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LATEST NEWS

  • Making The Most Of A Snowy Start To The Week

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    February 9, 2016, Tuesday
    February 8 snow, minor motor vehicle accidents, motor vehicle accidents, Public Works crews, slippery roads, snow, snowboarders at Treadwell Park, Winter Storm Mars

    By Shannon Hicks & Kendra Bobowick Newtown residents awoke on Tuesday to the sound of rumbling plows cleaning the final snow from the latest snow storm. Public Works crews, who had been working t...Read Full Article

  • Two Hour Delay For Newtown Public Schools Tuesday

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    February 9, 2016, Tuesday

    Newtown Public Schools will have a two hour delay on Tuesday, February 9, due to the weather. The district made the announcement early Tuesday morning.  ...Read Full Article

  • Weather Creating Change Of Plans? Time To Contact The Newtown Bee

    Shannon Hicks
    Latest News
    February 8, 2016, Monday
    Booth Library, cancellations, change of plans, delays, early closing, early dismissal, National Weather Service, postponement

    Local groups, organizations, businesses and anyone else with plans that need to be cancelled or postponed due to today's snow are invited to contact The Newtown Bee to get the word out. Send emai...Read Full Article

  • Citizen Police Academy XXI: Police Slate Informational Course On Law Enforcement

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    February 8, 2016, Monday
    citizen police academy, Citizen Police Academy XXI, Police Sergeant Matthew Wood

    Residents and business people will have an opportunity to learn about the operations of a law enforcement agency as the Newtown Police Department again offers its Citizen Police Academy informational ...Read Full Article

  • Booth Library Trustees Opening

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    February 8, 2016, Monday
    Booth Library, Booth Library Board of Trustees, Robert Geckle

    There is an opening on the C.H. Booth Library Board of Trustees for a Newtown resident with fundraising/development experience. The library board is committed to providing oversight and direction for...Read Full Article

  • Newtown Public Schools To Dismiss Early Monday

    Eliza Hallabeck
    Latest News
    February 8, 2016, Monday

    Newtown Public Schools will be dismissed early Monday, February 8, due to the weather. The district announced the decision early Monday morning....Read Full Article

  • Parent Connection Elects New Chairman, Readies New Building

    John Voket
    Latest News
    February 6, 2016, Saturday
    Chris Lyddy Chairman, Dorrie Carolan, New Building, Newtown Parent Connection

    By John Voket The Newtown Parent Connection (NPC), a local nonprofit working to educate and empower community members in the prevention of substance abuse and to support families in crisis grapplin...Read Full Article

  • Solving The Safety Puzzle At The Flagpole

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    February 6, 2016, Saturday
    flagpole, flagpole safety, flagpole safety study, flagpole traffic study, Main Street flagpole, Police Commission

    Police Commission members, in their role as the local traffic authority, continue to consider recommendations made by a traffic engineering firm on how the Main Street flagpole intersection can be mod...Read Full Article

  • Storm System Dropping Heavy, Slippery Snow Across Region

    Shannon Hicks
    Latest News
    February 5, 2016, Friday
    February 5 snow, Fred Hurley, National Weather Service, snow storm

    A heavy wet snow created slippery driving conditions across the region Friday morning, leading Superintendent of Schools Joseph V. Erardi, Jr, to close Newtown’s public schools for the day. Publi...Read Full Article

  • ‘Diverse Opinions’ Emerge At Community Center Forum

    Nancy K. Crevier
    Latest News
    February 5, 2016, Friday
    Brian Hartgraves, forums, ice rink, multigenerational, Newtown Community Center Commission, pools

    At the first of four public forums, Thursday evening, February 4, just over three dozen residents were the first to view a draft proposal for a new community center from the Newtown Community Center C...Read Full Article