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P&Z Approves Scoreboard For Youth Baseball Field

Published: September 30, 2017 at 12:00 am
Revised plans for a scoreboard for Glander Field #3 were approved by the Planning & Zoning Commission on September 21.

Zoning Rules Approve Brew Pubs, Distilleries

Published: September 30, 2017 at 12:00 am
In response to informal inquiries having been made about the potential to locate brew pubs and distilleries in town, the Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) has created some new zoning rules that would regulate such land uses. Following an uneventful

'Granny Pods' Slated For Public Hearing

Published: September 30, 2017 at 12:00 am
The town's proposal to opt out of a new state law, which would allow the use of temporary health care structures as accessory land uses in zones that permit single-family houses, is scheduled for an October 5 Planning & Zoning Commission public hearing.

Newtown Middle School Seeking Portraits Of Local Veterans

Published: September 30, 2017 at 12:00 am
Newtown Middle School art teachers Leigh Anne Coles and Kristen Ladue are seeking official portraits of local veterans to be turned into portraits by students in time for a Veterans Day assembly at the school in November. According to Ms

Spreading CVH Animal Sanctuary Support With Butterflies And Cards

Published: September 30, 2017 at 12:00 am
Like a mirror of the words Catherine Violet Hubbard would say to creatures, "Tell your friends I am kind," how one volunteer came to support the foundation created in Catherine's honor was a connection formed through friendships and kindness. Many

Newtown Continuing Education Classes Available

Published: September 30, 2017 at 12:00 am
Newtown Continuing Education announced it has limited openings available in the following classes. Contact Newtown Continuing Education at 203-426-1787, 9 am to 1 pm, Monday through Friday, for further information on dates, times, and location, or visit . Bird

Birdsey Parsons: Diaries Reveal A Different Kind Of Life

Published: September 30, 2017 at 12:00 am
In April 2016, Town Historian Dan Cruson had just completed transcribing the first of three diaries (see "Diaries Reveal Details Of One Of Newtown's More Colorful And Elusive Characters - Birdsey Parsons In The Early 20th Century," The Newtown Bee

Bolinsky Reacts To Budget Veto

Published: September 29, 2017 at 12:00 am
HARTFORD- On Thursday, September 28, Governor Dannel Malloy delivered on his threat and vetoed the state budget passed by both Houses of the state legislature, in a historic show of bipartisan support. Representative Mitch Bolinsky (R-Newtown) expressed disappointment on Friday,

Fire Reports | September 14-27, 2017

Published: September 29, 2017 at 12:00 am
The dispatchers at the Newtown Emergency Communications Center at Town Hall South, 3 Main Street, report the following fire calls and the responders: Thursday, September 14: 7:41 am, medical assist, Farrell Road, Hawleyville responded; 11:30 pm, odor of gas indoors,

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