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Firm Appealing Marijuana Dispensary Decision

Published: March 31, 2018 at 12:00 am
A firm that sought town zoning approval to potentially allow a medical marijuana dispensary to operate in an industrial building on Commerce Road on March 20 was denied permission for such a use. In response, the applicant, 18 Commerce Road,

An Earlier Than Expected Move Into Permanent Home For FAITH Food Pantry

Published: March 31, 2018 at 12:00 am
Moving day went much smoother than planned for FAITH Food Pantry. Thanks to unexpected help on Monday, the pantry opened for business at its newly constructed home Tuesday, March 27.

NHS Gala Concert To Dedicate New Auditorium

Published: March 31, 2018 at 12:00 am
Newtown High School has scheduled a Gala Concert for Monday, April 2, at 7 pm, to dedicate its newly renovated auditorium. A ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place at 6:45 pm, followed by the concert at 7 pm. A Gala Concert

NHS Students Preparing For Connecticut Computer Science Expo In May

Published: March 31, 2018 at 12:00 am
As part of a technology challenge, Newtown High School students are working to create both an app and wearable technology to interact with the program for the Skills21 Expo Fest in mid-May in Wallingford. The group of students began working

Boys' Volleyball Team Set To Raise Game To Next Level As Fourth Season Gets Underway

Published: March 31, 2018 at 12:00 am
Newtown High School's boys' volleyball team, which has made strides each spring - culminating with its first state tournament qualification last campaign after posting an 8-12 record - is looking to continue the upward trend this campaign. Players come into

Fairfield Hills Authority Talks About Ice Arena On Campus

Published: March 31, 2018 at 12:00 am
Claris Construction Inc President and Fairfield Hills Authority member Phil Clark unfolded drafts of an ice arena, to be situated next to the NYA Sports & Fitness Center at the back of Fairfield Hills. As reported earlier this month ,

'Risk A Verse' Returning To Meeting House With New Slate Of Readers

Published: March 31, 2018 at 12:00 am
Seventeen residents are expected to offer readings when Newtown Cultural Arts Commission presents the third annual "Risk A Verse," a National Poetry Month event that will return to Newtown Meeting House on Sunday, April 8.

State Releases $235,000 Grant For Newtown Road Projects

Published: March 30, 2018 at 12:00 am
"Awesome," was First Selectman Dan Rosenthal's immediate reaction Friday after learning the Connecticut Office of Policy & Management (OPM) just released a $235,371 grant to Newtown to apply to road construction and improvement projects. "I'm pleased the OPM is finally

Meetings Rescheduled On Hunters Ridge Multifamily Project

Published: March 30, 2018 at 12:00 am
Four public meetings on a scaled-down version of Hunters Ridge, a controversial mixed-use complex proposed for 79 Church Hill Road, have been rescheduled by the town. Developer 79 Church Hill Road, LLC, which initially had proposed 224 rental apartments for

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