Police officials plan to research whether adding more “speed tables” to the northern section of Key Rock Road would solve a motorist speeding problem there.
That speeding occurs when westbound drivers on Sugar Street (Route 302), which is a thoroughfare with a 40-mph speed limit, turn left and travel onto southbound Key Rock Road and are moving at speeds faster than Key Rock Road’s posted 20-mph speed limit.
The Great Room was filled to capacity last November when Newtown Congregational Church hosted its first shrimp boil to benefit Back Bay Mission. Centerpieces celebrated locations in and around Biloxi, Mississippi, home of the mission, and tables were set family style. The church will host its second annual event this weekend.
The effort to better understand the public’s perception and behavior regarding tick bites and tickborne disease is stepping up, according to Health District Director Donna Culbert.
“Newtown, through a proposal/bid process, has contracted with MORE Advertising, and is launching a short survey which will capture the public’s current knowledge and perception of risk about tickborne diseases,” she said in a release.
Friday, September 12, would have been Benjamin Wheeler’s eighth birthday. Friends are joining members of the Wheeler family to remember Ben and the other children and educators lost at Sandy Hook School with light.
Ben loved lighthouses. To share the light of Ben’s spirit, all are invited to place a candle safely in a window, doorway, or porch on Friday evening. Ideas include using a real candle, an LED candle, an electric window candle, a luminary, a lighthouse lamp, etc.
A new season of St Rose of Lima School Friday Bingo Nights will begin this weekend.
The first event of the 2014-15 season will be offered on Friday, September 12, in the Monsignor Weiss Gathering Hall, 46 Church Hill Road.
Doors open at 5:45 pm, and Bingo games run from 6:30 until approximately 9:30 pm. Designed for the Bingo enthusiast, evenings feature substantial cash prizes for all games, as well as door prizes. A concession offers dinner items and homemade baked goods, as well as complimentary coffee.