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  • Police Reminder: Alarm Rules Require Annual Reregistration

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    August 21, 2017, Monday
    alarm registration, police department records unit

    The police department’s records unit has on file almost 4,000 locations where alarms — largely burglar alarms — are in place to warn property owners of illegal intrusions. Of that number, 3,407 ...Read Full Article

  • Llodra Responds To Governor’s Demand For Fund Balance Details

    John Voket
    Latest News
    August 20, 2017, Sunday
    First Selectman Pat Llodra, Fund Balance Request, Governor Dannel Malloy, OPM Scty Ben Barnes

    On August 14, First Selectman Pat Llodra provided The Newtown Bee with a copy of a concerned memo she fired off to Governor Dannel Malloy and state Office of Policy and Management Secretary Ben Barn...Read Full Article

  • Rare Local Republican Primary Also Includes Town Clerk Competition

    John Voket
    Latest News
    August 20, 2017, Sunday
    2017 Republican Municipal Primary, Ann LoBosco, Debbie Halstead, Town Clerk Race

    On September 12, more than 5,000 registered Newtown Republicans will not only have the privilege to cast primary ballots to determine their choice of first selectman candidates, but also for the perso...Read Full Article

  • Elections Complaint Filed After Reported Calls About GOP Candidate

    John Voket
    Latest News
    August 19, 2017, Saturday
    Andrew Clure, Annoying Political Calls, Daniel Rosenthal, Mary Ann Jacob, Republican First Selectman Candidate, Will Rodgers

    Republican First Selectman candidate and current Legislative Council Chair Mary Ann Jacob said she is pursuing a complaint through the Connecticut State Elections Enforcement Commission after being no...Read Full Article

  • Senator Chris Murphy’s Big ‘Walk’ Rambles Through Newtown

    John Voket
    Latest News
    August 19, 2017, Saturday
    Edmond Town Hall, Pop-Up Town Hall Meeting, US Senator Chris Murphy, Walk Across Connecticut

    “Walking across Connecticut is a great idea... in theory,” half-joked US Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) on Wednesday as he capped the last full day of his Walk Across Connecticut with a long ascensio...Read Full Article

  • Esty Honors ‘ The Newtown Bee’ With Certificate Of Congressional Recognition

    John Voket
    Latest News
    August 18, 2017, Friday
    Congressional Recognition, Congresswoan Elizabeth Esty, The Newtown Bee

    US Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-Fifth) paid a visit to The Newtown Bee offices August 14 for an editorial board meeting, and unexpectedly presented the local family-owned publication with a cert...Read Full Article

  • Gov Malloy Announces Revised Executive Order Resource Allocation Plan

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    August 18, 2017, Friday
    Alliance Districts, changes, Education Cost Sharing, executive authority, Executive Order Resource Allocation Plan, Malloy, municipal aid, nonprofit providers, restoration, revisions, Special Education Excess Cost Sharing

    HARTFORD— Governor Dannel P. Malloy announced revisions to the Executive Order Resource Allocation Plan on August 18, along with new municipal aid distributions associated with the plan. The changes...Read Full Article

  • Former Town Pension Official Indicted On Federal Fraud Charges

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    August 18, 2017, Friday
    John Mager, Murtha indicted, Thomas M. Murtha, Thomas Murtha, Tom Murtha, wire fraud

    NEW HAVEN — A federal grand jury returned an indictment on August 16, charging Thomas M. Murtha, 61, of Newtown and Birmingham, Mich., with four counts of wire fraud. Murtha, a former lawyer, previo...Read Full Article

  • ‘Landmark’ Zoning Rules Proposal Under Review

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    August 18, 2017, Friday
    Borough landmark property, Borough of Newtown, Borough Zoning Commission, landmark properties, Landmark Property Overlay Zone, landmark property review committee, LPOZ

    The Borough Zoning Commission (BZC) has formulated a draft proposal for new borough zoning regulations concerning “landmark properties,” which is intended to encourage the restoration and preserva...Read Full Article

  • Interim Assistant Principal Hired For High School

    Eliza Hallabeck
    Latest News
    August 18, 2017, Friday
    Aaron Blank, auditorium, Board of Education, David Roach, Dr Lorrie Rodrigue, Keith Alexander, NHS

    The Board of Education unanimously appointed Reed Intermediate School physical education teacher Aaron Blank at its meeting on August 15 as interim assistant principal at Newtown High School. After...Read Full Article