News Flash

Posted on: April 30, 2021

Mayor signs proclamation continuing the Public Health Disaster Emergency through May 31, 2021

Mayor Michael L. Hansen signed a proclamation continuing the Public Health Disaster through May 31, 2021. The proclamation continues to encourage residents to follow mitigation measures recommended by the Iowa Department of Public Health.

The proclamation ...

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City of Newton - Administration
Posted on: April 21, 2021

SBA Announces Official Restaurant Revitalization Fund Application and Guidelines

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has announced key details on application requirements, eligibility, and a program guide for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF). The restaurant industry has been among the hardest-hit sectors during the ec...

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City of Newton - Administration
Posted on: April 15, 2021

State of Iowa Offering Rent, Utility and Mortgage Assistance

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Iowa Rent and Utility Assistance Program

The Iowa Rent and Utility Assistance Program may provide eligible Iowans with assistance for a period of up to 12 months. See details and eligibility here, or call the Housing Recovery Help Line at 855-300-5885 or 5...

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City of Newton - Administration

News Flash

Posted on: May 1, 2021

National Historic Preservation Month

historic preservation month

Preservation Month began as National Preservation Week in 1973. In 2005, the National Trust extended the celebration to the entire month of May, declaring it Preservation Month. This change helped provide an even greater opportunity to celebrate the diver...

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City of Newton - Community Development
Posted on: February 25, 2021

Two New Historic Districts in Newton Listed To National Register of Historic Places

O.C. Meredith House (602 1st Ave E)

The City of Newton and the Historic Preservation Commission are excited to announce the two newest listings to the National Register of Historic Places in Newton. The listings were confirmed by the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs and the State Histori...

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City of Newton - Community Development

News Flash

Posted on: April 28, 2021

Agnes Patterson Park Trail Repair Project Set to Begin May 3

2021 Project General Updates

The City of Newton will begin repairs on the Hike/Bike Trail in the north half of Agnes Patterson Memorial Park on Monday, May 3. The work should take approximately two weeks to complete, weather permitting. We appreciate your patience. To view a larger m...

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City of Newton - Community Services/Parks & Rec
Posted on: March 8, 2021

2021 Summer Concert Series at Maytag Bowl

Summer Concert Series at Maytag Bowl

Free music is invading a park near you this summer... Maytag Park to be specific! Join us for the annual Summer Concert Series at Maytag Bowl. Shows kick off on Thursday nights at 7 p.m. (unless otherwise noted) and are FREE! Those attending are encourage...

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City of Newton - Community Services/Parks & Rec

News Flash

Posted on: April 26, 2021

Downtown Lighting Improvements Will Cause Temporary Streetlight Outages

2021 Project General Updates

The City of Newton has started working on several parts of the downtown lighting improvements project. 

Alliant Energy will be removing the "H-structures" from the alleyway on N 2nd Ave W and installing a new power distribution system in...

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City of Newton - Public Works
Posted on: March 19, 2021

Spring Yard Waste Disposal

Spring yard waste

Leaves, small twigs (less than 1/4" in diameter), yard waste, weeds, and hedge trimmings are picked up at the curb at no charge, if in City of Newton Leaf Bags and placed at the curb by 6 a.m. on your normal trash collection day.

City of Newton Leaf B...

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City of Newton - Public Works

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: May 3, 2021

Newton Fire Department Accepting Applications for Full Time FF/EMT Positions

Newton Fire Department hiring now.

The City of Newton is currently accepting applications for full-time firefighter/EMT positions. We are seeking candidates representing diversity both in terms of gender, race, and ethnicity and also in qualifications and experience who are well-rounded an...

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Apply for Full Time FF/EMT Positions Newton Fire Department

News Flash

Posted on: May 6, 2021

Officers Sworn In at Newton Police Department

Newton Police Department

Three officers were sworn in at the Newton Police Department by Mayor Michael L. Hansen on Friday, April 30 . The swearing-in included a new officer to the force and two officers receiving promotions.

Garrett Osborne was sworn in as the Newton Police Depar...

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Newton Police Department
Posted on: May 4, 2021

Sharing Roads with Farm Equipment Requires Patience and Caution

tractor spring

Favorable weather in the forecast has farm equipment and motorists back on Iowa’s roadways, and with that combination comes the need for patience and caution.

“Every year there are thousands of collisions between motor vehicles and farm...

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Newton Police Department
Posted on: April 28, 2021

Newton Police Department Conducts a Seat Belt Usage Survey

Newton Police Department

The Newton Police Department conducted a seat belt usage survey on March 30 that showed strong results by motorists in the community.

During the survey, Newton police observed 95 percent of drivers properly wearing their seat belts, a 2 percent increase fr...

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Newton Police Department
Posted on: April 1, 2021

Newton Police Department Recognized For Excellence in Policy and Training

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Last year, Newton Police Department personnel responded to more than 17,920 calls/ requests for assistance— from criminal investigations to traffic stops to school security and animal complaints. To maintain a consistent and professional respons...

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Newton Police Department

News Flash

Posted on: May 3, 2021

New Library Hours Beginning May 3

Library staff are offering a mix of in-person browsing days, curbside pick-up service for library materials, public computer appointments, and appointments for notary service and new library card registrations. Beginning May 3, 2021, the Newton Public Lib...

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Additional Info... Newton Public Library
Posted on: March 10, 2021

Newton Public Library's Newest Technology Service is a Memory Lab

Memory Lab Flyer

If you've been thinking about scanning your old family photos, scrapbooks, and paper heirlooms, this is your opportunity. The Memory Lab is a digitization station that has all the equipment you need to scan and create digital copies of photographs, film n...

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View details of informational flyer here. Newton Public Library

News Flash

Posted on: May 7, 2021

Hoffert Retiring From Newton WaterWorks after 50 Years of Service

Marty Hoffert

 After 50 years of service, Marty Hoffert will retire from Newton WaterWorks this May. From floods to drought to being snowed in at the treatment plant, Hoffert has worked to keep Newton’s water system safe.

Hoffert grew up in Newton, gr...

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Newton WaterWorks