Dodgingtown Fire Co. is the second oldest of the five independent fire companies in town, tracing its history to 1909…More when it was founded. The company was incorporated two years later.</p>
<p>The fire house was built in the 1950s and the company is responsible for responding to calls, including fire, motor vehicle accidents and some medical calls, in a 12-square mile area that encompasses Hattertown, Poverty Hollow and Bogs Hill roads.</p>
<p>The fire company has one of the lowest call volumes in Newtown. Members meet 7pm, every Monday at the fire station, with the first meeting of the month a general one, the second for drills, the third for an officers' meeting and work detail, and the fourth for another work detail.</p>
The Hook and Ladder fire station sits behind the Edmond Town Hall and is the oldest fire company in the town, tracing…More its beginings to the 19th century. The fire company, one of five independent firefighting organizations in town, was established by charter in 1883.</p>
<p>Hook and Ladder is one of the busier fire houses in town, second only to Sandy Hook in terms of call volume, which can include fires, motor vehicle accidents and some medical situations.</p>
<p>In 1956, the fire company was one of the earliest in the state to adopt the plectron home alerting system, similar to today's paging system. In 1978 it purchased its first Hurst tool or "Jaws of Life," which is used to extricate trapped motor vehicle occupants. In 1978, it purchased its first 5-inch diamter hose, which was used with the pumper truck that arrived shortly afterward. In 1998, it purchased its first thermal imaging camera.</p>
Pub25 American Grille 266 S Main St, Newtown, CT06470 Pub25 American Grille features a raw bar, chop house menu, burgers, sandwiches, big salads and desserts. It hosts a…More happy hour with drink specials every weekday from 4pm to 6pm and serves 16 beers on tap and a variety of red, white and sparkling wines. The indoor dining area has a warm ambiance with a 16-foot fireplace and guests enjoy an outdoor patio with a fire pit.