Here's a look at the 10 most-read stories on Newtown Patch in February:
Trisha Lynn McLaughlin, 36, of Warminster is facing first degree felony charges for the theft, which police say was carried out by forging checks and overpaying herself on payroll.
2. Lee's Hoagie House Closes
Lee's Hoagie House, which was located in the Village at Newtown Shopping Center, has closed.
3. Nemo' Could Bring Up to 7 Inches of Snow to Newtown
Winter Storm "Nemo" dumped between 3 to 7 inches of snow on Newtown.
4. Greenstraw Smoothies to Open Monday
Greenstraw Smoothies opened for business Monday, Feb. 18. A grand opening event is planned for early March, owner Kelly Anne Troy said.
The Council Rock High School North School Resource Officer will be filing assault charges in juvenile court after an incident that occurred Friday in which a 15-year-old student attacked his pee
6. Morning Police Patrols Requested at Newtown Elementary
Newtown Elementary School officials are cracking down on morning drop-off procedures and have requested help from Newtown Township Police in the effort.
Gytis Alekperlis stole iPads, iPods and iPhones from Council Rock South students and Newtown Athletic Club members, according to Newtown Township Police.
8. Zoe's Kitchen Approved for Goodnoe Corner Location
Zoe's Kitchen, a fast-casual concept restaurant, will open at Goodnoe's Corner in the space formerly occupied by Cosi.
9. Musical 'Flash Mob' Surprises Council Rock Teachers
Students from throughout the district from elementary to high school were selected to participate in a surprise musical performance at Council Rock High School South.
10. Qdoba Wants to Open in Newtown
Qdoba has been granted conditional use approval by Newtown Township to open a restaurant in the Village at Newtown West.