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  • Dodgingtown Woman Killed In Currituck Road Motorcycle Crash

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    April 24, 2017, Monday
    fatal motorcycle accident, Jaclyn Ann Schulz, Jaclyn Schulz, motorcycle crash

    Police report a that a woman motorcyclist died due to injuries received on the evening of Sunday, April 23, when her 2010 Harley-Davidson Sportster went off Currituck Road and struck a utility pole. ...Read Full Article

  • Sandy Hook Firefighters Acquire New Rescue Truck

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    April 23, 2017, Sunday
    Chief William Halstead, Rescue 444, Sandy Hook Fire & Rescue, Sandy Hook Volunteer Fire & Rescue, Truck 444

    The Sandy Hook Volunteer Fire & Rescue Company has acquired a new rescue truck, a key piece of firefighting apparatus firefighters use when responding to motor vehicle accidents, medical calls, an...Read Full Article

  • For Community Partners, Autism Awareness Is Not Confined To April

    John Voket
    Latest News
    April 22, 2017, Saturday
    autism awareness, Families United in Newtown, Newtown Youth & Family Services, NHS National Honor Society Chapter, Panel Discussion

    For the local grassroots organization Families United in Newtown (FUN), as well as the established service bureau at Newtown Youth & Family Services (NYFS), focus around autism awareness happens 1...Read Full Article

  • Long Criminal History: Trudeau Sentenced For Probation Violation

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    April 21, 2017, Friday
    convicted, criminal conspiracy, heating fuel, Newtown Oil Company, probation, sentenced, Superior Court, Trudeau, wire fraud

    DANBURY — The former owner of the now-defunct Newtown Oil Company, who was convicted of stealing more than $300,000 in 2002 from many residential heating fuel customers in a fraud scheme, was senten...Read Full Article

  • Director Of Business Shares Monthly Financial Report

    Eliza Hallabeck
    Latest News
    April 21, 2017, Friday
    Board of Education, District Director Ron Bienkowski, monthly financial report

    School District Director of Business Ron Bienkowski shared his monthly financial report with the Board of Education at its meeting on Tuesday, April 18, highlighting some preparations for the 2017-18 ...Read Full Article

  • Town Officials Issue Budget Messages Ahead Of Complex April 25 Referendum

    John Voket
    Latest News
    April 20, 2017, Thursday
    April 25, budget referendum, municipal budget, Newtown Middle School, school district budget

    If there has ever been a year for Newtown taxpayers to put their faith in the officials they have elected or hired to shepherd the town and school district — this is it. Local taxpayers can affir...Read Full Article

  • Police Dog Saint Michael Succumbs To Cancer

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    April 20, 2017, Thursday
    hemangiosarcoma, Officer Felicia Figol, PD K9 died, PD K9 Saint Michael, PD K9 Saint Michael death, Saint Michael PD K9

    Newtown Police Department’s German shepherd, who recently was diagnosed with an aggressive form of cancer, has succumbed, police said this week. The compact black and tan Saint Michael, a 4-year-ol...Read Full Article

  • Local Man Dies In Sandy Hook Motorcycle Accident

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    April 19, 2017, Wednesday
    fatal motorcycle accident, Martin Amidon

    Police report that a local man was killed on the evening on Tuesday, April 18, due to injuries he received in a motorcycle accident in the Riverside section of Sandy Hook. Martin Amidon, 37, of Newto...Read Full Article

  • Volunteer Firefighters Recruitment Event Slated

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    April 18, 2017, Tuesday
    National Volunteer Week, National Volunteer Week open house, Volunteer Firefighter Day, volunteer firefighter recruitment event

    Sixty of the volunteer fire departments in the state will celebrate the start of National Volunteer Week (April 23-29) by holding open houses at their firehouses on Sunday, April 23, according to the ...Read Full Article

  • Police Seeking Sponsors For Special Olympics Torch Run

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    April 18, 2017, Tuesday
    Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics, Special Olympics Torch Run sponsors

    Town police, who have participated in the local leg of the annual Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run for many years, have announced they are seeking sponsors for this year’s event which is s...Read Full Article