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  • 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

  • Fire Reports | August 10-17, 2017

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    August 17, 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, August 10: 5:25 pm, wires down, near 7 ...Read Full Article

  • Police Reports | July 29-August 16, 2017

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    August 17, 2017, Thursday
    police reports

    Warrant Police report that on August 16, they charged Brian Dominguez, 33, of Trumbull on a warrant, lodging one count of sixth-degree larceny against him in connection with his alleged theft of item...Read Full Article

  • Aging Independently: Challenges That Seniors Face Today

    Alissa Silber
    Latest News
    August 17, 2017, Thursday
    Aging Independently, FISH, Loan Closet, Meals On Wheels, Newtown Visiting Nurse Association, Senior Challenges

    Newtown’s senior population is rapidly growing, with many choosing to remain in their homes or local independent housing facilities. Without family members, nurses, or aides living with them, a numb...Read Full Article

  • Connecticut ‘Tax Holiday’ Reduces Back-To-School Expenses

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    August 17, 2017, Thursday
    back-to-school, Better Business Bureau, sales tax exclusion period

    CROMWELL — Some retailers offer back-to-school deals throughout the summer; however, Connecticut Better Business Bureau says back-to-school discounts and deals are even sweeter during the upcoming a...Read Full Article