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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 ...



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 ...



Linda Thomas Smythe  Hartford Courant

Linda Thomas Smythe passed away on May 19, 2019. She lived most of her life in Bristol, CT. Linda graduated from Bristol Eastern High School and Then ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



Angela M. Basile  Hartford Courant

Angela (Carroccia) Basile, 89, passed away on Monday, April 29, 2019 after a short illness at Bristol Hospital. She was born in Lenola, Italy on March 1, 1930 ...



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 ...



Thomas A. Doyle Sr.  Hartford Courant

Thomas "Tom" Anthony Doyle, SR. 93, of Bristol, CT died peacefully on May 8, 2019. Born on April 15, 1926 in West Hartford, he was son of the late John and ...



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 ...



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 Election: Both Parties Look to Change Legislative Delegation  Hartford Courant

Both parties are working to change the city's legislative delegation on Election Day, with the GOP looking to expand its majority and Democrats trying to get a ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Bristol: Well Contamination Was No Threat To Drinking Water  Hartford Courant

As Bristol's water utility plans for repairs, a well that tested positive for E. coli last week will remain out of *service*, officials said this week. The water department ...



Bristol To Pay $250000 In Sex Harassment Suit Against Former Mayor Ken Cockayne  Hartford Courant

Bristol has agreed to a $250000 settlement in the federal lawsuit by Noelle Bates, a legal office staff member who accused former Mayor Ken Cockayne of sex ...



Judge Suspends Law License Of Former Bristol Council Member  Hartford Courant

A judge has suspended the law license of Jodi Zils Gagne, concluding she overbilled elderly clients and misused their money in self-serving financial deals.



Ex-Bristol Council Member Pleads Guilty To Federal Mail Fraud Charge  Hartford Courant

Jodi Zils Gagne, a former Bristol council member, pleaded guilty Wednesday to a federal mail fraud charge that could put her in prison for more than three years.



FOX61 Student News: List of nominees for 2018-19  FOX61 Hartford

The FOX61 Student News Award Ceremony will be held Wednesday, June 5 at Wilde Auditorium at University of Hartford. Governor's Prevention Partnership ...



Think Latin is dead? Tell that to the Connecticut teenager in the toga  Waterbury Republican American

CHESHIRE — Barbara Joliat, a Latin teacher at Bristol Eastern High School, has heard it all. “It's old,” people say. “It's not relevant.” Joliat concedes Latin may ...



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.



Barbara Ann (Tobin) Pawlich  Barnstable Patriot

ROCKY HILL, CT - It is with tremendous sadness and broken hearts that the family of Barbara Ann (Tobin) Pawlich announce that she passed peacefully with ...



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 ...



Barbara Ann Pawlich  Hartford Courant

It is with tremendous sadness and broken hearts that the family of Barbara Ann (Tobin) Pawlich announce that she passed peacefully with love ones by her side ...



Behind The Scenes Of A Police Lip Sync In Bristol: 'Put Me In, Coach'  Hartford Courant

After dancing and singing to "Centerfield" on camera, Bristol police are adding their own work to the nation's library of law enforcement lip sync videos.



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 ...



Where Does Danbury High School Rank Among CTs Top Schools?  Danbury, CT Patch

You may be surprised to see how well Danbury did, and what neighboring CT schools rank among the nation's best. By Rich Kirby, Patch Staff. May 1, 2019 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



100+ CT Schools Have Measles Vaccination Rate Below Fed Guideline  Patch.com

CT Measles School Vaccination Rates - Across Connecticut, CT - The state Department of Public Health has released updated vaccination data for schools.



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 Hospital, Police Plan To Curb Emergency Room Violence  Hartford Courant

Bristol Hospital and city police are working together to stop the increase in violence directed at hospital staffers.



Bristol Welcomes Its First Female Mayor  Hartford Courant

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



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.



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 ...



