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  • Hunters Ridge Proposal Draws Heavy Opposition At Public Hearing

    Andrew Gorosko
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    February 23, 2018, Friday
    79 Church Hill Road, 79 Church Hill Road LLC, affordable housing, Attorney Peter Gelderman, BPO, Business/Professional Office zoning, Erik Zambell, Frederick P. Clark Associates, Granoff Architects, Hunters Ridge, Hunters Ridge public hearing, IH-10 zoning, Incentive Housting, Jim Swift, Matthew Popp, Michael Galante, Pootatuck Aquifer, RDN, Responsible Development in Newtown, Walnut Tree Village

    A Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) February 15 public hearing on the Hunters Ridge mixed-use complex, which is proposed for a hilly 35-acre site at 79 Church Hill Road, drew the heaviest atten...Read Full Article

  • Police Probe Medical Waste Dumping

    The Newtown Bee
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    February 23, 2018, Friday

    Police said that on February 21, they received a complaint from a Plumtrees Road resident informing them that medical waste has been repeatedly dumped in that area during the past year. Plumtrees Roa...Read Full Article

  • Danbury Man Arrested In Local Assault Case

    The Newtown Bee
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    February 23, 2018, Friday
    assault, disorderly conduct, first-degree criminal trespassing, Richard Anderson, Richard P. Anderson, third-degree assault on an elderly person, third-degree criminal mischief

    Police said they received a call about 6:52 pm on February 21, reporting that a violent incident that had occurred at a residence near the Monroe town line. After responding, police investigated and ...Read Full Article

  • School District Preparing For Sports Self-Study

    Eliza Hallabeck
    Latest News
    February 23, 2018, Friday
    Athletic Director Matt Memoli, Board of Education, Interim Superintendent of Schools Dr Lorrie Rodrigue, Newtown High School

    Following recent conversations at Board of Education budget meetings, district Athletic Director Matt Memoli presented a plan at the board’s February 20 meeting to conduct a self-study of Newtown Hi...Read Full Article

  • Newtown Action Alliance Brainstorms Ways To Help Communities Against Gun Violence

    Alissa Silber
    Latest News
    February 23, 2018, Friday
    Dave Stowe, Jackson Mittleman, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Newtown Action Alliance, Parkland, Po Murray, school walk out, Steve Yanovsky, Tommy Murray, vigil

    In the wake of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., where 17 students and faculty members were killed on February 14, Newtown Action Alliance (NAA) led a commun...Read Full Article

  • Newtown Educators Stand Together For Parkland Educators

    Eliza Hallabeck
    Latest News
    February 22, 2018, Thursday
    Edmond Town Hall, educators, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Newtown educators, Newtown Public Schools, Parkland, Parkland educators

    A banner decorated with words of condolence and love from Newtown educators will be sent to educators in Parkland, Fla. A group of current and former Newtown educators met in front of Edmond Town H...Read Full Article

  • Eversource Conducting Statewide Infrared Helicopter Inspections

    The Newtown Bee
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    February 22, 2018, Thursday
    Eversource, Eversource aerial inspections, Eversource inspections

    Eversource is currently conducting aerial inspections of high-voltage electrical equipment on rights of way throughout Connecticut, according to a February 22 media advisory from the energy provider. ...Read Full Article

  • Jr Newtown Action Alliance To Hold Community Vigil To #StandWithParkland

    The Newtown Bee
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    February 21, 2018, Wednesday
    #StandWithParkland, Jr NAA, Jr NAA Community Vigil, Jr NAA vigil, Jr Newtown Action Alliance, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Newtown High School, Parkland, Stand With Parkland

    The Jr Newtown Action Alliance (Jr NAA) is set to host a community vigil at Blue & Gold Stadium at Newtown High School, 12 Berkshire Road, on Friday, February 23, to support the community of Marjo...Read Full Article

  • Local Letter Writers Send Words Of Support And Change Through Moms Demand Action

    Eliza Hallabeck
    Latest News
    February 21, 2018, Wednesday
    Barb Sibley, letters, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Moms Demand Action, Moms Demand Action For Gun Sense in America, Parkland shootings

    Words sharing comfort, encouragement, and demands for change will be sent from Newtown thanks to a roomful of letter writers who joined together February 19 at Newtown United Methodist Church under th...Read Full Article

  • Silver Alert Issued For New Milford Teen

    The Newtown Bee
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    February 21, 2018, Wednesday
    Ken Thomas, Kenneth Thomas, Silver Alert

    A Silver Alert has been issued for a 16-year-old New Milford teenager who has been missing since Tuesday, February 20. Kenneth Thomas is a white male, with blonde hair and brown eyes. He is describ...Read Full Article