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December 19 Legislative Listening Session Canceled

Published: December 18, 2018 at 08:50 am
A Legislative Listening Session with State Representative Mitch Bolinsky scheduled for December 19 has been canceled.

Finance Board, Minus Chair, Mulls Proposed CIP Policy

Published: December 17, 2018 at 07:00 am
Based on conversations among members of the Newtown Board of Finance during a regular meeting December 10, it appears that newly drafted provisions in a Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) policy about adding projects could be viewed as better to have and not need than to need and not have.

Toddy Hill Road Residents Push For Speed Control

Published: December 15, 2018 at 08:00 am
Toddy Hill Road area residents concerned about speeding motorists in their area are urging police to continue their enhanced vehicle speed enforcement program there.

Council Begins Review Of Pending Capital Projects

Published: December 15, 2018 at 08:00 am
During a regular meeting December 5, the Legislative Council unanimously approved an ordinance that bans the storage, transportation, and presence of hydrofracking waste within the town’s borders.

Sandy Hook School Evacuated

Published: December 14, 2018 at 10:34 am
Sandy Hook School was safely evacuated Friday morning following a bomb threat on the sixth anniversary of 12/14. SHS children were later sent home for the day; other schools in town returned to their normal schedule.

K9 Disaster Relief Visits Newtown

Published: December 14, 2018 at 10:10 am
In addition to houses of worship and Resiliency Center of Newtown offering opportunities for quiet reflection regarding the December 14, 2012 tragedy in Sandy Hook, Frank Shane and his canine service dog, Chance, will be in Newtown on December 14.

P&Z Weighs Proposed Intensified Development At Retail Center

Published: December 14, 2018 at 06:45 am
Planning & Zoning Commission (P&Z) members at a December 6 public hearing posed a range of questions on a development firm’s proposal to intensify the development of a site at 73 and 75 Church Hill Road, near Exit 10 of Interstate 84, where an approximately 12,000-square-foot retail building is now under construction.

Fiber Mill Proposal Reviewed At P&Z Hearing

Published: December 14, 2018 at 06:30 am
A proposal to convert a dairy barn at a Mount Nebo Road property for use as a fiber mill drew questions, support, and some opposition at a December 6 Planning & Zoning Commission (P&Z) public hearing.
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