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Winter Team State Championship History: Newington High School  Newington, CT Patch

NEWINGTON, CT — As practices for Connecticut high school winter sports officially get underway Monday (girls basketball, ice hockey and wrestling) and ...

Donna L. Scott  Hartford Courant

Donna Lynne Scott, 65, of East Hampton, Connecticut, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, November 24th, 2018. She was the daughter of the late ...

Sheila Ryan Jones  Hartford Courant

Sheila Ryan Jones of Newington and Simsbury, CT died November 20, 2018, at the age of 68, after a long courageous battle of living with Alzheimer's. She goes ...

Newell A. Stamm  Hartford Courant

Newell A. Stamm, 91, a lifelong resident of Newington, passed away peacefully on Monday November 11, 2018 at his home with his family at his side. Born on ...

Simsbury Obituary: Sheila Jones, 68  Simsbury, CT Patch

Simsbury Obituary: Sheila Jones, 68 - Simsbury, CT - Sheila practiced nursing for thirty years while she and Charlie raised a family in Simsbury.

Wallingford BOE hires Newington associate principal to lead Sheehan  Meriden Record-Journal

WALLINGFORD — The Board of Education has hired Enzo Zocco, associate principal of Newington High School, as the next principal of Sheehan High School.

Newington Prevails For 2nd Straight Year as Volleyball Champions  Newington, CT Patch

Newington Volleyball Prevails In State Finals - Newington, CT - The Indians went five sets before toppling Joel Barlow for their second straight Class M crown ...

Cinderella Moment: Hospital, Family Conspire To Get Ill Newington Senior To Her Prom  Hartford Courant

A Newington senior makes it to her prom despite an illness that has confined her to Connecticut Childrens Medical Center for a week.

Newington Superintendent Resigns  Hartford Courant

After eight years of *service*, Newington Superintendent William Collins resigned Monday night.

Community News For The Enfield Edition  Hartford Courant

ENFIELD — A Blue Christmas *Service* of Prayer and Healing will take place at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14, at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 383 Hazard Ave.

Newington superintendent retires months after fuel leak incident  WFSB

A shakeup at Newington schools. After serving as superintendent for nearly a decade, Dr. William Collins tells Channel 3 he's retiring. This move comes on the ...

Newington Public Schools Hiring For Several Jobs  Newington, CT Patch

Public Schools Hiring for Several Jobs - Newington, CT - Information on all of the available jobs and details on how to apply are included below.

Investigation Finds Newington Fuel Spill Could Have Been Prevented With Regular Checks, Maintenance  Hartford Courant

A fuel spill that caused thousands of gallons of diesel to seep into the soil beneath the Newington bus garage, resulting in a $2.5 million cleanup, could have ...

Newington Student Gets MCC Presidents Scholarship  Newington, CT Patch

Students Awarded MCC President's Scholarships - Newington, CT - The Manchester Community College Foundation has awarded 11 high school seniors aid ...

Newington Athlete Succeeds at Class L Track Meet  Newington, CT Patch

MIDDLETOWN, CT — An athlete from Newington High School turned in an impressive showing at the Class L track and field championships Tuesday at ...

Community News For The Wethersfield Edition  Hartford Courant

Newington High School Wins 1st State Bowling Title.

Students Across Connecticut Hold Walkouts to Protest Gun Violence  NBC Connecticut

Students at Newington High School held signs and chanted "Hey, hey, ho, ho, gun violence has got to go" as they marched. Some wore orange clothing, ...

Newington High School Graduation Rates Released

Newington High School Graduation Rates Released - Newington, CT - The state has released town-by-town data concerning how many local students are ...

Malloy invites public to open annual open house at governor's residence  Connectcut Plus

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Health officials host flu clinics as season arrives  WFSB

WETHERSFIELD, CT (WFSB) - Flu season has arrived and health officials are urging people to prepare through a number of flu clinics.

Steven S. Brooks  Hartford Courant

Steven S. Brooks, 50, of Newington, beloved husband of 12 years to Kathleen Mary (Casey) Brooks, was called home to be with the Lord on Saturday, June 30, ...

