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Top Five NewtownBee.com Stories For April 4 To April 10



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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.

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“Newtown’s COVID Cases Surge Again With Two New Deaths,” by John Voket, published April 8. Anybody in Newtown who thinks COVID-19 is retreating locally in the face of proliferating vaccine availability and warmer weather coaxing more folks outside, presumably reducing transmissions, is simply wrong. Read more at newtownbee.com/04082021/newtowns-covid-cases-surge-again-with-two-new-deaths.

“Nighthawk Track Team Members Take Home SWC Championships,” published April 4. High school indoor track teams made the most of the truncated season and capped things off by tallying final-meet results for South-West Conference individual event champions. Read more at newtownbee.com/04042021/nighthawk-track-team-members-take-home-swc-championships.

“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.

“Democrat Candidate Opposes ‘Mansion Tax’ While GOP Challenger Takes Aim At Regionalizing Schools,” by John Voket, published April 5. 112th District Democratic candidate Nick Kapoor pledged to stand against a key revenue-generating proposal referred to as the “mansion tax.” Read more at newtownbee.com/04052021/democrat-candidate-opposes-mansion-tax-while-gop-challenger-takes-aim-at-regionalizing-schools.

“Get To Know: Orchard Hill Nature Center On Huntingtown Road,” published April 6. The Newtown Bee’s “Get To Know” series looks at local buildings and properties. This week, we focus on Orchard Hill Nature Center. Read more at newtownbee.com/04062021/get-to-know-orchard-hill-nature-center-on-huntingtown-road.

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