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  • The Great Pootatuck Duck Race & Town Festival Winners Are…

    The race began with a splash.

    This year’s 2014 Great Pootatuck Duck Race on May 24 drew a bustling crowd. Parents and children filled the river’s banks in Sandy Hook Center, lining fences along the water near The Foundry, and across the rushing current, filled the lot behind Porco’s Karate Academy on Church Hill Road.

  • Fire Reports | May 22-28, 2014

    The radio dispatchers at the Newtown Emergency Communications Center at Town Hall South, 3 Main Street, report the following fire calls and the responders:

    Thursday, May 22: 12:01 pm, burning odor outdoors, near 92 Church Hill Road, Sandy Hook responded.

  • Fire Reports | May 8-14, 2014

    The radio dispatchers at the Newtown Emergency Communications Center at Town Hall South, 3 Main Street, report the following fire calls and the responders:

    Thursday, May 8: 5:03 pm, odor of gas indoors, 3 Pole Bridge Road, Sandy Hook responded; 5:13 pm, motor vehicle accident, near 129 South Main Street, Hook & Ladder responded; 8:48 pm, medical assist, Glen Road, Sandy Hook responded.

  • Fire Reports | May 1-8, 2014

    The radio dispatchers at the Newtown Emergency Communications Center at Town Hall South, 3 Main Street, report the following fire calls and the responders:

    Thursday, May 1: 5:29 pm, motor vehicle accident, I-84, Sandy Hook responded; 10:01 pm, illegal burn/outside fire, near intersection of Dayton Street and Eagle Rock Road, Sandy Hook responded.

  • Fire Reports | April 17-24, 2014

    The radio dispatchers at the Newtown Emergency Communications Center at Town Hall South, 3 Main Street, report the following fire calls and the responders:

  • Ladies Auxiliary Says Thanks

    To the Editor:

    A great big thank you from the Ladies Auxiliary of Sandy Hook Fire and Rescue Co.!

    I on behalf of the Auxiliary I would like to thank all of you who came out and supported our annual Easter flower sale. We had a successful weekend and are gracious for all your kind words and generous donations.

    We hope to see you again at our annual Mothers Day flower sale. It will be held Friday, May 9th and Saturday, May 10th at our firehouse on Riverside Road.

  • Fire Reports | April 10-16, 2014

    The radio dispatchers at the Newtown Emergency Communications Center at Town Hall South, 3 Main Street, report the following fire calls and the responders:

    Thursday, April 10: 12:01 pm, brush fire, near 13 Papoose Hill Road, Hook & Ladder and Hawleyville responded.

    Friday, April 11: 10:41 am, wires down, near 34 Meadow Brook Road, Botsford responded; 9:52 pm, medical assist, Nunnawauk Road, Hook & Ladder responded.

  • Caring For ‘The Rock of Angels’

    To the Editor:

    I write this after having just viewed a television piece on the furor caused by the disposal of items left at a cemetery in another Connecticut town.

  • Fire Reports | April 3 - 9, 2014

    The radio dispatchers at the Newtown Emergency Communications Center at Town Hall South, 3 Main Street, report the following fire calls and the responders:

    Thursday, April 3: 11:22 am, mutual aid call, Sandy Hook responded.

    Friday, April 4: 2:24 am, medical assist, Brushy Hill Road, Hook & Ladder responded.

  • Fire Reports, March 27 - April 3, 2014

    The radio dispatchers at the Newtown Emergency Communications Center at Town Hall South, 3 Main Street, report the following fire calls and the responders:

    Thursday, March 27: 2:19 pm, brush fire, near 130 Boggs Hill Road, Hook & Ladder and Dodgingtown responded; 6:09 pm, alarm, 174 Taunton Hill Road, Dodgingtown responded.  

    Friday, March 28: 4:59 pm, motor vehicle accident, near 66 Church Hill Road, Hook & Ladder responded.