School Prom Becomes a Dream Come True for Hospitalized Senior

Newington High School senior, Toni Laites thought she would be spending the night of her Senior Prom in a hospital bed.

Ashley L. Rakus  Hartford Courant

Ashley Lynden Rakus, age 35, of New Britain, passed away from heart related causes on July 5, 2018. Originally from Newington, CT and Narragansett, RI, she ...

Newington Graduates Told To Make Themselves Available To Opportunities  Hartford Courant

The 307 graduates of the Newington Class of 2017 were urged to work hard and pursue goals that bring them happiness.

Meriden, Wallingford students head back to school  Meriden Record-Journal

Wallingford students head back to school- WALLINGFORD — As students arrived Monday morning at Sheehan High School, *fresh* off the bus and carrying ...

Newington School Officials Say Students at Right to Kneel During National Anthem  NBC Connecticut

Newington board members defended students rights to kneel during the national anthem at school sports events during a highly-charged board of education ...

Newington High School Runner Succeeds at State Cross Country Championships

MANCHESTER, CT — Newington High School placed 10th in Class L boys at the CIAC cross country championships Saturday at Wickham Park.

Newington High School Indoor Track Athletes Qualify for States

Newington Indoor Track Athletes Qualify for States - Newington, CT - A number of Indians will be competing in the state championships next month.

Newington Superintendent Proposes 3.96 Percent Budget Increase  Hartford Courant

The Newington superintendent has asked for a 3.96 percent budget increase to fund the 2018-2019 school year. Superintendent Bill Collins proposed a $73.18 ...

Two Charged In West Hartford Shooting; Police Search New Britain Avenue Home  Hartford Courant

West Hartford police were investigating overnight at a home on New Britain Avenue.

No Snow Day For Newington Students  Hartford Courant

NEWINGTON — School officials faced a blizzard of criticism on social media and elsewhere Friday after deciding to hold classes despite a snowstorm that ...

Sara J. Kaplan  Hartford Courant

Sara J. Kaplan, 47 years of age, of West Hartford, CT, passed away on Monday, September 17, 2018. She was the beloved wife of Ken Malley. Born in Hartford ...

Newington High School Athletes Garner Postseason Honors

NEWINGTON, CT - A total of 27 student-athletes from Newington High School were named to All-CCC teams following the 2016 spring season. Four were ...

Newington Settles Sex Abuse Lawsuit Against Former Teacher  Hartford Courant

A lawsuit accusing the town of failing to protect two students who said they were sexually abused by a long-term substitute gym teacher nearly 30 years ago has.

Farmington Bank Hosting Shred Day in Wethersfield

Farmington Bank this week announced its 2018 schedule of Shred Days at some branch offices in Connecticut as well as one on Earth Day at Newington High ...

Vivian L. Kampe  Hartford Courant

Vivian L. Kampe, 87, of West Hartford, CT passed away October 11th, 2018. She was born on June 29, 1931 in Bridgeport, CT to Gottfred Olson and Anna ...

Edward Quick Takes Over As Newington Boys Basketball Coach  Hartford Courant

Edward Quick has been named boys basketball coach at Newington High School. Quick has most recently been an assistant coach at Trinity College, but has ...

Newington Grad: "We Can Change The World"  Hartford Courant

WALLINGFORD -- Newington High School Associate Principal Terra A. Tigno told the Class of 2016 Friday that she was going to reverse the usual ...

Controversy boils over Newington girls volleyball team kneeling during National Anthem  FOX 61

NEWINGTON – The trending NFL protest, kneeling for the National Anthem made its way to Newington High School. The controversy all started as soon as a ...

Newington High School Student Arrested With Pot Brownies: Police  NBC Connecticut

Newington police have arrested an 18-year-old Newington High School student accused of having several marijuana brownies on school property.

Dutch Point Credit Union announces winners of 2018 scholarship

WETHERSFIELD, CT (July 2, 2018) — Dutch Point Credit Union, a $300 million community credit union serving over 23,000 members throughout Connecticut is ...

