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New Canaan Named CTs 2nd Best Public High School: New Ranking  New Canaan, CT Patch

CT's Top Public High Schools: New Ranking - New Canaan, CT - Niche.com recently released its annual list of the 100 best public high schools in Connecticut.



Darien Named CTs 3rd Best Public High School: New Ranking  Darien, IL Patch

CT's Top Public High Schools: New Ranking - Darien, CT - Niche.com recently released its annual list of the 100 best public high schools in Connecticut.



Extra Police Presence at Bristol Eastern High School  NBC Connecticut

A student at Bristol Eastern High School has been arrested after an investigation into a threat, according to police, and there is extra police presence at the ...



Extra Police Presence at Bristol Eastern High School After Threat  NBC Connecticut

A student at Bristol Eastern High School has been arrested after an investigation into a threat, according to police, and there is extra police presence at the ...



Carol J. Hansen  Hartford Courant

Carol J. Hansen, devoted daughter of the late Keith and Helen Hansen, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Saturday, July 27, 2019. Her faith ...



Francine A. Coffey  Hartford Courant

Francine A. Coffey, of Greenland, NH and Bristol, CT, widow Jean-Gabriel Jouanny, died on Sunday (August 4, 2019) in Dover, NH. Francine was born in ...



Baseball: Newington shows off its baseball I.Q in a 9-2 win over Bristol Eastern  Hartford Courant

Newington baseball never had to hit anything better than a single — though the Indians did hit six, work two walks and capitalize on countless Bristol Eastern ...



Horton hears a ('Seussical') musical at Bristol Eastern  bristolobserver.com

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER. STAFF WRITER. The Bristol Eastern High School drama club is hard at work preparing their spring musical, “Seussical ...



FOX61 Student News: Connecticut Seniors “STRIKE” Again in Wii Bowling Competition  FOX61 Hartford

Story by Giovanna Costantiello, Anna Santacroce, Logan Zdun - Bristol Eastern High School BRISTOL- Every year in Bristol Connecticut there's a competition of ...



After 27 years, Sue Moreau to retire from Bristol schools  Hartford Courant

Bristol schools Superintendent Sue Moreau will retire this summer after 42 years in education - with 27 of them in Bristol.



History of Bristol's high schools takes residency at library  bristolobserver.com

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER. STAFF WRITER. Through the month of March, the Bristol History Room will, highlight the history of Bristol's public high ...



Boys Lacrosse: Lax celebrates  bristolobserver.com

By MICHAEL LETENDRE. STAFF WRITER. Before the Bristol Central and Bristol Eastern boys lacrosse teams locked horns on Thursday, May 16, the Lancers ...



BOE offers recognition to school community members  bristolobserver.com

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER. STAFF WRITER. During the Bristol Board of Education meeting held on Wednesday, April 3, several members of the ...



Remembering 'Gabby'  bristolobserver.com

By JILLIAN ELSNER. CORRESPONDENT. Bristol Eastern High School honored the memory of freshman, Gabrielle “Gabby” LaChance with a tree planting ...



School staff awarded mini-grants  bristolobserver.com

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER. STAFF WRITER. The Bristol Business Education Foundation awarded over $14,000 to 18 teachers during the 2018-2019 ...



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 ...



Graduating class of Bristol Eastern  Bristol Observer

Bristol Eastern High School's Class of 2019 is: Michael Charles Adames, Zachary James Adkins, Abdulrahman Emmad Al Juburi, Olivia Grace Allen, Ashley ...



These CT Schools Prepare Students Best For College: New Report  Patch.com

Top 169 CT Schools That Prep Students For College - Across Connecticut, CT - A new report ranks the top 169 schools in Connecticut on how they best prepare ...



American Legion prepping for new season  bristolobserver.com

The Bristol American Legion Baseball program is preparing for the upcoming 91st season and tryouts are right around the corner. A new tryout procedure has ...



Danbury rolls past New Milford in News-Times Tip-Off  Danbury News Times

DANBURY — The Danbury girls basketball team didn't have the start it hoped for after entering the season with high expectations. Life after a 0-3 beginning has ...



Bristol's Dorantes takes reins at DCF  Bristol Observer

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER. STAFF WRITER. Bristol resident Vannessa Dorantes was recently appointed by Governor Ned Lamont to serve as the ...



Heres How Every CT High School Ranks By County: U.S. News  Patch.com

Here's How CT High Schools Rank: U.S. News - Across Connecticut, CT - See how your high school compares to others nearby in this new list from U.S. News ...



Louise E. Swanson  Hartford Courant

Louise E. (Bayer) Swanson, 86, of Bristol, widow of Helmer C. Swanson, died on Friday (January 11, 2019) at the Hospital of Central Connecticut/New Britain ...



