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Garbage Ignites In The Waste Transfer Station

Published: May 17, 2013 at 12:00 am
About 30 volunteer firefighters from all five local fire companies responded to the town waste transfer station off Ethan Allen Road midday on Sunday, May 12, to extinguish a garbage fire within that large steel building. Botsford Fire Rescue Company

Memorial Commission Members Sought

Published: May 17, 2013 at 12:00 am
The Newtown Board of Selectmen is soliciting nominations for seven residents to serve on a Permanent Memorial Commission. The commission will provide the Board of Selectmen with recommendations on the nature, location, and financial details and ramifications of memorials for thei...

Fire Reports May 9 - 16, 2013

Published: May 16, 2013 at 12:00 am
The dispatchers at the Newtown Emergency Communications report the following fire calls and the responders: Thursday, May 9: 10:35 am, alarm, 34 Taunton Hill Road, Hawleyville and Dodgingtown responded; 7:40 ...

Police Reports May 6 - 13, 2013

Published: May 16, 2013 at 12:00 am
Road Rage Police report they received a complaint about 10:45 am on May 12 from a woman concerning a “road rage” incident that had occurred on Queen Street near Lovells Lane. Police said t...

Garner Inmate Arrested After Serious Prison Assault

Published: May 16, 2013 at 12:00 am
State police report they responded to a serious assault in which one inmate attacked another inmate within Garner Correctional Institution, the state's high-security prison at 50 Nunnawauk Road. State police said this week that on the afternoon of May 8, they received a call from Garner reporting

Lawmakers Call For Federal Funding For New Sandy Hook School

Published: May 16, 2013 at 12:00 am
US Senators Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal and Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty announced in a conference call Thursday, May 16, that next week they will introduce a bill into the Senate and House of Representatives to amend the School Emergency Response to Violence (SERV) fund, allowing it to pro

Finance Board, Council Cover School Security OT Costs

Published: May 16, 2013 at 12:00 am
The Board of Finance May 13 and the Legislative Council two days later, decided to delay using a budgeted fund balance allocation to offset some projected police overtime costs for school security. At the same time, the finance board and council approved additional transfers to more than cover overt

Fire Reports May 9 - 16, 2013

Published: May 16, 2013 at 12:00 am
The dispatchers at the Newtown Emergency Communications report the following fire calls and the responders: Thursday, May 9: 10:35 am, alarm, 34 Taunton Hill Road, Hawleyville and Dodgingtown responded; 7:40 ...

Police Reports May 6 - 13, 2013

Published: May 16, 2013 at 12:00 am
Road Rage Police report they received a complaint about 10:45 am on May 12 from a woman concerning a “road rage” incident that had occurred on Queen Street near Lovells Lane. Police said t...

Garner Inmate Arrested After Serious Prison Assault

Published: May 16, 2013 at 12:00 am
State police report they responded to a serious assault in which one inmate attacked another inmate within Garner Correctional Institution, the state's high-security prison at 50 Nunnawauk Road. State police said this week that on the afternoon of May 8, they received a call from Garner reporting
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