- Monday, June 8, 2015 at 10:02 am
Owners of electric powered vehicles, including those that may be part of the town’s future municipal fleet, could soon cruise into Fairfield Hills or Edmond Town Hall parking lot and plug-in for a free “top-off.”
- Saturday, June 6, 2015 at 10:59 am
- Saturday, June 6, 2015 at 10:12 am
A lightning strike that occurred sometime during the weekend of May 29–31, damaged electrical lines in the town-owned Fairfield Hills water supply system, resulting in a series of events that caused the failure of two major water pumps in the system.
- Saturday, June 6, 2015 at 9:43 am
Newtown Bee readers last month were invited to drop off donations, items to be sent to servicemen and women currently deployed, in honor of the Memorial Day holiday. The Bee began running the annual collection in 2011, with the intent of having anything dropped off at its Church Hill Road office then provided to the VFW so that everything could then be sent off to Newtown residents serving overseas.
- Saturday, June 6, 2015 at 9:33 am
From left is Dr Kate Bakewell of Mt Pleasant Hospital for Animals, Town Clerk Debbie Aurelia Halstead (holding Rocko), and Mt Pleasant Hospital veterinarian technician Mary Simpson (with Tala), who encourage residents to take advantage of the annual cost-effective rabies clinic at Edmond Town Hall.
- Saturday, June 6, 2015 at 9:32 am
Newtown Parks and Recreation Department and NYA Sports & Fitness Center announce the Mad Dash Adventure Race will be held on Saturday, June 13, with the first flight commencing at 8:30 am. All courses will begin and end within Fairfield Hills.
- Friday, June 5, 2015 at 11:15 am
The Police Commission is considering hiring a traffic engineering firm to analyze how the Main Street flagpole intersection could be improved to reduce traffic accidents at the busy five-way junction.
A recent police study indicated that the flagpole intersection of Main Street, Church Hill Road, and West Street has the second-highest traffic accident rate in town. A 100-foot-tall flagpole without any protective barriers stands in the center of that intersection.
- Friday, June 5, 2015 at 10:43 am
Parents looking for something for their children to do — whether by introducing a new topic or continuing an already established interest shown by sons and daughters — have a number of options available during summer break. Newtown Continuing Education has again scheduled summer camps with a number of topics available.
This summer will mark the 24th year Continuing Education will be running its SMART (Summer Music and ARTs) summer camp.
- Friday, June 5, 2015 at 10:32 am
Following a successful Community Connections gathering at Walnut Hill Community Church in Bethel just over a year ago where Newtowners and others affected by 12/14 met with dozens of groups and support agency representatives, organizers are planning another event locally for June 11.
- Thursday, June 4, 2015 at 9:05 am
The Newtown Chamber of Commerce is inviting all local business professionals to its next free monthly networking event at Sal e Pepe Contemporary Italian Bistro on Wednesday, June 10, from 8 to 9 am.
The guest speaker is Chris Farrugio of Spadaccino and Leo P. Gallagher & Son Funeral Home. Mr Farrugio’s presentation, titled “Your Life, Your Legacy: Plan to Make it Right,” will explain the benefits and value of preplanning final arrangements.