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Charter Panel Examining Majority Rule, School Board Political Makeup

Published: May 01, 2015 at 12:00 am
Along with its charge of streamlining Newtown's charter and making it more user-friendly for residents and taxpayers, the current Charter Revision Commission is deliberating a matter outside its charge that some members believe strays from editing and housekeeping and into decidedly political wate

Municipal Buildings Panel Meets New Vendor

Published: May 01, 2015 at 12:00 am
Newtown's Municipal Buildings Strategic Plan Advisory Committee met April 27 at the C.H. Booth Library so each panel member could hear from a consultant who will be reviewing and developing recommendations on three public facilities under priority focus by the group. The volunteers were introduced

Reminder: Stevenson Dam Bridge Closing To Traffic For 90 Hours, May 2-6

Published: May 01, 2015 at 12:00 am
The antiquated Route 34 bridge positioned atop Stevenson Dam on the Housatonic River, which links Monroe to Oxford, will be closed to traffic for a 90-hour period to allow for maintenance work on the hydroelectric dam, which has been in service for nearly a century. The bridge atop the dam will be c

New Taunton CEO Ready To Reinforce, Increase Consumer Engagement

Published: May 01, 2015 at 12:00 am
Newtown-based Taunton, Inc, a multichannel media company providing high-quality information and inspiration to special interest enthusiasts and professional craftspeople, recently announced the appointment of Daniel R. McCarthy as chief executive officer. According to a release from the firm, Mr McC

Wingathlon Road Closure Notice

Published: May 01, 2015 at 12:00 am
The First Annual Newtown Wingathlon, to benefit Dylan's Wings of Change, will take place on the morning of Saturday, May 2. Travelers can expect delays and some road closures between the hours of 8 am and noon, in and around Fairfield Hills and southern Newtown, and are asked to be aware of and wa

Working Women's Forum Hosting Discussion, Networking

Published: May 01, 2015 at 12:00 am
The Working Women’s Forum, an association of local professionals and entrepreneurs, will feature an informal discussion prompted by the thought: “If I Could Live Anywhere...,” on Wednesday, May 13, at The Villa Restaurant, 4 Riverside Road. Networking and light dinner

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