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  • A Case For The Board Of Irony

    Our inclination to peel back the layers of bureaucracy to save a little money and a lot of complexity makes us loathe to suggest the need for another town agency. But as we witness the growing controversy surrounding plans to build 136 houses in a “cluster” development on 136 acres on Castle Hill, we think this proposal desperately needs to go before a Board of Irony.

  • Land Trust Hopes To Preserve Parcels In Castle Hill Housing Plan

    A 136-house development proposal in the Borough of Newtown is prompting an effort to preserve two large tracts of scenic land on Castle Hill.

    A preliminary proposal to develop housing clusters at a 66-acre parcel at 20 Castle Hill Road parcel and a 70-acre lot at 60 Castle Hill Road, owned by the Bridgeport Roman Catholic Diocesan Corporation, had caught the Newtown Forest Association (NFA) members’ immediate attention. The NFA is a private land trust.

  • Preserve Castle Hill For Public Use

    To the Editor:

  • Zoners Should Reject Castle Hill Cluster Housing

    To the Editor:

    My name is Brian Trudeau, and I live on Old Castle Drive here in town.

  • Find Another Use For Castle Hill Property

    To the Editor:

  • Preserving The Intangibles

    To the Editor: