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  • Shannon Hicks Named NESNE Master Photographer

    Nancy K. Crevier
    Latest News
    April 29, 2017, Saturday
    Master Photographer, NESNE, NESNE Master Photographer, New England Society of Newspaper Editors, Newtown Bee Associate Editor Shannon Hicks, Shannon Hicks

    Newtown Bee Associate Editor Shannon Hicks was among more than a dozen journalists honored at the annual New England Society of News Editors (NESNE) spring awards ceremony on April 20. Held at New ...Read Full Article

  • Fire Reports | April 13-26, 2017

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    April 28, 2017, Friday
    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, April 13: 12:05 pm, odor of gas indoo...Read Full Article

  • Friends Of Music Annual Meeting Slated

    Shannon Hicks
    Latest News
    April 28, 2017, Friday
    Friends of Music annual meeting, Newtown Friends of Music

    Newtown Friends of Music will hold its annual meeting in the Old Courtroom at Edmond Town Hall, 45 Main Street, from 7 to 9 pm, on Tuesday, May 2. All members (annual subscribers) are invited to atte...Read Full Article

  • Police Reports | April 7-25, 2017

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    April 28, 2017, Friday
    police reports

    Concrete Mixer Police report that an Oshkosh concrete-mixer truck driven by Keith Sniffen, 60, of Danbury, was parked on a curve on Walnut Tree Hill Road, north of its intersection with Old Green Roa...Read Full Article

  • Wetlands Agency Postpones Hilario’s Hearing, Approves Drainage Project

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    April 27, 2017, Thursday
    131 Mt Pleasant Road, 135-139 Mt Pleasant Road, Hilario's Service Center, Hundred Acres Road drainage project, Inland Wetlands Commission, IWC, Town Engineer Ron Bolmer

    The Inland Wetlands Commission (IWC) has postponed a public hearing on a Hawleyville firm’s proposal to expand its Mt Pleasant Road automotive business because the applicant had not met the legal re...Read Full Article

  • Dodgingtown & Hawleyville Fire Companies Support Volunteer Firefighter Day With Open Houses

    Alissa Silber
    Latest News
    April 27, 2017, Thursday
    Chief John Basso, Chief Steve Murphy, Dodgingtown Volunteer Fire Company, Hawleyville Volunteer Fire Company, Volunteer Firefighter Day

    Sixty volunteer fire departments throughout the State of Connecticut participated in Volunteer Firefighter Day on Sunday, April 23, including Dodgingtown Volunteer Fire Company and Hawleyville Volunte...Read Full Article

  • Both Local Budgets, All Capital Requests Pass At Referendum

    John Voket
    Latest News
    April 25, 2017, Tuesday
    2016-17 referendum, budget referendum, Capital Authorizations, capital road spending, Hawley School roof, middle school improvements, new senior center, planning for new police headquarters, Senior Center

    With 3,385 ballots cast in local referendum voting April 25, voters measurably approved both the proposed municipal and school operating budgets for 2017-18, as well as all six capital project authori...Read Full Article

  • Sandy Hook Man Arrested For Gas Station Armed Robbery

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    April 25, 2017, Tuesday
    Armed Robbery, Class B felony, first-degre robbery, Newtown Police Detective Joe Joudy, Police Spokesman Aaron Bahamonde, Stephen Violet., Wheels Citgo, Wheels Citgo armed robbery

    Police said they charged a Sandy Hook man on Tuesday, April 25, with first-degree robbery in connection with a January incident involving firearms at a South Main Street (Route 25) gas station/conveni...Read Full Article

  • Dodgingtown Woman Killed In Currituck Road Motorcycle Crash

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    April 24, 2017, Monday
    fatal motorcycle accident, Jaclyn Ann Schulz, Jaclyn Schulz, motorcycle crash

    Police report a that a woman motorcyclist died due to injuries received on the evening of Sunday, April 23, when her 2010 Harley-Davidson Sportster went off Currituck Road and struck a utility pole. ...Read Full Article

  • Sandy Hook Firefighters Acquire New Rescue Truck

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    April 23, 2017, Sunday
    Chief William Halstead, Rescue 444, Sandy Hook Fire & Rescue, Sandy Hook Volunteer Fire & Rescue, Truck 444

    The Sandy Hook Volunteer Fire & Rescue Company has acquired a new rescue truck, a key piece of firefighting apparatus firefighters use when responding to motor vehicle accidents, medical calls, an...Read Full Article