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  • Council Sets Mill Rate; Vehicle Rate May Change

    John Voket
    Latest News
    May 27, 2017, Saturday
    Legislative Council, mill rate, Vehicle Grants

    Following brief discussion at a Legislative Council meeting May 17, Chair Mary Ann Jacob said her panel voted unanimously to set the 2017-18 mill rate at 33.87 on the 2016 grand list for fiscal year 2...Read Full Article

  • Police Seek Witnesses To Fatal Motorcycle Crash

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    May 27, 2017, Saturday
    fatal motorcycle accident, fatal motorcycle crash, Michael Defusco, motorcycle accident, motorcycle crash, Mt Pleasant motorcycle accident, Mt Pleasant motorcycle crash

    Newtown police said they are seeking any witnesses to a fatal January motorcycle accident, or any people with knowledge of that accident, in their continuing probe into the incident. At about 3 pm,...Read Full Article

  • BOS Green Lights Community/Senior Center Schematic Design

    John Voket
    Latest News
    May 27, 2017, Saturday
    Caldwell & Walsh, Newtown Community Center, Quisinberry & Arcari Architects, Schematic Design, Senior Center

    The Board of Selectmen reached a key milestone following a special meeting May 23 by authorizing a schematic design concept for the new community and senior center facility, and directing the design t...Read Full Article

  • Community Foundation Releases Fourth Needs Assessment

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    May 26, 2017, Friday
    community needs assessment, Newtown-Sandy Hook Community Foundation, The Newtown-Sandy Hook Community Foundation Inc

    The Distribution Committee of the Sandy Hook Support Fund at The Newtown-Sandy Hook Community Foundation, Inc announced the release of its fourth annual community needs assessment. The Distribution C...Read Full Article

  • Flags Lowered To Half-Staff Monday In Observation Of Memorial Day

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    May 26, 2017, Friday
    flag, half-staff, Memorial Day

    HARTFORD— Governor Dannel P. Malloy announced May 26 that he is directing US and Connecticut flags to fly at half-staff on Monday, May 29, from sunrise until noon, in observation of Memorial Day. As...Read Full Article

  • Holiday Closings

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    May 26, 2017, Friday
    holiday closings, Memorial Day

    All town offices will be closed on Monday, May 29, in honor of Memorial Day . Newtown Senior Center, the schools, and C.H. Booth Library also will be closed. The transfer station on Ethan Allen Road...Read Full Article

  • Fresh Flags Flying Over The Graves Of Veterans

    Kendra Bobowick
    Latest News
    May 26, 2017, Friday
    Don Bashak, flags at graves of veterans, Memorial Day, Ray Wisniewski, VFW Post 308

    Fluttering red, white, and blue flags again mark the roughly 1,300 veterans’ graves throughout Newtown. Visiting cemeteries and graveyards both large and small on May 17, volunteers, bundles of d...Read Full Article

  • CTDOT Work Suspended Over Memorial Day Weekend

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    May 26, 2017, Friday
    construction, CTDOT, Malloy, Memorial Day, suspended

    HARTFORD— Governor Dannel P. Malloy announced May 25 that all regular construction-related activity on Connecticut state roads and highways would be suspended beginning at 6 am on Friday, May 26, la...Read Full Article

  • Llodra Departing First Selectman’s Post After Current Term

    John Voket
    Latest News
    May 24, 2017, Wednesday
    First Selectman Pat Llodra, Llodra elections, Pat Llodra

    NOTE: This post reflects information received from Mary Ann Jacob following the initial publication of the story. This post was also updated at 6:30 pm May 25 adding remarks by Governor Dannel Malloy ...Read Full Article

  • Summer Flag Now Flying on Main Street

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    May 21, 2017, Sunday
    Hook & Ladder, Lions, summer flag, winter flag

    The town’s perennial “rite of summer” has occurred, with the Main Street flagpole again flying its “summer flag,” a symbol that amplifies the patriotic message of the smaller “winter flag,...Read Full Article