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  • READER SUBMITTED: Newington Art League Participates In Extravaganza

    The Newington Art League participated in the 2014 Newington Extravaganza, July 19, at Mill Pond Park, Newington. Members of the art league offered information on the activities of the league and several extravaganza activities for children and adults...
  • READER SUBMITTED: American Eagle Federal Credit Union Fund Awards Grants

    American Eagle Federal Credit Union awarded three charitable grants totaling $9,500 to the Newington community during its recent ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Credit Union's newest office located at 3579 Berlin Turnpike, Newington. The grants were...
  • Ham Radio Crucial In Disasters, FEMA Chief Says

    HARTFORD — Even in the age of smart phones and iPads, ham radio is indispensable in a disaster, the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency says. That's why FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate signed a new agreement Friday strengthening its...
  • Return To The Rivers: Connecticut's Waterways Reflect The State's History

    Return To The Rivers: Connecticut's Waterways Reflect The State's History
    The widely held assumption that Connecticut was complete wilderness when the first European settlers arrived in the early 17th Century is belied by what archaeologists have found along the state's rivers. "It was not wilderness," said Nicholas...
  • Newington Police Find Heroin, Marijuana During Traffic Stop

    NEWINGTON — A Meriden man was charged Wednesday night when officers found heroin, marijuana and prescription drugs along with a loaded gun in car after a traffic stop, police said. Angel Caballero, 38, was pulled over in a blue BMW on the Berlin...
  • Build New Community Center

    As Newington voters prepare to go to the polls for a Sept. 9 referendum on funding a new community center -- the heart of recreation in the town -- there have been other issues involved. Issues including soccer field replacement, wetlands, open space...
  • Don't Use Open Space For Center

    As former chairmen of the Town Plan and Zoning Commission for the town of Newington, we would like to express our concern over plans to use dedicated open space land for the construction of the proposed community center [July 9, courant.com, "Newington...
  • Newington's 'Extravaganza' Set For Saturday

    Newington's 'Extravaganza' Set For Saturday
    NEWINGTON — The town is gearing up for its biggest event of the year, Saturday's 33rd Annual Extravaganza. The daylong festival in Mill Pond Park will include a carnival, a beer garden, food vendors, musical performances and fireworks. Admission...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Local Cancer Advocates Travel To Washington To Push For Research Funding

    More than 85 advocates seeking to ensure that Congress increase the funding for cancer research and prevention programs participated in One Voice Against Cancer's (OVAC) National Lobby Day in Washington, D.C. Roger Levesque joined the OVAC team on...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Newington Music Ensembles Rank Among The Best At The Music Adjudication Festival

    Members of the John Wallace Middle School Music Department attended the Music Adjudication Festival for the first time in May to walk away with gold and platinum ratings. During the festival two judges listened to the each group and critiqued them...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Entrepreneurial Academy Students Benefit From Mentoring Program

    High school students from the Greater Hartford region, employees from The Hartford and Stanley Black & Decker, and members of Hartford Young Professionals & Entrepreneurs (HYPE) worked side-by-side in two editions of the Junior Achievement Entrepreneurial...