners Association.
Newtown Road Work Aug. 18-22

Newtown Road Work Aug. 18-22

Several roads will be worked on this week by the Town of Newtown.
Autumn in August: How to Get Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Latte Early

Autumn in August: How to Get Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Latte Early

Some intrepid folks will be able to enjoy autumn in August with Starbucks’ Pumpkin Spice Latte. Here’s how you can participate.
Newtown Coach: No Matter What Happens in Life You Can #StandTall

Newtown Coach: No Matter What Happens in Life You Can #StandTall

Patch and When the Game Stands Tall are asking about the people who inspired you.
CT Scouts Invite Boys to Build an Adventure

CT Scouts Invite Boys to Build an Adventure

'Joining Night' will be held Sept. 10.
Stand-Up Comedy Tonight at Newtown's Little Theatre

Stand-Up Comedy Tonight at Newtown's Little Theatre

Show starts at 8:00 p.m. Sunday evening and is a benefit for the theatre.
CT Climate Could Change Drastically in Our Lifetime

CT Climate Could Change Drastically in Our Lifetime

Connecticut law mandates emissions be reduced to 10 percent below 1990 levels by 2020 and 80 percent below 2001 levels by 2050.
Dead Baby Found in Trash Can in CT; Children Left In Car; Two Youths Arrested For Painting Swastikas

Dead Baby Found in Trash Can in CT; Children Left In Car; Two Youths Arrested For Painting Swastikas

Bret Michaels entertains 50,000 people in Milford and an amazing and inspiration young East Haven singer.
Pumpkin Spice Latte to Make Early Debut, Starbucks Announces

Pumpkin Spice Latte to Make Early Debut, Starbucks Announces

The popular fall-flavored drink will be returning Aug. 25, nearly a month before the official start of autumn.
Wow House: Catherine Zeta-Jones, Michael Douglas List Bedford Estate

Wow House: Catherine Zeta-Jones, Michael Douglas List Bedford Estate

Couple lists Bedford estate after reconciling. Zeta-Jones stayed in home after separation from Douglas last year.
The Best of the Connecticut Wow Houses

The Best of the Connecticut Wow Houses

Check out some of the most interesting ‘wow’ houses on the market in Connecticut towns.
Tax Free Week in CT; Robin Williams Film Festival; Man Swipes 8 Cases of Beer, Police Say

Tax Free Week in CT; Robin Williams Film Festival; Man Swipes 8 Cases of Beer, Police Say

Plus Milford’s Oyster Festival, a flea market weekend, and more from our Connecticut Patches.
Newtown Strong Therapy Dogs Program Offers Dog Handling Class

Newtown Strong Therapy Dogs Program Offers Dog Handling Class

New class will help those who want to become a certified therapy dog handler.
Connecticut Unemployment Rate Continues To Decline

Connecticut Unemployment Rate Continues To Decline

This is the sixth straight month the state has added more jobs.
Nominate Your Favorite Coach, Teacher or Mentor for the #StandTall Contest

Nominate Your Favorite Coach, Teacher or Mentor for the #StandTall Contest

Tell the world about the coach, mentor or teacher that made a difference in your life. Entry deadline is Monday, Aug. 18.