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  • SHPMC Drafts Design Submission Document

    Alissa Silber
    Latest News
    June 29, 2017, Thursday
    design submission document, donated benches, Kyle Lyddy, Sandy Hook Permanent Memorial Commission

    The Sandy Hook Permanent Memorial Commission (SHPMC) conducted a special meeting on Tuesday, June 27, at the Newtown Municipal Center, to continue its discussion about the permanent memorial submissio...Read Full Article

  • Board of Education Discusses New School Policies

    Alissa Silber
    Latest News
    June 29, 2017, Thursday
    Board of Education, Keri Snowden, new school policies, Safe School Climate Plan

    At the special meeting on Wednesday, June 21, at the Newtown Municipal Center, the Board of Education (BOE) did a first read for nearly ten new school policies looking to be implemented. The first ...Read Full Article

  • Independence Day Early Deadlines

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    June 29, 2017, Thursday
    early deadline, early deadlines, Independence Day, Independence Day early deadlines

    Readers are reminded that many editorial and advertising deadlines for the July 7, 2017, issue of The Newtown Bee will be affected by Independence Day on Tuesday, July 4. Items for the Business, Ed...Read Full Article

  • Special Probation Granted In Voyeurism Case

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    June 29, 2017, Thursday
    accelerated rehabilitation, Douglas L. Russell, Douglas Russell, voyeurism

    DANBURY — A former Newtown High School teacher, whom police arrested in connection with a December 2016 voyeurism incident on Aunt Park Lane in Newtown, has received special pretrial probation in st...Read Full Article

  • Horse Guard In Danger Of Demise Resulting From Budget Cuts

    Andy Hutchison
    Latest News
    June 28, 2017, Wednesday
    Fairfield Hills, Friends of Second Company Governor's Horse Guard, Major Gordon Johnson, Second Company Governor's Horse Guard, state budget

    Mother Nature cooperated just long enough for the Second Company Governor’s Horse Guard (2GHG) to complete its open house activities at its Fairfield Hills Headquarters on June 25 before the rain st...Read Full Article

  • Candlewood Boating Traffic Disrupted During Annual Fireworks Display In Danbury

    Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    June 23, 2017, Friday
    Candlewood Lake, fireworks

    Boaters will encounter disruptions on Candlewood Lake on Saturday, June 24 (rain date, June 25), during an annual fireworks display. All normal boating traffic in the area of Danbury Bay will be disru...Read Full Article

  • PWA To Reschedule June 24 Drain Project

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    June 23, 2017, Friday
    drains, Pootatuck Watershed Association, storms

    Rescheduled from the original June 17 date, the Pootatuck Watershed Association's plans to install/mark storm drains in Newtown and Sandy Hook on Saturday, June 24, are on hold once again, due to stor...Read Full Article

  • Board of Education Learns NHS Auditorium ‘Still On Schedule For August 22’

    Alissa Silber
    Latest News
    June 23, 2017, Friday
    Board of Education, Hoerauf, Mitchell, Newtown High School auditorium, Newtown Municipal Center, renovations, schedules

    The Board of Education (BOE) conducted a special meeting Wednesday, June 21, at the Newtown Municipal Center, and received an update on the Newtown High School (NHS) auditorium renovations. Public ...Read Full Article

  • C.H. Booth Library Director Leaving, Plans Made For Search Committee

    Alissa Silber
    Latest News
    June 23, 2017, Friday
    Board of Trustees, Bob Geckle, C.H. Booth Library, Karen Tatarka, Library Director

    C.H. Booth Library Board of Trustees President Bob Geckle announced on Thursday, June 15, that Karen Tatarka will be leaving her position as library director, effective July 7. After beginning her ro...Read Full Article

  • Police Say Driver Faces Multiple Charges In Related Accidents

    John Voket
    Latest News
    June 23, 2017, Friday
    DUI, evading responsibility, failure to drive right on a curve, James Bowers, making a restricted turn, making in improper right turn

    On June 10 at about 7 am, Newtown Officer Fernando Pereira was called to the scene of a reported motor vehicle collision near the intersection of Pine Street and Glen Road. According to the report, u...Read Full Article