Schoolbus Scofflaws Face Fines, Safety Rules Reviewed

Published: January 18, 2019 at 06:00 am
Following recent resident uproar on social media pertaining to an alleged incident of a car passing a stopped school bus, The Newtown Bee sought information regarding bus stop protocols for drivers and students.

Ambulance Reports | December 27, 2018-January 17, 2019

Published: January 17, 2019 at 05:00 pm
Ambulance calls in Newtown, Conn., for the period of December 27, 2018-January 17, 2019, as reported by the dispatchers at Newtown Emergency Communications Center.

Fed Shutdown Means No Cider For Now At Local Brew Pub

Published: January 17, 2019 at 02:00 pm
The fed shutdown has come home to roost in Newtown, affecting local businesses. But it appears assistance is on the way as state and federal political leaders push for compensation assistance for Connecticut's out of work government employees and service members.

First Selectmen Hosts Listening Session To Hear Seniors’ Concerns

Published: January 17, 2019 at 07:15 am
On January 11, First Selectmen Dan Rosenthal hosted a special Listening Session at the Newtown Senior Center to hear senior feedback and welcomed a turnout of more than 50 residents.

SHPMC Meets For Memorial Project Updates

Published: January 17, 2019 at 07:00 am
The Sandy Hook Permanent Memorial Commission conducted its first meeting of the new year on the evening of January 10.

Still Seeking 2019’s First Baby

Published: January 17, 2019 at 06:00 am
Sometimes it takes a few weeks to find the First Baby of Newtown, and 2019 is turning into one of those years.

Adaptive Snow Ski Event At Mount Southington

Published: January 15, 2019 at 11:10 am
LOF Adaptive Skiers will host a day of skiing for veterans at Mount Southington, 396 Mount Vernon Road, Plantsville, Thursday, January 17, 10:30 am to 3 pm.

Slow Down! Speed Displays Planned For Toddy Hill Road

Published: January 14, 2019 at 07:00 am
Police Chief James Viadero on January 8 told a group of Toddy Hill Road area residents that he has found funding for a town purchase of two electronic speed display signs that will be positioned on Toddy Hill Road to deter motorists from speeding.

January 2019


This Week's Poll

When do you purchase calendars?

As early as possible.
0% (0 votes)
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