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  • Police Reports | November 1-20, 2017

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    November 24, 2017, Friday
    police reports

    Hawleyville Crash A two-vehicle accident occurred on westbound Mt Pleasant Road, near its intersection with Old Bethel Road, about 8:34 am on November 20. Police said motorist Michaela Custer, 2...Read Full Article

  • Firefighters Extricate Two Men Following Crash

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    November 22, 2017, Wednesday
    extrication, Hawleyville Fire Chief John Basso, James Harrington, motor vehicle accident

    Following a one-car accident on Mt Pleasant Road at about 2:48 am on Wednesday, November 22, Hawleyville volunteer firefighters extricated the two men who were trapped inside the heavily damaged vehic...Read Full Article

  • Way We Were Week Ending November 24

    Kendra Bobowick
    Latest News
    November 22, 2017, Wednesday
    1917, 1942, 1967, 1992

    November 27, 1992 Residents poured over multicolored planning maps, viewed slides of the local landscape, and exchanged ideas on future land use on November 19 at a Planning and Zoning Commission ses...Read Full Article

  • New Government Sworn Into Office

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    November 21, 2017, Tuesday
    Daniel Rosenthal, First Selectman-elect Daniel Rosenthal, Inaugural 2017, swearing in ceremonies, swearing in ceremony

    As approximately 250 people looked on, Democratic First Selectman-elect Daniel Rosenthal, plus several dozen other recently elected town officials, took their oaths of office in ceremonies on November...Read Full Article

  • An Open Invitation To Enjoy Thanksgiving With New Friends

    Shannon Hicks
    Latest News
    November 21, 2017, Tuesday
    free Thanksgiving dinner, Mark Murphy, Murphy's Pub, Thanksgiving, Thanksgiving buffet, Toys For Tots

    Murphy's Pub, within Ricky's Shopping Center at 71 South Main Street, will be hosting a free Thanksgiving buffet dinner on Thursday, November 23, from 1 to 9 pm. The only thing guests need to bring wi...Read Full Article

  • Newtown Police Named In Traffic Stop Data Analysis

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    November 21, 2017, Tuesday
    Police Chief James Viadero, police traffic stops, police traffic stops study, racial profiling, traffic stops

    A statistical data analysis of traffic stops, which were made by police throughout the state during a one-year period, indicates that Newtown police stopped more Hispanic motorists during the daylight...Read Full Article

  • Property Owner Challenges Conservation Easement

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    November 20, 2017, Monday
    73-75 Church Hill Road, Attorney Francis Pennarola, conservation easement, Franklin Pilicy, Irma Richards, lawsuit against Town of Newtown, Pootatuck River, Sunrise Church Hill Road LLC, Tom Brook, Town Attorney David Grogins, US Army Corps of Engineers

    The owner of one of two lots that would be developed as part of a planned retail center at 73-75 Church Hill Road has filed a lawsuit against the town and the property’s developer in seeking to null...Read Full Article

  • Turkey Trot Road Restrictions For Thanksgiving Day

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    November 18, 2017, Saturday
    C.H. Booth Library, Newtown Turkey Trot, road restrictions

    Various roads in the center of Newtown will be impacted by the 8th annual Newtown Turkey Trot 5K Run and Walk, Thursday, November 23, between the hours of 7:45 and 9 am. A temporary no parking area...Read Full Article

  • LC Makes School Budget Whole, Celebrates Llodra, Jacob

    John Voket
    Latest News
    November 18, 2017, Saturday
    Board of Education, Farewell Celebration, Legislative Council, Mary Ann Jacob, Pat Llodra, State Budget Revenue

    During the final regular meeting with its present membership November 15, the Legislative Council made good on its commitment to make the school budget whole, after an 11th hour maneuver last April to...Read Full Article

  • Fire Reports | November 9-16, 2017

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    November 17, 2017, Friday
    fire calls, fire reports

    The dispatchers at the Newtown Emergency Communications Center at Town Hall South at 3 Main Street report the following fire calls and the responders: Thursday, November 9: 10:06 am, investigation, 2...Read Full Article