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  • Temporary Utility Outages Probable Along Sugar Street Early Tuesday

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    September 22, 2017, Friday
    Frontier, Frontier Communications, Frontier outages, utility outages

    Newtown Director of Emergency Communications Maureen Will has been advised by the provider of phone and Internet services that some local customers may suffer temporary outages during the early morni...Read Full Article

  • Woodbury Hall Remediation, Demolition Commencing

    John Voket
    Latest News
    September 22, 2017, Friday
    AAIS Corporation, Chrystal Preszler, demolition, Remediation, Woodbury Hall

    “We’re getting two for the price of one!” That was the sentiment from Town Director of Planning George Benson after pointing out that remediation crews were outside the deteriorating Woodbury...Read Full Article

  • Republican Delegation Reacts To Historic State Budget Passage

    John Voket
    Latest News
    September 22, 2017, Friday
    First Selectman Pat Llodra, GOP State Budget, Rep JP Sredzinski, Rep Mitch Bolinsky, Rep Will Duff, Sen Tony Hwang

    It is safe to say that all four Republican members of Newtown’s state legislative delegation were pinching themselves, figuratively if not literally, as Democratic colleagues crossed the aisle in bo...Read Full Article

  • Blue Uniforms Give A New Look To Newtown Police

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    September 22, 2017, Friday
    new patrol officer uniforms, new police uniforms, Newtown Police Department, Patrol Officer John McCluskey, Patrol Sergeant Philip Hynes, Police Administrative Sergeant Jeffrey Silver, Police Chief James Viadero, Police Patrol Officer Benjamin Mulhall, police uniforms

    Town police are making the transition to new uniforms, changing their patrol officers’ garb from gray shirts and black pants to garments that are dark blue. The changeover is now occurring, with ...Read Full Article

  • Interim Superintendent Wants Task Force To Look At Transportation

    Eliza Hallabeck
    Latest News
    September 22, 2017, Friday
    2017-18 school year, Board of Education, BOE, Interim Superintendent of Schools Dr Lorrie Rodrigue, transportation

    The phrase “it is not working” was repeated multiple times by members of the public at the September 19 Board of Education meeting in response to the reconfigured transportation system. School boa...Read Full Article

  • SHPMC Issues Memorial Guidelines

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    September 21, 2017, Thursday
    design submissions, memorial guidelines, Sandy Hook Permanent Memorial Commission

    The Sandy Hook Permanent Memorial Commission (SHPMC), on behalf of the Board of Selectmen of the Town of Newtown, is inviting design submissions for a permanent memorial to honor and remember the 26 v...Read Full Article

  • Permanent Memorial Commission Approves Submission Guidelines, Releases Important Upcoming Dates

    Alissa Silber
    Latest News
    September 21, 2017, Thursday
    advisory panel, guided walks, SAC field, Sandy Hook Permanent Memorial Commission, SHPMC Advisory Panel, submission guidelines for designers

    The Sandy Hook Permanent Memorial Commission (SHPMC) met September 14, at Newtown Municipal Center, and approved the permanent memorial’s submission guidelines for designers. After months of constr...Read Full Article

  • Officials Stress Preparedness As Jose Departs And Maria Bears Down On Caribbean

    John Voket
    Latest News
    September 20, 2017, Wednesday
    Code Red, E-News Alerts, Hurricane Maria, Preparedness Director Bill Halstead, Tropical Storm Jose

    Newtown should remain in the clear with no significant precipitation forecast through September 30, according to Weather Underground (WU), but weather watchers — especially those with family, friend...Read Full Article

  • Family Dinner Night Canceled

    Shannon Hicks
    Latest News
    September 19, 2017, Tuesday
    Dorrie Carolan, Family Dinner Night, Family Dinner Night canceled, Family Fun Night, Family Fun Night canceled

    The 2017 Family Fun Night offered by Newtown Parent Connection and Newtown Prevention Council, scheduled for Friday night at Reed Intermediate School, has been canceled. Newtown Parent Connection C...Read Full Article

  • Rockettes, Ice Cream To Celebrate The Ana Grace Project

    John Voket
    Latest News
    September 19, 2017, Tuesday
    Holy Cow Ice Cream Shop, Love Wins, MSG's Garden of Dreams Foundation, Radio City Rockettes, The Ana Grace Project

    NOTE (Friday, September 22, 2017): In response to concerns from parents who felt many Newtown children would not be able to enjoy this special appearance by the Rockettes, scheduled so close to school...Read Full Article