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  • Kidsave Program A Channel To Finding Homes For Older Children

    Kendra Bobowick
    Latest News
    July 21, 2017, Friday
    Columbia, Kidsave, 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

  • Police Reports | June 24-July 19, 2017

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    July 20, 2017, Thursday
    police reports

    DUI Arrest Police report that at about 3:14 am on July 19, they spotted a Honda CR-V SUV  traveling eastward on Church Hill Road, near Commerce Road, and crossing the road’s center lines several t...Read Full Article

  • Fire Reports | July 6-19, 2017

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    July 20, 2017, Thursday
    fire reports

    The dispatchers at the Newtown Emergency Communications Center at Town Hall South, 3 Main Street, report the following fire calls and the responders: Thursday, July 6: 8:32 am, alarm, 14 Prospect D...Read Full Article

  • Eversource Conducting Statewide Infrared Helicopter Inspections

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    July 20, 2017, Thursday
    Eversource, helicopters, inspections

    Eversource is currently conducting aerial inspections of high-voltage electrical equipment on rights of way throughout Connecticut as part of the company’s commitment to providing reliable electric ...Read Full Article

  • Town Officials Urge Residents To Stay Cool

    Shannon Hicks
    Latest News
    July 20, 2017, Thursday
    211, cooling center, heatwave, high temperatures, safety during heatwaves

    The Town of Newtown Office of the First Selectman, Emergency Management and Health District have issued a heat advisory "to prevent our citizens from becoming victims of the heat during these days of ...Read Full Article

  • Garner Warden Reflects On DOC Career

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    July 20, 2017, Thursday
    Garner CI, Garner Correctional Institution, Henry Falcone, James Dzurenda, Police Chief James Viadero, Public Safety Committee for Garner Correctional Institution, Scott Semple, Warden Henry Falcone

    Henry Falcone, 54, has spent more than 25 years working for the state Department of Correction (DOC), having served since November 2013 as the warden of Garner Correctional Institution, the high-secur...Read Full Article

  • Church Hill Village: Assisted Living Complex Proposal Submitted

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    July 20, 2017, Thursday
    37 Church Hill Road, assisted living, assisted living facility, CCA LLC, Church Hill Village, JRP Architects, P-1 zoning, Pepper Partners LLC, site development plan approval, Teton Capital Company, Village District zoning certificate, wetlands/watercourses protection

    A development firm has submitted plans to the Borough Zoning Commission (BZC) for Church Hill Village, a 72-bed assisted living complex proposed for a vacant sloping 3.97-acre site at 37 Church Hill R...Read Full Article

  • Rodrigue Named Interim Superintendent Of Newtown School System

    Eliza Hallabeck
    Latest News
    July 19, 2017, Wednesday
    auditorium, Board of Education, Joseph V Erardi Jr, Lorrie Rodrigue, Newtown High School, NHS, Superintendent of Schools

    This story has been updated to reflect information provided by Legislative Council Chair Mary Ann Jacob.  After officially accepting the resignation of Superintendent of Schools Joseph V. Erardi, ...Read Full Article

  • Fruit Trail Work Sessions Announced

    Shannon Hicks
    Latest News
    July 18, 2017, Tuesday
    Andrew Mangold, fruit trail work session, Newtown fruit trail

    Newtown Fruit Trail creator Andrew Mangold will be in Newtown for a few days this week. The public is invited to join Mr Mangold for work sessions scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday, July 18-19. H...Read Full Article