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  • Last Call For Participants To Quiz Newtown Bee Forum Candidates

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    September 30, 2016, Friday
    2016 Candidates Fourm, Newtown Bee candidates forum

    The Newtown Bee is putting out a final call to residents or readers to send any questions they may want to ask state legislative contenders participating in the newspaper’s free annual Candidates Fo...Read Full Article

  • Effort To Reduce Taxation Highlights Resident’s Assessment Appeals Process

    John Voket
    Latest News
    September 30, 2016, Friday
    Board Of Assessment Appeals, Shawn Kasak

    Newtown resident Shawn Kasak pays very close attention when he receives his annual property tax bills. And on a number of occasions he has taken the time to argue local valuations, particularly on his...Read Full Article

  • Finance Board Input Sought On Senior Tax Relief Program

    John Voket
    Latest News
    September 30, 2016, Friday
    Board of Finance, Legislative Council, Ordinance Commission, Senior Tax Relief Program

    Legislative Council Ordinance Committee Chair Ryan Knapp appeared before the Board of Finance on September 22, reaching out for ideas and input on the local senior tax relief program. The Ordinance Co...Read Full Article

  • Policy Changes For NHS Athletic Events

    Alissa Silber
    Latest News
    September 30, 2016, Friday
    Lorrie Rodrigue, Newtown High School, NHS student policy, school policies

    Following an incident of misconduct on Friday, September 9, during a home game hosted by the Newtown High School football team, the school has implemented new policies for students attending any NHS a...Read Full Article

  • NHS Schedules Drug Dog Searches

    Eliza Hallabeck
    Latest News
    September 30, 2016, Friday
    drug dog search, drug free campus, Newtown High School, NHS

    Newtown High School parents were notified by Principal Lorrie Rodrigue by e-mail on September 27 that a drill will be conducted in the near future involving drug dog searches. The drill is typicall...Read Full Article

  • First Community Forum Focused On School Start Times

    Eliza Hallabeck
    Latest News
    September 30, 2016, Friday
    Board of Education, Community Forum, school start times, sleep, Superintendent of Schools Joseph V. Erardi Jr

    Superintendent of Schools Joseph V. Erardi, Jr, hosted the first community forum of the 2016-17 academic year September 28, with a goal of hearing input from attendees on school start times and sleep....Read Full Article

  • Flags To Be Lowered To Honor Former Israeli President Peres

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    September 29, 2016, Thursday
    flags lowered, Shimon Peres

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy has announced that, in accordance with a proclamation from President Barack Obama directing flags to be lowered to honor the memory of former President and Prime Minister of ...Read Full Article

  • Youth Assaulted In Borough Parking Lot

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    September 29, 2016, Thursday
    Bridgeport Juvenile Court, Newtown Shopping Village, risk of injury to a child under age 16, second-degree assault, Silly String

    Police said that at about 5:25 pm on September 26, they received a report informing them that an assault had occurred on the northern end of the parking lot at Newtown Shopping Village, a shopping cen...Read Full Article

  • Major Spike In Online Voter Registrations Following Facebook Promotion

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    September 27, 2016, Tuesday
    Democratic Registrar of Voters LeReine Frampton, Denise Merrill, National Voter Registration Day, online voter registration, Republican Registrar of Voters Joanne Albanesi, voter registration

    The number of online voter registrations surged following a Facebook promotional effort last weekend, which was launched in advance of National Voter Registration Day on Tuesday, September 27. Conn...Read Full Article

  • October 1 Shredding Event Scheduled By Friends Of Newtown Seniors

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    September 27, 2016, Tuesday
    Friends of Newtown Seniors, paper shredding event

    The Friends of Newtown Seniors is sponsoring a shredding day, in cooperation with Newtown Public Schools, Newtown Parks & Recreation, Senior Services, and the Commission on Aging, on Saturday, Oct...Read Full Article