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  • Llodra Departing First Selectman’s Post After Current Term

    John Voket
    Latest News
    May 24, 2017, Wednesday
    First Selectman Pat Llodra, Llodra elections, Pat Llodra

    In a May 24 interview with The Newtown Bee, First Selectman Pat Llodra announced that she will not be seeking a fifth term come November. Mrs Llodra, who was first elected in a four-way race for the ...Read Full Article

  • Summer Flag Now Flying on Main Street

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    May 21, 2017, Sunday
    Hook & Ladder, Lions, summer flag, winter flag

    The town’s perennial “rite of summer” has occurred, with the Main Street flagpole again flying its “summer flag,” a symbol that amplifies the patriotic message of the smaller “winter flag,...Read Full Article

  • New Leadership Takes Reins For Labor Day Parade

    John Voket
    Latest News
    May 20, 2017, Saturday
    FAITH Food Pantry, Grand Marshal Lee Paulsen, New Organizing Committee, Newtown Labor Day Parade

    As leadership ramps up its work preparing for the Newtown’s 56th Labor Day Parade, both a group of new organizers and its 2017 Grand Marshal Lee Paulsen were thankful. Ms Paulson, who heads up th...Read Full Article

  • Groundbreaking Signals Start Of Fairfield Hills Streetscape Work

    John Voket
    Latest News
    May 20, 2017, Saturday
    Alfred Benesch & Company, Ceremonial Groundbreaking, Fairfield Hills streetscape, Newtown Delegation

    A ceremonial groundbreaking attended by most of Newtown’s legislative delegation was held May 8 in anticipation of a new gateway image for the Fairfield Hills campus. Arranged and hosted by Newto...Read Full Article

  • Fire Reports | May 11-17, 2017

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    May 19, 2017, Friday
    fire reports

    The dispatchers at the Newtown Emergency Communications Center at Town Hall South at 3 Main Street report the following fire calls and the responders: Thursday, May 11: 1:32 pm, vehicle fire, 48 Ta...Read Full Article

  • Hilario’s Wetlands Hearing Delayed to June 14

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    May 19, 2017, Friday
    Hilario's Service Center, IWC public hearing, Postponed

    An Inland Wetlands Commission (IWC) public hearing on Hilario’s Service Center’s proposal to expand its heavy-wrecker business on Mt Pleasant Road in Hawleyville, which had been scheduled to resum...Read Full Article

  • Police Reports | May 6-17, 2017

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    May 19, 2017, Friday
    police reports

    Botsford Crash At about 7:33 am on May 17, during the morning rush period, motorist Joseph Santacroce, 35, of Newtown was driving a 2013 Nissan Rogue SUV northward on South Main Street, as motorist...Read Full Article

  • South Main Street Crash Closes Road To Traffic

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    May 19, 2017, Friday
    driving under the influence, DUI, Hook & Ladder Fire Company, Jason Marshall, Jeffrey Oetjen, Ji Tang, Laura Carson, Megan Sonne, Newtown Volunteer Ambulance Corps, offset head-on collision, South Main Street accident, two-vehicle head-on collision, Xiaofeng Chen

    A two-vehicle offset head-on collision involving a truck and a SUV on the night of Thursday, May 11, sent several people to the hospital for treatment of injuries, and also closed a section of South M...Read Full Article

  • Borough Zoners Consider New Edmond Town Hall Uses

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    May 19, 2017, Friday
    Borough Zoning Commission, BZC Chairman Douglas Nelson, church closings, churches closing, Edmond Town Hall, Edmond Town Hall uses, Rev Dr Jennifer Montgomery, Reverend Doctor Jennifer G. Montgomery, Trinity Church, Trinity Episcopal Church

    According to an audio recording of the May 10 Borough Zoning Commission (BZC) meeting, BZC members are considering suggestions made at that session, which the BZC held to solicit ideas on possible fut...Read Full Article

  • Subdivision Proposed For Toddy Hill Road

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    May 19, 2017, Friday
    96 Toddy Hill Road, Bridgeport Roman Catholic Diocesan Corporation, cluster housing, Larry Edwards, open space conservation development, open space conservation development subdivision regulations, OSCS subdivision regulations, R-2 zone, Sherman Woods, The Preserve at Newtown, Toddy Hill Road subdivision, Turkey Ridge, Viade Development LLC

    The town has received for regulatory review Turkey Ridge, which is a proposed 11-lot subdivision of single-family houses at a 28.5-acre parcel at 96 Toddy Hill Road. The undeveloped, wooded, sloping ...Read Full Article