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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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2 hrs ago | 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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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Buttermilk Biscuits with Honey Butter

Tender buttermilk biscuits are heavenly spread with sweet homemade honey butter.

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The Newtown Bee

Public Hearing Rescheduled For Residential Subdivision Proposal

The Inland Wetlands Commission is expected to postpone its public hearing on a proposed 23-lot cluster-style residential subdivision in Dodgingtown, which initially had been scheduled for the evening of Wednesday, August 27. Town land use officials said on Tuesday that the public hearing on the proposed The Preserve at Newtown would be rescheduled ... (more)

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Patch.com

Masonicare at Newtown Hosts Blood Drive Sept. 4

A bloodmobile from the American Red Cross will be in the parking lot of Masonicare at Newtown, 139 Toddy Hill Road, between Routes 25 and 34. Uneasy because you've never donated before? Just go to http://www.redcrossblood.org/donating-blood/first-time-donors for more information!

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Patch.com

Ever Wonder Museum Announces Temporary Closure

Newtown, Conn.-Effective today, EverWonder will close for the fall season as it prepares its new space for an opening later in the winter.

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The Hartford Courant

Government Workers Top Private Sector In Filing Workers Comp Claims

Government workers are almost twice as likely to file reports for illnesses or injuries related to chronic conditions than workers in the private sector, according to the latest annual report to the state's Workers' Compensation Commission.

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Courier News

Old Bridge church employs calming influence ofa

On Sunday, Aug. 24, the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd welcomed its newest member, Lily, a Labrador retriever who will serve as a comfort dog, visiting hospitals, nursing homes, schools and lending a paw in times of disaster and tragedy.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Patch.com

Newtown Road Work Aug. 25-29, 2014

The Town of Newtown has announced road work to be done on several roads in town this week.

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Patch.com

Newtown Business Spotlight: Just Play

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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Lansing State Journal

Portraits of slain students and teachers hang from a tree at a memorial in Newtown, Conn. AP

Anyone who sets foot in a school has seen them - the kids everyone picks on. They are the ones with poor hygiene, who throw tantrums or chairs; the children who seem like too much trouble.

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Pacific Daily News

Vote for candidates who have gun sense

Any educator will tell you that the start of school comes with a whole host of excitement for us, as well as its fair share of nerves.

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