106th District, Endorsed, Eva Zimmerman, Kyle Lyddy, Mitch Bolinsky
Unless a petitioning resident or interested local independent candidate surfaces in the coming weeks, it appears the race for the 106th state legislative district seat is on.
After a very close con...Read Full Article
flag retirement, flag retirement ceremony, flag retirement drive, VFW Post 308
State Representatives Mitch Bolinsky (R-106), J.P. Sredzinski (R-112) and Dan Carter (R-2) and State Senator Tony Hwang (R-28) are sponsoring a flag retirement drive in cooperation with VFW Newtown Po...Read Full Article
lower flags, lower flags for Memorial Day, Memorial Day, Memorial Day Commemoration Ceremony, National Moment of Silence, VFW Post 308
In observance of Memorial Day, all United States and state flags should be lowered on Memorial Day Monday, May 30. In accordance with US Flag code, flags should be lowered at sunrise on the day that A...Read Full Article
All town offices will be closed on Monday, May 30, in honor of Memorial Day .
Newtown Senior Center, the schools, and C.H. Booth Library also will be closed.
The transfer station on Ethan Allen Road...Read Full Article
Club NewFit will conduct a mock Disaster Relief Shelter Drill this weekend. The event is scheduled for Sunday, May 29, from 3:30 to 6:30 pm, at the health and fitness club, 23 Commerce Road.
Club New...Read Full Article
Fred Hurley, Newtown Landfill, Solar Farm, Virtual Net Metering
With the stroke of a pen wielded by Governor Dannel Malloy, Newtown can launch into a new era of energy generation using “virtual net metering.” Upon the governor’s signing of a pending bill tha...Read Full Article
blind votes, Code of Ethics, Freedom of Information violations, illegal blind votes, Jaqueline Villa, Newtown Board Of Ethics, Public Hearing, Secret Ballot
After 30 days and several Newtown Bee reports calling attention to process issues and possible Freedom of Information violations, Newtown’s Board of Ethics has revealed the contents of secret ballot...Read Full Article
This week, Governor Dannel P. Malloy joined the “Wear Orange” campaign (www.wearorange.org) by issuing a proclamation that Thursday, June 2, 2016, will be Gun Violence Awareness Day in the State o...Read Full Article
Newtown Youth & Family Services, NYFS, Webster Bank, Webster Bank 80 Days of Giving
WATERBURY — Webster Bank, a regional bank serving businesses and consumers in the Northeast, recently awarded grants to 80 nonprofit organizations — for a total of $80,000 — as part of its emplo...Read Full Article
Bill Halstead, Board of Fire Commissioners, fire marshal, fire marshal retiring, retirement
Fire Marshal Bill Halstead has informed the Board of Fire Commissioners that he will retire as the town’s fire marshal in November.
Mr Halstead, 67, joined the town fire marshal’s office in 198...Read Full Article