- 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 the 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, 2015
Sabrina’s Encore Productions, LLC will present its winter series of shows at Edmond Town Hall the weekend of Friday through Sunday, January 30-February 1.
Youth of Newtown and surrounding towns including Easton, Trumbull, Bethel and Ridgefield will present the shows. Three separate casts will bring to life Disney’s Cinderella Kids, Saturday at 1 pm and Sunday at 2 pm; Fame Jr, Saturday at 4 pm and Sunday at 5 pm; and Company, A Musical Comedy, Friday and Saturday at 8 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 scarp tires at an industrial building on High Bridge Road.
- 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
HARTFORD — The sixth season of the Connecticut Public Television (CPTV) series All Things Connecticut has been running since January 8, and the next episode should offer Newtown and Sandy Hook residents a very familiar location.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
First Selectman Pat Llodra and Newtown’s Emergency Management Team are asking that every resident make appropriate preparations to ensure personal safety and readiness for what might be a major disruption in services.