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  • Police Planning For ‘Coffee With A Cop’

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    August 16, 2017, Wednesday
    Coffee with A Cop, Newtown Police Department, Police Officer Stephanie Thibodeau

    Very often, the public’s contact with police officers occurs during emergencies or urgent situations. To provide a more relaxed setting for the public to interact with local police officers, Newtow...Read Full Article

  • Dan Rosenthal Hoping To Hone Long-Range Planning, Influence More Taxpayer ROI

    John Voket
    Latest News
    August 12, 2017, Saturday
    Dan Rosenthal, Democrat, First Selectman Candidiate, Long Range Planning

    Democratic First Selectman candidate Dan Rosenthal would not go as far as calling the 12 to 15 cents he says Newtown residents get back for every dollar of income tax sent to Hartford obscene. But du...Read Full Article

  • Murphy’s 2017 ‘Walk Across Connecticut’ Includes Newtown Stop

    John Voket
    Latest News
    August 11, 2017, Friday
    August 16, Edmond Town Hall Pop-Up Forum, US Senator Chris Murphy, Walk Across Connecticut

    Newtown is scheduled to be the second to last stop as US Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) completes his second “Walk Across Connecticut,” taking to the state's streets and dirt roads to listen to a...Read Full Article

  • Sandy Hook Elementary School Construction Project Closes Out $1.5 Million Under Budget

    John Voket
    Latest News
    August 11, 2017, Friday
    Geralyn Hoerauf, Public Building and Site Commission, Robert Mitchell, Sandy Hook Elementary School

    From its earliest days as conceptual drawings, until a few days ago when Newtown’s Public Building and Site Commission (PBSC) officially closed out the Sandy Hook Elementary School building project,...Read Full Article

  • Seats Installed In Newtown High School Auditorium

    Eliza Hallabeck
    Latest News
    August 11, 2017, Friday
    auditorium renovation project, Newtown High School, NHS, phase one

    By the afternoon of August 3, nearly all of the new seats for the Newtown High School auditorium were in place. The first phase of the project is expected to be completed around August 21 or 22, an...Read Full Article

  • Cancer Survivor, Monroe Police Officer Fights For His Job

    Kendra Bobowick
    Latest News
    August 11, 2017, Friday
    Andrew Wall, hearing, Monroe Police Department, Police Commission

    Monroe Police Officer Andrew Wall, a 21-year resident of Sandy Hook, has filed a lawsuit against the town of Monroe “and its employees” in his effort to return to work after nearly two years of ba...Read Full Article

  • P&Z Approves Changes To Church Hill Road Retail Center Plans

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    August 11, 2017, Friday
    73-75 Church Hill Road, B-2 (General Business) zoning, B-2 zone, CCD overlay zone, Church Hill at Edmond Road realignment, Exit 10 Commercial Design District, M-5 (Industrial) zoning, Sunrise Church Hill, Sunrise Church Hill Road, Tom Brook, US Army Corps of Engineers

    Following their review of modified plans for a retail center planned for 73-75 Church Hill Road (US Route 6), Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) members have unanimously approved those revisions...Read Full Article

  • Assisted Living Proposal Draws Plaudits And Barbs

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    August 11, 2017, Friday
    assisted living, assisted living proposal, Church Hill Road crosswalk, Church Hill Village, crosswalks, Teton Capital Company, Village District zoning

    Residents attending an August 9 Borough Zoning Commission (BZC) public hearing on Church Hill Village, a 72-bed assisted-living complex proposed for a 3.97-acre site at 37 Church Hill Road (US Route 6...Read Full Article

  • Fire Reports | August 3-9, 2017

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    August 10, 2017, Thursday
    fire calls, fire reports

    The dispatchers at the Newtown Emergency Communications Center report the following fire calls and the responders: Thursday, August 3: 6:06 pm, alarm, 12 Newbury Road, Hawleyville and Hook & Ladd...Read Full Article

  • Police Reports | July 31-August 8, 2017

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    August 10, 2017, Thursday
    police reports

    DUI Arrest Police report that at about 11 pm on August 8, they stopped motorist Sierra Johnson, 22, of Waterbury to investigate near Church Hill Road. Police said they charged Johnson with driving u...Read Full Article