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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 $494,900 which is roughly $175/per square foot. More Newtown information.

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3 hrs ago | AmmoLand

USSC Makes Ready for 'Safe to Learn. Safe to Teach' Armed Teacher Classes

The Utah Shooting Sports Council is preparing for a future "Safe to Learn. Safe to Teach ."

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7 hrs ago | ABC News

Teacher Who Survived Sandy Hook Has Book Deal

G.P. Putnam's Sons announced Tuesday that "Choosing Hope: Moving Forward from Your Life's Darkest Hour" by teacher Kaitlin Roig-DeBellis will be released next spring.

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7 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Teacher who helped save children's lives during Sandy Hook massacre has book deal

G.P. Putnam's Sons announced Tuesday that "Choosing Hope: Moving Forward from Your Life's Darkest Hour" by teacher Kaitlin Roig-DeBellis will be released next spring.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

News Times

Newtown kids go back in time

Gavin Johnson, 8, gets help from his mother, Kathryn Zaharek, of Newtown weaving a basketb at the Newtown Historical Society Summer History Camp at the Matthew Curtiss House in Newtown, Conn.

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The Hartford Courant

'Tiny' Documentary At Real Art Ways

Luise and Shawn Gleason live in a 600-square-foot Newtown apartment with their Australian shepherd.

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The Newtown Bee

Understanding A Threat To The Region's Ash Trees

Newtown is among a growing number of towns in recent years infested with the emerald ash borer, "a destructive insect responsible for the death and decline" of ash trees throughout the country, according to the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station.

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The Hartford Courant

After Legislative Defeat, Gun Owners Aim For Election Successes

Frustrated with politicians who enacted the post-Newtown gun restrictions, Second Amendment rights activists head to the polls this year determined to channel their anger into electoral success.

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The Danbury Daily Voice

Plane Pulled From Danbury Pond As Investigation Begins

A small plane that came up short on a landing last week at Danbury Municipal Airport has been pulled from the pond where it was floating, Mayor Mark Boughton said via Twitter.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

WTNH

Healing Performances for Newtown

Hundreds of flowersgiftsand makeshift memorials were set up following the tragedy at Sandy Hook.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Newtown Bee

Summit At Newtown: South Main Street Mixed-Use Building Gains P&Z Approval

An advertising sign depicting the facade of The Summit at Newtown is posted at the 146 South Main Street site where the project's developer plans to construct the mixed commercial/residential project.

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Instapundit.com

Armed Doctor Thwarts Shooter in Phily Hospital, a gun-rights case is...

ARMED DOCTOR THWARTS SHOOTER IN PHILY HOSPITAL, a gun-rights case is born. "The question of whether it's a good idea to arm doctors and teachers and others who work in places historically targeted by mass shooters has been recurrent in the news since even before the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in Newtown, Conn.

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Fairfield Citizen-News

Booked solid: Pequot Library sale draws book lovers -- and dealers -- from all over

Ryan Knaggs of Newtown, a former Fairfield resident and a book dealer, waits for the annual Pequot Library Book Sale to begin on opening day.

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News Times

Christian Briggs, a 2014 graduate of Manhattan College with a bachelor's degree in civil engineering, has joined The Di Salvo Engineering Group, Structural Engineers, of Ridgefield.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Our Grief Denied: The Twisted Cruelty Of Sandy Hook Hoaxers

More than a year and a half after Adam Lanza brutally murdered of 26 women and children at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, parents and relatives of the victims still relive the terror of that fateful day along with the daily anguish and torment they suffer over the loss of their loved ones.

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Patch.com

Vandals Strike Sign That Honors Newtown Shooting Victim

Fairfield police say a sign on the Sandy Hook Memorial Playground at Penfield Beach that honors Jessica Rekos, one of the 20 first-graders killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy in Newtown, was vandalized at some point over the weekend, according to the Fairfield Citizen.

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The Newtown Bee

Cluster-Style 23-Lot Residential Subdivision Proposed

Two development firms are proposing the construction of a cluster-style residential subdivision that would hold 23 single-family house lots on a 167-acre tract.

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Fairfield Citizen-News

Investing in Metro-North Railroad infrastructure is critical to growing our local economy, creating Fairfield County jobs, and attracting and retaining the next generation of commuters.

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Connecticut Post

Plane crashes into swamp near Danbury airport

A man who crashed his single-engine plane into 10 feet of swamp water a quarter-mile south of Danbury Municipal Airport on Thursday night was able to climb out of the cockpit and onto the top the plane uninjured.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

NBC Connecticut

Newtown Man Missing for a Year

Police continue to search for a Newtown resident who disappeared almost a year ago without his cellphone, wallet, shoes or blood pressure medication.

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Connecticut Post

Connecticut's services for mentally-ill children and young adults are a maze of sometimes effective, often troubled programs that can become a nightmare for parents who try to navigate them.

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