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  • Pleasance And Ram Pasture Impacted By Scheduled Bridge Replacement

    R. Scudder Smith
    Latest News
    December 9, 2016, Friday
    Bridge No 03271, Newtown Village Cemetery Association, Ram Pasture, Scudder Smith Family Association LLC, Sugar Street bridge replacement, The Pleasance

    According to an estimated traffic study done in 2013 on Route 302 near the approach to Main Street, 9,200 vehicles pass that way daily. It is probably true that most of the people in those many vehicl...Read Full Article

  • 12/14 Community Interfaith Prayer Vigil Planned

    Shannon Hicks
    Latest News
    December 9, 2016, Friday
    12/14, 12/14 anniversary, 12/14 fourth anniversary, Community Interfaith Prayer Vigil, interfaith gathering, Newtown Interfaith Association

    The Newtown Interfaith Association has announced its plans for a Community Interfaith Prayer Vigil on the fourth anniversary of 12/14. Trinity Episcopal Church, at 36 Main Street, will host this ye...Read Full Article

  • A Note On 12/14 Coverage

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    December 9, 2016, Friday
    12/14, 12/14 coverage

    The Newtown Bee honors the memory of those who died or were impacted by the shooting at Sandy Hook School, December 14, 2012. We respect that many find this day a time of personal reflection, and n...Read Full Article

  • Opportunities For Support And Healing On 12/14 Anniversary

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    December 9, 2016, Friday
    12/14, 12/14 anniversary, A Place For Hope and Healing, Center for Support and Wellness, fourth anniversary of 12/14, Resiliency Center of Newtown

    As the fourth anniversary of 12/14 approaches, local groups and organizations are ready to help residents. The Resiliency Center of Newtown will be open all day on Wednesday, December 14, offering my...Read Full Article

  • Anniversary of 12/14 To Be Noted In Schools With Moments Of Silence And Ready Educators

    Eliza Hallabeck
    Latest News
    December 9, 2016, Friday
    12/14, Newtown Public Schools, Sandy Hook School, Superintendent of Schools Joseph V. Erardi Jr

    With the fourth anniversary of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School on 12/14 approaching, Superintendent of Schools Joseph V. Erardi, Jr, sent an e-mail to district parents at the end of Novem...Read Full Article

  • BOS Hears Road And Bridges Update, Acts On Pension Changes

    John Voket
    Latest News
    December 9, 2016, Friday
    Board Of Selectmen, Pension Changes, Roads Update

    The Board of Selectmen received an update on a number of town road and bridge projects during its regular meeting December 5, before hearing briefly from a representative of the Newtown Pension Commis...Read Full Article

  • Council Briefed On Charter Changes Taking Effect

    John Voket
    Latest News
    December 9, 2016, Friday
    Capital Project Funding, Charter Revisions, Legislative Council

    Following the endorsement of a sweeping overhaul to Newtown’s constitutional document by voters on Election Day, former Charter Revision Commissioners Robert Hall and Deborra Zukowski appeared befor...Read Full Article

  • Florida Woman Indicted In Threats Against Sandy Hook School Victim’s Parent

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    December 8, 2016, Thursday
    12/14, imprisonment, Indicted, Lucy Richards, Richards, Sandy Hook, threats

    Lucy Richards, 57, of Tampa, Fla., was indicted this week on four counts of transmitting threats in interstate commerce in connection with death threats she allegedly made against a parent of one of t...Read Full Article

  • Newtown Cross Country Coach On Administrative Leave

    Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    December 7, 2016, Wednesday
    Administrative Leave, cross country, Doug Russell, Newtown High School

    Doug Russell, a teacher and girls’ cross country and track and field coach at Newtown High School, was placed on administrative leave, on December 5, while an investigation of an incident near his p...Read Full Article

  • School Board Votes Not To Close Newtown Middle School

    Eliza Hallabeck
    Latest News
    December 7, 2016, Wednesday
    Board of Education, BOE, Future Forecast Committee, Newtown Middle School, NMS

    The Board of Education voted unanimously not to close Newtown Middle School at its Tuesday, December 6 meeting, which was held in the Newtown High School cafetorium to accommodate the couple hundred p...Read Full Article