Look up how your school performs under Connecticut's annual statewide assessment  Hartford Courant

The Connecticut State Department of Education has released the latest results from the Next Generation Accountability System. See how your school did.



It's The First Day Of School In New Britain, Wethersfield, Glastonbury And Other Connecticut Districts  Hartford Courant

Another round of Connecticut students and teachers welcomed the start of the 2018-19 school year Thursday in New Britain, Wethersfield, Glastonbury, ...



Bristol students learn the true meaning of Memorial Day  WTNH.com

High school students in Bristol got a lesson in the true meaning of Memorial Day. Every year they visit Veterans Memorial Park along Memorial Boulevard for a ...



Newport Jazz Assembly Program expands to CT under the direction of Javon Jackson  What'sUpNewp

Newport Festivals Foundation is expanding the reach of its popular Newport Jazz Assembly program with the introduction of theJackie McLean Jazz Studies ...



City's NAACP to honor Dr. King  bristolobserver.com

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER. STAFF WRITER. The Bristol Chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People will hosting its ...



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 ...



Winners for the 2019 FOX61 Student News Awards  FOX61 Hartford

The 2019 FOX61 Student News Awards were presented June 5, 2019 at the Wilde Auditorium at the University of Hartford. Winners received cash prizes of up to ...



Patti Jean Papapietro  Hartford Courant

Patti Jean Papapietro of Ithaca, NY, died on July 17, 2019. She was born January 12, 1957, in Bristol, CT, to Jean and James Papapietro. A graduate of Bristol ...



High school swim coach loses job after vigilante pedophile sting  New York Post

A Connecticut high school swim coach lost his job after a vigilante group said they busted him trying to solicit sex from someone he thought was a teenage boy.



Softball preview: Will BE softball join the elite?  bristolobserver.com

By MICHAEL LETENDRE. STAFF WRITER. BRISTOL – Is this the year, the Bristol Eastern softball program breaks into the elite of the Central Connecticut ...



BE's girls Coach Floyd to be inducted into Hall of Fame  bristolobserver.com

By MICHAEL LETENDRE. STAFF WRITER. Since 1979, Tony Floyd has been putting together some of the best girls varsity basketball programs in Central ...



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 ...



School-By-School Vaccination Rates In CT Released | Across Connecticut, CT  Patch.com

CONNECTICUT — The State Department of Health released a school-by-school list of vaccination rates in Connecticut. The decision comes after a number of ...



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 ...



Mum Parade winners announced  bristolobserver.com

BRISTOL — The 57th Annual Bristol Mum Parade award winners were announced after the parade this past Sunday. More than 100 schools, churches, ...



BE grads 'push through' for success  bristolobserver.com

By LISA CAPOBIANCO. STAFF WRITER. Despite the drops of rainfall that fell from the sky before their graduation ceremony began last Wednesday, Bristol ...



U.S. News Best High Schools: Heres How 163 CT Schools Ranked  Darien, IL Patch

Best CT High Schools In America U.S. NewS - Darien, CT - You may be surprised to see what CT schools rank among the nation's best. We also have CT's best.



See Where Greenwich High School Ranks Among States Best: List  Greenwich, CT Patch

CT's Best High Schools: U.S. News & World Report - Greenwich, CT - U.S. News & World Report recently ranked the best high schools in the nation and CT For ...



CCSU honors veterans — two students, one New Britain resident  Hartford Courant

Cpl. John “Jack” Truhan of New Britain served in the Marine Corps as an aerial photographer in the 1950s, then went on to volunteer with Toys for Tots, the Little ...



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.



U.S. News Best High Schools: Naugatuck High Makes Elite List  Naugatuck, CT Patch

Best CT High Schools In America U.S. News - Naugatuck, CT - U.S. News & World Report released its high school rankings. See how Naugatuck High School ...



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.



Meet Bristol Eastern's salutatorian  bristolobserver.com

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER. STAFF WRITER. Tina Guo was named the salutatorian for the Bristol Eastern High School class of 2018. Guo said she ...



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

A Connecticut teen had a "chill" ride to his prom this year. The Bristol teen shocked classmates when he showed up to the senior prom in an ice cream truck.



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 ...



Bristol Welcomes Its First Female Mayor  Hartford Courant

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



The Pride of Bristol  Boston.com

Mayor Ken Cockayne willproudly list his hometown's many attractions. The town of about 60,000 boasts the nation's oldest still-functioning amusement park in ...



See Where Staples High School Ranks Among States Best: 2019 List  Westport, CT Patch

CT's Best High Schools: U.S. News & World Report - Westport, CT - U.S. News & World Report recently ranked the best high schools in the nation and CT For ...



Hand JV Wrestling Takes 2nd at Bristol Eastern Tourney  Zip06.com

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 ...



See how the state graded your school and district  The CT Mirror

The state released grades for each school and district on Friday – and most saw a decrease. Standardized test scores, once the lone measure for grading ...



