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  • Ground-Breaking Ceremony Planned For FAITH Food Pantry

    Alissa Silber
    Latest News
    October 21, 2017, Saturday
    FAITH Food Pantry, Lee Paulsen, permanent building, St Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church

    After more than a year of preparations, St Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church has announced that there will be a ceremony to break ground for FAITH Food Pantry’s permanent building on Thursday, Octo...Read Full Article

  • State Supreme Court Sets Court Date In 12/14 Families’ Lawsuit Against Gun Companies

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    October 20, 2017, Friday
    Families' Lawsuit, Gun Manufacturers, Sandy Hook, State Supreme Court

    HARTFORD – The Connecticut Supreme Court announced November 14 as the first court date in the appeal filed by the families of nine Sandy Hook victims and one survivor in their case against the selle...Read Full Article

  • Rodgers Believes Community Requires Leader With Most Experience

    John Voket
    Latest News
    October 20, 2017, Friday
    First Selectman Race, Republican, Will Rodgers

    When Republican Selectman and first selectman candidate Will Rodgers looks across the landscape of this November’s municipal ballot, he sees the potential for changes across a wide swath of elected ...Read Full Article

  • Superintendent Search Subject Of Latest Community Forum

    Eliza Hallabeck
    Latest News
    October 20, 2017, Friday
    Board of Education, Community Forum, superintendent search

    A handful of non-board members attended the Board of Education’s community forum held at Newtown High School on October 18. The event was held as an interactive evening for community members to offe...Read Full Article

  • Legislative Council, Borough Zoning Panel Opposing ‘Granny Pods’

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    October 20, 2017, Friday
    BZC, granny pods, Jacob, Legislative Council, Nelson, opt out, P&Z, state law

    Borough Zoning Commission (BZC) members are informing the Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) that they intend to “opt out” of a new state law which has automatically added to the borough’s...Read Full Article

  • Fire Reports | October 12-18, 2017

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    October 19, 2017, Thursday
    fire calls, fire reports

    The dispatchers at Newtown Emergency Communications Center, at Town Hall South, 3 Main Street, report these first calls and fire responders: Thursday, October 12: 9:16 am, public service, 29 Church...Read Full Article

  • BOE Hears Proposals For Transportation Issues

    Eliza Hallabeck
    Latest News
    October 19, 2017, Thursday
    Board of Education, EdAdvance, Interim Superintendent of Schools Dr Lorrie Rodrigue, Reed Intermediate School, St Rose of Lima School

    The Board of Education learned at its meeting on October 17 about proposals to address concerns surrounding the reconfigured transportation system this school year, and Interim Superintendent of Schoo...Read Full Article

  • Newtown Bee Candidates Forum

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    October 19, 2017, Thursday
    Candidates, Capeci, Clure, Crick Owen, First Selectman, forum, Newtown Bee, Rodgers, Rosenthal, Selectman

    The Newtown Bee is pleased to host the annual Town Hall Candidates Forum, Tuesday, October 24, from 6:30 to 8:30 pm, in the Edmond Town Hall Theatre, 45 Main Street. The public is invited to meet a...Read Full Article

  • Police Reports | October 2-17, 2017

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    October 19, 2017, Thursday
    Newtown Police, police reports, state police

    Side Swiped Troopers were called to the area of I-84 westbound prior to Exit 11 at about 8:29 pm on October 17 following a reported collision. Upon arrival, it was reported that a 2012 Toyota Tacom...Read Full Article

  • Sandy Hook Memorial Moved To Bristol

    Shannon Hicks
    Latest News
    October 19, 2017, Thursday
    ECCT, Rock of Angels, Rock of Angels moving, The Episcopal Church of Connecticut

    Rock of Angels, the stone monument behind St John’s Episcopal Church, has been moved. The monument honoring those killed on 12/14 was relocated on Wednesday from Sandy Hook to a therapeutic horse fa...Read Full Article