New Principal Hired In Wallingford  Wallingford, CT Patch

New Principal Hired In Wallingford - Wallingford, CT - The Wallingford Board of Education approved the hiring this week.

Newington School Bus Routes Posted

NEWINGTON, CT — With the new school year just around the corner, Newington Public Schools have published bus routes for 2016-17.

Newington field hockey team runs marathon for family of woman killed  WFSB

The Newington girls' field hockey team is running in Saturday's Hartford Marathon, Charity 5k to raise donations to help a late Newington woman's family after ...

Todd Russo  Hartford Courant

Todd Russo, 57, of New Britain, passed away at his home on Sunday, September 9, 2018. He was born in Hartford on June 5, 1961, son of Barbara (Janssen) ...

Old school bus transformed into technology lab | News  WFSB

An old Newington Public Schools athletic bus has a new look and a new role as a mobile technology lab.

Mark Anderson  Hartford Courant

Mark "Sam" Anderson, 64, of Rocky Hill, passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 7, 2018. Born in Bristol, he was the son of David Anderson of Cromwell and ...

Berlin Obituary: Robert Olson, 59

Robert M. Olson, 59, of Berlin, died peacefully on Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018, with his family by his side. Bob was the beloved husband and best friend of Joan ...

Newington PD looking for missing teen | News  WFSB

Newington police are looking for a teen who went missing Friday.

Newington Obituary: Dorothy Fandacone, 48

Dorothy Nowicki Fandacone, 48, of Berlin, died unexpectedly on Monday, Nov. 13, 2017. Born in Hartford, she was the daughter of Helen and the late Walter ...

Google Honors Newington Director Of Educational Technology, Will Attend 2017 Innovation Academy  Hartford Courant

With the help of Google, John "Jay" Salerno is hoping to expand Newington Public Schools' tech programs to more students and the community. Salerno, d.

Newington Parks and Recreation gifted $4,500 by Stew Leonard's for swim lessons  WTNH Connecticut News

A donation from Stew Leonard's will help more kids in Newington learn how to swim.

Newington Swears In New Council, Looks Towards Town Hall Project  Hartford Courant

Newington swore its new council into office Tuesday night in the town hall that voters ratified $28 million in bonding to overhaul. Mayor Roy Zartarian was ...

Screenwriter Raised In Newington Co-Wrote 'Peanuts' Movie  Hartford Courant

Newington native Cornelius Uliano grew up loving Charles M. Schulz's classic comic strip, Peanuts. Now, more than 20 years later, Uliano has given voice to the ...

Newington Coach, Schools Sued Over Baseball Player's Injuries  Hartford Courant

A former assistant baseball coach at Newington High School is being sued in connection with a 2013 incident in which a bat reportedly slipped from his hands ...

Newington's Teacher Of Year: Connect With Students  Hartford Courant

Newington's teacher of the year, Paul Salonia, talks about what he's learned as a teacher.

Boisvert Brings Passion to the Pool as New Coach of East Haven Co-Op

The East Haven-Wilbur Cross co-op girls' swimming and diving team has a new leader on the pool deck as it begins the 2018 season. The Yellowjackets' new ...

Documents reveal moments leading up to Newington murder  WFSB

The day after a man was charged with murdering his wife in Newington, Channel 3 obtained the arrest warrant.

One Dead In Newington, Scene Secured By Police  Hartford Courant

Police activity was reported on Gilbert Road in Newington.

Connecticuts Top 100 Public High Schools: New Rankings Released  Greenwich, CT Patch

Connecticut's Top 100 Public High Schools for 2019 - Greenwich, CT - A popular website compiled a list of the 100 best public high schools in Connecticut.

East Lyme, Lyme-Old Lyme Among CTs Top Public High Schools  The Lymes, CT Patch

New Canaan High School Among CT's Best: Survey - The Lymes, CT - A schools ranking website compiled a list of the 100 best public high schools in ...

