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  • 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

  • State Supreme Court Hears Arguments In Sandy Hook School Gun Lawsuit (updated)

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    November 17, 2017, Friday
    12/14, 12/14 lawsuit, 12/14 lawsuit against Remington, Attorney Christopher Renzulli, Attorney James Vogts, Attorney Josh Koskoff, battlefield rifle, Camfour Inc, Connecticut Supreme Court, Connecticut Unfair Trade Practices Act, CUTPA, Ian Hockley, military-style rifle, negligent entrustment, Remington Arms Company, Superior Court Judge Barbara Bellis

    NOTE: This is an expanded version of a story initially posted on Tuesday, November 14, 2017. * * * * * HARTFORD — Members of the Connecticut Supreme Court this week heard oral arguments in the San...Read Full Article

  • Click-It Or Ticket: Police Heighten Seatbelt Enforcement

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    November 17, 2017, Friday
    Click-It or Ticket, compliance, enforcement, Newtown Police

    From Monday, November 20 through Monday, November 27, town police will heighten their enforcement of seatbelt use compliance through their annual fall “Click-it or Ticket” campaign, according to A...Read Full Article

  • Holiday Closings, Early Deadlines

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    November 17, 2017, Friday
    early deadlines, holiday closings, Thanksgiving

    All town offices will be closed on Thursday, November 23, and Friday, November 24, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. The transfer station at 4 Ethan Allen Road will be closed both days; it w...Read Full Article

  • Boy Scout Retires American Flags From VFW

    Alissa Silber
    Latest News
    November 17, 2017, Friday
    Boy Scout Troop 770, Devon Pope, flag retirement ceremony, VFW Post 308

    On Veterans Day, November 11, Devon Pope of Boy Scout Troop 770 led an official flag retirement ceremony for VFW Post 308 at Cullens Youth Association, for his Eagle project. Devon and his fellow B...Read Full Article

  • Focus Placed On ‘Veterans, Not Speeches’ At Shortened VFW Veterans Day Ceremony

    Alissa Silber
    Latest News
    November 17, 2017, Friday
    Clayton Friedberg, Michael Mich, Ray Wisniewski, Veterans Day Ceremony, VFW Post 308

    The annual Veterans Day Ceremony at Newtown’s Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 308 took place on Saturday, November 11, at 11 am. Dedicated members of the community gathered outside the VFW on...Read Full Article