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  • Fire Reports | April 28-May 5, 2016

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    May 6, 2016, Friday
    fire reports

    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, April 28: 7:58 am, hazardous ma...Read Full Article

  • Police Reports | April 23-May 4, 2016

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    May 6, 2016, Friday
    police reports

    Key Rock Road At about 1:30 pm on April 23, motorist Alice Hollett, 84, of Redding was driving a 2011 Volvo XC-70 northward on Key Rock Road, about 200 feet south of Sugar Street, when the auto wen...Read Full Article

  • Madden Court Appearance On Sex Charges Postponed

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    May 6, 2016, Friday
    Matthew Madden

    DANBURY — The court appearance of a 23-year-old man who has been charged with eight sex-related felonies in connection with his work at a Newtown theater group has been postponed in Danbury Superior...Read Full Article

  • Wingathlon To Cause Road Closures, Traffic Delays For Few Hours Saturday

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    May 6, 2016, Friday
    road closure, traffic delay, Wingathlon

    Motorists should expect temporary road closures at the Fairfield Hills Campus, and also some traffic delays on area roads as the 2nd Annual Wingathlon races are held on Saturday, May 7. Traffic wil...Read Full Article

  • Judge Rejects Effort To Delay Sandy Hook School Gun Lawsuit

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    May 6, 2016, Friday
    12/14 lawsuit, Joshua Koskoff, Judge Barbara Bellis, Remington Arms, Sandy Hook School gun lawsuit

    BRIDGEPORT — In the lawsuit brought against the gun manufacturer which produced the semiautomatic weapon used in the December 2012 Sandy Hook School shootings, a judge has ruled against the defendan...Read Full Article

  • Home Heating Fuel Spill At Philo Curtis Road

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    May 6, 2016, Friday
    35 Philo Curtis Road, 41 Philo Curtis Road, DEEP, DEEP spill response, home heating fuel, home heating fuel spill, Matthew Williamson, Rich Frampton

    A heating system located in the basement of a Philo Curtis Road home last week leaked an estimated 75 gallons of #2 heating fuel, resulting in the fuel draining to nearby wetlands, a stream, and a pon...Read Full Article

  • Untimely Death In The Borough

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    May 4, 2016, Wednesday
    untimely death

    Multiple police officers were seen outside an Elizabeth Street residence Wednesday morning, investigating an incident that had occurred there. Located within the Borough of Newtown, Elizabeth Street i...Read Full Article

  • Memorial Orchard Dedication Is May 7

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    May 2, 2016, Monday
    Nettleton Memorial, Nettleton Memorial Preserve Orchard, Newtown Forest Association, Orchard dedication

    The public is invited to enjoy an afternoon outdoors with Newtown Forest Association at one of Newtown’s most scenic locations. On Saturday, May 7, at 1 pm, the public is invited to the Nettleton P...Read Full Article

  • Commission Work Complete, Community Center Planning To Enter Design Phase

    Kendra Bobowick
    Latest News
    May 2, 2016, Monday
    Andrew Clure, Brian Hartgraves, community center business model, Community Center Commission decommissioned, Newtown Community Center Commission

    Decommissioned as of Tuesday, April 26, with its charge completed, the Community Center Commission held its last meeting that night. After nearly a year of twice-monthly meetings and much planning, c...Read Full Article

  • Registrar Addresses Questions About Tuesday’s Polling

    John Voket
    Latest News
    April 30, 2016, Saturday
    LeReine Frampton, multiple polling locations, Presidential Primary, Referendum

    Despite false rumors of voting machine breakdowns and police being dispatched to keep errant vehicles from using Newtown Middle School playing fields for overflow parking, Democratic Registrar of Vote...Read Full Article