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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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5 hrs ago | The Newtown Bee

Major Subdivision Hearing Formally Rescheduled To September 10

About 45 people attended an August 27 Inland Wetlands Commission meeting in seeking to learn more about a 23-lot cluster-style residential subdivision proposed for the Dodgingtown section.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Patch.com

Large Airplane Flies Low Over Newtown Labor Day Parade Route Today. Who Was It?

With the parade theme of "Write On, Newtown," honoring many Newtown authors and illustrators, the Newtown 53rd Annual Labor Day Parade took place today, September 1, 2014.

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The Hartford Courant

Politicians Interact With Voters At Annual Labor Day Parade

Although Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Greenwich businessman Tom Foley have been sniping at one another since the summer of 2010, Monday marked the official start of the 2014 race for governor, and for both candidates, that meant a two-mile walk through the center of Newtown for the community's annual Labor Day parade.

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News Times

Newtown parade heralds Labor Day, Election Day

Jack Lotko, 44, of Cheshire, leads the Gaelic Highland Pipe Band, of North Haven, down Main Street during the 53rd Annual Labor Day Parade in Newtown, Conn, on Monday, September 1, 2014.

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Daily Kos

Assault rifle sales sluggish because cruel dictator Obama still hasn't banned them

The problem, you see, is that a whole lot of very stupid people went out and bought assault rifles because the NRA and other conspiracy groups were very, very sure that Barack Obama was going to ban them when he took office, or after he took office, or during any particular season, or when he re-took office, and so on.

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Daily Kos

Assault rifle sales sluggish because cruel dictator Obama still hasn't banned them

The problem, you see, is that a whole lot of very stupid people went out and bought assault rifles because the NRA and other conspiracy groups were very, very sure that Barack Obama was going to ban them when he took office, or after he took office, or during any particular season, or when he re-took office, and so on.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Politico

Why Ferguson might just prompt real change

The script usually goes like this: Shocking incident happens. Political leaders and advocates all promise changes so it doesn't happen again.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Newtown Bee

Panacea Members Return For August 31 Reunion Show: Rain Or Shine, Sunday At Dickinson Park

Rehearsals began in earnest August 25 at Corky Ballard's home studio for Panacea, a former Newtown High School band that has reunited for the second summer.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Greenwich Citizen

Chinese exchange students fill empty nests

Ginny Schmidt-Gedney, center, has opened up her Danbury home to two exchange students from China.

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Connecticut Post

Conn. gun rights group backs Foley

For better or worse, Republican Tom Foley's gubernatorial prospects are now intertwined with the largest gun owners group in the state, which is leading the charge against sweeping firearms restrictions passed in response to the Newtown massacre.

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Patch.com

Friday is Last Day to Pre-Register for 9th Annual Newtown Road Race

Newtown runners, joggers and sometimes walkers can still pre-register for the 9th Annual Newtown Road Race at Dickinson Park by coming to the office of Newtown Youth & Family Services, 13 Berkshire Rd. All proceeds from the 9th Annual Newtown Road Race are donated to Newtown Youth & Family Services, serving family members of all ages by providing ... (more)

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

NorthJersey.com

Fort Lee district to hire security coordinator

In order to comply with a new state-mandated school security plan, the district will hire a school security coordinator for the upcoming academic year to implement a list of 90-plus safety initiatives.

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Greenwich Citizen

Failure to register assault weapons a misdemeanor

Under Connecticut's new gun control law, gun owners who failed to register their now-banned assault weapons by a January deadline could face a misdemeanor charge if caught, not a felony as described by Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley during a debate.

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The Newtown Bee

Ebola Outbreak Affecting Newtown Connections In Liberia

Progress on building a school in Liberia that was funded by an anonymous couple on the West Coast and Reed Intermediate School's Pushcart Warriors has been halted, due to the spread of Ebola.

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Fairfield Citizen-News

Malloy, Foley spar in debate

Democratic candidate for governor, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, right, gestures during a debate as opponent Republican candidate for governor Tom Foley, left, looks on, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in Norwich, Conn.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Turnto10.com

I-Team: Security stepped up with new school year

Although just a drill, the scenario is all too common after the tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut in 2012, when 20 children and six adults were killed by a single shooter.

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The Hartford Courant

Dems and CT Gun Group Face Off Over Foley, Malloy

You might think the support of a statewide group that boasts more than 15,000 passionate and engaged members would be a political plum for Republican candidate for governor Tom Foley .

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MarketWatch

First Take: Smith & Wesson finds guns on shelf as control fears ebb

The Newtown, Conn., school shooting in December 2012 led many in the public to assume that some sort of legislation to deter the availability of weapons was around the corner.

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New York Daily News

School resumes at Sandy Hook, but life is not back to normal

Denis Hamill spoke to a Newtown father on Tuesday, the first day of school for Sandy Hook students.

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Patch.com

Newtown Business Spotlight: Persnickety Promotions

Every local business has a story worth sharing with the community. And that's the belief behind this new, exciting series we're kicking off at Patch - to shine the spotlight on all our favorite local businesses, and to learn a little about the ones we may not know that well.

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