closing Newtown Middle School, Future Forecast Committee, school closure
At the Board of Education meeting on Tuesday, October 19, Superintendent of Schools Joseph V. Erardi, Jr, prefaced the Facility and Enrollment Study discussion by saying that the eveningâ€™s presentat...Read Full Article
Americans for Responsible Solutions, Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty, Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, Vocal Majority Bus Tour
The Vocal Majority Bus Tour with former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords made a stop at the Edmond Town Hall on Saturday, October 15.
The tour is part of Americans for Responsible Solutionsâ€...Read Full Article
Pearl Street, Pearl Street traffic concerns, Police Commission, speeding, speeding on Pearl Street
The Police Commission, in its role as the local traffic authority, is continuing its review of possible measures to correct a chronic traffic speed problem on Pearl Street, a residential connector roa...Read Full Article
Joe Rios, Joel Faxon, Police Captain Joe Rios, Police Commission Chairman Joel Faxon, police staff changes
With the recent retirement of police Captain Joe Rios, who has taken a job in the field of preparedness/security with the Norwalk public school system, there is a key vacancy at the Newtown Police Dep...Read Full Article
DEA, drug collection project, prescription drug collection
The US Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) and town police have scheduled a prescription drug collection project for 10 am to 2 pm on Saturday, October 22, at the police station, 3 Main StreetÂ (Route 25).
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12/14 charity scam, 26.4.26, 26.4.26 Foundation, 26.4.26 wire fraud, Robert Bruce, Robert Terry Bruce, Sandy Hook Special Revenue Fund, Schools 4 Schools, wire fraud
HARTFORD â€” Robert Terry Bruce, 35, of Overland Park, Kan., and formerly of Nashville, Tenn., was sentenced on October 14 in US District Court by Judge Alvin W. Thompson to serve three years of proba...Read Full Article
Candlewood Valley chapter of Trout Unlimited, Class I Wild Trout Management Area, Cole Baldino, DEEP, Deep Brook, Michael Fatse, Michael Humphreys, Pootatuck Watershed Association, PWA, Trout Unlimited, wild trout delivered to Deep Brook, wild trout habitat
After much study, planning, and volunteer labor to improve the wild trout habitat in Deep Brook and the Pootatuck River, the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protectionâ€™s (DEEP) fisherie...Read Full Article
Fairfield Hills Parks and Recreation, Glander field, middle school
With a little more roomÂ to swing a bat or kick a ball, Newtownâ€™s athletes can soon enjoy two new field locations.
â€śWe are raising the elevation at the middle school,â€ť of an area between the ex...Read Full Article
(Friday, October 14, 2016; 4:56 pm: This story has been updated with details from Judge Barbara Bellis's decision.)
The lawsuit by eight Sandy Hook families and one teacher against Reming...Read Full Article
Church Hill Road-Boulevard intersection, Kevin Nursick, new traffic signals, The Village At Lexington Gardens, traffic signals for The Village at Lexington Gardens
A developer has installed a full set of traffic signals at the intersection of Church Hill Road (US Route 6) and The Boulevard, setting the stage for better-regulated traffic flow along the heavily tr...Read Full Article