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  • Increased Wastewater Pumping Capacity Needed At Sewage Pump Station In Sandy Hook Center

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    April 21, 2018, Saturday
    5A Glen Road, Fuss & O'Neill Inc, Glen Road sewage pump station, Public Works Director Fred Hurley, Sandy Hook Center pump station, sewage pump station

    The sewage pump station located at 5-A Glen Road in Sandy Hook Center needs expanded wastewater pumping capacity, Fred Hurley, town Public Works director, told Water & Sewer Authority (WSA) member...Read Full Article

  • Selectmen Discuss Curbing, Gallery Liquor Sales At Latest Meeting

    John Voket
    Latest News
    April 21, 2018, Saturday
    Board Of Selectmen, Curbing Replacement, First Selectman Jeff Capeci, Kyle Lyddy, Municipal Gallery, Permanent Memorial Commission, Selectman Jeff Capeci, Selectman Maureen Crick Owen

    The Board of Selectmen moved deftly through a busy agenda during a regular meeting April 16, discussing issues involving NYA Sport & Fitness, the Permanent Memorial Commission, the Cultural Arts C...Read Full Article

  • Fundraiser Supports Couple After House Fire On Great Quarter Road

    Kendra Bobowick
    Latest News
    April 21, 2018, Saturday
    fundraiser, gofundme, Great Quarter Road, house fire, Kim Sabatino

    One Sandy Hook couple is reaching out to the community after a fire in March left their home uninhabitable. In a post on Facebook group Newtown Neighbors Unite earlier this month, the message begins:...Read Full Article

  • Rabbi Shaul Praver Entering 5th District Race

    John Voket
    Latest News
    April 21, 2018, Saturday
    5th US Congressional Race, Democrat, Elizabeth Esty, Newtown Interfaith Council, Rabbi Shaul Praver

    Rabbi Shaul Praver, who spent 13 years as spiritual leader of Newtown’s Congregation Adath Israel and played a key role on the Newtown Interfaith Council, has decided to enter the race for the 5th U...Read Full Article

  • Layers Of Conflict, Lawsuit Result In Suspension Of LOF Discussion

    Kendra Bobowick
    Latest News
    April 21, 2018, Saturday
    ADA Compliance, Adaptive Ski Club, cease and desist, joel zeisler, Leaps Of Faith

    Town paperwork referring to any mention of the LOF Adaptive Skiers programs is piling up — from e-mails and letters addressed to First Selectman Dan Rosenthal, to recent Americans with Disabilities ...Read Full Article

  • LOF Adaptive Skiers Still Seeking Events Location

    Kendra Bobowick
    Latest News
    April 21, 2018, Saturday
    First Selectman Dan Rosenthal, George Benson, Housatonic Drive, Leaps Of Faith, LOF, Walnut Tree Hill, Zeisler

    Last fall’s struggle to find a suitable lakeside location for the Sandy Hook-based LOF Adaptive Skiers continues this season, even though First Selectman Dan Rosenthal feels “conversation” this ...Read Full Article

  • Developer Withdraws Hunters Ridge Applications

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    April 20, 2018, Friday
    79 Church Hill Road LLC, 8-30g process, Affordable Housing Appeals Act, AHAA, Applications Withdrawn, Aquifer Protection Agency, George Benson, Hunters Ridge, Land Use Director, WSA

    PLEASE NOTE: This story includes important updates unavailable for the April 20, 2018 print edition of The Newtown Bee.   The developer for the proposed major mixed-use project Hunters Rid...Read Full Article

  • Residents Called To Cast Budget Votes, Authorize Bonding April 24

    John Voket
    Latest News
    April 20, 2018, Friday
    2018 Budget Referendum, absentee ballots, Ballot Questions, First Selectman Dan Rosenthal, Saturday Voting Session, Town Clerk Debbie Halstead

    From the conspicuous absence of more than a handful of residents at recent public hearings to the sidelines of sporting events and on social network sites, there is little evidence that local taxpayer...Read Full Article

  • BOS Accepts Proposed Community Center Budget

    John Voket
    Latest News
    April 20, 2018, Friday
    Board Of Selectmen, Caldwell & Walsh, Community Center, Public Building and Site Commission, Value Engineering

    The Board of Selectmen acted to bring the new community center closer to fruition April 16 after voting unanimously to accept a proposed project budget presented by the design firm of Caldwell & W...Read Full Article

  • Join ‘Paths To Newtown’ April 24

    Kendra Bobowick
    Latest News
    April 20, 2018, Friday
    Amy Mangold, connecting Newtown trails, Land Use, Mangold, Newtown trails, paths, Paths to Newtown, Rob Sibley, Sibley, trails

    A leisurely walk through the woods could soon be a little bit better. Both the town Land Use Agency and Parks and Recreation Department are hosting "Paths to Newtown: a trails collaboration meeting" ...Read Full Article