- Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Newtown’s recovery website address has changed to www.onenewtown.com.
The previous address was a .org address. The change is reportedly being required by the corporate provider that is underwriting the site costs and domain name on behalf of the town.
- Sunday, February 16, 2014
Local officials and residents attending a state Department of Transportation (DOT) informational session on planned improvements for the eastern end of Sugar Street (Route 302), including bridge replacement, have told DOT staffers of the need for sidewalks there, as well as better protection for adjacent electric utility lines that power the town center.
- Saturday, February 15, 2014
During the kick-off event for this year’s Relay for Life, also the tenth presentation of the event for Newtown, event Chair Christopher Farrington stands with 2014 Honorary Chair Mary Ann Jacob. Both are cancer survivors.
- Friday, February 14, 2014
The Newtown Public Works and Police Departments are cautioning Newtown Drivers to continue to drive carefully and slowly as crews continue to work clearing local roadways.
Neither the police nor highway department reported any serious accidents or incidents overnight, although by Friday morning police were dealing with a couple of tractor trailers getting stuck on steep hills.
- Friday, February 14, 2014
Newtown International Center for Education (NICE) members reflected on a visit by a delegation from Liaocheng, China, from January 24 to February 2, with The Bee this week.
“It was incredible,” said Lisa Berger, president of the NICE Parent Community Organization (NICE PCO), on February 2, the day after delegates left to return to China.
- Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Her name may be Sunny with a light gold and white coat, but her prospects for adoption have not been bright. She has twice left the shelter for a new home, and then been returned.
- Thursday, February 6, 2014
RIDGEFIELD — The Genealogy Club of Newtown invites anyone interested in genealogy to join its members for a short road trip this month.
Due to the temporary closing of Newtown’s town library, the club has been invited by Ridgefield Recreation Center to hold their meeting at that location instead. Newtown Genealogy Club will meet on Sunday, February 16, at 1:30 pm.
The recreation center is at 195 Danbury Road.
‘From Broadway With Love: A Benefit Concert For Sandy Hook’ Being Released As DVD, Blu-Ray & Double-CD SetTuesday, February 4, 2014
CLARIFICATION (February 10, 2014): Broadway Records will donate 100% of its profits from the sales of From Broadway With Love in all formats. The company is not making any money from the sales through iTunes.
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- Sunday, February 2, 2014
Printed bound versions of the 2014 Town Plan of Conservation and Development and the 2013 Fairfield Hills Master Plan are now available at the town Land Use Agency office at Newtown Municipal Center at 3 Primrose Street.
The published volumes are the product of lengthy planning projects by the Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) and by the ad hoc Fairfield Hills Master Plan Amendment Work Group, respectively. The price of the documents is $25 for the 171-page town plan, and $10 for the 34-page Fairfield Hills plan.
- Friday, January 31, 2014
NASHVILLE, TENN. — A Nashville, Tenn., television station has reported that Robbie Bruce, the co-founder of an organization created in the wake of 12/14 to raise funds for those directly affected by the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, will cooperate fully with authorities who are investigating claims that he misappropriated $73,000.