West Hartford Exchange Club Honors Police Officer and Firefighter of the Year

Off. Daniel Bedford and his family, from left: mom Susan Bedford; wife Jess Bedford holding 7-month-old daughter Nora; brother Michael Bedford; dad John ...

Linda Diane Ward  Hartford Courant

Born in San Carlos, California in 1947, Linda moved to Connecticut in the 4th grade, when her father was transferred to Aetna's home office in Hartford.

Newington Town Committees Announce Slates For November Election  Hartford Courant

Republicans are looking to keep their majority on the town council for another two years after November's election.

Greenwich Among Top 10 Public High Schools In CT: Newest Rankings  Greenwich, CT Patch

New Canaan High School Among CT's Best: Survey - Greenwich, CT - A schools ranking website compiled a list of the 100 best public high schools in ...

Runner Bill Rodgers Recalls Childhood In Newington  Hartford Courant

NEWINGTON - Legendary marathoner Bill Rodgers regaled about 130 listeners Monday evening with stories of his stellar career, his quest to become a ...

NCHS Among Top 3 Public High Schools In CT: Newest Rankings  New Canaan, CT Patch

New Canaan High School Among CT's Best: Survey - New Canaan, CT - A schools ranking website compiled a list of the 100 best public high schools in ...

East Hampton, Portland Among 100 Best Public High Schools In Connecticut For 2017: Report

100 Best Public High Schools In CT For 2017 - East Hampton-Portland, CT - compiled the rankings. See how your child's school performed. Do you ...

Newington Residents Express Support For New Town Hall Project  Hartford Courant

At a public hearing Tuesday night on a proposed new $28.8 million town hall, residents overwhelmingly expressed their approval of the project citing the.

Southington resident named as Google Innovator  The Southington Observer

In the Newington school system, Southington resident John “Jay” Salerno is the “go-to” for all things related to computers. Over the past 2.5 years as director of ...

Newington Men, One On Probation, Arrested In Fight  Hartford Courant

Frank Fechteler, who served time in prison on charges related to an alleged plan to attack Newington High School in 2007, has been arrested in connection with ...

Newington, Police And Family Remember Murdered Officer Peter J. Lavery  Hartford Courant

NEWINGTON — Tuesday marked the 10th anniversary of the murder of Master Police Officer Peter J. Lavery, a tragedy that still casts a long shadow over the ...

Photos: GALLERY: Woodstock Academy advances to Class L Finals  Norwich Bulletin

Woodstock Academy beats Joel Barlow 3-0 in the CIAC 2017 State Girls Volleyball Tournament Class L Semifinals at Newington High School. Buy Photo.

Community News For The Stafford Edition  Hartford Courant

The Packing House Performance Schedule. WILLINGTON — The Packing House, 156 River Road, released its February schedule. The venue is BYOB&F.

Moccio to take helm of Stafford schools  Journal Inquirer

STAFFORD — Education officials announced this week that they have selected Suffield High School Principal Steven Moccio as the school system's new ...

Best public schools in Connecticut ranked by Niche  WFSB

With a new school year just getting underway, a website has ranked the best public schools in Connecticut.

HALO AWARDS: The best in high school drama honored by 7 Angels Theatre over 2 nights  Waterbury Republican American

WATERBURY, CT-053018JS31– Cast members from the Woodland Regional High School production of The Wizard of Oz, preforms “Jitterbug” during the ...

Woodstock reaches Class L volleyball final  Norwich Bulletin

NEWINGTON – Maddy Gronski remembered being told early on in her career at Woodstock Academy that in her senior year, the volleyball team should have a ...

Man Charged in Newington Crash That Killed 2 Women  NBC Connecticut

A 23-year-old Newington man has been arrested and charged in a fiery January crash that killed two women.

Obituary: Michael Nelson, 61

Obituary: Michael Nelson, 61, of North Branford - Milford, CT - He went on to serve for decades in the Milford Public School System where he was fondly known ...

State grades every school district and three-quarters see a drop  The CT Mirror

The large majority of public schools and school districts in the state earned worse grades this year than last on the state's annual assessment of school ...

