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Newtown, Connecticut is located in Fairfield County. Zip codes in Newtown, CT include 06470. The median home price in Newtown is $489,000 which is roughly $173/per square foot. More Newtown information.

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Big Jim and Anna Show Cliff Notes: Wednesday, 9/17/14

Miss any of The Big Jim and Anna Show today? You can always catch up with our Cliff Notes! The super abbreviated version of the show! They were penpals when they were just teenagers. They wrote over 50 letters to each other and then lost touch when they went to college.


Tue Sep 16, 2014

Wall Street Journal

U.S. Program Sends Schools Surplus Arms

A federal program that has drawn criticism in recent weeks for supplying surplus military gear to local police has also provided high-powered rifles, armored vehicles and other equipment to police at public schools, some of whom were unprepared for what they were getting.


Greenwich Citizen

Memorial Walkway in Newtown pays homage to past and future

Two people walk in the grass after the sidewalk ends along Church Hill Road in Newtown, Conn. on Friday, Jan. 17, 2014.


Washington Times

One year after Navy Yard shooting, Obama continues call for gun control

A year after 12 people were shot and killed at the Washington Navy Yard, President Obama said Tuesday the U.S. must pursue "common-sense reforms" to firearms laws and indicated he's not ready to admit defeat in his fight for gun control. "One year ago, 12 Americans went to work to protect and strengthen the country they loved.


Center for American Progress

Idea of the Day: Policy Options for Regulating Rifles, Shotguns, and Other Firearms

Today-20 years after President Bill Clinton signed the federal assault weapons ban into law in September 1994 and a decade after Congress allowed that law to lapse-the question of whether and how to regulate particularly lethal firearms is no longer the primary focus of the national gun debate. While the question of what to do about the proliferation of certain military-style rifles-so-called "assault weapons"-remains open, advocates for stronger gun laws have recently focused on the question of who may possess guns, rather than which type of guns should receive heightened regulation.


Mon Sep 15, 2014

News Times

Newtown land-use reorganization smooths way for developers

George Benson, left, director of the Newtown Land use Agency and Rob Sibley, deputy director of planning and land use are photographed on the Fairfield Hills campus in Newtown, Conn., Monday, Sept. 15, 2014.



Newtown Donations Created Deep Conflicts After Shootings: Official

DECEMBER 24: A woman walks past a sign that reads 'Together we are Strong' at a memorial for those killed in the school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School on December 24, 2012 in Newtown, Connecticut. Donations and letters are pouring in from across the country as the town tries to recover from the massacre.


Government Executive

The Pentagon Sent Extra Military Gear to School Districts Too

The same Pentagon program that provides surplus military equipment to local police departments has also provided heavy armor and weapons to school districts, and a group of civil rights groups are calling for an end to it. The groups cited data showing that 22 school districts in eight states participate in the surplus transfer program, with 10 of them in Texas.


Colorado Political News

Pueblo Chieftain Defends Tom Ready, Shoots Messenger

We've had our complaints over the years with the quality of news reporting at the Pueblo Chieftain , which has at times been unforgivably bad . With that said, the Chieftain has done a decent job recently covering the national scandal that has hit the Pueblo County commissioner race, after remarks in a debate by Republican candidate Tom Ready questioning whether the Sandy Hook Elementary School mass shooting in Newtown, Connecticut in December of 2012 "really happened."


The Hartford Courant

Southington Hires New Director Of Pupil Services

Walsh, a Southington resident, was appointed by the school board Sept. 11. In her new post, she will guide the special education division.


Deseret News

'I am Adam Lanza's Mother' author Liza Long says moms...

Members of the Rutter family of Sandy Hook, Conn., embrace early Christmas morning as they stand near memorials by the Sandy Hook firehouse in Newtown, Conn.,Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012. People continue to visit memorials after gunman Adam Lanza walked into Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., Dec. 14, and opened fire, killing 26, including 20 children, before killing himself.



How Little Has Changed on Gun Control Since 1967

If you want a reminder of how little some things change in American politics, look no further than the modern discussion about gun control. On this day, Sept.


Sun Sep 14, 2014

News Times

festival celebrates the arts

Maddie Marcisz didn't mind that her feet were blue and her hair was streaked with purple highlights Sunday while she splatter-painted in bare feet at the Newtown Arts Festival. "It's lots of fun," the 6-year-old Brookfield girl said as she walked over a large canvas laid on the ground.


Greenwich Citizen

Dancing traffic guard spreads the joy

Kat Holick, 47, of the Sandy Hook section of Newtown, Conn., is a traffic agent, directing traffic at the entrance to schools in Newtown, Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014.


Sat Sep 13, 2014

Connecticut Post

112th District death shrouds political

The race for the 112th General Assembly District seat representing Monroe and Newtown has become one of the strangest in the state. The former wife of J.P. Sredzinski, the Republican candidate, was found badly injured near his condominium on Windgate Circle on Aug. 25. Jennifer Sredzinski, 41, died of her injuries three days later and her boyfriend, Thomas Fischer, has since been arrested for violating a protective order that followed an assault on her in Virginia months earlier.


The Day

Colorado candidate apologizes for Newtown remarks

A Pueblo County commission candidate who posted an article on Facebook saying the Newtown shootings were a hoax said his remarks were misunderstood. The Denver Post reported Saturday that Tom Ready apologized for hurting those affected by the December 2012 shootings in the Connecticut town that killed 20 children and six adults at an elementary school.



In the Kitchen: Hanger Steak & Fat Gaucho Wines

Owner of Fat Gaucho Wines, Carlos Candal, and Head Chef at Barnwood Restaurant, Chef Jay Brahimaj, show us how to cook grilled Barnwood hanger steak and what Fat Gaucho Wines to pair that with. Barnwood Restaurant in Newtown is another restaurant that carries Fat Gaucho Wines.


Fri Sep 12, 2014

The Newtown Bee

Wetlands Panel Opens Public Hearing On Cluster Development

The Inland Wetlands Commission convened its hearing on a proposed 23-lot cluster-style residential subdivision in Dodgingtown on Wednesday evening, September 10. About 40 people attended to comment on the project and to ask questions about its development. The commission, however, put off hearing responses from the developers until a future meeting.


The Wall Street Journal

Finally Waving the White Flag on the Assault Weapons Ban

Twenty years after the since-expired assault weapons ban passed Congress, Washington's leading liberal think says it's no longer an idea worth pursuing. The Center for American Progress is waving a white flag on banning assault weapons in a study out Friday titled "Assault Weapons Revisited."


Tickets on Sale for Newtown Youth & Family Service's 30th Anniversary Awards Breakfast

Newtown- Newtown Youth and Family Services will be holding its 30th Anniversary Celebration and Awards Breakfast on Tuesday, September 23rd at 8:00 am at Rock Ridge Country Club in Newtown. Ticket price is $25.00 per person and you can register on the NYFS website at .



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