Newtown’s self-proclaimed “The Can Man,” Paul Sarnik went through some dark days earlier this year. Thanks to help and encouragement from friends old and new, and even some strangers, Mr Sarnik is doing much better now, he recently shared with The Newtown Bee.
Local firefighters will conduct the annual Fill The Fire Truck campaign on Saturday, November 17, from 9 am to 2 pm. Donations will be accepted during those hours for FAITH Food Pantry, and then delivered to the pantry that afternoon.
Traffic — both human and vehicular — was heavy in and around Newtown’s three polling locations throughout the day November 6, as more than 12,500 voters headed out to cast ballots in multiple federal, state, and regional contests.
Published: November 07, 2018 at 10:03 am
Local voting trends mirrored those nationally as nearly eight out of ten eligible Newtown voters reported to polling places around Newtown to return Republican incumbent State Representative Mitch Bolinsky to Hartford, along with endorsing spending for a new police headquarters by a lopsided margin of around 3,200 votes.
Around 6:10 am on November 7, Democratic Newtown Registrar of Voters LeReine Frampton notified The Newtown Bee that incumbent 106th District Republican State Rep Mitch Bolinsky overcame challenger Rebekah Harriman-Stites by145 votes.
Following discussion at a third public hearing on November 1, Planning & Zoning Commission (P&Z) members have unanimously approved construction of a residential subdivision of eight single-family houses on 27 acres at 57 Castle Meadow Road in Hattertown, known as Sunset Ridge.
Newtown Parent Connection has received an educational grant of $10,000 from AT&T. The announcement of the grant was made on October 16 by NPC Founder Dorrie Carolan; Harry Carey, director of external affairs, AT&T; Newtown First Selectman Daniel Rosenthal, and State Senator Tony Hwang.