A Foot Down for A Step Up

Published: February 21, 2019 at 04:30 pm
He put his foot down, and it was not out of step. First Selectman Dan Rosenthal requested in early February that The Board of Education consider the legal firm retained by the board be released from its contract. It was

A Measly Request For Spreading Health

Published: February 14, 2019 at 04:30 pm
Americans love freedom. We love having freedoms that are stifled in many other countries. One of those freedoms, we have come to believe, is the right to say “No” to vaccinations. There are reasons to say “No” — medical situations

Heeding Communications At All Levels

Published: February 07, 2019 at 04:30 pm
The gateways to Newtown are being improved at Exits 9 and 10. One, at 75 Church Hill Road , is nearing completion; at Exit 9 , developers still wade in the waters of approvals. Well-groomed properties as visitors exit the

Holding Up The Sky, Holding Back The Sea

Published: January 31, 2019 at 04:30 pm
Members of Newtown Environmental Action Team (NEAT) have recently voiced alarm regarding climate crisis. Those who scoff at the idea of climate change might find reason to pounce on this, believing that “the sky is falling” has been the cry

Moving With The Winds Of Change

Published: January 24, 2019 at 04:30 pm
The winds of winter are sweeping across the state, bringing days that fluctuate between balmy and bitter. Likewise, winds of change are sweeping through town offices, ruffling the usual order and sweeping the pathways open for new appointments. Longtime Senior

We Are Here, Thanks To You

Published: January 17, 2019 at 04:30 pm
It is never too soon or too late to say “thank you,” and that is just what the publisher and staff of The Bee Publishing Co are choosing to do this week. Within the pages of this issue of The

Tried And True Reporting The Antidote To Misinformed ‘News’

Published: January 10, 2019 at 04:30 pm
We are preaching to the choir if you are reading this. You already know that your trusted community news source is the best place to find reliable news reporting. Nonetheless, we hope that this message is passed on to those

A Gift For The Future

Published: January 03, 2019 at 04:30 pm
Thanks to Trout Unlimited and the Pootatuck Watershed Association, and BSA Troop 270, this New Year offers the opportunity to give long-lasting meaning to a usually short-lived holiday tradition and one that is a quandary for some. The ritual of

Tiny Miracles, Huge Rewards

Published: December 27, 2018 at 04:30 pm
We are occasionally rewarded with and witness tiny miracles: the release of the last of summer’s leaves, pattering down to the ground in a breeze on a crisp, cold morning; running water in a brooklet crafted into ice sculptures by

The Christmas Story, According To St Luke

Published: December 20, 2018 at 04:30 pm
The late Newtown Bee editor Paul Smith started the tradition of printing the Christmas story, according to St Luke, in the issue closest to December 25. The story of travelers taking to the road is one familiar throughout the ages.

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