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LATEST NEWS

  • Parent Connection Elects New Chairman, Readies New Building

    John Voket
    Latest News
    February 6, 2016, Saturday
    Chris Lyddy Chairman, Dorrie Carolan, New Building, Newtown Parent Connection

    By John Voket The Newtown Parent Connection (NPC), a local nonprofit working to educate and empower community members in the prevention of substance abuse and to support families in crisis grapplin...Read Full Article

  • Solving The Safety Puzzle At The Flagpole

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    February 6, 2016, Saturday
    flagpole, flagpole safety, flagpole safety study, flagpole traffic study, Main Street flagpole, Police Commission

    Police Commission members, in their role as the local traffic authority, continue to consider recommendations made by a traffic engineering firm on how the Main Street flagpole intersection can be mod...Read Full Article

  • Storm System Dropping Heavy, Slippery Snow Across Region

    Shannon Hicks
    Latest News
    February 5, 2016, Friday
    February 5 snow, Fred Hurley, National Weather Service, snow storm

    A heavy wet snow created slippery driving conditions across the region Friday morning, leading Superintendent of Schools Joseph V. Erardi, Jr, to close Newtown’s public schools for the day. Publi...Read Full Article

  • ‘Diverse Opinions’ Emerge At Community Center Forum

    Nancy K. Crevier
    Latest News
    February 5, 2016, Friday
    Brian Hartgraves, forums, ice rink, multigenerational, Newtown Community Center Commission, pools

    At the first of four public forums, Thursday evening, February 4, just over three dozen residents were the first to view a draft proposal for a new community center from the Newtown Community Center C...Read Full Article

  • School Board Adopts A $74.2M Budget

    Eliza Hallabeck
    Latest News
    February 5, 2016, Friday
    2016-17 budget, Board of Education, BOE, budget, school board

    After spending roughly a month inspecting details of the superintendent’s proposed 2016-17 operational plan, the Board of Education adopted its budget — $74,215,066 or a 3.67 percent increase over...Read Full Article

  • Fire Heavily Damages Repair Garage In Botsford

    The Newtown Bee
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    February 5, 2016, Friday
    22 Little Brook Lane, 22 Little Brook Lane garage fire, Bill Halstead, Fire Marshal Bill Halstead, garage fire, volunteer firefighters

    By Shannon Hicks & Andrew Gorosko At 2:32 pm on Tuesday, firefighters received a report of a garage fire underway at 22 Little Brook Lane in Botsford, a one-acre property in a residential neighbo...Read Full Article

  • Stuck In The Middle: Caraluzzi’s Newtown Market Considers Open Carry Law

    Nancy K. Crevier
    Latest News
    February 5, 2016, Friday
    Caraluzzi's, Caraluzzi's Bethel Market, Caraluzzi's Newtown Market, Connecticut open carry law, Mark Caraluzzi, Newtown Action Alliance, open carry law, Po Murray

    Since a shopper at Caraluzzi’s Bethel Market observed a customer there openly carrying a gun, January 6, the question of how businesses — grocery stores, in particular — respond to this in Conne...Read Full Article

  • Selectmen Approve $40.1M Budget Request; Next Stop, Finance Board

    John Voket
    Latest News
    February 5, 2016, Friday
    2016 Budget Approval, Board Of Selectmen

    By John Voket After several budget sessions that included presentations by key department heads, and concluding with a presentation by the Board of Fire Commissioners on January 28 and Parks and Re...Read Full Article

  • Columbine-Spurred Social Training Program Coming To Kevin’s Community Center

    John Voket
    Latest News
    February 5, 2016, Friday
    Catherine Hogan, Kevin’s Community Center, Social Communication Foundation

    By John Voket For Catherine Hogan, founder of the Social Communication Foundation, the tragic shootings at Columbine, Colo., in 1999 shook her “to the core,” and launched a journey that brought...Read Full Article

  • Newtown Schools Closed Friday

    Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    February 5, 2016, Friday

    Newtown Public Schools are closed Friday, February 5, due to the weather....Read Full Article