• Emblems Of Encouragement And Support

    To suitably display the many shoulder patches that the Sandy Hook Volunteer Fire & Rescue Company has received from various emergency service organizations since 12/14, members of the Chesapeake Beach Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department, Inc, of Virginia Beach, Va., have donated two large, custom-made wooden display cases to the volunteer fire company.

  • Snow Day Cancellations

    If you have an event that will be cancelled or postponed due to today's weather, contact Shannon Hicks at The Newtown Bee (203-426-3141 or shannon@thebee.com) .

  • Fire Reports, February 18-March 6, 2013

    The dispatchers at the Newtown Emergency Communications Center at Town Hall South report the following fire calls and the responders: Thursday, February 28: 1:01 pm, alarm, 62 Castle Meadow Road, Dodgingtown and Botsford responded; 5:58 pm...

  • Winter Guard To Collect Bottles And Cans For Fundraiser, Saturday Morning

    The Newtown Varsity Winter Guard will hold their final Bottle and Can Drive of the season on Saturday, March 9 from 10 am until noon at three locations: Newtown High School, Newtown Middle School and Reed Intermediate School.  

  • Three Arrested Following Incident At Newtown Skate Park

    Police report an incident at Newtown Skate Park during the late afternoon of Tuesday, March 5, involving the brandishing of a firearm, which resulted in the arrest of three people.

  • Local GOP Reps ‘Disappointed,’ 'Misled' Over Gun Panel Split

    Two of Newtown’s three state representatives expressed dismay and frustration following a split recommendation by the legislative working group on gun violence, after a bipartisan package of reforms suddenly morphed into two sets of recommendations on Tuesday, March 5. ...

  • Police Panel OKs Secondary Post For Chief

    Police Commission members have approved a request from Police Chief Michael Kehoe to start a second job as an instructor for Post University’s online education program in the field of criminal justice.

  • Sculptures In The Snow

    Newtown Bee readers have shared a few photos showing snow day creativity. Have one to share? Send it to shannon@thebee.com. Be sure to tell us the names of everyone in the photo, and a brief description of where the photo was taken.

  • Inmate Education— Garner’s Youth Development Program Plans Expansion

    The state Department of Correction’s youth development program at Garner Correctional Institution, which is intended to dissuade young inmates from prison gang membership by providing them with the education required to obtain general equivalency diplomas (GED), has been fu...

  • Police Reports for the week of 3/1/13 - 3/7/13

    Intersection Accident Police report a two-vehicle accident involving a coupe and a truck at the intersection of Mile Hill Road and South Main Street about 11 am on March 2. The collision involved a 20...