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  • Steel Frame Outlines Community/Senior Center’s Shape

    Kendra Bobowick
    Latest News
    July 21, 2018, Saturday
    Community Center, Dan Rosenthal, Fairfield Hills, Matthew Ariniello, Newtown Community Center & Senior Center, Senior Center

      Stepping out of his office at Newtown Municipal Center the morning of July 17, First Selectman Dan Rosenthal looked across the street toward rising steel. Beams traced an outline of what will...Read Full Article

  • RV Fire On I-84 Destroys Vehicle, Causes Extensive Travel Delays

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    July 20, 2018, Friday
    Bill Halstead, Gulf Stream Sun Voyager, Michael Campbell, recreational vehicle, recreational vehicle fire, RV fire, Sandy Hook Volunteer Fire & Rescue Chief Bill Halstead, vehicle fire

    About 5:47 pm on Thursday, July 19, during the evening rush, an equipment failure on a large recreational vehicle traveling eastward on Interstate 84 in Sandy Hook resulted in a swift-moving fire that...Read Full Article

  • Expanded Sandy Hook Sewage Pumping Capacity Planned

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    July 20, 2018, Friday
    Fred Hurley, Fuss & O'Neill, Hunters Ridge, Sandy Hook Center, Water & Sewer Authority

    Water & Sewer Authority (WSA) members are reviewing equipment improvements planned to be made at the Sandy Hook Center sewage pump station at a 5-A Glen Road so that the facility can meet the wast...Read Full Article

  • Hunters Ridge Reserves Sewage Capacity

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    July 20, 2018, Friday
    'Temporary Hold', 79 Church Hill Road LLC, Hunters Ridge, Water & Sewer Authority

    Following discussion at a July 12 Water & Sewer Authority (WSA) session, WSA members unanimously endorsed an agreement with development firm 79 Church Hill Road LLC that creates a “temporary hol...Read Full Article

  • Town Officials Tour Building Eyed For Police Station

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    July 20, 2018, Friday
    191 South Main Street, Board Of Selectmen, Police Chief James Viadero, Proposed Police Headquarters, special meeting

    Members of several town agencies on July 17 toured a vacant office building at 191 South Main Street (Route 25) that the Board of Selectmen is proposing be converted and expanded to serve as a police ...Read Full Article

  • Church Hill Road Construction Projects Buzzing

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    July 20, 2018, Friday
    75 Church Hill Road, Church Hill at Edmond Road realignment, Church Hill Road construction, Church Hill Road construction projects, Edmond Road realignment

    Amid a steady flow of traffic on Church Hill Road, multiple construction projects were underway on July 18. As a state project to create a conventional four-way intersection of Church Hill, Edmond ...Read Full Article

  • Rosenthal Talks Timing For Police Headquarters Referendum

    John Voket
    Latest News
    July 20, 2018, Friday
    191 South Main Street, Board of Finance, First Selectman Dan Rosenthal, Kaestle Boos Architects, new police headquarters, November Referendum

    The first public discussion of timing leading up to a planned November referendum to seek funding for a new police headquarters surfaced during First Selectman Dan Rosenthal’s report at a special Bo...Read Full Article

  • Fire Reports | July 12-18, 2018

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    July 19, 2018, Thursday
    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, July 12: 9:04 am, alarm, 99 South Main...Read Full Article

  • Police Reports | June 25-July 16, 2018

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    July 19, 2018, Thursday
    police reports

    Motorcycle vs Deer Police report that at about 5:39 am on July 16, motorcyclist Joseph Genest, 42, of Naugatuck, was riding a 2009 Yamaha XVS-1300-CT westward on Wasserman Way, near its intersection ...Read Full Article

  • August 14 Primary Absentee Ballots Available July 24

    John Voket
    Latest News
    July 19, 2018, Thursday
    absentee ballots, August 14, Primary Elections, Town Clerk Debbie Halstead

    Town Clerk Debbie Halstead is reminding local registered Democrats and Republicans that party primaries are approaching. Any person eligible to vote in the Republican and Democratic State and Distr...Read Full Article