To purchase photos visit http://photos.newtownbee.com×

LATEST NEWS

  • Police Reports | March 2-22, 2017

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    March 24, 2017, Friday
    police reports

    Intersection Accident At about 4:06 pm on March 2, motorist David Keckley, 52, of Gulfport, Fla., was driving a 2006 Mini Cooper northward on Hawleyville Road, as motorist David Roberts, 72, of Dan...Read Full Article

  • Woodworking Shed Heavily Damaged In Accidental Blaze

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    March 24, 2017, Friday
    24 Poplar Drive, Agius, fire, Frampton, Halstead, Poplar Drive, structure fire, wood stove

    An accidental fire caused heavy damage to a shed at a residential property on Poplar Drive in the Riverside neighborhood, near Lake Zoar, on the night of Thursday, March 23, officials said. Fire Ma...Read Full Article

  • Julio Tardim Sworn In As New Police Officer, Filling Roster

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    March 24, 2017, Friday
    Newtown Police, sworn officers, Tardim, Viadero

    By Andrew Gorosko In ceremonies at Newtown Municipal Center on March 17, Julio Tardim, 38, of Danbury was sworn in as a town police officer, bringing the police department's roster up to its full com...Read Full Article

  • Town Welcomes New Library Director Karen Tatarka

    Alissa Silber
    Latest News
    March 24, 2017, Friday
    C.H. Booth Library, Karen Tatarka, Library Director

    After several months of searching for a new director for the C.H. Booth Library, former Weston Public Library Director Karen Tatarka was unanimously voted in by the eight-person search committee to fi...Read Full Article

  • Construction Manager, PBSC Chair Say Community Center Process ‘Right Where It Should Be’

    John Voket
    Latest News
    March 23, 2017, Thursday
    Andrew Clure, Carla Kron, Claris Construction, Community Center, community center concerns, community center project, First Selectman Pat Llodra, Geralyn Hoerauf, John Boccuzzi, Kinga Walsh, Mark Principi, Phil Clark, Robert Mitchell, Selectman Herb Rosenthal, Selectman Will Rodgers

    This article was updated at 12:40 pm on March 24 to clarify remarks made by Selectman Herb Rosenthal. Neither the chairman of Newtown’s Public Building and Site Commission (PBSC) nor the presiden...Read Full Article

  • Stolen Auto Pursuit Results In Serious South Main Street Crash

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    March 22, 2017, Wednesday
    Botsford Fire Rescue, Bryan Lane, crash, Lewis, Marshall, Monroe police, Sand Hill Plaza, serious injuries, South Main Street, state police, stolen compact auto

    A Danbury man driving a stolen compact auto was involved in a serious crash with another vehicle Tuesday night, March 21, while being pursued by Monroe police on South Main Street (Route 25), near San...Read Full Article

  • Two Arrested In Elizabeth Street Nighttime Assault

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    March 21, 2017, Tuesday
    assault, Bahamonde, Carriero, Elizabeth Street, firefighter

    Early on the morning of Saturday, March 18, two males illegally entered a home on Elizabeth Street in the borough, after which they physically assaulted a male occupant, punching the man in the face, ...Read Full Article

  • Eversource Transmission Line Work In Newtown

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    March 20, 2017, Monday
    aerial patrols, Bradley Lane, Eversource, Jordan Hill, transmission lines

    Eversource will be working on transmission lines in Monroe and Newtown over the course of the next three weeks. This is only maintenance work on the lines and does not include tree trimming. The work ...Read Full Article

  • Final Public Budget Hearing Is March 22

    John Voket
    Latest News
    March 18, 2017, Saturday
    Final 2017 Budget Hearing, Legislative Council, March 22, Municipal Center

    Residents and qualified voters who have questions or want to express thoughts on the proposed 2017-18 municipal or school budgets can do so before the Legislative Council at a 7 pm public hearing on W...Read Full Article

  • Parent Connection Hosting Addiction Prevention’s Dynamic Duo

    John Voket
    Latest News
    March 18, 2017, Saturday
    'Not My Kid - Not My Community', Dorrie Carolan, Honorable Jodi Debbrecht Switalski, Robert Stutman, the Newtown Parent Connection

    They may not look like superheroes, but The Newtown Parent Connection will be hosting two of the nation’s most renowned addiction prevention advocates for a series of workshops and a free public pre...Read Full Article