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  • Hilario’s Expansion Proposal Gains Wetlands Permit

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    July 28, 2017, Friday
    135-139 Mt Pleasant Road, Hilario's, Hilario's Service Center, Inland Wetlands Commission, sedimentation/erosion control, sedimentation/erosion control plan, wetland mitigation measures, wetlands/watercourses protection permit

    Following 11 weeks of regulatory review, the Inland Wetlands Commission (IWC) this week approved a wetlands/watercourses protection permit for an industrial firm in Hawleyville that wants to expand it...Read Full Article

  • Dr Erardi Reflects On Newtown Experience

    Eliza Hallabeck
    Latest News
    July 28, 2017, Friday
    Board of Education, retires, Sandy Hook Elementary School, Sandy Hook School, Superintendent of Schools Joseph V. Erardi Jr

    Note: Additional comments, beyond what was in the print version of this article, have been added to this post. With the pending resignation of Superintendent of Schools Joseph V. Erardi, Jr, effect...Read Full Article

  • Troubled 12/14 Witness Wishing For A Forever Home In Newtown

    John Voket
    Latest News
    July 28, 2017, Friday
    Christian, Department of Children & Families, Foster Or Adoptive Home

    Editor’s Note: The last name of this story’s subject is being withheld by request. Months before the darkness of 12/14 descended on his already troubled world, a little boy named Christian was ...Read Full Article

  • Jean St Jean Feted On Town/Borough Retirement

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    July 28, 2017, Friday
    Jean St Jean, Jean St Jean retirement, zoning coordinator and liaison official

    Midday on Friday, July 21, several dozen municipal employees, various local elected and appointed officials, plus friends and associates gathered at Newtown Municipal Center to honor Jean St Jean, who...Read Full Article

  • P&Z Endorses Proposal For Assisted Living Complex

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    July 28, 2017, Friday
    2014 Town Plan of Conservation and Development, assisted living, assisted living complex, Church Hill Village, Donald Mitchell, site development plan approval, special zoning permit, Teton Capital, Teton Capital Company, Village District zoning certificate, wetlands/watercourses protection, William Donohue

    After discussion at a July 20 Planning and Zoning Commission meeting, P&Z members endorsed the construction of Church Hill Village, a 72-bed assisted living complex proposed for a vacant sloping 3...Read Full Article

  • Community Center, Senior Center Receive P&Z Approval

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    July 28, 2017, Friday
    8 Simpson Street, bonding, Community Center, Fairfield Hills Master Plan, Quisenberry Arcari Architects, Rusty Malik, Senior Center

    Following discussion at a July 20 Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) public hearing, P&Z members unanimously approved construction of a building that will hold a community center and senior ...Read Full Article

  • Police Reports | July 18-26, 2017

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    July 27, 2017, Thursday
    police reports

    Warrant Police report that on the morning of July 26, they arrested Luis Galindez, 47, of New Britain, on a warrant, charging him in connection with a May 8 incident that occurred at Walgreens Pharma...Read Full Article

  • Fire Reports | July 20-26, 2017

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    July 27, 2017, Thursday

    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 20: 1:13 pm, investigation, 51 Bla...Read Full Article

  • Erratic Driving Leads To Charges

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    July 27, 2017, Thursday
    driving under the influence, erratic driving, failure to keep prescription drugs in their original container, James Tillman, posession of more than four ounces of marijuana, possession of illegal drugs with intent to sell

    Police report they received a 911 call about 7:22 pm on July 19 from a motorist who was traveling near the intersection of Berkshire Road and Paugussett Road, who informed them that a light blue BMW i...Read Full Article

  • Pesky Brush Pile Fire Reignites Repeatedly

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    July 27, 2017, Thursday
    Botsford Fire Chief Wayne Ciaccia, brush pile fire, Fire Marshal Rich Frampton, former Daddario property, mulch fire, mulch pile, mulch pile fire, spontaneous combustion

    Local volunteer firefighters repeatedly responded to a pesky brush pile fire that kept reigniting for several days this week, as a result of spontaneous combustion occurring among the thousands of woo...Read Full Article