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New Purchasing Agent Meets, Updates Council

Published: March 01, 2019 at 06:00 am
Newtown’s Purchasing Agent Rick Spreyer has been on the job for a few months. On February 26, he had an opportunity to introduce himself to the Legislative Council.

Tax Relief Proposal Gets Okay, Hawley Project On Ballot

Published: March 01, 2019 at 07:00 am
During a special meeting February 26 following a weather-related postponement the week before, the Legislative Council approved a proposal to modestly expand the amount of tax relief being granted to qualifying local seniors and totally disabled residents.

Police May Encounter More Marijuana DUI Cases

Published: March 01, 2019 at 08:00 am
With an anticipated increased legalization of recreational marijuana in the Northeast, town police expect that they may encounter more motorists illegally driving under the influence of marijuana.

Police Revive Motorist With Narcan After Crash

Published: March 01, 2019 at 07:00 am
About 10:50 pm on Monday, February 25, police were dispatched to a motor vehicle accident that had occurred in Huntingtown, near the intersection of Huntingtown Road and Meadowbrook Road.

Lyddy Larceny Case Continued In Court

Published: March 01, 2019 at 07:10 am
STAMFORD — Kyle Lyddy, 32, formerly of Newtown, and his defense lawyer appeared on February 27 in Connecticut Superior Court in Mr Lyddy’s ongoing first-degree larceny case involving his alleged misappropriation of approximately $500,000 from Match Marketing Group, his former employer in Norwalk.

Former Garner Inmate Charged With Sexual Assault

Published: March 01, 2019 at 07:00 am
SOUTHBURY — State police have arrested a former Garner Correctional Institution inmate on felony charges for sexual actions he allegedly took while incarcerated at the high-security prison for men at 50 Nunnawauk Road in Newtown.

School District Financial Report Highlights A Hopeful Balance

Published: March 02, 2019 at 07:00 am
The Board of Education heard a hopeful report at its meeting on February 19, when Director of Business Ron Bienkowski explained that due to an estimate for the Special Education Excess Cost Grant, the district is now projecting a positive balance for the 2018-19 fiscal year.

What Legal Counsel’s Role Is In The School District

Published: March 01, 2019 at 07:30 am
Responding to recent discussions over the school district’s legal counsel and its duties and responsibilities, district representatives shared information on the law firm’s role in the district.

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