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  • Police Reports | April 13-26, 2016

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    April 28, 2016, Thursday
    police reports

    Rear-End Collision A two-vehicle collision occurred near 71 South Main Street about 1:39 pm on April 13, according to police. Motorist Kristina Tartaglia, no age given, of 105 Church Hill Road w...Read Full Article

  • Fire Reports | April 14-28, 2016

    Shannon Hicks
    Latest News
    April 28, 2016, Thursday
    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, April 14: 12:35 pm, brush fire,...Read Full Article

  • ‘Kiss The Puppies’ To Support Service Dogs

    Nancy K. Crevier
    Latest News
    April 28, 2016, Thursday
    Abby Hill, Assistant Dogs International, Exceptional Partner Service Dogs, Exceptional Pets, Kiss The Puppies, psychiatric service dog, The Exceptional Pet Dog

    Anyone who puts a “pooch smooch” under the category of romantic interactions will want to make note of the upcoming Exceptional Partner Service Dogs “Kiss The Puppies” event this coming Sunday...Read Full Article

  • P&Z Approves Prepared Food Sales At Farmers Market

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    April 28, 2016, Thursday
    farmers market, Farmers Market at Fairfield Hills, food trucks, food trucks at farmers market, Mary Fellows, Sue Shortt, temporary food establishments

    After lengthy discussion at an April 21 public hearing, Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) members unanimously approved a zoning rule change that will allow The Farmers Market at Fairfield Hills...Read Full Article

  • Town, School Budgets Both Pass Handily

    John Voket
    Latest News
    April 26, 2016, Tuesday
    First Selectman Pat Llodra, Newtown 2016-17 Town and School Budgets, School Superintendent Joseph V. Erardi

    More than 29 percent of Newtown's eligible voters turned out to vote April 26, many traveling between two polling places to cast ballots for the state's Presidential Primary as well as Newtown's munic...Read Full Article

  • Schools Promote Voting

    Eliza Hallabeck
    Latest News
    April 26, 2016, Tuesday
    April 26 Referendum, Budget Vote, Donuts With Dads, Hawley Elementary School, Presidential Primary

    As voting continued at the different polling places around town, Hawley Elementary School offered breakfast options for “Donuts With Dads” to help promote voting before school on Tuesday, April 26...Read Full Article

  • Woman Busted For Drugs As Her Boyfriend Turns Himself In On Another Charge

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    April 25, 2016, Monday
    Cortney Troccolla, Darren Thompson, drugs, heroin, Newtown Police, opoids, Saint Michael, Saint Michael PD K9

    Police report that they arrested a woman on a heroin possession charge at the police station on April 23, following an investigation in which they used their German shepherd to sniff for drug evidence...Read Full Article

  • Forest Fire Danger Level: High

    Shannon Hicks
    Latest News
    April 25, 2016, Monday
    brush fires, burn permits, burn permits cancelled, High Forest Fire Danger Level

    Two days after the National Weather Service issued a Special Weather Statement for Fairfield and Litchfield counties, the Forest Fire Danger Level remains at High across the state on Monday. Very dry...Read Full Article

  • Silver Bridge Reopening Delayed To Tuesday, April 26

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    April 25, 2016, Monday
    Glen Road detours, Glen Road Silver Bridge, Silver Bridge, Silver Bridge detours

    The state Department of Transportation’s (DOT) plans to reopen Silver Bridge to traffic have been delayed. The bridge is now expected to reopen to traffic at about 3 pm on Tuesday, April 26, acco...Read Full Article

  • Team 26 Organizer Reflects On Fourth Ride To Washington

    John Voket
    Latest News
    April 23, 2016, Saturday
    4th Annual Ride to Washington, Monte Frank, Team 26

    Refreshed after several days of travel and leading Newtown’s Team 26 activist cycling contingent on its fourth ride from Sandy Hook to Washington, DC, organizer Monte Frank reflected on the growing ...Read Full Article