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  • Eversource Helicopter Inspections Scheduled Over Town, State

    The Newtown Bee
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    February 23, 2017, Thursday
    aerial inspections, Eversource, Eversource aerial inspections, Eversource helicopter inspections

    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
    Bob Eckenrode, Guy Peterson, Land Trust Accreditation Commission, Martha Wright, Newtown Forest Association, NFA, NFA accreditation, NFA national accreditation, Tammara Van Ryn

    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
    113 South Main Street, arrest warrant, arson, Class A felony, fire, Newtown Police, robbery, Rooster Wines & Liquors, Scott Young, Superior Court in Danbury

    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
    Connecticut Greenways Council, greenways

    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

  • Fire Reports | February 8-15, 2017

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    February 20, 2017, Monday
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    The dispatchers at the Newtown Emergency Communications Center at Town Hall South, 3 Main Street, list the following fire calls and the responders: Wednesday, February 8: 7:18 pm, alarm, 2 Hall Lane,...Read Full Article

  • Newtown’s DRE Well Equipped To Apply Expertise With Drugged Driving Suspects

    John Voket
    Latest News
    February 18, 2017, Saturday
    DRE, Drug Recognition Expert, Drug Recognition Expert Matt Wood, drugged driver, Sgt Matt Wood, suspected drugged driver

    Since 2011, Newtown has been fortunate to have something of a secret weapon when it comes to making arrests of drivers suspected of operating under the influence of substances other than alcohol: Serg...Read Full Article

  • Public Hearing February 21 On Proposed Nunnawauk Grant

    John Voket
    Latest News
    February 17, 2017, Friday
    Energy Improvements, Nunnawauk Meadows, Public Hearing, Roof Replacement, Small Cities Block Grant, Small Cities Grant

    A brief public hearing is planned for Tuesday, February 21, from 7:15 to 7:30 pm, to hear from residents ahead of the town applying for an $800,000 Small Cities Block Grant to underwrite modernization...Read Full Article

  • Council Makes No Changes To Tax Relief Program For Coming Year

    John Voket
    Latest News
    February 17, 2017, Friday
    Legislative Council, Paproski Land Easement, Senior Tax Relief Program, Trump letter

    This on-line story has been updated since the print version appeared February 17 clarifying details about the Paproski farm acquisition, and action by the Board of Finance on the proposed letter to Pr...Read Full Article

  • Bolinsky Town Hall Event Postponed

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    February 17, 2017, Friday

    Within hours of announcing that  a town hall style event would be held at C.H. Booth Library on February 21, the office of State Representative Mitch Bolinsky (R-106) issued a second announcement, sa...Read Full Article