Top Five NewtownBee.Com Stories For January 15-21
Each week we compile a list of some of the recent most-read stories published at newtownbee.com. Here is a roundup of the week’s top stories, based on the number of page reads.
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"State Issues Finding Of ‘Immediate Jeopardy’ At Newtown Nursing Home," by Dave Altimari and Jenna Carlesso of The Connecticut Mirror, published January 20. The state Department of Public Health issued an “immediate jeopardy” order to a Newtown nursing home owned by Athena Health Care Systems, indicating that the state found conditions at the facility that could cause serious harm or death. Read more at newtownbee.com/01202023/state-issues-finding-of-immediate-jeopardy-at-newtown-nursing-home.
"Council Votes To Repeal Fracking, Plastic Bag Ordinances," by Jim Taylor, published January 19. After approximately an hour of pleas not to repeal local ordinances related to fracking and plastic shopping bags during public hearings and the regular council meeting that followed January 18, the Legislative Council decided to repeal both measures on split votes. Read more at newtownbee.com/01192023/council-votes-to-repeal-fracking-plastic-bag-ordinances.
"Part Two: Designers, Commissioners Look Back On Sandy Hook Permanent Memorial Process," by Alissa Silber, published January 17. The second part of a series focusing on the timeline of the creation of the Sandy Hook Permanent Memorial. Read more at newtownbee.com/01172023/part-two-designers-commissioners-look-back-on-sandy-hook-permanent-memori.
"Robert DiSibio Shines On The College Basketball Hardwood," by Andy Hutchison, published January 15. Robert DiSibio, a 2019 Newtown High School graduate, is having quite a basketball season for Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Va. Read more at newtownbee.com/01152023/robert-disibio-shines-on-the-college-basketball-hardwood.
"P&Z Closes Mt Pleasant Road Apartments Public Hearing, Shares Warehouse Definition," by Alissa Silber, published January 16. Newtown’s Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) continued discussing proposed apartments in Hawleyville during its meeting at Newtown Municipal Center January 5. Read more at newtownbee.com/01162023/pz-closes-mt-pleasant-road-apartments-public-hearing-shares-warehouse-def.
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