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  • 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 at his pro...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

  • Town Offices To Close Briefly On December 14

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    December 6, 2016, Tuesday
    December 14, honor, municipal spaces, remembrance, Town of the First Selectman

    All Newtown municipal offices, departments,and agencies will be closed Wednesday, December 14, from 9:30 to 9:45 am, for a brief period of silence and reflection in honor and remembrance of those kill...Read Full Article

  • Flags At Half-Staff On Wednesday For National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    December 6, 2016, Tuesday
    December 7, flags, half-staff, National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

    HARTFORD — Governor Dannel P. Malloy on Tuesday, December 6, announced that he is directing US and State of Connecticut flags to be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Wednesday, Decemb...Read Full Article

  • Communications Director Urges Residents To Register For Code Red Notifications

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    December 5, 2016, Monday
    Code Red, Code Red registration, Maureen Will, Pat Llodra, Subscribe To News system

    Maureen Will, town director of emergency communications, is urging residents who have not yet done so, to register for the town’s free Code Red emergency notification system, through which residents...Read Full Article

  • Firearms Advocacy Groups Respond To Sandy Hook School Gun Lawsuit Appeal

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    December 2, 2016, Friday
    Connecticut Carry, Connecticut Supreme Court, Sandy Hook Victims' Lawsuit

    Two firearms advocacy groups recently offered responses to a legal action, through which the families of nine Sandy Hook School shooting victims and one survivor appealed to, and had their appeal acc...Read Full Article

  • Woman Arrested On 38 Counts In Drug Case

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    December 2, 2016, Friday
    illicit drug activity, Jessica Cash

    Police report they charged a Milford woman on 38 criminal counts following their investigation into illicit drug activity that allegedly occurred in June and July at a local dentist’s office. After ...Read Full Article

  • Arrest Follows Unusual Early Morning Crash On Poverty Hollow Road

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    December 2, 2016, Friday
    Francis Magrone, Poverty Hollow Road crash, unusual one-car accident

    Police report an unusual one-car accident on the section of Poverty Hollow Road lying between its intersections with Greenleaf Farms Road and Equestrian Ridge Road at about 2:30 am on November 27. Mo...Read Full Article

  • Fourth Annual Vigil For Gun Violence Victims

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    December 2, 2016, Friday
    4th Annual National Vigil For All Victims of Gun Violence, National Vigil, The Newtown Foundation

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Newtown Foundation, together with St Mark’s Episcopal Church, Faiths United to Prevent Gun Violence, States United to Prevent Gun Violence, Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Vio...Read Full Article

  • Museum In The Streets Brings History To Sandy Hook

    Kendra Bobowick
    Latest News
    December 2, 2016, Friday
    Hemingway, Museum in the Streets, Sandy Hook

    With his gaze turned toward Sandy Hook Center, Sandy Hook Organization for Prosperity (SHOP) President Joe Hemingway said, “There used to be a mill here, the building was huge.” The building’s s...Read Full Article