Top Five Stories of the Week: May 6 to 12
A look at the top stories that made headlines this week in Newtown.
Here's our countdown of the top stories that made headlines this week in Newtown:
5. Patch Picks Mother’s Day Contest Winner: Congratulations to Lauren, the winner of our Mother’s Day Contest and $500. Patch created the contest as a way to allow users an outlet to talk about their moms and have a chance to win some money.
4. Movies in the Park to Return in June: Movies in the Park, the popular outdoor film series, will be back this year. According to organizers, the evening movies will be screened at Linton Memorial Park Wednesdays starting June 20.
3. Food Fighters Will Walk at Graduation: Six senior students who were cited by Newtown Township police for their involvement in a food fight at Council Rock North will participate in the school's graduation ceremonies, school officials said.
2. Thousands Turn Out for Welcome Day: Thousands of people from all over Bucks County turned out for Newtown's annual Welcome Day, which featured a variety of entertainment, giveaways and food. The annual street fair is held on Sycamore Street and is sponsored by the Newtown Business Association.
1. Developer Seeking to Build New State Store: Developer Allan Smith came before Borough Council Tuesday night to present plans for a new 12,000-square-foot state wine and spirits store on South State Street.