- Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at 2:08 pm
On an electronic weather map, the distance between Newtown and Norwich appears to be inches.
But residents on the opposite ends of Connecticut were measuring their differences in feet today, as Winter Storm Juno dealt eastern counties significantly higher snow totals than the most affected neighborhoods in Botsford, Sandy Hook or Dodgingtown.
- Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at 9:45 am
In a brief press conference from the Capital this morning, Governor Dannel P. Malloy thanked residents for staying off the roads since a travel ban went into effect last night, and promptly lifted that restriction in western Connecticut.
The governor appeared relieved to report only 11 crashes had occurred with just one injury since 9 pm Monday evening.
- Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at 9:00 am
Juno is still making its presence known, but Newtown does not look like it will be buried under 30 inches of snow.
- Tuesday, January 27, 2015Residents woke This morning to far less snow than originally forecasted for Tuesday, January 27. With just half a foot of powdery snowfall clinging to windowsills and mounded on rooftops across town, precipitation fell until roughly noon on Tuesday. The prior night's blizzard conditions were downgraded to a winter storm advisory by morning, and the travel ban, which Governor Dannel P.Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Newtown Public Schools will run on a two hour delayed start on Wednesday, January 28.
The district announced the decision on Tuesday, January 27, around 5:30 pm.Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) members are reviewing an industrial firm’s modified proposal for new zoning regulations, which would potentially allow it to handle and process scrap tires at an industrial building on High Bridge Road.Monday, January 26, 2015 at 12:00 pm
Governor Dannel P. Malloy made his first public statements concerning a blizzard that is approaching Connecticut during a 15-minute press conference Monday morning from the state’s Emergency Operations Center in Hartford. All residents across Connecticut should be prepared for heavy snow, accompanied by high winds and coastal flooding all possible, he said. The storm “has to potential to be the largest winter storm we’ve seen since 2013, and that was the February one.”Monday, January 26, 2015
With New England bracing for a blizzard, due to arrive by tonight, closing and cancellation notices are bound to be part of that process.Monday, January 26, 2015
The Capener family of Sandy Hook took advantage of Saturday’s snow to do what they do very well: the family built a large snow sculpture in their yard. Joined by some friends, a large snow bust of Bart Simpson now has a place of prominence in the family’s yard. Sculptors on Sunday included Ethan Capener, Miles Capener, Lily Capener, Eric Gray, Richard Guman, Julian Crane, and Vinny Wilson. Simon Capener oversaw the work.