Troubled schools on trial: When poverty permeates the classroom  The CT Mirror

“The concentration of need that is happening in East Hartford is literally unparalleled one zip code away,” said East Hartford Superintendent Nathan Quesnel.

The 100 Best Public High Schools In Connecticut For 2017: Report

Best Public High Schools In Connecticut For 2017 - West Hartford, CT - compiled the rankings. See how your child's school performed. Do you agree ...

Thomas Rasimas  Hartford Courant

Thomas Rasimas, 53, of East Haddam, husband of Mary Conway-Rasimas, died Monday January 8, 2018 suddenly at his home. He was born in Hartford, the ...

Wolcott's Pace leaving alma mater for Newington  Waterbury Republican American

BY KYLE BRENNAN REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN. After leading the most successful six-year stretch in the history of Wolcott High's football program, Jason Pace ...

State releases grades for every school  The CT Mirror

Grading schools on more than just tests scores has been a long time in the works. But the State Department of Education has now released a zero-to-100 rating ...

Former Newington Officer Returns As Chief Of Police  Hartford Courant

NEWINGTON — A police officer who rose through the ranks in Newington, then left to be second in command of the Vernon Police Department for eight years, ...

The 100 Best Public High Schools In Connecticut For 2017: Where Do Hartford Schools Rank?

Best Public High Schools In Connecticut For 2017 - Greater Hartford, CT - compiled the rankings. See how your child's school performed. Do you ...

Barlow falls in Class M volleyball final  CT Post

A Game 4 victory away from another Class M title, the Newington boys volleyball team went on a run befitting of a defending state champion. Tied with No.

Top 100 Connecticut Public High School Cafeterias: How Do Hartford Schools Rate?

Greater Hartford, CT - ranked the top high school cafeterias in the country and on a statewide level. Check out how your high school did.

Couple's Romance On The Run  Hartford Courant

Tom Hayes will lace his shoes Saturday morning for his fifth half-marathon since January. His wife, Sue, who has run in 14 races of various lengths this yea.

OP-ED | Lessons of Racism for Connecticut High School Students  CT News Junkie

I've been thinking about this poem by the renowned Harlem Renaissance poet, and not just because it's the source of the title for Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin ...

PLAINVILLE — A guide to the candidates running for the Board of  Meriden Record-Journal

PLAINVILLE — A guide to the candidates running for the Board of Education, as listed on the ballot. Rebecca Martinez (D) Age: 35. Occupation: Nurse

Hartford's Minor League, Let's Embrace It  Hartford Courant

Hartford is a minor-league city. Connecticut is a minor-league state. Neither of those two sentences are criticisms: They simply reflect a reality that we should ...

NEWINGTON — Maloney lived up to its basketball legacy, perhaps even enriched  Meriden Record-Journal

NEWINGTON — Maloney lived up to its basketball legacy, perhaps even enriched it, but Jared Simmons and his mates are carving out a beauty at Newington.

Vasquez Excited About Joining Hand as Boys' Ice Hockey Assistant

After gaining a good amount of experience coaching different sports during the past year, Dan Vasquez is looking to take the lessons that he learned and apply ...

WestConn field hockey team on the rise  Danbury News Times

One look and it becomes obvious: there is something different about the Western Connecticut State University field hockey team this season. There are more ...

Southington High School hosts state-wide Olympic event  The Southington Observer

Blue Knight athletes and partners cheer a teammate in the long jump during the CIAC Unified Sports state meet on Thursday, May 11. More than 200 students ...

PLAINVILLE — As Plainville High School says goodbye to the class of  Meriden Record-Journal

FILE PHOTO: Plainville High School kicked off the first day of school with freshmen orientation. Administration greeted students, Thursday, Sept. 1. |Ashley ...

Buzzer-beating basket sinks Waterford in Class M semis

Sydney Gouveia made a 3-pointer at the buzzer as New Fairfield stunned Waterford on Monday, 46-43, in a CIAC Class M girls' basketball semifinal.

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