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Newtown Families To Legislators: Stop Release Of Crime Scene Photos

Published: June 01, 2013 at 12:00 am
The families of those massacred at Sandy Hook Elementary School are calling on legislators to amend state law so that photos and audio of the 911 phone calls from the December incident are not released to the public."They are offensive and an invasion of my son's right to dignity," said Dean P

Help For Oklahoma's Dogs And Cats

Published: May 31, 2013 at 12:00 am
For those who are concerned about the welfare of the pets affected by last week's tornado that laid low the town of Moore, Okla. and surrounding area, Reed Intermediate School student Aubrey Christensen is coming to the rescue.

Traffic-Lane Shifts Planned For I-84 Overpasses Above Center St.

Published: May 31, 2013 at 12:00 am
The state Department of Transportation (DOT) will be shifting the lanes of traffic flow on the two Interstate-84 bridges which cross above Center Street in the Riverside section of Sandy Hook. The construction work required to shift the location of traffic flow on the two 100-foot-long bridges is s

This Is Not The Year To Gamble

Published: May 31, 2013 at 12:00 am
To the Editor: We are about to endeavor on our third budget referendum, but the first time that we have a bifurcated budget and will be voting for the education budget only. This is uncharted territory for our town. This year we have also gone into uncharted territory as to how to best plan for t

Bruce Nicoll

Published: May 31, 2013 at 12:00 am
Bruce Nicoll, 57, St Augustine, Fla., and formerly of Newtown, died May 29. He was born in Easton, Penn., March 28, 1956, to Manny and Barbara Nicoll.

Yankees To Host Newtown Day On July 7

Published: May 31, 2013 at 12:00 am
The New York Yankees will host Newtown Day when the Yankees host the Baltimore Orioles on Sunday, July 7, at 1:05 pm. Tickets are offered to all Newtown residents on a first-come, first-served basis (limit of five tickets per person). Included is a food ...

Sandy Hook Families Call For Privacy Of 12/14 Crime Scene Information

Published: May 31, 2013 at 12:00 am
Twenty parents and spouses who lost loved ones at the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary on 12/14 gathered together at the Capitol in Hartford on Friday, May 31, to call on legislators to pass House Bill 6424, "An Act Concerning Fees for Searches of Accident and Investigative Reports of the Departm

LobsterFest Time In Sandy Hook

Published: May 31, 2013 at 12:00 am
Sandy Hook Volunteer Fire & Rescue Co., Inc will present its 26th Annual LobsterFest on Friday and Saturday, June 7-8. The event returns to the company's main station, at 18-20 Riverside Road. Dinner will be served on Friday from 5 to 9 pm, and Saturday from 4 to 9 pm, and include a full steak o

No Spashdown This Year, But Duck Race Still Nets 20 Raffle Winners

Published: May 31, 2013 at 12:00 am
Following days of rain and a swollen, rushing Pootatuck River - and even hopes by Friday, May 24, that The 13th Annual Great Pootatuck Duck Race would go onas planned - Newtown Lions Club members on May 25 made the difficult decision to change their plans for the Saturday of Memorial Day weekend

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