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Top Five NewtownBee.com Stories September 12 To 18



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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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“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, and 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.

“Newtown Skate Park Memorial Honors Memory Of Thomas Capozziello,” by Andy Hutchison, published September 13. Friends and family honored the late Thomas Capozziello with the unveiling of a special monument at the skate park in Dickinson Park on September 4. The ceremony was hosted by Newtown Parks and Recreation. Read more at newtownbee.com/09132021/newtown-skate-park-memorial-honors-memory-of-thomas-capozziello.

“The Way We Were,” published September 13. Newtown news of 25, 50, 75, 100 and 125 years ago, from the archives of The Newtown Bee. Read that week’s installment at newtownbee.com/09132021/the-way-we-were-233.

“CT United Ride To Roll Through Newtown, Region On Saturday,” published September 10. Ahead of the 20th anniversary of 9/11, a large contingent of motorcycles, joined by a police escort, planned 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.

“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.

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

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