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  • Pesky Brush Pile Fire Reignites Repeatedly

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    July 27, 2017, Thursday
    Botsford Fire Chief Wayne Ciaccia, brush pile fire, Fire Marshal Rich Frampton, former Daddario property, mulch fire, mulch pile, mulch pile fire, spontaneous combustion

    Local volunteer firefighters repeatedly responded to a pesky brush pile fire that kept reigniting for several days this week, as a result of spontaneous combustion occurring among the thousands of woo...Read Full Article

  • A Fund In Need: ‘Original Newtown Fund’ Seeking Coordinator, Donations, Public Help

    Shannon Hicks
    Latest News
    July 27, 2017, Thursday
    Depot Day, Layne Lescault, Linda Bates, Newtown Fund Holiday Basket Coordinator, Sheila Cole, The Newtown Fund

    The Newtown Fund is “a small organization with a large mission.” That’s how Linda Bates described the nonprofit organization in a recent Newtown Bee letter to the editor. A participant with The...Read Full Article

  • Riverside On Lake Zoar Association Revives Idyllic Lakeside Property

    Kendra Bobowick
    Latest News
    July 27, 2017, Thursday
    Lake Zoar, ROLZA

    One neighborhood nestled on Lake Zoar’s shores has taken back its small slice of riverside life, celebrated with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on July 16. The story began, however, while snow still clun...Read Full Article

  • Over 300 Pack GOP Caucus, Primaries Promised In Three Races

    John Voket
    Latest News
    July 25, 2017, Tuesday
    Andy Clure, First Selectman, Mary Ann Jacob, Municipal Elections, Primary, Republican Caucus, Town Clerk, Will Rodgers

    This report was updated verifying the number of qualified and registered GOP attendees to the caucus incorrectly supplied to The Bee in the original on-line version. Nearly 350 local Republicans an...Read Full Article

  • Police Investigate Counterfeit Bills Passed At Drug Store 

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    July 24, 2017, Monday
    counterfeit $100 bills, counterfeit bills, Figol, police, US Secret Service, Walgreens

    Police reported this week they are investigating an incident early this month in which a man passed two counterfeit $100 bills at Walgreens Pharmacy at 49 South Main Street ( Route 25), on the corner ...Read Full Article

  • Democrats Announce Slate For November Municipal Elections

    John Voket
    Latest News
    July 21, 2017, Friday
    2017 municipal elections, Dan Rosenthal, Democratic Town Committee, Eric Paradis, Maureen Crick Owen, Municipal Elections

    With no vocal opposition, dozens of local Democrats joined together for their party caucus July 20 at Edmond Town Hall and vociferously endorsed a slate of candidates for municipal elections that wil...Read Full Article

  • P&Z Approves Community Center And Senior Center For Fairfield Hills

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    July 21, 2017, Friday
    Community Center, community center and senior center, Senior Center

    Following discussion at a July 20 Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) public hearing, P&Z members unanimously approved construction of a building that would hold a community center and a seni...Read Full Article

  • Local Republicans Called To July 24 Caucus

    John Voket
    Latest News
    July 21, 2017, Friday
    caucus, Edmond Town Hall Gym, Republican Town Committee

    All of Newtown’s registered Republicans have an opportunity to make history on Monday, July 24 — or at least recent history. That evening, beginning at 7 pm in the Edmond Town Hall gym, local m...Read Full Article

  • Kidsave Program A Channel To Finding Homes For Older Children

    Kendra Bobowick
    Latest News
    July 21, 2017, Friday
    Columbia, Kidsave, Kidsave Summer Miracles event, Laurie Dale, Missy Jones

    Riding his scooter near the Underhill Road and Waterview Drive intersection Monday afternoon, Victor, 11, gave a shy smile as Laurie Dale reminded him to wear his helmet. With Ms Dale was her wife, Mi...Read Full Article

  • Toddy Hill Traffic Violations Targeted

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    July 21, 2017, Friday
    body-mounted cameras, food truck festival, Police Commission, siren-activated controls, siren-activated controls at traffic signals, speeding, speeding on Toddy Hill Road, Toddy Hill Road, Toddy Hill Road speeding

    A group of Toddy Hill Road area residents concerned about chronic speeding and reckless driving problems there are urging police to continue their motor vehicle violation crackdown as a public safety ...Read Full Article