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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 $499,000 which is roughly $173/per square foot. More Newtown information.

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1 hr ago | The Newtown Bee

The Top of the Mountain

Boxes were put in place as early as last week outside of RIS, in anticipation of the Annual Friends of the C.H. Booth Library Book Sale, which begins Saturday, July 12. If you're reading this column, I know you are a supporter of the printed word.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Daily Beast

Christie's Faking It on Gun RightsBy Olivia Nuzzi

Twenty years before he killed a cap on magazine rounds, the Republican entered politics explicitly to fight for an assault-weapons ban and bullet limit.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Northern Virginia Daily

Judge sentences school bomb plotter

Trump must serve 10 years of supervised probation followed by 20 years of unsupervised probation.

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The Jersey Journal

Opinion: Gov. Christie hits 'new low' in...

It does not include pandering to far-off voters instead of those you are sworn to protect, nor does it include putting rabid personal ambition above public safety.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

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Mass. lawmakers to weigh revised gun bill

An updated version of the bill, set for discussion Wednesday, would require police chiefs or other licensing authorities to give reasons for denying gun licenses to individuals seeking them.

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Canadian Plastics Magazine

SPE looking for new managing director

According to a statement from Newtown, Conn.-based SPE, the new managing director will combine tasks of the current commercial director and the current managing director, who are both retiring soon.

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The Post-Standard

California, New Jersey consider gun seizure laws in aftermath of another mass shooting

A gun store manager in Aurora, Colo., shows some of the pistols that he won't be able to sell after June 30 because their magazines hold more than 15 rounds.

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The Day

Police to get awards for Newtown response

Connecticut State Police will be honoring officers who responded to the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown.

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Portland Tribune

My View: Let's take common sense measures on school safety to keep our students safe

The Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting tragedy on Dec. 14, 2012, in Newtown, Conn., shook us all to our core.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

News Times

Kids learn the ropes on the water

No. 9: In Newtown, there are 4 boats for every 100 people. Photo: Tyler Sizemore Volunteer Carolyn Wolf, 13, of Sandy Hook, helps Robert Parry, 8, of Greenwich, back onto the boat after waterskiing at the Leaps of Faith "Soaring with the Eagles" waterskiing day camp for the blind and visually impaired on the Housatonic River in Sandy Hook, Conn.

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Switched

Chris Christie Defends Refusal To Meet With Sandy Hook Parents

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie defended his decision not to meet with the families of the children killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School before vetoing gun control legislation last week, saying during a press conference Monday that there was nothing they could have said to change his mind.

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News Times

Mysterious leak plagues Newtown

A team of architects and engineers were tracking down the source of a pesky water leak in the 2-year-old Newtown High School addition that officials said is not coming from the roof.

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Washington Times

Christie defends gun ammo veto

Gov. Chris Christie is defending his decision to veto legislation that would have reduced the legal limits on gun ammunition magazines.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

KSL-TV

States look to gun seizure law after mass killings

As state officials across the U.S. grapple with how to prevent mass killings like the ones at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, and near the University of California, Santa Barbara, some are turning to a gun seizure law pioneered in Connecticut 15 years ago.

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CBS Local

Long Island Playground Dedicated To Sandy Hook Victim Madeleine Hsu

Madeleine Hsu didn't live on Long Island, but she slid down the slide and rocked on the plastic yellow horses on the playground of her family's church in Woodbury when she visited.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

SFGate

Newtown victim's animal shelter dream turning real

In this April 2012 photo provided by Jenny Hubbard, her daughter Catherine Hubbard hugs their dog Sammy at their home in Newtown, Conn.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Chris Christie's gun magazine veto is a shameful moment: Editorial

Imagine hearing the pained testimony of parents who lost children in the Newtown gun rampage, and responding to it with a self-serving political stunt.

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Patch.com

Thousands of Connecticut Residents Without Power on This Holiday

More than 4,000 Connecticut residents remain in the dark this Fourth of July morning.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

UPI

Poll: More than 90 percent in U.S. support background checks for gun buyers

More than nine out of 10 U.S. voters support background checks for gun buyers and almost as many say the mentally ill should be barred from buying guns.

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The Newtown Bee

The Way We Were

In the earlier years of the 20th Century, Newtown frequently held a parade on the Fourth of July, such as this one, circa 1915.

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