- Thursday, May 14, 2015
Try to turn left at the flagpole. Drive by the high school on your way to work. Try to turn into traffic from any of the businesses near Exit 10. Suddenly, in this fast and distracted world, you will experience that rarest of luxuries: time to just sit and think. This is about the nicest thing we can say about traffic congestion in Newtown.
- Thursday, March 19, 2015
The contentious town review of a proposed large-scale housing development on 35 acres off Church Hill Road has inspired a growing contingent of worried residents in the area to study up on sewer systems. The Water and Sewer Authority (WSA) is considering a request from the developer of the multifamily housing complex to extend the sewer district to include the entire parcel instead of just a small portion adjacent to Church Hill Road. The residents are crying foul, saying the request perverts the original purpose of the sewer system serving the center of town.
- Wednesday, March 4, 2015
To the Editor:
- Saturday, March 22, 2014
A Trumbull firm has gained Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) approval to construct a gas station/convenience store, including a food service area, at 67 Church Hill Road, at that street’s western corner with Edmond Road.
Following two March 20 public hearings on the matter, P&Z members unanimously approved the project, which is known as Wheels, submitted by Consumers Petroleum of Connecticut, Inc (CPCI).
- Friday, February 7, 2014
A vacant, deteriorated building on Church Hill Road that town officials have long considered to be an eyesore was demolished this week following the town’s pursuit of its removal through the provisions of the recently enacted municipal anti-blight ordinance.
Workers using heavy equipment demolished the decayed 2,840-square-foot wood-frame structure at 57 Church Hill Road, which formerly was the location of Apex Glass. The glass firm is now located on Riverside Road.
- Saturday, January 25, 2014
The state Department of Transportation (DOT) is in the preliminary design stage of a traffic safety project that will create a conventional four-way signalized intersection of Church Hill Road, Commerce Road, and Edmond Road, a DOT official said this week.