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  • Change In Pool Hours

    Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    August 23, 2016, Tuesday
    Eichler's, pool, Treadwell

    Treadwell pool and Eichler’s Cove swimming hours from August 23 to September 4 are Mondays and Wednesdays, 2:30 pm to 8 pm; Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays 2:30 pm to 7 pm; and Saturdays and Sunday...Read Full Article

  • Canaan House Cupola Is Last Section Standing

    Kendra Bobowick
    Latest News
    August 23, 2016, Tuesday
    Canaan House, Cupola, demolition, Fairfield Hills

    By Wednesday, August 17, gone were the 208,888 square feet of Canaan House that had stood at Fairfield Hills since 1940. On Tuesday, August 16, nearly all of the former state hospital residential buil...Read Full Article

  • 24 Child Safety Zones Being Posted

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    August 22, 2016, Monday
    Child Safety Zone, public properties, sex offenders, signs

    Before the start of school year on August 29, town officials expect to have 24 separate “child safety zones” posted in town at public properties where the presence of registered sex offenders is p...Read Full Article

  • School Board Updated On School Projects

    Eliza Hallabeck
    Latest News
    August 22, 2016, Monday
    auditorium, Board of Education, BOE, Newtown High School, NHS, Public Building & Site Commission, Robert Mitchell, Sandy Hook Elementary School

    With the first day of school approaching, Public Building and Site Commission Chair Robert Mitchell updated the Board of Education at its meeting on Tuesday, August 17, on two building projects overse...Read Full Article

  • Pecks Lane/South Main Street Relocation Planned

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    August 22, 2016, Monday
    DOT, Pecks Lane, relocation, South Main Street

    State Department of Transportation (DOT) officials this week described plans to relocate the northern intersection of Pecks Lane and South Main Street (Route 25) to simplify a confusing junction, impr...Read Full Article

  • Revaluation Data Technicians Fanning Out, One Neighborhood At A Time

    John Voket
    Latest News
    August 20, 2016, Saturday
    Newtown Assessor's Office, Revaluation Data Technicians, Vision Government Solutions

    Data collectors working their way through Newtown in groups neighborhood by neighborhood certainly will not be hard to miss. The technicians working for Vision Government Solutions as part of the p...Read Full Article

  • Prevention Council Gathering On Overdose Awareness Day To Plan Forum

    John Voket
    Latest News
    August 20, 2016, Saturday
    Community Forum, Newtown Prevention Council, Overdose Awareness Day

    “The Opioid Crisis is real, it is now, and it is here,” says Newtown Prevention Council (NPC) Co-Chair and Health District Director Donna Culbert. Ms Culbert, along with her co-chairs, Police C...Read Full Article

  • Police Capture Fugitive From Justice

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    August 20, 2016, Saturday
    fugitive, Grand Place, Howarth, New Jersey, police

    After learning that a fugitive from justice from New Jersey was traveling in the area, town police captured the man on the afternoon of Tuesday, August 16. At about 2:46 pm, police learned that Mat...Read Full Article

  • Propane Buses Are In The Future: School Board Approves New All-Star Transportation Contract

    Eliza Hallabeck
    Latest News
    August 19, 2016, Friday
    All-Star Transportation, Board of Education, BOE, TAS, transportation, Transportation Advisory Services

    Following an executive session, Tuesday, August 16, the Board of Education approved a new five-year contract with All-Star Transportation for the 2017-2022 school years, according to Board of Educatio...Read Full Article

  • Shared Services Panel Proposes Purchasing Agent, Merging Accounting, Finance, HR

    John Voket
    Latest News
    August 19, 2016, Friday
    Legislative Council, Purchasing Agent, Shared Services Committee

    A Legislative Council committee charged with evaluating how Newtown municipal and school offices could merge services to reduce costs while improving efficiency and taxpayer services has recommended a...Read Full Article