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Top Five NewtownBee.Com Stories For September 18-24



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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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“Newtown Police Joins DEA Warning About ‘Rainbow Fentanyl’ Targeting Youths,” by John Voket, published September 20. As Newtown Police, fire, and medical responders continuously face the possibility of confronting a possible opioid overdose or tragic death, NPD Captain Bryan Bishop is advising residents about the heightened dangers of fentanyl-laced counterfeit pills that users may believe are non-opioids. Read more at newtownbee.com/09202022/newtown-police-joins-dea-warning-about-rainbow-fentanyl-targeting-youths.

“What Happened In Newtown Schools This Summer?,” by Eliza Hallabeck, published September 20. From moving an entire school to replacing carpets, Newtown Public Schools were beehives of activity over the summer. Read more at newtownbee.com/09202022/what-happened-in-newtown-schools-this-summer.

“Newtown’s Own Jim And Sasha Allen Dropping ‘16 Borders’ EP,” by John Voket, published September 23. It seems scant weeks ago that Newtown and a growing global fan base were rallying around the father-son musical duo of Jim and Sasha Allen as they battled their way to the final rounds of the NBC talent competition show The Voice. Read more at newtownbee.com/09232022/newtowns-own-jim-and-sasha-allen-dropping-16-borders-ep.

“Real Food CT Hosting Seed-To-Plate Local Harvest Celebration,” by Alissa Silber, published September 20. Real Food CT, formerly Real Food Share, will have its second annual Seed-to-Plate Local Harvest Celebration at Castle Hill Farm, 1 Sugar Lane in Newtown, on Saturday, October 1, from 6 to 9 pm. Read more at newtownbee.com/09202022/real-food-ct-hosting-seed-to-plate-local-harvest-celebration.

“Defense And Special Teams Spark Win For NHS Football Team,” by Andy Hutchison, published September 23. Newtown High School’s football team traveled to Daniel Hand of Madison and earned a 28-0 win behind solid defense and some timely second-half offense on a chilly September 23 night. Read more at newtownbee.com/09232022/defense-and-special-teams-spark-win-for-nhs-football-team.

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

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