Newtown, Connecticut

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Name and history Newton Township was likely named for Newtown, Connecticut soon after its creation in 1806. "Newton Falls & Newton Township, Ohio History". ''Newton Falls Public Library''. Retrieved 2009-11-09. It is one of five Newton Townships statewide (Newton Township, Ohio). of fields and dense woodlands, including five ponds.


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for the town are located there. The facility also has available for private rental the Alexandria Room for weddings, parties and recitals; and smaller meeting rooms that can be reserved by community groups. A gymnasium is used for community sports events, as well as private parties, and art or craft shows. The Edmond Town hall is notable for its cinema. The theater shows popular films shortly after they leave mainstream theaters. It is the only $2 film theater in Connecticut. It is a popular spot


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School in Newtown, Connecticut, after spending a year at Sleepy Hollow High School in Sleepy Hollow, New York. Jenner earned a football (American football) scholarship and attended Graceland College (now Graceland University) in Iowa, but a knee injury forced him to stop playing football and he switched to the decathlon. He was mentored by Graceland's track coach L. D. Weldon, who was the first to recognize Jenner's potential and encouraged him


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recommends the annual education and general government budget to the towns people. The old fashion town meeting and referendum are used to pass the budget. These procedures are set forth in the Town Charter adopted and reviewed by the citizens. The Borough of Newtown occupies about (or roughly two square miles) in the central part of town. Incorporated in 1824 by an act of the Connecticut General Assembly, it is one of only nine boroughs in the state. The borough adopted


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of the original Criss-Crosswords game – bought the rights to manufacture the game in exchange for granting Butts a royalty on every unit sold. Though he left most of the game (including the distribution of letters) unchanged, Brunot slightly rearranged the "premium" squares of the board and simplified the rules; he also changed the name of the game to "Scrabble," a real word which means "to scratch frantically." In 1949, Brunot and his family made sets in a converted


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, and or attended school in Newtown, CT or one of its communities. Other notable residents (in alphabetical order): * Renata Adler, author * John Ball (John Ball (soccer)), soccer player * William Bayer, novelist * Cyrus Beers, U.S. Representative from New York * Charles Chapman (Charles Chapman (Connecticut)), U.S. Representative from Connecticut * Suzanne Collins, author of the best-selling ''The Hunger Games'' book series * Joanna Cole (Joanna Cole (author)), author


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there was no "deep end"; however, it lacked a formal filtration system and required attendants to periodically row out and manually add chlorine to the water. The asphalt was removed and the pond pool filled with earth in 2006. Government In Connecticut politics, the town of Newtown is required to have both a Democratic and a Republican Town Committee. Newtown CT Democrats Helping to make it nicer in Newtown ref


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Roxbury , Newtown (Newtown, Connecticut) and Milford (Milford, Connecticut), Connecticut, with ownership rights derived from the New Hampshire Grants. There are several minor and major dams along the river that form lakes. Most notable are two lakes in Connecticut, Lake Zoar, which borders Monroe (Monroe, Connecticut), Newtown (Newtown, Connecticut), Oxford (Oxford, Connecticut), and Southbury (Southbury, Connecticut), and Lake Lillinonah. Both lakes are major water-sport


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, the village of Hawleyville briefly emerged as a railroad center. The town's population grew to over 4,000 circa 1881. In the following decades, the population dwindled to a low of 2,635 in 1930 before again growing. Local industry has included the manufacture of furniture, tea bags, combs, fire hoses, folding boxes, buttons, and hats, as well as farming, and mica and feldspar mining. The game of "Scrabble" was developed here by James Brunot

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of the original Criss-Crosswords game – bought the rights to manufacture the game in exchange for granting Butts a royalty on every unit sold. Though he left most of the game (including the distribution of letters) unchanged, Brunot slightly rearranged the "premium" squares of the board and simplified the rules; he also changed the name of the game to "Scrabble," a real word which means "to scratch frantically." In 1949, Brunot and his family made sets in a converted

Newtown, Connecticut

'''Newtown''' is a town (New England town) in Fairfield County (Fairfield County, Connecticut), Connecticut, United States. It is part of the greater Danbury metropolitan area as well as the New York metropolitan area. Newtown was founded in 1705 and later incorporated in 1711. As of the 2010 census (2010 United States Census), its population was 27,560.

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