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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 ...



Jeffrey C. Banks  Hartford Courant

Jeffrey Clark Banks, 65, of Bristol, CT, passed away on March 18, 2019 after a battle with cancer. Born on March 9, 1954, he was a son of the late Winthrop and ...



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.



Newport Festivals Foundation Expand Newport Jazz Assembly Program to Connecticut Schools  Jazz-Quad

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



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, ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



Kevin L. Goodine  Hartford Courant

Kevin L. Goodine, 55, of East Haddam, beloved husband of Katherine (Pelletier) Goodine, died on Sunday (February 24, 2019) with family by his side at ...



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.



PD: Bristol high school student arrested for social media threat  WTNH.com

A Bristol high school student was arrested over a social media threat on Wednesday.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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.



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.



Danbury to face Bristol Eastern in Holiday Festival title game  Danbury News Times

DANBURY — The Danbury and Bristol Eastern high school girls basketball teams are set to meet in the championship game of the 13th-annual News-Times ...



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.



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: ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



Crews Respond to 3rd Bomb Threat at Bristol School in a Week  NBC Connecticut

Northeast Middle School in Bristol has been evacuated and students have been send home after a student found a note that said a bomb would go off.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Election Day Guide For New Britain, Bristol  Hartford Courant

Voters in some New Britain districts will be casting ballots Tuesday at different polling places than usual.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Connecticuts Public High Schools with the Best Teachers 2016  Patch.com

Windsor Locks-East Windsor, 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 ...



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.



Bristol resident member of Navy Seabees  Bristol Observer

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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 ...



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 ...



MxCC on the Road  MXCC Newsroom

Middlesex Community College is going on the road! Check back for the most up-to-date list of events that MxCC will be attending.



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.



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 ...



2 New Canaan High School Seniors Receive Scholar-Athlete Honors  Patch.com

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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.



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

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Connecticut school districts named best for music education  CT Post

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

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

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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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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

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

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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, ...



Bethel High announces inaugural Hall of Fame class  Danbury News Times

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

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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.



For Danbury girls basketball, new cast takes center stage  Danbury News Times

DANBURY -- For three years, they were the role players, the supporting cast on the three-time FCIAC champions. They've learned the system, paid their dues ...



HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Big night for New Milford teams  Danbury News Times

HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: What a night it was for the New Milford High School steams on Tuesday. Cam Cunningham scored 30 points, including six ...



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