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  • Parks & Rec Registration System Down

    John Voket
    Latest News
    January 19, 2018, Friday
    Newtown Parks & Recreation Dept, RecTrac Registration, System Upgrade

    The Newtown Parks & Recreation Department is notifying residents and others that effective at 3 pm on Friday, January 19, the RecTrac Registration website will be unavailable for a system upgrade....Read Full Article

  • ADL Offering $2,000 Reward Following Ridgefield Swastika Graffiti Incidents

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    January 19, 2018, Friday
    ADL Connecticut, Anti Defamation League, Anti Defamation League Connecticut, Ridgefield Police Detective Tom Dardis, Ridgefield Police Officer Anthony McMahon, swastika, swastika graffiti, swastikas in Ridgefield

    The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) on Thursday, January 18, announced it is offering a $2,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the individual or individuals responsible for...Read Full Article

  • Sewer Line Blockage Cleared In Sandy Hook Center

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    January 19, 2018, Friday
    Aquarion, foreign matter, Health Department, highway department, Sandy Hook Center, sewage, waste water

    An accumulation of foreign matter, including grease laden with bricks, stones, and some wood, clogged a 12-inch-diameter municipal sanitary sewer line midday on Monday, January 15, on Church Hill Road...Read Full Article

  • Legislative Council Approves Latest Five-Year Capital Plan

    John Voket
    Latest News
    January 19, 2018, Friday
    Booth Library, Capital Improvement Plan, Fairfield Hills, Legislative Council, pickleball

    Pushing up against a deadline to approve Newtown’s Capital Improvement Plan (CIP), the Legislative Council picked up where it left off one week earlier, eventually approving the five-year guide for ...Read Full Article

  • First Selectmen’s Requested Budget Invests In Roads, Personnel, Tech

    John Voket
    Latest News
    January 19, 2018, Friday
    2018-19 Proposed Budget, Board Of Selectmen, First Selectman Dan Rosenthal, Purchasing Agent, shared services

    First Selectman Dan Rosenthal’s first pass at producing an annual municipal spending plan just weeks after taking office was driven by contractual payroll increases, planned investments in road impr...Read Full Article

  • Major Mixed-Use Proposal Prompts WSA Review Of Municipal Sewage Treatment Capacity

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    January 19, 2018, Friday
    79 Church Hill Road, 79 Church Hill Road LLC, Hunters Ridge, municipal sewage treatment, municipal sewage treatment facility, Water & Sewer Authority

    The town Water & Sewer Authority (WSA) is refining its statistics on the remaining municipal sewage treatment capacity at the central sewage treatment plant, in light of an anticipated request for...Read Full Article

  • Police Reports | January 3-17, 2018

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    January 18, 2018, Thursday
    police reports

    Larceny Charges Police report that on learning that Richard Sosa, 46, of The Bronx, N.Y., was being released from custody at Bridgeport Correctional Center, they went there on January 17 and arrested...Read Full Article

  • Ansonia Man Sentenced In Drug Ring Conviction

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    January 18, 2018, Thursday
    Alex Kenyhercz, anabolic steroids, former Newtown Police Sergeant Steven Santucci, Judge Robert Chatigny, oxycodone, Steven Santucci

    HARTFORD — An Ansonia man, who was the last of 12 men who were members of a drug ring selling steroids and prescription pills, which was headed by former Newtown Police Sergeant Steven Santucci, was...Read Full Article

  • Governor Responds To President’s ‘Fake News Awards’

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    January 18, 2018, Thursday
    fake news, Fake News Awards, free and independent press, free press, independent press

    HARTFORD — Governor Dannel P. Malloy released the following statement, January 17, regarding journalism in the United States and in reaction to President Donald Trump issuing "fake news" awards on W...Read Full Article

  • January 17 Weather Notes: Cancellations, Postponements, Etc

    Shannon Hicks
    Latest News
    January 17, 2018, Wednesday
    cancellations, delays, snow

    In addition to Newtown schools being closed today due to the snow, C.H. Booth Library has announced it will have a delayed opening. As of this morning, the library staff is planning to open at 1 pm. ...Read Full Article