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Bethel P&Z Online Meeting Continues Public Hearing About DeMarco Site Plan/Special Permit for 18-Units Plus Commercial at 155 Greenwood Ave., Nov. 24

Report by Paula Antolini, November 24, 2020, 6:09PM EDT There is a virtual WEB-BASED REGULAR P&Z MEETING tonight, November 24, 2020, at 7:00pm using the virtual platform “ZOOM” to hear the application of Stephen T. DeMarco for a Site Plan & Special Permit. Residents can voice their opinion on this project in the online hearing, READ MORE.

Four Members in the Bethel Public Schools Community (in Three Schools) Tested Positive for COVID-19, said Dr. Carver; But Are School and

Report by Paula Antolini, November 24, 2020, 10:33AM EDT Are you wondering how COVID-19 corona virus is spreading so quickly into the schools? The photo above that was shot on a typical Saturday afternoon in Bethel, on September 19, 2020, at the town gazebo, might give us a hint. It reveals eight young adults/students, sitting READ MORE.
Bethel Business Candy Cane Hunt11/23/2020

Bethel Business Candy Cane Hunt

Macaroni Kid and the Bethel Chamber of Commerce are sponsoring a Bethel Candy Cane Hunt to help support local businesses during the holidays. If you are a local business and would like to participate, REGISTER HERE. If you have any questions, please contact Meghan Friedland, Publisher/Editor, Macaroni Kid Danbury-Bethel-Ridgefield & Newtown-Monroe-Trumbull p:917-509-8842 | Read READ MORE.

Thanksgiving Guidance

THANKSGIVING GUIDANCE On Friday, November 20th, the CDC issued new guidance, advising people to celebrate Thanksgiving only with people with whom you live. The rest of the CDC guidance appears below.   Holidays present a high-risk time to spread the virus: People travel to and from communities with high concentration of COVID-19 Gatherings (indoors and READ MORE.

First Selectman Knickerbocker: ‘The greatest uptick is from the 25-39 age group’ concerning the COVID-19 virus rate; ‘Bethel Now in Red Zone’

Report by Paula Antolini, November 18, 2020, 7:57AM EDT During last night’s Board of Selectman meeting, which only lasted 15 minutes, First Selectman Knickerbocker stated that the “greatest uptick is from the 25-39 age group” concerning the COVID-19 virus rate. He said “kids are not transmitting the virus at school” but that they are spreading READ MORE.

Will There Be Any Holiday Celebrations in Bethel This Year Due to COVID-19? First Selectman Knickerbocker Comments

Report by Paula Antolini, November 18, 2020, 2:37PM EDT Everyone seems to be wondering if there will be any holiday activities or celebrations this year, starting with Thanksgiving dinner for the seniors at the CJH Municipal center and going through to the “WinterFest” seasonal celebrations in town, due to the COVID-19 restrictions imposed on Connecticut READ MORE.

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