• Not A Good Start For The New Neighbors

    To the Editor:

    (The following letter to the members of the Planning & Zoning Commission has been received for publication in The Newtown Bee.)


  • RTC’s Concern: Finding The Right Candidates To Lead

    To the Editor:

  • A Successful Firehouse Ride

    To the Editor,

  • Community Center Can Be A Location For Shared Arts Experiences

    To the Editor:

    What do we need for Newtown’s future? Having gone through the Newtown School System and been a part of Newtown for almost 30 years, I have experience with the answer to that question. The arts, which service all the members of the town, regardless of age, special talents, or handicaps.

  • One Nice Gesture Will Lead To Another

    To the Editor:

    (The following letter to the members of Newtown Look & Ladder has been received for publication.)

    Dear Chief and Members of NH&L

    On behalf of the Town & Country Garden Club, a big thank you for the many times throughout the summer your members watered the three traffic islands in the borough that our club plants and maintains.

  • Enjoy The Beauty Of The Village

    To the Editor:

  • Letter Of Endorsement

    To the Editor:

    I have known Joe Girgasky as a neighbor, friend, and fellow commissioner here in Newtown for almost 20 years. During that time he has been deeply involved in community, the RTC and guided his son in understanding our municipal government.

  • Former Dispatcher Expected To Plead Guilty In Drug Trafficking Case

    HARTFORD — A former Newtown emergency services dispatcher is expected to plead guilty to a federal drug charge at a change-of-plea hearing scheduled for October 19 in US District Court.

    The legal action stems from the man’s participation in a drug trafficking ring, which was allegedly headed by a former Newtown police sergeant.

  • NYFS To Host Halloween Costume Swap

    Newtown Youth & Family Services (NYFS) will host a free Halloween costume swap, Saturday, October 17.

    Participants are invited to drop off gently-used Halloween costumes in any size, weekdays, between 10 am and 7 pm,  through Friday, October 16, at NYFS, 15 Berkshire Road in Sandy Hook. 

  • ‘Empowering Smart Online Choices,’ Tuesday Evening

    The school district’s PTAs, PTSA, and the Newtown Prevention Council are sponsoring a presentation by Scott Driscoll for local parents on Tuesday, October 13, from 7 to 8:30 pm, at Newtown Middle School.

    The presentation is called “Empowering Smart Online Choices,” and it will be held in the middle school’s auditorium.