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Top Five NewtownBee.Com Stories For August 7-13



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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 top stories, based on the number of page reads.

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“Exceptional Detective Work Nabs Scammer Who Unlawfully Sold Local Property Out From Under Its Owner,” by John Voket, published August 6. Newtown Police Chief David Kullgren is praising the tenacious efforts of local Detective Chelsea Harold and Detective Sgt Liam Seabrook after their months-long investigation resulted in the arrest of a man who unsuccessfully hatched a plan to sell a local home out from under its rightful owner. Read more at newtownbee.com/08062022/exceptional-detective-work-nabs-scammer-who-unlawfully-sold-local-property-out-from-under-its-owner.

“At FlyRC Event CAP Cadets Get Some ‘Air Time’ Co-Piloting Model Planes,” by Alissa Silber, published August 8. The hum of model planes whizzing through the open air was the first indication the Fairfield League of Yankee Radio Controllers’ (FlyRC) event with Civil Air Patrol (CAP) had begun. Read more at newtownbee.com/08082022/at-flyrc-event-cap-cadets-get-some-air-time-co-piloting-model-planes.

“IWC Approves Commerce Road Self-Storage Facility,” by Alissa Silber, published August 9. Newtown Inland Wetlands Commission (IWC) voted on a proposed self-storage facility during its meeting at Newtown Municipal Center on July 27. Read more at newtownbee.com/08092022/iwc-approves-commerce-road-self-storage-facility.

“Police Commission Talks Jake Brakes, Rumble Strips,” by Jim Taylor, published August 12. The Police Commission recently discussed a large number of local traffic issues, as well as the process of getting signage on state roads. Read more at newtownbee.com/08122022/police-commission-talks-jake-brakes-rumble-strips.

“Concert Preview: Warren Haynes, Gov’t Mule Spending An August Saturday With Old Friends At Westville Music Bowl,” by John Voket, published August 5. The Newtown Bee caught up with Grammy winner Warren Haynes while he was on a break from a lengthy tour. Read more at newtownbee.com/08052022/concert-preview-warren-haynes-govt-mule-spending-an-august-saturday-with-old-friends-at-westville.

Education Editor Eliza Hallabeck can be reached at eliza@thebee.com.

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