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  • Design Submissions Sought; Digital Tours To Come

    Alissa Silber
    Latest News
    October 19, 2017, Thursday
    Accepting Designs, Digital Tours, Kyle Lyddy, Mandatory Site Walks, Sandy Hook Permanent Memorial Commission

    The Sandy Hook Permanent Memorial Commission (SHPMC) met on Thursday, October 12, at 7:30 pm, at the Newtown Municipal Center to review how the registration and the intent to submit a design phase is ...Read Full Article

  • Newtown Man Charged In Fatal Summer Boating Collision

    John Voket
    Latest News
    October 18, 2017, Wednesday
    DEEP, ENCON Police, Mark Rudzinski, Randall Pineau

    A 55-year old Newtown man has been arrested by Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) Environmental Conservation (EnCon) Police on charges related to a fatal boating collision on Lak...Read Full Article

  • Madden Sentenced On Sex Crime Convictions

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    October 16, 2017, Monday
    Cheshire Correctional Institution, felony convictions, Madden, Post, prison term, prisoner, Sabrina's Encore Productions, sexual contact

    Matthew Madden, 24, formerly of Newtown and New York City, was serving time as a prisoner on Wednesday, October 11, at Cheshire Correctional Institution in Cheshire, having been sentenced on September...Read Full Article

  • Rock Of Angels To Be Relocated This Week

    Shannon Hicks
    Latest News
    October 16, 2017, Monday
    12/14, 12/14 permanent memorial, Episcopal Church in Connecticut, Episcopal Church of Connecticut, Richard Gray, Rock of Angels, Rock of Angels moving, Rock of Angels relocation, St John's Episcopal Church

    Rock of Angels, the stone monument in the small field behind St John’s Episcopal Church, is going on another road trip. The memorial honoring those killed on 12/14 at Sandy Hook Elementary School...Read Full Article

  • P&Z Hearings Slated On Animal Sanctuary Proposal

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    October 16, 2017, Monday
    agricultural site, animal sanctuary, ASDD, Catherine Violet Hubbard Foundation, Inland Wetlands Commission, M-5, P&Z, site development plan, zoning regulations

    The Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) is scheduled to conduct three public hearings in connection with a nonprofit group’s proposal to create an animal sanctuary at a 34-acre site off Old Far...Read Full Article

  • Halloween Fire Safety Tips Offered

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    October 15, 2017, Sunday
    fire marshal, Frampton, Halloween, National Fire Prevention Association, safety tips, trick -or-treating

    Fire Marshal Rich Frampton is offering the public some Halloween fire safety tips to make trick-or-treating safe for those who participate on Halloween, Tuesday, October 31. The National Fire Preventi...Read Full Article

  • P&Z Opts Out Of ‘Granny Pod’ Zoning

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    October 14, 2017, Saturday
    Benson, Cox, enforcement, granny pods, housing options, land use rules, Legislative Council, Mitchell, opt out, Planning and Zoning, zoning compliance issues

    After review of a new state law that automatically adds to municipal zoning regulations provisions that allow municipalities to regulate temporary health care structures, also known as “granny pods,...Read Full Article

  • 2016 Stats Show Drop In Burglaries, Larcenies

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    October 14, 2017, Saturday
    arson, burglaries, Crime In Connecticut, Department of Public Safety, larcenies, Newtown Police Department, robbery, vehicle theft

    A review of crime statistics for the past five calendar years indicates that in 2016, Newtown had its lowest rate of burglaries and larcenies during that five-year period. The statistics are based ...Read Full Article

  • All Smiles On A Warm Fall Day

    Alissa Silber
    Latest News
    October 14, 2017, Saturday
    Ginny Wolcott

    Ginny Wolcott enjoyed the sunny, 70-degree weather at Ferris Acres Creamery on Monday, October 2, with her dog Luther. The 5-year-old Labradoodle was all smiles after eagerly lapping up a Pup...Read Full Article

  • Fire Reports | October 5-11, 2017

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    October 13, 2017, Friday
    fire calls, fire reports

    The dispatchers working at the Newtown Emergency Communications Center at Town Hall South at 3 Main Street report these fire calls and the fire responders: Thursday, October 5: 12:25 pm, investigatio...Read Full Article