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  • A Promise For A Better New Year

    The New Year has begun, bringing with it hopes and resolutions meant to erase the folly of the previous year (or years). It is an annual event, celebrated in this part of the world by the turning of the Gregorian Calendar page from December to January.

    Cups bubbled over New Year’s Eve, 2014 released with the pop of a cork or the 141-foot plunge of the 11,875-pound Waterford crystal-encrusted sphere in Times Square. Without a doubt, more than one person turned to the other and promised…

  • Influencing The Future

    A draft of Newtown’s latest version of its Plan of Conservation and Development is currently making the rounds of town agencies for critiques and comments before the Planning and Zoning Commission formally approves the planning document later this year. By state law, the town has to update this document at least once a decade.

  • The Police Department’s Inside Story

    It has been a high-profile week for the Newtown Police Department. On Tuesday, Police Chief Michael Kehoe fielded multiple interview requests from news media interested in NPD’s arrest of a Bridgewater man for the murder of his wife 28 years ago. The arrest in connection with the decades-old cold case was a testament to the dogged investigations of the local department, the Western District State Police, and state’s attorney’s office.