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  • P&Z Endorses Proposed Assisted-Living Zoning Rules For Borough

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    March 1, 2017, Wednesday
    37 Church Hill Road, assisted living, assisted living zoning rules, assisted living zoning rules for Borough, Church Hill Village, Pepper Partners LLC, William Donohue

    After reviewing a set of proposed borough zoning regulations on assisted-living housing complexes, Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) members on February 16 endorsed creating such land use rules...Read Full Article

  • Danbury Ambulance Seeks Borough Zoning Approval For Main Street Facility Operations

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    March 1, 2017, Wednesday
    77 Main Street, Borough Zoning Commission, Danbury Ambulance Service, Joseph DeSimone, Newtown Volunteer Ambulance Association

    Borough Zoning Commission (BZC) members are considering a request from Danbury Ambulance Service, Inc to allow it to use the former Newtown Volunteer Ambulance Corps building at 77 Main Street for Dan...Read Full Article

  • Sandy Hook Attorney’s Refugees Resolution Adopted By American Bar Association

    John Voket
    Latest News
    February 28, 2017, Tuesday
    American Bar Association, Monte Frank, Refugee Resolution

    As attorneys across the United States face legal challenges or go to work counseling refugees who may be impacted by President Donald Trump’s policies, they will be doing so under an American Bar As...Read Full Article

  • Board of Finance Focuses On The School Budget

    Eliza Hallabeck
    Latest News
    February 27, 2017, Monday
    2017-18 budget, Board of Education, Board of Finance, Superintendent of Schools Joseph V. Erardi Jr

    Members of the Board of Finance asked questions about special education, transportation, and other areas of the proposed school budget at its meeting on Thursday, February 23. Both the municipal an...Read Full Article

  • Residents May Prompt Hearing Regarding Toddy Hill Oak Tree

    Kendra Bobowick
    Latest News
    February 27, 2017, Monday
    Bolmer, Fred Hurley, Hurley, Llodra, McCarthy, oak tree, Pete Sepe, Public Notice of Tree Removal, rerouting, safety, Sepe, Toddy Hill Road, Toddy Hill Road Bridge Replacement Project, traffic flow, tree removal

    This  story has been updated from the February 24 print version to include remarks from First Selectman Pat Llodra and Public Works Director Fred Hurley . An old oak standing in the way of roadwor...Read Full Article

  • School Board Passes New Acting Class And Extends EdAdvance Transportation Contract

    Eliza Hallabeck
    Latest News
    February 25, 2017, Saturday
    acting, Board of Education, EdAdvance, Newtown High School, NHS

    The Board of Education unanimously approved a new acting course for Newtown High School at its meeting on Tuesday, February 21, and it approved extending a contract for special education out of distri...Read Full Article

  • Police Reports | February 13-21, 2017

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    February 24, 2017, Friday
    police reports

    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
    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, February 16: 8:44 am, investigation, ne...Read Full Article

  • Officials Share State Budget Impact Concerns

    Eliza Hallabeck
    Latest News
    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
    Latest News
    February 24, 2017, Friday
    12/14, 12/14 hoaxers, 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