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  • Prisoner Death At Garner Ruled Homicide

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    June 19, 2018, Tuesday
    autopsy, Chief Medical Examiner James R. Gill, DOC, Garner Correctional Institution, homicide, inmate, investigation, Jones, Martucci, Semple, untimely death

    Connecticut Chief Medical Examiner James R. Gill, MD, has determined that the March 25 untimely death of a Garner Correctional Institution inmate, who was engaged in a struggle with prison staffers, w...Read Full Article

  • Main Street Rally Saturday To Protest Parent-Child Separation Policy

    John Voket
    Latest News
    June 19, 2018, Tuesday
    Action Together CT, ICE, Jim Allyn, Parent-Child Separation, Rally for Humanity

    Anyone who knows local musician and music teacher Jim Allyn knows he is a well-informed and relatively soft spoken individual. But when engaging him about the current administration’s federal zero-t...Read Full Article

  • NHS Class Of 2018 Graduates

    Eliza Hallabeck
    Latest News
    June 18, 2018, Monday
    Class of 2018, commencement, graduation, Newtown High School, NHS

    Despite sweltering temperatures outside, Newtown High School’s Class of 2018 graduated with high spirits inside Western Connecticut State University’s O’Neill Center in the late afternoon on Jun...Read Full Article

  • Reminder: Newtown Schools Are Closing Early Today

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    June 18, 2018, Monday
    early dismissal, graduation, high temperatures

    As was announced on Saturday, Newtown Public Schools are running on a three-hour emergency early dismissal schedule today due to expected high temperatures. The announcement was made in the eveni...Read Full Article

  • Newtown Man Sentenced For Sex Crimes Against Children

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    June 16, 2018, Saturday
    children, Connecticut Superior Court, covictions, Saunders, sex crimes

    DANBURY — A Connecticut Superior Court judge on June 6 sentenced Richard Saunders, 73, of Huntingtown Road, Newtown, to an effective six-year prison term for convictions on seven charges involving s...Read Full Article

  • A Father’s Day Story: Their Love Of Hair Cutting Will Never ‘Fade’

    John Voket
    Latest News
    June 16, 2018, Saturday
    30-Year Anniversary, Father's Day, Paul Parciasepe, Roberto Parciasepe, Roberto's Barber Shop

    The occasion of a small business person celebrating their 30th anniversary is special enough, and to be doing it in the same location all those years is even more unique. But put those milestones tog...Read Full Article

  • ADA Advocate Files DOJ Complaint

    Kendra Bobowick
    Latest News
    June 16, 2018, Saturday
    ADA, Chera Simpson, DOJ complaint, Eichler's Cove, waterski

    Hoping to put her case in the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) hands, Chera Ann Simpson, a resource consultant and advocate for the disabled, filed a Citizen’s Complaint Form with the DOJ against New...Read Full Article

  • Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Linked To Kellogg’s Honey Smacks

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    June 15, 2018, Friday
    CDC, Connecticut, Kellogg's Honey Smacks, multiple states, recall, Salmonella

    ATLANTA, GA. — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced that on June 14 the Kellogg Company voluntarily recalled 15.3 oz and 23 oz packages of Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cere...Read Full Article

  • Making A Bear Sighting Bearable

    Andy Hutchison
    Latest News
    June 15, 2018, Friday
    bear, bear ear tags, bear sighting, bear sightings, black bear, black bear sightings, calm, Caracciolo, Carolee Mason, Citgo Gas Station, DEEP, ear tags, Graves, Holy Cow, M, Matt Schaub, Matthew Curtiss House, relocated, sightings, tagged bear

    This story has been updated as of June 19 with additional information from DEEP   You do not need to be a football fan watching the team from Chicago or a parent reading the story of Goldil...Read Full Article

  • P&Z Endorses Medical Marijuana Dispensary For Commerce Road

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    June 15, 2018, Friday
    18 Commerce Road, 18 Commerce Road LLC, DCP, Department of Consumer Protection, Lora Rae Anderson, medical marijuana, Medical Marijuana Dispensary

    Following lengthy discussion at a June 7 session, Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) members in dual split votes created new zoning regulations, which allow a medical marijuana dispensary as a p...Read Full Article