- Friday, June 26, 2015 at 9:12 am
Next Tuesday’s “topping off” ceremony, where the final steel construction beam at the new Sandy Hook Elementary School is signed by the entire construction team and hoisted into place, will mark a significant milestone in the critical local building project that one key official involved said is going extremely well.
- Saturday, February 7, 2015 at 11:02 am
Site work being performed at the new Sandy Hook Elementary School site in February includes installing retaining wall #4; beginning foundation excavation (late February); and continuing storm drainage pipe and structure installation.
- Monday, December 2, 2013
Long before the first environmental contractors started reporting higher than expected levels of lead, asbestos, and PCBs in construction debris at Sandy Hook School, a panel of town officials and residents in a subsequent referendum had already endorsed razing and replacing the aging elementary school building.
- Thursday, June 13, 2013
According to Newtown officials close to the project, many of Connecticut’s larger communities have personnel in-house who can handle the necessary preparation for a major construction job like the one ramping up for the new Sandy Hook School.
- Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Now that the Sandy Hook School Building Task Force has made its recommendation to construct a new facility on the site of the existing school, Public Building and Site Commission Chairman Robert Mitchell believes he can put himself in the place of many of the task force members as they struggled toward their goal.
“A part of me wished they could put off the decision another year,” he told The Bee this week, just days after the task force completed its nearly eight-week process. “But we really can’t wait.”
"A Spotlight And A Microscope": BOE Authorizes Expenditure For Pre-Construction Services At Sandy Hook SchoolThursday, April 25, 2013
During a special meeting of the Board of Education on Wednesday, April 24, an expenditure of up to $65,000 from the Sandy Hook School Special Revenue Fund was authorized for providing pre-construction services for Sandy Hook School.