Newtown Info

Newtown, Connecticut is located in Fairfield County. Zip codes in Newtown, CT include 06470. The median home price in Newtown is $495,000 which is roughly $171/per square foot. More Newtown information.

Local Charities in Newtown, CT

Bookmark

Add to MyYahoo RSS

Newtown News

Local news for Newtown, CT continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

3 hrs ago | News Times

Sandy Hook teacher recounts

On the morning of Dec. 14, 2012, Kaitlin Roig-DeBellis was reading to her classroom of first-graders at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, when she heard rapid-fire gunshots repeating over and over.

Comment?

7 hrs ago | Car & Driver

Counterpunch: GM Seeks to Block Ignition-Switch Lawsuits with Bankruptcy Shield

General Motors is invoking a clause from its 2009 bankruptcy that would block most of its customers from suing the automaker over faulty ignition switches .

Comment?

11 hrs ago | CNN

Grandfather launches smart gun push

His 6-year-old grandson, Ben Wheeler, was one of 26 people killed in the December 2012 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.

Comment?

16 hrs ago | The Hill

GOP Newtown bill hits impasse

Opposition from Democrats and some mental health groups to a proposal from Rep. Tim Murphy is acute despite more than a year of hearings in the wake of the 2012 Newtown, Conn., massacre.

Comment?

19 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Retired justice calls for overhaul of gun control, with background...

The constitution should be changed so EVERY American is required to have a background check to buy a gun, says retired Supreme Court Justice New book proposes that the Constitution be amended to force states to perform background checks, limit use of guns in self-defense In response to the Newtown tragedy, Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul ... (more)

Comment?

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Cities, Towns Can't Pay For PTSD Expansion

Where are Connecticut's cash-strapped municipalities going to find the money to shoulder open-ended costs associated with mental stress claims brought through an expanded workers' compensation system? With homeowners and businesses taxed to the breaking point in many jurisdictions and some local governments choosing between laying off a teacher or ... (more)

Comment?

The Newtown Bee

Budget Turnout Lagging Behind Last Year's Numbers

At 2 pm Tuesday, about 500 fewer Newtown residents had turned out to cast budget votes than at the same time in last year's first referendum according to the local Registrars' office.

Comment?

Connecticut Post

'The Glass Menagerie' in

Left to right are Chris Luongo of Bethel and Miles Everett of Thomaston rehearsing a scene from "The Glass Menagerie," opening at Town Players of Newtown on Friday, April 25. Fresh off of its recent Broadway revival, Tennessee Williams' classic "The Glass Menagerie" kicks off Town Players' 2014 season on Friday, April 25. Directed by Marla Manning, ... (more)

Comment?

Washington Times

A better way to help the dangerously mentally ill

Following the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., more than a year ago, while President Obama and congressional Democrats were blaming the violence on guns, Republicans sought out and asked the only clinical psychologist in the House to look into the connection between the sorts of mass shootings that have plagued the ... (more)

Comment?

The Newtown Bee

Parade Committee Announces 2014 Theme And Grand Marshal

Newtown Labor Day Parade Committee President Beth Caldwell, left, presented C.H. Booth Library Acting Director Beryl Harrison with a framed poster depicting the 2013 parade program cover on Monday, April 21. Ms Caldwell also announced that the 2014 parade theme, suggested by Ms Harrison, has been selected.

Comment?

The Globe and Mail

Can our kids' schools be too safe?

Forget about crumbling schools and kids who can't read. Here in Toronto, our school board is debating whether to require grannies who help out on Grade 5 school trips to obtain criminal background checks.

Comment?

Greenwich Citizen

Summer school has role, but it varies in districts

How about a Wilderness Survival course that teaches middle school students to survive in the wilderness or a pass/fail chemistry class to become eligible for a more advanced high school science class? Some districts, like Newtown, offer more traditional remedial summer school courses that ensure their students don't fall behind the summer, but ... (more)

Comment?

Mon Apr 21, 2014

News Times

GE team credited for aiding Newtown

Members of the General Electric Recovery Team, Elizabeth Rallo, left, Anne Alzapiedi, center, and Joni Capoccitti pose inside the Newtown Municipal Center in Newtown, Conn.

Comment?

BroadwayWorld.com

BWW Interview: Broadway Producer Van Dean Shares How to Help...

Following the tragic events at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012, the 12.14 Foundation was created with the mission of building a landmark Performing Arts Centre in Newtown, Connecticut, in memory of those lost on December 14, 2012.

Comment?

GantDaily.com

Connecticut stocks 400K trout water across state

Newtown, CT, United States - Despite wintry conditions, the Connecticut's Department of Energy and Environmental Protection has stocked around 400,000 trout in water across the state as the fishing season opened last Saturday.

Comment?

Star Tribune

Rev. Peg Chemberlin

The Rev. Peg Chemberlin is the executive director of the Minnesota Council of Churches.

Comment?

The Newtown Bee

Healing, Transformative Gathering' Planned At Adath Israel

Meryl and Stewart Ain, two of the authors of the recently released book The Living Memories Project: Legacies That Last , will be part of a special event at Congregation Adath Israel on May 4. The public is invited to support Newtown families who created foundations, scholarships, advocacy organizations and other memorials in sacred tribute to ... (more)

Comment?

The Day

Work begins on playground tribute to Sandy Hook victim

A crew of volunteers poured the foundation this weekend for the playground that will be built during the next seven days as a tribute to Grace McDonnell, 7, one of the 20 first-graders who died in the December 2012 shootings at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown.

Comment?

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Pacific Daily News

Fight against political cowardice

Rally: About a month after the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, in Newtown, Conn., people rallied for gun control in Washington, D.C. Getty Images It was last April -- mere months after the senseless slaughter of 20 children at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.

Comment?

Sat Apr 19, 2014

News Times

Rita's frozen treats store got early start on season

Jane Giambruno, left, and daughter, Jill Giambruno of Bethel, Conn., eat Italian ice at Rita's Italian Ice in Bethel, Thursday, March 20, 2014.

Comment?

•••
•••

Fire Weather Watch for Fairfield County was issued at April 23 at 7:53PM EDT

•••

Newtown News Video

•••
•••
•••

Newtown Jobs

•••