Your Neighbor Is ALICE

Published: October 04, 2018 at 04:30 pm
A choice between modern technology or paying for childcare, the cost of job transportation vs food purchases, preventative medical care weighed against the cost of missing work: these are choices made every day by those Connecticut — and Newtown —

Building A Better Newtown

Published: September 27, 2018 at 12:00 pm
There is a lot of building going on in Newtown. Some of it has raised eyebrows as trees are razed and beams are raised, and some has been applauded. But there is another kind of building going on in town

Star Light, Star Bright... Will We See You In The Night?

Published: September 20, 2018 at 04:30 pm
Goodbye, classic Newtown. Hello, bright new world. With the approval of a drive-through window for the Starbucks Coffee shop in the new construction at exit 10 on Church Hill Road and ongoing consideration of allowing drive-throughs for eateries in shopping

Alive With The Arts

Published: September 13, 2018 at 04:30 pm
Imagine a world where vignettes of life are captured in paint, in sound, in movement; carved from stone or rendered in fabric; where science explodes with vision. It is a world that exists: the world of art. Newtown will come

A Small Victory Can Mean Big Relief

Published: September 06, 2018 at 04:30 pm
It is a small victory in the news world, but one that may bring relief to some community newspapers that have been struggling under tariffs temporarily imposed this past year on Canadian imports of uncoated groundwood paper — that which

Changing Newtown For Better... Or Worse?

Published: August 30, 2018 at 04:30 pm
The Planning & Zoning (P&Z) Commission would like to broaden zoning regulations, allowing drive-through window service at shopping centers. What a surprise. Reworking zoning regulations has become a habit in this town, with special zoning and overlay zones regularly applied

Catching Up With Technology At NewtownBee.com

Published: July 27, 2018 at 07:00 am
Technology keeps changing, and sometimes it feels like chasing a greased piglet around the barnyard, change happens so quickly; but online readers have no doubt noticed this week that we have taken that slippery technology in hand with the implementation

Newtown Votes For A Better Connecticut

Published: August 17, 2018 at 11:32 am
Registered Democrat and Republican voters went to the polls Tuesday to elect who they felt would be the best candidate in the November elections. The November elections may feel very far off, but these primaries signal the start of what

Not One More - The Final Destination

Published: August 09, 2018 at 12:00 am
They are just kids. They should be spending the summer lolling on beaches, dallying with summer romances, and catching up on leisure reading. They should be complaining to parents about curfews and putting in hours at summer jobs and camps

The News You Can Trust, Right At Hand

Published: August 02, 2018 at 12:00 am
The American Press Institute reports that, according to a Pew Research Center survey, Americans "who follow the news most of the time (62 percent) are feeling worn out by the news," and "... (78 percent) of those who less frequently

February 2019


This Week's Poll

Toilet Paper: Under (opening under/against the wall) or Over (opening over/away from the wall)?

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