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  • 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

  • Ethics Board Chair Justifies Use Of Secret Balloting, Deliberations

    John Voket
    Latest News
    April 29, 2016, Friday
    Board Of Ethics, David Freedman, FOI, Freedom of Information Commission, Jacqueline Villa, Kathryn Hamilton

    Following two public hearings April 18 that employed closed executive session deliberations and secret balloting to register member’s decisions, local Board of Ethics Chair Jacqueline Villa told The...Read Full Article

  • Rochambeau Woods Hearing: Taunton Lake Access Issue Faces Condo Complex Proposal

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    April 29, 2016, Friday
    Hunter Ridge LLC, Inland Wetlands Commission, Larry Edwards, Rochambeau Woods, Taunton Lake, Taunton Lake access

    Residents living near Taunton Lake are raising concerns about the potential negative effects that a proposed 29-unit condominium complex would have on that 124-acre spring-fed lake that is ringed by p...Read Full Article

  • Newtown Delegation Endorses Sherman Selectman For Congress

    Shannon Hicks
    Latest News
    April 29, 2016, Friday
    Clay Cope, Jeff Capeci, Republican State Convention, Republican State Convention delegation

    Despite having two motivated candidates from Newtown seeking support to challenge Fifth District incumbent Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty, Sherman’s Republican First Selectman Clay Cope has become the...Read Full Article

  • Police Reports | April 13-26, 2016

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    April 28, 2016, Thursday
    police reports

    Rear-End Collision A two-vehicle collision occurred near 71 South Main Street about 1:39 pm on April 13, according to police. Motorist Kristina Tartaglia, no age given, of 105 Church Hill Road w...Read Full Article

  • Fire Reports | April 14-28, 2016

    Shannon Hicks
    Latest News
    April 28, 2016, Thursday
    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 14: 12:35 pm, brush fire,...Read Full Article

  • ‘Kiss The Puppies’ To Support Service Dogs

    Nancy K. Crevier
    Latest News
    April 28, 2016, Thursday
    Abby Hill, Assistant Dogs International, Exceptional Partner Service Dogs, Exceptional Pets, Kiss The Puppies, psychiatric service dog, The Exceptional Pet Dog

    Anyone who puts a “pooch smooch” under the category of romantic interactions will want to make note of the upcoming Exceptional Partner Service Dogs “Kiss The Puppies” event this coming Sunday...Read Full Article