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  • Brewpub Approved For Church Hill Road

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    May 26, 2018, Saturday
    57-B Church Hill Road, brewpub, P&Z, Reverie Brewing Company LLC, special zoning permit

    Following a May 17 public hearing, the Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) unanimously approved a special zoning permit to convert a vacant industrial building at 57-B Church Hill Road into a bre...Read Full Article

  • JR NAA Calls For Gun Violence Prevention Advocates To Join #WearOrange Campaign

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    May 26, 2018, Saturday
    #WearOrange March & Rally on National Gun Violence Awareness Day, Jr NAA, Jr Newtown Action Alliance

    The Jr Newtown Action Alliance (Jr NAA) announced it has teamed up with the Newtown Action Alliance (NAA), Connecticut Against Gun Violence, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, Sandy Hook Pro...Read Full Article

  • School And Transportation Updates

    Eliza Hallabeck
    Latest News
    May 25, 2018, Friday
    end of school, graduation, school start times, Superintendent of Schools Dr Lorrie Rodrigue

    Superintendent of Schools Dr Lorrie Rodrigue offered an update on the end of the 2017–18 school year and shared school start times and transportation plans for the 2018–19 school year with the Boa...Read Full Article

  • Memorial Day Holiday Closings

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    May 25, 2018, Friday
    holiday closings, Memorial Day, Memorial Day holiday closings

    All town offices will be closed on Monday, May 28, in honor of Memorial Day. Newtown Senior Center, the schools, and C.H. Booth Library also will be closed. The transfer station on Ethan Allen Road ...Read Full Article

  • VFW To Host Memorial Day Ceremony

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    May 25, 2018, Friday
    Dustin Gill, Memorial Day, Memorial Day ceremony, VFW, VFW Post 308

    The Newtown Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 308 will host a Memorial Day ceremony, Monday, May 28, at 11 am, at the VFW clubhouse grounds, 18 Tinkerfield Road/Freedom Defenders Way. The public is...Read Full Article

  • Storm Caused Dozens Of Schedule Changes

    Shannon Hicks
    Latest News
    May 25, 2018, Friday
    cancellations, Macroburst, postponements, rescheduled events, road closures, tornado

    Multiple events were canceled or postponed last week in the wake of the microburst that arrived in Newtown late Tuesday afternoon, May 15. Postponement and cancellation notices began rolling in to The...Read Full Article

  • Flags Will Be At Half-Staff For Memorial Day

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    May 25, 2018, Friday
    flag, half-staff, Malloy, Memorial Day

    HARTFORD— Governor Dannel P. Malloy has announced that he is directing US and Connecticut flags to fly at half-staff on Monday, May 28, from sunrise until noon, in observation of Memorial Day. As is...Read Full Article

  • Edona Commons Sidewalk Under Construction

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    May 25, 2018, Friday
    condominium complex, Dauti Construction LLC, Edona Commons, P&Z, sidewalk, Trinkaus

    Workers this week constructed a concrete sidewalk along the eastern side of the driveway leading to the upper level of Edona Commons, a 26-unit condominium complex at a 4.5-acre site at 95 & 99 Ch...Read Full Article

  • Newtown’s Eva Zimmerman Makes Historical Advance At Democratic Convention

    John Voket
    Latest News
    May 25, 2018, Friday
    August 14 Primary Candidate, Democratic State Convention, Eva Bermudez Zimmerman, Eva Zimmerman, Lieutenant Governor

    It has been quite a week for Newtown’s Eva Bermudez Zimmerman, a former town Legislative Council representative who is running for Lieutenant Governor. She told The Newtown Bee this week that she...Read Full Article

  • Local Delegation Hosts Town Hall Gathering At C.H. Booth Library

    Shannon Hicks
    Latest News
    May 25, 2018, Friday
    2018 Legislative Session, J.P. Sredzinski, JP Sredzinski, Legislative Session, Mitch Bolinsky, Newtown Delegation, state budget, Tony Hwang, town hall gathering, town hall meeting, town hall session

    Newtown’s state delegation hosted a town hall meeting on May 10, just 18 hours after the 2018 Legislative Session closed in Hartford. State Representatives Mitch Bolinsky, Will Duff, and J.P. Sredz...Read Full Article