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  • Flags To Be Lowered To Honor Former Israeli President Peres

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    September 29, 2016, Thursday
    flags lowered, Shimon Peres

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy has announced that, in accordance with a proclamation from President Barack Obama directing flags to be lowered to honor the memory of former President and Prime Minister of ...Read Full Article

  • Youth Assaulted In Borough Parking Lot

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    September 29, 2016, Thursday
    Bridgeport Juvenile Court, Newtown Shopping Village, risk of injury to a child under age 16, second-degree assault, Silly String

    Police said that at about 5:25 pm on September 26, they received a report informing them that an assault had occurred on the northern end of the parking lot at Newtown Shopping Village, a shopping cen...Read Full Article

  • Major Spike In Online Voter Registrations Following Facebook Promotion

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    September 27, 2016, Tuesday
    Democratic Registrar of Voters LeReine Frampton, Denise Merrill, National Voter Registration Day, online voter registration, Republican Registrar of Voters Joanne Albanesi, voter registration

    The number of online voter registrations surged following a Facebook promotional effort last weekend, which was launched in advance of National Voter Registration Day on Tuesday, September 27. Conn...Read Full Article

  • October 1 Shredding Event Scheduled By Friends Of Newtown Seniors

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    September 27, 2016, Tuesday
    Friends of Newtown Seniors, paper shredding event

    The Friends of Newtown Seniors is sponsoring a shredding day, in cooperation with Newtown Public Schools, Newtown Parks & Recreation, Senior Services, and the Commission on Aging, on Saturday, Oct...Read Full Article

  • Murtha Resigns From Pension Committee

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    September 27, 2016, Tuesday
    Maher & Murtha LLC, Murtha resigns from Pension Committee, Pension Committee, Thomas M. Murtha, Thomas Murtha

    Thomas M. Murtha, 61, of Boggs Hill Road, who had served as the town Pension Committee’s chairman for more than 20 years, has resigned from that panel, which oversees town employees’ pension fund ...Read Full Article

  • Stratford PD Issues Silver Alerts 14-Year-Old Stratford Girl, 14-Year-Old Boy

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    September 26, 2016, Monday
    Jessica Saad, Silver Alert, Tyrique Cunningham

    UPDATE (Monday, September 26, 5:53 pm): Stratford PD has cancelled the Silver Alert for  Tyrique Cunningham. Other than deeming the case "Resolved," no additional information has been released conce...Read Full Article

  • Police List Accident-Prone Intersections

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    September 26, 2016, Monday
    accident prone intersectinos, flagpole intersection, Main Street flagpole, Police Chief James Viadero

    Police have compiled motor vehicle accident statistics for the previous four calendar years, listing the intersections in town that have had the highest accident rates from 2012 to 2015 inclusive. Po...Read Full Article

  • DOT Approves Traffic Signal For Hazardous Berkshire Road Intersection

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    September 26, 2016, Monday
    Bennetts Bridge Road, Berkshire Road at Bennetts Bridge Road, Connecticut DOT, Grays Plain Road

    Following its review of a request from the Police Commission for the installation of a traffic signal at a hazardous Sandy Hook intersection, the state Department of Transportation (DOT) has decided t...Read Full Article

  • NHS Auditorium Renovation Project Completion May Be In June

    Eliza Hallabeck
    Latest News
    September 26, 2016, Monday
    auditorium renovation project, Board of Education, Newtown High School, NHS, NHS auditorium renovatino

    The date for the end of the Newtown High School auditorium renovation project may now be June, as the Board of Education learned at its September 20 meeting. Construction documents, specifications,...Read Full Article

  • Oak Stands In Path Of Road Improvements

    Kendra Bobowick
    Latest News
    September 24, 2016, Saturday
    Sepe, Toddy Hill, White Oak

    A “majestic” white oak tree is standing in the path of road improvements at the top of Toddy Hill Road, causing concern among several residents there. “I am a farmer and I have a lot of respect...Read Full Article