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  • Affidavit: Newington Town Employee Admitted Taking Cans Of Paint

    NEWINGTON — Former town facilities manager Robert Korpak reportedly admitted taking four gallons of town-owned paint and discussing a possible overbilling scheme with an electrical contractor, according to an arrest affidavit. Korpak, 60, of...
  • Farmington Red Cross Needs Donors

    FARMINGTON — The American Red Cross needs blood, badly. Over the past 11 weeks in Connecticut, blood donations to the Red Cross are down about 8.5 percent, said Steve Mavica, a communications manager for the American Red Cross. That equates to...
  • New Principal At Elizabeth Green Elementary School In Newington

    NEWINGTON -- Elizabeth Green Elementary School has a new leader. James Marciano took over Tuesday as the new principal at the pre-kindergarten-to-fourth-grade school, according to Superintendent of Schools William C. Collins. "We're excited to have...
  • Newington Camp Counselor Charged With Choking Camper

    Newington Camp Counselor Charged With Choking Camper
    NEWINGTON — A camp counselor at a town-run camp has been fired and charged by police after he allegedly placing his hands around the throat of an 8-year-old camper, police said. Another staff member witnessed the incident on Monday, went to the aid...
  • McDonald's Sues To Lower Newington Tax Assessment

    NEWINGTON — McDonald's isn't loving its tax assessment. The fast food giant sued the town late last month to lower the assessment on its restaurant at 2355 Berlin Turnpike. The action called the current value "grossly excessive, disproportionate...
  • "The Wizard Of Oz" Celebrated Friday At Library In Newington

    NEWINGTON -- The Lucy Robbins Welles Library will transform itself into the Emerald City Friday evening. The library is celebrating the 75th anniversary of "The Wizard of Oz" with multiple screenings of the classic movie, costumes and snacks from 1939,...
  • Bizzarro Names Campaign Team

    NEW BRITAIN - Legislative candidate Gennaro Bizzarro has announced that his campaign will have a leadership group rather than a traditional manager. Bizzarro, a Republican running in the 24th House District, said his advisory group will include Gerry...
  • Thumbs Up For Old Saybrook Purchase

    Thumbs up to the residents of Old Saybrook, who voted overwhelmingly to commit $3 million to the purchase of the Preserve, a 1,000-acre, ecologically significant coastal forest that once was slated to become a golf course and housing development. The...
  • 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 American Radio Relay League Marks 100th Anniversary

    Newington's American Radio Relay League Marks 100th Anniversary
    NEWINGTON — Hiram Percy Maxim, a Hartford businessman and early ham radio enthusiast, was frustrated. In January 1914, Maxim tried unsuccessfully to transmit a radio message from Hartford to Springfield. So he sent the message to a radio...