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  • Masonicare At Newtown To Be Acquired By Athena Health Care

    John Voket
    Latest News
    October 23, 2017, Monday
    Acquisition, Athena Health Care Systems, Masonicare

    A familiar local health care institution that has been operating in Newtown for 34 years is being sold. According to a spokesperson, the senior living and healthcare non-profit Masonicare announced...Read Full Article

  • Write-In Candidates Campaigning As Well As Educating Voters

    John Voket
    Latest News
    October 23, 2017, Monday
    Ann LoBosco, Deborra Zukowski, November 7, Write-In Candidates

    If all goes as hoped, two local write-in candidates on Newtown’s November 7 municipal ballot will have a much better opportunity to compete for elected office, thanks to a Connecticut law that focus...Read Full Article

  • A Note About Letters Of Endorsement

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    October 23, 2017, Monday
    Candidates, letters, publication

    Final election endorsement letters must be letters only about candidates’ merits, and must be received at editor@thebee.com, subject line “Letter To The Editor,” no later than Wednesday, Novembe...Read Full Article

  • Sewers Sought for Proposed Assisted-Living Complex

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    October 23, 2017, Monday
    Aquarion Water Company, Borough Zoning Commission, Church Hill Village, Hurley, Teton Capital Company, The Boulevard, WSA

    The Water & Sewer Authority (WSA) is awaiting technical information from Teton Capital Company, LLC, of Old Greenwich, which is seeking sanitary sewer service from the town for its proposed Church...Read Full Article

  • Ground-Breaking Ceremony Planned For FAITH Food Pantry

    Alissa Silber
    Latest News
    October 21, 2017, Saturday
    FAITH Food Pantry, Lee Paulsen, permanent building, St Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church

    After more than a year of preparations, St Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church has announced that there will be a ceremony to break ground for FAITH Food Pantry’s permanent building on Thursday, Octo...Read Full Article

  • State Supreme Court Sets Court Date In 12/14 Families’ Lawsuit Against Gun Companies

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    October 20, 2017, Friday
    Families' Lawsuit, Gun Manufacturers, Sandy Hook, State Supreme Court

    HARTFORD – The Connecticut Supreme Court announced November 14 as the first court date in the appeal filed by the families of nine Sandy Hook victims and one survivor in their case against the selle...Read Full Article

  • Rodgers Believes Community Requires Leader With Most Experience

    John Voket
    Latest News
    October 20, 2017, Friday
    First Selectman Race, Republican, Will Rodgers

    When Republican Selectman and first selectman candidate Will Rodgers looks across the landscape of this November’s municipal ballot, he sees the potential for changes across a wide swath of elected ...Read Full Article

  • Superintendent Search Subject Of Latest Community Forum

    Eliza Hallabeck
    Latest News
    October 20, 2017, Friday
    Board of Education, Community Forum, superintendent search

    A handful of non-board members attended the Board of Education’s community forum held at Newtown High School on October 18. The event was held as an interactive evening for community members to offe...Read Full Article

  • Legislative Council, Borough Zoning Panel Opposing ‘Granny Pods’

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    October 20, 2017, Friday
    BZC, granny pods, Jacob, Legislative Council, Nelson, opt out, P&Z, state law

    Borough Zoning Commission (BZC) members are informing the Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) that they intend to “opt out” of a new state law which has automatically added to the borough’s...Read Full Article

  • Fire Reports | October 12-18, 2017

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    October 19, 2017, Thursday
    fire calls, fire reports

    The dispatchers at Newtown Emergency Communications Center, at Town Hall South, 3 Main Street, report these first calls and fire responders: Thursday, October 12: 9:16 am, public service, 29 Church...Read Full Article