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  • Police Reports | February 13-21, 2017

    The Newtown Bee
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    February 24, 2017, Friday
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    Minivan vs SUV Motorist Shanon Murray, 32, of Stratford, who was driving a 2015 Toyota Sienna minivan northward near 30 Main Street at about 2:31 pm on February 13, struck an unoccupied 2008 Acura ...Read Full Article

  • Fire Reports | February 16-21, 2017

    The Newtown Bee
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    February 24, 2017, Friday
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    The dispatchers at the Newtown Emergency Communications Center at Town Hall South, 3 Main Street, report the following fire calls and the responders: Thursday, February 16: 8:44 am, investigation, ne...Read Full Article

  • Officials Share State Budget Impact Concerns

    Eliza Hallabeck
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    February 24, 2017, Friday
    Michelle Embree Ku, Representative JP Sredzinski, Representative Mitch Bolinsky, Supintendent of Schools Joseph V Erardi Jr

    Local officials spoke in Hartford on Tuesday, February 21, to share Newtown’s perspective on state budget proposals. Both Superintendent of Schools Joseph V. Erardi, Jr, and Board of Education Vice ...Read Full Article

  • Selectmen Discuss ETH Zoning, Rock Of Angels, Letter To Trump

    John Voket
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    February 24, 2017, Friday
    Board Of Selectmen, Edmond Town Hall Zone Change, Nunnawauk Meadows Grant, Rock of Angels, Trump letter

    During a regular meeting Tuesday, February 21, the Board of Selectmen discussed a number of pending issues, including a possible change of zoning that would allow the Edmond Town Hall to expand its ac...Read Full Article

  • 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
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    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