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  • Newtown’s DRE Well Equipped To Apply Expertise With Drugged Driving Suspects

    John Voket
    Latest News
    February 18, 2017, Saturday
    DRE, Drug Recognition Expert, Drug Recognition Expert Matt Wood, drugged driver, Sgt Matt Wood, suspected drugged driver

    Since 2011, Newtown has been fortunate to have something of a secret weapon when it comes to making arrests of drivers suspected of operating under the influence of substances other than alcohol: Serg...Read Full Article

  • Public Hearing February 21 On Proposed Nunnawauk Grant

    John Voket
    Latest News
    February 17, 2017, Friday
    Energy Improvements, Nunnawauk Meadows, Public Hearing, Roof Replacement, Small Cities Block Grant, Small Cities Grant

    A brief public hearing is planned for Tuesday, February 21, from 7:15 to 7:30 pm, to hear from residents ahead of the town applying for an $800,000 Small Cities Block Grant to underwrite modernization...Read Full Article

  • Council Makes No Changes To Tax Relief Program For Coming Year

    John Voket
    Latest News
    February 17, 2017, Friday
    Legislative Council, Paproski Land Easement, Senior Tax Relief Program, Trump letter

    This on-line story has been updated since the print version appeared February 17 clarifying details about the Paproski farm acquisition, and action by the Board of Finance on the proposed letter to Pr...Read Full Article

  • Bolinsky Town Hall Event Postponed

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    February 17, 2017, Friday

    Within hours of announcing that  a town hall style event would be held at C.H. Booth Library on February 21, the office of State Representative Mitch Bolinsky (R-106) issued a second announcement, sa...Read Full Article

  • St Rose Of Lima Church Proposes Two Projects At Its Campus

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    February 17, 2017, Friday
    46 Church Hill Road, Borough Zoning Commission, FAITH Food Pantry, St Rose of Lima, St Rose of Lima campus, St Rose of Lima Church main entrance, Village District zoning certificate

    The Borough Zoning Commission (BZC) has received two development proposals from St Rose of Lima Church. One application proposes an expansion of the church building’s main entrance area, and the oth...Read Full Article

  • Proprietor Arrested In Package Store Incident

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    February 16, 2017, Thursday
    Rooster Wines & Liquors Robbery, Scott Young arrested

    At about 2:40 pm on Thursday, February 16, Newtown police arrested the proprietor of a package store, who on the night of January 21 allegedly falsely reported to police that an armed robbery had occu...Read Full Article

  • Proposed Assisted-Living Zoning Regulations Slated For Hearing

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    February 16, 2017, Thursday
    37 Church Hill Road, assisted living, assisted living zoning regulations, assisted living zoning regulations proposed, Borough Zoning Commission, Church Hill Village, P-1 zone, Pepper Partners LLC, VD Overlay zone, Village District overlay zone

    The Borough Zoning Commission (BZC) has scheduled a public hearing for March 8 on a set of zoning regulations proposed by a developer on allowing an assisted-living housing complex as a permitted land...Read Full Article

  • Finance Officials To Weigh Purchasing Agent Pitch

    John Voket
    Latest News
    February 15, 2017, Wednesday
    Board of Finance, Board Of Selectmen, Purchasing Agent Proposed, school board

    For the first time in many years, if ever, the leaders of Newtown’s municipal government and school district came together requesting the Board of Finance add funds to their collective budget reques...Read Full Article

  • Fostering Genius: Budding Creative Finds An Accepting Home In Newtown

    John Voket
    Latest News
    February 15, 2017, Wednesday
    Connecticut Department of Children and Families, DCF, Foster Families, foster parents, long-term foster child, Nancy Henne Schreiner, Skylar Wolf

    For a large segment of foster parents, the prospect of supporting and helping pluck a child from the grips of a family crisis is compelling. But more often than not, it is the older children coming un...Read Full Article

  • Rochambeau Woods Update: Borough Zoners Approve 29-Unit Condo Complex

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    February 14, 2017, Tuesday
    Borough Zoning Commission, Hunter Ridge LLC, residential open space development, Rochambeau Woods, ROSP

    Following review at a February 8 session, Borough Zoning Commission (BZC) members approved a special permit and a site development plan for Rochambeau Woods, a controversial planned 29-unit condominiu...Read Full Article