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Proposed Turkey Ridge Subdivision Gains Wetlands Permit

Published: June 01, 2017 at 12:00 am
Turkey Ridge, an 11-lot residential subdivision proposed for a 28.5-acre site at 96 Toddy Hill Road, has gained a wetlands/watercourses protection permit from the town. Steve Maguire, senior town land use enforcement officer, on May 30 approved the permit after

Girls, Led By Medalist Houle, Edged By One Stroke And Boys Fourth In SWC

Published: June 01, 2017 at 12:00 am
The two-time South-West Conference champion girls' golf team from Newtown High School was dethroned - barely - by Joel Barlow of Redding, at Brownson Country Club in Shelton, on May 30. Barlow shot a round of 401 strokes on the

Bridge Rehabilitation Project On I-84 West In Sandy Hook Set To Commence

Published: June 01, 2017 at 12:00 am
The Connecticut Department of Transportation has announced the start of construction activities for the rehabilitation of Bridge 06693 (Pole Brook Bridge), located on I-84 westbound in Sandy Hook, beginning June 1. The planned finished date is August 8.

Women Rise To Run For Office

Published: June 01, 2017 at 12:00 am
On May 22, Shannon Watts, founder of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, announced a new initiative to "train and encourage" high school and college-aged young women to find a place in the political arena. "Rise To Run"

First Selectman Candidates Commence Campaigning

Published: June 01, 2017 at 12:00 am
This year, with the announced departure of First Selectman Pat Llodra come December, three sets of runningmates have seized the opportunity to announce their political intentions right after Memorial Day, along with a fourth aspiring candidate.

Words Of Praise, Admiration Follow Llodra Announcement

Published: June 01, 2017 at 12:00 am
It did not take more than a few hours after First Selectman Pat Llodra's announcing her planned retirement this December for well-wishes and reflections on her many leadership qualities to begin pouring in to The Newtown Bee . The four-term

Janet Porteous

Published: June 01, 2017 at 12:00 am
Janet Sherman Porteous, 87, of Shelton, beloved wife of the late Trumbull Police Chief Norman W. Porteous, died May 3 at Wesley Heights. Born in Trumbull on August 20, 1929, she was the daughter of the late Laurence and Gertrude

Guilty Plea Expected In Florida 12/14 Threat Case

Published: June 01, 2017 at 12:00 am
FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (AP) - An attorney for a Florida woman says that she will plead guilty to threatening a man whose 6-year-old son was killed in the December 14, 2012, mass shooting incident at Sandy Hook School in Newtown.

Marilyn Perry

Published: June 01, 2017 at 12:00 am
Marilyn Louise (Cristini) Perry, 81, of Stratford died peacefully May 26. She was born in Derby on New Year's Day 1936, daughter of the late Mae (Cawthra) and Leslie David Cristini. She was the widow of Charles "Gordy" Perry, Sr.

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