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Weekend Closures & Cancellations

Published: January 18, 2019 at 02:05 pm
Ahead of a winter storm that is heading toward the East Coast, local groups and organizations are postponing or canceling events scheduled for January 19-21, 2019. We will continue to update this list as announcements are received.

Officials Urging Caution Ahead of Winter Storm; Weekend Plans Already Changing

Published: January 18, 2019 at 10:50 am
Local officials are urging residents to be prepared as the first significant storm of the season is forecast to impact the state Saturday night into Sunday. The Newtown Bee is reminding event planners and business owners to contact us to help alert readers and residents of any changes to special events and operating hours before, during and after the storm.

Early Morning Rescue On Taunton Lake

Published: January 18, 2019 at 09:05 am
Shortly after 7 am Friday, January 18, first responders were dispatched to the area of 84 Taunton Lake Road to rescue a deer that had fallen through the ice.

Senior Center Members Say Former Director Is ‘Irreplaceable’

Published: January 18, 2019 at 08:55 am
It seems like more than a coincidence that the word “irreplaceable” has former Newtown Senior Services Director Marilyn Place’s last name in it. After 30 years of dedicated service to the senior community, Ms Place announced her resignation last month,

‘Infowars’ Dropped From Roku After Backlash

Published: January 18, 2019 at 07:00 am
Six months after After Apple, Spotify, Twitter, Facebook, and other media companies banned Infowars, a program produced by conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, who was among a vocal minority denying 12/14 ever happened, was notified the Roku entertainment streaming service was dropping the program channel from its lineup.

Judge Allows Disclosure Of Infowars’ Internal Documents

Published: January 18, 2019 at 07:00 am
A Connecticut Superior Court judge has ruled that families of the victims killed on 12/14 will be able to review the financial documents of the conspiracy theory site Infowars, which has called the shooting a hoax.

Local Social Services, CSW Directors Both Departing

Published: January 18, 2019 at 07:00 am
Following the departure of Senior Center Director Marilyn Place in late December, The Newtown Bee has learned that Newtown Social Services Director Ann LoBosco and Newtown Center for Support and Wellness Director Jennifer Crane are also departing their positions in the coming weeks.
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This Week's Poll

When do you purchase calendars?

As early as possible.
0% (0 votes)
November
0% (0 votes)
Early December
29% (2 votes)
Late December
29% (2 votes)
The first time I go to write something in one in January and realize I've forgotten to buy one for the new year
29% (2 votes)
In March when they get discounted heavily
0% (0 votes)
I don't. I do everything electronically.
14% (1 vote)
Total votes: 7