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Top Five NewtownBee.Com Stories For September 11-17



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Each week we compile a list of some of the recent 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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"United Ride Bringing Road Closures Sunday 9/11, Flags Remaining At Half-Mast," by John Voket, published September 9. Ahead of the annual 9/11 United Motorcycle Ride passing through Newtown on September 11, the Newtown Police Department issued its final traffic advisory in anticipation of the 2022 United Ride. Read more at newtownbee.com/09092022/united-ride-will-bring-mid-day-road-closures-sunday-9-11.

"CT United Ride Passing Through Newtown Around Midday September 11," published September 4. Ahead of Connecticut’s largest 9/11 tribute, with thousands of motorcyclists from across the Northeast participating, the return to the area was announced. Read more at newtownbee.com/09042022/ct-united-ride-passing-through-newtown-around-midday-september-11.

"After 45 Years, Light Shines On Sandy Hook Roadster Again," by Eliza Hallabeck, published September 12. After roughly 45 years, a vintage roadster finally saw the light of day again when it was pulled out of a Sandy Hook garage on September 1. Read more at newtownbee.com/09122022/after-45-years-light-shines-on-sandy-hook-roadster-again.

"Amy Helm Bringing Her ‘Fierce’ Band To Headline Friday Arts Fest Opening," by John Voket, published September 14. Ahead of headlining the opening night of the Newtown Arts Festival, singer-songwriter, band leader, and daughter of The Band co-founder Amy Helm caught up with The Newtown Bee. Read more at newtownbee.com/09142022/amy-helm-bringing-her-fierce-band-to-headline-friday-arts-fest-opening.

"Football Team Bounces Back Against Bethel," by Andy Hutchison, published September 16. Newtown High School’s football team took advantage of great field position thanks to its defense and special teams to score some short field touchdowns on the way to a 41-3 win at Bethel on September 16. Read more at newtownbee.com/09162022/football-team-bounces-back-against-bethel.

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

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