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  • 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

    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

  • Special Probation Granted In Gun Possession Case Of Former NMS Teacher

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    September 23, 2016, Friday
    accelerated rehabilitation, Attorney John Maxwell, hoaxers, Jason Adams, Judge Dan Shaban

    DANBURY — A judge has granted a former Newtown Middle School eighth grade science teacher special pretrial probation in his court case stemming from his illegal possession of a loaded .45-caliber se...Read Full Article

  • Facility And Enrollment Decision Looming

    Eliza Hallabeck
    Latest News
    September 23, 2016, Friday
    Board of Education, Future Forecast Committee, Newtown Middle School, Superintendent of Schools Joseph V. Erardi Jr

    Superintendent of Schools Joseph V. Erardi, Jr, told the Board of Education at its meeting on Tuesday, September 20, the district’s Future Forecast Committee is preparing a recommendation for Octobe...Read Full Article

  • Wetlands Panel Continues Hearing On Sunrise Church Hill Road ‘Gateway’ Proposal

    John Voket
    Latest News
    September 23, 2016, Friday
    Inland Wetlands Commission, Public Hearing, Sunrise Church Hill Road

    The first of at least two public hearing opportunities hosted by the Inland Wetlands Commission to gather input on a proposed Church Hill Road development played out September 14 with no public input...Read Full Article

  • Newtown Groups Will Be Among Those To Benefit From Concert Across America Awareness Events

    Shannon Hicks
    Latest News
    September 23, 2016, Friday
    Concert Across America, Darryl Gregory, Jim Allyn, National Day of Remembrance, National Day of Remembrance For Murder Victims, Paul Frucht, Sandy Hook Promise

    Artists and activists are banding together across the country to call attention to gun violence on the day designated by Congress to remember victims of murder. Events being planned as part of a natio...Read Full Article