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  • DOT Info Session Claims Prompt Political Kerfuffle

    John Voket
    Latest News
    February 24, 2018, Saturday
    CTDOT, Department of Transportation, DOT

    Claims made by an aspiring statehouse candidate regarding a planned March 5 Department of Transportation information session have prompted one of the first local dust-ups of the 2018 political season....Read Full Article

  • Jr NAA Hosts Community Vigil To #StandWithParkland

    Eliza Hallabeck
    Latest News
    February 23, 2018, Friday
    #StandWithParkland, community vigil, Jr NAA, Jr NAA vigil, NAA, Newtown High School

    As Newtown High School students and local representatives spoke, their voices echoed over the field at Blue & Gold Stadium on the evening of February 23: They called for change and remembrance of ...Read Full Article

  • Fire Reports | February 15-22, 2018

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    February 23, 2018, Friday
    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, February 15: 10:13 am, public service,...Read Full Article

  • Police Reports | February 9-19, 2018

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    February 23, 2018, Friday
    police reports

    DUI Incident At about 1:44 am on February 19, police report they spotted motorist Manuel Inamagua, 39, of Danbury driving a Subaru Forester SUV eastward on Wasserman Way, near Trades Lane, when the S...Read Full Article

  • Hunters Ridge Proposal Draws Heavy Opposition At Public Hearing

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    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
    Latest News
    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
    Latest News
    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

  • Counterfeit Bills Passed In Newtown

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    February 23, 2018, Friday
    counterfeit $100 bills, counterfeit money, US Secret Service

    Newtown Police said February 23 that they are investigating several incidents that occurred on the afternoon of February 20, during which a pair of men either passed or attempted to pass counterfeit $...Read Full Article