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  • 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

  • Two Hour Delay For Newtown Schools

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    December 14, 2017, Thursday
    Newtown Public Schools, two hour delay

    Newtown Public Schools will have a two hour delay for Thursday, December 14. The district made the announcement early Thursday morning....Read Full Article

  • NCSW To Have Extended Hours On December 14

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    December 13, 2017, Wednesday
    12/14, NCSW, NCSW extended hours, Newtown Center for Support and Wellness

    The Newtown Center for Support and Wellness, at 28 Trades Lane (just inside the main entrance of the Fairfield Hills campus) will be open on Thursday, December 14, from 7 am to 7 pm. Any member of ...Read Full Article

  • Flags To Half-Staff To Honor 12/14

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    December 13, 2017, Wednesday
    12/14, flags, flags lowered to honor 12/14, half-staff, Malloy, Sandy Hook Elementary School

    HARTFORD — Governor Dannel P. Malloy announced December 13 that he is directing U.S. and State of Connecticut flags to be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Thursday, December 14, in re...Read Full Article

  • Wall Of Remembrance Honors The Victims Of 12/14

    John Voket
    Latest News
    December 12, 2017, Tuesday
    12/14 Mass, 12/14 Wall of Remembrance, Interfaith Service, Municipal Center, Wall Of Remembrance

    An austere black and white collection of images of those who were killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School on December 14, 2012 has been temporarily installed in the entrance hall at Newtown Municipal C...Read Full Article

  • BOS Honors NHS National Champion Band And Guard

    John Voket
    Latest News
    December 12, 2017, Tuesday
    Board Of Selectmen, First Selectman Dan Rosenthal, National Champion, New England States Class IV, Newtown Nighthawks Band and Guard

    The beginning of a new administration for most local boards and commissions typically involves a number of administrative and “housekeeping” practices.But newly seated First Selectman Dan Rosentha...Read Full Article