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  • ‘Go Red’ Initiative Ramping Up Ahead Of Heart Month

    John Voket
    Latest News
    January 16, 2017, Monday
    Go Red For Women, Heart Month, Newtown Health District

    From infants to centenarians, an effort to “Go Red” on February 3 could end up saving the life of someone they love. On that day, and in partnership with The Newtown Bee, the Newtown Health Distr...Read Full Article

  • Ethics Board Drafts Complaint, Advisory Forms

    John Voket
    Latest News
    January 13, 2017, Friday
    Board Of Ethics, Complaint Procedures, Jacqueline Villa

    After receiving clearance from the town attorney, the Board of Ethics has released two draft forms to be used by members of the public or officials who either aim to lodge an ethics complaint or reque...Read Full Article

  • Council Concern Prompts Warning About CIP Details

    John Voket
    Latest News
    January 13, 2017, Friday
    Capital Improvement Plan, Fairfield Hills streetscape, High School Auditorium Project, Legislative Council

    Newtown’s five-year Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) is neither a budget nor a formal resolution to bond for major projects. But it does represent a critical early-stage element in the process by whic...Read Full Article

  • School Budget Discussion Continues, Public Forum Next On Schedule

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    January 13, 2017, Friday
    2017-18 budget, Board of Education, Public Hearing

    By Eliza Hallabeck The Board of Education heard about more areas of the superintendent's proposed 2017-18 budget at its meeting on Tuesday, January 10. The next budget workshop meeting is a public he...Read Full Article

  • Holiday Closings: MLK Day

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    January 13, 2017, Friday
    holiday closings, MLK Day

    All town offices will be closed on Monday, January 16, in honor of Dr Martin Luther King, Jr, Day. All schools, Newtown Senior Center, C. H. Booth Library, and the transfer station will be closed. ...Read Full Article

  • Fire Reports | January 5-11, 2017

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    January 12, 2017, Thursday
    fire reports, Newtown Emergency Communications Center

    The dispatchers at the Newtown Emergency Communications Center at Town Hall South, 3 Main Street, report the following fire calls and the responders: Thursday, January 5: 8:16 am, alarm, 7 Silver Cit...Read Full Article

  • SUV Rolls Over Following South Main Street Crash

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    January 12, 2017, Thursday
    failure to grant right of way, rollover, South Main Street at Country Club Road

    Police report a two-SUV accident on South Main Street midday on Friday, January 6, in which one of the two vehicles rolled over, landing on its roof at a busy intersection. Police report that motoris...Read Full Article

  • Police Reports | December 28, 2016-January 9, 2017

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    January 12, 2017, Thursday
    police reports

    Bench Stolen Sometime between December 28 and January 8, someone stole a decorative park bench from curbside at a residential property on Marlin Road on the road section lying between Marlin Road...Read Full Article

  • Finance Officials Suggest Seniors’ Tax Deferments

    John Voket
    Latest News
    January 12, 2017, Thursday
    BHAG, big hairy audacious goal, Board of Finance, John Godin, Legislative Council Ordinance Committee, property tax increases, property tax reductions, senior tax deferments, State Circuit Breaker relief for senior citizens, tax relief benefits

    Saying Newtown needs to employ “out of the box thinking” and “a BHAG [big, hairy, audacious goal] for senior tax relief,” two of the three Democratic members of the Board of Finance indicated ...Read Full Article

  • School Board Budget Discussion Continues

    Eliza Hallabeck
    Latest News
    January 9, 2017, Monday
    Board of Education, Board of Education budget, budget discussions, budget workshop, school budget, SERV GRant, Superintendent's Requested Operational Plan

    The Board of Education continued its discussion of the superintendent’s proposed 2017-18 budget at its meeting on Thursday, January 5. The Superintendent’s Requested Operational Plan was first pr...Read Full Article