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  • Police Reports | April 2-17, 2018

    The Newtown Bee
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    April 19, 2018, Thursday
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    Warrant Police said they served an arrest warrant against Frederick Horton, 45, of Brookfield about 8:44 pm on April 17, charging him with fourth-degree larceny. Police said the arrest stems from th...Read Full Article

  • New Kindergarten And First Grade Math Curriculum For Newtown Students

    Eliza Hallabeck
    Latest News
    April 19, 2018, Thursday
    Board of Education, kindergarten to first grade math curriculum, Newtown Public Schools

    A new math curriculum for kindergartners and first graders was approved by the Board of Education at its meeting on April 3, following a presentation on the proposed curriculum at the board’s March ...Read Full Article

  • Sandy Hook Permanent Memorial Commission In Need Of New Chairman

    Alissa Silber
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    April 19, 2018, Thursday
    Bob Mitchell, Dan Krauss, Donna Van Waalwijk, First Selectman Dan Rosenthal, JoAnn Bacon, Kyle Lyddy, New Chairman, Sandy Hook Permanent Memorial Commission, SHPMC

    On Friday, April 6, Sandy Hook Permanent Memorial Commission (SHPMC) Chairman Kyle Lyddy let fellow commission members know that he would be stepping down from his duties and resigning from the group ...Read Full Article

  • Church Hill Road Intersection Reconfiguration To Start April 23

    Andrew Gorosko
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    April 18, 2018, Wednesday
    73-75 Church Hill Road, Arborio Construction Company, Church Hill Road intersection realignment, Church Hill Road reconfiguration, DOT Project Manager James Zaharevich, Edmond Road realignment, Kevin Nursick, pedestrian safety, Pizza Palace, signalized intersection, Sunrise Church Hill Road LLC, Wheels Citgo

    On Monday, April 23, a construction clock will start ticking, signaling the official start of a 222-day period during which workers will reconfigure the widely-offset intersection of Church Hill Road ...Read Full Article

  • Flags To Be Lowered For Barbara Bush

    Shannon Hicks
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    April 18, 2018, Wednesday
    Barbara Bush, Barbara Bush death, flags lowered, gubernatorial proclamation, Presidential proclamation, proclamation

    Barbara Bush, the snowy-haired first lady and mother of a president whose plainspoken manner and utter lack of pretense made her more popular at times than her husband, President George H.W. Bush, die...Read Full Article

  • Sandy Hook Families File Suit Against Infowars’ Alex Jones

    The Newtown Bee
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    April 17, 2018, Tuesday
    conspiracy theorist, De La Rosa, fraud, Heslin, Jones, lawsuits, Pozner, Sandy Hook

    HARTFORD (AP) — The families of two children slain in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre have filed lawsuits against right-wing radio host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for claiming the ...Read Full Article

  • Town Hall To Benefit From UConn Student Survey

    Shannon Hicks
    Latest News
    April 16, 2018, Monday
    Edmond Town Hall, Edmond Town Hall Operations Manager Sheila Torres, Google Forms, Sheila Torres, UConn student survey

    University of Connecticut marketing students vying for an internship at Edmond Town Hall this summer have created a survey that will help them better service the client base of those who utilize the h...Read Full Article

  • Flash Flood Warning Issued

    Shannon Hicks
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    April 16, 2018, Monday
    Flash Flood Warning, National Weather Service, National Weather Service Flash Flood Warning, rainfall amounts

    The National Weather Service in Upton, N.Y., has issued a Flash Flood Warning for parts of the tri-state area, including Fairfield County. At 11:18 am Monday, April 16, Doppler radar indicated heav...Read Full Article

  • Downed Tree Causes Traffic Slowdown During Rainstorm

    The Newtown Bee
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    April 16, 2018, Monday
    Department of Transportation, Mt Pleasant, tree down

    A tree fell across the eastbound lane of Mt Pleasant Road, near Grace Christian Fellowship, the morning of April 16. Police directed alternating traffic westbound on Mt Pleasant Road during the hea...Read Full Article

  • Seminar To Explore Livable Communities

    Shannon Hicks
    Latest News
    April 16, 2018, Monday
    FONS, FONS livable community seminar, Friends of Newtown Seniors, John Boccuzzi, John Boccuzzi Sr, livable communities, livable community

    Friends of Newtown Seniors (FONS) has been looking at the eight areas, or domains, outlined by the World Health Organization (WHO) and AARP that those groups explore when considering whether a town or...Read Full Article