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  • Garner Warden Reflects On DOC Career

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    July 20, 2017, Thursday
    Garner CI, Garner Correctional Institution, Henry Falcone, James Dzurenda, Police Chief James Viadero, Public Safety Committee for Garner Correctional Institution, Scott Semple, Warden Henry Falcone

    Henry Falcone, 54, has spent more than 25 years working for the state Department of Correction (DOC), having served since November 2013 as the warden of Garner Correctional Institution, the high-secur...Read Full Article

  • Church Hill Village: Assisted Living Complex Proposal Submitted

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    July 20, 2017, Thursday
    37 Church Hill Road, assisted living, assisted living facility, CCA LLC, Church Hill Village, JRP Architects, P-1 zoning, Pepper Partners LLC, site development plan approval, Teton Capital Company, Village District zoning certificate, wetlands/watercourses protection

    A development firm has submitted plans to the Borough Zoning Commission (BZC) for Church Hill Village, a 72-bed assisted living complex proposed for a vacant sloping 3.97-acre site at 37 Church Hill R...Read Full Article

  • Rodrigue Named Interim Superintendent Of Newtown School System

    Eliza Hallabeck
    Latest News
    July 19, 2017, Wednesday
    auditorium, Board of Education, Joseph V Erardi Jr, Lorrie Rodrigue, Newtown High School, NHS, Superintendent of Schools

    This story has been updated to reflect information provided by Legislative Council Chair Mary Ann Jacob.  After officially accepting the resignation of Superintendent of Schools Joseph V. Erardi, ...Read Full Article

  • Fruit Trail Work Sessions Announced

    Shannon Hicks
    Latest News
    July 18, 2017, Tuesday
    Andrew Mangold, fruit trail work session, Newtown fruit trail

    Newtown Fruit Trail creator Andrew Mangold will be in Newtown for a few days this week. The public is invited to join Mr Mangold for work sessions scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday, July 18-19. H...Read Full Article

  • Police Make Arrest In Auto Theft Through DNA Evidence

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    July 17, 2017, Monday
    auto theft, DNA evidence, Samuel Lopez, second-degree larceny, Swamp Road auto theft, touch DNA

    Police said they arrested Samuel Lopez, 19, in state Superior Court in Danbury on July 13, charging him on a warrant with second-degree larceny in connection with an auto theft that occurred in Januar...Read Full Article

  • Opponents Hire Engineer, Challenge Turkey Ridge Subdivision Proposal

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    July 15, 2017, Saturday
    96 Toddy Hill Road, Bridgeport Roman Catholic Diocesan Corporation, cluster housing, Larry Edwards, open space conservation subdivision, open space conservation subdivision regulations, OSCS regulations, R-2 zone, Steven Trinkaus, Trinkaus Engineering, Turkey Ridge, Viade Development LLC

    A group of Toddy Hill Road area residents has hired a civil engineer who is challenging the technical design of a proposed 11-lot residential subdivision known as Turkey Ridge. The site is a 28.5-acre...Read Full Article

  • Easton Man Sentenced In Santucci Drug Ring Case

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    July 15, 2017, Saturday
    Chickos, Raymond J. Martin, Raymond Martin, Steven Santucci, US District Court, US Magistrate Judge Holly B. Fitzsimmons

    BRIDGEPORT — In US District Court on July 5, Raymond J. Martin, 50, of Easton, a former Easton Police Commission member, was sentenced by US Magistrate Judge Holly B. Fitzsimmons to three years of p...Read Full Article

  • Proposal For Roadway Withdrawn, Other Actions Postponed During Latest IWC Meeting

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    July 15, 2017, Saturday
    3 Edmond Road, 5-K Enterprises, forestry project, Hilario's project, Hilario's Service Center, Inland Wetlands Commission, IWC, Wilderness West Road

    Members of the Inland Wetlands Commission (IWC) learned at their July 12 meeting that a proposal to construct a 440-foot-long roadway through a swampy area west of Edmond Road has been withdrawn by th...Read Full Article

  • P&Z Commission Approves Hawleyville Child Day Care Center At Public Hearing; Traffic Issues Raised

    Shannon Hicks
    Latest News
    July 15, 2017, Saturday
    2 Saw Mill Road, Artel Engineering Group, B-2 zone, Corinne Cox, Dainius Virbickas, David Spear, DLS Engineering LLC, Educational Playcare, Educational Playcare Ltd, Hawleyville day care center, Jim Swift, P&Z Chairman Robert Mulholland, Pond Brook, RSD-Newtown LLC, special zoning permit, Wendy Knothe

    Following lengthy discussion at a July 6 Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) public hearing, P&Z members unanimously approved a special zoning permit for the construction of a child day care ...Read Full Article

  • FHA Approves Modifications To Community And Senior Center Exterior

    Kendra Bobowick & John Voket
    Latest News
    July 15, 2017, Saturday
    Community & Senior Center, Design Changes, Fairfield Hills Authority

    Over the course of two special meetings July 10 and 12, the Fairfield Hills Authority (FHA) heard presentations from design team members for the new community center and senior center project, and app...Read Full Article