Jeffrey Clark Banks, 65  Cape Cod Times

BRISTOL, CT - 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



A Grueling Saturday Ahead At Bristol Central: 24 Hours of Pushups  Hartford Courant

For nearly a dozen Bristol Central High School students, staff members and recent graduates, the toughest 24 hours of the year will begin around breakfast time ...



Bristol Police Seek Resident, Business Participation In Surveillance Camera Registry  Hartford Courant

Bristol police are hoping to use an extra set of eyes: privately owned surveillance cameras. The police department this week began inviting residents and ...



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: ...



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.



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.



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 ...



Work Begins To Widen Route 69 In Bristol  Hartford Courant

Contractors have begun the initial work of a year-long reconstruction of the heavily traveled intersection of Route 69, Peacedale Street and Maple Avenue.

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 ...



Accused of Negligence, Bristol Councilor Complains Of Attack  Hartford Courant

The feud between Mayor Ken Cockayne and council member Jodi Zils-Gagne is getting worse.



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 ...



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 ...



Body found on Route 2 exit ramp in East Hartford believed to be a homicide  Hartford Courant

Connecticut State Police Trooper Josue Dorelus describes what officials saw when they arrived on scene at Route 2 in East Hartford.



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.



Bristol's Frank Nicastro Ending 30-Year Political Career  Hartford Courant

BRISTOL — State Rep. Frank Nicastro, D-Bristol, is ending his long and colorful political career after this term. "There are some people upset I'm leaving, but I ...



Bristol District 3 Candidates' Views On Mayor Vary  Hartford Courant

BRISTOL — Candidates in the city council District 3 race offer different opinions on Bristol's leadership, and particularly the performance of Republican Mayor ...



Intersection Cameras Coming To Bristol  Hartford Courant

BRISTOL - The camera that will begin appearing above major city intersections won't be filming traffic, they'll be controlling the traffic lights, city officials said.



Experts Tell Connecticut Drivers: Don't Swerve For Deer  Hartford Courant

Amid the high-risk season for car vs. deer collisions in Connecticut, traffic safety experts this autumn are reminding drivers to avoid the urge to swerve if an ...



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.



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.



Man Charged In Bristol Robbery, Kidnapping Has Long Criminal Past  Hartford Courant

The convicted felon police say kidnapped a woman from her Bristol workplace, drove her around for several hours in her car, robbed a Bristol Bank while ...



Woman Accused of Bringing Gun onto Bristol School Grounds  NBC Connecticut

Bristol police have arrested a woman accused of carrying a gun near Bristol Eastern High School, setting off a lockdown and police presence Wednesday ...



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 ...



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.



Bristol Mayor, Accused Of Harassment, Apologizes For 'Lapse In Judgment'  Hartford Courant

BRISTOL — Mayor Ken Cockayne on Wednesday night apologized to the city after a report concluded he retaliated against an unidentified female city employee ...



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 ...



Aaron Hernandez: A hometown boy's sad legacy - News - providencejournal.com - Providence, RI  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 ...



Gallery CIAC Boys Basketball - Focused on Bristol Eastern JV vs. Rocky Hill JV  SportsPageMagazine.com

Bringing you the best in sports since 2003. Reporting on local, collegiate and professional sports, SportsPage Magazine has you covered. Copyright © 2017 ...



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.



Love Story: A Sign Of Love In Yin And Yang Sinks  Hartford Courant

Brian Mascaro and Julie Reed met in 2010 when Brian ordered sinks through the plumbing company where Julie worked. They were married Aug. 1 in Bristol ...



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.



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.



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

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



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Rebels, Hatters advance to Holiday Festival championship game  Danbury News Times

DANBURY — The New Fairfield High School girls basketball team continued its undefeated start to the season on Monday, and in the process, the Rebels ...



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 ...



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

Hatter wrestlers defend their turf at Ryan Sabbagh Holiday Tournament DANBURY — The Danbury High School defended its home turf again Tuesday — and in ...



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 ...



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 ...



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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