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Top Five NewtownBee.com Stories For April 11 To 17



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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 Café Reawakens At Former Village Perk Site,” published April 10. Find out the buzz about Newtown Café, at 3 Glen Road, Sandy Hook Village, at newtownbee.com/04102021/newtown-cafe-reawakens-at-former-village-perk-site.

“Republican Tony Scott Captures Vacant 112th District Statehouse Seat,” by John Voket, published April 14. Republican Tony Scott outpaced Democratic rival Nick Kapoor in a Special Election April 13 to win the open 112th District Legislative seat representing Newtown and Monroe. Read more at newtownbee.com/04142021/republican-tony-scott-captures-vacant-112th-district-statehouse-seat.

“Sharing Sophia’s ‘Grace’ And ‘Hope’ Along Connecticut Trails,” by Eliza Hallabeck, published April 13. Newtown resident Don Ramsey found more than Connecticut’s majesty along the state’s trails this spring, when he took up a challenge in his granddaughter’s memory. Read more at newtownbee.com/04132021/sharing-sophias-grace-and-hope-along-connecticut-trails.

“Coexisting In Harmony With Wildlife: Opossums,” by Alissa Silber, published April 12. As the landscape in Newtown and surrounding towns continues to change, wild animals are being impacted and trying to adapt to their new environment as best they can. Find out more about coexisting with opossums at newtownbee.com/04122021/coexisting-in-harmony-with-wildlife-opossums.

“Hwang Taps Into COVID Challenges Facing Brewery, Diner,” by John Voket, published April 16. Learn why State Senator Tony Hwang spent the morning of April 13 enjoying a late breakfast at Sandy Hook Diner and a pre-lunch sample of freshly brewed suds at the Reverie Brewing Company at newtownbee.com/04162021/hwang-taps-into-covid-challenges-facing-brewery-diner.

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