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
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
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
farmers market, Farmers Market at Fairfield Hills, food trucks, food trucks at farmers market, Mary Fellows, Sue Shortt, temporary food establishments
After lengthy discussion at an April 21 public hearing, Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) members unanimously approved a zoning rule change that will allow The Farmers Market at Fairfield Hills...Read Full Article
First Selectman Pat Llodra, Newtown 2016-17 Town and School Budgets, School Superintendent Joseph V. Erardi
More than 29 percent of Newtown's eligible voters turned out to vote April 26, many traveling between two polling places to cast ballots for the state's Presidential Primary as well as Newtown's munic...Read Full Article
April 26 Referendum, Budget Vote, Donuts With Dads, Hawley Elementary School, Presidential Primary
As voting continued at the different polling places around town, Hawley Elementary School offered breakfast options for “Donuts With Dads” to help promote voting before school on Tuesday, April 26...Read Full Article
Cortney Troccolla, Darren Thompson, drugs, heroin, Newtown Police, opoids, Saint Michael, Saint Michael PD K9
Police report that they arrested a woman on a heroin possession charge at the police station on April 23, following an investigation in which they used their German shepherd to sniff for drug evidence...Read Full Article
brush fires, burn permits, burn permits cancelled, High Forest Fire Danger Level
Two days after the National Weather Service issued a Special Weather Statement for Fairfield and Litchfield counties, the Forest Fire Danger Level remains at High across the state on Monday.
Very dry...Read Full Article
The state Department of Transportation’s (DOT) plans to reopen Silver Bridge to traffic have been delayed.
The bridge is now expected to reopen to traffic at about 3 pm on Tuesday, April 26, acco...Read Full Article
4th Annual Ride to Washington, Monte Frank, Team 26
Refreshed after several days of travel and leading Newtown’s Team 26 activist cycling contingent on its fourth ride from Sandy Hook to Washington, DC, organizer Monte Frank reflected on the growing ...Read Full Article