The Sandy Hook Permanent Memorial Commission (SHPMC) conducted a special meeting on Tuesday, June 27, at the Newtown Municipal Center, to continue its discussion about the permanent memorial submissio...Read Full Article
Board of Education, Keri Snowden, new school policies, Safe School Climate Plan
At the special meeting on Wednesday, June 21, at the Newtown Municipal Center, the Board of Education (BOE) did a first read for nearly ten new school policies looking to be implemented.
The first ...Read Full Article
early deadline, early deadlines, Independence Day, Independence Day early deadlines
Readers are reminded that many editorial and advertising deadlines for the July 7, 2017, issue of The Newtown Bee will be affected by Independence Day on Tuesday, July 4.
Items for the Business, Ed...Read Full Article
accelerated rehabilitation, Douglas L. Russell, Douglas Russell, voyeurism
DANBURY — A former Newtown High School teacher, whom police arrested in connection with a December 2016 voyeurism incident on Aunt Park Lane in Newtown, has received special pretrial probation in st...Read Full Article
Fairfield Hills, Friends of Second Company Governor's Horse Guard, Major Gordon Johnson, Second Company Governor's Horse Guard, state budget
Mother Nature cooperated just long enough for the Second Company Governor’s Horse Guard (2GHG) to complete its open house activities at its Fairfield Hills Headquarters on June 25 before the rain st...Read Full Article
Boaters will encounter disruptions on Candlewood Lake on Saturday, June 24 (rain date, June 25), during an annual fireworks display. All normal boating traffic in the area of Danbury Bay will be disru...Read Full Article
Rescheduled from the original June 17 date, the Pootatuck Watershed Association's plans to install/mark storm drains in Newtown and Sandy Hook on Saturday, June 24, are on hold once again, due to stor...Read Full Article
Board of Education, Hoerauf, Mitchell, Newtown High School auditorium, Newtown Municipal Center, renovations, schedules
The Board of Education (BOE) conducted a special meeting Wednesday, June 21, at the Newtown Municipal Center, and received an update on the Newtown High School (NHS) auditorium renovations.
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Board of Trustees, Bob Geckle, C.H. Booth Library, Karen Tatarka, Library Director
C.H. Booth Library Board of Trustees President Bob Geckle announced on Thursday, June 15, that Karen Tatarka will be leaving her position as library director, effective July 7.
After beginning her ro...Read Full Article
DUI, evading responsibility, failure to drive right on a curve, James Bowers, making a restricted turn, making in improper right turn
On June 10 at about 7 am, Newtown Officer Fernando Pereira was called to the scene of a reported motor vehicle collision near the intersection of Pine Street and Glen Road.
According to the report, u...Read Full Article