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Watch Tuesday’s Candidates’ Forum At Newtownbee.com

Published: October 23, 2018 at 03:45 pm
Anyone who cannot get to Edmond Town Hall October 23 for The Newtown Bee's Candidates’ Forum can view it live from home on their computer, or on any mobile device at www.newtownbee.com, beginning at 7 pm.

Sandy Hook Shooter’s Belongings Ordered Released To Public

Published: October 23, 2018 at 03:30 pm
Police must release disturbing writings and other belongings of the Newtown school shooter to the public because they are not exempt from the state’s open record laws, the Connecticut Supreme Court ruled Tuesday, October 23.

Foot Chase Ends In Police Apprehension Of Alleged Auto Thief

Published: October 23, 2018 at 10:55 am
About 3 am on Tuesday, October 23, Newtown police were dispatched to the area near the intersection of South Main Street and Bears Hill Road in Botsford to search for a traveling motor vehicle that had been reported stolen from Greenwich earlier that night. The suspect was later apprehended after crashing the vehicle on Wasserman Way.

Limited Voter Registration Session Set

Published: October 23, 2018 at 10:35 am
The Registrar of Voters' office in the Newtown Municipal Center, 3 Primrose Street, will open from 9 am to noon on Monday, November 5 for In-Person voter registration for anyone who turned 18, became a US citizen, or moved to

Cherry Grove Dedication Hike Is November 10; Call For Volunteers November 3

Published: October 23, 2018 at 07:30 am
Join Newtown Forest Association members on a dedication hike at Cherry Grove Preserve on November 10 at 1 pm. NFA is also seeking volunteers to walk other properties.

Esty, Thompson To Join Students, Activists At Gun Violence Prevention Roundtable

Published: October 22, 2018 at 04:30 pm
Gun Violence Prevention Task Force Vice Chair Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (Conn.-5) and Chairman Congressman Mike Thompson (Calif.-5) will join Jr Newtown Action Alliance and Connecticut Teens Against Gun Violence, as well as activists from Newtown Action Alliance and Connecticut Against

Walnut Tree Hill Water Main Improvements Underway; Construction Delays Expected

Published: October 22, 2018 at 12:37 pm
Newtown Police Department on Monday issued a request that residents and business owners along the southern section of Walnut Tree Road plan on alternate routes for up to three months, while water main work is done. 

'Newtown Bee' Reporter Earns Ben’s Bell Award; Belling The Cat (And Other Creatures)... Lover

Published: October 22, 2018 at 11:15 am
There are only two ways to receive a Ben’s Bells ornament, said Ben’s Bells Founder Jeannette Maré Monday morning, October 22, as she spoke to staff members of The Newtown Bee, moments before surprising one of the hometown newspaper reporters with one of the coveted ornaments.

Shrimp Boil Benefits Mission In Mississippi

Published: October 22, 2018 at 08:00 am
Newtown Congregational Church hosted its annual Mississippi BBQ & Low Country Shrimp Boil, a benefit for Back Bay Mission in Biloxi, Miss.

Police Chief Urges Deterrents To Auto Thefts

Published: October 21, 2018 at 08:00 am
Police Chief James Viadero is offering residents some simple advice to help them protect themselves from what is largely a preventable crime — auto theft.
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