- Friday, March 8, 2013
Watch this space for updated cancellations due to today’s snowstorm. It will be updated as The Newtown Bee hears from organizers and town officials in the event of additional changes due to the weather.
If you need to make an announcement, contact Shannon Hicks at 203-426-3141 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
*St Rose Bingo is cancelled tonight. The next Friday Night Bingo will be April 12.
- Friday, March 8, 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, report of a structure fire which actually was no problem, 17 Crabapple Lane, Sandy Hook, Botsford, and Hook & Ladder responded.
- Friday, March 8, 2013The 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.Proceeds will help fund the guard's trip to Dayton Ohio for the Winter Guard International Championships in April.Earlier this season, Winter Guard Fundraising Co-Chair Robbin Allen said that with all travel expenses for attending the WinFriday, March 8, 2013
Police report an incident at the Newtown Skate Park on Tuesday, March 5, involving the brandishing of a firearm, which resulted in the arrest of three people.
Police said they responded to a complaint at about 5:35 pm involving three males who were in a vehicle, one of whom had waved what appeared to be a handgun out of the vehicle’s window at people at the skate park after a verbal dispute there. There were no injuries.Friday, March 8, 2013
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.Friday, March 8, 2013
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.
Commission members approved the chief’s request for secondary employment at a March 5 session.
Chief Kehoe told Police Commission members that the Waterbury-based university’s online program in criminal justice would provide him with flexibility in terms of his role as an instructor.Friday, March 8, 2013
Lianna, Kaila and Mia Sullivan enjoyed their snow day, creating a pair of snowmen in front of their Sandy Hook home.Friday, March 8, 2013
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 functioning well and plans to expand operations, Garner’s warden said this week.Thursday, March 7, 2013
It would not be unusual for Board of Finance school budget deliberations to extend to three hours or more. But despite the intention to do so on March 6, finance officials never cracked open the school budget book.
Instead, they heard public comment and spent the rest of their special meeting originally scheduled to take up the district budget proposal, trying to get a better understanding about the scope and cost of future school security measures.Thursday, March 7, 2013
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 2006 Hyundai Tiburon coupe driven by Jillian Laub, 25, of 24 The Boulevard and a 1998 Freightliner truck driven by Wagner Motta, 56, of Bridgeport, police said.