The Top Five Newtownbee.com Stories For June 21 To June 27
What are newtownbee.com readers reading? Each week we compile a list of the top most read stories published to our site.
Here is a roundup of the week’s top five stories, based on 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 email@example.com — and check our website for updates. Along with the headline, date published, and a brief description of the story, a link to each story is below.
1. “Sandy Hook Resident Arrested After Threat To Law Enforcement,” published Thursday, June 25. A 24-year-old Sandy Hook resident was arrested June 24 after Connecticut State Police were notified of a threatening tweet.
2. “Governor’s Office Offers ‘No Comment’ About State Democrats’ Protest Database,” published Saturday, June 20. Following two queries by The Newtown Bee, Governor Ned Lamont had no comment on a database of “Connecticut Protests for Racial Justice” that is available on the state Democratic Party website.
3. “Governor Lamont Announces Plans For 2020-21 School Year Amid Ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic,” published Thursday, June 25. Governor Ned Lamont and Education Commissioner Miguel Cardona announced details of the framework to provide all Connecticut students statewide the opportunity for in-school, full-time instruction at the beginning of the 2020-21 academic year, as long as public health data continues to support this model.
4. “Surprise! You’re The Best! Newtown Woman Is Ridgefield’s Teacher Of The Year,” published Monday, June 22. As a tiger made its way up Newtown resident Lori Peck’s driveway, she came around the corner of her house on Saturday, June 13, to a big surprise.
5. “Trio Of Governors Announce Incoming Travel Advisory,” published Wednesday, June 24. The governors of Connecticut, New York, and New Jersey announce a travel advisory for individuals traveling from states with significant community spread of COVID-19.