Here's our countdown of the top stories this week in Newtown:
5. Santarsiero Donates Cost of Living Raise to D.A.R.E.
Santarsiero on Thursday presented $1,210 to both the Newtown Township Police Department and the Lower Makefield Township Police Department to support the D.A.R.E. program.
4. Anonymous Donor Gives Council Rock 5K for iPads
The $5,000 donation will be used to purchase iPads for the Autistic Support Classes, according to information from the district.
3. Barre 3 Looking to Set up Newtown Location
Barre 3, a chain of fitness studios that combines ballet with yoga and pilates, is seeking to set up a Newtown location.
2. Lobis-Wheeler Discusses Sandy Hook Promise With Rachel Maddow
Francine Lobis-Wheeler, a 1985 Council Rock graduate, lost her son in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. She was featured Monday on the Rachel Maddow Show.
1. Board Member Now Supports Townhomes in Light of Trailer Park Plan
Newtown Township Supervisors Matt Benchener said he would support a proposal for townhomes at the Newtown Swim Club if it meant a trailer park is off the table.