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Jean-Yves Laprise  Hartford Courant

Jean-Yves Laprise, 74, of Bristol, beloved husband of Judith (Gorneault) Laprise, and widower of Pierrette (Benoit) Laprise, died unexpectedly on Sunday ...

Stay Strong In Adversity, Bristol Eastern Graduates Urged  Hartford Courant

The 290 members of Bristol Eastern High School's Class of 2018 graduated Wednesday evening.

Schools in Bristol dismissed early for third day due to heat  FOX61 Hartford

BRISTOL — Bristol Public Schools were dismissed early on the third day of school because of the heat. Not all of the district's classrooms have air condition.

EXCLUSIVE: Former Bristol swim coach caught on video allegedly trying to meet underage boy  FOX61 Hartford

BRISTOL -- A former Bristol high school swim coach was caught on camera allegedly trying to meet up with an underage boy. Nicholas Daddabbo, 26, of ...

Brian P. Bowerman  Hartford Courant

Bryan P. Bowerman, 76 of Bristol, passed away on November 11, 2018. He was born in Bristol on April 29, 1942 and was the son of the late George and Vivian ...

New Brewery Looks to Offer Craft Beer In Bristol By End of 2018  Hartford Courant

The founders of Better Half Brewing hope to have their small craft brewery and taproom in downtown Bristol open by the end of the year.

Former Bristol Eastern High Phys-Ed Teacher Charged With Risk of Injury  NBC Connecticut

A former physical education teacher at Bristol Eastern High School has been arrested and charged with risk of injury to a minor in a case that involves a ...

Hand JV Wrestling Takes 2nd at Bristol Eastern Tourney

The Hand JV wrestling squad recently had a strong second-place finish at a tournament at Bristol Eastern High School on Jan. 15. The Tigers went 4-1 at the ...

Russell E. Galipo  Hartford Courant

Russell E. Galipo, 86, of Lakeland, Florida and Bristol, Connecticut, died on Friday, November 2, 2018 after a brief illness and surrounded by members of his ...

Friends, Schools: Three Well-Liked Young Men Died In Triple-Fatal Crash  Hartford Courant

The three young men who died in a horrific wreck on I-91 in Enfield Sunday morning were described Tuesday as likable students, two in college and one in high ...

Alex Mika's SAT Song - Courant Community  Hartford Courant

Alex Mika is an 11th grader at Bristol Eastern High School who has produced a YouTube video for his humorous song about the stress of SATs.

Vera G. Whitehead  Hartford Courant

Vera Whitehead, 69 of Sandusky, Ohio passed away in her sleep April 19,2018. Vera was born to the late Rev. John V. Davis Sr. and Mary L. (Hoyrd) Davis on ...

Michael J. Newton  Hartford Courant

Michael J. Newton, 40, of Bristol, died peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018, after his courageous battle with lymphoma.

Here's What You Need To Know About Election Day In Rocky Hill  Hartford Courant

Everything you need to know from how to get to the polls to who's running for office.

Primary Tuesday: Where to Vote  Waterbury Republican American

Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday for Democratic and Republican primaries. Only registered Democrats and Republicans are eligible to vote.

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 ...

Nutmeg Symphony Orchestra announces 2018 concert season  Torrington Register Citizen

Community Connections, The Nutmeg Symphony Orchestra's upcoming series of three concerts, all feature compositions by living Connecticut composers and ...

Ex-Teacher Wanted Inappropriate Photos of Student: Court Docs  NBC Connecticut

The former Bristol Eastern High School physical education teacher arrested earlier this month allegedly texted a student and asked her to send her photos of her ...

MaxPreps/AVCA Players of the Week for October 29, 2018  MaxPreps

MaxPreps News - America's Source for High School Sports and the leading volleyball organization team up to honor the nation's best. (Week of 10/29-11/4)

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 ...

Bristol Welcomes Its First Female Mayor  Hartford Courant

Bristol's first female mayor, Ellen Zoppo-Sassu, was inaugurated Monday night.

In Connecticut, heartbreak and disbelief over Aaron Hernandez’s death  The Boston Globe

BRISTOL, CONN. — News of the apparent suicide of former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez on Wednesday rippled throughout the community ...

Three Students Arrested in Bristol School Bomb Threats  NBC Connecticut

Two 10-year-olds and a 13-year-old have been arrested in connection with a recent string of school bomb threats in Bristol, Connecticut, according to Mayor Ken ...

Brown water coming from Bristol faucets during water dept. maintenance  FOX 61

BRISTOL -- Homeowners in Bristol were surprised to find brown and discolored water coming from their faucets Monday evening. They posted photos of cups ...

Flooding concerns CT residents especially in Bristol | Weather  WFSB

There were concerns over flooding in Bristol as the waters of Pequabuck River, which flows right through parts of downtown, were rushing and rising on ...

Music and dessert served up to benefit BEHS band, choir  Bristol Observer

Bristol Eastern High School Performing Arts Booster Club has announced performances by students from the Bristol Eastern High School Band and Choir on ...

Bristol Honors Peter Sassu as 'Officer of the Year'  Hartford Courant

BRISTOL — Commanders of the city's police department describe Peter Sassu as a solid officer, an exemplary employee and something more: A model of calm ...

Aaron Hernandez's Parents: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Aaron Hernandez's dad, Dennis Hernandez, died in 2006. His mom, Terri, works in the school system. She believed her son was innocent.

For Bristol Mayor-Elect, A Deluge Of Calls, Texts And Decisions  Hartford Courant

*Fresh* from her landslide win at the polls, Mayor-elect Ellen Zoppo-Sassu on Wednesday juggled a relentless stream of calls, texts and e-mails while trying to ...

