News

Overnight I-84 Ramp Closures Planned

Published: June 17, 2019 at 11:55 am
Four ramps providing access on and off Interstate 84 are scheduled to have overnight closures this week, according to State Representative Mitch Bolinsky. The temporary closures have been announced as part of ongoing bridge maintenance and paving on the interstate.

Hawleyville Apartment Complex Developer Seeking Expansion Approval

Published: June 17, 2019 at 07:30 am
The developer of a rental apartment complex at Covered Bridge Road in Hawleyville is seeking Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) approval to increase the number of dwellings that it would build on the site, which is near the Exit 9 interchange of Interstate 84.

Health Care Facility’s Solar Proposal Under P&Z Review

Published: June 17, 2019 at 07:00 am
Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) members are reviewing a local health care facility’s proposal to install more than 2,200 solar panels to produce electricity that would cover most of the facility’s power demand.

#Classof2019 #GraduationAdvice

Published: June 14, 2019 at 10:52 am
On the same day 412 Newtown High School seniors walked across a stage and officially became high school graduates, The Newtown Bee reached out through its social media outlets. We asked readers this week to share the advice they would offer to those graduating from high school this year.

Exit 11 Commercial Design District Proposal Draws Opposition

Published: June 14, 2019 at 08:35 am
A developer’s proposal to create zoning regulations, which would provide for a “commercial design district” in Sandy Hook in the area near the Exit 11 interchange of Interstate 84, with the intent of building a restaurant with drive-through window service there, has drawn some heavy opposition from residents living in that area.

Two Men Injured In Serious Head-On Crash

Published: June 14, 2019 at 07:05 am
A section of Mt Pleasant Road near Johnnie Cake Lane was closed to through-traffic for several hours on Saturday, June 8, as police investigated a serious two-vehicle head-on collision.

SHVFR Second Assistant Chief Named 2019 Outstanding Member Of The Year

Published: June 14, 2019 at 06:30 am
Sandy Hook Volunteer Fire & Rescue Company Second Assistant Chief Andrew Ryan was recently named the fire company's 2019 Outstanding Member of the Year.

Newtown Fares Well With State Budget, Sen Hwang Slams Process

Published: June 14, 2019 at 06:15 am
While Newtown will end up receiving over a half-million dollars more in state revenues than were budgeted for the local 2019-20 fiscal cycle, Senator Tony Hwang remains incensed over this year's legislative process for completing the $43.4 billion biennial spending plan.
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