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Cancellations, Postponements Arriving Ahead Of Winter Storm

Published: February 20, 2019 at 11:45 am
Ahead of a winter storm moving toward Newtown and the region, events and programs scheduled for this afternoon and evening are being cancelled or postponed. A National Weather Service Winter Weather Advisory covering Fairfield County, among other areas, will be in effect from 2 this afternoon until 6 am Thursday, February 21.

Eversource Flyovers Scheduled

Published: February 19, 2019 at 03:00 pm
Eversource has announced helicopter flyovers will take place through Tuesday, February 26.

Police Commission Revises Policy On Domestic Violence Calls

Published: February 19, 2019 at 07:15 am
In response to a change in state law, the Police Commission has revised a town police policy concerning how certain domestic violence calls are handled.

Police Policy On Vehicle Searches Modified

Published: February 18, 2019 at 07:00 am
The Police Commission has modified the Newtown Police Department’s policy on police obtaining permission to conduct motor vehicle searches.

‘Hawleyville Station’ Project Gains Planning & Zoning Approval

Published: February 16, 2019 at 07:00 am
Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) members on February 7 unanimously approved a project known as Mitchell's Hawleyville Station for a site at 26 Hawleyville Road (State Route 25).

Wetlands Play Critical Role In Preserving Environmental Health

Published: February 15, 2019 at 07:15 am
There was a time long ago when people widely considered areas with saturated soils, such as swamps, marshes, bogs, and fens, collectively known as wetlands, to be wastelands, places where encroachment simply happened and dumping was okay.

Modified Hawleyville Industrial Mega-Project Under Wetlands Review

Published: February 15, 2019 at 07:00 am
Inland Wetlands Commission (IWC) members are continuing their review of a now-modified proposal to construct in Hawleyville what would be the largest industrial/office complex ever built locally.

Fire Reports | February 8-13, 2019

Published: February 14, 2019 at 04:00 pm
Fire reports for Newtown, Conn. for the period of February 8-13, 2019.
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Toilet Paper: Under (opening under/against the wall) or Over (opening over/away from the wall)?

Over
67% (2 votes)
Under
33% (1 vote)
Total votes: 3