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  • Weather Service Winter Storm Warning Covers Entire State; 5-9 Inches Of Snow Possible For Newtown

    Shannon Hicks
    Latest News
    February 17, 2018, Saturday
    National Weather Service, Winter Storm Warning

    Saturday dawned sunny and relatively warm — for mid February — with no snow on the ground, but all that could change during the next 12-18 hours. The National Weather Service has issued a Winte...Read Full Article

  • Cherry Grove Farm Preservation Within NFA’s Sight

    Kendra Bobowick
    Latest News
    February 17, 2018, Saturday
    Cherry Grove Farm, Cherry Grove Farm preservation, Greg Carnrick, Newtown Forest Association, Newtown Forest Association preservation of Cherry Grove Farm, NFA, preservation

    With a signed contract in hand, Newtown Forest Association (NFA) is closer to the purchase and preservation of approximately 30 acres of Cherry Grove Farm property, at the intersection of Palestine, P...Read Full Article

  • Police Officials React To Top State Safety Ranking

    John Voket
    Latest News
    February 17, 2018, Saturday
    2018 Rankings, National Council for Home Safety and Security, Police Chief James Viadero, Police Commission Chairman Joel Faxon, Safest City In Connecticut

    Newtown’s Police Chief James Viadero and Police Commission Chairman Joel Faxon both praised their department’s officers, detectives, and staff after learning the National Council for Home Safety a...Read Full Article

  • Residents Challenge Hunters Ridge Proposal

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    February 17, 2018, Saturday
    79 Church Hill Road, Environmental Concerns, Hunters Ridge, Inland Wetlands Commission

    Residents concerned about the potential negative effects of a major residential/commercial development proposed for a 35-acre site at 79 Church Hill Road this week explained to Inland Wetlands Commiss...Read Full Article

  • Sandy Hook Families, Organizations React To Parkland Shooting

    John Voket
    Latest News
    February 16, 2018, Friday
    Ana Grace Project, Ben's Lighthouse, Dylan's Wings of Change, Inc, Jesse Lewis Choose Love Movement, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Newtown Action Alliance, Parkland Florida, Safe And Sound Schools, Vicki Soto Memorial Fund

    A number of organizations and individuals representing nonprofits and causes that sprung up among families and supporters following the Sandy Hook tragedy took to the airwaves, internet, and social ne...Read Full Article

  • Local Statehouse Candidate Claims Request Prompted DOT Forum February 26

    John Voket
    Latest News
    February 16, 2018, Friday
    Democrat, DOT Hearing Commissioner James Redeker, Raghib Allie-Brennan, Rep Mitch Bolinsky, Rep Will Duff, Second District

    This story was re-edited at 5:30 pm on February 16 to correct the originally published and incorrect date of the DOT forum in both the online article and headline. It also removed references to the in...Read Full Article

  • Rep JP Sredzinski Announces Bid For Third Term

    John Voket
    Latest News
    February 16, 2018, Friday
    Appropriations Committee, CT General Assembly, JP Sredzinski, Re-Election Plans

    Looking back on Newtown-centric battles won, from protecting educational funding to helping preserve and sustain the beloved Second Company Governor’s Horse Guard, incumbent Republican 112th Distric...Read Full Article

  • Training Between Fire Companies Strengthens Mutual Response Goals

    Shannon Hicks
    Latest News
    February 16, 2018, Friday
    firefighter training, Hook & Ladder Fire Co #1, ice rescue, ice rescue training, Michael McCarthy, Mike McCarthy, Sandy Hook Volunteer Fire & Rescue, water rescue, water rescue training

    Hook & Ladder firefighters hosted Sandy Hook Volunteer Fire & Rescue firefighters on February 11, for the first of at least three training sessions for the two companies being planned for this...Read Full Article

  • New Proposal Aims To Secure Castle Hill Farm’s Future

    John Voket
    Latest News
    February 16, 2018, Friday
    Agricultural Soil Preservation, Castle Hill Farm, Connecticut Farmland Trust, The Paproski Family

    All Castle Hill Farm co-owner Steve Paproski wants to do is secure the means for his immediate family members to continue benefiting from the farm his family has tilled and maintained for more than 90...Read Full Article

  • Presidents’ Day Holiday Closings

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    February 16, 2018, Friday
    holiday closings, President's Day, Presidents Day holiday closings

    All Newtown town offices will be closed Presidents’ Day, Monday, February 19. The transfer station on Ethan Allen Road, usually only available for contractors on Mondays, will be closed on Presid...Read Full Article