Chief William Halstead, Sandy Hook Fire & Rescue, Truck 444
The Sandy Hook Volunteer Fire & Rescue Company has acquired a new rescue truck, a key piece of firefighting apparatus firefighters use when responding to motor vehicle accidents, medical calls, an...Read Full Article
autism awareness, Families United in Newtown, Newtown Youth & Family Services, NHS National Honor Society Chapter, Panel Discussion
For the local grassroots organization Families United in Newtown (FUN), as well as the established service bureau at Newtown Youth & Family Services (NYFS), focus around autism awareness happens 1...Read Full Article
DANBURY — The former owner of the now-defunct Newtown Oil Company, who was convicted of stealing more than $300,000 in 2002 from many residential heating fuel customers in a fraud scheme, was senten...Read Full Article
Board of Education, District Director Ron Bienkowski, monthly financial report
School District Director of Business Ron Bienkowski shared his monthly financial report with the Board of Education at its meeting on Tuesday, April 18, highlighting some preparations for the 2017-18 ...Read Full Article
April 25, budget referendum, municipal budget, Newtown Middle School, school district budget
If there has ever been a year for Newtown taxpayers to put their faith in the officials they have elected or hired to shepherd the town and school district — this is it.
Local taxpayers can affir...Read Full Article
hemangiosarcoma, Officer Felicia Figol, PD K9 died, PD K9 Saint Michael, PD K9 Saint Michael death, Saint Michael PD K9
Newtown Police Department’s German shepherd, who recently was diagnosed with an aggressive form of cancer, has succumbed, police said this week.
The compact black and tan Saint Michael, a 4-year-ol...Read Full Article
Police report that a local man was killed on the evening on Tuesday, April 18, due to injuries he received in a motorcycle accident in the Riverside section of Sandy Hook.
Martin Amidon, 37, of Newto...Read Full Article
National Volunteer Week, National Volunteer Week open house, Volunteer Firefighter Day, volunteer firefighter recruitment event
Sixty of the volunteer fire departments in the state will celebrate the start of National Volunteer Week (April 23-29) by holding open houses at their firehouses on Sunday, April 23, according to the ...Read Full Article
Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics, Special Olympics Torch Run sponsors
Town police, who have participated in the local leg of the annual Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run for many years, have announced they are seeking sponsors for this year’s event which is s...Read Full Article
drug disposal receptacle, prescription drug collection, prescription drug collection event
From 10 am to 2 pm on Saturday, April 29, town police, in conjunction with the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), will sponsor a prescription drug collection event at the police station, 3 Main...Read Full Article