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  • Turkey Trot Road Restrictions For Thanksgiving Day

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    November 18, 2017, Saturday
    C.H. Booth Library, Newtown Turkey Trot, road restrictions

    Various roads in the center of Newtown will be impacted by the 8th annual Newtown Turkey Trot 5K Run and Walk, Thursday, November 23, between the hours of 7:45 and 9 am. A temporary no parking area...Read Full Article

  • LC Makes School Budget Whole, Celebrates Llodra, Jacob

    John Voket
    Latest News
    November 18, 2017, Saturday
    Board of Education, Farewell Celebration, Legislative Council, Mary Ann Jacob, Pat Llodra, State Budget Revenue

    During the final regular meeting with its present membership November 15, the Legislative Council made good on its commitment to make the school budget whole, after an 11th hour maneuver last April to...Read Full Article

  • Police Reports | November 9-16, 2017

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    November 17, 2017, Friday
    fire calls, fire reports

    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, November 9: 10:06 am, investigation, 2...Read Full Article

  • State Supreme Court Hears Arguments In Sandy Hook School Gun Lawsuit (updated)

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    November 17, 2017, Friday
    12/14, 12/14 lawsuit, 12/14 lawsuit against Remington, Attorney Christopher Renzulli, Attorney James Vogts, Attorney Josh Koskoff, battlefield rifle, Camfour Inc, Connecticut Supreme Court, Connecticut Unfair Trade Practices Act, CUTPA, Ian Hockley, military-style rifle, negligent entrustment, Remington Arms Company, Superior Court Judge Barbara Bellis

    NOTE: This is an expanded version of a story initially posted on Tuesday, November 14, 2017. * * * * * HARTFORD — Members of the Connecticut Supreme Court this week heard oral arguments in the San...Read Full Article

  • Click-It Or Ticket: Police Heighten Seatbelt Enforcement

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    November 17, 2017, Friday
    Click-It or Ticket, compliance, enforcement, Newtown Police

    From Monday, November 20 through Monday, November 27, town police will heighten their enforcement of seatbelt use compliance through their annual fall “Click-it or Ticket” campaign, according to A...Read Full Article

  • Holiday Closings, Early Deadlines

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    November 17, 2017, Friday
    early deadlines, holiday closings, Thanksgiving

    All town offices will be closed on Thursday, November 23, and Friday, November 24, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. The transfer station at 4 Ethan Allen Road will be closed both days; it w...Read Full Article

  • Boy Scout Retires American Flags From VFW

    Alissa Silber
    Latest News
    November 17, 2017, Friday
    Boy Scout Troop 770, Devon Pope, flag retirement ceremony, VFW Post 308

    On Veterans Day, November 11, Devon Pope of Boy Scout Troop 770 led an official flag retirement ceremony for VFW Post 308 at Cullens Youth Association, for his Eagle project. Devon and his fellow B...Read Full Article

  • Focus Placed On ‘Veterans, Not Speeches’ At Shortened VFW Veterans Day Ceremony

    Alissa Silber
    Latest News
    November 17, 2017, Friday
    Clayton Friedberg, Michael Mich, Ray Wisniewski, Veterans Day Ceremony, VFW Post 308

    The annual Veterans Day Ceremony at Newtown’s Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 308 took place on Saturday, November 11, at 11 am. Dedicated members of the community gathered outside the VFW on...Read Full Article

  • SHPMC Discuss Designer’s Feedback, Look Ahead to ‘Phase 1’

    Alissa Silber
    Latest News
    November 16, 2017, Thursday
    Dan Krauss, Designer feedback, Kyle Lyddy, Phase 1, Sandy Hook Permanent Memorial Commission

    The Sandy Hook Permanent Memorial Commission (SHPMC) met on Thursday, November 9, at the Newtown Municipal Center to give updates on how the registration process for designers is going and to discuss ...Read Full Article

  • Newly Elected Officials To Be Sworn In Sunday Afternoon

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    November 16, 2017, Thursday
    Municipal Elections, municipal officials, swearing in ceremony

    The public is invited to attend the swearing in ceremony for all newly elected officials, Sunday, November 19, at 4 pm, in the Edmond Town Hall Theatre, 45 Main Street. The Reverend Matthew Crebbin, ...Read Full Article