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  • 5th Annual National Vigil Called ‘Beautiful Tribute’

    John Voket
    Latest News
    December 15, 2017, Friday
    DC, December 6, for the 5th Annual National Vigil for All Victims of Gun Violence, Newtown Action Alliance, St Mark’s Episcopal Church, St Mark’s Episcopal Church in Washington

    Po Murray, chairman of the Newtown Action Alliance and The Newtown Foundation, along with board member Tom Campbell and residents Phil and Jojo Keane were among hundreds of Newtown residents and visit...Read Full Article

  • Multifamily/Commercial Complex Proposed For Exit 10 Area

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    December 15, 2017, Friday
    Church Hill Road, commercial buildings, Hunters Ridge, mixed-use complex, rental apartments, Walnut Tree Hill Road

    A Trumbull firm is proposing construction of a mixed-use complex for a 35-acre site at 79 Church Hill Road, which would include 224 rental apartments in six multistory buildings, as well as two commer...Read Full Article

  • Medicare The Focus Of Lunch & Learn Program At Newtown Senior Center

    Shannon Hicks
    Latest News
    December 15, 2017, Friday
    Christina Fishbein, Connecticut Department of Social Services, Connecticut Legal Services, Dolores Winans, Esther Rada, Lunch & Learn, Margaly Bravo, Medicare, Medicare cuts, Medicare Savings Program, MSP, Sanci Tenney, Senator Tony Hwang, State Representative Mitch Bolinsky, WCAAA, Western Connecticut Area Agency on Aging

    Approximately 60 senior citizens spent nearly two hours crowded into Newtown Senior Center on December 8. The group listened to State Senator Tony Hwang moderate a panel discussion that attempted to q...Read Full Article

  • Jesse Lewis Choose Love Movement Receives Grant

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    December 15, 2017, Friday
    grant, Jesse Lewis Choose Love Movement, NoVo Foundation

    The Jesse Lewis Choose Love Movement announced December 11 that it has been awarded a multiyear, $600,000 grant from the NoVo Foundation for 2018-2021. The grant will be crucial in expanding the impac...Read Full Article

  • Early Issues Of ‘The Newtown Bee’ Now Digitized

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    December 15, 2017, Friday
    Connecticut State Library, Museum of Connecticut History, National Digital Newspaper Program, Newspapers of Connecticut, Newspapers of Connecticut Project, The Connecticut Digital Newspaper Project, The Newtown Bee

    HARTFORD — The Connecticut State Library announces that the three historically significant newspaper titles chosen to be digitized in collaboration with the National Digital Newspaper Program have b...Read Full Article

  • Fire Reports | December 7-14, 2017

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    December 14, 2017, Thursday
    fire calls, fire reports

    The dispatchers at the Newtown Emergency Communications Center at Town Hall South, 3 Main Street, report the following fire calls and the responders: Thursday, December 7: 9:11 am, public service, Ma...Read Full Article

  • Truckload Of Live Poultry In I-84 Rollover Crash

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    December 14, 2017, Thursday
    Department of Agriculture, DoAg, Estanislao Garcia-Lopez, failure to maintain the travel lane, I-84 accident, I-84 rollover, I-84 rollover crash, Rochambeau Bridge, Steven Jensen

    State police report that early on the morning of December 9, a trucker hauling a load of live poultry, including 5,164 chickens and ducks, was involved in a rollover accident on Interstate 84, spillin...Read Full Article

  • Community Walk Scheduled At Cherry Grove Farm

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    December 14, 2017, Thursday
    Cherry Grove Farm, community walk, NFA, preserve

    The Newtown Forest Association, Inc. (NFA) will be hosting a community walk on the historic and scenic Cherry Grove Farm property on Saturday, December 16, at 1 pm. The public is invited to tour the d...Read Full Article

  • Quiet, Snowy Commute

    Shannon Hicks
    Latest News
    December 14, 2017, Thursday
    school delay, snow

    With a portable snow blower strapped to his back, a man worked to clear the sidewalk in front of the commercial building at 38 Church Hill Road Thursday morning. A brief snowstorm added less than ...Read Full Article

  • Flags Lowered To Mark Five Years

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    December 14, 2017, Thursday
    12/14, fifth anniversary of 12/14, flags lowered, flags lowered for 12/14

    Newtown Hook & Ladder firefighters lowered the flag on the Main Street flagpole shortly after 9 am Thursday, marking five years since the shootings at Sandy Hook School. Governor Dannel P. Mal...Read Full Article