News

NSB Staff, Customers Embracing New Power Of Local Branding

Published: December 08, 2018 at 08:00 am
Newtown Savings Bank President and CEO Ken Weinstein is seeing his team and customers celebrating an ambitious new branding campaign that touts its small town roots and hyper-local focus.

Proposed Skating Rink Slips Nicely Into NYA Facility

Published: December 07, 2018 at 03:50 pm
There is a new plan in place for a proposed skating rink to be added to the NYA Sports & Fitness complex at Fairfield Hills. Rink developers, as well as NYA representatives, are hopeful of groundbreaking in April and for the rink to be in operation by the end of July.

Additional Bell Ringers Sought

Published: December 07, 2018 at 11:40 am
A handful of bell ringing opportunities have opened up for the Newtown chapter of Salvation Army, including two for tomorrow.

BOE Approves School Building Projects, Hears Activities Report

Published: December 07, 2018 at 07:45 am
Air conditioning projects for Hawley Elementary School’s multipurpose room and Newtown Middle School’s cafeteria were approved, along with a lightning protection system project for Sandy Hook Elementary School, by the Board of Education at its meeting on December 4.

Police Collect Donations For Holiday Food Drive

Published: December 07, 2018 at 07:30 am
Members of the Newtown and Redding police departments assembled in the Big Y World Class Market parking lot for their Stuff-A-Cruiser holiday food drive on December 1. The collection accepted a variety of nonperishable food items that will be distributed

Sale Closing Held For New Police Station Site

Published: December 07, 2018 at 07:00 am
While sale closings in real estate transactions typically are carried out with little fanfare, in order to note its municipal significance, the sale closing on the abutting South Main Street/Pecks Lane properties, which comprise the site for the planned new police station, was held before an audience in the Council Chambers at Newtown Municipal Center on November 30.

Final Appeal For Newtown Fund's Depot Day

Published: December 07, 2018 at 07:00 am
The Newtown Fund is making one final appeal for support ahead of December 15, when the annual Adopt-A-Family event will culminate in Depot Day.

WCSU Identifies Object That Prompted Recent Shelter In Place 

Published: December 06, 2018 at 11:45 am
After a thorough investigation, police have determined that the sighting of a “gun” which was reported at the Western Connecticut State University Visual and Performing Arts Center on November 20 was actually a portable light stand.

Tree Lightings Foster Community And Holiday Spirit

Published: December 06, 2018 at 09:40 am
Residents gathered near loved ones and fellow community members to stand witness to three annual tree lighting ceremonies November 30, December 1, and December 2 at Ram Pasture, Sandy Hook Center, and Barnabas Plaza. The events annually begin the holiday season in Newtown.
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