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Top Five NewtownBee.Com Stories For September 25-October 1



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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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“Wetlands Commission Approves Mt Pleasant Road Apartment Proposal,” by Alissa Silber, published September 26. Newtown Inland Wetlands Commission (IWC) started off its September 14 meeting at Newtown Municipal Center by deliberating on an apartment complex development proposed for Mt Pleasant Road in Hawleyville. Read more at newtownbee.com/09262022/wetlands-commission-approves-mt-pleasant-road-apartment-proposal.

“Swierbut And Defense Shine As Nighthawks Blank Second Straight Opponent,” by Andy Hutchison, published September 30. Newtown High School’s football team blanked visiting Pomperaug of Southbury 49-0, at Blue & Gold Stadium, on September 30. Andrew Swierbut scored three touchdowns. Read more at newtownbee.com/09302022/swierbut-and-defense-shine-as-nighthawks-blank-second-straight-opponent.

“P&Z Approves Self-Storage Facility Special Exception,” by Alissa Silber, published September 27. Newtown Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) discussed and then approved an application for a Commerce Road self-storage facility during its September 15 meeting. Read more at newtownbee.com/09272022/pz-approves-self-storage-facility-special-exception.

“Newtown-Sandy Hook Restaurant Week Begins October 3,” by Jim Taylor, published September 30. A look ahead at the Newtown-Sandy Hook Restaurant Week, October 3-9. Read more at newtownbee.com/09302022/newtown-sandy-hook-restaurant-week-begins-october-3/?q=restauran.

“8th Annual REACH Car Show Wows Despite Rain Showers,” by Alissa Silber, published September 26. There were a few drizzles on the morning of Sunday, September 11, and more persistent rain later in the day, but that did not stop car enthusiasts from heading to Fairfield Hills for at least a few hours for the 8th Annual REACH Car Show. Read more at newtownbee.com/09262022/8th-annual-reach-car-show-wows-despite-rain-showers.

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

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