Posted on: December 1, 2017

NHDC To Purchase 70.7 Acres in Northeast Newton

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The Newton Housing Development Corporation (NHDC) has reached an agreement to purchase 70.7 acres of land in northeast Newton for future subdivision development. The land, owned by the Helen Barton Trust, has the potential to create as many as 155 new lot...

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Economic Development

Posted on: November 30, 2017

Winter Holiday Safety

Holiday Fire Safety

Winter holidays are a time for families and friends to get together. But that also means a greater risk for fire. Two of every five home decoration fires are started by candles and nearly half of decoration fires happen because decorations are placed too ...

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Posted on: November 2, 2017

Newton Sanitary Landfill Launches Pilot Program

Sanitary Landfill Pilot Project

The Newton Sanitary Landfill will launch a pilot program this winter and be open the first Saturday of each month.The decision comes after landfill staff conducted a survey of 100 mixed use customers about the current Newton Sanitary Landfill winter sched...

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Landfill

Posted on: November 28, 2017

Legislative Forum on Substance Abuse

Legislative Forum on Substance Abuse

The Newton Police Department, in partnership with the Jasper County Substance Abuse Coalition, hosted its first annual legislative forum on November 20th. Deborah Thompson from the Iowa Department of Public Health and Dale Woolery from the Iowa Governor&a...

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Police Department
Posted on: November 29, 2017

I-PLEDGE Tobacco Enforcement and Training Program 2018

I-PLEDGE Tobacco Enforcement and Training Program

The Police Department has once again partnered with the Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Division to participate in the I-PLEDGE Tobacco Enforcement and Training Program. The program provides funding for police officers to perform compliance checks on Newton reta...

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Police Department
Posted on: November 30, 2017

Citizens Police Academy Graduation

2018 Citizens Police Academy Graduation

The 21st Session of the Newton Citizens Police Academy came to a conclusion on November 14th with 20 members graduating from the 9 week course. The program is in its 23 year and has been very successful at educating citizens about the roles and responsibi...

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Police Department
Posted on: November 22, 2017

2018 Pet Licenses Available for Purchase

Pet Licenses

The Newton Police Department has 2018 dog, cat, and miniature pig tags available for sale. Newton pet owners are being reminded that 2018 animal licenses must be purchased by March 29, 2018, to avoid a late fee of $20.00. Licenses are available at the New...

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Click here for additional info on Pet Licenses... Police Department