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.

Bristol Election Day: Nine Polling Places In Three Districts  Hartford Courant

BRISTOL - Election Day is Nov. 3, and Bristol voters can get an early look at their ballots in advance courtesy of the registrars office.

Students recognized for service as Everyday Angels  The Southington Observer

By TAYLOR HARTZ STAFF WRITER. Allyson Genovese, founder of Southington non-profit “Ally G's Everyday Angels,” recognized several students last week for ...

The Pride of Bristol

Nearly two years after its hero, Aaron Hernandez, fell into sudden disgrace, the Connecticut city with a small-town feel remains wounded.

Chill Ride: Bristol Teen Takes Ice Cream Truck to Prom  NBC Connecticut

One Connecticut teen had a "chill" ride to prom this year.

See the graduation rate at your local high school  The CT Mirror

State officials celebrated another “record high” in graduation rates on Monday. Graduation rates have substantially increased over the past five years. Of the ...

Aaron Hernandez: A hometown boy's sad legacy - News  The Providence Journal

In Bristol, Conn., where the ex-Patriots player grew up, the signs of trouble go back to at least 2006. BRISTOL, Conn. -- Aaron Hernandez, the former Pro Bowl ...

Students receive art awards; work displayed till Feb. 3 at U of H  Bristol Observer

Bristol Public Schools students earned 15 awards in the Connecticut Regional Scholastic Art Awards competition and exhibition at the Hartford Art School, ...

Lori Riley Column: Army Ranger didn't let loss of a lower leg stop him from running, biking, swimming and continuing to serve in combat  Hartford Courant

Growing up in Columbus, Ga., home of Fort Benning, Kimberly Smithwick knew better than to hang around with soldiers at bars. "I never thought I'd date a ...

Who Is the Bristol Brass and Wind Ensemble?  Hartford Courant

Over the past 18 years, I am sure many Connecticut residents have seen posters, electronic signs or newspaper announcements for the Bristol Brass and Wind ...

Greenwich students reach world finals of Odyssey of the Mind competition  Greenwich Time

GREENWICH — Teams from Cos Cob School, Parkway School and Brunswick School have booked trips to Iowa next month to test their problem-solving mettle ...

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 ...

BEHS students visit pioneering female casting director  Bristol Observer

By LISA CAPOBIANCO. STAFF WRITER. It's no secret that pioneer casting director Barbara Claman has a long resume of over 90 movies, TV shows and mini ...

Connecticuts Public High Schools with the Best Teachers 2016

Windsor Locks-East Windsor, CT - The folks at reviews site have come out with a ranking of which public high schools in the state have the best ...

Most middle and high schools start too early, CDC study says  The CT Mirror

The vast majority of U.S. middle and high schools begin before 8:30 a.m., despite recommendations from experts that a later start could help students get more ...

Bristol resident member of Navy Seabees  Bristol Observer

PORT HUENEME, Calif.- “We Build, We Fight” has been the motto of the U. S. Navy's Construction Force, known as the “Seabees”, for the past 75 years. Bristol ...

Danbury native heads to Italy for prestigious music fellowship  Danbury News Times

A Danbury native has been chosen from dozens of applicants to attend a conducting fellowship in Italy this summer. Amy Bovin Dauphinais, 29, applied for the ...

School And District Index Scores 2015-2016  Hartford Courant

Connecticut's rating system is based on 12 different factors. Select schools or districts and scroll to your school or district, to learn the overall performance index ...

Alex Ryng & Kyla Ryng: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Alex Ryng and his wife, Kyla Ryng, were the victims of a murder suicide in Bristol, Connecticut. They're three children discovered the bodies.

Suffield Teen Cast in Hartford Stage Musical

Suffield Teen Cast in Hartford Stage Musical - Suffield, CT - She will be starring in a pair of performances of Pippin in August.

Troubled schools on trial: Who’s in charge? State vs. local control  The CT Mirror

“A spending scheme really can't be said to be aimed at elementary and secondary school education when the state doesn't even enforce a coherent idea of ...

Trumbull Odyssey of the Mind team heading to world finals  Trumbull Times

Team Mayhem, the Odyssey of the Mind team comprised of 4th and 5th grade students from Tashua Elementary School, Middlebrooks Elementary School and ...

2 New Canaan High School Seniors Receive Scholar-Athlete Honors

CT High Seniors Receive Scholar-Athlete Honors - New Canaan, CT - They will be among hundreds of students honored by the Connecticut Association of ...

Polling Places Set For Bristol, New Britain  Hartford Courant

Two polling places in New Britain have been changed for this election, but otherwise voters in Bristol and New Britain will cast ballots at the usual locatio.

Bethel High announces inaugural Hall of Fame class  Danbury News Times

The Bethel High School Athletic Hall of Fame Committee has announced its inaugural induction class. The 10 inductees will be honored during halftime of the ...

How did your school do on the new SBAC test?  The CT Mirror

See how your school and school district performed on the new English and math assessment tests aligned with Common Core state standards. The side-by-side ...

Why I Run: Eversource Hartford Marathon Has Countless Inspirational Stories  Hartford Courant

Close to 10000 people will run in the Eversource Hartford Marathon and each has a story.

Berklee Professor Annette Philip to Serve as one of Coaches for WGBH's Televised Singing Competition, Sing That Thing!  India New England

BOSTON–Indian vocalist and Berklee professor Annette Philip will serve as one of the coaches on the second season of WGBH's televised singing competition, ...

Cambridge woman, 31, identified as pedestrian struck by car on Memorial Drive  The Boston Globe

The woman who was struck by a car while crossing Memorial Drive in Cambridge on Sunday has died, State Police said Wednesday.

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