Don Bashak, flags at graves of veterans, Memorial Day, Ray Wisniewski, VFW Post 308
Fluttering red, white, and blue flags again mark the roughly 1,300 veterans’ graves throughout Newtown.
Visiting cemeteries and graveyards both large and small on May 17, volunteers, bundles of d...Read Full Article
construction, CTDOT, Malloy, Memorial Day, suspended
HARTFORD— Governor Dannel P. Malloy announced May 25 that all regular construction-related activity on Connecticut state roads and highways would be suspended beginning at 6 am on Friday, May 26, la...Read Full Article
First Selectman Pat Llodra, Llodra elections, Pat Llodra
NOTE: This post reflects information received from Mary Ann Jacob following the initial publication of the story. This post was also updated at 6:30 pm May 25 adding remarks by Governor Dannel Malloy ...Read Full Article
The town’s perennial “rite of summer” has occurred, with the Main Street flagpole again flying its “summer flag,” a symbol that amplifies the patriotic message of the smaller “winter flag,...Read Full Article
FAITH Food Pantry, Grand Marshal Lee Paulsen, New Organizing Committee, Newtown Labor Day Parade
As leadership ramps up its work preparing for the Newtown’s 56th Labor Day Parade, both a group of new organizers and its 2017 Grand Marshal Lee Paulsen were thankful.
Ms Paulson, who heads up th...Read Full Article
A ceremonial groundbreaking attended by most of Newtown’s legislative delegation was held May 8 in anticipation of a new gateway image for the Fairfield Hills campus.
Arranged and hosted by Newto...Read Full Article
The dispatchers at the Newtown Emergency Communications Center at Town Hall South at 3 Main Street report the following fire calls and the responders:
Thursday, May 11: 1:32 pm, vehicle fire, 48 Ta...Read Full Article
Hilario's Service Center, IWC public hearing, Postponed
An Inland Wetlands Commission (IWC) public hearing on Hilario’s Service Center’s proposal to expand its heavy-wrecker business on Mt Pleasant Road in Hawleyville, which had been scheduled to resum...Read Full Article
At about 7:33 am on May 17, during the morning rush period, motorist Joseph Santacroce, 35, of Newtown was driving a 2013 Nissan Rogue SUV northward on South Main Street, as motorist...Read Full Article
driving under the influence, DUI, Hook & Ladder Fire Company, Jason Marshall, Jeffrey Oetjen, Ji Tang, Laura Carson, Megan Sonne, Newtown Volunteer Ambulance Corps, offset head-on collision, South Main Street accident, two-vehicle head-on collision, Xiaofeng Chen
A two-vehicle offset head-on collision involving a truck and a SUV on the night of Thursday, May 11, sent several people to the hospital for treatment of injuries, and also closed a section of South M...Read Full Article