Bristol Eastern council hosts blood drive  bristolobserver.com

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER. STAFF WRITER. Bristol Eastern High School's student council hosted its third annual blood drive on Saturday, Feb. 24.



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.



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 ...



Beyond The Playing Fields: St. Paul Coach Mone Continues To Plow Ahead  Hartford Courant

It's 5:30 a.m. and the sun is starting to come up. St. Paul girls basketball coach Joe Mone has been up for at least three hours. He had a game last.



U.S. News Best High Schools 2019: Amity High Makes Elite List  Patch.com

Best CT High Schools In America U.S. News - Bethwood, CT - U.S. News & World Report released its high school rankings. See how Amity High School did.



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 ...



Conversation with: Kevin Toomey | Living  Journal Inquirer

Bristol Eastern High School health teacher Kevin Toomey has a rating of 4.77 (out of five) stars on Ratemyteachers.com, with reviews dating back to 2002.



U.S. News Best High Schools 2019: Milford Schools Make Elite List  Milford, CT Patch

Best CT High Schools In America U.S. News - Milford, CT - U.S. News & World Report released its high school rankings. See how Joseph A. Foran and Jonathan ...



2015 Connecticut High School Valedictorians  Hartford Courant

From Hartford to Middletown to Enfield to Manchester, here's a look at all of the students who were named high school valedictorians in the area.



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

State police have released the identities of the three young men who died in a triple fatal crash in Enfield over the weekend.



U.S. News: Pomperaug and Nonnewaug High Make Elite List  Woodbury, CT Patch

Best CT High Schools In America U.S. News - Woodbury-Middlebury, CT - U.S. News & World Report released its high school rankings. See how Pomeraug and ...



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 ...



BRISTOL — Tenacious defense allowed the Lyman Hall girls basketball team to  Meriden Record-Journal

BRISTOL — Tenacious defense allowed the Lyman Hall girls basketball team to keep its Class LL first-round game against Bristol Eastern close for the first half ...



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.



Two Conard Grads Among Group Sworn in as West Hartford Police Officers  http://www.we-ha.com

West Hartford Police Department new hires (from left) Nhan Nguyen, Robert Potz, and Michael Eden are sworn in by Town Clerk Essie Labrot. Photo credit: ...



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's Parents: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know  Heavy.com

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



Local ‘Odyssey’ teams head to world finals  Danbury News Times

Several Danbury-area will head to the Odyssey of the Mind's world finals next month after achieving high scores in the statewide competition earlier this month.



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 ...



Ridgefield School Ranked Among CTs Best Group of Teachers in 2016  Patch.com

Ridgefield, CT - The folks at reviews site Niche.com have come out with a ranking of which public high schools in the state have the best teachers.



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

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



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

Struggling to cope with past sexual abuse and a mother who works long hours at a low-wage job, Alex regularly breaks down while at school. The screaming ...



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.



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 ...



High School Research Teachers Conference  Science News for Students

On September 27-29, 2019, the Society for Science & the Public (the Society) will welcome 200 science research teachers at all levels of experience to gather in ...



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 ...



Hall of Fame distributes honors  bristolobserver.com

The Bristol Sports Hall of Fame recently held their 20th annual recognition dinner at Nuchie's Restaurant honoring over 100 athletes who have maintained at ...



Honoring MLK, from Services to Activism  NBC Connecticut

Cities and towns honor the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. today. All events listed are scheduled for Monday unless otherwise noted.



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 ...



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 ...



Connecticut school districts named best for music education  CT Post

Thirteen school districts in the state have been named among the best in the nation for music education according to the National Association of Music ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Wyvern Invitational A Cappella Festival in West Hartford is 'Pitch Perfect' Evening  http://www.we-ha.com

Kingswood Oxford hosted 16 schools from throughout the area for the annual Wyvern Invitational A Cappella Festival (WIAF) on its West Hartford campus.



Seniors set to lead Western volleyball team to victory  Danbury News Times

DANBURY — They stepped onto the volleyball court together at Western Connecticut State University as wide-eyed freshmen four years ago, and now the ...



Hatter wrestlers defend their turf at Ryan Sabbagh Holiday Tournament  Danbury News Times

DANBURY — The Danbury High School defended its home turf again Tuesday — and in dominant fashion. The Hatters scored 3211/2points to win their annual ...



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 ...



YOUTH SHOT ON BRISTOL COURTHOUSE STEPS  Hartford Courant

Just before rival gang members gunned him down on the steps of the Bristol courthouse Monday afternoon, Jorge Sierra, 17, shoved his mother out of harm's ...



Suffield Teen Cast in Hartford Stage Musical  Patch.com

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



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 ...



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 ...



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

Tracy Snyder, a science teacher at East Hartford High School, was being asked to explain to a Superior Court judge how so many students who read and do ...



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.



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 ...



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, ...



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