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  • Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued For Fairfield County

    Shannon Hicks
    Latest News
    July 25, 2016, Monday
    National Weather Service, Severe Thunderstorm Warning, Severe Thunderstorm Watch

    UPDATE (July 25; 4:16 pm): From the National Weather Service: "The Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Fairfield, southern Middlesex, New Haven and central Westchester counties will expire at 415 PM EDT....Read Full Article

  • Facility And Enrollment Study Presented To School Board

    Eliza Hallabeck
    Latest News
    July 25, 2016, Monday
    Board of Education, BOE, facility and enrollment study, Future Forecast Committee, school board

    A report on district facilities and enrollment was delivered to the Board of Education at its meeting on Tuesday, July 19. No specific recommendations were shared at the meeting, and the board is expe...Read Full Article

  • 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, forced-entry burglary, home surveillance system, Newtown Police

    UPDATE (Saturday, July 23, 2016): Newtown Police have released a video still and brief video showing the suspect in at least one of the five burglaries. The photo and a link to the video have been add...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

  • Public Open House Slated At New Sandy Hook Elementary School

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    July 22, 2016, Friday
    Public Open House July 29, Sandy Hook Elementary School, Sandy Hook Elementary School open house

    First Selectman Pat Llodra and School Superintendent Dr Joseph V. Erardi invite Newtown residents to an open house at the newly completed Sandy Hook Elementary School, 12 Dickinson Drive, on Friday, J...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