1 hr ago
School Safety Gets Boost In Funding
U.S. Department of Education Secretary Arne Duncan joined Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and members of Connecticut's congressional delegation at a town hall-style forum on Friday to discuss what he described as the difficult task between balancing school safety and creating an atmosphere of fear.
4 hrs ago
When it rains, it pours for Monroe EMS
Monroe volunteer EMT Bob Zawatski shows some of the water damage caused by the old, leaking roof at Station 2 at 54 Jockey Hollow Road in Monroe, Conn.
10 hrs ago
Enough with the rain already
That was before a month's worth of rain fell on the region, lawns got shaggy and unkempt and puddles grew to the size of small lakes.
Wed May 22, 2013
Bear -- or bears -- back in Seymour
If you see a bear: Enjoy it from a distance. Advertise your presence by shouting and waving your arms or walk slowly away.
Tue May 21, 2013
School budget woes a matter of taxes, choices
The Connecticut Council of Small Towns is pleased to announce that Patricia Llodra, First Selectman of the Town of Newtown, has been appointed to COSTaAos Board of Directors effective November 8, 2012.
Sat May 18, 2013
The Newtown Bee
Green Ribbon Ride Raised $50,000
A motorcycle ride that made its way through Newtown on May 5 that was meant to honor those killed on 12/14 also raised $50,000, which will be divided among ten groups.
Thu May 16, 2013
Lawmakers seek federal help for new Sandy Hook school
A police road block is at the entrance to the new Sandy Hook Elementary School on the first day of classes in Monroe, Conn., Thursday, Jan.
Tue May 14, 2013
United Methodist Church
Newtown responders get 'Strength for Service'
Rob Sibley responds to receiving the devotionals on behalf of his fellow Newtown first responders, Bob Virgalla and Ken Carlson .
Honoring Our Heroes: Past and Present
Monroe will celebrate Memorial Day with its 2013 Memorial Day Parade on May 26. This year's theme is "Honoring our Heroes - Past and Present". The parade will begin at 2 p.m. with participants in authentic WWII vehicles, cars, floats and on foot.
From Newtown, Free Comics Help Bridgeport Kids Get Into Reading
For the past six years, Monroe resident Lucas Cussen has come here to Cave Comics in Newtown to pick up a box of comic books.
Newtown Asks Monroe to Allow Sandy Hook School to Stay 'Till 2016
When the horrific shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School displaced students and staff five months ago, the town of Monroe offered use of the Chalk Hill building on Fan Hill Road.
Mon May 13, 2013
Nuvita Frozen Yogurt & Cafe Opens New Location in Monroe
Jason Moon brewed a cafe latte for a customer Sunday, then tilted the cup forward to show the white foam at the top.
Oops, Wrong Car, and Alleged 'Shrooms
A Danbury man saw his chance, jumped a counter and grabbed the cash. The mn made it home where police found him hiding in the woods.
Sun May 12, 2013
Wall Street Journal
Newtown Residents Divided Over School Site 'Compromise'
NEWTOWN, Conn.-As word spread over the weekend that Sandy Hook Elementary School would be demolished, residents here were split about whether building a new facility on the site of the old one was the best way for the community to move on after one of the nation's deadliest school shootings.
Before Newtown, How 4 Other Schools Handled Reopening After Tragedy
A panel of 28 Newtown officials voted unamimously for a plan to tear down Sandy Hook Elementary school, the site of one of the worst school massacres in U.S. history, and rebuild a new school in its place.
The Hartford Courant
Reader Submitted: Urgent Care Of Connecticut To Open Sixth Location In July
Walk-in clinic will serve the communities of Newtown, Monroe. The Executive Management team of Urgent Care of Connecticut announced the opening of their sixth location in Newtown today.
Rotary Club to Honor Community Leaders
The Rotary Club of Monroe will be honoring community, student and adult leaders at its annual Service Above Self Awards Breakfast on May 23 at 7:30 a.m. at Whitney Farms Golf Course.
Highest Selling Homes: A House in Ridgefield Sold for $887,400
These are the highest selling houses in Monroe and neighboring towns, according to the most recent property transfers recorded in town clerks' offices.
Masuk's SWC Leadership Award winners for 2012-'13
Masuk High School's SWC Leadership Award winners for 2012-2013 are Hayley Lazar and Thomas Milone.