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Flash Flood Warning Announced

Published: September 25, 2018 at 03:50 pm
The National Weather Service in Upton, N.Y., has extended the flash flood warning for southern Fairfield County until 6 pm Tuesday, September 25. At 3:37 pm Doppler radar indicated heavy rain across the warned area, according to the National Weather

2018 Firehouse Ride Will Continue Hook & Ladder Fundraising Efforts

Published: September 25, 2018 at 09:41 am
The public is invited to join the 2018 Firehouse Ride on Saturday, September 29. The ninth annual Newtown Hook & Ladder fundraising event will again be offering music, food, raffle prizes, and a meandering 50-mile motorcycle ride through neighboring towns.

Newtown Police Department Schedules Open Houses

Published: September 25, 2018 at 09:40 am
Newtown Police Department will hold open houses at its current and proposed sites on Saturdays, October 13 and 27.

Two Patients Rescued From Roof

Published: September 22, 2018 at 07:00 am
Newtown police and the Botsford Fire Rescue Company responded September 19 to The Commons at Newtown/Newtown Rehabilitation and Health Care Center at 139 Toddy Hill Road on a report that there were two elderly patients on the roof of a building there.

Fire Reports | September 13-19, 2018

Published: September 21, 2018 at 12:10 pm
Fire calls and their responders for the period of September 13-19, 2018, as reported by the dispatchers at Newtown Emergency Communications Center.

Police Reports | September 8-18, 2018

Published: September 21, 2018 at 12:05 pm
Police reports covering Newtown, Conn., for the period of September 8-18, 2018.

Volunteer Parents, Girls’ Soccer Fans, Opponents Make March Of Dimes Fundraiser A Success

Published: September 22, 2018 at 08:00 am
There was no on-field winner or loser when the Newtown High School girls’ soccer team tied visiting Pomperaug of Southbury 1-1, at Blue & Gold Stadium on September 11. But, for Newtown Coach Marc Kenney and his family, the volunteer parents and fans who supported the team’s annual March of Dimes fundraiser were the true winners of the night.

Fire/CO Alarms Available From Fire Marshal

Published: September 21, 2018 at 12:00 am
The town fire marshal’s office has a supply of smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors available for free to residents who are unable to purchase such safety devices, according to Fire Marshal Rich Frampton.

This Week's Poll

Newtown Cultural Arts Commission is presenting or coordinating on six weeks of special events. Which event are you looking forward to the most? (Visit our Features page for a full story with details about all of these events.)

“In The Bag” exhibition, on view to September 28
0% (0 votes)
The Lords of 52nd Street concert, September 14
0% (0 votes)
Newtown Arts Festival weekend, September 15-16
25% (1 vote)
“An Evening of the Arts,” September 15
50% (2 votes)
“The Fox on the Fairway” production by Town Players of Newtown, weekends September 21-October 13
0% (0 votes)
“The Main Street Replica Project,” launching September 25
0% (0 votes)
Someday Cinema Series screenings of “The Blues Brothers,” September 30
0% (0 votes)
Photography display “In Our Rearview Mirror” by Marleen Cafarelli, et al, October 1-30
0% (0 votes)
“Love, Laughter, and Rhubarb” with Tinky Weisblat, October 3
25% (1 vote)
Newtown Day, October 6
0% (0 votes)
The 3rd Annual Newtown-Sandy Hook Restaurant Week, October 8-14
0% (0 votes)
Basket weaving workshop with Tina Puckett, October 13
0% (0 votes)
“Courageous Conversations in A Complex World,” October 17
0% (0 votes)
Live at ETH: David Wax Museum concert, October 19
0% (0 votes)
The 2nd Annual Fall Carnival at Fairfield Hills, October 19-21
0% (0 votes)
Connecticut Author’s Reading Series, October 21
0% (0 votes)
Natalie’s Open Mic, October 21
0% (0 votes)
“The Wordsmiths,” October 24
0% (0 votes)
Pianist Konstanza Chernov, October 28
0% (0 votes)
Someday Cinema Series double feature screenings of “Bride of Frankenstein” and “The Beast with Five Fingers,” October 29
0% (0 votes)
Total votes: 4