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Town Taxes Now Payable Online, Over The Phone

Published: December 31, 2015 at 12:00 am
Residents and property owners know that when January and July come around each year it is time to face the obligation of paying local taxes. To ease the burden of having to physically appear at the Tax Collector's Office at Newtown Municipal Center, alternative online and telephone payment methods

Year In Review: Celebrations And Service In Newtown's Schools

Published: December 31, 2015 at 12:00 am
For Newtown's students 2015 was a year filled with accomplishments and celebrations for the school district. Multiple dramatic and musical productions and seasonal concerts showed off burgeoning talents; roughly 450 students graduated from Newtown High School, one day after 400 students moved up f

Year In Review: Celebrations And Service In Newtown's Schools

Published: December 31, 2015 at 12:00 am
For Newtown's students 2015 was a year filled with accomplishments and celebrations for the school district. Multiple dramatic and musical productions and seasonal concerts showed off burgeoning talents; roughly 450 students graduated from Newtown High School, one day after 400 students moved up f

Year In Review: Increased Development, Revised Charter, Embraced Budgets, Election Year Changes Marked 2015

Published: December 31, 2015 at 12:00 am
Whether it was welcoming a newly elected crop of local officials, determining the fate of several well-worn town facilities, rewriting the local charter, embracing (or rejecting) economic development initiatives, mulling the scope and preferred site for a 12/14 memorial, or passing a local budget wi

Year In Review: School Building Projects Underway In 2015

Published: December 31, 2015 at 12:00 am
Newtown's public school buildings were the subject of many discussions at town board and commission meetings in 2015, with a new school building project underway, capital improvement plan discussions, and a report from a Facility and Enrollment Study Committee. As the year began bids for the con

Ready For Newtown's First Baby

Published: December 31, 2015 at 12:00 am
The Newtown Bee proudly announces there will be another First Baby Contest in January. The winning parents will be the ones who send the earliest birthdate (and time, if necessary, to break a tie) to The Newtown Bee by noon Tuesday, January 5. Parents must be Newtown residents, and will need to subm

New Laws For The New Year

Published: December 31, 2015 at 12:00 am
As with any new year, several new laws, or portions of laws, go into effect in Connecticut, on January 1. Among those going into effect on Friday will be one provision of An Act Concerning Excessive Use of Force (HB 7103): grants for body camera purchases. Newtown Police Department had an early stud

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