- Friday, June 13, 2014
Seen running during the Special Olympics Connecticut (SOCT) Law Enforcement Torch Run on June 6, in the front row, from left, are Newtown police officers Matthew Wood, William Chapman (carrying torch), Steven Siecienski, and John McDermott.
- Thursday, June 5, 2014
Officers from Newtown Police Department will be running the Newtown portion of the annual Special Olympics Connecticut (SOCT) Law Enforcement Torch Run on Friday, June 6.
The run raises awareness for SOCT, which will be hosting its Summer Games in New Haven at Southern Connecticut State University this weekend.
- Saturday, March 15, 2014
Most elementary school-age students, when asked what they want to do for their birthday, opt for gatherings with friends. Paintball. Movie and pizza. Going to a sporting event.
When Joseph Doherty started thinking about his 11th birthday, he decided to go for a swim. A quick one.
- Monday, July 15, 2013
Newtown Police officers will be participating in a special event this week at Pizza Palace Restaurant.
On Wednesday, July 17, from 4 to 10 pm, uniformed members of the department will be waiting on tables at the restaurant. All tips left for the police officers during those hours will be given to Special Olympics of Connecticut (SOCT).