News

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.

Selectmen Expand, Approve Bike & Trails Committee Appointments

Published: December 06, 2018 at 07:35 am
With more than 30 Newtown residents stepping forward to serve, First Selectman Dan Rosenthal, with the assistance of Selectman Maureen Crick Owen and Parks & Rec Director Amy Mangold, narrowed the field and saw the Board of Selectmen unanimously approve

Salvation Army Bell Ringers Needed

Published: December 04, 2018 at 08:35 am
The Newtown chapter of the Salvation Army is in need of a few more bell ringers for the weekends of December 7-8 and 14-15.

Transportation Plan Listening Session Set For December 11

Published: December 04, 2018 at 07:00 am
WestCOG will be hosting a series of public listening sessions to hear experiences and perspectives on the region’s transportation system from its users. One of these public session in Newtown on December 11 from 6:30 to 7:30 pm at the Booth Library community meeting room.
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