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Newtown 16-Year-Olds Win State Title

Published: July 31, 2014 at 12:00 am
In the inaugural season of the 16-year-old Prep Division of Connecticut Babe Ruth Baseball, the Newtown 16U team traveled to North Haven and captured the state championship on Saturday, July 26 by beating Fairfield in the semifinals and North Haven in the finals. In the championship game, Newtown be

Newtown 11s Second In States; At Home For Regionals On Saturday

Published: July 31, 2014 at 12:00 am
The Newtown Renegades beat New Fairfield 9-4, Southbury 7-3 and New Milford 6-0 but came up short twice against Danbury, 6-2 and 5-4, in the double elimination Cal Ripken 11U Connecticut State Tournament at Rogers Park in Danbury this past week. Danbury and Newtown both go on to compete in the Cal R

9th Annual Newtown Road Race 5K August 30

Published: July 31, 2014 at 12:00 am
The 9th Annual Newtown Road Race 5K and Kid's Run will take place at Dickinson Park on Saturday, August 30. Nike presents the 5K race and the Newtown Prevention Council is sponsoring this year's Kids Run to benefit Newtown Youth & Family Services.

Free Fitness For Children: 4th Annual CCFA Jamboree

Published: July 31, 2014 at 12:00 am
Girls and boys ages 8-14 are invited to join in a free afternoon of fun, fitness, and educational activities from 1 to 3 pm on Tuesday, August 12, at NYA Sports & Fitness Center, 4 Primrose Street. NYA and the Chelsea Cohen Fitness Academy (CCFA) are hosting the fourth annual CCFA Jamboree during

A Permanent Public Memorial To 12/14

Published: July 31, 2014 at 12:00 am
It has been about nine months since the Board of Selectmen appointed 12 volunteers to the Sandy Hook Permanent Memorial Commission. We learned from the panel last week that in that time, the commission has begun an "outreach process" to various groups in the community that will last for several

Police Reports | July 22-28, 2014

Published: July 31, 2014 at 12:00 am
Traffic Signal Accident A two-vehicle accident occurred at the four-way traffic signal that controls traffic flow at the intersection of Queen Street and the commercial driveways at 5 and 6 Queen Street at about 12:39 pm on July 22. The

Fire Reports | July 24-31, 2014

Published: July 31, 2014 at 12:00 am
The radio dispatchers at the Newtown Emergency Communications Center at Town Hall South, 3 Main Street, report the following fire calls and the responders: Thursday, July 24: 7:21 am, wires down, near 9 Knollwood Drive, Hook & Ladder responded; 8:20

Residents Sought For Commission Posts

Published: July 31, 2014 at 12:00 am
First Selectman Pat Llodra is seeking residents to fill several opening on local appointed boards and commissions. In some cases the appointments are required to be affiliated with a specific political party, while in other cases unaffiliated voters are encouraged to consider serving.

Wetlands Hearing On Cluster-Style 23-Lot Subdivision Slated For Late August

Published: July 31, 2014 at 12:00 am
The Inland Wetlands Commission (IWC) has scheduled a public hearing on a proposed 23-lot cluster-style residential subdivision for late August. IWC members decided at a July 28 session to hold the public hearing on The Preserve at Newtown proposal on proposal on Wednesday, August 27. At a July 23 s

Fire Officials Raise Several Concerns On Proposed Dispatching Change

Published: July 31, 2014 at 12:00 am
Fire officials are expressing a range of concerns about a proposal to shift the town's radio dispatching for emergency 911, police, fire, and ambulance calls from the Newtown Emergency Communications Center at 3 Main Street to the Northwest Connecticut Public Safety Communication Center, Inc, at Rou

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