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  • 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

  • SHPMC Discuss Designer’s Feedback, Look Ahead to ‘Phase 1’

    Alissa Silber
    Latest News
    November 16, 2017, Thursday
    Dan Krauss, Designer feedback, Kyle Lyddy, Phase 1, Sandy Hook Permanent Memorial Commission

    The Sandy Hook Permanent Memorial Commission (SHPMC) met on Thursday, November 9, at the Newtown Municipal Center to give updates on how the registration process for designers is going and to discuss ...Read Full Article

  • Newly Elected Officials To Be Sworn In Sunday Afternoon

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    November 16, 2017, Thursday
    Municipal Elections, municipal officials, swearing in ceremony

    The public is invited to attend the swearing in ceremony for all newly elected officials, Sunday, November 19, at 4 pm, in the Edmond Town Hall Theatre, 45 Main Street. The Reverend Matthew Crebbin, ...Read Full Article

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

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    November 14, 2017, Tuesday
    Connecticut Supreme Court, educators, first-graders, oral arguments, Remington Arms, Sandy Hook School, Superior Court

    HARTFORD — Members of the Connecticut Supreme Court on Tuesday, November 14, heard oral arguments in the Sandy Hook School gun lawsuit, through which the ten plaintiffs are seeking to have the Supre...Read Full Article

  • Police Reports | October 25-November 7, 2017

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    November 13, 2017, Monday
    police reports

    Warrant After learning that police held a warrant for her arrest, Patsy Cannone, 41, of Newtown went to the police station on the morning of November 7, and was charged with second-degree failure to ...Read Full Article

  • Information Sought On Brookfield Hit-And-Run

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    November 13, 2017, Monday
    Brookfield Police, hit and run, information, reward, Richardson, sedan

    Brookfield police have identified the vehicle of interest involved in a fatal hit-and-run that took the life of Hawley School custodian Steve Richardson’s sister, Linda Richardson, on November 6, in...Read Full Article

  • Two Youths Arrested In Auto Theft Incident

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    November 13, 2017, Monday
    arrested, Audi, auto theft, Baldwin Road, boys, Newtown Police

    This story was updated November 15 to include information on related charges. On the morning of November 13, police arrested two 16-year-old boys on multiple charges stemming from an auto theft inc...Read Full Article