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  • SHPMC Issues Memorial Guidelines

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    September 21, 2017, Thursday
    design submissions, memorial guidelines, Sandy Hook Permanent Memorial Commission

    The Sandy Hook Permanent Memorial Commission (SHPMC), on behalf of the Board of Selectmen of the Town of Newtown, is inviting design submissions for a permanent memorial to honor and remember the 26 v...Read Full Article

  • Permanent Memorial Commission Approves Submission Guidelines, Releases Important Upcoming Dates

    Alissa Silber
    Latest News
    September 21, 2017, Thursday
    advisory panel, guided walks, SAC field, Sandy Hook Permanent Memorial Commission, SHPMC Advisory Panel, submission guidelines for designers

    The Sandy Hook Permanent Memorial Commission (SHPMC) met September 14, at Newtown Municipal Center, and approved the permanent memorial’s submission guidelines for designers. After months of constr...Read Full Article

  • Officials Stress Preparedness As Jose Departs And Maria Bears Down On Caribbean

    John Voket
    Latest News
    September 20, 2017, Wednesday
    Code Red, E-News Alerts, Hurricane Maria, Preparedness Director Bill Halstead, Tropical Storm Jose

    Newtown should remain in the clear with no significant precipitation forecast through September 30, according to Weather Underground (WU), but weather watchers — especially those with family, friend...Read Full Article

  • Family Dinner Night Canceled

    Shannon Hicks
    Latest News
    September 19, 2017, Tuesday
    Dorrie Carolan, Family Dinner Night, Family Dinner Night canceled, Family Fun Night, Family Fun Night canceled

    The 2017 Family Fun Night offered by Newtown Parent Connection and Newtown Prevention Council, scheduled for Friday night at Reed Intermediate School, has been canceled. Newtown Parent Connection C...Read Full Article

  • Rockettes, Ice Cream To Celebrate The Ana Grace Project

    John Voket
    Latest News
    September 19, 2017, Tuesday
    Holy Cow Ice Cream Shop, Love Wins, MSG's Garden of Dreams Foundation, Radio City Rockettes, The Ana Grace Project

    The start time for this event and address of Holy Cow have been corrected.   On Friday, September 22, Holy Cow Ice Cream Shop will offer its sweet desserts along with the high kicking Radio...Read Full Article

  • Steroids, Pills Drug Ring Member Sentenced to Probation

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    September 18, 2017, Monday
    adderall, CHatigny, Daly, Gentile, guilty, juvenile detention officer, Kenyhercz, pill distribution, probation, Santucci, steroids

    HARTFORD — Jeffrey Gentile, 35, of Ansonia, was sentenced on September 7, by US District Judge Robert N. Chatigny, to serve three years of probation plus perform 150 hours of community service, for ...Read Full Article

  • P&Z Reviews Borough ‘Landmark’ Zoning Regulations Proposal

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    September 18, 2017, Monday
    Benson, Board of Burgesses, Borough Zoning Commission, Edmond Town Hall, Gaston, landmark properties, Mulholland, Planning & Zoning, zoning regulations

    Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) members have started their review of the Borough Zoning Commission’s (BZC) proposed zoning regulations concerning “landmark properties,” which are intend...Read Full Article

  • Questions Sought For October Candidates Forum

    John Voket
    Latest News
    September 18, 2017, Monday
    Bee Candidates Forum, Edmond Town Hall, October 24

    The Newtown Bee will host a debate featuring candidates for the position of first selectman, Tuesday, October 24, in the auditorium of the Edmond Town Hall. A meet and greet of candidates, with re...Read Full Article

  • Covered Horse Ring For King’s Bridge Farm Approved

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    September 16, 2017, Saturday
    boarding, covered ring, equestrian property, King, King's Bridge Farm, Planning & Zoning, regulations, riding, special zoning permit, training

    Following a September 7 public hearing, Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) members approved a special zoning permit for the construction of a covered horse riding ring at an equestrian property ...Read Full Article

  • Man Charged In Fatal April Crash

    John Voket
    Latest News
    September 15, 2017, Friday
    Fatal Collision, Mount Pleasant Road, Newtown Police

    Following a lengthy investigation by Newtown Officer Matthew Pirhala following an April 4 collision that resulted in a fatality, Terrelle C. Anderson, 32, of Bridgeport, was arrested and charged with ...Read Full Article