Following brief discussion at a Legislative Council meeting May 17, Chair Mary Ann Jacob said her panel voted unanimously to set the 2017-18 mill rate at 33.87 on the 2016 grand list for fiscal year 2...Read Full Article
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Newtown police said they are seeking any witnesses to a fatal January motorcycle accident, or any people with knowledge of that accident, in their continuing probe into the incident.
At about 3 pm,...Read Full Article
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The Board of Selectmen reached a key milestone following a special meeting May 23 by authorizing a schematic design concept for the new community and senior center facility, and directing the design t...Read Full Article
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The Distribution Committee of the Sandy Hook Support Fund at The Newtown-Sandy Hook Community Foundation, Inc announced the release of its fourth annual community needs assessment.
The Distribution C...Read Full Article
HARTFORD— Governor Dannel P. Malloy announced May 26 that he is directing US and Connecticut flags to fly at half-staff on Monday, May 29, from sunrise until noon, in observation of Memorial Day. As...Read Full Article
All town offices will be closed on Monday, May 29, in honor of Memorial Day .
Newtown Senior Center, the schools, and C.H. Booth Library also will be closed.
The transfer station on Ethan Allen Road...Read Full Article
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Fluttering red, white, and blue flags again mark the roughly 1,300 veterans’ graves throughout Newtown.
Visiting cemeteries and graveyards both large and small on May 17, volunteers, bundles of d...Read Full Article
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HARTFORD— Governor Dannel P. Malloy announced May 25 that all regular construction-related activity on Connecticut state roads and highways would be suspended beginning at 6 am on Friday, May 26, la...Read Full Article
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NOTE: This post reflects information received from Mary Ann Jacob following the initial publication of the story. This post was also updated at 6:30 pm May 25 adding remarks by Governor Dannel Malloy ...Read Full Article
The town’s perennial “rite of summer” has occurred, with the Main Street flagpole again flying its “summer flag,” a symbol that amplifies the patriotic message of the smaller “winter flag,...Read Full Article