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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 $475,000 which is roughly $174/per square foot. More Newtown information.

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3 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

Democrats Using Gun Control As Weapon; Did McKinney Waver?

It's clear that Connecticut's post-Newtown gun control law will play a loud role in the legislative campaigns.

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7 hrs ago | The Newtown Bee

a Fun Concert Planned, To Promote Autism Awareness

Families United in Newtown is planning a night of music for Friday, May 9, to be offered at Newtown Congregational Church.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Altoona Mirror

Penn Cambria school board approves security upgrades

Penn Cambria school board is working on close to $300,000 in summer security upgrades to all of its buildings - a project administrators said has been in the works for some time.

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News Times

Compromise to honor Newtown

West Haven officials have found a compromise to build a playground memorializing one of the children fatally shot at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

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WGBH

In Connecticut, An Obama Campaign Replay

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy greets President Obama March 5 upon his arrival at Bradley Air National Guard Base in East Granby, Conn., before the president traveled to the Hartford area to highlight the importance of raising the minimum wage.

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The Post-Standard

How to fix the Second Amendment: Add just five words

Following the massacre of grammar-school children in Newtown, Conn., in December 2012, high-powered automatic weapons have been used to kill innocent victims in more senseless public incidents.

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Patch.com

Bethel to Auction Three Deliquent Properties in May

The town of Bethel will be holding a public auction on May 2 for three properties in arrears on taxes.

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The Wilton Daily Voice

Wilton Group Asks For Donations To Save Horseshoe Pond

The Friends of Horseshoe Pond received the approval of the Wilton Conservation Commission, the Town of Wilton and the State of Connecticut to use herbicides to reduce the lily cover that is threatening the pond, according to a press release.

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The Day

Mystic to get playground in honor of Newtown girl

The field behind the Mystic YMCA is the future home of a playground dedicated to one of the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings.

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Red Bank Green

RCDS Concert Benefits Sandy Ground

Ardvark Smile and legendary Shore guitarist Bobby Bandiera are among the acts taking part in the second annual benefit concert at Rumson Country Day School, April 27. Two generations of Jersey Shore musicians will entertain - and a new playground will be dedicated in memory of the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, ... (more)

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Patch.com

BOE Letter: Vote Yes for Education in Newtown

A letter from the Newtown Board of Education: The Board of Education, along with Interim Superintendent Dr. John Reed and incoming Superintendent Dr. Joseph Erardi, respectfully requests that you join with us in supporting the 2014-2015 budget by voting YES on Tuesday, April 22nd, at Newtown Middle School between the hours of 6am and 8pm.

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Patch.com

Overturned Tractor Trailer, Car Accident Causing Delays on 84

Two accidents, one after another, are tying up traffic on 84 west from Newtown into Danbury.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Commentary: Stevens: How to fix the Second Amendme...

Following the massacre of grammar-school children in Newtown, Conn., in December 2012, high-powered automatic weapons have been used to kill innocent victims in more senseless public incidents.

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The Hartford Courant

Killer's Defense Was Demon Possession

At first, the 1981 stabbing death of 40-year-old Alan Bono of Brookfield looked like a routine argument gone awry.

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Washington Times

CBI: 3,800 private gun sale background checks

The actual number of background checks for private-seller gun transactions submitted to the Colorado Bureau of Investigation is much lower than previously stated.

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The Newtown Bee

Preparing To Celebrate Earth Day In Newtown: 7th Annual Event April 26

The 7th Annual Newtown Earth Day Festival will return to the front lawn of Newtown Middle School on Saturday, April 26. Prompting residents to get "outside in the sweet spring sunshine," the Newtown Earth Day is encouraging visitors to "Discover the wonders of nature" at the 7th Annual Earth Day celebration.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Lucianne.com

The five extra words that canfix the Second Amendment

Following the massacre of grammar-school children in Newtown, Conn., in December 2012, high-powered weapons have been used to kill innocent victims in more senseless public incidents.

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Connecticut Post

'The Glass Menagerie' in Newtown

Fresh off of its recent Broadway revival, Tennessee Williams ' classic, "The Glass Menagerie," kicks off Town Players' 2014 season on Friday, April 25. A faded, tragic remnant of Southern gentility, Amanda Wingfield lives in poverty in a drab, gloomy St. Louis apartment with her adult children, Tom and Laura.

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Fairfield Citizen-News

McKinney lone GOP candidate to back gun bill

Senate Minority Leader John McKinney is defending the gun control bill passed in the wake of Newtown school massacre, setting himself apart from four other Republican gubernatorial candidates appearing at the first debate of this year's election.

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The Newtown Bee

The Top of the Mountain

Congratulations to former superintendent of Newtown Schools Evan Pitkoff, for his fast running on Sunday, April 6. The running Super, who finished near the front of the 5K race sponsored by Stratton-Faxon in Danbury, said that he took up running two years ago, and has never felt better.

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