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  • Fire Reports | July 14-20, 2016

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    July 22, 2016, Friday
    fire calls

    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, July 14: 7:26 am, alarm, 17 Rob...Read Full Article

  • Police Reports | July 10-19, 2016

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    July 22, 2016, Friday
    police reports

    Dodge vs Volvo At about 2 pm on July 10, motorist Douglas Meyer, 50, of 5 North Branch Road, who was driving a 2012 Volvo S-60-T6-A auto eastward on Sugar Street, stopped for traffic conditions and...Read Full Article

  • Police Probe Five Forced-Entry Burglaries

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    July 22, 2016, Friday
    Bahamonde, burglaries, Newtown Police

    Police said late Friday morning, July 22, that they are investigating five burglaries that were reported to them between 3 pm on Thursday, July 21, and 3 am on Friday. Four of the burglaries, which...Read Full Article

  • Town Officials Concerned About Heat, Urge Residents To Be Safe

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    July 22, 2016, Friday
    cooling centers, heat concerns, humidity

    Personnel in Newtown’s offices of the First Selectman, Emergency Management, and the Health District are concerned that current weather conditions may be dangerous for residents. With that in mind,...Read Full Article

  • Permanent Memorial Commission Shifts Focus To New Site

    John Voket
    Latest News
    July 22, 2016, Friday
    12/14, 12/14 permanent memorial, 12/14 permanent memorial concerns, Holly Kocet, Kyle Lyddy, Mary Gaudet-Wilson, Nunnawauk Site Alternative, Sandy Hook Permanent Memorial Commission

    What a difference a few hundred yards makes. It appears that former opponents to a High Meadow site at Fairfield Hills being considered for a permanent memorial to honor and remember the victims lo...Read Full Article

  • School Board Appoints New Member To Vacant Seat

    Eliza Hallabeck
    Latest News
    July 22, 2016, Friday
    Board of Education, BOE, Daniel Cruson Jr, school board

    The Board of Education voted after an executive session at a special meeting on Wednesday, July 20, to appoint Daniel Cruson, Jr, to its vacant seat. Board member Kathy Hamilton’s resignation was...Read Full Article

  • Residents, Questions Sought For Fall Political Forum

    John Voket
    Latest News
    July 22, 2016, Friday
    106th District, 2016 Town Hall Candidates Forum, Eva Zimmerman, Mitch Bolinsky, Newtown Bee, Newtown Bee candidates forum

    The Newtown Bee is in the early stages of planning its free annual Candidates Forum, which will happen Tuesday, October 18, from 7:30 to 9 pm, on stage at the Edmond Town Hall Theatre, with a pre-even...Read Full Article

  • Food Pantry Seeking Immediate Temporary Help

    Shannon Hicks
    Latest News
    July 22, 2016, Friday
    FAITH Food Pantry, Joan Horwitt, Lee Paulsen, Monsignor Robert Weiss, Newtown Social Services, Salvation Army food pantry, St John's Episcopal Church, St John's Episcopal Church closing

    FAITH Food Pantry (FFP) was founded by the Reverend Joan Horwitt, former rector of St John’s Episcopal Church, in June 1983. Always run entirely by volunteers, the pantry has been housed in the base...Read Full Article

  • Aquarion: Low Water Pressure Possible

    Shannon Hicks
    Latest News
    July 21, 2016, Thursday
    Aquarion Water Company, hand-held watering, low water pressure, National Weather Service

    Aquarion Water Company is asking customers, for the second time in just over a week, to conserve water use. In a notice issued July 21, the utility asks its customers to limit outdoor watering to h...Read Full Article

  • Cave Comics’ New Building Under Construction

    John Voket
    Latest News
    July 21, 2016, Thursday
    Burgerittoville, Cave Comics, Cave Comics new building

    A local comic book emporium that previously shared space with the Burgerrittoville Restaurant in the former railroad depot off Church Hill Road, will be relocating soon to a new building on the ground...Read Full Article