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  • The Newtown Board of Realtors conducted a meeting at the Municipal Center on Thursday, February 16, to educate their members about the economy, safety, and education in the community. Guest speakers ...Read Full Article

  • PD Continues Testing Body-Worn Cameras

    Andrew Gorosko
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    February 23, 2017, Thursday
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    Having field tested one brand of body-worn camera, town police are preparing to test a second brand, and later plan to test a third brand in seeking to find the recording device that best meets the ne...Read Full Article

  • Newtown Police Plan To Replace Gray Uniforms With Dark Blue

    Andrew Gorosko
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    February 23, 2017, Thursday
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    Town police are testing new dark blue uniforms, which if approved, would replace their current gray and black uniforms which police started wearing in late 2014/early 2015. Police Patrol Officer Ad...Read Full Article

  • Sandy Hook Permanent Memorial Commission Discusses Rock Of Angels, Future Funding For SAC Fields Site

    Alissa Silber
    Latest News
    February 23, 2017, Thursday
    Rock of Angels, SAC field, Sandy Hook Permanent Memorial Commission

    The Sandy Hook Permanent Memorial Commission conducted a special meeting on Wednesday, February 15, at Town Hall South. On the agenda for the hour long meeting was the Rock of Angels, the gifted memo...Read Full Article

  • Revised Mission Statement Redefines Police Department’s Role

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    February 23, 2017, Thursday
    Police Department mission statement, revised Police Department mission statement

    Police Chief James Viadero has presented to the Police Commission a revised police mission statement, which redefines the role of the Newtown Police Department. Chief Viadero presented the document...Read Full Article

  • Eversource Helicopter Inspections Scheduled Over Town, State

    The Newtown Bee
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    February 23, 2017, Thursday
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    Eversource will continue its program of pole and high wire inspections in areas of Newtown using a helicopter in the coming days. This semiannual inspection is an important part of the company’s ...Read Full Article

  • Finance Board Budget Hearing Draws School Supporters

    John Voket
    Latest News
    February 23, 2017, Thursday
    Board of Finance, Public Hearing, Purchasing Agent, School Supporters

    The nine Newtown residents who took time to participate in a February 16 Board of Finance hearing on the proposed town and school district budget each requested the board make no further reductions, p...Read Full Article

  • Forest Association Earns National Accreditation

    The Newtown Bee
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    February 22, 2017, Wednesday
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    Since acquiring its first eight-acre parcel in 1924, before there was an Earth Day or widespread public interest in preserving wild lands, Newtown Forest Association (NFA) has been preserving the natu...Read Full Article

  • First Degree Arson Arrest: Police Allege Package Store Owner Faked Crime

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    February 21, 2017, Tuesday
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    Newtown police allege that the 39-year-old proprietor of Rooster Wines & Liquors at 113 South Main Street falsely reported to them that an armed robbery occurred there on the night of Saturday, Ja...Read Full Article

  • Greenways Nominations Sought

    The Newtown Bee
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    February 21, 2017, Tuesday
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    HARTFORD —  Nominations for official state greenway designations are being accepted by Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) and the Connecticut Greenways Council...Read Full Article