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  • October 1 Shredding Event Scheduled By Friends Of Newtown Seniors

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    September 27, 2016, Tuesday
    Friends of Newtown Seniors, paper shredding event

    The Friends of Newtown Seniors is sponsoring a shredding day, in cooperation with Newtown Public Schools, Newtown Parks & Recreation, Senior Services, and the Commission on Aging, on Saturday, Oct...Read Full Article

  • Murtha Resigns From Pension Committee

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    September 27, 2016, Tuesday
    Maher & Murtha LLC, Murtha resigns from Pension Committee, Pension Committee, Thomas M. Murtha, Thomas Murtha

    Thomas M. Murtha, 61, of Boggs Hill Road, who had served as the town Pension Committee’s chairman for more than 20 years, has resigned from that panel, which oversees town employees’ pension fund ...Read Full Article

  • Stratford PD Issues Silver Alerts 14-Year-Old Stratford Girl, 14-Year-Old Boy

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    September 26, 2016, Monday
    Jessica Saad, Silver Alert, Tyrique Cunningham

    UPDATE (Monday, September 26, 5:53 pm): Stratford PD has cancelled the Silver Alert for  Tyrique Cunningham. Other than deeming the case "Resolved," no additional information has been released conce...Read Full Article

  • Police List Accident-Prone Intersections

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    September 26, 2016, Monday
    accident prone intersectinos, flagpole intersection, Main Street flagpole, Police Chief James Viadero

    Police have compiled motor vehicle accident statistics for the previous four calendar years, listing the intersections in town that have had the highest accident rates from 2012 to 2015 inclusive. Po...Read Full Article

  • DOT Approves Traffic Signal For Hazardous Berkshire Road Intersection

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    September 26, 2016, Monday
    Bennetts Bridge Road, Berkshire Road at Bennetts Bridge Road, Connecticut DOT, Grays Plain Road

    Following its review of a request from the Police Commission for the installation of a traffic signal at a hazardous Sandy Hook intersection, the state Department of Transportation (DOT) has decided t...Read Full Article

  • NHS Auditorium Renovation Project Completion May Be In June

    Eliza Hallabeck
    Latest News
    September 26, 2016, Monday
    auditorium renovation project, Board of Education, Newtown High School, NHS, NHS auditorium renovatino

    The date for the end of the Newtown High School auditorium renovation project may now be June, as the Board of Education learned at its September 20 meeting. Construction documents, specifications,...Read Full Article

  • Oak Stands In Path Of Road Improvements

    Kendra Bobowick
    Latest News
    September 24, 2016, Saturday
    Sepe, Toddy Hill, White Oak

    A “majestic” white oak tree is standing in the path of road improvements at the top of Toddy Hill Road, causing concern among several residents there. “I am a farmer and I have a lot of respect...Read Full Article

  • Nationwide Test Of Emergency Alert System To Take Place September 28

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    September 24, 2016, Saturday
    EAS, EAS test, Emergency Alert System

    On Wednesday, September 28, at 2:20 pm EDT, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), in collaboration with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the National Weather Service, will co...Read Full Article

  • Police Reports | September 10-21, 2016

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    September 23, 2016, Friday
    fire reports

    Evading Responsibility At about 9 pm on September 10, an unknown motorist, who was driving a vehicle eastward on Riverside Road, drove off the right side of the street and then struck a curbside ma...Read Full Article

  • Fire Reports | September 15-21, 2016

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    September 23, 2016, Friday
    fire reports

    The radio dispatchers at the Newtown Emergency Communications Center at Town Hall South, 3 Main Street, report the following fire calls and the responders: Thursday, September 15: 8:30 am, motor vehi...Read Full Article