Top Five NewtownBee.com Stories September 5 to 11
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.
“CT United Ride To Roll Through Newtown, Region On Saturday,” published on September 10. A large contingent of motorcycles, joined by a police escort, is expected to roll through Newtown and other area towns to honor those who died on September 11, 2001. Read more at newtownbee.com/09102021/ct-united-ride-to-roll-through-newtown-region-on-saturday.
“Ben Mason Joins Patriots Practice Squad,” by Andy Hutchison, published September 10. Ben Mason, a former standout at Newtown High School and the University of Michigan who was drafted by the Baltimore Ravens, has joined the New England Patriots’ practice squad. Read more at newtownbee.com/09102021/ben-mason-joins-patriots-practice-squad.
“Parks And Rec Denies New Thunder Team,” by Jim Taylor, published September 6. The Parks & Recreation Commission declined to take up a motion to approve a U10 recreational team this fall for the Newtown Thunder softball program. Read more at newtownbee.com/09062021/parks-and-rec-denies-new-thunder-team.
“Nighthawk Football Team Returns In Winning Form,” by Andy Hutchison, published September 10. In its first traditional game in two seasons, Newtown High School’s football team picked up where it left off — with a win. Read more at newtownbee.com/09102021/nighthawk-football-team-returns-in-winning-form.
“Football Team Has Tough Schedule As It Tries For Return To Pinnacle,” by Andy Hutchison, published September 7. It has been two seasons, but Newtown High School’s football team is the defending Class LL state champion and back for another season on the gridiron. Read more at newtownbee.com/09072021/football-team-has-tough-schedule-as-it-tries-for-return-to-pinnacle.