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The Top Five Newtownbee.com Stories For June 21 To June 27



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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 subscriptions@thebee.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.

Read more at newtownbee.com/06252020/sandy-hook-resident-arrested-after-threat-to-law-enforcement.

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.

Read more at newtownbee.com/06202020/governors-office-offers-no-comment-about-state-democrats-protest-database.

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.

Read more at newtownbee.com/06252020/governor-lamont-announces-plans-for-2020-21-school-year-amid-ongoing-covid.

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.

Read more at newtownbee.com/06222020/surprise-youre-the-best-newtown-woman-is-ridgefields-teacher-of-the-year.

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.

Read more at newtownbee.com/06242020/trio-of-governors-announce-incoming-travel-advisory.

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