Log In

Reset Password

Top Five NewtownBee.com Stories For March 28 To April 3



Text Size

Each week we compile a list of some of the most-read stories published at newtownbee.com. Here is a roundup of the week’s recent top stories, based on the number of page reads.

Keep up with all the Newtown news by subscribing to the paper each week — click “Subscribe” at newtownbee.com or e-mail subscriptions@thebee.com — and check our website for updates.

“Newtown Police Arrest Ohio Man On Two Felony Charges,” by Shannon Hicks, published April 1. An Ohio man was arrested by Newtown police on two charges related to inappropriate outreach to an underage person via computer. Read more at newtownbee.com/04012021/newtown-police-arrest-ohio-man-on-two-felony-charges.

“Rochambeau Bridge Closed Following Truck Rollover, Fire In Construction Zone,” by Shannon Hicks, published March 30. A tractor-trailer rollover in the Rochambeau Bridge construction zone created miles-long delays and the closure of the bridge. Read more at newtownbee.com/03302021/rochambeau-bridge-closed-following-truck-rollover-fire-in-construction-zon.

“Woman, Dogs Escape Unharmed From Barn Fire,” by Shannon Hicks, published April 2. A 1,850-square-foot barn that had been converted into a woodworking space and an apartment was destroyed by fire during the overnight of March 27-28. The female tenant and her two dogs were able to escape without harm. Read more at newtownbee.com/04022021/woman-dogs-escape-unharmed-from-barn-fire.

“FUN To Light Newtown Blue Throughout ‘World Autism Month,’” by John Voket, published March 28. Whether it is awareness or acceptance, Newtown will be embracing differences and lighting up blue for autism awareness throughout April. Read more at newtownbee.com/03282021/fun-to-light-newtown-blue-throughout-world-autism-month.

“Are Books You Read To Your Children Controversial?” by Andy Hutchison, published March 29. What are parents to do when they come across material they question in children’s books? What are some good alternatives for parents looking to broaden their children’s perspectives? Find out at newtownbee.com/03292021/are-books-you-read-to-your-children-controversial.

Comments are open. Be civil.

Leave a Reply