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  • Selectmen Postpone Memorial Funds Request

    Nancy K. Crevier
    Latest News
    May 10, 2016, Tuesday
    12/14 memorial at High Meadow, Fairfield Hills, High Meadow, SHPMC, Stantec Consulting Services

    Among six scheduled New Business agenda items for the Monday, May 2, Board of Selectmen meeting, Newtown First Selectman Pat Llodra, and Selectmen Herb Rosenthal and Will Rodgers spent most of the one...Read Full Article

  • School Board Going With New Food Service Firm

    Eliza Hallabeck
    Latest News
    May 9, 2016, Monday
    Board of Education, BOE, Whitsons Culinary Group

    The Board of Education approved a one-year agreement with Whitsons Culinary Group to operate the district’s food service program at its meeting on Tuesday, May 4. Board of Education Chair Keith A...Read Full Article

  • NEASC Accredits NHS, Releases Report

    Eliza Hallabeck
    Latest News
    May 9, 2016, Monday
    NEASC, New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Newtown High School, NHS

    A report has been released following a New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) announcement it has continued Newtown High School’s accreditation with the agency. The report was re...Read Full Article

  • School Board Approves Transportation Consultation

    Eliza Hallabeck
    Latest News
    May 9, 2016, Monday
    All-Star Transportation, Board of Education, BOE, TAS, Transportation Advisory Services

    The Board of Education voted at its Tuesday, May 4, meeting to engage Transportation Advisory Services (TAS) to consult the district on its current transportation services. The school board’s fin...Read Full Article

  • Education Foundation Hosts A Kick-Off Party

    Eliza Hallabeck
    Latest News
    May 9, 2016, Monday
    Dere Street Restaurant, NEF, Newtown Education Foundation

    Newtown Education Foundation (NEF) hosted a cocktail party on Tuesday, May 3, at Dere Street Restaurant, 33 Main Street, as a fundraiser and kick-off event for this new foundation. NEF’s mission ...Read Full Article

  • Proposed Option Moves Memorial Commission Forward

    Nancy K. Crevier
    Latest News
    May 9, 2016, Monday
    12/14 permanent, 12/14 permanent memorial, proposed location for permanent 12/14 memorial, SHPMC, Stantec Consulting Service

    At a meeting of the Design Selection Subcommittee of the Sandy Hook Permanent Memorial Commission (SHPMC) Tuesday afternoon, May 3, Chairman Kyle Lyddy, members Sarah Middeleer, Alan Martin, Steffan B...Read Full Article

  • Legal Bills Mount As FOI/Ethics Referrals Head To Selectmen

    John Voket
    Latest News
    May 7, 2016, Saturday
    Board Of Ethics, E-Mail Correspondence, Legal Bills

    Proceedings related to two Newtown Board of Education members involved in a state Freedom of Information appeal and local ethics matter appear to have generated in excess of $25,000 in legal fees to f...Read Full Article

  • Connecticut Says ‘No,’ For Now, To Ban On Antique Ivory

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    May 7, 2016, Saturday
    antique ivory, Antiques and The Arts Weekly, Arthur Liverant, ban on antique ivory, House Bill 5578, Kevin Tulimieri, Mitch Bolinsky, Rosie DeStories

    HARTFORD — A broad coalition of antiques dealers, auctioneers, institutions and residents have succeeded — at least temporarily — in blocking attempts to legislate a ban on the sale and trade of...Read Full Article

  • Newtown Delegation Reacts To Budget Impasse, Approved Legislation

    John Voket
    Latest News
    May 7, 2016, Saturday
    2016 Connecticut Legislative Session, JP Sredzinski, Mitch Bolinsky, Senator Tony Hwang

    HARTFORD — Saying “the flawed way of how the people’s business is conducted at the Connecticut State Capitol was exposed tonight,” Newtown’s state Senator Tony Hwang criticized the legislatu...Read Full Article

  • Fire Reports | April 28-May 5, 2016

    The Newtown Bee
    Latest News
    May 6, 2016, Friday
    fire reports

    The radio dispatchers at the Newtown Emergency Communications Center at Town Hall South, 3 Main Street, report the following fire calls and the responders: Thursday, April 28: 7:58 am, hazardous ma...Read Full Article