Here's a look at the top news in Newtown this week:
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.
Council Rock administrators want to make $800,000 worth of upgrades and staffing increases to improve safety within the district.
PA Department of Environmental Protection Secretary Michael Krancer would not say whether he believes in global warming after being asked by House Appropriations Committee member Rep. Steve Santarsiero.
Morning Police Patrols Requested at Newtown Elementary
According to a report on NBC 10, police patrols were requested by school officials after some parents did not follow proper drop-off procedures.
Theatre to Host Special Screening of 'Beasts of the Southern Wild'
The Newtown Theatre on Sunday will have a special showing of Oscar-nominated 'Beasts of the Southern Wild,' which was produced by Newtown resident Paul Mezey.