- Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at 9:09 am
UPDATE (11:44 am): The library has opened.
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C.H. Booth Library will be opening late this morning, after the building's sidewalks and stairways cleared of snow.
Library Director Brenda J. McKinley says she hopes to be open by 11 am, “but we are asking people to call before coming over just to be sure.”
The library, at 25 Main Street, can be reached at 203-426-4533.
- Monday, February 2, 2015 at 8:10 pm
Newtown Public Schools will run on a two hour delay on Tuesday, February 3, as announced by the school district on Monday, February 2, in the evening.
- Monday, February 2, 2015 at 4:02 pm
With Newtown Municpal Center closed Monday, February 2 because of bad weather, First Selectman Pat Llodra posted a notice on the Town website reminding residents they could make last-minute property tax payments without a late penalty via the Tax Collectors web page.
- Monday, February 2, 2015 at 9:01 am
With just eight of the 12-member Sandy Hook Permanent Memorial Commission (SHPMC) present — chairman Kyle Lyddy, JoAnn Bacon, Steffan Burns, Brian Engel, Alan Martin, Tricia Pinto, Donna Van Waalwijk, and latecomer Dan Krauss — community members were still outnumbered, Thursday evening, January 29, at the second of two scheduled public hearings for input on a permanent memorial to honor the lives lost on 12/14.
- Monday, February 2, 2015 at 8:02 am
The following closings, cancellations or delayed openings have been announced for Monday, February 2, 2015 (newest announcements will be added to the top of the listing):
*Yoga Dimension morning classes were cancelled. The status of afternoon and evening classes have not yet been determined.
*All town meetings scheduled for today have been cancelled. Public Building & Site Commission meeting has been rescheduled already, for 7 pm tomorrow at Newtown Municipal Center (change of location).
*Newtown Municipal Center will be closed today.
- Monday, February 2, 2015 at 7:18 am
While there is no travel ban in place this morning, Governor Dannel P. Malloy and local officials are encouraging state residents to stay in place if possible while the current snow storm moves across the state. All eight counties of Connecticut are under a Winter Storm Warning this morning.
Gov Malloy activated the state’s Emergency Operations Center at 4 am, to monitor conditions across the state during the current storm. On Sunday evening he announced that all state employees would have at least a delayed start to their work week.
- Sunday, February 1, 2015 at 4:11 pm
Newtown Public Schools will be closed Monday, February 2, due to the anticipated weather.
The announcement was made around 4 pm on Sunday, February 1. The district also announced that all district offices will be closed on Monday, and all afternoon activities have been cancelled.
- Sunday, February 1, 2015 at 9:11 am
A storm system in the central part of the country will push east, setting the stage for a widespread precipitation event across the central and eastern United States through Monday. A wide swath of accumulating snow is forecast from Nebraska to New England.
- Sunday, February 1, 2015 at 8:45 am
HARTFORD (AP) — The Sandy Hook Advisory Commission debated Friday whether the victims counted in the dedication should include the shooter’s mother, a woman who has been faulted for contributing to the tragedy by fostering his fascination with guns as he grew increasingly socially isolated.
- Saturday, January 31, 2015 at 9:34 am
On Monday, January 26, Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) released revisions to a proposed permit for the management and oversight of municipal stormwater systems. The agency touted the draft as offering municipalities and institutions less costly and more flexible requirements for compliance.