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  • Parent Connection Opens In Duplex At Fairfield Hills

    John Voket
    Latest News
    July 29, 2016, Friday
    6 Washington Square, Dorrie Carolan, Fairfield Hills, new Newtown Parent Connection headquarters, Newtown Parent Connection

    Roiling clouds and a storm warning did not deter nearly 100 visitors, volunteers, officials, and supporters from celebrating the opening of Newtown Parent Connection’s new and permanent headquarters...Read Full Article

  • Fire Reports | July 21-29, 2016

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    July 29, 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, July 21: 9:13 am, medical assis...Read Full Article

  • TAS Reports To BOE On All-Star

    Eliza Hallabeck
    Latest News
    July 29, 2016, Friday
    All-Star Transportation, All-Star Transportation contract, bus stops, Education Connection, efficient bus runs, Mark Walsh, Ron Bienkowski, Transportation Advisory Services, vocational transport

    Transportation Advisory Services (TAS) President Mark Walsh presented his transportation study to the Board of Education at its special meeting on July 21, with the recommendation the district renegot...Read Full Article

  • Motorcyclist Seriously Injured In Berkshire Road Crash

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    July 29, 2016, Friday
    Berkshire Road motorcycle accident, John Cain, motorcycle accident

    A 47-year-old man was listed as a patient in serious condition in Danbury Hospital on Thursday morning, following a motorcycle accident that occurred Tuesday evening on Berkshire Road (Route 34) in Sa...Read Full Article

  • New Sandy Hook School Reflects Innovative Educational, Environmental Elements

    John Voket
    Latest News
    July 28, 2016, Thursday
    Aaron Krueger, Barry Svigals, Bill Knight, Consigli Construction, Public Building and Site Commission, Robert Mitchell, Sandy Hook Elementary School, Superintendent of Schools Joseph V. Erardi Jr, Svigals + Partners

    By anyone’s definition, the new Sandy Hook Elementary School is a community showpiece; a credit to the thousands of individuals who worked to create its welcoming features; an exciting destination f...Read Full Article

  • P&Z Approves Tractor Supply Store

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    July 28, 2016, Thursday
    112 South Main Street, 116 South Main Street, Design Advisory Board, NERP Holding and Acquisitions, SMVDD, South Main Village Design District, Tractor Supply approved, Tractor Supply Company, Williamsburg Red

    After lengthy discussion on July 21, Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) members unanimously approved the construction of a Tractor Supply Co. store at an 8.2-acre site in a South Main Village De...Read Full Article

  • Three State Park Swimming Areas Closed Today

    Shannon Hicks
    Latest News
    July 27, 2016, Wednesday
    CT DEEP, high bacteria levels, Squantz Pond State Park, state park swimming areas, state park swimming areas closed

    Three Connecticut state park beaches have been closed by the CT Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) for Wednesday, July 27, due to high bacteria levels. The swimming areas and be...Read Full Article

  • Intense Storms Cause Power Outages, Road Closures

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    July 26, 2016, Tuesday
    rains, storm damage, thunderstorms, winds

    Intense, swift-moving thunderstorms, which bore heavy rains and strong winds, passed through Newtown on the afternoon and evening of Monday, July 25, bringing down tree limbs and electric lines, resul...Read Full Article

  • Newtown Police Radio Now In Full-Encryption Mode

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    July 26, 2016, Tuesday
    full-encryption, Newtown Police, radio transmissions, scanners, Viadero

    Newtown police two-way radio communications, which formerly were intelligible on emergency frequency radio scanners, have been switched to full-encryption mode, in which those digital signals are elec...Read Full Article

  • Church Hill Road Retail Center Proposed

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    July 26, 2016, Tuesday
    73-75 Church Hill Road, CDD, Church Hill Road retail center, drive-through window service, Exit 10 Commercial Design District, Matthew D'Amico, Starbucks, Sunrise Church Hill Road LLC

    A development firm is proposing the construction of 12,250-square-foot retail center, which would include a Starbucks Coffee coffeehouse with a drive-through service window, at a 3.1-acre site at 73-7...Read Full Article