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  • Police Seek Public Comments For Reaccreditation Review

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    June 24, 2018, Sunday
    Connecticut Police Officers Standards and Training Council, Lieutenant David Kullgren, Newtown Police Department reaccreditation, police department reaccreditation, POSTC, POSTC Tier 1 accreditation, reaccreditation

    Newtown Police Department is seeking public comments about its performance as a law enforcement agency as it pursues reaccreditation by the Connecticut Police Officers Standards and Training Council (...Read Full Article

  • Trails At Cherry Grove Farm Are Ready For Public Use

    Kendra Bobowick
    Latest News
    June 24, 2018, Sunday
    Bart Smith, Cherry Grove, Greg Carnrick, NFA, preserve, recreation, trails

    Hoofprints pressed into fresh-turned soil are proof that the newer trails cleared at Cherry Grove Preserve are already in use. The Newtown Forest Association’s (NFA) recent purchase of former Cherr...Read Full Article

  • Auto Thefts On The Rise; Police Chief Offers Advice

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    June 23, 2018, Saturday
    alarming pattern, juvenile laws, keys inside vehicles, motor vehicle thefts, no consequences, Police Chief James Viadero, unlocked

    In light of a recent increase in motor vehicle thefts, both in Newtown and elsewhere in the state, Police Chief James Viadero is offering some advice to residents. “Generally, the vehicles are be...Read Full Article

  • Fire Reports | June 14-21, 2018

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    June 22, 2018, Friday
    fire reports

    The dispatchers at the Newtown Emergency Communications Center at Town Hall South at 3 Main Street report the following fire calls and the responders: Thursday, June 14: 8:59 am, public service, 50 E...Read Full Article

  • Police Reports | June 1-19, 2018

    The Newtown Bee
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    June 22, 2018, Friday
    police reports

    Failure To Pay Police report that after learning they held a warrant for his arrest, Gregory Cinicolo, 62, of Newtown came the police station about 7:45 pm on June 19 and was charged with five indivi...Read Full Article

  • New Warden In Charge At Garner Prison

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    June 22, 2018, Friday
    Anthony J. Corcella, challenging, DOC, Garner Correctional Institution, high-security facility, male prisoners, mental health inmates, safety, security, unpredictability, Warden

    Although he has worked for the state Department of Correction (DOC) for more than 20 years, the stark steel and concrete confines of the sprawling Garner Correctional Institution at 50 Nunnawauk Road ...Read Full Article

  • Middle School Students ‘Move Up’ To High School

    Kendra Bobowick
    Latest News
    June 22, 2018, Friday
    Audrey Botta, Dr Rodrigue, Lorrie Rodrigue, Moving Up, Newtown Middle School, NMS, Thomas Einhorn, William Brock, William Connors

    “This is a positive and pivotal moment for all of you,” said Superintendent of Schools Dr Lorrie Rodrigue. Tuesday evening, June 19, she addressed the Newtown Middle School students who will begin...Read Full Article

  • Rally Protesting Parent-Child Separation Still On For Saturday

    John Voket
    Latest News
    June 22, 2018, Friday
    Action Together Connecticut, Action Together CT, immigrant parent-child separation, immigration policies, immigration policy, Jim Allyn

    This report was modified at 11 am on June 22 to remove an incorrect reference. It was further modified at 4 pm June 22 to include new information regarding Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty. Local musici...Read Full Article

  • BOE Postpones Potential Calendar Decision

    Eliza Hallabeck
    Latest News
    June 22, 2018, Friday
    2018-19 school year, Board of Education, school calendar, Superintendent of Schools Dr Lorrie Rodrigue

    The Board of Education held off voting on potential changes to the 2018-19 school calendar at its meeting on June 20 to further look at proposals presented by the superintendent. The 2018-19 school...Read Full Article

  • Rental Apartment Complex Proposed For The Summit

    Andrew Gorosko
    Latest News
    June 22, 2018, Friday
    146 South Main Street, apartment complex, parking, septic systems, SMVDD/SDD-6, The Summit at Newtown, Voll, zoning regulations

    Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) members on Thursday, June 21, were scheduled to review the parking facilities to be provided for a proposed 20-unit rental apartment complex at 146 South Main ...Read Full Article