Newtown has closed on the property where a new police station will be located. A public signing was held in Council Chambers at Newtown Municipal Center. The town gave the owner of 191 South Main Street and nearby Peck Lane a check for $1.6 million. The Newtown Bee reports that the seller than gave the town a symbolic key. The Roman family sold an existing commercial building to the town for renovation and expansion into a new police station. Newtown residents signed off on the police station project on Election Day by approving $14.8 million. The town hopes to break ground in August on the projected year long build.